Column: Class III gaming for tribes in Florida (August 1, 2007)

"Will full Vegas gambling action -- blackjack, roulette and craps -- soon be coming to an Indian tribal casino near you? Listening to Governor Gov. Charlie Crist on Monday, it sounds like a distinct possibility. With an Aug. 21 deadline...

Column: Massachuetts years behind on gaming (August 1, 2007)

"It all sounded rather logical, this scenario for making sense of casino gambling here in Massachusetts as outlined by state Treasurer Tim Cahill. In the wake of Saturday’s 2-1 approval of a casino for the Mashpee Wampanoags, Cahill told a...

Pokagon Band ready to open Four Winds Casino (August 1, 2007)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is finally opening its casino this week. The Michigan tribe endured years of delays as it sought to have 675 acres placed in trust for the Four Winds Casino Resort. The wait finally...

Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe plans new casino (August 1, 2007)

The Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe of Washington is planning to replace The Point casino with a bigger facility. The casino, originally known as The Point No Point Casino, started off as a bingo hall. Since 2002, it has undergone...

Quapaw Tribe breaks ground on $200M casino (August 1, 2007)

The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma held a ceremonial groundbreaking on Tuesday for its $200 million casino and hotel. Set to open on July 4, 2008, the Downstream Casino Resort will be located on 80 acres where Oklahoma, Missouri and...