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Atlantic City Gaming

article New investigation highlights Atlantic City oversaturation concerns (11/18/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- In New Jersey and a new state-backed investigation has reportedly determined that the nine-casino market of Atlantic City is currently oversaturated...
article Rutgers Study Paints Ominous Picture For Atlantic City Due to Market Saturation, Increasing Regional Competition (11/17/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Buoyed by internet gaming and sports betting, casino operators in Atlantic City, N.J., broadly speaking, are enjoying a solid 2019 on the gross gaming...
article Should New Jersey limit the number of Atlantic City casinos? (11/14/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Some New Jersey officials think the state should consider placing a limit on how many casinos would be allowed to operate in Atlantic City. There are...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Caesars

article IOC says no changes expected in Boonville after owner buys Caesars (11/18/2019)
(Missouri) -- Shareholders paved the way on Friday for Eldorado Resorts to purchase Las Vegas staple Caesars Entertainment, but Eldorado-owned Isle of Capri-Boonville...
article Caesars Entertainment-Eldorado Resorts Merger Gets Shareholder Approval (11/15/2019)
(Wall Street) -- Shareholders of Eldorado Resorts Inc. and Caesars Entertainment Corp. approved an $8.58 billion cash-and-stock merger that would create the largest...
article Eldorado, Caesars shareholders approve $17.3B merger; states and FTC sign-offs next up (11/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Shareholders from Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment on Friday overwhelmingly voted in favor of the gaming companies’ $17.3 billion merger,...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Chumash Tribe

press release EPA Recognizes Chumash Casino for its commitment to environment (11/18/2019)
(California) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently recognized the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and Chumash Casino Resort for their efforts to...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Connecticut Tribes End Slot Revenue Slide, More Good News for Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Indians (11/18/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut tribes saw their casino slot machine win post a gain in October, the first that has occurred since June of 2018. The Native American’s two...
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Enterprise Rancheria

article The grand opening of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain (11/18/2019)
(California) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain is the go-to Northern California destination for the latest in gaming, dining, and entertainment...
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Hard Rock

article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel hosts job fair (11/18/2019)
(Florida) -- If you can’t get enough of the Seminole Hard Rock’s new Guitar Hotel in Hollywood, why not work there? The newly expanded hotel is hosting a job...
article Few applications submitted for SBA loans following Hard Rock collapse (11/15/2019)
(Louisiana) -- The fencing around the Hard Rock’s evacuation zone is designed to keep people out, but since reopening after the first implosion, local business...
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Indiana Gaming

article Sports Betting Numbers Rise In October (11/18/2019)
(Indiana) -- Indiana saw a significant increase in sports bets in October. According to the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC), nearly $92 million worth of bets were placed...
article Rising Star Casino Welcomes New Sportsbook Betting (11/15/2019)
(Indiana) -- Last night, the new Rising Star Casino Sportsbook celebrated their opening with a ribbon cutting. At the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce Dinner, Eric...
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Mohegan Sun

article Kindred brings online betting to Mohegan Sun Pocono sportsbook (11/18/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Just weeks after launching the Unibet Sportsbook at Mohegan Sun Pocono, Kindred Group has gone live with both online sports and casino betting at the...
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Navajo Nation

article Largest coal plant in the West shuts down, dealing financial losses to Native American tribes (11/18/2019)
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Generating Station coal-fired power plant burned the last of its coal Monday, marking the end of the plant's 45-year run, Salt River Project...
article NTEC Expects to Secure Bonding and Continue Operations after Navajo Nation Pulls Support (11/16/2019)
(New Mexico) -- After Tuesday’s decision by the Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer to exercise termination provisions of the...
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New Jersey Gaming

article New Jersey Online Revenue Eyes $500m in 2019 (11/18/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey is reaching new heights in terms of revenue generation. October set the tone for new precedence for the licensed betting and gambling...
article New Jersey Operators Post Record-Breaking Figures for October (11/18/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey sports betting operators have made a new record. The operators have posted huge revenue and wagering in the month of October and it is four-...
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Washington Gaming

