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Indian Gaming: Latest News
12:01am 5-26-2015
 
 
article In California Online Poker Debate, All Agree On Need For Agreement (But Little Else)
(California) -- Two influential American Indian tribes are publicly asking a politically powerful tribal coalition to ease its opposition to extending eligibility for...
article COMMENTARY: Are skill-based slot machines a silver bullet for casinos?
(USA) -- The first time I (legally) set foot in a casino was in the early 2000s, when I and some of my high school buddies who had just turned 18 snuck off to the...
article APD: Tribal leader stopped arrest of 'career criminal'
(New Mexico) -- New Mexico's landscape can provide for some unique challenges for police. Take what happened earlier this month for example. Albuquerque police...
article Marsh may bring lottery, gambling bill to Senate floor
(Alabama) -- Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, R-Anniston, said last week he will bring his proposal to bring a lottery and casino gambling to the Senate floor today...
article Cherokee Nation Drums Up $1.55B Economic Impact In Oklahoma
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation has a $1.55 billion impact on the Oklahoma economy, a 50 percent increase from four years ago according to a new report from Oklahoma...
article "It's Sad All the Way Around": Man Describes Moment He Found Missing OC Couple
(California) -- Mike Sutter was out four-wheeling with a group of friends in a remote and rocky area near Warner Springs Sunday when he spotted it. He saw a sedan far...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
12:03am 5-26-2015
 
 
article Memorial Day 2015: What it means to be an American Indian veteran
(USA) -- “Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave.” These words are ingrained in us. We sing them proudly at ballgames, and BBQ’s, firework displays...
article How the Civil War Became the Indian Wars
(USA) -- On Dec. 21, 1866, a year and a half after Gen. Robert E. Lee and Gen. Ulysses S. Grant ostensibly closed the book on the Civil War’s final chapter at...
article TV Nunavut could hit airwaves as early as 2017
(North Canada) -- A new Nunavut television service is closer to becoming a reality and Inuit producers says it would make Inuktitut content more accessible. "It...
article The Tao Of Taos
(New Mexico) -- Americans of European ancestry imagine a trip to Taos, New Mexico should include browsing through the galleries and studios of the vibrant century-old...
article Supervisor Nez resigns to take on Navajo Nation role
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Nation is embarking on an “awakening of a new dawn” with the newly elect Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President...
article On Manitoba reserve, father spends birthday searching for remains of daughter
(Manitoba) -- John George Robinson spent his birthday tramping through the woods and climbing over boulders looking for whatever is left of his daughter, an 11-year-old...
article RCMP highlight 6 cases on National Missing Children's Day
(Manitoba) -- Manitoba RCMP and the Canadian Centre for Child Protection are highlighting the cases of six youth as part of National Missing Children's Day Monday.
article 3 Winnipeg cases highlighted on National Missing Children's Day
(Manitoba) -- The Winnipeg Police Service and the Canadian Centre for Child Protection are highlighting the cases of three girls as part of National Missing Children...
article GIAGO: Boot camp etched forever into the minds of veterans
(South Dakota) -- There is no greater honor than to be asked by my fellow veterans to make this address to you on this special day. I am truly humbled to be in the...
article TWO EAGLES: Season Of The Sundance
