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Indian Gaming: Latest News
2:09am 7-29-2015
 
 
article The rise of daily fantasy sports, online betting’s newest empire
(Washington D.C.) -- America's real-life kings of professional sports — its leagues, teams and media empires — are betting big on the make-believe of daily fantasy...
article District Judge: Fond du Lac Band doesn't have to pay withheld casino rent
(Minnesota) -- A district court judge has ruled the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior does not have to pay Casino rent withheld from the city of Duluth. Judge Susan...
article Band prevails in Fond-du-Luth revenue dispute
(Minnesota) -- The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is not required to pay the city of Duluth more than $10 million in back payments from its downtown casino...
article Study: Tribal gaming has multi-billion dollar economic impact for Oklahoma
(Oklahoma) -- Tribal gaming generated a $6.3 billion economic impact for Oklahoma in 2014, according to a study by the Meinders School of Business at Oklahoma City...
article Most workers in tribal gaming industry are non-tribal members, study shows
(Oklahoma) -- According a new economic impact study on the state’s tribal gaming operations, Oklahoma’s average casino employee is a non-Native woman....
article Judge rejects state efforts on O'odham casino info
(Arizona) -- A federal judge has rejected much of the effort by the state to force the Tohono O’odham Nation to produce more documents in Arizona’s fight to...
article One-time Resorts World Las Vegas top exec now managing Calif. Indian casino
(California) -- Christian Goode traded away the prospects of pandas on the Strip to oversee the reopening of a central California Indian casino that was shut down last...
article Job fair generates hope and controversy at Chukchansi casino
(California) -- The Chukchansi Hotel and the Casino have been shut down for nearly ten months due to political squabbles within the Chukchansi Tribe. But hopes are being...
article Mohegan Sun Launches Online Gambling Site in New Jersey
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun has become the latest casino to launch online gambling in New Jersey through a partnership with Atlantic City’s Resorts casino....
article Federal Judge Allows Injunction, Temporarily Halting Work on Aquinnah Casino
(Massachusetts) -- A federal judge today enjoined the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) from any construction activity on a planned gambling facility. After a 50-...
article Judge halts plans for a casino on Martha’s Vineyard
(Massachusetts) -- A federal court judge on Tuesday ordered the Aquinnah Wampanoag Indian tribe to halt construction work on a building the tribe says it hopes to open...
article Collier received more than $1.5 million from Seminole casino in Immokalee, none went to Immokalee
(Florida) -- Collier County has received more than $1.5 million in gaming fees over the last four years from the Immokalee casino under the state’s latest contract...
article Wendell Chino won congressional backing for the Inn of the Mountain Gods
(New Mexico) -- The original Inn of the Mountain Gods that opened in 1975, although it offered 250 rooms, was considerably smaller than the new Inn, convention center...
article Casino joins fight against youth violence
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino will donate the first $100,000 to a new program to connect Milwaukee teens to jobs and mentors.
press release NIGA's Mid-Year Returns to East Coast at the Seminole
(Florida) -- National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) today announced the schedule for NIGA Mid-Year 2015, its annual fall conference continuing its 30th anniversary...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
1:19am 7-29-2015
 
