Massachusetts tribe takes new approach on gaming (February 25, 2005)

Massachusetts' only federally recognized tribe is taking a new approach to gaming after its massive lobbying effort failed. The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe spent $120,000 to lobby lawmakers two years ago in hopes of legalizing casinos. But chairman Donald Widdiss said...

News of urban casino deal draws mixed reception (February 25, 2005)

News that Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) and three tribes are about to reach a deal for an urban casino is drawing a mixed reaction. The Minnesota Indian Gaming Association is categorically opposed to the idea. The tribes say the...

Eastern Shawnee Tribe makes another land deal (February 25, 2005)

The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma has made another land deal in hopes of building a casino in Ohio. The tribe has plans to buy 137 acres in Lordstown off the Ohio Turnpike. Local officials support the deal and approached...

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