(South Dakota) -- Hau Mitakuepi (Greetings My Relatives), This time of year (the summer months) is when we Dakotah like to Pow-Wow (social dance) and some Dakotah people...
article Shiprock toddler with rare disease receives liver transplant in California
(New Mexico) -- A Shiprock toddler has a new lease on life, thanks to a liver transplant earlier this month. But the future for 2-year-old Kaiden Charley is still...
article Grassy Narrows 12-year blockade against clear cutting wins award
(Thunder Bay) -- An Ontario environmental group is recognizing one of Canada's longest standing blockades with a public service award. Grassy Narrows First Nation in...
article New Alberta Premier sworn in and reaffirms new relationship building with First Nations
(Edmonton) -- Rachel Notley was sworn in as the 17th premier of Alberta Sunday afternoon in Edmonton. The New Democratic Party formed a majority government earlier this...
article Inuvialuit step closer to realizing self-government
(North Canada) -- People in the Inuvialuit region are one step closer to getting their own government. The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation says it has finalized a self-...
article The Police Are Killing One Group at a Staggering Rate, and Nobody Is Talking About It
(South Dakota) -- The end of 2014 was a bloody time for Native Americans. Even as protesters rallied against the police killings of unarmed black people like Michael...
article In Response to War of the Words: ICWA Hearings Reignite Ancient Battle Over Indian Children
(Washington D.C.) -- Rarely, if ever, do I extend myself to a social media rant. This is primarily because I'm not sure that such things ever change opinions and...
article Two Native Leaders’ Names Among Those Being Considered for New Seattle School
(Washington) -- The names of Billy Frank Jr. and Robert Eaglestaff are among those being considered for a new middle school proposed on an important Duwamish site in the...
article School suspensions a problem for minority students
(North Dakota) -- If you're a black, Hispanic or American Indian student, you're much more likely to receive an out-of-school suspension than your white peers in...
article Before the Tribe Found Its Power: The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum Documents the Life of Poor Palm Springs Residents in 'Section 14'
(California) -- “The minority residents of Section 14 … homes were destroyed by a city-engineered holocaust,” wrote Loren Miller Jr. in a 1968 report...
article 'Stolen' Beothuk remains need to come home from Scotland, Mi'sel Joe says
(Scotland) -- The chief of the Miawpukek First Nation band paid an emotional visit to the National Museum of Scotland recently to talk to museum officials about...
article Law helps tribes reclaim remains from museums
(Washington D.C.) -- Manley Begay Jr. stood surrounded by boxes “stacked to the ceiling” that were filled with the remains of more than 1,000 Native...
article Wake for Teresa Robinson, 11, takes place tonight in Winnipeg
(Manitoba) -- A wake is being held Monday night in Winnipeg for Teresa Robinson, the 11-year-old girl from Garden Hill First Nation who was killed earlier this month....
article Some Native Hawaiians Disapprove of 'Aloha' Movie Title
(Hawaii) -- Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful...
article Comanche Nation Emergency Management Efforts Continue to Battle Floods
(Oklahoma) -- The Comanche Nation Emergency Management Team is continuing their effort to help those affected by the flooding in area communities.
article Whooping crane tours require consultation, say Fort Smith Métis
(North Canada) -- The Fort Smith Métis Council says whooping crane tours slated to begin this week in Wood Buffalo National Park should never have been planned without...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
12:04am 5-26-2015
 
