Opinion: California tribes face gaming backlash

Opinion: California tribes face gaming backlash (February 17, 2005)

"Indian casinos are generating an estimated $6 billion a year, so the marketplace is telling us that Californians like to gamble. But some supporters of Indian gaming are concerned that high-profile controversies over proposed urban casinos could turn public sentiment...

Schwarzenegger  suggests tribes in breach of pact

Schwarzenegger suggests tribes in breach of pact (February 17, 2005)

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) is suggesting that some tribes may be in breach of the tribal-state compact for offering more than 2,000 gaming devices. Schwarzenegger's spokesperson cited a ruling [PDF] from the California Gambling Control Commission. The ruling concluded...

Tribe finds partners for off-reservation casino

Tribe finds partners for off-reservation casino (February 17, 2005)

The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa has entered into a development and management partnership for an off-reservation casino near Grand Forks, North Dakota. The tribe is working with the Useldinger brothers, who are offering 400 acres south of the city...

Wisconsin tribe looks to Mexico for  casino

Wisconsin tribe looks to Mexico for casino (February 17, 2005)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Ojibwe is considering a floating casino off the coast of Mexico. The tribe is being asked to invest $2 million in the venture with three partners. They would operate the Dream Catcher ship out...

States to tackle off-reservation gaming at summit

States to tackle off-reservation gaming at summit (February 17, 2005)

Off-reservation casinos will be one of the topics at the Western Governors' Association summit on Indian gaming next month. A growing number of tribes are seeking casinos away from their reservations, even in other states. In nearly every case, state...

Governor not seen as obstacle in Ohio casino deal

Governor not seen as obstacle in Ohio casino deal (February 17, 2005)

Ohio Gov. Bob Taft (R) says he's opposed to the expansion of gaming but his position won't necessarily hurt the Eastern Shawnee Tribe's casino plans, according to some law professors. Blake Watson, a University of Dayton law professor and former...

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