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We cover all Native American casinos in all states to report relevant information regarding special events, casino expansion projects, new construction, renovations and grand openings.

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May 2020

News United States
Tribes reopened 107 casinos across 14 states in May! More in June!
May 31, 2020 - Tribes reopened 107 casinos this month that were closed two months ago for the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional casinos have announced plans to reopen in June while others ... Read more
News Michigan
Little River Casino Resort reopens June 1
May 30, 2020 - Little River Casino will reopen at 8am Monday June 1st. The casino was voluntarily closed by the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians on March 16 to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read more
News Arizona
Talking Stick Resort, Casino Arizona reopen June 1
May 30, 2020 - Both casinos will reopen their doors at noon Monday June 1, 2020. All guests and employees must pass a temperature check before entering. Entry will be denied for temperatures above 100.4 degrees ... Read more
News Alabama
Wind Creek casinos reopen June 8
May 30, 2020 - Wind Creek casinos in Wetumpka, Atmore and Montgomery, Alabama will reopen to the public on June 8th. Crowds will be limited to one third capacity. Face masks, temperature checks and not smoking will be enforced. ... Read more
News California
Chukchansi Gold Casino Reopens June 1
May 29, 2020 - In a press release last week Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino announced its casino will reopen on June 1. The hotel and a few restaurants will remain closed during the initial phase of reoopening. ... Read more
News California
Cache Creek Casino Resort reopens June 8
May 29, 2020 - Cache Creek Casino Resort will reopen June 8 at noon. All guests and workers will be required to wear masks and pass a temperature check when entering. Slots and table games will be limited for social ... Read more
News California
Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort reopens June 8
May 29, 2020 - Jackson Rancheria will reopen its slots, table games, some restaurants, hotel and RV park. Temporarily closed is poker, the Buffet, entertainment and valet service. ... Read more
News Michigan
Gun Lake Casino reopens June 8
May 29, 2020 - Gun Lake Casino will resume operations at 8AM Monday June 8. New health and safety protocols will require all guests ro pass a temperature check at entry and wear a face mask while inside. ... Read more
News Michigan
Soaring Eagle and Saganing Eagles Landing casinos reopen June 1
May 29, 2020 - The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe will reopen the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort and Saganing Eagles Landing Casino & Hotel at 8AM June 1. This will be preceeded ... Read more
News Michigan
Firekeepers Casino reopens June 1
May 28, 2020 - Firekeepers Casino will reopen at 11am Monday June 1 with new health and safety protocols. All guests and workers must wear face masks and pass a temperature check when entering. Smoking will be prohibited in ... Read more
News Washington
The Point Casino & Hotel reopens June 1
May 28, 2020 - The Point Casino and Hotel will reopen on Monday, June 1, 2020 at 10am. The new casino operating hours are 10am to 2am daily. The Hotel will also reopen but offer fewer rooms during this first phase. ... Read more
News California
Chumash Casino Resort reopens June 10
May 28, 2020 - Chumash Casino Resort will reopen at noon on Wednesday June 10 for the first time since closing March 15 for the COVID-19 pandemic. New safety and cleaning procedures will limit the available ... Read more
News Washington
ilani Casino Resort reopened today May 28
May 28, 2020 - After shutting down operations on March 16 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ilani has reopened today at 10 AM. Enhanced safety protocols include temperature checks at entry, fewer gaming machines. ... Read more
News North Carolina
Harrah's Cherokee Casinos reopen May 28
May 28, 2020 - Both Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort and Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Hotel & Casino reopened today May 28. Both have been closed since May 18 when they were shut down against COVID-19 ... Read more
News Arizona
Desert Diamond Casinos reopen June 5
May 27, 2020 - The Tohono O'odham Nation will reopen its four Desert Diamond Casinos on Friday June 5 at 1pm. Details are still pending at this time. Tucson hotel rooms are available to book for dates beginning. June 29. ... Read more
News California
Soboba Casino Resort reopened today May 27
May 27, 2020 - Soboba Casino Resort reopened its casino today at 12:00 PM. The gaming floor is now 100% smoke-free. Until further notice the hotel will remain closed. ... Read more
News California
New Cahuilla Casino Hotel opened today May 27
May 27, 2020 - The new Cahuilla Casino Hotel officially opened today at 2PM. Construction began in late 2018 and the grand opening was scheduled April 2020 but delayed in compliance with COVID-19 guidelines. ... Read more
News New York
Oneida Nation reopens Turning Stone, Point Place, Yellow Brick Road casinos June 10 May 26, 2020 - Oneida Indian Nation plans to reopen its three Upstate New York casinos on Wednesday, June 10 - Turning Stone Resort Casino , Point Place Casino and ... Read more
News California
Red Hawk Casino reopens June 8
May 26, 2020 - Red Hawk Casino announced it will reopen Monday June 8 at 2pm. To ensure the health and safety of all guests, Red Hawk will require everyone including employees to wear face masks and maintain social distancing. ... Read more
News California
Thunder Valley Casino reopens June 8
May 26, 2020 - Thunder Valley Casino announced it will reopen June 8. The hotel will also reopen and is accepting room reservations beginning June 8. Further information is pending. ... Read more
News California
Barona Resort & Casino reopens May 27
May 26, 2020 - Barona Resort & Casino will reopen its casino and hotel tomorrow Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 10am. Both operations will be temporarily limited for health and safety. The Barona Creek Golf Course will reopen ... Read more
News Minnesota
Mystic Lake Casino and Little Six Casino reopened today May 26
May 26, 2020 - After shutting down March 18th for COVID-19 protection, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community reopened its Mystic Lake Casino and Little Six Casino today May 26th at 10am. ... Read more
News Virginia
Hard Rock Casino Bristol is approved by City Council
May 26, 2020 - The City Council of Bristol, Virginia voted 5-0 to approve the casino proposal from Hard Rock International. Next steps are approval by the Virginia Lottery Board followed by voter approval on ... Read more
News Washington
Tulalip Resort Casino reopens May 26
May 25, 2020 - Tulalip Tribes will reopen the Tulalip Resort Casino at noon on Tuesday May 26, 2020. All visitors and employees will be required to wear face masks and pass a temperature check when entering. The number of guest admitted will be limited ... Read more
News Washington
Quil Ceda Creek Casino reopens May 26
May 25, 2020 - Tulalip Tribes will reopen the Quil Ceda Creek Casino at noon on Tuesday May 26, 2020 ending weeks of closure due to the corona virus pandemic. All guests and workers must wear face masks and pass a temperature check ... Read more
News Washington
Quinault Beach Resort & Casino reopens May 28
May 25, 2020 - The Quinault Beach Resort and Casino will reopen to the public at 10 AM May 28. Prior to that date there will be a private opening for Quinault Nation tribal members at 10 AM May 26. On the next day at 10 AM another ... Read more
News Oklahoma
WinStar World Casino reopens May 27
May 24, 2020 - WinStar World Casino and Resort will open on Wednesday May 27 at 8 AM. New operating hours are 8 AM till 4 AM. During the four closed hours WinStar will deep clean its casino. The hotel will remain closed ... Read more
News Oklahoma
All Chickasaw Casinos reopen May 27
May 24, 2020 - All Chickasaw Nation gaming facilities will reopen on Wednesday May 27 at 8 AM. Each facility will implement health policies and procedures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. These include temperature screenings ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Choctaw Casinos & Resorts reopen June 1
May 24, 2020 - All Choctaw gaming properties and hotels will reopen Monday June 1st after closing March 16, 2020. Masks will be required of employees but not guests. Occupancy levels in the casinos and restaurants will be limited for distancing. ... Read more
News Connecticut
Mohegan Sun reopens June 1
May 23, 2020 - Mohegan Sun announced it will reopen June 1 in coordination with the opening of Foxwoods Resort Casino. Safety protocols will limits visitors, gaming, restaurants and hotel. Buses will not be accepted from not from New York or Mass ... Read more
News Connecticut
Foxwoods Resort Casino reopens June 1
May 23, 2020 - Foxwoods will reopen on the same day as Mohegan Sun. Visitors must wear masks and have their temperatures scanned at entry. Poker rooms will remain temporarily closed. Buffets will be closed and restaurants will be takeout only. ... Read more
News Kansas
Kansas state-0wned casinos reopen today May 23
May 23, 2020 - The four state-0wned casinos in Kansas reopened today ending months of closure due to the coronavirus. Each casino will limit the number of guests to maintain social spacing as well as limit ... Read more
News California
Morongo Casino Resort & Spa and Casino Morongo Reopened May 22
May 22, 2020 - At 2 PM today the Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa reopened its casino and hotel, some of its restaurants and the Casino Morongo. ... Read more
News California
Harrah's Resort Southern California reopened today May 22
May 22, 2020 - Harrah's Resort Southern California in Northern San Diego County reopened its casinos, bars and restaurants at noon today. The visitor capacity is limited for social distancing, slot machines are ... Read more
News California
Valley View Casino & Hotel reopened today May 22
May 22, 2020 - Valley View Casino & Hotel will reopen its casino, hotel and restaurants Friday May 22 at 8AM. Casino GM said: "In addition to offering our guests a much more spacious casino, restaurants and hotel, ... Read more
News California
Hard Rock Casino Sacramento reopened today May 21
May 21, 2020 - Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain reopened today at 10:00am. All guests and workers must wear masks and pass a temperature check at entry. ... Read more
News Florida
Seminole Hard Rock Tampa reopens tonight May 21
May 21, 2020 - The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will reopen this evening at 7 PM after shutting down for COVID-19 on March 20th. Guest capacity will be reduced to 50% for safer spacing, fewer slots ... Read more
News California
Rolling Hills Casino and Resort reopened today May 21
May 21, 2020 - After two months of closure due to COVID-19, Rolling Hills Casino and Resort reopened today at 10:00 AM Thursday May 21st. Guest must wear masks and be temperature checked on entry. ... Read more
News California
Jamul Casino reopened today May 21
May 21, 2020 - Jamul Casino held full public reopening today May 21 at 10 AM. The casino had a previous soft re-opening May 18th for its Amber and above Sweetwater Rewards Club VIP guests. ... Read more
News California
Sycuan Casino Resort reopened today May 20
May 20, 2020 - Sycuan opened today with limited operating hours, limited gaming and limited restaurant capacity. The hotel is open with limited services. Spa Ritual and Retreat Pool & Cabanas are closed. ... Read more
News Washington
12 Tribes Colville Casinos reopened today May 19
May 19, 2020 - The three 12 Tribes Colville Casinos - 12 Tribes Resort Casino, Coulee Dam Casino and Mill Bay Casino - all reopened today after closing last March 17th to prevent the spread of COVID-19. ... Read more
News Washington
Emerald Queen Casino in Fife reopens today May 18
May 18, 2020 - The Puyallup Tribe reopened the Emerald Queen Casino in Fife this morning at 10 AM after weeks of closure to prevent the spread of COVID-19. All guests and employees will be temperature checked ... Read more
News Washington
Clearwater Casino Resort reopened today May 18
May 18, 2020 - The Suquamish Tribe reopened their Clearwater Casino today at 10 AM. This is part of a phased-in program to limit the operating hours, the number of casino guests and the available facilities. ... Read more
News Washington
Little Creek Casino reopened today May 18
May 23, 2020 - The Squaxin Island Tribe reopened the Little Creek Casino Resort today at 11am. The casino is now 100% smoke-free. Guest must wear masks and enter the Main Casino Entrance for temp checks ... Read more
News Washington
Red Wind Casino reopened today May 18
May 18, 2020 - The Nisqually Tribe opened the Red Wind Casino today at 8:00 AM after 2 months of closure due to COVID-19. The facility reopened as a 100% smoke-free casino. The new operating hours are 8:00am-4:00am daily ... Read more
News Oregon
The Mill Casino reopens today May 18
May 18, 2020 - The Mill Casino celebrated a Grand Reopening today with limited hours, a reconfigured gaming floor and a "Safe Play Plan" to protect guests and workers against the spread of COVID-19. ... Read more
News United States
NYT : "Tribal Nations Face Most Severe Crisis in Decades as the Coronavirus Closes Casinos"
May 17, 2020 - "Nearly 500 tribal casinos remain shut down during the pandemic, causing job losses to spike. The economic damage is wreaking havoc on fragile tribal ... Read Article
News Oklahoma
24 Oklahoma Casinos reopened May 1-15
May 16, 2020 - Twenty four Indian gaming casinos in Oklahoma have reopened after weeks of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The list includes the Osage Casinos, 7 Clan Casinos, Lucky Star Casinos, Thunderbird Casinos ... Read more
News Arizona
Gila River Casinos reopened today May 15
May 15, 2020 - Gila River Hotels and Casinos reopened its three casinos today - Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, Lone Butte casino in Chandler and Vee Quiva in Laveen, Arizona. Gila River's two hotels will reopen June 15th. ... Read more
News Arizona
Harrah's Ak-Chin reopens today May 15
May 15, 2020 - Harrah's Ak-Chin Hotel and Casino in Maricopa is returning to limited operations today since closing for COVID-19 on March 17. The casino opens at 9 AM and the hotel opens for guest stays tonight. ... Read more
News Arizona
Fort McDowell Casino reopens May 15
May 14, 2020 - Fort McDowell Casino will reopen at 10 AM Friday May 15 with a phased-in program to comply with governmental health agency guidelines. Initial gaming includes slot machines and blackjack. Bingo opens May 22. Poker is delayed pending ... Read more
News Washington
Angel of the Wind Casino reopens today May 13
May 13, 2020 - Angel of the Wind Casino is reopening Wednesday May 13th at 3PM with new COVID-19 safety procedures including limiting customers, reducing the number of slot machines, closing all table games except baccarat ... Read more
News California
Win-River Casino to reopen May 15
May 12, 2020 - In a press release last week the Redding Rancheria authorized Win-River Resort & Casino to reopen its gaming operation in a limited capacity effective May 15. The announcement includes the tribe's decision factors ... Read more
News California
San Diego Indian casinos plan May 18th reopenings
May 11, 2020 - The Sacramento Bee reported yesterday that eight San Diego County have told Gov. Gavin they plan to reopen their casinos on May 18th. ... Read more
News California
Pechanga Casino targets June 1 reopening
May 10, 2020 - Pechanga Casino has announced plans to reopen in the June 1 timeframe. Limited hours and limited crowds are expected. Restaurants and other amentities will be announced later. ... Read more
News United States
Harvard: "For Native Americans, COVID-19 is the worst of both worlds at the same time"
May 9, 2020 - This news article from The Harvard Gazette reveals additional insight into the Catch-22 dilemma facing Native American people during the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read Article
News Oklahoma
Osage Casino Hotel in Tulsa will reopen May 15
May 8, 2020 - Osage Casino Hotel is preparing to reopen May 15 with new safety measures and limited hours. The casino will operate at quarter capacity with every other slot machine turned off, no table games and no. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Osage Casino Ponca City reopens May 8
May 7, 2020 - Osage Casino in Ponca City opens tomorrow at 10 AM after suspending operations more than a month ago. New operating hours are limited to 10 AM till midnight weekdays and 10 AM till 2 AM Friday and Saturday. ... Read more
News Michigan
Island Resort and Casino Reopens May 16th
May 6, 2020 - Island Resort and Casino plans to reopen after voluntarily closing March 21 to slow the spread of COVID-19. Although the reopening is opposed by Gov. Whitmer, the casino lies on reservation land and exempt from state jurisdiction ... Read more
News Washington
Northern Quest Resort & Casino is Reopened!
May 5, 2020 - Northern Quest reopened today for the first time since closing March 16 for COVID-19. The new hours are 10am to 2am daily with deep cleaning during off hours. Slot machines are cleaned whenever a player ... Read more
News California
Win-River Casino relocation placed 'On Hold'
May 4, 2020 - Redding Rancheria announced their plan to move the Win-River Casino has been placed on hold due to opposition by the Redding City Council and the Shasta County Board of Supervisors ... Read more
News Oklahoma
7 Clans First Council Casino Hotel has reopened
May 3, 2020 - After a VIP reopening May 2, the 7 Clans First Council Casino will be open 7 days a week from 2PM to 2AM beginning May 7. The hotel, waterpark, arcade and food outlets remain closed. ... Read more
News Colorado
Colorado launched sports betting May 1
May 2, 2020 - Yesterday Colorado officially launched legalized sports betting for online websites and mobile apps. In-person betting is posponed until it is safe for Colorado casinos to reopen. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Tonkawa Hotel and Casino Reopened May 1
May 1, 2020 - The first Oklahoma casino to reopen following the CORVID-19 shutdown was Tonkawa Hotel and Casino. The casino opened its doors and welcomed the public at noon Friday. New safety measures include ... Read more

April 2020

News Idaho
Coeur d'Alene Casino reopens May 1
April 30, 2020 - The Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel began a phased reopening April 27 in preparation for the general public to return on May 1. The casino has been closed since March 20. ... Read more
News United States
White House Council on Native American Affairs Returns to Lead Inter-Agency Response to COVID-19
April 29, 2020 - Read the Native Business news article about the reinstatement of the White House Council on Native American Affairs to provide ... Read Article
News United States
Small casinos may now apply for coronavirus relief loans
April 26, 2020 - The Trump Administration Friday announced a policy change to allow small casinos to participate in the $310B second round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). ... Read more
News Arkansas
Arkansas' Pope County casino selection is pending
April 25, 2020 - The final selection of a casino applicant to build a casino in Pope County is in its last phase. The Arkansas Racing Commission will decide sometime after July 1st whether to license the Legends Resort ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma's legislative leaders say new tribal gaming compacts are "unauthorized and void"
April 24, 2020 - Both Senate President Pro Tem Greg Treat and House Speaker Charles McCall call the new gaming compacts unauthorized and void under Oklahoma's ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma's Attorney General says new tribal gaming compacts are not legally authorized
April 23, 2020 - AG Mike Hunter says the new tribal gaming compacts that Gov. Stitt signed with the Comanche Nation and Otoe-Missouria Tribe are 'not authorized' under state law ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Comanche Nation and Otoe-Missouria Tribe agree to new compacts
April 22, 2020 - Two Oklahoma tribes signed new gaming compacts with Gov. Snitt yesterday giving the state new gaming revenues and giving the tribes new off-reservation casinos. ... Read more
News United States
NIGA Chairman Believes COVID-19 is Unique Threat For Indians
April 20, 2020 - Ernie Stevens Jr, Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) published a heartfelt statement today on behalf of the Indian nations as they face growing uncertainty amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read article
News United States
Harvard Researchers Advocate Economic Aid for 'Devastated' Native American Tribes Amid Pandemic
April 17, 2020 - Harvard researchers are asking U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin for financial aid to tribes hit with economic hardship by the coronavirus ... Read article
News Wisconsin
Ho-Chunk plan to build Beloit casino gets federal approval
April 16, 2020 - The Ho-Chunk Nation received approval from the U.S. Department of Interior to build a casino resort in Beloit, Wisconsin. The tribe must now seek a gaming compact with Gov. Tony Evers ... Read more
News Iowa, Montana, New York
USDA approves three more tribes for hemp programs
April 15, 2020 - The USDA has approved hemp plans for three more tribes to self-regulate the cultivation, production and marketing of hemp on reservation lands without oversight from state or local ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Chickasaw move forward with Kingston Casino Resort
April 13, 2020 - The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma is moving forward with plans to build a new casino resort on the shores of Lake Texoma. The site is 50 acres of lakefront property overlooking the Roosevelt Bridge. ... Read more
News Virginia
VA Govenor amends and returns casino bill to legislature
April 12, 2020 - Gov. Northam supports gambling in Virginia, however, he did not sign the gaming bill sent to him by the legislature. Instead he amended and returned it to the legislature to reconsider. ... Read more
News Nevada
Elko Band is opening 'Newe Cannabis' marijuana dispensary
April 11, 2020 - Newe Cannabis is a new marijuana dispensary opening April 18 in Elko, Nevada by the Elko Band Council of the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Tribal Nation. ... Read more
News United States
"Amid coronavirus hard times, US government must honor its commitments to Native Americans" - USA Today
April 10, 2020 - "Our people are vulnerable to COVID-19 and our most consistent revenue generator, land-based casino gaming, has disappeared virtually overnight." ... Read article
News United States
"Tribal Gaming Excluded From SBA's Paycheck Protection Program" - Native Business
April 9, 2020 - "The $2T Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act enacted in March does not include small tribal casinos with less than 500 employees. ... Read article
News United States
Report: Indian casinos lose $1.5B and 296,000 workers in 2 weeks
April 8, 2020 - In a report released today entitled "Coronavirus Impact on Tribal Gaming" an industry expert estimates the financial losses in the past 2 weeks of casino shutdowns has cost tribes ... Read more
News United States
Tribes receiving $200M economic aid from HUD
April 7, 2020 - The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a special $200M grant program for Native American tribes to relieve housing costs related to the coronavirus pandemic. ... Read more
News California
New Sacramento-area Indian casino land approved by Fed
April 6, 2020 - Last week the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs officially notified the Ione Band of Miwok Indians of approval by the U.S. Interior Department to transfer 220 acres of tribal land into federal trust. ... Read more
News Massachusetts
Fed court places hold on DOI from taking Mashpee land out of trust
April 5, 2020 - A federal court has ordered the Interior Department to stop its removal of the reservation land from trust until May 15 while the court considers a request from the tribe for ... Read more
News United States
'We could get wiped out': American Indians have the highest rates of diseases that make covid-19 more lethal
April 4, 2020 - The coronavirus could be an out-of-control wildfire across Indian Country. Read this article published in the Houston Chronical. ... Read article
News New York, North Dakota, South Dakota
USDA approves hemp plans for three more tribes
April 3, 2020 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved hemp regulatory plans for the Oglala Sioux, Seneca Nation and Turtle Mountain Band ... Read more
News California
Cahuilla Casino postpones opening new hotel due to COVID-19
April 2, 2020 - Cahuilla Casino has indefinitely postponed the opening of its new hotel due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Construction is completed and the opening date had been planned for today. ... Read more
News United States
American Indians Can't Combat the Coronavirus Pandemic
April 1, 2020 - American Indians face unique problems in combating the COVID-19 pandemic. Read this article published by The National Interest which details the overwhelming fight to save the ... Read Article
News United States
American Indian casinos close for coronavirus pandemic
April 1, 2020 - Indian casinos across the nation have voluntarily closed down to prevent the spread of COVID-19. These closures are severely impacting health and education services of tribal members ... Read more

