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"Solid gaming volumes at Mohegan Sun were complemented by very strong, across-the-board non-gaming revenue growth, a trend we expect to persist with the introduction of the new Mohegan Sun Exposition and Convention Center, slated to open in the summer of 2018." read quote >>>

— Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment CEO Mario Kontomerkos

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Indian Gaming: Latest News
2:24am 11-22-2017
 
 
article State, town react to Wampanoag Supreme Court filing
(Massachusetts) -- Final arguments have been filed before the U.S. Supreme Court in the case involving the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and its pursuit of a...
article Mohegan tribe's 4Q profits up 25%
(Connecticut) -- The tribal operator of Mohegan Sun said its fourth quarter profits climbed 25 percent from higher gaming and non-gaming revenues. Mohegan Gaming &...
article Fed Approval Not Needed for State's 3rd Tribal Casino
(Connecticut) -- Some say the planned joint tribal casino in East Windsor can’t go forward without formal approval by the U.S. Department of the Interior. They are...
article Valbuena tells the San Manuel story
(California) -- Addressing the Kiwanis Club of Highland on Thursday, Nov. 16, Chairwoman Lynn Valbuena discussed her 40 years of service to the San Manuel Band of...
article Rock 'n' roll and slot machines replace bingo at the San Manuel Casino
(California) -- The San Manuel Casino has traded in its bingo cards for something more electric. Bingo, once the primary revenue source for the San Manuel Band of...
article Calif. County Asks 9th Circ. To Rehear Tribal Casino Row [sub req]
(California) -- A California county on Monday urged the Ninth Circuit to rethink a panel ruling backing a lower court’s support of the U.S. Department of the...
article Calif. Tribe Fights Union Over Labor Arbitration At 9th Circ. [sub req]
(California) -- A California tribe has told the Ninth Circuit that the court and not an arbitrator should decide whether to arbitrate a labor dispute involving two...
article Hard Rock’s exit didn’t affect the Cyprus resort
(Cyprus) -- The first casino resort in Cyprus was asigned to a group of investors that included Melco International Development, Hard Rock International and local...
article Mackinaw City Casino Proposal Still Under Consideration [sub req]
(Michigan) -- A tribe’s request to expand the Mackinaw City casino has been sent to the Mackinaw City Village Council finance subcommittee for an in-depth review.
article New CFO named at Mohegan Sun Pocono
(Pennsylvania) -- With more than two decades in the casino industry, most recently as vice president of finance at Hollywood Casino in Baton Rouge, La., Bradford Cobb...
article Pokagon Band and Four Winds Casino continue Thanksgiving tradition of giving
(Indiana) -- Some traditions are back just in time for Thanksgiving. For the fourth year in a row, the Pokagon Band and Four Winds Casinos donated thousands of pounds of...
article How Your Local Grocery Store Is Designed Like A Casino
(USA) -- One we go to a couple times a year for entertainment, the other at least weekly out of necessity. Although the reasons we go to them couldn’t be more...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
1:13am 11-22-2017
 
