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Agua Caliente

article OP/ED: Agua Caliente, Cathedral City casino agreement deserved more public airing (9/19/2019)
(California) -- Cathedral City’s downtown has moved a bit closer to its future with the recent completion of deals between the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla...
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Foxwoods

article Interview: Tom Cantone (9/19/2019)
(Connecticut) -- America’s casino, entertainment, hotel, and resort industry, a $240 billion entertainment and gaming colossus—now represents a powerful...
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Kentucky Gaming

article Beshear releases plan aimed at boosting Kentucky tourism (9/19/2019)
(Kentucky) -- Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear on Thursday released a plan aimed at making Kentucky a bigger tourism destination as a way to build economic...
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Louisiana Gaming

article Baton Rouge riverboat casinos continue year-over-year losses (9/19/2019)
(Louisiana) -- Baton Rouge’s casinos posted their 24th consecutive month of year-over-year losses in August. While two of the city’s riverboat casinos saw...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article New Indigenous-owned pot shop in Port Alberni first of its kind in B.C. (9/19/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Tourists heading to Tofino, B.C., can now stop for both gas and grass in Port Alberni on their way to the west coast of Vancouver Island.
article Join the City of Moriarty & Campo de Oro for Hemp Harvest Forum, October 3, 2019 at the Moriarty Civic Center (9/17/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The City of Moriarty and Campo de Oro LLCare excited to announce and invite the surrounding East Mountain communities to the Hemp Harvest Forum presented...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Encore Boston Harbor Revenue Up 8%, MGM Springfield $144M Short Of Expectations (9/19/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts’ two biggest casinos both posted revenue gains in August, but it still wasn’t enough for one to hit a first-year revenue...
article MA gaming facilities paid $24.3M in August taxes (9/17/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The state's coffers are expected to grow by about $24.3 million after the three expanded gambling facilities in the state pulled in about $86...
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Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan inks deal to become first tribal casino operator on Las Vegas Strip (9/19/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment is set to become the first tribal casino operator on the Las Vegas Strip after entering into a multi-year agreement...
article Malaysia Company Said Back in Game for Hellenikon Casino License (9/19/2019)
(Greece) -- With US gambling giants Hard Rock International and Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment (MG&E) slugging it out in a bid for a casino license crucial to the...
article Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment Partners With Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Curio Collection by Hilton (9/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, master developer of awe-inspiring integrated entertainment resorts (IER) worldwide will enter into one of the most...
article Mohegan Gaming reaches deal to operate Virgin Hotels Las Vegas casino (9/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Tribal casino owner Mohegan Gaming will operate the gaming floor at the forthcoming Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, according to an announcement Tuesday.
article Mohegan Gaming to Become First Tribal Casino Operator in Las Vegas With Virgin Hotels Resort (9/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) has reached a landmark deal that will make the company the first Native American casino operator to do business...
article Mohegan Gaming to manage Virgin Hotels Las Vegas casino (9/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment of Connecticut has entered the Las Vegas gambling market with a multiyear agreement to operate the 60,000-square foot...
article Mohegan Gaming to manage Virgin Las Vegas when it opens in 2020 (9/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- When the Hard Rock Hotel transitions to Virgin Hotels Las Vegas next year, the casino will be run by a tribal gaming enterprise, a first for Las Vegas,...
article Mohegan Gaming to operate Virgin Las Vegas’ casino (9/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment has entered into agreement with JC Hospitality that is to see the firm operate the 60,000-square foot gaming space...
article Mohegan to become first tribal operator in Las Vegas (9/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The tribal operators of Mohegan Sun have planted a flag in the world’s gambling mecca. Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), overseers of its...
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Morongo Tribe

article Morongo Casino’s Growth In California Says A Lot About The Industry (9/19/2019)
(California) -- Morongo Casino which is a tribal casino in Southern California has recently announced that it will undertake a large expansion project that will...
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Ohio Gaming

