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Steve Wynn

article Republicans outraise Democrats in April fundraising (5/20/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Republican National Committee raised $15.9 million in April, according to new campaign finance disclosures, as the committee prepared for...
article R.N.C. Accepts Money From Steve Wynn, Mogul Accused of Sexual Misconduct (5/19/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- President Trump has generally bucked the #MeToo movement, siding instead with the men who deny accusations of sexual assault or misconduct. Now, the...
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Food Sovereignty

article Newman’s Own Foundation forms Native American nutrition cohort (5/17/2019)
(Indian Country) -- The Newman’s Own Foundation, founded by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, announced on May 8, the formation of a Native American...
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Grand Traverse Band

article Grand Traverse Commissioners Dispute 2% Funding Tradition (5/16/2019)
(Michigan) -- “The Grand Traverse band has always determined who receives the money,” according to Commissioner Sonny Wheelock. Grand Traverse County...
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Forest County Potawatomi

article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino gives back to the local community as it grows (5/13/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Anyone who’s visited Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee might be surprised to hear about the organization’s humble beginnings. Nearly...
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Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians

article Mid-valley groups receive Siletz charitable fund grants (5/11/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund distributed $282,706.89 to 63 organizations on May 3 as it continued its quarterly donations to nonprofit...
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Chumash Tribe

article Chumash donate 48 new Google Chromebooks to Buellton school (5/10/2019)
(California) -- Jonata Middle School students now have an additional 48 new Google Chromebooks to use for schoolwork following a delivery from the Santa Ynez Band of...
article Chumash Tribe donates 48 laptops to Buellton middle school (4/30/2019)
(California) -- The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Foundations donated 48 new Google Chromebooks to students at Jonata Middle School in Buellton on Monday.
article Santa Ynez Chumash Donate 48 Chromebooks to Jonata Middle School (4/29/2019)
(California) -- Students at Buellton’s Jonata Middle School have 48 new Google Chromebooks to assist them in their schoolwork, thanks to a recent delivery from the...
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Pechanga Casino

article Pechanga provides $250,000 for Michelle's Place Cancer Resource Center (5/10/2019)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort Casino hosted one of the region's largest charitable events Wednesday and Thursday, May 1-2, with the return of the Pechanga Charity...
article Pechanga Resort & Casino gives back to community through unique programs (3/20/2019)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort & Casino are doing their part in giving back to the local community. The Resort & Casino have programs ranging from empowering...
article Pechanga Poker and Bingo players make food donation to Community Mission of Hope (2/23/2019)
(California) -- Throughout the month of January, Pechanga Poker and Pechanga Bingo players helped "Restock the Shelves" of the Community Mission of Hope, the...
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California Gaming

article “Contribution of Indian gaming to California is nothing short of spectacular” (5/5/2019)
(California) -- Speaking at the Western Indian Gaming Conference, CNIGA chairman Steve Stallings delivered his fourth, and final, State of the Tribal Nations Address,...
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Billy Mills

article Olympian Billy Mills honors 10 Native youth $10,000 grantees at Dreamstarters ceremony (5/1/2019)
(Indian Country) -- Mills: ‘On October 14, 1964, I laid footprints on Mother Earth that forever altered my life. That moment was a gift, and Patricia and I wanted...
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Shakopee Mdewakanton

article SMSC scholarship recipients graduate from University of Minnesota (5/1/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Thirteen recipients of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community's endowed scholarships are graduating from the University of Minnesota after the...
article Mdewakanton Sioux award $2.5 million in grants to tribes nationwide (4/14/2019)
(Minnesota) -- The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community has awarded nearly $2.5 million in grants to a dozen Indian tribes and Indian-related nonprofits across the...
article Shakopee Mdewakanton Donates More Than $2 Million to Tribes & Nonprofits in Minnesota and Across the Country (4/12/2019)
(Minnesota) -- The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) today announced more than $2 million in grants to 12 tribes and nonprofit organizations in Minnesota and...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Kerkorian estate secretly donated $25M to UNLV medical school (4/30/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Two years ago, UNLV received a $25 million donation for the medical school with the stipulation that the donor’s name remain secret, but the check...
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Shoshone-Bannock

article Shoshone-Bannock Tribes receive $650K from Office for Victims of Crime (4/23/2019)
(Idaho) -- U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis joined the Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) this week in announcing more than $8.4 million in grant...
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Comanche Nation

article Comanche Nation Casino food drive benefits Salvation Army food program (4/17/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Comanche Nation Casino has become a friend indeed to the local Salvation Army in need. Since April 2, the casino, 402 SE Interstate Drive, has had an...
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Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Nation donates for state championship rings (4/9/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- District 13 Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilman Buel Anglen presented a check from the Cherokee Nation to Skiatook High School Head Wrestling Coach, Jake...
article Cherokee Nation contributes $5.7 million to 108 school districts (3/2/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- In one day, one of Oklahoma’s largest tribes kicked in $5.7 million to more than a hundred school districts to aid the education of the state’s...
article Cherokee Nation contributes record $5.7M to 108 school districts (3/1/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation contributed more than $5.7 million to 108 school districts during the tribe’s annual Public School Appreciation Day Friday....
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Mohegan Sun

