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Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Grand Portage Band works on expansion of casino near border (08/31)
The first phase of the project -- a renovation of the 95 rooms at the hotel -- is already near completion.

Filed Under: California | Compacts | Openings and Closings
Chumash Tribe signs new Class III casino compact in California (08/27)
The deal comes as the tribe continues work on a $160 million expansion of the Chumash Casino Resort.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Ak-Chin Indian Community announces $100M casino expansion (08/27)
The Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino will see another 200 hotel rooms, a spa, restaurants, a new ballroom, more conference center space and a parking garage.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community weighs casino expansion plans (08/25)
Tribal leaders are considering an expansion of the Ojibwa Casino in Baraga and renovations at another facility in Marquette.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Poarch Creeks continue work on $65M expansion project at casino (08/25)
The Creek Casino Montgomery will feature a hotel with 123 rooms and new eateries.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe offers look at new hotel at casino (08/21)
Groundbreaking on The Point Hotel, with 74,000 square-feet and 94 rooms, is slated by the end of the month.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes revise casino plans (08/14)
Elders have raised concerns about the sacred nature of the Gray Wolf Peak Casino site and they say the project doesn't fit in with their traditional values.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Recently recognized Tejon Tribe moves ahead with casino plan (08/13)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is preparing an environmental impact statement for a 250,000 square-foot casino in Kern County, California.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Cherokee Nation to debut hotel as part of $80M casino project (08/11)
A firm opening date hasn't been determined but the 120-room hotel at the casino near the Arkansas border is set to open this fall.

Filed Under: California | Litigation
Cachil Dehe Band claims $38M owed for faulty work on casino (08/10)
A long-running yet slow-moving lawsuit is set for trial in October in connection with an expansion of the Colusa Casino Resort.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Eastern Cherokees on track to debut new casino in September (08/06)
The $110 million Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino and Hotel is on schedule and on budget.

Filed Under: California | Openings and Closings
Chemehuevi Tribe ready to start work on new casino with hotel (08/06)
Once financing is approved, the casino will be up within 18 months, Chairman Charles Wood said.

Filed Under: California | Openings and Closings
Graton Rancheria to break ground this fall on hotel at casino (07/27)
Specifics are still being discussed but Chairman Greg Sarris promised 'the nicest thing Northern California has seen.'

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Eastern Shoshone Tribe to break ground on casino expansion (07/20)
The tribe is adding a 61-room hotel, an outdoor patio, conference rooms, a swimming pool and a coffee bar to the Shoshone Rose Casino in Lander.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe announces plans for hotel at casino (07/08)
The 74,000 square-foot hotel at The Point Casino will feature 94 rooms.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Little Traverse Bay Bands still working on plans for another casino (07/07)
The initial 5,000 square-foot structure will be followed by a larger facility and a hotel within five years.

Filed Under: California | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Chumash Tribe defeats lawsuit that sought to halt casino expansion (07/07)
The tribe is spending $160 million to add a 12-story hotel tower with 215 rooms and other amenities to the Chumash Casino Resort.

Filed Under: California | Openings and Closings
Bishop Paiute Tribe seeks loan for $30M casino expansion project (07/06)
Tribal members voted down plans to expand the Paiute Palace Casino two years ago but the project appears to be moving forward.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Cherokee Nation to open hotel at $80M casino near Arkansas in fall (07/03)
The 170,000 square-foot Cherokee Casino in Roland enjoyed a soft opening in May.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes renovate casino resort (07/02)
The KwaTaqNuk Resort Casino is seeing $4.6 million in upgrades while another facility awaits a $27 million expansion.

Filed Under: California | Openings and Closings
Soboba Band celebrates 20th anniversary for gaming facility (07/01)
The tribe is planning to move the casino to a new site now that its land-into-trust application has been finalized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Regulation
Eastern Shoshone Tribe secures grant to update casino security (06/29)
The $335,000 grant comes from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community in Minnesota.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Little Traverse Bay Bands to spend $2.5M on new gaming site (06/26)
The 5,000 square-foot casino will feature 64 slot machines and create 20 jobs.

Filed Under: Compacts
Eastern Shoshone Tribe extends Class III gaming deal to 2046 (06/25)
The tribe is embarking on a $28 million casino expansion of the Shoshone Rose Casino on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Little Traverse Bay Bands revive plan for second gaming facility (06/24)
The tribe hopes to break ground on a 5,000 square-foot casino in September.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Colville Tribes welcome public to $43M flagship gaming facility (06/18)
The 12 Tribes Resort and Casino features a 56,000 square-foot gaming floor, two lounges, two restaurants and an 80-room hotel with meeting space and an indoor/outdoor pool.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Eastern Cherokees to host job fair to fill 800 positions at casino (06/18)
The $110 million Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino and Hotel is due to open in September.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe faces another hurdle in off-reservation casino bid (06/17)
A Republican member of Congress, several state lawmakers and the Kalispel Tribe are mounting opposition to the project.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Blackfeet Nation pays off $6.5M loan for casino ahead of schedule (06/17)
The tribe celebrate a milestone for its Glacier Peaks Casino in Browning, Montana.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe finally wins BIA approval for off-reservation casino (06/16)
It took nearly a decade of work but the tribe still has one more hurdle to cross -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D).

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