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Tribes see dip in slot machine revenues as rival opens new facility

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe have entered a new era in gaming.

Posted: September 18, 2018


Ponca Tribe inches closer to opening of long-awaited casino

Anticipation is building as the Ponca Tribe prepares to open the Prairie Flower Casino in Iowa.

Posted: September 18, 2018


Comanche Nation heads to court to battle Chickasaw Nation casino

The Comanche Nation says it wasn't consulted before the Chickasaw Nation acquired land for yet another casino.

Posted: September 18, 2018


Whitecap Dakota First Nation breaks ground on hotel and conference center

The Whitecap Dakota First Nation is bringing a 155-room hotel and conference center to Saskatchewan.

Posted: September 17, 2018


Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community working to reopen casino

Repairs at the Talking Stick Resort and Casino are taking longer than expected after a storm knocked out power and caused flooding.

Posted: September 17, 2018


Trump administration supports sovereignty for tribes in Texas

Two tribes whose casinos are being threatened with closure are getting a big assist from Washington.

Posted: September 14, 2018


Spokane Tribe eyes new investments in gaming enterprise

With its new casino finally up and running, the Spokane Tribe is looking to make improvements in its gaming enterprise in Washington state.

Posted: September 12, 2018


Tohono O'odham Nation wins approval to restore more homelands

The Trump administration is facing fire for its tribal homelands decisions but not everything coming out of Washington looks bad for Indian Country.

Posted: September 11, 2018


Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe solidifying plans for long-awaited casino

With the Chickasaw Nation as a partner, the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is looking at a $12 million investment in its first casino.

Posted: September 10, 2018


Sauk-Suiattle Tribe welcomes Bigfoot to first gaming facility

The Sauk-Suiattle Tribe is almost ready to open the Last Chance Casino and Bingo in Washington

Posted: September 10, 2018


Ponca Tribe begins hiring employees for long-awaited casino

The Ponca Tribe will be hiring about 100 employees to work at the Prairie Flower Casino in Iowa.

Posted: September 5, 2018


Mississippi Choctaws become first in Indian Country with sports betting

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is offering sports betting at two gaming facilities.

Posted: September 3, 2018


Pocasset Tribe benefits from opening of non-Indian gaming facility

The Pocasset Tribe is welcoming the debut of a new casino in Rhode Island.

Posted: September 3, 2018


Osage Nation anticipates big payoff from $160 million expansion

The Osage Nation's new casino and hotel is located near downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Posted: August 29, 2018


Ponca Tribe honors 'sacrifices our people made' with gaming project

The Prairie Flower Casino is named in honor of a daughter of Ponca Chief Standing Bear.

Posted: August 27, 2018


Ponca Tribe still looking to debut casino before end of 2018

The Ponca Tribe is working with the Chickasaw Nation on a new casino in Oklahoma.

Posted: August 23, 2018


Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe lands big partner for gaming project

Though plans remain in development, the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe is serious about Indian gaming.

Posted: August 22, 2018


Bay Mills Indian Community awaits decision on disputed casino

More than four years after securing victory at the nation's highest court, the Bay Mills Indian Community is waiting for a crucial decision.

Posted: August 22, 2018


Choctaw Nation and Cherokee Nation offer first ball and dice games

Patrons are finally rolling the dice at Choctaw and Cherokee casinos in Oklahoma.

Posted: August 21, 2018


Forest County Potawatomi Community celebrates hotel milestone

The Forest County Potawatomi Community is on track to complete an $80 million casino expansion project.

Posted: August 16, 2018


Tribes see decline in slot machine revenues as they await new arrival

With a non-Indian rival about to open a new facility, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are entering a new era.

Posted: August 15, 2018


Mohegan Tribe on track with first phase of big project in Korea

The Mohegan Tribe is meeting with officials in South Korea to update them on the Inspire project.

Posted: August 14, 2018


Hopland Band shuts down casino due to largest wildfire in state history

The Hopland Band of Pomo Indians has laid off all employees at its casino, after it was forced to evacuate due to ongoing fires.

Posted: August 13, 2018


Ak-Chin Indian Community highlights culture and tradition at new restaurant

The Ak-Chin Indian Community has debuted another component of an ongoing casino expansion project.

Posted: August 8, 2018


Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians continues casino expansion work

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is adding a conference center, a new hotel and more to its flagship gaming facility in North Carolina.

Posted: August 8, 2018


Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation welcomes visitors to water park

The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is hosting a grand opening for the 4 Bears Water Park in North Dakota.

Posted: August 7, 2018


St. Regis Mohawk Tribe breaks ground on brewery at casino

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is opening a brewery at its casino, the first of its kind in New York.

