City says no to tribal casino near Disneyland (August 26, 2004)

The city council in Garden Grove, California, voted unanimously against a proposed casino near Disneyland. Word surfaced last week that the Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians wanted to build a large resort in the city. Officials had met with...

Editorial: Gaming 'no safe bet' for Schwarzenegger (August 26, 2004)

"The most divisive election in Rohnert Park's history ended this week with two council members surviving a recall attempt. But the conflict remains and at its heart the ability, or lack thereof, of local governments to deal with the expansion...

Lawmakers question compact for Bay Area casino (August 26, 2004)

Democrat and Republican lawmakers in California are questioning a new compact that would allow a large casino in the Bay Area. The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians signed the compact with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) last week. The tribe has...

Blumenthal suggests tribes lack exclusivity (August 26, 2004)

Connecticut attorney general Richard Blumenthal suggested that tribal-state compacts that guarantee tribal exclusivity for Class III games do not prohibit others from offering such games. Blumenthal, who has fought tribes on a number of issues, issued an opinion declaring barroom...

California tribes with new compacts expanding (August 26, 2004)

Four of the five tribes that signed new gaming compacts with California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) have ordered new slot machines, the Associated Press reports. Tribes are currently limited to 2,000 slot machines. But the new compacts allow those who...

Narragansett Tribe, supporters vow to continue fight (August 26, 2004)

The Narragansett Tribe and its supporters say they won't give up the fight for a casino in Rhode Island. The state Supreme Court rejected a referendum that put the issue to voters. Tribal supporters say they want the tribe to...

Factions of unrecognized tribe both want casino (August 26, 2004)

Two factions of an unrecognized tribe in California both say they want to open a casino. The Gabrieliño-Tongva Tribe has been seeking recognition for decades. The tribe's aboriginal territory includes Los Angeles and Los Angeles County. The factions have been...

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