Off-reservation casino compacts expire (September 18, 2007)

Compacts for two off-reservation casinos in Barstow, California, expired on Monday. The Big Lagoon Rancheria and Los Coyotes Band of Mission Indians signed the compacts with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) two years ago this month. But since lawmakers failed to...

Mississippi Choctaws to discuss off-reservation casino (September 18, 2007)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will discuss its plans for an off-reservation casino in Jackson County on September 27. The tribe asked the county supervisors to schedule an open forum on the project. The public, however, will not be...

Eastern Shoshone Tribe opens Class III casino (September 18, 2007)

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe of Wyoming opened the doors to its first Class III casino on Monday. The 7,000-square-foot casino has about 100 slot machines, with another 50 on the way. The facility employs about 75 full-time workers on the...

Editorial: Regulation of gaming in Massachusetts (September 18, 2007)

"Promising to proceed proceed "with care and transparency" on gambling, Governor Patrick yesterday provided an outline of his plan to license three resort casinos in Massachusetts. Not everyone was reassured, of course. It's way too early to know whether Patrick's...