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12/1/2019

article Threats of ‘mass appeals’ in Elliniko casino tender
(Greece) -- The tender for an integrated resort and casino at Elliniko has taken a critical turn as Hard Rock Cafe is threatening “mass appeals” if the group...

11/26/2019

article Bloomington grants LuLu's Pizza a liquor license and guarantee for a city gambling license
(Indiana) -- The City Council has approved a liquor license for a proposed pizzeria along with an agreement that guarantees them a local video gambling license.

11/22/2019

article ADAMS: When is an Indian casino an Indian casino?
(USA) -- Indian gaming is not easy to define these days, now that tribes are beginning to move into traditional commercial casino gaming. The legal definition of Indian...

10/24/2019

article Best Casinos Outside Las Vegas List Dominated by Native American Resorts
(USA) -- This week, USA Today delivered another list of gaming-related rankings. The “10Best Readers’ Choice Awards: Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas 2019” focuses on...

10/8/2019

article Purdue still wrestling over banning bets on Boilers, Mitch Daniels says
(Indiana) -- If Purdue President Mitch Daniels were a betting man... Wait, start over. If Purdue President Mitch Daniels had to guess, Purdue will have new campus...

10/2/2019

article Record $111M Arizona Tribal Gaming Contributions in 2019
(Arizona) -- The Arizona Department of Gaming is reporting a record-setting total in tribal gaming contributions in fiscal year 2019. Department officials say tribal...

9/21/2019

article NIGC figures herald a good year for the American tribal gaming industry
(Washington D.C.) -- The 501 tribal gaming operations in the United States reportedly had a great 2018 after seeing their aggregated gross gaming revenues for the twelve...

9/19/2019

article Indian gaming booming locally, nationwide
(California) -- Indian gaming in the United States is booming and it’s showing a profit on the Navajo Reservation as well. The National Indian Gaming Commission...

9/18/2019

article NIGC Releases its Financial Report for 2018
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) has released its financial report for the year 2018. The gross gaming revenue (GGR) from the fiscal...
article Tribal Casino Revenue Increased 4.1% in 2018 to Set Record
(USA) -- Tribal casinos saw record high revenues in the 2018 fiscal year, the National Indian Gaming Commission reported. On Sept. 12, the National Indian Gaming...

9/17/2019

article With tribal gaming numbers at record high in U.S., OKC tops Tulsa for growth and revenue
(Oklahoma) -- Tribal gaming revenue in the Oklahoma City region outpaced the Tulsa region in both growth rate and total revenues in fiscal 2018, according to a report...

9/16/2019

article US Tribal casinos earn best revenue year yet in 2018
(USA) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) has released the 2018 casino revenue totals for tribal casinos in the United States. The year was a record-setting...
article US tribal casinos set another gaming revenue record in 2018
(Washington D.C.) -- US tribal casino operators reported record gaming revenue in fiscal 2018, with positive growth reported across all administrative regions. Last week...

9/13/2019

press release 2018 Indian Gaming Revenues of $33.7 Billion Show a 4.1% Increase
(Washington D.C.) -- Today, Vice Chair Kathryn Isom-Clause, and Associate Commissioner E. Sequoyah Simermeyer of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) released...
article With tribal gaming numbers at record high in U.S., OKC tops Tulsa for growth and revenue
(Oklahoma) -- Tribal gaming revenue in the Oklahoma City region outpaced the Tulsa region in both growth rate and total revenues in fiscal 2018, according to a report...

9/12/2019

article Indian Gaming Increases by 4.1% in 2018: Revenue Hits Record of $33.7 Billion
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) released the Fiscal Year 2018 Gross Gaming Revenue (GGR) on Thursday.
press release Indian Gaming Revenues of $33.7 Billion Show a 4.1% Increase
(Washington D.C.) -- Today, Vice Chair Kathryn Isom-Clause, and Associate Commissioner E. Sequoyah Simermeyer of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) released...

4/7/2019

article NIGA19: Survey: Nearly half of tribal casinos earned at least $50 million in total revenue
(California) -- Nearly half of tribal casinos survey by Raving Consulting Co. said their total revenues were at least $50 million in 2018, adding their financial...
article NIGA19: Experts: $7 billion to be invested in tribal hotel over the next three years
(California) -- Experts estimated $7 billion will be invested into Native American casinos over the next three years that will include hotel rooms, water features, spas...

1/10/2019

article As Indian Gaming Grows, So Do Conflicts Among Tribes (sub req)
(USA) -- Indian Gaming revenue is on pace to overtake commercial casinos and it may not be a coincidence that conflicts among gaming tribes over market share are also on...

12/1/2018

article Horseshoe Casino doubles down on efforts to support its community
(Indiana) -- With its bright lights and imposing shoreline presence, the Horseshoe Casino can seem very much a world apart from its north Hammond environs. But when it...

11/23/2018

article Debating casino benefits
(Washington D.C.) -- Banking on tribal casinos. The American Gaming Association argues their latest report shows it's an industry the country should double-down on.
article Report shows tribes cashing in on gaming
(Washington D.C.) -- While some states are cashing in on tribal gaming, opponents are betting on trouble ahead. The American Gaming Association argues their latest...

11/12/2018

article AGA studies tribal gaming’s economic impact
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) released on Thursday a comprehensive study of the state-by-state economic impact of tribal casino gaming in...
article Report: Tribal gaming a significant contributor to U.S. economy
(Washington D.C.) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun paid nearly $769 million in taxes and revenue-sharing payments to all levels of government in 2016, the last...

