Opinion: Union deal not good for all Pequot card dealers (February 1, 2010)

"MGM dealers take great pride in their work ethic, customer service and personal standards. With last week’s union press release, they are mad, disappointed, disillusioned and, quite possibly, soon to be broke. MGM dealers were hired with the understanding —...

Mashantucket card dealers vote for contract with union (February 1, 2010)

Card dealers at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut overwhelmingly approved a contract with the United Auto Workers. Dealers at Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand at Foxwoods voted 1,035-355 in favor of the deal....

Marge Anderson: Urban casino will hurt tribal economy (February 1, 2010)

"Gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton told reporters on Monday that if he is elected, he will push for a new casino in the Twin Cities that will share revenue with the state. "I don't see how this has any effect on...

Two Washington tribes doing well despite the recession (February 1, 2010)

Two Washington tribes have seen business at their casinos increase despite the national economic recession. The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe has seen a 6 percent rise in revenues at the 7 Cedars Casino. The tribe has even hired more employees...

St. Regis Mohawk voters support off-reservation casino (February 1, 2010)

Members of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York voted 538-371 in favor of an off-reservation casino in the Catskills. The tribe held a referendum on Saturday to ask members about the project. A prior vote had gone against...

Column: Tribal expansion bad omen for Nevada casinos (February 1, 2010)

"Expansion plans by an Indian casino near Sacramento, Calif., signal another bad omen for Northern Nevada's beleaguered gaming market. Casino revenues in Reno and the Lake Tahoe area have been decimated for almost three years. The recession has zapped tourism,...