Dave Palermo: Internet poker bill might be good for tribes (September 17, 2012)

"A summary of Internet poker legislation proposed by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and John Kyl (R-Ariz.) leaked to the press last week lost significance when Reid began bickering with Republic colleagues on the Hill, likely dooming chances for...

Opinion: Vote no on non-Indian gaming proposal in Oregon (September 17, 2012)

"In 2007, the same people promoting the casino today began work that led to the 2010 ballot measure. Under the names of “Good for Oregon Committee, One”, “Good for Oregon Committee”, and “Good for Oregon 1” (name modification occurred frequently...

Opinion: County's hands tied on off-reservation casino plan (September 17, 2012)

"In May, Spokane County and the city of Spokane adopted policies outlined in the Fairchild Joint Land Use Study to protect Fairchild Air Force Base from development that could threaten the base’s ability to conduct current and future missions. These...

Editorial: Off-reservation casinos aren't worth the gamble (September 17, 2012)

"History teaches us to be leery of proposals that promise riches if we only open the doors to gambling. Residents and elected officials in northwest Colorado would do well to remember that lesson as plans for two different Native American...

Senate Indian Affairs Committee listening session at NIGA (September 17, 2012)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee is holding a listening session tomorrow to discuss the draft Tribal Online Gaming Act. The session takes place at the National Indian Gaming Association mid-year conference. It will be held from 10am to 12pm in...