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— Russell Begaye, president, Navajo Nation

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Indian Gaming: Latest News
2:30pm 9-28-2016
 
 
article G2E Focuses on Sports Betting and eSports as Big Opportunities for Tribal Gaming
(Las Vegas) -- Sports betting will be a major focus of the Global Gaming Expo (G2E), which kicked off yesterday and runs through September 29 at the Sands Expo and...
article G2E panel sees next president making key appointments
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming leaders aren’t expecting the results of November’s election to have much effect on the industry, but a panel appearing at the Global...
article Tribe, Elk Grove reach tentative agreement on $400 million Highway 99 casino
(California) -- A south Sacramento County tribe has reached a tentative agreement with the city of Elk Grove to build the region’s next major casino resort on...
article Mohawk Council of Kahnawake takes action on online gaming
(New Jersey) -- The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake in Canada is taking action to address illegal internet gambling as part of an agreement with officials in New Jersey.
article Mashpee tribe given voice in Taunton land trust suit
(Massachusetts) -- A federal judge has ruled that the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has the right to participate in certain future court proceedings related to the lawsuit...
article Study: Tiverton casino would mean millions to RI
(Massachusetts) -- An economic impact study released Tuesday by Twin River Management Group shows the state stands to gain millions in tax revenue and economic activity...
article Snoqualmie Tribe, city reach sewer agreement
(Washington) -- The City of Snoqualmie will continue to offer sewer service to the Snoqualmie Casino for at least the next four years. The Snoqualmie Indian Tribe and...
article The FRONTLINE Interview: Roger Stone
(USA) -- As a Republican political operative during elections dating back to Richard Nixon’s presidency, Roger Stone has been among Donald Trump’s core...
article Desert dining: Spa Resort Casino rolls out fall menu
(California) -- The tastes of autumn are in full swing at the Spa Resort Casino’s The Steakhouse this month. Executive Chef Kieran Fleming has been working on some...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
2:43pm 9-28-2016
 
 
article Seminole Tribe of Florida Chairman James Billie removed from office
(Florida) -- The Tribal Council of the Seminole Tribe of Florida unanimously voted Wednesday to remove Chairman James E. Billie from office, effective immediately,...
article Stenehjem gives Dakota Access 30 days to explain land purchase
(North Dakota) -- Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem on Tuesday, Sept. 27, gave the company building the Dakota Access Pipeline 30 days to explain how it intends to use...
article Draft memo on pipeline says survey found no burials
(North Dakota) -- North Dakota’s chief archaeologist has found that no burial sites or significant sites were destroyed by Dakota Access Pipeline construction,...
article Tribal leaders give Obama high marks for Native American relations
(Washington D.C.) -- President Barack Obama told tribal leaders Monday that they and his administration had come far since he took office eight years ago, but that there...
article First Nations predict "hordes" will disrupt Parliament Hill if pipelines approved
(British Columbia) -- First Nations chiefs across Canada haven't discussed the details of the plan yet, but they aren't ruling anything out if the Trudeau...
article Turners Falls dig into bloody history of American Indian massacre helping spur move to change high school mascot
(Massachusetts) -- On May 19, 1676, English settlers attacked and killed roughly 200 multi-tribal Native Americans gathered near modern-day Turners Falls — mostly...
article Omaha tribal members call for removal of indicted council members
(Nebraska) -- Omaha Tribe of Nebraska members demanded Monday that three tribal council members charged last week with misuse of federal funds be removed from office.
article Some Protest US Rule for Recognition of Native Hawaiian Government
(Washington D.C.) -- After the Department of the Interior (DOI) announced a new administrative procedure Friday that would allow a unified Native Hawaiian government...
article William and Kate urged to confront past colonial wrongs in Canada
(British Columbia) -- The Swiss cut chandeliers are being dusted off and silverware polished as Government House in Victoria, Canada, prepares to host a glitzy reception...
article Megaloads worry tribe
(Idaho) -- A stand against future oversized shipments on U.S. Highway 12 is being called for by some Nez Perce tribal members. About 20 people with the Nimiipuu...
article Meet the lady who crashed Catherine McKenna’s Petronas LNG press conference with a jar of salmon
(British Columbia) -- Lax Kw'alaams First Nations band member Christine Smith-Martin carried a jar of salmon when she crashed a Trudeau cabinet ministers’...
article Ute Tribe continues battle against 'modern day Indian land grab'
(Utah) -- The Ute Tribe continues to garner support for efforts to stop a "modern day Indian land grab" from moving forward. Chairman Shaun Chapoose is in...
article Native American Financial Services Association hires new director
(Washington D.C.) -- The Native American Financial Services Association has named a familiar face as its new executive director. Gary "Litefoot" Davis, a...
article Lakota Country Times: Thank you ceremony honors Black Elk Peak
(South Dakota) -- As the late-morning sun slowly starts to warm the chilled mountain air some 80 Natives and non-Natives form a circle at the base of Black Elk Peak.
article Indigenous children for sale: The money behind the Sixties Scoop
(Manitoba) -- Marlene Orgeron recalls the day her adoptive Louisiana parents told her they bought her for $30,000. Her brothers, they told Marlene, were "freebies....
article Tribes Make History with Signing of Grizzly Treaty in Alberta and Greater Yellowstone Sept. 30 – Oct. 2.
(Alberta) -- History will be made this weekend. On Friday September 30 at the Piikani Nation Tribal Complex in Brocket, Alberta, and on Sunday October 3 at the Jackson...
article 'Suspicious elements' of Inuk artist Annie Pootoogook's death draw Ottawa police attention
(Ottawa) -- An Ottawa police unit that normally investigates confirmed homicides is looking into "suspicious elements" of Inuk artist Annie Pootoogook's...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
2:42pm 9-28-2016
 
