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Chemehuevi Tribe expects to complete work on second gaming facility in 2019
California | Openings & Closings
Chemehuevi Tribe expects to complete work on second gaming facility in 2019 (November 16, 2017)
The 25,000 square-foot facility will feature a 48-room hotel, a restaurant and a marina on Lake Havasu in California.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe announces expansion projects at gaming facilities in Arizona
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Pascua Yaqui Tribe announces expansion projects at gaming facilities in Arizona (November 10, 2017)
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe is adding more hotel rooms, more conference space and an events center to its gaming facilities in southern Arizona.

St. Croix Chippewa Tribe reports little damage from fire at hotel used for casino guests
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St. Croix Chippewa Tribe reports little damage from fire at hotel used for casino guests (November 9, 2017)
The St. Croix Chippewa Tribe is reporting minimal damage after a fire struck a hotel used for casino guests in Danbury, Wisconsin.

San Manuel Band finally adds hotel to casino as part of major expansion project
California | Openings & Closings
San Manuel Band finally adds hotel to casino as part of major expansion project (November 8, 2017)
The San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino in southern California will get a long-requested hotel as part of a major expansion project.

Chemehuevi Tribe back on track with groundbreaking on second gaming facility
California | Openings & Closings
Chemehuevi Tribe back on track with groundbreaking on second gaming facility (November 8, 2017)
The Chemehuevi Tribe is building a new casino with a 48-room hotel in Lake Havasu, California.

Choctaw Nation celebrates completion of $50 million casino expansion project
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Choctaw Nation celebrates completion of $50 million casino expansion project (November 7, 2017)
The Choctaw Casino and Resort in Grant, Oklahoma, not far from the Texas border, boasts a new hotel tower and the only Chili's Grill & Bar inside a gaming facility.

Ho-Chunk Nation unveils $41 million casino expansion following victory in court
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Ho-Chunk Nation unveils $41 million casino expansion following victory in court (November 2, 2017)
Though a hotel is still under construction, the Ho-Chunk Nation is welcoming visitors to a $41 million expansion of its gaming facility in Wittenberg, Wisconsin.

Seminole Tribe smashes guitars at $1.5 billion expansion of casino in Florida
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Seminole Tribe smashes guitars at $1.5 billion expansion of casino in Florida (November 1, 2017)
The Seminole Tribe is undertaking a $1.5 billion expansion at its flagship gaming facility in Florida, complete with a 450-foot tall guitar tower.

Pala Band breaks ground on $170 million expansion and renovation project at casino
California | Openings & Closings
Pala Band breaks ground on $170 million expansion and renovation project at casino (October 23, 2017)
The Pala Band of Mission Indians broke ground, literally, on a $170 million expansion and renovation of its casino in southern California.

Prairie Island Indian Community refutes speculation of new casino in Minnesota
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Prairie Island Indian Community refutes speculation of new casino in Minnesota (October 23, 2017)
Casino rumors are once again surfacing as the Prairie Island Indian Community goes through the land-into-trust process.

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe announces first phase of gaming expansion project
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Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe announces first phase of gaming expansion project (October 10, 2017)
The Jamestown S’Kallam Tribe is planning a long-term expansion of its casino in Washington, with a hotel tower set to rise in 2020.

Eastern Shawnee Tribe celebrates opening of $34 million casino expansion project
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Eastern Shawnee Tribe celebrates opening of $34 million casino expansion project (October 4, 2017)
The Eastern Shawnee Tribe debuted a $34 million tower with additional hotel rooms at the Indigo Sky Casino in Wyandotte, Oklahoma.

Shakopee Tribe on track to finish big casino expansion in time for Super Bowl
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Shakopee Tribe on track to finish big casino expansion in time for Super Bowl (September 28, 2017)
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is set to complete a $90 million casino expansion project in time for the Super Bowl in 2018.

