Tulalip Tribes celebrate 12 years of gaming (July 22, 2004)

Twelve years ago, the Tulalip Tribes of Washington got into gaming and never looked back. The original Tulalip Casino, currently under renovation, has helped the tribe become self-sufficient, officials say. But they also say it created opportunities pursue other economic...

Northern Arapaho Tribe breaks ground on casino (July 22, 2004)

The Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming broke ground on a $10.3 million casino on the Wind River Reservation. The 30,000-square-foot casino will overlook the Little Wind River. It is expected to open by September 2005. A hotel may be added...

Santee Sioux Tribe's hope lies with Nebraska voters (July 22, 2004)

The Santee Sioux Tribe's dream of offering Class III gaming at its casino rests with Nebraska voters this November. A proposal on the ballot would legalize slot machines, table games and other Class III games at bars and other establishments....

Ho-Chunk Nation presents details of Illinois plan (July 22, 2004)

The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin presented details of its plan to acquire 432 acres in the state of Illinois. The tribe wants Congress to take the land into trust for an entertainment complex. Tribal officials say the plan could move...

California casinos creating thousands of jobs (July 22, 2004)

California tribes expanding their casinos will create more than 3,000 jobs in the coming months. The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians will add 1,700 employees by November. With a total of 5,000 jobs, the tribe will be Riverside County's second...

New casino legislation pushed in Rhode Island (July 22, 2004)

Rhode Island lawmakers are pushing through new legislation to authorize a casino for the Narragansett Tribe. The legislation was drafted in response to Republican Gov. Donald Carcieri's threat to take the issue to the courts. Carcieri says the state constitution...