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Cowlitz Tribe secures approval to offer liquor as casino debut nears
All the pieces are falling into place as the tribe prepares to open the ilani Casino Resort on April 17.
Cowlitz Tribe casino seen as impacting lottery revenues in Oregon
Video lottery sales are projected to fall $110 million a year once ilani Casino Resort opens in Washington.
Mohegan Tribe announces plan for $80M convention center at casino
The 131,000-square-foot Mohegan Sun Expo Center is expected to open in the summer of 2018.
Supreme Court considers petition in casino land-into-trust dispute
The Cowlitz Tribe will debut a long-awaited casino in April unless non-Indian opponents convince the court to take up the case.
Shawnee Tribe plans to start work soon on off-reservation casino
The project came up when Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke made his first appearance on Capitol Hill.
Ho-Chunk Nation defends legality of casino project in Wisconsin
A $33 million expansion project has led to a dispute with another tribe.
Trump administration backs Cowlitz Tribe in Supreme Court brief
The filing comes as the Washington tribe prepares to open a $400 million casino in a matter of weeks.
Stockbridge-Munsee Band withholds casino revenue in Wisconsin
Another tribe's casino expansion project is triggering a Class III gaming compact dispute.
Soboba Band moves quickly to open replacement gaming facility
The casino in southern California is expected to open in the summer of 2018.
Seminole Tribe putting Hard Rock name on failed Trump casino
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will open in New Jersey after a $300 million investment.
Grand Portage Band finishes second phase of casino expansion
The Grand Portage Lodge and Casino in Minnesota is incorporating more elements of tribal culture.
Soboba Band breaks ground on expanded casino at new location
Plans call for a 200-room hotel, 2,000 slot machines, 24 table games, a spa/fitness center, a 15,000 square-foot event space, six food outlets and a pool and sports bar.
Trump team gets more time in Supreme Court tribal casino case
The Gun Lake Tribe is already operating a successful casino in Michigan but a non-Indian man won't drop his long-running lawsuit.
Yakama Nation debuts hotel as part of $90M casino expansion
The six-story, 200-room hotel at the Yakama Nation Legends Casino is now accepting guests.
Kalispel Tribe announces $20M casino expansion in Washington
The Northern Quest Resort and Casino is growing by 40,000 square-feet and will see a new recreational vehicle park.
Trump team gets another extension in Supreme Court tribal casino case
President Donald Trump has an unusual connection to the dispute -- he once tried to partner with the Cowlitz Tribe, whose casino is the subject of a closely-watched lawsuit.
Jena Band of Choctaw Indians secures funding for casino hotel
The 80-room facility at the Jena Choctaw Pines Casino in Louisiana is expected to open next year.
Cowlitz Tribe getting closer to April opening of long-awaited casino
The tribe is on its way to putting 1,100 people to work at the ilani Casino Resort in Washington.
Mississippi Choctaws won't be borrowing money to build new casino
The 35,800 square-foot Red Water Casino will be located in Leake County in Mississippi.
Trump team gets more time for brief in Supreme Court tribal casino case
The new president once tried to partner with the Cowlitz Tribe for a casino that's now before the nation's highest court.
Mississippi Choctaw leaders approve plan for new gaming facility
The 35,000 square-foot Red Water Casino will feature 500 slot machines, 10 table games and dining options.
Non-Indian casino near nation's capital rakes in $42M in revenue in three weeks
The $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor helped the state of Maryland shatter its gaming revenue records.
Eastern Cherokees approve $200M expansion of flagship casino
The Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina will see 100,000 square-feet of convention center space and a new hotel tower with 600 to 800 rooms.
Cowlitz Tribe hosts job far as opening date for casino approaches
The ilani Casino Resort is due to open April 17 as opponents seek to derail it at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Editorial: Tule River Tribe deserves support for casino relocation
'The Tule River Tribe have been good stewards of their casino profits.'
Kaw Nation joins with frontmen of KISS for casino expansion project
The frontment of the legendary rock band are opening their first Rock & Brews casino with the tribe.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe enters new year with casino in limbo
The $1 billion project is on hold as a result of litigation from casino opponents in Massachustts.
Eastern Shawnee Tribe hits milestone on $36M casino expansion
A new hotel and other amenities at the Indigo Sky Casino in Oklahoma are expected to be complete by August 2017.
Iowa Tribe acquires majority stake in internet gaming company
The Oklahoma tribe is still hoping to launch a real-money gambling website despite repeated delays
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.5M in casino funds
Money went to communities in two counties and to the state of Michigan.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino in limbo amid change in D.C.
The Massachusetts tribe had hoped to open the First Light Resort and Casino in the summer of 2017.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe files notice of appeal in casino lawsuit
Both the Massachusetts tribe and the Department of Justice are taking the case to a higher court.
Chukchansi Tribe finally distributes $1.4M in overdue gaming funds
A leadership dispute and the shutdown of the tribe's casino delayed the release of the funds for a little over three years.
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community starts work on casino upgrades
The Michigan tribe is spending $40 million to upgrade its facilities in Marquette and Baraga.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe defends right to use land for gaming
A federal appeals court heard arguments in a dispute between the tribe and the state of Massachusetts.
Chukchansi Tribe casino dispute leads to lawsuits in federal court
Police officers who were hired by one faction of the northern California tribe say their reputations have been damaged.
Tohono O'odham Nation and state remain at odds in casino dispute
A federal judge will go ahead with a previously scheduled hearing after the tribe said a settlement wasn't on the horizon.
Non-Indian firm set to open $1.4B casino outside of nation's capital
In just a week's time, a massive gaming and entertainment facility will be open right outside of Washington, D.C.
Tohono O'odham Nation open to new Class III gaming compact
The tribe wasn't included in talks for the updated agreement but signing it would resolve a long-running dispute with the state of Arizona.
Cahuilla Band celebrates casino anniversary with renovations
The Cahuilla Casino has undergone a series of interior and exterior upgrades for its 20th birthday.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe elects new chair amid gaming fight
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The 94-room hotel at The Point Casino in Washington debuts November 25.
Sycuan Band plans to start work on $220M expansion of casino
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
What will Indian gaming look like with Republican Donald Trump in the White House?
Spokane Tribe breaks ground on off-reservation casino project
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Cherokee Casino Grove, the tribe's 10th gaming facility, is creating 175 jobs.
Jamul Indian Village refinances $460M in casino related debt
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
'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
The California tribe was once partners with Donald Trump but their relationship ended early.
Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansion
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) won't be doing anything to stop the project.
Cowlitz Tribe announces more executives for fast-rising casino
The ilani Casino Resort in Washington remains on track for an opening in April 2017.
Swinomish Tribe starts work on $20M casino expansion project
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
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
The work at the Fort Hall Casino is expected to be complete in March 2018.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe sees hope in casino land litigation
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Hollywood Casino Jamul will be the closest tribal gaming facility to downtown San Diego, California.
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes announce $35M casino expansion project
Groundbreaking on the long-awaited development is scheduled for October 17.
Chickasaw Nation celebrates interior and exterior casino upgrades
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Is Indian Country ready for another Carcieri decision? Leaders of an Oregon tribe hope you are.
Non-Indian casino in Massachusetts hits construction milestone
Cowlitz Tribe brings Michael Jordan's Steakhouse to new casino
Seminole Tribe accuses state of breaking gaming compact again
Sycuan Band starts work on $226M expansion of gaming facility
Seneca Nation ends casino payments after sending $1.4B to state of New York
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