Editorial: Don't fight with Connecticut tribes over Keno (March 8, 2010)

"Connecticut may be desperate, but not so desperate that it has to plug a considerable chunk of its budget shortfall with a new game of chance. Whether keno is determined to be a lottery or casino pastime - a debate...

Upper Sioux Community plans $10M casino expansion (March 8, 2010)

The Upper Sioux Community of Minnesota plans to spend $10 million on an expansion of the Prairie’s Edge Casino Resort. The tribe plans to add a 15,000 square-feet to the casino, add 80 hotel rooms and renovate other areas...

Narragansett Tribe sued by gaming company for $10M (March 8, 2010)

The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island is being sued by its former gaming partner. Capital Gaming International says the tribe owes $10 million when it started accepting a share of revenues from Twin River, a non-Indian gaming facility. The tribe...

Florida lawmakers seek control over Seminole gaming (March 8, 2010)

Lawmakers in the Florida Senate introduced a bill to dictate the terms of a Class III gaming compact for the Seminole Tribe. The bill authorizes slot machines at all of the tribe's seven casinos and blackjack at four casinos. The...

Tohono O'odham off-reservation casino bid still at BIA (March 8, 2010)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs still hasn't decided whether to approve an off-reservation casino for the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona. The tribe wants to build the $550 million West Valley Resort on unincorporated land near Glendale. The 100-acre site...

Opinion: Pequot casino project in Pennsylvania a mess (March 8, 2010)

"Sorting out the unforgivable mess of the Foxwoods casino project will take years. The South Philadelphia site on Columbus Boulevard, with enough commercial congestion already, was by far the worst of those considered by the state (and wait to see...

Column: Card clubs bankroll anti-Indian casino ad blitz (March 8, 2010)

"The secret card club gang bankrolling the disturbing anti-Indian casino ad blitz in Richmond has failed to acknowledge basic city psychology: It's OK for us to criticize us but it's not OK for outsiders to do it. The eight-page...