Editorial: Settle labor issues at Mashantucket casino (March 26, 2008)

"The recent settlement of labor complaints demonstrates that the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and unions can resolve differences without diminishing tribal sovereignty. The primary issue for the tribe is sovereignty. It contends that the National Labor Relations Act does not...

New Mexico tribes shared $59.7M with state (March 26, 2008)

New Mexico tribes shared $59.7 million in gaming revenues with the state last year, according to the New Mexico Gaming Control Board.. The 13 tribes with casinos share a percentage of their slot machine revenues based on net win. The...

Pechanga Band closes two nightclubs at casino (March 26, 2008)

The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians has closed two nightclubs at the Pechanga Resort & Casino. The Pechanga Development Corp. said the Eagle's Nest and the Silk club had too many alcohol-related problems. Silk attracted up to 3,000 patrons...

BIA holds hearing on Mashpee Wampanoag casino (March 26, 2008)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs held the first public hearing on the casino sought by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts.. About 300 people attended the hearing, The New Bedford Standard-Times. About 50 of them gave public comments on...

Tohono O'odham Nation casino has most slot machines (March 26, 2008)

The Tohono O'odham Nation's newest casino has the most slot machines of any single facility in Arizona. The $125 million Desert Diamond Casino and Hotel opened last October. It features 1,089 slot machines, a bingo hall, smoke-free gaming rooms,...

Off-reservation casino bills promised floor time (March 26, 2008)

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) has promised floor time on two controversial off-reservation casino bills, The Hill newspaper reports. The House Natural Resources Committee has already approved H.R. 2176 and H.R. 4115. The bills settle land claims for the Bay...