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US – Indian gross gaming revenues generate record $34.6bn in 2019

The Indian gaming industry generated revenues of $34.6bn in 2019, an increase of 2.5 per cent over 2018. In the 32 years since the federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act was enacted, 2019 marked the Indian gaming industry’s highest ever revenue report. During FY19, nearly every NIGC region experienced growth. The Oklahoma City region saw the…

US – Tribal gaming reaches record high with revenues of $33.7bn

The National Indian Gaming Commission has confirmed that the 520 tribal casinos, operated by 247 tribes across 29 states, recorded their best ever year in 2018 with revenues totalling $33.7bn, an overall increase of 4.1 per cent over FY 2017. The GGR for FY 2018 is the highest in Indian gaming history; and, unlike previous…

US – Indian Gaming sets new revenue record of US$32bn

The 494 casinos operating as tribal casinos in the United States have set a new GGR record of US$32.4bn in the 2017 fiscal year. Chairman Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri, Vice Chair Kathryn Isom-Clause, and Associate Commissioner Sequoyah Simermeyer of the National Indian Gaming Commission released the Fiscal Year 2017 Gross Gaming Revenue (GGR) amount, which saw…

US – Indian Gaming Trade show sees record pre-registration

As the Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention prepares to come to Las Vegas in just less than a month, the National Indian Gaming Association reports record interest and pre-registration for the event. Several education opportunities and special events have sold out as the tribal and gaming community readies for four days of signature events, exhibits,…

US – Cherokee Nation begins build of Cherokee Casino Tahlequah

Cherokee Nation has started construction on the new Cherokee Casino Tahlequah, bringing more entertainment, dining and convention options to the state of Oklahoma. “We believe in making sound investments that have a lasting impact on the Cherokee Nation and the Cherokee people,” said Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker. “This new property will be…

US – Rick Meitzler appointed to the Indian Gaming Magazine Advisory Board for 2018

Indian Gaming Magazine has approved Rick Meitzler, President and CEO of Novomatic Americas, to bring his specific global perspectives to its 2018 Advisory Board. Indian Gaming Magazine’s growing readership community and global expansion continues to influence the future and direction of the magazine by adding new and influential members to its Advisory Board. These individuals…

US – Boyd gets the green light for Elk Grove casino

Boyd Gaming has confirmed that the California State Assembly and California State Senate have each unanimously ratified a tribal-state gaming compact with the Wilton Rancheria Tribe that will allow the tribe to develop and operate a casino resort in Elk Grove, California. The compact was signed by California Governor Jerry Brown in July. Boyd Gaming…

US – Indian gaming generates best revenue increase this decade

The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) released data showing revenues generated by the Indian gaming industry in 2015 totalled US$29.9bn. After six years of modest, but stable growth, the five per cent increase in GGR from 2014 is the largest increase in 10 years. Chairman Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri, Vice Chair Kathryn Isom-Clause, and Associate Commissioner…

US – Indian gaming up to 43.5 per cent of all North American casino revenue

Indian gaming generated 43.5 per cent of all US casino gaming revenue in 2014, growing by approximately two per cent in 2014 to an all-time high of approximately $28.9bn. In calendar year 2014, there were 243 Native American tribes operating nearly 352,000 gaming machines and nearly 7,800 table games in 489 gaming facilities across 28…