Mashantucket Tribe notifies union at casino of potential layoffs (June 14, 2012)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut plans to lay off as many as 77 engineering employees at its casino, according to news reports. The tribe notified the union that represents the employes of the potential layoffs. "We are continuing...

Ho-Chunk Nation loses arbitration decision for electronic poker (June 14, 2012)

The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin is evaluating its options after losing an arbitration ruling on an electronic poker game. The tribe installed eight poker machines at Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison, a Class II facility, last November. A February 2009 opinion from...

Editorial: Putting an end to non-Indian casino expansion debate (June 14, 2012)

"Last week the Mdewakanton Sioux tribe, which owns Mystic Lake casino, and the Canterbury Park horse-racing track announced the tribe would contribute $75 million duirng the next decade to the track’s prize purses. In exchange, Canterbury agreed to abandon its...

Quapaw Tribe expects to open casino hotel tower by December (June 14, 2012)

The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma plans to open a new hotel tower at its casino by December, The Joplin Globe reports. The tribe secured $41.6 million in financing for the project. The paper said the total cost of the new...

Pokagon Band moves forward with plan for third gaming facility (June 14, 2012)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians won local approval for its third gaming facility. Four Winds Dowagiac will offer 200 slot machines, four table games, a 3,000-square-foot multi-purpose space and a restaurant. It will be the smallest of the tribe's...