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Oneida Nation plans to open $20M 'Wizard of Oz'-themed casino (12/22)

The Yellow Brick Road Casino is due to open in the spring of 2015.

Jamul Band finishes excavation work for $360M gaming facility (12/17)

The project is about a third of the way through and the casino is expected to open in mid-2016.

Stillaguamish Tribe welcomes visitors to $27M hotel at casino (12/17)

Elders were the first guests of the five-story, 125-room facility on Monday.

Shakopee Tribe funds Eastern Shoshone Tribe casino expansion (12/17)

Construction on the $25 million expansion will start in the spring and last 12 months.

Interview with Morongo Band chairman on anniversary of casino (12/16)

Chairman Robert Martin discuses the benefits of Indian gaming.

Santa Ysabel Band ordered to shut down online bingo operation (12/16)

A federal judge said the activity on the Desert Rose Bingo site falls into the Class III category.

Mississippi Choctaws set to reopen casino after $70M renovation (12/15)

The Golden Moon Hotel and Casino will boast upgrades to the casino floor and to the hotel rooms.

Nisqually Tribe reports no damage or injuries after fire at casino (12/15)

Crews put out a blaze that hit a propane tank behind the facility.

Modoc Tribe to welcome entertainers to comedy club at casino (12/11)

Jimmie J.J. Walker of 'Good Times' kicks things off with performances on January 2 and January 3.

Wyandotte Nation holds grand opening for expansion at casino (12/11)

The 25,000 square-foot addition features a club, VIP lounge, bowling alley, billiards and shuffleboard room and an entertainment venue that seats 500

Eastern Shoshone Tribe to start $25M casino expansion in spring (12/10)

The project includes a 65-room hotel and a new gaming floor.

Morongo Band celebrates 10th birthday of $250M gaming facility (12/10)

At 27 stories, the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa is the tallest building in Riverside County.

Kansas attorney general questions Quapaw Tribe's gaming plans (12/10)

The tribe plans to build a $15 million casino expansion on newly acquired land in Kansas.

Police for faction of Chuckchansi Tribe dispute charges at casino (12/09)

Police chief John Oliveira and officer Tim Tofaute are out on bond while the tribal leaders that hired them remain in jail.

Poarch Creeks to open $65M expansion at casino in early 2016 (12/08)

A construction firm owned by a tribal member is working on the project.

Eastern Shoshone Tribe announces $25M expansion for casino (12/08)

The tribe is adding a 65-room hotel and a new gaming floor to the Shoshone Rose Casino.

Quapaw Tribe to expand gaming facility into ancestral territory (12/05)

The tribe has secured a favorable land determination from the National Indian Gaming Commission.

Gaming company fights federal recognition for Pamunkey Tribe (12/01)

MGM Resorts International is building a $925 million casino less than 10 miles from the U.S. Capitol.

Wyandotte Nation to debut part of $30M expansion at casino (11/28)

The tribe made changes to the gaming floor an added a club with a billiards area, shuffleboard area and bowling alley.

Pala Band wins final approval for online gaming in New Jersey (11/25)

An executive said PalaCasino.Com had a 'solid weekend' with little to no marketing.

Former Choctaw Nation employee plans appeal in criminal case (11/24)

Jason Merida, the former head of construction for the tribe, remains free until sentencing.

Faction of Chukchansi Tribe walks away from casino mediation (11/24)

Reggie Lewis and Nancy Ayala say rival leaders are trying to bring up issues that aren't

Former employee found guilty for cheating Choctaw Nation (11/21)

Jason Merida is the seventh person found guilty in a case that started when the tribe discovered it had been cheated into purchasing $8.5 million in steel for a casino expansion project.

Trial into Choctaw Nation fraud winds down with final testimony (11/20)

Jason Merida, the former head of construction for the tribe, took the stand in his own defense.

Muscogee Nation finally starts work on $365M gaming project (11/20)

The project includes a 27-story hotel and a new 'Margaritaville' gaming and entertainment complex.

Leader of Choctaw Nation faces tough questions in criminal trial (11/19)

Chief Gary Batton's testimony comes as trial against a former tribal employee nears its end.

Oneida Nation announces $100M retail development for casino (11/19)

The 250,000 square-foot center will feature about 60 stores, a movie theater and a bowling alley.

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes announce $27M casino (11/19)

The 40,000 square-foot facility will feature more gaming machines, a hotel with 70 rooms, spa facilities, a new restaurant and a lounge.

Former leader of Choctaw Nation testifies in criminal trial (11/18)

Greg Pyle accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from companies that performed casino work for the tribe.

Yurok Tribe welcomes visitors to casino and hotel in Redwoods (11/18)

The $15 million casino features 125 slot machines and 60 rooms.

