Jamul Band criticized for demolishing homes (March 14, 2007)

The Jamul Band of Kumeyaay Indians broke its promise not to demolish homes to make way for a casino, San Diego County Supervisor Dianne Jacob said. Jacob said Jamul Chairman Leon Acebedo went back on his word to wait...

Graton Rancheria offers funds to keep hospital open (March 14, 2007)

The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria are offering to keep the Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento, California, up and running. The tribe wants to open a casino in the Bay Area. The project is still in the federal review process...

Racetracks want limits on California tribes (March 14, 2007)

Horse racing interests are teaming with labor unions to seek changes to a new gaming compact in California. Five tribes signed compacts with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) last year. But Democrats, acting on behalf of unions, blocked approval of the...

New Mexico gaming compacts closer to approval (March 14, 2007)

The New Mexico Senate voted 27-14 on Tuesday to approve new gaming compacts with 10 tribes. The agreement allows tribes to operate until 2037 and imposes limits on non-Indian gaming facilities. In exchange, the tribes will exchange more of their...

Shakopee Tribe replaces first casino with new one (March 14, 2007)

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota is replacing its first gaming facility with a new casino. The Little Six Casino began as a high-stakes bingo hall 25 years ago. It's now being replaced by a 25,000-square-foot facility set...

Opinion: Debate New Mexico gaming compacts (March 14, 2007)

Guy Clark is the executive director of the New Mexico Coalition Against Gambling. "Because of a federal court ruling and inadequate proposed state regulation, New Mexico could get locked into 38-year tribal casino compacts with virtually no regulation. In October...