Pataki took Trump donation, then pulled casino deals (April 20, 2005)

New York Gov. George Pataki (R) says his decision to pull a bill to authorize five tribal casinos in the Catskills has nothing to do with a $10,000 donation from Donald Trump. Pataki accepted the money last Wednesday, two days...

No new money for towns near two tribal casinos (April 20, 2005)

Connecticut lawmakers have rejected a proposal to give more money to five Connecticut towns located near the state's two tribal casinos. The towns sought additional aid for impacts of the casinos on their communities. But Democratic leaders only gave them...

Plan for state-tribal casino in Minnesota falters (April 20, 2005)

Lawmakers in Minnesota say the controversial casino deal between the state and three tribes has fallen apart now that one tribe has rejected a proposed merger with a non-Indian racetrack. The Leech Lake, White Earth and Red Lake bands of...

BIA takes land into trust for Michigan tribe's casino (April 20, 2005)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs on Monday approved a Michigan tribe's land-into-trust request for gaming purposes. The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians plans to use 147 acres in western Michigan for a casino. The facility would include 2,500 slot machines,...