Ruling awaited on bid to block new California compacts (July 6, 2004)

A federal judge in California is expected to issue a ruling today in a bid to block new tribal-state gaming compacts. The Rincon Band of Luiseno Mission Indians asked for a temporary restraining order at a hearing on Friday. The...

Kickapoo Tribe in Texas anxious to open new casino (July 6, 2004)

After years of delays, the Kickapoo Tribe of Texas is ready to open a new casino. The $15 million casino and 3,500-seat arena should be open by September, the tribe says. The 110,000-square-foot facility will more than double the gaming...