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Illinois Gaming

article Board approves casino, resort at Southern Illinois winery (10/19/2019)
(Illinois) -- Local officials have advanced a plan for a resort and casino on the site of a Southern Illinois winery. The Southern Illinoisan reports the Williamson...
article Tinley Inches Closer To Bringing Racino To Village (9/17/2019)
(Illinois) -- Tinley Park's trustees moved forward in its bid to recruit a racino by amending two key zoning ordinances to permit a racing and gambling business in the...
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Nevada Gaming

article Mobsters, Marilyn and Sinatra: The legendary Cal Neva Lodge is preparing for guests again (10/19/2019)
(Nevada) -- Its Celebrity Room was once graced by Judy Garland and Ella Fitzgerald. Marilyn Monroe stayed there the week of her death. And tunnels running underground (...
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Arkansas Gaming

article Live greyhound racing to end at Southland Casino Racing (10/18/2019)
(Arkansas) -- Live greyhound racing will soon be coming to an end at Southland Casino Racing after an agreement was reached between the entertainment venue and the...
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Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

article G2E: Brands on slots draw players; good games can keep them playing (10/18/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The average slot floor on the Strip is full of familiar faces: Gene Wilder’s Willy Wonka. Elijah Wood as Frodo Baggins from “The Lord of the...
article "Novomatic can offer one of the top kiosk products for the US sports betting market" (10/4/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- At G2E, the firm will show brand-new games and game mixes, progressive jackpots, system solutions and ETG’s for the U.S. and surrounding markets....
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Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe

article LCO tribe bans sale and use of vaping products on tribal propert (10/17/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Due to the adverse health effects related to use of electronic smoking devices and vaping-related products, the Lac Courte Oreilles Tribal Governing Board...
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Poarch Creek

article Wind Creek Bethlehem Celebrates Re-Branding (10/17/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- PCI Gaming Authority of Wind Creek Hospitality (WCH) celebrated Oct. 10 the rebranding of its newest casino, Wind Creek Bethlehem (WCB). The...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article Nevada’s first cannabis consumption lounge opens (10/12/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Since recreational marijuana was legalized in Nevada in 2016, there’s been a great paradox. It’s legal to buy and possess recreational...
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Puyallup Tribe

article State ban on sale of flavored vape does not apply to tribes, but some tribes declare their own ban (10/12/2019)
(Washington) -- A gap in the state ban on all flavored vaping products allows the sale of any flavored vape juice on tribal land. But some tribes tell KIRO-7 they are...
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Navajo Nation

article Navajo Man's Love For Outdoors Ignites Creation Of Outdoor Clothing Company (10/8/2019)
(Arizona) -- Len Necefer grew up on the Navajo Nation, and his childhood was shaped by the outdoors. It wasn’t far from Canyon de Chelly where he said he learned...
article Navajo Times get top Arizona newspaper honors (9/28/2019)
(Arizona) -- The Herald/Review and the Navajo Times won top honors in the Arizona Newspaper Association's annual awards announced Saturday night. It was the Navajo...
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Hard Rock

article Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban among celebrities visiting Tampa for Hard Rock celebration (10/6/2019)
(Florida) -- Several celebrities visited the City of Tampa on Thursday to help the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino celebrate its $700 million renovations. Rita...
article Hard Rock’s first employee attends celebration at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (10/5/2019)
(Florida) -- Rita Gilligan is 79 years old but says she still feels 29. Gilligan, a former waitress, was the first employee of a Hard Rock Café when the first location...
article Hard Rock’s first employee attends celebration at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (10/3/2019)
(Florida) -- Rita Gilligan is 79 years old but says she still feels 29. Gilligan, a former waitress, was the first employee of a Hard Rock Café when the first location...
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Hard Rock Las Vegas

article Hard Rock Hotel closes its Vegas run with a memorabilia celebration (10/6/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A picture Jimi Hendrix drew while on acid. Ringo Starr’s bright-green, rhinestone-emblazoned Nudie Cohn suit. Britney Spears’ iconic...
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Seneca Nation

