North Dakota tribes see promise in Mississippi (July 21, 2006)

Two North Dakota tribes see a world of promise in Mississippi as they move forward with plans to open casinos in Tunica. The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians and the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation operate casinos on their...

Gaming executive leaves Pascua Yaqui Tribe (July 21, 2006)

For the second time in recent months, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona has lost its chief gaming executive officer. Edmund Miranda resigned last November. He was replaced by William Walsh, who resigned on Monday. Acting as CEO for now...

Narragansett Tribe refuses share of slot revenues (July 21, 2006)

The Narragansett Tribe is refusing nearly $400,000 in video slot machine revenues from the state of Rhode Island. "Money helps. Money isn't everything. And some of us still have our dignity," Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas told NBC 10 News....

Pombo decides 'casino night' fundraiser in bad taste (July 21, 2006)

Rep. Richard Pombo (R-California), the chairman of the House Resources Committee, canceled his "casino night" fundraiser that was scheduled to take place next week. Pombo decided to cancel the event because it coincides with a markup on a bill to...