Navajo Nation council to hold gaming session (November 18, 2004)

The Navajo Nation council is holding a working session today and tomorrow to focus on gaming. Representatives of the National Indian Gaming Commission, including Chairman Phil Hogen, and the Arizona Indian Gaming Association are scheduled to present. Navajo lawmakers say...

Kansas lawmaker pulls review of urban casino (November 18, 2004)

A compact to authorize the first urban casino in Kansas suffered a setback on Wednesday when a top lawmaker pulled it from consideration. House Speaker Doug Mays, a Republican, would not allow the Legislative Coordinating Council to vote on the...

Mille Lacs Band blasts governor for 'smear campaign' (November 18, 2004)

The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe withdrew its offer to negotiate a new gaming agreement with the state on Wednesday, accusing Gov. Tim Pawlenty of conducting a "smear campaign" against tribes. Melanie Benjamin, the tribe's chief executive, wrote a letter...

Puyallup Tribe gets approval to relocate casino (November 18, 2004)

The Puyallup Tribe of Washington will be able to relocate its riverboat casino to dry land under changes to its tribal-state compact. The tribe is moving the casino to the site of a former hotel. The tribe is awaiting approval...