article New Seneca Sports Lounge opens at KeyBank Center (10/6/2019)
(New York) -- Sabres fans at Saturday night’s home opener will be able to enjoy a new Vegas-style amenity right at the KeyBank Center. The new Seneca Sports Lounge...
article Sabres Unveil Seneca Sports Lounge Inside KBC (10/5/2019)
(New York) -- On Saturday morning, just hours before the Sabres' home opener of their 50th anniversary season, the team was joined by the Seneca Gaming Corporation...
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Coeur d’Alene Tribe

article Coeur d'Alene Tribe in the market for a new casino executive (10/5/2019)
(Idaho) -- The Coeur d'Alene Tribe is searching for a new leader for its gaming enterprise following the departure of a top executive. Francis SiJohn resigned as...
article Casino CEO earns top-10 spot (9/25/2019)
(Idaho) -- Coeur d’Alene Casino CEO Francis SiJohn was recently named one of Catalyst Magazine’s top 10 most influential business leaders in Coeur d’...
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Indiana Gaming

article Airport must consider impact of possible casino (10/4/2019)
(Indiana) -- With the potential for development of a $100 million casino next to Terre Haute Regional Airport, its board of directors met Friday with an airport planning...
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Washington, D.C. Gaming

article D.C. Judge Suspends City's No-Bid Gambling Contract (10/4/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A D.C. Superior Court judge has extended a previous suspension order that stopped the city from paying the company they awarded a recent no-bid...
article Court temporarily halts District’s no-bid sports gambling and lottery contract (9/26/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A D.C. Superior Court judge on Thursday blocked the District from moving forward on a controversial no-bid contract with a Greek gaming company to...
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Mashantucket Pequot

article Mashantucket Pequot Museum gets new executive director (10/3/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center has a new permanent executive director, after 21 months without one. Joe Baker, an Oklahoma native...
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Oneida Nation

article Oneida Indian Nation recognizes more than 200 employees (10/3/2019)
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation held its annual Service Awards Gala and honored the many employees who have reached various milestone years with the Nation.
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Quapaw Tribe

article Arkansas’ Saracen Casino Resort begins offering sports betting today (10/3/2019)
(Arkansas) -- The Arkansas Racing Commission on Monday signed off on Saracen Casino Resort's sports betting plans. The Pine Bluff-based casino began offering sports...
article PB casino OK'd to start taking sports bets today (9/30/2019)
(Arkansas) -- The Arkansas Racing Commission on Monday signed off on the Pine Bluff-based Saracen Casino Resort's plans to begin offering sports betting. John Boyce...
article Casino in Pine Bluff holds surprise “soft opening” (9/28/2019)
(Arkansas) -- A casino in Pine Bluff held a surprise “soft opening,” four days before its planned grand opening. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports the...
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Caesars

article Caesars names new regional president for Atlantic City casinos (9/30/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Caesars Entertainment Corp. has selected a regional president for its three Atlantic City casinos, and state gaming regulators may consider approval...
article World traveler Blackhurst understands Eldorado’s domestic goals (9/13/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Jan Jones Blackhurst will miss a lot about working as an executive for Caesars Entertainment Corp., but standing in line at foreign airports waiting to...
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Food Sovereignty

article To David Chang, the ‘ethnic’ food aisle is racist. Others say it’s convenient. (9/30/2019)
(USA) -- To millions of shoppers, the supermarket is just a place to stock up on produce and pantry staples to keep the family fed. But to others, especially children of...
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Pokagon Band

article South Bend's Four Winds Casino opens high limit room (9/30/2019)
(Indiana) -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds Casinos are pleased to announce that a high limit room opened at Four Winds Casino South Bend this...
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Rincon Casino

article Harrah’s Southern California brewery rebranded (9/30/2019)
(California) -- In 2016, Harrah’s Southern California Resort opened the first tribal brewery in San Diego County. Going by the name SR76 Beerworks, it was owned by...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Centre County truck stop one of first in Pennsylvania to open video gaming terminal (9/29/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Centre County’s first truck stop video gaming terminal lounge is open for business, aiming to create a mini-casino for visitors. After applying...
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Macau Gaming