11/11/2018

article Tribal gaming and its widespread US economic impacts
(USA) -- The American Gaming Association has released its comprehensive study of the state-by-state economic impact of tribal casino gaming in the United States....

11/9/2018

article Tribal Casinos Account For Nearly Half of US Gaming Market, AGA Report Says
(Washington D.C.) -- A new report released by the American Gaming Association (AGA) shows just how significant tribal casinos are to America’s economic landscape....

10/4/2018

article Report confirms continued growth in Indian gaming industry
(Washington D.C.) -- The latest issue of Casino City’s Indian Gaming Industry Report is out. Tribes took in $31.5 billion at their facilities in calendar year 2016...

10/3/2018

press release Casino City Press releases 2018 Indian Gaming Industry Report
(Indian Country) -- Casino City Press today announced the release of the 2018 Edition of Casino City’s Indian Gaming Industry Report – the most comprehensive...
article Report confirms continued growth in Indian gaming industry
(Indian Country) -- The latest issue of Casino City’s Indian Gaming Industry Report is out. Tribes took in $31.5 billion at their facilities in calendar year 2016...
article Report: Indian gaming revenue nationwide reaches $31.5 billion in 2016
(Indian Country) -- Indian gaming revenue in the U.S. hit an all-time high of $31.5 billion in calendar year 2016, but the development of non-gaming revenue at tribal...

8/13/2018

article Tribal gaming market hits record breaking $32.4bn GGR in FY 2017
(USA) -- A report from the National Indian Gaming Commission has revealed that tribal gaming had a record breaking year in 2017, with the market- leading sector counting...

7/2/2018

article OP/ED: Record Indian Gaming Revenues Not Exactly Helping Tribal-State Relations
(Indian Country) -- Indian gaming has gone from bingo halls in the boonies to big business. Plus, revenues just keep on rising. A fact that only seems to exacerbate the...

6/28/2018

article Revenue at US tribal casinos rises to $32.4bn
(Washington D.C.) -- Tribal casinos in the US said revenue rose to $32.4 billion in fiscal 2017, a four percent rise in gross gaming revenue (GGR), according to figures...

6/27/2018

article Indian Casinos Win $32.4B in 2017, Tribes Considering Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Indian casinos reported gross gaming revenue (GGR) of $32.4 billion in the fiscal 2017 year, which is a 3.9 percent increase on 2016.
article Indian gaming revenue up almost 4 percent in 2017 as tribes ponder sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Indian gaming revenue grew 3.9 percent in 2017 to $32.4 billion, its seventh straight annual increase, an indicator that the chairman of the...
article Tribal casinos’ gaming revenues climbed nearly 4 percent last year
(Washington D.C.) -- Native American casinos generated $32.4 billion in gross gaming revenue in fiscal 2017, a 3.9 percent increase over the previous year and the...

6/26/2018

press release 2017 Indian Gaming Revenues Increase 3.9% to $32.4 Billion
(Washington D.C.) -- Today Chairman Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri, Vice Chair Kathryn Isom-Clause, and Associate Commissioner Sequoyah Simermeyer of the National Indian...
article US tribal casinos set another new gaming revenue record
(USA) -- US tribal gaming operators reported revenue rising nearly 4% in their most recent fiscal year, pushing the sector to yet another record result. Figures released...

10/24/2017

article Economic Impact of Native American Gaming Approaching $100 Billion
(Oklahoma) -- An American Gaming Association (AGA) report says the economic impact of Native American casinos across the United States is approaching $100 billion. The...

10/23/2017

article BLOG: US Casinos Are Probably Doing Better Than You Realize This Year
(USA) -- With so much focus on the individual states, like New Jersey, you can sometimes lose sight of the big picture when it comes to US casinos. This week, thanks to...
article Tribal gaming’s share of U.S. casino revenue seen growing
(USA) -- A state-by-state analysis of Indian gaming’s economic impact shows southeastern Connecticut’s two casinos generated more in tax revenue and direct...

10/21/2017

article Trade Group: Oklahoma Has Second-Largest Share of $30B Tribal Gaming Industry
(Oklahoma) -- An analysis commissioned by the American Gaming Association finds Indian casinos in the state accounted for $8.7 billion in sales and 66,000 jobs. "...

10/20/2017

article AGA studies tribal gaming’s economic impact
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) announced this week during a roundtable discussion wth gaming leaders in Oklahoma City the release of the...
article Tribal gaming has an economic impact of almost $100bn, AGA reports
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) has this week published a state-by-state analysis of the economic impact of tribal gaming in the US, which...

10/19/2017

article AGA Numbers Suggest Tribal Gaming Is A $100 Billion Industry
(Las Vegas) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) recently released a study indicating the economic impact of Native American casinos across the United States is...

10/16/2017

article We Aren't Far Off From US Casinos Taking In $100 Billion A Year
(USA) -- When it comes to gambling, apparently Americans can’t get enough. In fact, US commercial casinos are on pace to post record revenue numbers this year.

10/6/2017

article Native American gaming economist: $30B in revenue, $96.6B in impact
(Las Vegas) -- For 17 years, Alan Meister has computed Native American gaming revenues. This year he took it one step further. Instead, commissioned by the American...

9/25/2017

article TRASK: Top 10 Indian Gaming Industry Report facts and figures
(USA) -- The 15th edition of Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report was released earlier this year and, as usual, the all-encompassing report is jam-packed with...