Posted: August 6, 2018


Osage Nation sets August 29 opening for $160 million casino expansion

The Osage Nation is debuting a new casino and hotel near downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Posted: July 31, 2018


Muckleshoot Tribe enters online gaming industry with unique system

Patrons of the Muckleshoot Casino will soon be able to download an app and place real-money bets on games.

Posted: July 30, 2018


Chemehuevi Tribe on track to finish new casino in the spring of 2019

The Chemehuevi Tribe is building a brand new casino on the California side of Lake Havasu.

Posted: July 30, 2018


Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.3 million in gaming revenues

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shared more than $1.3 million in gaming revenues in Michigan.

Posted: July 27, 2018


San Manuel Band breaks ground on $550 million expansion at casino

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians celebrated Yaamava' as it broke ground on a major expansion project.

Posted: July 26, 2018


Puyallup Tribe makes good progress on $370 million casino expansion

The Puyallup Tribe is going big as it turns the Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel into a gaming and entertainment destination.

Posted: July 25, 2018


Nottawaseppi Huron Band announces second hotel tower at casino

With rooms almost always booked, the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi is adding a second hotel tower at its casino in Michigan.

Posted: July 23, 2018


Authorities in North Carolina shut down Tuscarora Nation casinos

More than 26 people accused of operating an illegal gambling and marijuana ring in the name of the Tuscarora Nation have been arrested in North Carolina.

Posted: July 23, 2018


Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe still working on casino after court victory

The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe hasn't opened a casino this summer as planned but gaming is still on the agenda.

Posted: July 20, 2018


Ponca Tribe negotiates casino agreement as construction and litigation continues

The Ponca Tribe is being welcomed by the host of its casino but other neighbors are resorting to litigation.

Posted: July 19, 2018


La Jolla Band adds slot machines to trading post on reservation

The La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians is finally getting back into the tribal gaming business.

Posted: July 19, 2018


Cowlitz Tribe offers treatment services for gambling addiction

The Cowlitz Tribe is offering treatment for gambling addiction with funding from its casino in Washington state.

Posted: July 17, 2018


Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe secures victory over state in tax dispute

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe has once again emerged victorious in a taxation dispute in South Dakota.

Posted: July 17, 2018


Seminole Tribe looks to offer sports betting at new Hard Rock facility

The Seminole Tribe might soon offer sports betting at its new Hard Rock casino in New Jersey.

Posted: July 12, 2018


Saginaw Chippewa Tribe hits milestone with $60 million casino expansion

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe is adding a five-story, 148-room hotel to the Saganing Eagles Landing Casino in Michigan.

Posted: July 11, 2018


Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation continues work on $200 million casino expansion

The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation is adding more than 400 hotel rooms to its casino in northern California.

Posted: July 10, 2018


Pokagon Band announces poker room after favorable opinion from federal regulators

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians will open a poker room at its casino in Indiana in time for the Labor Day holiday.

Posted: July 10, 2018


Tohono O'odham Nation acquires land next to casino but won't use it for gaming

The Tohono O'odham Nation is expanding the footprint around its once controversial casino in Arizona.

Posted: July 5, 2018


Osage Nation almost done with $160 million casino expansion project

The Osage Nation is hiring more than 200 people as it completes a $160 million casino expansion project.

Posted: June 28, 2018


Seminole Tribe debuts Hard Rock casino in space once owned by Donald Trump

The Seminole Tribe continues to grow its Hard Rock empire with a new facility in New Jersey.

Posted: June 28, 2018


Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation makes first entry into online gaming

Gamblers around the world can place bets on a roulette wheel at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

Posted: June 28, 2018


Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes report mixed slot machine revenues

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes saw mixed results in slot machine revenues as they get ready to break ground on a new development.

Posted: June 19, 2018


Eastern Cherokees begin work on $200 million casino expansion project

The Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina keeps getting bigger, with a 725-room hotel and a convention center on the way.

Posted: June 18, 2018


'A new chapter': Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation breaks ground on new casino

More than two decades after the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation famously stood up for its sovereignty, the tribe is embarking on a new era in Indian gaming.

Posted: June 18, 2018


'Sovereign nation helping sovereign nation': Sauk-Suiattle Tribe finally opening casino

The Sauk-Suiattle Tribe is getting into the gaming industry for the first time thanks to a fellow Indian nation.

Posted: June 15, 2018


Gun Lake Tribe shares another $7.6 million in gaming revenues with community

The Gun Lake Tribe just shared more than $7.6 million in gaming revenues in Michigan, bringing the total to date to more than $109 million.

