Economist urges more casinos in Connecticut (December 12, 2007)

An economist from the University of Connecticut says Connecticut should consider legalizing commercial casinos. Arthur Wright says the state faces pressure as gambling grows in New England. One or two commercial casinos would keep gamblers from straying, he says. Tribal...

Column: Mohawk backer wins $2.8B judgment (December 12, 2007)

"Not only did the longtime plugger of juicy Catskill casino stories, Joseph Bernstein, win a court victory last week that has the casino giant Harrah's nervous, he's won some hard-earned media coverage to boot. If you've never heard of him,...

CNIGA re-elects Anthony Miranda as chairman (December 12, 2007)

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association has re-elected Anthony Miranda, a member of the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians, as chairman. Miranda won his third two-year term at CNIGA's membership meeting last week. "It is an honor to once...

Barona Band granted liquor license for casino (December 12, 2007)

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has approved a liquor license for the Barona Band of Mission Indians. The tribe can sell liquor to certain customers and guests at the Barona Valley Ranch Resort and Casino. Alcohol sales will...

Ohio city wants to see new Eastern Shawnee deal (December 12, 2007)

The city council in Monroe, Ohio, wants to revisit its casino agreement with the Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma. The city entered into a deal with the tribe in 2005. But the tribe changed casino sites and asked for an...

Florida lawmakers say they can negotiate compact (December 12, 2007)

Florida lawmakers say they can negotiate a Class III gaming compact directly with the Seminole Tribe. The Senate's legal counsel says nothing in federal law authorizes Gov. Charlie Crist (R) as the sole negotiator. Crist has signed a 25-year deal...

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