 
article Lawsuit against firm names state auditor in alleged kickback scheme
(New Mexico) -- A man who filed a counterclaim against a company that once employed state Auditor Tim Keller claims that as a state senator, Keller received improper...
article Goshen Community School Board releases statement on mascot retirement
(Indiana) -- As of Monday evening's Goshen School Board meeting, the Goshen "Redskin" mascot is no more. The following is a release from Catherine Cripe, GCS Board...
article Tribal Officials Reject Oil Changes
(North Dakota) -- Tribal leaders at Fort Berthold Reservation have decided to scale-back proposed regulations that industry officials warned could slow crude production...
article B.C. tribal protest stops mine exploration, for now
(British Columbia) -- Developers of a mine on a Taku River tributary have stopped work after an on-site protest by a British Columbia tribal government. The Taku enters...
article California Indian Tribe Pursues Rights to Groundwater
(California) -- As California implements a landmark law to balance demand for groundwater with available supplies, an Indian tribe’s lawsuit in federal court has...
article Cherokee Nation sues J&J for Risperdal refund
(Oklahoma) -- Nearly two years after Johnson & Johnson and its Janssen Pharmaceutical unit reached a $2.2 billion settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over...
article Tight Races Call For Cherokee Nation Tribal Council Election Run-Offs
(Oklahoma) -- More than 3,500 Cherokee Nation citizens cast ballots Saturday in two different Tribal Council runoff elections. One Tribal Council race was so narrow —...
article Judge Needn't Deal With Settlement Leftovers
(Washington D.C.) -- There are no legal grounds for a judge to deal with unclaimed money in a settlement between a Native American class and the government because there...
article ‘Quit faking': Police ignored Native American woman’s pleas for help before she died in jail
(South Dakota) -- The deaths in police custody of women like Sandra Bland and Rekia Boyd have drawn national attention to the potentially lethal threats posed to women...
article Study shows Indians have higher dementia risk
(Washington D.C.) -- The first-ever study of dementia in American Indians showed that more than one-fourth of elders suffer from it, the Alzheimer’s Association...
article Federal investigation looks at Marshall's treatment of American Indian remains
(West Virginia) -- A federal investigation is underway at Marshall University: The U.S. Department of the Interior is determining whether or not the school has properly...
article A Tribe Called Red's electric powwow puts indigenous culture centre stage
(Canada) -- Tribe has attracted huge audiences by sampling pieces of First Nation history that were once outlawed and suppressed in the US and Canada, creating an...
article 9th Cir. Hammers Out Tribal Fishing Rights
(Washington) -- A Ninth Circuit panel ruled the Suquamish Indian Tribe aren't barred from fishing in areas the Tulalip Tribe claims as their own. Monday's...
article Appeals court upholds convictions of ex-tribal official
(Utah) -- A federal appeals court upheld the convictions last week of a former planner with the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah, although the legalities of his five-year...
article Timothy Rosette enters guilty pleas to three criminal counts
(Montana) -- The Chippewa Cree tribe’s former roads department head and environmental health leader has pleaded guilty to taking bribes and stealing tribal funds....
article Shoni Schimmel still shines amid slow second season with Atlanta Dream, thanks fans for All-Star votes
(Oregon) -- In her basketball biography, Shoni Schimmel -- the energetic, flashy basketball talent who grew up on Umatilla Indian Reservation and played and wowed fans...
article Keetoowah Cherokees host three-team youth stickball tournament, making tribal history
(Oklahoma) -- The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma made history on Saturday, July 18. The Keetoowah Cherokee tribe held its first ever UKB Youth...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
1:23am 7-29-2015
 
