Tag Archives: Detroit casinos

Freep on BMIC and Sault Tribe Gaming Bills

From the Detroit Free Press: A fight over proposed American Indian casinos in Romulus and Port Huron may reach the floor of Congress this week, where two Michigan political heavyweights find themselves on opposite sides of the issue. The proposals … Continue reading

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BMIC & Sault Tribe Gaming Bill Heads to House Floor

Never mind the Senate, this one’s going to be ugly. I wonder how many times Abramoff’s name gets mentioned. Here’s the report from The Hill: House Democratic leaders have brokered a deal to bring to the floor next week a … Continue reading

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Granholm Cuts New Deal on Port Huron Casino

I read this just after I assign my students a project to assess the Port Huron deal…. From the Port Huron Times Herald: Gambling on Port Huron Granholm’s support improves the odds for a riverfront casino The long-stalled effort to … Continue reading

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NYTs Article on Don Barden, once partner to Michigan gaming tribes

From the NYT: For Casino Owner, Winning a License Was Not a Matter of Luck By SEAN D. HAMILL Published: December 12, 2007 PITTSBURGH — Don H. Barden could have scheduled the groundbreaking for his $450 million casino on his … Continue reading

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Port Huron Favors Bay Mills Settlement Act

From the Port Huron Times Herald: “Little by little, the odds for a Port Huron casino are beginning to improve. First, there was the important support U.S. Sen. Carl Levin gave the effort earlier this year, a setback to Detroit. … Continue reading

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