NIGC worried about Chumash Tribe's regulation (October 29, 2004)

The National Indian Gaming Commission is concerned about the way the Chumash Tribe of California operates its casino, NIGC chairman Phil Hogen said. Hogen responded to a press report that said at least seven tribal gaming commissioners have problems in...

Schwarzenegger strategist derides celebrity ads (October 29, 2004)

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) isn't worried that other celebrities are supporting Indian gaming, a spokesperson said. "I don’t think most voters look to actors from the ’80s for their cues on how to vote," Todd Harris told The Palm Springs...

Hundreds attend debate on off-reservation casino (October 29, 2004)

A debate over a proposed off-reservation casino in the Chicago suburbs attracted 500 people on Thursday night, The Northwest Indiana Times reported. The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin has purchased land in the suburb of Lynwood. The tribe is seeking an...

Kickapoo Tribe in Texas opens bigger casino (October 29, 2004)

The Kickapoo Tribe of Texas opened its brand new casino on Thursday. The 110,000-square-foot building is three times the size of the old facility. It boasts an area where the Tejano Music Awards will be held next year. The tribe...

Minnesota tribes blast GOP's gaming ads (October 29, 2004)

Minnesota tribes are criticizing the state Republican party for radio ads that urge voters to support revenue-sharing compacts. There are no tribal gaming issues on the November 2 ballot but the ads will be aired before the election. Tribal leaders...

Stillaguamish Tribe's wait pays off with casino (October 29, 2004)

The Stillaguamish Tribe of Washington opened the doors to its first casino last night and saw large crowds. The tribe experienced some difficulties in getting the casino off the ground. The tribe spent nearly $9 million to relocate tribal members...