article Pasco Washington Tribal Casino Possible if Land Placed in Trust (11/18/2019)
(Washington) -- The Pasco, Washington State region could get a tribal gaming venue if 184 acres are eventually approved by the US government for federal trust status...
article BLOG: Casinos are a continually expanding aspect of our local economy (11/18/2019)
(Washington) -- We here at The Index rarely write about casinos, and I can’t say that I personally look forward to spending time in a windowless hallway crammed...
article Tribes consider a Pasco casino, maybe a water park, after signing agreement with city (11/17/2019)
(Washington) -- The city of Pasco and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation are cooperating as tribal work advances toward creating a casino or other...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Wynn Resorts

article Nevada’s sanctioning process against Steve Wynn deemed as “wholly unnecessary” (11/18/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A filing from Steve Wynn’s attorneys issued last week show that former casino mogul is fighting back a possible sanction lodged against him by...
article Steve Wynn’s lawyers say he’s untouchable to Nevada regulator (11/18/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Steve Wynn, alleged purveyor of sexual misconduct and former boss of Wynn Resorts, is now defending himself against possible sanctions by the Nevada...
article Steve Wynn fighting Nevada Gaming Control Board move to ban him from gaming industry (11/16/2019)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board wants to ban Steve Wynn from the very industry that made him an icon. But Wynn is fighting back. The board filed a complaint...
article Steve Wynn: Nevada regulators can’t pull gambling license (11/16/2019)
(Nevada) -- Former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn is telling Nevada regulators they can’t revoke his gambling license over allegations of workplace sexual...
article Former Alon site still vacant 2 years after Wynn Resorts purchase (11/16/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Almost two years ago, Wynn Resorts Ltd. announced a major land deal: It was buying a chunk of the Strip for $336 million. Today, it’s still unclear...
article How Wynn Resorts Could Unlock Billions of Dollars (11/16/2019)
(Wall Street) -- Casino companies have been riding the slow and steady gambling growth of the industry over the past decade, and that's helped slowly improve...
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Cherokee Nation

article Oklahoma tribal affiliate applies to operate Arkansas casino (11/17/2019)
(Arkansas) -- A subsidiary of the Oklahoma-based Cherokee Nation has filed an amended application to open a casino in Arkansas, either near Russellville or in Dover. The...
article Chief Chat: Cherokee Nation’s Career Readiness Act will drive new job opportunities (11/16/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Not every hard-working Cherokee Nation citizen who graduates from high school wants to go to college, but they still deserve access to a quality job and a...
article Cherokee Nation announcing impact on state economy (11/15/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation will share the findings of the tribe's most recent economic impact study during a forum luncheon at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino...
article Casino firms' support grows; Dover mayor, county judge letters back Cherokees’ plan (11/14/2019)
(Arkansas) -- Cherokee Nation Businesses, which seeks a license to build and operate a casino in Pope County, has received even more endorsements from local officials,...
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Colville Tribe

article Tribes consider a Pasco casino, maybe a water park, after signing agreement with city (11/17/2019)
(Washington) -- The city of Pasco and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation are cooperating as tribal work advances toward creating a casino or other...
1 Article on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article State process underway in selection of Waukegan casino developer (11/17/2019)
(Illinois) -- Investigations into the three would-be casino developers selected by the Waukegan City Council are underway, an Illinois Gaming Board spokesman said. The...
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Oklahoma Gaming

article Oklahoma governor digs in on gambling showdown with tribes (11/17/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma’s new Republican governor is doubling down on his position that the state’s gambling compacts with Indian tribes expire at the end of...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article The Cordish Company One Step Closer In Mini Casino At Moreland Mall in PA (11/17/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The new $150 million Live! Casino Pittsburgh is one step closer to the opening, after a groundbreaking ceremony took place on Wednesday for the 100,000...
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Poarch Creek