Laid off employees from Chukchansi Tribe's casino look for jobs (11/18)

Nearly 1,100 people were put out of work when the casino closed in October.

Opponents still trying to shut down Graton Rancheria's casino (11/18)

An opposition group has lost twice but is hoping to revive its case before the California Supreme Court.

Anticipation builds for testimony of Choctaw Nation leaders (11/17)

Attorneys for a former tribal employee are expected to call Chief Gary Batton and former Chief Greg Pyle to the stand.

Fears go unrealized a year after Graton Rancheria opens casino (11/17)

The $825 million facility appears to be doing well as local officials report few concerns about traffic and crime.

Trial exposes fraud against Choctaw Nation for gaming project (11/14)

Chief Gary Batton and former chief Greg Pyle haven't been charged with any crimes but both accepted gifts from outside companies that did business with the tribe.

Police chief from Chukchansi Tribe bails out in casino dispute (11/14)

John Oliveira was released on $1.25 million bail as the tribal leaders who hired him remain locked up.

Judge keeps Chukchansi Tribe leaders jailed in casino feud (11/13)

A third person, the tribe's disputed police chief, turned himself in and had his bail set at $1.25 million.

Leaders of Chukchansi Tribe seek release over casino feud (11/12)

Tex McDonald, the chairman of one faction, and Vernon King, the treasurer, say they pose no danger to the community.

Pechanga Band unveils plan for $285M expansion of casino (11/11)

The tribe will add a new hotel wing with 548 rooms, a 67,000 square-foot events center, a 23,000-square-foot building with a spa, salon and fitness center and a four-acre pool complex.

Oneida Nation puts gaming machines at convenience store (11/10)

The tribe has installed 14 electronic machines at a store right off a major highway.

Karuk Tribe hopes to start work on $35M casino next spring (11/10)

Plans call for a 36,000 square-foot facility with 500 gaming machines, eight table games, a 100-seat restaurant and a parking area

Faction of Chukchansi Tribe defends actions in casino dispute (11/07)

Tex McDonald and Vernon King remain in jail on charges stemming from an attempted takeover at the casino.

Trial continues in theft linked to Choctaw Nation casino work (11/07)

A witness who pleaded guilty implicated Chief Gary Batton and former Chief Greg Pyle, The Native American Times reported.

Mashantucket Tribe to open outlet mall at casino in May 2015 (11/07)

The 300,000-square-foot mall will feature 82 stores.

Santa Ysabel Band offers real money bingo games on website (11/06)

The tribe originally said it would offer poker games but those plans remain in limbo.

Bail raised to $2.4M over dispute at Chukchansi Tribe's casino (11/06)

Tex McDonald faces numerous charges for an attempted takeover at the casino last month.

Stillaguamish Tribe to open $27M casino at hotel next month (11/04)

The five-story, 125-room hotel will welcome guests in mid-December.

Disputed leader of Chukchansi Tribe surrenders in casino feud (11/04)

Tex McDonald, 64, who claims to be chairman, faces charges of kidnapping, false imprisonment, assault with a firearm, assault with a deadly weapon, battery causing serious injury and assault with a stun gun.

Charges filed against 15 in dispute at Chukchansi Tribe's casino (11/03)

Tex McDonald, a disputed chairman of the tribe, was among those charged.

Oregon tribe anticipates May 2015 opening for Class II casino (10/31)

The $5 million Three Rivers Casino Coos Bay will create 120 jobs.

Trial opens in case connected to Choctaw Nation casino work (10/31)

Jason Brett Merida, a former construction executive for the tribe, is accusing of submitting false bills.

Judge grants injunction to keep Chukchansi Tribe casino closed (10/30)

The decision had especially harsh words for a faction led by Tex McDonald.

Charges sought in dispute at Chukchansi Tribe's closed casino (10/29)

At least 11 people have been identified from surveillance footage and could be charged in state court.

Santee Sioux Tribe getting ready to debut golf course at casino (10/28)

Each hole at the Paul Albanese-designed course tells a different story in the tribe's culture.

Nisqually Tribe to launch part of $45M casino expansion project (10/28)

The facility is doubling in size to 95,000 square-feet.

Chukchansi Tribe sends audits to NIGC as casino remains closed (10/28)

Rival factions of the tribe, along with the state, are due back in court tomorrow.

Closure of Chukchansi Tribe's casino could affect contributions (10/24)

The tribe donated $1 million to Fresno State University to support language revitalization.

Rival leaders of Chukchansi Tribe to meet amid casino closure (10/23)

The casino has been closed since October 9 due to the leadership dispute.

Otoe-Missouria Tribe announces plans for new gaming facility (10/23)

The tribe is opening a fifth casino in the town of Perry.

