Steve Russell

Back in 2013, The New York Times carried a major report on a minor bust. Police nailed Nelson Urena, 50, from whom they seized 38 numbers slips and $1,924 in cash, and Felicita Guillen, 74, who coughed up 60 more slips and $113....

9/7/14
Rob Capriccioso
7/28/14
Undercurrents of legislative reform of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) — the 1988 law that gives the federal government the power to regulate tribal gaming — are once again...
Ryan Seelau & Ian Record

On May 27, the U.S. Supreme Court finally handed down its decision in the Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community case....

6/24/14
Gale Courey Toensing
2/18/14
A small California tribe will be able to move forward with its plan to develop an Indian gaming Casino on its land in the Sacramento Valley...
Rob Capriccioso
2/3/14
On January 21, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals launched the latest federal assault on tribal land, ruling 2 -1 in Big Lagoon Rancheria v...
Rob Capriccioso
2/3/14
Last year, before anyone knew that Sen. Max Baucus (D-Montana) would decide to retire early from Congress, paving the way for a leadership shuffle that would lead to Sen...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/23/14
The Shinnecock Indian Nation was petitioner number 4 on the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ list of tribes seeking federal recognition in 1978 soon after the agency established the seven...
Tim Moore

While many officials have fully embraced the job-creating gaming operations of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, some other officials have expressed opposition to the Catawba Indian Nation’s proposal to create another 4,000 gaming-related jobs in Cleveland County....

12/28/13
Gale Courey Toensing
12/14/13
Indian gaming experts and tribal leaders were conspicuously absent at a House subcommittee hearing on Internet gaming Tuesday, but it was probably just as well that they didn’t par...
Rob Capriccioso
12/4/13
Justice Antonin Scalia of the U.S. Supreme Court wants to use the Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community case to severely limit tribal sovereignty...

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