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Indian Gaming: Latest News
9:54am 1-26-2015
 
 
article California Controversy / Lytle probe ignites scrutiny of Golden State regulatory system
(California) -- In what could be the most significant regulatory scandal in recent history, the former head of gambling enforcement in California is being accused by the...
article Second online poker bill introduced in California
(California) -- Another bill that could potentially lead to the legalisation of online poker activities in California has been submitted in the US state. Put forward by...
article Kenosha Left to Pick Up The Pieces in Wake of Casino Decision
(Wisconsin) -- Gov. Scott Walker sent shock waves through Kenosha late last week, when he rejected a proposed $800 million tribal casino at Dairyland Greyhound Park.
article Ho-Chunk confident in Beloit casino plan
(Wisconsin) -- Ho-Chunk President Jon Greendeer said he is glad Gov. Scott Walker made a ruling on the Menominee casino proposal for Kenosha, adding he was surprised by...
article Hard Rock (again) dips toe into Atlantic City casino market
(Atlantic City) -- Florida's Seminole Indians, the Hard Rock Hamlets, are renewing their torturous debate about entering Atlantic City's gambling market. To be (...
article Washington Tribal Casinos to Play a Key Role in State’s Gambling Affairs
(Washington) -- It seems like most tribal casinos, based on the territory of Washington, are looking for expanding their business and influence on the economy of the...
press release Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians Members Convene at a General Council Meeting and Select Leaders to Reopen the Casino
(California) -- A quorum of all voting members the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians came together Saturday in the largest turnout in the Tribe's history...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
9:58am 1-26-2015
 
 
article Unreserved: 'I do not want to be racism's cover girl'
(Canada) -- If you've checked out your local news stand you might have noticed my picture on the cover of Maclean's magazine this week. The screaming headline...
article NEWCOMB: Chief Justice Earl Warren: A Christian Land, Governed by Christian Principles
(Washington D.C.) -- In a previous column, I noted that U.S. federal Indian law is traced to the religio-political narrative of Chosen People and Promised Land in the...
article Young indigenous leaders: 5 under 30 to watch in 2015
(Canada) -- We’re just a couple weeks into 2015 and already we’re catching wind of some young indigenous folks making great strides this year. They’re...
article Higher native turnout could have reduced Harper to minority government
(Canada) -- With protests, hunger strikes, and the obstruction of transportation links, Canada’s first nations have forced themselves to the top of the political...
article Sapotaweyak Cree Nation sets up blockades to stop work on Bipole III
(Manitoba) -- Members of a western Manitoba aboriginal community are peacefully protesting work on the Bipole III hydroelectric line, a project that requires the...
article New hope for clean water at Shoal Lake 40 First Nation
(Ontario) -- Winnipeg is helping to fund a winter road to Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the Ontario community that provides the city with drinking water. It's part of...
article Native Sun News: North Dakota takes on impacts of energy boom
(North Dakota) -- A golden sunset behind the Killdeer Mountains glows with more luminosity than a Karl Bodmer landscape, tinting the clouds pink in the waning light of a...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
9:58am 1-26-2015
 
