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Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe elects new chair amid gaming fight

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe elects new chair amid gaming fight (11/22)

A federal appeals court is hearing arguments in a dispute between the tribe and the state of Massachusetts.
Tohono O'odham Nation poised for win in long-running casino feud

Tohono O'odham Nation poised for win in long-running casino feud (11/21)

A new Class III gaming compact would end a years-long dispute over the legality of a new casino in the Phoenix area.
Bay Mills Indian Community plans to reopen controversial casino

Bay Mills Indian Community plans to reopen controversial casino (11/21)

More than two years after winning a major decision from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Michigan tribe appears to reviving the project.
Jamul Indian Village refutes complaints about casino and alcohol

Jamul Indian Village refutes complaints about casino and alcohol (11/18)

Opponents are trying to prevent the tribe from securing a liquor license for its southern California casino.
Cowlitz Tribe sees huge interest for positions at fast-rising casino

Cowlitz Tribe sees huge interest for positions at fast-rising casino (11/17)

The tribe is hiring more than 1,000 people to work at the ilani Casino Resort in Washington.
Osage Nation set to break ground on $150M expansion at casino

Osage Nation set to break ground on $150M expansion at casino (11/15)

The tribe is adding a hotel, a brewery, more gaming space and other amenities to the facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Cowlitz Tribe starts searching for employees of fast-rising casino

Cowlitz Tribe starts searching for employees of fast-rising casino (11/14)

The tribe will be hiring more than 1,000 people to work at the ilani Casino Resort in Washington.
Nottawaseppi Huron Band puts casino food to good use at pantry

Nottawaseppi Huron Band puts casino food to good use at pantry (11/14)

The Fire Hub in Battle Creek, Michigan, will offer a pantry, a restaurant and space for community gardens.
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe announces opening for casino hotel

Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe announces opening for casino hotel (11/14)

The 94-room hotel at The Point Casino in Washington debuts November 25.
Sycuan Band plans to start work on $220M expansion of casino

Sycuan Band plans to start work on $220M expansion of casino (11/10)

The Sycuan Casino will be seeing a 300-room hotel, more gaming space and other amenities.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino faces unknowns with Donald Trump in office

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino faces unknowns with Donald Trump in office (11/10)

What will Indian gaming look like with Republican Donald Trump in the White House?
Spokane Tribe breaks ground on off-reservation casino project

Spokane Tribe breaks ground on off-reservation casino project (11/09)

The casino in Washington is likely the last of its kind to gain approval under the Obama administration.
Cowlitz Tribe remains confident as casino opponents file appeal

Cowlitz Tribe remains confident as casino opponents file appeal (11/09)

The U.S. Supreme Court rarely accepts cases but this one might be attractive because it involves one of their prior decisions.
Oneida Nation announces $20M in investments for flagship casino

Oneida Nation announces $20M in investments for flagship casino (11/07)

The Turning Stone Resort Casino will be seeing a new gaming floor, a food hall and a floor-by-floor remodel of 285 hotel rooms.
Poarch Creeks dispel rumor of casino at new tourist development

Poarch Creeks dispel rumor of casino at new tourist development (11/04)

The Alabama tribe sees children having fun at a $500 million entertainment destination but locals are thinking about a casino.
Blackfeet Nation brings hotel and casino under 'Glacier Peak' name

Blackfeet Nation brings hotel and casino under 'Glacier Peak' name (11/02)

The adjoining properties in Browning, Montana, are now known as the Glacier Peaks Hotel and Casino.
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes open doors to new casino

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes open doors to new casino (11/02)

The Gray Wolf Peak Casino offers more gaming machines, a new restaurant and other amenities.
Cowlitz Tribe faces one more legal hurdle before opening casino

Cowlitz Tribe faces one more legal hurdle before opening casino (11/01)

Non-Indian opponents are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a closely-watched land-into-trust case.
Grand Ronde Tribes drop legal challenge to Cowlitz Tribe casino

Grand Ronde Tribes drop legal challenge to Cowlitz Tribe casino (10/31)

Grande Ronde leaders have changed their mind and won't try to prevent a fellow tribe from joining the Indian gaming industry.
Enterprise Rancheria casino work in limbo due to legal challenge

Enterprise Rancheria casino work in limbo due to legal challenge (10/31)

The United Auburn Indian Community, the owners of a successful gaming facility, is fighting the new development.
Editorial: Tule River Tribe deserves support for casino relocation

