Delaware Tribe reportedly interested in New Jersey casino (April 15, 2011)

The Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma is reportedly interested in opening a casino in New Jersey. Mahwah President John Roth said the tribe contacted developers in the town. “I was told that the tribe would have applied to have the land...

Joe Valandra: Attacking tribal sovereignty through gaming (April 15, 2011)

"About 24 years ago, Congress passed the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in response to our victory in the Cabazon case before the U.S. Supreme Court. We suddenly had a vehicle by which to perhaps find peace and security for our...

Lawmaker in Georgia withdraws bill affecting casino deals (April 15, 2011)

A Georgia lawmaker has withdrawn a bill that would have required legislative approval of Class III gaming compacts. Sen. William Ligon (R) said he is concerned about tribes trying to buy land in the state. His bill would have required...

Editorial: Restrict ability for tribes to 'spawn' new casinos (April 15, 2011)

"A beneficial aspect of the unique historical relationship between Native American tribes and Congress is that it treats the tribes as sovereign nations, which is to say, with dignity. The Tohono O'odham Nation's pursuit of new tribal trust land near...

Judge won't issue stay for Bay Mills off-reservation casino (April 15, 2011)

The Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan won't be able to reopen its off-reservation casino as it pursues an appeal in the case. The tribe asked Judge Paul L. Mahoney for a stay but he denied the request on Thursday....