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“California voters have, on numerous occasions, confirmed the exclusive right of California tribal governments to operate casino-style games,” Stallings said in a statement. “Legalization of sports betting should not become a backdoor way to infringe upon exclusivity.” read quote >>>

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Indian Gaming: Latest News
2:55pm 6-17-2018
 
 
article Casinos report May slots revenue
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun has reported that it “won,” or kept, $51.7 million in slot-machine wagers after paying out prizes last month, a 2.3 percent...
article Sports gambling on life support in Legislature
(New York) -- The state Senate amended its sports gambling bill on Friday, the day after state Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie all but pronounced the issue dead for the...
article Legal sports betting not coming to California, Sonoma County anytime soon
(California) -- d onto your wallet. Legal sports betting likely is still years off in Sonoma County. Almost immediately after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the...
article Gaming compact amended to add ‘ball-and-dice’ gaming
(Oklahoma) -- Tribal Councilors on June 11 unanimously passed a gaming compact supplement with Oklahoma to allow Cherokee Nation’s casinos to begin offering Las Vegas-...
article State, tribes continue to negotiate sports-betting deal
(Connecticut) -- Legal sports betting arrived in the Northeast on Thursday, when New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy wagered $20 on Germany to win soccer’s World Cup and a like...
article GAME ON! Arcade, Restaurant To Open At Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- GAME ON!, an interactive arcade, bar and restaurant, will open this winter at Mohegan Sun inside the casino’s new Earth Expo & Convention Center.
article Arts Scene: "Sovereignty" to be performed at Hard Rock Casino
(Oklahoma) -- Tulsa playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle’s play “Sovereignty,” which debuted earlier this year at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., will be presented in a...
article Get Ready For The 2018 Seminole Hard Rock Poker This August
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) will celebrate the sixth season of highly anticipated tournament play at South Florida’s iconic...
article Arts Scene: "Sovereignty" to be performed at Hard Rock Casino
(Oklahoma) -- Tulsa playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle’s play “Sovereignty,” which debuted earlier this year at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., will be...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
3:45pm 6-17-2018
 
 
article 'Justice needs to be done': Mom of man in video showing Border Patrol SUV strike him
(Arizona) -- The mother of the man who recorded video of a Border Patrol vehicle apparently hitting him and then driving away while he was still on the ground has called...
article Minnesota regulators near decision on disputed oil pipeline
(Minnesota) -- Minnesota regulators open two days of final arguments Monday on whether they should approve Enbridge Energy's proposal for replacing its deteriorating...
article ‘Totally Navajo’
(Arizona) -- A year before being drafted as the New York Yankees’ No. 1 pick, Anthony Seigler told his family that he would get an invitation to the studios of the MLB...
article 'Rent-a-tribe' scheme alleged in class action
(California) -- A class action complaint filed June 11 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California alleges defendant Big Picture Loans LLC engaged in...
article Paul Frank Native American-designed collection an apology for powwow party?
(California) -- On Tuesday, I wrote a post about the new "Paul Frank Presents" collection of accessories designed in collaboration with Native American artists.
article The U.S.’ long history of separating families of color
(USA) -- The Trump administration’s policy of separating children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border to disincentivize crossings has been slammed for...
article Historic B.C. treaty vote could transform future of Lheidli T'enneh First Nation
(British Columbia) -- Voting is underway to determine the fate of a groundbreaking treaty in north-central British Columbia, 11 years after it was first rejected by...
article EPA lays out next steps to clean up southwest Colorado mines
(Colorado) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday laid out the next steps it will take to clean up wastewater flowing from dozens of old mines in...
article VIDEO:; #NativeVote18: Can Native Americans change US politics?
(Indian Country) -- November's midterm elections could be a pivotal moment in the United States. Not only could the balance of power in congress shift, but the...
article Embassy embarrassment
(Saskatchewan) -- The Treaty 6 Embassy was supposed to represent the very best the Onion Lake Cree Nation had to offer. With a museum, a "grand foyer" and a...
article Communities in Maricopa County mobilize to create change
(Arizona) -- Over the last several months, Maricopa County residents have come together in public libraries and other local centers to develop community improvement...
article Former Cree leader testifies at public inquiry about racist treatment at Val-d'Or hospital
(Quebec) -- A former Cree leader says he experienced racism at a northern Quebec hospital and that health care workers should be educated about the Indigenous patients...
article Billings nonprofit using indigenous healing practices for addiction
(Montana) -- For more than two decades, the New Day Ranch has been known for the treatment and education services it provides to youth and their families. Now New Day...
article Paddle Song performed to thank Indigenous responders to Great Vancouver fire
(Vancouver) -- A member of the Squamish Nation, whose forebears paddled to Vancouver in 1886 to save residents from an out-of-control fire, performed a Paddle Song...
article Community classrooms: Tribal colleges are mainstay of reservation life
(North Dakota) -- A 3-D printer quietly churned in a lab at Cankdeska Cikana Community College, spinning a plastic model using instructions provided by pre-engineering...
article .USGA, Shinnecock Nation Honor Native American Golf History
(New York) -- Oscar Bunn grew up two miles south of Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, the site of this week's 118th U.S. Open, caddying and learning to play at the course that...
article First Nations teens dig into their ancestors' past at archeological site
(Alberta) -- On a warm spring morning in southern Alberta, Kerisa McHugh-Kerr squats on the dusty ground where her ancestors once camped hundreds of years ago.
article Ruth Bass: Americans may be `better than this,' but history says otherwise
(Virginia) -- We flew to the Navajo reservation and park at Monument Valley recently and watched a Navajo woman demonstrate traditional talents, including carding the...
article Decision to reopen Grand Mound site expected this fall
(Minnesota) -- The Grand Mound, a 25-foot-tall American Indian burial site in the far reaches of northern Minnesota, was designated a National Historic Landmark several...
article Play about mother and girl facing intergenerational trauma to premiere at Luminato festival
(Toronto) -- One day as she was walking to school, Yolanda Bonnell came across a tiny bug trying to cross the road. As she watched she had an epiphany related to the...
article North Dakota author details comeback of American buffalo
(North Dakota) -- North Dakota author Francie Berg’s last book about the American buffalo was a guide for adventurers eager to get out on back roads to see the...
article USGA, Shinnecock Nation honor Native American golf history
(New York) -- Oscar Bunn grew up two miles south of Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, the site of this week’s 118th U.S. Open, caddying and learning to play at the...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
3:48pm 6-17-2018
 
