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McGirt

article OP/ED: McGirt ruling applies to the original Five Tribes as well to all tribes in the United States (9/25/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Dear tribes, Indigenous communities, and Native peoples in America: Halito! In this opinion-editorial, I will be discussing the realities of building up...
article McGirt v. Oklahoma: Understanding What the Supreme Court’s Native American Treaty Rights Decision Is and Is Not (8/12/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Confusion permeates the public arena as to what the U.S. Supreme Court recently did – and didn’t do – by ruling in favor of the Muscogee...
article LEGAL ANALYSIS: Indian Land Then, Remains Indian Land Now (7/17/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- On July 9, 2020, the United States Supreme Court held in McGirt v. Oklahoma that, for purposes of the Major Crimes Act (MCA), land in eastern...
article Chief, former justice discuss impact of McGirt ruling (7/16/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- In a new project by the Cherokee Phoenix, a virtual roundtable discussion was held between Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr.; Stacy Leeds,...
article ANALYSIS: McGirt v. Oklahoma (7/15/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- In series of Treaties with the Creek Nation in the 1830s, the United States established a Reservation for the Creeks, covering millions of acres in...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

DraftKings

article Barstool App Breaks DraftKings Download Record, Analyst Says (9/22/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Penn National Gaming Inc. shares rose as much as 4.5% in early trading Tuesday after Morgan Stanley said Penn’s minority owned Barstool Sportsbook...
1 Article on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article Analysis: Why Are People Investing In Daily Fantasy Sports Again? (9/22/2020)
(Wall Street) -- For many, the repeal of PASPA heralded not just the starting gun for regulated US sports betting, but the death knell of daily fantasy sports. After all...
article LEGAL BLOG: Daily Fantasy Sports Decisions Risk Clouding Legal Landscap (8/4/2020)
(USA) -- The daily fantasy sports (DFS) industry is immensely popular in the United States, with millions of registered users and an estimated annual revenue in excess...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article With Barstool Sportsbook app launch, Penn National's sizzling stock gets even hotter (9/21/2020)
(Wall Street) -- What a roller-coaster ride it has been for Penn National Gaming investors – and the journey is expected to continue.
article SportsHandle: That was the week that was in US sports betting - September 18, 2020 (9/18/2020)
(USA) -- SportsHandle and friends deliver another round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting.
article The Week In Sports Betting News: ‘Good’ And ‘Bad’ Actors, Rejoice! (8/31/2020)
(Internet) -- Happy Monday, everyone. News flow was dominated by sports betting stories out of Illinois last week, which is on its way to becoming a very important...
article The Week In Sports Betting News: Making A Big Mess Even Bigger And Messier (7/27/2020)
(USA) -- Happy Monday, everyone. Major sports are back with MLB‘s return last week, but sports betting enthusiasts are waiting impatiently to see what the news of...
article BOOK: Poker Skills Can Make Investing Less Like Gambling (7/24/2020)
(New York) -- When “Moneyball” by Michael Lewis 1 was published in 2003, it quickly gained a big following on Wall Street. The book is ostensibly about...
article UNLV institute to study effects of sports wagering (7/8/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- As more states consider legalizing online gambling and sports wagering, legislators and regulators face many unanswered questions about the potential...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article Where Will MGM Resorts Be in 5 Years with IAC's Help? (9/17/2020)
(Wall Street) -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) has been as hard hit by COVID-19 as anyone. Its properties were shuttered globally and its revenues abruptly...
article MGM Resorts: Risks and Opportunities? (8/14/2020)
(Wall Street) -- It was a rough second quarter for MGM Resorts (NYSE: MGM) this year as revenues dropped by 91% (y-o-y) and operating losses reached $1 billion. The...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article SJM, Sands to gain share via fresh Cotai offer: analysis (9/15/2020)
(Macau) -- Two Macau casino operators are likely to see a lift to respective pre-tax earnings relative to their local-market peers, due to the duo opening soon fresh...
article 2Q20 key metrics for Macau gaming companies (9/4/2020)
(Macau) -- A 5 minute, 20 second video showing some key earnings metrics of Macau gaming companies from Q2 2020.
article For Macau, Light at the End of the Tunnel (8/18/2020)
(Macau) -- The months of battering that Macau casinos have suffered during the coronavirus pandemic may be coming to an end with announcements out of China that it will...
article Macau Operators Staring at Worst Ever Results in Q2, Analysts Focusing on Operating Costs (7/6/2020)
(Macau) -- The second quarter of 2020 could go be the worst three-month stretch on record for Macau’s six concessionaires as the special administrative region...
article Macau to lose over US$1 billion in EBITDA in Q2: Morgan Stanley (7/6/2020)
(Macau) -- Macau’s casino operators are expected to announce quarterly EBITDA losses of more than US$1 billion in the three months to 30 June 2020 in what...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Online Gaming

