Man surrenders after standoff at Oneida casino (August 23, 2007)

An eight-hours standoff at the Oneida Nation's casino ended with a man surrendering to police on Wednesday. Police went to the Turning Stone Resort and Casino to arrest Darren Grossman, 33, on an outstanding warrant. But he barricaded himself in...

Seattle Weekly: Mayor's son falls to casino scam (August 23, 2007)

"On a recent July evening, gamblers at the Nooksack River Casino heard an odd thing: A casino employee begging for somebody to win. The game was "Whirlwind of Cash." It's a plastic tube filled with floating money that people...

California tribes oppose compact referendum (August 23, 2007)

California tribes are overwhelmingly opposed to a referendum that seeks to overturn four new gaming compacts. The California Nations Indian Gaming Association, the largest inter-tribal organization in the state, and the Tribal Alliance of Sovereign Indian Nations, which represents 14...

Opinions: Don't balance budget on Seminole Tribe (August 23, 2007)

Florida Today: "Gov. Charlie Crist suggested Tuesday that a deal allowing the Seminole Tribe to run Las Vegas-style slot machines could plug a budget hole of up to $700 million in public school funding. Someone stop him, quick. Show him...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe spurs gaming push (August 23, 2007)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe finalized its federal recognition in May and there's been a whirlwind of gaming activity in Massachusetts since then. The same day the tribe's recognition took effect, the state treasurer said he supported commercial casinos. The mayor...

Letter: Gambling a bad bet for state of Florida (August 23, 2007)

"During his campaign for governor, Charlie Crist promised to exercise his authority as Florida's chief executive to reform real-estate taxes, reduce insurance rates and fight to reduce crime. I believed him. My bad. Now he is proposing to bet on...

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