Navajo Gaming To Temporarily Layoff Over 11-Hundred Workers To Start The New Year

Navajo Gaming is temporarily laying off over 11-hundred employees to start the new year. Officials say due to the “drastic and prolonged economic impact of COVID-19,” 1,120 employees will be temporarily laid off January 1st. NNGE leadership had repeatedly warned leaders that if Navajo casinos were not allowed to re-open, even at a reduced capacity, […]

Navajo Casinos To Stay Closed After President Nez’s Resolution Veto

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez has vetoed a resolution that would have permitted Navajo casinos to reopen at 50-percent capacity. The Navajo Nation Council approved legislation earlier this month that would reopen the tribe’s casinos with CDC guidelines. Under Navajo Gaming’s proposal, each casino would have reopened at a minimum 50-percent capacity, while the Navajo […]

Navajo Blue Travel Plaza Opens Friday

The long-awaited Navajo Blue Travel Plaza is opening Friday at Twin Arrows. The gas station and market has been under construction for months and work has finally finished on the facility. The opening comes at a key time for Navajo Gaming as casinos have been closed for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The project […]

Navajo Nation Gaming Extends Casino Closures Until July 27th

Navajo Nation Gaming’s Board of Directors has decided to keep all casino facilities closed until July 27th in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision comes after the extension of the executive order by President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer that will keep government buildings closed as well until July 27th. Navajo Gaming […]

Navajo Gaming Extends Closure Of Four Casinos Until July 5th

Navajo Gaming’s Board of Directors has decided to keep all casino facilities closed until July 5th in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision comes after the extension of the executive order by President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer that will keep government buildings closed as well until July 5th. Officials say during […]

Navajo Gaming Casinos To Stay Closed Until “It’s Prudent To Reopen.”

Casino and hotels on the Navajo Nation will remain closed until “it’s prudent to reopen.” The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise Board of Directors made the decision to extend the closure of the facilities. The decision was made to protect the health, safety and general welfare of its employees and people. The closure has given the […]

Navajo Nation Declares State Of Emergency, Casinos Cut Back On Operating Hours

The Navajo Nation declared a state of emergency last week due to the coronavirus pandemic. Tribal officials say all Navajo Nation offices will be closed for three weeks through April 3rd. During the closure, the Department of Self Relience will continue processing full cash benefits for all current DSR members for the month of April. […]