Locations of Navajo Nation casinos open for debate (March 31, 2005)

The locations of up to 10 casinos on the Navajo Nation is open for debate, Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. said. One casino is already in works along I-40 near Albuquerque, New Mexico. But Navajo communities elsewhere in New...

State-tribal off-reservation casino called illegal (March 31, 2005)

A proposed state-tribal partnership for an off-reservation casino in the Twin Cities is unconstitutional, the Minnesota attorney general office's said on Wednesday. In an opinion [PDF], the office said the casino, if approved, would likely end up in court. If...

Editorial: Delay in state-tribal casino necessary (March 31, 2005)

"The office of [Minnesota] Attorney General Mike Hatch gave casino-gambling proposals a dousing Wednesday that one prominent legislator described as the equivalent of '10 gallons of cold water.' In Chief Deputy Kristine Eiden's advisory opinion, she found that the casino...

Oregon tribe cites impact of gaming on community (March 31, 2005)

Gaming by the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians has generated more than $4 million in state and local tax revenues, created more than 700 jobs with $25.3 million in wages and benefits and contributed nearly $40 million for other businesses,...

State demands for cut of gaming revenues grow (March 31, 2005)

More and more states across the nation are demanding a bigger share of gaming revenues, The New York Times reports. Gaming has become a big part of the picture in Rhode Island, South Dakota, Louisiana, Oregon, Iowa, Delaware, Mississippi and...

Governor wants vote on off-reservation casino (March 31, 2005)

Colorado Gov. Bill Owens (R) said two Oklahoma tribes that want to open an off-reservation casino outside of Denver need to take their proposal to the people. Owens said he will not "settle" the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes claim by...

Tribes, states seek open dialogue on gaming (March 31, 2005)

The Western Governors' Association concluded its executive summit on Indian gaming in Denver, Colorado, on Wednesday. Tribal representatives and state officials promised an open dialogue when it comes to gaming. Many participants stressed cooperation rather than litigation to resolve land-into-trust...