Tribe's casino ad urged people in debt to gamble (March 26, 2004)

A New Mexico tribe was running a television ad that urged people swamped with "huge bills" to gamble, The Albuquerque Journal reports. Isleta Pueblo ran the 30-second spot to promote a casino contest. But the head of the New Mexico...

Opinion: Not all tribes hit jackpot with gaming (March 26, 2004)

"The Star Tribune editorial, "Gambling mania: Try for win-win with tribes" (March 21), rightly points out that gaming is one of the few economic development tools that has worked on the reservation and has benefited Indians and non-Indians alike. However,...

Casino-land swap added to transportation bill (March 26, 2004)

A land claim-casino settlement for the Bay Mills Indian Community in Michigan was added to the transportation bill approved in the House on Wednesday. The deal calls for the tribe to drop its claim to about 100 acres in the...

Narragansett Tribe pushes governor on casino vote (March 26, 2004)

The chief sachem of the Narragansett Tribe says Rhode Island Gov. Donald Carcieri (R) is subverting the will of the voters. Matthew Thomas said Carcieri doesn't want voters to decide on his tribe's proposed casino. Polls the tribe has sponsored...

Wyandotte casino in Kansas City told to close (March 26, 2004)

The National Indian Gaming Commission has told the Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma that its out-of-state casino is operating illegally. The tribe opened the facility in downtown Kansas City, Kansas, last fall and began offering Class II machines owned by Multimedia...

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