Hearing over liquor license at San Manuel casino (June 15, 2005)

A hearing began on Tuesday over the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians' application for a permanent liquor license at its casino. The state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control says the tribe should be given the license. But neighbors say...

Stillaguamish Tribe seeks tips on casino vandalism (June 15, 2005)

The Stillaguamish Tribe of Washington is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest of anyone responsible for tearing down casino signs and painting racial slurs on them. The tribe ran into opposition prior to opening the Angel...

Jena Choctaw Band sues state over failed compact (June 15, 2005)

The Jena Band of Choctaw Indians filed a lawsuit in federal court on June 9 against Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco (D) over her refusal to negotiate a Class III gaming compact. The complaint [PDF: 44 pages] says Blanco's refusal runs...

Report cites $900M in tribal revenue-sharing (June 15, 2005)

Tribes shared $900 million in gaming revenues with state and local governments in 2004, according to the annual Indian Gaming Industry Report [Web Site]. The amount was 23 percent more than the amount shared in 2003, according to analyst Alan...