Seneca Nation reports 16 percent drop at casinos (May 1, 2009)

The Seneca Nation of New York reported a 16 percent drop in gaming profits and a 9 percent drop in revenues during the last quarter. Seneca Gaming Corp. saw revenues slide from $154.4 million to $141.3 million. Slot machine...

New York governor backs off-reservation casinos (May 1, 2009)

New York Gov. David Paterson (D) asked Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to approve two off-reservation casinos in the Catskills. Paterson said the Bush administration was wrong to reject casinos for the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of...

Democrats support Connecticut casino smoking ban (May 1, 2009)

Democratic lawmakers in Connecticut continue to support a bill that bans smoking at tribal casinos. Three committees in the state House have passed the bill. Each time, Democrats have voted to advance it. Republicans have mostly voted against the bill....

Mohegan Tribe reports 16 percent drop at casinos (May 1, 2009)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut reported a 16 percent drop in gaming revenues for the last quarter. Table game and slot machine revenues led to the decline, the tribe said. At Mohegan Sun, slot revenues fell 11 percent. Profits at...

Editorial: Reject expansion of gaming in Florida (May 1, 2009)

"Budget desperation might lead the Legislature to approve the de facto expansion of gambling at Seminole casinos, which now offer high-stakes slots and card games such as blackjack and baccarat. But budget desperation and the last-minute legislative rush should not...