Column: Florida evolving to a full-blown gambling state (March 15, 2010)

"It's been five years since Broward County voters approved slot machines at four pari-mutuel sites, ushering in a new era of gambling in South Florida. The three Broward racetracks that have since opened casinos — Gulfstream Park, Mardi Gras (formerly...

NPR: Union negotiates first casino deal under tribal law (March 15, 2010)

"American Indian casinos are big business in the United States, with an estimated 280,000 people employed across more than 400 sites. That huge workforce is largely unorganized. Only a few such casinos recognize union contracts. Among them is North America's...

Shingle Springs casino still failing to meet expectations (March 15, 2010)

The casino owned by the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians of California has had a rocky start. The Red Hawk Casino opened in December 2008. Since then, the tribe has eliminated about 14 percent of the workforce and...

Four arrested for shooting at Jackson Rancheria Casino (March 15, 2010)

Four people were arrested in connection with a shooting at the Jackson Rancheria Casino in northern California. A teen was shot in the neck and another person was shot in the face early Sunday morning. Authorities said the incident was...