Puyallup Tribe defends casino sick policy (October 8, 2009)

The Puyallup Tribe of Washington says it doesn't force employees at Emerald Queen Casino to work if they are sick. Employees who call in sick on busy days can be penalized if they abuse the system, the casino manager said....

Coquille casino affected by city's lawsuit (October 8, 2009)

The Coquille Tribe of Oregon could lose services at the Mill Casino in a dispute with the city of North Bend. The tribe entered into an agreement with the city for police, fire and sewer services at the casino. The...

Rhode Island governor flip flops on casino (October 8, 2009)

After spending years fighting the Narragansett Tribe, Rhode Island Gov. Donald Carcieri (R) supports a gaming referendum. Carcieri vigorously opposed the tribe's efforts to authorize a commercial casino. But now that he's heading out of office -- due to term...

Chickasaw Nation leads bids for racetrack (October 8, 2009)

The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma offered the highest bid for a racetrack in Texas. Global Gaming Solutions, a tribal subsidiary, bid $27 million for the Lone Star Park. The purchase needs final approval from a federal bankruptcy judge. If the...