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Michigan ~ Minnesota ~ Mississippi
New York ~ New Mexico ~ North Carolina
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Texas ~ Wisconsin ~ Washington

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**AMERICAN INDIAN CASINOS/RESORTS

**ALABAMA

**ARIZONA

  • Cliff Castle Casino: Yavapai-Apache, Verde Valley of
    Central Arizona "...turns Arizona's scenic beauty into
    wondrous non-stop days and nights of Reel Excitement."

  • Welcome to Hon-Dah Casino! 'White Mountain Apache Tribe' "Whether you come for a weekend or longer, we'll thrill you with our dazzling array of attractions and activities. The casino features unlimited progressive jackpots, the most nickel slots in Arizona, the state's only penny slots, video keno and video blackjack." Arizona

  • The Mazatzal Casino "Owned by the Tonto Apache Tribe, a small tribe with a lot of heart, who welcome you to come and enjoy "The friendliest casino in Arizona".

**CALIFORNIA

  • The Palace Indian Gaming Center, "has had a tremendous impact on our reservation. The Palace has grown from 86 employees in 1994 to over 400 employees in 1997, one-third of whom are Native American." Located in Lemoore, California, and managed by The Santa Rosa Rancheria Tachi Tribe.

  • Casino Morongo 'Owned by the Morongo Band of Mission Indians' "The Casino Morongo is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and offers 100,000 square feet of gaming entertainment. Casino Morongo is located twenty minutes west of Palm Springs, California on I-10, off the Cabazon exit, on the Morongo Indian Reservation."

  • Barona Casino "We believe in Magic" 1000 Wildcat Canyon Road, Lakeside, California!

  • Twin Pine Casino "Located just south of Middletown, California is owned and operated by The Middletown Rancheria, band of Pomo Indians. The Casino is open 24 HOURS a DAY, 7 DAYS a WEEK, offering Traditional Coin Drop Slot Machines.

  • Welcome to Agua Caliente Casino ~ The Spa Resort Casino
    "Over 1000 years ago, The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians discovered "SE-KHI" (boiling water) in the area that has come to be known as Palm Springs. The Cahuilla considered the mineral springs to be sacred as well as waters with great curative and restorative powers. So special were these mineral waters that the Cahuilla built a bath house on the site that is today, The Spa Resort Casino. Situated on nine acres in the heart of downtown Palm Springs, California."

**CONNECTICUT

  • Mohegan Sun 'A Legendary Gaming Experience' Owned by the Mohegan Tribe (UNDU WIGO), the casino is conveniently located approximately one mile from the interchange of Interstate 395 and Connecticut Route 2A in Uncasville, Connecticut." (1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville, Conneticut 06382) For more information call 1-888-226-7711.

**COLORADO

  • Sky Ute Casino "Amidst the calm magnificence of some of Colorado's most spectacular ranch land you'll find a big-time surprise. Big fun, big rewards, and big smiles. The Sky Ute Casino. . . the Southwest's friendliest casino.
    Southern Ute Enterprises - Southern Ute Indian Tribe - Ignacio, Colorado

**FLORIDA

  • Seminole Gaming Palace The Seminole Gaming Palace in Tampa,
    Florida has hundreds of video gaming machines paying huge hackpots,
    stud poker, Texas hold'em, and high stakes Bingo.

  • Hollywood Seminole Gaming in Hollywood, Florida "Hollywood Seminole Bingo was the first high stakes operation in the country opening on december 14, 1979 at 5:00pm. After court challenges by the State of Florida and later in California the path was cleared for gaming on Indian reservations."

**IDAHO

  • Clearwater River Casino Nez Perce Tribal Bingo & Casino
    "The casino has over 400 video lottery machines that offer
    nickel, dime, quarter, fifty cent, and dollar play. Many are tied to
    Progressive Jackpots!" Located off Highway 12 in Kamiah, ID
    Owned by the Nez Perce Tribe, Lewiston, Idaho

**LOUISIANA

**MAINE

**MICHIGAN

  • Bay Mills Resort & Casino ~ Kings Club Casino
    "The Bay Mills Indian Community, is located in
    Brimley, in Michigan's Beautiful Upper Peninsula!"
  • Wild Bluff Located at Bay Mills Resort & Casinos in
    Brimley, Michigan, is a championship 18 hole golf course
    overlooking Waishkey Bay, the St. Mary's River and Canada.
    Introduced in 1999, Wild Bluff has quickly become a popular
    golf destination for tourists visiting Northern Michigan.

