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Indian Gaming: Latest News
7:29pm 9-23-2017
 
 
article Michigan Lawmaker Proposes Online Gambling
(Michigan) -- Michigan state Rep. Brandt Iden recently sponsored HB 4296, which would legalize online gambling. At a committee hearing on the bill, Iden said online...
article No reservations for Native American tribe online poker site
(UK) -- A Native American tribe has gone from "How" to "how much" - courtesy of the Isle of Man. The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma has become the first...
article Trump card: could the president help bring a casino to Bridgeport?
(Connecticut) -- Joe Ganim may have a familiar ace up his sleeve in his elusive quest for a casino in Connecticut’s largest city — Donald Trump. It’s...
article New York City or WNY? Cuomo, Senecas disagree on where casino arbitration case should be heard
(New York) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Seneca Nation, their relations souring by the day, can’t even agree on where an arbitration panel should meet to settle the...
article Falling casino revenues are the latest sign Cuomo bet wrong for New York
(New York) -- New York’s newest casinos are bringing in far less cash than expected, even as they eat into revenues for older gambling dens. It’s just the...
article County Board okays EIS findings declaration, cost
(Minnesota) -- The county board of commissioners, on Sept. 5, gave momentum to the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process for the proposed Star Lake casino. Board...
article Mohegan Sun to ‘top off’ convention center project
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Sun Exposition Center is moving along. Mohegan Sun officials will mark a milestone in the center’s construction Monday, hosting a...
article TMZ: Allen Iverson Hits Another Casino? Bet Your Ass.
(Connecticut) -- Allen Iverson's nationwide casino gambling tour continues ... this time, hitting up a high stakes roulette table in Pennsylvania and TMZ Sports has...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
7:33pm 9-23-2017
 
 
article Native American tribe moves to dismiss Allergan patent case
(New York) -- A Native American tribe holding patents for drugmaker Allergan Plc (AGN.N) on Friday moved to dismiss a case brought by generic drug company Mylan NV...
article Blackfeet Tribe buys City of Browning's assets
(Montana) -- The town of Browning has been in the process of disbanding due to financial issues since 2016. In March of 2016, a Lewis and Clark County District Judge...
article Justin Trudeau Apologizes to Canada's Native Peoples, Something the U.S. Hasn't Done Publicly
(Canada) -- Indigenous peoples were "victims" of a government that set out to destroy their culture, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday...
article Tribal leaders focus on marijuana industry at conference in Arizona
(Arizona) -- Tribal leaders from California and Washington discussed Thursday the potential opening of legal marijuana businesses on tribal lands. Several members of the...
article Report uncovers numerous safety violations at tribal schools
(Washington D.C.) -- Federal auditors were alarmed when they examined whether Native American schools were being inspected properly for safety violations. Non-working...
article Tribal Housing Reveals Inequalities in Indian Country
(USA) -- In the Southwestern U.S., the headquarters of two of the largest Native American tribes lie just a few hundred miles apart. The sprawling Navajo Nation...
article City officials to consider giving Indian Point land to Native nonprofit
(Alaska) -- Last year, Juneau’s Indian Point was added to the National Register of Historic Places. This year, a movement has begun to get a portion of the land...
article State loses effort to stop Schaghticoke tribe’s suit
(Connecticut) -- A Superior Court judge has rejected the state’s request to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation seeking more than $610...
article Caldwell First Nation could get first look at $175K powwow video Saturday
(Windsor) -- The Caldwell First Nation near Leamington Ont. paid $175,000 to a company owned by the chief's son to produce a video telling the history of its nation...
article GRAY: The easiest way to secure a Native free press is also the hardest
(Oklahoma) -- As Indian country debates the future of a Native press, I want to draw upon my experience as a publisher of a Native newspaper to throw a few thoughts into...
article Lopez-Whiteskunk: Washing away gains of Bears Ears
(Colorado) -- When President Obama designated Bears Ears in Southeastern Utah a national monument last year, it represented a major breakthrough for Native American...
article 'It's really very crucial right now': Great Lakes Water Walk focuses on protecting 'lifeblood'
(Toronto) -- In 2003, when Anishnaabe elder Josephine Mandamin took her first ceremonial water walk around Lake Superior, she wanted to share the message that the water...
article TRAHANT: States complain to Senate about the burdens of Indian health care
(Washington D.C.) -- First: A fantasy. Wouldn’t it be cool if once, just once, there was a debate in Congress that could only be decided by a vote that benefits...
article Suquamish Tribe looks to address homelessness on reservation with tiny houses
(Washington) -- The Suquamish Tribe is taking a unique approach to homelessness on its reservation in Washington. The tribe is hosting six tiny houses that will be used...
article 'I didn't realize I could have such a big impact': Katimavik focuses on reconciliation
(Ontario) -- After his best friend died in a snowmobile accident in February, Ruben Dick started on a path of self-destruction, fuelled by depression and substance abuse.
article 'There is equitable funding': Bennett says more teachers, new model needed for First Nations education
(Canada) -- Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett says the shortage of teachers on northern and remote First Nations "has been happening for way too long....
article Native American artifacts transferred to Massachusetts museum
(Massachusetts) -- A theological college is transferring ownership of its collection of Native American artifacts to the Massachusetts museum that has housed them for...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
7:30pm 9-23-2017
 
