GGB: NIGC takes on gentler tone during Obama administration (September 30, 2011)

"The relationship between every regulated industry and its regulator is usually adversarial. Whether it’s the stock market and the Securities and Exchange Commission, the broadcasting industry and the Federal Communications Commission or the pharmaceutical industry and the Food and Drug...

Doug Cuthand: Native leaders turning against one of their own (September 30, 2011)

"Kirk Goodtrack never thought that returning home and working for his people would result in such a backlash. But on Thursday, he was removed as chair of SIGA's board. Goodtrack is from the Wood Mountain reserve south of Regina. After...

Editorial: Expanding gaming off reservations bad for New York (September 30, 2011)

"If building and operating casinos off Indian reservations is Gov. Andrew Cuomo's way of boosting New York's economy, this state must be all but hopeless for economic revival. Commercial gambling is currently prohibited in New York, but Indian gaming, racetrack...

Editorial: Expansion of non-Indian gaming a bad bet for Florida (September 30, 2011)

""We're going to take a full look at it," Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos said recently. The "it" is bringing destination resort gaming to the Sunshine State. During the 2011 Legislature, Sen. Dennis Jones, R-Seminole, introduced — but then withdrew...

California governor extends moratorium on card clubs to 2020 (September 30, 2011)

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed into law a bill that extends a moratorium on new card clubs to 2020. The original law had a moratorium on 2015. Existing card clubs said they were happy with the extension. The state...

Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe hosts open house for casino plans (September 30, 2011)

The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe of Washington hosted an open house on Wednesday to explain its casino expansion plans. The new Point Casino will be 52,000 square-feet, replacing a 20,000 square-foot structure. It will include an event center. "It's...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reportedly owes $25M to investor (September 30, 2011)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts owes $25 million to investor Herb Strather, The Cape Cod Times reports. Strather, a developer from Michigan, bankrolled the tribe's federal recognition effort. Now he wants a payout from any gaming facility that the...

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