Opinion: Facts and fictions of Indian gaming

Opinion: Facts and fictions of Indian gaming (June 30, 2006)

"There are several Tribal Casinos in Oregon; several plans for expansion and efforts to market the Tribal casinos can be heard on radio, seen on billboards throughout the state, as well as on television. Efforts to establish a casino in...

Off-reservation casino supporters still hopeful

Off-reservation casino supporters still hopeful (June 30, 2006)

Indianz.Com Casino StalkerTracking casino proposals across Indian Country. Supporters of off-reservation gaming in Barstow, California, aren't giving up even though state lawmakers voted down two casino compacts. The Big Lagoon Rancheria and the Los Coyotes Band of Mission Indians want...

BIA taking comments on gaming land acquisition

BIA taking comments on gaming land acquisition (June 30, 2006)

Indianz.Com Casino StalkerTracking casino proposals across Indian Country. The Bureau of Indian Affairs is taking comments on gaming land acquisition for the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians in Michigan. The tribe is seeking to acquire 79 acres for a...

Schwarzenegger  threatens to close six casinos

Schwarzenegger threatens to close six casinos (June 30, 2006)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) is threatening to close six tribal casinos over the way gaming devices are counted. Under the 1999 tribal-state compact, tribes are limited to 2,000 slot machines. At issue is whether multi-player station games are considered...

Blast at Coeur d'Alene Tribe's casino kills two workers

Blast at Coeur d'Alene Tribe's casino kills two workers (June 30, 2006)

Two employees died after an explosion and fire at the casino owned by the Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho. Donald S. Hanson, 56, and Richard E. Stokes, 49, were killed when a cargo container exploded and caused a fire. Authorities...