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— Glenda Nelson, Enterprise Rancheria

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Indian Gaming: Latest News
12:15am 5-1-2016
 
 
article Foxwoods, Greentube upgrade casino’s online gaming website
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has launched an online “social casino” designed to drive players back to the real thing. The site — a retooled...
article California online poker bill moves forward
(California) -- Online poker legislation in California took its biggest step to date this week with the unanimous passage of a fully formed bill through the Assembly...
article Rancheria reps call federal gaming bill ‘shameful’
(California) -- A federal bill that challenges the approval process for the Enterprise Rancheria casino in Yuba County is a "shameful 11th-hour attempt to stop...
article Casino pros and cons: Public has their say at Town Hall
(California) -- As locals squared off at the casino town hall meeting Wednesday, passionate opinions were offered on both sides. The meeting was intended to update the...
article Casino dreams become reality for Mashpee Wampanoag
(Massachusetts) -- The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe stands alone in Southeastern Massachusetts. It wasn’t easy. The journey was a roller coaster ride with twists and...
article Police and fire sub-station planned at Twin Arrows
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Nation Council will spend $4.5 million from the Shiasin Fund to build a police and fire sub-station at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, located...
press release Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2016 Operating Results
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, the owner and operator of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and Mohegan Sun Pocono in...
press release Forest County Potawatomi Gaming Commission Will Host Surveillance & Internet Gaming Symposium
(Wisconsin) -- On August 30th – September 1st, Forest County Potawatomi Gaming Commission will host and sponsor the 2016 Surveillance Symposium and co-sponsor the...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
12:10am 5-1-2016
 
 
article John Wayne's negative views about tribes resurface in California debate
(California) -- The California Assembly voted largely along party lines on Thursday to reject a resolution that would have honored John Wayne, the actor who rose to fame...
article Andrew Jackson’s Adopted Indian Son
(Washington D.C.) -- In the wake of the Treasury Department’s announcement last week that Harriet Tubman would replace Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill...
article Warms Springs tribes launch ambitious pot venture, hope for economic windfall
(Oregon) -- The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs made history Friday, breaking ground on Oregon's first tribal-owned marijuana cultivation operation in what one...
article Justice denied: 5 times Indigenous people were wrongfully convicted in Canada
(Canada) -- A Cree woman from Alberta is free after a years-long ordeal that saw her tried and convicted of murder, in what the court called a miscarriage of justice....
article Rosebud loses lives, hope as it waits for ER to re-open
(South Dakota) -- Prairie Rose DuBray Chapin believes her brother should be alive. In February, Mark DuBray fell to the floor of his Rosebud home. A cousin witnessed the...
article Over 9,000 Years Later, Kennewick Man Will Be Given a Native American Burial
(Washington) -- He’s been called “the most important human skeleton ever found in North America.” Known as Kennewick Man, the 9,000-year-old...
article Hillary Clinton accused of offending Native Americans
(Washington D.C.) -- Hillary Clinton raised eyebrows Thursday when she quipped that Donald Trump has gone 'off the reservation' in reference to his frequent...
