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Tribal Casino Defaults May Sink Creditors

Foxwood failure sparks debate over 'sovereign nation' status

(Newser) - As the Native American tribe that own the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut looks poised to become the biggest defaulter yet on tribal casino debt, holders of billions of dollars of tribal debt are questioning whether US laws apply to tribes operating as sovereign nations. “With casinos such as... More »

Craigslist Suspect: 'Bully' With Gambling Habit

Markoff won big at casino two days after Brisman's death

(Newser) - Accused Craigslist killer Philip Markoff was an awkward teenager with a penchant for bullying girls, reports the Boston Herald, not to mention a serious gambler at the Indian casino where his mother worked. One high school classmate said Markoff "had this hatred for people he thought were beneath him,... More »

Gun, Restraints Found in Craigslist Suspect's Home

(Newser) - A search of the home of alleged Craigslist killer Philip Markoff turned up a handgun, ammunition, and plastic restraints, the New York Times reports. Boston police believe the ties are identical to ones used in two hotel robbery/assaults that left one woman dead by gunshot last week. Markoff pleaded not... More »

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