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(04/10)

The great mystery of Connecticut's casino monopoly is why it lasted so long.

(04/08)

Montana is losing revenue because it does not allow table games, such as craps and roulette.

(04/07)

It's notable this year that the pari-mutuels, who've been ferocious competitors, have ended their 'circular firing squad' lobbying efforts and joined hands around a single call: a level playing field with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

(03/31)

It’s the latest evidence that tribal gambling is very big business in Oklahoma and that money rolls from the tribes to the general economy.

(03/31)

Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun are not standing pat; they have joined forces to propose several casinos, placed strategically around Connecticut to thwart the results of encroachment.

(03/30)

Unfortunately, Texas is already experiencing a few of the consequences of gambling, such as the addictive qualities, exploitation of the poor and dependence on welfare.

(03/27)

As the State of Connecticut and its Congressional Delegation continue the premeditated genocide of the remaining three state-recognized tribes, we find it hypocritical of them to now want to open three additional casinos.

(03/24)

Florida should not become another Nevada with gambling casinos strung across the state, but that's the possible scenario with pending legislation in Tallahassee.

(03/18)

Fairness and equality should matter to all citizens of the New Mexico.

(03/18)

Muskegon County cannot afford the luxury of an Indian casino.

(03/16)

We do have plans to replicate in Florida what we have done in Alabama — create jobs and economic security, add to the tax base and fiscal strength of our state, and be good and charitable neighbors.

(03/12)

Absent the settlement agreement, the tribe would be free to develop its lands as it sees fit.

(03/11)

Tribe officials have said they will invest $180 million in the project and that they expect to create more than 1,200 new jobs.

(03/10)

The West Valley Resort represents a major economic boost for construction companies and workers who were hit so hard by the recession.

(03/09)

Don’t believe the spin that a massive Florida House gambling bill represents a 'contraction' in gaming.

(03/09)

The Menominee are our fellow Wisconsinites, they are our brothers and sisters; when opportunity is taken from them it is taken from all of us.

(03/05)

The appointment of Bobby Soper as president of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority this week represents fulfillment of a long-held goal of the Mohegan Tribe.

(03/04)

In many debates over gambling expansion, often the starting point is that all gaming is equal.

(03/02)

When Congress enacted the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in 1988, it included an important provision to allow for self-regulation of Class II gaming by tribal governments

(02/27)

Don't they know how slot machines and marijuana would destroy the very fabric of the lifestyle we have built in harmony with the land our humble people cherish?

(02/27)

If you have reservations about marijuana, then a reservation teeming with marijuana might not strike you as a good idea.

(02/24)

Virginians are boosting tax revenues in Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Why shouldn't we keep that money here?

(02/23)

Authorizing and regulating Internet poker in California is the only way to provide security and safety.

(02/23)

In past congressional sessions, this same bill was presented only to be stopped by the Democrat-led Senate.

(02/18)

It is time for Connecticut's tribal casinos to make their play.

(02/18)

Receiving a payment of $1,200 annually—that isn’t already dedicated to rent, mortgage, or electric bills—is a great benefit to tribal members, but it certainly isn’t enough to quit your job and start loafing.

(02/17)

To think that tribal gaming interests in Minnesota are going to sit back and let the lottery get away with this without offering their own products is fantasy.

(02/11)

Washington’s treaty tribes would find it easier to add electronic slot machines as their enterprises gradually expand.

(02/06)

The Menominee are right to challenge the Walker administration’s interpretation of the compact, and they deserve support from local leaders.

(02/06)

A proposal for a video gaming 'barcade' could open the door to full-scale casino gambling in Georgia, and as such deserves to come up lemons.

(02/05)

Idaho legislators reconsidering instant horse racing are on the right track.

(02/03)

The publishers of The Economist, I think, should be a bit more careful in their choice of words and story telling.

(01/30)

Bingo helped bond Oneidas together, bridge them into alliances with the non-Oneida community and lure tribal citizens back to the reservation.

(01/30)

The tribe clears up 'misinformation' about the tribal casino industry in Idaho.

(01/28)

The Ho-Chunk say they would invest upward of $200 million in the complex. It would create hundreds of construction jobs and between 1,000 and 2,000 permanent jobs.

(01/28)

Gov. Scott Walker (R) seems to have caved to pressure from evangelicals in Iowa.

(01/27)

To understand how Illinois dodged a large fiscal musket bullet shaped like a roulette ball, you’d have to understand what Wisconsin Gov. Scott “Scooter” Walker wants more than anything else.

(01/26)

Our question is how much more will taxpayers have to shell out before this horse is officially laid to rest?

(01/23)

The tribe is adding 41,000 square-feet of space to the casino and a 120,000 square-foot parking garage.

(01/23)

The decision to disapprove the compact strikes me as consistent with its approach in recent years to limit the scope of these types of agreements.

(01/22)

The tribes, understandably, fear their revenues could be adversely affected by fierce competition only a few hours away.

(01/21)

An article in The Economist is a reminder that we haven’t put the bad old days of racially distorted coverage of poverty beyond us.

(01/20)

The tribe faces a July 31 to renew key provisions of its Class III gaming compact.

(01/16)

California boasts having the nation’s largest gambling industry with American Indian casinos, card rooms, race tracks and the lottery generating net revenues of roughly $10.4 billion a year.

(01/15)

So gaming venues in some places appear to be crapping out even as the economy improves.

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