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Firekeepers Casino Hotel Continues To Transform With Start of Renovations to Smoke ’n Fire...

BATTLE CREEK, MI – Smoke ‘n Fire restaurant, nestled just off the FireKeepers Hotel Lobby, is next on deck for a completely new look. Work is scheduled to begin Sept. 8. The...
FWNB Sportsbook Lounge

Four Winds Casinos Unveils New Sportsbook Lounge at Four Winds New Buffalo

NEW BUFFALO, MI – The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds Casinos announced the unveiling of a new Sportsbook Lounge at Four Winds New Buffalo. The space features 22 televisions including eight...
Soboba Village breaks gound

Soboba Breaks Ground on Sovovatum Village Retail Center

SAN JACINTO, CA – The Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians, through its Soboba Economic Development Corporation, has begun construction for the Sovovatum Village, a retail center that will serve as a gateway...
Casino Del Sol

Casino Del Sol Announces New Retail Sportsbook, SolSports

TUCSON, AZ – Casino Del Sol has announced its new sportsbook, SolSports, where guests will have the opportunity to wager on a variety of sporting events. The new addition is the result of the expanded gaming...
Ute Mountain Casino

Ute Mountain Casino Hotel Opens Sportsbook

TOWAOC, CO – Ute Mountain Casino Hotel announced the opening of the first-ever retail sportsbook, powered by IGT’s PlaySports platform, within the Four Corners. Located beside the front entrance of the main...

Guy Fieri’s Cherokee Kitchen + Bar To Open at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort This...

CHEROKEE, NC – Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort has announced the newest addition to their food and beverage roster from chef and restauranter, Guy Fieri. Opening in conjunction with the resort’s brand new 725-room hotel tower...
bubly Rainbow Suite

Foxwoods Resort Casino and Bubly Reveal Pride-Themed Suite Experience, the Bubly Rainbow Suite

MASHANTUCKET, CT – In partnership with Bubly sparkling water, Foxwoods Resort Casino recently announced the launch of the Bubly Rainbow Suite – a vibrant, interactive suite at Foxwoods designed to celebrate diversity,...
Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort

Ruth’s Chris Steak House To Open as Signature Steakhouse at Soaring Eagle Resort and...

MOUNT PLEASANT, MI – Ruth’s Chris Steak House is bringing its American steak house food to Soaring Eagle Resort and Casino in Mount Pleasant, MI. The restaurant will become the signature steakhouse for the resort,...

FireKeepers Expansion Opens With Nik Wallenda Tight Rope Walk

BATTLE CREEK, MI – FireKeepers Casino Hotel will be celebrating the grand opening of their 203-room hotel expansion with Nik Wallenda, world renowned daredevil of the legendary performing family, the Great Wallendas. Wallenda...
Cliff Castle Exterior Rendering

Cliff Castle Casino Enters Second Phase of Renovation

CAMP VERDE, AZ – Cliff Castle Casino Hotel has entered the second phase of renovation to the property's exterior and interior design. The project is estimated to be completed by spring 2022...
James Klas

Economic Review: Closing the Books on 2020

by James M. Klas
Hicham Jaddoud

Operations: Future Trends Driving the Hospitality Industry

by Hicham Jaddoud
Andrew Cardno

Cyber Security: Zero Day – You Have Been Hacked

by Andrew Cardno
Bernadine Burnette

Bernadine Burnette, President, Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation

We have had to navigate the impacts of the pandemic for the past 18 months, and unfortunately, it is not over yet. Our first priority has been to ensure the health and safety of our tribal members, guests and employees.