Mohegan Tribe sees slots drop in Pennsylvania (October 13, 2008)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is feeling the effects of the economy at its slot machine facility in Pennsylvania. The Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs saw stellar revenues after it opened a temporary facility in November 2006. A permanent...

Poarch Band busy expanding casino operation (October 13, 2008)

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians debuted an expansion of its Riverside Casino in Wetumpka, Alabama, last week. The 39,000 square-foot casino is more than double the size of the original facility. The tribe added 900 electronic gaming machines,...

Cherokee Nation holds Indian-only casino job fair (October 13, 2008)

The Cherokee Nation is holding an Indian-only job fair next month. The tribe wants tribal members and other Indians to get a first shot at 1,000 new jobs at the Cherokee Casino in Catoosa. "There are some jobs that you...

Indian Gaming Regulatory Act marks 20th birthday (October 13, 2008)

It's hard to believe but the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act turns 20 this month, having been signed into law on October 17, 1988. Tribes were engaging in gaming long before the law came around. But its passage paved the way...

Mashantucket Tribe to negotiate with union (October 13, 2008)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut will negotiate with the United Auto Workers under tribal law. The tribe and the union issued a joint statement on Friday to see if they can reach an agreement. “The UAW and the...