Florida Supreme Court rules in Seminole compact case (July 3, 2008)

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist (R) lacked authority to enter into a Class III gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe, the state's highest court ruled today. The decision said Crist overstepped his bounds by allowing the tribe to offer games that...

Connecticut town sues for taxes on slot machines (July 3, 2008)

A Connecticut town has sued a gaming manufacturer that supplies slot machines to the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. The town of Ledyard claims that WMS Gaming owes property taxes on machines leased to the Foxwoods Resort...

Quapaw Tribe to open $301M casino on Saturday (July 3, 2008)

The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma will open its $301 million casino resort on Saturday. The media got a preview of the million square-feet Downstream Casino Resort. It features 70,000 square-feet of gaming space with 2,000 slot machines, 30 table...

Coeur d'Alene Tribe sued over deaths at casino (July 3, 2008)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe is being sued over two deaths at its casino in Idaho. Donald S. Hanson, 55, and Richard E. Stokes, 49, died in a June 2006 fire at the Coeur d'Alene Casino. The fire was determined to...

California tribes monitor online poker legislation (July 3, 2008)

California tribes are monitoring legislation that could pave the way for online poker in the state. AB 2026 authorizes the state Department of Justice to create guidelines and regulations for online poker. Final approval of Internet games would be required...

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe wants Class III compact (July 3, 2008)

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is planning to open a Class II facility but would eventually like to negotiate a Class III compact with South Dakota, the tribe's construction manager said. The tribe plans a $6 million to $7...

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