Study: Oregon tribal gaming contributes $1B to state (March 9, 2005)

Tribal gaming in Oregon contributes $1 billion to the state economy and millions in state and local taxes, according to a report released on Tuesday. The Oregon Gaming Alliance analyzed economic and other data to gauge the impact of tribal...

Column: Indian gaming improves reservation life (March 9, 2005)

"For centuries, the numbers of life have been stacked against the nation's first people. Native Americans were last, or nearly so, in life expectancy, education, income, job skills, decent housing and economic opportunity. But they were first, or nearly so,...

Wisconsin city approves deals for off-reservation casino (March 9, 2005)

The city council in Kenosha, Wisconsin, approved two agreements for the Menominee Nation's proposed off-reservation casino. The tribe agreed to share revenues with the city and reimburse the city for municipal services. The council voted 13-2 to approve the agreements....

Slots approved in one county, rejected in another (March 9, 2005)

Slot machines are coming to South Florida with the approval of Class III gaming by voters in one county. Voters in Broward County and Miami-Dade County went to the polls on Tuesday. Broward voters approved slot machines with 57 percent...

Unrecognized tribe wants share of Rhode Island track (March 9, 2005)

An unrecognized tribe whose land claim has been rejected in the courts is claiming ownership of Rhode Island's only racetrack. The leader of the Seaconke Wampanoag Tribe says the Lincoln Park track is located on aboriginal territory. Chief Sachem Wilfred...