Lawsuit filed against Seneca Nation casino (May 26, 2004)

A group called Citizens Opposing New Casinos on Existing Residential Neighborhoods (CONCERN) filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping the Seneca Nation from opening a casino in a suburb of Buffalo. The group claims the casino needs an extensive environmental...

Court asked to stop new compacts in Wisconsin (May 26, 2004)

The owners of a dog track in Wisconsin don't want Gov. Jim Doyle (D) to sign new gaming compacts with tribes. Dairyland Greyhound Park filed a lawsuit against the compacts Doyle signed last year. The track says its challenge should...

Amendment offered to approve Catawba Nation bingo (May 26, 2004)

A South Carolina lawmaker offered an amendment on Tuesday to approve the Catawba Nation's high-stakes bingo hall. The tribe wants state approval for an off-reservation facility. State Sen. Brad Hutto (D) said it would create 1,100 jobs. Lawmakers have until...

NIGC probing use of Standing Rock casino funds (May 26, 2004)

The National Indian Gaming Commission is investigating use of gaming revenues by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, The Bismarck Tribune reports. The tribal council recently passed a resolution barring tribal officials from distributing casino funds to tribal members. The tribe...