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Gun Lake Tribe prepares for grand opening of $76M casino expansion

Gun Lake Tribe prepares for grand opening of $76M casino expansion (04/28)

With a long-running lawsuit nearly behind them, the leaders of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians are preparing for the next chapter in their Indian gaming success story.
Supreme Court relists petition in Gun Lake Tribe gaming land case

Supreme Court relists petition in Gun Lake Tribe gaming land case (04/25)

A non-Indian man who lives three miles from the tribe's casino in Michigan is trying to keep his long-running lawsuit alive.
Cowlitz Tribe welcomes big crowd to $510M casino in Washington

Cowlitz Tribe welcomes big crowd to $510M casino in Washington (04/25)

It took more than a decade but the tribe kept fighting for the right to return to its homelands in Washington.
Pechanga Band reaches midway point of $285M casino expansion

Pechanga Band reaches midway point of $285M casino expansion (04/20)

A 14-story hotel with more than 500 rooms is due to open later this year at casino in southern California.
Nottawaseppi Huron Band invests casino funds in unique project

Nottawaseppi Huron Band invests casino funds in unique project (04/20)

The Fire Hub consists of a restaurant and pantry aimed at helping the community in Battle Creek, Michigan.
Ho-Chunk Nation remains confident as rival tribe sues over casino

Ho-Chunk Nation remains confident as rival tribe sues over casino (04/20)

The $33 million expansion in Wittenberg, Wisconsin, is due to be finished later in the year amid the controversy.
Cowlitz Tribe enters law enforcement deal as casino debut nears

Cowlitz Tribe enters law enforcement deal as casino debut nears (04/19)

The agreement allows officers in Clark County, Washington, to enforce the law on the reservation.
Trump administration faces test of off-reservation gaming policy

Trump administration faces test of off-reservation gaming policy (04/18)

The Spokane Tribe is counting on the Trump team to defend its gaming project from a lawsuit filed by a rival in Washington state.
Agua Caliente Band announces plans for another gaming facility

Agua Caliente Band announces plans for another gaming facility (04/18)

An amendment to the tribe's Class III gaming compact authorizes up to four more casinos in southern California.
Cowlitz Tribe announces April 24 opening for long-awaited casino

Cowlitz Tribe announces April 24 opening for long-awaited casino (04/17)

The ilani Casino Resort in Washington survived a slew of legal challenges and is the first gaming facility approved in the wake of a major Supreme Court decision.
Ho-Chunk Nation continues to defend legality of casino expansion

Ho-Chunk Nation continues to defend legality of casino expansion (04/10)

A rival tribe claims the facility in Wittenberg, Wisconsin, doesn't comply with the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
Poarch Band of Creek Indians moves ahead with Mississippi casino

Poarch Band of Creek Indians moves ahead with Mississippi casino (04/07)

The tribe continues to expand its gaming empire beyond its homeland in Alabama.
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community hiring for $40M casino upgrade project

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community hiring for $40M casino upgrade project (04/07)

'If you need a job … come here,' the leader of the Michigan-based tribe said.
Seminole Tribe finalizes purchase of failed Trump casino in New Jersey

Seminole Tribe finalizes purchase of failed Trump casino in New Jersey (04/06)

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will reopen in the summer of 2018 after a $375 million upgrade project.
Cowlitz Tribe unveils $32M highway project as casino debut nears

Cowlitz Tribe unveils $32M highway project as casino debut nears (04/05)

It's been a big week so far for the Washington-based tribe.
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation reaches $161M casino mitigation deal

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation reaches $161M casino mitigation deal (04/04)

The payments address the impacts of new development at the Cache Creek Casino Resort in Yolo County, California.
Oneida Nation continues to expand casino empire with new facility

Oneida Nation continues to expand casino empire with new facility (04/04)

The Point Place Casino in Bridgeport, New York, is due to open in the spring of 2018.
Cowlitz Tribe thanks Secretary Zinke as casino opening approaches

Cowlitz Tribe thanks Secretary Zinke as casino opening approaches (04/03)

