Internet poker legislation seen as dead for the year in California (August 8, 2013)
It doesn't look like Internet poker will be legalized this year in California despite support from some tribes. Two bills were introduced this year to regulate online poker games. But there's been little movement as the legislative session winds down....
Mashantucket Tribe sees another delay for outlet mall at casino (August 8, 2013)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut announced plans for an outlet mall at Foxwoods Resort Casino in February 2012 but there's been several delays with the $120 million project. Groundbreaking on the Tanger Outlets Foxwoods was expected earlier this...
Mashantucket Tribe reaches deal with union for casino workers (August 8, 2013)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut has reached a deal with a labor union that represents card dealers at the Foxwoods Resort Casino. The deal with Local 2121 of the United Auto Workers is subject to a ratification vote...
Officer in Oregon's tribal gaming section suspended without pay (August 8, 2013)
A detective within the Oregon State Police's tribal gaming section has been suspended without pay. Richard Narvaez, 50, was on duty when he was arrested on charges of patronizing a prostitute and public indecency. The incident occurred in Portland. The...
Chukchansi Tribe pays $24M every year for $250M gaming debt (August 8, 2013)
The Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino in Coarsegold, California. Photo © Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians The Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians in California is required to make two payments of $12 million a year in order to...
Judge sets hearing in fight over United Keetoowah Band casino (August 8, 2013)
A federal judge has scheduled a hearing in a gaming dispute between the Cherokee Nation and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma.