Opinion: Tribes playing a big role in Internet gaming debate (April 20, 2011)

"Some proponents of internet gaming have used what I will refer to as the “Netflix argument” to urge Indian tribes to support various proposals to legalize internet gaming, even if the terms of the legislation are not particularly favorable to...

Little Traverse Bay Bands drop gambling age from 21 to 19 (April 20, 2011)

The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians of Michigan has lowered the legal gambling age from 21 to 19. Chairman Ken Harrington signed the Waganakising Odawak Gaming Regulatory Statute into law. It allows younger patrons at the Odawa Casino...

Tribes an issue as Iowa lawmakers debate Internet gaming (April 20, 2011)

Lawmakers in Iowa are discussing Internet gaming and the effect it could have on tribes. The Meskwaki Tribe, the Omaha Tribe and the Winnebago Tribe operate Class III facilities in Iowa. If the state legalizes Internet gaming, the tribes will...

Tohono O'odham Nation seeks gaming land determination (April 20, 2011)

The Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona is asking the federal government to confirm that its land can be used for a casino. Generally, the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act bars gaming on newly acquired land. But the law contains an exception...