Oklahoma tribe offered card game without approval (February 7, 2005)

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation offered blackjack at its casino even though it hasn't received formal approval to do so, The Oklahoman reports. The tribe has suspended the games but apparently began offering them early last month, long before its compact...

Opinion: Minnesota tribes should share revenues (February 7, 2005)

"By now, nearly every Minnesotan is probably aware of Gov. Tim Pawlenty's plans to raise additional state revenue through either new revenue-sharing with existing Native American casinos or a partnership with the less fortunate tribes of our state. As House...

Gov. Bush not ready to talk gaming with tribe (February 7, 2005)

Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) says he isn't ready to talk about a gaming compact with the Miccosukee Tribe. "This is very complicated stuff," he told Knight Ridder. "There are no negotiations under way." The tribe sent a letter to...

Coburn says gaming not good for tribes or state (February 7, 2005)

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma), a new member of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, met with leaders of Oklahoma's Five Civilized Tribes last week, saying he opposes gaming but will work with tribes on their issues. "I was very explicit...

Editorial: Tribal gaming has to end somewhere (February 7, 2005)

"Bay Area officials were shocked when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced last year that he had negotiated a compact with the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians to open a giant 5,000-slot-machine casino in San Pablo, twice as many slots as in...

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