Tribal gaming

24th January 2023

Hoenig steps down as NIGC general counsel

The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) has announced the departure of Michael Hoenig as its general counsel. Hoenig’s departure will take effect on 27 January.…

23rd January 2023

Texas bill seeks to guarantee Kickapoo Tribe’s position in gambling

A Texas senator has introduced a bill that seeks to guarantee the Kickapoo Tribe’s position should the state pass legislation expanding its gambling market. Senate…

6th December 2022

North Dakota to allow online casino, sports betting on tribal grounds

North Dakota governor Doug Burgum and the chairpersons of the state’s five tribal nations have signed new gaming compacts, opening the door for online offerings…

8th November 2022

Sports betting on ballot in California as midterms begin

Today, Californians will vote on the dueling sports betting ballot measures, Proposition 26 and Proposition 27, as polls open for the 2022 US midterm elections.…

24th October 2022

Kindred expands in US with Unibet tribal launch in Washington

Kindred Group is to launch its Unibet brand in the state of Washington through a partnership with the Swinomish Tribe and its Swinomish Casino &…

12th October 2022

Perchanga pens partnership with LA Clippers ahead of crucial vote

Tribe-owned Perchanga Resort & Casino has announced a multi-year partnership with NBA team the Los Angeles Clippers, as California residents prepare to vote on both…

23rd August 2022

US tribal gaming revenue hits record $39bn in 2021

Tribal gaming operations in the US brought in a record $39bn (£33bn/€39bn) during 2021, according to the National Indian Gaming Commission. The total was a…

11th August 2022

IGT scores sports betting deal with Washington’s Nisqually Red Wind Casino

International Game Technology (IGT) has signed a multi-year sports betting partnership with Nisqually Red Wind Casino in Washington State. Under the deal, the Nisqually Red…

11th August 2022

Caesars partners Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for new Virginia casino

Caesars Entertainment has announced the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) as a joint venture partner for its new land-based casino development project in Virginia.…

5th August 2022

Shoalwater Bay Tribe urges court to throw out Maverick Washington lawsuit

Washington’s Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe has filed a motion in a federal court seeking to intervene in Maverick Gaming’s pending lawsuit against federal and state…

29th June 2022

Online gambling proposal confirmed for California’s November ballot

A measure to permit online gambling in California – backed by a number of commercial operators but opposed by many tribes in the state –…

9th June 2022

The Wondr of it all

Last month, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation launched a new online division: Wondr Nation. Wondr Nation president and chief executive Anika Howard tells Cole Rush…

16th May 2022

Minnesota tribal sports betting bill passed by House

A bill that would allow online sports betting to be governed by Minnesota’s 11 federally recognized Native American tribes has been passed by the state’s…

7th April 2022

Tapping into the tribal gaming opportunity

David Elmore has been brought in as Gaming Innovation Group’s vice president of sales to drive growth in the US. With almost two decades of…