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Umatilla Tribes reopen casino after addressing coronavirus

Umatilla Tribes reopen casino after addressing coronavirus (March 5, 2020)

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation reopened their gaming facility after addressing fears connected to the coronavirus in Oregon.

Umatilla Tribes shut down casino and takes precautions as coronavirus hits Indian Country

Umatilla Tribes shut down casino and takes precautions as coronavirus hits Indian Country (March 2, 2020)

A casino employee tested 'presumptive positive' for the coronavirus, prompting the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation into action.

Muckleshoot Tribe enters into casino partnership with hockey team

Muckleshoot Tribe enters into casino partnership with hockey team (November 4, 2019)

It was a big week in Washington state for the Muckleshoot Tribe and professional sports.

Stillaguamish Tribe unveils long-awaited 'Xpansion' of casino

Stillaguamish Tribe unveils long-awaited 'Xpansion' of casino (October 29, 2019)

The Stillaguamish Tribe added new restaurants, an events space and more to its gaming facility in Washington state.

'We are thrilled': Spokane Tribe prevails in challenge to new casino

'We are thrilled': Spokane Tribe prevails in challenge to new casino (July 15, 2019)

The Spokane Tribe has rebuffed a rival Indian nation's lawsuit.

Nooksack Tribe gets back into Class III gaming with updated compact

Nooksack Tribe gets back into Class III gaming with updated compact (July 11, 2019)

The Nooksack Tribe is getting back into the Class III gaming industry after a nearly four-year absence.

Colville Tribes weigh possible casino on ancestral territory

Colville Tribes weigh possible casino on ancestral territory (June 24, 2019)

The Colville Tribes are looking to work with local governments as they pursue economic development options in Washington state.

Cowlitz Tribe debuts convenience store and gas station on gaming anniversary

Cowlitz Tribe debuts convenience store and gas station on gaming anniversary (April 22, 2019)

It's been two years since the Cowlitz Tribe opened its long-awaited gaming facility and business only continues to grow.

Quinault Nation accuses software company of illegal 'skins gambling'

Quinault Nation accuses software company of illegal 'skins gambling' (April 15, 2019)

A popular video game is at the center of a lawsuit filed by the Quinault Nation.

Kalispel Tribe welcomes visitors to new gaming facility in Washington

Kalispel Tribe welcomes visitors to new gaming facility in Washington (April 15, 2019)

The Kalispel Tribe, one of the pioneers in the Indian gaming industry, is hoping to draw patrons closer to home.

Indian gaming industry grows in revenues but not in number of facilities

Indian gaming industry grows in revenues but not in number of facilities (March 27, 2019)

The number of tribal casinos has remained relatively the same in recent years despite overall growth in revenues.

Frank's Landing Indian Community loses decision in sovereignty case

Frank's Landing Indian Community loses decision in sovereignty case (March 13, 2019)

The Frank's Landing Indian Community cannot engage in gaming on its homelands in Washington state, according to a federal appeals court.

Bill authorizes sports betting at tribal casinos in Washington

Bill authorizes sports betting at tribal casinos in Washington (February 18, 2019)

A landmark Supreme Court decision opened the door to sports betting in Indian Country.

Blackjack dealer at Suquamish Tribe casino accused of cheating

Blackjack dealer at Suquamish Tribe casino accused of cheating (January 22, 2019)

Authorities believe a blackjack dealer at the Suquamish Tribe casino peeked at cards and tipped off certain players.

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe ready to break ground on $40 million casino expansion

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe ready to break ground on $40 million casino expansion (January 16, 2019)

A new hotel tower is on the way at the 7 Cedars Casino in Washington.

Cowlitz Tribe told to turn over video of alleged attack at casino

Cowlitz Tribe told to turn over video of alleged attack at casino (January 8, 2019)

Video of an alleged attack at the Cowlitz Tribe's casino in Washington has been ordered to be released.

Native woman missing after going to casino nearly two months ago

Native woman missing after going to casino nearly two months ago (November 26, 2018)

Rosenda Strong, a citizen of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, has been missing since October 2.

Snoqualmie Tribe opens private gaming room on 10th anniversary

Snoqualmie Tribe opens private gaming room on 10th anniversary (November 13, 2018)

The Snoqualmie Tribe has been celebrating the 10th anniversary of its casino in Washington with a string of upgrades and additions.

Cowlitz Tribe sues to block release of video of alleged attack

Cowlitz Tribe sues to block release of video of alleged attack (November 13, 2018)

The Cowlitz Tribe doesn't want video of an alleged attack at its casino being made public.

Officer from Puyallup Tribe involved in fatal shooting

Officer from Puyallup Tribe involved in fatal shooting (October 16, 2018)

Authorities are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting outside of the casino owned by the Puyallup Tribe.

Spokane Tribe eyes new investments in gaming enterprise

Spokane Tribe eyes new investments in gaming enterprise (September 12, 2018)

With its new casino finally up and running, the Spokane Tribe is looking to make improvements in its gaming enterprise in Washington state.

Sauk-Suiattle Tribe welcomes Bigfoot to first gaming facility

Sauk-Suiattle Tribe welcomes Bigfoot to first gaming facility (September 10, 2018)

The Sauk-Suiattle Tribe is almost ready to open the Last Chance Casino and Bingo in Washington

Grand Ronde Tribes place site of former racetrack on the market

Grand Ronde Tribes place site of former racetrack on the market (August 28, 2018)

The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde will not be developing a former racetrack near Oregon's largest city.

President Trump's nominee loves beating tribal interests in court

President Trump's nominee loves beating tribal interests in court (August 9, 2018)

An attorney who has defeated tribes in a slew of precedent-setting cases could see his influence spread across Indian Country.

Muckleshoot Tribe enters online gaming industry with unique system

Muckleshoot Tribe enters online gaming industry with unique system (July 30, 2018)

Patrons of the Muckleshoot Casino will soon be able to download an app and place real-money bets on games.

Puyallup Tribe makes good progress on $370 million casino expansion

Puyallup Tribe makes good progress on $370 million casino expansion (July 25, 2018)

The Puyallup Tribe is going big as it turns the Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel into a gaming and entertainment destination.

Cowlitz Tribe offers treatment services for gambling addiction

Cowlitz Tribe offers treatment services for gambling addiction (July 17, 2018)

The Cowlitz Tribe is offering treatment for gambling addiction with funding from its casino in Washington state.

'Drunk Indians and government handouts casino': School board member insults tribe

'Drunk Indians and government handouts casino': School board member insults tribe (June 27, 2018)

A public school board member resigned after making a derogatory comment about the Sauk-Suiattle Tribe and its forthcoming casino.

'Sovereign nation helping sovereign nation': Sauk-Suiattle Tribe finally opening casino

'Sovereign nation helping sovereign nation': Sauk-Suiattle Tribe finally opening casino (June 15, 2018)

The Sauk-Suiattle Tribe is getting into the gaming industry for the first time thanks to a fellow Indian nation.

Kalispel Tribe on track with $10.5 million casino and economic development project

Kalispel Tribe on track with $10.5 million casino and economic development project (June 4, 2018)

The Kalispel Tribe has another big project on its agenda -- a $10.5 million casino and economic development project in Washington.

Gaming market in Oregon survives after Cowlitz Tribe opens casino

Gaming market in Oregon survives after Cowlitz Tribe opens casino (May 25, 2018)

The Cowlitz Tribe recently celebrated the first anniversary of its gaming facility in Washington and its neighbors in Oregon have survived just fine.

Police officer's rifle went off inside Suquamish Tribe's casino

Police officer's rifle went off inside Suquamish Tribe's casino (May 16, 2018)

Authorities are looking into an incident in which a police officer's rifle was inadvertently discharged at the casino owned by the Suquamish Tribe.

Tribes with casinos just a couple of miles apart step up their food game

Tribes with casinos just a couple of miles apart step up their food game (April 26, 2018)

The Kalispel Tribe and the Spokane Tribe are competing for gamblers' dollars and their taste buds too.

Cowlitz Tribe debuts event center as it celebrates casino anniversary

Cowlitz Tribe debuts event center as it celebrates casino anniversary (April 10, 2018)

The Cowlitz Tribe is celebrating the first anniversary of its gaming facility with the unveiling of new events center.