Forest County Potawatomi Community names chief executive officer for casino
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Forest County Potawatomi Community names chief executive officer for casino (September 20, 2017)
The Forest County Potawatomi Community announced Rodney Ferguson as the chief operating officer and general manager of its casino in Wisconsin

Forest County Potawatomi Community sees slight boost in gaming revenues
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Forest County Potawatomi Community sees slight boost in gaming revenues (September 7, 2017)
The Forest County Potawatomi Community is seeing an increase in gaming revenues as it undertakes another expansion of its casino in Wisconsin.

Eastern Cherokees saw big boost in business at casinos thanks to solar eclipse
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Eastern Cherokees saw big boost in business at casinos thanks to solar eclipse (September 6, 2017)
The solar eclipse wasn't just a stunning natural phenomenon, it was good business for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

Klamath Tribes break ground on hotel as part of long-term casino expansion
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Klamath Tribes break ground on hotel as part of long-term casino expansion (August 16, 2017)
The Klamath Tribes are bringing an 84-room Choice Hotels Sleep Inn to the Kla-Mo-Ya Casino in Oregon.

White Earth Nation takes more time to respond to comments on casino plan
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White Earth Nation takes more time to respond to comments on casino plan (August 3, 2017)
The White Earth Nation continues to work on plans for a new casino in Minnesota amid intense local interest.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe approves $26.5 million renovation at main casino
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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe approves $26.5 million renovation at main casino (July 28, 2017)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe is embarking on a second gaming expansion project in Michigan.

Pala Band announces big changes as part of $170 million casino expansion
California | Openings & Closings
Pala Band announces big changes as part of $170 million casino expansion (July 27, 2017)
A new hotel tower, a pool complex and a completely-refreshed interior are coming to the Pala Casino Resort and Spa in southern California.

Pokagon Band expects to open gaming facility in Indiana in early 2018
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Pokagon Band expects to open gaming facility in Indiana in early 2018 (July 13, 2017)
The Four Winds Casino in South Bend will be the first tribal gaming facility in Indiana.

Umatilla Tribes seek $85 million loan for expansion project at casino
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Umatilla Tribes seek $85 million loan for expansion project at casino (July 7, 2017)
The Wildhorse Resort and Casino in Pendleton, Oregon, will see a new hotel tower, a bowling alley, five new restaurants and more movie screens as part of an $85 million expansion.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe announces hotel as part of casino expansion
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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe announces hotel as part of casino expansion (June 28, 2017)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe is expanding its gaming empire in Michigan.

Seminole Tribe announces new Hard Rock hotel but without casino
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Seminole Tribe announces new Hard Rock hotel but without casino (June 13, 2017)
The Seminole Tribe continues to expand its hospitality empire with a new facility in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Coyote Valley Band works with county to move casino to new site
California | Compacts | Openings & Closings
Coyote Valley Band works with county to move casino to new site (May 31, 2017)
The Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians is planning a 30,000 square-foot casino with a 101-room hotel at a new site in California.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares update on casino work
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares update on casino work (May 25, 2017)
Work on the two Ojibwa Casinos in Michigan will be completed in 2018 as adjustments are made to the budget for the $40 million effort

White Earth Nation faces wait on permits for third gaming project
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White Earth Nation faces wait on permits for third gaming project (May 16, 2017)
Officials in Otter Tail County, Minnesota, are still reviewing plans for the casino at Star Lake.

Pechanga Band reaches midway point of $285M casino expansion
California | Openings & Closings
Pechanga Band reaches midway point of $285M casino expansion (April 20, 2017)
A 14-story hotel with more than 500 rooms is due to open later this year at casino in southern California.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation reaches $161M casino mitigation deal
California | Openings & Closings
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation reaches $161M casino mitigation deal (April 4, 2017)
The payments address the impacts of new development at the Cache Creek Casino Resort in Yolo County, California.

Sycuan Band starts work on $226M expansion of gaming facility
California | Openings & Closings
Sycuan Band starts work on $226M expansion of gaming facility (March 28, 2017)
The Sycuan Casino in southern California will be seeing a 12-story hotel with 300 rooms, a 12,000-square-foot ballroom, new restaurants and a spa and fitness center.