  • Nottawaseppi Band of Huron Potawatomi
    FireKeepers Casino - Opening Mid-2009
    "The casino will be located between Marshall
    and Battle Creek on the south side of Interstate
    94 at Exit 104 in Emmett Township."

**MINNESOTA

  • Treasure Island Resort & Casino "Owned by the Prairie Island Indian Community, located in southeastern Minnesota, north of Red Wing, between Highway 61 and the Mississippi River. The people of Prairie Island are Mdewakanton Dakota. Dakota means "friend" or "ally." The Mdewakanton Dakota people have lived on Prairie Island for countless generations." For information, send e-mail, or phone: 1-800-222-7077.

  • Shooting Star Casino, Hotel & Event Center
    Star Tours Getaway Adventures "We'll arrange group transportation to a spot in the unspoiled Northwest and we'll spoil you every time. Nestled in the Northwest lake region of Minnesota, Shooting Star offers you a chance to ride a lucky streak straight to the best time you've ever had. Located in Mahnomen, Minnesota."

  • The Mystic Lake Casino And Hotel! "Open 24 hours, 365 days a year!"
    "The largest and most spectacular gambling and entertainment facility in Minnesota, located just minutes from Minneapolis and St. Paul, with free shuttle service available 7 days a week." Prior Lake, Minnesota

  • Red Lake Gaming Enterprises "Owned and operated by the
    Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians Red Lake, Minnesota
    • "The Lake of the Woods Casino and Bingo located in Warroad, Minnesota on beautiful Lake of the Woods has over 300 direct pay video slots including Poker, Keno, Red,White, & Blue, and many other of your favorite games."
    • "The Red Lake Casino and Bingo is located 30 miles north of Bemidji, Minnesota via Minnesota Highway #89 and offers a variety of video slot machines including Keno, Poker, and progressives."
    • River Road Casino "This 13,000 square foot complex is located just eight miles south of Thief River Falls, Minnesota and offers exciting slots, friendly Blackjack, Bingo and a variety of pulltabs."

  • Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel Located in southwest Minnesota, about 110 miles from Minneapolis/St. Paul. "We're Minnesota's first and friendliest casino."

**MISSISSIPPI

**NEW YORK

  • Turning Stone Casino Resort ~ Live A Little "The Oneida Indian Nation invites you to come see - and come play - at New York State's casino, located in Verona in the heart of Central New York at Exit 33 of the New York State Thruway. The Oneida Indian Nation Operates a variety of enterprises help support the Nation's services to its members, as well as providing employment for more than 3,100 people." Oneida Enterprises include; Standing Stone Gaming, Shoppes at Turning Stone Casino, Golf, RV Park, SavOn, Oneida Textile Designs, Native American Catalog, Marion Manor Marina, SmokesOnline.com, Indian Country Today, Employment Information Services!

**NEW MEXICO

  • Sky City "Sky City is your premier New Mexico casino
    offering a warm and friendly gaming environment with over
    850 slot machines, the latest Vegas style table games,
    live bingo, special tournaments and tourist packages.
    Great games, accommodations and live entertainment are
    just a few reasons to make Sky City Casino your New Mexico
    vacation destination for a fun-filled experience."
    Acoma Pueblo - Acoma, New Mexico

  • Camel Rock Casino * Discover The Rock! "Located just minutes
    from Santa Fe, Camel Rock is the jewel of New Mexico's gaming
    industry. Owned and operated by the Pueblo of Tesuque, it is
    reflective of the intrinsic beauty and quiet strength of its
    ancient heritage."

