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“Each tribal government provides a wide-range of programs and services to tribal members and their families. In addition, many tribes here have diversified and sophisticated business enterprises that they operate, including gaming, but much, much more. For the Quapaw Tribe, this is especially true. read quote >>>

— Steve Gilbert is the president and CEO of the Miami, Oklahoma, Chamber of Commerce

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Indian Gaming: Latest News
11:10pm 1-19-2018
 
 
article Officials in 2 casino towns consider them beneficial
(Oklahoma) -- Officials in two communities that have casinos consider their towns to have a better quality of life as a result. Jefferson County could be getting a...
article Weekly Roundup: Capitol Grapples with Porn, Gambling, Storms
(Florida) -- Plants froze. Pipes burst. Noses dripped. Temperatures approached the teens this week in Tallahassee, causing a conundrum for visitors to the Capitol from...
article Shawnee Tribe secures historic approval for off-reservation homelands
(Oklahoma) -- After nearly two decades of delays and setbacks, the Shawnee Tribe finally has a place to call home. During a ceremony in Oklahoma City on Friday, Chief...
article MARSH: Misleading report about Indiana's new tribal casino
(Indiana) -- I just finished reading an article at jconline.com on the first “tribal” casino in the state. It was one of the most slanted, irresponsible...
article Chairman Lupe's legacy
(Arizona) -- This February’s White Mountain Apache tribal election will be significant. It will be the first in five decades not to have Ronnie Lupe’s name...
press release Secretary Zinke Approves the Shawnee Tribe’s Fee-to-Trust Application for a Gaming Facility
(Oklahoma) -- At a signing ceremony today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke approved the Shawnee Tribe’s application to put 102.98 acres of land in Guymon...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
11:04pm 1-19-2018
 
 
article Bill calls for state oversight of drilling on federal land
(Washington D.C.) -- Utah Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee are among five senators unveiling a legislative proposal to allow state oversight of oil and gas development on...
article MMIWG inquiry a 'mess' from the start, says Cree/Métis advocate
(Ontario) -- Now that the national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls has lost its second executive director, calls to scrap the process are...
article Groups fighting nuclear plant near Ottawa River
(Ontario) -- Citizens and environmental groups are against an application to permanently store nuclear waste at the Chalk River plant east of Ottawa.
article Bill to restore Eastern Cherokee homelands moves forward in Congress
(Washington D.C.) -- A bill to return ancestral lands in Tennessee to the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is moving forward in the 115th Congress.
article New abuse evidence not enough to reopen rejected Indian residential school claims, says court
(Ottawa) -- A British Columbia Supreme Court justice ruled Wednesday that new evidence of abuse was not enough to reopen rejected Indian residential school compensation...
article Two Mi’kmaq First Nations fighting for rights in P.E.I. court
(Prince Edward Island) -- Two Mi’kmaq First Nations in Prince Edward Island are in court this week to establish their right to be consulted on what happens to land...
article Four Directions Aboriginal Centre welcomes new Director
(Ontario) -- When former Four Directions Aboriginal Centre Director Janice Hill (Kanonhsyonne) moved to Richardson Hall to assume a new leadership position, a...
article Mom plans to give birth in secret as politicians hold emergency meeting on child welfare
(Ottawa) -- Indigenous leaders, provincial and territorial leaders and advocates are heading to Ottawa next week for an emergency meeting on child welfare where the...
article Winnipeg in midst of a crystal meth ‘epidemic’: front-line workers
(Manitoba) -- Grassroots organizations in Winnipeg are calling on the province to address what they are calling a “meth crisis” in the city. This comes...
article Winnebago Tribe launches HoChunk Harvest food sovereignty project
(Nebraska) -- Terry Medina doesn’t blame anyone for his condition, except himself. At the age of 63, he’s struggled with diabetes for nearly 7 years. The probation...
article The American Indian museum comes of age by tackling this country’s lies
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Museum of the American Indian has mounted an exhibition that could transform how the public thinks of the institution. Since it opened...
article Katherena Vermette brings Métis history to life in new graphic novel series
(Canada) -- She started out with poetry, wrote, The Break, a national bestselling book and is now delving into the world of graphic novels. But Katherena Vermette said...
article Pope to Indigenous: Amazon Is 'Heart of the Church'
(Peru) -- From deep in the scorching Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis demanded Friday that corporations stop their relentless extraction of timber, gas and gold from God...
article MORON ALERT: Aboriginal Australians are a problem for our society
(Australia) -- We can’t seem to grasp the fact that our Indigenous brothers and sisters think differently to mainstream Australia. We assume knowledge of them and...
article B.C. Civil Liberties complaint alleges RCMP told people to delete video of arrest of man who died in custody
(British Columbia) -- The B.C. Civil Liberties Association is alleging RCMP in Prince George, B.C., told witnesses to delete video footage of the arrest of a man who...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
11:06pm 1-19-2018
 
