California called home to 1M compulsive gamblers (January 31, 2007)

California is home to nearly 1 million problem gamblers, according to a study released by the state on Tuesday. The state Office of Problem and Pathological Gambling commissioned the 2006 California Problem Gambling Prevalence Study. The research was conducted...

New Mexico governor not ready for out-of-state tribes (January 31, 2007)

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson (D) is not ready to welcome two out-of-state tribes who are eyeing casinos in the Land of Enchantment. The Tigua Tribe of Texas and the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma have started the land-into-trust...

Opinion: Put tribal nations in charge of gaming (January 31, 2007)

"I have a feeling that sooner or later, we are going to have casinos in Massachusetts. If so, I would like to see Gov. Deval Patrick boldly resolve the casino issue and boost the depleted state budget by allowing casino...

Eastern Cherokees approve $650M casino plan (January 31, 2007)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians approved a $650 million expansion of its North Carolina casino. The project will double the size of the Harrah's Cherokee Casino. It will increase gaming and hotel space, and bring in more retail options...