Connecticut tribes bid for commercial casinos in Massachusetts (July 30, 2013)

Artist's rendering of the proposed Mohegan Sun Palmer in Massachusetts. Image from Mohegan Tribe The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe, both from Connecticut, are looking to expand their gaming empires to neighboring Massachusetts. The Mashantuckets are bidding...

Mohegan Tribe reports an increase in profits at casino enterprise (July 30, 2013)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut reported a big increase in profits at its gaming enterprise. The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority saw a profit of $22.3 million for the quarter that ended on June 30. That represented a 138.2 percent increase...

Passamaquoddy Tribe eyes voter approval for casino once again (July 30, 2013)

The Passamaquoddy Tribe of Maine will once again be asking for voters to approve a casino. Voters have rejected the tribe at least twice even as they approved non-Indian gaming facilities. But this time the tribe hopes to limit the...

Press Release: Marketing award for casino owned by Blackfeet Nation (July 30, 2013)

Glacier Peaks Casino, owned by the Blackfeet Nation of Montana, won a casino marketing award: Montana's Glacier Peaks Casino won the prestigious Diamond Romero Award at this year's national Casino Marketing Conference in Las Vegas. The award was presented to...

DOJ supports Poarch Creeks in gaming lawsuit filed by Alabama (July 30, 2013)

The Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore, Alabama. Photo © Poarch Band of Creek Indians. The Department of Justice is backing the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in a gaming lawsuit filed by Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange. The...

Q&A with executive on entertainment at Mohegan Tribe's casino (July 30, 2013)

Interview with Mitchell Etess, the chief executive officer of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, about entertainment options at Mohegan Sun: Q: Does CT's proximity to New York and Boston hurt or help us when it comes to entertainment offerings? Are...