Another Oklahoma official against Shawnee casino (June 10, 2008)

Oklahoma State Treasurer Scott Meacham said he opposes plans by the Shawnee Tribe. to open a casino in Oklahoma City. In a letter to the Interior Department, Meacham said the casino would hurt revenues at the Remington Park racetrack. The...

Chickasaw Nation names gaming commissioner (June 10, 2008)

The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma named an interim commissioner for its gaming operation. Matthew L. Morgan is a tribal member. He has worked as in-house legal counsel and policy adviser to the tribe and sits on the executive committee of...

Quapaw Tribe gives tour of $301M casino (June 10, 2008)

The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma gave a tour of its new $301 million casino to officials in Cherokee County, Kansas. Chairman John Berrey showed the commissioner around the Downstream Casino Resort. The facility, which will employ 1,200 people, opens...

Mohegan Tribe in running for New York City casino (June 10, 2008)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is still in the running to operate a casino in New York City, The Hartford Courant reports. The Mohegan Sun Tribal Gaming Authority and its partners were chosen as one of three finalists for...

Massachusetts governor ready to negotiate compact (June 10, 2008)

Compact negotiations between the state of Massachusetts and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe are expected to begin this month, WBZ reports. "We are prepared to negotiate within the parameters we have under existing law," said Gov Deval Patrick (D) said on...

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