 
article Steve Albini Wins Event #31, $1,500 Seven Card Stud
(Las Vegas) -- Chicago, Illinois' Steve Albini has earned his first World Series of Poker gold bracelet in the 2018 WSOP's Event #31, $1,500 Seven Card Stud....
article Speaker Heastie: Sports gambling unlikely to pass in New York this year
(New York) -- The speaker of the New York state Assembly says there isn't enough support to pass legislation authorizing sports wagering this year. Bronx Democrat...
article West Virginia aiming to be first in Tri-State to take sports bets
(West Virginia) -- As states jockey for position in the newly legal sports betting industry, West Virginia looks to be ahead of the game as one of the next to offer a...
article Palms workers vote to unionize 2 years after sale to Stations
(Las Vegas) -- Palms employees are on the verge of being unionized. The Culinary Union has been authorized to represent about 900 workers at the off-Strip property...
article LVCVA leader Rossi Ralenkotter should address scandals
(Las Vegas) -- In a 15-minute address at the end of Tuesday’s Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority board meeting, CEO Rossi Ralenkotter listed the reasons...
article Booming local economy helps Station Casinos’ Q1 earnings
(Nevada) -- With the local economy churning, it makes sense that a locals-focused casino company could take advantage. Executives of Red Rock Resorts Inc., parent...
article William Hill CEO Says Pro Sports Teams Want Partnerships With Sportsbook Company
(Nevada) -- William Hill, the largest sportsbook operator in Nevada, is now up and running in New Jersey at the Monmouth Park Racetrack. It will add a second location in...
article Legal sports gambling in A.C. a sure bet
(Atlantic City) -- I had to do it. Once the Philadelphia Eagles wrapped up their minicamp Thursday, I headed to Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa for the first day of legal...
article Laid off when casinos closed, back to work with reopenings
(Atlantic City) -- When Revel, Atlantic City's $2.4 billion casino shut down in 2014, Meg Timson wondered what would happen to a building that was only about two...
article Outgoing AGA Chief Geoff Freeman Says Gaming Going ‘Mainstream’ Critical to Lobbying Efforts.
(Atlantic City) -- American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Geoff Freeman says transforming the overall perception of the gambling industry is vital to lobbying DC...
article Nevada pokers players can now play online against New Jersey players
(Nevada) -- Benjamin Pollak plays at the World Series of Poker final table at the Rio Convention Center in Las Vegas on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Bridget Bennett Las...
article Editorial: Lottery must get with the times and go online
(Massachusetts) -- Too big to fail? That’s what all those Wall Street banks thought about their corporations before the 2008 financial crisis. More recent history...
article Maryland’s largest casino’s latest play to win the top spot: More nongambling amenities
(Maryland) -- Maryland’s largest casino has made its next move in the game to reclaim its place as the state’s top gambling destination: a 17-story hotel and conference...
article Conservative Party member has new job — at Suffolk OTB
(New York) -- Michael Torres, the influential secretary of the Suffolk Conservative Committee, has a new career. Philip Nolan, Suffolk OTB president, said Torres will...
article Interview: ‘We clearly have room to grow here’, says gaming firm's CEO
(Malta) -- Kindred – one of Malta’s longest-standing online gaming companies – consolidated its various offices under one roof this week, with 400...
article Esports Growth Brings Legal Issues, Specialized Law Practices
(USA) -- McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC created a new Esports Practice Group in response to a growing need for law representation which understands the esports industry...
article Gambling firms to rake in £7billion from fixed odds betting terminals thanks to Tory delays
(UK) -- Gambling firms will rake in £7billion from fixed odds betting terminals thanks to the Tories dithering over setting a £2 stake cap – then...
article How an American gambler unlocked the secret to Hong Kong horse racing, winning almost US$1 billion
(Hong Kong) -- Horse racing is something like a religion in Hong Kong. Its citizens are keener gamblers than any other people on Earth. Their cathedral is Happy Valley...
article Japan poised to launch one of world’s largest casino markets
(Atlantic City) -- An abruptly shortened debate, a railroaded committee session and a physical scuffle in parliament last Friday have brought Japan to the brink of...
 
 
Press Releases
12:32am 6-15-2018
 
 
National Indian Gaming Association Conducts Sports Betting Panel at the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Mid-Year Conference
(Missouri) -- National Indian Gaming Association Conducts Sports Betting Panel at the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Mid-Year Conference...
 

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