Editorial: Joint tribal-state racino a better idea (March 11, 2005)

"The most defensible reason for the state to get into the casino act now is not to plug a hole in the state budget, or to enrich private interests, which Canterbury's racino proposal has great potential to do. It is...

State to investigate off-reservation casinos (March 11, 2005)

Ohio state attorney general Jim Petro plans to investigate three off-reservation deals signed by the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma. Meanwhile, Sen. George Voinovich (R-Ohio) said he is working on legislation to block the tribe from opening a casino in...

Oregon tribe considers racino project in Portland (March 11, 2005)

The Confederated Grande Ronde Tribes are in preliminary talks to turn a racetrack in Portland, Oregon, into a "racino." The tribes and the operator of the Portland Meadows want to add slot machines to the facility. But some, including Gov....