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Cherokee Nation

article Casino reps meet with county officials (4/21/2019)
(Arkansas) -- Casino companies have made their way not only to Russellville but to other communities in Pope County until the time they can file applications with the...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article Las Vegas Paiutes thrive in legalized marijuana market (4/21/2019)
(Nevada) -- Benny Tso stands on the curb of a concrete sidewalk looking up at a snow-covered mountaintop, five miles in the distance. Tso, who served as the chairman of...
article Cheech and Chong help celebrate the opening of a Tacoma marijuana store on 4/20 (4/20/2019)
(Washington) -- Cannabis history came full circle Saturday when Cheech and Chong — the two men responsible for creating the stoner-comedy film genre in the 1970s...
article Another Upper Peninsula tribe says "yes" to recreational marijuana (4/19/2019)
(Michigan) -- Another Native American tribe in the state has voted to legalize recreational marijuana, making them to second tribe in Michigan to do so. The Sault Ste....
article Sault Tribe legalizes recreational marijuana (4/19/2019)
(Michigan) -- The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Board of Directors approved a resolution at its April 16 meeting to legalize marijuana on the Sault Tribe...
article How First Nations are leaving their mark on the cannabis industry (4/19/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- Delbert Wapass will be paying close attention when two new Prairie Records cannabis shops open up in Saskatoon on April 20 — also known as 4/20....
article Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians Votes to Legalize Recreational Marijuana (4/17/2019)
(Michigan) -- Another tribe in Northern Michigan has taken a step toward legalizing recreational marijuana on their reservation. Sault Ste. Marie tribe of Chippewa...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Experts warn: Expanding casinos beyond Atlantic City is a stupid bet (4/20/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Internet gambling and sports betting have both been a big success in the Garden State, but don’t expect casinos to expand outside of Atlantic City...
article Many positive signs in Atlantic City casino market (4/16/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The state of the resort’s casino industry is healthy, experts say, despite two seemingly contradictory reports released last week from state...
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Caesars

article Caesars new CEO appears to be in for the long term (4/20/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- When I was growing up, my dad would buy a used car, fix it up with a few new parts and sell it for a profit. My family and I once figured out he owned...
article Caesars, operator of Harrah’s and Horseshoe, names new CEO amid reports of potential sale (4/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment, operator of Harrah’s and Horseshoe casinos and the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, is appointing a gambling-industry...
article Caesars names gambling-industry veteran as new CEO (4/16/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment is appointing a gambling-industry veteran as its new chief executive. The casino giant named Tony Rodio as CEO Tuesday. He'll...
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Card Clubs

article Lucky 21 employees out 3 weeks’ pay (4/20/2019)
(Washington) -- The April 8 closure of the Lucky 21 Casino in Woodland — also known as the Oak Tree Casino — left most of the business’s 115 employees...
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Cultural Appropriation

article Aloha Poke claim revives Hawaiian culture protections push (4/20/2019)
(Hawaii) -- Last year, much of Hawaii was shocked to learn a Chicago restaurant chain owner had trademarked the name "Aloha Poke" and wrote to cubed fish shops...
article Citing Appropriation, Kickapoo Coffee Announce They Will Change Names (4/18/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Southwest Wisconsin’s Kickapoo Coffee have announced that after 14 years in existence, the specialty coffee roaster will change names. In a...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Using a Las Vegas Strip hotel minibar can cost up to $75 — VIDEO (4/20/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Storing that leftover pizza inside a hotel minibar fridge can cost you as much as $75 on the Las Vegas Strip. The fee is meant to deter guests from gaming...
article Blackstone seeks a buyer for Las Vegas's Cosmopolitan (4/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Blackstone Group is exploring strategic options for the Cosmopolitan hotel and casino in Las Vegas, including a possible sale of the strip property,...
article Possible Sale of The Cosmopolitan Could Be Billion Dollar Winning Bet for Blackstone Group (4/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Selling the Strip property after upgrades follows the financial services firm’s overall strategy with real estate investments. Close to five years...
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Mississippi Gaming