article Zhuhai Hopes MICE Will Entice Macau Neighbours (9/28/2019)
(Macau) -- The neighbour of Macau, Zhuhai is planning to auction off a piece of land measuring 226,000 square meters (55.8 acres) that it believes will entice the multi-...
article Lack of premium mass strategy begs questions of SJM’s Grand Lisboa Palace launch: analysts (9/13/2019)
(Macau) -- The short-term success of SJM’s under-construction Cotai integrated resort, Grand Lisboa Palace, appears questionable with the company’s lack of expertise in...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article Where’s the Traffic? Astoundingly, Casino Has Not Created Gridlock (9/28/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Most everyone believed that the latter half of 2019 would be marred with gridlock 24 hours a day from City Square to The Neck following the opening of...
article Encore Boston Harbor Close to Full Headcount Less Than Three Months After Opening, Over 60 Positions to be Filled (9/22/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Encore Boston Harbor, Wynn Resorts’ first US casino located outside of Las Vegas, opened on June 23 and is already close to being fully staffed...
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Fantasy Sports

article NFL makes DraftKings its official daily fantasy sports partner (9/27/2019)
(New York) -- The National Football League has named DraftKings the league’s exclusive daily fantasy sports partner. As part of the deal, DraftKings has exclusive...
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Iowa Gaming

article William Hill shuts down sports betting kiosks at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino (9/27/2019)
(Iowa) -- Sports betting kiosks at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona have been shut down while a vendor figures out why they came on in the middle of the...
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Rincon Tribe

article Rincon’s Chairman Mazzetti named to SDG&E panel (9/27/2019)
(California) -- Bo Mazzetti, chairman of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians and chairman of the California Tribal Chairpersons Association has been named to the SDG&...
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Sports Betting

article That was the week that was in US sports betting - Week Ending September 27 (9/27/2019)
(USA) -- SportsHandle and friends deliver another round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting.
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eSports

article A Palm Springs resort is dipping its toes into esports and seeing success (9/26/2019)
(California) -- Over the past few years, esports has been inching closer and closer to mainstream appeal. Celebrities have been investing in teams, major organizations...
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Barona

article Barona Resort & Casino wins 'Best Casino' in San Diego (9/25/2019)
(California) -- For the ninth consecutive year, Barona Resort & Casino has won ‘Best Casino’, ‘Loosest Slots’ and ‘Best Casino Buffet...
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Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun’s Unibet-Branded Retail Sportsbook Opens With A Limited Menu (9/24/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The new Unibet retail sportsbook at Mohegan Sun Pocono had soft-launched Tuesday. Further testing will follow on Wednesday under the oversight of the...
article Mohegan Sun Lands First Spot on Top 10 Casino Ranking, Venetian, Wynn Among Las Vegas Venues on List (9/23/2019)
(California) -- Mohegan Sun, the tribal gaming property in Uncasville, Conn., took the top spot in USA Today’s survey of the 10 best US casinos.
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Wisconsin Gaming

article Oneida Casino appointed official casino partner of Green Bay Packers (9/23/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- The Green Bay Packers has appointed Oneida Casino as its official team casino as part of an enhancement of its long-standing partnership with the Oneida...
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Mohegan Tribe

article Mohegan Tribe expands gaming enterprise to Las Vegas (9/22/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Mohegan Tribe continues to grow its gaming enterprise beyond its homelands in Connecticut. Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, the tribe's...
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Shinnecock Tribe

article Daily Show Pokes Fun at Shinnecock Hamptons Monument Fracas (9/21/2019)
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation’s recent controversial construction of an electronic monument in Hampton Bays got the Comedy Central treatment in a...
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Genting

article Five new execs for Resorts World Vegas (9/16/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Resorts World Las Vegas, more than a year away from its planned opening, has announced five new members of the $4bn Strip property’s executive...
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Other News

