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July - August 2001
Indian Gaming News

28th August   California   Source: Yahoo/AP
Calif. Releases Gambling Fees

26th August   California   Source:
Officials mull oversight of Indian gaming

26th August   New England   Source:
Casino business heats up among New England tribes

23rd August   Texas   Source: El Paso Times
Sides argue legality of Tigua casino

23rd August   New York   Source: Yahoo/Reuters
Trump threatens to sue NY to prevent Indian casinos

15th August   San Francisco   Source: San Diego Union Tribune
Card rooms sue to block title on San Pablo casino

11th August   Connecticut   Source: Norwich Bulletin
Foxwoods aims to give Mohegans no chance with workers

11th August   New York   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe and Sullivan County Reach Agreement to Bring a Resort/Casino to the Catskills

7th August   Michigan    Source: The Independent
Tribe accused of purging dissent for casino dollars

6th August   Michigan   Source:
Members of wealthy tribe say officials trying to remove them to keep casino profits

3rd August   California   Source: TheDesert Sun
Gambling opponents condemn poll results

2nd August   California  Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire & The Desert Sun
California Nations Indian Gaming Association Survey indicates statewide support for Indian gaming
A survey conducted on behalf of the Association has found a majority  were in favour of Indian casinos. Casinos are now rapidly expanding following the passing of Proposition 1a in March 2000.

1st August   San Diego   Source: Yahoo/San Diego Daily Transcript
Indian Casino Projects Sprouting Across County

29th July   Montreal   Source: Yahoo/CP - 24th July
Quebec and Mohawk await results of police inquiry into online casinos
The investigation concerns some 20 online casinos that have servers located on the Kahnawake reservation.

29th July   NY State   Source: New York Post
Senecas hedge bets on gaming

28th July   Florida   Source: St. Petersburg Times - July 26th
U.S. Interior to review tribal gambling rules

21st July   Reno  Source: Sacramento Bee
Nevada gaming industry to be hurt by California Indian casinos - There are 108 federally recognized tribes in California, 44 operate casinos. Indian gaming revenues could possibly rise to $10.3 billion in 2004.

19th July   San Diego   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
The Barona Band of Mission Indians Secures $200 Million Financing to Fund The Barona Valley Ranch Resort & Casino Expansion Project
The casino located 30 miles from San Diego presently has 2,000 slots and 29 table games. Website

19th July   New York   Source: Hudson Valley News & Buffalo News
Coalition says no dice to governor's casino gambling proposal
Coalition pushes for changes to casino plan

18th July   Connecticut   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Record Third Quarter Operating Results
The smallest of the two Connecticut casinos won on aveage $2.4 million a day with a daily slot win of $466 per machine.

13th July   California   Source: Signs on San Diego/AP
Reid amendment would take back Nev. land from California Tribe

10th July   Michigan   Source: Northern Light/PRNewswire
Taxpayers United Opposes Gov. Engler's Attempt to Violate Michigan Constitution by Adding Another Indian Gambling Casino

9th July   Arizona   Source: Las Vegas Sun/AP - July 6th
Arizona not closing casinos after ruling

5th July   Connecticut   Source:
Sunís plan to bring card-dealers to region raises concerns - The Mohegan Sun plans on bringing some 175 dealers from Puerto Rico as part of an expansion that will require an additional 4,000 staff.

4th July   Arizona   Source: The Arizona Republic
Judge declares casinos illegal in Arizona

1st July   California  Source:
Casinos yet to attract Mexicali tourists