Judge blocks NLRB investigation into Chickasaw Nation casino (July 11, 2011)

A federal judge today blocked the National Labor Relations Board from proceeding with an investigation into unfair labor practices at a Chickasaw Nation casino. In a 34-page decision, Judge Lee R. West said an investigation would interfere with the tribe's...

Harlan McKosato: Jemez Pueblo seeks entry in gaming market (July 11, 2011)

"Tucked away in the Jemez Mountains on N.M. 4 is the Jemez Pueblo, or Walatowa. It is far away from the city lights of Santa Fe and the hustle and bustle of Albuquerque. That's what furnishes the pueblo its special...

BIA sets public hearing on Los Coyotes off-reservation casino (July 11, 2011)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs will hold a public hearing on the July 27 to discuss an off-reservation casino for the Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians in California. The tribe wants to build a casino in Barstow....

Editorial: Report outlines benefits of Eastern Cherokee gaming (July 11, 2011)

"Eight percent of all wages and 5 percent of all jobs in Jackson and Swain counties are generated by a single employer, Harrah's Cherokee Casino. Imagine how hard-hit those counties would be were the casino not there and how much...

Janice Jessen: Winnebago Tribe supports economy with casino (July 11, 2011)

"I don't normally respond to ignorance but there's been a lot of ignorance on the local and national level regarding Native American tribes. A Letter published in the Journal on July 3 headlined "Offended by Winnebago Tribe Efforts" and subsequent...