Editorial: Stop Vegas-style gaming in California (November 1, 2006)

"The main thing to remember about Measure H on the Nov. 7 ballot is this: If you want your locally elected representatives to do everything possible to stop any proposal to build a casino south of town, vote “yes” on...

California tribes back casino-friendly politicians (November 1, 2006)

Six California tribes have contributed $9.1 million to an independent political campaign that is rewarding casino-friendly politicians. The members of Team 2006 say they support anyone who backs Indian gaming. But so far, most of the money has gone to...

Pala Band buys land around another tribe's casino (November 1, 2006)

The Pala Band of Mission Indians has purchased 1,800 acres of land that surrounds another tribe's casino. The Pala Band paid a whopping $27 million for the citrus orchards and undeveloped land. The tribe already owns avocado groves in the...

Narragansett rider at issue in Senate campaign (November 1, 2006)

The Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Rhode Island says he personally opposes a casino but say the Narragansett Tribe was unfairly stripped of its rights through a midnight rider. During a debate on Monday, candidate Sheldon Whitehouse said he...

Arizona tribal gaming revenue up 15 percent (November 1, 2006)

Revenue at Arizona's tribal casinos was up 15 percent from the same period last year. The tribes shared more than $26.3 million with the state. The money goes to various state programs, with most of it used for education. Overall,...