Witness list for House field hearing in Oklahoma (February 19, 2008)

The House Natural Resources Committee is holding a field hearing in Miami, Oklahoma, tomorrow to discuss pending National Indian Gaming Commission regulations. The hearing takes place at 8:30am in the Student Ballroom at Northeastern Oklahoma A & M College. The...

Editorial: Off-reservation casino threat (February 19, 2008)

"Five public hearings are scheduled early next month to address one of the most serious threats to the treasured Columbia River Gorge: a huge off-reservation tribal casino proposed for Cascade Locks, Ore. We believe increased public participation in a controversial...

Mohegan Tribe eyes casino in Massachusetts (February 19, 2008)

The Mohegan Tribe already operates a highly successful casino in Connecticut but is looking to Massachusetts for more opportunities. The tribe signed an agreement for a $1 billion casino in western Massachusetts. The effort is backed by Leon H. Dragone,...

Mashantucket casino readies big expansion (February 19, 2008)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is getting ready to debut a $700 million addition to the Foxwoods Resort Casino. The MGM Grand at Foxwoods is the product of a partnership for the tribe and for gaming giant...

Flint mayor seeks off-reservation casino (February 19, 2008)

The mayor of Flint, Michigan, is hoping to get in the game for an off-reservation casino. The House is considering legislation to authorize two off-reservation casinos in Michigan. But opposition from certain members of Congress could derail plans for casinos...

Saginaw Chippewa casino workers drop union bid (February 19, 2008)

Security guards at the casino owned by the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan have dropped efforts to unionize. The International Union Security Police & Fire Professionals of America petitioned the National Labor Relations Board for a vote at the Soaring...

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