Union pulls petition at Mashantucket casino (June 4, 2008)

The United Auto Workers has withdrawn a petition to represent slot technicians at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut. The move came after the UAW lost an election at the Foxwoods Resort Casino. The union...

Editorial: Gaming business not always booming (June 4, 2008)

"The Mohegan Sun tribe showed its hand 19 months ago when it opened the state’s first casino at the aging racetrack in Plains Township. It ended up flush with a full house, repeatedly. Today, slot machines glow round-the-clock at Pocono...

Quapaw Tribe moves closer to opening new casino (June 4, 2008)

The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma is a month away from opening its new casino. The $300 million Downstream Casino Resort is located in Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas. The gaming portion is on the Oklahoma side. The tribe created 800 jobs...

Nebraska city opposes Ponca Tribe's casino in Iowa (June 4, 2008)

The city council in Omaha, Nebraska, voted to support the efforts of the state to block the Ponca Tribe from opening a casino in Iowa. The tribe, whose headquarters are in Nebraska, has trust land in Carter Lake, Iowa. Due...

Suit seeks to bar Seminole Tribe's card games (June 4, 2008)

A non-Indian casino in Florida filed a lawsuit in federal court aimed at barring the Seminole Tribe from operating card games. The Pompano Park Isle Casino sued Gov. Charlie Crist (R) and Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne. The complaint said the...

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