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National Indian Gaming Association

press release Tribal Gaming Protection Network (TGPN) Announces Fed OSHA 10-hour Training Academy at NIGA San Diego (3/26/2019)
(California) -- The Tribal Gaming Protection Network (TGPN) is proud to announce a first of its kind education track at NIGA San Diego, the Fed OSHA 10-hour Training...
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DraftKings

article DraftKings moves into its new office — one of largest in Boston on one floor (3/25/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The employee dining area at DraftKings’ new Back Bay office is modeled after a football field. It even has yard lines painted on the polished...
article DraftKings Opening New Headquarters As It Plans Expansion (3/24/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- One of Boston's largest tech companies is moving into a new corporate headquarters. Sports betting company DraftKings is unveiling its new...
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San Manuel Tribe

article San Manuel’s new CEO settles into role, sets goals (3/25/2019)
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has a new CEO in charge of both tribal government and business operations in Loren Gill. And while he may be new...
article San Manuel Band of Mission Indians names new CEO (3/24/2019)
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians of Southern California announced Friday that it has tabbed Loren Gill to be its new chief executive officer. Gill...
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Labor & Unions

article More Las Vegas casino dealers vote to join UAW (3/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Nearly 550 gaming dealers at Caesars Palace Las Vegas Casino voted to join the UAW on Saturday, the Detroit-based labor union reports. The move comes...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Enjoy drinks next to an original Banksy at new Las Vegas restaurant (3/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Palms Resort and Casino unveiled an extensive collection of street art as part of the opening of its new restaurant, Greene St. Kitchen by Clique...
article Economists report more sports, less gambling in Vegas' future (3/22/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas skyline will look quite a bit different after 2020 as economists discuss the city's future economy and changing landscape. That was the...
article Five years later, High Roller wheel keeps on spinning in Las Vegas (3/19/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Five years after its debut, Caesars Entertainment’s massive High Roller observation wheel has cemented a spot among the top attractions on the Strip...
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California Gaming

article Chumash Business Committee member joins state Indian gaming board (3/22/2019)
(California) -- Mike Lopez, a member of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Business Committee, has been appointed to the California Nations Indian Gaming Association...
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MGM Springfield

article MGM Springfield’s rooftop pool could open as soon as April (3/21/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- As temperatures continue to warm and lingering snow melts away, MGM Springfield’s rooftop pool is close to opening. If the weather continues to...
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West Virginia Gaming

article Dispute unresolved, still no sports betting in Wheeling as NCAA Tourney begins (3/21/2019)
(West Virginia) -- As one of the top sports betting weekends of the year tips off, Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack is still unable to take wagers. The management...
article Sports Betting Remains Offline at 2 West Virginia Casinos (3/21/2019)
(West Virginia) -- Sports wagering will remain offline at Mardi Gras Casino and Wheeling Island Casino at the start of the NCAA Tournament.
article Two WV casinos missing out on March Madness (3/21/2019)
(West Virginia) -- March Madness could have a different meaning at the Mardi Gras and Wheeling Island casinos, with bettors mad that they won't be able to wager on the...
article Dispute keeps sports betting turned off at Delaware North properties (3/20/2019)
(West Virginia) -- Sports betting won’t be available at two casinos in West Virginia during at least the opening rounds of the NCAA Tournament. State Lottery...
article West Virginia has legalized sports betting, but a contract dispute will keep it offline for the first March Madness weekend (3/20/2019)
(West Virginia) -- The management services provider for two West Virginia sports books and the state's online betting app is in a dispute with a third-party...
article With Sports Betting Still Offline, Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack – and West Virginia Coffers – Missing Out on March Madness (3/20/2019)
(West Virginia) -- Sports wagering through the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack remains offline, and no betting is happening there as “March Madness”...
article Setbacks Aside, WV Sportsbooks Contribute To National Conversation (3/18/2019)
(West Virginia) -- As more states get on the sports betting bandwagon, sportsbooks in West Virginia are part of a growing movement that has seen major gains at the...
article West Virginia Online Casino, Poker Bill Clears Legislature But Plug Pulled Online Sports Betting (3/11/2019)
(West Virginia) -- West Virginia’s Lottery Interactive Wagering Act sailed through the Senate on Friday, which means the state stands on the brink of legalizing...
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New York Gaming