Poarch Creeks to add hotel to casino with $65M expansion plan (10/22)

The tribe will be adding a five-story hotel with 119 rooms to the Creek Casino Montgomery.

Closure of Chukchansi Tribe's casino affects reservation water (10/21)

Several homes near the facility have seen their water supply run dry.

Chukchansi Tribe sends layoff notices to most casino workers (10/20)

Some 1,100 of 1,300 employees are affected as the casino closure enters another week.

Opinion: Suckers help Chumash Tribe finance casino expansion (10/20)

Columnist accuses the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians of ignoring local objections with its $160 million casino expansion.

Ho-Chunk Nation to shut down poker room after losing lawsuit (10/17)

The electronic machines will be removed by November 15.

Judge won't allow factions of Chukchansi Tribe to reopen casino (10/16)

The casino will remain closed as the judge urges the rivals to work out their differences.

Muscogee Nation wins key permit for $375M casino expansion (10/16)

The tribe anticipates an opening for a 27-story hotel and Margaritaville venue sometime in 2016.

Chukchansi Tribe off to court as casino shuttered another day (10/15)

Two factions have united in an attempt to reopen the casino.

Chukchansi Tribe's casino still closed amid leadership dispute (10/13)

The state of California and the federal government took action after an armed confrontation at the facility.

Northern Arapaho Tribe plans expansion of gaming enterprise (10/13)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved Class III gaming procedures that will remain in effect until 2040.

Revenues at commercial casinos in Maryland grew 33 percent (10/13)

The state is home to five casinos and a sixth one near Washington, D.C., will open in 2016.

Leadership dispute in Chukchansi Tribe forces casino closure (10/10)

The Madera County Sheriff is keeping the peace after a rocky night at the facility.

Tigua Tribe leader explains benefits of sweepstakes operation (10/08)

Lt. Gov. Carlos Hisa said the games have generated revenues for education, health and language programs.

Judge resumes hearing into Tigua Tribe's sweepstakes facility (10/07)

The state contends the sweepstakes machines are illegal.

State court rejects challenge to Graton Rancheria casino compact (10/06)

A group that wanted to stop the casino has lost repeatedly in the courts.

Alturas Rancheria reports attempted takeover of gaming facility (10/06)

A council member was removed from her post for reportedly removing all of the cash from the casino.

Chumash Tribe moves forward with $160M expansion at casino (10/02)

A date hasn't been set but a groundbreaking is scheduled to take place this month.

Chumash Tribe awards $112M contract as part of casino project (09/29)

Construction is slated to begin next month and is due to be finished sometime in 2016.

State won't stand in way of Chumash Tribe's casino expansion (09/25)

The tribe plans to break ground next month after finalizing an environmental evaluation for the $160 million project.

Viejas Band signs agreement with county for casino expansion (09/25)

The tribe will pay $150,000 to San Diego County to address the impacts of the project.

Chumash Tribe to break ground on casino expansion in October (09/24)

The $160 million project includes a hotel tower with 215 rooms, 75,000 additional square-feet of gaming space, a 20,000 square-foot pool deck, new food and beverage venues and a parking garage with 584 spaces.

Chumash Tribe to use labor unions for all work on casino project (09/17)

The tribe plans to add a 12-story hotel, more gaming space, new food and beverage venues and a parking garage as part of a $160 million expansion.

Editorial: Cherokee Nation brings jobs with project next to casino (09/15)

Newspaper praises the Cherokee Nation for creating jobs and revenue with plans for an entertainment district and outlet center next to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

Dry Creek Rancheria struggling to see gaming revenues recover (09/15)

The tribe has reduced its workforce, slashed per capita payments, halted local revenue sharing payments and has gone into default on its debt.

Choctaw Nation reduces height of casino hotel amid FAA concern (09/11)

The new tower at the Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant will stop at 14 floors rather than 22 as originally planned.

Cherokee Nation to announce $80M retail development at casino (09/09)

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma continues its streak of major gaming-related developments.

Editorial: Cherokee Nation boosts economy with new casino plans (09/05)

Newspaper welcomes $170 million Cherokee Nation development that will include a new casino, hotels and retail.

Cherokee Nation seeks trust status for new casino and hotel resort (09/03)

The Cherokee Nation will relocate one of its casinos as part of a $170 million development.

Viejas Band looking to expand casino after reaching new compact (09/02)

Plans call for a six-story hotel with 128 rooms, basically doubling the number of existing rooms at the facility.

Eastern Shawnee Tribe to reopen gaming facility in February 2015 (09/01)

The Bordertown Casino closed two years ago while the tribe focused on the Indigo Sky Casino.

Cherokee Nation announces $170M casino and retail development (09/01)

The Cherokee Springs Plaza will include a casino, two hotels, retail, office space and a convention center on 150-acres in Tahlequah.

