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“Californians should have the choice to participate in sports wagering at highly regulated, safe and experienced gaming locations. We are very proud to see tribes from across California come together for this effort, which represents an incremental but important step toward giving Californians the freedom to participate in this new activity in a responsible manner.” read quote >>>

— Mark Macarro, Chairman of the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians

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Indian Gaming: Latest News
5:01am 11-14-2019
 
 
press release California Indian Tribes Propose Ballot Measure to Legalize, Regulate and Tax Sports Wagering
(California) -- A coalition of Native American Tribes from throughout the state today filed a proposed constitutional amendment for the November 2020 statewide ballot...
article California Inches Closer To Legalizing Sports Betting
(California) -- The movement to legalize sports betting in California faces a busy second half of November as a hearing and tribal input threaten the long opposed...
article Poarch Band of Creek Indians propose compact that could pay billions to State of Alabama
(Alabama) -- The Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI) on Tuesday officially rolled out “Winning for Alabama” — a public awareness campaign focused on...
article Sports betting off to hot start at Hard Rock in Sioux City
(Iowa) -- Gamblers at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City wagered over $1.2 million on football, baseball, basketball and other sports during the downtown casino...
article Ruling Could Bring Restaino, Senecas to New Beginning
(New York) -- The mayor-elect of Niagara Falls, Robert Restaino, may be in a position to win a major financial victory in the coming days, and some observers think it...
article Casino firms' support grows
(Arkansas) -- Cherokee Nation Businesses, which seeks a license to build and operate a casino in Pope County, has received even more endorsements from local officials,...
article Potawatomi tests Lyft program to solve employee transportation issues
(Wisconsin) -- Employees at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, like those for many of its neighboring businesses, face difficulties in transportation to and from the...
article Why casinos want to connect to your smartphone
(California) -- The days of entering a club card attached to a lanyard into a slot machine to rack up comps may soon be a thing of the past, like slot machines that pay...
article Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians earns financial recognition
(California) -- On the 25th anniversary of achieving status as a sovereign nation, the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians was recognized as the first tribal government in...
article Check out Casino Del Sol's newest hotel, Estrella
(Arizona) -- Casino Del Sol and the Pascua Yaqui Tribe’s newest hotel, Estrella, is open for business. The six-story hotel has 151 rooms and sits on 2.2 acres next...
article Turtle Creek Casino GM Barrientoz receives national award
(Michigan) -- Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel General Manager Johnny Barrientoz received the Chairman’s Leadership Award from the National Indian Gaming...
article Need a job? Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort looking to hire
(Michigan) -- Looking for a little extra cash around the holidays? Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort is looking to hire.They’re holding a job fair on Tuesday, Nov....
article TribalNet: Visa lauded for efforts to enable sports betting
(Tennessee) -- A looming move by Visa to enable debit-type cards to be used at sports betting windows received accolades Tuesday from the wagering industry that said it...
article King Ward ends Western Massachusetts, Worcester County bus service to Mohegan Sun due to low ridership
(Connecticut) -- King Ward Coach Lines, the company that provides bus rides from Western Massachusetts and Worcester County to Mohegan Sun casino, said it will end its...
article Chinatown groups grapple with gambling addiction
(Massachusetts) -- On a recent Monday in Boston’s Chinatown, a group of about 14 people stood outside The Chicken and Rice Guys restaurant on Bedford Street,...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
4:54am 11-14-2019
 
