Oneida Nation to host New York gaming summit (May 31, 2005)

The Oneida Nation will host the fourth annual New York Gaming Summit on June 21-22. The summit at the tribe's Turning Stone Casino Resort in Verona will cover a variety of issues. One panel, "The Catskills Casino Question," will...

Cason letter on off-reservation gaming still debated (May 31, 2005)

Associate deputy secretary Jim Cason hasn't made many high-profile decisions since taking control of the Bureau of Indian Affairs in February but people are still debating his rejection of a gaming compact for an off-reservation casino. Cason's letter [PDF]...

Tribe not worried about Schwarzenegger policy (May 31, 2005)

Rival factions of the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe may disagree about who is in power but both say their off-reservation casino plans are not affected by California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s proclamation on Indian gaming. The Joe Kennedy faction and the Dan...

Arizona tribes share $102M million with state (May 31, 2005)

Arizona's 15 gaming tribes have shared $102 million with the state in the last two years. The bulk of the money, 56 percent, goes to public education and is distributed to school districts throughout the state. The money "makes a...

Pawlenty's gaming strategy called a failure (May 31, 2005)

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's attempt to use gaming to patch up holes in the state's budget is being treated a major failure. First, Pawlenty (R) threatened to expand non-Indian gaming if tribes didn't renegotiate their compacts and share $350 million...