Tohono O'odham Nation to build off-reservation casino in phases (08/29)

The first phase of the West Valley Resort will feature a gaming facility with five restaurants, meeting and multi-purpose space.

Ho-Chunk Nation launches outreach effort amid casino expansion (08/29)

Thanks to its gaming enterprise, the tribe has put more than 3,000 people to work and has a payroll of more than $80 million.

Cherokee Nation starts construction on casino at Indian allotment (08/28)

The $10 million facility features 300 electronic games, a bar and a 50-seat restaurant and it will generate 100 jobs.

Jamul Band continues work on $360M casino after victory in court (08/28)

Opponents have filed a series of lawsuits in state and federal court in hopes of stopping construction but so far none have been successful.

Tohono O'odham Nation breaks ground on off-reservation casino (08/28)

The $500 million West Valley Resort remains controversial in the state despite local support.

State raises concerns about Chumash Tribe's casino expansion (08/27)

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is asking the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians to conduct a more thorough environmental review of the project.

Mashantucket Tribe to open retail concourse at casino on Friday (08/26)

The concourse at the Foxwoods Resort Casino features clothing, electronics, food and Native arts and crafts.

Stillaguamish Tribe finally secures reservation status for casino (08/26)

The effort took nearly 30 years, Chairman Shawn Yanity said.

Cherokee Nation to break ground on casino on Indian allotment (08/26)

The 17,000 square-foot facility will be located on an Indian allotment in South Coffeyville, just one mile south of the Kansas border.

Caesars Entertainment debuts $442M urban casino in Baltimore (08/26)

Caesars Entertainment is opening a $442 million casino in the heart of Baltimore, Maryland, tonight.

Iipay Nation plans to offer real money Internet poker next week (08/22)

The tribe will be 'flipping the switch' to accept real money at PrivateTable.Com next week.

Chumash Tribe to respond to concerns about casino expansion (08/21)

The fire, planning, public works and sheriff's departments in Santa Barbara County have raised questions about the $160 million project.

Santee Sioux Tribe working to bring more attractions to casino (08/21)

The Santee Sioux Tribe of Nebraska is hoping to turn its modest casino into a destination resort.

Editorial: Gaming isn't the answer to problems of governments (08/18)

BloombergView says governments shouldn't depend on gaming to boost their revenues or economically depressed areas.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sees drop in revenue at casino (08/15)

The Potawatomi Hotel & Casino took in $352 million in the last year, down from $363 million a year prior.

Editorial: Oregon tribe boosts local economy with a new casino (08/14)

Newspaper welcomes new Class II gaming facility from the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians.

Yakama Nation seeks to attract more visitors with casino hotel (08/14)

The $90 million expansion, which includes a 200-room hotel, is expected to open by the end of 2016.

Yakama Nation to start construction on $90M casino expansion (08/13)

The project has been in the works for several years and was supposed to be finished by July of this year.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe debuts casino hotel next week (08/13)

Visitors can book rooms at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino for stays starting August 18.

Graton Rancheria casino records $88.9M in net gaming revenue (08/13)

Since the start of 2014, the casino has recorded nearly $190 million in net revenue.

Oregon tribe starts construction on $5M Class II gaming facility (08/07)

The 15,000 square-foot Three Rivers Casino Coos Bay is expected to open in May 2015.

Dave Palermo: Oklahoma tribes poised for more casino growth (08/06)

Dave Palermo reports on the continued growth of Indian gaming in Oklahoma, home to more casinos than any other state.

Muscogee Nation waits on permit for $375M casino expansion (08/06)

Chief George Tiger expresses frustration with delays for a federal permit.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe gets ready to open casino hotel (08/05)

The 371,000 square-foot hotel features 381 rooms on 19 floors.

Seneca Nation celebrates opening of Class II gaming facility (08/04)

President Barry Snyder said the casino has been operating at capacity since the doors opened on July 4.

Chumash Tribe hosts public meeting on $160M casino expansion (07/31)

Th tribe is adding a 12-story hotel with 215 rooms to the Chumash Casino Resort.

Muscogee Nation adds steakhouse to $335M casino expansion (07/29)

The popular Mickey Mantle’s Steakhouse will be located in the new hotel at the River Spirit Casino.

Chumash Tribe plans hotel tower with $160M casino expansion (07/28)

The tribe is adding a 12-story hotel with 215 rooms to the facility.

Judge hears dispute over United Keetoowah Band gaming site (07/28)

The Cherokee Nation is suing to prevent the UKB casino site from going into trust.

Iipay Nation puts Internet gaming servers on Mohawk reserve (07/25)

Primary servers are on the reserve in Quebec, Canada, and secondary servers are on the reservation in the U.S.

