Live from G2E: Day 2 (October 6, 2004)

Indianz.Com survived another day at the Global Gaming Expo. But we're not sure if we can take any more of Class II gaming! Does anyone even care about Class III anymore? Tuesday was the official start of the G2E trade...

Schwarzenegger wants loyalty from fellow Republicans (October 6, 2004)

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) says his fellow Republicans should support him when it comes to Indian gaming. Schwarzenegger is opposing Proposition 70, a ballot initiative sponsored by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. He is upset that Republican lawmakers...

Column: Don't gamble on slot machine initiative (October 6, 2004)

"If I-892 passes, Seattle could get slots at 105 places, in almost every neighborhood. Bellevue has 11 licensed spots. Woodinville six. Issaquah eight. Federal Way 14. Even tiny Black Diamond has three. Are we so hooked on gambling we need...

Ho-Chunk Nation acquires land in Illinois for $13.4M (October 6, 2004)

The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin has spent $13.4 million to acquire land in a Chicago, Illinois, suburb for a possible casino. The tribe plans a destination resort on the land. Development would include a casino, a shopping mall, a hotel,...

Minnesota tribes dispute governor's casino data (October 6, 2004)

The Minnesota Indian Gaming Association says Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) is distorting the amount of revenues generated by tribal casinos. Pawlenty claims that the tribal gaming industry in the state is worth $10 billion. But MIGA points out that the...

Non-Indian card clubs to discuss ending slot bid (October 6, 2004)

The non-Indian backers of a ballot initiative aimed at making tribes pay their "fair share" or lose their slot machines are considering dropping the campaign, The Los Angeles Times reports. Proposition 68 is floundering in the polls despite a hard-hitting...

Iowa Tribe announces plans for urban casino in Kansas (October 6, 2004)

The Iowa Tribe announced plans for an off-reservation casino near Wichita, Kansas. The tribe has partnered with a development group headed by former Wichita Mayor Bob Knight, according to news reports. No specific location was mentioned. The tribe has a...

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