Rep. Bono Mack doesn't see consensus on Internet gaming bills (July 17, 2012)

A key lawmaker doesn't think Internet gaming bills will see action before the end of the 112th Congress. Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-California) chairs the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade. She's held two hearings on Internet gaming but...

Nottawaseppi Huron Band sees big turnout for job fair at casino (July 17, 2012)

A reported 1,300 people turned out for a casino job fair hosted by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Michigan. The tribe is hiring about 320 people for the FireKeepers Casino. Most of the positions will be at...

Union aims to represent table dealers at Mohegan Tribe's casino (July 17, 2012)

A union is seeking to represent table game dealers at the casino owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut. The United Auto Workers has asked the tribe to negotiate. Mohegan law allows for unions, the tribe's chief of staff said....

Letter: Michigan tribes offer few protections for gaming workers (July 17, 2012)

"Twenty-two of the 25 existing casinos in Michigan are tribal, and seven more are being proposed. As of right now, when an employee falls victim to discriminatory action within a tribal casino, he or she cannot seek justice in a...

Editorial: Off-reservation gaming not a good policy for California (July 17, 2012)

"California does not need a gambling land rush. Gov. Jerry Brown should reject two proposals for off-reservation casinos in California, to avoid setting a bad precedent. California tribes should confine gambling operations to reservations, not hunt for the most lucrative...

Land-into-trust an issue for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's casino (July 17, 2012)

A Massachusetts legislative committee quickly advanced a Class III gaming compact for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe on Monday amid concerns about the land-into-trust process. After gaining federal recognition in May 2007, the tribe filed its first land-into-trust application a few...