Deputy blames crack epidemic on casino per cap (November 8, 2004)

The sheriff's deputy in Isabella County, Michigan, says members of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe are using their casino per capita checks to pay for their expensive drug habits. Deputy Kevin Dush Sr. blames the crack epidemic on tribal members. “Our...

Schwarzenegger claims control over Class II games (November 8, 2004)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) is threatening to take legal action against two tribes who are operating Class II machines. The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians and the Morongo Band of Mission Indians offer video lottery terminals at their casinos....

Editorial: Off-reservation casino a long shot (November 8, 2004)

"[T]he meeting at which representatives of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and the Grand Forks City Council will talk about a casino is Monday. So, there's still time to invite a person who ought to be at that meeting:...

Oklahoma tribe eyes casino in southern New Mexico (November 8, 2004)

The Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma is looking to open a casino in southern New Mexico. The tribe has ancestral ties to the region. The Chiricahua Apaches lived there before being imprisoned in Florida then sent to Oklahoma. Some...