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Indian Gaming: Latest News
1:08am 2-25-2018
 
 
article Interior dept. promises update on Mashpee land trust in Taunton within 30 days
(Massachusetts) -- The U.S Department of the Interior has notified the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe that it is still reviewing evidence to determine whether the tribe...
article Tule River Tribe expects key decision in July
(California) -- The relocation of the Eagle Mountain Casino is moving along with an anticipated decision from the federal government expected in July of this year.
article South Dakota voters may decide fate of Yankton casino complex
(South Dakota) -- A possible South Dakota constitutional amendment on the November ballot that might have allowed voters to decide the fate of a proposed casino complex...
article Arizona tribe opens Verde Valley’s first six story tall hotel.
(Arizona) -- The Yavapai-Apache Nation celebrated the grand opening of its newly developed $30 million Cliff Castle Casino Hotel on Friday. Located along I-17 in the...
article REVIEW: Worth the trip to Wind Creek Atmore
(Alabama) -- Wind Creek Atmore, just one and a half hours away from Pensacola, is no mere casino. The spa alone makes this getaway locale worth the trip. I grabbed a...
article Beach Bar could be part of Hard Rock Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- A beach bar is expected to be part of the new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City when it opens this summer. City Council approved a resolution...
article Lean by design: Prior Lake City Council juggles police needs with rest of city
(Minnesota) -- While the Prior Lake Police Department has said it could use more cops to address a growing community and rising crime rate, city leaders say they’...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
12:46am 2-25-2018
 
 
article Patent Office Puts Allergan's Mohawk Deal Out Of Its Misery
(New York) -- In a much-anticipated ruling the Patent Trial And Appeal Board ("PTAB") of the U.S. Patent And Trademark Office ruled the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe...
article Treaties Between the United States and Indigenous Nations, Explained
(Indian Country) -- Treaties are part of what the U.S. Constitution calls "the supreme law of the land." Yet they are too seldom discussed, too often ignored,...
article Naabi votes against bill that would allow feds to enter rez, make arrests
(Washington D.C.) -- A bill in Congress seeks to violate the Treaty of 1868. House Resolution 4864, the so-called “No Haven for Dangerous Fugitives Act,” was...
article Gannon appointed to fill Paulette Jordan's position
(Idaho) -- St. Maries City Councilor Margie Gannon was officially appointed to the Idaho House on Friday, replacing former 5th Legislative District Rep. Paulette Jordan...
article Widespread changes demanded to prevent 'another 100 Tina Fontaines'
(Manitoba) -- The death of Tina Fontaine and the acquittal of the man charged with killing her has sparked demands for widespread changes to prevent more young...
article Inquiry into violence against Indigenous women wraps up hearings in Canadian Arctic
(North Canada) -- A Canadian inquiry into violence against Indigenous women wrapped up its hearings in Canada’s eastern Arctic territory of Nunavut this week. Over...
article 'I stood alone in pain': A residential school survivor on breaking silence about his abuse almost 30 years ago
(Canada) -- "I stood alone in pain. I stood alone in shame. I was in fear. I was hurt. And, I continued speaking about it. And then eventually, other people started...
article Protestors vow to keep fighting Qalipu enrolment process together
