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November - December 2004
Indian Gaming News

31st December          California           San Francisco Chronicle
California tribe dumps Trump from its casino

28th December          Regina, Saskatchewan           Toronto Globe & Mail
Smoking ban in aboriginal casinos called unlikely
Saskatchewan commences a province-wide smoking ban in public places 1st January.

28th December          Catskill Mountains, New York           Record Online
Casino stakes too high for some, Others think 5 will make Catskills come alive

28th December          New York & California           New York Post/Reuters
Trump sells $6 Million license

27th December          Palm Springs, California           Yahoo/Business Wire
Trump Transfers Management of Trump 29 Casino to Tribe
Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts are getting a payoff of just $6 million to relinquish their management contract.  -

26th December          Oklahoma           KOTV Tulsa
Three Tribal Casinos Threatened With Closure

22nd December          Niagara Falls, N.Y.           Buffalo Business Journal
2nd casino prompts rapid rise in Seneca Nation income
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20th December          Phoenix, Arizona  Business Journal
Gaming allows tribes to flex political muscle

19th December          San Diego           San Diego Union-Tribune
Crowds offer cover; some gamblers lured to transport people

16th December          Hollywood, Florida           South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Seminoles open retail and entertainment complex near casino

16th December          Connecticut           Newsday/AP
Casinos take in $127 million from slots in November
During the month the Mohegan Sun had an average of 6,235 slots and Foxwoods 7,386.

15th December          Hollywood, Florida           South Florida Sun-Sentinel
1st Indian gaming room turns 25

12th December          Cabazon, California           The Desert Sun
Competition heats up between tribal casinos
Desertís mini-Vegas causes stir
The 24 storey, $250 million Morongo Casino Resort & Spa located 20 miles west of Palm Springs had it's official opening last week.  -

9th December          Sacramento, California           The Desert Sun
Morongo tribe to discuss gaming dispute

8th December          Monticello, New York           New York Times
2 More Tribes Drop Claims in Exchange for Casinos

4th December          Connecticut           The Day
Beecher Says Casino Operators Cannot Regulate Themselves

2nd December          Sacramento           San Francisco Chronicle
State, tribe debate definition of slot machine

2nd December          Michigan & Indiana           NWI Times
Pokagons protest Boyd Gaming consultant's fee

28th November          Sacramento           Sacramento Bee
Gambling issue refuses to go away

27th November          Albany, New York           Newsday/AP
Oneidas mount ad campaign to block rival tribe's casino deal

26th November          Sacramento, California           Pasadena Star News
Governor goes after Morongo's video slots

25th November          Sacramento, California           The Desert Sun
Meeting set over illegal video terminals

25th November          Palm Springs, California           The Desert Sun
Trumpís gaming license examined

18th November          Sacramento, California           San Diego Union-Tribune
Governor wants video lottery devices out of 2 casinos
The Pechanga and Morongo tribes have nearly 3,700 VLT devices from Multimedia games.

18th November          Washington & Texas           The Guardian/AP
Consultant Takes 5th in Indian Casino Case

17th November          California  Casinos Map - Press release
55697 Slot Machines at Indian Casinos in California

16th November          Connecticut  
Casinos Take In $140 Million From Slots In October
During October the Mohegan Sun had an average of 6,237 slots and Foxwoods 7,244.

15th November          New York State            Yahoo/Business Wire
Empire Resorts, Inc Announces Historic Settlement Agreement between New York and Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma

15th November          New York State            Yahoo/Business Wire & AP
Empire Resorts to Acquire Concord and Grossinger's Catskill Mountain Resorts and Golf Properties
Empire Resorts to Buy 2 Catskills Resorts

12th November          Temulca, California          San Diego Union-Tribune/AP
Pechanga tribe refuses to move its 'video' slots

12th November          Wisconsin & Mexico          Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
Next stop for tribal casino may be Cancun

10th November          Sacramento          Fresno Bee/AP
Schwarzenegger's office accuses tribes of violating gambling compacts
The Morongo and Pechanga tribes are accused of placing more slots than allowed under the terms of their compacts with the state.

9th November          Florida
Seminole tribe paid $5 million against slots

7th November         South Florida            Miami Herald
Slots could spread to Indian casinos

7th November         Florida            Sun-Sentinel - Columnist opinion
Will the anti-gambling Seminoles shut their casinos ?

3rd November           Sacramento          Sacramento Bee & San Francisco Chronicle
Both Indian gambling measures fail
Props. 68 and 70 go down big -- voters like the governor's deals
Propositions 68 and 70 that would have both expanded casino gaming in California have both suffered crashing defeats.

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