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“Because this effort has taken so long and required so much tribal effort and attention … San Manuel has decided to turn to other tribal issues at this time and has thus terminated its participation in the coalition.” read story >>>

 

— Jacob Coin, Executive Director of Public Affairs, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

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Indian Gaming: Latest News
1:27am 4-27-2017
 
 
article PALERMO: Tribal Exec Sees ‘Titanic Shift’ For California Online Poker Landscape As San Manuel Pulls Out Of PokerStars Coalition
(California) -- One of two politically powerful American Indian tribes in partnership with Amaya / PokerStars and three Los Angeles area cardrooms in an effort to...
article Craps and roulette could be coming to Seminole casino near you
(Florida) -- Spin the wheel and roll the bones: Craps and roulette could be headed to casinos in Florida. A deal under negotiation in the state Legislature would allow...
article Opponents of casino on Martha’s Vineyard file appeal
(Massachusetts) -- Opponents of a casino bid on Martha’s Vineyard are appealing a federal court decision in favor of the tribal gambling hall. Extending a lengthy...
article Becoming a Warrior - Tribal Council Chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Cedric Cromwell
(Massachusetts) -- Hi tribal name is Running Bear and he is the Chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts, making him the head of the elected government...
article New Mexico Gaming Compact Dispute Goes in Favor of State, as Judge Rules Against Tribe
(New Mexico) -- The two-year New Mexico gaming compact dispute between the state and Pueblo of Pojoaque Native American tribe has been settled, at least for the time...
article After years of work, Cowlitz Tribe opens casino
(Washington) -- The Cowlitz Indian Tribe opened its new $510 million casino Monday, an effort years in the making. While Cowlitz officials hope the Ilani Casino Resort...
article Mohegan Sun Limo Driver Who Crashed Vehicle Denied Sovereign Immunity by US Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- A Mohegan Sun limo driver involved in a crash on I-95 outside the Mohegan tribe’s sovereign lands may not claim sovereign immunity, the US...
article TURTLE TALK: Jenn Weddle Guest Commentary on Lewis v. Clarke
(Michigan) -- This was the best possible result in this case (a narrow remand). Justice Sotomayor’s opinion keeps tribal employees on equal footing with federal...
article Celebrating Native American Cooking
(New Mexico) -- Set on 500 acres on the Santa Ana Pueblo near Albuquerque, NM, nestled along the Rio Grande and beneath the Sandia Mountains, the Hyatt Regency Tamaya...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
1:24am 4-27-2017
 
 
article TRAHANT: Why Run? Utah Candidate Cites Standing Rock as “Awakening” – #NativeVote18
(Utah) -- James Singer will run for the United States Senate in Utah. He’s the first Native American to run in 2018 elections. Singer is a member of the Navajo...
article Native American tribes claim oil tankers threaten endangered orcas
(Washington) -- Endangered killer whales in the waters west of Seattle face heightened risk from an increased traffic of tankers that will carry oil from Kinder Morgan...
article Trump singles out new Bears Ears monument as an 'abuse' of government's power
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald Trump is setting his sights on a new target: a national monument that enjoys strong support across Indian Country.
article Blackfeet win back water rights, but the work has just begun
(Montana) -- After 38 years of hard-fought negotiations, the Blackfeet people can finally look with satisfaction upon passage of a comprehensive and binding agreement...
article Indian tribes fear Trump will be a buzzkill for their marijuana business
(Washington) -- When the Yakama Nation announced in 2013 that it had no interest in selling pot, its chairman said the tribe had “a long and unpleasant history...
article Law society discovers 'systemic weaknesses' in protecting Indigenous people from unscrupulous lawyers
(Ontario) -- The Law Society of Upper Canada is reviewing its approach to handling complaints from Indigenous people who say they have been misrepresented by lawyers.
article Should Native American Tribes Have Their Own Criminal Justice Systems?
(USA) -- One hallmark of American law is the presumption that separate is inherently unequal and that all residents of a given state are subject to the same laws. Indian...
article Kilpatrick Townsend Bolsters Native American Affairs Team
(Washington D.C.) -- Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP said Tuesday it had picked up a top Obama appointee recently departed from the Department of Interior to help...
article What life is like in this Canadian town known for its suicide epidemic
(Ontario) -- The name of the tiny town of indigenous Canadians, Attawapiskat, translates to “people of the parting rocks.” But in recent years, the name has...
article Trump’s Education Pick of Betsy DeVos Could Fail Native Kids
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald J. Trump’s pick of billionaire school choice advocate Betsy DeVos to head up the U.S. Department of Education is bad for...
article Cornwallis panel to be created for Halifax region
(Nova Scotia) -- Halifax regional council voted on Tuesday to form an expert panel to advise the municipality on issues that arise surrounding public spaces and...
article Canada vs. St. Anne’s Indian residential school survivor H-15019
(Ontario) -- One night the blind old man woke and told him to make space in the small hospital room because his brothers were coming. So H-15019 moved the bed,...
article Humans Lived in North America 130,000 Years Ago, Study Claims
(California) -- Prehistoric humans — perhaps Neanderthals or another lost species — occupied what is now California some 130,000 years ago, a team of...
article Indigenous protest over land rights turns violent on front steps of Brazil Congress
(Brazil) -- Indigenous people and police have clashed in Brazil's capital city, as officers fired rubber bullets and tear gas while tribe members shot arrows in...
article Locals stumble across ancient Mayan god monument while clearing debris in Mexico
(Mexico) -- Locals accidentally uncovered an ancient Mayan artefact while clearing debris on privately-owned land in the Mexican state of Chiapas.
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(California) -- Leonard Duguay’s 85th birthday came and went on July 5, 2016, without celebration. The Modjeska Canyon resident had disappeared and the search for...
press release Oglala Sioux Tribe to Host the First Annual Great Plains Tribal Leaders' Economic Summit to Promote Governance Strategies for Economic Growth
(South Dakota) -- Indian nations and tribes were independent sovereigns prior to the formation of the United States, with healthy, vibrant economies, self-sufficient...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
1:25am 4-27-2017
 