Iipay Nation started planning Internet poker games last year (07/24)

The tribe launched the site last week and appears to be accepting money bets.

Sandia Pueblo undertakes first major casino expansion project (07/23)

The tribe is adding a parking garage, spa and an event space to the facility.

Catawba Nation reports strong opening weekend at bingo hall (07/21)

The Catawba Nation saw large crowds at its new bingo facility in South Carolina.

Cherokee Nation builds next gaming facility on Indian allotment (07/18)

The tribe is leasing the restricted allotment from a Cherokee family.

WUWM: 'Bingo Queens' shows power of Oneida Nation women (07/18)

WUWM talks to one of the Oneida Nation women featured in The Bingo Queens of Oneida: How Two Moms Started Tribal Gaming in Wisconsin.

Catawba Nation ready to welcome customers to bingo facility (07/18)

The facility offers up to 1,300 seats and jackpots up to $100,000.

Gregory Mendoza: Tohono O'odham Nation misleads on casino (07/18)

Gov. Gregory Mendoza of the Gila River Indian Community accuses the Tohono O'odham Nation of exploiting casino loopholes.

Cherokee Nation announces plans for casino by Kansas border (07/16)

The facility near the Kansas border will be the tribe's eighth casino.

Four of 12 casinos in Atlantic City to close amid revenue slump (07/15)

Gaming revenues in the city have fallen $2.8 billion since 2006.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe in compact negotiations (07/11)

The Oglala Sioux Tribe is currently in negotiations with the state of South Dakota on its current gaming compact and may move to expand its gaming operations.

Muscogee Nation reports delay for $335M expansion at casino (07/10)

Chief George Tiger said the project will be completed in early 2016.

Big Valley Band invites public to 20th birthday of casino resort (07/10)

The tribe is now one of the largest employers in Lake County.

Cherokee Nation continues work on new $78.5M gaming facility (07/10)

The casino in Roland will include a hotel with 120 rooms.

Oneida Nation celebrates 20th birthday of main gaming facility (07/10)

Tribe just completed a $28 million expansion of the casino.

Umatilla Tribes will spend $1M on non-smoking lounge for casino (07/09)

The new area is expected to open by the end of the year.

Graton Rancheria set to pay off $200M casino development loan (07/09)

Casino has seen exceptionally strong returns in just a few months of operation.

MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians dealt setback in casino litigation (07/09)

Tribe lacks federal recognition, magistrate determines.

First Nations casino in Saskatchewan confirms expansion project (07/08)

Casino will get a bigger gaming floor, a separate non-smoking area and a larger parking lot.

Seneca Nation already planning for larger Class II gaming facility (07/08)

A bigger facility is slated within three years.

White Earth Nation receives permit for biomass power at casino (07/07)

The system would be used to provide heat to the gaming floor, hotel and events center.

Winnebago Tribe expands poker room at gaming facility in Iowa (07/07)

The WinnaVegas Casino Resort will be the only place for poker once a riverboat casino closes down.

Seneca Nation to open Class II gaming facility on Fourth of July (07/03)

Newest casino is located near the shores of Cuba Lake.

Mississippi Choctaws plan casino upgrades with debt refinance (07/03)

Tribe signs loan package worth $145 million.

Santa Ana Pueblo unveils changes to casino's non-smoking area (07/02)

New area unveiled as casino celebrates its 21st anniversary.

Communities expect first checks from Graton Rancheria casino (07/02)

The tribe agreed to address crime, traffic and other impacts.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sets opening for hotel casino (07/01)

The first guests are due to arrive August 18.

Cherokee Nation attracts new development to area with casino (06/25)

Tribe owned land where a new Wal-Mart Supercenter sits.

First Nations in Manitoba welcome opening of gaming facility (06/24)

All 63 First Nations in the province will share in the profits from the casino.

Agua Caliente Band to demolish hotel at casino in Palm Springs (06/20)

The removal process will take 15 to 18 months.

Eastern Cherokees take on role of casino construction manager (06/18)

Tribe eliminated outside firm in order to address budgetary concerns.

Bishop Paiute Tribe asserts right to develop land next to casino (06/18)

Tribal members appeared in tribal court for trespassing on disputed land.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe hosts another casino job fair (06/16)

Some 250 people will be hired to work at a hotel that's due to open in early fall.

Colville Tribes expect to complete $68M casino in spring 2015 (06/12)

The Omak Casino Hotel Resort will be the largest on the reservation

Bishop Paiute Tribe won't discuss plans for expansion of casino (06/11)

Tribal members voted against pursuing the $118 million project last summer.

Choctaw Nation continues work on major expansion at casino (06/09)

Facility now features an 11,000 square-foot pool area dubbed The Oasis.

