Connecticut tribes report decline in slot revenues (December 15, 2009)

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes reported another drop in their slot machine revenues. For the month of November 2009, revenues at the Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand at Foxwoods were down 1.4 percent. The facilities are owned by the...

Morongo Band revives proposal for Internet poker (December 15, 2009)

The Morongo Band of Mission Indians and non-Indian card clubs are reviving a proposal to legalize Internet poker in California. The tribe and the card clubs say the games will generate revenues for the cash-strapped state. "About 1 million Californians...

Brian Setzer collapses during show at Isleta casino (December 15, 2009)

Award-winning singer Brian Setzer was rushed to a hospital in New Mexico after collapsing at a show at the Isleta Casino Resort near Albuquerque. Setzer was performing with the Brian Setzer Orchestra on Monday night when he left the...

Editorial: No special session for Seminole compact (December 15, 2009)

"Lawmakers are right that it's not the time to call a special legislative session to address gambling issues. But dealing with gambling, as Tallahassee must this coming spring, is long overdue. It's not like gambling popped up overnight as either...