Narragansett Tribe questions gaming facilities (August 18, 2004)

The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island has asked the state attorney general to investigate whether two existing gaming facilities are operating in violation of the state constitution. The tribe's request comes in light of a state Supreme Court ruling that...

Casino deal would resolve inter-tribal dispute (August 18, 2004)

Two bands of the Kumeyaay Nation of California are nearing a deal that would end their dispute over a casino project. The Ewiiaapaayp Band has been trying to build a casino on 10 acres already in trust. But the Viejas...

Mesa Grande Band plans casino near Disneyland (August 18, 2004)

The Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians and the city of Garden Grove are in talks to open a casino near Disneyland. The tribe would partner with Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn to build a large resort on 45...

Urban casino compact includes exclusivity provision (August 18, 2004)

A proposed compact for an urban casino in California's Bay Area would require the state to reject future casinos within a 35-mile radius. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected to sign the compact with the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians as...

Schwarzenegger to sign five more compacts (August 18, 2004)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) is expected to sign five new gaming compacts with three tribes in northern California and two in southern California. According to news reports, the deals follow ones Schwarzenegger signed in June. But since the tribes...