 
article Report Ranks the Most Gambling-Friendly US States
(USA) -- Nevada is the most gambling-friendly US state, according to a report by analysts from personal finance website WalletHub. South Dakota, Montana, West Virginia,...
article Las Vegas Design Professionals Discuss Changing Sin City Landscape at UNLV
(Las Vegas) -- A group of Las Vegas design professionals met at UNLV over the weekend to discuss “Emotional Architecture and Hospitality Design,” with the...
article WYNN expecting to start first phase of Paradise Park in December
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts (WYNN) expects to initiate construction on the first phase of its $1.5 billion Paradise Park as early as December. The company's board of...
article Nevada casino win rises from March to March
(Las Vegas) -- State regulators say Nevada gambling revenue increased almost 7.5 percent in March from the same time last year. The Nevada Gaming Control Board on...
article Icahn’s casino tax appeals could cost AC millions
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City could be forced to again refund millions of dollars in property taxes to another casino owner. The Press of Atlantic City reports...
article Casino owner's tax appeal reportedly could cost AC millions
(Atlantic City) -- A prominent Atlantic City casino owner's latest property tax appeal could leave the financially troubled city on the hook for millions of dollars...
article SugarHouse fined $30,000 over surveillance violations
(Pennsylvania) -- SugarHouse Casino on Wednesday received a $30,000 fine from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for violations of the Fishtown property's...
article MGM Resorts International outlook seen as good on eve of earnings announcement
(Massachusetts) -- Stock watchers evidently believe MGM Resorts International has a winning hand as the corporation now building a resort casino in Springfield's...
article Why did the Gaming Commission deny two Coast casino sites?
(Mississippi) -- More than a month after they denied site approval for casinos in Biloxi and Diamondhead, the Mississippi Gaming Commissioners released a statement...
article Shorelines Casino pays out, sends $575K to Belleville for first quarter
(Ontario) -- If you lost big gambling at Shorelines Casino Belleville over the past quarter, you can take comfort in knowing your losses are at least helping the city.
article Casinos are Making a Bet on Virtual Reality
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article Kindred Group Reports Record Q1 Revenue ahead of 32Red Acquisition
(Sweden) -- Online gambling operator Kindred Group, recently rebranded from Unibet Group, reported record high gross winnings revenue for the three months ended March 31...
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(Philippines) -- Philippines online gambling companies that are currently occupying millions of square feet of office space in the country’s state-sponsored...
article Empire World City to build casino resort in Cambodia
(Cambodia) -- An integrated casino resort Empire World City is set to be developed in the Bavet area of Cambodia, close to Vietnam’s Moc Bai border. This project...
article CNMI to impose tax on casino
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article Las Vegas Sands Q1 Earnings Top, Revenue Meets; MGM Due Thursday
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas Sands (LVS) reported first-quarter earnings that bested forecasts late Wednesday while the top line met views, after Wynn Resorts (WYNN) shares...
 
 
Press Releases
12:03am 4-27-2017
 
 
Oglala Sioux Tribe to Host the First Annual Great Plains Tribal Leaders' Economic Summit to Promote Governance Strategies for Economic Growth
(South Dakota) -- Indian nations and tribes were independent sovereigns prior to the formation of the United States, with healthy, vibrant economies, self-sufficient...
IGT Presents Diverse Content and Cabinets at Southern Gaming Summit
(Mississippi) -- International Game Technology PLC (“IGT”) (NYSE: IGT) will showcase innovative games, cabinets and systems solutions in booth 702 at the...
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Provides Customized Regulator Training to Argentina’s Loteria Nacional Sociedad del Estado
(Argentina) -- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) experts traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina to perform a series of training sessions for the Loteria Nacional...
Brian Cladoosby Accepts Position on Group Health Community Foundation Board
(Washington) -- Brian Cladoosby, Chairman of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, is honored to have accepted a position of service on the Board of Directors for the...
Pechanga promotes VP of HR and Talent Management
(California) -- Shannon Weidauer, a dedicated Pechanga Resort & Casino employee, was just promoted to Vice President of Human Resources and Talent Management at...
Tribal Leaders Cannabis Symposium
(California) -- The Santa Ysabel Tribal Enterprise Consulting group, in collaboration with Native Network Consulting and Emerald Enterprise Inc., will co-host the Tribal...
 

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