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Indian Gaming: Latest News
12:38pm 6-15-2019
 
 
article Mohegan Sun slots revenue down 7.7 percent in May
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun’s slot-machine revenue in May was down 7.7 percent over the same month last year, the 11th straight month in which the casino reported...
article American commercial casino industry records superlative annual figures
(USA) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) trade group has announced that last year saw the 465 commercial casinos in the United States record a 3.5% increase year-...
article Let’s Talk About The Lyons Case And Why It Matters More Than Ever Today
(New Hampshire) -- Back in February, patron-saint lawyer of sports betting Ted Olson, as well as a few gambling pundits on Twitter, advanced a proposition. They said the...
article Oneida Indian Nation taps Las Vegas veteran to lead sports betting
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation has chosen Las Vegas sports betting veteran Justin Arnett as its first director of sports book operations. Drawing upon his years...
article Another Voice: Mobile sports wagering is a sure bet for New York
(New York) -- Since last year’s Supreme Court decision striking down a federal law banning them from authorizing sports gambling, states have raced to permit it....
article Three more casinos win approval to create sports book areas
(Iowa) -- The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission approved renovation plans for three casinos Thursday to create areas for sports books. Commission administrator, Brian...
article Iowa Regulators Approve Sports Betting Plans For Hard Rock Sioux City, Grand Falls
(Iowa) -- Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission approved sports betting plans for two state casinos – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City and Grand Falls Casino...
article Regulators Working Towards An August Launch Date For Iowa Sports Betting
(Iowa) -- It seems that football fans in Iowa will have a bit more to cheer for this upcoming Fall. Brian Ohorilko, the Commission Administrator for the Iowa Racing and...
article Quapaw Nation OK'd to build Pine Bluff casino
(Arkansas) -- The Arkansas Racing Commission on Thursday gave the go-ahead for the Quapaw Nation to build a casino in Pine Bluff and approved Oaklawn Racing Casino...
article Saracen Casino gets OK to build in PB
(Arkansas) -- The Saracen Casino Resort is officially under construction in Pine Bluff after Quapaw Nation’s Downtown Development Authority was granted its gaming...
article Pine Bluff casino OK'd, licenses denied in Pope
(Arkansas) -- An Arkansas panel has approved an American Indian tribe's application to operate a casino in Jefferson County while rejecting five applications from...
article How Miami Attorney Curtis Osceola's 'Crazy Plan' Made Him the Miccosukee Tribe's First Lawyer
(Florida) -- As an 18-year-old college dropout in 2008, Curtis Osceola felt stuck. School hadn’t lived up to the hype, his parents were on the brink of a divorce...
article China Lake Properties demands sale of casino land
(California) -- Another development has arisen which may or may not force the city’s hand in selling the property intended for a Timbisha Shoshone casino.
article Opposition for new Win-River Casino location
(California) -- Monday is the last day to comment on the Redding Rancheria Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed move of Win-River Casino. Not everyone...
article A Long-Awaited Triumph: Tejon Indian Tribe Partners With Hard Rock International to Develop $600M Casino
(California) -- After decades of fighting for its land base and the economic development opportunities that come with that, the resilient Tejon Indian Tribe is building...
article OP/ED: Next up: Connecticut Gaming 3.0
(Connecticut) -- If the 1971 establishment of the Commission on Special Revenue — the state lottery — was Connecticut Gaming 1.0, and the opening of the two...
article Chinook Winds Casino Resort celebrates 24 years in June
(Washington) -- Chinook Winds Casino Resort, owned and operated by the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon, celebrates 24 years in business in 2019. The fun...
article River Spirit Casino Resort to reopen 10 days earlier than expected; pool will remain closed into July
(Oklahoma) -- River Spirit Casino Resort will reopen its doors to gamblers, diners and hotel guests at 8 a.m. June 21, but visitors can leave their swimsuits at home...
article OIGA chairman resigns amid allegations by gaming commission
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association Chairman Doug J. Qualls resigned from his post after being accused of pocketing casino earnings from the Peoria Tribe of...
article Road work linked to casino on city agenda
(Wisconsin) -- An agreement between the Ho-Chunk Nation and the City of Beloit for infrastructure improvements on Willowbrook and Colley roads near the proposed casino/...
press release Eclipse Gaming Will Introduce Exciting New Game Concepts and Innovations at the 2019 Northwest Indian Gaming Conference and Expo
(Georgia) -- Eclipse Gaming (Eclipse), a leading provider of innovative games and systems to the global gaming industry, will demonstrate its commitment to Indian Gaming...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
12:38pm 6-15-2019
 
