Mayor wants quick action on Kansas City casino

Mayor wants quick action on Kansas City casino (October 20, 2004)

Kansas lawmakers should approve a compact for the state's first urban tribal casino, Kansas City mayor Carol Marinovich said. Marinovich said the deal with the Kickapoo Tribe and the Sac and Fox Tribe will generate revenues and jobs. The Kansas...

Editorial: Vote no on Indian gaming propositions

Editorial: Vote no on Indian gaming propositions (October 20, 2004)

"Both Propositions 68 and 70 purport to force the state's casino-operating Indian tribes to pay their fair share of revenue to the state. But both measures are shams, funded by special interests whose real intention is to expand gambling in...

Schwarzenegger wants gaming tribes to open books

Schwarzenegger wants gaming tribes to open books (October 20, 2004)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) on Tuesday said compacts he negotiated with a handful of tribes give the state "the right to open up those casino books," The Los Angeles Times reported. Schwarzenegger negotiated 10 compacts with small tribes, most...

Tribe gave $1.8M to group endorsing gaming bid

Tribe gave $1.8M to group endorsing gaming bid (October 20, 2004)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians donated $1.8 million to a conservative anti-tax group that endorsed the tribe's gaming proposition. The tribe made the donation after Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association announced support for Proposition 70. Critics say the tribe...

Tribal leaders demand apology from Schwarzenegger

Tribal leaders demand apology from Schwarzenegger (October 20, 2004)

Tribal leaders in California are calling on Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) to apologize for claiming that Indians are "ripping us off" when it comes to gaming. The California Nations Indian Gaming Association issued as statement saying that Schwarzenegger's remarks were...

Poarch Creeks to ask NIGC for opinion on poker

Poarch Creeks to ask NIGC for opinion on poker (October 20, 2004)

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians has agreed to ask the National Indian Gaming Commission for an advisory opinion on non-banked poker games. Poarch Creek Chairman Eddie Tullis met with the U.S. Attorney's office in Alabama to discuss the tribe's...

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