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article Greenberg Traurig Advises on Hard Rock Cafe Purchase of Trump Taj Mahal Casino (4/25/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- When it became clear that billionaire Carl Icahn would be interested in selling his Trump Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, Greenberg...
article Melco and Hard Rock set to open casino in Cyprus (4/24/2017)
(Cyprus) -- The city of Limassol will host Cyprus’ first casino resort, which will be operated by the consortium of ‘Melco-Hard Rock’ (Melco...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Ilani Casino

article Thousands pour in to newly-opened ilani Casino Resort (4/25/2017)
(California) -- The Cowlitz Indian Tribe finally opened its $510m casino complex in Southwest Washington yesterday, after years of legal battles. Thousands of gambling...
article Tribal Casino Opens Near Portland, Will 'Eventually' Have Poker Room (4/25/2017)
(Washington) -- On Monday, a $510 million tribal casino opened in the state of Washington in the Portland-Vancouver metro area. The facility, Ilani Casino Resort, has 75...
article Cowlitz Tribe opening $510M casino complex they hope will draw 4.5M visitors (4/23/2017)
(Washington) -- Developers hope to draw 4.5 million visitors a year to the Ilani Casino Resort, which the Cowlitz Indian Tribe will open Monday after years of legal...
article Let the games begin at Ilani: What you need to know (4/23/2017)
(Washington) -- Ilani Casino Resort, the $510 million casino that took over a decade to bring to reality, is here. The casino opens 10 a.m. Monday with a ribbon-cutting...
article Legislators want tourism dollars to promote Montana's Native American destinations (4/23/2017)
(Montana) -- The Blackfeet Indian Reservation rolls across the plains just east of Glacier National Park. There's a hotel and casino. There are gas stations, a few...
article Ilani Casino Resort opens with The Sweet (4/22/2017)
(Washington) -- With Ilani Casino Resort a few days from opening, some of its inaugural week events are taking shape. The Sweet, the British glam rock band behind the...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Marijuana & Hemp

article Mashantucket Tribe expresses interest in growing industrial hemp (4/25/2017)
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is exploring the possibility of growing hemp on its lands in Connecticut, The New London Day reports. The tribe is...
article Marie Zackuse, Tulalip Tribes’ First Chairwoman, Takes Helm During Challenging Time (4/20/2017)
(Washington) -- Marie Zackuse took office on April 1 as chairwoman of the Tulalip Tribes Board of Directors. She’s taking the helm at a challenging time.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article MGM Resorts CEO: Five Strategic Initiatives That Transformed My Company (4/25/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- On Monday, April 17, MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren visited Wharton’s campus to meet with students and speak to a packed...
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Poarch Creek

article Margaritaville Resort Casino deal called off in Louisiana (4/25/2017)
(Louisiana) -- A dispute over licensing obligations has put an end to the pending sale of the Margaritaville Resort Casino in Louisiana to the Poarch Band of Creek...
article Margaritaville announces termination of sale to Alabama Indian tribe (4/24/2017)
(Louisiana) -- Margaritaville has announced that they are ending their pending merger to an Alabama Indian tribe. In a press release issued on Monday, the casino and...
article Margaritaville Casino ends merger with Alabama's Poarch Band of Creek Indians (4/24/2017)
(Louisiana) -- The pending sale of Margaritaville Resort-Casino to an Alabama Indian tribe has ended. The mutual decision, announced Monday morning via a news release,...
article Margaritaville Casino Resort merger nixed (4/24/2017)
(Louisiana) -- The Margaritaville Resort Casino has ended its proposed merger with an Alabama Native American tribe, the company announced Monday. Bossier Casino Venture...
article Margaritaville/Wind Creek deal falls through (4/24/2017)
(Louisiana) -- Margaritaville Resort Casino will remain as is, following the termination of plans for a merger with Wind Creek Hospitality. According to a press release...
article Wind Creek won't wash over Margaritaville: Louisiana casino deal called off (4/24/2017)
(Louisiana) -- It started with "an offer we couldn't refuse," but a deal that would have seen Alabama's Poarch Band of Creek Indians taking over a...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Can The NFL Possibly Get More Hypocritical On Sports Betting? Deadspin Details Patriots Owner’s Stake In Casinos (4/25/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- It would be difficult for the NFL to turn its stance on gambling into more of a dumpster fire. But the level of hypocrisy from the NFL got ratcheted up...
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Wynn Resorts

