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Cultural Appropriation

article BLOG: Six non-black women on why they wear box braids despite the controversy (10/11/2019)
(Internet) -- Native American, Mexican, and Vietnamese beauty YouTuber Nikita Dragun was recently accused of cultural appropriation after wearing long grey box braids to...
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Sports Betting

article BLOG: Understanding Soccer Betting Markets (10/9/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Soccer is the biggest sport in the world and with that comes an array of ways to bet on it. Punters who are just starting out on their gambling career may...
article BLOG: Sports betting explosion expected in the USA (10/7/2019)
(Internet) -- In May 2018, PASPA was repealed – in effect overturning the federal ban on sports betting. The consequence of this legal decision means that states...
article BLOG: US Sportsbooks Hit $10 Billion In Collective Betting Handle (8/20/2019)
(USA) -- With the repeal of PASPA being over a year removed, there were many gambling experts and analysts who expected legal sports betting to take off immediately.
article When Will Online Sports Betting Be Legal? Projections for All 50 States (8/7/2019)
(USA) -- It’s been a year since the Supreme Court struck down the federal ban on sports betting, allowing states to legalize it if they wish. So where do we stand a year...
article Breaking Down The Rise and Fall of Legendz Sportsbook, Part II (8/1/2019)
(USA) -- This is the second in a periodic series for Legal Sports Report looking at famous sports betting cases, how the cases came together and how they eventually...
article The Week In Sports Betting: A New Deal For FanDuel; Two More For DraftKings (7/29/2019)
(USA) -- It’s a brand new week, ladies and gents, and the first one with a meaningful football game since February — unless you include the short-lived...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Mascot Issue

article BLOG: It’s time for the Braves to end the tomahawk chop (10/8/2019)
(Atlanta) -- The Atlanta Braves are without doubt one of the most talented young teams in Major League Baseball. That talent has been on full display in the club’s...
article BLOG: Why your mascot sucks: Central Michigan University (9/6/2019)
(Michigan) -- Well, for starters, you don’t have a school mascot. The Chippewas are represented by an italicized ‘C,’ with what appears to be racing stripes known as the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

eSports

article BLOG: How esports is growing for real and the brands are diving in (10/4/2019)
(Internet) -- Esports has been branded as a bunch of hype. But brands seem to have no choice but to dive in as they seek out the elusive millennial audiences who aren...
article Skill-based game makers talk challenges, opportunities at Casino eSports Conference (9/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Even as casinos look for ways to attract the eSports community to gamble on slot machines themed on popular video games, skill-based game makers lament...
article BLOG: Why Slot Games Are One of Twitch TV’s Most Viewed Categories (8/8/2019)
(Internet) -- If you were to take a glance at the Twitch homepage right now, you’d be surprised at the insane views of the popular games you know of—...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article BLOG: Binion’s Nails It With New Whiskey Licker Up (10/3/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It’s been a busy few months at Binion’s Gambling Hall. In July 2019, the downtown casino opened (technically re-opened) the historic Hotel...
article BLOG: The Venetian Defends a New Poker Series (9/20/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The poker room in The Venetian has been hosting the popular DeepStacks Series, that offers lucrative rewards for the most successful players. Players from...
article The biggest draw at Vegas oyster bars? It’s not the oysters. It’s the pan roasts (9/10/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The best thing to eat at the Oyster Bar at Harrah’s Las Vegas, in the heart of the Strip, isn’t the oysters, although they are indeed beauties...
article BLOG: See ya, Celine. Hello, Gaga. Vegas is getting a millennial makeover as resorts cater to the next generation of hedonists. (8/27/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Of all the ways to burn through cash in Las Vegas, zip lining 12 stories above the throngs at the outdoor mall known as LINQ Promenade may be the most...
article BLOG: What Las Vegas Looked Like the Year You Were Born (7/30/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- When you think of Las Vegas, you probably imagine dazzling marquees, show-stopping performances, rows of slot machines, and so much more. Get ready to...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

article BLOG: Las Vegas to me: Pacing myself better at G2E this year (10/1/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- In the first of a series of articles where the Gambling Insider team discuss their own perceptions of Las Vegas ahead of this year's G2E, David Cook...
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Illinois Gaming