article Gourmet Gala Benefits Ronald McDonald House (3/31/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The creme de la creme of local cuisine put their best bite forward in Luzerne County, all in the name of charity. This year's Gourmet Gala was held...
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Leech Lake Band

article Department of Justice awards $719,962 to Leech Lake Band (3/20/2019)
(Minnesota) -- The U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday that the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe were one of 10 tribes selected to receive $5.7 million in grants to...
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Florida Gaming

article Lottery bill could slash education payouts by up to $235 million (3/18/2019)
(Florida) -- A bill aimed at prohibiting online lottery ticket sales could have an unintended side effect. According to the Revenue Estimating Conference, a provision in...
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Poarch Creek

article A Native American tribe will cover the costs of the funerals for all of the Alabama tornado victims (3/12/2019)
(Alabama) -- Often times the worst situations will bring out the best in people. That's proving true once again, this time in southeastern Alabama, where residents...
article Alabama Indian tribe to cover burial costs for Beauregard victims after other donor pulls out (3/10/2019)
(Alabama) -- The Lee County coroner has confirmed to News 3 that the Porch Band of Creek Indians has agreed to cover the entire burial cost of the 23 victims of Sunday...
article Poarch Band of Creek Indians donates $180K to cover all tornado victims’ funerals (3/10/2019)
(Alabama) -- The Poarch Band of Creek Indians donated $180,000 to cover all the funeral costs for the 23 people killed in Sunday’s tornado in Lee County, the...
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Lumbee Tribe

article Tribe offering disaster-relief services (3/9/2019)
(North Carolina) -- Disaster recovery services are available to members of Lumbee Tribe starting Monday. The Lumbee Tribe will be offering the services to tribal members...
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Minnesota Gaming

article St. Paul Officials Rethinking How Funds Generated From Charitable Gambling Are Distributed (3/9/2019)
(Minnesota) -- The cut from charitable gambling in St. Paul Minnesota, that is sent to youth programs may soon be restricted to those organizations helping the neediest...
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Nisqually Tribe

article Nisqually Tribe Announces 2018 Charitable Fund Recipients (3/7/2019)
(Washington) -- About 190 area agencies and organizations will receive a combined total of $2.4 million in vital operational funding from the 2018 Nisqually Indian Tribe...
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Charity Gaming

article Ordinance would gear charitable gambling funds to low-income neighborhoods in St. Paul (3/6/2019)
(Minnesota) -- A proposed ordinance in St. Paul would require youth programs to prove they help children in low income or minority neighborhoods in order to get proceeds...
article St. Paul considers restricting gambling proceeds for low-income youth (3/6/2019)
(Minnesota) -- St. Paul leaders want to change the rules for distributing money from pulltabs and bingo to benefit young people from the city’s poorest...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Del Lago aids local non-profits with new giving program (3/6/2019)
(New York) -- The del Lago Resort & Casino has begun a new program to raise money for local non-profit agencies. The program is called the Community Cash-In. Guests...
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National Indian Gaming Association

press release Third Annual Charity Slot Tournament supports Spirit of Sovereignty (3/6/2019)
(California) -- One spin of the slot machine in sunny San Diego might mean putting a shiny new iPad in a preschooler’s hands, helping a student secure their needed...
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Nottawaseppi Huron

article Firekeeper’s Casino Gives Record $5.7 Million To Calhoun County (3/6/2019)
(Michigan) -- Firekeeper’s Casino Hotel has given a record high check to local governments in Calhoun County. The Battle Creek Enquirer says that on Tuesday, The...
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Coquille Tribe

article $20K Tribal Grant will aid prenatal care (3/5/2019)
(Oregon) -- A $20,000 grant from the Coquille Indian Tribe will help buy an upgraded ultrasound machine to ensure the health of Douglas County babies. The grant to the...
article Coquille Indian Tribe gives over $260,000 to local non-profits (3/1/2019)
(Oregon) -- For the 17th year, the Coquille Indian Tribe tribe is giving a total of $266,762.50 in grant money to local non-profits, businesses and community groups in...
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Prairie Band Potawatomi

article FireKeepers Casino Hotel gives $5.75 million to local governments, $18.5 million to state (3/5/2019)
(Michigan) -- FireKeepers Casino Hotel is giving $5,748,672 this year to local governments, school districts and other public bodies in Calhoun County. On Tuesday,...
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Yocha Dehe Wintun

article Yocha Dehe gift boosts Native American Studies scholarships (3/4/2019)
(California) -- A $750,000 gift from the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation will fund hundreds of student scholarships in Sacramento State’s Native American Studies program.
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San Manuel Tribe

