Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still looking to find land for a casino (August 24, 2011)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is still looking for land to open a casino in southeastern Massachusetts. The tribe's first two sites fell through. Talks for a new location never produced a deal, although the owner of a racetrack is still...

Editorial: New gaming legislation a better bet for Massachusetts (August 24, 2011)

"A gambling bill unveiled on Beacon Hill yesterday could be the ticket to breaking the resort casino logjam we saw last year. The new bill would allow the state to license three resort casinos and one slot parlor. With the...

Shakopee Tribe running sophisticated surveillance unit at casino (August 24, 2011)

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community spent at least $10 million on a state-of-the-art surveillance system for its gaming facilities. The tribe has a digital camera system that can capture license plates and record identifying information about offenders. The Mystic Lake...

Mohegan Tribe ready to bid on casino in western Massachusetts (August 24, 2011)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is moving closer towards its goal of operating a commercial casino in Massachusetts. The tribe wants to open a casino in Palmer. That's in western Massachusetts, one of the regions where a casino is authorized...

BIA backs land-into-trust applications for Osage Nation casinos (August 24, 2011)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved land-into-trust applications for three Osage Nation gaming sites. The BIA published notice of the applications in the Federal Register on July 19. After a 30-day comment period, the sites were placed in trust...