Mississippi Choctaw chief touts off-reservation casino (July 12, 2006)

Indianz.Com Casino StalkerTracking casino proposals across Indian Country. An off-reservation casino will help the entire state of Mississippi, Choctaw Chief Phillip Martin says. Martin says a casino on the Gulf Coast in Jackson County will revitalize the economy and create...

Mashantucket Tribe names new president at casino (July 12, 2006)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation announced a new president at the Foxwoods Resort Casino. John O'Brien was serving as vice president and chief financial officer at Foxwoods. He takes over from William Sherlock, who is retiring. The move comes as...

Summary of Narragansett Tribe casino deal released (July 12, 2006)

The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island and Harrah's Entertainment released details of their casino agreement on Tuesday. The tribe will receive 5 percent of after-tax revenues of the casino. Harrah's will also pay an up-front fee of $300,000, plus annual...

House passes bill to restrict Internet gaming (July 12, 2006)

The House voted 317-93 to pass a bill that seeks to curb the growing Internet gaming industry. H.R.4411 bars the use of electronic payments to online gambling sites. It updates the Wire Act of 1961 to specifically prohibit the use...