 
article The American Indian foundation of American gun culture
(Washington D.C.) -- It is widely agreed that the United States has an exceptional gun culture. Although Great Britain is America’s “mother country,”...
article An American Secret: The Untold Story Of Native American Enslavement
(USA) -- All countries have national myths. The story of the first Thanksgiving, for example, evokes the warm glow of intercultural contact: European settlers,...
article The Native American Language Spoken At First Thanksgiving Is Experiencing A Revival
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts’ Mashpee Wampanoag tribe, descendants of the first Native Americans to encounter the Pilgrims nearly four centuries ago, is...
article Washington Redskins Use Thanksgiving Game To Promote Racial Slur, Native American Leaders Say
(Washington D.C.) -- Tribal nation leaders are pleading with media outlets to refrain from uttering the Washington Redskins name when the NFL team hosts a Thanksgiving...
article Tribe's Marijuana Consultant Pays Fine, Court Costs
(South Dakota) -- A consultant charged after he worked with a Native American tribe on its plans to open the nation's first marijuana resort will have his case...
article Supreme Court won't hear Arizona case on custody fight over tribal kids
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court has refused to hear an Arizona case that pitted a non-Indian mother and Indian father against one another in a fight for custody...
article Minnesota Tribe Fights County for More Police Power
(Minnesota) -- The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe claims in court that a Minnesota county is violating federal law by preventing its tribal law enforcement body from using...
article "Life or Meth: Battle for Pine Ridge" (Part 1 of 3)
(South Dakota) -- Methamphetamine use is a problem all across South Dakota--but on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation-- it is a crisis. Some believe it threatens the...
article Remembering the U.S. Soldiers Who Refused Orders to Murder Native Americans at Sand Creek
(Colorado) -- Every Thanksgiving weekend for the past 18 years, Arapaho and Cheyenne youth lead a 180-mile relay from the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site to...
article Family of slain Indigenous woman say they're angry over sex-trade worker label
(Saskatchewan) -- Family members of a slain Indigenous woman say they're angry that she's been labelled a sex-trade worker rather than a mother, a daughter and a...
article Former Kickapoo tribal leader Steve Cadue convicted in criminal case
(Kansas) -- A former Kickapoo tribal chairman has been convicted of two criminal charges. Steve Cadue was convicted of tampering with records and fraudulent handling of...
article Tribal leaders take aim at oil and gas development
(New Mexico) -- Native American activists and tribal leaders from around New Mexico are joining the chorus of environmentalists who have been fighting for years to stop...
article Quapaw Tribe Ag programs gain national attention
(Oklahoma) -- The Quapaw Tribe is considered a national leader in agriculture and their Ag enterprises and the leader’s enthusiasm and commitment are the reasons...
article Tribal leaders have hopes for Sen. Rounds IHS bill
(South Dakota) -- The Indian Health Service is under some pressure these days to improve its service in KOTA Territory, and elsewhere -- including from a bill introduced...
article Mahwah Tribe's Leader Says 'Pockets Of Hate' Still Exist
(New Jersey) -- The leader of the Ramapough Lenape Nation said Monday that it is "tragic" that pockets of hate still exist in today's society. Chief Dwain...
article Fallon, Pyramid Lake tribes to get new law enforcement officer
(Nevada) -- The Fallon Paiute Shoshone and Pyramid Lake Paiute tribes will each get to hire a new full-time law enforcement officer thanks in part to a $250,000 federal...
article Indigenous kids largely apprehended because of poverty, says former child protection worker
(British Columbia) -- A former child protection worker, once with the Ministry of Child and Family Development, says, in her experience, Indigenous children are largely...
article On Special Assignment: Confronting Native American suicide
(Montana) -- Governor Steve Bullock said he often feels like the ‘consoler in chief' when he addressed the Zero Suicide Academy conference in Helena this fall...
article The FCC Has Made It Harder for Native Americans to Afford Phone Service
(Washington D.C.) -- When Hastiin Yazhi started a new woodworking business, he knew he would have to market it online. That sounds easy enough, but he lives on lands in...
article Indian Leader Celebrates 120 Years
(Kansas) -- The world’s oldest Native American student newspaper The Indian Leader celebrated 120 years of publication with an evening of speakers followed by a...
article Fountain in Bronson Park should stay, Gun Lake Tribal leaders say
(Michigan) -- Leaders of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians said removing a fountain that some have called a celebration of white supremacy will...
article Mohegan artifacts moving to tribe’s museum from Yale
(Connecticut) -- Hundreds of Mohegan Tribe artifacts will be transferred from the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History to the tribe’s Tantaquidgeon Museum thanks...
article Man who sexually abused multiple children on Indian reservations sentenced to 15 years
(Oregon) -- A man who molested children on the Warm Springs and Yakama Indian reservations was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in federal prison.
article Person of interest held in Mendocino County woman’s shooting death
(California) -- Mendocino County authorities have a “person of interest” in custody in the shooting death of a 32-year-old woman at her home in the...
press release Cultural Tourism Development Opportunities to be Introduced at BIA Tribal Providers Conference
(Alaska) -- Next week, Native representatives from across Alaska will flock to Anchorage for the 2017 Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Tribal Providers Conference, where...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
1:09am 11-22-2017
 
 
article Belgium pushes to ban loot boxes in Europe
(Belgium) -- Belgium’s Gaming Commission has determined that loot boxes in gaming are gambling, according to a report from the news website VTM (first reported by...
article State gives initial OK for $5.6M to help Icahn raze casino
(Atlantic City) -- A New Jersey redevelopment agency has given preliminary approval to a $5.6 million payment to billionaire investor Carl Icahn to help pay for the...
article Online Poker, Fantasy Sports Might Be Part Of Larger Illinois Gaming Package, Lawmaker Says
(Illinois) -- Illinois came close to passing online gambling and daily fantasy sports legislation this year, but proposed bills didn’t quite reach the finish line.
article Alderman reject gaming terminal license fee
(Illinois) -- Galesburg City Council enacted some fee adjustments along with a new fee for towing licenses but not one for gaming terminals. 7th Ward Alderman Jeremy...
article San Bruno cardroom issued $8 million penalty from FinCEN over alleged money laundering violations
(California) -- A permanent fixture in San Bruno, Artichoke Joe’s Casino was recently dealt an $8 million civil money penalty by the federal Financial Crimes...
article Application to build casino formally submitted to Delta
(British Columbia) -- The application for the Delta Town & Country Inn site requires a consultation process and rezoning approval. In September, the B.C. Lottery...
article Ontario Lottery seeks sports betting partner
(Ontario) -- Canada’s Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has begun a search for a service provider to help enhance and expand its sports betting service...
article Bwin launches Russian online betting platform
(Russia) -- Global sportsbook operator Bwin has announced the official launch of its inaugural Russia-facing website, Bwin.ru. Bwin has also confirmed that it will soon...
article Study: Gamblers using new spending tool bet less, lose less
(Massachusetts) -- A new study suggests gamblers using a unique gambling addiction prevention tool at Massachusetts’ first casino are betting less and losing less...
article IGT instituting layoffs in Nevada, employees say
(Nevada) -- International Game Technology, the maker of slot and lottery machines, is again laying off workers in Nevada as it seeks to cut costs and reduce debt. IGT...
article William Hill working to block prospective competition
(New Jersey) -- When Las Vegas-based Scientific Games Corp. reported third-quarter earnings earlier this month, executives said they were optimistic about the company...
 
 
Press Releases
6:01pm 11-17-2017
 
 
FinCEN Issues $8 Million Penalty on California Card Club for Willful Violation of Anti-Money Laundering Controls
(California) -- The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced an $8 million civil money penalty against Artichoke Joe’s, a California...
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Welcomed Representatives from 19 Countries to its 10th Latin American and Caribbean Regulators Roundtable
(Panama) -- Almost 70 gaming and lottery regulators and government lottery representatives of 30 entities and two associations from 19 Iberoamerican and Caribbean...
 

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