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Restaurant set to open on site of failed Kialegee Tribal Town casino
Openings & Closings
Restaurant set to open on site of failed Kialegee Tribal Town casino (June 12, 2017)
Gaming is still on the table on an Indian allotment in Oklahoma that was the subject of a political and legal controversy.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band invests casino funds in unique project
Openings & Closings | Public Relations
Nottawaseppi Huron Band invests casino funds in unique project (April 20, 2017)
The Fire Hub consists of a restaurant and pantry aimed at helping the community in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Cowlitz Tribe brings even more food options to forthcoming casino
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Cowlitz Tribe brings even more food options to forthcoming casino (March 31, 2017)
The ilani Casino Resort in Washington is set to open in late April with four high-end eateries.

Cowlitz Tribe brings Michael Jordan's Steakhouse to new casino
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Cowlitz Tribe brings Michael Jordan's Steakhouse to new casino (March 28, 2017)
The ilani Casino Resort in Washington is due to open in late April.

Grand Portage Band finishes second phase of casino expansion
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Grand Portage Band finishes second phase of casino expansion (February 28, 2017)
The Grand Portage Lodge and Casino in Minnesota is incorporating more elements of tribal culture.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band puts casino food to good use at pantry
Openings & Closings | Public Relations
Nottawaseppi Huron Band puts casino food to good use at pantry (November 14, 2016)
The Fire Hub in Battle Creek, Michigan, will offer a pantry, a restaurant and space for community gardens.

Quapaw Tribe starts own coffee brand to serve casino patrons
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Quapaw Tribe starts own coffee brand to serve casino patrons (November 10, 2016)
Downstream Casino Resort serves more than 2 million cups of coffee a year so creating the brand was a logical step.

San Manuel Band welcomes casino eatery from Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS
California | Openings & Closings
San Manuel Band welcomes casino eatery from Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS (September 15, 2016)
The legendary musicians are bringing Rock & Brews to the San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino in October.

Rincon Band almost ready to start brewing beer at casino eatery
California | Openings & Closings
Rincon Band almost ready to start brewing beer at casino eatery (September 1, 2016)
SR-76 Beer Works at the Harrah’s Resort Southern California is set to open by the end of the month.

David Collins: Mohegan Tribe makes wrong call with Chick-fil-A at casino
Connecticut | Opinion
David Collins: Mohegan Tribe makes wrong call with Chick-fil-A at casino (August 8, 2016)
I find it curious that an American Indian tribe that has built its success on a public policy of righting past wrongs would be so insensitive to civil rights complaints.

Rincon Band offers more amenities with $14M casino expansion
California | Openings & Closings
Rincon Band offers more amenities with $14M casino expansion (August 4, 2016)
The Harrah’s Resort Southern California will be seeing more food options, revamped hotel rooms and additional meeting rooms, among other upgrades.

Mille Lacs Band announces upgrades as casino marks 25 years
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Mille Lacs Band announces upgrades as casino marks 25 years (April 29, 2016)
The two locations of the Grand Casino Mille Lacs in Minnesota will be seeing significant new investments.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band breaks ground on gas station by casino
Openings & Closings
Nottawaseppi Huron Band breaks ground on gas station by casino (April 5, 2016)
The FireKeepers Pit Stop at the FireKeepers Casino Hotel will feature a gas station, convenience store and car wash.

Little River Band on track to complete $18M expansion at casino
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Little River Band on track to complete $18M expansion at casino (March 23, 2016)
Already, three new restaurants have opened at the Little River Casino Resort and a full-service spa and larger gaming floor are on the way.

Mescalero Apache Tribe opens new 'Native gastropub' at casino
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Mescalero Apache Tribe opens new 'Native gastropub' at casino (March 16, 2016)
The Broken Arrow Tap House is now serving families and other patrons at the Inn of the Mountain Gods in New Mexico.

Colville Tribes include restaurant in expansion project at casino
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Colville Tribes include restaurant in expansion project at casino (January 21, 2016)
The Coulee Dam Casino will see a new restaurant, gaming area, lounge and deck on the second floor of the structure.

Chitimacha Tribe plans $20M expansion and renovation at casino
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Chitimacha Tribe plans $20M expansion and renovation at casino (December 4, 2015)
The Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel will see a larger gaming floor, a new restaurant and more retail options.

