Editorial: Don't force smoking ban at tribal casinos (April 9, 2008)

"If the legislature keeps playing politics with a bill aimed at curtailing smoking at the state's two casinos, Gov. M. Jodi Rell should pledge to veto it as a way of moving the smoking ban forward. The governor announced last...

Third union seeks to organize at Pequot casino (April 9, 2008)

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers is seeking to organize at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut. The union wants to represent electrical workers at the Foxwoods Resort Casino.. One union has already organized...

Nambe Pueblo opens travel center at casino site (April 9, 2008)

Nambe Pueblo in northern New Mexico opened a travel center at the site of its future casino. The Nambe Falls Travel Center is located along a major interstate. It features a gas station, an Arby's, a Java Joe's and...

Washington county passes anti-gaming resolution (April 9, 2008)

Commissioners in Clark County, Washington, voted 3-0 on a resolution to oppose a "major commercial gaming facility" -- words apparently aimed at the casino sought by the Cowlitz Tribe. The resolution, however, does not mention the tribe by name. It...

Alabama sues to block Poarch Creek Class III gaming (April 9, 2008)

Correction: Alabama is in the 11th Circuit, not the 5th Circuit. Alabama Attorney General Troy King sued the Interior Department on Tuesday to block Class III gaming for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Alabama refuses to negotiate a compact...

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