Passamaquoddy Tribe's gaming initiative rejected (March 2, 2006)

The Passamaquoddy Tribe suffered defeat on Wednesday when the Secretary of State said the tribe's gaming initiative won't make the ballot due to invalid signatures. The tribe had collected around 60,000 signatures in hopes of placing the issue on the...

Third time might be a charm for Massachusetts tribe (March 2, 2006)

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts might get a third chance to gain approval for a Class III casino. Two earlier efforts, one in 1994 and the other in 2001, failed despite intense lobbying by the tribe. State lawmakers refused...

Barstow casino initiative headed to ballot (March 2, 2006)

A ballot referendum is headed for the ballot in Barstow, California, now that a judge dismissed a challenge to the initiative. The Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians and the Big Lagoon Rancheria, along with their gaming developer,...

Business leaders hear about Cowlitz Tribe's casino (March 2, 2006)

Business leaders in Clark County, Washington, heard about the Cowlitz Tribe's proposal for a $510 million casino resort. Philip Harju, a tribal member and former county prosecutor, said the project will bring benefits to the region. He promised jobs and...