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“[Mohegan Sun Pocono] … took immediate action to correct the issues both found by the PGCB and self-reported [...] We take great pride in their acknowledgement of our corrective measures and complete cooperation. As an organization, we are glad to have this resolved and are focused on the future.” read quote >>>

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Indian Gaming: Latest News
5:03am 12-16-2017
 
 
article Michigan Online Poker Bill Awaits 2018 Consideration
(Michigan) -- Michigan has a chance to become the fifth US state to legalize online poker, with a set of bills creating a framework for the legalization and regulation...
article Council Bluffs sues to stop Ponca Tribe's Carter Lake casino plans
(Iowa) -- The city of Council Bluffs is suing the federal government to stop a Native American tribe from building a casino just seven miles away in Carter Lake. City...
article Let's not talk about NFL and NCAA betting
(New York) -- There's great current optimism for legalized U.S. sports wagering. Just don't expect network announcers chatting about it during games in the...
article Northampton casino mitigation advisory committee meets to discuss local impact of Springfield MGM opening
(Massachusetts) -- An advisory committee for Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz held its first meeting Thursday to discuss plans to mitigate the potential economic impact...
article What impact will Springfield's MGM casino have on business in Northampton? A look at the concerns from the community
(Massachusetts) -- Northampton has expressed concerns for how the MGM casino in Springfield may affect it financially. As the opening of Springfield's MGM casino looms,...
article Casinos' slot-machine winnings were up in November
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino reported today that it kept $38.3 million in slot-machine wagers after paying out prizes last month, an 8.3 percent increase over...
article County’s gambling revenue trails 2016’s jackpot
(New York) -- Gambling revenue flowing into Oneida County’s treasury trails behind 2016, and it is by no means certain that the budgeted amount of $15.5 million...
article Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares more than $1.4 million in casino revenue
(Michigan) -- The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shared more than $1.4 million in gaming revenues with local and state governments in Michigan. Twice a year, the tribe...
article Ski Apache opened Friday with some help from snow-making crews
(New Mexico) -- Ski Apache, which is operated by the Mescalero Apache Tribe north of Ruidoso partly on the Lincoln National Forest, officially opened for the 2017-2018...
article Casinos launch all-you-can-compete lobster wars
(California) -- The claws are coming out. Lobster claws, that is. The latest battleground in the San Diego area’s cutthroat casino industry is the buffet, where...
article New Year’s Eve celebrations and parties to ring in 2018 at Southern California casinos
(California) -- If you’re the type of person who likes to go out on the town as opposed to staying in on New Year’s Eve, several Southern California casinos...
press release Seminole Casino Brighton introduces table games
(Florida) -- The casino located northwest of Lake Okeechobee is currently putting the finishing touches on a new pit area (encompassing 750 square feet), which will...
press release Notes from the Chief: Reflecting on a successful 2017 and welcoming a bright new year ahead
(Indian Country) -- As we wrap up 2017 and begin 2018, we can reflect on our multitude of achievements in the past year and look forward to the coming year’s...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
5:10am 12-16-2017
 