  • The Santa Ana Star Casino and Pavilion: "Located at 54 Jemez Canyon, two miles west of I-25 on Highway 44 in Bernalillo, New Mexico. The Star Casino is uniquely New Mexican -- with Southwestern architecture and Santa Fe-style furniture on a Native American reservation."

**NORTH CAROLINA

  • Harrah's Cherokee Casino "Owned by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina (EBCI). Located at the intersection of Rt 19 and business 441 on the Cherokee Indian Reservation. There's live entertainment, three restaurants, and child care facilities. The casino is open 24 hours a day."

**NORTH DAKOTA

  • 4*Bears Casino and Lodge Owned by the Three Affiliated Tribes the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara. Located on the Lewis & Clark Trail, on beautiful Lake Sakakawea, just four miles west of New Town, North Dakota on Highway 23.

  • Prairie Knights Casino! "The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe "North Dakota's Premier Entertainment Center" Fort Yates, North Dakota"

**OKLAHOMA

  • Tele Bingo "Live High Stakes Bingo"
    Sac and Fox Nation Gaming Center; Shawnee, Oklahoma

  • Seneca Cayuga Bingo North Highway 10 ~ 24701 S. 655 Rd., ~ Grove, OK 74344
    "Located on Highway 10, North of Grove, OK. If you are coming North, just follow Hwy 10 through Grove until you reach the stop sign, turn left staying on Hwy 10. Cross the bridge and come 3.5 miles to our beautiful new building. New Hours: Early Birds at 6:00 p.m. Regular sessions at 7:00 p.m. Come See Us!"

  • Comanche Nation Games "Chairman Johnny Wauqua welcomes you
    to Comanche Country and Comanche Nation Games Lawton / Ft. Sill,
    Oklahoma. Where winners come to play and players come to win!"

**OREGON

  • Chinook Winds Casino "Owned and operated by the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians of Oregon, the spirit of the tribe is captured in this newly built facility. With natural wood decor, a pond with a flowing waterfall, along with a breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean, you’ll be sure to feel at home."

  • Kla-Mo-Ya Casino "An enterprise of the Klamath Tribes, opened it's doors in the summer of 1997. The casino name is an acronym of the three tribes that form the Klamath Tribes: Klamath, Modoc and Yahooskin Band of the Snake Indians. Located on N. Hwy 97 just North of the Crater Lake turn off, Chiloquin, Oregon."

  • Wildhorse Gaming * Resort Cayuse Umatilla And Walla Walla Tribes!
    Located in Northeastern Oregon, 5 miles east of the town of Pendleton.

  • Seven Feathers ~*~ Seven Feathers Corporation "Hotel & Casino Resort" Canyonville, Oregon. Owned by the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians. Our Interstate 5 location means we can offer you terrific and convenient casino trips to the Seven Feathers Hotel & Casino Resort. We are located in Canyonville, Oregon, which is in the southern Umpqua Valley in Oregon.

  • The Mill Casino ~ Hotel 'Even the View is a Winner' "Owned and operated by the Coquille Indian Tribe of Oregon. Located in North Bend, Oregon."

**TEXAS

  • Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino "Eagle Pass, Texas has just the thing for you. The Lucky Eagle Casino is one of only two only casinos in the state of Texas, so while you're here, hop over to the Kickapoo Reservation for some fun and games."

**WISCONSIN

  • Bad River Lodge, Casino & Convention Center "Nestled in Wisconsin's beautiful Lake Superior region, Bad River Lodge & Casino features big-city casino action and all the comforts of home. Our 50 room lodge is attached to the casino. Lodge rooms include standard double Queen, King, Jacuzzi suites and handicap equipped. Owned and operated by the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Odanah, Wisconsin"

  • The St. Croix Casino: Conveniently located on U.S. Highway 8 in Turtle Lake, the heart of northwest Wisconsin, one hour northeast of Minneapolis / St.Paul and one hour northwest of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

**WASHINGTON

  • Swinomish Northern Lights Casino Welcome to Swinomish Casino & Bingo
    "The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community is a confederation of Coast Salish Native American tribes, including the Samish, Kikiallus, Lower Skagit and aboriginal Swinomish tribes. There are 764 tribal members currently enrolled." 12885 Casino Drive Anacortes, Washington 98221 Phone: 360-293-2691 E-mail: info@swinomishcasino.com

