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Tribes leave $7.2 billion impact on economy in Oklahoma thanks to Indian gaming
NIGC | Public Relations
Tribes leave $7.2 billion impact on economy in Oklahoma thanks to Indian gaming (August 8, 2017)
Oklahoma is home to more Indian gaming facilities than any other state and the industry shows no signs of slowing down.

Connecticut tribes see support from Trump in push for new casino
Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Connecticut tribes see support from Trump in push for new casino (May 15, 2017)
The new administration is sticking by a letter that should help the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and Mohegan Tribe in their quest.

Trump team gets more time in Supreme Court tribal casino case
Legislation | Litigation | Openings & Closings
Trump team gets more time in Supreme Court tribal casino case (February 27, 2017)
The Gun Lake Tribe is already operating a successful casino in Michigan but a non-Indian man won't drop his long-running lawsuit.

Mississippi Choctaws see increase in casino revenue and profit
Regulation
Mississippi Choctaws see increase in casino revenue and profit (November 22, 2016)
Chief Phyliss Anderson said revenues are up $11 million and profits are up $2 million.

Oklahoma tribes contribute a record $132M in gaming revenues
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Oklahoma tribes contribute a record $132M in gaming revenues (October 13, 2016)
Tribes took in nearly $2.2 billion in Class III revenues at their facilities, according to a state report.

Rodney Butler and Kevin Brown: Tribes committed to new casino in Connecticut
Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Opinion
Rodney Butler and Kevin Brown: Tribes committed to new casino in Connecticut (September 26, 2016)
'Working together, we can safeguard our state's economy and protect hardworking families all across Connecticut.'

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe shares economic impact of new casino
Litigation | Openings & Closings
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe shares economic impact of new casino (September 19, 2016)
The tribe is seeking to generate support for its Class II facility amid a legal battle with the state of Texas.

Minnesota tribes contribute $1.8B to economy thanks to casinos
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Minnesota tribes contribute $1.8B to economy thanks to casinos (September 15, 2016)
Tribes attracted nearly 23 million people to their casinos, according to the Minnesota Indian Gaming Association.

National Indian Gaming Commission reports strong growth in tribal industry
California | Connecticut | NIGC | New York | Openings & Closings | Regulation
National Indian Gaming Commission reports strong growth in tribal industry (July 20, 2016)
Tribes took in $29.9 billion in 2015, a 5 percent increase, and every region of Indian Country saw growth.

Editorial: Tule River Tribe invests gaming revenues in community
California | Opinion
Editorial: Tule River Tribe invests gaming revenues in community (July 6, 2016)
A little more than 20 years ago the leaders of the Tule River Indian Tribe had a vision to develop a casino to ensure the future of the tribe and its people.

Patrick Lambert: Eastern Cherokees in talks for outlet mall and more at casino
Business Deals | Openings & Closings | Opinion
Patrick Lambert: Eastern Cherokees in talks for outlet mall and more at casino (July 5, 2016)
An outlet mall, a convention center and new hotel at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina are under discussion.

Eastern Cherokees bring benefits to community with new casino
Openings & Closings
Eastern Cherokees bring benefits to community with new casino (June 17, 2016)
The Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino and Hotel in Murphy, North Carolina, has been open less than a year but it's already paying off for the tribe and local businesses.

Eastern Cherokees urged to bring more retail options to casino
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
Eastern Cherokees urged to bring more retail options to casino (June 15, 2016)
The North Carolina tribe has been in talks with one of the largest outlet mall developers in the United States.

Coquille Tribe economic data outlines impacts on existing casinos
Casino Stalker
Coquille Tribe economic data outlines impacts on existing casinos (June 9, 2016)
Tribal casinos in Oregon and southern California are expected to see a decline in revenues if the Bureau of Indian Affairs approves the new development.

Kaw Nation receives national award for tribal gaming initiatives
Openings & Closings | Public Relations
Kaw Nation receives national award for tribal gaming initiatives (May 26, 2016)
Kaw Gaming, Inc. received the Tribal Gaming Visionary award from the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development.

Robert Jumper: Gaming leads Eastern Cherokees to bright future
Opinion
Robert Jumper: Gaming leads Eastern Cherokees to bright future (May 23, 2016)
Tremendous good has been provided to our people as a result of the Tribe’s gamble back in 1994.

