Mashantucket Tribe offers voluntary layoffs (October 9, 2008)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is asking employees to volunteer to be laid off. The tribe plans to lay off 700 employees at Foxwoods Resort Casino and the new MGM Grand at Foxwoods. Employees who volunteer to leave...

Ousted Redding Rancheria family protests work (October 9, 2008)

A family whose members were disenrolled from the Redding Rancheria of California protested work the tribe is doing to expand its casino. The Foremans, who were removed from the tribe in 2004, attempted to block construction of a road...

Seminole Tribe donates $300K for problem gamblers (October 9, 2008)

The Seminole Tribe has donated $300,000 to the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling. The money will enable the council to treat people with gambling addictions. Calls to the 888-ADMIT-IT have risen in the past 18 months, officials said. The council...

Column: NIGC asks Seminole Tribe about Class III (October 9, 2008)

"The biggest casino of all — Wall Street — is crumbling and our 401(k)s have become 201(k)s, but the chips keep flying at the blackjack and baccarat tables at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood. Three months...

Soo Tribe seeks buyer for troubled Detroit casin (October 9, 2008)

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is trying to find a buyer for the troubled Greektown Casino in Detroit, Michigan. The tribe owns a majority stake in the commercial facility, which is reorganizing in federal bankruptcy court....