 
article Mike Family Files Lawsuit Against Navajo Nation
(New Mexico) -- The Navajo Times reporting this morning that father of Ashlynne Mike has filed suit against the Navajo Nation claiming that the tribal government’s...
article A year after girl killed, Navajo Nation to get alert system
(New Mexico) -- More than a year after a Native American girl was killed and her tribe was criticized for not having an alert system in place when children go missing,...
article Trump’s message for tribes: Let them eat yellowcake
(Arizona) -- Uranium, it’s now part of Navajo DNA. With over 500 abandoned uranium mines on the Navajo Nation, people living near these mines are exposed daily to...
article Trump Uses “Racial Slur” During Event Honoring Native Americans
(Washington D.C.) -- Reading a room has never been Donald Trump’s forte: In February, when asked by African-American reporter April Ryan whether he planned to meet...
article Zinke fires four senior officials over harassment
(Washington D.C.) -- Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has fired four senior officials in his department over inappropriate conduct, including sexual harassment, he...
article NADER: What Does Trump Mean by “Make America Great Again”?
(Washington D.C.) -- Donald Trump’s now ubiquitous slogan, “Make America Great Again!”, is often chanted at rallies, but rarely scrutinized in public...
press release Canada, Yukon and Yukon First Nations Governments Meet at the Intergovernmental Forum and Reach Agreement on Implementation of Yukon Environmental Assessment Legislation
(Yukon) -- Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, along with Government of Yukon Premier Sandy Silver,...
article OP/ED: Hirst decision protects salmon and water rights for farmers, tribes
(Washington) -- As Washingtonians, one of our core principles is standing up for a just society, and that includes defending people’s civil rights. We fight for...
article Federal Transit Administration transit grant awarded to Coquille Indian Tribe
(Oregon) -- Friday, Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04) announced that the Coquille Indian Tribe of Southwest Oregon will receive a Federal Transit Administration grant of $200,...
article First Nations apply to sell marijuana at Winnipeg locations
(Manitoba) -- Three Manitoba First Nations outlined plans on Friday that could see retail cannabis locations open on treaty land, including locations in downtown...
article How giant vegetables from Leamington are helping Indigenous communities in need
(Ontario) -- A 22 kilogram bag of carrots from Leamington, Ont. travelled more than 1,000 kilometres by road and another 500 kilometres by air before it landed in Lance...
article Inuk woman's liver assessed after outcry when she was refused for transplant waiting list
(Ontario) -- A young Inuk woman suffering from acute liver failure is being assessed at an organ transplant centre in Toronto after her family from Labrador launched a...
article Planes full of food take to the skies for CBC Thunder Bay Sounds of the Season
(Ontario) -- CBC Thunder Bay's Sounds of the Season fundraiser took off Friday as aircraft donated by four companies in northwestern Ontario were packed full of food and...
article Presents from prison: Pê Sâkâstêw inmates help serve Christmas hampers in Maskwacis
(Alberta) -- Community spirit is alive and well in Maskwacis, Alta. — and on Friday, that spirit extended to some of the inmates from a nearby correctional centre. The...
article Special StoryCorps: Surviving the Blizzard of 1967 on the Navajo Nation
(Arizona) -- Fifty years ago this week, the biggest blizzard in recorded state history buried the Navajo Nation beneath seven feet of snow, trapping an estimated 60,000...
article On California’s Central Coast, Salinan Indians Try to Reclaim Their Land and Culture
(California) -- I grew up in San Luis Obispo, a small town about 20 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean in central California. I was raised primarily by my grandmother,...
article Decades after it was destroyed, Yosemite’s last Native American village is returning
(California) -- Bill Tucker brushes pine needles from a flat, granite boulder to reveal bowl-shaped holes once used by his mother and grandmother to grind acorn and...
article Red dresses, photos used to highlight MMIWG at Sault College
(Nova Scotia) -- Students at Sault College may have noticed a number of bright red footprints on the floor Friday. The cut-out footprints mark a trail toward an...
article Recall 'embarrassing' edition of CP Stylebook full of errors on Inuit, says journalism professor
(Ottawa) -- All printed copies of the most recent Canadian Press Stylebook — full of "embarrassing" typos and errors about Inuit — should be recalled immediately, no...
article Native American artists garner recognition—at last
(Oklahoma) -- Controversy over the disputed Cherokee identity of the artist Jimmie Durham—who is not enrolled in any tribe—has erupted this year as his major...
article Beyond Batman: how Indigenous superheroes are turning comics inside out
(Australia) -- In 1988, while Australia was disingenuously promising a treaty to placate the First Peoples protesting against bicentenary celebrations, an Aboriginal...
article Navajo Code Talker Teddy Draper Sr. dies at the age of 96
(Arizona) -- Only 10 Navajo Code Talkers from World War II remain alive after Teddy Draper Sr. died Thursday morning in Prescott, according to the Navajo Nation. Draper...
article What happened on the ground after the Fond-du-Lac plane crashed, as told by 3 rescuers
(Saskatchewan) -- Horrible as Wednesday's airplane crash in Fond-du-Lac was, people in the small northern Saskatchewan community will have to step foot on another plane...
press release For the First Time, A Native American Woman Scholar's Portrait Hangs At Oxford
(UK) -- In 2016 the University of Oxford commissioned a portrait of Kelsey Leonard, the first Native American woman to earn a degree from the institution. The portrait...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
5:13am 12-16-2017
 
