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US – The Koi Nation reveals plans for new California casino in Sonoma County

The Koi Nation, one of the state’s federally recognized Native American tribes, today announced it has selected a 68-acre site in unincorporated Sonoma County to re-establish its tribal land base. The Koi have filed plans to build a resort and casino on the site, exercising their sovereign rights under federal law. The property selection restores…

US – Zitro hails timing of NIGA as it enters tribal gaming out west

Zitro USA will display its exciting 88 Link Progressive games, along with its Bashiba Link Progressive games at the upcoming National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Show at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada July 21 to 22. This summer the company is poised to parlay their very strong performance in the Florida market into western…

US – Washington Governor adds signature to tribal sports betting laws

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has now signed the tribal sports betting compacts, but before the Washington State Gambling Commission can issue licenses to the tribes, US Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland must give her signature. In order for each compact to become effective, it must be entered into the Federal Register. Then, the ….

US – NIGA still on course for July trade show at Caesars Forum

The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has confirmed it is hosting the Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Conference from July 19 to 22, at the Caesars Forum convention center. This is a brand-new convention centre located behind the Bally’s and Flamingo Hotels on the famous Las Vegas Strip. For large indoor shows such as ours, Clark…

US – California Gaming Association slams tribal casinos for staying open

The California Gaming Association (CGA), a trade association that represents the licensed commercial cardrooms in California, has criticised tribal casinos in the state for staying open amid rising COVID-19 cases As sovereign nations, Native American tribes are not required to follow the state’s stay-at-home order, but with hospitals reaching capacity limits following statewide stay-at-home orders…

US – AGEM and GLI donate $120,000 to Native American Veterans Memorial

The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) and Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) have committed $120,000 to the National Museum of the American Indian’s new National Native American Veterans Memorial. The donation is part of the AGEM/GLI Lasting Impact Philanthropic Initiative, through which they collaborate to create a “lasting impact” inside the gaming industry and beyond….

US – San Manuel Band celebrates topping off for expansion project

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians hosted an intimate ceremony to celebrate the topping-off of the 17th floor of the San Manuel Casino resort expansion project, near the city of Highland, California. The socially-distanced event celebrates the final steel beam being put into place just over 27 months after the project broke ground on…

US – Tribal gaming wants $18bn in federal aid to cover casino closures

The Native American Gaming Association wants a government hand-out of $18bn to pay tribes and staff now that the casino industry in most states is grounded. For many tribes, casinos are the sole source of commercial revenue and tribal governments will not be able to provide health and education services. The association has sent a…

US – Oklahoma’s casinos stay open despite Governor’s warning

Oklahoma’s 100-plus tribal casinos remained open as the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve, flying in the face of Governor Kevin Stitt’s warning that the gaming compacts expired on January 1 and that casino gambling after that date will be illegal. Muscogee Principal Chief James Floyd, who operates River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa,…