Editorial: Tule River Tribe deserves support for casino relocation (10/31)

The Porterville Recorder: 'We feel the tribe has been a good steward of its profits from the casino and has in the past and we expect will in the future, continue to invest in its people and the community.'
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sees decline in business at casino

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sees decline in business at casino (10/27)

A #NoDAPL blockade set up by local law enforcement led to a $1 million decline in anticipated revenue.
Cowlitz Tribe spends $32M for highway project at new casino

Cowlitz Tribe spends $32M for highway project at new casino (10/27)

The work will ease traffic for the new ilani Casino Resort, due to open in April 2017.
Seneca Nation on track to complete $40M expansion at casino

Seneca Nation on track to complete $40M expansion at casino (10/27)

The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York, is seeing a 57,000 square-foot addition.
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe faces legal fight over modest casino

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe faces legal fight over modest casino (10/25)

Naskila Gaming continues to draw notable crowds but the state of Texas contends it's illegal.
Cherokee Nation schedules job fairs for newest gaming facility

Cherokee Nation schedules job fairs for newest gaming facility (10/25)

The Cherokee Casino Grove, the tribe's 10th gaming facility, is creating 175 jobs.
Jamul Indian Village refinances $460M in casino related debt

Jamul Indian Village refinances $460M in casino related debt (10/24)

The tribe is using $274 million to repay its partner in the new Hollywood Casino Jamul.
Peter d'Errico: Seminole Tribe embraces limits on sovereignty

Peter d'Errico: Seminole Tribe embraces limits on sovereignty (10/24)

'They are playing in a game devised entirely by the U.S. as an extension of its colonial, Christian Discovery doctrines.'
Twenty-Nine Palms Band disputes 'Donald Trump, You're Fired' story

Twenty-Nine Palms Band disputes 'Donald Trump, You're Fired' story (10/21)

The California tribe was once partners with Donald Trump but their relationship ended early.
Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansion

Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansion (10/20)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) won't be doing anything to stop the project.
Cowlitz Tribe announces more executives for fast-rising casino

Cowlitz Tribe announces more executives for fast-rising casino (10/20)

The ilani Casino Resort in Washington remains on track for an opening in April 2017.
Swinomish Tribe starts work on $20M casino expansion project

Swinomish Tribe starts work on $20M casino expansion project (10/19)

The Swinomish Casino & Lodge in Washington will see a new gaming room and a new cafe and food court.
Ho-Chunk Nation faces opposition to casino expansion project

Ho-Chunk Nation faces opposition to casino expansion project (10/19)

A new Indian gaming controversy is brewing in Wisconsin among tribes and Gov. Scott Walker (R).
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes start work on $35M casino expansion

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes start work on $35M casino expansion (10/18)

The work at the Fort Hall Casino is expected to be complete in March 2018.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe sees hope in casino land litigation

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe sees hope in casino land litigation (10/14)

The First Light Resort and Casino in Massachusetts remains in limbo as a result of a land-into-trust lawsuit.
San Carlos Apache Tribe aims to open new casino in December

San Carlos Apache Tribe aims to open new casino in December (10/14)

The Apache Sky Casino is located near the southwestern edge of the reservation in Arizona.
Jamul Indian Village debuts casino to large crowds and traffic

Jamul Indian Village debuts casino to large crowds and traffic (10/11)

The tribe has pledged $23 million for road and transportation improvements near the new Hollywood Casino Jamul.
Navajo Nation celebrates sixth birthday of casino in New Mexico

Navajo Nation celebrates sixth birthday of casino in New Mexico (10/10)

The Flowing Water Navajo Casino was the tribe's second casino at the time of its debut in October 2010.
Eastern Shoshone Tribe opens doors to newly expanded casino

Eastern Shoshone Tribe opens doors to newly expanded casino (10/07)

The Shoshone Rose Casino and Hotel in Lander, Wyoming, now features a 61-room hotel.
State defends destruction of notes in Tohono O'odham Nation case

State defends destruction of notes in Tohono O'odham Nation case (10/06)

The tribe is seeking sanctions after notes about its casino were destroyed by an Arizona state attorney.
Jamul Indian Village ready to open doors to long-awaited casino

Jamul Indian Village ready to open doors to long-awaited casino (10/05)

The Hollywood Casino Jamul will be the closest tribal gaming facility to downtown San Diego, California.
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes announce $35M casino expansion project

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes announce $35M casino expansion project (10/04)

Groundbreaking on the long-awaited development is scheduled for October 17.
Chickasaw Nation celebrates interior and exterior casino upgrades

Chickasaw Nation celebrates interior and exterior casino upgrades (10/03)

The Chisholm Trail Casino in Duncan, Oklahoma, now boasts are more modern look inside and out.
Non-Indian gaming firm announces opening for big casino near D.C.

