Letter: Cowlitz Tribe trying to restore rights through gaming (October 19, 2011)

"The Cowlitz Tribe’s battle to re-establish their ancestral right of self-determination will once again be fought in a federal court in Washington, D.C. A judge will decide if trust land should be given to the Cowlitz to build a casino....

California tribes with casinos oppose new plans for casinos (October 19, 2011)

Gaming tribes are urging California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) reject two new casinos in the state. Brown has veto authority over the casinos sought by the Enterprise Rancheria and the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians. Other tribes are against...

Twentynine Palms Band sees opposition to casino proposal (October 19, 2011)

The Twentynine Palms Band of Mission Indians saw significant opposition to its off-reservation casino proposal at a meeting in Joshua Tree, The Hi-Desert Star reports. The tribe hosted an informational session with the community on October 15. Most of the...

MPR: Minnesota tribes face another threat to casino empire (October 19, 2011)

"With just five weeks to put together a stadium plan for the Minnesota Vikings, supporters are looking hard to find revenue sources for the project. Gambling is an obvious source, said bill sponsor Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, and odds greaten...

Santa Ysabel Band reports theft of cash from small casino (October 19, 2011)

Authorities are investigating the theft of cash from the casino owned by the Santa Ysabel Band of Mission Indians in California. Exact figures weren't reported. But one law enforcement source told The San Diego Union-Tribune that at least $100,000...

Omaha Tribe preparing damage estimate for closed casino (October 19, 2011)

The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska is facing millions of dollars in damages at its casino and gas station due to flooding from the Missouri River. CasinOmaha, which is located on trust land in Iowa, has been closed since June. The...

Opinion: Dealing out the facts about more gaming in Florida (October 19, 2011)

"With the debate over casinos in Florida gaining steam, we have folks throwing out all sides of wild — and wildly conflicting — claims. One side claims casinos are the jackpot that will instantly fix our economy. The other claims...