South Dakota tribe expands casino with tribal help (December 8, 2004)

The Sisseton-Wahpeton Tribe of South Dakota is expanding its casino with the help of another tribe. The $15 million project is being financed with loans from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Tribe of Minnesota. The Shakopees own a successful casino in...

Morongo Band kicks off festivities for casino (December 8, 2004)

The countdown begins today for the grand opening of the new $250 million casino resort owned by the Morongo Band of Mission Indians of California. Tonight, the tribe will hold a "Celebration of Sovereignty" to dedicate the facility. Tomorrow night,...

Pawlenty says urban tribal casino not a priority (December 8, 2004)

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) said on Tuesday that he won't back an urban casino for three tribes unless he first renegotiates compacts with other tribes. Pawlenty is demanding $350 million a year from tribes with casinos. If the tribes...

Two Wisconsin tribes settle land claim for casinos (December 8, 2004)

Two Wisconsin tribes will settle their land claims to build casinos in the Catskills region of New York, Gov. George Pataki (R) announced on Tuesday. The Oneida Nation and the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans are part of a claim to...