article Is Illinois The Next US Gambling Mecca? (10/1/2019)
(Illinois) -- Like a lighthouse glimmering on the horizon of a pitch-black ocean, you can see the casino lights of Las Vegas luring you to gamble as you fly into...
article BLOG: S&P warns Lightfoot against relying on Springfield (9/4/2019)
(Illinois) -- The municipal bond market has a message for first-year Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: go light on one-time maneuvers, avoid fiscal gimmicks, and move the...
article LEGAL BLOG: At Stake (8/12/2019)
(Illinois) -- The Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) held its monthly meeting on Thursday, August 8. The Board began by mentioning the possibility of rescheduling the September...
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Mandalay Bay Shooting

article BLOG: Las Vegas Shooter Girlfriend’s Lavish L.A. Home Exposed On Tragic 2-Year Anniversary (10/1/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Stephen Paddock left 58 dead and 851 injured when he opened fire during a crowd of concertgoers on the Las Vegas Strip on October 1, 2017. The massacre...
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Mobile Gaming

article BLOG: The Technology that Can be the Future of Mobile Real Money Gaming (10/1/2019)
(Internet) -- Many industries go hand-in-hand with the latest technologies. There are now things that people can do that they couldn’t before, and it’s all...
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Cannabis & Casinos

article When in Las Vegas, don’t bring your doobies to the club (9/27/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- I love to travel—the adventure, the people, the food! But the thrill of it all can sometimes leave me feeling nauseous, anxious and headachy. At...
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Rhode Island Gaming

article BLOG: Lottery Showdown: Meet the Lobbyists, Executives and Bureaucrats Battling Over the Mega-Contract (9/24/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- Tuesday afternoon marks the latest round of legislative hearings on the proposal to extend the existing contract between IGT — a company with...
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Video Gaming

article BLOG: 25 photos of Nintendo's 130-year rise from a playing card company to fan-favorite gaming giant (9/17/2019)
(Internet) -- Nintendo turns 130 this year. And like any company that's been around for over a century, a lot has changed. Pivots have been made. Economic downturns...
article BLOG: Grand Theft Auto Players Can Gamble Real Money, But Win None (9/17/2019)
(Internet) -- As video game developers continue to pursue different ways to simultaneously make money and entertain players, they frequently blur the line between...
article BLOG: NBA 2K20 continuing a legacy of exploitative monetization (9/9/2019)
(Internet) -- Within the gaming sphere, there is a diverge range of news that gets talked about: reviews, leaks, delays and, what this article is about, monetization....
article BLOG: GTA Online’s Diamond Casino & Resort Banned In 50 Countries, Even VPNs Won’t Work (8/29/2019)
(Internet) -- Rockstar Games’ GTA Online is considered to be one of the most played online multiplayer games currently in the market. However, GTA Online’s...
article Gaming’s fickle relationship with porn is holding back adult content (8/2/2019)
(Internet) -- One of my favorite adult games as a teen was a little-known visual novel called X-Change. Originally released in Japan, the game focuses on a high school...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Bears

article BLOG: Protect the Sacred Grizzly Bear, Follow Those Who Know Grandmother Earth (9/13/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Led by Chief Stan Grier, the Blackfoot Confederacy of the Piikani, Blackfeet, Siksika and Blood Tribe has been at the forefront of publicly...
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Loot Boxes

article BLOG: Regulate loot boxes under gambling law, Parliament committee recommends (9/12/2019)
(UK) -- A UK Parliament committee have recommended that the government declare certain types of loot box to be games of chance which must be regulated under gambling...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article This Casino Is Fun Even If You Don’t Gamble (9/10/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Let’s face it — casinos are not everyone’s cup of tea. The name of the game is gambling (literally), and if you don’t do it,...
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Snoqualmie Tribe

article A meat-lovers dream at Vista Prime Steaks & Seafood (9/10/2019)
(Washington) -- Love meat? Then head over to Snoqualmie Casino! They have expanded their menu at their restaurant Vista Prime Steak & Seafood. This place is a steak...
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Washington Gaming

article BLOG: Kick Fall Into High Gear at Little Creek Casino Resort (9/10/2019)
(Washington) -- Summer’s lazy days fade into the rush of autumn. School starts and the holiday calendar starts ramping up through the end of the year. Burn off...
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International Game Technology

