Harrah's to buy Caesars Entertainment for $5.2B (July 16, 2004)

Harrah's Entertainment announced a $9.4 billion deal to buy Caesars Entertainment in a merger that would create the world's largest gaming company. Harrah's owns several Las Vegas and Altantic City casinos. The company also manages some tribal casinos and is...

Rhode Island attorney general opposes casino vote (July 16, 2004)

Rhode Island attorney general Patrick C. Lynch says a proposed tribal casino referendum violates the state's constitution. Lynch, a Democrat, is joining Gov. Donald Carcieri (R) in opposing the vote for the Naragansett Tribe's casino. Although Carcieri vetoed the casino...

Cherokee Nation to waive immunity for race track (July 16, 2004)

The Cherokee Nation will waive its sovereign immunity in order to obtain a license to run horse races at a track it recently purchased. The tribe went before the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission to gain approval to hold 12 days...

Clergy oppose Seneca-Cayuga casino in New York (July 16, 2004)

Representatives of Catholic, Baptist, Jewish and Islamic faiths held a press conference in Rochester, New York, on Thursday to oppose a possible tribal casino. The Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma is looking at opening a $500 million casino in downtown Rochester....