article Rivers Casino general manager leaves Schenectady to run sister facility (3/20/2019)
(New York) -- The general manager of Rivers Casino & Resort has left the Schenectady site to run another casino operated by the same corporate parent. Rob Long came...
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Illinois Gaming

article Harrah's Metropolis Casino to reopen Tuesday as Ohio River floodwaters recede (3/18/2019)
(Illinois) -- Harrah's Metropolis Casino is scheduled to reopen to the public on Tuesday, a month after it closed because of flooding from the Ohio River. The casino...
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Maryland Gaming

article Need a drink? Live! Casino has an app for that (3/18/2019)
(Maryland) -- Live! Casino & Hotel says it is the first casino in the industry to roll out an “Uber for drinks” feature on its mobile app. Want a drink...
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New Mexico Gaming

article Buffalo Thunder casino makes it two sportsbooks in New Mexico (3/18/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Sports betting fans in New Mexico now have a second venue where they can place their wagers following Buffalo Thunder Casino’s move last week to...
article New Mexico Casino Second to Launch Sports Betting Book in the State (3/16/2019)
(New Mexico) -- One after the another, new beneficiaries of the 2018 Supreme Court ruling on sports betting are emerging to the glee of state wagering aficionados. In...
article New Mexico Sports Betting Market Welcomes Second Location (3/15/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Alma Maya has known state Rep. Ezequiel Santiago since he was a little boy. Like so many other friends, colleagues and family members, Maya, a former...
article Exclusive: LVDC confident on New Mexico sports betting after Buffalo Thunder launch (3/13/2019)
(New Mexico) -- New Mexico’s second sportsbook has launched this week, after the Las Vegas Dissemination Company (LVDC) partnered with Buffalo Thunder Resort and...
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Tigua Tribe

article Speaking Rock Entertainment Center at risk of being shut down (3/18/2019)
(Texas) -- The future of gaming at Speaking Rock is at risk A judge's ruling in east Texas could be a bad sign for the Tigua tribe and Speaking Rock Entertainment...
article Filter’s Richard Patrick, Venue Disagree Over Trump-Related Show Cancellation (3/12/2019)
(Texas) -- Filter frontman Richard Patrick is no stranger to controversy. His band’s biggest hit, “Hey Man, Nice Shot,” is about the public suicide of...
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Arkansas Gaming

article Atlantic City sportsbooks prepared for March Madness (3/17/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Sports betting is legal in New Jersey for the first time during March Madness and the resort’s sportsbooks are ready for college basketball...
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Mississippi Gaming

article One of Beau Rivage’s first employees reflects on last 20 years (3/16/2019)
(Mississippi) -- In the late 1990′s, as Beau Rivage was being built, its sales team was building the casino’s image and clientele in a trailer just across...
article Realtor facing questions about proposed Long Beach casino (3/13/2019)
(Mississippi) -- The debate continues over a proposed $180 million casino in Long Beach. It would sit on property north of U.S. Highway 90, across from the harbor. The...
article Biloxi set to party like it’s 1999 for Beau Rivage’s 20th birthday. Here’s a look back. (3/10/2019)
(Mississippi) -- People were concerned when the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino opened 20 years ago in 1999. With its $750 million price tag — the largest ever...
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Chickasaw Nation

article Chickasaw Nation signs long term supply contract with AGS (3/15/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- AGS has signed a long-term contract renewal with the Chickasaw Nation, with immediate effect, securing the firm’s installed base of approximately 3,...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article DraftKings angling for piece of pro sports betting (3/15/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- With legislation to legalize and regulate sports betting on the horizon in Massachusetts, representatives from a Boston-based mobile sports wagering...
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Poarch Creek

