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Arizona Gaming

article Pascua Yaqui Tribe breaks ground on major expansion at Tucson property (7/16/2018)
(Arizona) -- In Arizona, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe officially broke ground on a major hospitality project at its Casino Del Sol in Tucson on July 12, that will see the...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article No June Gloom For Atlantic City Casino Revenue As Hard Rock, Ocean Resort Open (7/16/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- The opening of two new casinos and the emergence of two sportsbooks provided a significant boost to Atlantic City casino revenue in June. According to...
article Sportsbook Plans Surface For Bally’s And Harrah’s In Atlantic City (7/16/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Friday the 13th of July was definitely not unlucky for Harrah’s and Bally’s in Atlantic City, as the New Jersey Division of Gaming...
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Crown Ltd

article Melco Temporary Casino Off To a Slow Start in Cyprus (7/16/2018)
(Cyprus) -- Melco International Development, also known as the Melco Group, has opened its first casino in Europe, or more specifically on the island of Cyprus in the...
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Flandreau Santee Sioux

article South Dakota loses bid to force Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to pay tax (7/16/2018)
(South Dakota) -- South Dakota cannot force the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to pay excise tax on the renovation of its casino, a federal judge has ruled. The tribe...
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Hard Rock

article The Hard Rock Fire Mountain Casino under construction in N. Calif. (7/16/2018)
(California) -- A Hard Rock casino project is now under construction by the Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria in Northern California. “Together...
article Hard Rock, Bet365 plan sports betting in New Jersey (7/15/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock has signed a deal with a British online gambling company to offer sports betting as soon as the arrangement is approved by New Jersey...
article Hard Rock casino and resort announced for rural Northern California county (7/15/2018)
(California) -- The Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria has started construction on a new Hard Rock casino project located near Wheatland’s Toyota...
article Hard Rock International Teams Up with Indian Tribe for Yuba County Casino (7/14/2018)
(California) -- Native American tribes are constantly looking for ways in which they can develop their operation and one of the business approaches they are well-known...
article Yuba County casino one step closer to reality (7/14/2018)
(California) -- A recent announcement may mean plans could move forward for a new Indian Casino in Yuba County. Enterprise Rancheria has partnered with Hard Rock...
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Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Angry gambler shatters slot machine glass, injures man at Ho-Chunk Casino, authorities report (7/16/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- A man was injured at the Ho-Chunk Casino in Madison on Thursday night when he was hit with glass from a slot machine shattered by another man, the Madison...
article Man slams slot machine at Ho-Chunk Casino out of frustration (7/16/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- After a man won a jackpot on a slot machine at Ho-Chunk Casino on Thursday evening, he slammed the machine in frustration when he found out the payout...
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Japan Gaming

article MORON ALERT: Native American Casinos Eye Japan, Ignore Chief Wahoo At Home (7/16/2018)
(Japan) -- Japan’s upper legislative house has passed gaming addiction legislation and begun debate on the Integrated Resort Implementation Bill, the final step...
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Labor & Unions

article Culinary union reaches deals with 3 more Las Vegas hotels (7/16/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Three more tentative agreements have been reached by the Culinary union with Las Vegas hotels over the weekend. A Culinary Workers Union Local 226...
article New talks in casino dispute (7/16/2018)
(British Columbia) -- Mediated talks between Gateway Casinos and the union representing 700 striking workers are expected to resume later this week. Gateway spokesperson...
article Hard Rock Casino strike derails annual Ultimate Car Show (7/14/2018)
(British Columbia) -- A popular vintage and muscle car show at Coquitlam’s Hard Rock Casino was cancelled on Saturday, due to an ongoing labour dispute. About 400...
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Macau Gaming

article Macau aims to ban casino workers from gambling (7/16/2018)
(Macau) -- Macau’s Legislative Assembly has approved a draft bill banning local casino workers from entering Macau casinos outside of working hours.
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Marijuana & Hemp

