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Stillaguamish Tribe installs vehicle charging stations at casino gas station
Public Relations
Stillaguamish Tribe installs vehicle charging stations at casino gas station (July 25, 2017)
The Stillaguamish Tribe is welcoming electric vehicle users to its casino in Washington.

Spokane Tribe provides funds for highway project at new gaming facility
Openings & Closings
Spokane Tribe provides funds for highway project at new gaming facility (July 12, 2017)
The Spokane Tribe is fully funding a highway project that will benefit its new casino in Washington.

Cowlitz Tribe unveils $32M highway project as casino debut nears
Openings & Closings
Cowlitz Tribe unveils $32M highway project as casino debut nears (April 5, 2017)
It's been a big week so far for the Washington-based tribe.

Federal authorities concerned about tribal casino bus incidents
California | Litigation | Public Relations
Federal authorities concerned about tribal casino bus incidents (October 28, 2016)
The National Transportation Safety Board is looking for common patterns after a crash this week resulted in 13 fatalities in California.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sees decline in business at casino
Openings & Closings
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sees decline in business at casino (October 27, 2016)
A #NoDAPL blockade set up by local law enforcement led to a $1 million decline in anticipated revenue.

Cowlitz Tribe spends $32M for highway project at new casino
Openings & Closings
Cowlitz Tribe spends $32M for highway project at new casino (October 27, 2016)
The work will ease traffic for the new ilani Casino Resort, due to open in April 2017.

Bus returning from Torres-Martinez Band casino in fatal crash
California
Bus returning from Torres-Martinez Band casino in fatal crash (October 24, 2016)
According to the California Highway Patrol, 13 people died and 31 were injured when the bus collided into the back of a big rig.

Jamul Indian Village debuts casino to large crowds and traffic
California | Openings & Closings
Jamul Indian Village debuts casino to large crowds and traffic (October 11, 2016)
The tribe has pledged $23 million for road and transportation improvements near the new Hollywood Casino Jamul.

Puyallup Tribe breaks ground on another parking garage at casino
Openings & Closings
Puyallup Tribe breaks ground on another parking garage at casino (August 19, 2016)
The garage at the Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel will have space for more than 2,500 vehicles.

Seminole Tribe hit with complaints over new parking fee at casino
Public Relations
Seminole Tribe hit with complaints over new parking fee at casino (August 8, 2016)
The $10 fee at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa has customers fuming on Facebook.

Navajo Nation lawmakers approve bill for travel plaza at casino
Legislation | Openings & Closings
Navajo Nation lawmakers approve bill for travel plaza at casino (July 21, 2016)
Plans call for a gas station and convenience store at the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Navajo Nation Council debates travel center at Arizona casino
Legislation | Openings & Closings
Navajo Nation Council debates travel center at Arizona casino (July 18, 2016)
A bill on the council's summer session agenda seeks a $10 million loan for a gas station and convenience store at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort in Flagstaff.

Kickapoo Tribe faces lawsuits over fatal casino bus crash in Texas
Litigation
Kickapoo Tribe faces lawsuits over fatal casino bus crash in Texas (July 7, 2016)
Nine people died and 43 were injured aboard a bus that was headed to the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino.

Appeals court backs sentence in death near Navajo Nation casino
Litigation
Appeals court backs sentence in death near Navajo Nation casino (June 14, 2016)
Marvin Ahasteen was 36 years old when he was struck and killed in front of the Fire Rock Casino near Gallup, New Mexico.

Cowlitz Tribe hosts forums on casino construction and related work
Federal Register | Meetings | Openings & Closings
Cowlitz Tribe hosts forums on casino construction and related work (May 5, 2016)
The tribe will be offering updates on the fast-rising casino, a $15 million water reclamation plant and a $32 million highway improvement project.

Choctaw Nation offered settlements in fatal casino bus accident
Litigation
Choctaw Nation offered settlements in fatal casino bus accident (May 4, 2016)
The $75,000 that was offered to settle two lawsuits pales in comparison to the $10.9 million that the tribe was ordered to pay by a jury in Texas.

Agua Caliente Band to build parking garage adjacent to casino
California | Openings & Closings
Agua Caliente Band to build parking garage adjacent to casino (December 1, 2015)
The four-story structure would be located on the north side of the Spa Resort Casino in downtown Palm Springs, California.

Pechanga Band moves ahead with $285M expansion at casino
California | Openings & Closings
Pechanga Band moves ahead with $285M expansion at casino (December 1, 2015)
The tribe reached a deal with the city of Temecula, California, to pay for infrastructure improvements and a police officer position.

Dan Haar: Tribal casino a bad idea for airport in Connecticut
Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Opinion
Dan Haar: Tribal casino a bad idea for airport in Connecticut (November 12, 2015)
If the Connecticut Airport Authority has its way, Bradley will become the first airport in the nation to open a casino on premises, not across the street, but alongside the terminals, or maybe right smack in a terminal building itself.

