Grand Forks leaders open to urban tribal casino (September 1, 2004)

Officials in Grand Forks, North Dakota, say they are open to the possibility of a tribal casino in the city. The Turtle Mountain Ojibwe Tribe has already met with some officials to discuss the idea. If approved, it would be...

Tiny California tribe seeks casino near Gilroy (September 1, 2004)

A tiny California tribe with just four adult members is seeking a casino in the Gilroy area. The California Valley Miwok Tribe, formerly known as the Sheep Ranch Rancheria Miwoks, is eyeing sites in northern San Benito County or in...

Vegas casino family raised $1M for Schwarzenegger (September 1, 2004)

The family that owns the Palms casino in Las Vegas raised more than $1 million for California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R), who said he wouldn't take money from gaming interests. Gavin and Joe Maloof organized a fundraiser for Schwarzenegger at...

Ernie Stevens: Gaming adequately regulated (September 1, 2004)

"Indian gaming is regulated by three governments: Tribal, federal and state. In addition to the NIGC, the tribes work with the Department of Justice's FBI, Treasury's IRS and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs within Interior....