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Indian Gaming: Latest News
12:46am 1-16-2017
 
 
article Pala Spa named third best in N. America, first in California
(California) -- The Spa at Pala Casino Spa & Resort has been named the third best spa in North America and the number one spa in the State of California and the...
article Council to hear casino update Wednesday
(California) -- After a break of several weeks, the Ridgecrest City Council will once again be discussing the Timbisha Shoshone casino project, slated to be put in near...
article Twin River to present draft of casino plan to Tiverton Planning Board on Tuesday
(Rhode Island) -- Twin River will present a rough draft of its plans for a casino at a public workshop on Tuesday hosted by the town Planning Board. Even though the...
article Florida Gets Giant Gambling Reform Bill to Chew On
(Florida) -- An ambitious new gambling bill, SB 8, presented to the Florida Senate this week by Senator Bill Galvano (R-Bradenton), proposes wide-ranging reforms that...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
12:52am 1-16-2017
 
 
article Bill Would Make It Legal to Run Over Protesters ‘Unintentionally’
(North Dakota) -- North Dakota lawmakers recently introduced a bill that’d legalize running over protesters, as long as it’s an accident. Safe to say, it won...
article OP/ED: Dakota Access Pipeline Fight is Not Over: Challenges in 2017
(North Dakota) -- In December 2016, the Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) denied an easement that would have permitted the company Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) to complete...
article Judge orders law concerning American Indian art be halted
(Oklahoma) -- A federal judge ordered the enforcement of a new state law that places restrictions on what can be described in Oklahoma as "American Indian arts and...
article Supreme Court to hear free speech clash over offensive trademarks
(New York) -- The Slants aren’t exactly a household name when it comes to music, but the Asian-American rock band has certainly made its mark in the legal world. The...
article Osage Nation reacquires 43,000 acres of sacred land
(Oklahoma) -- It is always somewhat emotional for Osage Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear when he looks out over historical tribal lands recently returned to the...
article VIDEO: Labrador Land Protectors wants Muskrat Falls shut down
(Labrador) -- Land protectors in Labrador want the Muskrat Falls project shut down. The hydroelectric project 30 km outside Happy Valley Goose Bay has been at the centre...
article Prime Minister’s office silent on whether Justin Trudeau tour will pass through any Indigenous communities
(Ontario) -- As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues his cross country tour of Canada, his office is silent on whether he will travel to any First Nation, Metis or...
article County can't afford to prosecute reservation felonies
(Montana) -- Lake County commissioners say the county can no longer afford to investigate and prosecute felony crimes on the Flathead Indian Reservation. Commissioners...
article OP/ED: Tell Obama: He has to free Leonard Peltier
(North Dakota) -- Situated among the hundreds of flags of various Indigenous nations waving at the Oceti Sakowin camp at Standing Rock are those bearing Leonard Peltier'...
article Gold Butte designation protects tribe’s history
(Nevada) -- President Barack Obama named Gold Butte a national monument Dec. 28, ensuring its preservation for years to come and generations to follow. In his...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
12:48am 1-16-2017
 