press release IGT’s Global Footprint — and Local Impact: Senior Vice President Montgomery LIVE (9/6/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Wendy Montgomery, IGT’s Senior Vice President of Global Brand, Marketing, and Communications, appeared GoLocal LIVE, where she spoke to her journey...
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Land Issues

article BLOG: 'Big Mountain: Land, Resistance and Native Hate Unfolding' by NaBahe Katenay 'Big Mountain: Land, Resistance and Native Hate Unfolding' by NaBahe Katenay (9/6/2019)
(Arizona) -- Native American history has been re-written for the purpose of patriotism toward capitalist-aggression. The former, indigenous America, already had the...
1 Article on this Issue

Tohono O’odham

article Tohono O’odham Invaded By Border Patrol & Israeli Surveillance Tech (9/4/2019)
(Arizona) -- The Tohono O'odham nation sits on the US-Mexico border. Tribal member, activist, and scholar Nellie Jo David describes the threats to the Native...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article A Lavish Look Inside The Ultra Luxurious $2.6B Encore Boston Harbor (8/29/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The highly anticipated opening of the sexy waterfront bronze beauty better known as Encore Boston Harbor earlier this summer has set numerous records...
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FinCEN

article LEGAL BLOG: The Effect Of Canada's Revised Anti-Money Laundering Rules On Casino Operators (8/26/2019)
(USA) -- On July 10, 2019, the Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (the "...
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Philippines Gaming

article Dirty money watchdog tweaks rules to cover casinos (8/26/2019)
(Philippines) -- The Anti-Money Laundering Commission (AMLC) has tweaked rules on administrative cases to cover casinos — including their officers, directors and...
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Elizabeth Warren

article BLOG: Elizabeth Warren’s human shield (8/23/2019)
(Iowa) -- Have you noticed that nobody in the Democratic field ever attacks Elizabeth Warren? Sure, a few of the more centrist candidates -- Michael Bennet, Joe Biden,...
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Online Gaming

article BLOG: How big has the gambling industry become? (8/22/2019)
(Worldwide) -- It doesn’t matter if you are an avid gambler or you are just starting out, there is a good chance that you have tried online gambling. At the very...
1 Article on this Issue

Wire Act

article VLOG: This Week in Gambling: Justic Department appeals Wire Act decision (8/21/2019)
(USA) -- The New Hampshire Lottery won a major victory in U.S. District Court earlier this year when it was determined that the Wire Act only applied to sports betting....
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Indian Children Welfare Act (ICWA)

article BLOG: You Guys, The Fifth Circuit Ruled *For* The Welfare Of Indian Children (8/14/2019)
(Texas) -- Texas Governor-in-Waiting/Attorney General Ken Paxton, joined by the AGs of Louisiana and Indiana, is suing in an attempt to get courts to declare that white...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article BLOG: Industrial Hemp Economies Ahead for Indian Country (8/13/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The USDA will release regulations in August allowing for states and Indian tribes to manage their own industrial hemp programs. With the rise in...
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Hard Rock

article BLOG: Pregnancy Helps Jason Mercier Win Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Title (8/12/2019)
(Florida) -- Positive omens and a pregnant wife have helped Jason Mercier win his first live event in two years at the 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open.
1 Article on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article BLOG: Indiana Sports Betting Could be Ready By Start of NFL Season (8/7/2019)
(Indiana) -- Good news for bettors in Indiana looking forward to place a bet on the Indianapolis Colts’ week one game against the San Diego Chargers, as it looks...
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Online Poker

article BLOG: WSOP Online Suffers Criticism after Successful Summer (8/1/2019)
(USA) -- The World Series of Poker hosted nine online events this summer, all of which were open to poker players in New Jersey and Nevada. All of them garnered...
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Iowa Gaming

article Iowa Could Begin Retail Sports Betting In Mid-August (7/29/2019)
(Iowa) -- The state of Iowa is moving full steam ahead toward launching in-person sports betting ahead of Week 1 of the upcoming NFL season and the beginning of college...
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Other News

