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Erica Pinto: Jamul Indian Village planning to debut casino 'soon'
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Winnebago Tribe becomes first with non-smoking room at casino
WinnaVegas the first casino in Iowa with a non-smoking area.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hails bid to reconsider casino ruling
The Obama administration is defending the the tribe's ability to follow the land-into-trust process.
Twenty-Nine Palms Band considers expansion project at casino
The Tortoise Rock Casino could be seeing a hotel and recreational vehicle park.
Choctaw Nation starts work on expansion of casino by Texas border
The Choctaw Casino Resort in Grant, Oklahoma, will be seeing a new hotel tower with 96 rooms and other amenities.
First Nations ratify agreement for seventh casino in Saskatchewan
The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations plans to open the casino in Lloydminster, near the border with Alberta.
Muscogee Nation hosts grand opening for $365M casino expansion
The River Spirit Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is about to get a lot bigger.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in high stakes fight for casino and land
The tribe's burial ground, headquarters and other important sites are in limbo as part of a court case.
Grand Ronde Tribes might stand alone in battle against new casino
Opponents of the Cowlitz Tribe's new casino haven't decided whether they will pursue further appeals in the long-running case.
Puyallup Tribe breaks ground on another parking garage at casino
The garage at the Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel will have space for more than 2,500 vehicles.
White Earth Nation welcomes customers to second gaming facility
The new Shooting Star Casino is located on the northeastern edge of the Minnesota reservation.
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe back in court to defend gaming rights
The state of Texas is once again trying to shut down a gaming facility on the reservation.
Grand Ronde Tribes keep battling Cowlitz Tribe's casino in court
The Oregon tribe expects to lose a lot of business once the Washington tribe's casino opens in April 2017.
Ho-Chunk Nation announces $153M in casino expansion projects
The Wisconsin tribe is upgrading three casinos and will be building new hotels at two of the facilities.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe files motion to join casino land dispute
Construction work on the First Light Resort and Casino has been put on hold amid legal uncertainty.
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community approves $40M in casino projects
The Michigan tribe will be renovating and upgrading its casinos in Marquette and Baraga.
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation starts planning to expand casino hotel
Plans call for 459 more rooms at the Cache Creek Casino Resort and a 1,300-seat ballroom.
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe sees more crowds at casino as court fight looms
The state of Texas is seeking to shut down Naskila Entertainment, a Class II facility on the reservation.
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community heads to vote on casino projects
The Michigan tribe is asking voters to approve $40 million in upgrades at two gaming facilities.
Enterprise Rancheria puts a pause on casino work amid uncertainty
Chairwoman Glenda Nelson is blaming rival tribes for holding up the long-delayed project.
Eastern Shoshone Tribe opens reservations for new hotel at casino
The opening of the 61-room hotel comes as the tribe celebrates the 9th birthday of the Shoshone Rose Casino.
Non-Indian backers cite Cowlitz Tribe in bid for new casino in Oregon
Despite losing at the polls in the past, two non-Indian developers are reviving plans for a gaming facility outside Portland, Oregon.
California governor reaches five more Class III gaming compacts
The Agua Caliente Band, the Pechanga Band, the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation and the Jamul Indian Village signed new deals while the Yurok Tribe amended its agreement.
Graton Rancheria plans November opening for $175M casino hotel
The California tribe is hiring 300 people as the opening for the 200-room, six-story hotel approaches.
Indian law experts debate outcomes in two land-into-trust cases
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Carcieri v. Salazar continues to generate uncertainty for tribes across the nation.
Rincon Band offers more amenities with $14M casino expansion
The Harrah’s Resort Southern California will be seeing more food options, revamped hotel rooms and additional meeting rooms, among other upgrades.
Arizona tribes send fewer gaming revenues to state in last quarter
The state's top gaming official is trying to blame the drop on the Tohono O'odham Nation without acknowledging his role in creating the situation.
Appeals court upholds conviction in Choctaw Nation corruption case
The case was unusual by several accounts and even drew testimony from the tribe's longtime former chief and his hand-picked successor.
Iowa Tribe delays launch of real money games on online poker site
PokerTribe.Com is now promising real money play on October 15 instead of August 1.
Two tribes see conflicting rulings in long-running quests for casinos
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the Cowlitz Tribe are on the opposite sides of the country and have battling casino opponents.
Grand Ronde Tribes plan hotel and won't rule out casino at new site
The tribe continues efforts to expand its economy with a project just outside of Portland, Oregon.
Karuk Tribe hosts groundbreaking ceremony for long-awaited casino
The $35 million Rain Rock Casino in Yreka, California, is set to open in May 2017.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe continues work on casino despite court ruling
The tribe expected to open First Light Resort and Casino about a year from now but that was before a federal judge stepped into the fray.
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe sees state's opposition to Class II casino
The state of Texas has finally broken its silence on the Naskila Entertainment facility on the tribe's reservation.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe sees setback in land-into-trust dispute
The Bureau of Indian Affairs should not have approved the land-into-trust application for the tribe's casino in Massachusetts, a federal judge ruled.
