Groups seek vote on California gaming compacts (July 30, 2007)

A coalition led by labor unions and racetracks is seeking to put four new gaming compacts before California voters. The UNITE HERE union and the racetracks need to gather 443,971 valid signatures of registered voters by October 10. If they...

Opinion: Stop gambling with the Catawba Nation (July 30, 2007)

"A new push for Catawba bingo is on in Marion, to get beach traffic. The anti-gamblers again are spoiling for a fight. Where are the politicians who agreedto bingo 14 years ago? The only legal gambling money now is a...

State blocks liquor at Sisseton Wahpeton casinos (July 30, 2007)

The state of South Dakota is holding up the renewal of two liquor licenses for the Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Tribe. The state says the tribe has failed to pay state taxes on cigarettes and gas. The tribe has been given...

Unrecognized tribe seeks casino in California (July 30, 2007)

The Gabrielino-Tongva Tribe of California has submitted a proposal to build a casino in Garden Grove. The tribe lacks federal recognition. But Jonathan Stein, who works with one faction of the tribe, says the state could pass special legislation...

Column: Gaming growing everywhere in Michigan (July 30, 2007)

"Michigan has 17 casinos, including three in Detroit, several in the Upper Peninsula and a string of them up and down the west side of the state. There are casinos just about everywhere in Michigan except the Thumb. More casinos...