Cherokee Nation contributed $11M to upgrade road near casino
Public Relations
Cherokee Nation contributed $11M to upgrade road near casino (September 1, 2015)
The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa is located near two heavily-trafficked highways.

Bear River Band to pay fine for billboard that promotes casino
California | Public Relations
Bear River Band to pay fine for billboard that promotes casino (August 7, 2015)
The tribe erected the electronic sign on a right-of-way without obtaining a permit.

Umatilla Tribes host Tesla vehicle charging station at casino
Openings & Closings | Public Relations
Umatilla Tribes host Tesla vehicle charging station at casino (May 19, 2015)
The Supercharger station at the Wildhorse Resort & Casino will offer eight charging stalls for owners of the first fully-electric vehicles.

Rincon Band contributes $9.5M to highway projects near casino
California | Openings & Closings
Rincon Band contributes $9.5M to highway projects near casino (April 16, 2015)
The tribe debuted a $160 million casino expansion a year ago that has generated additional traffic.

Suquamish Tribe reaches deal to allow highway work at casino
Openings & Closings
Suquamish Tribe reaches deal to allow highway work at casino (March 25, 2015)
The improvements come as the tribe finalizes a $30 million expansion at the facility.

Fort Peck Tribes expect casino to see traffic from energy boom
Openings & Closings
Fort Peck Tribes expect casino to see traffic from energy boom (March 24, 2015)
The gaming site will be located near two highways that see a lot of activity from North Dakota and Canada.

Cowlitz Tribe plans to pay for $30M highway project near casino
Casino Stalker | Litigation
Cowlitz Tribe plans to pay for $30M highway project near casino (July 2, 2014)
Project remains in limbo due to litigation from another tribe and local opponents.

Ho-Chunk Nation seeks road grant for off-reservation casino
Casino Stalker
Ho-Chunk Nation seeks road grant for off-reservation casino (April 23, 2014)
The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin is supporting a road grant request for its proposed off-reservation casino.

Transportation projects help Eastern Cherokees with new casino
Openings & Closings
Transportation projects help Eastern Cherokees with new casino (February 19, 2014)
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will get a new bridge and a new road for its second gaming facility in North Carolina.

County to sue over highway work for Jamul Band casino
California | Litigation | Openings & Closings
County to sue over highway work for Jamul Band casino (January 15, 2014)
San Diego County is planning to sue the California Department of Transportation for work related to the Jamul Indian Village casino.

Chickasaw Nation covers cost of $7.5M road project by casino
Openings & Closings
Chickasaw Nation covers cost of $7.5M road project by casino (June 4, 2013)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma is paying for a $7.5 million road project near one of its casinos. The Oklahoma Transportation Commission will award a contract for the work, the Associated Press reported. It involves a new interchange near the...

County delays action on Pinoleville Pomo Nation  casino deal
California | Casino Stalker
County delays action on Pinoleville Pomo Nation casino deal (May 8, 2013)
Supervisors in Mendocino County, California, delayed action on a casino agreement with the Pinoleville Pomo Nation. The proposed memorandum of understanding calls for the tribe to address the off-reservation impacts of its casino. According to The Ukiah Daily Journal ,...

Dry Creek Rancheria provides $400K for casino road projects
California
Dry Creek Rancheria provides $400K for casino road projects (May 6, 2013)
The Dry Creek Rancheria of California is using $400,000 in Indian Reservation Roads funding for casino-related projects. The tribe will use $200,000 to repave a road and $150,000 to pay for engineering and environmental studies for a bridge upgrade project....

State to pay for road project at new Eastern Cherokee casino
Openings & Closings
State to pay for road project at new Eastern Cherokee casino (April 25, 2013)
The North Carolina Department of Transportation has agreed to pay for a road and bridge to the new casino that's being developed by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The tribe approved plans for the $110 million casino earlier this...

Comanche Nation breaks ground on new road leading to casino
Openings & Closings
Comanche Nation breaks ground on new road leading to casino (March 12, 2013)
The Comanche Nation of Oklahoma is building a new road to its casino. The road will ease congestion around the Comanche Nation Casino in Lawton. "It's been a long time coming," Administrator William Owens said at the ceremonial groundbreaking, The...

Cost of public transit trips to casinos questioned
California
Cost of public transit trips to casinos questioned (December 11, 2009)
Officials with the North County Transit District in southern California say it costs too much money to take passengers with disabilities to tribal casinos. Riders in the paratransit program pay $8 for a round-trip ticket to a casino. The cost...

California tribes  plan casino transportation system
California
California tribes plan casino transportation system (April 2, 2009)
Tribes in southern California are developing a regional transportation system to serve their casinos and their communities. The Reservation Transportation Authority consists of 17 tribes in San Diego County. They are hoping the system will provide alternative transportation options for...

Editorial: Rumsey Band contributes to county
California | Opinion
Editorial: Rumsey Band contributes to county (March 17, 2008)
"Thanks to the Rumsey Band of Wintun IndiansCache Creek Casino, transit service in Yolo County just got a lot bigger. The Yolo County Transit District announced last week that the tribe has agreed to provide $1 million a year to...

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