Oklahoma tribes expand, tapping market in Texas (June 20, 2005)

The state of Texas went to court to shut down two tribal casinos but residents don't have to go far to get their gambling fix. The Chickasaw Nation, the Choctaw Nation and the Comanche Nation have opened casinos on...

Editorial: State got short end of stick on gaming pacts (June 20, 2005)

"Six years after the first official gaming compacts were approved between the state and Indian tribes, it has finally occurred to California officials that the state got the worst of it in those deals. The compacts legalized dozens of tribal...

Washington state sees big growth in Indian gaming (June 20, 2005)

Tribal casinos in Washington took in nearly $1 billion in revenues in 2004, an 11.2 percent increase from the year prior, according to the recent Indian Gaming Industry Report [Web Site]. The growth is attributed to the addition of more...

Jackson family throws post-trial bash at casino (June 20, 2005)

About 400 friends, family and fans of Michael Jackson attended a post-trial party at the Chumash Tribe's casino on Friday. The tribe beefed up security for the event, attended by several Jackson family members but not the pop star,...

Editorial: California tribe sent packing on urban casino (June 20, 2005)

"The Koi Nation will have to go shopping elsewhere for a "reservation" on which to build an urban casino. The Oakland City Council and an unhappy public have sent the tribe packing with its plans to build a 2,000-slot casino...