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Arkansas Gaming

article Ark. bill prohibits Alcoholic Beverage Control from enforcing gambling machine laws (3/24/2017)
(Arkansas) -- In Arkansas, a bill already approved in the Senate came out of the House Rules Committee this week without comment. The bill, championed in the State...
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Australia Gaming

article The Star casino group in bid to hire ex-gambling regulator (3/24/2017)
(Australia) -- The owner of The Star casino is trying to hire the former chief executive of the NSW Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority despite a four-year ban on ex...
article Proposed $3 billion Gold Coast casino complex could be partially owned by Chinese government (3/23/2017)
(Australia) -- As reported in a March 13 article, Multi-billion dollar Gold Coast casino resort project under spotlight, proponents of a proposed $3 billion integrated...
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Chumash Tribe

article Vince Gill and Lyle Lovett performing together at Chumash Casino (3/24/2017)
(California) -- Vince Gill and Lyle Lovett’s "Songs and Stories" tour is coming to the Chumash Casino Resort’s Samala Showroom at 8 p.m. Thursday....
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eSports

article Gamers join gamblers in A.C. this weekend (3/24/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Caesars Atlantic City is betting that spectators will pay to see professional and amateur Gears of War 4 video game players face off in the inaugural...
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Foxwoods

article Fashion Outlets at Foxwoods, LLC v. GGH Management, LLC (sub req.) (3/24/2017)
(Connecticut) -- The members of a limited liability company failed to show that they had independent interests in the litigation sufficient to confer standing.
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Gambling Expansion

article Bill would nix casino gambling from Liberation Carnival (3/24/2017)
(Guam) -- Casino gambling could be banned at the Liberation Day Carnival if Bill 50 becomes law. Senator Telena Cruz Nelson says the bill is a step at closing the...
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Hard Rock

article Jason Taylor goes all in for charity with Hard Rock poker tournament (3/24/2017)
(Florida) -- Jason Taylor, the Miami Dolphins’ legendary defensive end and recent inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, will host a poker fundraiser March...
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Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA)

article Sharing Expertise (3/24/2017)
(California) -- In the 20 years following the 1988 passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, the interplay between the tribal and commercial gaming verticals was...
article PALERMO: The Birth of Gaming (3/23/2017)
(California) -- Thirty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling, in California v. Cabazon Band of Mission Indians. The ruling led to the passage of the...
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Kansas Gaming

article Casino in Pittsburg preparing for opening (3/24/2017)
(Kansas) -- Although the doors don't open to the public for another week, there is plenty of activity around Kansas Crossing Casino and Hotel. During a Thursday tour...
article Casino in Pittsburg preparing for opening (3/23/2017)
(Kansas) -- Although the doors don't open to the public for another week, there is plenty of activity around Kansas Crossing Casino and Hotel. During a Thursday tour...
article Kansas racetrack advocates betting on gambling reform bill (3/23/2017)
(Kansas) -- A coalition led by managment at the four state-owned casinos in Kansas challenged Thursday a House bill modifying state tax and voting law to make operation...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Why security expert says Las Vegas visitors should feel ‘very, very safe’ here (3/24/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Acts of terror may be happening more frequently in tourism hot spots around the world, but visitors to Las Vegas are coming to one of the safest...
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Mashpee Wampanoag

article Work to resume at Wampanoag casino site (3/24/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Erosion-control work is set to resume next week on the 170-acre parcel where the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe plans to build its First Light Resort &...
press release Work Resumes At First Light Resort & Casino (3/24/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Crews are resuming site maintenance work for the First Light Resort & Casino months after a temporary halt to the project. The work will...
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Mohegan Sun

article Casino Lawsuit Continues for Review of Alleged Open Meeting Law Violations (3/24/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- The Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) dismissed of a large portion of the Mohegan Sun and City of Revere lawsuit brought against the Massachusetts Gaming...
article Mohegan's $80M convention center another challenge for Hartford (3/24/2017)
(Connecticut) -- The $80 million convention center Mohegan Sun has started building will mean steeper competition for Hartford, officials say.
article Mohegan Sun Adding $80 Million Convention Center (3/23/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun is taking another step to diversify its flagship casino in southeastern Connecticut, building an $80 million expo and convention center.
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Nebraska Gaming