article A South Bethlehem landmark is changing, the 1st of many changes expected at casino property (3/15/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The buyer of the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem scored its first official win Thursday afternoon when the Bethlehem Planning Commission approved its...
article Sands Bethlehem Setting Sail To Make Room For Wind Creek Casino And Resort (3/15/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The sale is still not final, but we do have a new name for what is currently known as Sands Bethlehem Casino. That moniker is getting kicked to the...
article ‘Sands’ casino being renamed ‘Wind Creek’ after Poarch Creek Indian purchase (3/15/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- An iconic sign at a Pennsylvania casino will soon undergo an Alabama-related change. An ore crane sign bearing the name “Sands” at Sands...
article The Sands sale must be going well. The buyer’s ready to put their name on the ore bridge (3/12/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The $1.3 billion sale of the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to the affiliate of an Alabama-based Indian tribe looks to be on track because Wind Creek...
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Indiana Gaming

article New casino owner to take over Majestic Star casinos Wednesday (3/12/2019)
(Indiana) -- The two Majestic Star Casinos in Gary are expected to reopen under new ownership around 2 p.m. Wednesday, following a short shutdown. Jahnae Erpenbach, the...
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Hard Rock

article All eyes on South Florida after death of Anna Nicole Smith (3/11/2019)
(Florida) -- Driving north from Miami on Florida's Turnpike, just before you approach exit 53, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino rises like a mirage. At almost...
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Ontario Gaming

article Lucky days run out for city's second last bingo hall (3/11/2019)
(Ontario) -- Lucky Days Bingo, one of only two bingo halls left in London, is calling it quits after 40 years in business, a casualty of dwindling attendance and rising...
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Quapaw Tribe

article New documentary highlights expansion, evolution of Quapaw Nation (3/10/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- A new documentary, “The Pride of the Ogahpah,” follows the evolution of the Quapaw Nation’s gaming operations and how its success with...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Atlantic Club Casino having a hard time finding a buyer (3/7/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- One of the formerly most popular hotel casinos on Atlantic City’s Boardwalk is not feeling any love. The Atlantic Club has been closed since...
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Sports Leagues

article Major League Baseball announces new deal with Sportradar (3/3/2019)
(New York) -- Sportradar is a global leader in sports data intelligence who recently announced a new sponsorship with Major League Baseball. The two have signed a multi-...
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Caesars

article Caesars Entertainment, Carl Icahn enter into agreement (3/2/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Hedge fund activist Carl Icahn will control a quarter of the Caesars Entertainment Corp. board, increasing the chances the Las Vegas-based company will...
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Enbridge Pipeline

article Enbridge pushes Line 3 timeline back a year (3/2/2019)
(Minnesota) -- The Enbridge Energy company has announced that the Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project will go into service a year later than anticipated. Enbridge...
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Sheldon Adelson

article Las Vegas Sands said in 'good hands' as CEO battles cancer (3/2/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Casino magnate and major GOP donor Sheldon Adelson is battling cancer, but industry analysts and his Las Vegas Sands Corp. on Friday said the gambling...
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Wisconsin Oneida

article Former Oneida GM and chairwoman, Thundercloud will resume leadership role for tribe (3/2/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Debbie Thundercloud, who provided leadership in several capacities over the last 25 years, has been named the Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin's...
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Choctaw Nation

article Choctaw Casino nominated for CMA (3/1/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- A local entertainment venue may become home to an Academy of County Music Award in April. It was recently announced the Choctaw Casino and Resort in Durant...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article Santa Ysabel tribe opening new marijuana dispensary (3/1/2019)
(California) -- From an old casino to new marijuana dispensary. The Santa Ysabel tribe is the first tribe in the county to enter the lucrative marijuana business with...
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Other News

