Seneca Nation looks for more off-reservation gaming options (September 7, 2011)

The Seneca Nation of New York is looking for more off-reservation casino options as the state considers an expansion of non-Indian gaming. The tribe operates two off-reservation casinos -- one in downtown Buffalo and another in Niagara Falls. President Robert...

Bill offers 'small window' for a tribal casino in Massachusetts (September 7, 2011)

A gaming bill introduced in Massachusetts gives a tribe until July 31, 2012, to negotiate a Class III compact with the state. The bill also provides some time for a tribe to acquire land for a casino in the southeastern...

Mescalero Apache Nation hails off-reservation gaming denial (September 7, 2011)

The Obama administration made the "right decision" to reject an off-reservation casino for Jemez Pueblo, the leader of the Mescalero Apache Nation said. Jemez Pueblo wants to build a casino in southern New Mexico, not far from the Mescalero Apache...

Key lawmaker predicts no vote on Eastern Cherokee compact (September 7, 2011)

A key lawmaker doesn't think the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and North Carolina Gov. Beverly Purdue (D) will wrap up negotiations in time for a vote next week. Sen. Tom Apodaca (R), the chairman of the rules committee, visited...

Editorial: Proceed with caution on Eastern Cherokee compact (September 7, 2011)

"If you’ve got a goose laying golden eggs, jobs one, two and three are to make sure you don’t kill it. That’s the simple equation that should be in play regarding the negotiations between Gov. Beverly Perdue’s office and the...