article Governor takes strong stance against casino gambling (3/24/2017)
(Nebraska) -- Gov. Pete Ricketts reiterated his strong opposition to legalization of casino gambling in the state during his call-in radio show Monday. A caller told the...
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New Hampshire Gaming

article NH casino gambling bill wins Senate approval, but faces challenge ahead in the House (3/24/2017)
(New Hampshire) -- It may have taken 18 years of effort, but Manchester's long-time state senator got the votes he needed Thursday and his bill to allow two casinos...
article Full Senate Votes to Legalize Casino Gambling in New Hampshire (3/23/2017)
(New Hampshire) -- A bill seeking to open two casinos in New Hampshire passed the full Senate Thursday 13 votes to 10. Under the measure, 5,000 slot machines and 240...
article Another effort underway to legalize casino gambling (3/23/2017)
(New Hampshire) -- In New Hampshire, another effort is underway to legalize casino gambling. Major casino proponent Manchester Sen. Lou D’Allesandro has championed...
article Editorial: Casino bill is still wrong for New Hampshire (3/23/2017)
(New Hampshire) -- Pro-gambling lawmakers in the State House are trying once again to give New Hampshire families a new way to lose money. They should call Senate Bill...
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New York Gaming

article New casinos dip into tracks' revenue (3/24/2017)
(New York) -- Gamblers shuffling from one upstate casino to another is well underway: Existing racetracks near the two new casinos had a revenue drop of 17 percent each...
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Oneida Nation

article Where to build new Oneida Nation casino? County Executive suggests downtown Utica (3/24/2017)
(New York) -- These are the main issues Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. spoke about Tuesday afternoon with the Observer-Dispatch Editorial Board. On the...
article Another casino for the Mohawk Valley? (3/23/2017)
(New York) -- Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. told the editorial board of the Utica Observer-Dispatch this week that he approached the Oneida Indian Nation...
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Ontario Gaming

article Slot revenue pours into London infrastructure projects (3/24/2017)
(Ontario) -- The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation poured $4.5 million in slot machine revenue last year into infrastructure upgrades in London. A chunk of up to $1...
article City wants safer bet for casino workers (3/23/2017)
(Ontario) -- St. Catharines is joining Niagara Falls and the Region in an effort to protect casino jobs. Councillors unanimously backed a motion by St. George’s...
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Oxford Casino

article $2.4 million from Oxford Casino ... where does it go? (3/24/2017)
(Maine) -- The town of Oxford and Oxford County received a combined $2.4 million in net revenues from the Oxford Casino in 2016, according to figures released recently...
article Oxford Casino yields bonanza for town, county (3/24/2017)
(Maine) -- A "cascade of revenue" distribution system from the Oxford Casino yielded $1.6 million for the town of Oxford and just over $800,000 for Oxford...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Pennsylvania Casino Gambling Win Down In February (3/24/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- The report shows that this February's gross table games revenue was $66,302,623 compared to $68,187,957 in revenue produced by the 12 casinos...
article Editorial: State lawmakers are addicted to gambling revenue (3/23/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- As the enabler of casino gambling, the state government is partially responsible for thousands of cases of gambling addiction. Its half-hearted...
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Pokagon Band

article Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians Touts Investments (3/24/2017)
(Michigan) -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians says it has invested nearly $92 million into Michiana over the last year. That figure includes $38 million in...
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Public Smoking

article Inside Gaming: Smoking Ban Hurting Harrah's New Orleans Revenue, Says Caesars (3/24/2017)
(Louisiana) -- Two years ago in this space we reported on the New Orleans City Council having voted unanimously in favor of instituting a smoking ban in the city's...
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Redding Rancheria

article The Buzz: Owner of Redding Inn wants to buy golf course (3/24/2017)
(California) -- With Redding Rancheria officials scheduled to meet next week with homeowners who live near soon-to-be-closed River Tasalmi, the nine-hole golf course has...
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Seneca Nation

