Indian Casinos’ Economic Impact Rising

LOS ANGELES May 5, 2014 9:00pm • Creates more than 56,000 jobs • Study funded by Indian Gaming Association Indian-owned casinos and related businesses has an annual economic impact of $8 billion and provides jobs for more than 56,000 people in California, according to a new study by Beacon Economics and paid for by the California Nations Indian Gaming Association. The study surveyed 17 gaming tribes across the state – or nearly one-third of all tribal government gaming operations in California. It included a cross section of large and small casinos in urban and rural markets with a range of amenities including hotels, restaurants, retail establishments and entertainment venues. "Tribal gover

Indian casinos may be on sovereign land, but their economic impact reaches far beyond those borders,

By Jonathan Horn 3:50 p.m. May 5, 2014 Indian casinos may be on sovereign land, but their economic impact reaches far beyond those borders, says a study released Monday by the California Nations Indian Gaming Association. The report says that in 2012, the latest year of data available, tribal government gaming generated $8 billion for California’s economy through direct and indirect spending, supporting 56,100 jobs. A chunk of those benefits likely came in San Diego County, home to a state-high eight Indian Casinos. The findings show a boost from the first time Beacon Economics carried out the research, which found that in 2010 casino activity generated $7.5 billion in economic impact and 52

GAMING: Study says tribal gaming generates $8 billion for state

BY AARON CLAVERIE STAFF WRITER Published: May 05, 2014; 03:16 PM Indian tribes that have been historically reluctant to divulge information about their gaming operations may be warming to the idea of more transparency in a bid to shine a positive light on their growing importance to the state’s economy. A study released Monday, May 5, by the California Nations Indian Gaming Association nonprofit group showed tribal gaming in California generated $8 billion in economic output in 2012, an uptick of 7.2 percent compared to 2010 data. Non-tribal gaming operations – hotels, spas, entertainment venues – generated another $2.3 billion in 2012, putting the combined operations over the $10 billion ma

Economic Impact Study: Tribal Government Gaming a Powerful and Growing Economic Engine for Californi

California Nations Indian Gaming Association NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Susan JensenDirector of Communications (916) 448-8706 Economic Impact Study: Tribal Government Gaming a Powerful and Growing Economic Engine for California, Generating $8 Billion for State’s Economy in 2012 Study finds that Tribal Government Gaming creates more than 56,000 jobs, supports local communities and non-gaming tribes; Economic impact rising since 2010 figures May 5, 2014, SACRAMENTO, CA – Tribal government gaming continues to generate important benefits across California’s economy and its economic impact is growing, according to a new study conducted by Beacon Economics, a leading independent e

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