March 2020

News Massachusetts
Mashpee Wampanoag loses reservation status
March 29, 2020 - In a letter from the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs last week, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe was informed of the decision of U.S. Secretary of the Interior to "disestablish" the tribe's reservation ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma Tribes Reject Governor's New Offer
March 28, 2020 - Amid the coronavirus pandemic that has shut down all Oklahoma casinos, Gov. Stitt has proposed a flat 5 percent tax on gaming revenues and wants sports betting authorized by the state and the tribes ... Read more
News Washington
Washington becomes 21st state to allow sports betting
March 25, 2020 - Today Gov. Inslee signed legislation to allow sports betting inside all Washington Indian casinos. Bets can be placed on professional and college sports except for college ... Read more
News Oklahoma
'All Oklahoma Indian Casinos are closed' says OIGA
March 23, 2020 - The Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association announced today that all casinos owned by its member tribes have been temporarily closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The OIGA represents 35 tribal nations with over 130 gamiing locations ... Read more
News New Mexico
First Native American-owned film studio is born in closed casino
March 22, 2020 - Camel Rock Studios, owned by the Tesuque Pueblo, has taken over the facilities of the former Camel Rock Casino which relocated the newly-built Tesuque Casino in late 2018. ... Read more
News Washington
Sneak Preview of the New Emerald Queen Casino
March 21, 2020 - The Puyallup Tribe is replacing the existing Emerald Queen Casino I-5 with a new $370 million casino including event center and hotel. The grand opening is pending the coronavirus crises. ... Read more
News Texas
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe's casino has $170M impact on East Texas economy
March 20, 2020 - Naskila Gaming is the second largest employer in Polk County and "supports more than 700 local jobs, numerous educational programs, health care facilities, housing programs ... Read more
News North Carolina | South Carolina
Kings Mountain Casino plan gets federal approval
March 19, 2020 - The U.S. Department of Interior has approved plans submitted by the Catawba Indian Nation to build a $273M casino resort in Kings Mountain, NC. The tribe is headquartered in South Carolina. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma casinos respond to coronavirus
March 18, 2020 - The Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association says all of its affiliated tribes have enacted special cleaning and disinfection programs to combat the spread of coronavirus. ... Read more
News California
Southern California casinos respond to coronavirus
March 17, 2020 - The following Southern California casinos have made public announcements regarding their actions to protect guests from coronavirus. Actions include postponing or canceling March concerts and events ... Read more
News South Dakota
South Dakota tribe approves medical, recreational marijuana
March 16, 2020 - Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe voted this week to legalize medical marijuana (82% approved) and recreational marijuana (74% approved) in hopes of economic opportunities. ... Read more
News Sports Betting goes live in Michigan March 15, 2020 - Michigan sports betting went Wednesday in Detroit. All 22 American Indian casinos will be introducing sports betting over the next few months. The following schedule is the projected openings for each tribal casino ... Read more News Alabama
Alabama bill proposes lottery and Poarch Creeks casino plan
March 14, 2020 - A bill introduced this week in the Alabama Senate proposes both a state lottery and the Poarch Creek Indians' plan to add Vegas-style casino gaming and two new casinos. ... Read more
News Virginia
Virginia moves to legalize casinos, sports betting
March 13, 2020 - This week the Virginia General Assembly gave its final approvals to a major expansion in state gambling by passing bills to legalize sports betting and build casinos in Richmond, Norfolk, Portsmouth, ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Hard Rock Casino Tulsa is nominated for Academy of Country Music award
March 12, 2020 - The Academy of Country Music will honor The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa as one of the leading country music venues in this year's 55th annual awards show. ... Read more
News Minnesota
Minnesota tribes still oppose sports betting
March 11, 2020 - A current bill to legalize sports betting in Minnesota is stalled in the state legislature due to opposition from the Minnesota Indian Gaming Association (MIGA) ... Read more

News Washington
Quinault Beach Resort & Casino Takes Extra Steps Against Coronavirus
March 10, 2020 - The Quinault Beach Resort & Casino released a statement this week regarding additional precautionary efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus on its properties. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Choctaw Casino Durant will open Guy Fieri's American Kitchen + Bar
March 9, 2020 - A new restaurant, Guy Fieri's American Kitchen + Bar, will open in April at Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant. The 11,000-square-foot restaurant will be open 24/7 and seat 277 ... Read more
News Iowa
Winnevegas Casino hosts Last Bear Moon Powwow
March 8, 2020 - The second annual Last Bear Moon Powwow was held Feb 23 at the Winnavegas Casino Resort. More than 2,000 singers and dancers from many tribes celebrated the ... Read more
News California
Tachi Palace is renamed 'Tachi Palace Casino Resort'
March 7, 2020 - Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino has rebranded its name to 'Tachi Palace Casino Resort'. This results from major property upgrades over the last two years including an 88,350-SF entertainment center ... Read more
News New York
Point Place Casino celebrates 2nd anniversary
March 6, 2020 - Point Place Casino is celebrating its second anniversary throughout March with special prizes, events and giveaways. The casino opened March 15, 2018 and exceeded financial expections ever since. ... Read more
News Washington
Muckleshoot Casino delays hotel opening till 2022 March 5, 2020 - Muckleshoot Casino has delayed the opening of their 18-story, 400-room hotel tower by a year. Design changes for an indoor pool and a rooftop restaurant has pushed the completion date into 2022. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Osage Casino Skiatook Expansion 2020
March 4, 2020 - The Osage Casino in Skiatook is adding 5,000 square feet of new gaming space, 50 new electronic games and a high stakes gaming area. ... Read more
News Minnesota
Red Lake Nation plans vote on medical marijuana
March 3, 2020 - The Red Lake Tribal Council passed a resolution to place a medical marijuana proposal on a May 20 ballot for members of the Red Lake Nation to approve or reject. ... Read more
News California
Chumash Casino Resort wins three AAA Four-Diamond Awards
March 2, 2020 - The American Automobile Association has presented Four-Diamond Awards to the Chumash Casino Resort for the Chumash Resort Hotel, Hotel Corque and Willows Restaurant. ... Read more
News Massachusetts
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe loses in U.S. Appeals Court
March 1, 2020 - A U.S. Court of Appeals upheld a lower court decision against the 2015 transfer of land owned by the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe into federal trust for the purpose of building a tribal casino. ... Read more

February 2020

News Colorado
Ute Mountain Casino will open sportsbook May 1
February 29, 2020 - Ute Mountain Casino and Sky Ute Casino now have state authorization to open sports betting operations on their reservations. Ute Mountain Casino has announced plans to open its ... Read more
News North Dakota
North Dakota tribes concerned over e-tabs growth
February 28, 2020 - Electronic pull-tabs became legalized last August and has quickly grown in popularity across the state. Tribal leaders are concerned this Vegas-style gambling is becoming to casino revenues ... Read more
News Washington, Wyoming
Three more tribes approved by USDA for hemp production
February 27, 2020 - The USDA approved tribal hemp regulatory plans in February from the Otoe-Missouria Tribe (Oklahoma), Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (Kansas) and Santee Sioux Nation (Nebraska), ... Read more
News California
4 San Diego Casino Hotels Earn AAA 4-Diamond Rating
February 26, 2020 - The Auto Club has awarded Four-Diamond ratings to Pala Casino Spa and Resort, Sycuan Casino Resort, Viejas Casino & Resort and ... Read more
News California
Agua Caliente Rancho Mirage wins 3 Forbes Four-Star Awards
February 25, 2020 - Forbes Travel Guide has presented three Four-Star 2020 Awards to Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa in Rancho Mirage recognizing the Hotel, The Steakhouse and the Sunstone Spa. ... Read more
News California
San Manuel Casino named 'Best Casino' by Inland Empire Magazine for Third Consecutive Year
February 24, 2020 - Readers of Inland Empire Magazine have voted San Manuel Casino the "Best Casino" in a 2020 poll. The Pines Modern Steakhouse won 3 awards ... Read more
News Arizona
$400M Desert Diamond West Valley Casino celebrates Grand Opening
February 23, 2020 - Desert Diamond West Valley Casino in Glendale, AZ opened its new, 75,000-SF casino. This replaces the temporary casino operating since 2015 which is now shut down. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma gaming compacts were unknowingly renewed by Gov. Stitt, says Tribes
February 22, 2020 - In a federal court filing to join the lawsuit against Gov. Stitt over gaming compacts, the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes claim the Governor unknowingly triggered renewal ... Read more
News Arkansas
Cherokee Nation study shows $3B economic impact from proposed Arkansas casino
February 21, 2020 - This week Cherokee Nation Businesses released a study showing a $3B economic impact on Pope County and Northwest Arkansas from the proposed Legends ... Read more
News Arizona, California
Colorado River Indian Tribes considering hemp production
February 20, 2020 - The Colorado River Indian Tribes will host a public hearing Feb. 25 to consider adopting a proposed ordinance for growing industrial hemp on reservation lands. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
More Oklahoma tribes join gaming lawsuit
February 19, 2020 - The federal judge for the lawsuit against Gov. Stitt over gaming compacts has allowed six more tribes to join the suit. The total is now twelve tribes in the lawsuit against the Governor. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Quapaw Nation asks to join tribes in lawsuit over gambling compacts
February 18, 2020 - The Quapaw Nation has filed a motion in federal court to join the five tribes suing Gov. Stitt over renewal of gaming compacts. If accepted, the Quapaw will join mediation ... Read more
News California
Tule River Tribe is building cannabis dispensary near Porterville February 17, 2020 - Construction of a 4,000-SF cannabis dispensary is underway on Hwy 190 in the Springville area. The facility named "Eh-Lo Dispensary" is next to the Eagle Feather Trading Post. ... Read more
News California
Paiute Palace Casino expansion update
February 16, 2020 - A major renovation and expansion project of the Paiute Palace Casino began last summer. it will extend the gaming floor and add more slot machines, a new restaurant with bar & grill, players club, a gift shop, ... Read more
News Arizona
$400M Desert Diamond Casino West Valley prepares for Feb 19 opening
February 15, 2020 - The Tohono O'odham Nation will open its new $400 million, permanent West Valley casino at 8 PM on Feb. 19. The 75,000-SF casino will feature 1,000 slot machines, 48 blackjack tables, ... Read more
News Washington
ilani will complete parking garage, then start hotel
February 14, 2020 - Construction of the parking garage at ilani has reached the halfway point. When finished this fall, the next construction project will be a 300-room hotel according to the Cowlitz Tribe chairman. ... Read more
News Colorado
Sky Ute Casino Resort - Updates
February 13, 2020 - Our Sky Ute casino and bingo pages have been reviewed and updated by Sky Ute marketing staff. For the latest information on gaming, restaurants, event center, hotel and RV park, visit these new pages ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma tribes backed by National Congress of American Indians in gaming compact dispute
February 12, 2020 - NCAI President Fawn Sharp warned of a "direct threat and annihilation of tribal sovereignty" from the legal dispute with the Oklahoma governor. ... Read more
News New York
Yellow Brick Road celebrates new bowling and entertainment center
February 11, 2020 - Today the Yellow Brick Road Casino opened its new entertainment center featuring a Brunswick bowling center, two Topgolf swing suite bays, billiards and shuffle boards. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma Tribes and Governor ordered to mediation over gaming compacts dispute
February 10, 2020 - A federal judge ordered both sides of the dispute over renewal of gaming compacts to enter into mediation. The judge ordered Gov. Stitt and the 5 tribes ... Read more
News California
Pechanga Hosts 8th California American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival
February 9, 2020 - This 3-day film festival honors "the best of current films from American Indian filmmakers, producers, directors, and actors working through Indian Country". ... Read more
News Washington
Yakama Nation fight potential Colville casino in Pasco
February 8, 2020 - The Yakama Nation claims ancestral rights to land in Pasco where the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation may build a casino. The Colville Tribes also claim the land as ancestral ... Read more
News Alabama
Alabama Governor wants fact-finding study on Poarch Creek Indians $1B gambling proposal
February 7, 2020 - During her State-of-the-State Address last week, Governor Ivey announced the launch of a fact-finding study into the Poarch Creek Indians proposal to expand ... Read more
News Oregon
Wildhorse Casino expansion places final structural beam
February 6, 2020 - Constructions crews at Wildhorse Resort & Casino placed the final structural beam on the $85M expansion project scheduled for completion this summer. It will add bowling lanes,food court ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Muscogee (Creek) Nation becomes fifth tribe in lawsuit against Gov. Stitt
February 5, 2020 - The Creeks have joined the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw Nations and Citizen Potawatomi Nation in the lawsuit against Gov. Stitt regarding the renewal of gaming compacts. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma House Speaker says tribal gaming compacts renewed - Senate Leader sidesteps issue
February 4, 2020 - The Oklahoma House and Senate leaders took very different positions on the tribal gaming compact dispute between the governor and the tribes. ... Read more
News United States
NIGC issues bulletin about 'IGRA and Sports Book Operations'
February 3, 2020 - The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) has issued a new document regarding sports betting operations and compliance with the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA). ... Read more
News Arkansas
Saracen Casino targets June 26 completion
February 2, 2020 - Construction of Saracen Casino's 80,000 SF casino continues 24/7 with a scheduled completion date of June 26 or sooner. The casino will open with 2,000 slot machines, 30-50 table games, 7 restaurants ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Cherokee Nation to study cannabis opportunities
February 1, 2020 - Cherokee Nation has created a working group to study business opportunities in the hemp and cannabis industries. A report and recommendations will be presented by May 31. ... Read more

January 2020

News California
Ridgecrest Casino Project Moves Forward
January 31, 2020 - The City and Ridgecrest announced a settlement to sell property on China Lake Blvd to the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe for $5.5M. The tribe plans to build a casino on that site and 2-3 years later add a hotel. ... Read more
News California
Cache Creek Casino offers daily Bay Area bus service
January 30, 2020 - Cache Creek Casino now provides a new motorcoach service to and from 23 cities in the greater Bay Area. The new bus service named "Cache Creek Casino Direct" began operating Jan.20. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma Gov. Stitt sues tribes to shut down Class III gaming
January 29, 2020 - Gov. Stitt filed a lawsuit in federal court for an injunction against Class III Indian gaming, AKA Vegas-style casino gaming where players gamble against the house. ... Read more
News California
Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa 2020 expansion and renovation status
January 28, 2020 - Morongo Casino has completed the renovation of its casino floor as an important milestone in its ongoing major expansion and renovation project scheduled for completion mid-2020. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Native American hemp production helped by Oklahoma Hemp Company
January 27, 2020 - Native American Hemp LLC (NAH) is a Native American-owned business located in Tulsa, which provides expert consulting to for tribes entering the the hemp industry. ... Read more
News Arizona
Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino reopens Agave's Restaurant
January 26, 2020 - After a four month renovation, Agave's Restaurant has reopened at Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino. The new 3,869-sq-ft resestaurant seats 118 guests. ... Read more
News Louisiana
Coushatta Casino Resort celebrates 25th Anniversary
January 25, 2020 - Coushatta Casino celebrated its 25th anniversary last week with the leaders and members of the tribe, casino and community. The casino has employed 2,200 workers for over twenty years. ... Read more
News California
Agua Caliente's Sunstone Spa is #1 in California
January 24, 2020 - Sunstone Spa at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage was named the number one spa in California by Spas of America, which also ranked Sunstone Spa #23 in North America. ... Read more
News Virginia
Pamunkey Indian Tribe proposes $350M Richmond casino resort
January 23, 2020 - The Pamunkey tribe have announced plans to build a $350 million Indian gaming casino in South Richmond. The project includes a 275-room hotel, spa, pool and fitness center ... Read more
News South Dakota
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is first to grow hemp
January 22, 2020 - Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe has been approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to self-govern the cultivation of industrial hemp on reservation land. This authority overrides state regulations ... Read more
News Michigan
Island Resort and Casino plans $30M expansion
January 21, 2020 - the Hannahville Indian Community announced a $30M construction project last week that will add 100 hotel rooms, an upscale restaurant, a pool and water park, and convention space. ... Read more
News Colorado
Ute Mountain Casino plans sports book by May 1
January 20, 2020 - Ute Mountain Casino is planning to open a sports betting area before May 1. The casino is seeking to partner with a sportsbook operator with the approval of the National Indian Gaming Commission. ... Read more
News Washington
Tulalip Resort Casino 0pens High-Limit Slots Room
January 19, 2020 - Tulalip Resort Casino announced the grand opening this week of its new high-limits slots room featuring 90 slot machines, wider spacing, high-end seating, a private bar, and a dedicated staff ... Read more
News Washington
Spokane Tribe Casino announces expansion during 2nd anniversary celebration
January 18, 2020 - During the second anniversary celbration Jan. 8th, the Spokane Tribe announced a new construction project that will double the size of the casino, add a food court, ... Read more
News Virginia
Virginia governor remains noncommittal on casino legislation
January 17, 2020 - Gov. Ralph Northam has stated he is open to the idea of casino legalization, but has not taken a position on Bill SB1126 which will be debated and amended in this year's legislature ... Read more
News Virginia
Pamunkey tribe and Norfolk sign casino agreements
January 16, 2020 - The Pamunkey Tribe and the City of Norfolk signed two agreements advance the tribe's plan to build a $700 million casino on the Elizabeth River. ... Read more
News Virginia
Cherokee propose casino in southwestern Virginia
January 15, 2020 - The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) last week announced plans for building a casino, hotel, indoor water park and outdoor concert venue on a 350-acre tract known as The Pinnacle. ... Read more
News California
Elk Grove casino project delayed until late 2021
January 14, 2020 - This week the Wilton Rancheria chairman announced a one-year delay in the construction of a $500M casino resort in Sacrament County. The groundbreaking is expected this spring followed by 18 months ... Read more
News California
Cache Creek Casino Resort fires hotel construction contractor
January 13, 2020 - The two new hotel towers under construction at Cache Creek were to open last March 2019. This week the general contractor was fired for non-performance, poor quality control, and ... Read more
News California
Eagle Mountain Casino's relocation is approved by Tulare County
January 12, 2020 - The Tule River Indian Tribe has received county approval to move their Eagle Mountain Casino from the reservation to a new site near the Portervill municipal airport. Final approval ... Read more
News California
California tribe gets USDA approval for hemp cultivation in Riverside County
January 11, 2020 - The Santa Rosa Band of Cahuilla Indians have been approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a new federal program to grow hemp on reservation land ... Read more
News California
Madera casino lawsuit moves to U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
January 10, 2020 - Tribal leaders of the Mono Indians expect a favorable decision in the Ninth Circuit court that will remove the last legal roadblock before construction begins on their casino and hotel. ... Read more
News Indiana
Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana celebrates groundbreaking
January 9, 2020 - Today Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, and Spectacle Entertainment broke ground on a new $300 million casino in Gary, Indiana. ... Read more
News Michigan
Soaring Eagle begins major hotel renovation
January 8, 2020 - Soaring Eagle has begun demolition of its hotel rooms on the 6th and 7th floor. All rooms will be replaced with new construction and reopened by August 2020. Reconstuction will continue to mid-2022 ... Read more
News Virginia
2020 Preview: Virginia Casino Legalization?
January 7, 2020 - Casinos are prohibited in Virginia, however legislation passed last year may open the door to legalization of casinos. A study shows casino gambling will add 5,000 jobs and $260M in state taxes ... Read more
News California
2020 Preview: Casinos in Palm Springs Area
January 6, 2020 - Two major construction projects highlight 2020 in the Palm Springs area. Morongo will complete its 65,000-sq-ft gaming expansion by mid-year, and the Augua Caliente tribe is building a new casino in Cathederal City. ... Read more
News California
2020 Preview: Two Inland Empire Casinos are adding hotels
January 5, 2020 - San Manuel Casino is building a 450-room hotel with a pool complex, fitness center and spa. Cahuilla Casino in Riverside County is building an all-new casino with hotel and ... Read more
News California
2020 Preview: San Diego Casino Expansion Projects
January 4, 2020 - After a major year of expansions in 2019, two projects remain to be completed in 2020. Harrahs Resort Southern California will complete its Rincon Reservation Road Brewery this month, and Pala Casino ... Read more
News United States
USDA Status of Tribal and State Hemp Plan Applications
January 3, 2020 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture published guidelines last October for tribes and states to establish their own hemp plans for governing the cultivation, processing and distribution of hemp within ... Read more
News United States
USDA Approves First Tribal and State Hemp Plans Following Federal Hemp Legalization
January 2, 2020 - The USDA has approved hemp plans from three tribes and three states to allow local regulation of hemp cultivationn, processing and distribution on lands ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma Indian Gaming Compacts Enter Limbo Today
January 1, 2020 - All Oklahoma Indian gaming compacts expired today. Did they automatically renew? None were renegotiated with Gov. Stitt, and at the same time all tribal casinos are open and operating today. ... Read more

