The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe wants Virg Bernero to issue a formal apology after he reportedly used profanity and racial slurs at a fundraiser last week.
A partial collapse at a Cincinnati casino, being construction in part by Detroit-based Rock Gaming, has sent 13 people to the hospital with injuries.
Plans are in the works for venues in Kalamazoo to allow nonprofits to host black jack, poker and other casino-style games.
“Oh, boo-hoo, Oh, boo-hoo,” Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero said. “Really, you mean in a tough economy people make mistakes? Please. This is nothing but avarice and greed.”
A $245 million American Indian casino in downtown Lansing could create about 2,200 jobs and help fund scholarships for area students, according to backers.
Ohio leaders are hoping to cut into the traffic and the cash that flows out of their state and into the Michigan and Windsor casinos.
Detroit’s MGM Grand Casino and union workers have finally reached an agreement after weeks of negotiations.
It’s back to the bargaining table at the MGM Grand-Detroit Casino, after workers voted to reject a tentative contract agreement.
A second civil suit claiming physical abuse by officers assigned to a Detroit casino has been filed against the city and its police department.
Detroit’s police chief said he has ordered restricted duty for a police officer who is being sued over allegations that he hit a man without reason while escorting him from a casino.