Andrew Hofstetter

Adapting to Change Through the Unavoidable Reality of COVID-19

by Andrew Hofstetter
COVID-19 has not only changed America, but it has changed the landscape and the way Indian Country, and Indian gaming operates for the foreseeable future.
Kris Nixon

Casinos and CARES Act Funding

by Kris Nixon
Casinos have experienced many issues throughout 2020 related to the COVID-19 pandemic. All were shut down for a period of time, some are still closed, and there are wide ranging economic effects to casinos and related tribes.
Ernie Stevens, Jr.

Indian Country Shows Strong Presence at the Polls

by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.
It’s 2020, so we knew it would not be easy. Election night turned to weeks as votes continued to be counted.
Andrew Klebanow

Rethinking Smoking Policies During a Pandemic

by Andrew Klebanow
As Covid-19 continues to spread across the U.S., Indian casino operators are bracing for what appears will be a third wave in the course of the pandemic. To address this, health and safety protocols continue to evolve and for some operators, with renewed vigor.
Kell Houston 1

Casino Entertainment in 2021

by Kell Houston
During this incredibly unpredictable and unstable time for all of us, casino entertainment no longer at the top of very many lists. This raises many questions...
Andrew Cardno

Your Casino Has Been Hacked by Ransomware!

by Andrew Cardno
The Indian gaming industry has officially been hacked. This has been a good year for cyber hackers with a number of tribal properties having been subjected to devastating cyber attacks.
Eric Casey

After the Shutdown: Reopening Tribal Bingo Halls

by Eric Casey
The definition of Class II bingo was born around the traditional session bingo hall, which at the time played the game with paper bingo cards and ink daubers, when early and primitive technologic aids to bingo were just beginning to form.
James Klas

Critical Care for High Value Patrons

by James M. Klas In looking at casino performance, it is common to deal with averages. Average win per...
Chickasaw $20K Donation

Chickasaw Foundation Receives $20,000 Donation for Student Scholarships

ADA, OK – The Chickasaw Foundation has received a $20,000 donation from Enel North America to provide two Chickasaw students with $10,000...
Cherokee $4M Housing Groundbreaking

Cherokee Nation Breaks Ground on $4 Million Housing Project

TAHLEQUAH, OK – The Cherokee Nation has begun construction on 16 new duplexes for low-income Cherokee families that will replace ones built...
Seal of North Dakota

ND Gov. Burgum, Five Tribal Chairs Sign Gaming Compacts

BISMARCK, ND – Gov. Doug Burgum and the chairpersons of the five tribal nations with whom North Dakota shares geography completed the signing...
U.S. Capitol Building

U.S. Senate Approves Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate has unanimously approved H.R.2930, the Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act of 2021 (STOP Act). The STOP Act now will...