article Wynn Resorts board gives nod for $1.5 billion lagoon-theme park in Las Vegas (4/25/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts plans to start construction as early as December on the first phase of its $1.5 billion Paradise Park, creating a white sand lagoon...
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International Game Technology

article IGT to Sell Double Down (4/24/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- International Game Technology Plc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its successful social gaming subsidiary, Double Down...
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South Dakota Gaming

article Port Yankton’s Path: Look To Deadwood (4/24/2017)
(South Dakota) -- They stand 400 miles apart, but Yankton and Deadwood share Old West history, beautiful scenery and a draw for tourists. Within two years, the two...
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Cherokee Nation

article Study: Tribe's economic impact on state more than $2 billion (4/23/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- A study estimates that the Cherokee Nation has a direct economic impact on the Oklahoma economy that's greater than $2 billion. Economist Russell Evans...
article Cherokee Nation’s Economic Impact on Northeast Oklahoma Now Exceeds $2B (4/22/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation’s impact on the Oklahoma economy now exceeds $2.03 billion, according to a report produced and released today by economist Dr....
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Wisconsin Tribes Clash in Casino Expansion Fight (4/23/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- At 85, Betty Putnam-Schiel has trouble standing, but she gets along well enough in her home on the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans' northern...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Annual LVCVA study creates profile of average Las Vegas visitor (4/23/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority spends marketing dollars in its budget based on research gathered through 3,600 in-person interviews, 300...
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Macau Gaming

article Macau Junket Operators Being Audited by Local Regulators (4/23/2017)
(Macau) -- Macau junket operators that bring VIP and high rollers to the special Chinese gambling enclave are being audited by local regulators who are inspecting the...
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Navajo Nation

article Navajo Nation President Celebrates New Raytheon Dine’ Facility Warehouse (4/23/2017)
(New Mexico) -- On Apr. 21, President Russell Begaye provided an address to over 90% Navajo employees of Raytheon, state representatives and Raytheon executives at the...
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New York Gaming

article Casino brings jobs, increased business to upstate New York, locals say (4/23/2017)
(New York) -- Pointing to the employment and financial benefits tied to Rivers Casino & Resort, Schenectady officials have cast the New York Capital Region's...
article Schenectady Police: 'Too early to tell' casino's impact on public safety (4/23/2017)
(New York) -- Despite concerns that the newly opened Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady would lead to an increase in crime in New York's Capital Region, public...
article Upstate New York casino confident about future despite competition from MGM Springfield (4/23/2017)
(New York) -- Although the doors at the New York Capital Region's first full-scale casino have been open for just over two months, officials there say they're...
article Upstate NY casino news: tourists lured by del Lago; fine-tuning Rivers, lit up in Buffalo (4/21/2017)
(New York) -- The new del Lago Resort & Casino near Waterloo seems to be boosting tourism in Seneca County. Almost a quarter of the visitors staying at Seneca County...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Tabcorp

article Why Racing.com, Crownbet and Racing Victoria are fighting Tabcorp deal (4/23/2017)
(Australia) -- Television and digital broadcasting of horse racing looms as the big battleground on which the $11 billion Tabcorp and Tatts Group merger will be fought....
1 Article on this Issue

Tobacco & Cigarettes

article Tribes could benefit from cigarette tax increase -- or not (4/23/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Tribal treasuries could be collateral beneficiaries of a state cigarette tax increase, but it’s not clear Oklahoma’s Indian nations are all...
1 Article on this Issue

Video Gaming

article Amazon’s Twitch wants more game-streamers to make money on site (4/23/2017)
(Internet) -- Amazon.com Inc.’s video streaming site Twitch Interactive is making it easier for aspiring stars to make money, seeking to woo participants soon...
1 Article on this Issue

