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Coushatta Tribe reopens casino after blaze prompts evacuation (02/24)
The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana reopened its casino on Sunday morning after an electrical fire on Saturday night prompted an evacuation.

Coushatta Tribe marks 19th anniversary of casino resort (01/20)
The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana celebrated the 19th anniversary of its gaming facility over the weekend.

Chitimacha Tribe marks 20th birthday of gaming enterprise (01/09)
The Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana is celebrating 20 years of being in the Indian gaming business.

Tribes in Louisiana experience small decline in casino revenue (03/01)
Tribal casino revenue in Louisiana took a slight dip in 2011, according to Casino City’s Indian Gaming Industry Report. Three tribes operated casinos in the state in 2011. They took in $460.5 million that year, down from $461.5 million the...

Jena Band fulfills dream with debut of Class II gaming facility (02/20)
It only took 15 years but the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians in Louisiana has finally joined the Indian gaming industry. The Jena Choctaw Pines Casino opened its doors last week. The tribe turned to Class II gaming after prior...

Jena Band making plans to expand brand new gaming facility (02/13)
The Jena Band of Choctaw Indians in Louisiana is already making plans to expand its Class II gaming facility. The Jena Choctaw Pines Casino opens to the public today. The 46,000-square-foot facility features more than 700 gaming devices, poker tables,...

Jena Band set to open Class II gaming facility on Wednesday (02/12)
The Jena Band of Choctaw Indians in Louisiana will open its Class II gaming facility on Wednesday. The tribe broke ground on the Jena Choctaw Pines Casino in May 2012. The 46,000-square-foot facility will feature more than 700 gaming devices,...

Chickasaw Nation in court over failed non-Indian gaming deal (02/07)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma is in court over a failed deal to buy two non-Indian casinos. Global Gaming Solutions, a tribal subsidiary, planned to buy DiamondJacks casinos in Bossier City, Louisiana, and Vicksburg, Mississippi, for $125 million. But the...

Chickasaw Nation exits from deal to buy non-Indian casinos (02/04)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma has withdrawn from a deal to buy two non-Indian gaming facilities for $125 million. Global Gaming Solutions, a tribal subsidiary, planned to buy DiamondJacks casinos in Bossier City, Louisiana, and Vicksburg, Mississippi. But the tribe...

Chickasaw Nation set to buy two non-Indian gaming facilities (10/25)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma was the sole bidder on two non-Indian gaming facilities that are in bankruptcy proceedings. Global Gaming Solutions, a tribal subsidiary, will pay $27.5 million in cash and $97.5 million in new debt to acquire the...

Jena Band on track to open 1st gaming facility in January 2013 (10/24)
The Jena Band of Choctaw Indians in Louisiana is on track to open its first gaming facility in January 2013. The Jena Choctaw Pines Casino will feature Class II games only. Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) won't discuss a Class III...

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe opens nature trail to guests at gaming facility (09/06)
The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana has opened a nature trail next to its casino. Guests at the Paragon Casino Resort can use a boardwalk that's about one-mile long. The trail includes crossing points over the Coulee Des Grues, a waterway...

Travel: Coushatta Tribe hits the jackpot with hotel at casino (08/23)
"Any casino trip that begins with an Elvis impersonator gyrating in a black leather jumpsuit and concludes with a giant cake in the shape of a grand hotel can pretty much be considered an entertaining visit. Those were the bookends...

Chickasaw Nation aims to buy non-Indian casino in bankruptcy (08/03)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma reached a deal to buy a non-Indian gaming facility in Louisiana that just declared bankruptcy. Global Gaming Solutions, a tribal subsidiary, will acquire "substantially" all of the assets of DiamondJacks, according to a press release....

Coushatta Tribe opens doors to $60 million expansion at casino (07/12)
The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana welcomed visitors to a $60 million expansion of its casino. The tribe added seven-story hotel tower to the Coushatta Casino Resort. That brings the total number of rooms to more than 950. The tribe added...

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