Editorial: Don't be a sucker for gaming in Ohio (October 22, 2008)

"If you have ever set foot in Wheeling Island, a Las Vegas casino or the area skill-game parlors, you know the basic rule of gambling: The house always wins. That being the case, why should it surprise anyone that the...

Editorial: Still saying no to gaming in Maine (October 22, 2008)

"This newspaper has been firmly opposed to casinos and racinos in Maine. We have said it's a poor substitute for economic development, runs contrary to our interest in preserving the image of Maine and has the potential to cause social...

Seneca casino opponents want NIGC held in contempt (October 22, 2008)

Opponents of the Seneca Nation want the National Indian Gaming Commission held in contempt of court for failing to shut down the tribe's off-reservation casino in Buffalo, New York. Citizens Against Casino Gambling sued the NIGC over the legal...

Editorial: Oklahoma tribes keep growing in gaming (October 22, 2008)

"As head of the Chickasaw Nation’s business arm, Brian Campbell has seen huge growth in gaming and doesn’t expect it to abate any time soon. Apparently, gaming is one sure bet in these shaky economic times. "Casino business is historically...

Poll shows Maryland voters support slot machines (October 22, 2008)

A new Washington Post poll shows 62 percent of voters in Maryland support a ballot measure to legalize slot machines. Question 2 authorizes as many as 15,000 machines at five locations. Supporters say revenue would generate $600 million for state...