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe brings boost to local economy with casino (06/09)

With 1,500 employees, the casino is also the largest employer in the parish.

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe celebrates 20th birthday of gaming facility (06/05)

Casino was the vision of the late Chairman Earl Barbry.

Oklahoma tribes reach for gamblers across border in Arkansas (06/03)

Choctaw Nation and Cherokee Nation attract business from Arkansas.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe to hire 250 for hotel at casino (06/03)

Hundreds turned out for a job fair, with another scheduled for June 14.

Graton Rancheria sees strong returns from new gaming facility (06/02)

Casino ranks among top five in the entire state.

Stillaguamish Tribe set to open $20M hotel at casino this year (05/28)

Five-story, 125-room hotel is due to open by New Year's Eve.

Muscogee Nation working on $335M casino expansion project (05/22)

Renovations, including a Johnny Rockets, are being made in advance of the big expansion.

Menominee Nation starts work on $8M casino expansion project (05/20)

Project will be completed this fall.

Catawba Nation hires Lumbee-owned contractor for bingo hall (05/19)

The tribes are supporting each other in North Carolina and South Carolina.

Book details how Oneida Nation women opened first bingo hall (05/15)

Two moms from the Oneida Nation started the bingo hall in 1979.

Seneca Nation holds job fair for 120 positions at gaming facility (05/14)

The Seneca Nation of New York is holding a casino job fair tomorrow.

Judge sets hearing in United Keetoowah Band gaming dispute (05/12)

The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians of Oklahoma will be in federal court on July 25 to defend its gaming and land rights.

Seminole Tribe announces $100M in gaming upgrade projects (05/12)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida plans to spend $100 million this year upgrading its gaming properties.

Seminole Tribe celebrates 10th anniversary of Hard Rock casino (05/09)

The Seminole Tribe is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

Ho-Chunk Nation to start work on casino expansion in the fall (05/08)

The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin will start work on a casino expansion project this fall.

Navajo Nation celebrates first anniversary of casino in Arizona (05/07)

The Navajo Nation will be celebrating the first anniversary of its Class III facility in Arizona.

Agua Caliente Band to close hotel at Palm Springs casino in July (05/07)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians will close the hotel at its casino in downtown Palm Springs this July.

Idaho files suit against Coeur d'Alene Tribe to stop poker games (05/05)

The state of Idaho sued the Coeur d'Alene Tribe on Friday in hopes of stopping poker games.

Omaha Tribe opens doors to bingo hall at Iowa gaming facility (05/05)

The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska opened a bingo hall at its gaming facility in Iowa.

Ho-Chunk Nation approves $144M in gaming expansion projects (05/02)

The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin will be spending $144 million to expand its gaming enterprise.

Seneca Nation celebrates 10th birthday of reservation casino (05/01)

The Seneca Nation of New York is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its reservation casino.

Ho-Chunk Nation to spend $42.6M on casino expansion projects (05/01)

The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin will spent $42.6 million on a series of gaming expansion projects.

Navajo Nation reopens casino in New Mexico after brief outage (04/30)

The Navajo Nation reopened one of its casinos in New Mexico on Tuesday night after a technical outage.

Cherokee Nation replaces first gaming facility with $80M casino (04/30)

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma broke ground on an $80 million casino.

Seneca Nation to hire 40 people for new Class II gaming facility (04/29)

The Seneca Nation of New York is holding a casino job fair today.

Eastern Cherokees plan to open new casino in about a year (04/28)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina will open a new Class III facility in early 2015.

Judge won't block construction of Jamul Indian Village casino (04/24)

A judge in California said there wasn't evidence to stop construction of a $360 million casino on the Jamul Indian Village.

Jamul Band rejects claim about burial ground at casino site (04/23)

The Jamul Indian Village of California denied disturbing a burial ground during construction of a $360 million casino.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe on track with casino hotel (04/22)

The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe is on track to open a hotel at its casino this fall.

MGM Resorts moves quickly on casino near Washington DC (04/21)

MGM Resorts International has started preparatory work on a $925 million casino near Washington, D.C.

Cherokee Nation to break ground on new hotel with casino (04/18)

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma will break ground on a new casino and hotel.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes not planing to offer poker games (04/18)

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho have no plans to offer poker games.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe set to launch new poker games on May 2 (04/17)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho will open a new poker room on May 2.

Comanche Nation wonders why county won't take casino crime (04/14)

The head of law enforcement for the Comanche Nation says local authorities are refusing to prosecute casino crime cases.

Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe reconsiders plan for hotel at casino (04/11)

The Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe of Washington is once again considering plans to add a hotel to it casino.

South Dakota tribes looking for ways to grow gaming operations (04/11)

South Dakota tribes are seeing a growth in gaming revenue, according to Casino City's Indian Gaming Report.

