Editorial: Oklahoma gaming could increase addiction (May 12, 2005)

"As The Oklahoman's Tony Thornton reported this week, the brisk business has some casinos knocking out walls in order to make room for more card tables. State officials expect that even if the current poker buzz begins to ebb, the...

Minnesota casino plan faces crucial committee vote (May 12, 2005)

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's faltering plan for two state-sponsored casinos in the Twin Cities faces a key committee vote as early as today. Pawlenty (R) is proposing a state-tribal casino and a racino at the Canterbury Park racetrack. But two...

Menominee Nation touts off-reservation casino (May 12, 2005)

The Menominee Nation of Wisconsin released a study on Wednesday to promote a proposed off-reservation casino. The tribe wants to convert an old dog track in Kenosha into a Class III casino. But there is opposition from the Forest County...

Cayuga Nation elects casino-friendly government (May 12, 2005)

Member of the Cayuga Nation of New York have elected the tribe's first governing council in hopes of moving forward with a casino in the Catskills. The casino faced doubts when the tribe's representative said he didn't support a settlement...