8/7/2017

article Indian Gaming Considered Among Oklahoma's Biggest Industries
(Oklahoma) -- Indian gaming has a $7.2 billion economic impact on Oklahoma. The chair of the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association, however, thinks that year-old-number is...

8/5/2017

article Arizona tribal casino gambling revenue up 4.8 percent
(Arizona) -- The State of Arizona will receive more than $26 million in contributions derived from tribal gaming revenue for the quarter that ended on June 30, according...

8/1/2017

article Tribal Gaming Industry Shows Signs of Growth
(USA) -- Tribal gaming regulators at the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) announced last week that total FY 2016 revenues of tribally-owned casinos in the United...

7/27/2017

article Indian gaming helps Oklahoma
(Oklahoma) -- The Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association has recently released an economic impact report, which was discussed this week during the association’s annual...

7/26/2017

article PALERMO: Above & Beyond / Tribes growing casino portfolios and diversifying economies
(USA) -- From Atlantic City to South Korea, to the Caribbean Islands, American Indians are looking beyond their reservations—and even U.S. borders—in growing...

7/25/2017

article Indian gaming helps drive rural Oklahoma economies, report finds
(Oklahoma) -- Rural areas in Oklahoma are getting major economic benefits from Indian gaming, with two-thirds of the jobs created by the industry coming in rural areas,...

7/20/2017

article Native Indian gaming revenues show significant national and regional growth
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) reported this week that North America’s tribal gaming operators have set a record, taking over $...

7/19/2017

article Tribal gaming revenues increased by 4.4% In 2016
(Washington D.C.) -- Statistics released by the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) have shown that revenue for tribal casinos across the US in 2016 was $31.2...

7/18/2017

article Indian gaming revenues show national, regional growth
(Oklahoma) -- Growth in Indian gaming revenues for the Oklahoma City region have been outpacing most of the rest of the country, according to a report issued Monday by...

5/30/2017

article Tribal gaming profits in the United States are setting new records
(USA) -- Tribal gaming profits in the United States are setting new records, reaching $30.5 billion in 2015, according to the 15th edition of Casino City’s Indian...

4/22/2017

article Indian Gaming Saw Record Revenues in 2015 to Become Top Casino Sector
(USA) -- American Indian gaming revenue zoomed in 2015, growing at a rate more than double that of 2014 and surpassing all other segments of the casino industry,...

4/16/2017

article Tribal casinos are on a roll, outpacing national industry
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma casinos owned and operated by American Indian tribes saw gambling revenue rise in 2015 and their associated hotels and restaurants made strong...

4/13/2017

article Tribal Gambling Win At Record Levels, Study Says
(USA) -- Tribal casinos nationwide won $30.5 billion in 2015, an all-time high for the industry. That’s according to Casino City’s 2017 Indian Gaming...

4/12/2017

article Tribal Gambling Win At Record Levels, Study Says
(USA) -- Tribal casinos nationwide won $30.5 billion in 2015, an all-time high for the industry. That’s according to Casino City’s 2017 Indian Gaming...

1/27/2017

article What are per capita payments?
(Oklahoma) -- Much of the revenue utilized by the Muscogee (Creek) Nation government is from casino operations. Profits from the MCN casinos fund many programs and...

1/26/2017

article Tribal casinos are now gambling powerhouses
(Washington) -- Growth is happening in many industries across the region. In Marysville for example the Tulalip Casino is now the center of shopping and housing...
article Casino Poll Shows Many Want One Here
(Indiana) -- A poll conducted for the casino company that is exploring a possible gambling establishment in Terre Haute shows that residents like the idea. Full House...
article Hawaii Attempts To Regulate Online Gambling
(Hawaii) -- The current changes in the global online gambling industry are encouraging from the standpoint that the pastime is being recognized as popular when regulated...

12/30/2016

article IRS Does Not Reduce Winning Thresholds for Casino Information Reporting & Will Not Track Electronic Player Cards for Tax Purposes
(Washington D.C.) -- In a major win for the gaming industry today, the Treasury Department published regulations that do not reduce winning thresholds for a casino...
article IRS drops proposal to reduce reportable gaming winnings to $600
(Washington D.C.) -- The Internal Revenue Service has dropped a proposal to require casinos and racinos to report to the agency when slots, bingo and video lottery...
article IRS proposes and issues new rules for gambling winnings
(Washington D.C.) -- The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department have proposed new rules for withholding and reporting on gambling winnings from horseracing...

10/27/2016

article Native American casino revenue sharing provided $28.6 mln for local communities in 2015
(Michigan) -- A recent report released by the Michigan Gaming Control Board shows that 12 Michigan tribal governments sent $28.6 million in gaming-related payments to...

10/12/2016

article Oklahoma receives record amount in tribal gambling fees
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma officials say the state collected a record $132 million in tribal gambling fees during the past year. The Office of Management and Enterprise...
article State record set for tribal gaming revenues
(Oklahoma) -- A report released today shows Oklahoma collected more than $132 million from tribal gaming facilities this past fiscal year, a new record. The Oklahoma...

10/5/2016

article PALERMO: Power Play / Tribes are using casinos to strengthen governments, relations
(California) -- The August 9 meeting of the California Senate Government Organization Committee was, by any objective analysis, a love fest of committee members,...

8/9/2016

article NWI casino revenue drops in July
(Indiana) -- Northwest Indiana's casinos collectively had their third down month in a row in July, seeing their gambling take drop 4.3 percent to $81.9 million as...

