Agua Caliente Band's Proposition 70 fails (November 3, 2004)

California voters overwhelmingly rejected expansion of the state's growing gaming industry on Tuesday by rejecting two ballot initiatives. Proposition 70, sponsored by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, failed with a whopping 76 percent of voters saying no. Only...

Tribal-state gaming compact approved in Oklahoma (November 3, 2004)

An Oklahoma state ballot measure to legalize certain electronic casino machines for tribes and selected racetracks was approved at the polls on Tuesday. State Question 712 passed with nearly 60 percent of the vote. About 40 percent said no to...

Anti-tribal gaming measure in Washington fails (November 3, 2004)

A gaming initiative that Washington tribes spent more than $5 million to oppose was killed at the ballot box on Tuesday. Initiative 892 failed with only 39 percent of voters saying yes to the measure. A significant 61 percent voted...

Nebraska voters split on gaming initiatives (November 3, 2004)

Voters in Nebraska rejected one gaming measure on Tuesday but results are still pending on another initiative. Amendment 3 was rejected by 65 percent of voters, the Associated Press reported. The proposal would have legalized two casinos. Initiative 417 was...

Off-reservation casino in Wisconsin wins votes (November 3, 2004)

Voters in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, showed their support for an off-reservation casino in a nonbinding referendum on Tuesday. The Menominee Nation plans to convert a racetrack into a casino. The tribe needs state approval to acquire the land because it...

Michigan initiative to limit new gaming passes (November 3, 2004)

A ballot initiative in Michigan to limit new gaming was approved at the polls on Tuesday. Proposal 1 was leading with 60 percent of the vote. Opponents, including Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D) and top Republicans, conceded defeat. The measure requires...

South Florida gaming measure too close to call (November 3, 2004)

A Florida ballot measure that would have paved the way for slot machines in two counties was up in the air as of Tuesday. Amendment 4 would allow Miami-Dade and Broward counties to hold elections to legalize slot machines at...