article Dancers from 700 tribes open Gathering of Nations
(New Mexico) -- About 2,800 dancers from more than 700 tribes filled the floor of the Pit – a colorful mélange of feathers, beads, embroidery and sequins, whirling...
article CBC feature on missing and murdered indigenous women a Michener Award finalist
(Canada) -- CBC has been recognized once again for its investigative feature on Canada's missing and murdered indigenous women (MMIW). Missing & Murdered, an...
article Trudeau’s promises, First Nations impatience collide: Tim Harper
(Saskatoon) -- Perhaps it was the impatience of youth. More likely, it was the impatience of a First Nations generation meeting a prime minister who has raised...
article Standing Rock Sioux to federal government: halt the pipeline
(North Dakota) -- For the last two years, the Standing Rock Sioux people have actively opposed a massive crude oil pipeline that threatens our lives, livelihoods and...
article Southern Ute shale drilling goals draw scrutiny
(Colorado) -- Citizen and environmental groups are calling for transparency and a new environmental impact statement for prospective shale oil and gas development on the...
article 500 Acres In The Balance In Mashpee
(Massachusetts) -- On Marie A. Stone’s office wall hangs a map of Mashpee from 1877 detailing the names of the owners of each parcel of land. Names of Mashpee...
article Hopi and Navajo continue fight for water rights
(Arizona) -- An appointee by the court recently issued a parallel ruling to accelerate judicial review of both the Hopi Tribe and Navajo Nation water rights claims in...
article Maxed out electricity supply fuels housing shortage in northern Ontario First Nation
(Ontario) -- The roof is caving in, the floor slopes at strange angles and a small extension is pulling away from the rest of Edna McKay's house where she and five...
article GAO: Health care access hard to measure for Native Americans
(Arizona) -- Access to health care for American Indians is difficult to gauge because the agency that oversees it does a poor job of tracking patient wait times, a...
article Anchorage, Fairbanks detox centers close beds for opiate addiction
(Alaska) -- Alaska’s only residential detox facilities for opiate addiction have closed its beds, according to the Alaska State Opioid Treatment Authority. Due to...
article Edmonton man performs traditional Cree dance on moving escalator
(Edmonton) -- A Cree teen caught on camera performing a ceremonial dance on a moving escalator is grabbing attention online. In the video, 19-year-old Donovan Shirt...
article Native Americans Were Kept As Slaves, Too
(USA) -- The very word “slavery” brings to mind African bodies stuffed in the hold of a ship or white-aproned maids bustling in an antebellum home. Textbooks...
article How to eat a whale: A Barrow family describes how to prepare bowhead the Inupiaq way
(Alaska) -- For 17-year-old Michelle Kaleak, spring whaling season is the best time of year. Sometimes she joins her family’s crew out on the sea ice, where it...
article Tribe Called Red's Deejay NDN takes racist, misogynistic music off his playlist
(Canada) -- A member of the DJ collective A Tribe Called Red says he will no longer play music with oppressive messages. "Playing specific artists who [are] known...
article Dogs keep missing Frog Lake First Nation girl safe overnight
(Edmonton) -- A nine-year-old girl's family said they feared the worst when she went missing on Wednesday and spent a cold night in the forest alone with her three...
article Eskasoni kids have the drive, now they just need the sneakers
(Nova Scotia) -- The president of the Cape Breton Highlanders professional basketball team is gathering sneakers for students in Eskasoni First Nation. After a recent...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
12:21am 5-1-2016
 