Cowlitz Tribe wins major court ruling on land-into-trust application
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has sided with the tribe and the Obama administration in a closely-watched gaming case.
Karuk Tribe ready for groundbreaking on long-awaited casino
The 36,000 square-foot Rain Rock Casino in Yreka, California, is expected to open in May 2017.
State takes blame for sharing Tohono O'odham Nation minutes
The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community then shared the internal documents with a reporter.
Pokagon Band debuts expansion of gaming facility in Michigan
The Four Winds Dowagiac has grown to accommodate more slot machines and table games.
Navajo Nation lawmakers approve bill for travel plaza at casino
Plans call for a gas station and convenience store at the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort in Flagstaff, Arizona.
John Schneider: New Little Traverse casino is underwhelming
Did you notice all the fanfare associated with the grand opening, around Memorial Day, of the new Odawa Casino in Mackinaw City?
National Indian Gaming Commission reports strong growth in tribal industry
Tribes took in $29.9 billion in 2015, a 5 percent increase, and every region of Indian Country saw growth.
Hannahville Indian Community names new casino golf course
Sage Run will serve as a complement to the Sweetgrass Golf Club at the tribe's casino in Michigan.
Chumash Tribe celebrates $165M expansion at gaming facility
The Chumash Casino Resort features a 12-story hotel, a rooftop pool, a larger gaming floor and other new amenities.
Eastern Cherokees start work on $13M bowling center at casino
The 50,000 square-foot facility at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort is expected to open in the fall of 2017.
Santa Ana Pueblo adds hotel to casino with $50M expansion plan
The New Mexico tribe said construction will take about two years to complete.
Navajo Nation Council debates travel center at Arizona casino
A bill on the council's summer session agenda seeks a $10 million loan for a gas station and convenience store at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort in Flagstaff.
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community schedules vote on casino plans
The tribe is looking to spend $40 million to upgrade two casinos in Michigan.
Spokane Tribe prepares to break ground on off-reservation casino
Construction is slated to begin in the fall and the first phase will open in 2017.
Chukchansi Tribe still trying to prevent another tribe from opening casino
Fears of competition are driving the California tribe into an extremely litigious position.
Gun Lake Tribe seeks to hire more employees for growing casino
The tribe has embarked on a $76 million expansion of its casino in Michigan.
Rival tribe distributes Tohono O'odham Nation gaming documents
The state of Arizona shared the documents with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, whose public relations firm gave them to a news agency.
Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation celebrates 20th birthday of gaming facility
The Lucky 7 Casino and Hotel has steadily grown since its debut in a double-wide mobile home in 1996.
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe eyes new Class III gaming compact
The proposed agreement appears to be the first in South Dakota to mandate some form of revenue sharing.
Agua Caliente Band begins work on new parking garage at casino
The garage is part of a larger effort by the tribe to develop land around the Spa Resort Casino in Palm Springs, California.
Prairie Island Indian Community starts work on casino expansion
The Treasure Island Resort and Casino will see two new hotel towers and an expanded water park.
Obama administration backs Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino bid
The Massachusetts tribe's ability to follow the land-into-trust process is at issue in a closely-watched case.
Enterprise Rancheria waits on Bureau of Indian Affairs for Class III gaming procedures
The state of California failed to consent to a proposed gaming compact so the Bureau of Indian Affairs can now take action.
Patrick Lambert: Eastern Cherokees in talks for outlet mall and more at casino
An outlet mall, a convention center and new hotel at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina are under discussion.
Karuk Tribe plans to debut long-awaited $30M casino in May 2017
The Rain Rock Casino is expected to attract visitors in northern California and southern Oregon.
Enterprise Rancheria awaits action on Class III gaming compact
The state of California faces a deadline to consent or reject the tribe's agreement.
Seminole Tribe takes a big step forward with land-into-trust bid
Plans to develop land around the Coconut Creek Casino in Florida have been in the works for six years.
Judge focuses on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino decision
Opponents argue that the casino site in Massachusetts should not have been placed in trust as a result of the Supreme Court's decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.
Grande Ronde Tribes consider hotel but not casino at old track
A media consultant said the tribe has no 'current' plans for a casino at the site near Portland, Oregon.
Tohono O'odham Nation shares $1.2M from controversial casino
The tribe agreed to pay the city of Glendale for hosting the new facility.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino foes lose big source of funding
A non-Indian gaming developer stopped contributing to the lawsuit but a lead plaintiff vows to see the battle through.
Grand Ronde Tribes to finish demolition work at site of old racetrack
The tribe still hasn't said what it plans to do with the 31-acre site right outside of Portland, Oregon's most populous city.
Eastern Shawnee Tribe breaks ground on $34M expansion at casino
The Indigo Sky Casino in Wyandotte, Oklahoma, is seeing another 128 hotel rooms and a ballroom / event center.
Tohono O'odham Nation told to turn over casino-related documents
The tribe and the state of Arizona continue to spar over a controversial casino that opened last December.
