Editorial: Restrict mixed martial arts matches to tribal casino (November 8, 2011)

"With all due respect to John Naples, a Montville man in pursuit of his dream to become a successful mixed martial arts fighter, we don't consider this brutal activity a sport and urge the Connecticut legislature not to sanction it....

Landowner touts poll favoring site for Mohegan Tribe's casino (November 8, 2011)

People in western Massachusetts want to see a casino in Palmer, according to the results of a new poll. The Northeast Group owns land that the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut plans to use for a casino. The poll found that...

Seminole Tribe's lawyer suggests expansion of Indian gaming (November 8, 2011)

The Seminole Tribe is willing to share more revenues with the state of Florida in exchange for expanded gaming, attorney Barry Richard said. The tribe already shares about $250 million a year under its Class III gaming compact. That's twice...

Tohono O'odham Nation could expand scope of casino project (November 8, 2011)

The Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona could expand the size of its proposed off-reservation casino. The tribe limited the West Valley Resort to 54 acres due to litigation in the state courts. But now that the tribe has won the...

Ask Sonny Skyhawk: Why do so many tribes operate casinos? (November 8, 2011)

"Presently, out of 566 Federally recognized tribes in the U.S, 233 tribes operate 420 casinos in 28 states. They are empowered by IGRA, the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, which was passed and ratified by the U.S. Congress in 1989. The...