Hopi Tribe to vote on possible casino in Winslow (May 10, 2004)

The Hopi Tribe of Arizona is holding a voter referendum May 19 on gaming. Tribal members will be given one option to consider: a casino in Winslow. The tribe has trust land there. An option to lease the tribe's gaming...

Alaska village won't fight state jurisdiction on pull-tabs (May 10, 2004)

The Alaska Native village of Barrow has agreed to seek a state permit for its pull-tab operation. The tribe disputes the state's jurisdiction over the operation. But the tribe has no money to challenge the state in court. The state...

More Washington tribes joining fight against initiative (May 10, 2004)

The Tulalip Tribes and the Stillaguamish Tribe are joining the battle against a ballot initiative to expand non-Indian gaming in Washington. Initiative 892 would allow card clubs and certain other businesses to offer slot machines. Tribes say it would lead...

Seminole Tribe rebounds from poverty through gaming (May 10, 2004)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida opens its second new gaming facility on Tuesday, a $250 million venture that is a far cry from the tribe's recent days in poverty. Up until the 1970s, tribal members struggled financially. Things started to...

Arizona tribe calls gaming turning point in history (May 10, 2004)

The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation of Arizona says gaming marked a turnaround in its history. In May 1992, the tribe defied state and federal authorities who tried to shut down the casino on the reservation. The 24-day standoff led to...

Some Catawbas opposed to tribe's gaming plans (May 10, 2004)

Some members of the Catawba Nation of South Carolina are opposed to the tribe's bid for a high-stakes bingo hall. Tribal members say their leaders are focusing too much on the outside community. The bingo hall would be located off...

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