McCain cancels Nevada visit after gambling story (September 30, 2008)

Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) has canceled a scheduled campaign visit to Reno, Nevada. No reason was given but the move comes after The New York Times reported about McCain's close times to the gaming industry. The paper said he has...

Mohegan Tribe debuts Margaritaville at casino (September 30, 2008)

The chairman of the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut urged patrons to "rock on" despite economic woes that have halted an expansion at the Mohegan Sun casino. The reason for the upbeat attitude was the opening of a Margaritaville restaurant...

McCain opposed one casino but protected another (September 30, 2008)

Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) led the fight against an off-reservation casino in the Bay Area while protecting another one whose partners were close associates, The Berkeley Daily Planet reported. McCain backed legislation that would force the Lytton Band of Pomo...

Column: Connecticut casinos pass their peak (September 30, 2008)

"I remember the miserable, raw and rainy day in February 1992 when Foxwoods first opened, and, because the parking lots were overflowing, people just abandoned their cars by the side of the road and trudged through the mud. Casino executives...