Grand Ronde Tribes cuts positions amid slump in casino revenue (October 1, 2012)

The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde eliminated about 30 executive level position at its casino amid the slump in the economy, The Salem Statesman Journal reports. The chief executive officer, operating officer and finance officer were among the positions eliminated....

Dave Palermo: Tribes have a duty to address problem gambling (October 1, 2012)

"I’ve written about problem and pathological gambling since long before passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988. In 2005, while on the staff of the California Nations Indian Gaming Association, I worked with Whyte, state Sen. John Burton...

Editorial: State to blame for Seneca Nation gaming revenue flap (October 1, 2012)

"New York State is preparing to give Niagara Falls a $58 million loan to compensate for the loss of revenues from the Seneca Niagara Casino, an urgent development in a problem brought on, at least in part, by New York...

Opinion: Spokane Tribe's off-reservation casino deserves a shot (October 1, 2012)

"It is sad that arguably the largest privately funded economic development project to come to Spokane in decades has been turned into a political football by those who appear to have huge conflicts of interest. With 5,000 jobs and $300...

Editorial: North Carolina must tax and regulate gaming facilities (October 1, 2012)

"As the $625 million expansion of the Harrah’s Casino complex in Cherokee nears completion, state lawmakers should be reminded once again of the economic windfall the state could realize if it takes control of the gambling industry in North Carolina....

Editorial: It's too risky to bet economy on tribal gaming industry (October 1, 2012)

"Mohegan Sun's announcement Thursday that it is laying off more than 300 employees comes as no great surprise since the casino, like nearby Foxwoods Resort Casino, faces growing competition from gambling halls in surrounding states. With slot revenues declining steadily...

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