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Indian Gaming: Latest News
3:41pm 10-20-2014
 
 
article Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino lays off most of 1,300 employees
(California) -- Most of the 1,300 employees at Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino have been laid off. Now, only a skeleton crew will remain.
article Eastern Shawnee Tribe looks to return to Logan County
(Ohio) -- The Eastern Shawnee Tribe hopes to return to Ohio with the development of a 50-acre tract of land near Lewistown. Although the tribe bought the land more than...
article Proposition 48 Opponents Say It Will Lead to State-Wide Gambling Expansion
(California) -- Proposition 48 affects the building of tribal casinos and Vegas-style gaming on non-tribal land by North Fork Rancheria of Mono people and the Wiyot...
article Rivals raise nearly $16M to block North Fork Rancheria's casino
(California) -- Rival tribes have raised nearly $16 million to convince voters in California to reject an off-reservation casino for the North Fork Rancheria of Mono...
article Analysts Say Questions Over West Valley Casino Could Take Years To Settle
(Arizona) -- In August the Tohono O’odham Nation officially broke ground on The West Valley Resort and Casino. Getting to this point hasn’t been easy. The...
article Judge won't let BIA proceed with compact for Pojoaque Pueblo
(New Mexico) -- A federal judge on Friday blocked the Bureau of Indian Affairs from issuing Class III gaming procedures for Pojoaque Pueblo in New Mexico.
article Candidates discuss Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
(Wisconsin) -- The Menominee Nation off-reservation casino was discussed at a Wisconsin gubernatorial debate on Friday. Gov. Scott Walker (R), who is running for re-...
article On the issues, Scott and Crist offer major differences
(Florida) -- Florida’s race for governor may be one of the nastiest on record as candidates shout it out in more than $83 million in television ads, but beneath...
article Another Upscale Outlet Mall In The Works For Tulsa
(Oklahoma) -- News On 6 has learned the same developer of the Outlet Shoppes at Oklahoma City is expected to unveil plans this week for a similar outlet type mall in...
article GOING ALL IN: Governor ready to fold, allow tables games in state?
(Alabama) -- Gov. Robert Bentley may have decided that there is some truth to the old saying “if you can’t beat them, join them.” During a recent radio...
article New Casino Could Arrive In Upper Peninsula
(Michigan) -- An Upper Michigan ski resort is hoping add a hotel and casino to increase business. Indianhead Mountain Ski Resort wants to work with the Lac Vieux Desert...
article OP/ED: Suckers help Chumash Tribe finance casino expansion
(California) -- Columnist accuses the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California of ignoring local objections with its $160 million casino expansion:
article GALANDA: Inside the Dirty-Tricks Playbook of Jack Abramoff
(Washington) -- In professional sports “the playbook is a sacred hardbound diary of trust. It's an accumulation of decades' worth of knowledge, tweaked and...
press release Ortiz Gaming Introduced Evolutionary Concepts and Newest High - Tech Cabinets
(Las Vegas) -- Ortiz Gaming at G2E Las Vegas 2014 Ortiz Gaming came to the 2014 Global Gaming Expo (G2E) with a new slogan “Raise Your Expectations...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
4:28pm 10-20-2014
 
