Connecticut casinos see boost from New Jersey (July 6, 2006)

Connecticut's two tribal casinos are already seeing a boost in business due to the shutdown of New Jersey's casinos on Wednesday. Foxwoods Resort Casino, owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, and Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe,...

Muscogee Nation to build casino next to school (July 6, 2006)

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation in Oklahoma is planning to build a casino next to a prekindergarten school. The site is in Holdenville. The tribe bought an old elementary school there in 1987 and placed it in trust. The casino will...

Man not guilty for playing $20 at SagChip casino (July 6, 2006)

A man was found not guilty of playing $20 on a slot machine at the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe's casino in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Paul Timko was charged with larceny after he found a slot machine with $20 in credits. Testifying...

Rhode Island governor hires lawyer to oppose casino (July 6, 2006)

Rhode Island Gov. Donald Carcieri (R) has hired a $225-an-hour lawyer to oppose the Narragansett Tribe's proposed casino. Carcieri hasn't decided whether to fight the proposal in court. But the lawyer, Joseph S. Larisa, is already speaking out against the...