Poker still popular at Connecticut casinos (November 12, 2008)

Revenues are down at Connecticut's two tribal casinos but poker games are still drawing in customers in large numbers. ”Just last weekend, our tables were full and people were waiting in line for seats,” Terry Chiaradio, the director of poker...

Ex-NFL lobbyist works on Internet gaming rules (November 12, 2008)

A former lobbyist for the National Football League is now working at the White House on last-minute regulations to limit Internet gaming. William Wichterman and his associates at the Covington & Burling firm were paid $2.8 million by the NFL...

Seneca Nation vows to complete casino (November 12, 2008)

The Seneca Nation will complete its off-reservation casino, re-elected president Barry E. Snyder Sr. said on Tuesday. The tribe operates a temporary facility in downtown Buffalo. Work was halted on a permanent Buffalo Creek Casino amid a court case and...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe weighs Class II (November 12, 2008)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts will scale back its casino plans if only allowed to engage in Class II gaming, The Cape Cod Times reports. The tribe wants to build a casino, hotel, events center and retail complex on...

Opinion: Let's make a big deal in Washington (November 12, 2008)

"“Do you want what’s in the box or what’s behind door number three?” That was the question put to contestants on the classic game show “Let’s Make A Deal.” Near the end of each show, the host asked those who...