 
article Poker bill filed in Virginia hoping to follow DFS into law
(Virginia) -- If the state of Virginia ever wakes up to the possibility that gambling is not as dangerous as selling tobacco by the aircraft carrier load then, citizens...
article Pennsylvania Daily Fantasy Sports Legalization Could Reach Finish Line By March
(Pennsylvania) -- The head of a key Pennsylvania Senate committee said gambling expansion legislation is likely to pass by March. And that’s likely good news for...
article PGA Tour Commissioner Latest Sports Leader to Consider Sports Betting
(New York) -- PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan is joining the NBA’s Adam Silver in explaining that his sports isn’t necessarily against sports betting and...
article Players win nothing from IRS slots rule, tax pros say
(USA) -- The much-anticipated IRS ruling on slot machine jackpots turned out to be a lemon for players. The decision, published Dec. 30, rejected the ill-conceived idea...
article Struggling Atlantic City finally increases revenues thanks to online gambling
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City has suffered so much financial loss over the last decade that five of its casinos have closed since 2013, leaving only seven left in...
article Tyrannical Mafia boss Nicodemo 'Little Nicky' Scarfo, 87, dies in prison hospital
(Atlantic City) -- Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo, the tyrannical mob boss who ruled the Philadelphia underworld in the 1980s, has died while serving out a life sentence...
article Scarfo left mark on Atlantic City casino foundations
(Atlantic City) -- Philadelphia and Atlantic City Mafia boss Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo was able to insert himself into the building of the resort's...
article Public hearing slated for proposed amendments to indoor air ordinance
(New Jersey) -- A public hearing has been scheduled concerning proposed amendments to Mercer County’s Clean Indoor Air Ordinance that would prohibit smoking in...
article Pokerstars casino player hits the mega jackpot, not once, but twice
(Bermuda) -- A lucky man from Bermuda has banished his January blues by hitting the jackpot on slot game Winstar for a major PokerStars Casino winning moment, pocketing...
article Gibraltar Online Gambling Post Brexit
(Gibraltar) -- The online gambling industry has had many jurisdictional issues over the years and one not so recent event, the exit of Britain from the European Union...
article Beijing Imperial Palace returns hotel license
(Macau) -- The Beijing Imperial Palace Hotel (formerly known as New Century Hotel) may be permanently closed following the property owners’ admission of their...
article Closed Macau hotel hands ops permit back to govt
(Macau) -- A shuttered five-star Macau hotel, Imperial Beijing Palace Hotel (pictured), on Taipa, is said to have handed back its operating licence to the city’s...
article Macau govt open to discuss casino tax change: DICJ
(Macau) -- The Macau government is open to discussing a potential change in gaming tax rates ahead of any renewal of the concessions of the city’s six casino...
article Casinos must ban Vietnamese without decent income, family approval: draft rules
(Vietnam) -- Vietnamese may soon be allowed to enter local casinos, but they will have to pass an income check first. A draft decree aims to finally lift the long-...
article Vietnam details casino entry requirements for locals trial
(Vietnam) -- Vietnam has offered further details regarding its trial run of allowing local residents to gamble in select casinos, including mandatory income requirements...
article Vietnamese casino gamblers face wage test: report
(Vietnam) -- If Vietnamese are to be allowed to gamble in some of the country’s casinos they will need to earn the equivalent of at least US$440 per month, be aged...
article Taxman cracks down on gaming machines
(Kenya) -- Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has immediately stopped the importation of gaming equipment, machines and devices used in betting and gambling. In a notice...
article Crown staff facing another year in Chinese jail
(China) -- Hopes of a speedy trial for the 17 Crown Resorts staff who are being detained in China, including head of Crown's international VIP program Jason O'...
press release NOVOMATIC presents the 360° gaming experience at ICE
(London) -- ICE – now in its 23rd edition – prides itself on combining land-based and interactive under one roof and NOVOMATIC’s expansive stand...
press release SuperSport launches online poker in Croatia; Pokerdom adds sports betting
(Croatia) -- SuperSport is the first gambling entity to launch a fully regulated online poker product in Croatia. The first of its kind is currently in Beta-Mode and...
press release Eldorado Resorts, Inc. launches ONE Club guest loyalty program at six properties
(Nevada) -- Eldorado’s new distinctive loyalty program ONE Club will reward guests with exclusive benefits nationwide. With ONE Club, guests can receive comps at...
 
 
Press Releases
1:19am 1-12-2017
 
 
American Indian Graduate Center Announces New Board Member
(New Mexico) -- The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC), a non-profit organization embarking on a 50-year legacy of scholarships to Indian students welcomes Ernie L....
NHBP and Governor Snyder Announce Amendment to Tribal-State Gaming Compact
(Michigan) -- The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi and Office of the Governor of the State of Michigan announce the approval of a Second Amendment to the Tribal...
Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention Announces Education Advisory Board
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention, the industry's largest gathering of global tribal gaming professionals, announced the...
New President and CEO to Lead the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development as it Marks 50th Anniversary
(Arizona) -- MESA, AZ – Ahead of its 50th Anniversary this year, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (National Center) is excited to...
 

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