 
article Ottawa underfunds First Nations children: Cindy Blackstock
(Ottawa) -- A human rights case against the Government of Canada, for discrimination against First Nations children, will be hearing final arguments today, in Ottawa.
article This Is What Modern Day Discrimination Against Native Americans Looks Like
(Arizona) -- The news: Despite the furor over the Washington Redskins and Columbus Day, the most serious discrimination against Native Americans doesn't take place...
article Ouellette announces plan to make Winnipeg safer for Aboriginal women
(Winnipeg) -- Robert-Falcon Ouellette announced his plans Sunday to make Winnipeg a safer place to grow up — especially for young Aboriginal women and at-risk...
article Native leaders, politicians work to build national forum on missing women
(Ottawa) -- Native leaders and provincial and territorial officials will meet on the sidelines of this week’s National Aboriginal Women’s Summit to discuss...
article Tribes miss increased early voting access opportunity
(Montana) -- Tribal voters on the Fort Belknap and Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservations do not have increased access to early voting options this election season...
article The Suspicious and Tragic Death of Native American Actress Misty Upham
(Washington) -- Last week, searchers found the body of Native American actress Misty Upham, who was last seen alive on October 5. Despite reports that Misty was...
article TRAHANT: Two weeks to go and it’s The Turnout; South Dakota, Alaska and Wisconsin
(USA) -- I am hoping that my ballot is in the mail today. I am ready to vote. What I really like about voting early is that it’s an inoculation against all the TV...
article GIAGO: Deaths of Native men in Rapid City remain unsolved
(South Dakota) -- It started in May of 1998. Bodies began to show up in or near Rapid City Creek. Of the eight bodies discovered in 1998 and 1999 six were Native...
article TRIMBLE: Let Crazy Horse's spirit rest in peace
(South Dakota) -- I have gotten e-mail recently asking what is up with me and Tim Giago since I had not written articles criticizing him over the past year. Actually I...
article Squamish Nation officials removed after financial investigation
(British Columbia) -- Two officials with the Squamish Nation have now been relieved of their duties after an investigation found problems with how nearly $1.5 million...
article Tribe hopes to open resort near Indian Lake
(Ohio) -- The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma may soon be planting roots in Ohio in the form of a “family-style resort project” at Indian Lake.
article Reid announces funds for Nevada tribes
(Nevada) -- Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced $4,863,020 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Nevada tribes. The funding will go toward environmental...
article Lynn Gehl challenges Indian status denial in Ontario court
(Ontario) -- An Algonquin-Anishinaabe woman from eastern Ontario is challenging the federal government in court on Monday after she was denied Indian status more than a...
article Deadline looms on residential school-related education credits
(Saskatchewan) -- Tens of thousands of former Indian residential school students could miss out on receiving an education credit if they don't get their application...
article Sipekne'katik cranberry project anything but fruitful
(Nova Scotia) -- It was supposed to be a way for a struggling band to make money. But three quarters of a million dollars later and three years after construction of a...
article Popular Foods You Didn’t Know Native Americans Invented
(USA) -- From drying meat to popping corn, the Native Americans are responsible for perfecting many food-making processes that we still use today.
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
4:26pm 10-20-2014
 
