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"It is laughable that Mr. Picente, (Oneida tribal leader) Ray Halbritter, (Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs owner) Jeff Gural and the rest of his goons think the Lago Destination Resort Casino is too close to Turning Stone, but the Outlet Mall in Seneca County and even Destiny in Onondaga County will not be affected by their proposed off shore tax free haven." read quote >>>

 

— Bob Hayssen, chairman of the Seneca County Board of Supervisors

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Indian Gaming: Latest News
12:57pm 11-22-2014
 
 
article One Chukchansi faction is walking out of settlement conferences
(California) -- The lawyer for the Reggie Lewis/Nancy Ayala tribal faction is walking out of negotiations aimed at reopening Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino because...
article Flood of big bucks and tortured history spell turmoil for California's Indian casinos
(California) -- When it comes to controlling California's flashy Las Vegas-style casinos, the stakes are enormous for tribes who own the gambling operations that...
article Impact of Mass. casinos would be huge
(Connecticut) -- In the latest estimate of the Massachusetts casinos' impact on Connecticut casinos, Fitch Ratings reported Friday that profits at Foxwoods and...
article Will Bentley roll dice for state?
(Alabama) -- In a meeting room at the Poarch Creek Indians’ Wind Creek Casino and Resort near Atmore Friday, tribal leaders talked to a group of newspaper editors...
article That's not bingo, Alabama Supreme Court says about machines seized in Houston County
(Alabama) -- The Alabama Supreme Court ruled 9-0 today that electronic machines seized from a Houston County casino are illegal gambling devices and not bingo machines.
article Veteran casino manager turns gambling consultant
(Connecticut) -- Gerry Nailon caught the casino bug during his high school days in Norristown, Pa. Four decades later, it's still in his system.
article New Jersey’s Pala Interactive Goes Live with Neteller
(New Jersey) -- Pala Interactive and Neteller will soon be open for business according to the company’s Chief Marketing Officer, Jeremy Clemons.
article Kim's is history
(Oregon) -- Ashtrays, autographed lampshades and a lot of memories were unearthed Friday as workers demolished Kim’s Restaurant in Medford.
article Oklahoma casino cancels Bill Cosby’s tour stop
(Oklahoma) -- An Oklahoma casino is canceling Bill Cosby’s tour stop. The Choctaw Casino Resort announced Thursday night that they are canceling the Bill Cosby 77...
press release Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Successfully Conducts First National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Master’s Level Commissioner Certification Training
(Las Vegas) -- Expert staff from Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) have successfully conducted GLI’s first Master’s Level Commissioner...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
1:08pm 11-22-2014
 
 
article UPDATE: Shooter identified among four dead in Sisseton, S.D.
(South Dakota) -- Authorities have identified the shooter among the four killed in a shooting that also critically wounded another early Saturday at a residence here,...
article Native Children Have the Same Rate of PTSD as Combat Veterans
(USA) -- Here's the most sobering statistic you'll see today: American-Indian and Alaskan Native children experience PTSD at the same rate at veterans of the...
article Miami man wins in tribal court legal dispute
(Florida) -- A Miami man has prevailed in his unique legal fight to keep a child-custody dispute out of Miccosukee tribal court. The Florida Supreme Court this week...
article Navajo Presidential Election Not Until 2015 Now
(Arizona) -- Wait until 2015. That is the message the Navajo Election Administration said this week in regards to the election for Navajo Nation president.
article New Yorker cover takes a shot at Washington Redskins
(Washington D.C.) -- First, “South Park” devoted an entire episode to slamming the Washington Redskins. Then, “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”...
article A rabid, lifelong Redskins fan takes a stand against his beloved team’s name
(Washington D.C.) -- The fiercely devoted gathered beneath a burgundy-and-gold tent outside FedEx Field, where the Washington Redskins were an hour from kickoff.
article Controversial T-shirt raises question of racism in WMU-CMU rivalry
(Michigan) -- A decades old rivalry is heating up thanks to a controversial T-shirt. Central Michigan University will host Western Michigan University in a big football...
article AFN considering legal action against First Nation Conservative MP over ‘outright lie’
(Ottawa) -- The Assembly of First Nations said it is considering legal action against a Conservative MP unless he retracts a statement he made Thursday alleging First...
article Keystone XL pipeline opposition forges 'Cowboys and Indians' alliance
(South Dakota) -- As she watches the red sun dip past the window of her home deep in a South Dakota valley, Beth Lone Eagle says she isn’t prepared to see a tar...
article Kinder Morgan removes protest camps, begins survey work on Burnaby Mountain
(British Columbia) -- Kinder Morgan has started survey work at a Metro Vancouver conservation area after its crews worked through the night to take down camps that have...
article Popular Indian Mortgage Program Now Costs More
(Washington D.C.) -- The Department of Housing and Urban Development section 184 American Indian mortgage has just gotten more expensive for Indians.
article US Senate Passes Resolution to Honor Native American Month
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed a resoluton to recognize the contributions Native Americans have made to the United States.
article Unequal justice: Aboriginal and black inmates disproportionately fill Ontario jails
(Ontario) -- Blacks and aboriginal people are overrepresented in Ontario’s youth and adult jails, with some staggering ratios that mirror those of blacks in...
article Cherokee language: From Trail of Tears to texting in the native tongue
(Oklahoma) -- The children stand in a circle, just beyond a poster of a U.S. map that highlights the swath of the Southeastern United States that the Cherokees once...
article Sacred sites set to lose status
(Australia) -- AUSTRALIA’S sacred site of Uluru would not qualify as a heritage site under new definitions by the WA government ­applying to sites requiring...
article Oglala Mother Renews Call For Tough Dog Law After Death
(South Dakota) -- The tragic news that an eight-year-old girl was killed by a pack of dogs on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Tuesday has one mother renewing her...
article Senate Liberals offer legal arguments for missing, murdered women inquiry
(Manitoba) -- Former Liberals in the Senate are offering up ready-made legal arguments to anyone willing to take the federal government to court in order to force a...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
12:45pm 11-22-2014
 
