Editorial: Gaming tribes keep everything secret

Editorial: Gaming tribes keep everything secret (May 25, 2005)

"As it is, little enough is known about California's estimated $6 billion Indian gambling industry. The public will know even less if the Legislature approves SB 919 in its current form. Authored by Sen. Dave Cox, R-Fair Oaks, and supported...

Narragansett Tribe offered $10M in gaming deal

Narragansett Tribe offered $10M in gaming deal (May 25, 2005)

Rhode Island Gov. Donald Carcieri (R) is offering the Narragansett Tribe $10 million a year as part of a deal to allow more video slot machines at a non-Indian race track. Narragansett Chief Sachem Matthew said he appreciated the offer...

Editorial: Governor should reject slots for tribe

Editorial: Governor should reject slots for tribe (May 25, 2005)

"Gov. Baldacci's statement that he is inclined to veto a bill that would let the Passamaquoddy Indian tribe create a casino-style gambling facility in Washington County is welcome news. While the governor has often said he opposes the expansion of...

Seneca-Cayuga Tribe sees opposition on casino

Seneca-Cayuga Tribe sees opposition on casino (May 25, 2005)

The Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma shouldn't build a casino near the site of the 1994 Woodstock concert in New York, two local officials say. Saugerties Supervisor Greg Helsmoortel and Mayor Robert Yerick said the casino would not be in the...

Opinion: State leaders show 'hysteria' on gaming

Opinion: State leaders show 'hysteria' on gaming (May 25, 2005)

'[Minnesota] Gov. Tim Pawlenty and others such as Rep. Michael Beard, R-Shakopee, insist on redistribution of wealth among Indian people. They say the state government must take from the haves and give to the have-nots. The same officials would never...

Pokagon Band predicts win on land-into-trust appeal

Pokagon Band predicts win on land-into-trust appeal (May 25, 2005)

A lawsuit challenging the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians' right to acquire land for a casino will fail, Chairman John Miller said on Tuesday. The tribe's acquisition a 675-acre reservation in New Buffalo has been cleared by a federal judge....

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe plans resort at casino

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe plans resort at casino (May 25, 2005)

The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe of Washington is planning to build a resort with hotel and conference space at its 7 Cedars Casino. The resort would have as many as 300 hotel rooms and conference space for up to 500 people,...

Pauma Band sues companies over failed casino deal

Pauma Band sues companies over failed casino deal (May 25, 2005)

The Pauma Band of Luiseno Indians of California has filed suit against two large gaming companies, saying their proposed merger cost the tribe millions in a failed casino deal. The tribe had a deal with Caesars Entertainment, the largest gaming...

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