Cherokee casino to offer non-smoking space (December 3, 2007)

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma says its new casino will offer a substantial amount of non-smoking space for gamblers and patrons. The tribe's casino in Catoosa is undergoing a $125 million expansion. When it's finished, most of the new space...

BIA approves four California gaming compacts (December 3, 2007)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved four Class III gaming compacts in California that are the subject of an upcoming referendum. The approval means the compacts will become legally effective once they are published in the Federal Register....

Opinion: Vote no on California gaming compacts (December 3, 2007)

"Every once in a while voters get a chance to correct a legislative mistake. The Secretary of State has officially qualified four referenda, Propositions 94, 95, 96 and 97, for the February 5, 2008 ballot. That means voters will...

Editorial: Dealers show their cards at Foxwoods (December 3, 2007)

"The dealers’ recent vote to unionize at Foxwoods Resort Casino is potentially momentous for Connecticut. Dealers number 3,000 out of more than 10,000 employees at the casino, which the Mashantucket Pequot tribe opened in 1992. The casino, along with...