Connecticut tribes see slight decline in slot revenue (February 17, 2010)

Connecticut's two federally-recognized tribes reported another drop in slot machine revenues last month. Compared to a year ago, the Mohegan Tribe saw a 1 percent drop in slot revenues at Mohegan Sun. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a 2.5...

Mashantucket Tribe makes changes to spa at casino (February 17, 2010)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is rebranding the spa at the Foxwoods Resort Casino. The Grand Salon & Spa will now be known as The Norwich Spa at Foxwoods. The name comes from The Spa at Norwich Inn,...

Alaska Native backed casino in Las Vegas to shutter (February 17, 2010)

Casino Monte Lago, a Las Vegas, Nevada, resort that was originally owned by an Alaska Native regional corporation, will close its doors on March 14. Cook Inlet Region Inc opened the facility in 2003 but it quickly began to...

Nottawaseppi Huron Band pays off $5M gaming loan (February 17, 2010)

The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan has paid off a $5 million gaming loan. The tribe's FireKeepers Development Authority made the last payment to Gaming Entertainment Michigan (GEM) for costs related to the FireKeepers Casino. The facility...

Quapaw Tribe sees upgrade in credit rating at casino (February 17, 2010)

The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma reported an upgrade in the credit rating for the Downstream Casino Resort. Moody’s Investment Service upgraded the casino from negative to stable. A report cited a strong operating performance despite lower then anticipated revenues during...