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California Gaming

article Thunder Valley’s Dawn Clayton leads $35 million expansion (1/15/2017)
(California) -- In a pinch, Dawn Clayton, 53, the top executive at Thunder Valley Casino and Resort in Lincoln, could go out on the casino floor and deal poker,...
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Gambling Expansion

article Council to hear casino update Wednesday (1/15/2017)
(California) -- After a break of several weeks, the Ridgecrest City Council will once again be discussing the Timbisha Shoshone casino project, slated to be put in near...
article Work begins on largest casino cruise ship (1/8/2017)
(Kuala Lumpur) -- Work on the world's largest casino cruise ship, called the Crusino, which will be launched here on April 3 is expected to take three years to...
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Mohegan Tribe

article Mohegan tribe unveils concept for Norwich Hospital site (1/15/2017)
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority announced Saturday its development concept for the 393-acre former Norwich Hospital property, which centers on a $...
article Mohegan Tribe details plans for non-gambling resort (1/15/2017)
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority is unveiling its plans to redevelop the site of a former psychiatric hospital in Connecticut. Tribal officials...
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Rhode Island Gaming

article Twin River to present draft of casino plan to Tiverton Planning Board on Tuesday (1/15/2017)
(Rhode Island) -- Twin River will present a rough draft of its plans for a casino at a public workshop on Tuesday hosted by the town Planning Board. Even though the...
article Construction for hotel at Twin River in Lincoln slated for spring (11/30/2016)
(Rhode Island) -- With one major construction project on the horizon for the operators of Twin River Casino, another one is now scheduled to begin: a new hotel at the...
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Dakota Access Pipeline

article New North Dakota governor expects controversial pipeline to be built (1/14/2017)
(North Dakota) -- North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum, who took office last month in the height of tensions surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline, said he believed the...
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Oklahoma Gaming

article Rockers KISS come to Kay County for groundbreaking on Rock & Brews Casino Resort (1/14/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of the rock band KISS are teaming up with partners, including the Kaw Nation, to bring a shiny new casino resort to a tiny...
article Kaw Nation rocks into the future with hotel project (1/14/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Kaw Nation of Oklahoma, an American Indian tribe with about 3,300 members, has made an audacious move the tribe says will change its future, building a...
article Shawnee Tribe poised to win approval for off-reservation casino (1/7/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Shawnee Tribe is set to win approval of an off-reservation casino in Oklahoma in what appears to be record time. The tribe announced the $25 million...
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Tule River

article Eagle Mountain casino wants to move off the mountain to greener pastures (1/14/2017)
(California) -- The Tule River Indian tribe plans to relocate Eagle Mountain casino to an off-reservation site in Porterville that is easier to get to. The Bureau of...
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Pechanga Casino

article Trevor’s Travels: Pechanga lives up to its resort billing, and keeps growing (1/13/2017)
(California) -- When the Pechanga tribe first opened its doors for gaming back in 1995, I’m sure the tribal council had no idea how big its concept would become.
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Australia Gaming

article New plans for $3b Gold Coast casino resort revealed (1/8/2017)
(Australia) -- A design for a new multi-billion dollar Integrated Resort Development for the Gold Coast was revealed late December. The design has been provided by...
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Mashantucket Pequot

article Sites for third Connecticut casino narrowed to East Windsor and Windsor Locks by tribes (1/8/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Efforts by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and Mohegan Tribal Gamin Authority to select a location for what would be Connecticut’s third...
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MGM Resorts

article Two Conn. towns appear to be finalists in casino site selection (1/7/2017)
(Connecticut) -- In Connecticut, two towns appear to be finalists in the site selection process for a new casino planned for the north central part of the state. Sites...
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Nottawaseppi Huron

article Firekeepers Casino begins construction on restaurant and food pantry (1/5/2017)
(Michigan) -- Having completed a detailed approval phase, construction crews are moving ahead on FireKeepers Casino’s unique casino community investment, The Fire...
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South Dakota Gaming

