Gaming deals not equal for California tribes (August 21, 2006)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) recently signed two gaming compacts that allow tribes to expand their facilities but only one is on the fast track to approval. The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians negotiated a deal to offer up...

Casino exec named chair of tribal gaming institute (August 21, 2006)

Randolph Baker, a longtime casino executive, has been named the first chairman of the Sycuan Institute on Tribal Gaming at San Diego State University. Baker began his duties last week. He will oversee the first research institute and academic curriculum...

Column: Anti-gaming governor took gaming money (August 21, 2006)

"When Republican Lincoln Almond emerged last week as chairman of Save Our State, the coalition opposing a West Warwick casino, it was the match of a man with a moment. The retired former governor and U.S. Attorney, 70, brings to...

Graton Rancheria leader presses for casino (August 21, 2006)

Indianz.Com Casino StalkerTracking casino proposals across Indian Country. Up until the 1980s, Greg Sarris didn't know he was Miwok. Now he's leading the Graton Rancheria as the California tribe pushes a controversial casino proposal. Sarris, 54, was adopted and was...