Opinion: Why rush to gaming in Massachusetts? (August 2, 2007)

"Say it ain't so. The Boston Globe has endorsed casino expansion, giving state leaders who have remained silent a free pass on this failed business/economic development strategy. As with prior casino proposals in Massachusetts, the Middleborough proposal is all about...

Sen. Levin backs Bay Mills casino legislation (August 2, 2007)

Sen. Carl Levin (D-Michigan) has decided to support H.R.2176, a bill that would authorize an off-reservation casino for the Bay Mills Indian Community. Levin had been neutral on the issue for several years. But says he was swayed by...

Mohegan Tribe eyes casino in Massachusetts (August 2, 2007)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut has signed a deal to develop a casino in Massachusetts. The tribe is working with the developers of a site in Palmer, in western Massachusetts. They plan to bid for a casino if the state...

County approves $38M casino deal with Pala Band (August 2, 2007)

San Diego County supervisors approved a $38 million agreement with the Pala Band of Mission Indians on Wednesday. The agreement calls for the tribe to improve the highway leading to its casino. The tribe also agreed to pay for law...