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Indian Gaming: Latest News
11:51am 6-29-2016
 
 
article ICYMI: Did MGM push Congress to block Connecticut casino plan?
(Washington D.C.) -- MGM Resorts International prodded Congress last month to block a proposed Connecticut tribal casino that would compete with its MGM Springfield...
article Glendale Receives First $1.5M Payment From Tohono O'odham Casino Settlement
(Arizona) -- While the state continues to battle the Tohono O’odham nation over the legality of a Phoenix-area casino, the city of Glendale will receive their...
article Wilton Rancheria to Host Community Meeting Regarding Proposed Elk Grove Casino
(California) -- The Wilton Rancheria will host a community meeting regarding their proposed Elk Grove casino next week. The townhall style meeting will be held at the...
article Poarch Creek Indians acquires resort
(Alabama) -- The Poarch Creek Indian’s Gaming Authority has entered into an agreement with Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City, La., to acquire 100...
article Slot referendum approved by Jacksonville City Council
(Florida) -- In Florida, Jacksonville City Council has overwhelmingly authorized a referendum for the coming November ballot that could see the BestBet Poker...
article Tribal casino operators ride dizzying legal roller-coaster
(Washington D.C.) -- Tribes were in for a two-front legal battle these past few days – one of which involves a gaming pact with the California state government...
article Multnomah Greyhound Park Will Be Demolished Next Month
(Oregon) -- The historic Multnomah Greyhound Park played host to a farewell celebration Tuesday before its complete demolition early next month. The ceremony, which drew...
article Cowlitz casino named ilani Resort
(Washington) -- The new casino located next to La Center, but technically in Ridgefield, is still knee deep in construction, but the project is starting to come to life...
article Community invited to ilani Casino forums
(Washington) -- Operators of the new ilani Casino Resort under construction have invited the public to attend two community forums about the plan to handle wastewater....
article Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino job fair is Wednesday
(California) -- Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino will hold a job fair Wednesday to fill 70 positions. The job fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in conference rooms...
article Job fair today for Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino
(California) -- Beginning at 10 a.m. and running until 2 p.m., a job fair hosted by the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino of California will be offered in the hopes of...
article Meskwaki Tribe searches for fugitive reportedly seen at casino
(Iowa) -- A fugitive who has been on the loose for eight months may have been seen at the casino owned by the Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa. Tribal police assisted local...
article FireKeepers shows off look of new restaurant, brewpub
(Michigan) -- FireKeepers Casino Hotel plans to open Dacey's Taphouse, a 140-seat restaurant and bar area with 50 seats overlooking the gaming floor, later this year...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
11:38am 6-29-2016
 
