Choctaw Nation eyes Texas market with casino (August 27, 2007)

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is transforming its $60 million casino in Durant into a resort that it hopes will attract more gamblers from Texas. The 108,844-square-foot facility was completed in 2006. The tribe plans to add more hotel...

Two California tribes fight new gaming compacts (August 27, 2007)

Two California tribes are contributing $1 million to help defeat four new gaming compacts. The Pala Band of Mission Indians and the United Auburn Indian Community say the new deals will hurt tribes with smaller casinos. They say the compacts...

Connecticut tribes look beyond borders to diversify (August 27, 2007)

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes operate two of the most successful casinos in the world but that isn't stopping them from looking elsewhere for gaming opportunities. With competition growing, the Mohegan Tribe and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation are trying...

Stockbridge-Munsee Band plans $100M casino (August 27, 2007)

The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians announced plans for a $100 million casino near Bowler, Wisconsin. The facility will include 1,400 slot machines, 32 table games and a bingo center. Two restaurants, entertainment facilities, a 13,000 square-foot conference space and...

Editorial: Florida governor drinks the Kool-Aid (August 27, 2007)

"Uh-oh. One little financial thirst, and Gov. Crist already is reaching for the gambling Kool-Aid. The governor and the Seminole Tribe of Florida are working on an agreement that would allow the tribe more gambling at its seven casinos. The...

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