Narragansett Tribe discusses state revenue plan

Narragansett Tribe discusses state revenue plan (February 15, 2005)

Leaders of the Narragansett Tribe met with Rhode Island Gov. Don Carcieri (R) on Monday to discuss a proposal to share revenues from the state's only gaming facility. Carcieri wants 5 percent of revenues from Lincoln Park's slot machines to...

Native women in charge of Arizona  gaming group

Native women in charge of Arizona gaming group (February 15, 2005)

Native women are in the top leadership positions at the Arizona Indian Gaming Association. Bernadine Boyd, vice president of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, was recently elected as vice chairwoman of the organization. Herminia Frias, chairwoman of the Pascua Yaqui...

Lytton Band not worried about McCain's comments

Lytton Band not worried about McCain's comments (February 15, 2005)

The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians is not worried about Sen. John McCain's call for a hearing on off-reservation gaming, a tribal spokesperson said. The tribe obtained 9.5 acres in the Bay Area through an appropriations rider. The language backdated...

Oneida Nation leader blasts Pataki for gaming deals

Oneida Nation leader blasts Pataki for gaming deals (February 15, 2005)

Oneida Nation representative Ray Halbritter accused New York Gov. George Pataki (R) of using gaming deals with out-of-state tribes to benefit friends and developers. Halbritter told Senate Democrats that Pataki's law firm "stands to make millions in fees for pulling...

Oklahoma's Indian gaming industry expanding

Oklahoma's Indian gaming industry expanding (February 15, 2005)

Tribes in Oklahoma are undergoing a major expansion of their gaming facilities now that Class III games and electronic casino machines have been legalized. Several tribes signed a compact with the state to offer the new games. Brian Foster, chairman...

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