Two tribes propose off-reservation casinos (June 6, 2005)

Two California tribes are proposing off-reservation casinos just outside of Merced in Merced County. The North Fork Mono Tribe is seeking a casino south of the city. The California Valley Miwok Tribe, is looking at a site just west. The...

Editorial: Double whammy on off-reservation gaming (June 6, 2005)

"For those concerned about the unchecked growth of casino gambling, there has been good news on two fronts. In both instances, the news may thwart schemes aimed at promoting the spread of Indian casino gambling in California and elsewhere. First,...

Tribal slot machine bill approved but faces veto (June 6, 2005)

The Maine Legislature gave final approval on Friday to a bill to allow the Passamaquoddy Tribe to open a race track with slot machines. The vote in the Senate was 19-15, less than the two-thirds majority needed to break the...

State expects another gaming lawsuit by Jena Band (June 6, 2005)

Louisiana attorney general Charles Foti expects the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians to file a second lawsuit over the state's refusal to negotiate a Class III gaming compact. The tribe has already filed a lawsuit in state court, seeking...

Kickapoo Tribe in Texas sees success with casino (June 6, 2005)

The Kickapoo Tribe is seeing success with the only Indian casino in the state of Texas. The other two tribes in the state -- the Tiguas in El Paso and the Alabama-Coushatta near Livingston -- had casinos but were forced...

Editorial: Off-reservation casino ad is misleading (June 6, 2005)

"Oregonians are being treated to a TV ad campaign that's just about as slick as a poker card dealt from the bottom of the deck. 'Gov. Kulongoski thinks Oregon needs another casino,' the narrator solemnly intones as images of Ted...