Non-Indian gaming firm announces opening for big casino near D.C. (10/03)

The MGM National Harbor is located in Maryland, less than 10 miles from the U.S. Capitol.
St. Croix Chippewa Tribe casino project seen as a surprise to state

St. Croix Chippewa Tribe casino project seen as a surprise to state (10/03)

A provision in the Class III gaming compact limits the size of the St. Croix Casino Hertel Express in Webster, Wisconsin.
Graton Rancheria eyes November opening for $175M casino hotel

Graton Rancheria eyes November opening for $175M casino hotel (09/29)

The six-story, 200-room hotel at the Graton Resort and Casino is on track to open on November 15.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe granted role in casino land dispute

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe granted role in casino land dispute (09/28)

A federal judge acknowledged the tribe's 'undeniable and compelling interest' in the outcome of a lawsuit filed by casino opponents.
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation releases casino expansion study

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation releases casino expansion study (09/27)

Plans call for a nine-story hotel with 459 rooms and a pool area, a 13,350 square-foot ballroom and more dining and restaurant space.
Ho-Chunk Nation starts work on $153M gaming expansion project

Ho-Chunk Nation starts work on $153M gaming expansion project (09/26)

The tribe is upgrading three facilities, with work expected to be complete by the end of 2017.
Tohono O'odham Nation seeks sanctions in battle over casino

Tohono O'odham Nation seeks sanctions in battle over casino (09/22)

A long-running war between the Tohono O'odham Nation, the state of Arizona and two rival tribes continues.
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes seek casino workers

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes seek casino workers (09/21)

The new Gray Wolf Peak Casino, set to open by November 1, will put 120 people to work.
Tribes clash over new casino but agree on #NoDAPL movement

Tribes clash over new casino but agree on #NoDAPL movement (09/20)

The Cowlitz Tribe is calling out the non-Indian allies of the Grand Ronde Tribes, because those allies have a financial connection to the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe shares economic impact of new casino

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe shares economic impact of new casino (09/19)

The tribe is seeking to generate support for its Class II facility amid a legal battle with the state of Texas.
First Nations see opposition in effort to relocate casino to big city

First Nations see opposition in effort to relocate casino to big city (09/16)

The premier of Manitoba is refusing to consider a move of the Aseneskak Casino to the largest city in the province.
San Manuel Band welcomes casino eatery from Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS

San Manuel Band welcomes casino eatery from Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS (09/15)

The legendary musicians are bringing Rock & Brews to the San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino in October.
State admits destroying records in Tohono O'odham Nation fight

State admits destroying records in Tohono O'odham Nation fight (09/15)

An attorney for the state of Arizona said rival tribes were interested in 'keeping things secret.'
First Nations warn of casino shutdown without move to big city

First Nations warn of casino shutdown without move to big city (09/14)

The Aseneskak Casino in northern Manitoba hasn't turned a profit in the last 10 years.
St. Croix Chippewa Tribe breaks ground on casino replacement project

St. Croix Chippewa Tribe breaks ground on casino replacement project (09/14)

The St. Croix Casino Hertel Express is seeing a major upgrade as part of a complex that includes a convenience store, truck stop, park and amphitheater.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in limbo after decision on casino site

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in limbo after decision on casino site (09/13)

Work stopped on the First Light Resort and Casino after a federal judge's decision created uncertainty about the tribe's land-into-trust application.
Grand Ronde Tribes ask Supreme Court to hear casino land case

Grand Ronde Tribes ask Supreme Court to hear casino land case (09/13)

Is Indian Country ready for another Carcieri decision? Leaders of an Oregon tribe hope you are.
Winnebago Tribe sees strong turnout for one race at new track

Winnebago Tribe sees strong turnout for one race at new track (09/12)

The Atokad track in South Sioux City, Nebraska was only open for one event but a larger crowd than expected came to watch.
Chickasaw Nation expands mega-casino with convention center

Chickasaw Nation expands mega-casino with convention center (09/12)

The 65,000 square-foot space at the WinStar World Casino offers rooms for meetings of all sizes.
Winnebago Tribe's track offers race for one day to stay in game

