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Indian Gaming: Latest News
12:24am 6-18-2018
 
 
article 'Sovereign nation helping sovereign nation': Sauk-Suiattle Tribe finally opening casino
(Washington) -- The Sauk-Suiattle Tribe is getting into the gaming industry for the first time thanks to a fellow Indian nation. The Last Chance Casino and Bingo in...
article Outgoing AGA Chief Geoff Freeman Says Gaming Going ‘Mainstream’ Critical to Lobbying Efforts
(Washington D.C.) -- American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Geoff Freeman says transforming the overall perception of the gambling industry is vital to lobbying DC...
article Sports gambling on life support in Legislature
(New York) -- The state Senate amended its sports gambling bill on Friday, the day after state Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie all but pronounced the issue dead for the...
article William Hill CEO Says Pro Sports Teams Want Partnerships With Sportsbook Company
(Atlantic City) -- William Hill CEO Joe Asher tells Reuters this week that numerous franchises in the “big four” of American professional sports have reached...
article Legal sports betting not coming to California, Sonoma County anytime soon
(California) -- d onto your wallet. Legal sports betting likely is still years off in Sonoma County. Almost immediately after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the...
article Gaming compact amended to add ‘ball-and-dice’ gaming
(Oklahoma) -- Tribal Councilors on June 11 unanimously passed a gaming compact supplement with Oklahoma to allow Cherokee Nation’s casinos to begin offering Las Vegas-...
article State, tribes continue to negotiate sports-betting deal
(Connecticut) -- Legal sports betting arrived in the Northeast on Thursday, when New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy wagered $20 on Germany to win soccer’s World Cup and a like...
article GAME ON! Arcade, Restaurant To Open At Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- GAME ON!, an interactive arcade, bar and restaurant, will open this winter at Mohegan Sun inside the casino’s new Earth Expo & Convention Center.
article Arts Scene: "Sovereignty" to be performed at Hard Rock Casino
(Oklahoma) -- Tulsa playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle’s play “Sovereignty,” which debuted earlier this year at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., will be presented in a...
article Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation plan ground breaking for new casino
(Arizona) -- In Arizona, the federally recognized Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation plan to break ground on their multi-million dollar Fort McDowell Casino on June 29 at 9am...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
12:34am 6-18-2018
 
 
article 'Justice needs to be done': Mom of man in video showing Border Patrol SUV strike him
(Arizona) -- The mother of the man who recorded video of a Border Patrol vehicle apparently hitting him and then driving away while he was still on the ground has called...
article Minnesota regulators near decision on disputed oil pipeline
(Minnesota) -- Minnesota regulators open two days of final arguments Monday on whether they should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its deteriorating...
article ‘Totally Navajo’
(Arizona) -- A year before being drafted as the New York Yankees’ No. 1 pick, Anthony Seigler told his family that he would get an invitation to the studios of the MLB...
article Tohono O'odham Leaders See Relationship Improving with Federal Law Enforcement
(Arizona) -- Fencing and infrastructure along the U.S.-Mexico border divide the Tohono O'odham Nation, whose lands span both countries. It puts some of the problems...
article Tribes Push for International Trade at Oklahoma Conference
(Oklahoma) -- Citizen Potawatomi Nation Economic Development Director Jim Collard said the tribe has been close to having an international business take up residency at...
article Paul Frank Native American-designed collection an apology for powwow party?
(California) -- On Tuesday, I wrote a post about the new "Paul Frank Presents" collection of accessories designed in collaboration with Native American artists.
article School reports: Students buried in cemetery suffered grievous injuries from accidents
(Pennsylvania) -- Evidence suggested Frank Green died instantly after falling off a train and onto the rails near Mexico, Juniata County. The Oneida youth was a runaway...
article REVIEW: Tommy Orange's 'There There' is an electrifying debut novel rooted in urban American Indian life
(Texas) -- Tommy Orange's riveting debut novel, There There, centers the story of "urban Indians" living in Oakland, Calif., preparing for a powwow. There...
article Enbridge pipeline debate goes to decisionmakers
(Minnesota) -- After more than three years of rancorous debate, Enbridge’s quest to build a new $2.6 billion pipeline across northern Minnesota is finally in front...
article EPA lays out next steps to clean up southwest Colorado mines
(Colorado) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday laid out the next steps it will take to clean up wastewater flowing from dozens of old mines in...
article Cree chef a farmers market success story in Vancouver
(Vancouver) -- Heat Laliberte loves selling his brand One Arrow Meats at city farmers markets. He likes the atmosphere and loves getting to know the customers who try...
article VIDEO:; #NativeVote18: Can Native Americans change US politics?
(Indian Country) -- November's midterm elections could be a pivotal moment in the United States. Not only could the balance of power in congress shift, but the...
article Embassy embarrassment
(Saskatchewan) -- The Treaty 6 Embassy was supposed to represent the very best the Onion Lake Cree Nation had to offer. With a museum, a "grand foyer" and a...
article Communities in Maricopa County mobilize to create change
(Arizona) -- Over the last several months, Maricopa County residents have come together in public libraries and other local centers to develop community improvement...
article 'Trail of Death' caravan to roll in September
(Kansas) -- Every five years, since 1988, the Potawatomi Trail of Death Association commemorates the 1838 forced march from Indiana to Kansas. The caravan passes through...
article Paddle Song performed to thank Indigenous responders to Great Vancouver fire
(Vancouver) -- A member of the Squamish Nation, whose forebears paddled to Vancouver in 1886 to save residents from an out-of-control fire, performed a Paddle Song...
article Community classrooms: Tribal colleges are mainstay of reservation life
(North Dakota) -- A 3-D printer quietly churned in a lab at Cankdeska Cikana Community College, spinning a plastic model using instructions provided by pre-engineering...
article .USGA, Shinnecock Nation Honor Native American Golf History
(New York) -- Oscar Bunn grew up two miles south of Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, the site of this week's 118th U.S. Open, caddying and learning to play at the course that...
article First Nations teens dig into their ancestors' past at archeological site
(Alberta) -- On a warm spring morning in southern Alberta, Kerisa McHugh-Kerr squats on the dusty ground where her ancestors once camped hundreds of years ago.
article Ruth Bass: Americans may be `better than this,' but history says otherwise
(Virginia) -- We flew to the Navajo reservation and park at Monument Valley recently and watched a Navajo woman demonstrate traditional talents, including carding the...
article A rebirth for the Lakota language: Institute hopes to create a new generation of speakers
(South Dakota) -- Dawn Frank breaks from the interview to answer a family text message. Her daughters attend Stanford University. When they text back home to their mom...
article Decision to reopen Grand Mound site expected this fall
(Minnesota) -- The Grand Mound, a 25-foot-tall American Indian burial site in the far reaches of northern Minnesota, was designated a National Historic Landmark several...
article Play about mother and girl facing intergenerational trauma to premiere at Luminato festival
(Toronto) -- One day as she was walking to school, Yolanda Bonnell came across a tiny bug trying to cross the road. As she watched she had an epiphany related to the...
article North Dakota author details comeback of American buffalo
(North Dakota) -- North Dakota author Francie Berg’s last book about the American buffalo was a guide for adventurers eager to get out on back roads to see the...
article Search continues for three missing fishermen off coast of Tofino, B.C.
(British Columbia) -- The search continues for three missing First Nations fishermen whose boat sank off the coast of Tofino. While the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre...
article Park superintendent shuffle shouldn't slow bison quarantine
(Montana) -- The impending change in Yellowstone National Park superintendents shouldn't disrupt the progress of a quarantine program created to produce brucellosis-...
article Fellowship important part of Native games
(Oklahoma) -- John Grayson said he enjoyed the fellowship he experienced participating in the 13th annual Traditional Native Games on Saturday. “Whether I win or...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
12:35am 6-18-2018
 
