Connecticut House kills tribal smoking ban (May 7, 2008)

The Connecticut House has killed a bill that would ban smoking at tribal casinos. Democrats in the Senate succeeded in passing the bill last week. But Democrats in the House were opposed, so the bill was killed after a closed-doer...

Editorial: County should block Cowlitz casino (May 7, 2008)

"Clark County commissioners have posed an interesting question in a letter to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, essentially: If the commissioners do not agree to a memorandum of understanding with the Cowlitz Tribe, will that kill the proposed tribal casino...

Seminole Tribe opens first Hard Rock music park (May 7, 2008)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida has opened the first music-themed Hard Rock Park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The park features rides, games, restaurants and other attractions built around music. All genres and eras are represented at the $400...

Soo Tribe finds investors for Detroit casino (May 7, 2008)

The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has landed a $100 million investment for its commercial casino in Detroit. The tribe needed to find new investors or face a state-ordered sale of the Greektown Casino. Revenues at the...

Oregon casino backers to wait on tribal proposals (May 7, 2008)

The backers of a commercial casino in Oregon will wait for the outcome of two controversial tribal casinos before trying to put the issue to voters. The Warm Springs Tribes of Oregon and the Cowlitz Tribe of Washington are planning...

Mohegan partner not disclosed in Pennsylvania (May 7, 2008)

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board wasn't aware of a partnership between the Mohegan Tribe and a convicted developer, The Pocono Record reports. The tribe, based in Connecticut, and developer Dennis Troha backed an off-reservation casino in Wisconsin. After an...