 
article BLOG: Online Gambling Could Be A Good Answer To Help States Erase Budget Woe
(USA) -- When Pennsylvania stared down the barrel of a $2 billion budget deficit last year, the state turned to gaming to help fill the hole. The legislature passed a...
article Lucky Dragon Casino-Hotel Facing Foreclosure
(Las Vegas) -- Records say an Asian-themed Las Vegas casino-hotel that shuttered gambling and restaurant operations this month after being open for about a year is...
article Is Vegas ready for NBA or MLB? Sports executive panel weighs in
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas has become a big league sports destination and could host an NHL All-Star Game or even a Super Bowl, but it’s not ready for the NBA or MLB...
article Macau growth to benefit Las Vegas casino operators, says report
(Macau) -- Macau gross gaming revenue growth should continue to sizzle over the next two years as more Chinese flock to the peninsula. That will drive significant profit...
article No Merger For Las Vegas Casino REITs, Group Says
(Las Vegas) -- Vici Properties, landlord for casinos operated by Caesars Entertainment, said Wednesday that it has rejected a takeover offer from a casino-related entity...
article Planners of second Philadelphia casino to prep site near sports stadiums
(Pennsylvania) -- The developers of a casino and hotel complex in South Philadelphia’s sports stadium district have been granted permission to raze the Holiday Inn...
article Court blocks ousted casino founder Louis DeNaples' back-door bid to return to Pa.'s gaming industry
(Pennsylvania) -- Casino founder Louis DeNaples, who was barred from the state's gambling scene over perjury allegations, failed Friday to convince a state appeals...
article MGM Springfield Starts Training Courses for Future Casino Employees in Late February
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Springfield, the $950-plus-million integrated resort currently under construction in Springfield, Massachusetts, will begin training prospective...
article Resorts World Catskills moves up launch date; del Lago downgrade
(New York) -- New York state’s newest casino Resorts World Catskills is moving up its launch date to coincide with the Chinese Lunar New Year celebration. On...
article Twin River casinos to get sports betting if U.S. supreme court approves
(Rhode Island) -- Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo’s newly released, $9.4 billion state budget plan is counting on sports betting revenue to help balance the state...
article R.I. budget plan bets on legalization of sports wagers
(Rhode Island) -- When Gov. Gina Raimondo unveiled her state budget for the next fiscal year on Thursday, it looked for more revenue from gambling by allowing sports...
article Amendment 3 would give voters the decision on gambling
(Florida) -- Florida voters are about to be handed a big decision in November. They must decide whether they should get the final say on any casino-style gambling.
article FEIGENBAUM: Sports betting could mean millions for state coffers
(Indiana) -- Ed FeigenbaumIndiana’s 13 gambling properties largely enjoyed a profitable 2017, with win—the casino’s take from all wagering—of...
article BLOG: Has state regulation of online gambling worked?
(USA) -- Gambling legislation in the states falls under three sets of regulations. These are supposedly enforced at the local, state, and federal level. Many states have...
article Swiss voters to have say on online gambling domain-blocking
(Switzerland) -- Switzerland’s plans to block the domains of internationally licensed gambling sites will face a voter referendum after opponents successfully...
article Exclusive: Children as young as four offered 'highly addictive' casino-style games by Apple, Google and Facebook
(UK) -- Children as young as four are being offered free "highly addictive" casino-style games by Apple, Google and Facebook, an investigation by The Telegraph...
article Caesars Entertainment Recruits Lobbyist Tom Daschle and Trade Negotiation Experts to Help Land Japan Casino License
(Japan) -- Caesars Entertainment executives understand how business is done in Japan, and to that end, the US-based gaming operator has formed a committee with one...
article SA election: Greens target Xenophon with policy to ban pokies in pubs and clubs
(Australia) -- South Australia's hotels industry has criticised a Greens push to steal a march on crossbench rival Nick Xenophon's SA Best party ahead of the...
article Macau casino entrepreneurs have a good year
(Macau) -- The ongoing recovery of the casino market in Macau has reportedly helped some of the industry’s best-known entrepreneurs to increase their wealth even...
article Jeju Shinhwa World anticipating late-February casino launch
(South Korea) -- In South Korea, real estate firm Landing International Development Limited has reportedly announced that it is hoping to open the casino for its giant...
article Union Gaming: Goa Casinos Could Generate $1 Billion in Annual Gross Revenue
(India) -- Goa casinos are poised for substantial growth should the Indian state government permit the riverboats to come ashore as expected.
article Las Vegas gunman's computer had child pornography and 'disturbing search history,' report shows
(Las Vegas) -- The analysis of a computer belonging to Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock revealed a "disturbing search history" and numerous images of...
article Florida Casino Boat Reopens 4 Days After Deadly Fire
(Florida) -- On Sunday, January 14th, a fire broke out on the “Island Lady” shuttle boat which was on its way to transporting 50 passengers to the Tropical...
article PGA Tour Members Tee-Off on ‘Laughable’ Sports Integrity Program
(USA) -- As the PGA Tour gets back into full swing with complete fields, players are being forced to watch an anti-gambling video prior to teeing off in their first...
press release Wynn Resorts : Once Again Outranks All Other Casino Resorts on FORTUNE Magazine's 2018 World's Most Admired Companies List
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts today was once again honored as the highest ranking casino resort on FORTUNE Magazine's 2018 World's Most Admired Companies list in...
 
