Chickasaw Nation opens state's largest casino (July 27, 2006)

The Chickasaw Nation opened the largest casino in Oklahoma last week to big crowds. The Riverwind Casino is located south of Norman. The 219,000 square-foot building boasts 2,220 electronic games, 72 table games, two restaurants and other amenities. The official...

Editorial: Congress should bar Lytton Band casino (July 27, 2006)

Indianz.Com Casino StalkerTracking casino proposals across Indian Country. "House Resources Committee Chairman Richard Pombo’s get-tougher attitude to establishing Indian casinos on tribal lands is up for a committee vote today. However, House Resolution 4893 omits important language offered by Sen....

NIGA opposes Rep. Pombo's IGRA amendments (July 27, 2006)

The National Indian Gaming Association said on Wednesday it opposes H.R.4893, a bill that would restrict off-reservation casinos. NIGA issued a statement [PDF] after the bill was approved 27-9 by the House Resources Committee. It said the measure would unfairly...

Gaming turns everything around for Tulalip Tribes (July 27, 2006)

In 1990, unemployment among the Tulalip Tribes was around 65 percent. But thanks to Indian gaming, everyone who wants a job can have one and more than half the 3,700 tribal members live on the reservation. With about 2,400...

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