article Did the Seneca Nation just outmaneuver Albany? (3/24/2017)
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation’s decision this week to stop paying the state more than $100 million a year in casino revenue sharing caught leaders in Albany...
article Does New York Now Need Online Poker? Tribe To Stop $110M Payments After New Casino Openings (3/24/2017)
(New York) -- Could the state of New York be poised for internet poker? New York lawmakers several years ago approved a plan to allow four new Las Vegas-style commercial...
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Sports Betting

article Vegas casino owner no longer has to sweat $1M March Madness payout (3/24/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Michigan’s loss to Oregon has saved a Las Vegas casino owner $1 million. Golden Nugget owner Tilman Fertitta personally approved a $12,500 bet on...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Dan Haar: An Option That Might Solve Connecticut's Casino Stalemate (3/23/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut faces at best a stalemate in the General Assembly's tortuous casino-expansion caper. But there might be a way out that makes more sense...
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Florida Gaming

article House gambling bill gets ok as questions remain (3/23/2017)
(Florida) -- A key House committee Tuesday approved a gambling measure aimed at creating a new agreement with the Seminole Tribe, though a tribe representative recently...
article New Gambling Bill to Keep Current Status Quo Passes House Committee in Florida (3/23/2017)
(Florida) -- A new gambling bill aimed at keeping the current gambling status quo in the state of Florida has passed a key House Ways and Means Committee voting, which...
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Georgia Gaming

article Casino gambling bill back from the dead (3/23/2017)
(Georgia) -- A push to legalize casino gambling in Georgia may have a little life left. Thursday Rep. Ron Stephens, R -Savannah, presented an updated "destination...
article Georgia casino plan still only mostly dead as end nears (3/23/2017)
(Georgia) -- A plan to legalize casino gambling in Georgia drew new, shallow, breaths Thursday as state Capitol denizens reminded each other that nothing is dead until...
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Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Tribe questions state review of Ho-Chunk expansion (3/23/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- An American Indian tribe is questioning why Gov. Scott Walker’s administration isn’t applying the same criteria to a northern Wisconsin casino...
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Ilani Casino

article Cowlitz Tribe secures approval to offer liquor as casino debut nears (3/23/2017)
(Washington) -- All the pieces are falling into place as the Cowlitz Tribe prepares to open a long-awaited casino in Washington. The tribe will be able to offer liquor...
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Mechoopda Tribe

article Calif. County Says DOI Took Liberties With Casino Land Ruling (3/23/2017)
(California) -- A California county urged the D.C. Circuit on Wednesday to overturn a lower court ruling backing the U.S. Department of the Interior's decision to...
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Michigan Gaming

article Opinion: Snyder effort would hurt Tribe, Mt. Pleasant (3/23/2017)
(Michigan) -- The Hannahville Indian Community operates the Island Resort & Casino in Harris Township in Menominee County and is one of the eight Indian Tribes who...
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North Dakota Gaming

article House kills North Dakota casino expansion bill (3/23/2017)
(North Dakota) -- North Dakota's Republican House majority leader's own party has dealt him a blow by failing to endorse his effort to establish more casinos in...
article It’s no dice as North Dakota House rejects casino resolution (3/23/2017)
(North Dakota) -- House lawmakers defeated a resolution opening the door to off-reservation casinos in North Dakota in convincing fashion Thursday.
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Other News

