Tribes oppose off-reservation casino in New Mexico (March 18, 2005)

Three tribes spoke against an off-reservation casino in southern New Mexico at a Bureau of Indian Affairs hearing on the proposal Jemez Pueblo is seeking approval to acquire land for gaming. The tribe's reservation is 300 miles away in the...

Navajo community to more forward with casino (March 18, 2005)

The Navajo community of Shiprock will move forward with casino plans but is willing to discuss revenue sharing with the Navajo Nation government, Shiprock Chapter President Duane “Chili” Yazzie said. The Shiprock Chapter signed an agreement with K-V Enterprises to...

California tribe might get into off-track betting (March 18, 2005)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians could offer off-track betting at its new casino. The tribe's compact allows for off-track betting. The paperwork still needs to filed with the state, however, a move that could impact a betting parlor...

Landless tribe criticizes off-reservation casino bill (March 18, 2005)

Lorie Jaimes, the chairwoman of the Greenville Rancheria of Maidu Indians from California, testified against a proposed bill to limit off-reservation casinos. Jaimes said the bill proposed by Rep. Richard Pombo (R-California) would give local communities too much authority over...