Conn. casinos offering 'coinless' slot machines (March 23, 2004)

Connecticut's two tribally-owned casinos are joining other Indian gaming facilities in offering coinless slot machines to customers. The Mohegan Tribe's casino installed about 300 ticketed machines last November, The New London Day reports. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has had...

Narragansett Tribe says public wants casino vote (March 23, 2004)

The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island is using a new poll to bolster its case for a casino. A survey conducted by the tribe and its partner, Harrah's Entertainment, shows that 91 percent want to be able to vote on...

NIGC accused of 'ducking' casino land issue in N.Y. (March 23, 2004)

A New York lawmaker is accusing the National Indian Gaming Commission of "ducking" a ruling on whether an Oklahoma tribe has gaming rights in the state. Last May, Rep. Sherwood Boehlert, a Republican, asked NIGC chairman Phil Hogen to determine...

Penn. lawmaker 'sick' of promoting tribal casino (March 23, 2004)

A Pennsylvania lawmaker said he's "sick" of touting the benefits of a tribal casino in the state. If slot machines are legalized, Sen. Vincent Fumo, a Democrat from Philadelphia, wants a tribe with ancestral ties to the state to be...