The Big Blind: Gaming in Massachusetts (September 27, 2007)

"This past March, Dr. Clyde Barrow, the director of the Center for Policy Analysis (CFPA) at UMass Dartmouth, authored a paper outlining his recommendations for how to introduce casino gambling into Massachusetts. It detailed a very specific set of...

Passamaquoddy Tribe kicks off racino campaign (September 27, 2007)

The Passamaquoddy Tribe of Maine kicked off its "Yes on Question 1" campaign on Wednesday to gain voter support for a racino. The tribe wants to build a racetrack with slot machines in Washington County. Passamaquoddy leaders said revenues will...

Tribes and tracks get together to oppose tribes (September 27, 2007)

Two California tribes have joined racetracks in a campaign to overturn four new gaming compacts. The Pala Band of Mission Indians and the United Auburn Indian Community were among the first tribes to sign compacts with Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R)....

Editorial: Class III gaming rules case helps Florida (September 27, 2007)

"As Gov. Charlie Crist quietly negotiates with the Seminole Tribe on a deal that could open Las Vegas-style gaming at seven tribal casinos, Florida's horse and dog tracks are champing at the bit. If the governor allows Las Vegas-style slots...

Mississippi Choctaw chief presents casino plans (September 27, 2007)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians' proposed off-reservation casino is a "win-win" for the tribe and Jackson County, Miko Beasley Denson said on Wednesday. Denson, who was elected chief in July, said the casino will generate jobs and revenue...

Tribes propose commercial casinos in Kansas (September 27, 2007)

Three tribes are in the running for a commercial casino in Kansas City, Kansas. The Kickapoo Tribe and the Sac and Fox Nation have teamed to propose a casino on 77 acres.. Details of their proposal have not been...