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May - June 2001
Indian Gaming News

29th June   Connecticut   Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Foxwoods Introduces Slots 360
Foxwoods will have 6,412 slots with the additions. Jackpots on 57 of the new machines are linked to a laser and water display. The 5 casinos have 350 table games.

26th June   California    Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
International Game Technology Reports California Megabucks Jackpot Reaches $4 Million

25th June   California    Source: San Diego Union-Tribune
Casinos force tribes, counties to sit down at the same table

23rd June   Temecula, California    Source: North County Times
Pechangas reveal expansion plans - website

23rd June   New York State    Source: Las Vegas Sun
Lawsuits threatened over new NY casinos, legislators act

23rd June   California  Source: San Diego Union Tribune & North County Times
Panel votes to cut gambling board's control over slots
Senate OKs funds for state gambling panel

22nd June   Washington & New York State  Source:
Senate panel to examine Indian gaming
Divide develops over plans for casinos in Buffalo, Niagara Falls

21st June   Arizona  Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Indian Gaming Produces Winning Numbers for Arizona

20th June   Washington  Source:
Gambling Curbs Proposed for U.S. Indian Reservations - Of  561 Federally recognised tribes 196 run gaming operations in 29 states.

19th June   Albuquerque, New Mexico  Source:
Casino Bowl Opened Under Old Compact

19th June   Las Vegas   Source: Yahoo/PRNewswire
Former NIGA Chairman Rick Hill to be Inducted into Gaming Hall of Fame

16th June   Arizona   Source: Arizona Republic
State's casinos employ nearly as many as mines
15 native Indian casinos are estimated to employ 9,324 staff according to a study commissioned by the Arizona Indian Gaming Association.

14th June   San Francisco   Source: San Diego Union Tribune
Davis tries to crack down on planned Indian casino

12th June   Indian Gaming - Washington State   Source: The Olympian Online
Casinos create employment bonanza

8th June   New York & Mexico   Source: Utica Observer Dispatch
Oneidas, Mexicans sign pact - The Oneidas tribe operate the Turning Stone Casino in upper state New York. (Please note this link could change when the UOD updates their website  - Ian).

3rd June   Connecticut   Source:
The lure of Foxwoods
Indepth article on the 40 - 45,000 customers who pass through the casinos doors each day.

26th May   California & Antiqua   Source: - May 24th
Web site owner says he didn’t know about casino

23rd May   Sacremento, California   Source: San Diego Union Tribune
Davis places moratorium on Indian gambling compacts

21st May   California   Source:
Web editor has reputation as the first word in news from Indian Country - Victor Rocha's undoubtedly the number one resource for Indian gaming news.

20th May   Connecticut   Source:
Mohegan Sun closing in on Foxwoods - Average win per slot per day for April was $489 at the Mohegan Sun and $393 at Foxwoods the world's largest casino.

20th May   California & Antiqua   Source: The Desert Sun
Internet casino not linked to local tribe

17th May   Connecticut & Atlantic City  Source: Bergen Record
Casino fishing for employees in Atlantic City waters - The Mohegan Sun eager to find staff for the new expansion have cast their net into New Jersey.

15th May   Wisconsin   Source: MSNBC/Washington Post
Wisconsin bars Indians’ casinos
A proposed new off reservation casino of the Chippewa Indians has not recieved the Govenors approval. The state already has 17 Native Indian casinos with a combined 16,000 slots.

11th May   California   Source: The Desert Sun
Regulators dole out gaming funds

3rd May   California    Source: Bally Gaming & Systems
Blondie™ Progressive jackpot hits for first time in California