  • Quinault Beach Resort & Casino 'Owned by the Quinault Indian Nation.' "Located directly on the beach at Ocean Shores, the Quinault Beach Resort is Washington's premier coastal destination. The Resort's "regional lodge" design was created to harmonize with the natural beauty of its coastal environment and embody the essence of this magical location." Ocean Shores, Washington Maps and Directions

  • Silver Reef Casino, "Northwest Washington's only 24-hour casino!"
    Ferndale, Washington * 1-5 Exit 260 * 4 minutes West
    Lummi Indian Tribe 2616 Kwina Road Bellingham, WA 98226
    Phone: 360-384-1489 FAX: 360-384-5521 FAX: 360-384-4737

  • The Skagit "The Skagit is owned and operated by the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe in order to provide economic self-sufficiency. The Skagit is located just off Interstate 5 at exit 236 70 miles north of Seattle and 70 miles south of Vancouver, B.C."

  • Clearwater Casino "Welcome to the Suquamish Clearwater Casino homepage! Here you can find out about us, check on upcoming events, browse our gourmet menu, learn about the latest games, and download valuable coupons!" Suquamish, Washington

  • Yakama Legends Casino 'Owned and operated by the Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Indian Nation' "Opening in 1998 is the Yakama Nation's LEGENDS CASINO! Located in Toppenish, Washington off of Highway 97, 18 miles south of the city of Yakima. The new 45,000 square foot facility will feature Las Vegas style table games, poker, keno, high stakes bingo, video bingo and high stake pulltabs. In addition, the new facility will have a 100-seat food court, delicatessen, children's playland with supervised care, arcade, gift shop and a multi-purpose event room."

**GENERAL INDIAN CASINO INFORMATION

  • NativeCasinos.com 'Discover Indian Gaming' "NativeCasinos.com is the center for Native American Indian Casinos on the Web! Here you can find all your information on Native American Casinos, Indian gaming rules, Indian Casino locations and a vast archive of searchable information related to American Indian Casinos."

  • MegaMania is a fast-action game that results in a winner in about two minutes.
    The game currently being played in Bingo halls features a progressive prize that
    averages more than $10,000 and is won about once per week.
    • Indian Bingo Halls Participating high stakes Indian bingo
      halls with their telephone numbers and addresses listing.

**CANADIAN FIRST NATIONS CASINOS/RESORTS

  • White Buffalo Casino ~ The Legend of the White Buffalo "Welcome to the most exciting casino and sports wagering experience around! With over 20 realistic and exciting table and machine games, the White Buffalo Casino is the finest gaming software available today. Beautiful 3D graphics and digital sound featuring music, ambient sound and voices make this as close to the real thing as you can get on the net! ~ The White Buffalo Casino is owned Axxis, a wholly owned corporation of the Ochapowace Band, a First Nations group located in Saskatchewan, Canada."
    Play for FUN online! ~*~ Play for REAL online!

  • Akwesasne Mohawk Casino "We're open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We're casual, comfortable and easy to find on Route 37 in Hogansburg, NY - ten minutes east of Massena, and just a short 10 mile drive from Cornwall, Ontario over the Seaway International Bridge. "

  • Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority "Bringing you gaming throughout Saskatchewan" Native owned gambling casinos are available across Canada!
    • Northern Lights Casino ...where the excitement never ends
      44 Marquis Road West, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada S6V 7Y5
      Phone: 306-764-4777 FAX: 306-922-1000
    • Painted Hand Casino The Legend of the Painted Hand... "The Painted Hand was revered both as a symbol of great bravery and honour to the warrior who received the mark of such distinction. A decorated warrior would charge at a fully armed enemy warrior in the midst of battle and "count coup" by touching the enemy with his bare hand. This act was recognized as the greatest feat of bravery executed by a warrior, to rush the enemy in combat and to assault him with a mere touch, thereby sparing the enemy's life instead of taking it away."
      30 - 3rd Ave. N, Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada S3N 1C1
      Phone: 306-786-6777 FAX: 306-786-7774
    • Bear Claw Casino & Lodge challenge the bear...
      P.O. Box 1210 Carlyle, Saskatchewan, Canada S0C 0R0
      Phone: 306-577-4577 ~ FAX: 306-577-4899
    • Gold Eagle Casino 11902 Railway Ave., North Battleford, Saskatchewan,
      Canada S9A 3K7 ~ Phone: 306-446-3833 FAX: 306-446-7170

