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March 2019

News Sands Casino is renamed Wind Creek Casino and Resort March 16, 2019 - The new buyer's name for Sands Bethlehem was unveiled this week when the sign on the landmark ore crane was changed to "Wind Creek Casino and Resort". ... Read more News 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 Resorts World Casino NYC begins Phase 2 construction of $400 million expansion March 17, 2019 - Resorts World is adding 500,000-square-feet of new construction to be completed by the end of 2020. It includes more gaming space, a 10-story hotel ... Read more News 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 PREVIEW: Cedar Lakes Casino & Hotel Opens Summer 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, 2019 - 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 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 begain 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