BIA extends deadline for Seminole compact (October 9, 2007)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has extended the deadline for the Seminole Tribe and the state of Florida to reach a Class III gaming compact. The BIA has been pushing the state to finalize a deal. If one isn't reached,...

Gila River Tribe breaks ground on new casino (October 9, 2007)

The Gila River Indian Community of Arizona broke ground on a new casino on Monday. The tribe is moving the Lone Butte Casino to a new location and is making it bigger. The $60 million, 120,000-square-foot facility sits on a...

Opinion: Mississippi Choctaw casino a good bet (October 9, 2007)

"Since 1992, more than $15 billion has been generated statewide in gross gaming revenues, and the gaming industry has created more than 45,700 jobs with a payroll of $1.1 billion through direct and indirect employment. Before Katrina, Biloxi's casinos produced...

Editorial: States on a roll when it comes to gaming (October 9, 2007)

"The number of gaming sites in Oklahoma has climbed past 90, part of a nationwide expansion in gambling that only continues to grow. Some form of gaming — lottery, casinos, racinos — is conducted in all but two states (Utah...

Editorial: No Class III compact for Seminole Tribe (October 9, 2007)

"Tourists who visit Florida and want to gamble will find that our state offers many opportunities for them to win or lose money. Gamblers can play poker, the Lottery, bingo, dominoes or the slots. They can bet on horses, dogs...

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