Narragansett Tribe ramps up casino campaign (September 18, 2006)

The Narragansett Tribe and partner Harrah's Entertainment have ramped up their campaign to bring a casino to Rhode Island. Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas said the casino will generate jobs and revenue for the state. Many gamblers end up going to...

NIGC holds public hearing on Class II proposal (September 18, 2006)

The National Indian Gaming Commission is holding a public hearing in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to discuss new rules for Class II games. Several panels of tribal leaders, gaming manufacturers, attorneys and other interested parties will talk about the proposal....

Editorial: Tribal money behind defeat of RIGHT Act (September 18, 2006)

"The Rooster has its talons pointed toward Rep. George Miller, who apparently chose politics over the interests of his Congressional district. On Wednesday, Miller was among the Democrats who tanked a bipartisan bill that would have curbed Indian tribes' attempts...

Editorial: Wisconsin doesn't need any more casinos (September 18, 2006)

"Wisconsin doesn't need any more casinos. We already have 17 of them, not counting seven smaller tribal convenience stores with slot machines. One-armed bandits, poker, blackjack and often craps and roulette are a relatively short drive from almost any community...

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