 
article Supreme Court puts an end to another tribal jurisdiction dispute
(Washington D.C.) -- Call it the case that Indian Country forgot. Amid all the flurry over Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, another...
article Tribal disenrollment challenge to go before Stockbridge-Munsee judge
(Wisconsin) -- Five recently disenrolled members of the St. Croix Chippewa Tribe are appealing the tribal council's decision to disenroll 10 of its members. The case...
article Provinces studying terms of reference for inquiry on missing, murdered Indigenous women
(Ottawa) -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was the one who promised a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women, but the provinces still need to sign...
article Disenrollment Kills Nooksack Language Revitalization Program
(Washington) -- “Talk in English!” ordered Nooksack Tribal Chairman Bob Kelly at a special public meeting last February. The words made Deborah Alexander...
article Resolution to focus on plight of Native American women
(Washington D.C.) -- Montana’s congressional delegation introduced a resolution Tuesday to designate May 5 as National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered...
article Indigenous people victims of crime more often than non-Indigenous Canadians: StatCan
(Canada) -- A new report from Statistics Canada suggests Aboriginal people in Canada were nearly three times as likely to experience sexual assault in 2014 as non-...
article Indigenous kids were healthy before arrival at residential schools: study
(Saskatchewan) -- A study suggesting indigenous children from Saskatchewan and Manitoba were healthy when they were sent to residential schools undercuts government...
article Deaths of four aboriginal youths in Thunder Bay, Ont., undetermined: jury
(Thunder Bay) -- The deaths of four young aboriginals who moved from their remote northern Ontario reserves to attend high school in Thunder Bay, Ont., occurred in an...
article Regina court room packed as Sask. gov't, Saskatoon Tribal Council fight for care of children
(Saskatchewan) -- Chiefs wearing ceremonial headdresses sat at the front of the packed court room Tuesday as the government and Saskatoon Tribal Council faced off in...
article First Nations territory ‘wiped out’ by industry development, chief says
(British Columbia) -- The Blueberry River First Nations has released an atlas showing that more than 80 per cent of its traditional territory – which overlies a...
article Chris Stevens’s Family: Don’t Blame Hillary Clinton for Benghazi
(Washington D.C.) -- On Tuesday, the House Select Committee on Benghazi, which is controlled by a Republican majority, charged the Obama Administration with diplomatic...
article Two tribe-backed candidates lose Shawnee City Commission bids
(Oklahoma) -- Two candidates who received financial backing from an American Indian tribe in recent months narrowly lost their Shawnee City Commission bids Tuesday....
article American Indians can designate race on state ID cards
(North Carolina) -- American Indians will be allowed to designate their race on their driver licenses and state-issued identification cards under a bill the N.C. House...
article American Indian icon drops by
(North Carolina) -- Dennis Banks is no stranger to the struggle to protect and advance the rights of American Indian across the country. Over the years, the American...
article The Right-Wing Supreme Court That Wasn’t
(Washington D.C.) -- Conservatives thought this Supreme Court term would be different. Still reeling from losses last year in major cases on health care and same-sex...
article Innu Chief Mike McKenzie accused of sexually assaulting minor
(Quebec) -- Mike McKenzie, the recently re-elected chief of the Innu community of Uashat-Maliotenam on Quebec's North Shore, has been arrested and is facing three...
article Oklahoma rich in Native American history
(Oklahoma) -- Welcome back. Living in northeast Oklahoma, I am always looking for stories that might fall through the cracks in terms of mainstream media reporting and...
article "Mashpee Nine" documentary will premiere June 30
(Massachusetts) -- After a year of painstaking research, numerous interviews, and extensive filming, Paula Peters will bring "Mashpee Nine: The Beat Goes On"...
article MORON ALERT: Man claiming he’s a shapeshifter enters ND home to ‘find a lady to heal’
(North Dakota) -- A Belfield resident reported to Stark County Sheriff’s deputies that a tall, 250-pound Native American man knocked on her door on Sunday...
article 'Rez ball' works in NBA, provides opportunity for kids
(Arizona) -- The Golden State Warriors were the champions of something this year: TV ratings. According to the Sports Business Journal, Warriors telecasts drew the...
article Trump promised millions to charity. We found less than $10,000 over 7 years
(Washington D.C.) -- In May, under pressure from the news media, Donald Trump made good on a pledge he made four months earlier: He gave $1 million to a nonprofit group...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
11:52am 6-29-2016
 