(Ottawa) -- Around 70 people or so attended a rally against the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band enrolment process in Corner Brook Saturday morning. The rally...
article Senecas Ramp Up Opposition to Pegula Fracking Proposal
(New York) -- There’s an old expression that comes close to describing billionaire Bills and Sabres owner Terry Pegula’s business philosophy, and that is,...
article National forest acreage could go to Arizona under land swap
(Arizona) -- Thousands of acres of national forest land near Flagstaff could be transferred to the state under a proposed exchange as part of an effort to meet a federal...
article 'Flash mob round dance' in Saskatoon sends its love to Tina Fontaine and Colten Boushie
(Saskatchewan) -- ​A small crowd of people joined hands in front of Saskatoon city hall Friday night and performed what was dubbed a "flash mob round dance" in...
article RADIO: 'I stood alone in pain': A residential school survivor on breaking silence about his abuse almost 30 years ago
(North Canada) -- "I stood alone in pain. I stood alone in shame. I was in fear. I was hurt. And, I continued speaking about it. And then eventually, other people...
article Six arrested in separate drug busts in Red Lake
(Minnesota) -- Six people were arrested on various drug charges in separate drug busts this week on the Red Lake Indian Reservation.
article Montana man convicted in woman's burning death asks for new trial
(Montana) -- A man convicted of murdering a woman on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation by strangling her and lighting her on fire asked for a retrial Friday,...
article Chippewas of Thames youth learn winter skills to live off the land
(Ontario) -- Young people from Chippewas of the Thames First Nation participated in a cultural camp where they learned first-hand the importance of the Anishinaabe...
article Truth-telling critical part of teaching residential schools, says author of I Am Not a Number
(North Canada) -- One of the authors of I Am Not a Number says she wants her book to spark conversations about Canada's residential school system, but understands...
article "The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe: Its Culture and People" by John D. Barbry, Donna M. Pierite and Elisabeth Pierite-Mora
(Louisiana) -- The Tunica-Biloxi of Louisiana, along with its Language and Culture Revitalization Program, has released a second edition of their book, “The Tunica...
article INTERVIEW: Max Calavera on Upcoming SOULFLY Album – “It’s A Mixture Of Tribal Thrash, Hardcore & Death Metal”
(Indian Country) -- Metal Wani’s Chuck Marshall had the pleasure of chatting with Max Cavalera during rehearsals for the upcoming tours. We wanted to find out if...
article Inuk Greenlandic actress plays lead female in new AMC horror show about Franklin's expedition
(Nunavut) -- Missing for 170 years now, the bodies of the 129 crew members of Sir John Franklin's Northwest Passage expedition likely litter King William Island,...
article St. Regis River peaks in Akwesasne, state of emergency continues
(Ontario) -- A state of emergency continued to be in effect in parts of Akwesasne on Friday, as water levels continued to recede in the St. Regis River.
article Yellowstone Park Plans More Security for Corralled Bison
(Montana) -- Yellowstone National Park plans to increase security after fences were damaged at a bison capturing facility outside the park, in one case undoing efforts...
article Meriden man allegedly tries to run over Mohegan Tribal Police officer, ignites car chase
(Connecticut) -- A Meriden man is in State Police custody after he tried to run over a Mohegan Tribal officer and then started a police chase Saturday morning.
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
12:47am 2-25-2018
 