article Deadwood backs expansion of Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort (1/3/2017)
(South Dakota) -- A major expansion of Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort has cleared its first hurdle, and Deadwood's mayor says it could cause other hotel operators...
article New $25-29M hotel planned for Deadwood (12/29/2016)
(South Dakota) -- The second major expansion of Cadillac Jack's Gaming Resort, pegged at $25 million to $29 million, cleared its first hurdle last week, and Deadwood...
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MGM Springfield

article Construction progress of MGM Springfield running smoothly (12/30/2016)
(Massachusetts) -- President Michael Mathis has confirmed that the construction progress of MGM Springfield is running smoothly, set to keep on schedule for an opening...
article MGM Springfield casino project growing as 2016 ends (photos) (12/28/2016)
(Massachusetts) -- As 2016 comes to a close, we offer a year-end look at the MGM Springfield casino project rising in the city's South End. The 14-acre casino...
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Muscogee Creek

article Excitement Grows As New River Spirit Hotel Opens Friday (12/28/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- Tulsa's newest hotel opens Friday; it's part of the huge convention-oriented expansion of the River Spirit Casino, which is now a resort. It's...
article Ribbon cut to ceremonially open Tulsa's River Spirit Casino Resort Hotel (12/28/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- The 27-story luxury hotel that’s a cornerstone of the $365 million River Spirit Casino Resort expansion is set to open New Year’s Day,...
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Choctaw Tribe

article Choctaw construction is on the rise (12/27/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- Two multi-million dollar building projects in Hugo and Choctaw County are among a host of building projects currently underway by the Choctaw Nation of...
article Choctaw construction is on the rise (12/24/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- If this season, it seems like more construction has been going on in the Choctaw Nation than ever before, there is a reason. No less than 40 major tribal...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Big hopes for turnabout on north Las Vegas Strip fall short (12/23/2016)
(Las Vegas) -- It’s a place of abandoned projects, where flashy casinos hemorrhage money, where super-sized dreams go to die. All this and more – on the...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Valley Forge Casino Resort to undergo $6M renovation (12/22/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Valley Forge Casino Resort, to attract a wider audience amid growing competition, will give one of its towers a $6 million facelift — the...
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Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Casino Grove has 'soft opening' before Christmas (12/19/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- With lines of people standing at the doorways, and a larger amount waiting out the cold weather in their cars, Cherokee Casino Grove officials officially...
article Full circle for RedStone President Chris Samples (12/4/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- From his working class childhood living in Miami in Indian housing, to his career as president and owner of the Native-owned RedStone Construction, Chris...
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Arizona Gaming

article Second Lake Havasu casino construction in full swing (12/18/2016)
(Arizona) -- After starting construction on a second casino in the Lake Havasu area, the Chemehuevi Tribal Council has announced that the venue should be done by April...
article Construction in progress for new casino (12/17/2016)
(Arizona) -- The construction of a second, long-awaited casino across from Lake Havasu City is underway. The Chemehuevi Tribal Council began construction of a second...
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South Bend Casino

article Construction of Four Winds South Bend Casino begins (12/15/2016)
(Indiana) -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians announced on Dec. 8 that it had started construction on a new casino located on Trust Land in South Bend.
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Keweenaw Bay Tribe

article Revamping underway for casinos (12/14/2016)
(Michigan) -- Two Upper Peninsula casinos are being seriously revamped — to the tune of $40 million. Keweenaw Bay Indian Community voted in August to spend up to...
article Ground broken in Baraga Project (12/8/2016)
(Michigan) -- One day after the Obijwa Casino in Marquette broke ground on their new project, the one in Baraga followed suit. More than 50 people gathered on this...
article KBIC Breaks Ground On Marquette Casino (12/8/2016)
(Michigan) -- The Ojibwa Casino in Marquette celebrated the ground breaking of their $33.5 million expansion project for their gaming hall. Ojibwa Casinos General...
article Keweenaw Bay Indian Community casino project (12/7/2016)
(Michigan) -- A groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday morning marked the commencement of construction for the first approved renovations and expansion since the casino opened...
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Karuk Tribe

