Connecticut tribes see another decline in slot machine revenues (July 13, 2012)

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes reported a decline in their slot machine revenues for the month of June 2012. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation reported a 3.0 percent drop in slot machine win, when compared to June 2011. The Mohegan...

Deadline ticking on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe gaming compact (July 13, 2012)

The Massachusetts Legislature has until July 31 to ratify a Class III gaming compact for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. The tribe signed the compact with Gov. Deval Patrick (D). The 15-year deal includes a high revenue sharing rate -- 21.5...

Graton Rancheria to address water usage issues by gaming site (July 13, 2012)

The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria in California are reportedly meeting with landowners to discuss water issues near its gaming site. The Class III gaming compact requires the tribe to address environmental impacts. A monitoring system will be set up...

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe starts work on new casino hotel (July 13, 2012)

The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe of Wisconsin broke ground on a $150 million hotel at its casino. The hotel will be located in front of the Potawatomi Bingo Casino in Milwaukee. It will feature 381 rooms, a spa, a restaurant,...

Mohegan Tribe installs blackjack tables for new casino nightclub (July 13, 2012)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is giving a nightclub at its casino a new identity. The new Vista Lounge at Wombi Rock will include two blackjack tables. An executive said it will be the first club on the East Coast...