Mohegan Tribe worried about off-reservation debate (March 17, 2006)

Indianz.Com Listening Lounge House Resources Committee Hearing on Off-Reservation Gaming, March 15, 2006. • Witness List • Introduction - 4:21 - 0.99MB Panel I• Testimony - 10:55 - 2.5MB | Q&A - 77:55 - 17.8MBJames Cason, Associate Deputy Secretary, U.S....

Gaming revenue bill sent to Schwarzenegger (March 17, 2006)

A bill to distribute $50 million in gaming revenues to local communities is ready for California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's signature. Tribes contribute a portion of their revenues to the Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund. The money is then sent to...

BIA holds hearing on off-reservation casino (March 17, 2006)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs held a hearing on Tuesday to take comments about a proposed off-reservation casino in the Bay Area. The Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians wants to build a 25,000-square-foot casino with 2,000 slot machines, poker...

Opinion: Tribes put gaming money to good use (March 17, 2006)

"The Kansas Senate is considering the creation of two state-owned casinos — one in Kansas City, Kan., and one in southeast Kansas. The Senate is also considering the introduction of slot machines at other venues across the state. This bill...

Another city in Ohio receptive to Shawnee casino (March 17, 2006)

Officials in Lima, Ohio, say the city should jump at the chance to host a tribal casino. The city council heard from the Eastern Shawnee Tribe on Monday night. The tribe, based in Oklahoma, is proposing a $300 million to...