Subscribe to our Daily Digest e-mail

Quote of the Day

“Over the years, our state has maintained a longstanding partnership and compact with the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribal nations, who employ thousands of Connecticut residents at their casinos. Make no mistake about it – the legislation I signed today is about jobs for the residents of Connecticut, and securing those jobs in our state.” read quote >>>

— Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy

Victor Rocha
Why I'm Attending ICE Totally Gaming This Year
Follow Victor On:
Facebook
Twitter
 
Indian Gaming: Latest News
2:01am 6-28-2017
 
 
article Trump Troubles? / Off-reservation land for casinos will slow under the new president
(Washington D.C.) -- American Indian efforts to reacquire and place in federal trust their ancestral lands—particularly acreage earmarked for new government...
article Mashpee Tribe Withdraws Revised Land Into Trust Application; Will Pursue Legal Relief Instead
(Massachusetts) -- The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe has withdrawn its revised application for taking land into federal trust in Mashpee and Taunton, in what appears to be...
article It’s the law: Malloy signs 3rd-casino bill
(Connecticut) -- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed the bill Tuesday that authorizes the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to jointly operate the state’s third...
article Tribes welcome U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to take up sports gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- On the day their third-casino bill became law, southeastern Connecticut’s casino-owning Indian tribes also welcomed news Tuesday that the U.S...
article National Indian Gaming Association chooses new vice chair
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has a new vice chairman as David Bean, a council member for the Puyallup Tribe, was recently sworn...
article PRESIDENT GATES: Seneca Nation committed to being good neighbors
(New York) -- A recent Niagara Gazette editorial looked at the topic of the Seneca Nation’s gaming Compact with New York state, and the payments local communities...
article Regulators say 3 pueblos owe state money over casino revenue
(New Mexico) -- Three pueblos owe New Mexico a combined $40 million under a long-disputed interpretation of an old agreement for sharing revenue from tribal casinos,...
article Raising the Stakes
(California) -- In June 2009, Raymond “Chucky” Hitchcock got to do something he’d been waiting for his entire life: He finally got to tick the box...
article The House Raises / A look at four new developments tied to local casino operations
(California) -- Gaming facilities across the capital region are booming with expansions and new construction. Here’s a look at four new developments tied to local...
article Hard Rock selling stake in Cyprus casino project to Melco Int’l
(Cyprus) -- Casino operator Hard Rock International (HRI) has quietly exited its Cyprus integrated resort joint venture, according to stock market filings.
article Calif. Gov. Rips Tribe's Suit Over Casino OK At Top State Court [sub req]
(California) -- California Gov. Jerry Brown urged the state’s top court Monday to reject the United Auburn Indian Community’s attempt to revive its lawsuit...
article Melco and Hard Rock give up Spain project
(Spain) -- Melco International Development and Hard Rock International, the operators behind the upcoming Cyprus casino, confirmed that they will not continue to pursue...
article Sports betting bill tracker
(USA) -- Sports betting is increasingly getting the attention of state lawmakers. The uptick in legislative activity for traditional sports betting -- think point...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
2:01am 6-28-2017
 