 
article Pennsylvania House approves online gambling and DFS legislation
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has given its approval to a bill that could lead to the legalisation of online gambling and daily fantasy...
article Jacksonville council OKs voter referendum for slot machines
(Florida) -- A referendum to let voters allow the Bestbet poker room in Arlington to have slot machines easily won approval Tuesday by the Jacksonville City Council.
article Nevada casinos make changes to attract millennials
(Reno) -- Nevada casinos might have plenty of differences, but one thing that they likely all agree on is that they would like to attract more millennials as customers....
article How ‘Advantage Players’ Game the Casinos
(Las Vegas) -- On Flamingo Road in Las Vegas, James Grosjean sat at a steel table outside a Starbucks. In the near distance stood a sign for a local casino, the Palms,...
article Las Vegas Hard Rock reports second credit card hack
(Las Vegas) -- The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Monday said a credit card breach may have affected certain of its restaurant and retail outlets between...
article Strike by casino workers looms in crisis-weary Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- It's been a rough two years for Atlantic City. This seaside gambling resort has seen a third of its casinos vanish; come close to bankruptcy; and...
article Atlantic City, N.J., hires lawyers to restructure debt
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City, New Jersey's fiscally distressed gambling hub, has hired public finance attorneys to restructure some of its $240 million of...
article Court approves slot referendum for November ballot
(Massachusetts) -- The highest court in Massachusetts has approved a proposal that will see voters asked via the November presidential election ballot whether the...
article All In: Rivers Casino is Big Money for This Illinois City
(Illinois) -- It is not your typical casino town. Des Plaines, Illinois is where Ray Kroc opened the first franchised McDonalds restaurant. It is the home of a school...
article Casino will suck out money, North Bay critic says
(Ontario) -- Janet Zimbalatti doesn't expect a casino will be a financial jackpot for North Bay. Instead, she's concerned a gaming facility will see millions of...
article OLG vs. Offshore: Ontario Lottery seems to have learned its lessons
(Ontario) -- Online gambling was always a controversial issue in Canada. While the locals are not banned from spending their money at online casinos and poker rooms,...
article One in five in-work Macau problem gamblers are dealers
(Macau) -- A total of 147 people registered in 2015 with Macau’s ‘Central Registry System of Individuals with Gambling Disorder’, according to the...
article Maltese spent €333 million in casinos and lotteries
(Malta) -- The scale of Malta’s love for gambling and the lottery has kept growing, as a report by the Malta Gaming Authority reveals that players spent over...
article Three casinos in Argentine province to close; government control over gaming continues to tighten
(Argentina) -- An impact study has led to a decision by the government of Mendoza, in Argentina’s Cuyo region, not to renew the licenses of three casinos in the...
article Cloak of secrecy surrounds Amaya at online gaming company’s shareholder meeting
(Montreal) -- A cloak of secrecy surrounded Amaya on Tuesday as top executives met with shareholders behind closed doors and refused to discuss a securities...
 
 
Press Releases
12:00am 6-27-2016
 
 
EMPLOYMENT: National Indian Gaming Commission - Compliance Officers (6 vacancies)
(Washington D.C.) -- Job Title: Compliance Officers (6 vacancies) Job Announcement Number: NIGC-8000-16-EW-015(EXC) Salary Range: $71,012.00 to $119,794.00/Per Year Duty...
House Natural Resources Committee Issues Report on Lytton Rancheria Homelands Act
(Washington D.C.) -- The House Natural Resources Committee issued a report (H.Rpt. 114-633) on legislation (H.R. 2538) to take lands in Sonoma County, California, into...
GLI Celebrates New Moncton Office Grand Opening
(New Brunswick) -- On the heels of announcing the acquisition of Bulletproof, Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) proudly celebrated the grand opening of its...
Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Tribal Council Seeks Letters of Interest To Serve On The Board Of Directors of Waseyabek Development Company, LLC
(Michigan) -- The Tribal Council of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (“NHBP”) is soliciting letters of interest and statements of qualifications...
KeyBank: Strengthening Tribal Independence Through Energy Development
(USA) -- Achieving economic self-sufficiency plays a major role in strengthening and preserving sovereignty for American Indian and Alaska Native communities. For many...
Gaming Laboratories International’s (GLI®) Participation at Canadian Gaming Summit Well Received
(Vancouver) -- Representatives from Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) wrapped up a highly successful 2016 Canadian Gaming Summit this week, held in the...
BMM Testlabs Welcomes Jodi DiLascio as Director Tribal Gaming
(USA) -- BMM Testlabs, the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy is pleased to announce that Jodi DiLascio has rejoined the team in...
 

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