Posted: June 14, 2018


Ponca Tribe marches toward sovereignty with long-awaited gaming project

Chief Standing Bear’s people, who took the long walk home to Nebraska 139 years ago, are continuing their march toward sovereignty and self-sufficiency.

Posted: June 13, 2018


Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in limbo as gaming industry advances in Massachusetts

As the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe sits in limbo before the Trump administration, non-Indian interests make strides in Massachusetts.

Posted: June 11, 2018


Table Mountain Rancheria plans new and larger casino with a hotel

The Table Mountain Rancheria is building a bigger casino on its reservation, adding a hotel to the property for the first time.

Posted: June 7, 2018


Shawnee Tribe wins federal approval of Class III gaming compact

The Shawnee Tribe continues to make progress on a long-awaited off-reservation casino.

Posted: June 7, 2018


Kalispel Tribe on track with $10.5 million casino and economic development project

The Kalispel Tribe has another big project on its agenda -- a $10.5 million casino and economic development project in Washington.

Posted: June 4, 2018


Shawnee Tribe plans to open long-awaited off-reservation casino in summer of 2019

After more than a decade of work, the Shawnee Tribe is finally joining the Indian gaming industry.

Posted: June 4, 2018


Jamul Indian Village completes takeover and announces new name for casino

The Jamul Indian Village is now managing its gaming facility in southern California after parting ways with a prominent partner.

Posted: May 30, 2018


Gaming market in Oregon survives after Cowlitz Tribe opens casino

The Cowlitz Tribe recently celebrated the first anniversary of its gaming facility in Washington and its neighbors in Oregon have survived just fine.

Posted: May 25, 2018


Shoshone-Bannock Tribes hire new general contractor to finish casino expansion

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are working to complete a $35 million casino expansion after running into a snag with the original contractor.

Posted: May 14, 2018


Mohegan Tribe gains sole ownership of $5 billion gaming project in Korea

With tensions thawing in the Korean Peninsula, the Mohegan Tribe is making moves of its own.

Posted: May 9, 2018


Seminole Tribe hires 3,500 people for Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City

The Seminole Tribe is making major progress as the opening of its Hard Rock casino in New Jersey approaches.

Posted: May 7, 2018


Tribes with casinos just a couple of miles apart step up their food game

The Kalispel Tribe and the Spokane Tribe are competing for gamblers' dollars and their taste buds too.

Posted: April 26, 2018


Non-Indian firm fighting tribes announces earlier opening date for casino

A $960 million commercial gaming facility in Massachusetts is coming together quickly while two tribes sit in limbo.

Posted: April 26, 2018


Comanche Nation citizens warned of big hit from rival Chickasaw Nation casino

The Comanche Nation is expecting a 25 percent decline in revenues at one of its gaming facilities, and tribal citizens will feel the pain too.

Posted: April 23, 2018


Seminole Tribe readies June 28 opening for Hard Rock in Atlantic City

With Donald Trump's ghosts gone, the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City is ready to rock and roll on June 28.

Posted: April 18, 2018


Karuk Tribe announces grand opening for long-awaited gaming facility

It's taken more than a decade but the Karuk Tribe has finally opened the doors to its long-awaited casino.

Posted: April 17, 2018


Buena Vista Rancheria hits another milestone after win in homelands case

The Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians is on track to a brighter future after securing victory in a long-running tribal homelands case.

Posted: April 16, 2018


Muscogee Nation celebrates grand opening of casino expansion project

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is welcoming visitors to the newly-expanded Duck Creek Casino in Beggs, Oklahoma.

Posted: April 12, 2018


Cowlitz Tribe debuts event center as it celebrates casino anniversary

The Cowlitz Tribe is celebrating the first anniversary of its gaming facility with the unveiling of new events center.

Posted: April 10, 2018


Eastern Cherokees consider plans for new retail space at flagship casino

A retail area is in the works at Eastern Cherokee casino, with Chief Richard Sneed promising 'nothing like this' in the region.

Posted: April 9, 2018


Shoshone-Bannock Tribes said to be in dispute with casino builder

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are about to complete a $35 million casino expansion project amid a dispute with the main contractor.

Posted: April 2, 2018


Pala Band objects to large housing development across from casino

The Pala Band of Mission Indians is worried about a 760-unit housing development across the highway from its casino.

Posted: April 2, 2018


Mohegan Tribe on track to complete convention center at casino

The Mohegan Tribe will debut an $80 million convention center at its casino in Connecticut in June.

