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National Indian Gaming Association hosts big meeting in Las Vegas
Meetings
National Indian Gaming Association hosts big meeting in Las Vegas (March 12, 2018)
The National Indian Gaming Association is getting ready for its annual tradeshow and convention.

Washoe Tribe plans to expand offerings at casino with new compact
Compacts | Federal Register | Openings & Closings
Washoe Tribe plans to expand offerings at casino with new compact (February 21, 2018)
The Washoe Tribe plans to expand the offerings at its unique casino after amending its Class III gaming compact with the state of Nevada.

Te-Moak Tribe plans vote on casino and marijuana facility on Elko Band Colony
Openings & Closings
Te-Moak Tribe plans vote on casino and marijuana facility on Elko Band Colony (October 24, 2017)
The Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone is interested in operating a casino and marijuana dispensary in Nevada but some citizens have questions.

Washoe Tribe celebrates first anniversary of unique gaming facility
Openings & Closings
Washoe Tribe celebrates first anniversary of unique gaming facility (May 25, 2017)
The Wa She Shu Casino is operated in partnership with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.

Mohegan Tribe interested in stalled casino project in Las Vegas
Business Deals | Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe interested in stalled casino project in Las Vegas (July 18, 2016)
The tribe would need to make a significant investment to complete the unfinished Fontainebleau resort.

Poarch Creeks in deal to acquire commercial casino in Louisiana
Business Deals
Poarch Creeks in deal to acquire commercial casino in Louisiana (June 27, 2016)
The tribe continues to expand its gaming empire beyond Alabama.

Washoe Tribe and Poarch Band celebrate opening of unique casino
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
Washoe Tribe and Poarch Band celebrate opening of unique casino (May 31, 2016)
The Wa She Shu Casino was built with the help of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.

States with less Indian gaming presence rank higher for addictions
Public Relations
States with less Indian gaming presence rank higher for addictions (May 5, 2016)
States where non-Indian and commercial facilities outweigh tribal options rank at the top of a new study from WalletHub.com.

Washoe Tribe set to open casino with Poarch Creeks in summer
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
Washoe Tribe set to open casino with Poarch Creeks in summer (March 17, 2016)
The casino will be located next to the Wa She Shu Travel Plaza, which just opened last month in Gardnerville, Nevada.

Washoe Tribe and Poarch Creeks start work on casino project
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
Washoe Tribe and Poarch Creeks start work on casino project (November 4, 2015)
The Poarch Creeks are building and managing the facility, which is located on Washoe land in Nevada.

Chairwoman of San Manuel Band to join Gaming Hall of Fame
Meetings | Public Relations
Chairwoman of San Manuel Band to join Gaming Hall of Fame (September 15, 2015)
Lynn Valbuena will be recognized during the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, later this month.

American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential race
Compacts | Connecticut | New York | Public Relations
American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential race (August 12, 2015)
The Republican field includes a handful of contenders with somewhat negative records on Indian gaming.

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.

Washoe Tribe partners with Poarch Creeks for gaming project
Business Deals
Washoe Tribe partners with Poarch Creeks for gaming project (May 12, 2015)
The two tribes are working together on a small casino that would be located at a travel plaza now under construction in Nevada.

Opinion: Tribal casinos aren't paying their 'fair share' of taxes
California | NIGC | Opinion
Opinion: Tribal casinos aren't paying their 'fair share' of taxes (January 12, 2015)
Writer claims tribal casinos in California are unfairly competing with non-Indian facilities in neighboring Nevada.

Te-Moak Tribe getting ready to add slot machines at smokeshops
Compacts | NIGC | Openings & Closings | Regulation
Te-Moak Tribe getting ready to add slot machines at smokeshops (January 8, 2015)
The tribe still needs to hire a gaming commission before installing the machines.

Tejon Tribe working with Nevada developer on plans for casino
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Tejon Tribe working with Nevada developer on plans for casino (June 27, 2014)
An option has been secured for the potential development site.

