Creek Nation council opposes state gaming question (October 15, 2004)

The council of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation voted last night to oppose State Question 712, a ballot initiative that would legalize certain electronic casino machines for tribes and racetracks. One council member called SQ 712 a "new treaty" that would...

Potawatomi tribe opposes Menominee casino (October 15, 2004)

The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe has launched a group called Citizens Seeking Honest Answers to oppose the Menominee Nation's proposal for an off-reservation casino. The Potawatomis operate the only casino in the Milwaukee area. Another one would threaten the $250...

Partner of firm handling land claim tapped by state (October 15, 2004)

A partner of the law firm handling the Delaware Nation's land claim in Pennsylvania has been tapped to head the state's gaming commission. Thomas A. "Tad" Decker will step down from the Cozen O'Connor firm. He says he was not...

Mohegan Tribe interested in Pennsylvania track (October 15, 2004)

The Mohegan Tribe in Connecticut is interested in acquiring a racetrack in Pennsylvania that is eligible for slot machines. The tribe was contacted about purchasing The Downs at Pocono. The facility is one of 14 sites that can offer slot...

Schwarzenegger: 'The Indians are ripping us off' (October 15, 2004)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) repeated his claim that "Indians are ripping us off" at a campaign stop on Thursday. Schwarzenegger told people in San Diego that tribes with casinos are not doing anything for the state. "They pay off...

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