Editorial: Nottawaseppi casino good for economy (December 14, 2007)

"The Battle Creek community got a double dose of good news Wednesday as Kellogg Co. announced plans to expand its downtown research and development facility and representatives of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi presented an update on the tribe's...

Employment Law: Unions come to tribal casinos (December 14, 2007)

"Table game dealers at one of the world’s largest casinos broke long-standing precedent on November 24th by voting to bring federally-regulated collective bargaining onto a tribal reservation. In what is believed to be the first National Labor Relations Board-supervised union...

Mohegan Tribe reduces size of new casino hotel (December 14, 2007)

Amid rising costs of the project, the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut has reduced the size of the new hotel at its Mohegan Sun Casino. The hotel tower will reach 39 stories instead of 43. It will have 922 rooms, about...

Twentynine Palms Band plans low-key casino (December 14, 2007)

The Twentynine Palms Band of Mission Indians says its proposed casino will fit in well in the desert community. The Nüwü Casino Resort and RV Park will utilize "green" materials for construction and will be powered in part by...

Editorial: Seminole compact needs more review (December 14, 2007)

"With state coffers shortchanged, Gov. Charlie Crist was smart to negotiate a gambling compact with the Seminole Tribe. The wisdom of that effort, however, doesn't negate the need for a proper vetting of the deal. House leaders now suing...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe claims Class III rights (December 14, 2007)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts says it has a right to offer Class III games because the state allows casino nights and off-shore casino cruises. Under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, a tribe is entitled to the same types...

NIGC's Hogen meets with Seminole Tribe (December 14, 2007)

National Indian Gaming Commission Chairman Phil Hogen met with leaders of the Seminole Tribe of Florida on Thursday. The NIGC is investigating the tribe's use of gaming revenues. Concerns were raised four years ago and Hogen said some progress has...

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