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January - February 2001
Indian Gaming News

24th February   Las Vegas   Source: Gaming Wire
Tribal Gaming revenues surpass Nevada total in 2000.
Native Indian gaming win being estimated at $9.9 billion.

21st February   California  Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Second MegaJackpot Hits Chumash Casino in One Week
Interesting statistics about the Native American Progressive Systems (NAPS) network maintained by IGT subsidiary Sodak Gaming

21st February   Chicago & California  Source: Williams Industries
WMS Gaming Surpasses 4,000 Units Ordered by California Casinos; Company Achieves Annual Fiscal Goal Sooner Than Expected

19th February   California   Source: Los Angeles Times
Race to Beat Slot Deadline Frustrates County Officials
Tribes have until May 15th to have their maximum allotment of 2,000 slots operational.

18th February   Escondido, California  Source: North County Times
N. County Indian casinos to create 5,000 jobs
The four tribes concerned have a combined population of 2,000.

14th February   San Diego   Source: Yahho/PRNewswire
Barona Casino to Unveil 2,000 Brand New Las Vegas Slots and $1 Million Barona StarDome™ to Thousands of Gaming Industry Leaders and Casino Guests

14th February   Verona, New York Source: Utica Observer Dispatch
Casino prepares to hire 300 more people - The Onieda Nation Turning Stone Casino

13th February   California   Source: San Diego Union Tribune
Craps, roulette knockoffs test limits of gambling law

10th February   Coachella Valley, California   Source: The Desert Sun - Feb 6th
Hundreds crowd Indian casino job fair

9th February   California  Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Mikohn Will Supply Its CasinoLink™ Management System To Twin Pine Casino in Northern California

8th February   Florida   Source: Hotel-online/Sun Sentinel - Feb 5th
Coconut Creek, Fla., Officials Praise Casino's Impact on City

5th February   California  Source: Las Vegas Sun
Congressman slips in bill for San Francisco gambling

5th February   California  Source: The Desert Sun - Feb 2nd
Casinos rounding up new workers
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians need to fill 700 positions at their new casino in Rancho Mirage.

4th February   California  Source: Sacramento Bee
Casino boom sparks tribal infighting

3rd February   Connecticut  Source: Hotel-Online/The Day, New London - Jan 31st
Mohegan, Conn., Casino Puts out Call for New Employees
The property needs 800 new dealers and local unemployment rate is 1.5%.

1st February   Connecticut  Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Foxwoods Turns 9 - The worlds largest casino has 5,800 slots, 350 table games and 40,000 visitors a day.

30th January   Tucson, Arizona   Source: Las Vegas Sun
Tribe starts construction of $65 million casino

28th January   California   Source: SFGate - Opinion
When Big Gambling Is Everywhere, We're All Losers

26th January   Connecticut   Source: Hotel-Online/The Day
Mohegan, Conn., Casino Posts Strong Revenue in First Quarter
Daily slot revenues of $473 per machine. Grosse slot and table revenue 72% & 28% respectively.

15th January   Palm Springs, California  Source: The Desert Sun
Event unites casino owners, vendors - Conference offers glimpse at newest gaming technology - the Western Indian Gaming Conference January 13th to 16th.

15th January   Michigan   Source: Detroit Free Press
Indian Casinos run by outsiders -Management firms hired to help with growing industry, competition.

13th January    San Diego County, California   Source: Hotel-Online/The Press-Enterprise
New Casino Part of Boom in Indian Gaming in California

8th January    Connecticut  Source: Providence Journal
Foxwoods reaches for stars of gambling world
Details of the Stargazer casino on the 25th floor of the Grand Pequot Tower. 10 tables, $200 minimum.

8th January    US  Source: Christian Science Monitor
No Tribal Casino is an Island

5th January    California  Source: Yahoo/ Business Wire
Casino Data Systems Receives $3 Million Contract From Pechanga Band

2nd January    Santa Clara, California  Source: Hotel-Online/Knight Ridder - Dec 29th
California Indians Secure Approval to Open Urban Casino

1st January    San Diego  Source: Yahoo/San Diego daily transcript - Dec 28th
Casino Ship Company Runs Aground
Commodore Cruises going bankrupt as did Premier Cruise Lines earlier in 2000.