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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community starts work on casino upgradesFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community starts work on casino upgrades (12/08)
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 siteFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Redding Rancheria 'excited' about plan to move casino to new site (12/07)
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 casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Osage Nation set to break ground on $150M expansion at casino (11/15)
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 hotelFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe announces opening for casino hotel (11/14)
The 94-room hotel at The Point Casino in Washington debuts November 25.

Sycuan Band plans to start work on $220M expansion of casinoFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Sycuan Band plans to start work on $220M expansion of casino (11/10)
The Sycuan Casino will be seeing a 300-room hotel, more gaming space and other amenities.

Oneida Nation announces $20M in investments for flagship casinoFiled Under: New York | Openings and Closings
Oneida Nation announces $20M in investments for flagship casino (11/07)
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' nameFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Blackfeet Nation brings hotel and casino under 'Glacier Peak' name (11/02)
The adjoining properties in Browning, Montana, are now known as the Glacier Peaks Hotel and Casino.

Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansionFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansion (10/20)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) won't be doing anything to stop the project.

Eastern Shoshone Tribe opens doors to newly expanded casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Eastern Shoshone Tribe opens doors to newly expanded casino (10/07)
The Shoshone Rose Casino and Hotel in Lander, Wyoming, now features a 61-room hotel.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes announce $35M casino expansion projectFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes announce $35M casino expansion project (10/04)
Groundbreaking on the long-awaited development is scheduled for October 17.

White Earth Nation aims to stimulate economy with new casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
White Earth Nation aims to stimulate economy with new casino (09/30)
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 hotelFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Graton Rancheria eyes November opening for $175M casino hotel (09/29)
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 studyFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation releases casino expansion study (09/27)
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 projectFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Ho-Chunk Nation starts work on $153M gaming expansion project (09/26)
The tribe is upgrading three facilities, with work expected to be complete by the end of 2017.

Twenty-Nine Palms Band considers expansion project at casinoFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Twenty-Nine Palms Band considers expansion project at casino (08/25)
The Tortoise Rock Casino could be seeing a hotel and recreational vehicle park.

Choctaw Nation starts work on expansion of casino by Texas borderFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Choctaw Nation starts work on expansion of casino by Texas border (08/23)
The Choctaw Casino Resort in Grant, Oklahoma, will be seeing a new hotel tower with 96 rooms and other amenities.

Muscogee Nation hosts grand opening for $365M casino expansionFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation hosts grand opening for $365M casino expansion (08/22)
The River Spirit Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is about to get a lot bigger.

Ho-Chunk Nation announces $153M in casino expansion projectsFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Ho-Chunk Nation announces $153M in casino expansion projects (08/16)
The Wisconsin tribe is upgrading three casinos and will be building new hotels at two of the facilities.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation starts planning to expand casino hotelFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation starts planning to expand casino hotel (08/15)
Plans call for 459 more rooms at the Cache Creek Casino Resort and a 1,300-seat ballroom.

Eastern Shoshone Tribe opens reservations for new hotel at casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Eastern Shoshone Tribe opens reservations for new hotel at casino (08/11)
The opening of the 61-room hotel comes as the tribe celebrates the 9th birthday of the Shoshone Rose Casino.

Graton Rancheria plans November opening for $175M casino hotelFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Graton Rancheria plans November opening for $175M casino hotel (08/05)
The California tribe is hiring 300 people as the opening for the 200-room, six-story hotel approaches.

Rincon Band offers more amenities with $14M casino expansionFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Rincon Band offers more amenities with $14M casino expansion (08/04)
The Harrah’s Resort Southern California will be seeing more food options, revamped hotel rooms and additional meeting rooms, among other upgrades.

Grand Ronde Tribes plan hotel and won't rule out casino at new siteFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Grand Ronde Tribes plan hotel and won't rule out casino at new site (08/01)
The tribe continues efforts to expand its economy with a project just outside of Portland, Oregon.

Karuk Tribe hosts groundbreaking ceremony for long-awaited casinoFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Karuk Tribe hosts groundbreaking ceremony for long-awaited casino (08/01)
The $35 million Rain Rock Casino in Yreka, California, is set to open in May 2017.

Karuk Tribe ready for groundbreaking on long-awaited casinoFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Karuk Tribe ready for groundbreaking on long-awaited casino (07/22)
The 36,000 square-foot Rain Rock Casino in Yreka, California, is expected to open in May 2017.

Chumash Tribe celebrates $165M expansion at gaming facilityFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Chumash Tribe celebrates $165M expansion at gaming facility (07/20)
The Chumash Casino Resort features a 12-story hotel, a rooftop pool, a larger gaming floor and other new amenities.

Santa Ana Pueblo adds hotel to casino with $50M expansion planFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Santa Ana Pueblo adds hotel to casino with $50M expansion plan (07/19)
The New Mexico tribe said construction will take about two years to complete.

Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation celebrates 20th birthday of gaming facilityFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation celebrates 20th birthday of gaming facility (07/13)
The Lucky 7 Casino and Hotel has steadily grown since its debut in a double-wide mobile home in 1996.

