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Macau Gaming

article BLOG: Macau has a Guangdong problem (4/1/2020)
(Macau) -- Macau casino stocks are lower in early trading after gross gaming revenue fell 79.7% in the gambling mecca during March vs. -79.5% consensus.
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Sports Betting

article PlayUSA Rewind: Good Sports Betting News For Esports And The NFL Draft (4/1/2020)
(USA) -- The coronavirus pandemic has sent shockwaves across the gaming world. As it has been well-documented, the majority of — if not all — casinos in the...
article BOOK: "The Great Gamble" gets rave reviews from heaps of Hawkeyes (3/31/2020)
(Iowa) -- David Bluder (husband of Iowa women's basketball coach Lisa Bluder) is getting some fantastic feedback on his new novel, "The Great Gamble."
article BLOG: How Sports Gambling Has Changed Without Sports (3/27/2020)
(Internet) -- Would you take the Mavericks getting 9.5 points on the road against the Kings? In real-life, with a healthy Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis in the...
article BLOG: What to Bet on When There’s Not Much Sport (3/23/2020)
(Worldwide) -- We know there are far more important things going on in the world right now than sports. But, while everyone is hopefully being responsible by staying at...
article The Week In Sports Betting News: Illinois And Michigan Have Next (3/9/2020)
(USA) -- Happy Monday, everyone. There was absolutely no shortage of sports betting news last week with Friday being one of the busiest days of 2020. There are a couple...
article SportsHandle: that was the week that was in US sports betting - January 24 (1/24/2020)
(New York) -- SportsHandle and friends deliver another round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting.
article BLOG: Five things you didn't know about betting on the Super Bowl odds (1/20/2020)
(USA) -- Super Bowl is one of the rare times on the sports calendar that everyone – gambler or not – knows the pointspread. Big Game betting has massive...
article BLOG: Sports Betting Year in Review: The Biggest Bets and Biggest Characters of 2019 (1/3/2020)
(USA) -- The first full year of sports betting in the post-Supreme Court reversal was a dandy, full of big bets and bigger characters. Here’s your recap of the year that...
article BLOG: The Week In Sports Betting News: Michigan Sports Betting Gets New Life (12/9/2019)
(Michigan) -- Happy Monday, everyone. We’re surging toward the end of 2019 with some surprisingly big happenings for the typically slow holiday season. Last week...
article The Week In Sports Betting News: Yeah, It’s Never Been OK For NFL Players To Bet On NFL Games (12/3/2019)
(USA) -- Happy Monday, everyone. We’re now 20 days from Hanukkah and 23 from Christmas so hopefully those Black Friday sales helped get your holiday shopping...
article BLOG: Legal But Not Live: Projecting When Colorado, Illinois, Montana, NH, Tennessee And D.C. Will Be Online (11/20/2019)
(USA) -- Six jurisdictions have legalized sports betting but have not yet given the green light for the launch of legal operations. While Indiana and Iowa sprinted from...
article Get A Grip: The Week In Sports Betting: All The OHs: MO, CO, OH (11/8/2019)
(USA) -- Major League Baseball on Thursday suggested that it would invest more in Missouri if lawmakers agreed to include a royalty or “integrity fee” when...
12 Total Articles on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article BLOG: Will comp dollars and cashback expire during the shutdown? (3/31/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- I have comp dollars and cashback expiring during the time the Atlantic City casinos are temporarily closed. Will I lose these?
article Atlantic City casino industry (12/30/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The resort casino industry had a roller-coaster decade. After a strong start, the city saw five casinos close during the middle part of the decade. A...
article COLUMN: The 'nots' of the slots (11/19/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- I don’t know about you, but I get a little irritated when I notice someone standing behind me while I play one of my favorite slot machines. For...
article What are the biggest changes in gambling over the years? (11/11/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Asked the biggest change I’ve seen in my 30-plus years on the casino scene, I recently told a reader that the expansion of legal gambling beyond...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

