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— Steve Stallings, chairman, California Nations Indian Gaming Association

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Indian Gaming: Latest News
1:16am 12-12-2017
 
 
article PALERMO: Sports Betting Progress In California Faces Possible Roadblock Over Card Room Games
(California) -- A nearly six-year-old dispute over the legality of games being offered in California card rooms may jeopardize pending legislation to permit sports...
article Audio tech firm Monster acquires PokerTribe.com software assets
(New York) -- A subsidiary of audio electronics firm Monster Inc has been revealed as the new owner of the software powering the nascent PokerTribe.com online gambling...
article Iowa Tribe announces 'Monsterous' deal linked to long-delayed poker website
(Oklahoma) -- The Iowa Tribe continues to make big promises as it prepares to offer real money play on its long-delayed poker website. After being tied to a company that...
article Trump Plaza redevelopment critical to the future of the city
(Atlantic City) -- Allowing billionaire Carl Icahn to use $5.6 million in casino tax funds to help pay for the demolition of Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino may be an...
article Connecticut tribes demand involvement over potential resort development
(Connecticut) -- Tribal leaders from the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot Tribes have penned a letter to Connecticut state officials stating that they want to be a part...
article Ante up: State to workshop new rules for card games
(Florida) -- Gambling regulators plan to “update and clarify existing language” in the state’s rules on card games, according to an administrative...
article Supreme Court brings good news to Quapaw Tribe in restoration of homelands case
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has brought some good news to the Quapaw Tribe, whose casino expansion plans have been held up the state of Kansas.
article Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe in limbo as Supreme Court delays action in sovereignty dispute
(Massachusetts) -- While the U.S. Supreme Court has delivered good news to one tribe and its homelands, another must wait longer for an answer.
article Justices Won’t Review Kansas' Tribal Gaming Loss [sub req'd]
(Kansas) -- The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to tackle a Tenth Circuit decision rejecting the state of Kansas’ challenge to a National Indian Gaming...
article Letter: Justice Thomas right about OIN land issue
(New York) -- Recently the Supreme Court of the United States denied petitions for certiorari filed by the citizen group Upstate Citizens for Equality, Inc. (UCE) and...
article Tribe makes $8.2M revenue-sharing payment
(Michigan) -- A West Michigan tribe has distributed a 24-percent higher revenue-sharing payment to state and local governments than it did in the spring.
press release AGS Acquires Installed Base of Approximately 1,600 Class II Games
(Las Vegas) -- AGS (or the "Company") today announced that it has acquired an installed base of approximately 1,600 Class II gaming machines across the United...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
12:16am 12-12-2017
 
 
article What Trump’s Supreme Court pick holds for Indian Country
(USA) -- During the Senate hearings that put Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court this year, Democrats made it clear they were leery of his conservative judicial record....
article YES! Magazine: President Trump's shrinking of Bears Ears won't survive in courts
(California) -- On December 4, President Trump traveled to Utah to sign proclamations downsizing Bears Ears National Monument by 85 percent and Grand Staircase-Escalante...
article Ranking Member Grijalva: Tuesday Hearing Will Highlight Need for Continued Protection for the Grand Canyon
(Washington D.C.) -- Ranking Member Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) said today that he will use Tuesday’s hearing on Republican and Trump administration demands for...
article Raising sovereign immunity stakes, Apple files an IPR against Native American owned company
(New York) -- The debate over the use of sovereign immunity to protect patents from post-issuance reviews at the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has...
article St. Croix Chippewa Indians Sue Opioid Manufacturers
(Wisconsin) -- A Native American tribe in Wisconsin is suing opioid manufacturers in federal court in what might be the first such lawsuit in the country.
article Mark Trahant: Minnesota could make history with first Native woman in Congress
(Minnesota) -- There is an uncomfortable, even painful re-balancing going on across so much of society. The old world of male hegemony is slowly coming to an end.
article Korina Barry, Leech Lake Band Member, Announces Candidacy in Minnesota House Seat
(Minnesota) -- Leech Lake Band Member Korina Barry has recently announced that she will be seeking the District 62B seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives....
article An Activist Stands Accused of Firing a Gun at Standing Rock. It Belonged to Her Lover — an FBI Informant
(South Dakota) -- AS LAW ENFORCEMENT officers advanced in a U-shaped sweep line down North Dakota Highway 1806 last October, pushing back Dakota Access opponents from a...
article Decades-Long Dispute Over Arizona Tribe's Water Rights May Soon Be Resolved
(Arizona) -- Arizona's two U.S. Senators have introduced legislation that would allocate Colorado River water to the Hualapai Tribe in northern Arizona and pay for...
article B.C. government to go ahead with Site C hydroelectric dam project
(British Columbia) -- Calling it a "difficult decision," the B.C. government has decided to go ahead with the controversial Site C hydroelectric dam, paving...
article Two Days of Opposition Hammer Proposed Plant
(Rhode Island) -- Two straight days of public hearings heaped criticism on the proposed Clear River Energy Center. Much of the hostility came from a lack of information...
article Meeting focuses on tribe's economic future
(New Mexico) -- A public meeting on Tuesday will focus on economic development strategies for communities dependent on coal production on the Navajo Nation.
article Supreme Court shakes up docket by accepting sovereignty case at request of tribe
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has been relatively uneventful so far for Indian Country but a little shakeup is on the way. On Friday afternoon, the...
article New Jersey Native American tribe taking stand against tepee take-down order
(New Jersey) -- It has been a yearlong battle that they say is far from over despite a judge's ruling last month. On Sunday, members of the Ramapough Lenape Nation...
article The Deadly Racism of Thunder Bay
(Ontario) -- If things had gone differently this summer, you might be reading an article by Marlan Chookomolin right now. The twenty-five-year-old First Nations man from...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
1:05am 12-12-2017
 