8/3/2016

article Arizona tribes send fewer gaming revenues to state in last quarter
(Arizona) -- Tribes in Arizona are sending fewer gaming dollars to the state and a top official is trying to blame the drop on a new casino. Tribes shared $25 million in...

8/2/2016

article Arizona tribal casino gambling revenue down by 2.9 percent
(Arizona) -- The Arizona Department of Gaming says contributions to the state from tribal gambling revenue will be about $25 million for the quarter that ended on June...

7/27/2016

article Native American Casino Sector Generates Strongest Revenue Growth in a Decade
(USA) -- The tribal gaming industry across America recorded its highest ever revenue figures last year, according to the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC). Its...

7/23/2016

article NIGC announces large tribal revenue gain
(USA) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) recently released data showing revenues generated by the Indian gaming industry in 2015 totaled $29.9 billion...

7/22/2016

article Indian gaming generates $29.9bn in 2015
(USA) -- Native American owned and operated gaming facilities experienced their largest growth in revenue for a decade, according to figures released by the National...
article Tribal Casino Revenues Up 5% to $29.9BN in 2015
(USA) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) has just released its annual revenue results for tribal gaming operations spread out across the USA, and the news...
article Tribal Casinos Report Decade’s Biggest Rise in Full-Year Gaming Revenue
(USA) -- Tribal casinos across the US generated a total of $29.9 billion in 2015, the National Indian Gaming Commission said in a report from earlier this week.

7/21/2016

article Gaming In Indian Country Remains Profitable
(California) -- Earlier this week the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) released data showing the the industry remains healthy. In 2015 revenue from gaming in...
article Indian gaming industry reports decade-best rise in gross annual revenues
(USA) -- Last year saw the 238 tribes running gaming operations in the United States report an almost 5% increase year-on-year in gross gaming revenues to $29.9 billion...

7/20/2016

article Indian gaming generated $29.9 billion in 2015
(California) -- Native American-owned and -operated gambling facilities generated $29.9 billion in revenue nationwide in 2015, according to information released Tuesday...
article Tribal gaming posts largest year-on-year revenue gain in a decade
(USA) -- Tribal casinos reported nearly $30b in gaming revenue last year while posting their largest year-on-year revenue gain in a decade. Figures released Tuesday by...

7/19/2016

article National Indian Gaming Commission makes historic announcement in Indio
(California) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission said thanks to strong regulation, gross gaming revenue in 2015 was the highest it's ever been. The 5% increase...
press release The NIGC announces largest tribal revenue gain in 10 years
(California) -- Today the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) released data showing revenues generated by the Indian gaming industry in 2015 totaled $29.9 billion...
article Tribes expand gambling clout in Washington, South Dakota
(USA) -- Tribes continue to cement its footprint in the US gambling industry with a series of casino expansions across the country. Tribes expand gambling clout in...

6/17/2016

article Five consecutive years of growth for tribal gaming beats declining commercial segment
(USA) -- According to the 2016 Edition of the Indian Gaming Industry Report, which provides a detailed accounting of the most up to date and available information...

6/16/2016

article Five consecutive years of growth for tribal gaming beats declining commercial segment
(USA) -- According to the 2015 Edition of the Indian Gaming Industry Report, (pdf), which provides a detailed accounting of the most up to date and available information...

6/8/2016

press release Indian Gaming Generated 43.5% of all U.S. Casino Gaming Revenue in 2014 - Research and Markets
(USA) -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Indian Gaming Industry Report" report to their offering. The Indian Gaming Industry Report...

5/23/2016

article Moving Money / Gaming tribes rushing to diversify economies
(USA) -- Congress enacted the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) of 1988 with the goal of providing largely impoverished American Indian tribes with the financial...
article Economic Impact of California Gaming Tribes
(California) -- The California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA) commissioned Beacon Economics in 2014, which surveyed 17 gaming tribes, to do a study of the...

5/14/2016

article Kansas, Oklahoma casinos offer more than gaming
(Kansas) -- Where can you see live buffalo and longhorn cattle up close, play a round of golf, swim in a resort-style pool, get a massage, enjoy a five-course wine...

4/27/2016

article $29bn reasons why you can't afford to ignore Tribal Gaming...
(USA) -- US tribal gaming generated $28.94 billion in gaming revenues and $3.86 billion in ancillary revenues - a total of $32.80 billion last year, according to the...

4/4/2016

article Top 10 tidbits from Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report
(USA) -- If you're a regular casino-goer, chances are good that you've visited an Indian gaming facility at some point over the last two decades. Since the...

3/25/2016

article California Controls 25 Percent of All Indian Gaming Revenues
(California) -- California had a hot year in American Indian gaming in 2014, with revenues increasing 4.4 percent to $7.3 billion and the Golden State notching more than...

3/5/2016

article Tribal Casinos Close Gap on Commercial Counterparts
(USA) -- US tribal casinos are outpacing the growth of their commercial counterparts, according to a new report that reveals that 2014 was a record year for Indian...

3/4/2016

article Report: Arizona casino revenues grew for fourth year, mirroring nation
(Arizona) -- Revenues from Arizona casinos inched up to $1.82 billion in 2014 for a fourth straight year of growth, both trends that mirrored tribal casinos nationwide,...

