Shingle Springs Band eliminates jobs at new casino (May 8, 2009)

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians has eliminated jobs at its recently opened Red Hawk Casino in northern California. The casino employed 1,750 full-time equivalents when it opened in December. Now it's down to 1,500 full-time equivalents. "We think...

Mashantucket Tribe signs casino smoking agreement (May 8, 2009)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has reached an agreement with Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell (R) to limit smoking at Foxwoods Resort Casino. The tribe said the deal respects its sovereignty. "The governor stood by her word, and we stood...

Gaming compact for Seminole Tribe up for final vote (May 8, 2009)

A Class III gaming compact for the Seminole Tribe faces a final vote in the Florida Legislature today. If approved, it will go to Gov. Charlie Crist (R) for his approval. Tribal leaders must weigh in as well. The deal...

Opinions: A new gaming compact for Seminole Tribe (May 8, 2009)

The St. Petersburg Times: "Florida has more than enough gambling. Ideally, it would have less. But the compromise the Florida Legislature is expected to vote on today appears to expand gambling in a measured way. It is not an ideal...

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