 
article Court Ruling on Tribe Funds Is Setback for Wyoming Arapaho
(Wyoming) -- A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that the federal government may jointly administer some services to the two tribes on the Wind River Reservation in...
article Trump administration rolls out first rule under historic trust reform law
(Washington D.C.) -- Indian Country is entering a new era in trust reform amid major changes at the Department of the Interior. Tribes cheered when then-president Barack...
article Historic letter recalls time when Indigenous people were discouraged from 'excessive indulgence' in dancing
(Canada) -- When Sylvia McAdam posted a 95-year-old letter to Twitter, written by the former deputy superintendent of the Department of Indian Affairs, it went viral....
article Montauketts Clear Hurdle On Path To Recognition, Now Await Governor's Signature
(New York) -- The State Senate this week sent a bill to Governor Andrew Cuomo that grants official state recognition to the Montaukett Indian Nation, more than a century...
article Blackfeet Reject New Constitution
(Montana) -- Blackfeet tribal members rejected a new constitution that would have changed their system of government for the first time in more than 80 years. Unofficial...
article 'Frankly, we don't have any reason to celebrate:' Indigenous centre opting out of Canada Day celebrations
(Sudbury) -- As the rest of the country is preparing to mark Canada 150, others plan to sit out on the celebrations. Many Indigenous communities will not be taking part...
article 'Pervasive racism' remains outstanding issue from First Nation student deaths inquest, lawyer says
(Thunder Bay) -- The legacy of an inquest into the deaths of seven First Nations students in Thunder Bay, Ont., will be seen in the way the city deals with racism...
article Unlike the Redskins, the Nats’ Class AAA team is embracing a potato name change
(New York) -- For years now, people have been suggesting that the Washington Redskins change their logo to a redskin potato as a way for the team to ward off the...
article Gay pride, a traveler, and being Alaska Native
(Alaska) -- David Clark is a senior at University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA). He just returned from Europe where he spent a month in the most northern parts of Norway....
article Grandmothers call for monument to honour Sagkeeng First Nation's MMIWG
(Manitoba) -- Several grandmothers in Sagkeeng First Nation would like to see a permanent monument in their community to remember loved ones who went missing or were...
article Why it’s time for President Trump to stop calling Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas’
(Washington D.C.) -- Earlier this week, President Trump again referred to US Senator Elizabeth Warren by his favorite nickname for her: Pocahontas. It’s a racially...
article E.P.A. Moves to Rescind Contested Water Pollution Regulation
(Washington D.C.) -- The Trump administration on Tuesday took a major legal step toward repealing a bitterly contested Obama-era regulation designed to limit pollution...
article Navajo council OKs lease extension for Arizona coal plant
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Nation Council has approved a lease extension that will allow a coal-fired power plant in northeastern Arizona to continue operating through...
article Shareholders re-elect Sealaska board incumbents
(Alaska) -- The management slate won this year’s Sealaska board election. Three incumbents and a newcomer who ran with them beat out eight independent candidates....
article Self-governing First Nations can keep all revenues, Ottawa says
(Ottawa) -- Ottawa is suspending a policy that saw transfer funding clawed back from self-governing First Nations that generate their own revenue. The moratorium will...
article Gorsuch asserts himself early as force on Supreme Court’s right
(Washington D.C.) -- On Day 78 of his lifetime appointment, the Supreme Court’s newest justice, Neil M. Gorsuch, revealed himself Monday to be:
article Indigenous women nearly 10 times more likely to be street checked by Edmonton police, new data shows
(Edmonton) -- Critics are calling for an Alberta-wide ban on street checks as a CBC News investigation reveals Edmonton police have been disproportionately stopping,...
article Mankiller Documentary Film Review
(California) -- ‘Mesmerizing.’ ‘Profound.’ ‘Captivating.’ ‘Brilliant.’ ‘Beautiful.’ ‘Poignant.’...
article Cherokee Artists and Curators Denounce Artist Jimmie Durham as a Fraud, Saying He ‘Is Not a Cherokee’
(Minnesota) -- Hot on the heels of the opening of Jimmie Durham’s touring retrospective at the Walker Art Center, 10 Cherokee artists, curators, and other...
article Todd County football player hopes to shine at Down Under Bowl
(South Dakota) -- For the first time in his life, 17-year-old Dineh Black Horse boarded a plane Sunday at Rapid City Regional Airport and experienced what it was like to...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
2:01am 6-28-2017
 
