Western Governors summit on Indian gaming opens (March 30, 2005)

The Western Governors' Association opened its executive summit on Indian gaming in Denver, Colorado, on Tuesday. Colorado Gov. Bill Owens (R), the chair of the WGA, and South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds (R) welcomed 23 tribes and 5 tribal organizations...

Tribal-state off-reservation casino advances (March 30, 2005)

A Minnesota House committee voted along party lines to approve a proposal tribal-state casino in the Twin Cities on Tuesday amid opposition from some members of the tribes involved. The committee voted 12-11 on the tribal-state partnership, with all Republicans...

California tribe gets temporary liquor license for casino (March 30, 2005)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has been awarded a temporary liquor license to sell liquor at its new casino. The California Alcoholic Beverage Control Board approved the license over the objections of local officials and residents. The decision...

Pitch begins for voters in Ohio to approve gaming (March 30, 2005)

The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma and its supporters are launching campaigns to convince voters in Ohio to approve off-reservation casinos. The tribe is eyeing up to nine sites throughout the state. Supporters say it is inevitable that gaming will...