N.J. Sports Betting

article BLOG: With DGE Approval, New Jersey Joins Table Tennis Betting Craze (3/27/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Just days after New Jersey sports bettors, who were scanning the globe for competitions to wager on in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, lost out...
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UK Gambling

article BLOG: What London Casinos Can Learn from Vegas (3/26/2020)
(London) -- Gambling in London is great. The capital city vibe and the often-regal gaming venues can make for a really special evening. That said, Vegas remains number...
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COVID-19

article BLOG: The Day March Madness Died: What’s A Sportsbook To Do Without Sports? (3/19/2020)
(Internet) -- It’s been awhile since I’ve written a column, but you know the saying “there is no time like the present?” These are clearly...
article Coronavirus Threat Doesn’t Seem to Faze American Poker Players … Yet (3/11/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- At least for the time being, and things could certainly change in the coming weeks, the poker community doesn’t appear to be too concerned with the...
article BLOG: Coronavirus Precautions For Casino Patrons: A PA Doctor Weighs In (3/10/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Fear of the spread of coronavirus has cancelled festivals, conferences and sporting events. Places where large numbers of people gather like malls,...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

DraftKings

article The Oral History Of The First DraftKings Sports Betting Championship (3/19/2020)
(Internet) -- Thursday, March 19 was the scheduled start date of the four-day 2020 DraftKings Sports Betting Spring Championship. It was to have a $1.5 million...
1 Article on this Issue

Food Sovereignty

article BLOG: Six tips for hosting a food summit (3/16/2020)
(Indian Country) -- A food summit is an opportunity for people working in different parts of the food system to come together for a “state of our local food system...
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Mascot Issue

article RACIST BLOG: UI offers 'buyback' on 'racist' old mascot gear (3/3/2020)
(Illinois) -- The Illinois Student Government is hosting an annual t-shirt buyback geared toward reducing the number of t-shirts featuring it’s old “Chief...
1 Article on this Issue

Loot Boxes

article BLOG: The Great Loot Box Gamble (2/24/2020)
(Internet) -- $500 gone — only spotted because of a notification from a credit card company. $1,500 gone — bringing a bank account perilously close to empty...
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Penobscot Tribe

article BLOG: Toshiko Mori on Collecting Wabanaki and Penobscot Baskets (2/19/2020)
(Maine) -- I have collected antique Native American baskets from Maine for over three decades. In particular, I appreciate Wabanaki and Penobscot baskets, with their...
1 Article on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article BLOG: A new documentary claims Tupac is alive and living in New Mexico (2/13/2020)
(Arizona) -- If there’s one thing the film industry is sorely lacking at the moment it’s films about mad conspiracy theories. Honestly, keep your Pandemics...
article BLOG: Life on Navajo Land (11/12/2019)
(Arizona) -- My wife and I recently visited Page, a small town in the north of Arizona at Glen Canyon Dam. The Navajo Reservation surrounds the area and extends some 150...
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California Sports Betting

article BLOG: You have horse racing questions and he has the answers (2/6/2020)
(California) -- Am I going to be able to bet on the Dodgers, Rams and Lakers anytime soon at Santa Anita? I thought the Supreme Court cleared the way two years ago for...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Betting 101: A primer for navigating a sportsbook (1/27/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- A sportsbook can be an intimidating place for the uninitiated. Here’s a primer on the basics of betting. Though most of these rules are standardized...
article Las Vegas: New things to look forward to in 2020 (12/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- In ever-evolving Las Vegas, you can expect the city to look different next year. The NFL’s Raiders will be moving in (sorry, Oakland) and Gordon...
article BLOG: 20 Things Guys Do That Las Vegas Casino Staff Can't Stand (12/2/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Heading to the casino is a pretty popular activity for a lot of guys, especially those who are looking to let loose, have fun and maybe even win a little...
article BLOG: Escape from Newark to Las Vegas on a budget (11/13/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- While Las Vegas may be an obvious choice for a vacation spot, the city offers much more than just gambling and buffets, and is well worth a fresh look at...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Georgia Gaming

article Gambling on my mind: Sectors vie for southern hospitality (1/20/2020)
(Georgia) -- One of the most anti-gambling states in the US, Georgia has taken its time in welcoming the industry across its borders, but with legislators beginning to...
1 Article on this Issue