 
article First Fight in Caesars Bankruptcy Campaign? Battle Site
(New York) -- Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. opened its $20 billion bankruptcy fight Monday, pitting creditors against the gambling company’s controlling...
article Opinion: The Case for Legalized Gambling on Sports
(Ontario) -- When the N.B.A. commissioner Adam Silver announced in November that he was in favor of legalizing sports betting in the United States, he shattered decades...
article How casino games are created
(Las Vegas) -- Millions of people come to Las Vegas every year hoping to win big at a casino table. But gambling isn’t the only way to cash in on casino games.
article STUTZ: Analysts expect Strip rebound to continue in 2015
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming industry predictions are not exact science. A year ago there wasn’t an analyst who thought Macau’s casino market would see its first...
article WEEKLY FEATURE: State Takes Over Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie made a big move to help turn struggling Atlantic City around by appointing an emergency management team to develop...
article Md. Casinos Want To Swap Slots For Table Games
(Maryland) -- The state’s two largest casinos say they have a plan to make more money: switch out some slots for table games. But Gigi Barnett reports, the move...
article Lago injunction sought: Motion goes before judges Monday
(New York) -- Ten opponents of the proposed Lago Resort & Casino are seeking to prevent construction of the $425 million casino until a decision is made on their...
article Proposed Casino Endorsement
(Kansas) -- Pittsburg City Commissioners will be asked to endorse a proposed casino in Crawford County at their meeting on Tuesday. The proposed casino in Crawford...
article Harrah's Casino up for exemption from New Orleans' brand-new smoking ban
(Louisiana) -- Celebrations in City Hall over the successful vote last week to ban smoking across New Orleans had barely died down when Councilwoman Nadine Ramsey had a...
article Aqueduct Horse Deaths Cited in Call for Federal Regulations
(New York) -- It has been a deadly season for racehorses at Aqueduct and animal advocates say the time has come for federal regulations. A dozen horses have died at...
article Tim Skubick: Michigan Lottery's quiet roll-out of online gaming
(Michigan) -- It’s a good bet that if somebody offered you $10,000 you’d never pick the state lottery czar out of a line-up. Unless you’re a relative...
article German black jack player fined for playing on website of gambling operator licensed in Britain
(Germany) -- A black jack player breached German gambling laws when he played the card game on a website operated by a gambling operator licensed in Britain, a court in...
article COLUMN: Fix is in for online gaming
(South Africa) -- Casinos are betting on sarcasm to dissuade South Africans from online gambling as they attempt to protect their share of a R16.5-billion industry.
article Casino Concession Review: More corporate tax, less gaming tax
(Macau) -- Union Gaming says the forthcoming review of casino concessions is likely to change the industry’s current tax structure, while reducing the concession...
article Macau loses 34 junket operators in one year: report
(Macau) -- The number of licensed gaming promoters in Macau – also known as junkets – shrank by almost 16 percent over the past 12 months. The total fell...
article COMMENTARY: Macau's casino crackdown a worthy attempt to evolve under 'one country, two systems' framework
(Macau) -- Anthony Lawrance says by seeking cooperation from Beijing in its crackdown on gambling junkets and illegal funds, Macau is cleaning up its governance and...
article Vietnam nearing Historical Casino Decision
(Vietnam) -- While Vietnam has several casinos, they only allow foreigners to gamble in these establishments. However, the government is currently weighing a decision...
 
 
Press Releases
2:00am 1-25-2015
 
 
STATEMENT: Agua Caliente Tribal Chairman Jeff L. Grubbe Regarding the introduction of AB167
(California) -- “The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians supports limited internet gaming in a manner we believe to be consistent with the intent expressed by...
Statement of Pechanga Tribal Chairman Mark Macarro
(California) -- “There is much for tribes to dislike about this bill. [AB 167] “We are disappointed that the bill disregards important principles from a...
NCAI President Calls on Congress & Obama Administration to Act to Improve Tribal Economies, Invest in Education, and Support Innovation
(Washington D.C.) -- In an address to members of Congress, senior Administration officials, and leaders of tribal nations, the President of the National Congress of...
Kitá Wines Takes Double Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals At 2015 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
(California) -- Kitá Wines continues to earn top honors, winning two Double Gold medals, two Silver medals and one Bronze at the 2015 San Francisco Chronicle Wine...
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Brings World-class Services Beyond Testing to ICE 2015
(London) -- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) is the world’s leading land-based, iGaming and lottery testing laboratory, and from its stand N3-210 at...
County Supervisor Peter Adam Suggests Elimination of Tribal Sovereignty
(California) -- During a Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday, 4th District Supervisor Peter Adam made inflammatory comments regarding Native...
NCLGS Adpts Groundbreaking Policy Framework For Internet Gambling, Offers Guidance To States
(Las Vegas) -- On January 10, during a special session that concluded more than a year of expert comment and legislative debate, the National Council of Legislators from...
“Ortiz Gaming became one of the top gaming manufacturers in the North America in 2014”
(Florida) -- SoloAzar had an exclusive conversation with the President of Ortiz Gaming, Maurilio Silva, in which he talked about the successful 2014 for his company,...
Ortiz Gaming News: London Calling
(London) -- The annual ICE Totally Gaming show in the UK is shaping up to be the biggest and best yet Ortiz Gaming "Raised Expectations” in 2014. The...
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Receives Contract from Kansas Racing & Gaming Commission, Extending 9-Year Working Relationship
(New Jersey) -- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) has received a new contract from the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission (KRGC) to serve as a certified...
 

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