article Kambi Prepared For Ohio Sports Betting Launch, Inks A Multi-Year Deal With JACK Entertainment (9/19/2019)
(Ohio) -- Sports betting technology and services provider company, Kambi Group, is eyeing at the sports betting market in Ohio. While sports betting is yet to be...
article Kambi to expand into Ohio through Jack Entertainment deal (9/19/2019)
(Ohio) -- Kambi has signed a multi-channel partnership with Jack Entertainment, which will see its sportsbook integrated into the operator’s facilities in Ohio.
article GAN inks deal with US gambling operator Jack Entertainment (9/19/2019)
(UK) -- Gambling software provider GAN announced a new agreement with JACK Entertainment on Thursday, which it said had chosen it as their platform to support sports...
article GAN signs iGaming platform deal with Jack Entertainment (9/19/2019)
(UK) -- London-listed iGaming software provider GAN has agreed a deal to provide its real-money gaming platform to US casino operator Jack Entertainment.
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Sports Betting

article Fertitta: Working sports bets no slam dunk (9/19/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Tilman Fertitta has looked at sports betting from both sides now: as the owner of a professional basketball team, as well as the owner of casinos that...
article Analysis: Winners And Losers From The First $10 Billion In Legal US Sports Betting (9/19/2019)
(USA) -- Barely a year after the US Supreme Court overturned the federal ban on sports betting, the emerging industry already is exceeding expectations. A recent tweet...
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Yocha Dehe Wintun

article San Francisco 49ers Announce Partnership with Cache Creek Casino Resort, Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation (9/19/2019)
(California) -- The San Francisco 49ers announced on Thursday the addition of Cache Creek Casino Resort and the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation as a proud partner of the team...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Atlantic City 'not a 9-casino market,' Golden Nugget owner says (9/18/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Golden Nugget Atlantic City’s self-made billionaire owner has built both his hospitality empire and his reputation by being brutally honest.
article Golden Nugget owner: Atlantic City can’t support nine casinos (9/17/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s casino market is making the same mistakes that led to its rapid downsizing a few years ago, at least, according to the...
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Chicago Casino

article ‘Law change needed’ for Chicago casino (9/18/2019)
(Illinois) -- The Illinois Gaming Board has said that lawmakers in the US state need to change a law they enacted earlier this year if they ever hope to see a casino...
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Fantasy Sports

article FanDuel Announces Exclusive Sports Betting and Daily Fantasy Sports Partnership With Pat McAfee (9/18/2019)
(USA) -- FanDuel Group announced an exclusive partnership with former Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee on Monday, a multi-year deal that includes weekly appearances...
article Stat Shark Brings Wall Street-Style Analytics To Daily Fantasy Sports (9/18/2019)
(USA) -- Trip Ives will be the first to admit he isn’t a sports guy. But he is a numbers guy with an idea. Ives is the founder of Stat Shark, an application that...
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Hard Rock Las Vegas

article More details announced for Hard Rock closing, 2020 reopening (9/18/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Tribal gaming owner Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment has entered into a multi-year agreement with JC Hospitality to operate the 60,000-square-foot...
article Mohegan inks deal to become first tribal casino operator on Las Vegas Strip (9/18/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment is set to become the first tribal casino operator on the Las Vegas Strip after entering into a multi-year agreement...
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Illinois Gaming

article Hard Rock Is Offering Support to Several Rockford Groups (9/18/2019)
(Illinois) -- The City of Rockford has to send their choice for a Rockford casino to the Illinois Gaming Board by October 26th, so it's officially crunch time for...
article Hard Rock offered downtown booster group support in exchange for Rockford casino endorsement (9/18/2019)
(Illinois) -- Hard Rock International is trying to drum up support for its casino proposal by offering financial support to various local groups in exchange for...
article BLOG: Despite Casino Decrease Illinois Brings In More Tax From Gambling (9/17/2019)
(Illinois) -- In the fiscal year ending in June, Illinois brought in more tax cash from gambling. That’s just one of a couple of highlights indicated in Monday...
article State revenue from casinos continues to drop (9/17/2019)
(Illinois) -- As Illinois embarks on a massive gambling expansion of up to six new casinos and the addition of slot machines and table games at horse tracks, revenue...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article MGM rumors and a tribe arrives: Here's the Las Vegas gaming buzz (9/18/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Local gaming is about to welcome a new and major player. For this story, we begin at the corner of Paradise Road and Harmon Avenue which is about to...
article Wynn-Encore in Las Vegas to drop valet parking fees. Yep, back to free parking (9/18/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It’s baaack. Free parking will return to Wynn-Encore resorts at the end of September, rolling back fees that were introduced two years ago. Each...
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Macau Gaming

