Editorial: Supreme Court ruling could limit casinos

Editorial: Supreme Court ruling could limit casinos (April 22, 2005)

"On the same day last month, two rulings were handed down - one from the U.S. Supreme Court and the other from the U.S. Interior Department - that could have a direct bearing on whether casino gambling is expanded in...

Oklahoma tribes battle over casino land approval

Oklahoma tribes battle over casino land approval (April 22, 2005)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is withholding approval of a Class III gaming compact with the Fort Sill Apache Tribe due to a challenge by the Comanche Nation, The Oklahoman reports. The Fort Sill Apache Tribe operates a Class II...

Editorial: Indian gaming not always helping tribes

Editorial: Indian gaming not always helping tribes (April 22, 2005)

"Indian gambling in the United States is big business. Since Congress passed an Indian gambling law in 1988, the industry has grown to the point where more than 220 tribes in 28 states raked in $18.5 billion last year. That's...

Governor blasted on off-reservation casino

Governor blasted on off-reservation casino (April 22, 2005)

Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (D) was criticized on Thursday for not negotiating a compact for an off-reservation casino. The Iowa Tribe is seeking a casino near Wichita, hundreds of miles from its reservation on the Kansas-Nebraska border. Former Wichita Mayor...

Ho-Chunk Nation opposes off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation opposes off-reservation casino (April 22, 2005)

The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin is opposing another Wisconsin tribe's bid for an off-reservation casino. The Bureau of Indian Affairs is in the process of finalizing an environmental impact statement for the proposed casino in Beloit. The Bad River and...

Groups plan fight against off-reservation casino

Groups plan fight against off-reservation casino (April 22, 2005)

A group of cities in the Bay Area has formed a group to oppose an off-reservation casino near Oakland, California. The landless Lower Lake Rancheria Koi Nation wants to open a casino by the Oakland International Airport. The tribe is...

Michigan governor ready to negotiate compact

Michigan governor ready to negotiate compact (April 22, 2005)

Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D) said on Thursday she will finally negotiate a gaming compact with the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians now that legal obstacles have been cleared to the tribe's land-into-trust request. Granholm has previously supported the tribe's...

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