Whiteclay

article Liquor commission votes to close Whiteclay beer stores; advocates cheer, shed tears of relief (4/23/2017)
(Nebraska) -- For 113 years, the booze has flowed freely in the notorious village of Whiteclay, but the end is near: On May 1, the four beer stores in the ramshackle...
article Q & A: What's next for Whiteclay beer stores? (4/22/2017)
(Nebraska) -- The Nebraska Liquor Control Commission decided Wednesday it would not renew the licenses of four beer stores in Whiteclay. The decision was hailed by...
article Editorial: Liquor license rejection just a good first step (4/21/2017)
(Nebraska) -- The Nebraska Liquor Control Commission took a good first step Wednesday in addressing the tragedy in Whiteclay. The commission refused to renew the liquor...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Wilton Rancheria

article Tribal law expert: Elk Grove casino in ‘holding pattern’ (4/23/2017)
(California) -- Wilton Rancheria’s bid to build a $400 million Indian casino in Elk Grove is in a holding pattern while the Trump administration formulates Indian...
1 Article on this Issue

Winnebago Tribe

article Blowing Smoke: Winnebago factory produces more than a billion cigarettes per year (4/23/2017)
(Nebraska) -- A factory on the Winnebago Tribe's reservation, bordering a corn field, churns out products from a much different cash crop. At its peak, Rock River...
1 Article on this Issue

Zynga

article Zynga Inc (ZNGA) Shares Bought by GSA Capital Partners LLP (4/23/2017)
(New York) -- Zynga logoGSA Capital Partners LLP increased its position in shares of Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) by 132.3% during the fourth quarter, according to its most...
1 Article on this Issue

Card Clubs

article Indicted Souza transfers card room (4/22/2017)
(California) -- The Chula Vista City Council went all in on the Stones South Bay Corp. The five-member City Council last week approved an amendment to the gaming plan...
1 Article on this Issue

eSports

article esports to become the greatest sporting event by 2020 (4/22/2017)
(Internet) -- Two college students Minh “Gooseman” Le and Jess Cliffe created a total overhaul mod using assets from Valve’s Half Life 2. Le did all...
1 Article on this Issue

Indian Gaming Revenue

article Indian Gaming Saw Record Revenues in 2015 to Become Top Casino Sector (4/22/2017)
(USA) -- American Indian gaming revenue zoomed in 2015, growing at a rate more than double that of 2014 and surpassing all other segments of the casino industry,...
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Mining & Drilling

article Oil and Gas Giants Flee Canada’s Tar Sands (4/22/2017)
(Alberta) -- A growing number of American oil and gas giants are divesting themselves of their Canadian tar sands holdings. In the latest move, Chevron is reportedly...
1 Article on this Issue

Mississippi Gaming

article Casino revenue rebounds strongly across Mississippi in March (4/22/2017)
(Mississippi) -- Gamblers lost more at Mississippi casinos in March, as revenue rebounded from a dismal February. State Revenue Department figures show gamblers lost $...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Poker tables keep decreasing in Nevada casinos (4/22/2017)
(Nevada) -- When the Monte Carlo casino closes its eight-table poker room in about a month as part of a $450 million overhaul, the Las Vegas Strip will be down nearly a...
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Pennsylvania Online

article Pa. eyes leap to internet for casinos, lottery (4/22/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Facing huge deficits, Pennsylvania could become the first state to allow both its casinos and lottery to take its games online in a quest for money...
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Sheldon Adelson

article Adeslon Donation to Trump Inauguration Stirs iGaming Controversy (4/22/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Tuesday during the Federal Election Commission filing several documents were leaked that Sheldon Adelson donated $5 million to Trump’s...
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South Korea Gaming

article First integrated casino resort opens in South Korea (4/22/2017)
(South Korea) -- Thursday saw the opening of Paradise Sega Sammy’s Paradise City in Yeongjongdo, South Korea in the location of the former Paradise Incheon Casino...
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Japan Gaming

article UK, U.S. and Asian casinos look for wild card to woo Japan (4/21/2017)
(Japan) -- Back in April 2012, Hajime Satomi, the chairman and president of SEGA SAMMY Holdings Inc., took to the stage at a press conference in Miyazaki Prefecture to...
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Other News