 
article Trouble For DFS In Nevada? Regulators Start ‘Legal Analysis’ Of Daily Fantasy Sports
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board is going to start examining the legality of daily fantasy sports in the state.
article Baccarat results send state, Strip gaming revenue downward
(Nevada) -- Baccarat results on the Strip sunk statewide gaming revenue in June. How bad? Baccarat revenue was $64.7 million for Strip casinos during the month, down 53....
article Riviera Casino Demolition At Least 6 Months Away
(Las Vegas) -- The Riviera casino-hotel will come tumbling down but at an expected cost of $42 million and not for at least six months if a recommendation to the Las...
article Gaming Control may look at fantasy sports
(Nevada) -- We can put our money on the likelihood the Gaming Control Board will have a lot to say about the very active world of fantasy sports betting during coming...
article How Art Manteris shaped Vegas bookmaking
(Las Vegas) -- It was 1998 in Las Vegas. On an early September evening, the phone was ringing in the back of the sports book at the Hilton. It was the boss. He was...
article Union Workers at Taj Mahal Could be Headed for Strike
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casino union Local 54 have voted to authorize a strike against the Trump Taj Mahal should the union lose its case to restore health...
article Atlantic City Waterpark One Step Closer to Reality
(Atlantic City) -- The New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority has approved plans to turn the closed Atlantic Club casino in Atlantic City into a family...
article Modest Momentum on Stockton’s Showboat Sale
(Atlantic City) -- A bill to void deed restrictions on the closed Showboat casino has given Stockton University some hope for a sale. However, the effort to sell the...
article Massachusetts gaming commissioner, executive director cite personal reasons in stepping down
(Massachusetts) -- A commissioner and the executive director of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission are stepping down. Commissioner Jim McHugh and Executive Director...
article More Dover Downs cuts projected
(Delaware) -- More cuts are expected at Dover Downs after lawmakers ignored requests for additional financial aid before leaving Legislative Hall last month.
article Atlanta Mayor; “fiscally irresponsible” to not consider casino for Turner Field
(Georgia) -- Last Thursday Atlanta Mayor, Kasim Reed said that he would be willing to meet with the representatives that have pitched casino developments for the Turner...
article Racehorse training center to close, horsemen's group leader blames Trenton
(New Jersey) -- For more than three and a half decades trotting and pacing horses have trained over the track at Showplace Farms.
article Lottery commission takes aim at ‘casino nights’
(West Virginia) -- The state Lottery Commission is talking about a public education campaign to stop ‘casino nights’ that are taking place in some parts of the state....
article 4 Reasons To Be Optimistic About The Future Of US Online Poker
(USA) -- In 2013 three states – Nevada, Delaware, and New Jersey – launched online gaming sites. Since then, iGaming expansion in the United States has...
article The Biggest Gamble: Can Macau Beat the Odds?
(Macau) -- Barely 10 years ago, Francis Lui and his family were building a relatively modest fortune largely from quarrying rock in Hong Kong and processing slag from...
article Rolling over: Gaming revenues tumble as China cracks down on corruption
(Macau) -- WHEN a monopoly on casinos in Macau ended in 2002, American gambling firms rushed into the former Portuguese colony, eager to set up in the only part of China...
article Baha Mar’s $408m Property Tax Breaks Equal 70% Of Arrears
(Bahamas) -- Baha Mar’s estimated $407.714 million worth of real property tax breaks are equivalent to more than 70 per cent of the total arrears owed to the...
article Palm Beacher pulled into Adelson libel suit over ‘foul-mouthed’ label
(Florida) -- Over the years, billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has been called many things by many people as he has pumped hundreds of millions of dollars into...
article Caesars Lawsuits Can Go Forward
(Chicago) -- The judge in the bankruptcy case of Caesars Entertainment’s largest operating unit has ruled that lawsuits against the operator can go forward during...
 
 
Press Releases
12:17am 7-29-2015
 
 
NIGA's Mid-Year Returns to East Coast at the Seminole
(Florida) -- National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) today announced the schedule for NIGA Mid-Year 2015, its annual fall conference continuing its 30th anniversary...
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Names Cathryn (Cathy) Nickum Supplier Development Representative
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) has appointed gaming supplier expert Cathryn (Cathy) Nickum Supplier Development Representative. Nickum is...
2014 Indian gaming revenues increase 1.5 percent
(Washington D.C.) -- Today Jonodev O. Chaudhuri, Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission, released data showing revenues generated by the Indian gaming...
National Indian Gaming Association Summer Legislative Summit Concludes in Washington, DC
(Washington D.C.) -- Day two of the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Summer Legislative Summit got underway with Congressman Duncan Hunter (CA-50) who delved...
Ortiz Gaming Brings the Global Hit Bingo Games to the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association Tradeshow
(Oklahoma) -- Ortiz Gaming will present its expectation raising gaming products at the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA) Tradeshow, July 28th -29th at the Cox...
Silva: “Expansion globally is solidifying Ortiz Gaming as a leader in the Gaming Industry internationally”
(Florida) -- SoloAzar made an interview with Ortiz Gaming’s President, Maurilio Silva, whom we proposed to you to pay attention on. The first half of 2015...
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Issues White Paper on Fantasy Sports & Website Testing
(New Jersey) -- According to statistics available through the Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) website, the estimated number of fantasy sports players has grown...
GLI University® to Present Regional Regulators Training Seminar at Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association Conference
(Oklahoma) -- Responding to client and association member feedback, Gaming Laboratories International’s (GLI®) GLI University® has announced its upcoming...
Governor Brown signs bill to allow credentials for Native American culture teachers
(California) -- Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that extends the successfully implemented separate teaching credential for Native American languages passed...
 

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