FanDuel partners with Suquamish tribe on Washington State gaming

FanDuel and Port Madison Enterprises are teaming up on a deal to bring regulated sports betting to Washington State. The deal centers on the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort, where FanDuel will be opening a new sportsbook at the Suquamish Tribe's casino and resort. The new FanDuel sportsbook includes three betting windows and 12 self-service kiosks…

Indian gaming revenue dropped 19.5 percent in 2020

2020 was a brutal year for almost every part of the US gambling market, including the world of Indian Gaming. According to a recent data drop from the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC), gross gaming revenue was down about 20 percent in the annus horribilis, though some tribes suffered more losses than others. But NIGC…

Squamish tribe makes sports betting deal with Washington state

The Squamish Tribe has reached an agreement with the State of Washington that will allow for sports betting at their casino. It's a deal that includes a restriction on wagering on certain college sports and does not appear to offer a mobile betting option. Tribal officials reached the deal earlier this week and are expected…

New Mexico Indian tribes not on board with gaming expansion

Tribal gaming interests in New Mexico are speaking out against a new plan from the state's government to expand regulated gambling options in the Land of Enchantment. They say that the new plan violates a recently signed gaming pact and is illegal. For its part, the state seems more than willing to simply rip up…

Oklahoma tribal gaming clocks big win over state governor

Tribal gaming interests clocked a big win against the state of Oklahoma this week when a judge ruled that their compacts with the state must be automatically renewed. The tribes are also clocking a major win against the state's governor, who has been looking to take a greater cut of the tribe's gaming action. At…

Colorado Ute Indians are first tribe to enter mobile sports betting

The Sky Ute Casino Resort made history this week as the first tribal gaming concern to enter the US sports betting market. It's a huge achievement that, hopefully, will get a boost from the increasing number of professional sporting events for players to actually wager on. Located in Ignacio, Colorado, in the southern part of…

Washington State legalizes sports betting for tribal gaming operations

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee signed a measure allowing regulated sports betting at tribal gaming operations within the state. The measure is a big win for the state's Native American-run casinos but it's also a bit bittersweet as there are virtually no professional or college sports to wager on and no one really knows when…

Tribal gaming posts posts record revenue for 2018

Tribal gaming is a segment of the American gambling market that doesn't always get a lot of attention. Aside from Foxwoods and a few other very large operations, most Indian casinos operate somewhat out of the public's view, despite being legal and licensed operations. But despite its low profile, tribal gaming has been going absolutely…

Tribal gambling group takes stand against Trump's racism

Tribal gaming interests in the United States have always had something of a fraught relationship with the US Government. After all, despite their status as independent entities, American Indian tribes have been under the thumb of the government in one way or another since the late 19th Century. Not surprisingly, that relationship has not always…