Penobscot Nation asks state for slot machines (February 22, 2007)

The Penobscot Nation of Maine says the legalization of slot machines has hurt its bingo operation. The tribe used to bring in $150,000 a year from bingo. But now that a non-Indian racetrack is offering slot machines, profit has fallen...

Column: Catskills not jumping for joy on casino (February 22, 2007)

"You'll forgive folks in Sullivan County for not whooping it up after hearing that Gov. Eliot Spitzer had worked out a compact with the St. Regis Mohawks to open a $600 million casino at Monticello Raceway. No exchanging high-fives. No...

Column: Gaming on the table in Massachusetts (February 22, 2007)

"Bet on it. Casino gambling is on the table in Massachusetts. The Wampanoag Indians, among others connected to the gaming industry, are talking to Doug Rubin, one of Governor Deval Patrick's top campaign advisers, about representing their interests. Rubin, who...

Chippewa Cree Tribe opens casino to members (February 22, 2007)

Members of the Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana caught the first glimpse of the new Northern Winz Casino on Wednesday. The tribe opened the doors to the 20,000-square-foot facility for the first time. Tribal members got a free dinner...

Mohawks anxiously await off-reservation casino (February 22, 2007)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York is no stranger to gaming but tribal members see an off-reservation casino taking them to another level. Chief Lorraine White said revenues from the casino in the Catskills will help the tribe...