Dual casino plan raises questions under IGRA (September 15, 2004)

Two California tribes have agreed to put aside their differences over a casino but now they face questions from the federal government. The Viejas and Ewiiaapaayp tribes want to operate two casinos side-by-side on the Viejas Reservation. The Viejas tribe...

Chickasaw members seek share of gaming profits (September 15, 2004)

Members of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma want to share in the tribe's gaming profits. The Chickasaw Alliance, a group boasting 3,000 members, is seeking approval for a $5,000 per capita payment. A letter was sent to Chickasaw legislators. The...

North Dakota lawmakers want input into gaming pacts (September 15, 2004)

North Dakota lawmakers are drafting a bill that would require legislative approval of all gaming compacts between the state and tribes. Lawmakers say they want to act now rather than during a crisis. Currently, they have no final say over...

Ho-Chunk president questions off-reservation plan (September 15, 2004)

The president of the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin is questioning a proposal for an off-reservation casino resort in Illinois. The tribe's legislative branch announced plans to turn 432 acres in a Chicago suburb into an entertainment destination. The branch already...

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