Native American Tribes Join Forces to Face Up to Economic Downturn

Native American Tribes Join Forces to Face Up to Economic Downturn

Two of the largest land based casinos in the United States are owned by Native American tribes. Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut is the largest casino in the United States. It is owned by the Mashantucket Pequot tribe and was opened in 1986. The United States’ second largest casino, the Mohegan Sun, owned by the

Nevada’s Main Casinos Made over 1 Billion Dollars Loss in 2012

Nevada’s Main Casinos Made over 1 Billion Dollars Loss in 2012

Nevada’s Gaming Control Board recently released its Gaming Abstract. The Gaming Abstract, which is compiled yearly looks at the financial situation of the state’s casinos which have a casino income of a million or more dollars for the previous fiscal year ending in June. In 2012 there were 265 Nevada casinos within this range. While

Mohegan Sun Casino to Let Over 300 Employees Go

Mohegan Sun Casino

The Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut, the second largest land based casino in the United States, is to let more than 300 of its almost 8000 employees go. The casino is run by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority and its chief executive officer Mitchell Etess recently stated that due to an “ amazing decline in

MGM Resorts International Applies for Licence to Build Massachusetts Casino Resort

MGM Resorts International

MGM Resorts International is among three or four companies interested in developing a casino resort in Massachussets since the state’s new gaming laws allow for up to three casinos to be built. The MGM proposed casino resort would be built in western Massachusetts which is attracting more interest among potential casino developers than the eastern

Illegal Casino boat gambling investigation in the USA

Diamond Casino Cruise : the gambling boat

After an ongoing investigation of several months federal prosecutors have accused a cruise ship company, Diamond Casino Cruise of carrying out illegal gambling activity on board the casino boat, the Diamond Royale. The indictment claims that the illegal gambling took place while the boat was operating its casino in the coastal waters off the states

American Casinos begin to recover from the economic crisis

United States Crack Down on Internet Café Gambling

Based on the American Gaming Association’s annual report it can be said that casinos in the United States are slowly beginning to recover from the effects of the economic down turn. This is good news for the country’s almost 500 casinos. American casinos provide employment for over 300 000 people and while employees wages decreased slightly

Native American Tribes and Online Poker

United States Department of Justice Seeking Claims Administrator for Full Tilt Poker

The recent change in policy on online gaming by the United States Department of Justice has meant that online poker and lotteries now do not come under the Wire Act of 1961. The Wire Act is interpreted as referring to “sports betting” so now in many states online poker will become legal. The Native American