 
article New Jersey Online Gambling Succeeds with Lifetime Revenue Mark
(New Jersey) -- Lifetime revenues for the online gambling market in New Jersey has surpassed the $700 million mark. The month of November’s growth revenues is what...
article Inside Gaming: Nevada Regulators to Rule on Non-Payment of Bad Beat Jackpot
(Nevada) -- In early July Avi Shamir was playing in the poker room at the Red Rock Resort when he made a straight flush. Alas for Shamir, he lost the hand to Len...
article Gov. Sandoval, First Lady announce plans to divorce
(Nevada) -- Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has announced that he and First Lady Kathleen Sandoval are separating with plans to divorce.
article 15 young residents to begin 12-week program with Atlantic City Hard Rock
(Atlantic City) -- In Atlantic City, 15 young city residents are set to begin a 12-week program that aimed at teaching them construction skills, and then connect them...
article Shaler commissioners vote to prohibit casinos in township
(Pennsylvania) -- Shaler commissioners do not want to take their chances when it comes to a casino opening within the township. The commissioners voted Dec. 12 to...
article Game on: New Hampshire businesses welcome ‘Keno 603’
(New Hampshire) -- At 11:05 a.m. Friday, the owner of an empty Franklin pizza place, still prepping for the upcoming lunch crowd, looked up at a wide-screen TV and...
article Sands China donates $250k to Macau Holy House of Mercy
(Macau) -- Las Vegas Sand’s Sands China Ltd. presented a donation this week of nearly $250,000 (US) to Macau Holy House of Mercy to help with the cost of restoring...
article PAGCOR Warns Casinos: Permit Minors Entry, Lose Your Gaming License
(Philippines) -- PAGCOR, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation, is in a transition period that will see the gaming authority and operator divest its land-based...
article Brazil Casino Bill Hits the Wall Once Again - Third Time in Three Weeks
(Brazil) -- Once again, the long-anticipated vote on casino bill has been postponed in Brazil. On Wednesday, members of the country's Senate’s Constitution and...
article Gambling operators' compliance failings cited
(Isle of Man) -- Failures of gambling operators to fully comply with money laundering rules were highlighted in a report to this week’s Tynwald. The annual report by the...
article Scott Disick’s bodyguard jailed for running gambling den
(California) -- Bodyguard to stars including Bella Thorne, Kendall Jenner, and Scott Disick gets four years in prison for running an illegal gambling ring. A former...
article Ex-USC football player turned crime boss sentenced to 21 years in prison
(California) -- Born into privilege, educated in good schools and an alum of the elite University of Southern California football brotherhood, Owen Hanson was set up for...
press release Mobile Gambling Market| CAGR of 18.84 % | Supply-Demand Analysis
(Internet) -- Mobile Gambling market market research delivers practical and actionable intelligence of market to support your idea with research based facts. It provides...
 
 
Press Releases
3:45pm 12-13-2017
 
 
Kildee, 37 Members of Congress Urge Republicans to Support Indian Country in Tax Plan
(Washington D.C.) -- Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), along with 37 other Members of Congress, sent a letter today to U.S. Representatives and Senators serving on the...
Aquinnah Increasing Homelands by Acquiring Additional Settlement Land on Martha’s Vineyard
(Massachusetts) -- The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) is expanding their land base. “We agreed to settle our aboriginal land claims on Martha’s...
National Indian Gaming Association Tradeshow & Convention Generates Over $5 Million in Economic Impact to Las Vegas
(Washington D.C.) -- The city of Las Vegas anticipates welcoming nearly 7,000 industry professionals from across the US to attend the National Indian Gaming Association...
American Gaming Association Statement On Supreme Court Oral Arguments On Christie v NCAA
(Washington D.C.) -- American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman issued the following statement following the Supreme Court’s oral arguments...
The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Tribes File Suit To Defend Their Right To Economic Development
(Washington D.C.) -- This week, the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Tribal Nations joined the State of Connecticut to file suit against the Department of Interior over...
Ute Indian Tribe Filing Lawsuit Challenging President's Plan To Abolish Bears Ears National Maonument
(Utah) -- The Ute Indian Tribe is deeply offended by President Trump’s announcement today that he plans to significantly shrink the Bears Ears National Monument....
NCAI Opposes Executive Action on the Reduction of National Monuments
(Washington D.C.) -- NCAI opposes President Trump’s efforts to reduce two monuments that hold tribal sacred places. Today, President Trump issued Presidential...
 

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