Features

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Openings & Expansions

Choctaw Nation Announces New Casino and Entertainment Resort Development in Hochatown, OK

HOCHAWOWN, OK – The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has announced that it will...

Newly Renovated Cliff Castle Casino Set To Open Sportsbook Lounge

CAMP VERDE, AZ – Cliff Castle Casino Hotel announced that their new...

Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians To Unveil Temalpakh Farm Market at Coachella Reservation

COACHELLA, CA – The Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians will unveil its newest...

In the News

IGT Announces Executive and Board Leadership Changes

LONDON, U.K. – International Game Technology (IGT) has implemented a number of changes to the company's executive...

Navajo Nation Solar Agreements Finalized, Includes Construction of Additional Solar Facility

PHOENIX, AZ – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez, Vice President Myron Lizer, and members of the 24th Navajo Nation...

New Tribal Council Elected To Lead Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas

LIVINGSTON, TX – Newly elected officers of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas Tribal Council have taken office and...

Foxwoods Announces $30.5M in Slot Revenue for December 2021, Contributes $7.6M to State of Connecticut

MASHANTUCKET, CT – Foxwoods Resort Casino is reporting slot revenue of $30.5 million for the month of December 2021. This results in...

New USDA Grant To Support Climate Resilience Planning in Indian Country

RENO, NV – A collaborative team of researchers led by Maureen McCarthy, Ph.D. of Desert Research Institute (DRI) has received...

IGT’s Resort Wallet Cashless Gaming Technology Achieves Nevada Regulatory Approval

LONDON, U.K. – International Game Technology (IGT) has completed the final stages of Nevada regulatory approval for its Resort...

New Games

IGT – Treasure Box Dynasty / Kingdom

Hold and spin is reinvented for players with IGT’s exciting Treasure Box™ multi-level progressives. Debuting with two unique themes – Treasure Box Dynasty™ and Treasure Box Kingdom™ – the base game features coin symbols that land on the reels and reveal credit prizes which are awarded instantly.

Community Outreach

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Jackson Rancheria’s Annual Giving Season Raises Nearly $36,000 for Local Charities

JACKSON, CA – Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort recently...

Cherokee Nation Veterans Color Guard Reorganizes As Non-Profit Organization

TAHLEQUAH, OK – The Cherokee Nation Veterans Color...

Angel of the Winds Casino Resort Raises $240,000 for Boys & Girls Club

ARLINGTON, WA – Angel of the Winds' annual...

Tribal Leader Roundtable

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.

Greg Sarris, Tribal Chairman, Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria

The challenges have been to work closely with local and state officials to be consistent with COVID-19 safety requirements. The opportunities are largely in the area of increased guest services, food and hotel accommodations, and slot and table options.

Keith B. Anderson, Chairman, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

At the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC), we have been fortunate to have an incredible team helping us navigate the uncertainties of the pandemic. The past year has required a lot of flexibility, creativity and perseverance.

Craig Harper, Chief, Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma

Like many tribal and public casinos across the nation, navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and aftermath is our Enterprises toughest business challenge.

Legal & Legislative

Sen. Schatz, Murkowski Applaud Incoming National Museum of the American Indian Director

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Chairman of the Senate...

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $10 Million in Tribal Transit Grant Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration (FTA)...

U.S. Reps Introduce Bill To Establish Congressional Charter for American Indian Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Dusty Johnson (R-SD), Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), Tom Cole (R-OK),...

Interior and Agriculture Departments To Hold Consultations With Tribes and Alaska Natives on Take of Fish and Wildlife in Alaska

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Departments of the Interior and Agriculture announced a series of...

People News

Cynthia Chavez Lamar Named Director of National Museum of the American Indian

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Cynthia Chavez Lamar has been named Director of the...

Pierre Cadena Joins SCCG Management as Chief Strategy Advisor

LAS VEGAS, NV – Senior gaming and media executive Pierre Cadena has...

Joe B. Hill Appointed Chickasaw Nation Gov. Affairs Executive Officer

ADA, OK – Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby has appointed Joe B....

Juan Rico Named Chickasaw Nation Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary

ADA, OK – Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby has appointed Juan Rico...