Schwarznegger's compacts fail to meet promises

Schwarznegger's compacts fail to meet promises (February 3, 2005)

Compacts signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) and a handful of tribes have failed to deliver on promises to inject more than $1 billion into the state budget. Schwarzenegger promised that new slot machines added by the tribes would generate...

Coeur d'Alene Tribe forced to shut down betting

Coeur d'Alene Tribe forced to shut down betting (February 3, 2005)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho has been forced to stop offering off-track betting from New York in response to an organize crime scandal. The tribe is not involved or implicated in the investigation. Authorities in New York allege tracks...

Miccosukee Tribe seeks right to slot machines

Miccosukee Tribe seeks right to slot machines (February 3, 2005)

The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida says a recent ballot initiative clears the way for Class III slot machines at its casinos. Voters in two counties narrowly approved Amendment 4 last November. It allows each county to set up a referendum...

Wisconsin governor seeks arbitration over compact

Wisconsin governor seeks arbitration over compact (February 3, 2005)

Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle (D) said the state may go to arbitration if the Ho-Chunk Nation won't pay an estimated $30 million under the tribal-state gaming compact. Doyle said he was confident the tribe would make a payment eventually. But...

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