Chairman Bill Iyall praised the new leader of the Department of the Interior for supporting the tribe's land-into-trust efforts.
Seminole Tribe settles dispute as retail area at casino shuts down

Seminole Tribe settles dispute as retail area at casino shuts down (03/31)

The Seminole Paradise at the Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida, is being replaced as part of an expansion of the facility.
Cowlitz Tribe brings even more food options to forthcoming casino

Cowlitz Tribe brings even more food options to forthcoming casino (03/31)

The ilani Casino Resort in Washington is set to open in late April with four high-end eateries.
Cherokee Nation moves ahead with plan to put casino at new site

Cherokee Nation moves ahead with plan to put casino at new site (03/30)

The facility would be located at the Cherokee Springs Plaza, a tribal retail development in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
Choctaw Nation opens doors to travel center and gaming facility

Choctaw Nation opens doors to travel center and gaming facility (03/29)

The Choctaw Travel Plaza and Casino Too in Heavener, Oklahoma, features an 10,200 square-foot fueling station, a full-service kitchen and 37 gaming machines.
Non-Indian casino in Massachusetts hits construction milestone

Non-Indian casino in Massachusetts hits construction milestone (03/29)

The development has the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe in neighboring Connecticut worried.
Sycuan Band starts work on $226M expansion of gaming facility

Sycuan Band starts work on $226M expansion of gaming facility (03/28)

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.
Cowlitz Tribe brings Michael Jordan's Steakhouse to new casino

Cowlitz Tribe brings Michael Jordan's Steakhouse to new casino (03/28)

The ilani Casino Resort in Washington is due to open in late April.
Chukchansi Tribe fires back at gaming firm seeking $21M in court

Chukchansi Tribe fires back at gaming firm seeking $21M in court (03/27)

The California tribe called the lawsuit 'unfounded and baseless' and an attempt at extortion.
Cowlitz Tribe secures approval to offer liquor as casino debut nears

Cowlitz Tribe secures approval to offer liquor as casino debut nears (03/22)

All the pieces are falling into place as the tribe prepares to open the ilani Casino Resort in late April.
Cowlitz Tribe casino seen as impacting lottery revenues in Oregon

Cowlitz Tribe casino seen as impacting lottery revenues in Oregon (03/21)

Video lottery sales are projected to fall $110 million a year once ilani Casino Resort opens in Washington.
Mohegan Tribe announces plan for $80M convention center at casino

Mohegan Tribe announces plan for $80M convention center at casino (03/21)

The 131,000-square-foot Mohegan Sun Expo Center is expected to open in the summer of 2018.
Supreme Court considers petition in casino land-into-trust dispute

Supreme Court considers petition in casino land-into-trust dispute (03/20)

The Cowlitz Tribe will debut a long-awaited casino in April unless non-Indian opponents convince the court to take up the case.
Shawnee Tribe plans to start work soon on off-reservation casino

Shawnee Tribe plans to start work soon on off-reservation casino (03/13)

The project came up when Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke made his first appearance on Capitol Hill.
Ho-Chunk Nation defends legality of casino project in Wisconsin

Ho-Chunk Nation defends legality of casino project in Wisconsin (03/08)

A $33 million expansion project has led to a dispute with another tribe.
Trump administration backs Cowlitz Tribe in Supreme Court brief

Trump administration backs Cowlitz Tribe in Supreme Court brief (03/07)

The filing comes as the Washington tribe prepares to open a $400 million casino in a matter of weeks.
Stockbridge-Munsee Band withholds casino revenue in Wisconsin

Stockbridge-Munsee Band withholds casino revenue in Wisconsin (03/07)

Another tribe's casino expansion project is triggering a Class III gaming compact dispute.
Soboba Band moves quickly to open replacement gaming facility

Soboba Band moves quickly to open replacement gaming facility (03/06)

The casino in southern California is expected to open in the summer of 2018.
Seminole Tribe putting Hard Rock name on failed Trump casino

Seminole Tribe putting Hard Rock name on failed Trump casino (03/03)

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will open in New Jersey after a $300 million investment.
Grand Portage Band finishes second phase of casino expansion

Grand Portage Band finishes second phase of casino expansion (02/28)

