Dave Palermo: Tribes find little consensus on Internet gambling (September 3, 2012)

"The fact more than 200 tribal leaders, lawyers, lobbyists and vendors gathered Aug. 22 at Mystic Lakes, Minn., to discuss Internet gambling speaks volumes about the growing interest in the issue. But there remains a great deal of uncertainty and...

Enterprise Rancheria off-reservation casino gets state approval (September 3, 2012)

The Enterprise Rancheria of California cleared a significant hurdle in its quest for an off-reservation casino. California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Friday concurred with the Obama administration's decision on the casino. The tribe plans a facility with up to...

North Fork Rancheria off-reservation casino gets state approval (September 3, 2012)

The North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians has joined a small group of tribes in winning approval for an off-reservation casino. California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Friday concurred with the Obama administration's decision on the casino. The tribe plans...

Chumash Tribe to close hotel at casino during major renovation (September 3, 2012)

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians of California is closing its casino hotel as part of a renovation project. The hotel will close Tuesday while all 106 rooms at the Chumash Casino Resort undergo renovations. The facility is expected...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe gaming compact finally sent to BIA (September 3, 2012)

A Class III gaming compact between the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the state of Massachusetts was finally sent to the Bureau of Indian Affairs on Friday. The Massachusetts Legislature ratified the compact on July 26 and it was officially signed...

Editorial: A bad decision on off-reservation casinos in California (September 3, 2012)

"Gov. Jerry Brown waited until Friday's deadline to announce his support for two controversial off-reservation casinos that are likely to usher in a troubling new Indian gambling boom in California. It's unfortunate that Brown blessed these two bad deals initially...