Mohegan Tribe spends $13M to renovate hotel (April 3, 2007)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is spending more than $13 million to renovate the hotel at the Mohegan Sun casino. The hotel remains open while the renovation takes place. To limit disruptions, work only takes place Sunday through Friday...

The push is on to legalize gaming in Massachusetts (April 3, 2007)

Efforts to legalize casino-style gaming appear to be gaining steam in Massachusetts, home to two federally recognized tribes. The state operates and lottery and allows some forms of racing. But lawmakers have resisted Class III gaming despite the presence of...

Torres-Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians open casino (April 3, 2007)

The Torres-Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians of California opened the Red Earth Casino on Monday. The 10,000-square-foot casino features six table games and 349 slot machines. The tribe has plans to add 1,650 more slots and a racetrack. The $10...

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation to sue over gaming (April 3, 2007)

The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation of Kansas is preparing a lawsuit against the state in hopes of stopping plans for new casinos. Chairwoman Tracy Stanhoff said plans for several state-operated casinos would hurt the tribe. "Our biggest challenge is...

County sets November vote on Mississippi Choctaw casino (April 3, 2007)

The Jackson County Board of Supervisors scheduled a November 2007 vote on the off-reservation casino sought by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. The non-binding referendum asks voters if they support gaming. It reads: "Allow gaming located only on tribal...