Editorial: Florida gaming expansion a bad bet (June 23, 2009)

"Twenty-three years ago, proponents sold voters on the Florida Lottery by pledging that revenues generated by state-run gambling would be a boon to public education. Since the first tickets were sold in 1988, the lottery has, in fact, produced billions...

Poarch Creeks promote new casino with blimp (June 23, 2009)

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is hoping to attract more customers with a new promotional tool. The Alabama tribe launched a 178-foot blimp to promote the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel across the region. “It’s a wonderful opportunity...

California tribes feel recession at their casinos (June 23, 2009)

Tribes in California have been hit by the recession though their revenues haven't dropped as much as those in Las Vegas. People are still visiting tribal facilities but they are spending less money and less time there. That contributed to...

Men go to trial for $1.5M Soboba casino heist (June 23, 2009)

Two men went on trial for the theft of $1.5 million from the casino owned by the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians. Rolando Luda Ramos, 27, is accused of organizing the theft, the largest of its kind in southern...

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