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“Now that the state’s direct competition has extended their hours, it only makes sense for us at minimum to do the same, if not implement even longer service hours to remain competitive ... in this continually changing gaming market.” read quote >>>

— Lori Potter, the Mashantuckets’ director of communications

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Indian Gaming: Latest News
8:47pm 6-23-2018
 
 
article National Indian Gaming Commission plans major announcement on June 26
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission is making a major announcement on June 26. Chairman Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri and other officials will...
article What's next for sports gambling push in New York uncertain
(New York) -- An effort to legalize sports gambling in New York died of multiple causes at the Capitol last week. It was halted, in part, by opponents concerned about a...
article Hard Rock International involved in casino site
(California) -- The Enterprise Development Authority, an agency of the Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria, has plans to issue $440 million in...
article Proposed Connecticut casino wins key local permit
(Connecticut) -- The Hartford Courant reports that East Windsor's planning and zoning commission on Tuesday unanimously granted a zoning permit for the development...
article Foxwoods wants later ‘last call’ to keep up with Mass. casino
(Connecticut) -- With a soon-to-open Springfield, Mass., casino preparing to serve alcohol to gamblers until 4 a.m., the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe will seek permission...
article Preston to hold zoning hearing on Mashantucket request to allow RV campground on Route 2 land
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot tribe is considering creating an RV campground resort on three parcels on Route 2, where tribal officials initially had proposed...
article Quinault Nation celebrates QBRC’s expansion grand opening
(Washington) -- About 100 people from around Grays Harbor County and the North Beach celebrated with the Quinault Indian Nation and local dignitaries on Friday as the...
article Arizona Downs is the new official name for the former Yavapai Downs
(Arizona) -- Arizona Downs is the new official name for the former Yavapai Downs horseracing track near Prescott. Longtime fans may recall that Arizona Downs was the...
article Shawnee Tribe is hiring! Position Title: Executive Director of Gaming Commission
(Oklahoma) -- The Executive Director of the Shawnee Tribe Gaming Commission is responsible for the day-to-day monitoring of gaming activities, including implementation...
article MSJC presents class of 2018 at Pechanga Resort and Casino
(California) -- Karla Foster doesn't believe in waiting for magic to turn her dreams into reality. She believes in rolling up her sleeves and making it happen. That...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
8:14pm 6-23-2018
 
 
article Immigrant children forcibly injected with drugs, lawsuit claims
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald Trump’s zero tolerance policy stands to create a zombie army of children forcibly injected with medications that make them...
article Navajo man fights disqualification from ballot as San Juan County deals with court-ordered elections changes
(Utah) -- A Navajo man filed suit Wednesday challenging a Utah county’s decision to disqualify him from the ballot in the first election since a judge ruled local...
article Who Is Sharice Davids? She Could Be The First Indigenous Woman In Congress
(Washington D.C.) -- The first time she stepped into the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) ring in 2006, it only took a matter of seconds before Sharice laid out her opponent...
article Trump Appeals to Republicans in Las Vegas, Leaving Behind Washington’s Legislative Chaos
(Nevada) -- Leaving behind the chaos he sowed in Washington with his shifting immigration policies, President Trump visited his second midterm battleground state of the...
article A lot of water (and money) has gone down the river since 1964 for the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe
(California) -- A civil lawsuit by the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe, which is seeking monetary damages against the United States for water the tribe was going to use for...
article No Federal Charges in Triple Killing on Crow Reservation
(Montana) -- No federal charges will be brought in the killing of three people who entered a house on Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation and were engaged in a...
article Crow tribe will pursue charges in triple homicide
(Montana) -- A day after federal prosecutors said they could not prove who was responsible for a triple homicide on the Crow Indian Reservation last August, the tribal...
article OP/ED: Reduced tuition for Native Americans
(Idaho) -- I am so very pleased that the Idaho State Board of Education has finally decided to offer American Native people much reduced ISU tuition. Good going to them!
article Archaeological Site Reveals New Details About Georgia History
(Georgia) -- Archaeologists say a new dig site in northeast Georgia is revealing some surprising history about the state and about people who lived there long before the...
article The life of North American Indian is told in Curtis exhibit
(Michigan) -- There's a birthday celebration going on at the Muskegon Museum of Art. The museum is marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of renowned...
article Decolonize and Indigenize: A Reflective Dialogue
(Indian Country) -- Borne from the cabinets of curiosities of Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries, museums embody colonial worldviews rooted in white supremacy, and...
article Indigenous Beginnings: The History of Aboriginal Cricket
(Australia) -- One-hundred and fifty years ago, 13 Aboriginals became the first Australia team to tour overseas when they travelled to England. Author Greg de Moore...
article Marching off the mission: Aboriginal girls who took it to white Australia and won
(Australia) -- It is 1962 in Brisbane and a group of teenage girls sit on an airport fence, brimming with excitement.
article Tasmania's Indigenous-caught seafood should be labelled on tourists' tables: researcher
(Australia) -- A Tasmanian Aboriginal researcher is testing the waters to find out whether tourists have an appetite for Indigenous-caught seafood.
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
9:05pm 6-23-2018
 
