Column: A casino in every corner of the world (October 19, 2007)

"First there was Las Vegas, City of Sin in the Nevada desert, the only gambling game in America. Then came Atlantic City, where gambling was supposed to revive a tawdry old seaside resort. It became Las Vegas Lite, for the...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe meets over casino (October 19, 2007)

Gov. Deval Patrick (D) is trying to convince the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to apply for a commercial casino. Patrick has filed legislation to authorize three casinos in the state. He says tribal applicants will be given preference. The tribe has...

Cowlitz Tribe adopts new plan for $510M casino (October 19, 2007)

The Cowlitz Tribe of Washington adopted an agreement to pay taxes, follow local building and health codes and pay for municipal services for its $510 million casino in Clark County. The tribe sad the new plan replaces a memorandum of...

Appeals court hears gaming land-into-trust case (October 19, 2007)

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals will be hearing oral arguments on Friday in a gaming land-into-trust case. A group called Michigan Gambling Opposition wants to block the Interior Department from acquiring 147 acres in trust for the Gun Lake...

Arizona tribes try to reach younger gamblers (October 19, 2007)

People over the age of 45 still make up the majority of casino gamblers, according to Harrah's Entertainment, but tribes in Arizona are trying to lure a younger crowd. That means installing games with themes familiar to younger people, bringing...