 
article In surprise move, Supreme Court says it will take on New Jersey sports-betting case
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced it will hear arguments in the state of New Jersey’s quest to legalize sports gambling, overruling the U...
article Illinois to consider future of online casino games bill
(Illinois) -- Judiciary officials in the Illinois House Executive Committee are today discussing state sponsored online casino games legislation at a hearing in the...
article Phil Hellmuth again puts on show at WSOP
(Las Vegas) -- Phil Hellmuth fell short Monday in his bid for a record 15th career World Series of Poker bracelet. Of course, the Poker Brat can be even more...
article How Sunset Station changed the scene
(Las Vegas) -- It was Station Casinos’ flagship property when it opened in 1997, a resort that easily could have been built on the Strip instead of in suburban...
article How David Slew Goliath
(New Jersey) -- The evidence is now indisputable: Online gambling has buoyed the Atlantic City casino industry. The year 2016 saw casino revenue rise for the first time...
article Millennial-Focused Atlantic City Fan Xpo Series Postponed Indefinitely
(Atlantic City) -- The Atlantic City Fan Xpo (ACFX) at the Showboat Hotel has been put on hold. Organizers behind the weekend series that was geared towards the...
article Push continues for gaming terminals
(Pennsylvania) -- It’s the beginning of the end. Monday marked the start of the final week in Pennsylvania’s fiscal year. A state budget, technically, is due...
article Gambling emerges as hang up in Pennsylvania budget talks
(Pennsylvania) -- Tax-averse Republican lawmakers tasked with fixing Pennsylvania's biggest cash shortfall since the recession are hitting a rough patch over how...
article Learn the ‘ABCs of VGTs’: Video gaming terminals pushed for Pa. budget
(Pennsylvania) -- In an effort to help make up a $3 billion projected budget deficit, a number of Pennsylvania lawmakers are pushing for an increased role in regulated...
article Citing growth, harness industry bids to protect race horse fund
(Massachusetts) -- Key players in the state's horse racing industry want to keep their hands on state fund that they say ignited a "very swift renaissance...
article After National Harbor opening, Hollywood Casino sees revenue decline
(Maryland) -- In the six months after the opening of the MGM National Harbor Casino in Prince George’s County in December, Hollywood Casino Perryville has seen a 3...
article Mayoral control heck, we worry about Vernon Downs
(New York) -- While Wednesday’s legislative session called by Gov. Andrew Cuomo is to deal with the unresolved issue of extending mayoral control in the New York...
article Sliders asking park board for video gaming terminals
(Illinois) -- The Springfield Park Board on Wednesday will consider a proposal from the Springfield Sliders baseball team to have video gaming machines at Robin Roberts...
article RUDDOCK: Massachusetts And New Jersey Are Ushering Gambling Research Into A New Era
(USA) -- New Jersey and Massachusetts are each trying to replace the speculation as well as self-serving talking points pervasive in the gaming industry. Instead, they...
article William Hill to close online operations in Israel
(UK) -- William Hill is to close its online operations in Israel and reportedly lay off more than 200 of the company’s 250 employees based in Tel Aviv. Leaprate....
article Former Baha Mar developer calls for moratorium on sale
(Bahamas) -- BMD Holdings, the original developer of the Baha Mar resort, has called for a moratorium on the sale of Baha Mar to Chow Tai Fook Enterprises (CTFE) amid...
article The Halls Of Gaming Academia / Some educational institutions are doubling down on curriculum
(Nevada) -- Learning about the operational side of the casino industry today goes beyond how to deal cards or having an understanding of how slot game math works. Gaming...
article China jails Crown Resorts staff over gambling crimes
(China) -- A Chinese court jailed 16 employees of Crown Resorts Ltd, including three Australians, in a quick-fire trial on Monday that caps a lengthy probe into how the...
 
 
Press Releases
9:07am 6-27-2017
 
 
American Gaming Association's Statement on Supreme Court's Decision to Hear New Jersey's Challenge to the Federal Sports Betting Ban
(Washington D.C.) -- American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement today following the Supreme Court's decision...
IGT’s Fort Knox® Video Slots and TRUE 3D™ Content Take Center Stage at Northwest Indian Gaming Conference & Expo
(Washington) -- IGT recently presented a compelling collection of gaming solutions at the Northwest Indian Gaming Conference & Expo (NWIGA) in Tulalip, Washington....
The National Center Participates in Alibaba’s Gateway ’17 in Detroit
(Detroit) -- The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development partnered with Alibaba for its Gateway ’17 conference, which took place earlier this...
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...
 

visionary sponsor advertisement

sponsor advertisement