Arizona tribes report drop in gaming revenues (May 1, 2008)

For the first time since 2003, tribes in Arizona have reported a decline in their gaming revenues. The tribal-state compact requires the tribes to share a percentage of their revenues with the state. Since 2003, the amount has risen steadily...

Editorial: Schwarzenegger's bad gaming deal (May 1, 2008)

"Gamblers tell you there are no sure things, but it's a near certainty that a deal made this week by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger would increase pressure for a vast and ill-advised expansion of casino gambling in California. Schwarzenegger signed an...

Meskwaki Tribe debates per capita payments (May 1, 2008)

Members of the Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa are worried they are going to see a cut in their casino per capita payments. Each member receives about $2,000 a month, KCRG-TV reported. Tribal members fear the payment will be cut in...

Union election set at Mashantucket casino (May 1, 2008)

The National Labor Relations Board is overseeing a union election today at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut. The International Union of Operating Engineers wants to organize more than 300 electricians, carpenters and other...

Seminole Tribe debuts slot machines in Tampa (May 1, 2008)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida has installed the first 725 slot machines at its Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa. The slots replace Class II electronic machines that the tribe was running for years. At least one customer...

Rincon Band wins ruling on compact negotiations (May 1, 2008)

A federal magistrate has ruled that California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) negotiated in bad faith with the Rincon Band of Mission Indians. Judge William McCurrine Jr. said Schwarzenegger can't force the tribe to share its gaming revenues without offering a...