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News California
Eagle Mountain Casino Relocation: Dec. Update
December 1, 2022 - Last July the Eagle Mountain Casino General Manager, Matthew Mingrone, announced the opening date for the new casino relocation to Porterville is expected in the first week of December. ... Read more
News Texas
Texas is invaded by gambling lobbyists
November 30, 2022 - More than 300 gambling lobbyists are now registered in Texas according to state records. The largest group is 72 lobbyists working for Las Vegas Sands. There are other casino lobbyists representing ... Read more
News California
Yaamava' opens The 909 Sports Bar + Food Hall
November 29, 2022 - Yaamava' Casino has opened the first-of-its-kind sports bar and dining venue named 'The 909'. The new 17,100-square-foot venue features a 50-foot by 12-foot TV screen, 150 TVs, two bars, food court ... Read more
News Illinois
Wind Creek Chicago partners with Chicago Bulls
November 28, 2022 - Wind Creek Chicago Southland Casino has signed a six-year partnership agreement with the Chicago Bull to be the team's "official casino". Wind Creek signage will soon appear at United Center ... Read more
News Virginia
Norfolk Casino: History of its Tribal Owners
November 27, 2022 - The Pamunkey Indian Tribe is building the $500 million HeadWaters Resort & Casino next to Harbor Park in Norfolk, VA. Who is this tribe and what is its history? This video will answer some of these ... Read more
News Illinois
Golden Nugget Danville is on-schedule to open March 2023
November 26, 2022 - Casino GM Basens has confirmed to media that construction of the Golden Nugget in Danville, IL is on schedule for completion by March 2023. All the exterior work on the 60,000-sq-ft casino ... Read more
News Nebraska
Grand Island's temporary casino will finish construction in mid-December 2022
November 25, 2022 - Construction on the temporary Grand Island Casino began in September inside the concourse of Fonner Park. Completion is expected in mid-December. The grand opening of ... Read more
News California
Tejon Indians Win Final Approval for Hard Rock Casino!
November 23, 2022 - There is tremendously great news for the Tejon Indian Tribe! The federal government has granted final approval for the Tejon Tribe to proceed with building the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tejon. ... Read more
News Virginia
Rivers Casino Portsmouth will open Jan. 15, 2023
November 22, 2022 - Rivers Casino Portsmouth announced yesterday its opening date will be Jan. 15, 2023, Doors will open to the public at 3 PM. The announcement came one day after ... Read more
News Texas
New Texas legislation is filed for casinos, sports betting
November 21, 2022 - A new legislative effort began last week to legalize Texas casino gambling and sports wagering. State Sen. Carol Alvarado, prefiled a bill, Senate Joint Resolution 17, to create a gaming commission ... Read more
News California
California sports betting: What's next?
November 20, 2022 - The two California sports betting propositions (26, 27) on last week's ballot both went down in overwhelming defeats. Prop 26, which proposed sports betting inside tribal casinos, was opposed by 69% of voters. Prop 27 ... Read more
News Virginia
Rivers Casino Portsmouth is granted operator's license
November 19, 2022 - The Virginia Lottery Board has granted an operator's license to the Rivers Casino in Portsmouth after a unanimous vote last Wednesday. The casino is expected to open in Jan-Feb ... Read more
News Indiana
Update: Terre Haute casino gets FAA approval to resume construction
November 18, 2022 - Construction of the Queen of Terre Haute Casino Resort has been on hold due to two regulatory issues. Last week Mayor Duke Bennett confirmed that both issues are resolved ... Read more
News California
Colusa Casino is opening The Branded Butcher chophouse
November 17, 2022 - A new steakhouse restaurant, The Branded Butcher, will open at Colusa Casino Resort on November 24. Along with quality steaks, ribs, and burgers, the menu features items like ... Read more
News California
Pala Casino to sponsor 2023 NASCAR race at Fontana
November 16, 2022 - Pala Casino will serve as the title sponsor for the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series race in February 2023 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. Pala will also be the primary sponsor of driver Chris ... Read more
News Illinois
Rockford Casino celebrates 1st-year anniversary
November 15, 2022 - Rockford Casino: A Hard Rock Opening Act celebrated its one-year anniversary Thursday. The special event featured musical entertainment, free giveaways, player promos, and restaurant ... Read more
