Judge delays Chickasaw Nation Class III compact (March 31, 2004)

A federal judge this week issued a temporary restraining order against the Chickasaw Nation's Class III gaming compact. $p U.S. District Judge David Russell issued the order in a lawsuit brought by the Fort Sill Apache Tribe. Russell wrote that...

Schwarzenegger says deal with tribes almost ready (March 31, 2004)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) on Tuesday said he is ready to announce new compacts with gaming tribes but some tribal representatives say a deal is not near. $p According to The Riverside Press-Enterprise, Schwarzenegger said the new agreements will...

Wisconsin Supreme Court deadlocks on gaming suit (March 31, 2004)

The Wisconsin Supreme Court deadlocked 3-3 on Tuesday on a lawsuit challenging the legality of tribal-state gaming compacts. $p In a case brought by the owners of a racetrack, the justices were unable to decide whether an amendment to the...

Opinion: Wyandotte casino drew people downtown (March 31, 2004)

"Twice a week for the last seven months, 27-year-old Tonya Flagg has put $20 in her pocket, hopped on her bike and pedaled three blocks to the 7th Street Casino in downtown Kansas City, Kan. On Friday, the day after...

Status of Wyandotte Nation casino up on the air (March 31, 2004)

Will the Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma be forced to close its Class II casino in Kansas? All eyes are on Kansas City today. $p The tribe went to federal court to stop the National Indian Gaming Commission from imposing a...

Seminole Tribe settles dispute with casino company (March 31, 2004)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida has settled a lawsuit with a company that built a $20 million casino. $p The tribe had a contract with Coconut Creek Gaming to manage the casino. But the tribe sought to back out of...