December 2019

News California
Morongo Casino adds new center bar
December 29, 2019 - Morongo has added a new center bar to its gaming floor as part of the ongoing expansion project. The bar is named the Crystal Hearts Bar and is a short distancr from the three recently added restaurants. ... Read more
News North Carolina
Proposed Kings Mountain Casino gets environmental assessment
December 28, 2019 - The Bureau of Indian Affairs published an Environment Assessment Report last week on the impact of building a casino and entertainment complex in Kings Mountain, NC. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma Secretary of Native American Affairs resigns over Gov Stitt's compact position
December 27, 2019 - Amidst the ongoing compact dispute, the top Native American advisor in Gov Stitt's cabinet has resigned. Secretary Lisa J. Billy resigned Monday ... Read more
News New York
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe approves medical marijuana and future recreational use
December 26, 2019 - The St. Regis Mohawk Election Board has certified the results of a Dec 14th referendum in which tribal members approved an ordinance for medical marijuana and also ... Read more
News California
San Manuel Casino is offering a $10,000 Cocktail
December 25, 2019 - The award-winning mixologists at San Manuel Casino have created a new $10,000 cocktail for high rollers, especially after a big win! The cocktail is named "Rare and Fine" and is mixed with ... Read more
News California
Pechanga partners with NFL Rams and Chargers
December 24, 2019 - In a deal announced last week, Pechanga Resort Casino has been named a founding partner of the Rams, Chargers, SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park. The new SoFi Stadium will open in July 2020. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma orders tax audit on tribes during compact dispute
December 23, 2019 - While Gov Stitt and Oklahoma tribes continue their dispute over gaming compacts, the state has notified tribes that tax audits will begin as early as Jan 2. ... Read more
News Michigan
Michigan legalizes sports betting, online poker, online casino games
December 22, 2019 - Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed into law on Friday a package of ten new gambling bills that allow casinos to operate onsite and online sports betting, online poker and online casino games. ... Read more
News California
San Manuel Casino Opens $25,000 High-Limit Gaming Area
December 21, 2019 - San Manuel Casino has opened a high-limit gaming area with 15 table games and 200 of the newest slot machines. The table game limit is $25,000. Reservations needed for VIP experience. ... Read more
News Michigan
Ojibwa Casino Marquette opens expanded casino
December 20, 2019 - The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community leaders celebrated the opening of the newly expanded and renovated Ojibwa Casino in Chocolay Township today. The new casino gaming floor is doubled ... Read more
News Virginia, Tennessee
Hard Rock Casino planned for Bristol VA
December 19, 2019 - Hard Rock International has partnered with Bristol Resort & Casino to build the Hard Rock Casino Bristol in Virginia near the Tennesse border. The $150M casiino is subject to local voter approval in 2020. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma Tribes reject Gov. Stitt's call for extension
December 18, 2019 - [UPDATED] Tribal leaders responded to Gov. Stitt's proposal to extend current gaming compacts to August 31, 2020, to allow needed time for renegotiation of the casino revenue shares paid to the state. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma gaming compacts will be unresolved on Jan 1
December 17, 2019 - Gov. Stitt has reached an impasse in his drive to renegotiate the gaming compacts of Oklahoma Indian tribes. At a news conference he proposed an 8-month extension of the compacts ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma gaming compacts will automatically renew says 2004 report
December 16, 2019 - A 2004 Session Highlights Report from the Oklahoma House of Representatives states the tribal gaming compacts will expire Jan. 1, 2020, but will automatically renew ... Read more
News United States
15 Tribal Casinos rank "Best Casino" in TripAdvisor Top 50
December 15, 2019 - There are 15 Indian casinos that rank in the Top 50 Best Casinos based on TripAdvisor reviews. The data is derived from 360,781 reviews and ranked by ... Read more
News Wyoming
Eastern Shoshone Tribe considering medical marijuana and hemp opportunities
December 14, 2019 - The Eastern Shoshone Tribe is studying the business opportunities and legalities of producing medical marijuana and hemp on their Wind River Reservation. ... Read more
News Michigan
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community seeks marijuana licensing
December 13, 2019 - The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community is seeking state licensing to grow, process and sale marijuana as a long-term profitable business for the tribe. ... Read more
News Arizona
Navajo buy historic Flagstaff steakhouse and land
December 12, 2019 - The Navajo Nation has purchased 14 acres of land and an historic steakhouse in Flagstaff for $5.2 million. Future casino gaming is a possibility but not confirmed. The immediate plan is to ... Read more
News Oregon
Warm Springs hemp plan in review at USDA
December 11, 2019 - The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs have applied to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for administrative authority over hemp production on their reservation. ... Read more
News California
San Manuel Casino opens new parking structure
December 10, 2019 - San Manuel Casino has opened a new 6-story parking garage as part of the current $550 million expansion project. The new structure adds 2,200 parking spaces, 24-hour shuttle service ... Read more
News Pennsylvania
Wind Creek Bethlehem plans $90M second hotel
December 9, 2019 - A new 12-story, 270-room hotel costing $90 million is planned adjacent to the existing hotel. Construction will start this spring and include a spa, bar, ballroom and meeting space. ... Read more
News New York
Yellow Brick Road Casino announces expansion plan
December 8, 2019 - The Oneida Indian Nation announced plans on Dec. 11, 2019 to complete the third phase of construction at its Yellow Brick Road Casino. It includes an entertainment wing with a 6-lane Brunswick ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma residents rank second in gambling
December 7, 2019 - Oklahoma residents rank second in the nation for the average amount of spent gambling each year. Oklahomans average $1,141 annually at the 141 tribal gaming facilities across the state. ... Read more
News California
Elk Grove Casino hits another legal roadblock
December 6, 2019 - Stand Up for California, an anti-casino activist group, has filed an appeal with the Bureau of Indian Affairs alleging an improper transfer of 36 acres for the casino site ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Gov. Stitt says commercial casinos interested if gaming compacts not renewed - Tribes respond
December 5, 2019 - Several tribal leaders have responded to Gov. Stitt's new negotiating tact of mentioning commercial casinos as alternatives if tribal compacts are not ... Read more
News Arizona
Desert Diamond Casino West Valley will hire 1,300 new employees
December 4, 2019 - Desert Diamond Casino West Valley will soon begin hiring 1,300 new employees for its newly expanded casino opening on Feb. 19, 2020. Job positions include food and beverage, ... Read more
News New York
Seneca Casinos named sportsbook partner of NHL Buffalo Sabres
December 3, 2019 - The NHL Buffalo Sabres announced last week that the Seneca Resorts & Casinos will be the team's exclusive sportsbook partner. ... Read more
News Michigan
Michigan Tribes support sports betting legislation
December 2, 2019 - Michigan tribes favor the legalization of sports betting and support the pending House Bill 4916 Sports Betting Act. The bill has passed the state house and is currently in debate in the senate. ... Read more
News New York
Shinnecock Nation breaks ground on medical marijuana dispensary
December 1, 2019 - The Shinnecock Indian Nation is building a 3,600-sq-ft medical marijuana dispensary on reservation land in Southampton, NY. It willl be located adjacent to the Shinnocock ... Read more

November 2019

News New York
Turning Stone Resort Casino will add Hampton Inn mid-2020
November 30, 2019 - Turning Stone Resort Casino will build a new 109-room Hampton Inn by Hilton on its casino property in Verona, New York. Its exterior design and amenities will reflect the Turning Stone ... Read more
News California
Elk Grove casino project starts 'ghost mall' demolition
November 29, 2019 - Demolition of the abandoned "ghost mall" is underway in Elk Grove to clear the building site for the $500 casino resort planned by the Wilton Rancheria. Construction on the casino will begin ... Read more
News Iowa
WinnaVegas wins "Best of Iowa" in readers survey
November 28, 2019 - Readers of Casino Player magazine have vote WinnaVegas Casino Resort the Best in Iowa in 19 categories including "Where You Feel the Luckiest" and "Favorite Casino Resort to Vacation At." ... Read more
News Wisconsin
Ho-Chunk Casino serves indigenous food during Native American Heritage Month
November 27, 2019 - The Ho-Chunk Gaming Casino in Wisconsin Dells has set up an Indigenous Food section in their buffet during November to celebrate Native American ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Cherokee Nation drives $2.17B of Oklahoma's economy
November 26, 2019 - Cherokee Nation has a major impact in the Oklahoma economy. The tribe added $2.17 billion to the state's economy, supported 19,203 jobs, paid $836M in labor and benefits ... Read more
News Arizona
New West Valley Casino will open Feb 19, 2020
November 25, 2019 - Construction of the $400 million Desert Diamond West Valley Casino is in its final stage. When this 2.3 million-square-foot casino opens Feb. 19, 2020, it will be one of the largest casino in Arizona. ... Read more
News New Mexico
Navajo celebrate 11th anniversary of first casino
November 24, 2019 - Fire Rock Navajo Casino became the first Navajo casino when it opened its doors on November 19, 2008. Its financial success was soon followed by the building of three more Navajo casinos. ... Read more
News Arkansas
Choctaw Nation files for Arkansas casino
November 23, 2019 - The Choctaw Nation submitted an application with the Arkansas Racing Commission for a license to build a commercial casino in Pope County. The submission was just hours before the 4:30PM final deadline ... Read more
News Florida
Seminole Hard Rock Tampa is opening a Sugar Factory
November 22, 2019 - A new Sugar Factory American Brasserie will open at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa next month. The new venue will overlook the grand entrance from the mezzanine ... Read more
News Virginia
Hard Rock will operate Bristol VA casino
November 22, 2019 - Project developers for a proposed casino at the former Bristol Mall have named Hard Rock International as the casino operator. The casino name will be Hard Rock Casino Bristol. ... Read more
News California
Tachi Palace celebrates grand reopening of High Limit Gaming Room
November 21, 2019 - After completing a major renovation, Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino in Lemoore celebrated the grand reopening of its High Limit (HL) Gaming Room last week. ... Read more
News Arizona
Casino Del Sol opens new Estrella hotel
November 20, 2019 - After 18 months of construction the Casino DelSol has opened its second hotel. The new Extrella at Casino Del Sol is six stories tall with 151 rooms, and features an outdoor pool with a 100-foot slide, ... Read more
News California
California tribes seek 2020 ballot measure for sports betting
November 19, 2019 - A coalition of 18 California tribes are seeking to place a sports betting measure on the Nov. 2020 ballot. It would authorize sports books at California Indian casinos and racetracks. ... Read more
News Alabama
Poarch Creek Indians propose $1B gambling plan for Alabama
November 18, 2019 - The Poarch Creek Indians have launched a public awareness campaign to expand their casinos in the state, add Class III table games, sports betting, a state lottery ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes will expand Lucky Star Casino Watonga
November 17, 2019 - The expansion of the Lucky Star Casino Watonga will add gaming space for 400 new slot machines, a restaurant, a five-story hotel with 80 guest rooms, and a convention center ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Fancy Dance Casino will open mid-2020
November 16, 2019 - After several start-up delays the Ponca Tribe has begun construction on the new Fancy Dance Casino near Perry, Oklahoma. The new 10,000-square-foot casino with 290 slot machines will be completed in ... Read more
News California
Eagle Mountain Casino relocation is approved by Federal BIA
November 15, 2019 - The Tule River Tribe has received the necessary approvals from local and federal officals to move the Eagle Mountain Casino to a new location near the Porterville Airport. ... Read more
News Oregon
Chinook Winds Casino will host Siletz Tribe's 42nd Annual Restoration Powwow
November 14, 2019 - This Saturday the Siletz Tribe, owners of Chinook Winds Casino, will celebrate the 42nd anniversary of the federal government's restoration of their tribe ... Read more
News California
Sycuan Awarded Best Casino and Best Casino Buffet
November 13, 2019 - The readers of San Diego Uptown News have voted Sycuan Casino Resort as Best Casino and Best Casino Buffet in this year's poll of local businesses. This is the third consecutive year ... Read more
News North Carolina
Harrah's Cherokee Casinos partner with NFL Carolina Panthers
November 12, 2019 - Harrah's Cherokee Casinos and the Carolina Panthers have signed a 5-year sponsorship and partnership agreement involving naming rights to the pre-game and post-game ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma tribes unanimously reject arbitration proposal
November 11, 2019 - Thirty five Oklahoma tribes have unanimously rejected an arbitration proposal by the state attorney general to resolve their gaming compact dispute with Gov. Stitt. ... Read more
News New York
Oneida Nation will open "The Lakehouse at Sylvan Beach" in May 2020
November 10, 2019 - The Oneida Indian Nation announced plans this week to open a dining and gaming venue in Sylvan Beach, NY. It will feature 100 slot machines with indoor/outdoor dining ... Read more
News New York
Seneca Nation plans sportsbooks at three casinos
November 9, 2019 - Sports betting is coming soon to Seneca Niagara Casino, Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino and Seneca Allegany Casino. The Seneca Nation has partnered with Kambi Group, a leading supplier in sports ... Read more
News Colorado
Colorado voters approve sports betting
November 8, 2019 - By an extremely narrow margin, state voters approved a ballot measure Tuesday authorizing the Colorado Division of Gaming to license and regulate sports betting at casinos and on mobile apps.. ... Read more
News California
Sycuan Celebrates 36th Anniversary with $2.5M in Giveaways
November 7, 2019 - Sycuan Casino Resort is giving away $2.5M in cash, free plays, prizes and car giveaways throughout the month of November as Sycuan celebrates its 36th anniversary. ... Read more
News California
Rolling Hills Casino breaks ground on major expansion
November 6, 2019 - Rolling Hills Casino has begun a major renovation and expansion that includes a 40% enlargement of the gaming floor, two new restaurants, an onsite brewery and distillery, hotel room upgrades at both ... Read more
News Washington
Muckleshoot Casino becomes official partner of NHL Seattle
November 5, 2019 - The partnership between the Muckleshoot Casino and NHL Seattle was announced Oct. 30 at a Muckleshoot Indian Tribe's blessing of the land ceremony performed at Seattle Center ... Read more
News California
Agua Caliente celebrates groundbreaking for downtown Cathedral City casino
November 4, 2019 - The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians broke ground today on their new casino in downtown Cathedral City. The location is the northwest corner of East Palm Canyon ... Read more
News United States
USA Today names 2019 Top 10 casinos outside Vegas
November 3, 2019 - Barona Casino, an Indian casino in Southern California, was named "Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas" in the 2019 USA Today's Readers' Choice Awards. Five in the Top 10 are Native Am ... Read more
News California
Barona Resort & Casino named 'Best Casino Outside Vegas' by USA Today
November 2, 2019 - Barona Casino was named "Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas" in the 2019 USA Today's Readers' Choice Awards. Barona won the award for its friendly dealers, a great ... Read more
News California
Hard Rock Casino Sacramento Celebrates a Rockin' Grand Opening
November 1, 2019 - The $440M Hard Rock Hotel and Casino at Fire Mountain officially opened its doors Oct. 30 with a traditional guitar smash, live entertainment, special promotions and giveaways ... Read more

October 2019

News California
Viejas Casino launches Heroes Club for those that serve
October 31, 2019 - Viejas will launch its Heroes Club on Veterans Day Nov. 11 with discounts and club benefits for veterans, active military, law enforcement, first responders and border patrol. Dependents are eligible. ... Read more
News New York
Seneca Niagara Casino will host 9th Native American Music Awards
October 30, 2019 - Seneca Niagara Casino will host the 9th annual Native American Music Awards on Saturday Nov 2. The awards recognize the top artists, songs, albums, groups and ... Read more
News California
Elk Grove casino court win is appealed
October 29, 2019 - Two weeks after a DC federal judge dismissed a lawsuit from an opposition group trying to block construction of the Elk Grove casino, that group Stand Up for California! has filed an appeal based on ... Read more
News New York
Point Place Casino plans expansion in 2020
October 28, 2019 - Construction has begun at Point Place Casino to expand the casino floor and add new slot machines. There will also be space for a Dealer School for Blackjack, 3-Card-Poker, Spanish-21, Mississippi Stud Poker ... Read more
News Florida
Seminole Hard Rock opens $1.5B expansion and new guitar-shaped hotel
October 27, 2019 - After 2 1/2 years of construction and $1.5B the Seminole Hard Rock Casino Hollywood opened its expanded casino on Oct. 24 and its guitar-shaped hotel on Oct. 25. ... Read more
News Illinois
Choctaw casino plan for suburban Chicago receives unanimous local approval
October 26, 2019 - The Matteson Village Board of Trustees voted 6-0 to approve the Choctaw casino proposal to build a $300 million casino hotel in suburban Chicago. ... Read more
News Illinois
Five tribes propose building commercial casinos in Illinois
October 25, 2019 - Five tribes have proposed building new casinos in Illinois under the Rebuild Illinois Act including the Choctaw Nation (OK), Potawatomi (WI), Poarch Creek (AL), Ho-Chunk Nation (WI), and ... Read more
News Illinois
Choctaw Nation proposes suburban Chicago casino
October 24, 2019 - Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has proposed a $300M casino, hotel and conference center to the Matteson Village Board near Chicago, Illinois. The 123,000-sq-ft casino would feature ... Read more
News Michigan
Gun Lake Casino plans $100M expansion
October 23, 2019 - Gun Lake Casino will soon break ground to enlarge its casino by 72,000 square feet, double the size of Stage 131, and add two upscale restaurants. The grand opening will be in the summer of 2021. ... Read more
News California
San Manuel Casino partners with NFL Raiders, Allegiant Stadium
October 22, 2019 - At the Raiders Preview Center in Las Vegas last Monday, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians announced they are partnering with the Raiders and Allegiant Stadium. ... Read more
News Washington
Tribe opens cannabis retail store in Sequim, WA
October 21, 2019 - The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe opened a new cannabis retail store located 1/3 mile from their 7 Cedars Casino. The store is named Cedar Greens Cannabis Shop and is directly across ... Read more
News Pennsylvania
Wind Creek Bethlehem plans new hotel and water park
October 20, 2019 - Wind Creek Bethlehem is planning a major expansion at the historic No. 2 Machine Shop of the old Bethlehem Steel factory. The plan includes a 300,000-sq-ft water park and a 276-room hotel. ... Read more
News South Dakota
Royal River Casino completes expansion with Relaunch Weekend
October 19, 2019 - After completing three years and $30M of renovations, upgrades and expansion, the Royal River Casino and Hotel is celebrating with its Relaunch Weekend Oct 11-13. ... Read more
News California
Cathedral City casino wins federal approval
October 18, 2019 - The Agua Caliente tribe will now move forward with their plans to build a casino in downtown Cathedral City, California after receiving approval from the U.S. Department of Interior. ... Read more
News Illinois
Wisconsin Tribe Proposes Suburban Chicago Casino
October 17, 2019 - The Wisconsin Ho-Chunk Nation proposes a $300M casino and hotel in south suburban Lynwood. The proposed location is 120 acres owned by the tribe and located east of Illinois 394 ... Read more
News California
Elk Grove casino wins final court battle
October 16, 2019 - After three years of litigation, a DC federal judge dismissed the final lawsuit against building the Elk Grove casino. The Wilton Rancheria can now finalize plans for their $500M casino in Sacramento County. ... Read more
News California
Cahuilla Casino Hotel Construction Update
October 15, 2019 - The Cahuilla tribe is spending $35.2 million to construct a new casino and hotel. The project is on schedule to open in Spring 2020.The casino's 14,000-square-foot gaming floor will include ... Read more
News Pennsylvania
Wind Creek Bethlehem Celebrates Grand Opening
October 14, 2019 - The Poarch Creek Indians of Alabama celebrated the grand opening of their Wind Creek Bethlehem casino and resort. The property is the former Sands Casino & Resort Bethlehem. ... Read more
News Calfornia
San Manuel Casino and Anaheim Ducks expand partnership
October 13, 2019 - San Manuel Casino has announced the expansion of its 13-year partnership with the Anaheim Ducks. The new San Manuel Casino Winner's Circle at the Honda Center will ... Read more
News Illinois
Hard Rock Casino is approved by Rockford City Council
October 12, 2019 - Rockford City Council selected Hard Rock International over two other proposals as Rockford's single applicant for state licensing. Hard Rock will build a $310M casino with 65,000-sq-ft ... Read more
News Arkansas
Cherokee Nation's casino proposal is rejected by Russellville City Council
October 11, 2019 - Last week the Russellville City Council rejected the casino application from the Cherokee Nations and Legends Hospitality as incomplete. The $225M casino proposal ... Read more
News Washington
Angel of the Winds readies 2019 Xpansion Grand Opening
October 10, 2019 - Angel of the Winds Casino Resort will celebrate the grand opening of its $60M Xpansion project with festivities Oct 24-28. It will start with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 AM Oct 24. ... Read more
News Nevada
Las Vegas Paiute Indians open cannabis tasting room
October 9, 2019 - The first cannabis tasting room in Nevada was opened Oct 5 by the Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians just two blocks north of downtown Las Vegas inside their NuWu Cannabis Marketplace store. ... Read more
News Illinois
Alabama Tribe Proposes Casino in South Suburbs of Chicago
October 8, 2019 - Wind Creek Hospitality, the gaming and hospitality company of Alabama's Poarch Creek Indians, has proposed a $275M casino in the suburbs of East Hazel Crest and Homewood ... Read more
News Indiana
Four Winds Casino South Bend opens high limit room
October 7, 2019 - The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians announced the addition of a High Limit gaming room at their Four Winds Casino in South Bend. Located directly off the main casino floor, the new room offers ... Read more
News California
Sycuan Square opens to the public
October 6, 2019 - The Sycuan Tribe has opened the first phase of Sycuan Square with the 5,500-sq-ft Sycuan Market, drive-through smoke shop and a 16-pump fuel station. Revenues will benefit the reservation communities ... Read more
News California
2019 Southern California's Best Casinos
October 5, 2019 - The Southern California Gaming GuideTM has announced its annual Reader's Choice Awards for the Best Casinos in 17 categories. Winners are chosen from 24 Socal tribal casinos for 1st, 2nd and 3rd ... Read more
News Idaho
Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort named 'Tribal Destination of the Year'
October 4, 2019 - The Coeur d'Alene Casino was honored at the 21st annual American Indian Tourism Conference for its Cultural Tourism Program for promoting the history and culture of ... Read more
News California
Win-River relocation is opposed by Shasta County Board
October 3, 2019 - The Shasta County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 against the Redding Racheria plan to move Win-River Resort & Casino to a 232-acre site on the I-5 south of Redding. ... Read more
News Florida
Seminole Hard Rock Tampa opens $700M expansion with Grand Celebration Weekend
October 2, 2019 - Hard Rock is celebrating the grand opening of its $700M expansion with weekend of parties, $1M sweepstakes, ribbon cutting and guitar smashing ... Read more
News California
Morongo's 65,000-sq-ft expansion passes halfway point
October 1, 2019 - Construction of the 65,000-square-foot expansion of Morongo has passed the 50% completion point as it proceeds towards opening next summer. ... Read more

