Editorial: State wrong on tribe's 'PlayAway' game (August 15, 2005)

"State regulators said the game violated state and federal law, and the state/tribal gaming compact and the U.S. Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. Specifically, the state cited a year-old law that prohibits promotional online lottery games. But is the game a...

Racetracks blame tribes for loss of revenues (August 15, 2005)

Representatives of the non-Indian horse racing industry are blaming tribes for a loss in revenues. The Fair Meadows racetrack and the Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association are supposed to receive a share of tribal gaming revenues under the tribal-state compact....

Panel discusses pros and cons of Indian gaming (August 15, 2005)

A panel discussion at the Native American Journalists Association conference in Lincoln, Nebraska, focused on Indian gaming. Tribal representatives said gaming has brought hope to Indian communities. It has created jobs, generated revenues and helped tribe diversify their economies, they...

White Earth Band's casino finally going into trust (August 15, 2005)

The casino owned by the White Earth Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota is finally going into trust, tribal and local officials say. The Shooting Star Casino opened in 1992. It is located on fee land within reservation boundaries. According to...

Omaha Tribe expects crowd for new Class II casino (August 15, 2005)

The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska is expecting a good turnout for the opening of its Class II facility today. The Lucky 77 Casino will have 50 electronic bingo machines. It is the third in the state -- the Winnebago Tribe...

Abramoff denies working against Tigua casino (August 15, 2005)

Disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff didn't try to shut down the Tigua Tribe's casino in Texas, a spokesperson told the Associated Press. Abramoff was hired by the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana to shut down a different Texas casino, owned by the...