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News Arizona
Desert Diamond Casino Tucson adds more slots and table games
September 21, 2021 - Tucson's Desert Diamond Casino held a grand opening last week for its newly expanded gaming area inside the Monsoon Room. The gaming addition includes 147 new slots ... Read more
News Illinois
Hard Rock Casino Rockford prepares to open temporary casino
September 20, 2021 - Hard Rock Casino in Rockford, IL is preparing to open a temporary slots casino within the next few weeks. During the past two months Hard Rock has hired hundreds of new employees ... Read more
News Virginia
Caesars Virginia in Danville will now be $100M larger
September 19, 2021 - This week Caesars Virginia announced updates to its building plan in Danville and released new project renderings. The original $400 million project has been expanded to $500 million for a larger hotel ... Read more
News California
Viejas Casino Celebrates 30th Anniversary!
September 18, 2021 - Viejas Casino opened on September 13, 1991. That day was Friday the 13th and a day of good fortune for the Viejas Band of the Kumeyaay Indians. Through the next thirty years, Viejas ... Read more
News California
Shiloh Resort & Casino plans announced for Sonoma County
September 17, 2021 - The Koi Nation announced plans Wednesday to build a $600 million resort casino on 68 acres of vineyards it recently purchased in Sonoma County. ... Read more
News Virginia
Norfolk casino contractors announced by Pamunkey Tribe
September 16, 2021 - The Pamunkey Tribe has signed a pair of construction companies to build the tribe's HeadWaters Resort & Casino in Norfolk, Virginia. The groundbreaking is expected later this year ... Read more
News Oklahoma
Oklahoma tribes set record gaming profits
September 15, 2021 - Oklahoma's Indian gaming industry paid the state a record $167 million dollars for gaming revenues earned during the last fiscal year. The record earnings were achieved despite shutdowns for COVID-19. The previous record paid was $148 million. ... Read more
News California
2021 Best Casinos of Inland Empire: The Press-Enterprise
September 14, 2021 - Readers of The Press-Enterprise have selected the 2021 Best Inland Empire Casinos in this year's reader' choice voting. This is the 26th Annual Readers' Choice contest conducted ... Read more
News New Mexico
Testla Center opens in former Nambe Falls Casino
September 13, 2021 - Elon Musk has partnered with the Nambe Pueblo to open the first Tesla sales and service center in New Mexico. The Tesla Center opened Thursday inside the former Nambe Falls Casino ... Read more
News California
Eagle Mountain Casino Relocation Update
September 12, 2021 - The concrete pour and some preliminary steal framing for the event center have been completed at the new Eagle Mountain Casino construction site in Porterville, California. ... Read more
News Indiana, North Carolina
Caesars Southern Indiana is now owned by NC Cherokee
September 11, 2021 - The $250 million deal by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) to buy Caesars Southern Indiana has officially closed. The casino will continue with the Caesar's name brand ... Read more
News Texas
Texas Tribes gain casino support from U.S. Justice Department
September 10, 2021 - The U.S. Justice Department is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the State of Texas cases against the Tigua Indians (El Paso) and the Alabama-Coushatta of East Texas ... Read more
News Texas
Naskila Gaming wins major gaming victory in federal court
September 9, 2021 - The U.S. District Court in Beaumont ruled last week in favor of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas and its Naskila Gaming in a case filed by the State Texas. The court affirmed the right of ... Read more
News Iowa, Nebraska
Prairie Flower Casino beats Iowa, Nebraska in Federal Court
September 8, 2021 - A federal appeals court handed a major victory last week to the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska and its Prairie Flower Casino. Both Iowa and Nebraska had sued to close the Prairie Flower Casino which. ... Read more
News California
California sports betting initiative qualifies for Nov 8, 2022 ballot
September 7, 2021 - A ballot measure titled "California Legalize Sports Betting on American Indian Lands Initiative" has qualified for the election ballot on Nov. 8, 2022. If passed by voters, the measure will amend ... Read more
News California
Cache Creek Casino Resort delays expansion celebration due to COVID-19
September 6, 2021 - In a press release Aug. 31, the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation announced a decision to delay plans for the grand opening celebration of the $180 million Cache Creek expansion ... Read more
News Oklahoma, Texas
Choctaw Casinos partners with Texas Rangers to name 'Choctaw Stadium'
September 5, 2021 - Choctaw Casinos & Resorts has signed a 25-year partnership with the Texas Rangers for the naming rights to Globe Life Park in Arlington. Globe Life Park was the home stadium of ... Read more
News Washington
Washington State Sports Betting Update
September 4, 2021 - The U.S. Department of Interior has granted final approval for sports betting to nine Washington tribes. Approval is pending for seven more tribes and expected with the next few days. ... Read more
News Michigan
Gun Lake Casino celebrates its $100M expansion opening on Sept 17
September 3, 2021 - Gun Lake Casino is celebrating an official Grand Opening of its newly completed $100 million construction project on September 17 and throughout the weekend. Free concerts ... Read more
News Indiana
Terre Haute Casino applications are due Sept 22
September 2, 2021 - The Indiana Gaming Commission is accepting new applications for a casino in Vigo County after denying renewal of the casino license to Lucy Luck Gaming last June. The company planned to build ... Read more
News Indiana
Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana partners with White Sox Radio Network
September 1, 2021 - Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana has signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with naming rights for the White Sox Radio Network. The deal extends to end of the 2023 season. ... Read more
News California
Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino approved for 1,500 more slot machines
August 31, 2021 - After several years of negotiations between the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians and the State of California, a new gaming compact has been signed that ... Read more
News United States
Updated: Minimum gambling ages in U.S.
