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“The facility didn’t close in the best of circumstances, but it was in fantastic shape. It hasn’t been a slow process (of preparing to reopen), but it’s been methodical and well-thought out.” read quote >>>

— Christian Goode, chief operating officer of Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino

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Indian Gaming: Latest News
2:06am 9-1-2015
 
 
article Chukchansi gaming official predicts September opening
(California) -- There is a confidence in Christian Goode’s declaration that Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino is reopening in September. Goode, the facility...
article Despite offer to bar casino, no land pact
(Arkansas) -- More than a month after the chairman of the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma said he would sign an agreement with Arkansas officials prohibiting the tribe from...
article Decision on tribal casino will add certainty to market
(Massachusetts) -- The major wildcard looming over the Massachusetts casino market appears to be moving closer to a resolution. The Bureau of Indian Affairs, in an Aug....
article Ex-IRS Agent To Head San Manuel Gaming Commission
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians announced it has landed a former special agent for the Internal Revenue Service and U.S. marshal to head its...
article NCAI Asks 6th Circ. To Revisit NLRB Role At Tribal Casinos
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Congress of American Indians on Friday sought to file an amicus brief with the Sixth Circuit calling for a rehearing en banc of a...
article Seneca Nation completes Niagara Falls' transactions
(New York) -- Just a few days after it spent more than $23 million to acquire various real estate parcels in downtown Niagara Falls, the Seneca Nation of Indians...
press release Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) to Discuss Five GLiCloud® Advantages at G2E 2015
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming Laboratories International’s (GLI®) award-winning GLiCloud®, an inventory and management tracking system, was created for regulators...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
1:47am 9-1-2015
 
 
article Payday lender blocked from doing business in North Carolina
(North Carolina) -- The N.C. Business Court has blocked online lender Western Sky Financial L.L.C. and several of its affiliates from doing business in the state, saying...
article Treaty dispute appears headed to court
(Minnesota) -- It’s hard to believe a treaty settled in 1855 would be back in the news in 2015. Yet 160 years later, several members of the 1855 Treaty Authority...
article Chippewa protest leaders plan to test treaty rights again
(Minnesota) -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources cited Ojibwe tribal members Friday on two northern Minnesota lakes on the second day of their efforts to...
article Mt. McKinley, America's tallest peak, is getting back its original name: Denali
(Alaska) -- North America's tallest peak is getting a new name as the Obama administration resolves a decades-long dispute between Alaska and Ohio. President Obama...
article President Obama Meets Tribal Leaders
(Alaska) -- President Obama held a roundtable meeting with tribal leaders during his visit to Alaska on Monday. The President discussed issues including access to health...
article PEMBER: Sex Trafficking Experts Claim Amnesty International Has Betrayed Native Women
(New York) -- Advocates for indigenous women are outraged by what they call Amnesty International’s betrayal of those caught in the murky world of sex trafficking...
article Coerced sterilisation of Canadian indigenous women in 70s widespread - researcher
(Toronto) -- The coercive sterilisation of indigenous women in Canadian health centres during the 1970s was more widespread than previously believed, with impoverished...
article Mulcair: It's Time For A PM Who Cares About Missing, Murdered Aboriginal Women
(Canada) -- Thomas Mulcair has again suggested Stephen Harper doesn't "care" about the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women, even as the...
article Manitoba families furious with RCMP's missing persons database delay
(Manitoba) -- An RCMP database for missing persons and unidentified remains is still incomplete and is far over budget, five years after the Harper government touted the...
article Ashley Burnham, Mrs. Universe, Urges Aboriginal People To Vote Out Harper
(Canada) -- The newly crowned Mrs. Universe has called for the defeat of the Harper government. Ashley Burnham, who last weekend became the first Canadian and aboriginal...
article Huge zip line to debut on reservation
(California) -- This Labor Day weekend what’s believed to be the longest zip line in California – about a mile and quarter of cable spread out over four stations – will...
article Kickapoo Tribe brings action in tribal court
(Kansas) -- Kickapoo Tribe Brings Action in Tribal Court Against Former Chairman and Treasurer Kickapoo Tribal Chair Lester Randall announced earlier this week the...
article Dollar General Tells High Court It Isn't Subject To Tribal Court
(Washington D.C.) -- Dollar General Corp. on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the Fifth Circuit’s ruling that the company was subject to the...
article Program to draw Native Americans into health care fields
(South Dakota) -- A federal grant of nearly $450,000 will help the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine provide career and academic mentoring to high...
article Message from Mormon blogger to Scouts: Drop the Native American symbols
(Utah) -- Now that the LDS Church has decided to stick with the Boy Scouts of America, Utah mother Jo Overton would like Mormons to consider another issue: the Scouts...
article Cree singer Niska Napoleon sold everything to tour Canada
(Canada) -- Niska Napoleon quit her day job as a nanny to three families, sold all of her belongings and set out across Canada to follow her musical dream. The 29-year-...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
1:11am 9-1-2015
 
