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Indian Gaming: Latest News
12:35am 6-23-2017
 
 
article Dismissed MGM Resorts Lawsuit Against Connecticut Upheld by Appeals Court
(Connecticut) -- MGM Resorts was not placed at a competitive disadvantage in trying to build a casino in Connecticut on non-tribal land. That’s according to the...
article Proposed East Windsor casino would be 'glorified slots parlor,' Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno says
(Massachusetts) -- Reacting to a court decision favorable to plans for a new tribal casino in Connecticut, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno said Thursday he is not...
article $25 million and counting for political lobbying in Connecticut
(Connecticut) -- Lobbyists spent $25 million this year trying to push their issues over the legislative finish line, according to reports filed with the Office of State...
article Column: Commute trains and Graton Tribe’s MOU still hold their validity
(California) -- All the City of Rohnert Park wanted was to be a part of a historic venture in local railroading. You know the story. Sonoma Marin Area Transit, noted as...
article Atlantic City Casino To Reopen Memorial Day
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City will once again have eight casinos when the casino formerly known as the Trump Taj Mahal reopens Memorial Day weekend.
article If you have slot tickets from closed Northwood Casino, here’s what you should do
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Northwood Casino began redeeming customers’ slot machine tickets for cash on Wednesday, nearly a week after the National Indian Gaming...
article Regulators say 3 pueblos owe state money over casino revenue
(New Mexico) -- Regulators say three pueblos owe New Mexico a combined $40 million under a long-disputed interpretation of an old agreement for sharing revenue from...
article State Says Slot Ruling Should Stand At Poarch Creek Facility
(Alabama) -- Attorneys for the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation asked the state Supreme Court on Monday to let stand a major ruling that...
article Former GM of IP Casino goes to the top at Hard Rock
(Mississippi) -- Employees lined up and applauded Jon Lucas the day he left IP Casino and now he’s worked his way to the top at Hard Rock International.
article Third Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska defendant agrees plea deal
(Nebraska) -- The third of nine former members of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska’s tribal council charged with theft from the WinnaVegas Casino Resort has...
article Unwind in Tucson: Hiapsi Spa at Casino Del Sol Blooms in the Desert
(Arizona) -- When it comes to skincare, the Pascua Yaquis are a people of the Sonoran desert with an advantage—they have hundreds of years of experience extracting...
article National Indian Gaming Association chooses David Bean as vice chairman
(Washington) -- Puyallup Tribal Councilmember David Bean was sworn in on June 20 as vice chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA).
article BCC gets approval for casino training program
(Massachusetts) -- Bristol Community College has won approval from the state gaming commission for courses training students to be casino workers.
article Disgraced Lobbyist Abramoff Reveals Failed Bid for Trump Meeting
(Washington D.C.) -- Disgraced former lobbyist Jack Abramoff is back in action, according to a document released by the U.S. Justice Department today.
 
 
Native News: Latest News
12:40am 6-23-2017
 
 
article Interior Secretary Attempts to Justify Deep Cuts to Native American Education Program
(Washington D.C.) -- The man charged with stewarding the nation's public lands was called before a Senate panel on Tuesday, where he attempted to defend the Trump...
article UPDATE: Judge Likely to Make Decision on DAPL Operations in September
(North Dakota) -- During the status hearing yesterday (June 21), U.S. District Judge James Boasberg approved a schedule for the lawsuit, which would set September as the...
article An indigenous woman is facing federal charges for protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline
(North Dakota) -- In an escalation of the criminalization of protesters, an indigenous woman is facing several federal charges for her involvement in the Standing Rock...
article PEMBER: How the Indian Child Welfare Act Preserves and Strengthens American Indian Families
(Wisconsin) -- To this day, I have no idea what made me call my tribal Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) office back in January 2005. “No, there are no children who...
article DOE Funds Wind And Solar Projects On Tribal Lands
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs has selected 13 tribal energy projects – including...
article Musqueam deal with YVR could be worth $300 million
(British Columbia) -- The Musqueam Indian Band and the Vancouver Airport Authority signed a 30-year “sustainability and friendship” agreement Wednesday that...
article Former Seminole chief to help other tribes grow legal weed
(New York) -- An ex-chief of the Seminole Tribe, with a legendary history of wrangling regulators as he pioneered the casino industry on tribal lands, plans to help...
article TURTLE TALK: The President’s Budget Cuts for Treaty Rights Funding Affect Jobs
(Michigan) -- Leaders from across Indian country have expressed concern and criticism over the President’s proposed Indian Affairs budget. The President has...
article MONTEAU: Fear the Walking Dead: Otherwise Known as the Democratic Party and the DNC
(USA) -- The Democratic Elite are not unlike zombies slowly moving down what they don’t know is a circular path through the woods in search of a brain, passing by...
article Court sets final deadline for remaining payments from Cobell settlement
(Washington D.C.) -- The overwhelming majority of the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement has been distributed but some Indian beneficiaries still haven't been...
article Point of View: Looking white and being Aboriginal
(Labrador) -- It was a beautiful summer day in downtown St. John's; my friend was working a food truck and on my way to work, I'd often stop to say hello, maybe...
article Researcher calls for public inquiry into medical experimentation on students not compensated in settlement agreement
(Canada) -- After he published his research in 2013 exposing medical experimentation on students at residential schools involving withholding of certain foods, the...
article Opinion: Indigenous people don't need sanction of 'settler saviours'
(British Columbia) -- From the inquiry on murdered and missing indigenous women and girls to pipelines to the legacies of the Indian residential school system, water...
press release Indigenous Superhero Heats Up the Southwest
(Nevada) -- Artist/creator Theo Tso has teamed up with writer/editor Rob Schmidt, colorist Edmilson Witchmichen, and letterer Kurt Hathaway to launch Captain Paiute:...
article A Critical Understanding of Edward Curtis’s Photos of Native American Culture
(Michigan) -- Can one come to a revelation through a visit to an art museum, or is it something that can only be arrived at through a more intensive personal journey?
article Secretary Zinke removes protections for grizzlies over tribal objections
(Washington D.C.) -- Just hours after promising to consult tribes before making any decisions that affect their interests, the new leader of the Department of the...
article 'Incredibly damning allegation': Angela Cardinal case ignites feud between prosecutors, justice minister
(Alberta) -- Alberta's justice minister has been accused of making an "incredibly damning allegation" about discrimination in the Angela Cardinal court...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
12:11am 6-23-2017
 