Column: States aren't seeing big returns from Internet wagering
Opinion
Column: States aren't seeing big returns from Internet wagering (February 24, 2014)
How is Internet gaming doing in New Jersey, Delaware and Nevada? Howard Stutz says the returns have been disappointing.

Graton Rancheria casino not seen as risk for northern Nevada
California | Openings & Closings
Graton Rancheria casino not seen as risk for northern Nevada (October 30, 2013)
Gaming experts don't expect non-Indian facilities in northern Nevada to take much of a hit when the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria opens its casino in California next week.

Station Casinos launches Internet gambling site for Nevadans
Regulation
Station Casinos launches Internet gambling site for Nevadans (May 3, 2013)
Station Casinos has launched the first Internet gambling site in the U.S. UltimatePoker.Com is restricted to gamblers who are actually in Nevada. Players also must be at least 21 years of age. The site is running for a 30-day trial...

Tribal casinos account  for 43 percent of   overall gaming industry
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Tribal casinos account for 43 percent of overall gaming industry (March 11, 2013)
Tribal casinos account for 43 percent of the entire U.S. gaming industry, Business Insider reports. Based on data from a new report from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, tribal gaming brought in $27 billion in 2012. That rivals the $37...

Press Release: Internet gaming deal for Winnemucca Indian Colony in Nevada
Business Deals | Public Relations
Press Release: Internet gaming deal for Winnemucca Indian Colony in Nevada (February 20, 2013)
"Gerry Gionet Founder of the GEObet Online Gaming Network announced today that he has reached an agreement with Chief William Bill of the Winnemucca Indian Colony of Shoshoni Tribal Nation of Nevada, where both parties will work together to achieve...

California and Oklahoma boast  most tribal gaming machines
California | Compacts
California and Oklahoma boast most tribal gaming machines (May 10, 2012)
Tribal casinos in California and Oklahoma are home to more gaming machines than any other state in the nation, except for Nevada, according to a new report from the American Gaming Association. As of 2011, tribes in California hosted 67,601...

Tribal casinos blamed for gaming woes in northern Nevada
California
Tribal casinos blamed for gaming woes in northern Nevada (March 20, 2012)
Tribal gaming in northern California continues to negatively impact non-Indian casinos in Reno, Nevada, according to some experts. Tribes have enticed gamblers who would otherwise go to Reno to stay closer to home. One of the most successful facilities is...

Indian man wanted for murder arrested at casino in Nevada
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Indian man wanted for murder arrested at casino in Nevada (February 28, 2012)
An Indian man who is wanted on murder charges in Wyoming was arrested at a casino in Nevada on Friday. Thomas Joseph Shakespeare, 29, reportedly presented a tribal identification card when he was spotted at the Eureka Casino in Mesquite....

Company sues Lower Sioux Tribe over 'JackpotJunction' name
Litigation | Public Relations
Company sues Lower Sioux Tribe over 'JackpotJunction' name (November 16, 2011)
A gaming supplier is battling the Lower Sioux Indian Community of Minnesota over the use of the terms "JackpotJunction" and "Jackpot Junction." The tribe opened the Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel in 1984 and registered its trademark in 2001. A company...

Non-Indian casino in Nevada a top draw for  Hispanic patrons
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Non-Indian casino in Nevada a top draw for Hispanic patrons (August 30, 2011)
A non-Indian casino in Nevada has struck gold by catering to Hispanic and Spanish-speaking patrons. Revenues at the Primm Valley Casino Resorts took a hit during the recession. Competition from tribal casinos in northern California didn't help either. So executives...

Judge tells casino to stop using Shakopee Tribe's 'Mystic' name
Litigation | Public Relations
Judge tells casino to stop using Shakopee Tribe's 'Mystic' name (July 27, 2011)
A federal judge has ordered the operator of a gaming facility in Nevada to stop using "Mystic" name because the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota owns the trademark. The tribe opened the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in 1992. Templeton...

