Robert Porter: Seneca Nation wants state to keep promise (April 9, 2012)

"In 2002, the Seneca Nation and New York state entered into a “compact” under nation, state and federal law permitting the nation to open three casinos in Western New York. In exchange for the highest-allowable percentage of revenues generated by...

Kialegee Tribal Town could open casino by end of the month (April 9, 2012)

The Kialegee Tribal Town could open its casino by the end the month, the Associated Press reported, although no confirmation has come from the tribe or its attorneys. The website for the Red Clay Casino only says "COMING SOON." But...

Column: The magic is gone from Mashantucket Pequot casino (April 9, 2012)

"A recent posting by Lori Potter, a Mashantucket Pequot who blogs about things on the reservation, got me reminiscing, too, about the heady days at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Potter wrote about looking out the windows of the high rollers suite...

Editorial: Tribal casinos creeping in urban areas in California (April 9, 2012)

"Indian gaming is creeping into the urban Bay Area. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a compact last month with the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, which plans to build a 3,000-slot machine casino in Rohnert Park. The project is yet another...

Glenda Nelson: Enterprise Rancheria needs land for casino (April 9, 2012)

"The Enterprise Rancheria now seeks partial recourse for those lost tribal reservation lands and resources by acquiring new "Indian trust lands" within its historical lands along the Feather River watershed near the City of Marysville (burial remains recently recovered along...

Editorial: Treat Shinnecock Nation fairly in casino discussion (April 9, 2012)

"It's long past time for the Shinnecock Indian Nation -- whose South Fork land was stolen outright by Albany and whose legitimate claims to federal recognition languished far too long in the bureaucracy -- to be treated justly. That means...

Editorial: Non-Indians have a right to protest tribal casinos (April 9, 2012)

"Two related Michigan cases pending before the U.S. Supreme Court test the Obama administration's unfair and untenable position. Twenty-eight California-based citizen groups led by Cheryl Schmit of Penryn, and her small nonprofit organization, Stand Up for California, have joined in,...