article Regulatory Issues to be debated at 21st Annual East Coast Gaming Congress (3/24/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A panel of leading regulators from across the United States will discuss a variety of complex issues at the 21st Annual East Coast Gaming Congress and...
article Michigan’s loss to Oregon saves casino owner $1M payout (3/24/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Michigan’s loss to Oregon has saved a Las Vegas casino owner $1 million. Golden Nugget owner Tilman Fertitta personally approved a $12,500 bet on Michigan...
article Therapy, Vegas-style: Hospital offers slots (3/24/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Video poker machines are commonplace in Las Vegas and can be found in bars, supermarkets and even high-end restaurants. Now you can add hospitals to that...
article Vegas Party Followed Plea Deal in Gambler’s Insider-Trading Case (3/24/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- A day after signing a plea agreement with federal prosecutors in New York last year, former Dean Foods Co. chairman Tom C. Davis went to Las Vegas to...
article Ameristar casino dealer charged with cheating, theft (3/24/2017)
(Illinois) -- A dealer at Ameristar Casino is accused of conspiring with three other gamblers to cheat the casino out of $26,000 in a dominoes betting game, court...
article Spike in casino-related calls prompt Seneca County board to create deputy position (3/24/2017)
(New York) -- The Seneca County Board of Supervisors made another move related to del Lago Resort & Casino Tuesday night. Supervisors voted to create and fill a full...
article Harper Park provincially significant wetland designation has no impact on nearby Shorelines Casino Peterborough project (3/24/2017)
(Ontario) -- Although Harper Park is now under strict new protection from encroaching development, officials say it won't affect plans to build a casino nearby. The...
article Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre hiring for 2017 season (3/24/2017)
(Missouri) -- Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre and Legends is hosting a job fair to help with the upcoming 2017 concert season.
article Zodiac Casino player wins €6.7m mobile jackpot via Microgaming slot (3/24/2017)
(Isle of Man) -- The player, known only as ‘CF’, won the €6,681,487 jackpot through Casino Rewards’ Zodiac Casino mobile site earlier this month.
article Casual gambling is getting out of control (3/24/2017)
(Ireland) -- Calls have been made for new legislation that protects those vulnerable to gambling addiction to be signed into law. The Gambling Control Bill was published...
article The UK Online Gambling Market Continues To Dominate (3/24/2017)
(UK) -- The UK has always been a pretty tolerant country when it comes to enjoying a flutter. Ever since way back in the day when bets would be placed by telegraph wire...
article Video Review: King Kong slot machine from Ainsworth (3/24/2017)
(UK) -- Take a look at two versions of the King Kong slot machine from Ainsworth: King Kong City and King Kong Skull Island. This entertaining and interactive slot game...
article Kangwon Land casino paying problem gamblers to stay away (3/24/2017)
(South Korea) -- Problem gambling mitigation efforts take many forms, including pre-commitment technology, self-exclusion programs, pharmaceutical intervention and...
article North Korea: Country Is Seeking Foreign Investment To Start Casino Cruise Line (3/24/2017)
(North Korea) -- North Korea was recently in a diplomatic battle with Malaysia over the death of Kim Jong-nam and it has also been in the news for its missile tests. The...
article Silver Heritage allots additional $13.8 million for Nepal casino project (3/24/2017)
(Nepal) -- Australia-listed Silver Heritage Group has set aside an additional AUD$18 million ($13.8 million) to fund the construction of its multi-million dollar...
article Smartphones banned in Social Experiment poker event (3/24/2017)
(California) -- Event organisers of the upcoming $100,000 Guaranteed No Limit Hold'em Triple Stack Social Experiment event at the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles have...
article Man charged with being in fight at Aurora casino (3/24/2017)
(Illinois) -- Alex Escobedo, 24, 500 block of Batavia Avenue, Aurora, was charged with aggravated battery, a Class 2 felony, and misdemeanor criminal trespassing after...
article The Casino Of The Future: How Casinos Are Changing Their Image And Transitioning Away From Gambling (3/23/2017)
(USA) -- Imagine traveling back in time to 1970. There, you play a word association game starting with “casino.” The response would be nearly unanimous: some...
article Rivers Casino hit with underage gambling fine (3/23/2017)
(New York) -- Rivers Casino has been hit with a fine for underage gambling. The State Gaming Commission says a minor went onto the gaming floor just after 10:30 p.m. on...
article Cops say Rochester man caught cheating at new del Lago casino (3/23/2017)
(New York) -- A Rochester man has been charged with gaming fraud for cheating at mini baccarat at del Lago Resort Casino, the state police said.

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