Tribe's casino leads to big jump in traffic accidents (December 16, 2004)

Traffic accidents have increased 92 percent since the United Auburn Indian Community opened its casino in June 2003, the California Highway Patrol reported. CHP also reported a 600 percent increase in arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol or...

Connecticut tribes report slot machine revenues (December 16, 2004)

Connecticut's two tribes reported $127.1 million in slot machine revenues for November 2004. The Mohegan Tribe reported $64.8 million while the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation reported $62.3 million. Together, the tribes contributed $31.8 million to the state, or 25 percent...

Northern Arapaho Tribe banks future on casino (December 16, 2004)

The Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming won't open its new $10.3 million casino until fall of 2005 but tribal leaders already foresee a positive future. With unemployment running as high as 65 percent and 70 percent of tribal members living...

Michigan governor surprised by anti-compact vote (December 16, 2004)

Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D) was surprised when the Michigan Senate last week voted to rescind a compact with the Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians even though she never acted on it. The tribe has been fighting to open a...

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