3/3/2016

article Indian Gambling Revenues Reach Record $28.9BN in 2014
(USA) -- Indian gambling generated revenues of $28.9 billion in 2014, marking five straight years of growth, as well as an all-time record for the sector.
article Indian Gaming Outpaces Growth of Commercial Casino Sector
(USA) -- Casino City Press today announced the release of the 2016 Edition of Casino City’s Indian Gaming Industry Report – the most comprehensive, up-to-...
article STUTZ: Indian casinos narrow gap between tribal, commercial casinos
(Las Vegas) -- U.S. Indian casinos recorded their fifth straight annual gaming revenue increase in 2014 and further closed the gap that separates the tribal market from...
press release Casino City Releases 2016 Indian Gaming Industry Report: Indian Gaming Parallels Growth of the Economy; Outpaces Growth of the Commercial Casino Sector
(Massachusetts) -- Casino City Press today announced the release of the 2016 Edition of Casino City’s Indian Gaming Industry Report – the most comprehensive...

2/25/2016

article BLOG: The gaming legacy of Indian tribes
(USA) -- This weekend will see if the film, The Revenant, will collect a plethora of film awards, including Leonardo DiCaprio’s coveted Oscars. But before we go...

12/30/2015

article Working With the Changing Leadership of an Organization
(USA) -- A Native American tribal council wanted to use casino revenue to establish a source of future financial support for the tribe’s children. The aim was to...

11/14/2015

article Some Arizona tribal casinos wage bets on risky demographic: millennials
(Arizona) -- Philip Smith remembers the sights, sounds and smells of the last time he went gambling. “I was with my brother, and we were having a great time...

10/27/2015

article Indian Tribes diversify income beyond casinos
(USA) -- Tribal casinos account for about one-sixth of all the revenue generated by gambling and gaming in the United States. These enterprises have helped to transition...

10/26/2015

article PALERMO: Tribal Gaming’s Millennial Challenge
(USA) -- American Indian tribes currently investing millions of dollars upgrading and expanding hotel-casinos in an effort to cope with a slow-growth gambling market are...
article Arizona Tribal Casinos Employ More Than State's McDonald's
(Arizona) -- Indian governments in Arizona own and operate 23 Las Vegas-style casinos (Class III operations). Of the state’s 22 federally recognized tribes, 16...

10/23/2015

article Indian Tribes Look Beyond Casinos for Income
(Michigan) -- For now, the field isn’t much. All that stands along a quiet country road is a small storage building, beyond which rolls 28 acres of prairie a mile...

10/8/2015

article Report: Tribal gaming outpaces commercial
(Reno) -- Since the turn of the millennium, the nation's commercial gaming industry has seen solid growth in revenues, according to the 2015-16 Casino City's...

9/21/2015

article Wealthier families have happier kids
(North Carolina) -- The income of parents has been shown to have momentous impact on their children's future income, educational attainment and physical health. New...

9/14/2015

article LEGAL BLOG: A Tribal Financial Executive’s Guide to Deferred Per Capita Plans
(USA) -- With the top tax bracket at nearly 40 percent, Indian tribes making substantial per capita distributions are asking what they can do to reduce their members...

8/24/2015

article Has tribal gaming been a boon for American Indians?
(USA) -- Commercial gambling in the U.S., once almost entirely confined to Las Vegas and Atlantic City, is spreading across an increasingly broad swath of the country. A...

8/11/2015

article Tribes in Arizona contribute $1.1B in gaming revenues to state
(Arizona) -- Tribes in Arizona have contributed $1.1 billion in gaming revenues to the state since 2004, The East Valley Tribune reports. Of that amount, nearly $992.3...
article Oklahoma tribes approach $1B in state gaming fees
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation Gaming Commission Director Jamie Hummingbird said on July 24 that all Oklahoma gaming tribes are expected to reach the $1 billion mark in...

8/5/2015

article Tulsa World Editorial: Tribal casino prosperity is everyone's prosperity
(Oklahoma) -- Here’s a couple of interesting facts gleaned from recent Tulsa World stories about tribal casinos:

8/4/2015

article Study confirms tribal casinos have multi-billion dollar impact
(Oklahoma) -- The preliminary results of a new study confirm that tribal casinos have a multi-billion dollar impact on Oklahoma’s economy. Commissioned by the...

7/31/2015

article Arizona Tribal Casino Gaming Revenue Up By 4.5 Percent
(Arizona) -- The Arizona Department of Gaming said contributions to the state from tribal gambling revenue will be about $25.8 million for the quarter that ended on June...

7/28/2015

article Most workers in tribal gaming industry are non-tribal members, study shows
(Oklahoma) -- According a new economic impact study on the state’s tribal gaming operations, Oklahoma’s average casino employee is a non-Native woman....
article Study shows impact of tribal casinos on economy
(Oklahoma) -- A study released today by the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association and Oklahoma City University shows that tribal casinos contributed more than $6 billion to...
article Study: Tribal gaming has multi-billion dollar economic impact for Oklahoma
(Oklahoma) -- Tribal gaming generated a $6.3 billion economic impact for Oklahoma in 2014, according to a study by the Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City...

7/27/2015

article Tribal casinos up for fifth straight year, according to NIGC
(Washington D.C.) -- According to the Washington, D.C. based National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), the U.S. Indian gaming industry recorded its fifth consecutive...

