Eastern Cherokee per capita payouts up 12 percent (December 8, 2006)

Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina saw a 12 percent increase in their per capita payments. Every member of the tribe received $4,699 in casino profits on December 1. For 13,500 people, that amounts to...

Narragansett Tribe casino campaign cost $17.8M (December 8, 2006)

Harrahs Entertainment spent $17.8 million trying to convince Rhode Island voters to approve a casino for the Narragansett Tribe, The Providence Journal reports. More than $6.1 million was spent in the final two weeks before Election Day. Despite the...

Cherokee Nation breaks ground on casino expansion (December 8, 2006)

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma broke ground on a $55 million casino expansion project on Thursday. The tribe is basically rebuilding the 50,000 square-foot Cherokee Casino. The facility will grow to 200,000 square-feet and will have about 1,250 gaming machines...

County won't fight Cowlitz Tribe casino agreement (December 8, 2006)

$stalker Commissioners in Clark County, Washington, dropped their legal challenge to a memorandum of understanding with the Cowlitz Tribe. The county signed the MOU to provide services to the tribe's proposed casino. But legal questions arose because parts of the...

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