article BLOG: The Uniqueness Of Scatter Symbols In Slots (10/11/2019)
(Internet) -- Are you a fan of slots? If so, you are probably familiar with the scatter symbols. These symbols are very visible, as they are located on the reels. What...
article BLOG: Ports of Call: Neah Bay (10/10/2019)
(Washington) -- For astronomers studying the cosmos, the term singularity defines the point where a property is thought to be infinite.
article BLOG: A Trio of Hotel Sales (10/4/2019)
(USA) -- Recent hotel sales are happening in Dallas, Virginia and up north in New Jersey: Here’s the details on the deals.
article BLOG: Top 3 Reasons Why Bookmakers Limit Gambling Accounts (10/3/2019)
(UK) -- Have you ever heard of other punters complaining their betting accounts have become closed? Or has it happened to you? It’s often frustrating, especially...
article BLOG: GAO Report Finds ACA Helped Increase Coverage for American Indians, Alaskan Natives (10/2/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Amid continued questions over whether the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will survive, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report this...
article BLOG: The headwinds against legalized sports betting (9/30/2019)
(USA) -- In the 16 months since the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the country’s wealthiest sports league, the NFL, has...
article BLOG: The Future Of Sports Gambling (9/25/2019)
(Internet) -- You don’t have to be an avid gambler or even a professional sports analyst to understand that betting has always been prevalent in the world of...
article BLOG: Native American Ancestors Found in the Genes of Many in the U.S. (9/24/2019)
(USA) -- If your ancestry in the United States stretches back more than 250 years, you may have Native American forbears. A new population genetics study shows that...
article OP/ED: Can Trudeau recover from his blackface scandal? (9/23/2019)
(Canada) -- The Liberal campaign is in full-blown damage control mode over a scandal that threatens to put the Trudeau brand and the party's electoral fortunes in...
article BLOG: The Christian converts who are setting fire to sacred Aboriginal objects (9/23/2019)
(Australia) -- Christian missionaries are causing a fresh wave of upset in outback Australia, promising to bring people back from the dead, and promoting the idea...
article BLOG: Can Mobile Betting Boost Arena Attendance? (9/20/2019)
(USA) -- Can a legal mobile sports wagering program in the Empire State bring casual baseball fans back to Citi Field and Yankee Stadium? At least one area elected...
article BLOG: How Smart Contracts Could Revolutionize the Gambling Industry (9/18/2019)
(Internet) -- I don’t often write about the gambling industry. Don’t get me wrong. If I’m in Vegas, I’ll lose $10 at a slot machine or play a few...
article BLOG: How technology has changed the iGaming niche (9/18/2019)
(Internet) -- With the advent of the Internet, a megatrend of businesses shifting online came into being. This trend included casinos as well. In 1994, Microgaming...
article A nomadic plumber found mysterious stones on his land — so he became the first person to return land to the Ute Indian Tribe (9/13/2019)
(Colorado) -- On the on-line, the property gave the impression perfect: a pair of acres on a mesa in southern Colorado for $3,000 — and Affluent Snyder had honest about...
article How will Brexit affect Ireland’s burgeoning igaming sector? (9/13/2019)
(UK) -- Ireland’s tech industry has a proud history of being right at the forefront, and Dublin, in particular, has been home to some of the biggest names over the past...
article BLOG: Why are casino games thriving in the UK? (9/12/2019)
(UK) -- Gambling has always been popular in the UK. From dressing their best for most famous horse races in the world to betting on some of the nation’s favourite...
article BLOG: Indian Tribe Sues Over Exclusion From Committee Dealing With Ancestors' Remains (9/11/2019)
(Texas) -- A lawsuit was filed yesterday in a Texas federal district court by a non-federally recognized Indian tribe against Texas officials involved in redevelopment...
article BLOG: The California Gold Rush (9/9/2019)
(California) -- Sandwiched between the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and the Civil War in 1861, the California Gold Rush is considered by many historians to be the most...
article The Darker Side of John Wesley Powell (9/9/2019)
(Indian Country) -- Like other early American geologists, the man who explored the Colorado River did anthropologic research that presupposed the racial inferiority of...
article BLOG: Legislating for game integrity as U.S. states legalize sports betting (9/6/2019)
(USA) -- With its May 2018 decision in Murphy v. NCAA,1 the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) that...

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