City rejects Gabrielino-Tongva casino proposal (September 12, 2007)

The city council in Garden Grove, California, rejected an unrecognized tribe's casino proposal. A faction of the Gabrielino-Tongva Tribe promised the city $5.1 billion over 30 years, $100 million in infrastructure improvements and 10,000 jobs. But the council voted in...

States seek a stake in growing gaming market (September 12, 2007)

With gaming legal in all but two states, more than a dozen states are looking for ways to expanding gambling options and get a piece of the growing market. From Massachusetts to Florida to Kansas, states see gaming as...

Progress reported for Seminole Tribe's compact (September 12, 2007)

The Seminole Tribe and the state of Florida are closing in on a Class III gaming compact. The tribe met with the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C., yesterday. State officials participated by phone. Assistant secretary Carl Artman said...

Lawsuit claims California tribes owe $330M to state (September 12, 2007)

A California appeals court has revived a lawsuit that claims tribes with casinos owe more than $330 million to the state. Under compacts signed in 1999, 28 tribes pay a percentage of their "net win" into a state fund. But...

Editorial: Anti-gaming crusaders in Florida (September 12, 2007)

"The anti-gambling crusade is on again in Tallahassee. As usual, the crusaders are wrong — just as in the days when ex-Gov. Jeb Bush and his pals in the Legislature railed against the evils of gambling. This time, as Gov....