Seminole Tribe delays card games and more jobs (October 17, 2008)

As many as 1,000 jobs are in limbo due a gaming compact dispute affecting the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The tribe planned to hire 3,650 employees after signing the compact with Gov. Charlie Crist (R). But Republican lawmakers went...

Opinion: Gambling not the only vice for politicians (October 17, 2008)

"About a 15-minute drive from my house in quaint northeastern Connecticut lies a towering green and white pseudo-metropolis of debauchery. Foxwoods Resort Casino, until last year the biggest casino in the world, is run by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe of...

Opinion: Sen. McCain's link to anti-union casino (October 17, 2008)

"When scores of dealers and their supporters rallied at Connecticut’s Foxwoods Casino last May for their right to representation by United Auto Workers Region 9A, which they had voted for overwhelmingly, passersby were quick to honk in support. A year...

Fort Mojave Tribe continues casino negotiations (October 17, 2008)

The Fort Mojave Tribe and the city of Needles, California, continue to negotiate a casino agreement in hopes of placing it before voters on November 4. Talks seemed to have stalled in recent weeks so Chairman Tim Williams asked...

Oklahoma tribes not hurt by economic downturn (October 17, 2008)

Tribes in Oklahoma say their business hasn't been affected by the downturn in the national economy. The Cherokee Nation, the Chickasaw Nation, the Muscogee Nation and the Quapaw Tribe have either opened new casinos or are planning major expansions. The...

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