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Indian Gaming: Latest News
9:00am 12-13-2018
 
 
article Report says NFL getting into the betting business
(Texas) -- Looks like the elephant in the room is thinking about joining us at the grownups table. Daniel Kaplan, of the Sports Business Journal, reported at the NFL...
article Sheldon Adelson makes a play for a New York City casino
(New York) -- Sheldon Adelson wants to build a casino in New York City, and the corporation he runs is enlisting some of New York’s most prominent players in a...
article Arbitration between Seneca Nation and New York State begins; casino dispute to be resolved
(New York) -- Arbitration hearings between New York State and the Seneca Nation of Indians over casino revenue payments began in New York City Wednesday morning. The two...
article Lawmakers will make new push to complete East Windsor casino
(Connecticut) -- After years of delays, state legislators are making a new push to start construction on a long-stalled East Windsor casino. Two tribes that operate...
article Connecticut Casino Bill Would Bypass DOI, Authorize East Windsor Satellite Without Federal Approval
(Connecticut) -- A bipartisan Connecticut casino bill would remove the approval requirement from the US Department of the Interior (DOI) in allowing the proposed East...
article Muskegon-area casino plan receives overwhelming support at public hearing
(Michigan) -- Government officials; residents; nonprofit, business and educational leaders; and tribal members all came out to support the proposed $180 million Muskegon...
article Fruitport casino would create about 1,200 needed jobs, spur economic development in Muskegon County, community leaders say at hearing
(Michigan) -- The message was resoundingly clear: Build the casino. Hundreds of people poured into the Fruitport Middle School auditorium for a public hearing on a $180...
article Could legalized sports betting be coming to Minnesota sooner rather than later?
(Minnesota) -- Many supporters of gambling expected that a case that went before the U.S. Supreme Court a year ago would finally open the door to sports betting...
article Proposed Beloit casino earns support at public hearing
(Wisconsin) -- A spate of local leaders and residents expressed support for a proposed $405 million casino and resort in Beloit on Tuesday, calling the development a...
article Rockford leaders watch closely as Beloit casino continues to move forward
(Illinois) -- A roughly $400 million project to bring an Indian Ho-chunk casino to Beloit keeps moving forward toward becoming a reality. But at the same time, a...
article Quapaw chief updates community on proposed casino
(Arkansas) -- Pine Bluff Mayor Shirley Washington moderated a conversation between Chief John Berrey of the Quapaw Tribe and the public Monday night at the Pine Bluff...
article Wyoming AG declares electronic “skill games” illegal gambling
(Wyoming) -- Attorney General Peter Michael declared some video “skill games” illegal under Wyoming gambling laws Tuesday. In a formal opinion letter...
article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino marks major milestone on $700M expansion
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa has hit a major milestone in its mega expansion. The casino lifted the beam to top out its 15-story hotel...
article City, tribe OK wastewater agreement
(Washington) -- Similar to Clallam County’s Carlsborg Sewer Project agreement, the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe recently inked a deal to send its wastewater to...
article New Tribal council seated at inaugural event at Apache Gold Casino on Dec. 4
(Arizona) -- In a festive atmosphere featuring traditional drumming and singing, mixed with contemporary music, the new San Carlos Apache Tribal Council was seated on...
article Valley resort featuring indoor water park reaches construction milestone
(Arizona) -- Builders of Arizona’s first indoor water park celebrated the completion of vertical construction, known as “topping out” on the site,...
article Rolling Hills Casino hosts FEMA RVs
(California) -- Twelve travel trailers were placed this week at the Rollings Hills Casino RV Park by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as temporary housing...
article Pechanga Resort and Casino gets naming rights for San Diego Sports Arena
(California) -- A San Diego sports arena previously known as Valley View Casino Center has a new name: Pechanga Arena San Diego. San Diego’s City Council approved...
article Kiowa Casino’s annual toy drive brings in thousands of toys
(Oklahoma) -- Kiowa Casino is celebrating following a successful toy drive before Christmas. The benefiting organizations picked up their toys on Tuesday at the casino....
article Sycuan Casino’s Gift Giving Ceremony
(California) -- Each December, members of the Sycuan Tribal Council and the Sycuan Executive Team each get to select a charity that is important to them and make a...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
9:01am 12-13-2018
 
