COVID-19 in Indian Country
In a continued effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 throughout Michigan, Kewadin Casinos will be closing all five locations for three weeks.
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“With nearly 900 new cases of COVID-19 reported on the Navajo Nation in the last week and with surging cases across the country, we have to implement these public health measures to protect our Navajo people and reduce the spread of this virus," said President Jonathan Nez.

The Pueblo of Laguna is battling a rise in COVID-19 cases, Governor Wilfred Herrera said in his weekly update.

Legislation to reopen the Navajo Nation's gaming facilities is under consideration.

The Tohono O’odham Nation announced a $1 million donation to the University of Arizona and and another $1 million to the Arizona State University to support COVID-19 research.

Guests of Eagle Mountain Casino, owned and operated by the Tule River Tribe, can now enjoy their favorite table games and slot machines.

Closure of the four Navajo Nation casinos since March placed an extreme financial burden on operations forcing temporary layoffs of approximately 90 percent of the team members.

The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise's four gaming operations continue to be closed at least through August 31, 2020.

On a normal day pre-COVID, there is a shortage of safe drinking water, healthy food, power, stores, and housing in remote tribal reservations. During COVID, those kinds of problems are amplified and cause a ripple effect.

A Bay Mills Resort & Casino hotel employee tested positive for COVID-19.

The Wind River Inter-Tribal Council has decided to keep its existing stay-at-home order temporarily in place due to coronavirus concerns and rising case counts in Wyoming.

The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise Board of Directors extended the closure of all Navajo Nation Gaming properties through July 27, 2020.

As we have developed our plans for reopening San Manuel Casino, we built them with the notion that we would need to be flexible as the region and the state grapple with ongoing efforts to contain COVID-19.

The Board of Directors of the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise approved the extended closure of all Navajo Gaming operations through July 5, 2020.

Extensive new safety precautions will be in place when Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment welcomes guests back to all four of its properties on June 5, 2020

On Monday, June 1, 2020, at 12 p.m., Pechanga Resort Casino, located just outside of Temecula, California, reopened to the public.

The Pokagon Gaming Authority announced that it is targeting June 15, 2020, to reopen its Four Winds Casino locations in Michigan and Indiana.

Navajo Gaming prepares to reopen all four of its properties by mid-June, including deep cleaning and sanitization of each property.

Kewadin Casinos has made the decision to extend the temporary closure of all five casino properties and attached hotels in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula until June 12, 2020.

The Gun Lake Casino and the Gun Lake Tribal Gaming Authority announced plans to resume operations in a phased re-opening starting 8am on Monday, June 8, 2020.