 
article Palms workers vote to unionize 2 years after sale to Stations
(Las Vegas) -- Palms employees are on the verge of being unionized. The Culinary Union has been authorized to represent about 900 workers at the off-Strip property...
article LVCVA leader Rossi Ralenkotter should address scandals
(Las Vegas) -- In a 15-minute address at the end of Tuesday’s Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board meeting, CEO Rossi Ralenkotter listed the reasons...
article Booming local economy helps Station Casinos’ Q1 earnings
(Nevada) -- With the local economy churning, it makes sense that a locals-focused casino company could take advantage. Executives of Red Rock Resorts Inc., parent...
article Legal sports gambling in A.C. a sure bet
(Atlantic City) -- I had to do it. Once the Philadelphia Eagles wrapped up their minicamp Thursday, I headed to Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa for the first day of legal...
article Laid off when casinos closed, back to work with reopenings
(Atlantic City) -- When Revel, Atlantic City's $2.4 billion casino shut down in 2014, Meg Timson wondered what would happen to a building that was only about two...
article Outgoing AGA Chief Geoff Freeman Says Gaming Going ‘Mainstream’ Critical to Lobbying Efforts.
(Atlantic City) -- American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Geoff Freeman says transforming the overall perception of the gambling industry is vital to lobbying DC...
article Laid off when casinos closed, back to work with reopenings
(Atlantic City) -- When Revel, Atlantic City’s $2.4 billion casino shut down in 2014, Meg Timson wondered what would happen to a building that was only about two...
article Monmouth Park Gambled Early on Legalized Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- Six year ago, long before the nation was weighing in on legalizing sports betting in other states besides Nevada, officials at Monmouth Park and William...
article DraftKings, tech sector lobby for sports betting in Massachusetts
(Massachusetts) -- DraftKings and one of the state’s powerful technology industry associations is advocating for Massachusetts to legalize sports betting, arguing...
article Agent, like the rest, sees gaming’s green
(Massachusetts) -- The Red Sox’ problems pale in comparison to most others. Let’s consider a significant change to the business of baseball that occurred...
article Maryland’s largest casino’s latest play to win the top spot: More nongambling amenities
(Maryland) -- Maryland’s largest casino has made its next move in the game to reclaim its place as the state’s top gambling destination: a 17-story hotel and conference...
article Proposed legislation would legalize sports gambling in Kentucky
(Kentucky) -- Another attempt to legalize sports gambling in Kentucky could go before lawmakers. This week, Democrat Julian Carroll filed legislation that would allow...
article BLOG: Increase in mobile betting drives growth in online wagering
(Australia) -- Australians are increasingly using mobile phones to place a bet, although overall fewer are taking a punt than in recent years. The overall gambling eco-...
article Police: Circus Circus double-homicide room had faulty door latch
(Las Vegas) -- Circus Circus hotel engineers found a faulty latch plate on the door of the room where two Vietnamese tourists were stabbed to death two weeks ago,...
 
 
Press Releases
12:32am 6-15-2018
 
 
National Indian Gaming Association Conducts Sports Betting Panel at the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Mid-Year Conference
(Missouri) -- National Indian Gaming Association Conducts Sports Betting Panel at the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Mid-Year Conference...
 

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