Column: Slimmed-down Bay Area casino? Not really (February 9, 2005)

"The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians is expected to unveil its new "scaled-down" Casino San Pablo plan today -- and it's only about the size of your typical Ikea, plus a cruise ship terminal thrown in for good measure. The...

Editorial: Minnesota plan not good for tribes (February 9, 2005)

"A recent Star Tribune poll gave Gov. Tim Pawlenty a needed boost to build a metro-area casino and tap into American Indian tribes’ gambling revenues. The poll showed more than 60 percent of those polled support both initiatives. Public support...

City council in Ohio approves tribal casino deal (February 9, 2005)

The Monroe, Ohio, city council voted 6-1 on Tuesday night to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma for a $750 million casino resort. Monroe is one of as many as seven locations throughout the...

Narragansett Tribe to unveil gaming referendum (February 9, 2005)

The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island is making another attempt to open a Class III casino. The tribe and its supporters are unveiling new legislation that would put the casino on the November ballot. Last year's proposal was struck down...

Minnesota tribes surprised by $200M casino 'fee' (February 9, 2005)

Leaders of three Minnesota tribes seeking a Twin Cities casino in partnership with the state say they were never told of a $200 million "fee" announced by Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) in his State of the State address. "The governor's...

Connecticut tribes branch out gaming empires (February 9, 2005)

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes are spreading their influence in the gaming industry throughout the country. The Mohegan Tribe has partnered with tribes in Arizona, Washington and Wisconsin to open casinos there. The tribe also bought a major Pennsylvania racetrack...

Los Coyotes Band changes partner in casino bid (February 9, 2005)

The Los Coyotes Band of Mission Indians has chosen a new partner in its bid to open a casino in Barstow, California. The tribe is working with Jerry Argovitz, owner of the Texas-based Tribal Casinos Development. Argovitz has worked in...

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