 
article DraftKings Sued By Fantasy Sports Content Provider For Over $4 Million
(New York) -- DraftKings has been sued in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, with the plaintiffs seeking no less than $4.16 million in...
article Boyd completes $380 million acquisition of Aliante casino
(Las Vegas) -- Boyd Gaming Corp. today announced that it has completed its $380 million acquisition of the Aliante casino. The property expands Boyd Gaming’s...
article Station Casinos to Launch GAN’s Simulated Gaming in Early 2017
(Nevada) -- Developer and supplier of online gaming solutions for the US market GAN plc (recently rebranded from GameAccount Network) has revealed Nevada-based gambling...
article A.C. casino to debut world's 1st video game gambling machines
(Atlantic City) -- One of Atlantic City's casinos is set to debut what is being pegged as the world's first skill-based video game gambling machine, geared...
article Bill blocking 'warehousing' of casino licenses advances
(Atlantic City) -- A bill that would disqualify a casino license applicant for five years if that person “substantially” closes a casino in the state was...
article Coley: Some daily fantasy sports games break Ohio law
(Ohio) -- A new bill introduced in the Ohio legislature aims to "clarify" the state's rules regarding daily fantasy sports and electronic gaming. But...
article Our View: Video gaming booming in Rockford and state, but other gambling revenue not as robust
(Illinois) -- September marked the four-year anniversary of video gaming in Illinois. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at gambling in Rockford, statewide and...
article As One of Their Own Runs for President, Casino Executives Are Divided
(Washington D.C.) -- The casino industry has divided its support for president as it faces the unprecedented reality of one of its own at the top of the Republican party...
article Trump turned over tax returns _ for lawsuits, loans, casinos
(Washington D.C.) -- While Donald Trump won't publicly release his income tax returns, the New York businessman has turned them over when it suited his needs...
article Global Gambling Market To Reach $635 Billion By 2022, New Research Says
(Ireland) -- Global revenue from gambling is expected to reach $635 billion by 2022, according to new findings out of Dublin, Ireland from Research and Markets.
article Las Vegas NFL Opposition Organizes Against Sheldon Adelson and the Raiders
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas NFL scheme being developed by billionaire Sheldon Adelson and Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis to bring professional football to Sin City is...
article Las Vegas Sands Could See More Gains As Casino Stocks Soar
(Wall Street) -- Gaming stocks have been moving higher since China’s Macau gambling district posted its first year-over-year rise in revenue in two years last...
 
 
Press Releases
12:56pm 9-22-2016
 
 
National Indian Gaming Association announces Indian Gaming Workshop and Panels at the 2016 Global Gaming Expo (G2E)
(Las Vegas) -- Next week, gaming professional, experts and representatives will converge in Las Vegas, Nevada on September 26 - 29, at the Sands Expo and Convention...
Global Gaming Expo 2016 Unveils Dynamic Networking Events in Las Vegas, September 26 – 29
(Las Vegas) -- Global Gaming Expo 2016 (G2E), the world’s premier gaming trade show and educational program presented by the American Gaming Association (AGA),...
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Encourages Clients to Leave Nothing to Chance at Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2016
(Las Vegas) -- Regulators, suppliers and operators should leave nothing to chance when it comes to important business decisions and staying current on the gaming...
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Welcomes Almost 90 Attendees at Latin American and Caribbean Regulators Roundtable
(Curacao) -- Gaming and lottery regulators and government lottery representatives from all over Latin America and the Caribbean gathered together in Curacao to...
National Indian Gaming Association Honors 2016 John Kiester Sovereignty Award Recipients At NIGA Mid-Year Conference
(New York) -- The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) honored Kevin Brown, Chairman of the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut, and Melanie Benjamin, Chief Executive of...
 

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