Eastern Cherokees reject alcohol sales outside of casino (April 16, 2012)

Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians rejected an expansion of liquor sales on the reservation. Voters rejected three options: a tribal-run liquor store, liquor sales in restaurants and liquor sales in grocery stores. They also approved a referendum...

Opinion: Evict Seneca Nation for withholding casino funds (April 16, 2012)

"For more than two years, they haven't paid a dime. Perhaps it is time to consider eviction, foreclosure or to cancel the contract. Time to develop municipal muscle. In 2002, Albany made a compact with the Seneca Nation of Indians,...

State tribe to challenge Mashpee Wampanoag casino site (April 16, 2012)

A state-recognized tribe says it will oppose efforts by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to open a casino in Taunton, Massachusetts. The Pocasset Wampanoag Tribe says Taunton is within its ancestral territory. The tribe plans to fight the Mashpee land-into-trust application....

9th Circuit takes up Tohono O'odham Nation gaming case (April 16, 2012)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is hearing the Tohono O'odham Nation gaming case this morning. Arguments take place in San Francisco, California, according to the court's calendar. The parties in the controversial dispute include the tribe, the Bureau of...

Letter: Enterprise Rancheria casino good for community (April 16, 2012)

"I am writing this letter in support of the Enterprise Rancheria resort casino. As a person who has lived my entire life in Yuba County and has raised a family here, I see so many benefits coming out of this...

Editorial: Internet poker bill another bad bet in California (April 16, 2012)

"Some bad ideas just won't go away. Case in point: a revived law to allow online gambling in California. This time around, all the big players - casino tribes, cardrooms and racetracks- want to bring online poker and its devastating...

Editorial: Kialegee Tribal Town is an 'intruder' with casino (April 16, 2012)

"The Kialegee Tribal Town might someday prevail and open its Red Clay Casino in Broken Arrow. That, however, is far from a certainty - this is uncharted legal territory - and even if the tribe does win it will have...