Coushatta Tribe reopens casino closed by Rita (October 12, 2005)

The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana reopened its casino today after being shut down by Hurricane Rita. The Coushatta Casino Resort suffered only minor damage in the hurricane. It was a power outage that force the tribe to close the facility....

County won't support tribe's land request (October 12, 2005)

The Tulare County, California, Board of Supervisors has voted against the Tule River Tribe's land-into-trust application out of fear the tribe will open a casino on the new land. The tribe is seeking approval to acquire 40 acres. According to...

Non-reservation casino plan prompts dispute (October 12, 2005)

A proposed non-reservation casino in California is bringing out some strong emotions among non-Indians and the tribes involved. The Big Sandy Band of Mono Indians plans to open a $250 million casino on a 40-acre Indian allotment. The tribe is...

Gov. Bush supports repeal of slot machine law (October 12, 2005)

Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) is negotiating a Class III gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe but he says he will support the repeal of a slot machine law that prompted him to talk with the tribe. Voters in Broward...

Non-Indian track wants gaming compact thrown out (October 12, 2005)

The owners of a non-Indian dog track has filed a motion with the Wisconsin Supreme Court, seeking to invalidate a new gaming compact between the state and the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe. The Dairyland Greyhound Park claims the compact is...