article Return of Sports Brings a Resurgence of Online Betting (9/15/2020)
(Wall Street) -- As the legal infrastructure becomes more friendly towards sports betting, specifically in the online space, many companies in the gambling industry are...
article The United States Igaming Revenue Report — July 2020 (8/19/2020)
(USA) -- An overview of igaming revenue in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and West Virginia, the four states where online gambling is legal in the U.S.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Goldman downgrades MGM on slow Vegas recovery, says stick with Penn National Gaming (sub req) (9/14/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Goldman Sachs is ditching traditional casino stock MGM Resorts and looking to Penn National Gaming for growth in the world of gambling.
article REPORT: Las Vegas COVID-19 Pandemic Update (9/7/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Nevada began its emergence from the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown on May 9, 2020, after Nevada’s Governor Steve Sisolak authorized certain businesses,...
article OP/ED: Red Rock Resorts - An Intimate View Of Las Vegas's Local Casino Properties At A Challenging Time (8/24/2020)
(Wall Street) -- I typically write about commodities and raw material companies. However, after becoming a “local” in Las Vegas nine years ago, I have a...
article Las Vegas Sands Stock Can Rally 45%: Analyst (8/13/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- On April 27, 2020, we recommended buying shares of Las Vegas Sands when they were trading at about $43. On June 10, we sold the position at $52. The stock...
article BLOG: S.O.S.: Las Vegas and the Deteriorating State of Nevada (8/5/2020)
(Wall Street) -- On June 4, casinos in Nevada opened without either mandatory facemasks or visitor restrictions, while its biggest source markets – California and...
article OP/ED: A Positive Outlook – Don’t Count Vegas Out (7/27/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Over the past century, Las Vegas has transformed from a dusty railroad town into the world’s premier tourism and convention destination. That growth,...
article BLOG: The Reopening of Las Vegas Casinos During the COVID-10 Pandemic (7/7/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Governor Sisolak authorized certain businesses, including restaurants, barbershops, hair salons, and most retail businesses, to reopen with limitations...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

COVID-19

article REPORT: Indian Country small businesses face strong headwinds in COVID-19 recovery (9/9/2020)
(Indian Country) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has led to economic and health hardships throughout Indian Country, affecting the many small businesses that are the backbone...
article Collapse And Recovery: The COVID-19 Casino Shutdown In Numbers (9/1/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- There are few areas of the US economy that haven’t been touched by the COVID-19 pandemic. The brick-and-mortar casino industry has been one of the...
article Why German researchers held a large indoor concert during the pandemic (8/24/2020)
(Germany) -- One of Germany’s largest venues roared back to life over the weekend, after nearly half a year of pandemic-induced hibernation. Room-shaking bass...
article Forty percent of U.S. Covid-19 tests come back too late to be clinically meaningful, data show (8/15/2020)
(USA) -- In early July, Shannon Mayer started to feel a sudden tightness in her chest. “The next day it was really hard to breathe,” the 31-year-old Chicago...
article Gambling Could Make Comeback Post COVID (8/10/2020)
(Nevada) -- Could it be back to the future for the casino industry? Gaming operators are going back to basics during the pandemic, with more of a focus on the gambling...
article A new report shows pokie gambling in New Zealand pubs and clubs, is costing the retail sector more than 400-million dollars a year (8/10/2020)
(New Zealand) -- The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research report was commissioned by The Salvation Army and the Problem Gambling Foundation. NZIER principal...
article Native American Casino Owners Reflect on COVID Crisis and Share Strategies For Reopening (8/6/2020)
(Washington) -- Troy Wyatt, founder of Seattle Entertainment Group, recently conducted a survey to understand how Native American casino owners are handling reopening...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article The Week In Sports Betting News: DraftKings Dominates Pre-NFL Chatter (9/8/2020)
(USA) -- Happy Tuesday, everyone. Sports betting news is about to turn much more positive this week with the long-awaited return of the NFL season this Thursday.
1 Article on this Issue