press release Gary Platt Chairs Performing Well in new High Limit Room at Wind Creek Atmore (3/26/2019)
(California) -- Players in the new High Limit Room at Wind Creek Casino & Hotel in Atmore, Ala. (WCA), are enjoying the comfort of chairs from Gary Platt...
article Native American Chef Wins Prestigious Food Award (3/21/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A Native American chef has been awarded one of the food industry's highest honors for his efforts in revitalizing traditional indigenous food...
article 40 Under 40: Cathy Vongnaraj, Director of Marketing, Tuscany Suites and Casino (3/21/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Cathy Vongnaraj is a self-described South Jersey girl who’s been immersed in the gaming industry since childhood. “My parents were first-...
article A better image of Native America through graphic design (3/19/2019)
(Indian Country) -- Graphic design is much more than finding the right colors and fonts for a t-shirt. It’s about communicating a message. It’s storytelling...
press release Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Expands EMEA Capabilities and Customer Service by Adding Key Staff and Resources (3/18/2019)
(Netherlands) -- Responding to customer demand, Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®)has continued growth and expansion throughout the European, Mediterranean,...
article Indian-owned business continues to grow (3/17/2019)
(South Dakota) -- Since opening in 2015, HeSapa Enterprises in north Rapid City has steadily grown in size and services provided to customers. CEO Walt Swan, 51, along...
press release Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Gives Back to Local Community with Donation to Preferred Behavioral Health Group of Lakewood, N.J. (3/17/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) has contributed $30,000 to help fund the transformation of the Preferred Behavioral Health Group (PBHG)...
article Indigenous Cuisine Is Being Served in the Back of a Berkeley Bookstore (3/13/2019)
(California) -- When Europeans first arrived in California, they met Native Americans who enjoyed one of the most varied diets in the Americas. The staples of corn,...
article Native American woman says car rental denied her a vehicle, citing phony U.S. rule (3/13/2019)
(Arizona) -- A Native American woman visiting Phoenix says she was told she could not rent a four-wheel-drive vehicle by a Budget Car Rental employee at Sky Harbor...
press release Gary Platt Brings Unsurpassed Sportsbook, Casino Seating to NIGA 2019 (3/12/2019)
(California) -- Tribal operators seeking to provide unsurpassed comfort to their sportsbook and casino guests will find everything they are looking for in Gary Platt...
article Be the Change: Native American Rapid City woman makes 40 Under 40 List (3/10/2019)
(South Dakota) -- A Native American woman received a huge honor for helping college students reach their academic goals. The top 40 business professionals under the age...
article How California’s Indigenous Cafes Repair Colonial Damage (2/26/2019)
(California) -- Vincent Medina spent seven years as a docent at the oldest building in San Francisco, Mission Dolores, one of the 21 missions in the state at which the...
article Business professionals learn to build better relationships with Montana tribes (2/17/2019)
(Montana) -- Business professionals came to Helena from all over the state last week to take part in Tribal Relations Training, a business seminar hosted by the Governor...
article Winning Slice: Black Mesa Casino gives guests a chance at extra cash (1/31/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Get your piece of the pie during Black Mesa Casino’s “Winning Slice” promotion this February. Select the right slices of pie for your...
article Five Nations Art Gallery makes move with new ownership (1/26/2019)
(North Dakota) -- Native American artists are forming a cooperative to continue displaying and selling their art in Mandan. Native Artists United, founded by Holly Doll...
article Chehalis Tribe Celebrates Soft Opening of New Convenience Store, Gas Station (1/22/2019)
(Washington) -- Chehalis tribal members celebrated the soft opening of what tribe leadership plan will one day be a full-fledged travel plaza in Grand Mound just off...
article Brewery owners paving the way for other Native American women (1/16/2019)
(New Mexico) -- There are a lot of breweries in New Mexico, but one located in Albuquerque stands apart from any other in the country. "When we take a moment to...
article Indigenous vocational students take on building unique pop-up restaurant at The Forks (1/15/2019)
(Manitoba) -- A group of Indigenous vocational students got to add to their resume this week, helping to put together a unique pop-up restaurant on the river ice at The...
press release Gaming company wins national award - twice (1/8/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- AGS, a designer and supplier of electronic gaming machines, table products and interactive solutions for the gaming industry, has won the Best and...
article Tsuut'ina Nation abuzz with honey business (1/7/2019)
(Alberta) -- A first of its kind beekeeping program is underway on Tsuut'ina First Nation in southern Alberta. The program was the brainchild of Tsuut'ina Chief...

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