Meskwaki Tribe could see competition on casino (November 10, 2006)

The Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa could see some competition if the city of Tama gets to open a casino. City leaders say a casino will help downtown revitalization efforts. Voters have approved the idea but it's still up to the...

Foxwoods casino hosts World Series of Poker (November 10, 2006)

Foxwoods Resort Casino, owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe of Connecticut, hosted the World Series of Poker on Thursday. Poker has enjoyed a surge of popularity due to televised games and big jackpot tournaments. The tribe has capitalized on the...

ICT: Tribes shouldn't fight NIGC Class III regulation (November 10, 2006)

"Dangerous doors flew open when a recent federal court decision sharply limited the National Indian Gaming Commission's regulatory powers. The decision gave a victory to a maverick tribe resisting NIGC oversight, but it could be short-lived. The D.C. Circuit Court...

Narragansett Tribe weighs payments from racino (November 10, 2006)

After losing a casino referendum on Election Day, the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island is debating whether to accept payments from a racino. Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas previously refused the money. He characterized it as a handout and as a...

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