Lower Elwha Klallam citizen pleads guilty to domestic assault

Lower Elwha Klallam citizen pleads guilty to domestic assault (March 29, 2018)

Matthew Tyler Charles, a citizen of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, has admitted assaulting his former partner at the Elwha River Casino in Washington.

Cowlitz Tribe kept paying casino employee even after she left job

Cowlitz Tribe kept paying casino employee even after she left job (March 12, 2018)

The Cowlitz Tribe is suing a former casino employee to recover $13,672.01 in mistaken wages,

Man from Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe accused in assault at casino

Man from Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe accused in assault at casino (March 12, 2018)

Matthew Tyler Charles, a citizen of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, is accused of assaulting a former domestic partner at his tribe's casino in Washington.

Nisqually Tribe solicits design options for potential casino expansion

Nisqually Tribe solicits design options for potential casino expansion (January 29, 2018)

The Nisqually Tribe might be expanding its casino in Washington with a hotel and convention center.

Stillaguamish Tribe prepares for $60 million expansion of gaming facility

Stillaguamish Tribe prepares for $60 million expansion of gaming facility (January 17, 2018)

The Stillaguamish Tribe is gearing up for a major expansion of its casino in Washington.

Spokane Tribe welcomes big crowds to long-awaited casino in Washington

Spokane Tribe welcomes big crowds to long-awaited casino in Washington (January 9, 2018)

It took more than 10 years but the Spokane Tribe finally opened a new casino in Washington.

Spokane Tribe readies January 2018 opening for new casino in Washington

Spokane Tribe readies January 2018 opening for new casino in Washington (December 21, 2017)

The Spokane Tribe will open its long-awaited casino in Washington on January 8, 2018.

Tulalip Tribes break ground on $140 million replacement casino after adding hotel to project

Tulalip Tribes break ground on $140 million replacement casino after adding hotel to project (December 18, 2017)

The Tulalip Tribes broke ground on a $140 million replacement casino, which will include a hotel, in Washington.

Stillaguamish Tribe puts casino name on arena in $3.4 million naming rights deal

Stillaguamish Tribe puts casino name on arena in $3.4 million naming rights deal (December 14, 2017)

The Stillaguamish Tribe announced a 10-year, $3.8 million naming rights deal for an arena in Everett, Washington.

Cowlitz Tribe on track to open event center on first anniversary of gaming facility

Cowlitz Tribe on track to open event center on first anniversary of gaming facility (November 28, 2017)

It's been nearly seven months since the Cowlitz Tribe opened its long-awaited casino in Washington but expansion plans are already in motion.

Spokane Tribe ramps up hiring efforts as opening of long-awaited casino nears

Spokane Tribe ramps up hiring efforts as opening of long-awaited casino nears (October 23, 2017)

The Spokane Tribe is getting closer to opening a new casino in Washington after pursuing the project for more than a decade.

Squaxin Island Tribe holds grand opening for remodeled hotel tower at casino

Squaxin Island Tribe holds grand opening for remodeled hotel tower at casino (October 12, 2017)

The Squaxin Island Tribe completely remodeled all 90 rooms in the hotel tower at the Little Creek Casino Resort in Washington.

Chehalis Tribe working with local  authorities on fatal shooting outside casino

Chehalis Tribe working with local authorities on fatal shooting outside casino (October 11, 2017)

A Washington man died after being involved in a shooting outside of the casino owned by the Chehalis Tribe.

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe announces first phase of gaming expansion project

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe announces first phase of gaming expansion project (October 10, 2017)

The Jamestown S’Kallam Tribe is planning a long-term expansion of its casino in Washington, with a hotel tower set to rise in 2020.

Tulalip Tribes plan to break ground $100 million replacement gaming facility

Tulalip Tribes plan to break ground $100 million replacement gaming facility (September 13, 2017)

The Tulalip Tribes will be breaking ground on a replacement facility for the Quil Ceda Creek Casino in Washington later in 2017.

Stillaguamish Tribe responds to incident of baby left in car as mother gambled

Stillaguamish Tribe responds to incident of baby left in car as mother gambled (September 13, 2017)

A Washington woman is facing charges after allegedly leaving her baby alone in a car while she gambled at the casino owned by the Stillaguamish Tribe.