August 30, 2021 - Our minimum age for gambling page has been updated. Each state sets its own minimum age to gamble. Many times, the age restriction varies with the type of game. Generally, the minimum age is between 18 and 21. ... Read more
News Arizona
Arizona approves 18 sportsbook licenses to launch Sept 9
August 29, 2021 - The Arizona Department of Gaming announced its selection of 18 sportsbook applicants to open the state's first sports betting operations beginning September 9th when the NFL kicks off its ... Read more
News California
Sky River Casino celebrates 'topping off' event in Elk Grove
August 28, 2021 - In a news release this week Wilton Rancheria announced the final steel beam has been hoisted into place atop the Sky River Casino construction site. The event marks the completion of the steel ... Read more
News North Carolina
North Carolina Senate passes sports betting bill
August 27, 2021 - The North Carolina Senate passed Bill 688 last week by a vote of 26-19. If passed by the House and signed by the governor, the legislation would authorize twelve more sports betting licenses including mobile ... Read more
News California
California Gov. Newsom signs gaming compacts with six tribes
August 26, 2021 - This month Gov. Newsom signed 25-year gaming compacts with five tribes. Each compact must now be ratified by the state legislature and approved by the U.S. Interior Department. ... Read more
News Oklahoma
New $600M Choctaw Casino Durant is targeting North Texans
August 25, 2021 - Native American casinos in South Oklahoma draw heavily from cities in North Texas. Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant is only 14 miles from the Texas border and 90 miles from Dallas. ... Read more
News Indiana
Hard Rock International takes over Hard Rock in Gary
August 24, 2021 - Hard Rock International is taking majority ownership of the Hard Rock Casino in Gary, Indiana after a deal was worked out with the Indiana Gaming Commission and Spectacle Entertainment, a partner in ... Read more
News Indiana
Indiana approves Cherokee (EBCI) purchase of Caesars
August 23, 2021 - The Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC) last week approved the $250 million sale of Caesars Southern Indiana to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. The deal is expected to close next month. ... Read more
News United States
2020 Indian Gaming Revenues Fall 19.5% to $27.8B
August 22, 2021 - The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) published a press release this week for the total gross revenues of all U.S. tribal casinos during fiscal year 2020. The 2020 gross revenue was ... Read more
News California
Eagle Mountain Casino takes major step towards relocation to Porterville
August 21, 2021 - In a major move towards moving Eagle Mountain Casino to Porterville, California, the Tule River Tribe Gaming Authority has hired Hill International to provide services ... Read more
News Michigan
FireKeepers Casino celebrates grand opening of 2nd hotel tower
August 20, 2021 - After two years of construction FireKeepers celebrated the opening of a second hotel tower August 16th. The event was highlighted with a highwire performance by Nik Wallenda ... Read more
News California
New Table Mountain Casino Hotel nears completion
August 19, 2021 - The new Table Mountain Casino Hotel will soon replace the existing casino in Friant, California. Construction on the new casino began two years ago that will double the size of the gaming floor and add ... Read more
News California
Update: Sky River Casino construction status
August 18, 2021 - Aerial footage of the Sky River Casino's construction site last week shows extensive foundation work and the initial steel framing are underway. The construction can be seen from Highway 99 in Elk Grove ... Read more
News Arizona
15 Arizona tribes have applied for 10 sports-betting licenses
August 17, 2021 - The Arizona Department of Gaming will soon license ten tribes and ten professional sports team to operate sportsbooks across the state. The department cannot disclose the applicants ... Read more
News North Carolina
Video Tour: Catawba Two Kings temporary casino
August 16, 2021 - Catawba Chief William "Bill" Harris leads a tour of the new Catawba Two Kings temporary casino in Kings Mountain NC. The new casino with 500 slot machines opened July 1 and will operate 24/7 during ... Read more
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