Developers line up to bid on casino licenses in Massachusetts (December 7, 2011)

At least seven developers are interested in entering the new gaming market in Massachusetts. H.3702 authorizes three casinos in different regions of the state. Four developers are interested in western Massachusetts and three developers are looking at the Greater Boston-Worcester...

White Earth Band proposes off-reservation casino at stadium (December 7, 2011)

The White Earth Nation wants to build an off-reservation casino and use the revenues to fund a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings. Chairwoman Erma Vizenor said the $700 million casino will feature 150 table games, 4,000 slot machines and...

Editorial: Proceed with caution on more gambling in New York (December 7, 2011)

"Gov. Andrew Cuomo has begun setting the stage for the next legislative session in Albany, and one of his priorities will be establishing private, non-Indian gambling operations. We’ve long been concerned about casinos because of their social implications, but because...

Lawmakers favor Enterprise Rancheria off-reservation casino (December 7, 2011)

Rep. John Garamendi (D-California) and Rep. Tom McClintock (R-California) support the Enterprise Rancheria off-reservation casino. Garamendi's district, if he is re-elected, will include the proposed casino. He says the project will generate jobs. McClintock, who has a favorable record on...

Opinion: Indian Country can no longer ignore Internet gaming (December 7, 2011)

"Suddenly, what happens on the Isle of Man, the Kahnawake Mohawk reserve near Quebec, in Costa Rica or Alderney has become important to Tahlequah, Tacoma, Temecula, Tulsa and Toledo. I-gaming is here and the world has shrunk. And when it...

Tohono O'odham Nation defends bid for off-reservation casino (December 7, 2011)

Chairman Ned Norris Jr. of the Tohono O'odham Nation presented the tribe's off-reservation casino to the Peoria Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. Norris slammed critics of the West Valley Resort for trying to change a land claim settlement that allowed...

Investigation at North Fork Rancheria tied to gaming proposal (December 7, 2011)

The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California says a federal investigation is "apparently" centered on the tribe's gaming agreement with Station Casinos. The tribe is proposing an off-reservation casino about 40 miles from its headquarters. The Bureau of...

Opinion: Eastern Cherokee compact will boost state economy (December 7, 2011)

"Your Dec. 1 editorial "Loaded deck" was seriously misconceived. You dismiss the jobs and income the Cherokee casino has brought to a poverty-stricken part of the state over the past decade and cite specious claims to disparage the benefits likely...

Opinion: Tribes in Washington won't share their casino revenue (December 7, 2011)

"The governor's list of potential new revenue generators includes gaming sources, but their impact is characterized as "indeterminate." There is nothing indeterminate about the fact that the recreational gaming market in our state continues to grow despite the economic climate....