Editorial: Off-reservation casino has little support (March 8, 2005)

"When California voters passed Proposition 1A in 2000 supporting Indian gambling establishments, it is doubtful many thought it would open the door to huge Las Vegas-type casinos in urban areas. When Rep. George Miller placed a one-paragraph change in a...

Winnebago Tribe signs gaming compact with Iowa (March 8, 2005)

The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska announced a new gaming compact with the state of Iowa on Monday. The tribe operates a casino on trust land in Iowa. The new agreement will cover gaming there until the end of 2012. A...

Ohio city approves casino deals with Oklahoma tribe (March 8, 2005)

The city council in Lorain, Ohio, approved two off-reservation casino agreements with the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma. The council voted 9-1 on the tribe's land deal and on an agreement to share gaming revenues. An amendment bars the tribe...

Groups still willing to talk with tribe over urban casino (March 8, 2005)

Charitable groups in Grand Forks, North Dakota, say they are still willing to talk with the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians over a proposed urban casino. Six groups told the city council that their charitable gaming operations would be...