 
article 'The Loss Is Horrific.' Senate Hears Testimony on Disappeared Native American Women
(Washington D.C.) -- The sister of a missing Blackfeet woman in Montana expressed frustration Wednesday over law enforcement’s initial response to her loved one...
article Northern Wisconsin tribes due state, towns for taxing reservation lands
(Wisconsin) -- Four northern Wisconsin tribes have filed a federal lawsuit against Gov. Scott Walker, the state and town officials over the taxation of reservation lands...
article National Congress of American Indians loses more women staffers
(Washington D.C.) -- The executive director of the National Congress of American Indians remains on leave as the organization continues to lose staffers. Two more women...
article Challenges to law could redefine Native American foster care, adoptions
(Arizona) -- Gilbert resident Mimi Condon calls the struggle to make her oldest son part of her family her “39-month labor.” That’s how long it took to...
article Cronkite News: Tribes on 'pins and needles' in Indian Child Welfare Act case
(Arizona) -- Gilbert resident Mimi Condon calls the struggle to make her oldest son part of her family her “39-month labor.” That’s how long it took to...
article Bureau of Indian Affairs questions Cherokee Nation high court's ability to set law
(Oklahoma) -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs has told the Cherokee Nation it disagrees with the tribal high court's ability to establish laws, specifically in regard to...
article ‘Smoke Signals,’ filmed in Spokane and written by Sherman Alexie, named by Library of Congress to National Film Registry
(Hollywood) -- A film made in Spokane and the Inland Northwest now has a place on the list of the most important movies made. “Smoke Signals,” the 1998...
article Mark Trahant: Indian Country impacted by a government shutdown
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald J. Trump said Tuesday he will own a government shutdown, should it come to pass. In a theatrical meeting with Democratic leaders,...
article Indian Country makes final push for Farm Bill on Capitol Hill
(Washington D.C.) -- A bill that would breathe new life into food sovereignty efforts and expand agricultural and economic development opportunities in Indian Country is...
article What People Get Wrong About Suicides On Tribal Lands
(New York) -- Native American communities experience a much higher rate of mental health issues, such as substance abuse and suicide, than any other racial or ethnic...
article Missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls inquiry holds final hearings in Ottawa
(Ottawa) -- The national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls concludes its evidence gathering activities this week as final submissions from...
article 'Silent Crisis': The missing and murdered in Indian Country
(Washington D.C.) -- The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is holding an oversight hearing on Wednesday to address the "silent crisis" of missing and murdered people in...
article ANWR drilling foes see chance for ‘sowing doubt’
(Alaska) -- With Democrats about to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, opponents of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge have hope. But ANWR...
article Congress Passes Bill Promoting Energy Development on Tribal Lands
(Washington D.C.) -- An updated version of a bill that promotes energy development in Indian Country is heading to President Trump’s desk. KNAU’s Ryan...
article Protests, Lawsuits Aim to Stop New Pipeline Projects But Will Industry Wait Them Out?
(North Dakota) -- At their height, the Standing Rock protests were the 10th largest city in North Dakota. More than 10,000 people camped out on the prairie to stop the...
article Colorado River drought plan gets CAP support; heading to Arizona lawmakers
(Arizona) -- A $135 million plan to keep Lake Mead from falling too low appears headed to the Arizona Legislature after getting unanimous support from the board...
article A Tribe in Northern Minnesota Shows the Country How to Do Community Solar
(Minnesota) -- Last summer on a reservation in northern Minnesota, students from Leech Lake Tribal College earned their solar installation licenses while they dug,...
article Marijuana Industry Border Issues Would Be Solved Under New Congressional Bill
(Washington D.C.) -- Marijuana can really mess up border and immigration issues for people who partake in consumption or participate in the industry, but that would...
article OP/ED: New innovations bringing broadband to Native American and rural populations
(Montana) -- Nowhere is the lack of broadband internet more pervasive than on our nation’s Indian reservations. According to the latest statistics from the Federal...
article A cannabis futurist foresees dirt-cheap weed, THC appetizers, and a big impact from Canada
(Pennsylvania) -- It’s not a matter of if the United States will legalize cannabis, it’s simply a matter of when, says Jonathan Caulkins, with an air of...
article Western Iowa County Agrees To House Out-Of-State Native Americans In Its Juvenile Detention Center
(Iowa) -- A western Iowa county has agreed to use space in its juvenile detention center to house a South Dakota tribe’s troubled youth. Under the agreement,...
article Council merges Qualla Housing and Tribal Housing
(North Carolina) -- Citing a need to better serve tribal members’ housing needs, Tribal Council passed an ordinance to combine the services of Qualla Housing...
article 50 Years Ago: Students around the world ask about teepees, hogans
(Arizona) -- For a number of reasons, students in America, France and Germany became fascinated with the Navajo and their way of life in the late 1960s. Dick Hardwick,...
article Dayton sets sights on return of horse racing
(Washington) -- The group that organizes the annual Dayton Days celebration wants to bring back horse racing, but it may need a lot more money and a change of state law...
press release Native American Agriculture Fund to begin grantmaking in 2019
(Indian Country) -- The Native American Agriculture Fund recently launched its website and is soliciting public feedback to inform NAAF’s priorities and future...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
8:51am 12-13-2018
 