article Tunica residents hope proposed water park will create new business, amid casino closing (4/20/2019)
(Mississippi) -- There is hope tonight that Tunica County can rebound after the announcement that Resorts Casino will close this summer. FOX13 found out that hope may...
article Latest Tunica Casino Closure Shows Arkansas as a Growing Power (4/18/2019)
(Mississippi) -- It’s not only the bettors who can lose in the gambling industry. Sometimes, the casinos themselves end up getting beat. On Tuesday, Penn National...
article And then there were 6: Shrinking of Tunica's casino center continues (4/17/2019)
(Mississippi) -- Home to nine casinos as recently as five years ago, Tunica County, Mississippi, will be down to six by July, a victim of the spread of legalized...
article Third casino in Mississippi's Tunica County to close (4/17/2019)
(Mississippi) -- A casino company announced Tuesday that it's closing a gambling hall in Mississippi's Tunica County, the third casino to close in the area since...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article The casino industry exemplifies decades of radical transformations in corporate America (4/20/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- As the Massachusetts gaming commission began hearings last week to decide if the Wynn Co will retain its license to operate the first major urban...
article The new casino in Everett dominates the skyline. Not everyone’s a fan (4/18/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Despite how it feels to Nancy Thomas, the Wynn Resorts casino that appears to have been airlifted straight from the Vegas Strip and dropped into a...
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Kalispel Tribe

article Kalispel Tribe welcomes visitors to new gaming facility in Washington (4/19/2019)
(Washington) -- The Kalispel Tribe celebrated the completion on a new gaming facility as part of a comprehensive economic development project in Washington. The Kalispel...
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Ontario Gaming

article Gateway seeks rezoning for new London casino (4/19/2019)
(Ontario) -- Gateway Casinos and Entertainment has applied for a zoning change to redevelop industrial land, owned by concete company N-J Spivak Ltd., at 3334 and 3354...
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United Keetoowah Band

article United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians agrees to charter Bacone College (4/19/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Bacone College and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma representatives will convene April 18 at 3 p.m. at Benjamin Wacoche Hall in a...
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Winnebago Tribe

article WinnaVegas debuts new air filtration system, solar panels (4/19/2019)
(Iowa) -- The WinnaVegas Casino Resort already is winning big on its bet on LED lighting, solar panels and new air filtration system. The casino began using a new air...
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Buena Vista Casino

article Harrah's Northern California casino to open in two weeks (4/18/2019)
(California) -- Northern California’s newest casino is just two weeks away from opening its doors. Nestled in the Amador County foothills, in the city of Ione off...
article Inside Harrah's Northern California Casino | Sneak peek and tour (4/17/2019)
(California) -- Take a tour of the soon to open Harrah's Northern California Casino in Ione. The new casino opens on April 29, 2019. It features 950 slots, 20 table...
article New Amador County casino plans for grand opening (4/16/2019)
(California) -- A new casino will open this month in Amador County. Harrah’s Northern California is in the city of Ione off Highway 88. Caesars Entertainment...
article New Harrah’s Casino Set to Open in Ione (4/16/2019)
(California) -- You wouldn’t know it by looking at the outside, but Northern California’s newest casino is just two weeks away from opening its doors....
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Crown Ltd

article Wynn Deal for Crown Resorts May Not Be as Dead as It Looks (4/18/2019)
(Australia) -- Australian casino operator Crown Resorts angered Wynn Resorts by prematurely revealing the two were in acquisition talks, causing Wynn to walk away from...
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Donald Trump

article Photographing the Trumpian Urbanism of Atlantic City (4/18/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The day after Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, photographer Brian Rose went to the place that perhaps best displays the...
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Enterprise Rancheria

press release Enterprise Rancheria Awarded Prestigious Native American Project Financing Award (4/18/2019)
(California) -- The Estom Yumeka Maidu of the Enterprise Rancheria today received the distinguished 2019 Large Deal of the Year Award from the Native American Finance...
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Indiana Gaming