article Macau gaming revenue predicted to continue drop through 2019 end (9/18/2019)
(Macau) -- Macau is suffering from a gaming drought that has resulted in 2019 being slightly weaker than expected. There isn’t much cause for alarm, given that the...
article Macau 2019 casino earnings have further to fall: MS (9/17/2019)
(Macau) -- Earnings of casino firms in the Macau market “have not bottomed” despite the current attractive valuations for the stocks of such firms. So said...
article Macau gaming commissions hit four-year high in 2018 (9/17/2019)
(Macau) -- Commissions and certain other costs linked to Macau casino sales hit a four-year high in 2018, while the industry’s contribution to the local economy...
article Single digit percent Macau GGR rise for Sept: analysts (9/17/2019)
(Macau) -- Macau casino gross gaming revenue (GGR) is likely to expand in September by between 4 percent and 7 percent year-on-year.
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MGM Resorts

article Las Vegas casinos MGM Grand and Bellagio up for sale? (9/18/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- With the future Las Vegas poker venues under close watch from players wondering exactly where they might play the 2020 World Series of Poker Main Event,...
article Blackstone to buy Bellagio and MGM Grand? (9/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts stock rose 2.13 per cent to $29.69 on more than two times average volume after Bloomberg reported Blackstone might buy and lease back Bellagio...
article Tracinda sells remaining shares of MGM, ending the late Kerkorian’s ties with the company (9/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The financial ties between MGM Resorts International and its late founder Kirk Kerkorian have ended. The casino giant said Monday that Tracinda Corp.,...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Meadows, most state casinos have solid August (9/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Meadows Casino had a strong August, including a massive increase in table games revenue. The gaming site in North Strabane Township had $3,239,825 in...
article Pennsylvania Sports Betting Handle Crosses $100 Million In August; FanDuel Already Leads (9/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- If New Jersey is going to hold onto its sports betting crown in the east, it’s going to have to stave off a serious challenge from Pennsylvania....
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Sports in Las Vegas

article Coca-Cola products get the nod at Raiders games in Las Vegas (9/18/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Raiders signed a founding partnership deal Wednesday with Reyes Holdings LLC for Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling to become the official soft drink partner...
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Cherokee Nation

article Enrollment opportunities available at Talking Leaves Job Corps (9/17/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation officials said that Talking Leaves Job Corps Center has immediate openings for individuals seeking free career training in the nation...
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Maryland Gaming

article State partnering with Maryland casinos to promote small business (9/17/2019)
(Maryland) -- The Governor’s Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs recently announced multiple small business outreach events in partnership with...
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Other News

