Lawmaker won't call hearing on Seminole deal (September 23, 2009)

A key lawmaker won't be calling a hearing on a Class III gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The hearing was scheduled for October 5. But Rep. Bill Galvano (R), who chairs the Select Committee on Seminole Indian...

Chickasaw Nation opens doors to casino hotel (September 23, 2009)

The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma debuted a hotel at one of its casinos. The hotel at the Winstar World Casino features 12 stories and 395 rooms. "I think they are impressed that they can have that quality and expression that...

Opinion: Smoking, sovereignty at tribal casinos (September 23, 2009)

"When you pull up to the gas pumps at the Grand Ronde Station outside the Spirit Mountain Casino, there's a surprise: You can pump your own gas. This exception to Oregon's ban on self service gasoline exists because the Grand...

Column: Rincon Band casino refuses military ID (September 23, 2009)

"Sam Farr went to Harrah's Rincon Casino this past Saturday night to see a rap concert. He had no intention of drinking at the event. He's recovering from a horrific car accident that left him paralyzed. He's in a...

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