7/24/2015

article Tribal casinos up for fifth straight year, officials say
(USA) -- The U.S. Indian casino market recorded its fifth consecutive annual gaming revenue increase in fiscal year 2014, collecting more than $28.5 billion, according...
article Tribal gaming industry sees modest growth to $28.5B in 2014
(USA) -- Tribal casinos generated $28.5 billion in revenues in 2014, marking the fifth straight year of growth in the industry, the National Indian Gaming Commission...
article OKC region is big winner in Indian gaming revenues
(Oklahoma) -- Revenues generated by the Indian gaming industry grew 1.5 percent in 2014 to $28.5 billion, the fifth consecutive annual increase.

7/23/2015

article Casino revenues nationwide grow for fifth consecutive year
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma casinos outpaced the national average as Indian gaming across the country marked a fifth straight year of revenue growth, according to a report...
press release 2014 Indian gaming revenues increase 1.5 percent
(Washington D.C.) -- Today Jonodev O. Chaudhuri, Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission, released data showing revenues generated by the Indian gaming...

5/29/2015

article Native American Casinos – Revenue Overview and Trend Analysis
(USA) -- Native American gambling is a specific endeavor and refers to casino-style operations, bingo halls and other forms of gambling, conducted in Indian reservations...

5/13/2015

article Tribes in Arizona see continued growth in gaming operations
(Arizona) -- The tribal gaming industry grew for the third consecutive quarter, the Arizona Department of Gaming reported. Tribes shared $25.2 million with the state in...

5/12/2015

article Quarterly state tribal gaming contributions continue to increase
(Arizona) -- The trend is more people have disposable income when it comes to going to Arizona Indian casinos. The Arizona Department of Gaming announced that statewide...

4/30/2015

article Arizona tribal casino gaming revenue up by 4.7 percent
(Arizona) -- The Arizona Department of Gaming says contributions to the state from tribal gambling revenue will be about $25.2 million for the quarter that ended on...

4/27/2015

article Tribal Gaming’s Plus Side / Washburn: Casinos making a dent in poverty, tragedy on Indian lands
(Washington D.C.) -- Tribal government gambling continues to make a significant positive impact on the social and economic progress of American Indians, though it has...

4/13/2015

article Tribal casino market in California regains footing after downturn
(California) -- Tribal casinos in California took in $6.994 billion in 2013, according to the new edition of Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report, a sign that...

4/4/2015

article Inside Gaming: Native American Gaming Grows, the Strip Slips, and Sportsbooks Ready for NCAA Final Four
(USA) -- This week Inside Gaming talks gaming revenue numbers from a variety of contexts, including from Native American gaming facilities, the latest figures from...

4/3/2015

article Calif. tops U.S. in tribal casino revenue
(California) -- Oklahoma has more gaming properties, but California, Northern Nevada's biggest draw for tourists and gamblers, led the nation in 2013 in revenues...
article Report: Indian gambling revenue still growing in Alabama, but slowed down in 2013
(Alabama) -- Revenue from Native American gambling operations in Alabama slowed in 2013, reflecting a slight downward trend taking place nationally, according to a...

3/30/2015

article Report: Indian gaming revenue hits record $28.3 billion in 2013
(Las Vegas) -- The nation’s Indian gaming industry grew revenue for the fourth consecutive year in 2013, although the less than 1 percent uptick was the lowest...
article U.S. Tribal Gaming Revenue Reaches New Record
(USA) -- Tribal casinos in the United States won $28.3 billion off of gamblers in 2013, according to Casino City’s annual Indian Gaming Report, authored by...

3/27/2015

article Indian gaming finds stride as expanding national market
(USA) -- They started in tents, at least in the memories of most of us in the Southwest. Based on how far you want to go, Indian gaming’s origins could be traced...

3/16/2015

article Alan Meister of Nathan Associates on Indian Gaming Revenue
(USA) -- Dr. Alan Meister is an economist specializing in the application of economic analysis to litigation, regulatory, public policy, and strategic business matters....

1/15/2015

article Of slots and sloth / How cash from casinos makes Native Americans poorer
(Oregon) -- ON A rainy weekday afternoon, Mike Justice pushes his two-year-old son in a pram up a hill on the Siletz Reservation, a desolate, wooded area along the coast...

1/14/2015

article Indian gaming finds stride as increasing national business
(USA) -- They started in tents, at least in the memories of most of us in the Southwest. Based on how far you want to go, Indian gaming’s origins could be traced...

11/25/2014

article Beyond Gaming / Tribal casinos look at alternatives to boost revenues
(USA) -- American Indian tribes are expanding and renovating casino and hotel facilities in an effort to bolster a lethargic tribal gambling industry that for many...
article Finding an Alternate Path / Flat gaming revenues encourage tribes to look beyond the casino for growth
(USA) -- Welcome to the labyrinth. Tribal gaming presents numerous post-recession options, along roads that must be traveled carefully. While some contain potholes,...

11/19/2014

article Report: Oklahoma collected $122M in tribal gaming
(Oklahoma) -- A new report shows the state of Oklahoma collected $122 million in gaming fees from Native American tribes during the last fiscal year. The report issued...

11/8/2014

article The future of gambling! It isn't Vegas and it isn't Atlantic City
(USA) -- The Revel casino opened in Atlantic City in April, 2012, as a promise to revitalize the area and bring new jobs and cash flow. Now the $2.4 billion, 57 story...

11/7/2014

article Tribal casino revenue lags commercial casinos and cardrooms
(USA) -- The U.S. gaming industry took in $94.47 billion in 2012, an increase from the prior year, according to Casino City’s North American Gaming Almanac. The...