 
article Amaya chief cites benefits of PokerStars and Full Tilt acquisition
(Montreal) -- David Baazov, the chief executive of Amaya Gaming, believes the Canadian gaming provider is already enjoying the benefits from the acquisition of...
article Most casinos thriving even as AC gambling palaces close
(Connecticut) -- Recent casino failures in Atlantic City may influence Massachusetts residents when they vote this fall on whether to repeal a law allowing casinos in...
article Amaya Gaming to explore sale of Cadillac Jack subsidiary
(Montreal) -- Amaya Gaming Group Inc, which has pivoted to focus on the fast-growing online gambling market, said on Monday it is exploring a sale of its Cadillac Jack...
article NCAA, pro leagues ask for injunction against sports betting in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- The four major American professional sports leagues and the NCAA filed a motion today in New Jersey District Court to stop a newly-signed law that would...
article G2E 2014: Why Las Vegas Sands' Sheldon Adelson is Fighting Online Gaming
(Las Vegas) -- When most of us have strong opinions on certain issues, we might post on an Internet forum, tweet about it, or write a letter to a politician. Las Vegas...
article Developer Tries to Block Revel Sale
(Atlantic City) -- The losing bidder for the Revel Casino has filed an appeal of that outcome in state bankruptcy court. Glenn Straub, the Florida developer who said he...
article Casino resisting Donald Trump bid to remove name
(Atlantic City) -- The owners of the Trump Taj Mahal are fighting back against Donald Trump's bid to have his name removed from the struggling casino.
article New Jersey Seeks Proposals For 'Social Skill-Based' Games to Bump Casino Revenues
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's Division of Gambling Enforcement put out a call for proposals last week for skill-based social games – think "Candy Crush...
article Gambling commission rejects Suffolk Downs claims
(Massachusetts) -- The state gambling commission, through its top lawyer, has rejected claims from a corporate officer of Suffolk Downs that a Wynn Resorts casino...
article Owner's alleged mob ties could stall development of Middleboro property
(Massachusetts) -- The fate of nearly 170 acres of property in Middleboro could be tied up in federal court for years, now that its owner has been indicted for scheming...
article Donald Trump, whose Atlantic City joints were a bust, says upstate New York casinos will 'go down the tubes'
(New York) -- Donald Trump, whose Atlantic City joints were a bust, says upstate New York casinos will 'go down the tubes'
article Donald Trump, whose Atlantic City joints were a bust, says upstate New York casinos will 'go down the tubes'
(New York) -- The Donald predicted the state will take a loss in the not-too-distant future because the market in the Northeast is saturated. Trump says he no longer has...
article California lottery sales top $5B for first time
(California) -- California Lottery officials say they have had a winning year with annual ticket sales surpassing $5 billion for the first time in the state lottery...
article European Commission to sue Sweden over online betting laws
(Sweden) -- The European Commission has initiated legal action against Sweden after ruling that the country has failed to change rules on online betting and poker games...
article Social Gaming points to a Changing Scene
(California) -- The phrase “online gaming” means different things to different people. If you ask anyone whose gaming is centred around a console then you...
article Drop in high rollers hits S'pore casino earningss
(Singapore) -- Weakness in the largely Chinese high roller-driven VIP business at Marina Bay Sands took a toll on its third-quarter earnings. The drop-off has also...
article Japan casino plan likely to be delayed again, official says
(Japan) -- Japan's plan to legalize casino gambling is likely to be delayed yet again, a senior official said, dealing a new blow to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and a...
article Former Palms employee sentenced in betting scheme
(Las Vegas) -- A former Palms sports book employee was sentenced to three years’ probation Monday in a scheme that defrauded the resort of $800,000.
article Caesars says to engage bank creditors over debt
(Wall Street) -- Caesars Entertainment Corp and its subsidiary Caesars Entertainment Operating Co Inc (CEOC) said they would begin talks with bank creditors in order to...
press release Amaya initiates strategic review of Cadillac Jack
(Montreal) -- Amaya Gaming Group Inc. ("Amaya" or the "Corporation") (AYA.TO) today announced that it has initiated a strategic review process to...
 
 
Press Releases
8:32am 10-20-2014
 
 
Ortiz Gaming Introduced Evolutionary Concepts and Newest High - Tech Cabinets
(Las Vegas) -- Ortiz Gaming at G2E Las Vegas 2014 Ortiz Gaming came to the 2014 Global Gaming Expo (G2E) with a new slogan “Raise Your Expectations...
Chris Stearns elected Chair and Bud Sizemore Vice Chair of the Washington State Gambling Commission at a Commission meeting last week
(Washington) -- Chris Stearns was unanimously elected Chair of the Washington State Gambling Commission. Commissioner Stearns, who is Navajo, is an attorney specializing...
GiGse adopts innovative engagement tool as 40 strong Advisory Board rises to the challenge
(London) -- Organisers of next year's GiGse (April 21-23, San Francisco, CA) are promising a 'transformational experience' following the unique output...
National Indian Gaming Association Chairman, Ernest L. Stevens, Jr. Inducted into Gaming Hall of Fame
(Las Vegas) -- The American Gaming Association recognized National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Chairman, Ernest L. Stevens, Jr. for his tireless efforts as an...
Southern California’s Casino Pauma Implements VizExplorer Business Intelligence Tools
(California) -- San Diego County-based Casino Pauma has acquired several of VizExplorer’s award-winning data analytics products to enhance its operations and...
State of Utah Attorney General Takes Racist Position Against Ute Tribal Members
(Utah) -- On October 6, 2014, the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, through the elected Tribal Business Committee, issued a letter to the Department...
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®), in Partnership with NYCE, Announces Recent Installation of GLI Link® at NYCE’s Facilities in Mexico
(Mexico) -- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®), in partnership with NYCE, is proud to announce the recent installation of the award-winning and patented GLI...
 

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