Connecticut tribes offer casino jobs to Katrina victims (September 8, 2005)

Connecticut's two tribal casinos are offering jobs to people who lost their gaming jobs as a result of Hurricane Katrina. The Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, has contacted the gaming commissions in Louisiana and Mississippi to look for...

Wisconsin court hears lawsuit over gaming compacts (September 8, 2005)

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday heard a lawsuit challenging the legality of tribal-state gaming compacts. The owners of Dairyland Greyhound Park, a non-Indian racetrack, say the compacts are illegal. The track says voters, in 1993, outlawed Class III gaming....

Oklahoma tribes balking at racetrack requirements (September 8, 2005)

Two Oklahoma tribes are balking at requirements the state Horse Racing Commission is imposing on racetracks. Under new state law, racetracks can offer electronic gaming machines. The Choctaw Nation owns the Blue Ribbon Downs and the Cherokee Nation owns the...

Judge allows state to join tribe's Class III lawsuit (September 8, 2005)

A federal judge has allowed the state of Nebraska to join the Santee Sioux Tribe's Class III lawsuit. The tribe is suing the Interior Department over the types of Class III games that are legal in the state. The department...

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