Editorial: Good news on gaming front in Oklahoma (March 3, 2006)

"State Treasurer Scott Meacham has reason to feel encouraged about the prospects of Oklahoma casino revenue increasing in the near future. Now that's news! Meacham played a central role in crafting legislation approved by voters in 2004 that allowed faster...

California court sends casino dispute to arbitration (March 3, 2006)

The California Court of Appeal voted 2-1 on Wednesday to order the Campo Band of Mission Indians into arbitration over a personal-injury lawsuit filed against the tribe's Golden Acorn Casino. Two judges said the tribe waived its sovereign immunity for...

Gaming critic now promotes Narragansett casino (March 3, 2006)

A former Providence, Rhode Island, city council member who rallied against gaming a decade ago is now promoting a casino sought by the Narragansett Tribe. Joshua N. Fenton was a leader of Providence Residents Against Casino Gambling back in 1993....

City urged to reject casino deal with Cowlitz Tribe (March 3, 2006)

Speakers at a city council hearing in Vancouver, Washington, rallied against a proposed casino agreement with the Cowlitz Tribe. The tribe drafted a memorandum of understanding for the city's consideration. It calls for tribe to pay the city for lost...

Snoqualmie Tribe obtains initial reservation for casino (March 3, 2006)

The Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington can start construction on a $90 million casino after winning approval for an initial reservation. The tribe was recognized through the Bureau of Indian Affairs process in 1999. Its 56-acre initial reservation qualifies for...