Prairie Island Indian Community starts work on casino expansionFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Prairie Island Indian Community starts work on casino expansion (07/12)
The Treasure Island Resort and Casino will see two new hotel towers and an expanded water park.

Wilton Rancheria shares plans for major casino at outlet mall siteFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria shares plans for major casino at outlet mall site (07/07)
The tribe envisions a $400 million to $500 million facility on a 35-acre site in Elk Grove, California.

Patrick Lambert: Eastern Cherokees in talks for outlet mall and more at casinoFiled Under: Business Deals | Openings and Closings | Opinion
Patrick Lambert: Eastern Cherokees in talks for outlet mall and more at casino (07/05)
An outlet mall, a convention center and new hotel at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina are under discussion.

Seminole Tribe takes a big step forward with land-into-trust bidFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | Openings and Closings
Seminole Tribe takes a big step forward with land-into-trust bid (06/30)
Plans to develop land around the Coconut Creek Casino in Florida have been in the works for six years.

Meskwaki Tribe searches for fugitive reportedly seen at casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Meskwaki Tribe searches for fugitive reportedly seen at casino (06/29)
John David Henderson has been on the loose for eight months and may have been seen jumping out of third-story hotel room window at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel in Iowa.

Grande Ronde Tribes consider hotel but not casino at old trackFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Grande Ronde Tribes consider hotel but not casino at old track (06/29)
A media consultant said the tribe has no 'current' plans for a casino at the site near Portland, Oregon.

Eastern Shawnee Tribe breaks ground on $34M expansion at casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Eastern Shawnee Tribe breaks ground on $34M expansion at casino (06/24)
The Indigo Sky Casino in Wyandotte, Oklahoma, is seeing another 128 hotel rooms and a ballroom / event center.

Cachil Dehe Band reaches $20M settlement for faulty casino workFiled Under: California | Litigation
Cachil Dehe Band reaches $20M settlement for faulty casino work (06/22)
A construction company agreed to pay the tribe for shoddy work on a casino expansion project.

Chumash Tribe unveils new sculptures as part of casino expansionFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Chumash Tribe unveils new sculptures as part of casino expansion (06/06)
The six bronzes at the Chumash Casino Resort depict various aspects of tribal culture.

Eastern Shawnee Tribe aims to stay debt free as casino expandsFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Eastern Shawnee Tribe aims to stay debt free as casino expands (06/03)
Chief Glenna Wallace said the tribe remains on solid financial ground as it embarks on a $34 million expansion of its flagship facility.

Seminole Tribe starts work on scaled back casino expansion planFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Seminole Tribe starts work on scaled back casino expansion plan (06/01)
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa will see some additional amenities but a new hotel tower is no longer on the table.

Eastern Shawnee Tribe plans $34M expansion of flagship casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Eastern Shawnee Tribe plans $34M expansion of flagship casino (06/01)
The Indigo Sky Casino will see a seven-story addition with another 150 hotel rooms and a ballroom.

Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation still interested in developing casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation still interested in developing casino (05/20)
The band just won approval for an urban reserve and Chief Marcel Moody remains hopeful about gaming in Thompson, Manitoba.

Chumash Tribe to unveil casino expansion as foes return to courtFiled Under: California | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Chumash Tribe to unveil casino expansion as foes return to court (05/09)
A group called Save the Valley already lost two lawsuits in protest of the work at the Chumash Casino Resort but has since filed a third one.

Shakopee Tribe starts work on casino hotel and convention centerFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Shakopee Tribe starts work on casino hotel and convention center (05/04)
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel is getting a nine-story hotel with 180 rooms and a 70,000-square-foot convention center.

Cowlitz Tribe aims to hire locally as casino construction continuesFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe aims to hire locally as casino construction continues (05/02)
With about 1,000 jobs on the line, the tribe is reaching out to its members and to the local community.

Cloverdale Rancheria wins approval of casino land-into-trust bidFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Cloverdale Rancheria wins approval of casino land-into-trust bid (05/02)
The decision comes two years after the final environmental impact statement was issued and nearly eight years after the process formally began.

Graton Rancheria on track to complete $175M casino expansionFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Graton Rancheria on track to complete $175M casino expansion (04/27)
The Graton Resort and Casino is seeing a hotel with 200 rooms and a convention center.

Connecticut tribes delay decision on potential casino until 2017Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Connecticut tribes delay decision on potential casino until 2017 (04/27)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe had insisted they could move quickly in order to counteract competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

White Earth Nation tries to address concerns about planned casinoFiled Under: Meetings | Openings and Closings
White Earth Nation tries to address concerns about planned casino (04/18)
The tribe hopes to open a casino at Star Lake, a community away from the reservation, sometime in 2017.

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes working on $21M casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes working on $21M casino (04/15)
The new Gray Wolf Peak Casino is expected to open late October or early November.

Umatilla Tribes consider new hotel as part of casino expansionFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Umatilla Tribes consider new hotel as part of casino expansion (04/12)
The tribe will hire an architectural and engineering firm to come up with proposals for the Wildhorse Resort and Casino in Oregon.

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