MinnPost: Shakopee chair one of 25 to watch in gaming industry (January 24, 2011)

"There's no doubt that gambling initiatives of various kinds will crank up in the Legislature over the next four months, from racino proposals to expanding in-bar charitable gaming. As that unfolds, the profile of Chairman Stanley R. Crooks of the...

Gun Lake Tribe announces February 11 grand opening for casino (January 24, 2011)

The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, will open the Gun Lake Casino on February 11. The $157 million facility will include 1,450 slot machines, 28 table games, a food court,...

Column: Wisconsin off-reservation casino good for the economy (January 24, 2011)

"As a career real estate broker, I'm responding to comments regarding a proposed Beloit casino from the public, media and Gov. Scott Walker when I ask them to look at the Johnson Creek area along Interstate 94. There was an...

Editorial: Racinos could boost revenue in cash-strapped Arizona (January 24, 2011)

"We've legalized pot, guns in bars, checking citizenship papers, and we're floating legislation to take medical care away from poor people. Opposition to a proposal to legalize gambling is running out of moral high ground in Arizona. Freshman lawmaker Rep....

Editorial: Mishewal Wappo Tribe casino a bad bet for community (January 24, 2011)

"The reality: Gambling is, at best, high-priced entertainment and, at its worst, a life-crippling addiction. Local options for places to lay down hard-earned cash are limited in the Valley. The brilliant lights of Las Vegas are well dulled here, and...