 
article The Conversation: Grassroots efforts bring #MMIW crisis to light
(Canada) -- The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Inquiry’s final report has concluded that the long-term and ongoing murders and...
article Protecting sacred land for the next generation: Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition’s Carleton Bowekaty
(Indian Country) -- As a child, Carleton Bowekaty was a ferociously curious reader. At 20, on summer break from New Mexico State University, he led talks as an...
article 'A long time coming': SheNative Goods opens new storefront in Saskatoon
(Saskatoon) -- As a child, she dreamed of becoming a fashion designer and now Devon Fiddler is opening her first permanent storefront for her clothing line, SheNative...
article Challengers of census citizenship question ask Supreme Court to put off ruling
(Washington D.C.) -- Organizations challenging the decision to put a citizenship question on the 2020 Census form asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday night to put off a...
article How AI is helping fix rural and Native American health challenges
(Oklahoma) -- In Oklahoma, the Center for Health Systems Innovation, with some help from Cerner, is using machine learning to help address care disparities and manage...
article Front line Children Services Workers learn from Indigenous elders out on the land
(Calgary) -- First Nation teepees pitched up in a wooded area in Kananaskis country set the tone for the Miskamaso, (mis-ka-ma-so), — Cree for "discover for...
article Tribe backs feathers at graduations
(North Carolina) -- A controversy in Scotland County concerning students who want to wear American Indian cultural and religious items during their high school...
article Temperatures leap 40 degrees above normal as the Arctic Ocean and Greenland ice sheet see record June melting
(Arctic) -- Ice is melting in unprecedented ways as summer approaches in the Arctic. In recent days, observations have revealed a record-challenging melt event over the...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
12:43pm 6-15-2019
 
 
article MRHD, other nonprofit gaming groups to collect share of Iowa sports betting revenues
(Iowa) -- Local charitable and civic endeavors will get a cut of the wagers placed on pro and college sports at Iowa casinos. The bill signed by Gov. Kim Reynolds last...
article Online bets drive New Jersey's sports gambling tax revenue growth
(New Jersey) -- An immediate commitment to online betting helped New Jersey take the lead among states that have legalized sports betting. The financial bump it has...
article N.J. legalized sports betting a year ago to help save Atlantic City and horse-racing. Has it paid off?
(New Jersey) -- Exactly a year ago, Gov. Phil Murphy traveled to Monmouth Park racetrack in Oceanport and made history by placing the first legal sports bets in New...
article Why sports betting is a gamble for Chicago's pro teams
(Illinois) -- Sports betting in Illinois could be a gold mine for Chicago's pro sports teams. It's also a big gamble for them. As the pending statewide...
article Horses, gambling may push aside plan for big housing development in Tinley Park
(Illinois) -- In Tinley Park, horses and houses may be competing for the same patch of land as legislation that would expand gambling could put state-owned property in...
article Everything You Need To Know About Illinois Online Sports Betting
(Illinois) -- Whether you’re a fan of the Cubs, White Sox, Bears, Blackhawks, Bulls, Fire, Red Stars or Bandits, the Illinois legislature has gone all-in on giving...
article Gaming board OK indicates sportsbook ‘coming soon’ to Erie casino
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board issued a conditional interactive sports wagering manufacturer license to KT Group Limited, the company that made...
article Gaming board OK indicates sportsbook ‘coming soon’ to Erie casino
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board issued a conditional interactive sports wagering manufacturer license to KT Group Limited, the company that made...
article Rutter’s: State grants 1st gambling license for a convenience store
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has granted a license to the owner of the Rutter’s convenience store chain to install video gambling at a...
article Greektown Casino workers hit the jackpot with $500 gift cards from ex-owner Gilbert
(Michigan) -- Employees at Greektown Casino-Hotel were noticeably buzzing Friday morning, having just received word of a generous parting gift from their former boss....
article Casinos in Larchwood and Osceola pay fines for gambling violations
(Iowa) -- The Grand Falls and Lakeside casinos each agreed to fines for gambling violations Thursday at the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission meeting. Commission...
article Iowa sees record-breaking casino revenue
(Iowa) -- Gambling continues to be a key tourism attraction in Iowa. The American Gaming Association's 2018 report on commercial gambling shows Iowa's gaming...
article State auditor finds long delays in licenses, permits by gambling agencies cause problems to gaming industry, casino owners
(California) -- After a six-month investigation, the state auditor concluded that inefficiency in the Bureau of Gambling Control (BGC) and the California Gambling...
article First Sportsbook In Arkansas To Open On July 1
(Arkansas) -- Oaklawn Casino officials said that the new sportsbook will open on July 1. Media relations manager for Oaklawn, Jennifer Hoyt, indicated there will be...
article Education secretary Betsy DeVos attends esports competition at Full Sail University
(Florida) -- U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was in Winter Park on Thursday to catch the first round of the NBA 2K League’s tournament at Full Sail...
article Gambling Commission institutes fine against Platinum Gaming Limited
(UK) -- In the United Kingdom and iGaming operator Platinum Gaming Limited has been ordered to pay a fine approaching £1.62 million ($2.04 million) after it was...
article Betting companies double down on deregulated markets
(UK) -- British betting companies have come up against increasingly stringent regulations and higher taxes in established markets such as the UK and Ireland. New...
article AGA Backs U.S. Operators’ Bid for Japanese IR
(Japan) -- American Gaming Association (AGA) CEO and President Bill Miller has highlighted the important economic windfall that would come with the advancement of U.S....
article AGA Backs U.S. Operators’ Bid for Japanese IR
(Japan) -- American Gaming Association (AGA) CEO and President Bill Miller has highlighted the important economic windfall that would come with the advancement of U.S....
article Goa Government Make Surprise U-Turn And Supports Casino Industry
(India) -- An official Goa tourism promotion video has become mired with controversy after it highlighted the state’s casino industry. The reason why the tourist...
article What Is Driving Our $64 Price Estimate For Las Vegas Sands?
(Wall Street) -- Las Vegas Sands reported $6.8 billion in gaming revenues from Macau in 2018, making it the largest concessionaire in Macau with a market share of 19%....
 

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