Big Sandy Rancheria files lawsuit to break gaming agreement (February 14, 2011)

The Big Sandy Rancheria of Western Mono Indians in California has filed a lawsuit in federal court against its former gaming partner. The tribe says Brownstone LLC of Nevada has refused to comply with licensing requirements of the Indian Gaming...

Gun Lake Tribe reports large crowds at opening of new facility (February 14, 2011)

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, saw massive crowds for the opening weekend of its new casino. Turnout was so large that police had to shut down access points to the...

Editorial: Separate gaming from Indian land claim settlements (February 14, 2011)

"Former Gov. David Paterson’s settlement agreement that gave an out-of-state Native American nation the state’s blessing to open a casino in the Castkills was flawed in many ways, and fortunately, it looks as if federal regulators are realizing that. In...

Editorial: Let voters decide on Michigan off-reservation casino (February 14, 2011)

"Talk of a casino in Lansing ebbs and flows, though never really disappears. The latest initiative comes from a group called the Lansing Jobs Coalition, which wants a measure on the August ballot directing the city to find an Indian...

Editorial: Reject Stockbridge-Munsee off-reservation casino bid (February 14, 2011)

"Washington has turned thumbs-down on a deal — secretly negotiated and signed by Gov. David Paterson in the waning days of his term — for an Indian-run casino in the Catskills. Much as the long-distressed region needs an economic shot...