 
article Exclusive - Fake online stores reveal gamblers' shadow banking system
(UK) -- A network of dummy online stores offering household goods has been used as a front for internet gambling payments, a Reuters examination has found.
article Delaware bill could legalize fantasy sports betting
(Delaware) -- If a bill making its way through the House becomes law, Delawareans will be able to bet on fantasy sports. Current state law does not allow online fantasy...
article Fantasy sports players in North America near 60M
(USA) -- Despite regulatory woes in the U.S., the number of fantasy sports players in North America has grown 3.3 percent this year. Fantasy sports players in North...
article NextGen bring its slots to New Jersey with a little help from PokerStars
(New Jersey) -- NextGen slots can be played at online casinos the world over, but until recently one exception to that rule was New Jersey. Online casino opportunities...
article A Good Omen For PA Online Gambling? Gov. Wolf Says He Wants ‘Real Revenue’ From Gaming Package
(Pennsylvania) -- Is Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on board with online casinos in the state? Wolf talked gaming on Wednesday, and appeared to downplay the feasibility of...
article Bill To Aid Saratoga Casino Hotel Passes State Legislature
(New York) -- Lawmakers who represent Saratoga Springs have announced passage of a bill to aid a gambling facility facing competition from Schenectady’s full-scale...
article Colorado Springs-based Century Casinos acquires license for England casino
(Colorado) -- An Austrian unit of Colorado Springs-based Century Casinos Inc. has acquired Saw Close Casino Ltd., which holds a license to develop an operate a small...
article Despite new FA stance, clubs' seedy relationship with gambling companies as strong as ever
(Ireland) -- IT WAS FOUR years ago when the former Bolton striker Kevin Davies wrote about a team-mate who was checking his phone in the toilet during half-time of a...
article EU top court slams Hungary’s restrictive online gambling laws
(Hungary) -- Hungary’s restrictive online gambling rules preclude the country from taking enforcement action against online gambling operators licensed by other...
article Are Gambling Debts Enforceable in Ireland?
(Ireland) -- Unlike in the United Kingdom, gambling debts in Ireland are unenforceable, as stated by section 36 of the Gaming and Lotteries Act 1956 (the “1956 Act...
article Hong Kong’s Gambling Empire Is Losing Horsepower
(Hong Kong) -- Before Hong Kong’s return to Chinese rule, Communist leader Deng Xiaoping had a reassuring message for those worried about the departure of the...
article Macau jitters? Taiwan referendum could pave way for casino legalization
(Taiwan) -- Residents in Taiwan will be offered a third referendum on legalizing casinos, with the vote scheduled to take place in the Kinmen County network of islands...
article ID cards may be used to limit Japanese citizens’ visits to new casinos
(Japan) -- Japanese nationals and foreigners may have the number of casino visits they make restricted, according to Japanese media. Last December, the National Diet...
article Tiger Resort sacks Kazuo Okada as board chairman
(Philippines) -- Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada has been removed as board chairman of Tiger Resort, Leisure and Entertainment, Inc. (TRLEI), Okada Manila has announced.
article Kenya says will raise tax rate on gambling to 35 percent
(Kenya) -- Kenya’s president signed a law on Wednesday that raises the tax rate on gambling but sets it at a lower rate than had originally been proposed.
article Unlocking potential through licensing
(Alderney) -- When it comes to new gambling markets, Southeast Asia continues to excite. Countries such as India, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and the Philippines offer...
article Important Maltese gambling survey reveals the statistics behind the country’s spending
(Malta) -- Earlier this week, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) released the results of its yearlong survey, which documented the responses of approximately 1,000 people...
article Ready or Not, Augmented Reality Is Coming to Fantasy Sports and Dating Apps
(Internet) -- It seems that mobile app developers are constantly coming up with new ideas to apply augmented reality, with Apple's ARKit promising to increase adoption...
press release Unikrn and Betgenius Partner to Create Immersive Live Esports Betting Platform
(London) -- Betgenius, the global leader in providing sportsbook technology to regulated bookmakers and lotteries, today announced a landmark agreement with Unikrn, the...
 
 
Press Releases
9:33am 6-22-2017
 
 
Unikrn and Betgenius Partner to Create Immersive Live Esports Betting Platform
(London) -- Betgenius, the global leader in providing sportsbook technology to regulated bookmakers and lotteries, today announced a landmark agreement with Unikrn, the...
Notice of Violation and Closure Order Issued Against the Nooksack Tribe
(Washington D.C.) -- Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC),  Jonodev O. Chaudhuri, issued a Notice of Violation (NOV) and immediate Closure Order...
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Brings Extensive Jurisdictional Knowledge to Northwest Indian Gaming Conference and Expo (WIGA) 2017
(Washington) -- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®), a proud sponsor of this year’s Northwest Indian Gaming Conference and Expo, is pleased to send a...
 

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