Democratic hopeful opposes Tohono O'odham Nation casino (August 24, 2012)

Ann Kirkpatrick, a Democratic candidate for Arizona's 1st Congressional District, opposes the proposed Tohono O'odham Nation casino. Kirkpatrick says the West Valley Resort could open the doors to non-Indian gaming. She claims Proposition 202, which voters approved in 2000, limits...

Sen. Feinstein again pushing to reject off-reservation casino (August 24, 2012)

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) is once against lobbying California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) to reject an off-reservation casino for the Enterprise Rancheria. Feinstein claims there is little local support for the casino. She also said the gaming market in northern...

Opinion: Expansion of gaming a losing bet for all in Michigan (August 24, 2012)

"The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled recently that a ballot proposal which would clear the way for private developers to build eight new casinos in Michigan should not be placed on the ballot. Let's hope that the proposal stays off...

Elaine Bethel Fink: Off-reservation casino deserves approval (August 24, 2012)

"Our tribe is located in a poor, rural county with high rates of unemployment and poverty. We have a large number of needy tribal citizens but only a remote, inaccessible piece of land that is owned by individual tribal citizens...

Editorial: Decision holds promise for off-reservation casinos (August 24, 2012)

"The idea of an Indian casino built on non-tribal land in downtown Lansing is less fanciful than when proposed in January thanks to a pointed federal court ruling that said the state of Michigan and assorted Indian tribes have no...

Editorial: Casino competition poses a threat for Connecticut (August 24, 2012)

"Patrons from Massachusetts have played a key role in the success of both the Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods resort casinos. When Bay State residents have multiple alternatives closer to home a significant reduction in revenues flowing to Connecticut casinos appears...

Opinion: Bankruptcy at tribal casinos no longer just a theory (August 24, 2012)

"There long has been a legal debate as to whether businesses owned and operated by Indian tribes could either file for protection under the federal Bankruptcy Code or, correspondingly, be involuntarily taken into bankruptcy by creditors. During 2010, the issue...