Obama administration supports Cowlitz Tribe's gaming project (October 9, 2012)

The Obama administration reaffirmed its support for the proposed Cowlitz Tribe casino in Washington. In a motion filed in court last Friday, government attorneys said the Cowlitz can follow the land-into-trust process even though the tribe didn't gain formal federal...

Chumash Tribe donates furniture from casino hotel renovation (October 9, 2012)

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians of California is donating furniture from its casino hotel to local non-profits. The hotel at the Chumash Casino Resort is undergoing a major renovation. Four groups are benefiting from the work and will...

Oneida Nation starts group to oppose more non-Indian gaming (October 9, 2012)

The Oneida Nation has started a new group to oppose the expansion of non-Indian gaming in New York. The group, New Yorkers for Local Approval of Casinos, will raise money to ensure that local communities have a say in new...

Oregon tribes enlist former governors in anti-casino campaign (October 9, 2012)

The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe ramped up their campaign against a non-Indian casino on the November ballot. Through the It's Still A Bad Idea Committee, the tribes brought in Gov. John...

Opinion: Mishewal Wappo recognition will only lead to a casino (October 9, 2012)

"It is obvious that the Mishewal Wappo, if recognized as a tribe with sovereign rights in the Napa Valley, intend to build a casino. The opening of a casino here would irreparably harm the integrity of our valley’s winemaking culture...