10/30/2014

article THE WEEKLY STANDARD: The Great Casino Loophole / Why Indian gaming is proliferating
(USA) -- Two years after it was supposed to help revitalize Atlantic City, the $2.4 billion Revel casino—all 57 stories of it—is closed. It’s an...

10/13/2014

article Tribes Optimistic Despite Slow Gambling Growth [sub req'd]
(Las Vegas) -- Indian gaming experts are hopeful an improved economy, Obama administration policies, tribal-state compact negotiations, advances in slot machine...

10/5/2014

article Gaming revenue distinguishes commercial, Indian casinos
(Las Vegas) -- The lines between the commercial casino industry and Indian gaming are seemingly evaporating. Caesars Entertainment Corp. runs Indian casinos in Phoenix,...
article Report: $38 Billion in 2013 Gaming Tax
(USA) -- A report released by the American Gaming Association at last week’s Global Gaming Expo shows that the gaming industry paid out $38 billion in federal,...
article Report: U.S. Gaming Industry Generated $240 Billion Economic Impact in 2013
(USA) -- The U.S. commercial and tribal gaming industries generated more than $240 billion in economic impact and employed some 1.7 million people in 2013, according to...
article STUTZ: Gaming’s $240 billion impact noted; Murren eyes fantasy sports
(Las Vegas) -- The commercial and tribal gaming industries had a combined economic impact on communities where they are located of nearly $240 billion in 2013, according...

8/8/2014

article Tribal Casinos Add to Dominance of U.S. Gaming Machines
(USA) -- American Indian casinos increased their dominance of all U.S. gaming machines and in particular the video gaming machine market in 2012, a just-released gaming...

8/6/2014

article Palermo: Oklahoma tribes poised for more casino growth
(Oklahoma) -- Dave Palermo reports on the continued growth of Indian gaming in Oklahoma, home to more casinos than any other state:

7/27/2014

article Indian Gaming Provided Over 650,000 Jobs in 2013
(Washington D.C.) -- “Nationwide, Indian gaming is a proven job creator. Indian gaming delivered over 665,000 direct and indirect American jobs in 2013 alone,...

7/23/2014

article After growth, Indian gaming now ‘pretty flat’
(Washington D.C.) -- After a long period of healthy growth that brought prosperity to many reservations. Indian tribal gaming revenues have leveled off in recent years...
article Indian Gaming Faces Uncertain Future, Obama Official Says [sub req'd]
(Washington D.C.) -- After the phenomenal success that characterized the first 25 years of gambling under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, tribal casinos now face an...
article NIGC Reports 0.5 Percent Growth to $28B in 2013 Tribal Gaming Revenues
(Washington D.C.) -- Tribal casinos netted $28 billion in revenues in 2013, the National Indian Gaming Commission reported on June 21. “In 2013, the Indian gaming...

7/21/2014

article 2013 Indian Gaming Revenues Increased 0.5%
(Washington D.C.) -- Today the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) released data showing revenues generated by the Indian gaming industry in 2013...
article Tribal Gaming Growth Slowing, Say NIGC Figures [sub req'd]
(Washington D.C.) -- Gross gaming revenues at American Indian casinos hit a record $28bn in 2013, but year-on-year growth was a modest 0.5 percent, according to the...

6/19/2014

article Infographic: Tribal Gaming in the US
(USA) -- The American Indian gaming industry has seen a vast expansion over the last two decades. In the 26 years or so of its existence, its economic impact has given...

6/16/2014

press release International Game Technology Issues Statement
(Las Vegas) -- International Game Technology (IGT), a global leader in compelling casino gaming entertainment, today issued the following statement:

5/4/2014

article Nez Perce gambling profits up slightly in 2013
(Idaho) -- The Nez Perce Tribe reports that gambling revenue increased slightly in 2013, while total earnings for its business division took a small dip.

5/3/2014

article Indian casinos pump billions into upstate counties
(New York) -- Since the first Indian casino opened in 1993, billions of dollars have flowed into upstate counties through gambling revenue-sharing, tourism and thousands...

4/21/2014

article Arizona's tribal gaming revenue growing faster than nation's
(Arizona) -- Revenue at Arizona tribal casinos grew faster than anywhere else in the country in 2012, despite an overall decrease in games.

4/17/2014

article State’s tribal casino revenues grew faster than national rate in 2012
(Arizona) -- Indian gaming revenue in Arizona grew by 3 percent in 2012, even though no new facilities came online and the number of games in the state actually declined...

4/10/2014

article Tribal gaming revenue hits record high
(South Dakota) -- A snapshot of tribal gaming shows gross gaming revenue at an all-time high, $27.9 billion, and all revenue at a record $28.1 billion, based on 2012...

4/8/2014

article Report: Oklahoma tribal gambling revenue rises
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma continues to far outpace other states on the number of tribal gambling facilities, leading to more than $3.7 billion in gambling revenue in 2012,...
article Horseshoe Southern Indiana wagering, attendance down in March
(Indiana) -- Wagering and attendance at Horseshoe Southern Indiana casino were down in March compared with March 2013, according to figures released from the Indiana...
article Northwest Indiana casinos post lower revenues again
(Indiana) -- Northwest Indiana’s five casinos saw a collective drop in revenue in March compared with the same month last year, marking their fourth month in a row...

4/6/2014

article Oklahoma Indian casinos ahead of curve
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma saw revenue from its American Indian owned gambling operations increase significantly compared with national trends in 2012, according to an...

