NIGC allows gaming on fee land not held in trust (August 8, 2005)

The Osage Nation of Oklahoma can conduct gaming on fee land within its reservation, the National Indian Gaming Commission's top attorney said in a July 28, 2005, letter [PDF | Text]. The tribe paid $800,000 for 105 acres in...

Study touts off-reservation casino in Wisconsin (August 8, 2005)

An off-reservation casino in Wisconsin won't hurt other gaming facilities in Wisconsin and Illinois, according to a study prepared by the St. Croix Chippewa and Bad River Chippewa bands. The tribes say their casino in Beloit will not draw customers...

Gaming expands but few funds for addiction programs (August 8, 2005)

The Indian gaming industry is growing by leaps and bounds in Oklahoma but the state only reserves $750,000 for addiction programs. The state has about 78 casinos in addition to horse racing and a lottery. Yet there are only 16...