Off-reservation casinos a hot item in California (June 14, 2004)

More than 20 California tribes are seeking casinos off or away from their existing reservations, according to Stand Up for California. The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act bans gaming on lands acquired after 1988. But tribes can seek the concurrence of...

Schwarzenegger said to hold cards in gaming debate (June 14, 2004)

All eyes are on California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) as the state gears up for a campaign season that will focus on the future of Indian gaming. Schwarzenegger is set to announce new compacts with a small group of tribes....

Coyote Valley Pomos say compact talks ongoing (June 14, 2004)

The Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians says compact talks with the state of California are ongoing despite a harsh rebuke from the National Indian Gaming Commission. NIGC chairman issued a Notice of Violation and Closure Order against the tribe's...