4/4/2014

article SULLIVAN: Tribal Gaming Revenue Sharing in California
(California) -- The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (“IGRA”) requires Indian tribes to execute Tribal-State Gaming Compacts in order to conduct the full panoply...

4/3/2014

article As Indian Gaming Plateaus, Tribes Look To Diversify [sub req'd]
(USA) -- The American Indian gambling industry’s slow growth is forcing tribes to diversify their economies and prioritize government programs, many subsidized by...

4/1/2014

article Correction: Indian Casinos-Revenue-North Carolina
(North Carolina) -- In a story March 26 about gambling at Indian casinos, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of people who work at Harrah's...

3/30/2014

article Casino revenue falls 1 percent in N.Y.
(New York) -- Revenue at the state’s eight Native American-run casinos fell nearly 1 percent in 2012 as the state plans to add four privately owned casinos, a new...

3/29/2014

article Indian casinos in Wyoming report rapid growth
(Wyoming) -- Indian casinos in Wyoming were among the fastest-growing in 2012 even as overall spending by gamblers at Indian casinos fell nationwide that year.

3/28/2014

article Spending slows at U.S. Indian casinos
(Connecticut) -- Spending by gamblers slowed at U.S. Indian casinos in 2012, as revenue growth fell behind non-tribal casinos for the first time in nearly two decades,...
article US Indian Casinos See Declining Revenue Growth
(USA) -- For decades, Indian casinos have been the meat and potatoes of the U.S. gambling industry. Outside of hubs like Las Vegas and Atlantic City, Native American-...

3/26/2014

article Indian casino gambling revenue growth is slowing, report says
(USA) -- The economy may have dug itself out of the worst recession in a generation, but gamblers apparently are still reluctant to put their money at risk in U.S....
article Indian gaming revenue rises, but is outpaced by nontribal facilities
(USA) -- A new report shows that gaming revenue generated at Indian casinos nationwide continued to grow during 2012. However, that growth was slower than the gaming-...
article Revenue growth slowed at Indian casinos in 2012
(USA) -- Spending by gamblers slowed at U.S. Indian casinos in 2012, as revenue growth fell behind nontribal casinos for the first time in nearly two decades, according...
article Alabama's Indian gambling revenue growing, but not as fast
(Alabama) -- Revenue from Indian-operated gambling in Alabama is no longer growing faster than any other state. A new Indian Gaming Industry Report by Casino City Press...
article American Indian casino revenue in ND grew 6 percent in 2012, bucking the national trend
(North Dakota) -- The growth in revenue at American Indian casinos in North Dakota in 2012 bucked the national trend, according to a national report released Wednesday.
article Casinos paying off big for state, Seminole Tribe
(Florida) -- As Florida lawmakers take a break from debating legislation to revamp the state's gambling laws, new numbers released Wednesday show the state's...
article Indian casino revenue dips as N.Y. plans expansion
(New York) -- Revenue at the state's eight Native American-run casinos fell nearly 1 percent in 2012 as the state plans to add four privately owned casinos, a report...
article Indian casino revenue up 7 percent in New Mexico
(New Mexico) -- A new report shows revenue at New Mexico’s Indian casinos was up 7 percent in 2012 as tribes increased slot machines but reduced table games.
article Report: State’s casino revenues jumped 7%
(New Mexico) -- Indian gaming revenues in New Mexico outpaced the rest of the industry in 2012, according to a report released Wednesday.
article Revenue growth slows at NC's Indian casino run by Cherokee nation
(North Carolina) -- A weak economy has slowed gambling revenues at U.S. Indian casinos just as North Carolina's Cherokee Indians build a second gambling hall.
article Revenues up at California Indian casinos
(California) -- Revenues at California Indian casinos increased slightly in 2012, but still not as robustly as pre-recession years, according to a report being released...
article Report: US casino revenues slow as Catawbas plan KM resort
(North Carolina) -- A weak economy has slowed gambling revenues at U.S. Indian casinos, according to a national report released Wednesday, as the Catawba Indian Nation...
press release Casino City releases 2014 Indian Gaming Industry Report
(Massachusetts) -- Casino City Press Casino City Press today announced the release of the 2014 edition of Casino City’s Indian Gaming Industry Report – the...

3/25/2014

article Indian casinos set new revenue record, topping $28.13 billion
(USA) -- Three years after the nation’s Indian casino industry experienced its only annual gaming revenue decline in the 24 years since figures have been kept, the...
article Revenue growth seen slowing at Indian casinos
(USA) -- Indian casinos in the U.S. took in more money than ever in 2012, yet revenue rose faster at non-tribal casinos for the first time in nearly 20 years, according...
article Florida's Indian casinos make revenue gains
(Florida) -- A new report shows that Florida's Indian casinos posted a double-digit increase in revenue from entertainment, food and hotel stays in 2012.
article Oklahoma Indian gaming revenues continue to thrive, report shows
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma Indian gaming revenues are growing more than three times faster than national Indian gaming revenues, according to a report released Wednesday by...

1/29/2014

article Tribes Must Diversify From Gaming, Warns Congressman [sub req's]
(Washington D.C.) -- Republican Congressman Don Young of Alaska on Wednesday said Native Americans should not depend on the federal government for “a pat on the...

1/21/2014

article BLOG: What Happens when Poor People get Cash? An Empirical Study.
(North Carolina) -- Remarkably important article in Saturday's New York Times, by Moises Velasquez-Manoff, "What Happens When the Poor Receive a Stipend?"...

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