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Eastern Band of Cherokee

article Cherokee to vote in alcohol referendum (5/23/2018)
(North Carolina) -- Increased alcohol availability could be on its way to the Qualla Boundary pending the outcome of a referendum vote slated for Thursday, May 31.
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Thousands of Las Vegas casino workers vote to authorize a strike (5/23/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- A labor union representing thousands of culinary workers in Las Vegas has voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike next month if casinos don't agree...
article MORRISON: Don’t forget Jay Sarno’s contributions to Las Vegas (5/20/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Steve Wynn’s dramatic fall has inspired all sorts of professional obituaries. In the wake of the sexual misconduct allegations that led to his...
article Downtown Las Vegas casino details revealed (5/19/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Documents filed with the Las Vegas Planning Commission have revealed some details about the secretive 18 Fremont project, the downtown resort that will...
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Allergan Patent

article Tribe taking steps to ‘ramp up’ drug patent business (5/22/2018)
(New York) -- The Native American tribe wrapped up in litigation with generic pharmaceutical companies is trying to prove that its arrangement with Allergan reflects a...
article Mohawks appeal PTAB denial of Sovereign Immunity defense (5/9/2018)
(New York) -- On April 18th, counsel representing the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and the multinational pharmaceutical firm Allergan filed an appeal brief at the Court of...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Bargain gambling at Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun? (5/22/2018)
(Connecticut) -- You can practically see the smoke pouring from under the doors to all of Hartford's back rooms this week. The sand is running out on the hourglass...
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Labor & Tribes

article Casino workers OK strike that may hobble Las Vegas resorts (5/22/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted...
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Labor & Unions

article Las Vegas casino workers begin voting on possible strike (5/22/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Chants of “No contract, no peace,” and “Vegas is a union town” welcomed thousands of culinary and bartender union workers as they...
article Las Vegas casinos operators brace for possible workers’ strike (5/22/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casino operators are facing a moment of truth as their unionized workers vote on whether to go on strike. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported...
article Las Vegas casino workers to vote whether to go on strike (5/21/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Thousands of unionized Las Vegas casino workers are expected to vote Tuesday on whether to go on strike. A “yes” vote could potentially be...
article Caesars Windsor strike continues as workers reject agreement (5/18/2018)
(Windsor) -- Caesars Windsor casino's unionized employees on Friday voted down a tentative labor agreement that would have ended a strike that has gone on for more...
article Caesars Windsor set to resume strike talks as Detroit casinos see gains (5/15/2018)
(Windsor) -- Labor talks are to resume Tuesday between Caesars Windsor and an employees' union whose strike — now in its 39th day — has shut down the...
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Mississippi Gaming

article The city of Biloxi may hold the key that could revive Margaritaville Casino building (5/22/2018)
(Mississippi) -- Six years ago today, Jimmy Buffett opened Margaritaville Casino Biloxi with a concert for 4,000 invited guests who filled the balconies and the...
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Tulalip Tribe

article Quil Ceda Village tax case underway in federal court (5/22/2018)
(Washington) -- According to the Washington Department of Revenue, Tulalip’s Quil Ceda Village generates approximately $40 million in tax revenues each year, but...
article Trial begins over sales tax at Quil Ceda Village (5/15/2018)
(Washington) -- Dueling attorneys described Quil Ceda Village in starkly different terms Monday during the first day of a federal trial. They are asking a judge to...
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eSports

article Over 1,000 fans attend esports competition at Harrah's (5/21/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- World-class gamers competed in front of 1,200 fans and even more online viewers at the Rainbow Six Siege Pro League Season 7 Finals at Harrah’s...
article Esports training facility brings gaming another step closer to traditional pro sports (5/12/2018)
(California) -- On a Tuesday morning in March, five half-awake young men comprising the Team Liquid roster shuffled into the esports franchise’s new training space...
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Oklahoma Gaming