Poarch Creeks debut new casino after $65M expansion project
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Poarch Creeks debut new casino after $65M expansion project (December 2, 2015)
The Wind Creek Montgomery boasts a 65,000-foot gaming floor, three restaurants with 10,000 feet of dining space, a swimming pool, a salon and barbershop and a 123-room hotel.

Cahuilla Band celebrates new travel center at gaming facility
California | Openings & Closings
Cahuilla Band celebrates new travel center at gaming facility (November 27, 2015)
The Mountain Sky Travel Center boasts a gas station, a convenience store with food service and a smoke shop.

Stillaguamish Tribe debuts eatery and microbrewery at casino
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Stillaguamish Tribe debuts eatery and microbrewery at casino (November 25, 2015)
The Angel’s Tap House Brewery is the first tribally-owned brewery in Washington state.

Poarch Band to welcome visitors to $65M expansion at casino
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Poarch Band to welcome visitors to $65M expansion at casino (November 25, 2015)
The expanded gaming floor and BB King's Blues Club at the Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Montgomery will open December 1.

Chefs from tribal casinos compete in annual Rez Kitchen Tour
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Chefs from tribal casinos compete in annual Rez Kitchen Tour (November 19, 2015)
The Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians are hosting the event at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City, Oregon.

Poarch Creeks almost done with $65M expansion at casino
Openings & Closings
Poarch Creeks almost done with $65M expansion at casino (November 11, 2015)
A grand opening at the Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Montgomery is set for December 15.

Seminole Tribe casino meals support Indian veterans memorial
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Seminole Tribe casino meals support Indian veterans memorial (November 10, 2015)
The American Indian Veterans Memorial would be located at a new education center on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Mississippi Choctaws debut new restaurant at gaming facility
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Mississippi Choctaws debut new restaurant at gaming facility (September 15, 2015)
The new Bakery at Silver Star Hotel and Casino offers fresh food, coffee and a variety of baked goods.

Poarch Creeks continue work on $65M expansion project at casino
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Poarch Creeks continue work on $65M expansion project at casino (August 25, 2015)
The Creek Casino Montgomery will feature a hotel with 123 rooms and new eateries.

Comanche Nation casino employees and patrons rally after flood
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Comanche Nation casino employees and patrons rally after flood (July 9, 2015)
The tribe's gaming enterprise collected nearly 67,000 cans of food to help people affected by devastating storms.

Grand Traverse Band opens restaurant across from gaming facility
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Grand Traverse Band opens restaurant across from gaming facility (July 7, 2015)
The Ridge Microbrewery & Restaurant is located in a conference center that was acquired by the tribe.

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes renovate casino resort
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Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes renovate casino resort (July 2, 2015)
The KwaTaqNuk Resort Casino is seeing $4.6 million in upgrades while another facility awaits a $27 million expansion.

Pala Band finishes $5.7M casino renovation in just a few months
California | Openings & Closings
Pala Band finishes $5.7M casino renovation in just a few months (May 26, 2015)
The tribe opened a Mexican eatery, a wine bar and restaurant and a permanent outdoor stage at the Pala Casino Resort and Spa.

Chumash Tribe wins EPA honor for zero waste efforts at casino
California | Public Relations
Chumash Tribe wins EPA honor for zero waste efforts at casino (May 15, 2015)
The Chumash Casino Resort prevented more than 13 tons of food waste from entering landfills.

Northern Arapaho Tribe on track for debut of casino expansion
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Northern Arapaho Tribe on track for debut of casino expansion (April 22, 2015)
The Wind River Hotel and Casino is getting a 36,000 square-foot kitchen and food court.

Nisqually Tribe welcomes public to non-smoking area at casino
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Nisqually Tribe welcomes public to non-smoking area at casino (April 22, 2015)
The tribe has completed the second phase of a $45 million casino expansion. The final phase is expected to debut in July 2015.

Nisqually Tribe to open second phase of $45M casino expansion
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Nisqually Tribe to open second phase of $45M casino expansion (March 30, 2015)
The tribe added a smoke-free area with a new deli, a full service bar and a gift shop to the Red Wind Casino.