Video Gaming

article BLOG: How Gaming and Gambling Has Become Intertwined (1/12/2020)
(Internet) -- There has been much discussion lately regarding controversial loot boxes – devices placed in games that can enhance a character or experience when...
article BLOG: GTA V made half a billion dollars in 2019, was #3 best-earning game (1/4/2020)
(Internet) -- GTA V is a monster. It's the most popular entertainment property of all time with over 115 million copies sold. GTA Online managed to make over $1...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Michigan Gaming

article Michigan Matters: 2020 Focus on Donald Trump, Roads, and Gambling (1/3/2020)
(Michigan) -- It was all hands on deck as the roundtable of Denise Ilitch, Rocky Raczkowski and Charlie Beckham appeared with Host Carol Cain on CBS 62’s MICHIGAN...
1 Article on this Issue

Arkansas Gaming

article BLOG: More Casinos in Arkansas Set to Open in 2020 (12/28/2019)
(Arkansas) -- Arkansas’ casino industry has been undergoing some major changes. Several Native American tribes in the state have been pushing to open new gambling...
1 Article on this Issue

Wind River

article BLOG: Is ‘Wind River’ Based on a True Story? (12/28/2019)
(Wyoming) -- ‘Wind River’ is neo-Western murder mystery movie that was released in 2017. Starring Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen in lead roles, it serves...
1 Article on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article BLOG: Momentum Drives AC Casinos, The Eagles (12/26/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Momentum seems to be the word of the week when looking at New Jersey gambling news. Case in point: Ocean Casino Resort is riding momentum from its sixth...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article BLOG: Pennsylvania Gaming Industry Explodes: Five Biggest Stories from 2019 (12/26/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- In the year 2019, Pennsylvania gaming legislation became a reality. But it was a long time comin’. In Oct. 2017, PA governor Tom Wolf signed a...
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Illinois Gaming

article BLOG: Illinois Sports Lottery Yet To Find Any Takers (12/16/2019)
(Illinois) -- Tucked in near the middle of Illinois Senate Bill 690, an 816-page measure that legalized sports betting in the state this summer, is a six-page section...
article LEGAL BLOG: At Stake (11/11/2019)
(Illinois) -- The Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) held its November monthly meeting on Thursday, November 7, 2019 in Chicago. Please remember the November 21, 2019 meeting...
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Mobile Gaming

article OP/ED: Don’t be late to the next ‘year of mobile’ (11/26/2019)
(Internet) -- Karolina Pelc examines the changing habits of gamblers, as the lines between gaming and gambling continue to blur, and how to attract the attention of...
1 Article on this Issue

Thanksgiving

press release Nation Celebrates Its 399th Annual Feast (11/25/2019)
(USA) -- In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims — early settlers of Plymouth Colony — held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest. Many regard this...
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Tribal Taxation

article LEGAL BLOG: New Eighth Circuit Decision Benefits Tribal Tax Codes (11/25/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Tribal Tax Codes are typically designed to impose tax on only those on-reservation transactions that the state is constitutionally prohibited from...
1 Article on this Issue

William Hill

article The Week In Sports Betting News: C(G) What William Hill Did There? (11/25/2019)
(USA) -- Happy Monday, everyone. It’s officially the holiday rush, so prepare to break out those sweatpants Thursday night before dropping the weight in the Black...
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Hard Rock

article BLOG: Hard Rock Cafe set to close January in CityWalk Hollywood (11/18/2019)
(Florida) -- CityWalk Hollywood is getting ready for another change, as the popular Hard Rock Cafe is set to close next year. Inside Universal has learned that Hard Rock...
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Election 2020

article Mayor of Pocahontas endorses Joe Biden over Elizabeth Warren (11/8/2019)
(Iowa) -- The mayor of Pocahontas, Iowa, has endorsed Joe Biden over Elizabeth Warren three months out from the first-in-the-nation caucuses — an overlap in...
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Other News

