Editorial: Michigan needs business -- even casino (March 22, 2006)

"Looking at the Gun Lake Tribe's plan for a casino south of Grand Rapids, there's no apparent reason to oppose the project. Then again, the LSJ isn't a potential business competitor to such a venture. And, all rhetoric aside, the...

Town calls for referendum on Narragansett casino (March 22, 2006)

The town council in West Warwick, Rhode Island, voted 3-2 on Tuesday night to seek a statewide referendum on the Narragansett Tribe's proposed casino. The tribe has partnered with Harrah's Entertainment to open a casino in the town. Most local...

EPA holds hearing on Buena Vista casino water (March 22, 2006)

The Environmental Protection Agency held a hearing on Tuesday night to take comments on a water permit for the proposed Buena Vista Rancheria casino. The Buena Vista Band of Me-Wuk Indians plans to build a $200 million casino on its...

Opinion: It's time to give up opposition to gaming (March 22, 2006)

"I have long opposed the proliferation of gambling, but the time's come to give up. Let the state-approved slot machines multiply -- but also the online gambling sites, most of which happen to be (who cares anymore?) illegal. The monopoly...