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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 state 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
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