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- Oregon's new power players. Baker, Dean // Oregon Business Magazine;Feb97, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p34
Describes the impact of casinos on Indian tribes and communities in Oregon. Creation of employment and infrastructure; Influence of former Portland lawyer Bruce Thomas; Advantages to the Indian tribes; Complaints on tax exemptions; Concerns about organized crimes. INSET: The ethical tar baby..
- What's luck got to do with it? Dimond, Kathy // Oregon Business Magazine;Feb97, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p38
Focuses on a proposal to build a casino by a corporation made up of Klamath Indian tribe members near Klamath Falls County, Oregon. Inexperience of the management team; Operational problems; Community and tribal concerns; Concerns from financial institutions.
- Tribes plan major casino expansions. Schwab, Dave // San Diego Business Journal;11/7/94, Vol. 15 Issue 45, p1
Reports that Barona and Viejas bands of Indians in San Diego County, California are spending a combined $20.5 million to add more than 60,000 square feet to their gaming facilities while Sycuan, a third Indian tribe operating a casino on its Dehesa Valley reservation opened a room devoted...
- Indians scoff at predicted demise of electronic gambling. Owens, Howard // San Diego Business Journal;7/01/96, Vol. 17 Issue 27, p1
Reports on the California Supreme Court's decision upholding Indian electronic gambling. Loss of state Attorney General Dan Lungren in the case; Attorney general's previous pronouncements predicting the demise of Indian gaming in California; Issues on the legality of Indian electronic gaming...
- Sullivan's casino gaming still making headlines, yet years away. Duvoli, John // Hudson Valley Business Journal;06/04/2001, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p27
Focuses on the debate over plans to open an Indian-sponsored gambling casino in 2004 to bolster the economy of chronically disadvantaged Sullivan County, New York. View of most observers that an opening anywhere near the projected date is highly unlikely; General components of the proposal;...
- Buffaloed. Lueders, Bill // Progressive;Aug94, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p30
States that much of the wealth created by casino gaming operations has eluded the tribal community near Hertel, Wisconsin. Role of Lewis Taylor; Roy C. Palmer, Ronald G. Brown and Buffalo Brothers Management, Inc.; The 1988 Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
- Shuffling the deck. Grund, John // Oregon Business Magazine;Feb97, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p26
Discusses the impact of Indian casinos on Oregon's economy. Positive effect on casinos; Decrease in restaurant customers; Shifts in customer spending; Effects of a sharpened labor shortage; Increase of lottery revenues; Comments from policymakers; Proposal for additional casinos.
- Gambling money piles up. Cardona, Mercedes M. // Pensions & Investments;10/30/1995, Vol. 23 Issue 22, p40
Reports on developments related to casinos owned by Indian tribes in the United States. Use of gaming revenues in asset generation among Indian tribes; Indian tribes' investment policies, and hiring of investment managers and consultants; Factors affecting the Indian gaming industry.
- California governor may sign parks measure. Figler, Andrea // Bond Buyer;09/08/99, Vol. 329 Issue 30721, p5
Reports that California Governor Gray Davis will sign a $2 billion general obligation bond measure. Improvement of parks and open space; Details of the project.