Multimedia Games determined to have Management Contract (April 23, 2004)

On Thursday, April 22nd, Acting General Counsel Penny Coleman of the NIGC sent the Chickasaw Nation and Multimedia Games, the largest supplier of Class II electronic games, a letter determining that the Winstar Casino development agreement is actually a...

Editorial: Keep close watch on anti-gaming petition (April 23, 2004)

"An anti-gambling coalition is none too pleased about having gaming machines at Oklahoma's pari-mutuel horse tracks, so it's trying to overturn the law that allowed them. A successful effort would have serious consequences. Coalition chairman Rep. Forrest Claunch, R-Midwest City,...

Editorial: Gaming influencing tribal decisions (April 23, 2004)

"Gambling dollars have unfortunately become a main source of revenue for most native American tribes. In California, for instance, the state's 54 Indian gaming casinos bring in some $6 billion a year. The lure of easy money has caused Indian...

Campbell asked to hold hearing on Colorado casino (April 23, 2004)

Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R-Colo.) said he is willing to hold a hearing on a proposal by the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes to open an out-of-state casino in Colorado. The tribes are currently based in Oklahoma but claim 27 million...

Rhode Island lawmaker says gaming headed to ballot (April 23, 2004)

The Democratic leader of the Rhode Island Senate thinks some sort of gaming proposal will be on the ballot this November. Senate President Joseph A. Montalbano said the state is looking to gaming to patch up its budget deficit. Proposals...

Delaware Tribe seeks land in Kansas for gaming (April 23, 2004)

The Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma is preparing a land-into-trust application for 78.4 acres in Kansas, according to a press release from The Gillmann Group, the tribe's casino partner. The Gillmann Group plans to develop and manage the $225 million casino...

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