Seminole Tribe eyes table games in Florida (September 4, 2007)

As negotiations for a Class III compact continue, the Seminole Tribe hopes it will be able to offer table games. Table games don't bring in as much money as slot machines but they are popular for players. ''There's just a...

Study finds benefits of gaming in California (September 4, 2007)

A study from the University of California-Riverside finds that families living near reservations with gaming have higher income levels. According to UC Riverside's Center for California Native Nations, families within 10 miles of a casino saw their income rise...

Editorial: Rhode Island's hypocrisy on gaming (September 4, 2007)

"The Carcieri administration is pumping out some industrial-strength hypocrisy these days about casino gambling. The governor ardently opposed a Narragansett Indian casino in West Warwick last year. But he seems to have had no problems over the years with helping...

Editorial: Gambling a bad way to fund government (September 4, 2007)

"In 2006 the industry succeeded in getting a referendum passed in Broward County allowing Vegas-style slot machines at existing race tracks and jai alai frontons there - a total of four facilities. Because federal law allows American Indian tribes to...

Opinion: Gambling on greed in Massachusetts (September 4, 2007)

"Just a few weeks ago Glenn Marshall was riding high. The ponytailed chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribal council had won a contentious vote by residents of the town of Middleborough, Massachusetts, to build a casino and resort complex. Wealth...