Republican women oppose Mississippi Choctaw casino (October 2, 2007)

The Jackson County Republican Women's Club is opposing the off-reservation casino sought by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. The tribe wants to build a $375 million resort in Ocean Springs, more than 200 miles from the reservation. Republican women...

Letter: Shed a single tear for bad Pequots (October 2, 2007)

"I was driving past “Weicker's Wonder in the Woods” the other day and was amazed at the amount of strip-mining being performed along the roadway. I assumed the Mashantucket Pequots had discovered an early native settlement and were excavating...

Churches oppose Passamaquoddy racino (October 2, 2007)

The Christian Civic League of Maine is forming a political action committee to oppose the Passamaquoddy Tribe's proposal for a racino. The committee, named "Gambling with the way life should be," will raise money to fight the tribe's ballot referendum....

Another union eyes Mashantucket casino (October 2, 2007)

A second labor union is seeking to organize at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut. The International Union of Operating Engineers wants to represent 200 engineers at the Foxwoods Resort Casino. Organizers have begun gathering...

Florida AG: Gaming leads to increase in crime (October 2, 2007)

"As the Indian gaming debate simmers in Florida, there are significant issues to consider about expanding casino gambling throughout the state. With Las Vegas-style gambling prospects, citizens are raising concerns about public safety and consumer protection, and I share those...

Florida lawmakers debate Class III gaming (October 2, 2007)

The Florida Senate's Regulated Industries Committee is holding a hearing today to discuss Class III gaming compact issues. Gov. Charlie Crist (R) is currently negotiating a compact with the Seminole Tribe. The deal will allow slot machines and possibly other...

Supreme Court won't hear Catawba gaming case (October 2, 2007)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused the Catawba Nation's gaming case against the state of South Carolina. Without comment, the justices let stand state Supreme Court decision that bars the tribe from operating video poker on its reservation. The...

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