article Gainesville sees benefit of casino proximity (5/21/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- Gainesville’s close proximity to WinStar World Casino and Resort brings benefits to the area, officials say. Be it on their way back after a concert...
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Pala Tribe

article See photos of Pala Casino Spa & Resort’s new pool complex (5/21/2018)
(California) -- Plenty of Southern California casinos have revamped their pools in recent years aiming for an adult audience, but Pala Casino Spa & Resort wanted...
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Sports Betting

article Why Pine Brook marketing firm Rymax could win big in sports betting (5/21/2018)
(New Jersey) -- Paul Gordon was having a hard time finding a quiet place to talk with ROI-NJ. It was hard to blame him, though. He was in Las Vegas. As a top executive...
article NFL has no problem with new owner’s casino investments (5/16/2018)
(New York) -- Newly minted Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper’s casino investments pose no problem for the NFL. Tepper’s $17 billion Appaloosa Management...
article Supreme Court ruling set to shuffle the deck on golf and gaming destinations (5/15/2018)
(USA) -- A trip to Las Vegas for March Madness with some golf on the side has always been a go-to spring buddies trip. Or, combining fall golf with the rest of the day...
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Sports Leagues

article NBA: In wake of Supreme Court ruling, NBA preparing for impact of sports betting (5/21/2018)
(USA) -- The fable of what became known as Pandora’s Box, rather than Pandora’s Jar (the original wording, per Hesiod, having changed in translation over the...
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Turning Stone

article Turning Stone earns high marks in Casino Player Magazine’s ‘Best Of New York’ awards (5/21/2018)
(New York) -- After earning the top spot as New York’s No. 1 Best Gaming Resort by Casino Player Magazine in September, Turning Stone has added nine more Best Of...
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Indiana Gaming

article Expect sports gambling in Indiana and Michigan and a 'growth opportunity' for casinos (5/20/2018)
(Indiana) -- It’s all but guaranteed that residents in Indiana and Michigan will be able to legally place sports bets in the future. It’s just a matter of...
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Public Smoking

article Calder Opens Backyard Casino, So Slot Lovers Can Puff And Play (5/20/2018)
(Florida) -- South Florida’s year-round pleasant weather gives racetrack casino operators a chance for a novel work-around: They can provide smokers a place to...
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Whiteclay

article Views of Whiteclay mixed, a year after the beer stores closed (5/18/2018)
(Nebraska) -- It has been a little over a year since the beer stores closed in Whiteclay, Nebraska, just across the state line from the officially dry Pine Ridge Indian...
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Ilani Casino

article How a Steakhouse in a Casino is Upping the Cocktail and Food Pairing Game (5/17/2018)
(Washington) -- Say you’re at a casino. You’re a gambling man and you’ve just went on a run, cashing out with a couple thousand more in your pocket...
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Hard Rock

article Tourism Experts Optimistic on Atlantic City Future, Hard Rock Expected to Attract New Visitors (5/16/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City is embarking on perhaps its most critical summer in recent memory. The gambling capital of the East Coast is to become a nine-casino...
article Hard Rock Casino Vancouver Remains Open Despite Workers’ Strike (5/13/2018)
(Vancouver) -- Following months of negotiations over their new collective agreement with casino management, workers at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver announced a strike on...
article Casino key licenses may soon be available to drug court grads (5/13/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Recovery court graduates may soon be eligible for casino key employee licenses under a recently introduced bipartisan state bill. State Sens. Chris...
article Hard Rock seeks casino license in Atlantic City (5/8/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey gambling regulators are expected to decide whether to grant a casino license to the new Hard Rock property. The Casino Control Commission...
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MGM Springfield

article 100 days from MGM Springfield's grand opening, $960 million casino nears completion (photos, video) (5/16/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- With just 100 days until MGM Resorts International opens the doors to its $960 million casino in downtown Springfield, construction on the site is...
article Massachusetts' First Casino Poker Room To Open In August (5/8/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- A nearly $1 billion casino from MGM Resorts will open in Springfield, Mass. on August 24, the company said in a press release. It will be the state...
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St. Regis Mohawk

article Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort parent company has new CEO (5/16/2018)
(New York) -- Mohawk Gaming Enterprises LLC, which oversees the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort, recently named Todd Papineau as the new AMCR general manager. Papineau...
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Wynn Resorts

article Shakeup On Wynn Resorts Board Of Directors (5/16/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The proxy battle that has been raging around Wynn Resorts (WYNN) for weeks now has finally drawn to a conclusion, and the winner of the battle would...
article Wynn Resorts points to changes after founder's resignation (5/16/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The board of directors and CEO of Wynn Resorts on Wednesday sought to show shareholders they are working to strengthen the casino operator's corporate...
article Women on Wynn Resorts board host panel on diversity, equality (5/15/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd.’s recent addition of three women to its board of directors is only the beginning of the company’s cultural diversity...
article Wynn Resorts female directors address policies after scandal (5/15/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The four female directors of casino operator Wynn Resorts said at a forum Monday they are committed to helping the company move onto a new chapter...
article Two Wynn Resorts board members resign ahead of annual meeting (5/15/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts legacy directors have gotten the message: They are not wanted. John Hagenbuch announced Monday he won’t run for re-election at...
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Fantasy Sports

article Sources: Paddy Power Betfair Close To Acquiring Fantasy Sports Site FanDuel (5/15/2018)
(USA) -- Multiple sources indicated to Legal Sports Report that sports betting and gaming company Paddy Power Betfair is close to acquiring daily fantasy sports site...
article FanDuel outlines sports betting plans in US (5/9/2018)
(New York) -- FanDuel has revealed its intentions to expand into sports betting should the US Supreme Court overturn the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article OP/ED: Excluding tribes from California pot boom is unjust (5/15/2018)
(California) -- Native Americans have always lived on the land Californians call home. Where cities and counties now stand, our tribes grew food and medicine —...
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Pamunkey Tribe

article PamunkeyNET to Bring Broadband to Middle Pennisula (5/15/2018)
(Virginia) -- High speed internet access is an important topic in rural Virginia. The GO Virginia State Board has approved a proposal by the Pamunkey Indian Tribe to...
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Online Gaming

article Deck of Dice aims for a lucky roll on Facebook Messenger (5/13/2018)
(Ohio) -- Deck of Dice, a startup with a product of the same name, has created a new parlor game by putting an entire deck of 54 playing cards (jokers included) on a set...
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Scientific Games

article Washington tribal casino deal for Scientific Games Corporation (5/12/2018)
(Washington) -- After last week extending its instants supply partnership with the Kentucky Lottery Corporation by a further eight years, American gaming machine and...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article A board vote in Vegas could impact Boston’s Wynn casino (5/12/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts resolved one problem when CEO Steve Wynn stepped down amid a barrage of sexual misconduct complaints. But management faces another one:...
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MGM Resorts

article Monte Carlo officially transitions to new brand — Park MGM (5/9/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- For MGM Resorts International, converting the brand on a 3,000-room hotel was a walk in the Park. Most signs are in place and the brand switch from Monte...
article Park MGM is MGM Resorts’ only rebranding effort — for now (5/9/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Park MGM has officially supplanted Monte Carlo on the Strip. The formal renaming happened this morning, and the switch of titles reminded me of MGM...
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Other News