article New chairman brings tribal perspective to business group (10/19/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Mike Canfield is the first tribal member to serve as board chairman for a business advocacy group that covers New Mexico's largest metropolitan area...
article Demand for Indigenous tourism outpacing availability of staff, creation of infrastructure (10/12/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Deanna Lewis has worked as a B.C. tourist guide for about 20 years, but never has she seen so much interest from visitors wanting to learn about...
article Native American art gallery in Salt Lake City closing, as artists seek new ways to sell their work (10/6/2019)
(Utah) -- As he completes the sale of a piece of pottery and wraps it in tissue for the customer, David Dunn can’t help but point out the artistry of the work....
press release Win Systems will present its best-in-class solutions at G2E Las Vegas (10/3/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Win Systems, the leading technology supplier for the gaming and entertainment industry, will participate in the G2E Las Vegas trade-show in booth #2848....
article Native American Food Truck in Michigan Serves Unique Cuisine (9/29/2019)
(Michigan) -- The multicolored ears of corn often seen hanging on doors in the fall have a tastier use. Eva Menefee and her husband, Robin, use the colorful corn to make...
article Sky Ute Casino gets new assistant manager (9/13/2019)
(Colorado) -- The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council has announced Travis Garlick as the new assistant general manager of Sky Ute Casino Resort near Ignacio. Sky Ute...
article BAKUN: Shifting the start-up bias (9/11/2019)
(UK) -- It’s common sense that greater diversity increases the pool of ideas and drives innovation, yet just four of 228 applications for Clarion Gaming’s...
article MPR to host Native-owned business panel in Bemidji (9/8/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Minnesota Public Radio’s will hold a "Conversations on the Creative Economy," event to highlight the region’s most intriguing and...
article Ever found yourself wondering about the Alaska Airlines logo? You're not alone (9/1/2019)
(Washington) -- If you've ever sat on the tarmac at Sea-Tac International Airport and wondered who the smiling Inuit face on the tail of the Alaska Airlines flight...
article 'Sioux Chef' eatery, historic mills to anchor new Mpls. riverfront project (8/28/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Some of Minneapolis’s oldest grain mills will get a new lease on life as construction kicks off on a riverside park pavilion, the latest step in the...
article No longer invisible: Native Women Entrepreneurs of Arizona celebrates two years of achievement (8/28/2019)
(Arizona) -- On Friday August 23, 2019, the Native Women Entrepreneurs of Arizona (NWEAZ) 2nd Anniversary Celebration culminated with an elegant reception for nearly 200...
article Ainsworth year profit dips, results relatively weak: CEO (8/27/2019)
(Australia) -- Fiscal-year profit at Australian slot machine maker Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd fell 65.9 percent year-on-year to nearly AUD10.9 million (US$7.4 million...
press release BULLETPROOF™, a GLI Company Launches Bulletproof Academy (8/27/2019)
(New Brunswick) -- BULLETPROOF™, a GLI Company has announced the launch of Bulletproof Academy (www.bulletproofacademy.ca) in conjunction with the global leader in...
article Judge allows 2nd gas station to open on Poospatuck reservation (8/26/2019)
(New York) -- Heated competition for discount gasoline may be coming to the Poospatuck Indian Reservation in Mastic after a state Supreme Court judge last week lifted a...
article AGS ships first Orion Upright cabinets to tribal casinos (8/25/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas-based AGS has launched a new slot machine cabinet featuring 27-inch and 21.5-inch LED screens and USB charging ports, the company announced...
article Casino partner looks back on 28 years in the industry (8/24/2019)
(Colorado) -- Marc Murphy's career in the gaming industry almost ended before it started. Murphy was recruited by a group of Reno, Nev., gaming and hotel executives...
article Storming Area 51 started as a joke. But it’s a mystery as to how many will show up (8/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It was supposed to be a fun joke. Create an event on Facebook that was so absurd, everyone would have a laugh, share a meme and then move on with their...
article At the Santa Fe Indian Market, Tradition and Innovation Collide (8/22/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The Santa Fe Indian Market in New Mexico has served as a creative hub for indigenous artists from a variety of tribes across North America to sell their...
article The battle for gambling’s soul (8/10/2019)
(UK) -- It’s been a busy summer at Colossus HQ, which hasn’t left much time for writing. Keeping up with gambling headlines has not made for pleasant reading...
article Global Gaming Women names GLI’s Christie Eickelman as new President (8/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Global Gaming Women (GGW) has named Christie Eickelman as the new President of its Board of Directors. Eickelman is Vice President of Global Marketing at...

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