News Wisconsin
Potawatomi Carter Hotel celebrates grand re-opening
November 14, 2022 - The hotel at Potawatomi Carter Casino held a ribbon cutting ceremony and celebrated its grand re-opening this week after a year-long closure caused by water damage from a sprinkler system malfunc ... Read more
News Nebraska
Warhorse Casino Omaha receives operators license
November 13, 2022 - WarHorse Casino Omaha has been granted an operator's license by the Nebraska Racing & Gaming Commission this week. The Omaha casino is currently under construction at ... Read more
News Illinois
Waukegan casino construction update - Nov. 2022
November 12, 2022 - The Temporary by American Place is nearing completion in Waukegan, IL. The Temporary is an interim casino that will operate during construction of the American Place Waukegan casino hotel. ... Read more
News California
Eagle Mountain Casino Wins 2022 Reader's Choice Awards
November 11, 2022 - Readers of the Porterville Recorder voted Eagle Mountain Casino the winner in several major categories of this year's Reader's Choice Awards. These included Best Live Music, Best ... Read more
News North Carolina
Two Kings Casino's federal investigation nears completion
November 10, 2022 - Last March the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) opened an investigation into the financial dealings between the Catawba Indian Nation and the slot machine vendor ... Read more
News California
New Chicken Ranch Casino construction update: Nov 2022
November 9, 2022 - Construction of the new Chicken Ranch Casino, Resort and Conference Center continues in Jamestown, California. This aerial video taken in Oct. 2022 shows the progress since ... Read more
News Virginia
Caesars Virginia Plans Temporary Casino in Mid-2023
November 8, 2022 - Caesars plans to build a temporary casino in Danville, Virginia at the future site of Caesars Virginia. Caesars plans to open the temporary casino in mid-2023 and operate it during construction ... Read more
News Iowa, Nebraska
Prairie Flower Casino breaks ground on major expansion project
November 7, 2022 - Prairie Flower Casino broke ground last Monday on a major construction project to expand the current casino size by seven times. The event marked the 4th anniversary of the casino ... Read more
News Texas
Texas Casinos: Could these really be possible?
November 6, 2022 - Gov. Greg Abbott said last week he wmight look at casino proposals if they offered a "very professional entertainment option for Texans". The governor has been a long-time opponent of ... Read more
News Virginia
Hard Rock Bristol prepares for groundbreaking
November 5, 2022 - Hard Rock International officials visited Bristol last week and approved the final details for the casino prior to construction. Soon afterwards Bristol Casino President Allie Evangelista announced there will be a ... Read more
News California
Red Hawk Casino prepares to open 'Apex' and new Hotel
November 4, 2022 - Red Hawk Casino will soon open its new Apex fun center and new 150-room hotel. The opening date has not been announced. However, Red Hawk is running TV ads to promote these ... Read more
News Georgia
Georgia voters strongly support casino legalization
November 3, 2022 - A recent public opinion poll shows Georgia voters across the state are strongly in favor of legalizing casinos but are split on online sports betting. A telephone survey of 1,030 likely voters ... Read more
News Arkansas
Saracen Casino adds new million-dollar slot machines
November 2, 2022 - Saracen Casino has launched new slot machines with jackpots up to six or seven figures. These are progressive slots are linked to Las Vegas. ... Read more
News Texas
Gov. Abbott softens position against Texas casino legalization
November 1 - Gov. Greg Abbott has fought casino legalization for years. However, a statement released last week by his office indicates the governor may be willing to reconsider the issue if ... Read more
News Indiana
Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana expands casino
October 31, 2022 - Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana has expanded its casino with another 1,240 square feet with 65 more slot machines. The new slot machines have larger screens and newer games. ... Read more
News Wisconsin
Kenosha casino approval has less risk than in 2015: Report
October 30, 2022 - In 2015 Gov. Scott Walker rejected plans of the Menominee Tribe to build a Hard Rock casino in Kenosha because the state could incur an unlimited liability to the Forest County Potawatomi ... Read more