 
article Tribe concerned about ICWA case rehearing
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation Rules Committee heard updates during a Wednesday meeting from Assistant Attorney General Chris Nimmo on the tribe's pending legal...
article After 37 Years, One Yosemite Native American Tribe Is Still Fighting for Government Recognition
(California) -- After a nearly four-decade struggle for recognition from the United States government, the Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation were informed by the federal...
article Senators Introduce House-Passed Violence Against Women Act
(Washington D.C.) -- Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Wednesday led all 47 Democratic senators in introducing the Senate...
article At this Vegas cannabis lounge, you can try before you buy despite state law
(Las Vegas) -- A Nevada Native American tribe may have a solution for Las Vegas visitors who want to consume legally purchased marijuana without breaking the law. The...
article Isleta Pueblo judge gives prayer before Congress
(Washington D.C.) -- Isleta Pueblo Chief Judge Verna Teller is used to leading an opening prayer at tribal functions. She performed that duty many times when she served...
article Navajo company confident about Wyoming, Montana coal bonding
(Wyoming) -- Navajo tribal energy company officials expressed confidence Wednesday they will be able to secure necessary bonding for recently purchased coal mines in...
article Las Vegas water pipeline battle is life-or-death fight for Shoshone sacred site
(Las Vegas) -- For most drivers on U.S. Highway 50 in northeastern Nevada, the Spring Valley is a blur of open road, trees and windmills between Ely and Great Basin...
article Are elders being replaced by screens? A letter to my grandchildren
(Canada) -- Dear grandchildren, Right up until I was about five or six years old, I went to residential school. We always went home to our grandma in the summertime. The...
article 'Killers of the Flower Moon' movie production hiring Osage County residents: artisans, construction workers, hair stylists and more needed
(Oklahoma) -- The Martin Scorsese movie "Killers of the Flower Moon" is hiring, and it's looking for Osage County members of the community to apply. The...
article Champion of murdered, missing indigenous women task force comes home to St. Cloud
(Minnesota) -- St. Cloud State University student BearPaw Shields is ecstatic that Minnesota is launching a task force on missing and murdered indigenous women. "It...
article After 37 Years, One Yosemite Native American Tribe Is Still Fighting for Government Recognition
(California) -- After a nearly four-decade struggle for recognition from the United States government, the Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation were informed by the federal...
article Missing people listed in Montana drop 17%
(Montana) -- Two months into the job, the state's new missing persons specialist said that she's been able to shrink the number of people in Montana's...
article BLM responds to tribes’ criticism over planning process for draft resource management plan
(Alaska) -- The Orutsararmiut Native Council is calling the federal planning process for how 13 million acres of public land is managed in the region “woefully...
article Alaskans take Roadless Rule fight to DC
(Washington D.C.) -- Seven Alaskans were in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, testifying to Congress about the Trump administration’s proposal to lift the Roadless Rule...
article Points of Progress: Wiyot Tribe reclaims land, and more
(California) -- The Wiyot Tribe received more than 200 acres of land from the city of Eureka, California, on Oct. 21 that was forcefully seized by settlers in an 1860...
article Historically Left Out, Colorado River Tribes Call For More Sway In Western Water Talks
(Colorado) -- Earlier this year, Arizona -- one of seven southwestern states that rely on the Colorado River -- was in the midst of a heated discussion about water.
article Eastern Shoshone Business Council names new vice-chairwoman
(Wyoming) -- Eastern Shoshone leaders have chosen a new vice-chairwoman to fill a vacancy created after a council member recently resigned to take a different job. The...
article Cherokee considers Tennessee resort investment
(Tennessee) -- Cherokee leaders are hoping to establish a lucrative business on a portion of the 300-plus acres of Interstate 40 frontage the tribe purchased in...
article Muscogee (Creek) Nation to commemorate improved intersection east of tribal complex in Okmulgee
(Oklahoma) -- The Muscogee (Creek) Nation, in partnership with Okmulgee County and the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, will officially commemorate the reopening...
article Tribal voters choose several new leaders
(Oregon) -- Tuesday was Election Day on the Confederated Tribes Umatilla Indian Reservation and the unofficial results show there are some new faces taking over. The...
article Cree man sues for alleged abuse in 1970s Winnipeg boarding home
(Winnipeg) -- A Cree man says he was beaten, locked in a closet and called racist and derogatory names while in the care of a Winnipeg boarding home in the 1970s,...
article Minnesota Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over Changing Lake Calhoun To Bde Maka Ska
(Minnesota) -- The debate over the name change of Lake Calhoun to Bde Maka Ska is now before the Minnesota Supreme Court. Justices will consider whether the Department...
article B.C. mother takes school district to court over Indigenous smudging ritual in class
(British Columbia) -- A mother on Vancouver Island says her two children’s Charter right to religious freedom was infringed when their classes participated in an...
article State rejects local charter school over ‘red pedagogy’ curriculum
(North Carolina) -- An application by a Pembroke-based charter school was rejected this week by the North Carolina Charter School Advisory Board, but its backers say...
article Constructing a Kish / An illustrated look inside the traditional Cahuilla home
(California) -- Historically speaking, Native American dwellings vary as much in size and material as the people who built them, from earthen and grass houses to...
article NOAA Fisheries to advocate in court for Makah Tribe whale hunts
(Washington) -- The Makah Tribe in northwest Washington will make its case starting tomorrow in federal court in Seattle as to why they should be able to resume hunting...
article Stan Jones: Mourning a death, celebrating a life
(Washington) -- Hundreds of people filled the Orca Ballroom at Tulalip Resort Casino on Nov. 12 to pay respects to Stan Jones, who died Nov. 5 at age 93. The funeral,...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
4:58am 11-14-2019
 
