Mashpee Wampanoag backers strained by economy (September 24, 2008)

The main financial backers of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts are feeling the effects of the economic downturn. Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poor's have downgraded the credit rating of the owner and operator of a race track...

First Nation urged to cut out smoking at bingo (September 24, 2008)

The Gitsegukla Band of British Columbia is considering a request to ban smoking at its bingo games. The band hosts games at its community hall that is connected to the elementary school.. Parents say their children have complained about the...

Mohegan Tribe's casino hit by downturn in economy (September 24, 2008)

Casinos are not immune from economic woes, as the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut has demonstrated. The tribe planned to spend nearly $1 billion to expand the Mohegan Sun Casino . But after months of disappointing slot machine returns and a...

Editorial: Mohegan Tribe right to halt expansion (September 24, 2008)

"Almost two years ago, Mohegan Sun announced it was undertaking a nearly billion-dollar expansion of its resort casino, including a 39-story hotel tower. It seemed to indicate that the Mohegan Tribe would continue to change the landscape of southeastern Connecticut,...

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