Tribe's Bay Area casino proposal stirs debate (February 8, 2005)

The Lower Lake Rancheria Koi Nation says a casino in Oakland, California, will save its culture while providing jobs and revenues for the local community. The landless tribe is seeking approval to have land near the Oakland International Airport placed...

Ho-Chunk Nation withholds compact payments (February 8, 2005)

Leaders of the Ho-Chunk Nation say they are justified in withholding more than $60 million in compact payments from the state. The tribe signed a compact calling for revenue-sharing. But since the state Supreme Court said Gov. Jim Doyle (D)...

California tribes oppose off-reservation casino (February 8, 2005)

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association, the state's largest inter-tribal organization, has taken a stand against an off-reservation casino in the Bay Area. The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians signed a compact with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) to turn a...

Eastern Cherokee casino attracts 3.5M visitors (February 8, 2005)

Nearly 3.5 million people visit the casino owned by the Eastern Band of Cherokees, making it one of the most popular tourist attractions in North Carolina. The only federally-recognized tribe in the state got into the gaming business in 1996....

Rhode Island governor seeks gaming fund for tribe (February 8, 2005)

Rhode Island Gov. Donald Carcieri (R) proposed to share revenues from the state's only racetrack with the Narragansett Tribe. As part of $435 million buyout of the Lincoln Park track, Carcieri said the tribe could get between $6 million and...

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