September 2019

News Oklahoma
Bordertown Casino will close down Dec 15
September 30, 2019 - The Eastern Shawnee have decided to permanently close the Bordertown Casino and Arena near the Missouri stateline in Wyandotte, Oklahoma. In a press release tlast week he tribe explained ... Read more
News Arkansas
Saracen Casino Annex opens 300 slots on Oct 1
September 29, 2019 - While construction progresses on the new Saracen Casino & Resort, the Quapaw Nation is opening 300 slot machines to the public Oct 1 in a annex building at the building site. ... Read more
News Arizona
Twin Arrows Casino will open I-40 Travel Plaza
September 28, 2019 - Navajo Blue Travel Plaza will open in late Fall at Twin Arrows Casino Resort to provide travelers with 24/7 fuel, food and beverages, Navajo products and tourist information. ... Read more
News Virginia
Norfolk approves land sale for Pamunkey Tribe Casino
September 27, 2019 - The Norfolk City Council approved a land sale agreement with the Pamunkey Indian Tribe for 13 acres of city-owned land along the Elizabeth River to build a proposed $700M casino and hotel. ... Read more
News United States
USA Today's 2019 Top 3 'Best Casino Hotels' are Native American
September 26, 2019 - USA Today's 2019 10Best Readers' Choice Awards for Best Casino Hotel named three Native American casino resorts in the top three positions. ... Read more
News Arizona
Gila River opens Arizona Cardinals-branded hotel room
September 25, 2019 - As part of the Gila River - Arizona Cardinals partnership, Gila River has opened an exclusive Cardinals-themed hotel room at both Wild Horse Pass and Vee Quiva resorts. ... Read more
News California
Cache Creek Casino partners with SF 49ers
September 24, 2019 - Cache Creek Casino Resort is the official casino of the SF 49ers. The casino has similar sports partnerships with the Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings, San Jose Sharks and the Oakland A's. ... Read more
News Illinois
Forest City Casino Proposal
September 23, 2019 - The third applicant for a Rockford casino license proposes a $500M casino, hotel and entertainment complex in Forest City. It would include a golf entertainment center, waterpark and family fun center. ... Read more
News California
Cathedral City casino approved by County Board
September 22, 2019 - Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve a compensation plan with the Agua Caliente Tribe to cover costs of county services needed for a Cathedral City casino. ... Read more
News Nevada
Mohegans will manage new Virgin Las Vegas casino
September 21, 2019 - Virgin Hotels has bought Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and plans to close, renovated, rebrand and reopen the property in 2020. Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment will ... Read more
News Florida
Seminole Hard Rock announces new Daer South Florida entertainment complex
September 20, 2019 - Hard Rock have officials announced a massive 44,000-sq-ft entertainment complex featuring a poolside day club, a nightclub and a rooftop club. ... Read more
News North Carolina
NC Cherokee Council approves Cannabis Commission
September 19, 2019 - The Tribal Council of Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has established a commission to research and develop economic opportunites in the industrial hemp industry. ... Read more
News Washington
Muckleshoot Casino breaks ground on 18-story hotel tower
September 18, 2019 - Muckleshoot Casino celebrated its second ground breaking this year. It begins the second phase of expansion to add a 400-room luxury hotel, the largest of any casino resort in the state. ... Read more
News U.S. Government
2018 Indian Gaming Revenues Increase 4.1% to $33.7 Billion
September 17, 2019 - The total 2018 revenue is based on audited financial statements of 501 gaming operations owned by 241 federally recognized Tribes across 29 states. ... Read more
News Michigan
Saganing Eagles Landing opens new $60M expansion, hotel
September 10, 2019 - On Sep 6 Saganing Eagles Landing celebrated the grand opening of its new 5-story hotel with 148 rooms and a rooftop restaurant. The larger gaming floor ... Read more
News Arizona
Gila River Casinos named official partner of AZ Cardinals
September 9, 2019 - Gila River Hotels & Casinos has partnered with the Arizona Cardinals as the team's "Official Hotel and Casino". Fans will be treated to the largest casino promotions in 25-years of ... Read more
News New York
Yellow Brick Road Casino opens NY's largest sports betting lounge
September 8, 2019 - The largest sports betting lounge in New York State is now open at the Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango. It is 8,800-sq-feet with a 32-ft screen, full-service sports bar ... Read more
News New York
Seneca Casinos named 'Official Casino of the Buffalo Bills'
September 7, 2019 - Seneca Resorts and Casinos is the official casino partner of the Buffalo Bills. The Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel, Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino and Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel will ... Read more
News California
Tachi Palace opens Pho-Nominal Eats
September 6, 2019 - The Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino in Kings County opened its newest restaurant last week. The Pho-Nominal Eats is a casual venue with a variety of menu choices including pan asian bowls, Vietnamese rolls and ... Read more
News Indiana
Indiana launches sports betting
September 5, 2019 - Indiana has become the 13th state to offer legalized sports betting. There is only in-person betting at licensed casinos at this time. Online and mobile betting will launch later in the football season. ... Read more
News Mississippi
Pearl River Resort Celebrates First Year of First Native American Sportsbook
September 4, 2019 - The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians were the first tribe in the nation to open a sportsbook in their casino on Aug 30 last year. ... Read more
News Wisconsin
Oneida Casino partners with Green Bay Packers
September 3, 2019 - Oneida Casino, which will celebrate its 25th anniversary, has been named the official partner of the Packers. The casino will offer sweepstakes to win season ... Read more
News Indiana
Four Winds South Bend seeks to add table games, sportsbook
September 2, 2019 - Tribal leaders have asked Gov. Holcomb for a gaming compact allowing table games, Vegas-style slots and sports betting at Four winds Casino in South Bend. ... Read more
News New York
Shinnecock Nation will explore casino opportunities
September 1, 2019 - Last week the Shinnecock Indian Nation voted and overwhelmingly passed two gaming resolutions as the first step to exploring new casino opportunities. ... Read more

August 2019

News Florida
Seminole Hard Rock Tampa adds Elvis Presley's 24K gold leaf grand piano
August 31, 2019 - The new grand entrance to Tampa's Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is now the home of Elvis Presley's 24K gold leaf grand piano. Elvis played this piano at Graceland. ... Read more
News California
Scotts Valley Indians continue fight for Vallejo casino
August 30, 2019 - The Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians have filed a complaint in U.S. District Court in DC to overturn last February's DOI decision to reject their casino application for North Vallejo, California. ... Read more
News California
Agua Caliente downtown casino is approved by Cathedral City Council
August 29, 2019 - The Cathedral City Council has approved a plan by the Agua Caliente tribe to build a new casino in the downtown area of Cathedral City. This is a key step forward ... Read more
News Michigan
Ojibwa Casino Marquette expansion will open in December
August 28, 2019 - The $40M renovation and expansion of the Ojibwa Casino will open before the end of this year. Its gaming floor will be double the size and feature 500 more slot machines. A 1,200-seat amphitheater ... Read more
News Washington
New Quil Ceda Creek Casino Opens Early 2021
August 27, 2019 - Construction is progressing on the new 126,700-sq-ft casino under construction west of I-5 at Fourth St. The new casino with 1,500 slots and 16 tab le games will replace the existing Quil Ceda Creek Casino in early 2021. ... Read more
News California
Cabazon Band of Mission Indians signs new 25-year gaming compact
August 26, 2019 - The tribe has signed a new gaming compact with California that allows 1,800 slot machines at Fantasy Springs Casino and 450 more beginning in 2024. A new, second casino ... Read more
News Michigan
Gun Lake Tribe celebrates 20 years of tribal sovereignty
August 25, 2019 - Gun Lake Tribe received federal recognition on Aug 23, 1999 restoring its rights to self-government and to sovereignty of reservation land under the U.S. Indian Gaming Regulatory ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Golden Mesa Casino will open Sept 12
August 24, 2019 - The Shawnee Tribe will finally celebrate the grand opening of its new casino in the Panhandle on Sept 7th. The casino will host 600 electronic gaming machines, 6 table games, a diner and entertainment. ... Read more
News New Mexico
Sandia Resort is adding 72,000 sq-ft expansion
August 23, 2019 - A 3-level expansion will be added to the southeastern edge of Sandia Resort & Casino. The top floor will be a 25,000-square-foot sports venue with a 30-ft sports bar, restaurant, outdoor decking, and indoor golf simulators. ... Read more
News Michigan
FireKeepers Casino Hotel celebrates 10th anniversay
August 22, 2019 - FireKeepers Casino is running a month-long celebration of its tenth anniversary with special entertainment, prizes and promotions. Over the decade the casino has added a 4-diamond hotel tower, new restaurants, event ... Read more
News Oklahoma
29 Tribal Nations Unite Against OK Gov
August 21, 2019 - A letter signed by leaders of 29 Oklahoma tribes was sent from the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association to Gov. Stitt expressing their united opposition to his call to renegotiate payments before renewing gaming compacts on Jan 1, 2020. ... Read more
News Florida
Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood will open 14 new restaurants
August 20, 2019 - Hard Rock will open many new dining venues during its Oct 24 Grand Opening of its $1.5B expansion including a new American live-fire grill, Vegas-style buffet, contemporary ... Read more
News Oregon
Chinook Winds is opening Sports Betting Lounge Aug 27
August 19, 2019 - The Chinook Winds Casino open a Sports Wagering Lounge on Aug 27. The casino's website has posted sports betting rules as well as open job opportunities. ... Read more
News New Mexico
Isleta Resort & Casino opens sportsbook
August 18, 2019 - Isleta opened the fourth sportsbook in New Mexico on Monday taking bets on in-state college games of the Lobos and Aggies. Sports betting is open everyday from 8 am till 1 pm in a temporary ... Read more
News California
Sycuan Casino Resort Rated AAA Four Diamonds
August 17, 2019 - The new 12-story Sycuan hotel has been inspected by the Auto Club and given the AAA Four Diamond Rating. Only 6.3 percent of all AAA-inspected hotels have received Four Diamonds. ... Read more
News Iowa | Nebraska
Prairie Flower Casino kept open by U.S. District Court
August 16, 2019 - The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska won another court decision Tuesday against the city government of Council Bluffs amd the state governments of Iowa and Nebraska. In U.S. District Court ... Read more
News California
Hard Rock Sacramento now accepting hotel reservations
August 15, 2019 - As Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain nears its opening, the Hard Rock Hotel opened its reservation system today and began accepting room bookings. ... Read more
News Minnesota
Cedar Lakes Casino sets world record for fry bread taco
August 14, 2019 - During the grand opening celebration of the new Cedar Lakes Casino & Hotel on Aug 10, a Guinness world record for Indian tacos was set at 350 pounds. ... Read more
News Arizona
$400M West Valley Casino will open late 2019
August 13, 2019 - An all-new, larger casino will replace the current Glendale casino by the end of the year. The new gaming floor is 75,000-sq-ft, double the existing size, and new games are blackjack, poker, live bingo. ... Read more
News Arkansas
Cherokee Nation, Legends preview $225M Legends Resort & Casino Arkansas
August 12, 2019 - Plans to build the Legends Resort & Casino Arkansas in Russellville were revealed today. The $225M project includes an outdoor waterpark, outdoor music venue, ... Read more
News Arkansas
Cherokee Nation selected for Pope County casino
August 11, 2019 - The Cherokee Nation in partnership with Legends, a Cowboys/Yankees-backed hospitality company, wins court endorsement to build a casino and hotel complex in Russellville. ... Read more
News Wisconsin
Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe drops marijuana from employee drug testing
August 10, 2019 - Wisconsin's Lac Courte Oreilles Band (LOC) of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians has stopped testing for marijuana in drug tests of new hires. ... Read more
News Washington
Angel of the Winds Casino Expansion Update
August 9, 2019 - Angel of the Winds Casino is nearing the end of its $50M expansion project that adds 300,000 sq-ft. Yesterday the new casino floor opened as well as a 3-story paking structure. The new bowling alley will ... Read more
News Wisconsin
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino opens new hotel tower
August 8, 2019 - Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee celebrated the grand opening of a second hotel tower today with a ribbon cutting ceremony and brief speeches by company officials. ... Read more
News Washington
Snoqualmie Casino holds active shooter training
August 7, 2019 - Snoqualmie Casino held active shooter training just days after the mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH. Two days of active shooter preparedness training was made available to ... Read more
News Illinois
Potawatomi Apply for Waukegan Casino License
August 6, 2019 - Potawatomi Hotel and Casino filed an application yesterday with the City of Waukegan, Illinois to build a commercial casino and entertainment venue under the Rebuild Illinois Law enacted last June. ... Read more
News Oregon
Oregon readies mobile sports betting
August 5, 2019 - Oregon Lottery will launch its new mobile sports betting app and website later this month. It is named the Oregon Lottery Scoreboard and will go live prior to the first game of NFL regular season. ... Read more
News Minnesota
Cedar Lakes Casino celebrates grand opening!
August 4, 2019 - The Leech Lake Band closed its Palace Casino July 22 and replaced it with the new Cedar Lakes Casino-Hotel in Cass Lake. A grand opening ceremony Aug 8 will begin a week-long celebration ... Read more
News California
Pechanga Casino partners with Los Angeles Rams
August 3, 2019 - Pechanga Resort Casino has agreed to a marketing partnership with the LA Rams. The team will provide Pechanga with premium stadium seats, VIP events, presenting sponsorship of ... Read more
News New York
Oneida Nation launches sports betting at Turning Stone and Point Place casinos
August 2, 2019 - Two Oneida casinos officially opened their sports betting lounges yesterday. Yellow Brick Road Casino will follow later this fall. ... Read more
News California
New Havasu Landing Resort & Casino Update
August 1, 2019 - The new Havasu Landing Resort & Casino has missed its announced July 31st opening and has not issued a new date due to a contractor issue. the new casino with its 13,000-square-foot gaming floor ... Read more

July 2019

News California
Barstow casino fight continues between two tribes
July 31, 2019 - After years with no success, the Chemehuevi tribe of Lake Havasu are resubmitting their application to build a casino in Barstow. The location is 40 acres on Lenwood Drive. ... Read more
News California
Eagle Mountain Casino relocation is approved by Porterville
July 30, 2019 - The Porterville City Council voted unanimously to approve an agreement with Tule River Tribe for relocation of the Eagle Mountain Casino to a 40-acre site next to the Porterville airport. ... Read more
News Illinois
Second Proposal for Rockford Casino
July 29, 2019 - A downtown casino and entertainment complex including an aquarium is proposed by Rock River West Casino Group, a local partnership with developer Gorman & Company, ... Read more
News Michigan
Saganing Eagles Landing's $60M expansion opens Aug 19
July 28, 2019 - After a 2-year major expansion project the Saganing Eagles Landing Casino & Hotel will open its expanded casino Aug 19 and celebrate its grand opening September 8. ... Read more
News Arkansas
New Saracen Casino will break ground Aug 5
July 27, 2019 - The Quapaw Nation of Oklahoma will break ground on its new Saracen Casino Resort in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, on Monday August 5th. Construction is expected to be completed next summer. ... Read more
News North Carolina
North Carolina approves sports betting at Cherokee casinos
July 26, 2019 - Gov. Roy Cooper has signed into law the legalization of sports betting at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in Cherokee, NC and Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Hotel & Casino in Murphy, NC. ... Read more
News Indiana
Hard Rock Casino in Gary will open in late 2020
July 25, 2019 - Construction will soon begin on a new 200,000-square-foot casino in Gary, Indiana. The casino will include a Hard Rock Cafe and a Hard Rock Live concert venue. ... Read more
News California
Tejon's Hard Rock Casino proposal wins Kern County support
July 24, 2019 - The Kern County Board of Supervisors has approved a $218 million agreement to provide public safety services to the Hard Rock Casino proposed ... Read more
News New York
Seneca Nation and sports betting
July 23, 2019 - The Seneca Nation announced its legal right to open sports betting at its casinos in Niagara Falls, Buffalo, and Salamanca despite a $255M revenue conflict with the state. ... Read more
News Nebraska
Ho-Chunk Farms will grow hemp in Nebraska
July 22, 2019 - Ho-Chunk Farms has been selected by the State of Nebraska to participate in a pilot program to cultivate hemp. Ho-Chunk will plant 5.5 acres of hemp this summer on the Winnebago reservation to ... Read more
News Kansas
Prairie Band Casino & Resort Begins 2nd Phase of Expansion
July 21, 2019 - The Prairie Band Casino & Resort held a ground-breaking ceremony on July 19 to celebrate the launch of its next construction project to add ... Read more
News British Columbia
Casino of the Rockies re-opens after major upgrade
July 20, 2019 - Casino of the Rockies at St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino has been totally redesigned and upgraded with a new look reflecting the essence of Nature and the culture of the Ktunaxa Nation. ... Read more
News California
Tejon Indians and Kern County Seek Casino Agreement
July 19, 2019 - Kern County and the Tejon Indians have been negotiating a 20-year services agreement for the proposed Hard Rock Hotel & Casino near Bakersfield. It includes police, fire, ... Read more
News Wisconsin
Ho-Chunk Nation responds to Hard Rock Rockford application
July 18, 2019 - Ho-Chunk Nation has responded to Hard Rock's application to build a casino in Rockford, IL and says it will "make the region a powerhouse." ... Read more
News Illinois
Hard Rock Casino Proposed for Rockford IL
July 17, 2019 - Hard Rock International is the first to announce their plan to build a casino in Rockford, IL. It includes a casino, an entertainment and music venue, restaurants, retail stores and a hotel. ... Read more
News New York
Sports betting began today in New York
July 16, 2019 - The first sports bet in New York State history was placed today at the Rivers Sportsbook inside the Rivers Casino & Resort. Sports betting at seven other New York casinos will soon follow. ... Read more
News Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Launches Online Casino Gambling
July 15, 2019 - The first to launch an online casino in Pennsylvania was Hollywood Casino when it accepted first bets at 11AM. A second online casino was launched a few hours later by Parx Casino. ... Read more
Aquinnah Tribe asks court to resume casino construction
July 14, 2019 - The Aquinnah Tribe is asking a U.S. District Court for a stay in last month's ruling by Judge Dennis Saylor 4th that halts construction of the tribe's casino pending local permits. ... Read more
News Washington
Kalispel Tribe's lawsuit against Spokane Tribe Casino is dismissed
July 13, 2019 - A U.S. District Court Judge this week dismissed a lawsuit filed in 2017 by the Kalispel Tribe and Spokane County that argued the U.S. Interior Dept was wrong to approve the casino. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Five Civilized Tribes Reject OK Gov's Demand to Renegotiate Compacts
July 12, 2019 - The Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes today rejected Gov. Stitt's demand to renegotiate gaming compacts. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
OK Gov and Tribes Clash Over Compact Renewals
July 11. 2019 - Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt insists on renogotiation of all the state-tribe gaming compacts which are scheduled for renewal Jan 1, 2020. ... Read more
News North Carolina
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Study Hemp Feasibility
July 10, 2019 - The Tribal Council of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has received and studying a feasibilty study on industrial hemp which it commissioned back in February. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Osage Tulsa breaks ground on 2nd hotel tower
July 9, 2019 - The Osage Casino Hotel in downtown Tulsa has begun construction on a 6-story hotel tower which will add 145 guest rooms. Completion is expected in August 2020. ... Read more
News Massachusetts
First Light Casino Project Expects Final Outcome on Oct 15
July 8, 2019 - The legal battle of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to build a $1B casino resort in Taunton could reach a final conclusion by the DC District Court on Oct 15. ... Read more
News Arizona
Casino Arizona Opens CAZ Sports Bar
July 7, 2019 - The new CAZ Sports Bar is a great gathering place for those seeking great food, drinks and sports on 46 large tv screens. ... Read more
News Arizona
Pascua Yaqui Tribe Wants Third Tucson Casino
July 6, 2019 - Pascua Yaqui leaders are negotiating with Tucson City officials to build a new casino on tribal land West Grant Road and Interstate 10. The agreement would be subject to federal approval of ... Read more
News Wisconsin, Illinois
Ho-Chunk Nation's casino plan for Beloit gets challenge from Rockford IL
July 5, 2019 - As the Beloit tribal casino awaits a federal go-ahead decision, Illinois has enacted a massive gambling expansion bill that will bring a casino to Rockford, IL. ... Read more
News California
Elk Grove Casino Project Fights Another Lawsuit
July 4, 2019 - The U.S. Dept of Interior and the Wilton Rancheria both filed legal responses yesterday in the U.S. District Court DC for another lawsuit filed by the activist group Stand Up for California! ... Read more
News California
Valley View Casino Completes $50M Expansion
July 3, 2019 - After 18 months of new construction and major renovations, Valley View Casino celebrated the opening of 43,000 square feet of additional gaming, new entrance, new restaurant ... Read more
News Arkansas
Arkansas Launches Sports Betting
July 2, 2019 - Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort is the first of four casinos in Arkansas to launch their sports book. Tellers and kiosks opened July 1 in the VIP racing area of the casino. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
La Cantina celebrates new menu at Choctaw Casino Durant
July 1, 2019 - The La Cantina restaurant at Choctaw Casino and Resort in Durant has a new menu to be introduced at its "Grand Opening Fiesta" scheduled July 4-7. ... Read more