article From casinos to cannabis: how a tiny First Nation forged a big business empire (7/16/2018)
(North Canada) -- It's a blistering July afternoon at the Edmundston Truck Stop. The air vibrates with the low rumbling of a dozen idling 18-wheelers burning fuel....
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Plainridge revenue was up in June (7/16/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- Plainridge Park Casino continues to do a solid business on Route 1, scoring the best June it's had since it opened three years ago. The slots...
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MGM Resorts

article MGM Adds $48 Million Second-Floor Casino at National Harbor (7/16/2018)
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor has debuted a $48 million second-level casino space. The 38,000-square-foot second-level casino introduces an expanded poker room, off-...
article MGM National Harbor’s $48 million second-level casino space debuts today (7/16/2018)
(Maryland) -- There are more places to gamble than ever at the immensely popular MGM National Harbor. Today marked the debut of a 38,000-square-foot second-level casino...
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Millennials

article Millennials are less interested in gambling, but Las Vegas is more popular than ever (7/16/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Unlike their parents, millennials are not gamblers and tend to prefer games of skill than chance and Las Vegas has started to take note.
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New York Gaming

article DraftKings Partners With New York Casino In Preparation For Launch In Empire State (7/16/2018)
(New York) -- DraftKings has positioned itself to attack the New York marketplace once the state begins allowing for sports betting within its borders. Today, the daily...
article DraftKings to partner with del Lago Casino for sports betting (7/16/2018)
(New York) -- DraftKings Inc. and the del Lago Resort & Casino announced Monday they will partner to provide a sports-betting operation at the Finger Lakes casino....
article How DraftKings and FanDuel will be able to pivot from fantasy to full-on sports gambling in New York (7/16/2018)
(New York) -- The DFS-ification of sports gambling is taking shape. DraftKings announced Monday a deal with del Lago Resort & Casino that will essentially enable it...
article Sports-Betting Operations See Jackpot in Upstate New York Casinos (7/16/2018)
(New York) -- Two casinos in New York state have reached agreements with sports-betting platforms to open brick-and-mortar sites to place the wagers. The daily fantasy...
article Commentary: Making lemonade out of Schenectady's Rivers Casino (7/16/2018)
(New York) -- New York came to the casino dance a bit late. In a saturated casino market, projected revenues were unrealistic. But are the casinos a failure? I can only...
article Report finds underage people accessed gaming floor at Rivers Casino (7/14/2018)
(New York) -- A new finding from the State Gaming Commission found underage people were able to access the gaming floor at Rivers Casino. Our media partner, the Daily...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Oneida Nation

article Legal challenges, animosity part of Nation’s history (7/16/2018)
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation has been through a number of lawsuits over the last few decades, leading to the land-into-trust agreement and the settlement with...
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Ontario Gaming

article Canadian Operators Leave the Bidding War for Niagara Falls Properties Amid Strong US Gambling Operators’ Competition (7/16/2018)
(Ontario) -- A total of three US gambling operators are competing in what seems to be the final part of the bidding war for two Niagara Falls casinos which has been...
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Pala Tribe

article 3 Patients Improve Following Deadly New Mexico Bus Crash (7/16/2018)
(California) -- The conditions of three patients have been upgraded following a deadly crash involving a commercial passenger bus and three other vehicles on a New...
article 25 injured in Los Angeles after bus leaving San Diego casino overturns (7/15/2018)
(California) -- A bus with 32 passengers on board rolled over on the westbound Santa Monica (10) Freeway in downtown Los Angeles Saturday morning, sending 25 people to...
article Casino bus leaving San Diego crashes in Los Angeles (7/15/2018)
(California) -- A bus carrying 32 passengers from Pala Casino in North San Diego County overturned in Los Angeles Saturday morning, shutting down westbound Interstate 10...
article 25 injured as tour bus crashes on 10 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles (7/14/2018)
(California) -- A tour bus carrying 32 passengers crashed into a barrier and tipped over on the westbound 10 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles early Saturday, injuring...
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Sports Betting

