Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe not worried about delay on casino (July 8, 2013)

Artist's rendering of proposed First Light Resort and Casino. Image from Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts hasn't seen much movement on two key aspects of its casino plan. The tribe's Class III gaming compact remains stalled...

Editorial: New York governor pulls fast one on gaming measure (July 8, 2013)

Newspaper questions how Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) pushed through gaming bills at the last minute in the New York Legislature: Someday, students of Machiavellian political maneuvering will read about Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s push to legalize casino gambling in New York...

Law Article: Disenrollment disputes tied to gaming per capitas (July 8, 2013)

Attorneys discuss disenrollment disputes within three tribes and their link to gaming per capita payments: Over the past several years, there have been a series of publicized tribal enrollment revocations of enrolled members – including former tribal leaders – and...

Editorial: BIA must explain reopening of Cayuga Nation casino (July 8, 2013)

Newspaper calls on the Bureau of Indian Affairs to explain why the Cayuga Nation has reopened its gaming facility: When the Cayuga Indian Nation of New York closed its gaming facility in Union Springs eight years ago, the explanation was...

Editorial: Local oversight needed for California's tribal casinos (July 8, 2013)

Newspaper calls for more local involvement in off-reservation casinos: Last week, the California Senate approved a gaming compact that will enable the North Fork Rancheria Band of Mono Indians to build a casino near Madera, about 35 miles from the...

Editorial: Cautious approach to expansion of gaming in Florida (July 8, 2013)

Newspaper says Florida Gaming Study shows why state should take cautious approach for expansion of non-Indian gaming: In what must have come as an unexpected and unpleasant surprise to certain legislators, a new report states that an expansion of gambling...