article Building Indian Country, One Construction Project at a Time (4/26/2017)
(Arizona) -- The 14th annual Construction in Indian Country (CIIC) conference, held April 17-19 in Phoenix, brought together more than 200 people from the construction...
article Native Sun News Today: Lakota youth set up beekeeping business (4/26/2017)
(South Dakota) -- Lakota youth from the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation fledgling social enterprise Honey Lodge are scheduled to bring their locally raised honey...
article The four basic buckets of Vegas tourists, and what they’re worth (4/26/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is a gambling mecca that attracts millions of tourists from around the world with its great climate and entertainment-packed resorts.
article Changes for Gathering of Nations this year include a new venue and a unique sponsor (4/25/2017)
(New Mexico) -- Not only will this year's Gathering of Nations take place on the new powwow grounds at Expo New Mexico in Albuquerque, but for the first time, a...
article Peter Buffett Talks Creativity, Music, Philanthropy, And Life With Dad Warren Buffett (4/25/2017)
(USA) -- Each year Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor and co-creator of the Giving Pledge, auctions off for charity a one-on-one lunch. In 2016, a meal with the...
article This Is The Story About Robert Kraft's Casino Holdings That Rupert Murdoch's Paper Never Ran (4/24/2017)
(New York) -- It goes without saying (hey there, Las Vegas Raiders!) that the NFL’s gambling policy is a hypocritical mess. But now that I no longer work for...
article Montana lawmakers seek to make Native America a destination (4/23/2017)
(Montana) -- The Blackfeet Indian Reservation rolls across the plains just east of Glacier National Park. There's a hotel and casino. There are gas stations, a few...
article Organic Coffee and Eco-Tourism in Nicaragua (4/23/2017)
(Nicaragua) -- Alfredo Portillo holds up a bright red coffee fruit pod between his fingers. “Delicious, organic, shade-grown coffee,” the 44-year old coffee...
article Ahead of Trump-Xi meet, FBI cites illegal Chinese workers at casino site on US-controlled island (4/22/2017)
(Saipan) -- The head of a contractor working on a huge casino resort on a U.S.-administered Pacific island was charged this week with illegally importing and employing...
article Big industry players fight over billions in gambling (4/22/2017)
(Kenya) -- A vicious battle between big industry players and smaller ones based in the counties for control of the betting, gaming and gambling sector has been going on...
article Home Dept for relocation of Kanda’s casino (4/22/2017)
(India) -- Even though its license has been renewed, operations of the offshore casino belonging to Golden Globe Hotels Pvt Ltd (GGHPL) in River Mandovi have been caught...
article Limassol casino contracts imminent (4/22/2017)
(Cyprus) -- A temporary casino will open in Limassol in October 2017 and will operate until the multi-million Euro casino, which will be built next to My Mall at Zakaki...
article New Study: Casino Industry is Essential to Small Business Growth (4/21/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- The casino gaming industry is driving small business growth across the country by supporting 350,000 small business jobs – that’s more...
article Meskwaki, Inc. is on fast track (4/21/2017)
(Iowa) -- "It's good not just for the Tribe, but surrounding communities," Mark Hubble, chief executive officer of Meskwaki Inc. said on Friday, April 14....
article Native Americans caught salmon here for millennia. Now the world is hooked. (4/21/2017)
(Washington) -- Out in the middle of nowhere, people look out for one another. That fact is especially evident in the boonies of southern Washington as you cut east...
article Derby parent CDI places winning bet on diversification (4/21/2017)
(Kentucky) -- As the hyper lead-ups — civic, social and equine — to its 143rd rendition end and the dust begins to rise on a two-minute run around a hallowed...
article Celebrating with a roof-breaking (4/20/2017)
(Minnesota) -- Standing on the rooftop of the newly named Treasure Island Center, officials held an unusual ground-breaking April 11 to recognize the latest project that...
article Indigenous food scene taking hold in Toronto (4/20/2017)
(Ontario) -- You won’t find beef, pork or chicken on the menu at chef Joseph Shawana’s upcoming Davisville area restaurant. Instead, dishes at Ku-kum will...
article First Native Home Loan Intermediary Approved (4/15/2017)
(New Mexico) -- USDA Rural Development Acting State Director Eric Vigil announced, Native Community Finance (NCF) has been approved to become the agency’s newest...
article City Again Gets No Bids To Buy Unique Historic House (4/15/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- A second deadline passed this week with no offers to purchase and restore one of the most unique buildings in western Massachusetts. Historic...

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