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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 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 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
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
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