Mayor wants casino for Seneca-Cayuga Tribe (March 8, 2007)

The mayor of Auburn, New York, wants the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma to have a casino in the city. Mayor Timothy Lattimore asked Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D) to negotiate a deal with the out-of-state tribe. Lattimore cited Spitzer's recent approval...

Wisconsin governor denies influence on casino (March 8, 2007)

Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle (D) says $100,000 in campaign contributions from an indicted businessman won't influence his decision on the Menominee Nation's off-reservation casino. Doyle accepted the money from Dennis Troha, a former partner in the Menominee casino. Troha pulled...

New Mexico gaming compacts set for final approval (March 8, 2007)

New gaming compacts with 10 of 13 New Mexico tribes are up for final legislative approval. The compacts, which would expire in 2037, give the state a bigger share -- capped at 10.75 percent -- of slot machine revenues. The...

Seminole Tribe pushes state to negotiate compact (March 8, 2007)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is still waiting on new Gov. Charlie Crist (R) to begin negotiations for a Class III compact. The tribe has the right to operate slot machines after voters approved them in South Florida in...

Tohono O'odham Nation builds $120M casino facility (March 8, 2007)

Construction is underway on a $120 million casino on the Tohono O'odham Nation in Arizona. The tribe started work on the 323,000-square-foot casino last April. It features a hotel, nightclub, five bars, a buffet, a steakhouse, a conference center,...