article DraftKings ink sports betting deal with New York’s del Lago casino (7/16/2018)
(New York) -- Daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has inked a prospective sports betting technology deal with New York’s del Lago Resort & Casino. On...
article Officials: Clock Is Ticking If Casinos Want Sportsbooks Approved By Football Season (7/16/2018)
(New Jersey) -- Atlantic City casinos will have to submit their sports betting plans by the end of the day Monday if they want to open sportsbooks by football season.
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Tesuque Pueblo

article As casino takes shape, operagoers sound off (7/16/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Kiley Lawrence lived out a lifelong dream Wednesday from a seat in the nosebleed section of the cavernous Santa Fe Opera. "I wanted to come to the...
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Bridgeport Casino

article Haar: We’ve got the do-nothing gamblin’ blues (7/15/2018)
(Connecticut) -- It’s hot outside, beach season, and the state Capitol is mostly empty these days as the governor closes out his eight-year tenure and members of...
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Maryland Gaming

article MGM National Harbor unveils $48 million expansion (7/15/2018)
(Maryland) -- Maryland's biggest casino is getting even bigger. MGM National Harbor opened a $48 million expansion Sunday, less than two years after opening its...
article MGM National Harbor unveils $48 million expansion of gambling spaces (7/15/2018)
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor, the Prince George’s County casino, hotel and entertainment complex, opens a $48 million expansion Sunday in response to strong...
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N.J. Sports Betting

article AC casinos risk missing football season if sports betting plans aren't submitted Monday (7/15/2018)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey gambling regulators are warning casinos to submit their plans for sports betting by Monday or risk not being approved in time for the start of...
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Paskenta Tribe

article 'The reservation is our homeland': Paskenta Band dedicates highway signs (7/15/2018)
(California) -- Drivers along Interstate 5 in northern California will now know when they are in the homelands of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians. The tribe worked...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Mount Airy asks for more time to select casino site (7/15/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Mount Airy is asking for more time to select a site for its Category 4 mini casino. In a petition filed Tuesday, Mount Airy #1, LLC asked the...
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Quapaw Tribe

article Bills arrive for petition campaigns (7/15/2018)
(Arkansas) -- Filings are expected next week on the campaigns to put a minimum wage increase and casino gambling expansion on the November ballot. One other campaign...
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United Auburn

article Thunder Valley tribe may help pay for Placer Parkway [sub req] (7/15/2018)
(California) -- The tribe behind the Thunder Valley Casino Resort is in talks with Placer County officials about a financial contribution to the first phase of the...
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Catskills Casino

article Resorts World Catskills failing to live up to first-year projections (7/14/2018)
(New York) -- The Resorts World Catskills casino is off to a rocky start, on track since a February opening to earn less than half its first-year projections, but its...
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Mashpee Wampanoag

article Brockton Casino Pressures Gaming Commission (7/14/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- A competitor to the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s casino aspirations in Taunton is pushing the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to reopen the state...
article Brockton mayor calls for (casino) land resolution from Interior secretary (7/14/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- The mayor of Brockton sent a letter to U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke urging the federal government to issue a final decision about land-in-trust...
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MGM Springfield

article MGM Springfield plugs sister properties in naming its event space, meeting rooms (photos) (7/14/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Springfield, in promoting its array of meeting spaces and ballrooms at its soon-to-open $960 million resort casino, has chosen names for the rooms...
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New Mexico Gaming

article As nearby casino takes shape, Santa Fe Opera patrons sound off (7/14/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Kiley Lawrence lived out a lifelong dream Wednesday from a seat in the nosebleed section of the cavernous Santa Fe Opera. “I wanted to come to the...
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Other News