Pokagon Band touts $248M in economic impacts fueled by gaming enterprise
Public Relations
Pokagon Band touts $248M in economic impacts fueled by gaming enterprise (April 25, 2016)
Gaming has been good for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the tribe's surrounding communities in Michigan and Indiana.

Quapaw Tribe not worried about another Cherokee Nation casino
Openings & Closings
Quapaw Tribe not worried about another Cherokee Nation casino (April 13, 2016)
The Cherokee Nation continues to expand its gaming empire in Oklahoma.

Fort Peck Tribes estimate 25 percent boost in gaming revenues
Openings & Closings
Fort Peck Tribes estimate 25 percent boost in gaming revenues (March 24, 2016)
A finance official said a per capita payment from a $75 million trust fund settlement contributed to the increase.

Arizona sees 6.9 percent boost in gaming contributions from tribes
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Arizona sees 6.9 percent boost in gaming contributions from tribes (February 5, 2016)
The increase marks the fifth consecutive quarter of growth as tribes shared $15.2 million with the state.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation creates opportunity with casino
Openings & Closings | Opinion
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation creates opportunity with casino (February 3, 2016)
The tribe is the economic engine of this region, and we must keep pursuing opportunities to grow that impact, create jobs and further economic development for our friends and family.

Don Vaccaro: Connecticut tribes need another casino to address competition
Connecticut | Opinion
Don Vaccaro: Connecticut tribes need another casino to address competition (February 1, 2016)
Since the Connecticut casinos opened more than two decades ago, they have contributed roughly $7 billion to the Connecticut Special Revenue Fund, as well as billions to the state economy and countless direct and indirect jobs.

Bois Forte Band reports rebound in gaming revenues in 2015 after decline in 2014
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Bois Forte Band reports rebound in gaming revenues in 2015 after decline in 2014 (February 1, 2016)
Chairman Kevin Leecy also said non-gaming aspects of the Fortune Bay Resort Casino continue to show growth.

Paula Terwilliger: Non-Indian casino undermines tribal success
New York | Opinion
Paula Terwilliger: Non-Indian casino undermines tribal success (November 23, 2015)
I am frightened to think of what could happen to our community if Lago, the proposed Seneca County casino, is permitted to move forward.

Tribes in Oklahoma generated $4.2B at gaming facilities in 2014
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Tribes in Oklahoma generated $4.2B at gaming facilities in 2014 (November 20, 2015)
Tribal casinos generated $4.2 billion in revenue in 2014, representing 2.5 percent of private production in the state.

Robert Jumper: Eastern Cherokees must grow beyond gaming
Opinion
Robert Jumper: Eastern Cherokees must grow beyond gaming (November 9, 2015)
In order to continue the growth that Cherokee has enjoyed, we cannot continue to depend on one industry to supply the revenue necessary to sustain economic development.

Arizona sees 6.4 percent increase in gaming revenues from tribes
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Arizona sees 6.4 percent increase in gaming revenues from tribes (November 9, 2015)
Tribes shared $25.6 million with the state for the most recent quarter, marking the fourth consecutive quarter of growth.

Indian gaming industry grew 116 percent between 2001 and 2013
California | Public Relations
Indian gaming industry grew 116 percent between 2001 and 2013 (October 8, 2015)
The top five states in the $28 billion industry were California, Oklahoma, Florida, Washington and Arizona.

Arizona tribes on road to recovery with $1.81B in casino revenues
Business Deals | Compacts | Public Relations
Arizona tribes on road to recovery with $1.81B in casino revenues (October 8, 2015)
The Arizona Indian Gaming Association is releasing a report that highlights the benefits of the state's tribal industry.

Eastern Cherokees see tangible benefits from gaming enterprise
Openings & Closings
Eastern Cherokees see tangible benefits from gaming enterprise (October 5, 2015)
Gaming revenues represent about half of the tribe's $557 million budget, funding essential programs and services, including health care.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation touts Illinois casino benefits
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Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation touts Illinois casino benefits (August 7, 2015)
The tribe predicts a $12 million impact on the economy and 930,000 visitors every year to DeKalb County.

Editorial: Tribal casinos make big impact on Oklahoma economy
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Editorial: Tribal casinos make big impact on Oklahoma economy (August 6, 2015)
Indian casinos have, by and large, been very good for the tribes, the state and many, many people.

Arizona tribes see growth in casino revenue for another quarter
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Arizona tribes see growth in casino revenue for another quarter (August 4, 2015)
Tribes shared $25.8 million with the state in the last quarter, a 4.5 percent increase from the same period last year.

