California tribal compacts an election issue (November 6, 2006)

Six California tribes have made gaming compacts an issue in the election, spending millions on casino-friendly candidates. The six tribes donated $9.26 million to Team 2006, their new political action committee. The committee has spent almost three million to support...

Narragansett Tribe down to wire on casino vote (November 6, 2006)

Tomorrow is judgment day in Rhode Island for the Narragansett Tribe. The tribe and its partner, Harrah's Entertainment, are asking voters to amend the state constitution to authorize a $1 billion casino resort. Voters have rejected the idea in the...

Choctaw chief vows to abide by gaming referendum (November 6, 2006)

$stalker Mississippi Choctaw Chief Phillip Martin says the tribe won't move forward with an off-reservation casino unless the community supports it. Martin asked Jackson County to schedule a non-binding referendum on the casino in 2008, during the next presidential election....

Ads blast Wisconsin governor over gaming tribes (November 6, 2006)

A series of campaign ads blast Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle (D) for his association with gaming tribes. Republican challenger Mark Green, who currently serves in the U.S. House, accuses Doyle of changing his mind on gaming after he received the...

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