News Michigan
Dead Muskegon Casino project may be resurrecting
October 29, 2022 - The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians may have a new opportunity to build a tribal casino in Muskegon County, MI. The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) has asked the tribe to ... Read more
News Nevada
Mohegan Sun Casino Las Vegas changes its name
October 28, 2022 - The first tribal casino to operate in Las Vegas has officially changed its name from Mohegan Sun Casino Las Vegas to Mohegan Casino Las Vegas. The Mohegan Tribe shortened the name to ... Read more
News Pennsylvania
Mohegan Sun Pocono changes its name
October 28, 2022 - Mohegan Sun Pocono has officially changed its name to Mohegan Pennsylvania. The Mohegan Tribe says the new name is what the racino is most commonly referred to by the public. ... Read more
News Nebraska
Nebraska Gaming Commission Approves Sports Betting Regulations without Mobile
October 27, 2022 - The Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission (NRGC) has been slow to develop plans and regulations for sports betting after it was approved by voters in 2020 ... Read more
News Virginia
Virginia study cites feasibility for both Petersburg and Richmond casinos October 26, 2022 - A Virginia casino study released by the state's Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) last week evaluated the feasibility and financial impact of buiding ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Chickasaw Nation approved for online gaming on reservation lands
October 25, 2022 - Last week the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGC) approved Class II mobile gaming on all Chickasaw Nation lands. Although Oklahoma law restricts online gaming, the state ... Read more
News Virginia
Petersburg selects casino developer to compete for Richmond license
October 24, 2022 - Petersburg, Virginia hopes to obtain the Richmond casino license rejected by Richmond voters in Nov. 2021, and has partnered with a major casino developer to design ... Read more
News Indiana
Hard Rock Gary Continues as Top-Performing Casino For Past 12 Months
October 23, 2022 - Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana was again the top earning casino in the state last month. Hard Rock earned $36.7 million in revenues for September 2022. ... Read more
News Arizona
Fort McDowell Yavapai Tours Return
October 22, 2022 - The Fort McDowell Yavapai Tours returned Tuesday after shutting down for the COVID-19 pandemic. The guided tours explore the culture and history of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation with visits to the Yavapai Cultural ... Read more
News Wisconsin
Kenosha Casino Proposal Favored 60% in Poll
October 21, 2022 - A new poll announced this month shows 60% of regional residents favor a proposal by the Menominee Tribe to build a Hard Rock Casino in Kenosha County. The poll was commissioned by the Menominee ... Read more
News California
Sky River Casino is expanding parking area
October 20, 2022 - The success of Sky River Casino has created a parking shortage at the casino. Since opening Aug. 18th, many casino visitors are parking in the surrounding residential areas. In Sept, Sky River ... Read more
News Indiana
Construction of Four Winds Hotel in South Bend nears completion
October 19, 2022 - Four Winds Casino in South Bend is nearing the final phases in the construction of a 23-story hotel tower with 317 rooms, including 83 suites. All exterior work is finished, and the interior ... Read more
News Alabama
Alabama Supreme Court ruling closes three casinos
October 18, 2022 - The Alabama Supreme Court ruled 7-0 last week against bingo slot machines, which are similar to Vegas-style slots except players bet against other players instead of the house. The court declared ... Read more
News California
Pechanga Resort Casino partners with LA Clippers
October 17, 2022 - Pechanga Resort Casino is now the exclusive tribal casino of the LA Clippers. This week the casino announced a multi-year, sponsoring partnership with the NBA team that will include ... Read more
News California
Mechoopda Casino near Chico opens Summer 2023
October 16, 2022 - The Mechoopda Tribe has erected a large tent structure to house a temporary casino south of Chico. The casino site is on the south bank of Clear Creek off Openshaw Road. Construction began ... Read more
News California
Tachi Palace Casino completes major renovation
October 15, 2022 - Tachi Palace Casino Resort announced in a press release last week that major renovation work has been completed. The work includes a new front entrance, 3rd-floor gaming expansion, new Coyote Grille ... Read more
