Navajo community in Arizona eager to host casino

Navajo community in Arizona eager to host casino (March 14, 2005)

A Navajo Nation community in Arizona has authorized a study of a casino that would be located near a major interstate. The Leupp chapter is proposing a 600-slot machine casino near I-40. Leupp is about 50 miles outside of Flagstaff....

Lawmaker who helped tribe opposes casino deal

Lawmaker who helped tribe opposes casino deal (March 14, 2005)

The California Congressman who helped the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians obtain land for an off-reservation casino is urging state lawmakers to reject the tribe's gaming compact. Rep. George Miller (D-California) inserted a provision into an omnibus act that mandated...

Congress steps into off-reservation casino fight

Congress steps into off-reservation casino fight (March 14, 2005)

Efforts are growing in Congress to somehow curb or limit off-reservation casinos. Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona), chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, plans to hold hearings on the issue this spring. He warned the National Congress of American Indians...

Opinion: Exceptions the rule in Indian gaming

Opinion: Exceptions the rule in Indian gaming (March 14, 2005)

"Not all off-reservation tribal casino proposals are the same under federal law. Indeed, California has been overwhelmed with a variety of 'legal exceptions' to the general federal rule that land acquired after Oct. 17, 1988 cannot be used for gaming...

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