 
article Hope for Sports Betting at SCOTUS
(Washington D.C.) -- On Monday, December 4, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, New...
article How The Supreme Court Could Hand A Win To New Jersey And Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Proponents of legalized sports betting had to be feeling confident after last Monday’s oral argument in NCAA v. Christie — the so-called...
article Graham, Feinstein Make New RAWA Push
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Dianne Feinstein are pushing the Department of Justice to reconsider a 2011 DOJ ruling that allowed states to...
article New Jersey Racetracks Ready to Cash In on iGaming
(New Jersey) -- The iGaming industry in New Jersey may expand if a bill passed by the state Assembly becomes law. After hearings last week, the lower house passed a bill...
article The way forward – How the daily fantasy sports industry can flourish
(USA) -- I admit it – the first two articles of this series were downers. I discussed how the daily fantasy sports industry prioritized the wrong metrics and how...
article Atlantic City's Revel expected to reopen in May under new ownership
(Atlantic City) -- A Colorado-based group is expected to invest more than $375 million to buy and reopen the former Revel Casino Hotel, according to a report from Moody...
article Catskills casino slated to open next year hoping to lure Pennsylvania workers
(Pennsylvania) -- A $1.2 billion resort casino slated to open in March in Sullivan County, N.Y., needs about 1,400 workers. It’s betting it can find a good portion...
article Gateway to lay out casino expansion plans in London
(Ontario) -- The company planning to expand its casino footprint in London will lay out its expansion plans Monday at an afternoon committee meeting.
article ICE 2018 is ready for more
(UK) -- ICE 2017 was another record breaking event with 30,000 + visitors, 151 nations represented and more net space occupied by international gaming innovators than...
article PokerStars Buyer Brought to Court by Quebec Securities Regulator
(Quebec) -- The trial will start in Montreal, on Monday and is set to be the largest of its kind ever prosecuted by AMF, the Quebec securities regulator.
article William Hill ends legal fight with US rival Scientific Games
(UK) -- Bookmaker William Hill has ended its legal spat with Scientific Games after agreeing a share sale and commercial deal with its US rival. The UK gambling company...
article Oulala Expands Its Daily Fantasy Sports Reach In Europe, Africa And India
(UK) -- European fantasy sports provider Oulala is beginning to establish a global presence. Over the last couple weeks, it has announced several major business-to-...
article Betting in Malta to be exempted from VAT in 2018
(Malta) -- Bookmakers and betting exchanges in Malta are in for an early Christmas treat after Europe’s premier gambling hub announced that these services will be...
article Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment (DDE) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds
(Delaware) -- Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment logoNews coverage about Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment (NYSE:DDE) has trended somewhat positive recently,...
 
 
Press Releases
1:36am 12-5-2017
 
 
National Indian Gaming Association Tradeshow & Convention Generates Over $5 Million in Economic Impact to Las Vegas
(Washington D.C.) -- The city of Las Vegas anticipates welcoming nearly 7,000 industry professionals from across the US to attend the National Indian Gaming Association...
American Gaming Association Statement On Supreme Court Oral Arguments On Christie v NCAA
(Washington D.C.) -- American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman issued the following statement following the Supreme Court’s oral arguments...
The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Tribes File Suit To Defend Their Right To Economic Development
(Washington D.C.) -- This week, the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Tribal Nations joined the State of Connecticut to file suit against the Department of Interior over...
Ute Indian Tribe Filing Lawsuit Challenging President's Plan To Abolish Bears Ears National Maonument
(Utah) -- The Ute Indian Tribe is deeply offended by President Trump’s announcement today that he plans to significantly shrink the Bears Ears National Monument....
NCAI Opposes Executive Action on the Reduction of National Monuments
(Washington D.C.) -- NCAI opposes President Trump’s efforts to reduce two monuments that hold tribal sacred places. Today, President Trump issued Presidential...
Technical Standards for Skill-based Games
(Wisconsin) -- TPGN Press Release Technical Standards for Skill-based Games The Tribal Gaming Protection Network (TGPN); is honored to announce the Alliance of Tribal...
$400 Million Casino Breaks Ground in Phoenix West Valley
(Arizona) -- More than eight years after the project was first announced, the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise (TOGE) broke ground today on the permanent, full-...
Interior Executes Water Rights Settlement Agreement with Pechanga Band of Luiseño Mission Indians
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Mark Macarro, Chairman of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Mission Indians today signed the Pechanga...
 

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