 
article PURDUM: The impact of Adam Silver's sports betting op-ed five years later
(New York) -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver had a lot to consider in the fall of 2014, when he sat down to write an op-ed that would pivot the league's longstanding...
article New York Casinos Post Meager Sports Betting Numbers In October
(New York) -- New Jersey’s mobile sports betting platforms already have enabled the state to rival defending champion Nevada’s monthly handle –...
article Foss: Time to consider online sports betting?
(New York) -- Two million dollars is nothing to sneeze at. If someone gave me $2 million, I'd jump for joy. But it's a pittance in the world of sports gambling,...
article Fast-growing Iowa sports betting still has 'potential' for growth
(Iowa) -- Iowa gamblers continue to double down on sports wagering in their rookie year, placing $46.5 million in bets last month that pushed the overall handle for...
article Republican state legislator plans to file sports wagering bill
(Kentucky) -- Neighboring states appear to be winning big on sports betting, and a state legislator plans to get the ball rolling in Kentucky. Rep. Adam Koenig, R-...
article Clock ticking for Mayor Lightfoot to gain support on Chicago casino ‘compromise’
(Illinois) -- The clock is ticking for Mayor Lori Lightfoot to convince enough lawmakers that lowering the state tax rate on a Chicago casino would still make a winning...
article Excessive idling by Encore Boston Harbor shuttles sparks lawsuit threat
(Massachusetts) -- Every few minutes, another large, black bus putters to a curb at the Wellington MBTA station, where it joins a line of shuttles that await a steady...
article MGM makes annual host community payments
(Massachusetts) -- Municipal officials representing adjoining communities celebrated the relationship those towns and cities have with MGM Springfield with a reception...
article Twin River, R.I. in talks on revenue shares, other issues
(Rhode Island) -- The State House hearings are over for now. But one of the two main combatants in the battle for the next $1-billion state gambling contract is quietly...
article Delaware sports betting revenue soars in October
(Delaware) -- Licensed sports wagering operators in Delaware generated a collective $1.7m (£1.3m/€1.5m) in revenue in October, up by 287.1% on the same month...
article Resorts World Catskills has a new owner, officially, as 'new chapter' begins for NY casino
(New York) -- Shareholders officially approved the sale Wednesday of Resorts World Catskills to a Malaysian-based gambling giant, a move that will take private the...
article Missouri Senate President Pro Tem to file slot machine legislation for 2020
(Missouri) -- The Missouri Senate leader will file legislation in December in Jefferson City to increase penalties for alleged illegal slot machines, setting the slot...
article California Cardrooms Are Important Contributors to Local, State Economies, Says Industry Group
(California) -- California’s 72 cardrooms aren’t traditional casinos and often draw the ire of tribal operators, but the venues are important drivers of...
article Gaming Fever Reaches Hampton
(Virginia) -- The opening of Rosie’s Gaming Emporium at the Power Plant of Hampton Roads has opened all the gaming fever paths to Hampton. Last few weeks have seen...
article State’s coffers start to fill from World Series, NFL bets
(Indiana) -- Indiana’s bet on sports wagering is paying off, at least for state revenues. The state took in more than $1 million in new revenue in October, the...
article Did proposed casinos in Biloxi and Diamondhead get site approval? The ruling is in.
(Mississippi) -- After a 2-year battle to appeal the decision of the Mississippi Gaming Commission, the answer again was no to developers who want to build casinos on...
article October lottery revenue shows drop from 2018
(Arkansas) -- The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's revenue and amount raised for college scholarships fell sharply in October from the same month a year ago, when the...
article Public Company Sports Bettor Billy Walters Found Guilty of Insider Trading Files for Bankruptcy
(USA) -- The public company sports bettor Billy Walters was found guilty of insider trading has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Dean Foods, the largest dairy company in...
 
 
Press Releases
2:23am 11-14-2019
 
 
California Indian Tribes Propose Ballot Measure to Legalize, Regulate and Tax Sports Wagering
(California) -- A coalition of Native American Tribes from throughout the state today filed a proposed constitutional amendment for the November 2020 statewide ballot...
Mashpee Wampanoags Confirm Development is Real and Ready
(Massachusetts) -- On Thursday, October 24, 2019, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) agreed to have its executive director and legal team work up a comprehensive...
 

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