article BLOG: American Politicians Who Own Casinos (3/30/2020)
(USA) -- It won’t be entirely wrong to say that politics and gambling rock the same boat in the society. They both have to do with strategic calculations, odds...
article BLOG: 5 Pieces Of Good Gambling News To Read Right Now (3/24/2020)
(USA) -- Amongst the backdrop of a global pandemic and the uncertainty currently plaguing the casino industry, there are a few bright spots to be had. Yes, a majority of...
article These are the most expensive hotel suites in the world (3/11/2020)
(Worldwide) -- What would you expect from a hotel room that costs per night the equivalent of deposit on a not unreasonably sized house? 24-hour butler service? A...
article BLOG: PlayUSA Rewind: Coronavirus Slamming Major Vegas, Macau Casino Stocks (3/10/2020)
(USA) -- The country has quickly fallen into a panic as the coronavirus continues to spread. Shoppers are cleaning out stores while wrapped head to toe in plastic;...
article BLOG: Protecting the Earth, Protecting Ourselves: Stories from Native America (3/9/2020)
(Indian Country) -- Over the next two months, NPQ, in partnership with the First Nations Development Institute (First Nations), will publish on a weekly basis a series...
article BLOG: Problem Gambling Awareness Month is here (3/9/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month, a grassroots campaign that depends on organizations like the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (...
article BLOG: Dissecting the house edge in roulette (3/9/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. Please explain to me about roulette and the 5.26 percent house edge. It seems to me like every time I play, I...
article BLOG: Biggest boxing bets come from these countries (3/3/2020)
(Worldwide) -- Boxing is a popular sport whose origins date back thousands of years. Nowadays, boxing events attract a huge number of viewers, especially the heavyweight...
article BLOG: Supporting Tribal Libraries (2/28/2020)
(Tennessee) -- What should outreach to tribal libraries look like? What type of funding is available for these institutions? What considerations must be taken regarding...
article BLOG: Biggest Cheaters in Sports Gambling History (2/27/2020)
(Worldwide) -- There’s an old axiom that if you’re not cheating, you’re not trying (well, at least that’s what pro wrestling legend Eddie...
article REPORT: Hotels Elevate F&B Experiences (2/25/2020)
(USA) -- Hotels here and abroad are enhancing their F&B outlets. New restaurant openings and upgrades, plus unique foodie experiences are all part of the mix.
article BLOG: Bury the hatchet (2/19/2020)
(Montana) -- The phrase “bury the hatchet” means to cease hostilities and make amends. Not surprisingly, the origin of the phrase comes from Native Americans...
article Federal Criminal Enforcement & Tribal Nations (2/11/2020)
(Indian Country) -- As “domestic dependent nations” that “retain sovereign powers,” Tribal Nations have limited sovereignty in relation to the...
article BLOG: Some of The World’s Largest iGaming Firms Are From Israel (2/4/2020)
(Israel) -- From a report released by the Embassy of Israel Pretoria in 2015, it is incredible how a country of around 8 million people can be having a very significant...
article BLOG: Musicians who love the thrills of gambling (1/29/2020)
(Internet) -- Gambling, which has been a prominent form of entertainment for centuries, is a past time which is enjoyable in multiple ways. Nowadays, punters can visit...
article BLOG: Poker Players Who Are Notorious For Playing Casino Games (1/24/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- High-stakes poker players are the kings of reading the tells of other players, and knowing when to bluff and when to fold a hand, but they are also the...
article BLOG: Who was the first non-Native American to see Yellowstone? (1/8/2020)
(Wyoming) -- According to the National Parks Service, the area now known as Yellowstone National Park has been home to humans for more than 11,000 years, with the...
article PlayUSA Rewind: New Hampshire Sports Betting, Maryland On Deck, 2019 Numbers (1/6/2020)
(USA) -- The year 2020 wasted little time making headlines. States have already made rapid movement toward legalizing sports betting. Or, in the case of one state, beat...
article BLOG: What it's like to be a hotel art curator (1/5/2020)
(Internet) -- Hotels around the world now strive to create a world-class impression with the art in their public spaces, and many are hiring curators to choose and...
article This woman may have stopped an uprising after police killed Sitting Bull (1/4/2020)
(South Dakota) -- Did Marie McLaughlin, the wife of James McLaughlin, the Indian agent at Standing Rock, prevent a major uprising in the early 1890s? I will lay out what...

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