Elk Valley Rancheria files claim against former gaming partner
Business Deals | Casino Stalker | Litigation
Elk Valley Rancheria files claim against former gaming partner (July 26, 2011)
The Elk Valley Rancheria of California is seeking $1 million in bankruptcy court from a former gaming partner. The tribe invested money in a Las Vegas casino. But the deal fell through and developer R. Shawn Ellis declared bankruptcy. “Ellis...

Elk Valley Rancheria warns investors  about former  partner
Business Deals | California
Elk Valley Rancheria warns investors about former partner (June 6, 2011)
The Elk Valley Rancheria of California issued a warning to the public about one of its former partners The tribe loaned $480,000 to R. Shawn Ellis for a casino resort in Las Vegas. The plans fell through and Ellis and...

Elk Valley Rancheria seeks money from  ex-casino partner
Business Deals | California | Litigation | NIGC
Elk Valley Rancheria seeks money from ex-casino partner (June 1, 2011)
The Elk Valley Rancheria of California is trying to recover more than $1 million from its former gaming partner. The tribe was working with R. Shawn Ellis, whose companies have declared bankruptcy. The tribe says it's owed $480,000 -- plus...

Column: Vegas developers lobby for more  gaming in Florida
Opinion
Column: Vegas developers lobby for more gaming in Florida (May 2, 2011)
"Florida continues to be the gaming industry's Holy Grail. And, like the line from the Monty Python movie, casino expansion advocates hope the issue is not dead yet. There's too much money to be made from the Sunshine State. In...

Gaming firm that owes Elk Valley Rancheria declares bankruptcy
Business Deals | California | Litigation | NIGC
Gaming firm that owes Elk Valley Rancheria declares bankruptcy (December 3, 2010)
The Elk Valley Rancheria of California is trying to collect at least $480,000 from a gaming firm that just declared bankruptcy. The tribe loaned the money to Ellis Las Vegas Inc. in 2008. Owner R. Shawn Ellis never repaid the...

Gaming leader links   casino woes in Nevada to California tribes
California
Gaming leader links casino woes in Nevada to California tribes (October 4, 2010)
Gaming revenues at non-Indian casinos in Nevada have declined in 30 of the last 37 months and one industry leader says the economy isn't solely to blame. "I can’t think of another market anywhere in the United States that’s been...

Opinion: Internet gaming poses huge threat to  Nevada casinos
Opinion
Opinion: Internet gaming poses huge threat to Nevada casinos (October 4, 2010)
"I was surprised to learn that Congress is considering a bill that would legalize gambling on Internet poker. I think it's a terrible idea, and I'll tell you why. As a former gaming regulator during the second Sawyer administration (1963-67),...

Column:  Tribal Financial Advisors to aid  gaming firm with deals
Business Deals | California
Column: Tribal Financial Advisors to aid gaming firm with deals (October 1, 2010)
"Cannery Casino Resorts has entered into a joint venture agreement with a Southern California firm that specializes in advising American Indian tribes. The goal of the relationship with Tribal Financial Advisors, Inc. is to pursue agreements with American Indian tribes...

Nevada county blames tribal gaming for 42 percent drop in revenue
Regulation
Nevada county blames tribal gaming for 42 percent drop in revenue (September 15, 2010)
Indian gaming is to blame for a 42 percent drop in revenues over the past two years, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board. The non-Indian casinos in the Douglas County have seen a steady drop in business. The...

Pechanga.Net: Tribes being excluded from Internet gaming talks
California | Legislation
Pechanga.Net: Tribes being excluded from Internet gaming talks (April 20, 2010)
From Pechanga.net: My impeccable sources tell me that Harry Reid is working on a secret Internet poker bill with the Las Vegas casinos (Wynn, Harrahs, etc). Why are the tribes being left out? The Internet gaming train is leaving the...

Hopi man named to gaming   board at Nevada law school
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Hopi man named to gaming board at Nevada law school (April 20, 2010)
Jacob Coin, a member of the Hopi Tribe of Arizona, has been appointed to the gaming law advisory council at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, law school. Coin will help the law school expand its curriculum to include...

