Diverse coalition opposes slot machine initiative (August 13, 2004)

A broad coalition of tribes, church leaders, environmentalists and politicians officially launched their campaign against a ballot initiative that would allow non-Indian card clubs to operate slot machines. Some members of the No on I-892 oppose all forms of gambling,...

Poll shows California voters undecided on gaming (August 13, 2004)

A Field Poll being released today shows that California voters aren't rushing to support two rival gaming initiatives. Nearly half of voters said they opposed Proposition 68, which would allow non-Indian racetracks and card clubs to operate slot machines. Only...

Muckleshoot Tribe invests $1.6M in racetrack (August 13, 2004)

The Muckleshoot Tribe of Washington has invested $1.6 million in a racetrack in a move to bring the facility under tribal management. The tribe bought the 167 acres where Emerald Downs sits for $73 million. The new investment will help...

Top Rhode Island court says casino question illegal (August 13, 2004)

The Rhode Island Supreme Court issued an advisory opinion on Thursday that spelled death for the Narragansett Tribe's proposed casino. The state constitution prohibits a private-run lottery. A casino is the same as a lottery, so the casino and the...

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