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September - December 2000
Indian Gaming News

30th December   San Francisco   Source: LA Times
Card Clubs in Bay Area Urge Davis to Deny Casino Request

28th December   San Diego  Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Viejas First San Diego Casino To Have 2,000 Installed Slot Machines - 1,700 coin in-coin out. 300 ticket. 2,000 is the Maximum allowed per tribal casino.

22nd December   California & Las Vegas  Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Casino Data Systems Receives $4.5 Million Contract From Pala Band

20th December   California  Source: Yahoo/Business Wire
Barona Casino Receives First Konami Slot Machines in the U.S.

20th December   California & Reno, NV  Source: Yahoo/PRNewsire
Silicon Gaming and International Game Technology Announce Definitive Agreement Regarding Merger Transaction

13th December   San Diego  Source: Reno Gazette Journal
High-tech San Diego casino touted as future of gaming - The Barona Casinos 90% coinless slot floor -  www.barona.com

24th November   California  Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Indian Gaming Explosion Passage of Proposition 1A brings a $2 billion expansion of nearly two dozen casinos

21st November   Detroit & Las Vegas  Source: Casinovations press release
Greektown Opens With 60 Random Ejection Shufflers™

11th November   Detroit   Source: Detroit Free Press
Greektown aglow for opening

16th October   Uncasville,Connecticut  Source: Yahoo/PR Newswire
Mohegan Sun Announces New Smoke-Free Venue

13th October   Las Vegas   Source: PRNewswire Press release
Indian Gaming Represented for First Time on Gamma Board of Directors

5th October   Midwest   Source: Hotel-Online/Kansas City Star
Indian Tribes in Kansas Oppose Oklahoma Tribe's Plans to Open Casino

2nd October   Connecticut   Source: Press release
Foxwoods Is Building Premium Casino Atop Its Grand Pequot Tower

28th September  Connecticut  Source: Las Vegas Sun
Foxwoods to open up new gaming room for world's biggest gamblers
 

8th September  Alberta   Source: Calgary Herald


    The Calgary Herald reported on the 2nd of September proposals for a 800 seat fifth casino in the city. Presently there is a 12 month moratorium on new licenses but plans have also been received from Native Indian tribes. They include the Tsuu T'ina Nation who want to build a $240 million casino on their reserve located on the cities southwest border.
 

1st September  US   Source: AP/Las Vegas Sun


    Despite revenues from Indian gaming jumping from $100 million in 1988 to over $8 billion in 1998 an Associated Press article details that most Indian tribal members have not seen the benefits. Two thirds of the 500,000 Indian population belonging to tribes that do not have casinos whilst 80,000 are members of tribes that have casino revenues of over $100 million per annum.
Most Indians haven't seen benefits from casino boom