Leader of tribal casino scam fights conviction (August 12, 2009)

A man who was convicted of stealing $70,000 from the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut plans to appeal. Richard S. Taylor was found guilty of heating, conspiracy to commit cheating, first-degree larceny and conspiracy to...

Poarch Band promotes new casino with blimp (August 12, 2009)

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama wanted the "biggest and best" way to promote its new casino so the tribe sent a blimp into the skies. The 200-foot airship touts the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel, which...

North Carolina towns seek to restrict gaming (August 12, 2009)

A handful of towns in North Carolina are moving to restrict video poker even though a state court overturned a law that banned the game. The State Legislature outlawed video poker in 2006 but exempted the Eastern Band of...

Morongo Band leading push for Internet poker (August 12, 2009)

The Morongo Band of Mission Indians has teamed up with non-Indian card clubs to push for the legalization of Internet poker in California. The tribe and the card clubs are lobbying lawmakers in hopes of getting a bill passed this...

Editorial: Tribal casino is no economic engine (August 12, 2009)

"Firekeepers Casino had been open less than 24 hours last week before it could brag it made somebody rich. A Kalamazoo-area woman won $469,000. Will this casino near Battle Creek yield a similar jackpot for this region? Don't count...