article Construction continues on Rain Rock Casino in Yreka (12/12/2016)
(California) -- Construction crews are getting ready to begin building the Rain Rock Casino in Yreka. The ground is still being leveled but that first phase of the...
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Pokagon Band

press release Construction on Four Winds South Bend Casino begins (12/10/2016)
(Indiana) -- National Indian Gaming Association Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr., joined the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians at a press conference as the tribe announced...
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Redding Rancheria

article Residents hope for best with casino move off I-5 (12/7/2016)
(California) -- Ryan Adams found out Wednesday his neighbors are planning to build a 140,000-square-foot casino and 250-room hotel just up the street from his home....
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New York Gaming

article Two months ... and counting: With Feb. 1 opening date, del Lago workers ramping it up (12/4/2016)
(New York) -- To borrow a phrase from a certain car dealer in Seneca Falls: It’s huge. That’s the first reaction many people have upon entering the del Lago...
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Osage Tribe

article Osage Nation is building a bigger casino with clubs (12/2/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- Now that Oklahoma has voted to liberalize its liquor laws, tribal casinos are racing to expand their facilities in and around Tulsa. That means a lot more...
article Osage Nation set to break ground on $150M expansion at casino (11/16/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- The Osage Nation of Oklahoma is moving forward with a big casino expansion project. The tribe is spending $150 million on the first phase of the project at...
article Osage Casino Breaking Ground On $150M Expansion (11/14/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- The Osage Casino in Tulsa is expanding with a groundbreaking scheduled for Thursday. The $150 million project means good things for the Osage Nation and...
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Ohio Gaming

article Jack Thistledown Racino going Hollywood with new $9 million entrance, facade (11/30/2016)
(Ohio) -- The 91-year-old Jack Thistledown Racino is going Hollywood with a new facade and two-story glass entrance. When the $9 million project is complete next spring...
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Maryland Gaming

article Creditors jockey for position as subcontractor on MGM casino works through Chapter 11 restructuring (11/23/2016)
(Maryland) -- A battle for position has emerged between the two largest creditors in the bankruptcy restructuring case of Upper Marlboro-based Essex Construction LLC,...
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Louisiana Gaming

article Golden Nugget Lake Charles expansion marks significant milestone (11/18/2016)
(Louisiana) -- After beginning construction on the new 353-room Rush Tower expansion for its Golden Nugget Lake Charles casino resort in late March, American casino...
article Tilman Fertitta's Louisiana resort and casino completes new tower (11/16/2016)
(Louisiana) -- A new tower at Tilman Fertitta's Golden Nugget Lake Charles is nearing completion. The Louisiana casino, resort and spa, now under construction, will...
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Seminole Tribe

article Seminole Hard Rock Tampa brings in drones for construction updates (Video) (11/17/2016)
(Florida) -- Send in the drones. That’s the tack that the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is taking as it uses aerial filmmaking to provide its guests...
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Indiana Gaming

article Horseshoe Southern Indiana to undergo $13 million hotel renovation (11/16/2016)
(Indiana) -- Horseshoe Southern Indiana soon will undergo a major renovation that had been delayed. The hotel and casino, located in Elizabeth, Ind., said Wednesday that...
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Ilani Casino

article Ilani casino begins accepting applications (11/14/2016)
(Washington) -- With Ilani Casino Resort expected to open next spring, the $510 million center will soon embark on a big hiring spree. Representatives for the Cowlitz...
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Other News

