Officials hope Obama lifts gaming 'moratorium' (December 5, 2008)

Officials in Romulus, Michigan, believe the Bush administration has imposed a moratorium on off-reservation gaming. The city has been talking with the Hannahville Indian Community, the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe...

Column: No special liquor rules for tribal casinos (December 5, 2008)

"By 1 a.m., Foxwoods, like the rest of Connecticut's drinking establishments, had gone dry. The gambling, though, continued merrily on, and MGM, like the rest of Foxwoods, was surprisingly awake, if not exactly busy, so early in the morning. Sections...

Editorial: Navajo Nation rolls the dice with casino (December 5, 2008)

"The Navajo Nation opened its first casino on Nov. 19. So now what? That will be an interesting question to follow for a long time, as simply opening the doors to a new casino does not mean that the Navajo...

Mohegan Tribe reports big drop in gaming income (December 5, 2008)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut saw a 12 percent drop in gaming income over the last year. The last four quarters have seen a steady drop in gaming business at Mohegan Sun. But executives put a positive spin on the...

Sycuan Band drops plans for casino expansion (December 5, 2008)

Citing the sour economy, the Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Indians has dropped its gaming expansion plans. The tribe signed a Class III gaming compact to add 3,000 slot machines to the Sycuan Resort and open a second facility. But the...