Editorial: Detroit casinos hog gaming spotlight (June 27, 2008)

"If boxing terms were to describe Wednesday's casino battle, it could be said Port Huron and Romulus were knocked out. The two U.S. House bills that sought approval for Indian-run gambling casinos in both cities were treated to an old-fashioned...

Thousands seek jobs at first Navajo Nation casino (June 27, 2008)

Nearly 2,000 people attended a job fair on Wednesday for the first Navajo Nation casino, The Gallup Independent reported. The $22 million Fire Rock Casino opens in October at the Church Rock Chapter east of Gallup, New Mexico. The tribe...

Judge plans to issue ruling in Rincon compact case (June 27, 2008)

A federal magistrate said he will issue a ruling as early as next week in a Class III gaming compact dispute between the Rincon Band of Mission Indians and the state of California. On April 29, Judge William McCurine Jr....

Narragansett Tribe collects share of slot revenues (June 27, 2008)

The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island has collected $1.54 million in slot machine revenues from a non-Indian gaming facility. The state passed a law that set aside 5 percent of slot revenues at the facility for the tribe. Tribal leaders,...

Mashantucket Tribe lays off 200 casino employees (June 27, 2008)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut has laid off nearly 200 casino employees. Middle managers and some hourly employees at the Foxwoods Resort Casino were laid off yesterday. The tribe's new facility, MGM Grand at Foxwoods, was not affected....

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