Spending on gaming initiative tops $100M (October 22, 2004)

Spending on two rival Indian gaming initiatives has hit $105 million, The Palm Springs Desert Sun reports. The amount spent on Proposition 68 and Proposition 70 tops amount spent on Proposition 5, another Indian gaming initiative. That year, spending hit...

Editorial: Tribe's gaming proposition a winner (October 22, 2004)

"Among the 16 propositions on the November ballot, there is one -- Proposition 70 -- that will help feed this cash-starved state. The measure, which will expand Indian gaming, will generate hundreds of millions of dollars in increased revenue for...

Minnesota governor wants $350M from tribes (October 22, 2004)

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) is threatening to open up the state to non-Indian gaming unless tribes agree to share $350 million a year in revenues. Pawlenty says he will guarantee tribal exclusivity to Class III gaming if the agree...

Kansas lawmakers seek changes in casino pact (October 22, 2004)

A compact for the first revenue-sharing, urban tribal casino in Kansas hit a snag on Thursday when state lawmakers asked Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (D) to renegotiate the agreement. The Joint Committee on State-Tribal Affairs voted 5-4 to renegotiate provisions limiting...

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