Indian Gaming Now

Archive - 2006

March 3rd

Notable recent interviews and media appearances

Mar 4 2006
Rand and Light were interviewed about the Mashantucket Pequots and Indian gaming in Connecticut on Special Edition Saturday, WATR Radio (Hartford, CT), Apr. 15, 2006. Steven Andrew Light was interviewed on Indian gaming issues on two radio programs in March 2006, This is Hell, WNUR Radio (Chicago, IL), Mar. 4, 2006, and Straight Talk, KNOX Radio (Grand Forks, ND), Mar. 1, 2006.

February 11th

Light and Rand appear on C-SPAN2's "Book TV"

Feb 12 2006
On February 3, 2006, Light and Rand gave a presentation on their recent book, Indian Gaming and Tribal Sovereignty: The Casino Compromise. They discussed the law and politics of Indian gaming, as well as the connection between Indian gaming and the Jack Abramoff scandal. The lecture was taped for C-SPAN2’s "Book TV", and aired Feb. 12 and Mar. 19, 2006.

January 14th

Recent and Forthcoming Scholarly Articles

Jan 15 2006
Kathryn R.L. Rand & Steven Andrew Light, “The Moral Landscape of Indian Gaming: Is It Any Different?,” in Alan Wolfe ed., Gambling and the American Moral Landscape (forthcoming)

Steven Andrew Light & Kathryn R.L. Rand, “Within Boundaries: Indian Gaming in North Dakota,” in Pauliina Raento & David Schwartz, eds., Gambling, Space, and Time (forthcoming)

Steven Andrew Light, “Indian Gaming and Intergovernmental Relations: State-Level Constraints on Tribal Political Influence Over Policy Outcomes” (forthcoming 2007)

January 12th

Rand and Light publish second Indian gaming book

Jan 12 2006
Rand and Light’s second book on tribal gaming, Indian Gaming Law and Policy, was published by Carolina Academic Press in January 2006. Geared toward practitioners, policymakers, and students, Indian Gaming Law and Policy is a highly readable and comprehensive account of the myriad laws governing tribal gaming. An excerpt from Indian Gaming Law and Policy appeared in the Spring 2006 issue Casino Lawyer.