press release Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Names Alexander Haberl Regulatory Development Manager (5/23/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) is pleased to announce that it has named Alexander Haberl Regulatory Development Manager. In his new role...
article Restaurant review: Spanish, Native American tastes drive Atalaya Cafe’s menu (5/22/2018)
(California) -- In Atalaya Café in San Rafael, opened by chef and Sante Fe native Sam Gallegos and his wife, Helen Reid, Gallegos introduces a unique menu that marries...
article Returning to authentic Native American ingredients refocuses American cuisine (5/22/2018)
(Montana) -- Dandelion greens, rosehips and sage. These ingredients take us home to Montana, under the Big Sky. Through an indigenous lens, Chef Sean Sherman is...
article Inside Canada’s surprisingly bustling wine country (5/20/2018)
(British Columbia) -- If the movie “Sideways” — in which best friends Miles and Jack road-trip through Southern California wine country — ever...
article MORON ALERT: McFeely: Rancher who ran afoul of EPA granted medical marijuana license (5/20/2018)
(North Dakota) -- Properly and legally handling deadly chemicals is apparently not one of the criteria the state of North Dakota held in high regard when granting...
article Songhees Nation serves up traditional recipes, and hits the streets of Victoria in a food truck (5/20/2018)
(British Columbia) -- A new culinary arts program offered through the Songhees Nation is bringing traditional Indigenous recipes back into the kitchen.
article Native American female entrepreneur launches Grand Canyon rafting company (5/19/2018)
(Arizona) -- As downstream rapids roar, multicolored rafts line Diamondhead Beach at the base of the Grand Canyon. Patricia Cesspooch stands out in this scene,...
article Lime is the first bike share to reach a Native American community (5/18/2018)
(Nevada) -- Over 119 bike-share systems now exist across America, and with the rise of dockless bikes, more and more communities are gaining access to these crucial...
article Black Oak Casino Resort Opens To Campers (5/16/2018)
(California) -- Black Oak Casino Resort’s new “RV Park” will open to the public this weekend to officially welcome campers. The grand opening is set...
article Bearspaw First Nation to open Tim Hortons franchise (5/16/2018)
(Alberta) -- The Bearspaw First Nation band is continuing its business ventures near the Stoney Nakoda Resort and Casino. Last spring, the band started construction of...
article INTERVIEW: Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino (5/9/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Khalil is visiting with Peter Lovato Catering Director about the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino.
article Kootenay First Nation's tourism venture concerns conservation group (5/6/2018)
(British Columbia) -- A conservation group is concerned about a Kootenay First Nation's partnership with a tourism operator to run an operation on its traditional...
article Native American-owned environmental firm builds strong family team (5/6/2018)
(Idaho) -- What the business does: Sundance Consulting, Inc., is a Native American-woman-owned small business that specializes in providing a full range of environmental...
article Saskatoon mom launches clothing line inspired by daughter's strength in mental health struggle (5/5/2018)
(Saskatoon) -- Amanda Sanderson says there was a phrase that helped her teenage daughter overcome a struggle with mental illness that almost took her life: "Be...
article Tanning seal hides on the edge of the world: A foothold in the global economy in rural Alaska (5/2/2018)
(Alaska) -- When a fresh seal is brought in, it first has to be invoiced. "They come in and drop the seals off here," explained Dennis Sinnok, his gloved hands...
article Lobbying: The Job of Choice for Retired Members of Congress (5/1/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- There’s a particular moment Representative Tom Rooney can see in his mind, when his fifth and final term in the House comes to an end and he...
article Rank Group appoints new CEO (4/30/2018)
(UK) -- UK-based casino operator Rank Group, has announced the appointment of John O’Reilly as their new Chief Executive Officer.
article Working together / Tribal chairman has impact on many (4/28/2018)
(North Dakota) -- Mark Fox and Gary Schwartzenberger went through Marine Corps boot camp together in the mid-1980s. Fox now is chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes...
article Herrera Beutler bill would allow tribes to operate distilleries (4/26/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Native American tribes have been free to own and operate breweries and wineries since the 1950s, but they are still prohibited from operating...
article River dreams: Native female entrepreneur starts Grand Canyon rafting company (4/26/2018)
(Arizona) -- As downstream rapids roar, multicolored rafts line Diamondhead Beach at the base of the Grand Canyon. Patricia Cesspooch stands out in this scene,...

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