Column: California tribes create gaming monopoly (August 10, 2006)

"A decade ago, or perhaps earlier, it became very evident that California would soon have full-scale, Nevada-style casino gambling. The only question was who would reap the billions of dollars in profits. While many interests coveted gambling in the nation's...

Letter: Public safe at casinos but not at home (August 10, 2006)

"Good news! Irrespective of your political affiliation, if your home is being robbed or you're getting held up at the local ATM, chances are a city police officer or county sheriff will be 20 minutes away arresting a trouble-maker at...

Ho-Chunk Nation to bring back Class III games (August 10, 2006)

The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin announced the return of some Class III games at its casino in Baraboo. The tribe pulled roulette, craps and poker in June 2005 after the state Supreme Court said Gov. Jim Doyle (D) exceeded his...

Agua Caliente compact a template for others (August 10, 2006)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) intends to use a compact he signed with the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians as a template for future deals, tribal chairman Richard Milanovich said. Milanovich told Team 2006, a group of seven tribes...

Mohegan Tribe stays in Pennsylvania gaming (August 10, 2006)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is staying in the Pennsylvania gaming market after signing a new business deal. The tribe bought the Pocono Downs in 2004 to take advantage of a state law that authorized slot machines at racetracks. But...