Wynn Resorts

article Goldman Sachs loses conviction on Wynn Resorts (9/8/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Goldman Sachs drops Wynn Resorts (WYNN -4.8%) to a Neutral rating from Buy and pulls the casino stock from its Conviction List.
1 Article on this Issue

Japan Gaming

article Abe’s Exit: The End of Japan IRs? (9/7/2020)
(Japan) -- The long campaign to bring legal casinos to Japan has faced repeated obstacles. The latest setback, coupled with the impact of the coronavirus, may spell the...
1 Article on this Issue

Scientific Games

article Wynn and Scientific Games push ahead with sports betting plans (9/4/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Wynn Resorts (WYNN +2.4%) has rather quietly rolled out its sports betting casino app to New Jersey and has plans to extend it into Colorado and Indiana...
1 Article on this Issue

Alabama Gaming

article Ivey gambling policy task force member Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochran anticipates early delivery of ‘good report’ on gaming (9/2/2020)
(Alabama) -- Earlier this year, Gov. Kay Ivey named her 12-member gambling study group that was tasked with “gathering detailed information to allow the governor,...
1 Article on this Issue

New York Gaming

article BLOG: Could New York Ever Replace New Jersey as a Top Gambling Destination? (9/2/2020)
(New York) -- New Jersey remains the king of online gambling in the US. but could the Big Apple of New York ever evolve to fully legalize gambling and steal this crown?
1 Article on this Issue

Penn National

article Analyst: Penn National Stock Could Hit $200 Thanks To Barstool Sportsbook (9/1/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Penn National stock has 250% upside thanks to its investment in Barstool Sports, according to one brokerage firm.
1 Article on this Issue

Hacked & Cyber-Attack

article REPORT: The Underground Cybercrime Economy of Hacked Fortnite and Gaming Accounts (8/31/2020)
(Internet) -- With each passing day it seems like millions of additional records are stolen in the latest data breach, but what does that really mean? What happens to...
1 Article on this Issue

Caesars

article Caesars Draws Some Rave Wall Street Reviews Following First Earnings Report (8/7/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ:CZR) delivered its first earnings update as the largest US gaming company Thursday after the close of US markets. As...
1 Article on this Issue

American Gaming Association

article Americans prefer legal sports betting to neighborhood bookies, study says (7/21/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Legal sports betting is growing in regulated markets and taking customers away from illegal bookies, according to the American Gaming Association....
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article If coronavirus kills some casinos, Atlantic City's grief will soar (7/10/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Shut down for months by the coronavirus pandemic, some Atlantic City casinos may fail, which would worsen the city's shaky financial condition....
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Gaming and Hospitality Legal News, Volume 12, Number 12: Nevada Gaming Commission Regulatory Adoption Presents New Opportunities for Wager Funding (7/8/2020)
(Nevada) -- On June 25th, 2020, the Nevada Gaming Commission held a hearing in which it adopted amendments to the Nevada Gaming Regulations to permit the direct or...
1 Article on this Issue

