Editorial: Catawba Nation jumping back into the bingo industry (July 29, 2013)

Newspaper welcomes efforts by the Catawba Nation of South Carolina to open a high-stakes bingo facility: The Catawba Indian tribe hopes to resurrect its bingo operation at a new location in Rock Hill. We hope the project is a success....

Cayuga Nation won't seek gambling license for Class II facility (July 29, 2013)

The Cayuga Nation of New York won't be seeking local approval for its Class II gaming facility. The tribe reopened the LakeSide Entertainment earlier this month. The facility is not on trust land so the village of Union Springs said...

BIA moves ahead with Lac du Flambeau off-reservation casino (July 29, 2013)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians is seeing movement on its proposed off-reservation casino in Shullsburg, Wisconsin. The Bureau of Indian Affairs will be preparing a draft environmental impact statement for the casino. A public meeting...

Editorial: Oklahoma tribes continue 'impressive' gaming streak (July 29, 2013)

Newspaper praises Oklahoma tribes for boosting the economy with their gaming facilities: What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, or so the saying goes. Well, what's happening on the economic front with Indian gaming in Oklahoma, is pretty much staying...

Stockbridge-Munsee Community still pursuing New York casino (July 29, 2013)

The Stockbridge-Munsee Community of Wisconsin is still pursuing an off-reservation casino in the Catskills region of New York. The tribe has been pursuing the casino since 2001. The project suffered one defeat when the Bush administration barred nearly all off-reservation...

Column: Chumash Tribe stuck in unhappy situation with casino (July 29, 2013)

Columnist dives into divisions between the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and the local community: Are prejudice and envy involved in the continuous assault on the Chumash and their casino in Santa Ynez? Probably. Are there legitimate issues between...

MPBN: Maine tribes still looking for entry into gaming business (July 29, 2013)

Maine Public Broadcasting Network reports on the first meeting of the Commission to Develop a Competitive Bidding Process for the Operation of Additional Casinos or Slot Machines, where tribal leaders pushed for involvement in the gaming industry: Currently, there is...

Column: Gaming deals with tribes in New York are far from final (July 29, 2013)

Columnist provides update on gaming deals with the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, the Oneida Nation and the Seneca Nation:

Editorial: Strategy needed to block Dry Creek Rancheria casino (July 29, 2013)

Newspaper says local officials need to do more to block a hypothetical casino from the Dry Creek Rancheria in California: Organizationally, city leaders have spent precious little time developing a comprehensive strategy to prevent the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of...