Editorial: Taxpayers pay for state gaming (October 7, 2009)

"A report by The Times of Munster the other day found that Indiana casinos pay taxes averaging 38 percent of revenues, the highest in the Midwest. Casinos in neighboring states pay less, The Times reported. In Illinois, the effective tax...

New Mohegan chair tackles gaming issues (October 7, 2009)

The new leader of the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut comes into office with some big gaming issues on her plate. Lynn Malerba, the first woman to serve as chair of the tribe, says the gaming industry remains "depressed." Slot...

Editorial: Sick leave policy at tribal casino (October 7, 2009)

"Guess what happens when a global flu pandemic meets sick leave rules straight out of the world of Charles Dickens? Workers get sick. More workers get sick. Customers get sick. Bosses who thought they were making money by forcing sick...

Big Sandy Band wins 1,650 slot machines (October 7, 2009)

The Big Sandy Rancheria Band of Western Mono Indians received the largest number of slot machine licenses in the California Gambling Control Commission draw on Monday. The tribe was awarded 1,650 licenses. With 350 slots already in play at the...

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation kills expansion (October 7, 2009)

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation of California halted plans for a major casino expansion due to economic factors. The tribe planned to triple the size of the Cache Creek Casino Resort. The facility would have grown to 1.2 million square-feet,...

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