Hansen: Woman, casino at odds over $5,000 bingo (June 8, 2010)

"She said bingo. They said no go. Does the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel in Tama owe Jacalyn Hartig $5,000? Hartig says yes. General manager Daniel Stromer says no. While several witnesses say you bet, the video replay of the April...

9th Circuit will not rehear gaming compact negotiation case (June 8, 2010)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals won't rehear a landmark gaming compact negotiation case in which California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) was found to have negotiated in bad faith. In April, the court said Schwarzenegger made unfair demands of the...

Barona Band shares casino rewards with Vegas properties (June 8, 2010)

The Barona Band of Mission Indians of California will share gaming rewards with two Las Vegas properties. Gamblers who earn points at the Barona Resort & Casino will able to use them at The Venetian and The Palazzo on...

President of Mashantucket Pequot gaming enterprise quits (June 8, 2010)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut announced the resignation of its top gaming executive. Michael Speller, the president of the Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprises, left to pursue other opportunities. He had been on the job for only 18 months....

Boycott of Arizona not affecting Pascua Yaqui casino venue (June 8, 2010)

Some musical acts have canceled concerts in Arizona over SB1070, the state's controversial anti-immigration law, but the boycott doesn't appear to be affecting business for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe. The Goo Goo Dolls performed as scheduled at Ava Amphitheater, located...

Wampanoag tribes make case for casinos in Massachusetts (June 8, 2010)

The chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe will testify at a hearing today on a bill to legalize casinos in Massachusetts while the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe will unveil plans for its casino. Mashpee Chairman Cedric Cromwell is set to appear...