 
article Sports Betting In The US: Rhode Island Legalizes Sports Betting, Gets 51% Of Revenues
(Rhode Island) -- Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed a $9.6 billion budget for fiscal 2019 on Friday that legalizes sports betting and gives the state 51 percent...
article Water shut off to Laughlin resorts after water main break
(California) -- A water boil order has been issued in Laughlin after a water main break Saturday afternoon, authorities said. The main break has prompted officials to...
article UPDATE: Boil water order in parts of Laughlin will remain in effect for two days
(Nevada) -- The Big Bend Water District provided an update on the Boil Water Order issued for a portion of Laughlin.
article Penn National continues growth plan while awaiting Pinnacle deal closing
(Las Vegas) -- It’s been seven months since Penn National Gaming said it would spend $2.8 billion to acquire several regional casinos operated by rival Pinnacle...
article Gambling will be the death of Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Here come just what the gambling millions haven’t prayed for: two mammoth new Atlantic City casinos opening on June 28. Beyond offering snake...
article Meadowlands Racetrack Will Offer Sports Betting Next Month
(Atlantic City) -- The Meadowlands Racetrack is joining the growing list of casino and racetrack operators in the state of New Jersey that offer sports betting. The...
article Aurora hits quarter century as a casino town
(Illinois) -- Brian Rooney remembers well the day Hollywood Casino opened its doors in downtown Aurora. “Aurora was really a struggling town,” said Rooney, a...
article Pennsylvania Daily Fantasy Sports Generate $12.4 Million in Contest Fees During First Month
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania daily fantasy sports (DFS) has its first full month in the books, and it was a strong debut for the industry’s two major players.
article Casino’s builders turn on the charm
(Massachusetts) -- A new ad campaign backed by two powerful unions is advocating for the thousands of jobs tied to the Encore Boston Harbor casino, saying it is unclear...
article DraftKings Launches in Australia
(Australia) -- DraftKings has begun operations in many states in Australia. Founded in Boston in 2012, the company helped to launch the beginning of fantasy sports...
press release Hooked on slots
(Philippines) -- Would you believe that most of the players who frequent the casino resorts are the pensioners who can’t control the urge to play the slot machines...
article Japan Moves Closer To Casinos, But Tantalizing Concept Not In The Cards
(Japan) -- Legislators in Japan’s lower house passed an integrated resort (IR) implementation bill on Tuesday, then extended the legislative session to July 22 to enable...
article Japan dreams of jackpot with legal casinos
(Japan) -- At a casino school in Tokyo, croupier-in-training Takuto Saito settles behind a green table and reaches for the roulette wheel, addressing a group of...
article Nevada Regulators Grant Gaming License for Tiny Casino in a Tiny Town
(Nevada) -- Millions of people visit the bright lights and massive resorts of Las Vegas every year, but big crowds aren’t for everyone. You wouldn’t believe...
article Otis to build and install people-moving products for Resorts World
(Las Vegas) -- Genting Group, the major international hospitality company currently building Resorts World Las Vegas, has selected Otis to build and install various...
article Legal US Sports Betting Will Create A Gold Rush For Media Platforms
(California) -- With the US Supreme Court‘s federal legalization of sports betting in the United States, the floodgates have officially opened on a new era in...
 
 
Press Releases
9:58am 6-22-2018
 
 
Indian Country is Open for International Business
(Washington D.C.) --   Indian Country is Open for International Business The National Center is the only Native organizations to exhibit at the 2018 SelectUSA...
Statement from AGA President and CEO Geoff Freeman
(Washington D.C.) -- American Gaming Association President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement on the passing of Felix Rappaport, a member of AGA...
Official Statement of NCAI President Jefferson Keel on the Forced Separation of Immigrant Families
(Washington D.C.) -- “The forced separation of immigrant children from their families is simply immoral and harkens back to a dark period for many Native American...
National Indian Gaming Association Conducts Sports Betting Panel at the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Mid-Year Conference
(Missouri) -- National Indian Gaming Association Conducts Sports Betting Panel at the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Mid-Year Conference...
 

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