June 2019

News Montana
Kwataqnuk Resort Casino opens Falling Waters Bar and Grill
June 30, 2019 - The new Falling Waters Bar and Grill opened last week offering its guests a new gathering place for televised sporting events, a full-service bar, and an expanded food menu. ... Read more
News Illinois
Illinois Authorizes Sports Betting & Six New Casinos
June 29, 2019 - Illinois Gov. Pritzker has signed into law a $45B infrastructure bill that includes a massive gambling across the state. The new law legalizes sports betting, authorizes six new casinos, adds ... Read more
News California
Agua Caliente Will Build 10,000-seat Downtown Arena
June 26, 2019 - Agua Caliente will build a large arena in Palm Springs to host live concerts with Live Nation Entertainment and potentially an American Hockey League farm team. ... Read more
News California
Sycuan Casino partners with Del Mar Racetrack
June 25, 2019 - Two major attractions in San Diego have agreed on a promotional partnership beginning July 17 that includes Sycuan signage at the finish line and other throughout the track plus video replays will display ... Read more
News New Mexico
New Sports Book at Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino
June 24, 2019 - The Mescalero Apache Tribe has partnered with william Hill to provide the technology and daily operation of a sportsbook inside the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino. ... Read more
News Massachusetts
Grand Opening of the Encore Boston Harbor
June 23, 2019 - The $2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor in Everett, Massachusetts opened to the public this morning. Over 50,000 visitors were welcomed. The ceremonies included a ribbon cutting, speeches and a fireworks show. ... Read more
News California
Three California Tribes will appeal US District Court decision
June 22, 2019 - Three California tribes will appeal their case against the State of California and Gov. Newsom to stop state-licensed cardrooms from hosting blackjack, baccarat and other house-backed games. ... Read more
News Oregon
Wildhorse Resort & Casino starts $85M expansion
June 20, 2019 - Wildhorse Casino is adding a new, 24-lane bowling center, a food court and a family arcade. This is Phase 1 of a $85M expansion project which will be followed by a new hotel tower and events center in Phase 2. ... Read more
News Minnesota
Prairie's Edge Casino opens smoke-free expansion
June 19, 2019 - Prairie's Edge is celebrating the opening of its new, two-story smoke-free cassino addition. The new 22,000-sq-ft area has its own air ventilation system and its own doors for separaton from the main facility. ... Read more
News California
Calif Tribes Lose Lawsuit for Card Game Exclusivity
June 19, 2019 - A U.S. District Judge dismissed a lawsuitefiled by three California tribes against the state and the state's governor to stop state-licensed cardrooms from playing blackjack and other house-backed games. ... Read more
News Massachusetts
Aquinnah Cliffs Casino construction on Martha's Vineyard is halted pending local permits
June 18, 2019 - A federal circuit judge has ruled the Aquinnah Tribe has the right to build a casino without state or local permission, but it must comply with the local zoning and permitting ordinances ... Read more
News Pennsylvania
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh Starts $60 Million Hotel Project
June 16, 2019 - Rivers Casino is preparing to start construction this summer on a seven-story, 219-room hotel to be named The Landing Hotel Pittsburgh. Construction will take 18 months to complete. ... Read more
News Washington
New branding, new logo for 7 Cedars Casino
June 15, 2019 - Over the next 6-8 months 7 Cedars will be rebranding the 7 Cedars Casino, the 7 Cedars Hotel (under construction) and other properties with a new look and a new logo. ... Read more
News Arkansas
Saracen Casino Resort wins sole casino license for Jefferson County
June 14, 2019 - The Arkansas Racing Commission unanimously approved the casino license for the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma to build thier Saracen Casino Resort in Pine Bluffs, Arkansas. ... Read more
News Oregon
Chinook Winds Casino Celebrates 24th Anniversary
June 13, 2019 - Chinook Winds Casino is celebrating its opening in 1996 with special promotions and prizes, a huge fireworks display and live country music performers.. ... Read more
News Pennsylvania
SugarHouse Casino will be renamed 'Rivers Casino Philadelphia'
June 12, 2019 - SugarHouse will be rebranded as one of four Rivers Casinos to enable regional and national marketing after the introduction of online gaming and sports betting. ... Read more
News Ontario
Mohegan Sun takes over Niagara Falls casinos in Canada
June 11, 2019 - The Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment owned by the Mohegan Tribe of connecticut has assumed operating resposibility for the Fallsview Casino Resort and the Casino Niagara in Canada, ... Read more
News iowa
Hard Rock Casino Sioux City prepares for sports betting
June 10, 2019 - While the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission is finalizing rules to regulate sports betting, Hard rock Sioux City is preparing new space to accomodate their planned sportsbook ... Read more
News Colorado
Wildwood Casino Breaks Ground on New Hotel
June 9, 2019 - Wildwood Casino is building a new 104-room hotel adjacent to the casino in Criipple Creek, Colorado. The new hotel will open in the second half of 2020. ... Read more
News New York
New York Indian Casinos approved for Sports Betting
June 8, 2019 - Sports betting will launch in New York's Indian casinos and 4 state-licensed casinos after the New York Gaming Commission voted 6-0 as final approval of NY's sports wagering rules. ... Read more
News Arizona
We-Ko-Pa Casino celebrates "topping out" milestone
June 7, 2019 - Construction on the new We-Ko-Pa Casino reached the halfway milestone as the final beam was hoisted into place. The new casino will replace the Fort McDowell Casino when it opens in spring 2020. ... Read more
News Arizona
Both Casino Del Sol and Casino of the Sun expand event space
June 6, 2019 - Casino Del Sol has added 9,600-square feet to its existing Conference Center, and Casino of the Sun has opened an all-new, 11,000 square feet event center next to its casino ... Read more
News Arizona
Fort McDowell Casino will be replaced by We-Ko-Pa Casino in Summer 2020
June 5, 2019 - Fort McDowell Casino will continue to operate until next year when it is replaced by the opening of the all-new We-Ko-Pa Casino which is currently under construction. ... Read more
News California
Hard Rock Tejon Casino Project near Bakersfield
June 4, 2019 - The Tejon Indian Tribe announced today it is partnering with Hard Rock International to develop and manage its casino hotel project south of Bakersfield. ... Read more
News Michigan
Firekeeper's Casino to break ground on 2nd hotel
June 3, 2019 - Firekeeper's Casino plans to double its number of guest rooms by building a second hotel. An announcement of its ground breaking ceremony is expected soon. ... Read more
News New York
Yellow Brick Road Casino begins renovations
June 2, 2019 - The Yellow Brick Road Casino has began a major renovation project to add a new exterior to the casino and upgrade the interor decor throughout. The project includes a new restaurant and bar area ... Read more
News Wisconsin
Beloit Casino Project Reaches Federal Milestone
June 1, 2019 - The Bureau of Indian Affairs has published a Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for a Beloit casino and set July 1 for its decision on whether the project continues ... Read more

May 2019

News Arkansas
Arkansas has 6 bids for 2 new casinos
May 31, 2019 - The Arkansas Racing Commission recieved 6 applications to build casinos in Pope and Jefferson counties. Deadline for submission was May 30th. The Commission's next step is ... Read more
News California
San Manuel Casino adds new steampunk high-limit room
May 29, 2019 - The Vault Gaming and Provisions is one of four high-limit rooms planned for the San Manuel. This room opened today with a steampunk theme featuring 186 high-limit slots and 8 table games. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Comanche case against Chickasaw casino is rejected by U.S. Supreme Court
May 28, 2019 - After the Commache Nation appealed their suit to stop the Chickasaw Nation from building the Riverstar Casino in Jefferson County, the U.S. Supreme Court ... Read more
News Pennsylvania
Wind Creek Bethlehem Goal: 'No. 1 Resort Destination in the Northeast'
May 27, 2019 - The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has approved the $1.3B sale of Sands Bethlehem to the Poarch Creek Indians of Alabama clearing the way for closing the deal ... Read more
News California
La Jolla Tribe Opens Smoke-Free Trading Post Casino
May 26, 2019 - The La Jolla Tribe celebrating their opening of the new smoke-free Trading Post Casino in Northern san diego County. The casino has 76 gaming machines, a gas station, and a convenience store. ... Read more
News California
Chicken Ranch Casino adds slots & table games
May 25, 2019 - Chicken Ranch Casino in Tuolumne County, California is celebrating the opening of its expanded casino. The are 247 new slot machines added to the existing 360 plus 9 new table games. ... Read more
News California
San Manuel closes its Poker Room
May 21, 2019 - After 30 years of poker at San Manual, the casino has permanently closed its Poker Room. A farewell notice is posted on their website. The space will be converted for more slot machines. ... Read more
News California
Win-River Casino Relocation Status & Updates
May 20, 2019 - The Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs is processing an application from the Redding rancheria to relocate and expand the Win-River Casino on property along side the I-5. ... Read more
San Manuel Casino Named "Best Casino in Southern California"
May 19, 2019 - For the second year in a row the readers of the Long Beach Press Telegram have voted San Manuel the Best Casino in Southern California. ... Read more
News Florida
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Will Hire 1,200 New Employees
May 18, 2019 - Hard Rock will open a new hotel tower on October 3 that will requires the hiring of additional employees. The casino has scheduled a job fair for June 4 and 5 to attract candidates ... Read more
News Florida
Seminole Hard Rock Guitar-Shaped Hotel Opens Oct 24
May 17, 2019 - Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, FL will open its new guitar-shaped hotel on Oct 24, 2019. Reservations will be accepted July 24. Room rates have not been announced. ... Read more
News New York
Seneca Allegany Casino Celebrates 15th Anniversary
May 16, 2019 - The Seneca Allegany Casino has a lot to celbrate since opening May 1, 2004. In a cake-cutting ceremony attended by casino management and employees, tribal leaders and the public, ... Read more
News California
Morongo Casino opens 2 new restaurants
May 15, 2015 - Morongo has made significant changes to its dining options. Two new restaurants were opened this month and three were closed to make new space for the future. ... Read more
News Massachusetts
U.S. House Passes Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation Reaffirmation Bill
May 15, 2019 - The House passed HR Bill 312 to reaffirm the reservation land of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and allowing construction of the First Light Resort and Casino. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Will Creek Nation build a hotel in downtown Tulsa?
May 14, 2019 - The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is evaluating the feasibility of building a 400-600 room hotel in downtown Tulsa which would include a multi-floor food hall, an entertainment center, a rooftop ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Cherokee Nation Opens New Tahlequah Casino
May 13, 2019 - The new Cherokee Casino in Tahlequah is open replacing the tribe's old casino on Hwy 62. This larger casino has more gaming space, an additional restaurant, live entertainment and a new ... Read more
News Texas
U.S. House Bill would restore Texas Indian Gaming
May 12, 2019 - The Texas attorney general has shut down federally-approved Indian gaming by two of the state's three tribes, while allowing the third to operate since 1996. ... Read more
News Indiana
Indiana passes sports betting and 2 new casinos
May 8, 2019 - Gov. Eric Holcomb signed new gaming legislation that allows sports betting September 1, mobile gambling, live-dealers table games at racetracks and construction of two new casinos in Indiana. ... Read more
News Massachusetts
Trump's Tweet Stops Warren Casino Bill
May 8, 2019 - Two bills in the U.S. House that would reinstate the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino project were both pulled from a House vote today after a tweet by Pres. Trump. ... Read more
News Arizona
Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino opens George Lopez's restaurant
May 8, 2019 - Gila River's Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino opened a new fast-casual Mexican restaurant over Cinco de Mayo weekend. It is George Lopez's Chingon Kitchen. ... Read more
News New Mexico
Isleta Resort & Casino will open food court in August
May 7, 2018 - Isleta is preparing to open its new food court which will feature two new eateries Fatburger and Panda Express. This addition is part of the ongoing $40M upgrade to the casino. ... Read more
News California
Rolling Hills Casino is Adding New Restaurants
May 6, 2019 - The Rolliing Hills Casino has announced plans to add two new restaurants as part of its latest expansion. The casiino has partnered with Rock & Brews and Fatburger. ... Read more
News Washington
Muckleshoot Casino will open 18-story hotel in Spring 2021
May 3, 2019 - Muckleshoot Casino announced last week it is building a 400-room hotel tower that will open in the spring of 2021. The hotel will include an indoor pool, spa, rooftop restaurant and ... Read more
News Pennsylvania
Mount Airy Casino Resort opens $40 expansion
May 3, 2019 - Mount Airy completed a $40 million construction project that added 100 new rooms to its AAA Four-Diamond hotel and a 20,000-square-foot convention center and ballroom. ... Read more
News Iowa / Nebraska
Ponca Tribe wins federal support to keep Carter Lake casino open
May 2, 2019 - In a court fight with Nebrask, Iowa and Council Bluffs the Ponca Tribe has received federal affirmation from the NIGC of its right to keep the Prairie Flower Casino open. ... Read more
News Arkansas
Quapaw Nation Applies for Arkansas Casino
May 1, 2019 - The Quapaw Nation was the first to apply to build a casino under the new Arkansas casino law. The tribe proposes a $240 million casino in the town of Pine Bluff in Jefferson County. ... Read more

April 2019

News Michigan
Ojibwa Baraga Celebrates Grand Reopening
April 30, 2019 - Ojibwa Casino Baraga celebrated the completion of a $6.5 million renovation project that installed a new state-of-the-art ventilation system, upgraded a new pit area and remodeled a bar, restaurant ... Read more
News California
Doors Open at Harrah's New Casino near Sacramento
April 29, 2019 - Doors opened to the public at 4:29pm today at Harrah's new casino located 32 miles southeast of Sacramento. The $168 casino has 950 slot machines, 20 table games, one restaurant and three small food venues. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Choctaw Casino Durant Breaks Ground on $500 Million Expansion
April 29, 2019 - Construction has begun on a major expansion in Durant that will add 1,000 hotel rooms, more gaming space, new dining and entertainment venues, retail space and a parking garage. ... Read more
News California
Rolling Hills Casino Adds New Amphitheater
April 28, 2019 - A new outdoor amphitheater at Rolling Hills Casino will open its first concert on June 9 with classic rock group War. Dwight Yoakam will appear the next week June 16. ... Read more
News Massachusetts
Encore Boston Harbor Will Open June 23
April 26, 2019 - After three years of construction at a cost of $2.6 billion, Encore Boston Harbor is preparing to open its doors to the public on June 23. The 3 million-square-foot resort will feature 3,158 slot machines, 143 table games, five-star 27-story hotel tower, ... Read more
News Virginia
Casino-style Gambling Opens in Virginia
April 24, 2019 - The first Rosie's Gaming Emporium opened yesterday hosting 600 Historical Horse Racing machines which look and feel like vegas slot machines except players do not bet against the house. Instead, player bets are placed in a pool ... Read more
News Indiana
Indiana Gaming Agreement Passed by Legislature
April 24, 2019 - The Senate and House have passed new casino legislations that would authorize sports betting, add live dealer gaming at racinos and allow a new casino built in Terra Haute. ... Read more
News California
Redwood Hotel Casino installs electric vehicle charging stations
April 24, 2019 - Redwood Casino has installed four new charging stations for guests driving electric vehicles. The charging stations includes two ChargePoint Express 200 and two CT4000 ... Read more
News Washington
Ilani Celebrates 2nd Anniversary and the Opening of Cowlitz Crossing
April 24, 2019 - The Ilani Casino Resort opened on this date in 2017. The anniversary celebration included the opening of nearby Cowlitz Crossing, a fuel and convenience store, and the announcement ... Read more
News New Mexico
Isleta Resort and Casino will add sports betting
April 24, 2019 - In a press reslease yesterday Isleta Casino announced plans to become the third casino in New Mexico to offer sports wagering. The opening date will be scheduled for sometime this summer. ... Read more
News Washington
Puyallup Tribe opens cannabis store in Tacoma
April 22, 2019 - Cheech & Chong welcomed guests and signed autographs at the granding opening celebration of Commencement Bay Cannabis, a new cannabis retail store of the Puyallup Tribe. ... Read more
News Airzona
Top 10 Arizona Casinos 2019
April 21, 2019 - A list of the Top 10 Arizona Casinos in 2019 has been selected by the readers of Ranking Arizona. This year's list starts with Casino Arizona as #1 followed by Cliff Castle Casino, Twin Arrows ... Read more
News California
SNEAK PREVIEW: Harrah's Northern California Casino
April 19, 2019 - Take a tour with ABC 10 News to preview Harrah's Northern California Casino which will be opening in ten days. The new casino is 32 miles southeast of Sacramento and 38 miles from Stockton. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Hard Rock Tulsa is hiring for recent expansion
April 17, 2019 - Hard Rock Tulsa has openings for new employees to work in the newly constructed areas of the casino. A new two-level structure with 65,000 square feet has added more gaming area, more convention space, a poker room and a dance hall. ... Read more
News Saskatchewan
Gold Eagle Casino wins Saskatchewan Tourism Employer of the Year Award
April 18, 2019 - Gold Eagle Casino in North Battleford has been awarded the Saskatchewan Tourism Employer of the Year Award by Tourism Saskatchewan for outstanding management that attracts tourism to the province. ... Read more
News New Mexico
New Mexico Indian Livestock Days will be May 7-9 at Route 66 Casino Hotel
April 18, 2019 - NM Indian Livestock Days will be held this year in Albuquerque at the Route 66 Casino Hotel. This is a New Mexico State University event that provides research information ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Creek Nation Casino on Lake Eufaula gets Fed approval
April 17. 2019 - The Dept of Interior has approved a Muscogee (Creek) Nation application to transfer 48 acres on Lake Eufaula into federal trust for the purpose of building a new casino-resort. ... Read more
News Michingan
First Michigan Tribe Legalizes Recreational Cannabis
April 16, 2019 - The Bay Mills Indian Community in Chippewa County is the first tribe in Michigan to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Private use is allowed. Public use is prohibited as well as all commercial uses. ... Read more
News Oregon
Wildhorse Casino Expansion is Delayed
April 15, 2019 - The shortage of local construction workers and higher labor costs have forced Wildhorse Casino to stop its expansion plan and consider changing to a phase-by-phase construction projects. ... Read more
News Arizona
Ak-Chin Completes 3-Year, Multimillion-Dollar Expansion
April 14, 2019 - All the construction and renovations have been completed on this major expansion project to change the Ak-Chin into a resort and a casino. ... Read more
News Kansas
Sac & Fox Casino Opens New Silver Fox Showroom and Bingo Entertainment Center
April 10, 2019 - Sac & Fox has opened a new 6,000 square foot enclosed complex featuring the 600-seat Silver Fox Showroom and an adjacent 240-seat Bingo Hall. ... Read more
News Washington
Major expansion underway at Muckleshoot Casino
April 9, 2019 - Construction has begun at Muckleshoot Casino to add 10,000 square feet of gaming space and a 20,000-square-foot event and conference center. ... Read more
News Washington
Colville Confederated Tribes Sign Marijuana Compact with Washington State
April 8, 2019 - A Marijuana Compact has been signed and approved by Gov. Jay Inslee to allow the Colville Confederated Tribes to sale recreational marijuana on their reservation land. ... Read more
News California
Valley View Casino's Job Fair is April 12 & 13
April 5, 2019
Valley View Casino will hold an onsite job fair April 12-13 from 9am to 5pm to fill 100 new jpb positions for a soon-to-open casino expansion. New hirees will be needed in the casino, restaurants and hotel. ... Read more
News Arkansas
Arkansas' First Casinos Open at Two Racetracks
April 1, 2009 - Five months after voters approved casino gambling in Arkansas, two race tracks have officially began casino operations with blackjack, poker, roulette, and slots machines. ... Read more

