Editorial: Narragansett casino plan a bad idea (January 27, 2006)

"We have often said that the General Assembly should give Rhode Islanders an opportunity to vote, and soon, on a full-fledged casino pushed by Harrah's and the Narragansett Indian Tribe. But the proposal last week by Rep. Timothy Williamson (D.-West...

Eastern Cherokee negotations said to be going well (January 27, 2006)

Compact negotiations with the state of North Carolina are going well, the chief of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians said. The tribe is negotiating for the ability to offer Class III table games, including craps, blackjack and poker....

Washington bill affects off-reservation casinos (January 27, 2006)

Off-reservation casinos in Washington would require a two-thirds vote of the Legislature under a new bill introduced by a state senator. Sen. Margarita Prentice, a Democrat, said lawmakers need a say after the Spokane Tribe proposed an off-reservation casino. Rep....

Another snag in transfer of Alabama land to UKB (January 27, 2006)

There's yet another snag in the transfer of 69 acres in Alabama to the United Keetoowah Band of Oklahoma. An attorney is claiming one-half ownership of the land in Fort Payne. If the claim is valid, it could affect the...