Editorial: Mohegan pay cuts better than job cuts (January 13, 2009)

"The week's announcement that Mohegan Sun is cutting the salaries of all 9,800 of its employees effective Feb. 1 is indicative of how bad things are. But it is better than eliminating jobs. We live in a changed world today....

Economy an issue at California gaming conference (January 13, 2009)

The economy will be high on the agenda at the 14th annual Western Indian Gaming Conference this week. California Nations Indian Gaming Association initially thought about focusing on energy policy, a spokesperson said. But the nation's economic woes are taking...

Pascua Yaqui Tribe settles poker room lawsuit (January 13, 2009)

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona has settled a lawsuit against a non-Indian poker room. The tribe said the Club Royale in Tucson was interfering with its gaming rights and violating state law. A settlement led to the closure of...

Eastern Cherokees to cut about 100 jobs at casino (January 13, 2009)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians plans to cut about 100 jobs at its casino in North Carolina. The cut represents about 5 percent of the workforce at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino. An executive blamed the bad economy for the...

Column: Poarch Creek casino will worsen problems (January 13, 2009)

"Tuesday’s opening of the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel has generated excitement throughout town and the greater Gulf Coast region. Area citizens are amazed that such an establishment has been constructed in Atmore. Like manna from Heaven, it seems,...