March 2019

News Texas
Texas Shuts Down Speaking Rock's Casino Operation
March 29, 2019 - The Texas Attorney General issued a permanent injunction yesterday against slot machines at the Speaking Rock Entertainment Center. ... Read more
News Washington
Angel of the Winds' Xpansion Summer 2019 opening soon!
March 28, 2019 - The $60M construction project is scheduled for completion in a few months adding more slot machines and table games, a bowling alley, an event center, a new buffet, a steakhouse and more parking. ... Read more
News California
Sycuan Casino Resort Celebrates Grand Opening!
March 27, 2019 - Sycuan Casino has officially become the Sycuan Casino Resort with the grand opening of its $228M expansion project adding a 12-story hotel tower with 300 rooms, 10 new restaurants and bars, ... Read more
News New York
Seneca Niagara Casino nears completion of new "Seneca Arrival Experience"
March 26, 2019 - Construction is nearing completion on the $14M first phase which redesigns and enhances the driveway approach, entryway and lobby area. ... Read more
News Virginia
Virginia Gov Signs Casino Gambling Bill
March 26, 2019 - Gov Northam signed a casino gambling bill into law Friday allowing the Lottery Board to regulate casino gambling including sports betting and online gambling. ... Read more
News California
Demolition of "Ghost Mall" clears way for Elk Grove casino March 25, 2019 - The "ghost mall" in Elk Grove has been demolished and cleared for the pending construction of the new Wilton Rancheria casino. The casino opening will be in late 2020. ... Read more
News California
California Shuts Tribes Out of Largest Marijuana Market
March 25, 2019 - The California Bureau of Cannabis Control will not allow tribes to conduct off-reservation business without a license, and offers tribes an unacceptable condition for licensing that surrenders their sovereign right of ... Read more
News Connecticut
Tribal Winds Casino gets Federal Approval to Start Construction
March 21, 2019 - The U.S. Department of Interior has approved the revised gaming compacts of the two tribes with the state after a long and delayed review. Fed approval gives a green light to construction. ... Read more
News Pennsylvania
Tribe will rename the Sands Bethlehem to "Wind Creek Casino and Resort"
March 16, 2019 - The Alabama's Poarch Band of Creek Indians is buying the Sands Bethlehem and has changed the sign on the landmark ore crane to read "Wind Creek Casino and Resort". ... Read more
News Michigan
UPDATE on Lakeshore Casino and Resort near Muskegon
March 17, 2019 - The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians have sought to build a casino in Fruitport Township of Muskegon County. The federal government is currently reviewing their application ... Read more
News North Carolina
New Hope for Catawba Casino at Kings Mountain NC
March 16, 2019 - Sen. Lindsey Graham introduced a US Senate bill to bypass a 5-year delay by the US Interior Department and qualify the Catawba Indian Nation to build a casino at Kings Mountain, NC. ... Read more
News New Mexico
Sports Betting comes to Buffalo Thunder Casino
March 11, 2019
Today Buffalo Run Casino opened its new Race and Sports Book which introduces sports wagering to its existing para-mutuel wagering. Bets on sports or races can be placed on kiosks or with a teller. ... Read more
News United States
U.S. 2018 Casino Revenues Approach $76B
March 11, 2019 - The combined revenues of all U.S. casinos, both Native American and commercial, is estimated at nearly $76 billion in 2018 ... Read more
News Arkansas
Saracen Casino Resort Project Update
March 9, 2019 - The Quapaw Tribe intends to start construction on the Saracen Casino immediately after the state approves its gaming license. The construction timeline will be similar to building the Downstream Casino in Oklahoma. ... Read more
News Texas
Texas Bill Would Allow 12 Casino Resorts
March 06, 2019
House Bill 3043 was introduced in Austin this week to legalize casino gambling in Texas and authorize casino resorts in twelve cities. Local voter approval would be required. ... Read more
News New York
Point Place Casino Celebrates First Anniversary
March 05, 2019 - Nearly one million people have visited Point Place Casino since in first opened March 1, 2018 and the casino is celebrating in a big way! ... Read more
News California
Two landmark casinos are rebranded "Agua Caliente Casinos"
March 1, 2019 - The Spa Resort Casino in Palm Springs and the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage have been renamed the Agua Caliente Palm Springs and the Agua Caliente Rancho Mirage. ... Read more
News Minnesota
PREVIEW: Cedar Lakes Casino & Hotel OpensAugust 1, 2019
March 1, 2019 - A new Cass Lake casino named Cedar Lakes Casino & Hotel will replace the Palace Casino and Hotel this summer. The location is closer to the town of Cass Lake. ... Read more

February 2019

News 7 Cedars Hotel celebrates ground-breaking after weather delay February 28, 2019 - 7 Cedars Casino broke ground today on the new construction of a $40million, 100-room hotel located adjacent to the casino. The construction should be completed by spring 2020. ... Read more News Valley View Casino has expanded its Maine Lobster Buffet February 28, 2019 - Valley View Casino has expanded its Maine Lobster Buffet with more food selections, a new interior, more seating, new table and chairs and more space. ... Read more News Barona Celebrates Expansion Anniversary with 5X Points All-Day All-Month March 1-31 February 26, 2019 - Baron Casino is offering a 5X Points All-Day special promotion throughout March to celebrate last year's completion of its Welcome Home expansion project. ... Read more News Saracen Casino Resort Status Report February 26, 2019 - This is a summary of the key progress made since the Nov 2018 election which allowed a casino to be built in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Includes timelines, schedules and opening date. ... Read more News Construction Begins on Aquinnah Cliffs Casino February 25, 2019 - Construction has begun with site preparation at the new Aquinnal casino on Marth's Vineyard. After a long and successful legal fight with state and local governments, the Aquinnah Tribe's casino is becoming reality. ... Read more News Virginia General Assembly Passes Casino Bill February 24, 2019 - Both houses of the General Assembly voted in favor of legislation that could bring casino gambling to the state. It requires the governor's signature and a voter referendum to amend the state constitution. ... Read more News New Shoshone-Bannock Casino Celebrates Grand Opening February 23, 2019 - A week after a soft opening, the new Shoshone Bannock Casino celebrated its grand opening. Players won lots of special prizes and had a shot at a million dollars. ... Read more News Estrella at Casino Del Sol reaches Construction Milestone February 21, 2019 - A new hotel under construction is named Estrella at Casino Del Sol. Last Friday marked the halfway point towards completion when the final steel beam ... Read more News Forbes Travel Guide 2019 Rates Pechanga Hotel and Spa February 21, 2019 - The Forbes Travel Guide is considered the premier standard of the hospitality industry. This year the guide rated Pechanga's spa and hotel against world competition. ... Read more News Tribe acquires more land around Medford casino site February 20, 2019 - Over the last few years the Coquille Tribe has been buying additional parcels of land around their proposed casino site. The Tribe now owns or controls about 45 acres. ... Read more News Jamul Casino's New Poker Room & Tournament February 18, 2019 - Jamul has opened a new poker room with 10 tables, a full bar and table-side dining. The casino also launched the Golden Cap annual poker tournament with a $50,000 guarantee. ... Read more News Soboba Video Previews 2019 Resort Property February 17, 2019 - Soboba has released a 4-minute video presentation unveiling the details of their new casiino resort perty which will soon open to the public. ... Read more News Muckleshoot Casino Announces Major Expansion for 2020 February 14, 2019 - Muckleshoot Casino is enlarging its gaming space, adding 3 new eating options, remodeling the exterior, adding a convention center plus adding a tribal cultural center. ... Read more News Major Construction Milestone Celebrated at Hard Rock Casino Sacramento February 13, 2019 - As the construction crew raised the final steel beam to the top of the hotel, a "topping off" ceremony began with tribal drumming by members of the Enterprise Rancheria. ... Read more News Shoshone-Bannock Casino Readies for Grand Opening February 13, 2019 - This is a preview video of the new Shoshone-Bannock Casino that opened to the public today. The new casino floor is 85,463 sq-ft with 900 slot machines, a high-limit gaming area and a new 8,084 sq-ft bingo hall. ... Read more News Harrah's Northern California begins hiring for May opening February 12, 2019 - Harrah's is now hiring 400 full-time employees for its new Northern California casino. Dealer applicants will receive 8 weeks of training starting Feb 18. ... Read more News Osage Casino Hotel opens new Skyline Event Center February 7, 2019 - This new 2,000-seat concert and entertainment center has been completed and is about to open with its first public concert with the Goo Goo Dolls on Feb 16th. ... Read more News New Bill Would Authorize Four KY Casinos by 2021 February 6, 2019 - The bill would authorize full-scale casino gambling including slot machines, table games and sports betting. Up to four casino licenses would be issued to casino developers and slots-only permits issued to racetracks. ... Read more News KY Casino Proposal: "Raven Rock Casino Resort" February 5, 2019 - A casino resort has been proposed for the city of Jenkins in Letcher County. It would include family entertainment attractions like tree top walks, ziplines and mountain coasters. ... Read more News Video: Major Expansion Plans for Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison February 4, 2019 - The Ho-Chunk Nation announced major expansion plans today to add 145,000 sq-ft to the casino plus add a hotel, a conference center and a tribal history center. ... Read more News Hard Rock Tulsa Opens 'Track 5' Dance Hall February 1, 2019 - Hard Rock Tulsa opened is newest enterainment venue Track 5, a 1,200-square-foot, wooden dance with a full-service bar. Track 5 is part of the casiino's new 65,000-sq-ft expansion. ... Read more News New Jamul Poker Room Opens Feb 15th February 1, 2019 - The Jamul Poker Room grand opening will be celebrated with the inaugural $50,000 Golden Cap poker tournament featuring celebrity player Tiffany Michelle and ESPN poker commentator Norman Chad. ... Read more

January 2019

News New Waterpark opens Feb 25 at 7 Clans First Council Casino and Hotel January 30, 2019 - The First Council Casino will open its new 20,000-sq-ft indoor water park Feb 25. It features 3 large slides, a teenager pool, a children pool, a lazy river and more. ... Read more News Norfolk council votes unanimously to support Pamunkey Casino January 29, 2019 - Last night the City Council of Norfolk passed a unanimous resolution to support the $750 casino and hotel proposed by the Pamunkey Indian Tribe. ... Read more News East Windsor casino named Tribal Winds Casino January 29. 2019 - A new name for the East Windsor casino project was announced today by the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot Tribes. It is the "Tribal Winds Casino". ... Read more News Grey Eagle casino expansion opens this spring January 27, 2019 - Grey Eagle is expanding its gaming floor to accomodate the highlimit players club, It is also adding parking and redesigning road access for better traffic flow. ... Read more News Another anti-casino lawsuit tossed by federal judge January 25, 2019 - A federal judge in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Stand Up for California! in an attempt to stop construction of the casino resort planned for Elk Grove, CA. ... Read more News Arizona Bill Would Legalize Sports Betting at Indian Casinos January 24, 2019 - A State Senate Bill has been introduced to legalize sports betting at Arizona Indian casinos. It specifically excludes commercial venues because that violates tribe gaming compacts. ... Read more News Sycuan opening The Uncommons Market January 21, 2019 - When Sycuan opens its $226 million in March, it will include "The UnCommons", a restaurant row within the dining corridor featuring 5 fast, casual outlets of San Diego eateries. ... Read more News Shoshone-Bannock Hotel Opens Casino Feb 13 January 21, 2019 - A new 85,463 square-foot casino addition will open to the public on Feb 13th at the Shoshone Bannock Hotel. The grand opening with entertainment and giveaways is Feb 23rd. ... Read more News First VA Casino Bill Passes Senate Committee January 21, 2019 - The Senate Committee on General Laws and Technology take the first major step towards legalization of casino gambling in Virginia by passing Senate Bill 1126. ... Read more News Minnesota Tribes Oppose Sports Betting Legislation January 18, 2019 - The Minnesota Indian Gaming Association has notified all top government leaders of its opposition to sports betting in this year's legislative session. ... Read more News Soboba Casino's new resort will open in February 2019 January 14, 2019 - Soboba Casino is planning to open its new casino resort in late February. Plans are being made for a grand opening in the third week of February. ... Read more News 7 Cedars Hotel ground breaking Feb 4, 2019 January 10, 2019 - Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe will soon begin construction on their four-star, four-diamond hotel which will open in Spring 2020. The 5-story addition will offer 100 guest rooms. ... Read more News Pechanga Resort Casino opens new 'Corner Bar' January 10, 2019 - As part of Pechanga's $300M expansion that opened in 2018, the new Corner bar opened in late December. The bar has 30 seats and is located next to the high-limit gaming area. ... Read more News New Morongo construction will increase casino size 30% January 8, 2019 - A major construction project has now started to expand Morongo's casino floor by 30%. The new space will be filled with 800 new slot machines and more table games. Completion date is 2020. ... Read more News California Tribes Sue State over Illegal Games in Cardrooms January 4, 2019 - Tribes have filed a lawsuit in federal court against the State of California for not stopping blackjack and other unauthorized games at state-licensed card casinos. ... Read more News Sycuan's 2019 Expansion Will Include "Bull & Bourbon", "Elicit Bar & Lounge" and "Retreat Pool & Cabanas" January 2, 2019 - Sycuan is developing three excitingly new food and drink venues opening in Spring 2019. ... Read more

December 2018

News Departing Michigan Governor Vetoes Online Gambling Bill December 30, 2018 - Gov. Snyder surprisingly vetoed the Online Gambling Bill passed by the legislature just before Christmas. ... Read more News VIDEO: "River Valley Casino Resort" is Proposed for Pope County December 28, 2018 - This casino proposal would be built in 3 phases and features 2,100 slot machines, 100 table games and 600 hotel rooms. Opening date is late fall 2020. ... Read more News Michigan Legislature Passes Online Gambling Bill December 21, 2018 - By an overwhelming vote, the Online Gambling Bill will license Michigan casinos to offer online poker, casino games and sports betting. ... Read more News New Gold Horse Casino Opens in Lloydminster December 21, 2018 - The newest casino in Saskatewan, the Gold Horse Casino, has opened in Lloydminster. It features 250 slots, 5 live table games, 18 electronic table games ... Read more News VIDEO: First Virginia Casino could be in Norfolk December 19, 2018 - The Pamunkey Tribe are negotiating with the City of Norfolk to purchase 20 acres of riverfront property owned by the city for the purpose of building a $700 million casino and hotel. ... Read more News Coeur d'Alene Casino $12M Upgrade Opens March 2019 December 19, 2019 - Coeur d'Alene Casino is adding a high-limit gaming area and a new HVAC air system for smoke removal. The event center stage size is doubling and new seating will better viewing. ... Read more News Cypress Bayou Casino celebrates 25 years December 18, 2018 - Cypress Bayou Casino has grown substantially over 25 years. It has grown to a 180,000-sq-ft casino with 1,000 slot machines, 38 table games, poker room and a large bingo hall with 1,200 seats. ... Read more News Sycuan Now Accepting Room Reservations for 2019 December 17, 2018 - Sycuan is now accepting guest reservations for their new hotel tower for dates astarting in March 2019. ... Read more News Pechanga Casino gains naming rights to San Diego Sports Arena December 13, 2018 - The city council of San Diego has approved a deal with the Pechanga Tribe to rename the city's sports arena the Pechanga Sports Arena. ... Read more News New Parking Garage Added to Chinook Winds December 13, 2019 - A new 380-spaces parking garage has been built on the northwest side of the Chinook Winds Casino Resort. Its grand opening will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony Dec. 13. ... Read more News Proposed Saracen Casino Resort gets city and county government support December 09, 2018 - The Quapaw Nation of Oklahoma has received governmental support from both the county and city to build a casino resort in Pine Blluff, Arkansas. ... Read more News La Jolla Tribe awarded new tribal-state gaming compact December 12, 2018 - Gov. Brown has signed a 25-year gaming compact with the La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indian allowoing the tribe to develop three casinos and operate up to 2,000 slot machines ... Read more News Seminole Hard Rock Casino Tampa tops out hotel tower. December 10, 2018 - The final beam was hoisted into place for the new 15-story hotel tower. Construction will be completed in 2019 adding 564 more guest rooms. ... Read more News Tribe moves closer to approval of a casino in Muskegon County December 08, 2018 - The Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs conducted public hearings on the proposed $180 million Lakeshore Casino and Resort to be built near Muskegon. ... Read more News New plans for closed Camel Rock Casino December 06, 2018 - The Camel Rock Casino is closed and replaced by the new Tesuque Casino. The casino is now vacant but new plans for its use are expected to be announced in the next few months. ... Read more News Agua Caliente Casino opens new Pivat Cigar Lounge December 06, 2018 - Agua Caliente's new Pivat Cigar Lounge offers guests a variety of high-end cigars accompanied with top-shelf whiskey and cocktails. ... Read more News Expansion update for Wildhorse Resort & Casino December 06, 2018 - Some changes to the expansion plans for Wildhorse Resort & Casino have become neccessary to keep construction costs within a $85 million budget. ... Read more News Seattle Seahawks partner with Snoqualmie Casino December 03, 2018 - A new partnership with the Seattle Seahawks allows Snoqualmie Casino to use the Seahawks logo for promotional and advertising purposes. ... Read more News Gun Lake Tribe has contributed $1.5 billion to Michigan's economy December 03, 2018 - During its 7 years of casino operations the Gun Lake Tribe has conntributed $1.5 billion to the Michigan economy. ... Read more News Rolling Hills Casino offer Free Buffet to Camp Fire victims December 03, 2018 - Tribal leaders of the Rolling Hills Casino offered free buffet meals to Camp Fire victims through the entire month of December. ... Read more News Mohegan Sun ready to buy Encore Boston Harbor December 01, 2018 - If state regulators decide to revoke the gaming license issued to Wynn Resorts for the Encore Boston Harbor casino, the Mohegan Sun will offer to buy the casino for $2.5 billion. ... Read more

November 2018

News Live! Philadelphia Casino could open in 2020 November 29, 2018 - After long delays construction may soon be starting. The original cost was projected to be $400 million. New estimates could now be $700 million to complete. ... Read more News "Guitar Smash" ceremony at Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood November 28, 2018 - This Hollywood casino resort highlighted the grand opening of its new Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood with a guitar smash ceremony. ... Read more News Update on Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain November 28, 2018 - Construction continues on this $440 million casino and 152-room hotel. Completion is expected in 15 months from now with a tentative grand opening in early 2020. ... Read more News Triple Crown Casinos plans 150-room hotel for 2020 November 27, 2018 - The $40 million Triple Crown Casinos hotel project will be the second largest hotel in Cripple Creek. Construction will start in Spring 2019 and completed by end of 2020. ... Read more News Tesuque Casino opens and Camel Rock Casino closes November 24, 2018 - The new Tesuque Casino opened on November 23, 2018. It replaces the 23-year-old Camel Rock Casino, which was closed the next day. The new casino offers 800 slots and 10 table games. ... Read more News New Tesuque Casino opens in Santa Fe November 23, 2018 - Tesuque Casino officially opened its doors today and welcomed an estimated 5,000 visitors. This new 72,000 square-foot casino is the second largest in the area. ... Read more News Expansion at Royal River Casino
November 21, 2018 - Royal River Casino in Flandreau is currently undergoing a total renovation and upgrade of its casino and hotel. ... Read more
News Casino Morongo Reopens Original Gaming Facility November 20, 2018 - The original Casino Morongo opened in May 1995 and closed in 2004. It has been upgraded and reopened as a second Morongo casino. ... Read more News Oaklawn announces major expansion with hotel, events center November 19, 2018 - The Oaklawn racetrack will spend $100 million to build a 200-room hotel, a multipurpose event center and a larger gaming floor. ... Read more News Major renovation is underway at Coeur d'Alene Casino November 17, 2018 - A $15 million renovation project is underway at the Coeur d'Alene Casino. It is scheduled for completion in March 2019. ... Read more News Ojibwa Casino Marquette expansion plan for 2020 - Update November 17, 2018 - Ojibwa Casino has begun a 2-phase expansion. The first phase will be completed in January 2020 and double the gaming space and add two more dining venues. ... Read more News Choctaw Casino and Resort announces a 2-year expansion plan November 14, 2018 - This Choctaw Casino will breakground next Spring on a 1,000-room hotel, pool, conference center, new dining venues, more gaming space at and additional parking. ... Read more News Harrah's Ak-Chin Casino completes 12-story hotel tower, expanded casino, new parking garage November 10, 2018 - Ak-Chin Casino has recently completed construction an a 12-story hotel tower with 232 guest rooms ... Read more News Beloit casino moves towards Federal approval November 09, 2018 - The Federal Bureau of Indian affairs has completed its environmental impact statement for the proposed $405 million Beloit casino. ... Read more News Quapaw Tribe plan Pine Bluff casino to open early 2020 November 08, 2018 - The Quapaw Tribe is seeking state approval by April 2019, so construction can start in mid-2019 and the casino could open in early 2020. ... Read more News Big Step - Fed approves management contract for Elk Grove casino November 07, 2018 - The Wilton Rancheria casino moved a step closer to final approval when the the National Indian Gaming Commission approved a management contract between the tribe and Boyd Gaming. ... Read more News Big Win for Seminoles and Disney - Voters approve anti-casino Amendment 3 November 07, 2018 - The Seminole Tribe spent over $24 million and Disney spent $20 million in support of this measure that prevents future expansion of gambling in Florida. ... Read more News Arkansas voters pass casino amendment November 06, 2018 - Amendment 3 to authorize casinos in Arkansas was passed by voters in the Nov 3rd election. ... Read more News Pala completes expansion and renovation of its gaming, entertainment and dining facilities November 02, 2018 - This major project began in October 2017 is now finished adding a 15,000 sq-ft non-smoking casino area, 10,000 sq-ft additional casino space, and expanded bar ... Read more News Christmas Casino & Inn opens in Cripple Creek November 02, 2018 - Christmas Casino has opened with a year-round christmas theme and 100 gaming devices. It is located at the former Big Jim's casino ... Read more News Major Construction at 10 Southern California Casinos November 1, 2016 - Huge expansion projects are underway at Agua Caliente, Morongo, Pala, Casino, Fantasy Springs, Pechanga, San Manuel, Soboba, Spa Resort and Spotlight 29 casinos. ... Read more News Inn of the Mountain Gods opens luxury spa November 1, 2018 - The new luxury spa opened last week showcasing a warm design inspired by the culture of the Mescalero tribe. The salon offers full service treatments. ... Read more News New Prairie Flower Casino opened Nov. 1 in Carter Lake November 1, 2018 - Ths a Tribe's new casino is 9,500 square feet and offers 200 electronic gaming machines. It is located 3 miles from downtown Omaha on the intersection of Ninth Street and Avenue H. ... Read more