Winnebago Tribe's track offers race for one day to stay in game (09/09)

The tribe hopes to turn the site into a casino but efforts to put a gaming question on the ballot in Nebraska failed.
Kalispel Tribe continues to build economy around gaming facility

Kalispel Tribe continues to build economy around gaming facility (09/08)

The tribe just opened a large laundry-processing business that is providing services to the casino and has already branched out to other clients.
Mille Lacs Band launches 'Grand Fantasy Sports' gambling website

Mille Lacs Band launches 'Grand Fantasy Sports' gambling website (09/07)

The Minnesota tribe has joined the growing fantasy sports industry.
Rincon Band almost ready to start brewing beer at casino eatery

Rincon Band almost ready to start brewing beer at casino eatery (09/01)

SR-76 Beer Works at the Harrah’s Resort Southern California is set to open by the end of the month.
Augustine Band announces first renovation of casino in 14 years

Augustine Band announces first renovation of casino in 14 years (09/01)

The Augustine Casino will close down for a month as it undergoes a major transformation.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits word on role in casino lawsuit

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits word on role in casino lawsuit (08/31)

Opponents are trying to stop the Massachusetts tribe from building a casino in their backyard.
Erica Pinto: Jamul Indian Village planning to debut casino 'soon'

Erica Pinto: Jamul Indian Village planning to debut casino 'soon' (08/26)

We wish to pursue the American Dream to the best of our ability and for the sake of our people.
Winnebago Tribe becomes first with non-smoking room at casino

Winnebago Tribe becomes first with non-smoking room at casino (08/26)

WinnaVegas the first casino in Iowa with a non-smoking area.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hails bid to reconsider casino ruling

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hails bid to reconsider casino ruling (08/25)

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

Twenty-Nine Palms Band considers expansion project at casino (08/25)

The Tortoise Rock Casino could be seeing a hotel and recreational vehicle park.
Choctaw Nation starts work on expansion of casino by Texas border

Choctaw Nation starts work on expansion of casino by Texas border (08/23)

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

First Nations ratify agreement for seventh casino in Saskatchewan (08/23)

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

Muscogee Nation hosts grand opening for $365M casino expansion (08/22)

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

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in high stakes fight for casino and land (08/22)

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

Grand Ronde Tribes might stand alone in battle against new casino (08/22)

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

Puyallup Tribe breaks ground on another parking garage at casino (08/19)

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

White Earth Nation welcomes customers to second gaming facility (08/18)

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

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe back in court to defend gaming rights (08/17)

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

Grand Ronde Tribes keep battling Cowlitz Tribe's casino in court (08/17)

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

Ho-Chunk Nation announces $153M in casino expansion projects (08/16)

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

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe files motion to join casino land dispute (08/16)

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

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community approves $40M in casino projects (08/16)

The Michigan tribe will be renovating and upgrading its casinos in Marquette and Baraga.
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation starts planning to expand casino hotel

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation starts planning to expand casino hotel (08/15)

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

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe sees more crowds at casino as court fight looms (08/15)

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

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community heads to vote on casino projects (08/12)

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

Enterprise Rancheria puts a pause on casino work amid uncertainty (08/11)

Chairwoman Glenda Nelson is blaming rival tribes for holding up the long-delayed project.
Eastern Shoshone Tribe opens reservations for new hotel at casino

Eastern Shoshone Tribe opens reservations for new hotel at casino (08/11)

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

Non-Indian backers cite Cowlitz Tribe in bid for new casino in Oregon (08/08)

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

California governor reaches five more Class III gaming compacts (08/05)

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

Graton Rancheria plans November opening for $175M casino hotel (08/05)

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

Indian law experts debate outcomes in two land-into-trust cases (08/04)

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

Rincon Band offers more amenities with $14M casino expansion (08/04)

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

Arizona tribes send fewer gaming revenues to state in last quarter (08/03)

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

Appeals court upholds conviction in Choctaw Nation corruption case (08/02)

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

Iowa Tribe delays launch of real money games on online poker site (08/02)

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

Two tribes see conflicting rulings in long-running quests for casinos (08/02)

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

Grand Ronde Tribes plan hotel and won't rule out casino at new site (08/01)

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

Karuk Tribe hosts groundbreaking ceremony for long-awaited casino (08/01)

The $35 million Rain Rock Casino in Yreka, California, is set to open in May 2017.

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