Ak-Chin Indian Community celebrates 20th casino anniversary (04/10)

The Ak-Chin Indian Community of Arizona is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its casino.

St. Croix Tribe schedules grand opening for new area at casino (04/10)

The St. Croix Tribe of Wisconsin will host a grand opening for a new high-tech gaming area at one of its casinos.

Yurok Tribe getting closer to opening date for casino in Redwoods (04/09)

The Yurok Tribe is nearly finished with construction of a casino and hotel in the Redwoods of California.

Poarch Creeks seek Class III casino just across border in Florida (04/09)

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama is seeking to open a casino just across the border in Florida.

Chumash Tribe to spend more than $100M on casino expansion (04/07)

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California will spend more than $100 million on a gaming expansion project.

Yavapai-Prescott Tribe asks community about new casino plans (04/07)

The Yavapai-Prescott Tribe of Arizona announced plans for a $40 million gaming facility but details are still being worked out.

Viejas Band to relocate bingo hall to tribal-owned shopping mall (04/04)

The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians in California is relocating its bingo hall to its outlet mall.

Catawba Nation to open bingo hall with backer of casino project (04/04)

The Catawba Nation is opening a bingo hall in South Carolina with the backer of its proposed casino in North Carolina.

Yavapai-Prescott Tribe confirms plan to consolidate two casinos (04/04)

The Yavapai-Prescott Tribe of Arizona will close its two existing casinos once a new facility is up and running.

Comanche Nation welcomes visitors to 87-room hotel at casino (04/02)

The Comanche Nation of Oklahoma opened a hotel at one of its casinos on Tuesday.

Editorial: Raids of bingo operations in Alabama seem pointless (04/02)

Newspaper questions why Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange continues to raid bingo operations in the state but fails to bring charges against the people involved.

Business scoops Yavapai-Prescott Tribe on plan for new casino (04/02)

The Yavapai-Prescott Tribe of Arizona got scooped by a local business regarding its plans for a new casino.

Twenty-Nine Palms Band welcomes visitors to new gaming facility (04/01)

The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians in California welcomed visitors to its new gaming facility on Monday.

Dennis Whittlesey: Dry Creek Rancheria takes hit from rival casino (04/01)

Attorney Dennis J. Whittlesey says the boom times are over for the Dry Creek Rancheria of California now that the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria are in the gaming business.

MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians wants gaming suit in federal court (04/01)

The MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians in Alabama is seeking to have a gaming case heard in federal court.

Colville Tribes to open first hotel as part of $43M gaming project (03/31)

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Washington are hoping a new $43 million casino will become a destination resort.

Oglala Sioux Tribe starts marketing campaign to promote casino (03/31)

The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is hoping to draw more people to its casino.

Chumash Tribe informs county of plans to expand gaming facility (03/31)

The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California plans to expand its gaming facility.

Yavapai-Prescott Tribe to announce plans to consolidate casinos (03/31)

The Yavapai-Prescott Tribe of Arizona will hold a press conference this Saturday to discuss plans for a new casino.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe to host poker games despite legal questions (03/28)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho will open a poker room at its casino even though a state official said the games aren't legal.

Colville Tribes to break ground on $40M casino and hotel in May (03/27)

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Washington plans to break ground on a $40 million gaming facility in May.

Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe celebrates fifth anniversary of casino (03/27)

The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe of Washington is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its casino.

Opinion: Don't accept Navajo Nation casino near Grand Canyon (03/27)

Writer claims the Navajo Nation wants to open a casino as part of a $120 million development near Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona.

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.

Authorities in Ohio shut down casino run by 'Notoweega Nation' (03/24)

Authorities in Ohio shut down an illegal gaming facility that was operated by a group calling itself the Notweega Nation.

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.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe announces new casino name (03/20)

The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe announced a new name and logo for its off-reservation casino in Wisconsin.

Yakama Nation evacuated casino in response to bomb threat (03/19)

The Yakama Nation of Washington reopened its casino on Tuesday after investigating and resolving a bomb threat.

Dry Creek Rancheria sees big drop after nearby casino opens (03/19)

The Dry Creek Rancheria of California has taken a big hit in gaming revenues ever since the opening of a nearby casino, Chairman Harvey Hopkins said.

Seminole Tribe includes hotel in expansion of gaming facility (03/17)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is planning a major expansion of one of its casinos.

Twenty-Nine Palms Band to open 2nd casino at end of March (03/17)

The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians in California will open its second gaming facility on March 31.

Navajo Nation casino puts dent in non-Indian racino revenues (03/12)

A non-Indian racino in New Mexico has taken a huge hit due to its proximity to a Navajo Nation casino.

