Navajo Nation to accept first gaming check
The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise today will present a $5 million check to the tribe. The money represents strong performance in the gaming industry on Navajo land and a restructuring of the loans that funded the tribe's debut into Indian gaming more than three years ago.
article Navajo Nation opens flagship casino in Arizona
(Arizona) -- New sets of twin arrows are beckoning travelers on Interstate 40 in northern Arizona. A grand opening for the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort is set for...
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(Arizona) -- The wonders of marketing, the new Casino Boss Derrick Watchman pitched the new luxury Navajo Twin Arrows Casino on 3TV. The new Casino is set to debut on...
article New casino set to open near Flagstaff this month
(Arizona) -- A new casino is set to open its doors later this month near Flagstaff. The Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort will host its grand opening celebration over...
article Twin Arrows casino to open Memorial weekend
(Arizona) -- Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort will open May 24. Officials with the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (NNGE) said in a press release last week that grand...
article Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort To Debut Memorial Weekend
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Nation will open the doors to its first casino on the Arizona side of its reservation on May 24. The grand opening celebration for Twin Arrows...
article New Mexico Tribes Seek Online Gambling Ban
(New Mexico) -- As online gambling becomes a reality among individual states, those with a stake in the land based industries eye these developments with interest.
article Editorial: New Navajo compact limits Internet gambling
(New Mexico) -- Though the proposed new gambling compact between the Navajo Nation and the state was presented to the Legislature with just over a week left in the...
article New Navajo Casino Resort Includes Conference Center
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise announced that the grand opening of its Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, just east of Flagstaff, Ariz., will take place...
article New Mexico Legislative Inaction to Negotiate Compact Stirs Navajo Nation's Concerns
(New Mexico) -- Navajo officials are shaken up about the future of their gaming operations in New Mexico, following the unexpected holdup of a new gaming compact in the...
article New Mexico Tribal Compact Could Bar Online Gambling
(New Mexico) -- The specifics of a new tribal compact being negotiated between the State of New Mexico and Navajo Nation officials could include a ban on all forms of...
article Navajo Nation compact discourages Internet gaming
(New York) -- A Class III gaming compact for the Navajo Nation was written to discourage Internet gaming in New Mexico:
article Navajo pact could mean no Internet gambling
(New Mexico) -- A proposed new gambling compact between the Navajo Nation and the state could effectively close the door on state authorization of Internet gambling.
article Casino creates job prospects for Reservation, border towns
(Arizona) -- Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort put on a job fair March 20 at the Winslow Chamber of Commerce. The fair lasted all day and the parking lot was crowded...
article Gaming enterprise, Nation 'disappointed' with NM compact failure
(New Mexico) -- The head of the Navajo Gaming Enterprise was not happy to see the New Mexico State Legislature adjourn without taking up a new gaming compact with the...
article Navajo leader disappointed by inaction on compact
(New Mexico) -- Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly is expressing disappointment that the New Mexico Legislature didn't vote on a new gambling compact for the tribe...
article Future Of Navajo Gaming Compact In Question
(New Mexico) -- A Gaming compact between the Navajo Nation and the State of New Mexico failed to receive a vote by the state legislature before the end of session. With...
article Navajos upset that pact didn’t get a vote
(New Mexico) -- Navajo Nation leaders expressed their frustration after lawmakers failed to vote on a new state-tribal gambling compact, saying they followed the state...
article Tribal casinos expand and go upscale
(New Mexico) -- The Navajo Nation's first casino opened in 2008 with a dramatic design -- a simple, massive structure shaped like a tent. Prominently located between...
article New Mexico State Legislative Committee Approves Navajo Gaming Compact
(New Mexico) -- On Tuesday, March 12, the State Legislative Committee on Compacts approved the gaming compact between the Navajo Nation and the State of New Mexico, with...
