Off-reservation bill in Wisconsin in limbo (April 27, 2007)

A bill to add more hurdles to off-reservation casinos in Wisconsin appears to be dead. The state Assembly voted 57-38 in favor of Bill 205. It requires the Legislature, in addition to the governor, to approve off-reservation casinos. Senate Majority...

Grand Ronde Tribes want say off-reservation (April 27, 2007)

The Confederated Grand Ronde Tribes wants to be consulted on decisions affecting a proposed off-reservation casino in Oregon. The Grand Ronde want to be included in a list of tribes consulted by the Columbia River Gorge Commission. The tribe claims...

California tribe ups ante in compact fight (April 27, 2007)

The Morongo Band of Mission Indians of California is reportedly threatening to defeat an upcoming referendum if state lawmakers don't ratify six new tribal gaming compacts. The deals were approved by the Senate. But they face opposition in the Assembly,...

Maine governor vetoes Passamaquoddy racino (April 27, 2007)

As promised, Maine Gov. John Baldacci (D) vetoed a bill to allow the Passamaquoddy Tribe to operate a racetrack with slot machines. The House was unable to override the veto. That means the issue will end up on the November...