Grand Portage Band finishes second phase of casino expansion
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Grand Portage Band finishes second phase of casino expansion (February 28, 2017)
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
California | Land Acquisitions | Openings & Closings
Soboba Band breaks ground on expanded casino at new location (February 28, 2017)
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.

Yakama Nation debuts hotel as part of $90M casino expansion
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Yakama Nation debuts hotel as part of $90M casino expansion (February 23, 2017)
The six-story, 200-room hotel at the Yakama Nation Legends Casino is now accepting guests.

Jena Band of Choctaw Indians secures funding for casino hotel
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Jena Band of Choctaw Indians secures funding for casino hotel (February 16, 2017)
The 80-room facility at the Jena Choctaw Pines Casino in Louisiana is expected to open next year.

White Earth Nation pushes back anticipated opening for third casino
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White Earth Nation pushes back anticipated opening for third casino (February 2, 2017)
The facility at Star Lake in Minnesota is seeing local opposition.

Eastern Cherokees approve $200M expansion of flagship casino
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Eastern Cherokees approve $200M expansion of flagship casino (January 26, 2017)
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.

Eastern Shawnee Tribe hits milestone on $36M casino expansion
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Eastern Shawnee Tribe hits milestone on $36M casino expansion (December 16, 2016)
A new hotel and other amenities at the Indigo Sky Casino in Oklahoma are expected to be complete by August 2017.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community starts work on casino upgrades
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community starts work on casino upgrades (December 8, 2016)
The Michigan tribe is spending $40 million to upgrade its facilities in Marquette and Baraga.

Redding Rancheria 'excited' about plan to move casino to new site
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Redding Rancheria 'excited' about plan to move casino to new site (December 7, 2016)
A scoping meeting -- the first step in a what is expected to be a long process -- takes place December 21.

Osage Nation set to break ground on $150M expansion at casino
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Osage Nation set to break ground on $150M expansion at casino (November 15, 2016)
The tribe is adding a hotel, a brewery, more gaming space and other amenities to the facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe announces opening for casino hotel
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Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe announces opening for casino hotel (November 14, 2016)
The 94-room hotel at The Point Casino in Washington debuts November 25.

Sycuan Band plans to start work on $220M expansion of casino
California | Openings & Closings
Sycuan Band plans to start work on $220M expansion of casino (November 10, 2016)
The Sycuan Casino will be seeing a 300-room hotel, more gaming space and other amenities.

Oneida Nation announces $20M in investments for flagship casino
New York | Openings & Closings
Oneida Nation announces $20M in investments for flagship casino (November 7, 2016)
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.

Blackfeet Nation brings hotel and casino under 'Glacier Peak' name
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Blackfeet Nation brings hotel and casino under 'Glacier Peak' name (November 2, 2016)
The adjoining properties in Browning, Montana, are now known as the Glacier Peaks Hotel and Casino.

Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansion
Compacts | Openings & Closings
Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansion (October 20, 2016)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) won't be doing anything to stop the project.

Eastern Shoshone Tribe opens doors to newly expanded casino
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Eastern Shoshone Tribe opens doors to newly expanded casino (October 7, 2016)
The Shoshone Rose Casino and Hotel in Lander, Wyoming, now features a 61-room hotel.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes announce $35M casino expansion project
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Shoshone-Bannock Tribes announce $35M casino expansion project (October 4, 2016)
Groundbreaking on the long-awaited development is scheduled for October 17.

White Earth Nation aims to stimulate economy with new casino
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White Earth Nation aims to stimulate economy with new casino (September 30, 2016)
The Minnesota tribe just opened a second casino but plans for a third are running into opposition.

Graton Rancheria eyes November opening for $175M casino hotel
California | Openings & Closings
Graton Rancheria eyes November opening for $175M casino hotel (September 29, 2016)
The six-story, 200-room hotel at the Graton Resort and Casino is on track to open on November 15.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation releases casino expansion study
California | Openings & Closings
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation releases casino expansion study (September 27, 2016)
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.

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