article Navajo casino deal faces uncertain fate in New Mexico
(New Mexico) -- A proposed gaming compact between the state of New Mexico and the Navajo Nation could be left for lawmakers to deal with until after the regular...
article Navajo gambling pact may be in limbo
(New Mexico) -- A new gambling compact between the state and the Navajo Nation was lobbed late into the New Mexico legislative session, and it’s unclear whether...
article Panel backs revised gambling deal
(New Mexico) -- A legislative committee on Tuesday recommended approval of a revised gambling agreement between the state and the Navajo Nation – despite concerns...
article Panel recommends new NM gambling compact approval
(New Mexico) -- A legislative panel is recommending that New Mexico lawmakers approve a gambling compact with the Navajo Nation allowing it to operate five casinos.
article Twin Arrows Casino To Open In May
(Arizona) -- The Twin Arrows Casino and Resort is set to open its doors in just a few months, and the $130 million, 170,000-square foot facility promises to offer plenty...
article Twin Arrows Casino fills more than 600 positions fast
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article New gaming terms proposed for Navajo casinos in NM
(New Mexico) -- Negotiators for Gov. Susana Martinez and the Navajo Nation have agreed on key terms of a possible gambling compact that would allow the state's largest...
article Navajos want to renegotiate gaming compact with NM
(New Mexico) -- Officials with the Navajo Nation say they want to renegotiate the renewal of the tribe's gaming compact with the state of New Mexico before the end...
article Gaming officials: Twin Arrows 90 percent complete
(Arizona) -- According to the Hunt Construction Group, general contractor for the 170,000 square foot Twin Arrows Casino Resort, phase 1 of the $130 million facility is...
article Twin Arrows Casino set to open in May
(Arizona) -- Gaming enthusiasts get ready. The Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort plans to open its doors as early as this May.
article Navajo Nation To Open First Arizona-Based Casino in May, Hire 800
(Arizona) -- After nearly two years of construction activity, the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort—designed as the tribe’s flagship gaming facility—is...
article Twin Arrows casino sets May opening
(Arizona) -- The month of May cannot come soon enough for Derrick Watchman. The chief financial officer for the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise can't wait to open...
article A Navajo windfall
(Arizona) -- A woman crouched on her knees as she used a bench outside the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff to fill out a job application.
article Casino job fair attracts hundreds
(Arizona) -- The first day of a three-day job fair designed to fill 800 positions at the new Twin Arrows casino east of Flagstaff had a strong turnout Friday.
article New Navajo Casino Provides Much-Needed Jobs
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Nation is opening its fourth casino this spring in Twin Arrows, Ariz., just east of Flagstaff. The project includes 1,100 slot machines and 200...
article Navajo casino hosting job fair, looking to hire 800
(Arizona) -- If you dread going to work, maybe now is the time to gamble on a new career. The Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort will open in the summer, but a job fair is...
article Navajo Nation May Negotiate Gaming Compact With New Mexico in Early 2013
(New Mexico) -- The Navajo Nation hopes to renegotiate its gaming compact with New Mexico during the 2013 regular session, which runs from January 15 to March 16. The...
article Navajo Nation, NM gaming negotiations kept private
(New Mexico) -- The way the Navajo Nation and the state of New Mexico conduct gaming could change based on how discussions go next month.
article Flowing Water Navajo Casino bridge opens
(New Mexico) -- Flowing Water Navajo Casino in Shiprock opened its new bridge and paved entrance this week. “We have been anticipating the opening of our new...
article 'Twin Arrows is on schedule' says Navajo Gaming Enterprises CEO
(Arizona) -- Navajo Speaker of the Council Johnny Naize probably described it best after he received a tour of the new Navajo casino being built at Twin Arrows. "...
article Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise CEO Winter announces resignation
(Arizona) -- Bob Winter, Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (NNGE) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), announced Oct. 25 he will resign from his position effective January 1,...
article Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise To Name Tribal Member as New CEO
(Arizona) -- A tribal member will take over operations of the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (NNGE) come January 1, 2013.
article Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise CEO resigns
(New Mexico) -- The first ever Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise Chief Executive Officer announced this week he will resign from his position Jan. 1.
article First-ever Navajo Nation gaming chief to resign
(Arizona) -- The man who guided the development of casinos on the Navajo Nation is resigning. Robert Winter announced Thursday that his last day as chief executive of...
article Gallup Herald releases last issue, closes its doors
(New Mexico) -- A fter eight years of publishing a weekly paper in Gallup, Joe Kolb on Monday announced on the Gallup Herald's website that he was calling it quits.
article Shelly signs bills to approve alcohol sale and acceptance of land
(Arizona) -- Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly signed two different legislative bills on Aug. 1. Legislation CJY-40-12 approves the sale of liquor at Twin Arrows Resort...
article Shelly Signs Bills to Approve Alcohol Sale and Acceptance of Land
(Arizona) -- On August 1, Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly approved two legislative bills, the first one was the go ahead for sale of liquor at Twin Arrows Resort and...
article Catholics and tribe have much riding on new church, casino
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article Casino going up at Twin Arrows
(Arizona) -- A $175 million casino and hotel complex is going up on the Navajo Nation near Twin Arrows about 20 miles east of Flagstaff. The tribe now proposes to open...
article Navajo Nation Receives First Gaming Payout
(Arizona) -- After restructuring and consolidating its four loans that fund its casinos into one, the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (NNGE) presented the tribe with its...
article Navajos Reap $5 Million in Casino Profits
(Arizona) -- Navajo Nation officials received its first share of casino profits on Friday when the Navajo Gaming Enterprise handed over a $5 million check, the Navajo...
article Viva Navajo Nation: $5 Million
(Arizona) -- On Thursday, Navajo Officials held a press conference in Window Rock to accept a check from the Navajo Gaming Enterprise for $5 million, claiming big...
article Gaming officials present tribe with $5 million in 1st payment of casino profits
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Gaming Enterprise on Friday presented the Navajo Nation with its first share of casino profits.
article Navajo Nation to accept first gaming check
(New Mexico) -- The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise today will present a $5 million check to the tribe. The money represents strong performance in the gaming industry on...
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(New Mexico) -- Northern Edge Navajo Casino opened its doors six months ago, and it's fulfilling both negative and positive expectations. Since opening in January,...
article Northern Edge seeing different clientele
(New Mexico) -- Three months after opening the Northern Edge Navajo Casino near Farmington, officials for the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise have noticed differences...
article Fire Rock nets $11.5 million in 4th quarter
(Arizona) -- Figures released by the New Mexico Gaming Control Board in February show that the Fire Rock Navajo Casino is still doing great business.
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(Arizona) -- Officials for the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise met with the members of the Navajo Nation Council's Budget and Finance Committee on Tuesday to give...
article Off to the races: Casino business heats up in 4 Corners
(New Mexico) -- Northern Edge Navajo Casino's entry into the lucrative gaming market has touched off a marketing battle in the Four Corners, with casinos as far away...
article Gaming czar: Newest casino off to a strong start
(Arizona) -- It's been a little more than three weeks now since the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise opened its newest casino and things couldn't be better, according to...
article Gaming officials request Navajo police coverage
(Arizona) -- The Law and Order Committee will hold a special meeting today at 10 a.m. in the north conference room of the Navajo Nation Council Chamber to discuss...
article Concerns verified at intersection near new casino
(New Mexico) -- A long line of vehicles crawled down New Mexico 371 and Navajo Route 36 to get to and from the grand opening of Northern Edge Navajo Casino on Monday.
article Navajos Celebrate Opening of Biggest, Newest Casino
(New Mexico) -- The Navajo Nation on Monday celebrated the grand opening of its biggest gaming facility to date. The Northern Edge Navajo Casino, an 86,000-square-foot...
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