Eastern Band of Cherokee

article Feasibility study set for Cherokee meat production (7/7/2020)
(North Carolina) -- A feasibility study for a potential Cherokee meat production facility was approved Tuesday, July 7 at the regular session of Budget Council. The...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Look At Sports Betting Lottery States: Do Monopolies Leave Money On Table? (9/24/2020)
(USA) -- One of the biggest decisions a state must make when legalizing sports betting is determining which agency is best suited to regulate and oversee the new...
article REPORT: Insights on the Casino Gaming Equipment Global Market to 2027 (9/7/2020)
(New York) -- Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Casino Gaming Equipment estimated at US$70.1 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size...
article SportsHandle: That was the week that was in US sports betting - September 4, 2020 (9/4/2020)
(USA) -- SportsHandle and friends deliver another round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting.
article LEGAL BLOG: Indian Nations Law Update - August 2020 (9/1/2020)
(Indian Country) -- The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020, Public Law 116-94, provided $100,000,000 for competitive grants to eligible Indian Housing Block Grant (...
article Casino players want cashless options and moderate gaming budgets, report shows (8/17/2020)
(USA) -- The Innovation Group (TIG) released last week its latest report, “Coronavirus Recovery Consumer Research Casino Gaming,” providing a casino player...
article Native American Cases To Watch In 2nd Half Of 2020 (sub req) (7/31/2020)
(Indian Country) -- Native American law practitioners will be keeping an eye on the full Fifth Circuit's upcoming decision on the constitutionality of the Indian...
article Indian Country headlines for Tuesday, July 28, 2020 (7/28/2020)
(Indian Country) -- A round up of the day's news from ICT.
article Indian Country Headlines for Monday, July 20th (7/20/2020)
(Indian Country) -- A news round-up from Indian Country Today for July 20, 2020.
article BLOG: New Mexico Personal Injury Attorneys List Common Tribal Law Cases (6/25/2020)
(New Mexico) -- The New Mexico personal injury attorneys at Parnall & Adams Law released a blog listing out the most common tribal law cases. These cases can be...
article Overview of the Yucatan Peninsula Casino Market (6/15/2020)
(Mexico) -- Yucatan Peninsula is located in southeastern Mexico and is definitely a great destination that more visitors from around the world appreciate. While people...
article June 12: SportsHandle: that was the week that was in US sports betting (6/12/2020)
(USA) -- The Illinois Gaming Board approved seven casinos for Master Sports Wagering licenses Thursday, moving the Land of Lincoln another step closer to having mobile...
article US Gaming Will Experience A U-Shaped Recovery Post-Reopening (6/11/2020)
(Wall Street) -- The US gaming sector’s post-reopening recovery will be slowed by economic headwinds and operating and travel restraints stemming from the...
article When it comes to leadership, Canada's political parties aren't getting more diverse (6/9/2020)
(Canada) -- Political parties in Canada have a long way to go before their leaders begin to resemble the electorates they seek to lead. Throughout Canadian history,...
article Analyst Thinks Las Vegas Sands, MGM Resorts, and Wynn Resorts Have Run Far Enough (5/28/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Although the Big Three casinos are getting ready to open for business again in Las Vegas, Wall Street is urging caution and tempering investor...
article Casinos begin their slow roll to recovery (5/26/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Casino stocks are higher on the day as the news out of Hong Kong looks incrementally better and U.S. casinos report the return of some traffic at opened...
article Boyd Gaming's Efforts Bode Well, Coronavirus Woes to Linger (5/22/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Boyd Gaming Corporation BYD is likely to benefit from portfolio expansion and increased focus on online betting. However, the coronavirus pandemic and...
article The Gadsden flag is a symbol. But whose? (5/18/2020)
(USA) -- The year was 2017, the month was August. America was 241 years old, and totems of its racist past were crumbling. One of the Northwest’s largest tributes...
article Why Casino-Supplier Stocks Dropped and Then Rebounded on Thursday (5/14/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Shares of companies that supply casinos and lotteries with products like slot machines and technology services dropped like a rock in early trading...
article State to study Washington State Patrol stops and searches for possible bias (5/5/2020)
(Washington) -- Washington will spend $50,000 to study possible biases in the Washington State Patrol after an investigation found troopers search people of color,...
article VIDEO: Gambling stocks: These two may have hit bottom, traders say (5/4/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Casino stocks have been hit hard by closures and lockdowns tied to the coronavirus pandemic. MGM Resorts led the decline on Friday after disappointing...

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