Mohegan Tribe begins work on $50M Pennsylvania casino hotel (July 19, 2012)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut broke ground on a $50 million hotel and convention center at its gaming facility in Pennsylvania. The seven-story hotel will feature 238 rooms. There will also be a business center, a fitness center, an indoor...

Mashantucket Tribe eliminates fewer engineering jobs at casino (July 19, 2012)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut has eliminated 19 engineering jobs at its casino, fewer than the 77 that were reported last month. The engineering employees at the Foxwoods Resort Casino recently joined the International Union of Operating Engineers....

Editorial: Clarity needed on Indian gaming industry in Alabama (July 19, 2012)

"Two Alabama casino operatives who pleaded guilty to trying to buy votes from Alabama legislators over an ill-fated gambling bill pushed by private casinos were sentenced to prison this week. A third defendant-turned-witness, then-state Rep. Terry Spicer, D-Elba, was also...

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe still considering options for casino (July 19, 2012)

Despite being rebuffed by the governor and at the polls, Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe doesn't think it's out of the casino game in Massachusetts. The tribe could proceed with a Class II gaming facility on its reservation in Martha's Vineyard. Or...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Class III compact clears one vote (July 19, 2012)

The Massachusetts House voted 120-32 to approve a Class III gaming compact for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe. The 15-year compact awaits a vote in the Senate. After it passes, it can be sent to the Bureau of Indian Affairs for...

Opinion: A smart bet on the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino (July 19, 2012)

"In the relay race to build Las Vegas-style casinos in the Bay State, the Mashpee Wampanoag have been jumping all the hurdles like Olympic gold medalist Edwin Moses. A pact with a host community? Taunton. Check. A referendum vote supporting...

Editorial: Navajo Nation casino brings hope for self-sufficiency (July 19, 2012)

"The casino will be at Twin Arrows off Interstate 40 east of Flagstaff. It will be the first Arizona casino for the Navajo Nation and the first one in Coconino County. Three other Navajo casinos are in New Mexico, and...