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January - February 2002
Indian Gaming News

25th February    Detroit    Source: Detroit Free Press
Odds are long as tribe plays its latest chip

24th February    Detroit    Source: Detroit News
Tribe hopes for chance to bid on Detroit casino license

21st February    Connecticut     Source:
Foxwoods Resort, Mohegan Sun on level playing field when it comes to slots payouts
During the last fiscal year slot payouts at Foxwoods were 91.9% and Mohegan Sun 91.8%.

21st February    New York State    Source: Oneida Dispatch
Was the dice rolled for a Catskill casino?

19th February    El Paso, Texas     Source: Star Telegram
Hundreds lose jobs at casino

19th February    Texas     Source: Houston Chronicle
Down on their luck - Casino shutdown leaves Tigua tribe fearing the future

15th February    Connecticut     Source: The New Haven Register
Local business isn't booming, but casinos bring work
A look at the community of Ledyard that is the home to the Mohegan Sun, the world's second largest casino and celebrating it's 10th Birthday today.

15th February    Sacramento     Source: Reno Gazette Journal/AP - Feb 13th & Las Vegas Sun
Interior Department says it will approve Sacramento-area casino
Foes vow to block Station casino

14th February    El Paso     Source: Northern Light/EFE
Texas shuts down Indian gaming in El Paso

13th February    Connecticut & Mexico    Source: Las Vegas Sun
Groundbreaking Foxwoods casino turns 10
Expert: Mexico close to gambling OK

13th February    El Paso, Texas     Source: New York Times
Texas Casino Shut Down in Supreme Court Ruling

13th February    Boston     Source: Northern Light/PRNewswire
60% of Massachusetts Residents Support a Single Native American Casino and Entertainment Center in the State - The poll sample was of 500 residents.

11th February    Wahington State   Source: Bellingham Herald
Tribes, lawmakers at odds over more gambling sites

4th February   Texas      Source: El Paso Times
Luck seems to run out for casino, employees

1st February    Wisconsin    Source: Las Vegas Sun
Casino disallows apparent jackpot, gambler to appeal

1st February    California    Source: San Diego Union-Tribune
Tribal leaders gather at gaming conference
The 7th Annual Western Indian Gaming Conference took place in San Diego - 29th to 31st January.

31st January    Coachella, California    Source: The Desert Sun
Trump visits Spotlight 29 Casino
The Twenty-Nine Palms tribes casino will be managed by Trump and renamed the Trump 29 casino.

29th January    Uncasville, Connecticut    Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces First Quarter Operating Results
The Mohegan Sun the world's second largest casino recorded gross profits of $50.3 million on total revenues of $258.6 million. Slot to Table win was $171.9 to $54.7 million a split of around 75/25.

26th January    San Diego County    Source: San Diego Union-Tribune
Louisiana firm's casino pact shot down

21st January    Connecticut    Source:
Gaming industry hits the jackpot
In November, slots at Foxwoods and the Mohegan Sun won $4 million a day, up 16.2 percent from November 2000.

21st January    California    Source: Sacramento Bee
City seeks to halt proposed casino

20th January    California    Source: San Diego Union-Tribune/AP
Secretive group plans ambitious California casino initiative

20th January    Arizona    Source: Arizona Republic
Casino initiative pursued - Parker tribe seeks gaming changes

18th January    El Paso, Texas    Source: Northern Light/AP
Texas Indian Tribe Must Close Casino

17th January    San Diego, California     Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
More Than 700 Tribal Leaders and Gaming Executives From Throughout the Country Expected at Seventh Annual Conference in San Diego

17th January    Sacramento, California     Source: Las Vegas Sun
Congressman wants casino decision reconsidered

7th January    California     Source: Los Angeles Times - Editorial
Gambling, Untethered
The Los Angeles Times editorial takes a critical look at the expansion of gambling in the State. Indian tribes now operate 46 casinos with some 40,000 slots.

5th January    California     Source: & Northern Light/PRNewswire
Feds Approve Indian Casino Midway Between Reno, Nev., and San Francisco
Station Casinos, Inc. Comments on Department of Interior's Notice of Decision To Place Land in Trust for United Auburn Indian Community

3rd January    California     Source: San Diego Union-Tribune
Pauma's test of craps, roulette with cards a success
"California Craps" and "Cal' Roulette" use special decks of cards and shuffling machines to determine the outcome of the game.