 
Press Releases
4:52pm 1-19-2018
 
 
Secretary Zinke Approves the Shawnee Tribe’s Fee-to-Trust Application for a Gaming Facility
(Oklahoma) -- At a signing ceremony today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke approved the Shawnee Tribe’s application to put 102.98 acres of land in Guymon...
ICE 2018: An Open Invitation to the International Gaming Community
(London) -- Dear International Gaming Community, $31.2bn is the revenue that tribal gaming generated in 2016. This figure represents almost half of the entire US gaming...
National Indian Gaming Association Chairman Joins Pokagon Tribe at the Grand Opening Ceremonies of their Indiana Casino
(Indian Country) -- National Indian Gaming Association Chairman Joins Pokagon Tribe at the Grand Opening Ceremonies of their Indiana Casino ...
National Indian Gaming Association Honors Dr. Martin Luther King
(Indian Country) -- National Indian Gaming Association Honors  Dr. Martin Luther King By:  Ernie Stevens, Jr., Chairman...
Women in Tribal Gaming Symposium
(California) -- The Tribal Gaming Protection Network (TGPN); is honored to announce the 2nd Annual Women in Tribal Gaming Symposium. This symposium is a two day national...
Rudy Prieto Announced as New CEO of Desert Diamond Casinos
(Arizona) -- Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment is proud to announce the hiring of Rudy Prieto as its new Chief Executive Officer. His appointment follows an...
Greenfire Management Services Expands Wisconsin Presence with the Opening of a Wausau Office
(Wisconsin) -- Greenfire Management Services, LLC (GMS), recently named one of southeastern Wisconsin’s fastest growing firms, announced today it will expand its...
NIGA: Revised Fee into Trust Consultation Schedule
(Washington D.C.) -- As we reported in Decmber, the Interior Department (DOI) outlined significant revisions to its land acquisition regulations, 25 C.F.R. Part 151...
National Indian Gaming Association Mourns the Loss of Former Gila River Indian Community Governor William R. Rhodes
(Washington D.C.) --   The National Indian Gaming Association is saddened to hear of the passing of one of Indian Country's greatest advocates for tribal...
 

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