article Indigenous cosmetics: highlighting Native beauty (9/19/2019)
(Indian Country) -- The cosmetics and beauty industry is a $532 billion global business. Over the years it’s changed to include smaller, boutique makeup companies...
article Tribal business topics at Elmo District Meeting (9/19/2019)
(Nevada) -- Nestled lakeside in “The Hall,” a crowd of 20 attended the Elmo District Meeting. The agenda included updates on economics and legal issues, as well as lands...
article Wall Street is ignoring the omens of recession – here’s why (9/19/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The world is on the brink of a recession, if all the breathless headlines are to be believed. So why are U.S. stocks near all-time highs?
article BLOG: Casino Diversity by Design (9/19/2019)
(USA) -- Through the years, the casinos have changed dramatically, where operators have carefully sculpted a frenetic path to prominence. Despite the rising competition...
article NagaCorp to see 30pct VIP gambling growth in 2019: analyst (9/19/2019)
(Macau) -- NagaCorp Ltd’s “defensive” approach to high-roller gambling business at its NagaWorld casino complex (pictured) in the Cambodian capital...
article Minority contractors claiming to be ‘Native American’ to undergo nationwide review (9/18/2019)
(USA) -- Federal, state and local authorities are intensifying scrutiny of minority contracting programs across the country in the wake of a Times investigation that...
article Minority contractors claiming to be ‘Native American’ to undergo nationwide review (9/18/2019)
(California) -- Federal, state and local authorities are intensifying scrutiny of minority contracting programs across the country in the wake of a Times investigation...
article Opinion: Ideas abound to reopen Neechi Commons (9/18/2019)
(Manitoba) -- Don’t call it a revival. "We need a reinvention or a revamping," said Neechi Commons Co-op treasurer Russ Rothney, "but not a revival...
article Pipestone National Monument to end sale of pipes at visitor center (9/18/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Following lengthy consultation with 23 affiliated tribes, officials at the Pipestone National Monument, a pipestone quarry in southwestern Minnesota, have...
article Riverboat casino revenues continue to tumble (9/18/2019)
(Indiana) -- While overall state funds continue to grow, one revenue source in particular is down: Riverboat casinos. Revenues from the state’s 10 casinos was down...
article Andrew Tan leading group to repurchase shares in Alliance (9/18/2019)
(Philippines) -- It doesn’t seem like it was very long ago when Andrew Tan was stepping aside from his position as CEO of the Alliance Global Group, Inc. (AGI). That is...
article Tom Brady gushes over Billion Dollar Buyer star Tilman Fertitta's 'business knowledge'... as new book Shut Up And Listen! shoots to number one on Amazon bestseller list (9/18/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- He is considered by many to be the greatest NFL player of all-time. So no doubt Tom Brady knows a thing or two about success.The 42-year-old New England...
article No more fun in the sun: illegal gambling ring in Hawaii busted (9/18/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Catching monster waves and awesome sunsets just got a lot more difficult for more than a dozen people in Hawaii. They are all part of an illegal gambling...
article 21st American Indian Tourism Conference Underway at Cherokee Nation’s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa (9/17/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The 21st annual American Indian Tourism Conference is returning to Oklahoma Sept. 16-19 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. The conference is organized...
article Betfred failed to pay staff extra holiday wages for overtime work (9/17/2019)
(UK) -- Bookmaker Betfred, which is owned by billionaire Conservative party donors Fred and Peter Done, underpaid staff and apparently failed to tell them they might be...
article September 16-20 is Bristol Bay Salmon Week in DC (9/17/2019)
(Washington) -- From September 16 -20, 27 restaurants in Washington, DC and Wegmans locations in Maryland and Virginia will feature wild sockeye salmon from Bristol Bay...
article Indiana enters sports-betting lineup while Illinois still working on regulations (9/15/2019)
(Indiana) -- Earlier this month, Indiana became the 13th state to allow sports betting, beating Illinois to the punch after it also approved sports betting earlier this...
article US Gambling Giants Mohegan, Hard Rock, Seek Hellenikon Casino License (9/15/2019)
(Greece) -- The bid for a casino license essential to the 8-billion euro ($8.93 billion) development of the long-delayed abandoned Hellenikon International Airport on...
article Iowans lay down $8.6 million in first weeks of sports betting (9/15/2019)
(Iowa) -- Iowans made $8.6 million in bets during the two weeks in August that the state’s new legalized sports gambling law was in effect. The first look at...
article Former Creek Nation Principal Chief George Tiger pleads guilty to bribery charge (9/15/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Former Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief George Phillip Tiger pleaded guilty Friday to one count of bribery related to his acceptance of nearly $62,...

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