article Grand Portage Lodge & Casino has a whole new look (7/16/2018)
(Minnesota) -- The Grand Portage Lodge and Casino hosted a gala celebration on Thursday, July 12, starting with drum song and speeches at the beautiful new entry to the...
article Rivers Casino financials improved in first half of 2018 (7/16/2018)
(New York) -- Halfway through 2018, Rivers Casino & Resort is showing improved financial performance, with revenue in every month so far this year stronger than in...
article The impact of betting companies on golf (7/16/2018)
(USA) -- A topic which is frowned upon, bookmaker sponsorships in sports. Although many experts in the field understand the problem in full, few take the liberty to...
article Catalonia operators come together (7/16/2018)
(Spain) -- An independent machine operating trade association in Spain’s Catalonia, Europer, held a gala summer dinner for members in Barcelona last week.
article Convicted sex offender accused of looking into restroom stalls at Cleveland casino (7/16/2018)
(Ohio) -- A man previously convicted of a sex charge was indicted on a voyeurism charge, after he was allegedly caught peering into one of the woman’s bathroom...
article Man breaks Ho-Chunk slot machine after being unhappy with payout (7/16/2018)
(Wisconsin) -- A man who won the jackpot on a Ho-Chunk slot machine Thursday, punched and shattered the glass display after being unhappy with the payout.
article Hard Rock casino and resort announced for rural Yuba County (7/13/2018)
(California) -- The Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria has started construction on a new Hard Rock casino project located near Wheatland’s Toyota...
article Casino Del Sol breaks ground on new project: New hotel with pool, arcade and more (7/13/2018)
(Arizona) -- The Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Casino Del Sol broke ground on Thursday, July 12 on a hospitality project which includes a new, 151-room hotel, a new 90-space RV...
article Rivers Casino contests underage gambling finding (7/13/2018)
(New York) -- Rivers Casino & Resort is contesting a state Gaming Commission finding that underage persons were able to access the casino's gaming floor over the...
article Northern Nevada casino Boomtown may have to pay $40,000 fine (7/13/2018)
(Nevada) -- The operator of a Northern Nevada casino has settled a state Gaming Control Board complaint that it illegally operated an unlicensed interactive gaming...
article Letter: Sherwood Park is not ‘puritanical’ (7/13/2018)
(Alberta) -- Re: “Puritanical Park needs to fix its image,” May 8, Opinion — Benjamin Proulx, The News: I’ve noticed lately that a few editorials...
article Tachi Palace raises $6,190 for Project Linus (7/13/2018)
(California) -- Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino has presented a check for $6,190 to the Central Valley Chapter of Project Linus. The non-profit provides new, handmade...
article Belarus to legalize online gambling, seriously, this time (7/13/2018)
(Belarus) -- Belarus is making tentative steps toward modernizing its gaming regulatory scheme, including legalizing online gambling, although we’ve heard this...
article Parx Casino donates $45K to Bucks County Community College for empowerment programs (7/13/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The money will go toward scholarships for students who are veterans or the dependent of a veteran, a female student who supports at least one child,...
article Ex-NBA Star Charles Oakley Accused of Cheating at Blackjack at Cosmopolitan Las Vegas, Casino Won’t Comment (7/13/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Former NBA star Charles Oakley was arrested Thursday night after being accused of trying to cheat the house at the Las Vegas Cosmopolitan casino.
article Saganing casino announces expansion (7/12/2018)
(Michigan) -- The Saganing Eagles Landing Casino is pleased to announce the topping out ceremony for the expansion of Saganing Eagles Landing Casino.
article Schenectady casino contesting fines for underage gambling (7/12/2018)
(New York) -- The state Gaming Commission has fined Rivers Casino & Resort for allegedly violating laws prohibiting minors in the casino and in at least one instance...
article Revamped Grand Portage casino holds grand opening (7/12/2018)
(Minnesota) -- It’s official. The region’s newest gambling hotspot will be just a few minutes from the U.S. border. The Grand Portage Lodge & Casino...
article Harrah’s New Orleans sued for allegedly assaulting two gamblers who said they were card counting (7/12/2018)
(Louisiana) -- A federal lawsuit recently was filed by two men who claim they were playing blackjack at Harrah’s New Orleans Casino when casino workers and...
article Tribe Can't Revisit DOI Casino Land Ruling In 9th Circ. [sub req] (7/12/2018)
(New York) -- A Ninth Circuit panel on Thursday denied a request by the Cachil DeHe Band of Wintun Indians of the Colusa Indian Community that it rethink its ruling...

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