 
article Macau Gaming Plunges 36% as New Casinos Fail to Spark Visits
(Macau) -- Macau’s casino malaise deepened in August, with gaming revenue falling a 15th straight month as the recent opening of new gambling resorts failed to...
article As gambling dwindles, so does Macau’s economy
(Macau) -- Macau’s economy is on a bad run – and its sizable gambling sector is largely to blame. Macau, a semi-autonomous Chinese region, saw its gross...
article Slot machines are tighter but casino revenue isn't much higher
(USA) -- Apparently, slot machine players were onto something. The games have gotten tighter. A study commissioned by the gambling equipment industry's largest trade...
article Cosmopolitan aims to reinvent lounge experience with avant-garde Clique
(Las Vegas) -- The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and newly formed Clique Hospitality founded by Andy Masi have partnered to bring Clique, an avant-garde lounge concept, to...
article Nevada baccarat win dips on Chinese play: analysts
(Nevada) -- The state-wide 23 percent decline year-on-year in baccarat win in Nevada casinos in July is part of a recent “pattern” relating in part to easing...
article Stockton University weighs ‘several’ offers for ex-Showboat
(Atlantic City) -- On the one-year anniversary of the closure of Atlantic City’s Showboat casino, Stockton University said Monday it is weighing “several...
article Atlantic City casinos urge Christie to sign rescue bills
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's casinos say Gov. Chris Christie's delay in signing a financial assistance package could hurt the city's taxpayers. The...
article Competition for Kane County riverboat cash intensifies
(Illinois) -- With state funding for social services in budget limbo, and dwindling profits for the Grand Victoria Casino in Elgin, competition for Kane County grants...
article Bartlett village board to hear revised plans for gambling bistro
(Illinois) -- The Bartlett village board Tuesday will consider revised plans for a video gambling bistro that's previously faced scrutiny from residents and town...
article R.I. gambling revenue down 3.8 percent after opening of Mass. casino
(Rhode Island) -- The debut this summer of casino-style gambling in Massachusetts appears to be crimping revenue a bit at Twin River Casino and Newport Grand as Rhode...
article Hollywood Casino Perryville, Maryland's oldest, plans fifth anniversary celebration during September
(Maryland) -- Hollywood Casino Perryville will celebrate during September five years of being what its general manager calls "your neighborhood bar of a casino....
article Texas racetracks headed toward shutdown at midnight
(Texas) -- Horse racing tracks in North Texas and statewide appeared to be headed toward a shutdown late Monday night after lawmakers failed to agree on details of a...
article Iowa Greyhound Park in Dubuque trying to stay afloat
(Iowa) -- Iowa is one of the few states that has greyhound dog racing, but the industry is taking a hit in profit. The dog race park in Council Bluffs is closing its...
article Area casinos become a destination resort, more than gaming
(Iowa) -- Today, casinos are seemingly turning into a one-stop destination, adding more features to enhance your experience. Gone are the days of just gaming. Now,...
article Casino plan 'not far'
(Ontario) -- A long-delayed plan that could lead to a casino in Sudbury is expected to move ahead in the new few months. The successful applicant for the eastern gaming...
article Pro teams push California to offer high-stakes raffles
(California) -- The pitch is for charity, but the call could favor California's professional sports teams. California's major league sports clubs and a leading raffle...
article Florida Lottery Secretary Left Quickly as Scrutiny Mounted
(Florida) -- Cynthia O'Connell got accolades for a rise in ticket sales during her four-and-a-half years as the head of the Florida Lottery, but her demise came swiftly...
article At least 8 VIP gaming rooms close in August
(Macau) -- Macau will have seen the closure or planned closure of 8-10 VIP gaming rooms in August to early September as the ailing VIP business remains moribund, a...
article Lawrence Ho’s Russian casino to open on October 8
(Russia) -- Local gaming entrepreneur Lawrence Ho Yau Long’s Tiger de Cristal casino project in the Russian Far East will have its soft opening on 8th October this...
article Wealthy GOP-backer wins round in lawsuit over his alleged potty mouth
(Florida) -- A Palm Beach architect won’t be forced to weigh in on a legal dispute about whether billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson, who has contributed...
article Gambling guru Adam Meyer rolling dice on new lawyer
(Wisconsin) -- Adam Meyer, the Florida gambling guru facing embezzlement charges in Wisconsin, is betting that three is a charm -- at least when it comes to lawyers....
article Bwin.Party Gets New Bid Proposal From 888 in Takeover Contest
(UK) -- Bwin.party Digital Entertainment Plc said it got a revised takeover proposal from 888 Holdings Plc, the latest twist in a bidding contest for the online gaming...
 
 
Press Releases
10:27pm 8-31-2015
 
 
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) to Discuss Five GLiCloud® Advantages at G2E 2015
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming Laboratories International’s (GLI®) award-winning GLiCloud®, an inventory and management tracking system, was created for regulators...
Gaming Laboratories International’s (GLI®) Software Quality Assurance & Testing Practice Experiencing Growth with North American Lotteries
(New Jersey) -- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®), the world’s leading gaming technical consulting and independent certification laboratory, and its...
Ortiz Gaming Unleashes Bingo at G2E 2015
(Las Vegas) -- Ortiz Gaming takes Bingo to new levels of excitement, new platforms, and new casino revenue at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2015 in Las Vegas next...
Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Signs New Tribal Compact with California
(California) -- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. signed a new tribal-gaming compact between the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and the State of California....
Former Federal Law Enforcement Official Joins San Manuel Gaming Commission
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is pleased to announce that Mr. Adam Torres has accepted the position of Executive Director of the San Manuel...
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Hands the Kumeyaay Cultural Repatriation Committee Another Victory
(California) -- On August 21, 2015, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals denied three University of California professors', Timothy White, Robert L. Bettinger, and...
At G2E 2015 Gaming Laboratories International’s (GLI®) Field Inspections Unit Will Discuss Eight IT Checks That Can Save Your Business
(Las Vegas) -- A hacker can compromise or even close a casino, and in booth #4430 at G2E 2015, Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) will discuss eight crucial IT...
Chukchansi Tribe Responds To IRS Investigation
(California) -- It has recently come to my attention that the IRS has initiated a criminal investigation of a tribally owned corporation. The allegations and requests...
 

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