Editorial: Dispute over Poarch Creek's casinos is all about money (July 11, 2012)

"Escambia County is not wealthy. The median household income there is slightly below the Alabama state average, and the percentage of its residents living below the poverty line is slightly above. However, Escambia County does have a growth industry that...

WNPR: Mashantucket chairman discusses $2.3B in gaming debts (July 11, 2012)

"Foxwoods Casino is an unlikely Connecticut success story. Before 1992, residents never would have guessed they’d have one of the world’s largest casinos in its backyard. But given the years of profits and massive expansion, the headline of a New...

Chukchansi Tribe restructures $310M in debts incurred by casino (July 11, 2012)

The Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians of California restructured $310 million in gaming-related debt, The Fresno Bee reports. The tribe incurred the debt during the construction of the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino. More than $300 million in loans...

Opinion: Masphee Wampanoag Tribe's casino deal bad for region (July 11, 2012)

"On June 9, Taunton voted for a tribal resort destination casino in the hope of jobs and economic development. This is perfectly understandable after years of stagnation and a continuous reduction in local aid from the commonwealth of Massachusetts. Promises...

Eastern Cherokees schedule two job fairs to hire more at casino (July 11, 2012)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina will hold two job fairs to hire more people to work at its casino. The tribe plans to hire 500 table game dealers at the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Resort. The...

Judge concludes Kialegee Tribal Town didn't violate casino order (July 11, 2012)

A federal judge said the Kialegee Tribal Town hasn't violated a court order that bars gaming at an Indian allotment in Oklahoma. The tribe suspended construction of the Red Clay Casino after the order was issued back in May. But...

United Keetoowah Band faces deadline on disputed gaming site (July 11, 2012)

The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians faces a big deadline to keep its casino open. Under a settlement with the state, the tribe agreed to close the Keetoowah Cherokee Casino on July 30 if the land at the site...