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Filed Under: Business Deals | Openings and Closings
Mississippi Choctaws plan casino upgrades with debt refinance (07/03)
Tribe signs loan package worth $145 million.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Internet gaming poses threat amid declining revenues (07/02)
Columnist wonders whether Mississippi's gaming industry can survive the Internet.

Filed Under: Meetings | NIGC
Tribes headed to annual Southern Gaming Summit in Mississippi (05/02)
The annual Southern Gaming Summit will take place next week.

Filed Under: Regulation
Former Mississippi Choctaw chief questions FBI raid of casinos (04/02)
A former chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is still trying to figure out why the FBI raided the tribe's casinos back in 2011.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Mississippi Choctaws plan to spend $88.1M for gaming projects (03/26)
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will spend $88.1 million over the next two years on gaming projects.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Mississippi Choctaw leader criticizes vote against $20M casino (03/24)
Chief Phyllis J. Anderson of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians criticized the tribal council for rejecting plans for a $20 million casino.

Filed Under: Meetings | Openings and Closings
Tribes cite expansion progress at Southern Gaming Summit (05/10)
The tribal gaming industry continues to expand, speakers said at the Southern Gaming Summit. Speakers from Mississippi, Oklahoma, Alabama and Louisiana said their tribes are building new facilities and adding new amenities. “Oklahoma is growing,” Sheila Morago, the executive director...

Filed Under: Public Relations
Tribes in Alabama and Mississippi report largest gaming gains (02/28)
Tribal casino revenue grew by 3.4 percent in 201, according to Casino City’s Indian Gaming Industry Report, with Alabama and Mississippi leading the nation in terms of percentage gains. Alabama, home to the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, saw a...

Filed Under: Business Deals | Litigation
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...

Filed Under: Business Deals
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...

Filed Under: Business Deals
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...

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Mississippi Choctaws off-reservation casino still not on the radar (07/06)
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians hasn't taken any steps to revive plans for an off-reservation casino. Under the late chief Philip Martin, the Choctaws sought to open a casino at a site about 175 miles from the main reservation....

Filed Under: Public Relations
Mississippi Choctaws announce new executive at gaming facility (05/21)
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians announced Holly Gagnon as the new president and chief executive officer of Pearl River Resort. Chief Phyliss J. Anderson said Gagnon was hired in order to take Pearl River in a "new direction." Gagnon...

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