October 2018

News Cahuilla Casino is building a new casino and hotel October 29, 2018 - Construction of a new Anza casino and hotel has begun. When finished it will replace the existing Cahuilla Casino. ... Read more News Mohegan Gaming will manage Paragon Casino Resort October 26. 2018 - Paragon Casino Resort is partnering with Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment, a commercial managment company of the Mohegan Tribe. The agreement will last 5 years. ... Read more News Morongo Casino plans major expansion and renovation October 25, 2018 - Morongo will add 65,000 square feet, 800 slot machines, additional table games, new or renovated restaurants, and a 750-vehicle parking structure ... Read more News Philadelphia Live! May be Dead October 24, 2018 - It is unclear why the project is not moving forward. It is speciulated that the partnership between the two developers, Cordish Company and Greenwood Gaming, has dissolved. ... Read more News Prairie Band Casino completes phase one of $55M renovation project October 22, 2018 - The first phase of renovation has been completed with the opening of an expanded casino floor, a new hotel lobby bar, and a coffee shop ... Read more News Snoqualmie Casino celebrates opening of new cafe and deli October 19, 2018 - The new 24/7 cafe and deli serves Asian cuisine and other menu items. It is a 2,250-square-foot venue with a mural carving as a focal poinr. ... Read more News Valley View Casino partners with Humphreys Concerts by the Bay October 18, 2018 - Valley View Casino and Humphreys Concerts by the Bay have agreed to a partnership to complement the casino's $50 million expansion. ... Read more News Talking Stick Resort named 2018 Casino of the Year October 18, 2018 - The International Entertainment Buyers Association has recognized Talking Stick Resort as their 2018 Casino of the Year. This is the 48th year of giving these awards. ... Read more News Chumash get state approval of off-track betting October 16, 2018 - Callifornia has agreed to amend the current gaming compact with the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians to allow off-track betting at the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez. ... Read more News Northern Quest exploring plans for second hotel tower, part of $110M expansion October 13, 2018 - Northern Quest is planning a new hotel would hold between 150 and 200 additional rooms. It would look similar to the 150 ft tower that currently stands. ... Read more News Northern Quest celebrates expansion with "Questival" October 12, 2018 - After many months of expanding and adding new entertainment venues, Northern Quest celebrated with open houses and activities at Questival. ... Read more News Santa Ana Star opens first sports book in New Mexico October 10, 2018 - The first legal sports book in New Mexico opened on October 16 at the Santa Ana Star Casino & Hotel. Sports wagering is now available on NFL, MLB, NBA, NASCAR, and college games. ... Read more News Thunder Valley Casino signs partner for future sports betting October 10, 2018 - California has not legalized sports betting, however Thunder Valley Casino will be ready when it is. The United Auburn Indians have partnered with MGM GVC Interactive for sports betting. ... Read more News Viejas Casino & Resort Completes Seven-Year Expansion Project Oct 9, 2018 - Press Release - Since 2011, Viejas Casino has constructed three hotel towers, a high limit gaming area, a massive center bar, and the adult-only Willows Hotel & Spa. ... Read more News Buffalo Creek Casino to buy naming rights to Metro Rail station - A contract has been approved by the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority to rename the Erie Canal Harbor Station to "Buffalo Creek Casino at Canalside". ... Read more News Top 10 Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas 2018
October 5, 2018 - USA Today's 10 Best Readers' Choice Awards has recognized the ten "Best Casinos Outside of Las Vegas." Six of the ten are Indian casino. First Place is Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut. See the full list. ... Read more
News Virginia tribes celebrate federal recognition October 5, 2018 - Members of seven Virginia Indian tribes celebrated the federal government's decision to grant legal recognition after decades of their petitioning the U.S. Interior Cepartment. ... Read more News 2018 Best Southern California Casinos October 4, 2019 - Readers of the Southern California Gaming GuideTM voted for the Best Casinos in each of 17 categories. The Top 3 in each category are listed here. ... Read more News Cher-Ae Heights Casino plans 100-room Hyatt Place Hotel October 4, 2018 - Cher-Ae Heights Indians have partnered with Hyatt to build a 100-room hotel at its Cher-Ae Heights Casino. The hotel will carry the Hyatt Place brand. ... Read more News Graton Resort and Casino offers smoke-free gaming area October 2, 2018 - Graton Casino now offers a 9,000 sq-ft, nonsmoking gaming area featuring 300 slot machines and a separate guest entrance from the parking area. ... Read more News Federal Judge stops East Windsor casino October 1, 2018 - Judge Rudolph Contreras of the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia ruled there is no legal standing for the East Winsor casino project. ... Read more

September 2018

News Gun Lake Casino opens poker room September 21, 2018 - The first poker room opened this month at Gun Lake Casino. It is a nonsmoking room and features 14 tables and various games including Omaha and Texas Hold 'Em. ... Read more News Twin Arrows Casino will add Travel Center September 20, 2018 - The Navajo have broken ground on consturction of a travel center with a gas station, convenience store, and a service center for trucks. It will open in summer 2019. ... Read more News Construction progress on Desert Diamond West Valley Casino September 19, 2018 - The West Valley casino recently held a topping off ceremony for the construction of this new gaming venue. The event was a major milestone towards completion ... Read more News Ponca Tribe cuts $250,000 check to Carter Lake for new casino September 18, 2018 - The Ponca Tribe presented a check for $250,000 the to Carter Lake City Council as part of the agreement for the new casino. ... Read more News Quapaw tribe contributes $1.4M to support casino referencdum September 18, 2018 - The Quapaw Tribe in Oklahoma supports the Arkansas ballot referendum to allow development of 4 casinos. The tribe's donations to Driving Arkansas Forward total $1.4M. ... Read more News Keetoowah Cherokee propose casino in Enid OK September 17, 2018 - The Keetoowah Cherokee has met with the Enid City Commission about building a 20,000-sq-ft casino offering slot machines, blackjack, poker, craps, and roulette. ... Read more News Agua Caliente wins 29 "Best Of Gaming Awards" September 12, 2018 - Readers of Casino Player Magazine voted 29 Awards honoring Aqua Caliente including "#1" in 7 categories. ... Read more News Chewelah Casino will add hotel September 12, 2018 - The Spokane Tribe plans to add a new hotel the Chewelah Casino. It will have a mid-price room rate with 70-100 rooms. A Request for Bid has been issued to find a developer. ... Read more News Mohegan Sun Gaming will manage Casino Niagara and Fallsview Casino September 12, 2018 - Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticcut, will operate the Casino Niagara and Fallsview Casino effective in Summer 2019. ... Read more News Prairie's Edge Casino begins construction on new non-smoking addition September 15, 2018 - Prairie's Edge Casino is building the largest smoke-free casino area in Minnesota. It will open in April 2019 with slot machines, dining venues, and entertainment. ... Read more News Taunton Casino Plan Appears Dead September 7, 2018 - A federal judge has stopped the U.S. Interior Department from transferring 300 acres of tribal land into federal trust. This may effectively end the Taunton casino project. ... Read more News Dallas Cowboys announced partnership with WinStar World Casino and Resort September 7, 2018 - The NFL Dallas Cowboys has agreed to make WinStar World Casino the team's official casino. This is the first of its kind between an NFL team and a casino. ... Read more News Turning Stone Named #1 Best NY Gaming Resort September 5, 2018 - For the third year in a row Casino Player Magazine has recognized Turning Stone Resort Casino as the #1 Best Overall Gaming Resort in New York. This is one of 8 first place awards. ... Read more News ilani to build gas station, convenience store September 5, 2018 - The Ilani Casino Resort broke ground on a gas station and convenience store near the casino. It will include 18 and 24 gas pumps, 22 parking spaces and a 2-story convenience store with an atrium. ... Read more News Four Winds opens poker room September 4, 2018 - Four Winds has opened it new live poker room over the labor day weekend. It features 10 poker tables. The casino is not licensed to add other table games, such as blackjack. ... Read more News Grand Opening at Tiverton Casino Hotel September 1, 2018 - The new Tiverton Casino Hotel is now open after 15 months of construction. It is 85,000 square feet with 1,000 slot machines, 32 game tables and 84 hotel roooms. ... Read more

August 2018

News Harrah's Adds 'Milky Way Woman' Sculpture August 31, 2018 - Harrahs has unveiled a new sculpture of a Luiseno Indian woman called "Milky Way Woman", a symbol to the tribe and the history of its people. The statue made of bronze and located at ... Read more News Spotlight 29 opens four new restaurants August 31, 2018 - Spotlight 29 has opened La Diabla Maria, a new restaurant with Mexican cuisine, and Sharky's Pizza, Easy Rita's Margaritas, and Mr. Weiner's at the Pier 29 Food Court. ... Read more News Choctaw Indians open First Tribal Owned & Operated Sportsbook August 31, 2018 - Sports betting opened August 30 at Timeout Lounge in the Pearl River Resort. The Sportsbook at Timeout Lounge is a smoke free area with 20 TVs ... Read more News Soaring Eagle Casino's $26.5 million renovation August 30, 2018 - Soaring Eagle has opened a new VIP lounge, a night club, and a new gaming area for high limit betting. ASCEND is an entertainment venue which wil offer live music and comedy shows. ... Read more News Barona Voted SD's Best Casino, Loosest Slots and Best Buffet - 8th Year in a Row August 28, 2018 - Barona won eight first place awards in this year's San Diego Union Tribune's "Best Of" awards. This recognition was voted by readers of the paper. ... Read more News New Osage Casino and Hotel opens in Downtown Tulsa August 28, 2018 - After 15 years of planning and a cost of $160 million, the new Osage Casino Hotel is now open 24 hours daily with over 1,600 electronic gaming machines and a 141-room hotel. ... Read more News Newport Grand Slots closes and transfers license to Tiverton casino August 28, 2018 - Newport Grand Slots officially closed a few days prior to the opening of the new Tiverton Casino allowing it to transfer its gaming license to the new casino. ... Read more News San Manuel Casino adds new Blazing 7's Blackjack arena August 25, 2019 - The new Blazing 7's Blackjack arena has a giant table for blackjack. It is actually six tables attached in a giant circle. Six different games can be operated at one time. ... Read more News California Sports Betting Initiative Approved for Signature Drive August 23, 2018 - An initiative for the 2020 election ballot has been approved to gather signatures. The minimum number of qualified signatures required is 600,000. ... Read more News Bay Mills Vanderbilt casino plan returns to federal court August 23, 2018 - An announcement was made by the Bay Mills Indian Community that a court ruling is expected soon that could open the way to reponening their casino in Vanderbilt. ... Read more News Aquinnah Tribe partners with Chickasaw for casino at Martha's Vineyard August 22, 2018 - The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) has partnered with the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma to develop a Class II casino on Marth's Vineyard. ... Read more News ASU signs 5-year sponsorship deal with Gila River Casinos August 22, 2018 - Gila River Hotels & Casinos has sign a promotional partnership with the Arizona State University's 26 varsity sport teams. The casinos will be promoted at all ASU games. ... Read more News Potawatomi Construction Milestone with Topping Off of 2nd Hotel Tower August 21 2018 - The highest beam has been placed atop the new hotel tower at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. This 2nd hotel tower will be 19 stories tall with 119 guest rooms. ... Read more News Recreational marijuana will not appear on Oklahoma's November ballot August 20, 2018 - An initiative to legalize the use of recreational marijuana and cannabis sales failed to gather the minimum number of qualified signatures required for the November ballot. ... Read more News New Soboba Casino will open in First Quarter 2019 August 14, 2018 - Soboba will replace their existing casino, which opened in 1995, with a new, larger casino hotel and resort, which will open in early 2019. ... Read more News Mechoopda casino compact is signed by Gov. Brown and backed by County Supervisors August 13, 2018 - Gov. Jerry Brown signed a gaming compact with the Mechoopda Indian Tribe to build a casino with Class III (Vegas-style) gambling. ... Read more News Disney and Seminoles team up against casino expansion August 15, 2018 - Both the Seminoles and Disney support the constitutional admendment proposed on the November ballot to prevent future expansion of gambling in Florida. ... Read more News Seminole Tribe casinos will stop using plastic straws August 10, 2018 - Six of the Florida casinos owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida will stop the use of plastic straws effective September 1st. ... Read more News Hard Rock Casino is ready for roulette and craps August 7, 2018 - Hard Rock Casino intends to be the first casino in Oklahoma to offer roulette and craps as soon as the games are allowed. ... Read more News Georgia will consider proposal for 3 major casinos August 4, 2018 - A legislative proposal in the next General Assembly would allow construction of 3 casinos at a minimum investment of $1.2 billion and a minimum job creation of 10,000 jobs. ... Read more News Beloit casino proposal facing BIA review August 3, 2018 - The U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs is scheduled to review the Ho-Chunk Nation's plan for a $405 million casino to be built in Beloit, WI. The review will begin August 17th. ... Read more News Osage Casino Tulsa plans grand opening Aug 29 August 1, 2018 - The $160 million Downtown Tulsa Osage Casino will open with 1,550 gaming machines, 16 table games, 5 poker tables, a 141-room hotel, a microbrewery and a resort style pool. ... Read more

July 2018 News Oklahoma craps and roulette by October 2018 July 26, 2018 - Gaming compacts between the state and Oklahoma tribes have been amended and await the Department of Interior to send final approval to allow the new games to begin operation. ... Read more News Emerald Queen $370 million replacement casino will open December 2019 July 24, 2018 - The existing Emerald Queen Casino will be replaced with a larger, $310 million casino. The casino will be 310,000-sq-ft with new restaurants and an event center. ... Read more News San Manuel's $550 million expansion project
July 25, 2018 - San Manuel Casino is building a new hotel with dining venues and retail stores. The project also includes a 4,000-seat entertainment venue to rival Las Vegas. ... Read more
News FireKeepers Casino will add 2nd hotel tower July 23, 2018 - Since the FireKeepers hotel opened in 2012, it has been consistently near full occupancy. Now a second tower is planned that will add another 200 guest rooms. ... Read more News Federal court ruling allows casino on North Fork Rancheria July 23, 2018 - The U.S. District Court has ruled in favor of the proposed gaming casino to be built on tribal land in Madera County. ... Read more News La Jolla tribe will open the La Jolla Trading Post & Casino July 19, 2018 - The La Jolla Trading Post is adding 75 slot machines in a 2,500-square-foot gaming area inside their original building. ... Read more News Ponca Tribe prepares to build Carter Lake casino July 19, 2018 - The tribe is in the final process with the federal government to begin construction of a casino in Carter Lake north of Omaha. A ground-breaking ceremeony was held in June 2018. ... Read more News Oklahoma Tribes contribute funds to Arkansas Casino Campaign July 18, 2018 - Two Oklahoma tribes are contributing to the Arkansas casino campaign. The Cherokee Nation has already contributed $525,300 and the Quapaw have contributed $707,000. ... Read more News Turning Stone celebrates 25th anniversary July 17, 2018 - In 1993 the original Turning Stone building was opened on a 400-acre site in Verona, NY. Two years later slot machines were added. ... Read more News Casino Del Sol breaks ground on 151-room hotel July 16, 2018 - Casino Del Sol is building a new, six-story hotel adjacent to the casino. It will feature 151 guest rooms, a larger conference center and a new RV Park with 90 spaces. ... Read more News Isleta Casino expands bingo and poker rooms July 13, 2018 - Isleta Casino opened its new poker room and its new 400-seat bingo room to the public. It is part of a $40 million expansion project that also upgraded the Isleta Showroom. ... Read more News Grand Portage celebrates reopening July 12, 2018 - Grand Portage Lodge & Casino has finished a multi-million dollar renovation and expansion project that took three years to complete. ... Read more News Saganing Eagles' $60 million expansion project reaches midway point July 11, 2018 - A major milestone was achieved during the construction at the Saganing Eagles Landing Casino when the final metal piece was put into place on the roof of the new hotel. ... Read more News Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood tops off guitar-shaped hotel July 10, 2018 - The final construction beam has been hoisted into place atop the new Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, FL. Final completion of the building is targeted for the end of 2019. ... Read more News Four Winds South Bend to add live poker room July 10, 2018 - Live poker is coming to Four Winds Casino in South Bend. A new poker room will offer 10 poker tables. Each table will accomodate up to 9 players. ... Read more News Kah-Nee-Ta Resort is closing July 8, 2018 - The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs have announced the permanent closure of their Kah-Nee-Ta Resort after this summer season. The final day is Septemeber 5, 2018. ... Read more News Downstream Casino celebrates 10th anniversary
July 6, 2018 - Downstream Casino and Resort celebrated its opening ten years ago on July 5, 2008. ... Read more
News 7 Cedars Casino plans five-story, 100-room hotel by mid-2020 July 3, 2018 - 7 Cedars Casino plans to build a 100-room hotel on the west side of the casino. The ground-breaking will be in early 2019, and construction will take up to 16 months. ... Read more

June 2018

News Arizona
We-Ko-Pa Casino celebrates ground breaking
June 29, 2018 - The Yavapai Nation broke ground today on its new 166,341 square-foot casino. Construction will take two years and is expected to ... Read more
News Santa Ana Star opens new hotel June 29, 2018 - Santa Ana Star Casino has opened its new 7-story hotel offering 204 non-smoking guest rooms. It also includes retail space, meeting and event space, and a steakhouse. ... Read more News Medical marijuana remains illegal on Oklahoma tribal lands June 29, 2018 - Although medical marijuana is legalized in Oklahoma, the state's tribes have not agreed to allow any marijuana on their tribal lands. ... Read more News Coushatta Casino Resort Wins Best Local Casino Award June 28, 2018 - Recently the Coushatta Casino Resort earned the title of Best Local Casino. Coushatta offers 2,800 slots, 70 atable games, 20 poker tables, bingo and off-track betting. ... Read more News Tachi Palace adds huge 45,000 square-foot concert tent June 27, 2018 - Tachi Palace has added a huge 150-foot x 300-foot tent as a new outdoor entertainment facility. Live concerts began July 12, 2018. ... Read more News Harrah's Cherokee Casino breaks ground on $250 expansion June 26, 2018 - A new $250 expansion prject has begun at Harrah's Cherokee Casino that will add 700 new hotel rooms, 83,000 square feet of meeting space and a new parking garage. ... Read more News Will new Fire Mountain Casino rebrand as Hard Rock? June 23, 2018 - The Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe will obtain a loan for $12 million as supplemental financing for construction of the Fire Mountain Casino. ... Read more News Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reaffirmation Act would allow construction of Taunton casino June 21, 2018 - A proposed bill called the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reaffirmation Act to allow building the Taunton casino is gaining support. ... Read more News Cahuilla Casino has opened new Cahuilla Classics Room June 21, 2018 - The new Cahuilla Classics Room opened last week with 38 slot machines with nostalgic themes. ... Read more News Fort McDowell will build a replacement casino June 15, 2018 - The Yavapai Nation will build a new 166,341 square foot casino to replace the existing Fort McDowell Casino. The new casino will open in the spring 2020. ... Read more News More East Windsor casino renderings released by tribes June 14, 2016 - New illustrations for the design of the East Windsor casino have been released by the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes. ... Read more News Horseshoe Southern Indiana breaks ground on $85 land expansion June 14, 2016 - Landside onstruction has begun at the world's largest riverboat casino which is located on the Ohio River across from Louisvilee, KY. ... Read more News 2017 Indian Gaming Revenues Increase 3.9% to $32.4 Billion June 26, 2018 - The total 2017 revenue is based on audited financial statements of 494 gaming operations owned by 242 federally recognized Tribes. ... Read more News Table Mountain will build new replacement casino and hotel June 07, 2018 - The Table Mountain Rancheria plans to build a new and larger casino hotel to replace their current 30-year old property. ... Read more News Table Mountain Casino opens the Largest Lightning Link LoungeTM on the West Coast June 19, 2018 - PRESS RELEASE: The new lounge features 49 Lightning Link games, all with progressive jackpots and player-selectable denominations. ... Read more News Quinault Beach Casino Grand Opening June 22
June 06, 2018 - After two years and $25 millions in construction cost the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino is opening its newly expanded casino. ... Read more
News MGM Buys Empire City Casino for $850 Million June 2, 2014 - MGM has purchased the Empire City Casino and Yonkers Raceway as it positions to expand into the New York City gaming market. ... Read more News East Windsor casino gets fed approval June 1, 2018 - East Windsor casino is a joint venture between the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes. The opening date would be in spring 2020, ... Read more