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

Soboba Band breaks ground on expanded casino at new location (02/28)

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.
Trump team gets more time in Supreme Court tribal casino case

Trump team gets more time in Supreme Court tribal casino case (02/27)

The Gun Lake Tribe is already operating a successful casino in Michigan but a non-Indian man won't drop his long-running lawsuit.
Yakama Nation debuts hotel as part of $90M casino expansion

Yakama Nation debuts hotel as part of $90M casino expansion (02/23)

The six-story, 200-room hotel at the Yakama Nation Legends Casino is now accepting guests.
Kalispel Tribe announces $20M casino expansion in Washington

Kalispel Tribe announces $20M casino expansion in Washington (02/22)

The Northern Quest Resort and Casino is growing by 40,000 square-feet and will see a new recreational vehicle park.
Trump team gets another extension in Supreme Court tribal casino case

Trump team gets another extension in Supreme Court tribal casino case (02/20)

President Donald Trump has an unusual connection to the dispute -- he once tried to partner with the Cowlitz Tribe, whose casino is the subject of a closely-watched lawsuit.
Jena Band of Choctaw Indians secures funding for casino hotel

Jena Band of Choctaw Indians secures funding for casino hotel (02/16)

The 80-room facility at the Jena Choctaw Pines Casino in Louisiana is expected to open next year.
Cowlitz Tribe getting closer to April opening of long-awaited casino

Cowlitz Tribe getting closer to April opening of long-awaited casino (02/09)

The tribe is on its way to putting 1,100 people to work at the ilani Casino Resort in Washington.
Mississippi Choctaws won't be borrowing money to build new casino

Mississippi Choctaws won't be borrowing money to build new casino (02/03)

The 35,800 square-foot Red Water Casino will be located in Leake County in Mississippi.
Trump team gets more time for brief in Supreme Court tribal casino case

Trump team gets more time for brief in Supreme Court tribal casino case (01/31)

The new president once tried to partner with the Cowlitz Tribe for a casino that's now before the nation's highest court.
Mississippi Choctaw leaders approve plan for new gaming facility

Mississippi Choctaw leaders approve plan for new gaming facility (01/30)

The 35,000 square-foot Red Water Casino will feature 500 slot machines, 10 table games and dining options.
Non-Indian casino near nation's capital rakes in $42M in revenue in three weeks

Non-Indian casino near nation's capital rakes in $42M in revenue in three weeks (01/30)

The $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor helped the state of Maryland shatter its gaming revenue records.
Eastern Cherokees approve $200M expansion of flagship casino

Eastern Cherokees approve $200M expansion of flagship casino (01/26)

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.
Cowlitz Tribe hosts job far as opening date for casino approaches

Cowlitz Tribe hosts job far as opening date for casino approaches (01/12)

The ilani Casino Resort is due to open April 17 as opponents seek to derail it at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Editorial: Tule River Tribe deserves support for casino relocation

Editorial: Tule River Tribe deserves support for casino relocation (01/10)

'The Tule River Tribe have been good stewards of their casino profits.'
Kaw Nation joins with frontmen of KISS for casino expansion project

Kaw Nation joins with frontmen of KISS for casino expansion project (01/04)

The frontment of the legendary rock band are opening their first Rock & Brews casino with the tribe.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe enters new year with casino in limbo

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe enters new year with casino in limbo (01/02)

The $1 billion project is on hold as a result of litigation from casino opponents in Massachustts.
Eastern Shawnee Tribe hits milestone on $36M casino expansion

Eastern Shawnee Tribe hits milestone on $36M casino expansion (12/16)

A new hotel and other amenities at the Indigo Sky Casino in Oklahoma are expected to be complete by August 2017.
Iowa Tribe acquires majority stake in internet gaming company

Iowa Tribe acquires majority stake in internet gaming company (12/15)

The Oklahoma tribe is still hoping to launch a real-money gambling website despite repeated delays
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.5M in casino funds

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.5M in casino funds (12/14)

Money went to communities in two counties and to the state of Michigan.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino in limbo amid change in D.C.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino in limbo amid change in D.C. (12/14)

