Decision on tribe's Internet promotion delayed (August 11, 2005)

A decision on the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation's Internet gaming promotion will be issued today, The Norwich Bulletin reports. The Connecticut Division of Special Revenue was supposed to announce its decision yesterday but delayed it, the paper said. No reason...

Wyoming governor says state missed boat on gaming (August 11, 2005)

Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal (R) said the state "missed the boat" on Indian gaming due to its opposition to the Northern Arapaho Tribe. Freudenthal said the state will have to wait until the Interior Department issues gaming rules for the...

Former governor calls for tax on Indian gaming (August 11, 2005)

Don Siegelman, a former governor of Alabama, says the state should negotiate a Class III compact with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians as long as the tribe is willing to share revenues. "Indian casinos ought to be taxed...

Gaming lobbyists pay for state senator's dinner (August 11, 2005)

Lobbyists for the Seminole Tribe and other gaming interests paid for the 11th annual tribute dinner to Florida Sen. Jim King (R), The Miami Herald reports. The dinner was attended by nearly a dozen lawmakers, including three state senators who...