Opinion: California gaming tribes owe state $1B (January 25, 2008)

"The public is being barraged with ads and television commercials urging support for the unprecedented slot machine expansion for four of the large tribal casinos. Proponents have promised that this expansion will provide a huge amount of much needed revenue...

Editorial: Vote yes on California gaming compacts (January 25, 2008)

"Four statewide propositions on the Feb. 5 ballot would allow four Southern California Indian tribes to increase the number of slot machines at their casinos on reservation land. Propositions 94, 95, 96 and 97 affirm agreements worked out between Gov....

Dealers testify at Foxwoods labor union hearing (January 25, 2008)

Thirteen card dealers at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut testified at a National Labor Relations Board hearing on Thursday. One dealer, Diane Weaver, said she was intimidated by pro-union employees. She said she was called "stupid" and was...

Navajo Nation to weigh alcohol sales at casino (January 25, 2008)

The Navajo Nation is a dry reservation but council delegates will debate legislation to allow sales of liquor at the tribe's first casino. "That will be real controversial," delegate LoRenzo Bates told the Associated Press. The tribe's first casino will...

Seminole Tribe to install 1,000 slot machines (January 25, 2008)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida plans to install 1,000 slot machines at its Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood. The machines will go live at 11:30am on Monday. That's two days before the Florida Supreme Court hears a...

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe welcomes new casino (January 25, 2008)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan held a grand opening for its newest casino on Thursday. The $44 million Saganing Eagle's Landing Casino 747 slot machines and video table games. The facility is about 32,000-square-feet. The casino technically opened on...

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