Cheyenne-Arapaho casino would generate billions (May 19, 2004)

The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma expect to generate billions on a Colorado casino within the first 10 years of operation, The Daily Oklahoman reports. The developers of the project say the casino would bring in $500 million a...

Connecticut slot machine revenues up 5 percent (May 19, 2004)

Slot machine revenues at Connecticut's two tribal casinos grew by more than 5 percent in April. The Mohegan Tribe reported a 10 percent rise in revenue compared to April 2003. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a 1 percent growth...

Column: Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes 'extort' casino (May 19, 2004)

"Annemarie Beck isn't worried about losing her home to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians. Neither is Gov. Bill Owens. Nor am I. Beck owns a house in Castle Rock. Owens has a place in Centennial. I'm in Denver. All of...

National Public Radio: Hopi Tribe debates gaming (May 19, 2004)

Members of the Hopi Tribe of Arizona are going to the polls today to consider whether to start gaming. Hopi culture warns of the dangers of gaming. Elders and cultural experts within the tribe say "The Gambler," a half-man, half-goatlike...

Wisconsin Republicans want final say on compacts (May 19, 2004)

Wisconsin Republicans are pushing for a vote on a bill that would give the Legislature final say on tribal-state compacts. Republican lawmakers were behind a successful court challenge to the first compact Gov. Jim Doyle (D) signed. They claim they...

Man accused of defrauding tribe denied license (May 19, 2004)

A businessman who has been accused of defrauding the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe was denied an off-track betting license on Tuesday. Gary Minard and his attorneys blamed his troubles on "dissident" members of the tribe, whose reservation covers North and...

Court won't reopen Wyandotte Nation's casino (May 19, 2004)

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order on Tuesday refusing to reopen the Wyandotte Nation's out-of-state casino. The tribe, based in Oklahoma, opened a Class II facility on trust land in downtown Kansas City, Kansas. On April 1,...