article Ivey says she would ‘consider’ talking with Poarch Creeks about proposed gaming plan (11/17/2019)
(Alabama) -- Gov. Kay Ivey said she would look at talking with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians about proposed plan to expand gaming in Alabama during an interview...
article Poarch Creek Indians CEO touts ‘$1 billion’ gaming package for Alabama (11/16/2019)
(Alabama) -- Alabama state coffers would get an estimated $350 million each year from revenues generated by gambling inside state casinos owned and operated by the...
article Poarch Creeks offer $225 million for gaming exclusivity (11/16/2019)
(Alabama) -- The Poarch Band of Creek Indians have offered to pay the state $225 million for the exclusive right to operate casino games in Alabama, the latest bid by...
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California Sports Betting

article California tribes back initiative to legalize sports betting (11/16/2019)
(California) -- A coalition of Native American tribes has proposed an initiative for the 2020 ballot that would legalize sports betting in California at Indian gaming...
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eSports

article Walmart opening new Esports Arena in Overland Park store to bring gamers together (11/16/2019)
(Kansas) -- Walmart is adding a new enterprise to its long list of services. This one might be a win for shoppers, kids and anyone who plays video games. The Overland...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article All-New Excitement in Las Vegas (11/16/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It's already a meetings Mecca, but Las Vegas isn't a town to rest on its laurels. New developments -- and new meeting spaces -- abound in a city...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Oldest And Newest Massauchesetts Casinos Struggle in Q3 (11/16/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The newest and oldest casinos in Massachusetts struggled to make a buck in October, while in six months the estate of MGM Resorts had its best showing.
article Plainridge has its slowest month yet as casino competition increases (11/15/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- It was another uneven month for Massachusetts casinos in October, with the Plainridge Park slots facility recording its slowest month since opening in...
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Pamunkey Tribe

article Norfolk casino needs nearby development to make it a boon for city, expert says. That could be a challenge. (11/16/2019)
(Virginia) -- Norfolk will need to develop a mix of shopping, restaurants and perhaps offices and homes immediately around a proposed waterfront casino resort to make...
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Iowa Gaming

article Iowa casinos surpass $45 million in sports wagers in October (11/15/2019)
(Iowa) -- Iowans and their border-state neighbors are continuing to double down on legalized sports betting in the state. Iowa casinos processed more than $46.5 million...
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Land Issues

article A luxurious surf park is proposed for an impoverished part of the desert. Some residents are crying foul (11/15/2019)
(California) -- A one-of-a-kind surf club resort is being proposed for a largely undeveloped stretch of land in the eastern Coachella Valley, an area of the desert that...
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N.J. Sports Betting

article Betting-Friendly New Jersey Leads The Way For Sports Wagering (11/15/2019)
(New Jersey) -- The topic of sports betting is a reality across the nation, at least when it comes to the debate. The Supreme Court struck down the ban on sports...
1 Article on this Issue

Oak Flat

article Tribes Halt Major Copper Mine on Ancestral Lands in Arizona (11/15/2019)
(Arizona) -- Rising above the Arizona desert, the Santa Rita Mountains cradle 10,000 years of Indigenous history. The Tohono O’odham Nation, Pascua Yaqui Tribe,...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Yahoo Sports becomes the latest media company to offer sports betting (11/15/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Another major media company now officially has some skin in the legal US sports betting game. The Yahoo Sportsbook app and desktop platforms went live in...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article Encore Boston Harbor made $45.8M in gross gaming revenue in October, lowest month since opening (11/15/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts’ $2.6 billion Everett casino saw its lowest gaming revenues yet in October, earning $45.8 million in gross gaming revenue. Encore...
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Other News