The Massachusetts tribe had hoped to open the First Light Resort and Casino in the summer of 2017.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe files notice of appeal in casino lawsuit

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe files notice of appeal in casino lawsuit (12/09)

Both the Massachusetts tribe and the Department of Justice are taking the case to a higher court.
Chukchansi Tribe finally distributes $1.4M in overdue gaming funds

Chukchansi Tribe finally distributes $1.4M in overdue gaming funds (12/08)

A leadership dispute and the shutdown of the tribe's casino delayed the release of the funds for a little over three years.
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community starts work on casino upgrades

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.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe defends right to use land for gaming

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe defends right to use land for gaming (12/07)

A federal appeals court heard arguments in a dispute between the tribe and the state of Massachusetts.
Chukchansi Tribe casino dispute leads to lawsuits in federal court

Chukchansi Tribe casino dispute leads to lawsuits in federal court (12/06)

Police officers who were hired by one faction of the northern California tribe say their reputations have been damaged.
Tohono O'odham Nation and state remain at odds in casino dispute

Tohono O'odham Nation and state remain at odds in casino dispute (12/01)

A federal judge will go ahead with a previously scheduled hearing after the tribe said a settlement wasn't on the horizon.
Non-Indian firm set to open $1.4B casino outside of nation's capital

Non-Indian firm set to open $1.4B casino outside of nation's capital (12/01)

In just a week's time, a massive gaming and entertainment facility will be open right outside of Washington, D.C.
Tohono O'odham Nation open to new Class III gaming compact

Tohono O'odham Nation open to new Class III gaming compact (11/29)

The tribe wasn't included in talks for the updated agreement but signing it would resolve a long-running dispute with the state of Arizona.
Cahuilla Band celebrates casino anniversary with renovations

Cahuilla Band celebrates casino anniversary with renovations (11/28)

The Cahuilla Casino has undergone a series of interior and exterior upgrades for its 20th birthday.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe elects new chair amid gaming fight

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe elects new chair amid gaming fight (11/22)

A federal appeals court is hearing arguments in a dispute between the tribe and the state of Massachusetts.
Tohono O'odham Nation poised for win in long-running casino feud

Tohono O'odham Nation poised for win in long-running casino feud (11/21)

A new Class III gaming compact would end a years-long dispute over the legality of a new casino in the Phoenix area.
Bay Mills Indian Community plans to reopen controversial casino

Bay Mills Indian Community plans to reopen controversial casino (11/21)

More than two years after winning a major decision from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Michigan tribe appears to reviving the project.
Jamul Indian Village refutes complaints about casino and alcohol

Jamul Indian Village refutes complaints about casino and alcohol (11/18)

Opponents are trying to prevent the tribe from securing a liquor license for its southern California casino.
Cowlitz Tribe sees huge interest for positions at fast-rising casino

Cowlitz Tribe sees huge interest for positions at fast-rising casino (11/17)

The tribe is hiring more than 1,000 people to work at the ilani Casino Resort in Washington.
Osage Nation set to break ground on $150M expansion at casino

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.
Cowlitz Tribe starts searching for employees of fast-rising casino

Cowlitz Tribe starts searching for employees of fast-rising casino (11/14)

The tribe will be hiring more than 1,000 people to work at the ilani Casino Resort in Washington.
Nottawaseppi Huron Band puts casino food to good use at pantry

Nottawaseppi Huron Band puts casino food to good use at pantry (11/14)

The Fire Hub in Battle Creek, Michigan, will offer a pantry, a restaurant and space for community gardens.
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe announces opening for casino hotel

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 casino

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.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino faces unknowns with Donald Trump in office

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino faces unknowns with Donald Trump in office (11/10)

What will Indian gaming look like with Republican Donald Trump in the White House?
Spokane Tribe breaks ground on off-reservation casino project

Spokane Tribe breaks ground on off-reservation casino project (11/09)

The casino in Washington is likely the last of its kind to gain approval under the Obama administration.
Cowlitz Tribe remains confident as casino opponents file appeal

Cowlitz Tribe remains confident as casino opponents file appeal (11/09)