**REGULATORY INFORMATION

  • The Great Plains Indian Gaming Association "GPIGA is comprised of the following Tribal Nations: Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe, Spirit Lake Nation, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Three Affiliated Tribes, Flandreau-Santee Sioux Tribe, Oglala Sioux Tribe, Santee Sioux Tribe, Yankton Sioux Tribe, Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Prairie Band of Potawatomi of Kansas, Crow Nation, Blackfeet Tribe, Sac and Fox Nation, Kickapoo Tribe, Chippewa Cree Tribe, Northern Cheyenne Tribe, Northern Arapahoe Tribe, Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa, Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska, Santee Sioux Tribe, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, Gros Venture and Assiniboine Tribes, Fort Peck Tribe, Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, and Shoshone Tribe."

  • National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) 'American Indian Gambling and Casino
    Information Center' "We are an organization of over 150 sovereign Indian Nations
    as well as other non-voting associate members interested in the preservation of
    our sovereignty and protection of our economic rights in tribal gaming and economic
    development enterprises." NIGA Publications

  • California Nations Indian Gaming Association 'Advancing the
    lives of Indian peoples economically, socially and politically.
    '
    "CNIGA, founded in 1988, is is a non-profit organization comprised
    of 76 federally-recognized tribal governments. CNIGA is dedicated
    to the purpose of protecting the sovereign right of Indian tribes
    to have gaming on federally-recognized Indian lands."
    • Gaming Facts "This section includes answers to frequently asked
      questions, information on tribal sovereignty, a history of Tribal
      government gaming in California, and gaming related research."
      "Tribal governments recognized early on that the truth
      about Indian gaming could only be told by Indian tribes.
      "
      --Daniel J. Tucker, CNIGA Chairman
    • 7th Annual Western Indian Gaming Conference
      San Diego Convention Center January 29, 30, & 31, 2002

  • Turnbull & Associates "Professional Casino Cage
    Operations Consulting & Training 'Don't Gamble With
    Your Profits
    ' A Women Indian Owned Minority Business
    With Over 27 Years Of Combined Professional Gaming
    Experience Specializing In Indian Gaming Properties"

  • Tribal Gaming Commission Administrators, Inc.
    'A division of Irwin Gaming Consultants, Inc., MA'
    "Support and training for your Tribal Gaming Commission
    as it protects the integrity of your games, the security
    of your assets, and the sovereignty of your nation."

  • New Mexico Indian Gaming Association, Bernalillo, NM
    "Indian Gaming... Working for Indian Nations and working for New Mexico.
    NMIGA's mission is to protect and preserve the general welfare of tribes
    striving for self-sufficiency through reservation based gaming enterprises.
    NMIGA also seeks to maintain and protect Indian government sovereignty."

**PUBLICATIONS, NEWS & OPINION

  • Native AmericaN CasinO Magazine 'The magazine for the Native American businessperson.' "Native American Casino (NAC) is a monthly magazine for the Indian Gaming industry and is dedicated to the growth and prosperity of the Native American businessperson. NAC's goal is to be the premier gaming business magazine for Indian Gaming operations and other 'Indian owned and operated businesses', as well as serve as a related information source for all tribal members, casino employees and vendors."

  • California Indian Gaming News 'The Place For Indian Gaming News On The Internet' Victor Rocha Communications, LLC ~ Editor & Webmaster: Victor Rocha (Luiseño, Enrolled Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians) Online Since 1998. E-mail: victor@pechanga.net

  • Indian Gaming: A destructive culture force or
    an empowering economictool for Tribal sovereignty?
    from The Thinker "For every issue, there is another
    side; think about it."


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