article Bosma recuses himself from casino bill (4/18/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma has recused himself from debate or votes on the gaming bill that holds the possibility of a casino license for Terre Haute...
article Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma recusing himself from gambling legislation (4/18/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma is skipping out on voting for an important bill this session. Bosma, R-Indianapolis, wrote a letter to the House ethics...
article Report: Indiana House speaker has deal arranged by casino investor (4/18/2019)
(Indiana) -- The leader of the Indiana House is skipping votes on a major gambling-related bill after a casino owner helped arranged a local government contract with his...
article Mayors: Casino Bill is an Economic Development Issue (4/18/2019)
(Indiana) -- The mayors of Gary and Terre Haute are asking lawmakers to remember the economic development benefits of the gambling bill currently being considered at the...
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Kentucky Gaming

article Andy Beshear touts expanded gambling as way to fund pensions (4/18/2019)
(Kentucky) -- Promoting an issue his father unsuccessfully championed as governor, Democrat Andy Beshear said Thursday he wants to expand gambling in Kentucky and use...
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Macau Gaming

article Macau lessons in Singapore casino biz revamp: experts (4/18/2019)
(Macau) -- Singapore’s thinking in extending the duopoly of its casino industry and that city-state’s decision to have incremental increases in its two-tier...
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New York Gaming

article Monticello Raceway's casino is closing: What it means for horse racing and Resorts World Catskills (4/18/2019)
(New York) -- Last Wednesday afternoon at Monticello Casino & Raceway, there were probably 50 people inside the gambling hall that has 1,100 video-lottery machines....
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Sands Corp.

article Vegas Sands Report Suggests Settlement Amount in Macau Case (4/18/2019)
(Macau) -- Financial documents suggested Wednesday that Las Vegas Sands Corp. paid $96 million to settle a 15-year breach-of-contract dispute with a Hong Kong...
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Allergan Patent

article Nice try: Firm fails to conceal patents with Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (4/17/2019)
(New York) -- A pharmaceutical company believed it created a new way to maintain a monopoly on one of its popular drugs. Allergan, based in Ireland, offered six patents...
article Supreme Court rejects Allergan, Saint Regis Mohawk appeal in patent case (4/17/2019)
(New York) -- A novel attempt by a drugmaker to protect market exclusivity on its drug by transferring the patents to a Native American tribe has officially failed. On...
article SCOTUS refuses to hear tribal immunity suit (4/16/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The US Supreme Court has declined to hear a closely-watched case on tribal immunity involving pharmaceutical company Allergan and the Saint Regis...
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Mashantucket Pequot

article Genting Malaysia's RM1.8bil Mashpee write-off reversed? (4/17/2019)
(Malaysia) -- There are several developments in the US which Affin Hwang Capital believes could possibly end up favourably and improve investor sentiment on Genting...
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PASPA Decision

article Architect of PASPA fight: Share sports-betting data to keep games fair (4/17/2019)
(New Jersey) -- States with sports betting must share information about sizable wagers to guarantee the integrity of games, says a leader of the campaign to legalize...
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Payday Loans

article Some online lenders charge 900% interest and ignore Virginia law. So borrowers are suing. (4/17/2019)
(Virginia) -- A loose-knit group of Virginians, stung by triple-digit interest rates on payday and other loans, is trying to do what the General Assembly won’t...
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Bay Mills

article Bay Mills Indian Community first tribe in Michigan to legalize marijuana (4/16/2019)
(Michigan) -- In November 2018, Michigan voters approved the legalization of recreational marijuana in the state with a 55 percent margin. Wishing to provide the same...
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Other News