News California
New Chicken Ranch Casino celebrates 'topping off' milestone
October 14, 2022 - The Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians and construction crews of the new Chicken Ranch Casino Resort celebrated a major milestone Wed. with a topping-off ceremony as. ... Read more
News Virginia
Danville's Caesars Virginia Construction Update - Oct. 2022
October 13, 2022 - Site preparation is underway at 1100 West Main St. in Danville, Virginia, where grading equipment is now seen daily in the early construction stage of Caesars Virginia casino & resort. ... Read more
News California
Vallejo Casino proposal is revived by DC Court
October 12, 2022 - The possibility of building the Vallejo casino proposed by the Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians in 2016, and rejected by the US Department of Interior in 2019, has been revived by the US District Court in DC. ... Read more
News Wisconsin
Mole Lake Casino will add sports betting
October 11, 2022 - Sports betting is coming to Mole Lake Casino in Crandon, Wisconsin if the U.S. Interior Department approves an amended gaming compact signed last week between Gov. Tony Evers and the Sokaogon Chippewa ... Read more
News California
Ione Band of Miwok Indians signs developer for Plymouth casino project
October 10, 2022 - The Ione Band of Miwok Indians announced Thursday that Warner Gaming will partner with the tribe to develop a new casino in Plymouth, Amador County, California. ... Read more
News Virginia
Hard Rock's Bristol Casino 'hits jackpot' in first 90 days
October 9, 2022 - Since opening three months ago, Bristol Casino - Future Home of Hard Rock is showing all signs of success! The temporary casino generated $40M in gross profits to the end of Sept., and will pay ... Read more
News California
Eagle Mountain Casino Relocation Update - Oct. 2022
October 8, 2022 - Eagle Mountain Casino appears to be on-schedule to move into its new building in Porterville by the first week of December. Finishing work continues on the interior of the casino. The exterior appears ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Hard Rock Tulsa hosts Cherokee Art Market Oct. 8-9
UPDATED October 8, 2022 - The 17th annual Cherokee Art Market was held Oct. 8-9 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. The event featured over 150 Native American artists representing 40 tribes from across the ... Read more
News California
Jamul Casino Celebrates 6th Anniversary Today
October 7, 2022 - Jamul Casino begins a weekend of celebration today to mark the 6th anniversary of the newest San Diego casino. Live entertainment, free giveaways and special events are planned for today and tomorrow ... Read more
News North Carolina
Harrah's Cherokee Valley River's $275M Expansion Project
October 6, 2022 - Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel broke ground last week on a $275 million construction project to double the size of its casino and hotel by adding gaming space, a hotel tower ... Read more
News California
Thunder Valley Casino's 'The Venue' opens Feb. 2023 with star-studded concerts
October 5, 2022 - Thunder Valley Casino Resort will celebrate the grand opening of its new concert center, The Venue, over the President's Day Weekend in February. The 3-day event. ... Read more
News California
Yaamava' Resort & Casino's Concert Schedule
October 4, 2022 - Yaamava Theater is delivering the top shows and concerts it promised when first opening last April. The luxury theater is featuring a long list of favorite artists to sell-out crowds. The 3,800-square-foot stage ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Hard Rock Tulsa hosts Cherokee Art Market Oct. 8-9
October 3, 2022 - The 17th annual Cherokee Art Market will be held Oct. 8-9 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. The event will feature over 150 Native American artists representing 40 tribes from across the ... Read more
News California
Sky River Casino provides self-sufficiency to Wilton Rancheria
October 2, 2022 - Sky River Casino opened Aug. 16th, two weeks ahead of schedule, and is already showing signs of financial success. The $500M casino is expected to bring economic self-sufficiency to Wilton ... Read more
News Illinois
Update: Hard Rock Casino Rockford officially breaks ground
October 1, 2022 - The official groundbreaking ceremony for the permanent Hard Rock Casino in Rockford was held Wednesday afternoon Sept. 28th. The casino site is 7801 East State Street near the I-90 exit ... Read more
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