Pombo surprised by defeat of off-reservation bill (September 14, 2006)

Rep. Richard Pombo (R-California) said he was surprised that his bill to restrict off-reservation gaming was defeated on Wednesday. In a press statement, Pombo blamed Democrats for the failure. But he also said lobbyists representing the tribes were running around...

Narragansett Tribe sued by former partner (September 14, 2006)

The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island was sued by a former gaming partner in state court. Capital Gaming International was working with the tribe to open a casino. The tribe later went with Boyd Gaming before joining with Harrahs Entertainment,...

Jamul Band casino meeting draws out opponents (September 14, 2006)

Most of the people who attended a public meeting held by the Jamul Indian Village voiced opposition to the tribe's casino. The tribe wants to build a six-story casino and 12-story hotel on its six-acre reservation. A ceremonial groundbreaking...

Column: Seminole Tribe won't pay $250K 'win' (September 14, 2006)

"Executives at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino put on a clinic Wednesday on how to make a bad situation worse. First, have a meeting with the guy whom the casino led to believe won a $259,945 jackpot last month and...