California tribes offer alternative gaming pact (July 1, 2004)

Five California tribes with large casinos offered their own gaming proposal as lawmakers questioned new compacts signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R). The Morongo Band of Mission Indians, the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, the San Manuel Band of...

Winnebago Tribe to open Class II facility on reservation (July 1, 2004)

The Winnebago Tribe is opening a Class II casino on its reservation in Nebraska tomorrow. The casino will have 39 electronic bingo machines. Lance Morgan, CEO of HoChunk Inc., the tribe's economic development arm, said the facility could expand if...

Seneca-Cayuga Tribe offered site for casino (July 1, 2004)

The mayor of Auburn, New York, wants the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma to build a casino in his community. Mayor Tim Lattimore wrote to Gov. George Pataki (R) and offered a site for the casino. He said it would create...

Wisconsin gets $69M in tribal casino payments (July 1, 2004)

The state of Wisconsin is collecting $69 million in revenue-sharing payments from eight tribes. The state was expecting more than $100 million. But the Ho-Chunk Nation said it wouldn't be able to make its $30 million payment. However, the Forest...

Winnebago Tribe raises gambling age at casino (July 1, 2004)

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is raising the legal gambling age at its casino in Iowa back to 21. The tribe had lowered the age to 18 in 1999 in a move to compete with riverboat casinos in Iowa. But...