 
article NJ sports betting ban is upheld by federal judge
(New Jersey) -- As expected, a federal judge on Friday once again upheld a ban on New Jersey’s efforts to allow for sports betting at state racetracks and Atlantic...
article Judge rules against N.J. sports betting, but state plans to appeal
(New Jersey) -- Hold your bets — again. A federal judge issued a ruling tonight that says New Jersey cannot move forward with its latest plan to legalize sports...
article Brookfield bails on Revel deal, Straub says interest still high
(Atlantic City) -- Brookfield US Holdings LLC, the company approved to buy Revel Casino-Hotel for $110 million, is walking away from the transaction, Brookfield...
article Casino foe urges gaming panel to halt Everett casino deal amid money-laundering probe
(Massachusetts) -- A casino critic is demanding the $1.6 billion gaming palace slated for Everett be frozen after a bombshell report that federal authorities are...
article Billionaire Icahn blinks in battle with casino union
(New York) -- Poker player and billionaire investor Carl Icahn has blinked in his battle against unionized workers at the bankrupt Trump Taj Mahal, The Post has learned.
article NJ online gambling underwhelms in first year
(Atlantic City) -- Internet gambling in New Jersey has been underwhelming in the year since it began, and it is now under attack by opponents looking to shut it down,...
article Casino also-rans leave big question marks in city's landscape
(Philadelphia) -- Held hostage for a year by hope that they might snag a casino license, two pieces of prime central Philadelphia real estate lost that gamble this week...
article Casino foe: Hold up Wynn
(Massachusetts) -- A casino critic is demanding the $1.6 billion gaming palace slated for Everett be frozen after a bombshell report that federal authorities are...
article New Bedford wants developer to pay for casino impact study
(Massachusetts) -- The city has objected to KG Urban Enterprises’ call for negotiating a host community agreement for a downtown, waterfront casino, saying the...
article Dover Downs Casino: On the brink
(Delaware) -- Dover Downs has serious problems: • Regional casino competition has more than doubled in recent years. • Banks demanded the casino's mortgage...
article Study says Maine casinos a boon to economy
(Maine) -- A study by Oxford Economics commissioned by the American Gaming Association said that Maine's two casinos have a substantial impact on the economy,...
article Hard Rock drives traffic, investment in Iowa city
(Iowa) -- With the sun peeking over the horizon, a half-dozen people ambled into the Work & Church Booze Parlor and took a seat at the bar or a table.
article Louisiana casino revenue up 3.9 percent
(Mississippi) -- Louisiana’s 14 riverboats, four racetrack casinos and Harrah’s land-based casino brought in nearly $194.6 million in October, 3.9 percent...
article PokerStars Announces Worldwide Casino
(Isle of Man) -- PokerStars is ready to diversify as it announced Friday it’s in the process of launching casino table games and sports betting. The first two...
article Vietnam's Ho Tram Has New Hope, Leaders, Buildout Plans
(Vietnam) -- The Ho Tram Strip in Vietnam has new management, new money, a new golf course, new plan and perhaps new players. All of that adds up to new hope for The...
article Govt shuts Casino Royale
(Nepal) -- Police on Friday shut down the Casino Royale housed in Hotel Yak & Yeti after it failed to clear taxes. The casino had resumed operations two and half...
article Navy admiral fired over gambling accused of making fake poker chips
(USA) -- The admiral who was fired from his position as second in command of US nuclear forces has been accused of making his own fake $500 poker chips in order to feed...
article Konami exec, others relay message: Nothing has changed
(Las Vegas) -- Konami Gaming Inc. isn’t a party in the multibillion-dollar buyouts involving Nevada’s two largest slot machine manufacturers. That doesn...
 
 
Press Releases
3:58am 11-22-2014
 
 
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Successfully Conducts First National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Master’s Level Commissioner Certification Training
(Las Vegas) -- Expert staff from Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) have successfully conducted GLI’s first Master’s Level Commissioner...
Increased Slot Floor Revenue from the Ortiz Standard
(Florida) -- Ortiz Gaming created the next evolutionary step in the slot floor with the Ortiz Standard. Using a complex combination of unbendable math and hold models,...
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Names New Senior Manager Regulator Development for GLI Australia
(Australia) -- Currently celebrating its 25th anniversary, Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) has named Phil Harrison to the position of Senior Manager...
Casino Gaming Industry Looks Forward to Partnering with the NBA, Others to Thwart Illegal Gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement today after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver penned...
President Obama Names Recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
(Washington D.C.) -- Today, President Barack Obama named nineteen recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’...
IGT Gets a Big “Thumbs Up” on Facebook with One Million Fans
(Las Vegas) -- No one pays jackpots like global gaming entertainment leader IGT, and slot players know it. IGT’s player-focused Facebook page, www.facebook.com/...
ORTIZ GAMING: G2E 2014 an Overwhelming Success
(Las Vegas) -- Gary Green, Senior Consultant to the CEO: “We revealed the new O-Circle cabinet at G2E this year. The world is not flat – the world is a...
 

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