New Mexico off-reservation casino under wraps (November 11, 2004)

A small northern New Mexico tribe isn't ready to discuss a proposed casino in the southern part of the state, The Albuquerque Journal reports. Picuris Pueblo is said to be interested in casino in the Chaparral area, near El Paso,...

New Mexico tribe first to offer Class II machines (November 11, 2004)

A northern New Mexico tribe is shaking the state up with its plan to bring in electronic Class II machines that have been the source of disputes elsewhere in the nation. San Juan Pueblo will install 29 electronic bingo machines...

Lawsuits possible in Schwarzenegger spat (November 11, 2004)

Two California tribes accused by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) of operating illegal gaming machines hope to resolve the dispute but the battle could end up in court. The Morongo Band of Mission Indians and the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians...

Kickapoo Tribe hires manager to expand casino (November 11, 2004)

The Kickapoo Tribe of Texas is hiring gaming management compact Lakes Entertainment to oversee the growth of its casino. The tribe and Lakes will enter into a consulting agreement, the company said. The agreement will last four years or until...

Pechanga Band second largest employer in county (November 11, 2004)

The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians is Riverside County's second largest employer with the opening of a new casino expansion. The tribe now employs more than 3,200 people. Chairman Mark Macarro says the tribe's business has a $460 million impact...

Opinion: Minnesota governor wrong to extort tribes (November 11, 2004)

"[Minnesota] Gov. Tim Pawlenty's present attempts to coercively extract $350 million from the gaming coffers of the sovereign Dakota and Ojibwe nations, when the present compacts are still good law, typifies this attitude and provides ample contemporary evidence that the...