Cachil Dehe Band sees turnaround thanks to Indian gaming (June 10, 2013)

The Cachil Dehe Band of Wintun Indians, also known as the Colusa Indian Community, has seen its fortunes change thanks to Indian gaming. Before the tribe opened its bingo hall in 1986, diabetes and poverty were rampant among its members....

Opinion: Connecticut looking to expand its gambling options (June 10, 2013)

Clyde W. Barrow, the director of the Center for Policy Analysis University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, on the expansion of gaming in Connecticut: Connecticut was finally swept into the Northeast's whirlwind of gambling expansion with the introduction of keno to its...

Opinion: New York tribes should pay taxes on casino revenue (June 10, 2013)

Writer says St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and the Oneida Nation should be paying "taxes" on their gaming revenues: Why should the Oneida and Mohawk Indian tribes be rewarded with exclusive franchises as a result of their reluctance to pay taxes,...

Opinion: Tribes in cozy relationship with gambling regulators (June 10, 2013)

Chairman of Stop Predatory Gambling New Mexico on regulation of tribal gaming: When Sen. John Arthur Smith, vice-chairman of the Legislative Finance Committee, said that the New Mexico Gaming Control Board has a “mess on its hands,” he said about...

County renews litigation against Cowlitz Tribe's casino plan (June 10, 2013)

A rendering of the proposed Cowlitz Casino Resort. Clark County in Washington filed a new lawsuit aimed at preventing the Cowlitz Tribe from opening a casino. The lawsuit was filed in response to a new record of decision issued by...

Opinion: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's casino won't succeed (June 10, 2013)

Artist's rendering of proposed First Light Resort and Casino. Image from Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Writer says Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe won't ever open a casino in southeastern Massachusetts: We are now at the one year anniversary of the referendum that approved...