The U.S. Supreme Court rarely accepts cases but this one might be attractive because it involves one of their prior decisions.
Oneida Nation announces $20M in investments for flagship casino

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.
Poarch Creeks dispel rumor of casino at new tourist development

Poarch Creeks dispel rumor of casino at new tourist development (11/04)

The Alabama tribe sees children having fun at a $500 million entertainment destination but locals are thinking about a casino.
Blackfeet Nation brings hotel and casino under 'Glacier Peak' name

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.
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes open doors to new casino

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes open doors to new casino (11/02)

The Gray Wolf Peak Casino offers more gaming machines, a new restaurant and other amenities.
Cowlitz Tribe faces one more legal hurdle before opening casino

Cowlitz Tribe faces one more legal hurdle before opening casino (11/01)

Non-Indian opponents are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a closely-watched land-into-trust case.
Grand Ronde Tribes drop legal challenge to Cowlitz Tribe casino

Grand Ronde Tribes drop legal challenge to Cowlitz Tribe casino (10/31)

Grande Ronde leaders have changed their mind and won't try to prevent a fellow tribe from joining the Indian gaming industry.
Enterprise Rancheria casino work in limbo due to legal challenge

Enterprise Rancheria casino work in limbo due to legal challenge (10/31)

The United Auburn Indian Community, the owners of a successful gaming facility, is fighting the new development.
Editorial: Tule River Tribe deserves support for casino relocation

Editorial: Tule River Tribe deserves support for casino relocation (10/31)

The Porterville Recorder: 'We feel the tribe has been a good steward of its profits from the casino and has in the past and we expect will in the future, continue to invest in its people and the community.'
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sees decline in business at casino

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sees decline in business at casino (10/27)

A #NoDAPL blockade set up by local law enforcement led to a $1 million decline in anticipated revenue.
Cowlitz Tribe spends $32M for highway project at new casino

Cowlitz Tribe spends $32M for highway project at new casino (10/27)

The work will ease traffic for the new ilani Casino Resort, due to open in April 2017.
Seneca Nation on track to complete $40M expansion at casino

Seneca Nation on track to complete $40M expansion at casino (10/27)

The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York, is seeing a 57,000 square-foot addition.
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe faces legal fight over modest casino

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe faces legal fight over modest casino (10/25)

Naskila Gaming continues to draw notable crowds but the state of Texas contends it's illegal.
Cherokee Nation schedules job fairs for newest gaming facility

Cherokee Nation schedules job fairs for newest gaming facility (10/25)

The Cherokee Casino Grove, the tribe's 10th gaming facility, is creating 175 jobs.
Jamul Indian Village refinances $460M in casino related debt

Jamul Indian Village refinances $460M in casino related debt (10/24)

The tribe is using $274 million to repay its partner in the new Hollywood Casino Jamul.
Peter d'Errico: Seminole Tribe embraces limits on sovereignty

Peter d'Errico: Seminole Tribe embraces limits on sovereignty (10/24)

'They are playing in a game devised entirely by the U.S. as an extension of its colonial, Christian Discovery doctrines.'
Twenty-Nine Palms Band disputes 'Donald Trump, You're Fired' story

Twenty-Nine Palms Band disputes 'Donald Trump, You're Fired' story (10/21)

The California tribe was once partners with Donald Trump but their relationship ended early.
Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansion

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.
Cowlitz Tribe announces more executives for fast-rising casino

Cowlitz Tribe announces more executives for fast-rising casino (10/20)

The ilani Casino Resort in Washington remains on track for an opening in April 2017.
Swinomish Tribe starts work on $20M casino expansion project

Swinomish Tribe starts work on $20M casino expansion project (10/19)

The Swinomish Casino & Lodge in Washington will see a new gaming room and a new cafe and food court.
Ho-Chunk Nation faces opposition to casino expansion project

Ho-Chunk Nation faces opposition to casino expansion project (10/19)

A new Indian gaming controversy is brewing in Wisconsin among tribes and Gov. Scott Walker (R).
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes start work on $35M casino expansion

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes start work on $35M casino expansion (10/18)

The work at the Fort Hall Casino is expected to be complete in March 2018.

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