Pombo brings off-reservation hearing to California (June 7, 2005)

Rep. Richard Pombo (R-California), the chairman of the House Resources Committee, held a field hearing on off-reservation gaming in Sacramento, California, on Monday. Pombo said he drafted a bill to limit off-reservation gaming in order to prevent attacks on tribal...

New York village votes against off-reservation casino (June 7, 2005)

Village trustees in Saugerties, New York, voted 5-0 to oppose off-reservation casino development. The Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma has proposed a casino in the village near the site of the 1994 Woodstock concert. But local leaders say it will hurt...

Blackfeet Nation to choose contractor for casino (June 7, 2005)

The Blackfeet Nation of Montana will be making a decision this week on the contractor for a new $3.5 million casino. The tribe has chosen three finalists. All are Indian-owned companies, according to the Associated Press. The tribe hopes to...

Firm disputes Morongo Band over casino closings (June 7, 2005)

The company that runs high-end restaurants, clubs and bars at casinos is threatening to take legal action against the Morongo Band of Mission Indians for closures at the tribe's new casino. The tribe previously said N9NE Group acted on its...

First Nations casino to cost more than expected (June 7, 2005)

A First Nations casino outside of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, is expected to cost $66 million, up from prior estimates of $43 million. The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority is designing and paying for the new Dakota Dunes Casino. But due to the...