Florida close to compact with Seminole Tribe (August 20, 2007)

With a federally-imposed deadline fast approaching, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (R) and the Seminole Tribe are near an agreement on a Class III gaming compact. The two sides hope to reach an agreement by this week. At issue are the...

Sac and Fox Nation breaks ground on casino (August 20, 2007)

The Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma broke ground on a new casino on Saturday. The 35,000-square-foot casino will house 600 slots, table games and a restaurant. Construction is expected to start in four weeks and be completed in...

Absentee Shawnee Tribe's casino loses customers (August 20, 2007)

The Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma is facing a "financial crisis" due to dwindling gaming revenues, The Oklahoman reported. Business at the Thunderbird Wild Wild West Casino has dropped by nearly half in the past year. The reason? The Chickasaw...

Editorial: Gambling fever spreads in New England (August 20, 2007)

"Up to now, the eastern Massachusetts town of Middleboro was best known for cranberries. But if the town has its way, it could be in line to become home to the first Massachusetts casino. Last month, citizens of the community...

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