California voters to decide on four compacts (February 5, 2008)

Voters in California are going to the polls today to decide on four controversial gaming compacts Propositions 94-97 ask voters to approve or reject compacts for the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, the Morongo Band of Mission Indians,...

Opinion: Interior bungled California compacts (February 5, 2008)

"On February 5, 2008, Californians will vote on whether four tribes can triple the number of slot machines in their casinos, from 8,000 to 25,000. But, no matter who wins, the losers will sue. And they will have good...

Groups pray to stop Ponca Tribe's casino (February 5, 2008)

Religious groups have launched a prayer drive against the Ponca Tribe's proposed casino in Iowa. Dozens of people from more than 20 different Christian groups went to the casino site in Carter Lake to oppose the casino. They hope their...

Column: Oklahoma tribes create casino hub (February 5, 2008)

"It’s a subtle change, but one that should be noted nonetheless. The Wyandotte Nation Casino, the newest casino in Oklahoma, is teaming up with Northpark Mall, the most visited destination in Joplin. This does not mean slot machines are...

Detroit mayor to testify against tribal casinos (February 5, 2008)

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick will testify against legislation to authorize two off-reservation casinos. Kilpatrick, who is embroiled in a potential perjury scandal, is one of several witnesses who oppose H.R. 2176 and H.R. 4115. The bills settle land claims...

Lawsuit over Sandia casino 'jackpot' dismissed (February 5, 2008)

A judge in New Mexico has dismissed a lawsuit that claimed Sandia Pueblo in New Mexico cheated a man out of a $1.6 million "jackpot." Gary Hoffman claimed he won the money on a slot machine at the Sandia...