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Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Nation begins construction of 469k-sq-ft facility, featuring ASC — 4 things to know (2/20/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Tahlequah, Oklahoma-based Cherokee Nation broke ground on a 469,000-square-foot health facility in Tahlequah. Here's what you should know.
article Cherokee Nation Breaks Ground on New 469,000-square-foot Facility at W.W. Hastings Campus (2/18/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- After several years of planning and negotiation with the federal government, the Cherokee Nation officially begins construction on the tribe’s new...
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...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Springfield

article MGM Springfield still on schedule for September 2018 opening (2/18/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- In Massachusetts, city chief development officer Kevin Kennedy has speculated that MGM Springfield could open earlier than expected, perhaps in the...
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...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Eastern Band of Cherokee

article Casino expansion nearly nixed: Tribal Council decides in split vote to continue with $250 million project (2/15/2017)
(North Carolina) -- A newly approved expansion project at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort was nearly derailed when a resolution to kill the project was narrowly...
article Harrah’s plans to expand in western North Carolina (1/30/2017)
(North Carolina) -- The leaders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians have approved plans to expand Harrah’s Cherokee Casino. The tribe’s leaders approved...
article Harrah's plans to expand in western North Carolina (1/27/2017)
(North Carolina) -- The leaders of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians have approved plans to expand Harrah's Cherokee Casino. The tribe's leaders approved...
article Cherokee casino banking on $200M hotel, convention expansion (1/26/2017)
(North Carolina) -- Walking through the palatial Harrah's Cherokee Casino, awe is a common reaction. Whether it's the two-story fountain cascading in the lobby...
article Casino announces expansion: $250 million project will add fourth hotel tower, event space (1/25/2017)
(North Carolina) -- Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort is stepping into its 20th year of operation with plans for a massive expansion that will add 600-800 hotel...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Forest County Potawatomi

article Potawatomi planning second hotel tower in Menomonee Valley (2/15/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community is planning to break ground this year on a second hotel tower at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in the Menomonee...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Renovations already underway at new Lucky Dragon near Las Vegas Strip (2/13/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- The paint has barely dried at the new Lucky Dragon, yet operators have already announced plans to renovate space to make more room for VIP guests....
article New $20M makeover is underway at Hooters Casino (1/25/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Major changes are on the way at Hooters Casino Hotel in a $20 million makeover. Hooters VP and General Manager Mike Storm has announced two new...
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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Mississippi Band of Choctaw

article Choctaw tribe to expand elementary school, build housing (2/2/2017)
(Mississippi) -- The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians was awarded $18 million in the Ramah Navajo Chapter et al. V. Jewell lawsuit in January. Chief Phyliss Anderson...
1 Article on this Issue

Chukchansi

article Ground broken on ‘Chukchansi Crossing’ gas station (1/30/2017)
(California) -- The Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians broke ground today on a long-delayed gas station and retail service center at the northeast corner of...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article PROGRESS: Hard Rock expansion coming along (1/22/2017)
(Iowa) -- Officials at the Hard Rock Casino & Hotel in Sioux City don’t think it’s much of a gamble for the business to be undergoing a $6 million...
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Muscogee Creek

article With Jimmy Buffett coming to town, River Spirit Casino Resort puts on finishing touches (1/22/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- It's been four years since the chief Parrothead Jimmy Buffett played in Tulsa, with sleet and snow falling around the BOK Center as the Parrotheads...
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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Gambling Expansion

article Ute Tribe renews its proposal for casino (1/21/2017)
(Colorado) -- The Northern Ute Tribe is back with a renewed proposal for a casino gaming project in the tiny town of Dinosaur just across the Colorado border, but this...
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...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Japan Gaming

article OP/ED: Are Casinos in Japan an Unnecessary Gamble? (1/21/2017)
(Japan) -- Much in the same way as happened with last year’s “reinterpretation” of Japan’s constitution and the toughening regulation of official...
1 Article on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article CT Senators, Representatives Show Support for Mohegan Sun's Proposed Hospital Project (1/21/2017)
(Connecticut) -- On Tuesday, Senator Paul Formica (Republican-20), Senator Heather Somers (Republican-18) and Representative Mike France (Republican-42) attended the...
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Oregon Gaming

article Coquille Indian Tribe’s casino plans closer to fruition (1/21/2017)
(Oregon) -- For some time now, the Coquille Indian Tribe has been working to create a gaming venue in the Medford area on property located at Highway 99 in Oregon. The...
1 Article on this Issue

Chumash Tribe

article Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians completes construction on Buellton apartment complex (1/17/2017)
(California) -- The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians has announced the completion a new construction project. The Avenue Heights Apartments complex is made up of three...
1 Article on this Issue

Karuk Tribe

article Planned explosion rocks Yreka casino construction site (1/16/2017)
(California) -- Heavy snow has stalled construction on the new Rain Rock Casino in Yreka, but on Monday, crews got back to work with a boom. Workers cleared the area for...
1 Article on this Issue

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,...
1 Article on this Issue

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 $...
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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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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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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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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...
1 Article on this Issue

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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Other News

article American Indian museum has enough private donations to trigger bond sales (1/27/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Construction of the long-awaited American Indian Cultural Center & Museum could resume as soon as this fall. Fundraisers reported Thursday that they...
article Grand Portage casino unveils facelift (1/26/2017)
(Minnesota) -- The renovations are complete at Grand Portage Lodge and Casino. The popular gambling spot just south of the Pigeon River border crossing this week...
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....

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