Alaska Native backed casino in Las Vegas to shutter
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
Alaska Native backed casino in Las Vegas to shutter (February 17, 2010)
Casino Monte Lago, a Las Vegas, Nevada, resort that was originally owned by an Alaska Native regional corporation, will close its doors on March 14. Cook Inlet Region Inc opened the facility in 2003 but it quickly began to...

Column: Tribal expansion   bad omen for Nevada casinos
California
Column: Tribal expansion bad omen for Nevada casinos (February 1, 2010)
"Expansion plans by an Indian casino near Sacramento, Calif., signal another bad omen for Northern Nevada's beleaguered gaming market. Casino revenues in Reno and the Lake Tahoe area have been decimated for almost three years. The recession has zapped tourism,...

Shakopee Tribe sues Nevada casino over  Mystic  name
Litigation
Shakopee Tribe sues Nevada casino over Mystic name (January 8, 2010)
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota filed suit in federal court to stop a gaming facility in Nevada from using "Mystic" in its name. The tribe opened the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in 1992 and registered several "Mystic"...

Indian Gaming Track at Global Gaming Expo
Meetings
Indian Gaming Track at Global Gaming Expo (November 17, 2009)
The Global Gaming Expo (G2E) kicks off today in Las Vegas, Nevada. About 25,000 people are registered for the event, the largest gaming conference in the world. Tribal leaders and Indian gaming experts will be among those presenting at...

NIGA Chairman Stevens to deliver G2E keynote
Meetings | NIGC
NIGA Chairman Stevens to deliver G2E keynote (November 11, 2009)
Update #2: Gay Kingman WILL be participating in the panel. Ernie Stevens Jr., the chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association, will deliver the final keynote of the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas next week. Stevens, a member...

Shingle Springs casino blamed for Nevada declines
California
Shingle Springs casino blamed for Nevada declines (March 12, 2009)
The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians opened the Red Hawk Casino to record crowds in December and officials in Nevada say the new facility is to blame for a whopping 23.7 percent decline in their gaming revenues. The...

Column: Tribal casino sees use of iPhone card counter
California | Regulation
Column: Tribal casino sees use of iPhone card counter (February 17, 2009)
"California gaming authorities tipped off their Nevada counterparts to a blackjack card-counting program that can be used on either the Apple iPhone or the Apple iPod Touch portable music player. "The program calculates the true count and does it significantly...

Gaming revenues see huge decline in Nevada
California | Regulation
Gaming revenues see huge decline in Nevada (December 11, 2008)
Gaming revenues in Nevada took another big hit in October, the state Gaming Control Board reported. Gross casino revenue fell 22.3 percent compared to October 2007. In Las Vegas, which generates more than half the state total, revenue fell 25.7...

Indian gaming coming closer to commercial gaming
Regulation
Indian gaming coming closer to commercial gaming (November 21, 2008)
The Indian gaming industry could soon outgrow the commercial gaming one, experts said at the Global Gaming Expo this week. Tribal facilities took in $26 billion last year, compared to $36 billion for commercial gaming. But experts said the gap...

Nevada lawmakers kill off-reservation casino bill
Legislation
Nevada lawmakers kill off-reservation casino bill (July 2, 2008)
Nevada's Congressional delegation helped kill legislation that would have authorized two off-reservation casinos in Michigan. Gambling is legal in Nevada but Rep. Shelley Berkley (D), Rep. Jon Porter (R) and Rep. Dean Heller (R) argued that the off-reservation casinos would...

Sen. Clinton and Sen. Obama spar  over gaming
California
Sen. Clinton and Sen. Obama spar over gaming (January 18, 2008)
As the Democratic candidates head into the Nevada and California votes, Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-New York) says Sen. Barack Obama (D-Illinois) doesn't support the gaming industry. Clinton told The Los Angeles Times she supports gaming as an economic development...

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