Cowlitz Tribe announces name in Salish language for fast-rising casino
The name for the facility -- ilani -- comes from the Salish word for 'sing.'
Judge schedules trial in Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino case
The case will determine whether the Bureau of Indian Affairs should have approved the land-into-trust application for the First Light Resort and Casino in Taunton, Massachusetts.
Oregon tribe funds lawsuit against Cowlitz Tribe's fast-rising casino
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde have joined non-Indian card rooms in trying to stop the new development in Washington.
Cherokee Nation sees strong progress on newest gaming facility
The tribe is hosting a topping-off ceremony less than 80 days after breaking ground in Grove, Oklahoma.
Cowlitz Tribe on track to open long-awaited casino in 10 months
The $500 million facility In Washington is expected to welcome patrons on April 17, 2017.
Eastern Cherokees bring benefits to community with new casino
The Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino and Hotel in Murphy, North Carolina, has been open less than a year but it's already paying off for the tribe and local businesses.
Eastern Cherokees urged to bring more retail options to casino
The North Carolina tribe has been in talks with one of the largest outlet mall developers in the United States.
Texas won't comment on new Alabama-Coushatta Tribe casino
Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) isn't showing his cards even as the state tries to limit another tribe's gaming rights.
Jamul Indian Village sees favorable ruling on gaming ordinance
The $400 million Hollywood Casino Jamul in southern California is expected to open sometime this summer.
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe sees brighter future with gaming facility
Leaders plan to use the revenues for education, infrastructure and housing needs on the reservation in east Texas.
Cowlitz Tribe announces more hires for casino management team
The Cowlitz Casino team is headed by Kara Fox-LaRose, a member of the Mohegan Tribe, a partner in the project.
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation to open casino in Mississippi
The 781,000 square-foot Foxwoods Resort Casino at Biloxi Pointe is tentatively scheduled to open in the spring of 2019.
Chumash Tribe unveils new sculptures as part of casino expansion
The six bronzes at the Chumash Casino Resort depict various aspects of tribal culture.
Tohono O'odham Nation still eyeing Class III games at new facility
The state of Arizona is refusing to certify the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino and Resort in Glendale because it claims the tribe pursued the project through fraudulent means.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe sees support for Class II gaming plan
The Obama administration's interpretation of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act is at issue in yet another case.
Eastern Shawnee Tribe aims to stay debt free as casino expands
Chief Glenna Wallace said the tribe remains on solid financial ground as it embarks on a $34 million expansion of its flagship facility.
Pala Band opens doors to $6.1M recreational vehicle resort at casino
The facility near the Pala Casino Resort and Spa in southern California offers 100 full-service sites.
Enterprise Rancheria on track to debut gaming facility next year
The 140,000 square-foot Fire Mountain Casino is expected to open in April or May of 2017.
Tigua Tribe loses decision to offer Class II games on reservation
A federal judge has cast significant doubt on the Obama administration's interpretation of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
National Indian Gaming Commission cites Seminole Nation again
The Oklahoma tribe was hit with yet another notice of violation, the latest in a string of enforcement actions that date to the late 1990s.
Seminole Tribe starts work on scaled back casino expansion plan
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa will see some additional amenities but a new hotel tower is no longer on the table.
Eastern Shawnee Tribe plans $34M expansion of flagship casino
The Indigo Sky Casino will see a seven-story addition with another 150 hotel rooms and a ballroom.
Washoe Tribe and Poarch Band celebrate opening of unique casino
The Wa She Shu Casino was built with the help of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe not worried about anti-casino lawsuit
Casino opponents are asking a federal judge to halt construction on the First Light Resort and Casino in Taunton, Massachusetts.
Iowa Tribe offers free play on poker website ahead of full launch
The tribe launched PokerTribe.Com after winning a dispute over its Class III gaming compact.
Kaw Nation receives national award for tribal gaming initiatives
Kaw Gaming, Inc. received the Tribal Gaming Visionary award from the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development.
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe offers gaming options closer to home
The tribe is promoting the new Naskila Entertainment as a 'closer' destination for patrons who might otherwise go to Louisiana.
Tuolumne Band celebrates 15th birthday with casino expansion
The Black Oak Casino Resort will be seeing a 5,000 square-foot addition and recreational vehicle park is coming to the facility.
Little Traverse Bay Bands open doors to Class II gaming facility
The 5,000 square-foot Odawa Casino in Mackinaw City, Michigan, features 120 electronic gaming machines.
Cowlitz Tribe welcomes discussions with opponent for casino
Clark County, however, remains part of a lawsuit that challenges the tribe's land-into-trust application.
9th Circuit won't rehear Tohono O'odham Nation gaming case
The development sets the stage for a potential appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hails bid to reconsider casino ruling
Editorial: Donald Trump wages war on the Indian gaming industry
Winnebago Tribe becomes first with non-smoking room at casino
Poarch Creeks won't see Class III gaming after lottery effort fails in Alabama
St. Croix Chippewa Tribe arrests patron for offering drugs at casino
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