Tribal casino connections in Craigslist killer case (April 22, 2009)

A 23-year-old medical student in Massachusetts who has been arrested in connection with a murder and attacks on women he reportedly met through Craigslist has some tribal casino connections. Philip Markoff grew up in upstate New York, in Oneida...

Opinions: Smoking ban at Connecticut casinos (April 22, 2009)

The New London Day published rival opinions on a controversial bill that would ban smoking at Connecticut's tribal casinos. Lynn Malerba, the vice chairwoman of the Mohegan Tribe, says the bill would infringe on sovereignty and hurt business. She says...

Rival Seminole gaming compact bill advances (April 22, 2009)

The Florida House voted 84-27 on a bill to limit the Seminole Tribe. to slot machines. The bill gives the tribe exclusivity to offer slot machines outside of two counties where they are already legal. The tribe would be required...

Benefit axed due to Quechan Nation casino concerns (April 22, 2009)

Organizers of a benefit in Arizona canceled an upcoming event after the Quechan Nation raised concerns about the impact on the tribe's casino. Sunset On The Bridge required closing the Ocean to Ocean Bridge for several hours on April 25....

Navajo Nation president hails success of casino (April 22, 2009)

Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. said the tribe's first casino is the most successful in New Mexico. The Fire Rock Casino opened near Gallup last November. Revenues have exceeded expectations and the tribe is looking to open more gaming...

Indicted securities broker spent $1.2M at casinos (April 22, 2009)

A former securities broker who has been indicted for bilking $2.4 million clients reportedly spent $1.4 million at tribal and non-tribal casinos. Denver Kalkofen spent the money at casinos owned by the Menominee Nation and the Oneida Nation, both of...