Editorial: Catawba Nation casino represents jobs and revenues
Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Catawba Nation casino represents jobs and revenues (August 4, 2015)
A casino will bring a variety of jobs to Cleveland, Gaston and surrounding counties and play a significant role in rounding out the economy.

Editorial: Something's gotta give in New England casino race
Connecticut | Openings & Closings | Opinion
Editorial: Something's gotta give in New England casino race (August 3, 2015)
It seems doubtful that the region’s gambling dollar will stretch to cover all of these venues.

Study outlines impacts of tribal gaming on economy in Oklahoma
NIGC | Public Relations
Study outlines impacts of tribal gaming on economy in Oklahoma (July 29, 2015)
Tribes put 23,000 people to work at their casinos and contributed to another 14,000 jobs.

Tribal gaming industry sees modest growth to $28.5B in 2014
California | NIGC | Openings & Closings | Regulation
Tribal gaming industry sees modest growth to $28.5B in 2014 (July 24, 2015)
Tribes in California and Oklahoma generated the largest gains as the industry enjoys a fifth consecutive year of growth.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe lobbies Congress for gaming rights
Legislation | Litigation | Openings & Closings
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe lobbies Congress for gaming rights (July 16, 2015)
The tribe is willing to drop its land claim -- and $270 million in damages -- in order to reopen a casino that was closed more than a decade ago.

Tribes in Connecticut report increase in slot machine winnings
Connecticut
Tribes in Connecticut report increase in slot machine winnings (July 15, 2015)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a 2.4 percent rise while the Mohegan Tribe saw a 3.1 percent rise.

Connecticut tribes pay out nearly 92 percent put into slot machines
Connecticut | New York | Regulation
Connecticut tribes pay out nearly 92 percent put into slot machines (July 7, 2015)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation pays out 91.85 percent while the Mohegan Tribe pays out 91.71 percent.

Mashantucket Tribe extends agreement for $1.7B casino debt
Connecticut
Mashantucket Tribe extends agreement for $1.7B casino debt (July 1, 2015)
Revenues at the Foxwoods Resort Casino fell after the national economic recession and the tribe is facing even more competition for gaming dollars.

Connecticut governor signs measure for another tribal casino
Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut governor signs measure for another tribal casino (June 23, 2015)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe warn of job and revenue losses unless Connecticut responds to growing competition.

Gary Metoxen: Indian gaming generates economic opportunities
Opinion
Gary Metoxen: Indian gaming generates economic opportunities (June 19, 2015)
Indian gaming today provides more than 1 million jobs, pays millions in local, state and federal taxes as well as supports local charities.

David Collins: Tribes keep gaming dollars at home in Connecticut
Connecticut | Opinion
David Collins: Tribes keep gaming dollars at home in Connecticut (June 18, 2015)
Here's hoping that Connecticut lawmakers continue to see the wisdom of giving the tribes at least one satellite near the Massachusetts border, to help keep at home Connecticut gambling dollars.

Connecticut tribes report flat or declining slot machine revenues
Connecticut | New York
Connecticut tribes report flat or declining slot machine revenues (June 16, 2015)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a slight decline while the Mohegan Tribe was essentially flat.

Editorial: No guarantee of success for new casino in Connecticut
Connecticut | Opinion
Editorial: No guarantee of success for new casino in Connecticut (June 1, 2015)
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was still deciding this weekend whether to sign legislation approved early Friday that would lead to possibly opening a new tribal casino along the Connecticut-Massachusetts border.

Bill for one more tribal casino in Connecticut sent to governor
Connecticut | Legislation
Bill for one more tribal casino in Connecticut sent to governor (May 29, 2015)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe believe another casino will help address competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Connecticut tribes counting up votes on bill for one more casino
Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut tribes counting up votes on bill for one more casino (May 28, 2015)
The legislative session ends on June 3 so time is running out on the bill that tribes say will protect jobs and the economy.

Tribes in Arizona see continued growth in gaming operations
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Tribes in Arizona see continued growth in gaming operations (May 12, 2015)
The Arizona Department of Gaming said revenues have been on the rise in September 2014.

Tribes in Connecticut plan $900M investment in new casinos
Connecticut | Legislation | New York
Tribes in Connecticut plan $900M investment in new casinos (May 8, 2015)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe want to open as many as three 'satellite' casinos around the state.

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