Posted: March 29, 2018


Cherokee Nation breaks ground on larger casino in capital city

The Cherokee Nation will be opening a newer and larger casino in its capital city in Oklahoma.

Posted: March 27, 2018


Coeur d'Alene Tribe celebrates 25th anniversary of gaming facility

What began as a modest bingo hall for the Coeur d'Alene Tribe 1993 has turned into a major gaming resort in Idaho.

Posted: March 19, 2018


Cherokee Nation set to break ground on gaming expansion project

The Cherokee Nation is moving one of its casinos to a retail development hub in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

Posted: March 15, 2018


Kiowa Tribe prepares to debut new casino with more in the works

The Kiowa Tribe is opening a new gaming facility and is looking to the Trump administration to help with two more projects.

Posted: March 15, 2018


Oneida Nation welcomes crowds to third gaming facility in New York

The Oneida Nation held a log-cutting ceremony at its newest gaming facility in New York.

Posted: March 5, 2018


Ponca Tribe 'always open to talk' about contested gaming project

The Ponca Tribe continues to work on plans for a controversial casino in Iowa amid a lawsuit in federal court.

Posted: March 5, 2018


Otoe-Missouria Tribe breaks ground on expansion project at casino

The Otoe-Missouria Tribe is hoping to lure more families to its casino in Oklahoma.

Posted: February 28, 2018


Alabama-Coushatta Tribe backs bill in Congress to restore gaming rights

Amid a court fight with the state of Texas, the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe is supporting a bill to restore its gaming rights.

Posted: February 26, 2018


Washoe Tribe plans to expand offerings at casino with new compact

The Washoe Tribe plans to expand the offerings at its unique casino after amending its Class III gaming compact with the state of Nevada.

Posted: February 21, 2018


Yavapai-Apache Nation finally ready to open 122-room casino hotel

The Yavapai-Apache Nation is inviting the public to the February 28 grand opening of its new casino hotel in Arizona.

Posted: February 20, 2018


Bill affirms Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and Tigua Tribe gaming rights

A bill introduced in the U.S. Congress affirms that the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo can engage in gaming on their homelands in Texas.

Posted: February 15, 2018


San Pasqual Band hears concerns about digital billboard at casino

The San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians held a public meeting to discuss a $50 million expansion of its casino in southern California.

Posted: February 15, 2018


Pascua Yaqui Tribe prepares citizens for top position at casino

Five citizens of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe are in the running to serve as chief executive officer of the tribe's gaming enterprise in southern Arizona.

Posted: February 12, 2018


Jena Band of Choctaw Indians celebrates fifth birthday of casino

The Jena Choctaw Pines Casino in Louisiana is growing this year with the addition of an 80-room hotel.

Posted: February 12, 2018


Alabama-Coushatta Tribe vows fight to protect casino after loss in court

The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe is already pursuing an appeal after a federal judge said the tribe's gaming facility in Texas was illegal.

Posted: February 7, 2018


Billionaire casino mogul who trashed tribes steps down from post

Steve Wynn, the billionaire gaming mogul who trashed tribes as he pursued a commercial casino in Massachusetts, has stepped down from his namesake company.

Posted: February 7, 2018


Stockbridge-Munsee Band loses lawsuit over rival casino project

The Stockbridge-Munsee Community is planning an appeal after a judge tossed the tribe's lawsuit against a rival casino in Wisconsin.

Posted: February 2, 2018


Viejas Band debuts 'adults only' hotel as part of casino expansion

An 'adults only' hotel, more gaming space and new eateries await visitors to the casino owned by the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians.

Posted: February 1, 2018


Agua Caliente Band announces study of casino expansion project

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is considering a major expansion of one of its casinos in southern California.

Posted: January 31, 2018


Twenty-Nine Palms Band breaks ground on outdoor casino venue

The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indian is building an outdoor entertainment and camping venue next to its casino in southern California.

Posted: January 31, 2018


United Indian Auburn Community almost done with $56 million casino expansion

The United Auburn Indian Community is aiming for an April 1 opening for a $56 million casino expansion in California.

Posted: January 29, 2018


Nisqually Tribe solicits design options for potential casino expansion

The Nisqually Tribe might be expanding its casino in Washington with a hotel and convention center.

Posted: January 29, 2018


Tribes add thousands of jobs with expansions at casinos in California

Six tribes are creating nearly 3,000 jobs as they expand their casinos in southern California, a major boom for the region.

Posted: January 24, 2018


Klamath Tribes expect to open $6.5 million hotel at casino this summer

The Klamath Tribes continue work on a hotel at the Kla-Mo-Ya Casino in southern Oregon.

Posted: January 22, 2018