 
article DraftKings, FanDuel agree to cease fantasy sports in Alabama
(Alabama) -- Attorney General Luther Strange announced on Friday that DraftKings and FanDuel have each entered into a settlement to cease operations in the state...
article Fantasy sports are now legal in Tennessee
(Tennessee) -- The fantasy sports industry scored the ultimate money-making touchdown this week in Tennessee. Without fanfare, Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill pushed by...
article Illinois lawmakers pushing bill to regulate daily fantasy sports
(Illinois) -- On the heels of two states legalizing and regulating daily fantasy sports, Illinois lawmakers are hoping to do the same. Indiana and Virginia both signed...
article Laid-Off Casino Workers Largely Bypass State Job-Training Program
(Atlantic City) -- A $29.4 million federal grant to help thousands of former Atlantic City casino workers has gone largely unspent, with few people enrolling in or...
article PokerStars’ Lead In New Jersey Is Not As Big As You Might Think
(New Jersey) -- PokerStars‘ lead in New Jersey over the WSOP / 888 online poker network is pretty slim a little over a month after the online poker giant made its...
article Nevada gambling revenue down 3 percent in March
(Nevada) -- Nevada gambling revenue dropped 3 percent in March compared with last year, weighed down by bettors playing less baccarat and casinos having a less-lucky...
article Jury acquits Lightbody in Wynn casino land deal
(Massachusetts) -- A federal jury acquitted convicted felon Charles Lightbody and two codefendants of wire fraud charges in a case linked to the planned $2 billion Wynn...
article Another quarterly loss leaves Dover Downs seeking help
(Delaware) -- Dover Downs Casino made $1.9 million in profit in 2015, a small sum relative to past standards, but certainly preferable to the $706,000 loss it suffered...
article Last-ditch horse, dog racing offer gains no ground in Kansas
(Kansas) -- Activity to close out the 2016 legislative session took an unexpected turn Saturday when a negotiator unleashed the idea of making a fresh run at modifying...
article Coast casinos' deck stacked with winning women
(Mississippi) -- "Being Superwoman is exhausting," Cathy Beeding said. Beeding, vice president and general counsel of Island View Casino in Gulfport, said she...
article Oxford Casino owner plans $25 million hotel expansion
(Maine) -- Casino developer Churchill Downs Inc. plans to build a hotel at Oxford Casino as part of a $25 million expansion. The project to build an attached hotel...
article Study shows Montanans' gambling nearly unparalleled
(Montana) -- More than residents of virtually every other state in the nation, Montanans enjoy laying their money down. And a study released Tuesday by WalletHub called...
article How To Win $17M At Backgammon, Until The IRS Intervenes
(Ireland) -- A legendary Irish gambler took a celebrity-obsessed American private equity honcho to the cleaners, winning over $17 million from him in the course of a 72-...
article Online Poker In Australia Set For Crackdown After Government Review
(Australia) -- Online poker sites operating in Australia could be in for a tough time following a review of gaming law Down Under. The federal government has finally...
article Report: Macau casino junkets sitting on $8b in bad debts
(Macau) -- Macau gaming regulators are conducting audits of licensed casino junket operators to determine the value of bad debts on their books. In a report this week,...
article Macau April Casino Revenue Falls 9.5%, Less Than Estimated
(Macau) -- Macau’s April casino revenue dropped less than analysts estimated as gaming at tables attracted casual gamblers after a downturn. Gross gaming revenue...
article Hackers’ $81 Million Sneak Attack on World Banking
(Bangladesh) -- Tens of millions of dollars siphoned from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. A shadowy set of casinos in the Philippines. A large bank in Bangladesh...
article Women prime targets of gambling websites as they escape stress and isolation
(UK) -- Online operators are casting their net outside of traditional male punters and hooking women with new-style games. Pictures of cuddly kittens and cupcakes are...
article South Dakota 2nd most gambling addicted
(South Dakota) -- According to personal finance website WalletHub, South Dakota is the second most gambling addicted state. Jill Gonzalez says we're second only to...
article Donald Trump’s bankruptcy dodge
(Atlantic City) -- Americans wouldn’t be imagining today what a Trump presidency might be like were it not for a crucial moment more than 25 years ago when...
article Inside the rocky billionaire bromance of Donald Trump and Carl Icahn
(USA) -- As Donald Trump hunted for a deal that would help him keep part of the bankrupt Atlantic City casino empire he’d built, fellow Queens-born billionaire...
article Sports Integrity Leader Responds to Commissioner Goodell’s Comments on Sports Betting and Integrity
(Washington D.C.) -- Mark Locke, CEO of Genius Sports, a global leader in sports data technology, released the following statement in response to comments by NFL...
 
 
Press Releases
11:20am 4-30-2016
 
 
Forest County Potawatomi Gaming Commission Will Host Surveillance & Internet Gaming Symposium
(Wisconsin) -- On August 30th – September 1st, Forest County Potawatomi Gaming Commission will host and sponsor the 2016 Surveillance Symposium and co-sponsor the...
Experts Gather on Capitol Hill to Protect the Integrity of Sports
(Washington D.C.) -- As the United States nears 25 years with a federal law that has driven trillions of dollars in sports betting to the black market, experts from...
GamblingCompliance launches series of compliance role-based portals on key global regulations.
(UK) -- GamblingCompliance, the leading provider of business intelligence to the global gambling industry, today launched their new service offering role-based...
San Manuel Tribal Elections: Lynn Valbuena Re-elected Chairwoman
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians announced their newly elected tribal Business Committee members today, including the re-election of Lynn Valbuena...
Ortiz Gaming Announces Continued Expansion and Sales Leadership Changes
(Florida) -- Ortiz Gaming today announced an upcoming major expansion in Oklahoma. “We are very excited to expand our globally successful video bingo games across...
 

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