article Ada City Schools receives Luminous Eagle Award (4/19/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Ada City Schools was recently honored for taking steps to help American Indian students succeed in the classroom. The district won the first-ever National...
article Michigan universities hit with state shortfall for tuition waivers (4/19/2019)
(Michigan) -- The state shortfall in funding a tuition waiver program for Native American students has more than doubled over the past decade, leaving universities to...
article BLOG: 4 Notable Native American Inspired Coins (4/18/2019)
(USA) -- Still reeling from the excitement of last week’s 2019 Gold American Buffalo launch, we wanted to dive deeper into the legacy of Native American culture...
article Covering Indian Country in the media (4/17/2019)
(Indian Country) -- I was honored to join a panel of fellow media experts to discuss “Covering Indian Country: How is Indian Country being covered in mainstream...
article Re-elected Fort William First Nation chief says he'll focus on job creation (4/17/2019)
(Ontario) -- Fort William First Nation chief Peter Collins says job creation and economic growth are his top priorities for his new term in office. Collins was re-...
article Treasury Issues Rules on Tax Breaks for Opportunity Zones (4/17/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Trump administration released regulations on Wednesday that could help venture capitalists, Native American tribes and entrepreneurs benefit...
article BLOG: South Africa Publishes More About Money Laundering Vulnerabilities (4/17/2019)
(South Africa) -- As noted in a prior blog post, South Africa’s Financial Intelligence Centre (“FIC”) periodically releases financial crime typologies...
article 'It Has Been A Long Journey': American Indian Cultural Center Construction Resumes (4/16/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- It's been a long, long time coming but construction has finally resumed on the American Indian Cultural Center. Work on the museum came to halt seven...
article AGEM Announces Economic Impact Study Results (4/16/2019)
(Nevada) -- The global gaming supplier industry generated a total economic impact of $55.8 billion, supported more than 202,000 employees, including 61,700 direct...
article Kindred CEO Advocates EU Single Market for Online Consumers (4/15/2019)
(Belgium) -- Henrik Tjärnström, the CEO of Kindred Group, has urged European lawmakers to offer an improved EU single market in online gambling and other similar sectors...
article MrQ.com Incorporates PayPal to Its Software (4/15/2019)
(UK) -- MrQ.com, an online bingo and slots website, has integrated PayPal services into its proprietary-built software. MrQ.com website already has Visa or Mastercard...
article UOKiK Approves Merkur’s Proposal to Acquire Totolotek (4/15/2019)
(Poland) -- The Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) has approved Merkur’s proposal to take control of Totolotek S.A. Merkur develops and...
article Powerball winner, 90, sues son, says money invested poorly (4/14/2019)
(Florida) -- A 90-year-old Florida woman who took home $278 million from a winning Powerball ticket six years ago is suing her son and his financial advisers, claiming...
article Vince Logan Joins Native American Agriculture Fund Leadership (4/12/2019)
(Arkansas) -- Institutional investment advisor and corporate lawyer Vince Logan has joined the Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF) as Chief Financial Officer and...
article First Nations Awards 17 Keepseagle Fast-Track Grants (4/11/2019)
(Colorado) -- First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today announced the 17 inaugural grantees under its Keepseagle Fast-Track Grants to Support Native...
article Registration Now Open for 2019 American Indian Tourism Conference (4/11/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Registration is now open for the 21st annual American Indian Tourism Conference (AITC), which will be hosted by Cherokee Nation, September 16-19, 2019 at...
article Tribal Council Member Works on Conceptual Tourism Plan (4/11/2019)
(Washington) -- At a recent Yelm Area Chamber of Commerce forum and luncheon, Hanford McCloud, tribal council member for Nisqually Indian Tribe, said he has been working...
article American Indian Law & ERISA (4/11/2019)
(Indian Country) -- ERISA is a complex, broad-reaching federal law that governs most retirement and welfare benefit plans of private-sector employers.
press release Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers announces five new members (4/11/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers trade group announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the membership applications of five...
article Study: Economic impact from gaming equipment suppliers tops $55.8 billion (4/10/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming equipment suppliers generated a total economic impact of $55.8 billion in 2018, according to a study released Wednesday by the sector’s...

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