 
article College Basketball Corruption Is Clearly Under Attack By The FBI
(USA) -- The college basketball industry, for the time being governed by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and its antiquated set of rules, is being...
article Can legislation fix gaming's loot box problem?
(USA) -- Last year's gaming controversy has turned into this year's legislative battleground. Fans were outraged when Star Wars: Battlefront II launched with...
article In a First, U.S. Senator Demands Government Oversight of Predatory “Loot Boxes” in Video Games
(Washington D.C.) -- Last year, The Intercept talked to psychologists, gambling addiction experts, and state lawmakers about the proliferation of video game “loot...
article Strong NBA Draft Class Has Las Vegas Oddsmakers Concerned Over ‘Tanking’
(Las Vegas) -- The NBA Draft won’t take place until June 21, but Las Vegas oddsmakers say the lottery is already impacting the league. Now past the midway point of...
article Rozner: Will Illinois be ready for legal sports betting?
(Illinois) -- Illinois lawmakers really believe you are too dumb to notice. There can be no other explanation for the consistent way in which they raise taxes, kill jobs...
article PA Gaming Expansion Proceeds, With A Few Bumps In The Road
(Pennsylvania) -- The commonwealth’s gambling industry is midway through a significant shift, with bidding currently underway for existing casinos to acquire newly...
article Attorney requests hearing on Tiverton casino's hours of operation
(Rhode Island) -- The Town Council has not yet made a decision on the hours of operation of the new Twin River-Tiverton casino, so casino attorney Mark Russo made a...
article Deadwood gaming starts year in positive territory
(South Dakota) -- It’s a positive start to 2018 stats for the Deadwood gaming industry. January numbers reflected nearly a 7 percent overall handle increase,...
article No zoning restriction means no cap on slots at 'Rocksino'
(Ontario) -- If council wanted to restrict the number of slot machines at the future “Rocksino,” it probably should have written the number into the land-use...
article Why Mobile Gaming is Popular in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica) -- Mobile gaming makes online slots, blackjack, roulette, poker, bingo, scratch cards, and more accessible from anywhere. Mobile gaming has become...
article Can legislation fix gaming's loot box problem?
(USA) -- Last year's gaming controversy has turned into this year's legislative battleground. Fans were outraged when Star Wars: Battlefront II launched with...
article A losing game: The lure of 24-7 gambling
(Ireland) -- Irish people lose more money per head on ­gambling than anyone else in Europe and yet we love to bet. John Meagher explores how easy access to online...
article Melbourne Crown Casino High Rollers Return, VIP Revenue Surging, Year-on-Year Overall Still Lagging
(Australia) -- It’s a welcome sight for officials at the Melbourne Crown Casino: their biggest bettors, many of whom hadn’t been seen in months, are finally...
article MGM China Q4 GGR Up Year-on-Year, as Newly Opened MGM Cotai Promises Greater Profits for 2018
(Macau) -- MGM China, the Asian arm of the mega-conglomerate that dominates the global gaming industry, saw a strong Q4 wrap-up to 2017, and the year ahead looks even...
article New Laws Mean Japan Could Be the Next Big Thing In Esports
(Japan) -- Japan’s anti-gambling laws have for years meant that esport competitions paying out prize money have been almost non-existent, but new laws introduced...
article Caesars Entertainment ‘Among Bidders’ for Elliniko Casino in Greece
(Greece) -- US giant Caesars Entertainment is reportedly interested in bidding for a casino license at Elliniko, the site of the former Athens airport, as the Greek...
article Caesars Entertainment ‘Among Bidders’ for Elliniko Casino in Greece
(Greece) -- US giant Caesars Entertainment is reportedly interested in bidding for a casino license at Elliniko, the site of the former Athens airport, as the Greek...
article Las Vegas Poker Dealer Loses License After Toke-Padding Episodes
(Las Vegas) -- A recent episode reminds poker players that in cash game, it’s not sufficent to keep one’s eyes on the other players; one has to monitor the...
article Jacobs Entertainment tearing down ‘heroin hotel’ and two other downtown Reno motels
(Nevada) -- Jacobs Entertainment, the Colorado-based gaming and development company, filed permits to tear down three motels on Arlington Avenue and a vacant building on...
article Trump considers Sheldon Adelson offer to pay for part of U.S. embassy in Jerusalem
(Washington D.C.) -- The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a new U.S. embassy in...
article Pinnacle CEO: Handing over a profitable and efficient operation to Penn National
(Las Vegas) -- Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. closed out 2017 by reversing a fourth quarter net loss from a year ago as the company prepares to become part of Penn National...
 
 
Press Releases
5:17pm 2-16-2018
 
 
National Indian Gaming Association joins the 23rd Annual National Indian Women’s Honoring Luncheon
(Washington D.C.) -- National Indian Gaming Association Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr., once again joined in the 23rd Annual National Indian Women's Honoring Luncheon,...
The National Indian Gaming Association Mourns the Loss of Larry G. Kinley
(Indian Country) -- The National Indian Gaming Association joins the rest of Indian Country in mourning the loss of Larry G. "Chexanexwh" Kinley, 71 a member...
Indian Country Joins the United Kingdom Furthering Economic Diversification Beyond Gaming Discussions
(London) -- NIGA Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr., joins the Baroness of Winterbourne Emma Nicholson and Tribal Leaders in the British Parliament to explore opportunities for...
Indian Gaming Represented at International Casino Exhibition in London
(London) -- The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) joined forces with the American Gaming Association (AGA), at International Casinos Exhibition (ICE) Totally...
 

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