Casino firm fights Cheyenne-Arapaho takeover (August 28, 2007)

A gaming management company is suing leaders of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, accusing them of an illegal casino takeover. Gov. Darrell Flyingman took control of the tribe's Lucky Star Casinos on August 19. He acted when the National Indian...

Big fight looms on California gaming referendum (August 28, 2007)

The fight over four new gaming compacts could get even uglier, The Los Angeles Times reports. A union and a racetrack owner are gathering signatures for a petition to put the compacts to a public vote. But the four tribes...

Sandia Pueblo casino sued over unpaid 'jackpot' (August 28, 2007)

A New Mexico man says Sandia Pueblo owes him $1.6 million for a "jackpot" he won at the tribe's casino. Gary Hoffman was playing a nickel slot machine on August 16, 2006, when he thought he won $1,597,244.10. But the...

Lawyer leads Gabrielino group's quest for casino (August 28, 2007)

Jonathan Stein, a 50-year-old lawyer, is single-handedly pushing a faction of the Gabrielino-Tongva Nation of California towards a casino even though the tribe lacks federal recognition. Stein, who is non-Indian, calls himself the chief executive officer of the Gabrielino-Tongva...

Editorial: Florida tribes have upper hand on gaming (August 28, 2007)

"It's understandable If Floridians are unsure of what to think about Gov. Charlie Crist's negotiations with the state's Indian tribes to allow Las Vegas-style gambling in the numerous reservation casinos around the state. Because so far, the proposed terms of...

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