Court won't block non-Indian gaming initiative

Court won't block non-Indian gaming initiative (May 12, 2004)

A California appeals court refused to block a non-Indian gaming initiative from appearing on the November ballot. A group of tribes brought challenges to the referendum, saying it would violate state and federal law. The initiative would force them to...

Huge crowd cheers opening of  Seminole Tribe's casino

Huge crowd cheers opening of Seminole Tribe's casino (May 12, 2004)

Thousands and thousands of people showed up to the Seminole Reservation in Hollywood, Florida, for the opening of the tribe's new $279 million casino on Tuesday. "There was a time when people used to avoid the reservation," council member Max...

Milwaukee mayor won't push for downtown casino

Milwaukee mayor won't push for downtown casino (May 12, 2004)

The mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, said he won't try to convince the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe to open a downtown casino. Local leaders were pushing the tribe to build in Milwaukee. The tribe didn't commit, citing pending litigation challenging new...

California tribe scales back expansion project

California tribe scales back expansion project (May 12, 2004)

The Cachil Dehe Band of Wintun Indians is scaling back plans for a casino expansion after being denied a state license for more slot machines. In response, the expansion will be about one-fourth the size originally envisioned. The casino manager...

Report touting Narragansett  casino questioned

Report touting Narragansett casino questioned (May 12, 2004)

The author of a report touting the benefits of a tribal casino in Rhode Island is being accused of working for the gaming industry. Clyde W. Barrow, director of the UMass-Dartmouth Center for Policy Analysis, wrote the report for the...

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