Seminole Tribe hopeful for Class III gaming compact this year (03/12)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida hopes to renew its Class III gaming compact by the end of the year, a top gaming executive said.

Raymond Hunter: Casino means self-sufficiency for Jamul Band (03/10)

Raymond Hunter, the chairman of the Jamul Indian Village in California, explains why his tribe is pursuing gaming.

Oneida Nation set to complete $28M casino upgrades in June (03/07)

The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin expects to complete a $28 million casino upgrade project in June.

Rincon Band ready to debut $160M expansion of gaming facility (03/06)

The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians in California is getting ready to debut a $160 million expansion of its casino.

Colville Tribes to begin construction on $41M casino this spring (03/06)

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Washington plan to break ground on a $41 million casino on April or May.

Omaha Tribe eyes expansion for newly reopened casino in Iowa (02/24)

The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska held a grand reopening for its Class III gaming facility in Iowa.

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.

Navajo Nation enters agreement for law enforcement at casino (02/21)

The Navajo Nation has signed a law enforcement agreement affecting its Class III facility in Arizona.

MGM Resorts expected to start work on casino by DC in summer (02/21)

MGM Resorts International submitted building plans for its casino near Washington, D.C., and could start work on the $925 million facility this summer.

Eastern Cherokees set to open second casino by end of the year (02/20)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is working quickly to open a new casino in North Carolina.

Transportation projects help Eastern Cherokees with new casino (02/19)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will get a new bridge and a new road for its second gaming facility in North Carolina.

Magazine: Fred Dakota gave birth to $30B tribal casino industry (02/17)

From the archive of Traverse comes this story about Fred Dakota, a Keweenaw Bay Indian Community leader whose casino helped jumpstart the $30 billion tribal gaming industry.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe to open casino hotel in fall (02/12)

The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe of Wisconsin expects to open a hotel at its off-reservation casino in the fall.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community considers casino options (02/11)

The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community of Michigan is weighing casino development options.

No boost in crime after opening of Graton Rancheria casino (02/10)

Authorities say the opening of the casino by the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria in California hasn't led to a rise in crime.

Omaha Tribe set to welcome visitors to new casino in Iowa (02/10)

The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska will debut its new casino in Iowa on Wednesday.

Jamul Band defends legal rights in debate over $360M casino (02/06)

The Jamul Indian Village of California is facing an attack on its status as a federally recognized tribe by opponents of a $360 million casino on the reservation.

Santa Ysabel Band shutters casino due to financial problems (02/04)

The Santa Ysabel Band of Mission Indians in California closed its gaming facility on Monday, citing financial woes.

Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation eyes casino expansion (01/29)

The Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation of North Dakota is planning a renovation and expansion of its casino.

Eastern Cherokee man to serve as manager of new casino (01/29)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has selected one of its own to run the tribe's second gaming facility in North Carolina.

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe undergoes casino renovation project (01/28)

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe of Colorado is updating its gaming facility.

Mohegan Tribe received $50M in financing for hotel at casino (01/28)

The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut secured $50 million in financing for a new hotel at its commercial casino in Pennsylvania.

Column: Non-Indian companies in tribal gaming business (01/27)

Howard Stutz looks at non-Indian financing of tribal casino projects in California and other states.

Bryan Newland: Big Lagoon decision bad for Indian Country (01/22)

Bryan Newland sees big and bad things for Indian Country as a result of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Big Lagoon Rancheria v. California.

New Eastern Cherokee casino seen as big boost for county (01/22)

Leaders in Cherokee County, North Carolina, are predicting big business when the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians opens its second casino.

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.

Southern California tribes see gaming business improving (01/20)

A handful of tribes in San Diego, California, are seeing an improvement in their gaming business, prompting multi-million dollar expansion and renovation projects.

Graton Rancheria plans replacement for eatery at casino (01/16)

The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria in California plan to bring in a replacement eatery at its new casino.

County to sue over highway work for Jamul Band casino (01/15)

San Diego County is planning to sue the California Department of Transportation for work related to the Jamul Indian Village casino.

San Carlos Apache Tribe invests $35M in casino projects (01/15)

The San Carlos Apache Tribe of Arizona is investing $35 million to $40 million in two gaming projects.

Jamul Band announces construction start on $360M casino (01/10)

The Jamul Indian Village of California has started construction of a $360 million casino on its reservation

San Pasqual Band shutters casino for 'extreme' makeover (01/09)

The San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians has closed its casino in southern California for an 'extreme' makeover.

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.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe reports a small gas leak at casino (01/09)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan experienced a minor gas leak at one of its casinos.

San Carlos Apache Tribe set to break ground on $26M casino (01/03)

The San Carlos Apache Tribe of Arizona will break ground on a second gaming facility in April.

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