Illegitimate 'tribe' owes county $240K in failed casino bid (April 25, 2011)

A group called the Western Mohegan Tribe and Nation owes a county in New York $240,000 in back taxes in a failed casino bid. The illegitimate group vowed to build a casino, a farm, museum and other attractions on a...

Bay Mills chairman says Little Traverse gaming in trouble (April 25, 2011)

The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians is in financial trouble, the leader of another Michigan tribe said. The Little Traverse Bay Bands just lowered the legal gambling age from 21 to 19 and recently completed a restructuring of...

Opinion: US stepped over the line with Internet poker raid (April 25, 2011)

"Can a government be charged with war crimes, if the war is only one of intimidation? The U.S. federal Department of Justice isn’t blowing up buses. No one has died. But while Palestinian terrorists can only close down Israeli pizza...

Sen. Feinstein: Defending bill for off-reservation gaming (April 25, 2011)

"Let me be clear: The Tribal Gaming Eligibility Act makes no changes to the right of tribes to open new casinos on existing in trust land, on contiguous land, or on land near where tribes currently live. Tribes still have...

Gambling expert says NIGC is 'Indians regulating Indians' (April 25, 2011)

A slot machine expert says the National Indian Gaming Commission has a big reason to ignore illegal gaming in Indian Country. "NIGC’s executives are all members of Indian tribes," Bob Sertell of Casino Horizons Corp told The Mobile Press-Register. "This...

Editorial: Establish a consistent gambling policy in Maine (April 25, 2011)

"After more than a decade of referendums on gambling, some of them successful, most of them not, it is time for a better approach that ensures future gaming facilities — which are inevitable —- are located and managed in ways...