Northern Arapaho Tribe plans to open casino food court in May
Openings & Closings
Northern Arapaho Tribe plans to open casino food court in May (February 26, 2015)
The tribe will be hiring 50 to 70 more people as part of the expansion.

Pala Band moves quickly with $5M casino expansion project
California | Openings & Closings
Pala Band moves quickly with $5M casino expansion project (February 19, 2015)
The project will be finished in time for the busy Memorial Day weekend.

Poarch Creeks on track to open $65M expansion project at casino

Poarch Creeks on track to open $65M expansion project at casino (January 6, 2015)
The hotel won't open until January 2016 but a casual eatery is debuting this week.

Quapaw Tribe expands agricultural program at casino restaurant
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Quapaw Tribe expands agricultural program at casino restaurant (September 12, 2014)
The tribe is bringing about 140 Angus cattle to a farm near the casino.

Muscogee Nation adds steakhouse to $335M casino expansion
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Muscogee Nation adds steakhouse to $335M casino expansion (July 29, 2014)
The popular Mickey Mantle’s Steakhouse will be located in the new hotel at the River Spirit Casino.

Muscogee Nation working on $335M casino expansion project
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Muscogee Nation working on $335M casino expansion project (May 22, 2014)
Renovations, including a Johnny Rockets, are being made in advance of the big expansion.

Quapaw Tribe goes local with menu items at casino restaurant
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Quapaw Tribe goes local with menu items at casino restaurant (May 12, 2014)
The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma is keeping things local with its casino restaurant.

Graton Rancheria plans replacement for eatery at casino
California | Openings & Closings
Graton Rancheria plans replacement for eatery at casino (January 16, 2014)
The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria in California plan to bring in a replacement eatery at its new casino.

Oneida Nation outlines changes for $28M expansion at casinos
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Oneida Nation outlines changes for $28M expansion at casinos (December 5, 2013)
The Oneida Nation of Wisconsin is making some big changes at its casinos as part of a $28 million expansion project.

Morongo Band includes In-N-Out Burger in casino expansion
California | Openings & Closings
Morongo Band includes In-N-Out Burger in casino expansion (August 21, 2013)
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians broke ground on an In-N-Out Burger as part of a casino expansion project.

Graton Rancheria announces food roster at rising   $800M casino
California | Openings & Closings
Graton Rancheria announces food roster at rising $800M casino (July 9, 2013)
Artist's rendering of the Graton Resort and Casino. Image from Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria. The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria announced food and dining options at its $800 million casino. The Graton Resort and Casino will feature two restaurants...

Quapaw Tribe's casino makes another donation to   food banks
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Quapaw Tribe's casino makes another donation to food banks (July 2, 2013)
The Quapaw Tribe is donating 10 tons of canned goods to four food banks in Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas. The donation was facilitated by the Downstream Casino Resort. Recipients included the Inter-Tribal Council Food Distribution Center. The tribe donated $40,000...

Eastern Cherokees cut ties with Paula Deen   after racial flap
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
Eastern Cherokees cut ties with Paula Deen after racial flap (June 27, 2013)
A screenshot of the Paula Deen's Kitchen page at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino. The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina has severed its relationship with Paula Deen after the celebrity chef apologized for using a racial slur....

The Daily Meal: A food adventure at the Mohegan Tribe  casino
Connecticut
The Daily Meal: A food adventure at the Mohegan Tribe casino (June 19, 2013)
The Daily Meal checks out dining and food options at Mohegan Sun: No matter how one decides to check their moral restraint at the Las Vegas city gates, Vegas will meet their chosen excess with an appropriate dining experience —...

Chef at  Coeur d'Alene  Tribe's casino wins restaurant contest
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Chef at Coeur d'Alene Tribe's casino wins restaurant contest (January 22, 2013)
The executive chef at the casino owned by the Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho won the “What’s Your Dreamstaurant” contest. Adam Hegsted won the most votes online for his concept of locally-sourced tapas with an American twist. He will receive...

Food Critic: Options abound at Seminole Tribe casino in Tampa
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Food Critic: Options abound at Seminole Tribe casino in Tampa (July 25, 2012)
"In heels so teetery and dripping with bling so glimmery that we would have felt right at home next to Liberace's Christmas tree, we headed into Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa. Our objective at the fourth largest casino...

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