Editorial: Mohegan Tribe steps up DUI efforts at casino (December 1, 2009)

"A front-page story in this newspaper Sunday detailed the stepped-up efforts that Mohegan Sun and its owner, the Mohegan Tribe, are taking to keep intoxicated patrons from driving away from the casino. Drunken drivers maim and kill themselves and other...

Huron Band gaming regulator accused of malfeasance (December 1, 2009)

A gaming commissioner for the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan is being accused of malfeasance for having "intimate relationships" with employees of the FireKeepers Casino. Nathaniel Spurr, the son of chairwoman Laura Spurr, does not deny "dating"...

Seminole Tribe marks 30th anniversary with big bingo (December 1, 2009)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is celebrating 30 years of gaming with a big bingo payout. The Super Jackpot Million Dollar Bingo Game promises up to $1 million for one lucky player. Winners can also get $50,000 or $2,500. The...

Court dismisses case over Shoshone-Bannock gaming (December 1, 2009)

The Idaho Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit that sought the removal of video gaming machines from the casino owned by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. Wendy Knox and Richard Dotson, who say they are compulsive gamblers, said the machines violate the Idaho...

Top executive for Dry Creek Pomo casino resigns post (December 1, 2009)

The top casino executive for the Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians of California has resigned. Scott Garawitz served as chief executive officer at River Rock Casino for a little over a year. He had worked at the casino...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe gets loan from gaming firm (December 1, 2009)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts has accepted a $1.5 million loan from its new gaming partner but Chairman Cedric Cromwell said the money won't have be repaid if a casino never becomes reality. The tribe was already given $4...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe to hold another vote on casino (December 1, 2009)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York will hold another referendum on a proposed off-reservation casino. The tribe said a November 21 vote in which tribal members rejected the casino was "null and void" because it was held without...