 
article COMMENTARY: What’s Skill Got To Do With It?
(Las Vegas) -- I confess, I am at least 20 years older than the oldest “millennial.” I’ve experimented with Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, but find...
article New York Senator Introduces Bill to Legalize Online Poker
(New York) -- New York Senator, John Bonacic, has introduced a bill that would see the regulation of online poker in the Empire State.
article Why gaming is such a compelling brand of entertainment right now
(USA) -- Is video gaming one of the most exciting entertainment industries right now? There are many who would agree with that statement. But why? What makes now such an...
article Web gambling doesn't necessarily lead to gambling problem
(Australia) -- A NEW research review from Southern Cross University indicates there is little evidence to support the fear that internet gambling may increase the...
article GAMING INSIDER: GTECH deal not cause of IGT’s mounting losses
(Las Vegas) -- The final quarterly earnings report this month by slot machine giant International Game Technology was more of a look inside the dwindling North American...
article The Odds of Consolidation in the Gambling Industry
(USA) -- A combination of high overheads and tighter industry regulation has led to a series of high-street shop closures and M&A activity across the gambling...
article Atlantic City opens its first casino in 1978
(Atlantic City) -- Brendan Byrne cut the orange ribbon, singer Steve Lawrence was the first to roll the dice (he lost $50), and thousands of people swarmed through the...
article Hearings Continue in Pennsylvania Covering Online Gaming
(Pennsylvania) -- The state of Pennsylvania continues their discussions of online gaming after a hearing took place late last week at the Meadows Racetrack & Casino...
article Victory Casino Cruise docked for safety concerns
(Florida) -- The Coast Guard is working with the owners of the Victory Casino Cruise ship to address safety deficiencies that led to the gambling vessel being docked. As...
article Mayport casino cruise ship shut down due to safety 'deficiencies'
(Florida) -- A gambling ship based at Mayport Village has had its operations temporarily shut down due to safety concerns raised by the U.S. Coast Guard.
article Training to get ahead of casino-related crimes
(Massachusetts) -- A man feeds money into a slot machine but cashes out without playing. A woman arrives in a parka in summertime. Someone drops a few bills on the floor...
article Casinos Not Giving Up on Tax Break
(Iowa) -- A new tax break for Iowa’s casino industry has so far not made it through the Iowa legislature. But backers say if it doesn’t pass this year, they...
article Mississippi casino revenues rise on river and coast in April
(Mississippi) -- Gamblers lost more money at Mississippi casinos in April, as continued gains at Gulf Coast gambling halls were joined by a rare up month at casinos...
article Silver Slipper's Hotel now open for business
(Mississippi) -- Hancock County's newest hotel is now open for business. The Silver Slipper Casino opened 72 of its 129 rooms Friday evening just in time for the...
article When Does Social Gaming Become Gambling?
(The Internet) -- Social gambling has been around as long as the Internet. While real-money gambling was cutting its teeth as Windows 2000 users struggled to get past...
article Gaming Executive Calls for Revival of London Super-Casino Plan
(UK) -- Roy Ramm, the director of governance and public affairs at Caesars Entertainment, has said that it is time to revive the plans for super-casinos to be built in...
article Question Time: How should we tackle problem online gambling?
(Ireland) -- Every week we put a question to one of our columnists. This week we ask Patrick Freyne how problem online gambling should be tackled. Liverpool University...
article Beijing official: No ‘Three Links’ for Kinmen if gaming allowed
(China) -- But Taiwan’s parliamentary head said legislators would definitely finalise legislation on the draft casino bill, which would spell out rules of casino...
article Wells Fargo says ‘new normal’ means longer recovery
(Macau) -- In the past, recoveries in Macau were V-Shaped but the ‘new normal’ is all about longer recoveries, as the Central Government bets on stabilizing...
article Channeling Batman, Versailles: Macau's new wave of resorts
(Macau) -- Macau is doubling down even as the odds change. The world's casino capital this week welcomes the first of a new wave of lavish casino resorts for its up-...
article Singapore casinos continue to thrive in spite of low VIP numbers from China
(Singapore) -- Macau’s casinos made over fifty percent of their revenue from VIP and high stake gamblers who came in from Mainland China. When Beijing decided to...
article Man Hires Prostitutes And His 2 Daughters Show Up At Las Vegas Hotel
(Las Vegas) -- What happens in Vegas….is seriously fucking traumatic! Titus McDonalds was having marital problems so he headed out to Vegas to comfort himself...
article Wynn Resorts, Limited Given BB+ Credit Rating (WYNN)
(Wall Street) -- Wynn Resorts, Limited has received a “BB+” credit rating from Morningstar. The investment research firm’s “BB+” rating...
article Is Amaya Inc. the Top Growth Stock in the Gaming Industry Today?
(New York) -- Amaya Inc., one of the largest gaming and online gambling companies in the world and the company behind brands such as PokerStars and Full Tilt, announced...
 
 
Press Releases
9:15am 5-22-2015
 
 
EiG returns to Berlin with M&As under the spotlight
(Berlin) -- Clarion Events has announced that EiG (Excellence in iGaming) will return to Berlin in October, with mergers, acquisitions and consolidation set to be high...
Is Indian Country Prepared for Skill-Based Gaming?
(California) -- The gaming floor of the future is being revealed today. Technology-driven changes are taking place so rapidly that even the commercial gaming industry is...
Experts to Address Rapidly Changing Gaming Business at Indian Country Online Congress
(California) -- Responding to the technology-driven changes that are rapidly taking place throughout the gaming industry, the 3rd annual Indian Country Online Congress...
GiGse attendees hail Open Space format at agenda-setting 2015 edition
(California) -- GiGse 2015 has been hailed as the most productive and interactive edition of the annual iGaming industry gathering so far by leading influencers who...
 

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