article Get ready for two more years of traffic headaches at the Jersey Shore (1/15/2017)
(New Jersey) -- It can be a "delicate balancing act" for transportation officials trying to handle Jersey Shore drivers - how to accommodate them on the Garden...
article Dispute over Berkeley project: likely sacred Indian burial site (1/15/2017)
(California) -- At first glance, the parking lot of Spenger’s Fresh Fish Grotto in Berkeley might seem like an odd place for prayer. Few signs above ground hint...
article Exclusive look inside new £19m casino development in Sawclose, Bath (1/15/2017)
(UK) -- The Bath Chronicle has had an exclusive sneak preview inside the site of the new casino, hotel and restaurants in Sawclose Bath. Building is progressing well at...
article Moody’s raise concerns on IPI project (1/15/2017)
(Saipan) -- A ranking official of Moody’s Investors Services said last week that the international credit agency’s growing concerns that Imperial Pacific...
article Casino adds amenities (1/3/2017)
(Michigan) -- A casino resort in the region has added a new bar, café and boutique. Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo said last week it has held grand openings for...
article Restoration of the Ohkay Owingeh Tribe’s historic pueblo (1/3/2017)
(New Mexico) -- Currently featured in the exhibition “By the People” at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City through February, this...
article Ute Mountain casino unveils $5.5 million upgrade (12/30/2016)
(Colorado) -- A $5.5 million remodel of the Ute Mountain Casino and hotel in Towaoc was unveiled Dec. 27 during an evening blessing and lighting ceremony. Apprentice...
article Eastern Shawnee 'topping off' new expansion at Indigo Sky (12/19/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- Rising seven floors, the tip-top of the framework was laid in place of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe's expansion of a second tower at Indigo Sky Casino. A...
article Eastern Shawnee 'topping off' new expansion at Indigo Sky (12/16/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- Rising seven floors, the tip-top of the framework was laid in place of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe's expansion of a second tower at Indigo Sky Casino. A...
article Rammed earth and weathered steel tie Arizona’s Maricopa campus to Native American and agricultural roots (12/15/2016)
(Arizona) -- Central Arizona College is betting on sustainable construction and higher education to bring the community of Maricopa, a poster child of the housing crash...
article Tim Hortons, commercial complex to be added to Scugog Island First Nation (12/12/2016)
(Ontario) -- A new commercial complex that will feature a Tim Hortons restaurant is under construction near the Great Blue Heron casino as the Mississaugas of Scugog...
article Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe building new $13M clinic (12/11/2016)
(South Dakota) -- A clinic featuring medical, dental, behavioral and vision services will serve hundreds of members of the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe and students from...
article Private donations to Indian Cultural Center and Museum top $7 million so far (12/7/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- Private donors have written checks for $7.2 million for the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum, with more expected before the end of the year.
article Rancheria submits plans to build new casino off I-5 (12/6/2016)
(California) -- The Redding Rancheria has submitted plans to state and federal officials to build a new casino off Interstate 5 south of Redding that would replace Win-...
article Redding Rancheria to build new casino hotel in place of Win-River (12/6/2016)
(California) -- The Redding Rancheria has submitted plans to build a new casino that would replace win-river casino. The development could potentially include a 140,000...
article Ground breaking for Objiwa Casinos (12/6/2016)
(Michigan) -- The Ojibwa Casino in Marquette celebrated the ground breaking of their $33.5 million expansion project for their gaming hall in Marquette.
article Groundbreaking ceremony kicks off Ojibwa Casino construction (12/6/2016)
(Michigan) -- After years of talk, construction of the Ojibwa Casino expansion in Marquette can finally begin. As tribal leaders and Marquette community members gathered...
article Private donations to Indian Cultural Center and Museum top $7 million so far (12/5/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- Private donors have written checks for $7.2 million for the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum, with more expected before the end of the year....
article Construction on American Indian Museum to resume (11/30/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- Construction of an American Indian cultural center near downtown Oklahoma City is expected to resume in the spring after the last of several obstacles are...
article Cahuilla Casino entrance getting new look (11/28/2016)
(California) -- The restructuring of the entranceway to the Cahuilla Casino is just one of the many areas of the casino that are undergoing changes. Originally designed...

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