May 2018

News Seminole Hard Rock Tampa plans $700 million expansion May 30, 2018 - Seminole Hard Rock will add 200,000 square feet for a larger gaming floor, more entertainment space and a new hotel tower. ... Read more News Arkansas casino measure is officially on Nov 6 ballot May 29, 2018 - Arkansas voters will be asked on their November ballot whether or not the state should legalize up to four casinos. ... Read more News Jamul Casino rebrands and ends Penn National Gaming partnership May 29, 2018 - Hollywood Casino Jamul-San Diego is rchanging its name to Jamul Casino and ending is 3-month partnership with Penn National Gaming. ... Read more News Illinois lawmakers consider adding 6 new casinos May 28, 2018 - Illinois lawmakers are discussing a proposed measure to allow six new casinos in the state. ... Read more News Laguna Pueblo planning race track and casino in Curry County May 27, 2018 - The Laguna Pueblo is planning a new, off reservation gaming operation consisting of a race track and casino. It will be located near Clovis in Curry County. ... Read more News Ameristar Casino East Chicago will open land high-limit gaming room May 25, 2018 - Ameristar Casino opened a new onshore high limit slot and table game room. The construction project cost $6 million to convert 15,000 existing square feet into a new casino floor. ... Read more News Twin River Tiverton Casino opening Sept 1st May 25, 2018 - Twin River Casino in Tiverton will open Sept 1st, one month ahead of its original schedule. The 100,000 sq-ft casino will have 1,000 slot machines and 32 gaming tables. ... Read more News Louisiana's allows riverboat casinos to operate on land May 23, 2018 - Louisiana now allows its 15 casino riverboat casinos to build large onshore gaming floors within 1,200 feet of the berth of the riverboat. ... Read more News Harrah's New Orleans loses license extension May 21, 2018 - The Louisiana Legislature could not agree on a deal to extend Harrah's casino license prior the adjournment of the regular legislative session. ... Read more News Blue Chip Casino plans new expansion to open Fall 2019 May 22, 2018 - Construction of a major expansion project at the Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa is scheduled to begin by the end of 2018 with completion by Fall 2019. ... Read more News Pala opens new, adults-only pool complex
May 19, 2018 - The new $170 million pool complex for adults only has opened at Pala Casino. It includes 5 pools, cabanas, hot tub spas, fire pits, poolside bar and restaurant. ... Read more
News Magazine rates the best NY casino dining and nightlife May 16, 2018 - Casino Player Magazine has announced their selection of the 2018 Best of Dining and Nightlife awards for New York state casinos. ... Read more News Black Oak Casino opens new RV Park
May 16, 2018 - A new RV park has opened at Black Oak Casino featuring 85 sites with full hookups, paved roads, angled parking pads, dog park and a clubhouse with wireless internet and satellite TV. ... Read more
News Black Oak Casino opens new Poker Room
May 15, 2018 - A new 1,350 square-foot poker room has opened at Black Oak Casino. It is open daily and hosts Limit Texas Hold'em, Limit Omaha Hi, No Limit Texas Hold'em, Limit Omaha Hi-Lo Pot, and Limit Omaha. ... Read more
News Turning Stone Casino will add sports betting
May 14, 2018 - The Oneida Indians are preparing to offer sports betting at their Turning Stone Casino and intend to introduce it very soon. ... Read more
News Sycuan Casino celebrates "topping-off" hotel construction milestone May 23, 2018 - The grand opening of the new Sycuan hotel will be March 2019. A "topping off" milestone was celebrated Tuesday when the final beam was hoisted atop the new tower. ... Read more News Ocean Resort Casino and Hard Rock will both open June 28 May 7, 2018 - June 28th is the date for two casino grand openings in Atlantic City. The new Ocean Resort Casino and the Hard Rock have announced the same opening date. ... Read more News View Royal Casino reopens as Elements Casino Victoria May 4, 2018 - The former View Royal Casino in Victoria has been undergoing renovations for over a year and has been rebranded Elements Casino Victoria for its reopening. ... Read more News Ottawa's Hard Rock Casino's $318-million expansion is awaiting city approval May 4, 2018 - Hard Rock plans to add a nine story hotel with 200 guest rooms, more dining venues, more gaming tables, 750 more slot machines and a new parking garage. ... Read more News Kalispel Tribe plans for $10.5M casino at Kalispel Park May 2, 2018 - The Kalispel Tribe plan to build a new casino with 100 slot machines, a 70-seat restaurant, a banquet room, a fresh food market, a fuel station and an RV park. ... Read more News Everett Casino is renamed Encore Boston Harbor (opens summer 2019) May 1, 2018 - Due to the allegations against Steve Wynn, the company decided to rebrand the Wynn Boston Harbor casino project. The $2.5 billion casino hotel will open in summer 2019. ... Read more News Swinomish Casino Celebrates Grand Reopening
May 1, 2018 - The Swinomish is celebrating May 11-13 with $30,000 in cash giveaways and prizes, live music & exciting events. The casino has just completed 14,000 more square feet and a major renovation. ... Read more

April 2018

News Northern Quest opening $1.5 million food court expansion April 27, 2018 - Northern Quest will unveil its expanded food court in June which adds a Qdoba Mexican Eats, a Ben & Jerry's and the Thomas Hammer Coffee Roaster. ... Read more News Seneca Niagara Casino starts $40 million renovation April 27, 2018 - The 15-year-old Seneca Niagara Casino has begun a major renovation project named Seneca Arrival Experience, which will make dramatic changes to the exterior and overall architectural features. ... Read more News Polk County Commissioners vote to support Naskila Gaming April 27, 2018 - Polk County Commissioners have given their approval for the continued operation of Naskila Gaming, a tribe-operated electronic bingo parlor. ... Read more News Spokane Tribe is closing Two Rivers Casino to develop resort facility April 27, 2018 - The Two Rivers Casino is now permanently closed as the Spokane Tribe begins a massive renovation to convert the property into a resort to be named wo Rivers Resort. ... Read more News Horseshoe Casino will replace riverboat with $85M land casino April 26, 2018 - Horseshoe Southern Indiana has unveiled plans to build a 100,000 square-foot land casino and eventually sell their riverboat facility. ... Read more News MGM Springfield announces earlier opening date of August 24 April 26, 2018 - The new MGM Springfield will open August 24th at a cost of $960 million and taking nearly seven years to complete. It is located in the Downton-South End area off of I-90 and Main Street. ... Read more News New Osage Casino Tulsa will open August 2018
April 24, 2018 - The 3-year massive overhaul of the Osage Casino in Tulsa will be completed this summer. The grand reopening will be in August. ... Read more
News Pala's new expansion and remodeling about to open
April 23, 2018 - Pala Casino Spa and Resort is opening its newly built smoke-free casino space, a new adult pool experience, new restaurants and bars and a new parking garage. ... Read more
News Mount Airy Casino Resort plans expansion opening in spring 2019 April 23, 2018 - The 10-year old Mount Airey property is currently constructing an event center and ballroom, more hotel rooms and an outdoor concert pavilion. ... Read more News Pamunkey Indian Tribe buys potential casino land in New Kent April 21, 2018 - The Pamunkey Indian Tribe has purchased 610 acres of land in New Kent for the possible building of Virginia's first casino. ... Read more News Bronco Billy's Casino plans $100 Million Expansion of Casino and Hotel April 20, 2018 - The Cripple Creek City Council has approved a $100 million expansion and redevelopment of Bronco Billy's Casino and Hotel. ... Read more News Seminole Tribe reach card-slots compact agreement with State April 20, 2018 - A new gaming compact has been agreed upon between the Seminoles and the State that will grant the tribe exclusive rights to slot machines and table games. ... Read more News Mechoopda Indian proposed casino near Chico moves forward April 17, 2018 - After a ten year legal fight the U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled unanimously in favor or the tribe. Their casino project can move forward. ... Read more News Kiowa Casino opens hotel
April 13, 2018 - A brand new hotel at the Kiowa Casino was officially opened today in Devol, Oklahoma north of Wichita Falls, Texas. The hotel is branded as the Kiowa Hotel. ... Read more
News Harrah's Northern California Casino coming to Buena Vista Rancheria April 13, 2018 - The Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California and Caesars Entertainment Corporation will build a casino in Northern California near Sacramento. ... Read more News North Fork Rancheria's casino plan wins another step forward April 13, 2018 - This week a Circuit Court panel in Washington, D.C. sided with the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians allowing the tribe to build a casino four miles north of Madera and off of Highway 99. ... Read more News Duck Creek Casino will celebrate grand opening of new expansion April 15
April 12, 2018 - Duck Creek Casino has opened its newly expanded gaming area which covers 8,000 square feet with 200 of the newest slot machines. ... Read more
News Point Molate casino proposal is officially dead after 14-year battle April 12, 2018 - After 14 years of dispute, a final judgement has been made in federal court that ends plans for a proposed casino to be developed near Richmond, California. ... Read more News Arkansas AG rejects casinos ballot initiative
April 11, 2018 - A 2018 ballot proposal by Arkansas Wins in 2018 Inc to legalize four casinos has be rejected by Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. ... Read more
News Gov. Fallin signs law allowing craps & roulette in Indian casinos
April 11, 2018 - Oklahoma Indian casino can now offer craps and roulette to players as a result of Gov. Fallin signing House Bill 3375 on April 11, 2018. ... Read more
News Tulalip Casino restaurants serve Native American cuisine April 11, 2018 - The Blackfish Restaurant cooks fish and seafood with traditional Tulalip techniques, such as sockeye salmon cooked using sticks of iron wood. ... Read more News Maine rejects Indian casino proposal
April 10, 2018 - A proposed casino project by the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians has been rejected by the Maine House of Representatives by a vote of 73-67 opposed. ... Read more
News Harrah's Cherokee Casino reveals plans for retail area
April 9, 2018 - Harrah's Cherokee Casino has released plans for a new area of shopping, entertainment, and restaurants. New artist renderings show the future look of the casino resort. ... Read more
News Soaring Eagle opens new high limit gaming and VIP lounge April 6, 2018 - The new VIP lounge offering high limit gaming opened April 6.It marks completion of the first renovation phase at the Soaring Eagle Casino. ... Read more News Tribal recognition could bring casino to Southern Oregon April 4, 2018 - The Ruffey Rancheria is seeking federal recognition which could authorize a tribal casino. The proposed tribal land is to be determined and could include Southern Oregon. ... Read more News Ocean Resort Casino is opening this summer as Hyatt brand
April 2, 2018 - The former Revel Hotel and Casino was sold in January 2018. After a major renovation it will reopen this summer as the Hyatt Ocean Resort Casino. ... Read more
News MGM Springfield announces 1,000 new job openings
April 2, 2018 - When the MGM Springfield opens in September 22018 it will need 1,000 hirees for opening day and up to 3,000 for operation of the MGM Springfield properties. ... Read more
News Live! Casino will open new Hotel Tower May 22
April 9, 2018 - The world's first Live! branded hotel will open May 22, 2018. Reservations are now accepted for this 310-room luxury hotel. ... Read more

March 2018

News Pala oppose nearby housing project proposal
March 31, 2018 - The Pala tribe is opposed to a proposed housing development that would be located across from Pala Casino Resort & Spa off of state Route 76. ... Read more
News Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City opens in Summer 2018
March 30, 2018 - The former Taj Mahal casino will reopen this summer as the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City. It is part-owned by the Seminole Tribe of South Florida. ... Read more
News del Lago Resort & Casino faces financial woes
March 29, 2018 - The del Lago Resort & Casino is suffering deep losses in its first year of operation and is seeking financial help from the state and from private sources. ... Read more
News Mohegan Sun opening Expo Center in late June
March 29, 2018 - The Mohegan Sun Expo Center is a 237,000 square foot event and convention center opening in June 2018. ... Read more
News Ak-Chin opens new pedestrian bridge to UltraStar Center
March 27, 2018 - The new Ak-Chin Circle Pedestrian Bridge opened Mar 27th providing guests easy access between the casino and the UltraStar Multi-Tainment Center. ... Read more
News New Cherokee Casino Tahlequah celebrates groundbreaking - Opens 2019
March 26, 2018 - The new Cherokee Casino Tahlequah at the Cherokee Springs Plaza will open in 2019 and replace the tribe's existing casino in Tahlequah. ... Read more
News The Retreat at Soaring Eagle will replace The Green Suites
March 23, 2018 - The Soaring Eagle's property The Green Suites is being remodled and rebranded as The Retreat at Soaring Eagle. ... Read more
News Indian Head Casino's Plateau Travel Plaza opens soon
March 23 - The new Indian Head Casino's Plateau Travel Plaza will soon open off U.S. Highway 26 and Cherry Lane. It will host 30 slot machines. ... Read more
News Virginia Tribe planning $700 million casino resort
March 16, 2018 - The Pamunkey Indian Tribe may build the first casino in Virginia if their plans for a $700 million casino and hotel are successful. ... Read more
News Northern Quest is making updates and improvements
March 15, 2018 - $3 million of improvements are underway at Northern Quest Resort Casino including renovation of the top floor of the hotel, the Impulse night club, and the outdoor concert venue. ... Read more
News Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is sold to Alabama Tribe March 8, 2018 - The Alabama based Poarch Band of Creek Indians is purchasing Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem for $1.3 billion. ... Read more News New Quil Ceda Creek Casino may include a huge indoor water park March 6, 2018 - A new Quil Ceda Creek Casino is being built to replace the existing one. The constructions may include an indoor water park similar to Wild Waves. ... Read more News Pechanga Resort Casino unveils $300 million expansion
March 8, 2018 - After completing a $300 million expansion, Pechanga's has now doubled its size to become the Largest on the West Coast. ... Read more
News Beloit Casino construction may start in 2020
March 5, 2018 - Construction on the new casino and water park is expected to begin in 2020. In an announcement from the Ho Chunk Nation the final completion and grand opening are targeted for 2021. ... Read more
News Sycuan Recognized as "Best Casino 2017" by Downtown San Diego News 03.02.2018 - Sycuan was recognized as "Best Casino" in the 2017 Best of Downtown San Diego Awards. This is an annual award chosen by readers ... Read more News Elk Grove Casino Wins! Federal Lawsuit Dismissed!
March 1, 2018 - A federal judge, yet again, sided with the Wilton Rancheria tribe in another lawsuit that would prevent the tribe from moving land into trust for their future casino. ... Read more
News Jamul Casino Rebranding Name as Partnership Ends with Penn National
03.01.2018 - Hollywood Casino-Jamul San Diego is now named Jamul Casino after ending partnership with Penn National ... Read more
News Celebrate Barona's New "Welcome Home" Expansion
03.01.2018 - PRESS RELEASE: Barona is giving out 5X Points all day long in March in celebration of its recent expansion. ... Read more

February 2018

News Casino Pauma upgrades entertainment pavilion
February 26, 2018 - The Pauma Casino Pavilion was recently upgraded to a larger stage and capacity for a bigger audience. ... Read more
News Eagle Mountain Casino relocation approval expected in July 02.24.2018 - A final decision from the federal government is expected in July to allow the Eagle Mountain Casino to relocate near the Porterville Municipal Airport. ... Read more News Dakota Magic opens first phase of its expansions
02.23.2018 - The casino plans to add 30,000 square feet to its casino floor,improve its smoke ventilation system and a new deli and new bathrooms. ... Read more
News 7 Clans First Council Casino plans expansion including an indoor water park
02.22.2018 - PRESS RELEASE: The Otoe-Missouria tribe has broken ground to add a 30,000 square foot indoor water park, 60 hotel suites and ... Read more
News Harrah's Cherokee Casino finds 2,000-year-old village at archaeology site 02.16.2018 - Harrah's archaeology site was discovered in the parking lot where diggings have found fire pits, shards of pottery, housing posts, and stone tools. ... Read more News Cliff Castle Casino Hotel opens Feb 23
02.09.2018 - The new hotel tower will be Verde Valley's first six story tall hotel and features 122 guest rooms. ... Read more
News Chumash Casino Hotels Win AAA Four Diamond Awards 02.08.2018 - The Chumash Casino Resort Hotel and Solvang's Hotel Corque have been awarded the AAA Four Diamond Award. This is the 14th year in a row ... Read more News Ilani Casino will open Entertainment Center in April
02.14.2018 - In April the ilani Casino Resort will open the new 30,000 square foot Entertainment Center with seating for 2,500 people. ... Read more
News Naskila Entertainment ordered closed by federal judge 02.07.2018 - The electronic gaming hall owned by the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe was ordered to close by a federal judge this week. The gaming venue was located north of Beaumont 90 miles away. ... Read more News Prairie Band Casino Announces Expansion
02.01.2018 - The Prairie Band Casino & Resort has been recently approved for a very large scale project to expand their facility. The project was given approval on January 20 of this year. ... Read more
News Viejas Opens New Willows Hotel & Spa
02.01.2018 - Viejas Casino & Resort opened its new luxury tower, Willows Hotel & Spa, January 31, 2018, as the third phase of its latest development plans ... Read more
News Washoe Tribe receives amended gaming compact with Nevada 02.08.2018 - Under the new terms of the new compact, the Tribe will now have the opportunity to offer all forms of Class III Gaming offered elsewhere in the state of Nevada ... Read more

January 2018

News Agua Caliente is Expanding Across Coachella Valley
01.31.2018 - The plans have been announced. Expansion projects will be taking place at three casino properties that are owned by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. ... Read more
News Spotlight 29 Casino breaks ground on outdoor event center
01.30.2018 - Spotlight 29 Casino is adding to the growing list of casinos in Southern California that are undergoing expansion projects. ... Read more
News NIGC Reflects on 30-Year Growth of Indian Gaming
01.28.2018 - From a $1 million industry 30 years ago to a burgeoning $30 billion economic powerhouse today, a look at the Indian gaming's development and ... Read more
News Thunder Valley is adding 25,000 sq-ft of slots, bingo and poker by March 1
01.26.2018 - Another 25,000 square feet is being added to Thunder Valley Casino. The expansion project is expected to be completed by March when the ... Read more
News Sycuan resort expansion opening in early 2019
01.24.2018 - Over 700 new jobs will be created by the Sycuan Casino expansion project. The announcement was made on Wednesday. Additional employees will be needed to fulfill positions in both ... Read more
News Agua Caliente plan Cathedral City casino
01.24.2018 - Downtown Cathedral City could be the location for a new gaming and entertainment venue. Plans for the project were announced on Tuesday by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. ... Read more
News Elk Grove Casino receives formal Federal approval
01.23.2018 - The gaming compact between the state of California and the Wilton Rancheria tribe has been approved. On January 22 a notice of federal register was published ... Read more
News Downstream Casino Bets on Craft Beer
01.21.2018 - In order to attract more visitors the Downstream Casino Resort is now brewing craft beer. The casino is located in Quapaw and very close to the Arkansas Stateline. ... Read more
News Golden Mesa Casino plan wins full approval
01.19.2018 - Approval has been given to put 102.98 acres into trust so that the Shawnee Tribe can build a future casino. The approval came on Friday. The land is in the Oklahoma Panhandle ... Read more
News Resorts World Catskills opened Feb 8th
01.18.2018 - On Thursday February 8 the new Resorts World Catskills will open. The $1 billion casino is the first full scale gaming venue to open in the area. The original opening date was scheduled for March ... Read more
News Angel of the Winds Casino begins $60M expansion
01.17.2018 - Next week a ceremony will be held for the groundbreaking on the new Angel of the Winds Casino expansion. The casino will be adding 300,000 square feet at a cost of $60 million. ... Read more
News Rain Rock Casino opened in Feb 2018
01.17.2018 - Approval has been given to the Karuk Tribe's Rain Rock Casino to be built. The casino will be located in Yreka. A gaming compact was agreed upon in 2013. Soon after plans were in the works ... Read more
News Ridgecrest Indian Casino Update
01.16.2018 - Comments from the public have been collected and now are being considered over the proposed $29 million Ridgecrest casino. The casino will be owned by the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe ... Read more
News Northern Edge Casino celebrates 6th Anniversary
01.16.2018 - The Northern Edge Casino is celebrating 6 years in operation. The casino is owned by the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise. Between $19 million and $21 million is earned at the ... Read more
News Four Winds Casino South Bend Opened Jan 16
01.14.2018 - Five years ago plans were announced for the Four Winds South Bend Casino. Now the casino is scheduled to open on January 16. Located south of Prairie Avenue, the site is 166 acres. ... Read more
News Cache Creek Casino expansion opens later in 2018
01.13.2018 - More details for the new expansion project were released today during the Woodland chamber of commerce luncheon. The presentation was for the Cache Creek Casino expansion. This will add ... Read more
News Prairie Band Casino Celebrates 20th Anniversary
01.12.2018 - On Friday evening a ceremony was held for the Prairie Band Casino and Resort's 20th anniversary. The casino resort is owned by the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation. A large celebration ... Read more
News Valley View Casino will add 40,000 square-feet
01.12.2018 - The period for public comment has started for the Valley View Casino expansion proposal. Comments will be available to be made for 30 days. The casino is owned by the San Pasqual Band ... Read more
News Point Place Casino Will Open March 1, 2018
01.10.2018 - On March 01 the Point Place Casino will open. This will be the third casino owned by the Oneida Indians. The casino is located northeast of Syracuse in Bridgeport. The 20 table games and ... Read more
News Aquinnah Victory! Supreme Court Clears Way for Gambling Hall
01.08.2018 - An announcement has been made by the United States Supreme Court that the petition submitted by Massachusetts and local officials will not be heard against the proposed Martha's Vineyard ... Read more
News Arkansas Election Measure Proposes Three Casinos
01.08.2018 - A constitutional amendment has been submitted to state Attorney General Leslie Rutledge's office last week. The amendment would allow for three casinos to be developed in Arkansas. ... Read more
News Pala Casino opens Bar Meets Grill"
01.02.2018 - The new Bar Meets Grill has opened at the Pala Casino Spa & Resort. The dining venue originally was known as CAVE before undergoing a rebranding. Bar Meets Grill offers both lunch and dinner. ... Read more
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