 
article Marijuana Sales Can Make U.S. Tribes Richer and Poorer
(USA) -- "This is going to be bigger than bingo," James Billie told CNN over the summer. A former chief of the Seminole, whose company MCW gives financing and...
article How one company profited from the daily fantasy sports boom — without the legal risks
(USA) -- If you are a sports fan, even if you don’t play fantasy football, you are likely aware of DraftKings and FanDuel, the two leading private tech startups...
article Bennett, Breeding, Kaminkow and Wolzinger elected to Gaming Hall of Fame for 2017
(Las Vegas) -- The daughter of a casino industry icon who has become a successful casino developer and philanthropist, a truck driver turned gaming inventor, a legendary...
article ‘Show’ time: MGM Resorts’ new ad campaign impresses the experts
(Las Vegas) -- The first ad in MGM Resorts International’s massive new “Welcome to the Show” campaign featured cinema-like video of the company’s...
article Union rallies for contract at SugarHouse casino
(Pennsylvania) -- Frustrated by slow progress toward a first collective bargaining contract, Teamsters Local 929 held a rally, complete with Teamster-driven trucks and a...
article Shadowy figures behind recent Pittsburg casino poll
(Pennsylvania) -- They will not say who they are, but the unknown client behind a phone survey last month wants the public to know only a portion of the results they...
article Schenectady Police: More than 400 calls at casino, no additional officers
(New York) -- The Rivers Casino has added more work for Schenectady Police since it opened about 8 months ago, but tonight CBS 6 has learned the city is still working...
article Building casinos downtown grows more popular in Sioux City
(Iowa) -- As the license for the Argosy riverboat casino was expiring a few years ago, Sioux City officials wanted to renew it but move gambling to downtown, which was...
article B.C. Lottery Corp. preparing proposal request for new Victoria casino
(British Columbia) -- The B.C. Lottery Corp. is finalizing a request for proposals to select a private-sector operator to develop and run a casino and entertainment...
article Finland’s gaming monopoly’s sales fall on lottery disinterest
(Finland) -- Finland’s newly consolidated gambling monopoly is blaming a paucity of major lottery jackpots for its falling sales. The new Veikkaus, which began...
article Crown Casino accountant Jason O’Connor returns home from being in a Shanghai jail
(Australia) -- Jason O’Connor is a fragile if not broken man. After spending 10 months in a Shanghai prison, he is rebuilding his life at home but is far from...
article Japan’s Integrated Casino Resort Market Should Be More Fully Liberalized, Investment Firm Morningstar Opines
(Japan) -- Japan’s forthcoming integrated casino market won’t be able to achieve its maximum revenue potential should the federal government implement...
article Gambling in the Czech Republic: An Industry Overview
(Czech Republic) -- Gambling in one form or another was present in humanity’s life since before history has been recorded. It was always a tool for spending time...
article Review: Vegas Casino eSports Conference
(Las Vegas) -- Driving millennial business to casinos was the focus of the recent two-day Casino eSports Conference on September 7-8. Because eSports attracts a younger...
 
 
Press Releases
9:01am 9-19-2017
 
 
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Says Wind River and Yellowstone Actress is Not Enrolled nor Descended from Tribe
(Hollywood) -- In a recent article entitled “What’s So Hard About Casting Indian Actors in Indian Roles?” published by The New York Times, it stated...
Raving’s NEXT Conference: Innovative Strategies that Drive Profit
(Oklahoma) -- The gaming industry’s leading gaming and hospitality firm, Raving Consulting, announced its newest program: Raving Next which will precede their...
EMPLOYMENT: NIGC Supervisory Government Information Specialist
(Washington D.C.) -- Job Title: Supervisory Government Information Specialist Job Announcement Number: NIGC-8000-17-EW-004(EXC) Salary Range: $ 94,796.00 to $145,629.00/...
Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Victorious in Multimillion-Dollar Lawsuit
(California) -- Today, the California Court of Appeal for the Third District issued a long-awaited opinion in the case of Sharp Image Gaming v. Shingle Springs Band of...
Secretary Zinke Names John Tahsuda III the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced that he has named John Tahsuda III, a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, as DOI’...
Federal Sports Betting Coalition Launches to Unleash $531 Million for Minnesota’s Economy
(Washington D.C.) -- A legal, regulated sports betting market could bring as much as $531 million in economic output to Minnesota’s economy, support up to 3,093...
 

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