 
article AGA expected to name long-time Capitol Hill lobbyist as organization’s new CEO
(Washington D.C.) -- A Capitol Hill insider with more than two decades of experience representing business interests in Washington D.C. is the leading candidate to be...
article Mayor Rahm Emanuel floats port district land as Chicago casino location
(Illinois) -- Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday floated a port district site on the Far Southeast Side as the possible location for a Chicago casino, if state lawmakers...
article As fines mount, Churchill Downs working to fix 'instant racing' games
(Kentucky) -- Churchill Downs is working to correct a flaw in all 900 gaming machines at its new $65 million Derby City facility in Louisville after state regulators...
article Ohio lawmaker pitches new betting tax for pro sports leagues
(Ohio) -- An Ohio lawmaker is going to bat for pro sports leagues by suggesting that an interstate agreement be struck giving the major leagues a cut of the sports...
article Atlantic City casino revenue increased 20 percent in November
(Atlantic City) -- Gaming revenue in the resort's casinos was up 20 percent in November compared to last year, according to state gaming regulators.
article New Jersey clears PointsBet for test sports betting
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey has given preliminary approval for an Australian sports book provider to offer online sports betting. The state Division of Gaming...
article Rivers Casino set for trial run of sports-betting operation today and Friday
(New Jersey) -- The Rivers Casino on the North Shore will begin a two-day “introductory period” in which visitors can experience its sports betting operation.
article Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr Pleads Not Guilty to Casino Parking Lot Assault as FBI Probe Looms
(Atlantic City) -- Embattled Atlantic City Mayor Frank Gilliam Jr. and councilman Jeffree Fauntleroy II have pleaded not guilty to charges of harassment and simple...
article City of Moline cashing in on video gambling boom
(Illinois) -- Gambling machines in Moline could soon come with a hefty price tag. That's because city leaders are looking at upping the charges for machine owners....
article SugarHouse Casino opens up for sports betting
(Pennsylvania) -- Two more casinos in Pennsylvania are about to start up with sports betting. Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh and SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia are...
article 2 more Pennsylvania casinos open up for sports betting
(Pennsylvania) -- Two more casinos in Pennsylvania are about to start up with sports betting. Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh and SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia are...
article Some towns are calling for table games at Plainville casino to keep up with R.I. casinos
(Massachusetts) -- Officials in Plainville and three neighboring towns are calling on the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to support an expansion of Plainridge Park...
article Two Competing Terre Haute Casino Proposals On The Table
(Indiana) -- Two potential plans for a casino in Terre Haute are on the table. Lawmakers voted against a similar proposal in 2017. Full House Resorts owns Rising Star...
article McGlothlin upbeat about proposed resort and casino project as assembly session nears
(Virginia) -- Proposed Bristol Resort and Casino partner Jim McGlothlin was upbeat Tuesday about the project’s chances of approval by the Virginia General Assembly...
article State rep lone sponsor of bill he says is first step in bringing casino
(Texas) -- The proposed bill would not legalize gambling in Texas but would amend the state constitution to eventually put casino gambling on the ballot according to...
article Council gives casino the nod during raucous meeting
(Ontario) -- Support by a majority of North Bay council for a casino in the city drew angry outbursts from an audience of foes Wednesday. There was jeering and booing...
article U.K. gambling industry will ban ads during sports
(UK) -- The U.K. gambling industry has agreed to a package of restrictions on advertising during sports events, including a "whistle-to-whistle" ban on TV...
article Duterte backer steps up casino plans despite anti-gambling rhetoric
(Philippines) -- Filipino tycoon Dennis Uy is pressing ahead with plans to build casinos, despite the risk of clashing with President Rodrigo Duterte, who has vowed to...
press release ICE London Consumer Protection Zone sponsors raise £30,000 for responsible gambling organisations
(London) -- Sponsors of ICE London’s Consumer Protection Zone (CPZ) have already generated in excess of £30,000 for charities and not-for-profit...
 
 
Press Releases
1:50am 12-9-2018
 
 
Kaw Gaming Incorporated: $25K Donation
(Oklahoma) -- Kaw Gaming, Inc (KGI), an Enterprise of the Kaw Nation, is pleased to release the following information: On Wednesday, November 7, 2018, the Kaw Gaming...
Bureau of Indian Affairs Issues Draft EIS
(Michigan) -- A Muskegon County casino proposed by the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians moved another step forward. The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of...
Sherwood Valley Casino Employees Donate to Northern California Fire Relief Efforts
(California) -- When the team members of Sherwood Valley Casino saw the news of the fires and devastation occurring to their neighbors in Paradise, California, they knew...
Tachi Palace Community Breakfast Raises Funds To Benefit Toys For Tot
(California) -- Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino’s November community breakfast raised $3,500 for the Marine Corp Toys for Tots program. Toys for Tots is non-profit...
JOB POSTING: Food and Beverage Manager/Bar Manager
(California) -- THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE:    • Food and Beverage Manager/Bar Manager     Employees must complete...
Trilogy Group Expands Business to Business Representation in Indian Country To a Relationship with Malibu Wines
(California) -- Trilogy Group, a native, woman-owned company whose principals possess over 50 years in the gaming industry, have signed a contract with Malibu Wines to...
 

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