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March - April 2001
Indian Gaming News

27th April   California  Source: North County Times
Card rooms face an uncertain future
The number of licences for card rooms has declined from 454 to around 100 in 4 years. Slots and banked table games are not permitted.

27th April   Mexico & New York  Source:
America's gambling Indians roll dice down Mexico way

25th April   California & Atlantic City  Source: San Diego Union Tribune & Press Plus
Indian casinos warned flaw could allow gambler cheating
Casinos on guard against slot glitch

24th April   Connecticut  Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Record Second Quarter Operating Results

24th April   New York State  Source: Capital District Business Review
Ruling casts Indian casinos into doubt

20th April   Chicago & California Source: Wiliams Gaming
WMS Gaming Surpasses 5,000 Games Ordered By California Casinos

19th April   Connecticut   Source:
Smoke-Free Slots A Sure Bet - The Mohegan Sun's new 600 slot non-smoking area opened on the 18th. 

18th April   Connecticut   Source:
Mohegan Sun tops Foxwoods again - The Mohegan Sun & Foxwoods combined 8,780 slots won $111 million in March. Win per slot per day being $539 and $341 respectively. Table game revenues are not made public.

18th April   San Diego  Source: Las Vegas Sun
Another San Diego-area casino set to open

15th April   New York State   Source: New York Post
On Gambling Casinos - Editorial opinion

14th April   Arizona   Source:
Indian casinos closure is urged

14th April   New York   Source: Boston Globe
Official took job after aid for casino

12th April   Arizona & New York  Source: Arizona Republic & New York Post
Racetracks go to court to shut down Indian gaming
Judge stalls Catskills casino bid

12th April   Connecticut  Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Foxwoods Names Player Development Vice Presidents
The worlds largest casino opened the 25th floor Stargazer Casino for premium players in December.

12th April   California   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Advanced Casino Systems Corporation Signs Deals with Three California Casinos

11th April   California   Source:
Gaming’s growth larger than originally predicted
Indian gaming revenues have grown from between $100 & $200 million in 1987 to $10 billion today.

8th April  California  Source: The DesertSun/ Gaming Wire
Slot firms expecting big future in state’s casinos - The number of slots allowed California Tribal Casinos continues to cause speculation. 45 to 214,000 being the latest estimate.

7th April  Mississippi  Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Indian Gaming Gets Spotlight at Upcoming Southern Gaming Summit; Key Tribal Figures to Address Industry Assembly in Biloxi, Miss.

6th April  Las Vegas & California  Source: Las Vegas Review Journal
California casinos lift slot makers' fortunes

5th April   Pala, California  Source: Las Vegas Sun
California Indian casino opens with Las Vegas management
The 800 strong Pala Band of Mission Indians new $115 million casino in San Diego County.

4th April   Palm Springs, California   Source: The Desert Sun
Casino managers started out at dealer’s table

4th April   New York State & Acapulco   Source: Yahoo Asia/Reuters
Upstate New York Indian tribe plans Mexican casinos

27th March   New York & Las Vegas  Source: Yahoo/Reuters
Mohawk tribe files for approval of new mega-casino
The planned $500 million casino would be in the Catskill Mountains and is a co-operation between Park Place and theSaint Regis Mohawk Tribe.

26th March   Mississippi  Source: The Meridian Star
By the light of the Moon New casino part of resort expansion...
The $147 million Golden Moon Hotel & Casino that will have a 90,000 sq ft gaming floor being built by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

23rd March   San Diego  Source: Northern Light/PRNewswire
Barona Casino and VCAT Announce Sponsorship of and Speakers at the Upcoming California Indian Gaming Summit

22nd March   New Mexico  Source: Albuquerque Journal
Gov. Says Feds May Shut Down 2 Casinos

21st March   Connecticut   Source: Yahoo Asia/AP
Conn. American Indian Population Up

20th March   San Diego  Source: International Thunderbird Corp - Mar 16th
Thunderbird Re-Opens Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. Settlement with California Tribe & Update on Nicaragua.

20th March   Connecticut  Source:
Foxwoods slot machine revenues down; Mohegan Sun's up
Foxwoods won $62.2 million from its 5,886 slots. The Mohegan Sun won $44.9 million from 3,028 during February. A daily average per machine of $376 and $529 respectively.

19th March   New Mexico   Source: Albuquerque Journal - March 15th
Slots May Rake in $529 Million in '01
13 Native Indian tribes are expected to have 10,000 slots making an average of $145 a day.

17th March   Kissimmee   Source: Hotel-Online/Orlando Sentinel - Mar 14th
Florida Indian Tribe Buys Highway Land, Spurs Fears of Casino

17th March   California   Source: The Desert Sun
Davis orders commission to oversee slot-machine distribution

16th March   Las Vegas & Connecticut   Source: Alliance Gaming
Alliance Gaming Signs Contract With Foxwoods To Provide Bally's New SDS(R) Slot Management System

16th March   California   Source: PRNewswire
More Than 30 Top Experts Scheduled to Give Invaluable Insights at Upcoming Major Tribal Gaming Summit

14th March   Arizona   Source:
Stakes raised in casino fight - Tracks want bite of Indian profits

12th March   Native Indian Gaming   Source: The Boston Globe
Indian casinos spend to limit US oversight

11th March   Connecticut   Source: &
Mohegans looking to hire thousands for new casino
The Casinos' Cash Cows
The Mohegans expect to have 6,235 machines by the end of 2001. Slot/Table win is estimated at 72/28%. Average win per machine per day was $488 in 2000.

10th March   Connecticut   Source:
Mohegan Sun offers reward for new hires
"Mohegan Sun plans to hire 3,250 people by the spring of 2002 to staff its $1 billion Sunburst expansion."

9th March   California  Source: Atronic International
Atronic Gains Momentum In California

1st March   New Mexico   Source: Albuquergue Journal - Feb 25th
Reservation Gambling Becomes Big Business
From the start of Bingo in 1984 New Mexico's native indian casinos now win over $1 million a day.

1st March   Texas    Source: Dallas News
House panel backs casinos on 3 tribal sites