Kansas silent after being rebuked for casino raid (April 11, 2006)

Kansas attorney general Phill Kline still hasn't responded to a federal appeals court ruling that rebuked him for "bypassing" legal channels and raiding the Wyandotte Nation's casino in downtown Kansas City. Kline authorized the April 2004 raid on the...

Mashantucket Tribe pitches Philadelphia slot facility (April 11, 2006)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut was in Pennsylvania on Monday to pitch a slot machine facility in south Philadelphia. Michael Thomas, the chairman of the tribe, made the presentation. He said the facility would generate jobs and revenue...

McCain backs candidate on off-reservation gaming (April 11, 2006)

Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) was in Arkansas on Monday to campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson, who opposes off-reservation gaming. McCain said tribes should only be able to open casinos on existing reservations or on land contiguous to...

Clergy oppose Turtle Mountain off-reservation casino (April 11, 2006)

Over 18 churches and religious groups in the Grand Forks, North Dakota, area have come out against an off-reservation casino proposed by the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. The clergy say they are concerned about the impact of gambling on...