article NMSU’s Arrowhead Center celebrates launch of American Indian Business Enterprise Center (11/17/2019)
(New Mexico) -- American Indian entrepreneurs now have a number of resources available to help launch their business ideas thanks to a new center at New Mexico State...
article The Queen has ditched buying fur — here's what northern trappers think (11/16/2019)
(Canada) -- From August to January, it's hard to find a trapper in the North. Most are deep in the bush, working traplines that, in some cases, have been in use for...
article NMSU To Help Native American Student Entrepreneurs, Los Alomos Plans Airport Expansion (11/16/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A new center focused on helping Native American entrepreneurs has been established at New Mexico State University.The school’s Arrowhead Center is...
article Halifax bank launches pioneering gambling controls on their debit and credit cards (11/16/2019)
(UK) -- The Halifax bank has launched a service for customers to protect themselves from gambling-related harm. The gambling card freeze, which is a feature of the banks...
article Baffinland cuts contracts, leaves 96 Inuit without work (11/15/2019)
(Nunavut) -- More than 500 people have been laid off after Baffinland Iron Mines suspended work it scheduled to finish this year, one month earlier than it planned to...
article Behind the Rise of Native American Wines (11/15/2019)
(Indian Country) -- Several wineries and grape-growing relationships have emerged from Native American reservations in recent years. While each project looks different,...
article Georgia Sandoval: This Native engineer is 1 in 13,000 (11/15/2019)
(USA) -- Georgia Sandoval has risen above the odds to become an engineer at Intel. The stats for the field of technology is that only 1 in 13,000 engineers are a Native...
article National Conference Advances Native American Construction Education (11/15/2019)
(Arizona) -- Architects, Engineers, Planners, Lawyers, Contractors, and Tribal Government Officials delivered the latest in industry trends, policies and best practices...
article Native American tribe behind push for Calif. de novo bank (11/15/2019)
(California) -- A de novo bank proposed for Temecula, Calif., is being backed by a Native American tribe. The Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians is the group behind Legacy...
article Subic Bay Yacht Club launches new boutique casino (11/15/2019)
(Philippines) -- The recent launch of the Subic Bay Yacht Club’s new boutique casino has appeared to help increase the already surging Philippine gambling industry...
article 14 Native-Owned Beauty And Skin Care Brands To Fall In Love With (11/14/2019)
(North America) -- It’s no secret that despite a call for diversity and representation, global beauty standards remain unshakably eurocentric. And no one knows...
article Commerce announces investments in Native American economic development services (11/14/2019)
(Montana) -- The Department of Commerce announced investments in eight tribal economic and business development organizations — one for each tribal government in...
article Famous Dave’s: A Quarter Century of BBQ Evolution (11/14/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Famous Dave's is one restaurant brand that evokes salivation satisfaction. Recently celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Minneapolis-based restaurant...
article National Conference Advances Native American Construction Education (11/14/2019)
(Arizona) -- Architects, Engineers, Planners, Lawyers, Contractors, and Tribal Government Officials delivered the latest in industry trends, policies and best practices...
article Brexit’s impact on the Malta gaming scenario (11/14/2019)
(Malta) -- When it comes to online gaming, the UK Gambling Commission and the Malta Gaming Authority are two of the most respected governing and licensing bodies in the...
article Italian government seeks to shrink online gaming market (11/14/2019)
(Italy) -- Italy’s Five Star Movement-Democratic Party coalition government has set out plans to reduce the number of online gaming licences available in the...
article Siletz Tribes give away more than $500,000 (11/14/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund distributed $519,035.70 to 38 organizations recently as it continued its quarterly donations to nonprofit...
article Public Company Sports Bettor Billy Walters Found Guilty of Insider Trading Files for Bankruptcy (11/13/2019)
(USA) -- The public company sports bettor Billy Walters was found guilty of insider trading has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Dean Foods, the largest dairy company in...
article A stepping stone into the US market (11/12/2019)
(Sweden) -- John Mallia, Team Manager of Gaming Accounts at Trustly, speaks with Gambling Insider about the payment services provider’s year so far and potential...
article The budding agritourism business (11/9/2019)
(Indian Country) -- Picking your own apples, tracing your dinner from farm to table and even touring gardens and vineyards are all elements of agritourism that some...

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