article San Manuel Band of Mission Indians honored with Discover Lifetime Achievement Award (2/28/2019)
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians was honored with the Discover Lifetime Achievement Award for their outstanding dedication and tireless service to...
article San Manuel Band of Mission Indians gifts $25 million to LLU Children’s Hospital (2/25/2019)
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians gifted Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital $25 million on Thursday night at the 26th Annual Children...
article San Manuel Band announces $25 million gift to hospital in California (2/22/2019)
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is strengthening its relationship with the Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital in southern California.
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MGM Springfield

article With Help From MGM, Financing Is Falling In Place For $55M Springfield Housing Development (2/26/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Facing a Friday deadline, MGM will ask Massachusetts casino regulators for more time to meet a commitment to build housing in downtown Springfield. A...
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Ohio Gaming

article Cuyahoga County to distribute $1 million in casino tax revenue for community development projects (2/26/2019)
(Ohio) -- Cuyahoga County Council will consider distributing $1 million among 20 municipalities and nonprofits for use in community development projects. The legislation...
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Graton Rancheria

article Newsom raises $2.5 million to pay the bills for parties around inauguration (2/24/2019)
(California) -- Friends of Gov. Gavin Newsom raised a party-hearty $2.5 million for his inauguration festivities. The biggest donor to the inaugural and the two days of...
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Citizen Potawatomi

article Citizen Potawatomi Nation donates to area schools, FJC (2/20/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Pottawatomie County school districts — and the Family Justice Center — are continuing to gather additional funds to support education, thanks...
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Paskenta Tribe

article Cache Creek resort donates $200,00 to Camp Fire fund (2/20/2019)
(California) -- Survivors of the 2018 “Camp Fire” in Northern California are in continuing need of assistance. So, on Tuesday, the Cache Creek Casino Resort...
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Twenty-Nine Palms

article 29 Palms Band of Mission Indians, Spotlight 29 donate $50K to the Warburton (2/20/2019)
(California) -- The 9th Annual Annual Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament has started off on a fantastic fundraising foot in February before anyone has even had the...
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Other News

article Olympian Billy Mills honors 10 Native youth $10,000 grantees at Dreamstarters ceremony (5/14/2019)
(Virginia) -- Gold medal-winning Olympian Billy Mills, Lakota, hosted his fifth annual Dreamstarters closing ceremony April 30 in Alexandria Virginia just outside of...
article Gambling industry fails to meet charity donation target (5/3/2019)
(UK) -- The gambling industry has fallen short of a target of £10m in voluntary donations to the leading charity that funds addiction treatment and research,...
article Feds Offer Travel Funds to American Indian, Alaska Native STEM Students (4/19/2019)
(California) -- Travel scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native students who are interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), or in...
article Maine tribes to receive $4.2M for affordable housing (4/18/2019)
(Maine) -- Five Maine tribes — the Aroostook Band of Micmacs, the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, the Penobscot Indian Nation, the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Indian...
press release $480K in casino grant money headed to Baltimore nonprofits (sub req) (4/17/2019)
(Maryland) -- State law requires Horseshoe Casino to send 5.5 percent of its proceeds from slot machines to a fund that also pools money from MGM National Harbor and...
article Casino gives area charities $26,000-plus (4/12/2019)
(Arizona) -- Rim Country charities give to area residents in need throughout the year. This month, they were the beneficiaries thanks to the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino...
article Thunder Bay NHL star donates thousands to kids (4/11/2019)
(Ontario) -- Some Indigenous youth in northwestern Ontario may get their first chance to play hockey thanks to a donation from Thunder Bay National Hockey League star...
article Karuk and Pomo Tribes Receive Grants to Support Crime Victim Services (4/5/2019)
(Indian Country) -- The Office of Justice Programs’ Office for Victims of Crime awarded more than $8 million to support crime victims in Native American...
article Alaska tribes receive nearly $2.5M to support crime victims (4/4/2019)
(Alaska) -- Three Alaska tribal groups will receive just under $2.5 million from the U.S. Department of Justice for a variety of initiatives to protect and benefit crime...
article Sending Sight to South Dakota Sioux (3/31/2019)
(South Dakota) -- On Saturday, March 30th, a pride of about a dozen Lions from all over central Massachusetts gathered in Charlton, MA to help ship 120,000 new single-...
article Apache Casino donates to Salvation Army (3/29/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- We’ve recently told you that the Salvation Army has been running dangerously low on food. Friday night the Apache Casino stepped up, donating close...
article DC to get $15M memorial honoring Native American veterans (3/29/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A $15 million memorial honoring Native American and Alaskan Native military members and veterans is set to open next year in Washington, D.C. The...
article Alaska Public Media Receives $65,000 Grant to Help Design PBS KIDS Educational Resources (3/29/2019)
(Alaska) -- Alaska Public Media (AKPM) has been selected to receive a $65,000 grant from WGBH, funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, to help design...
press release Hilton recycling used bars of hotel soap to save planet (3/18/2019)
(USA) -- The company announced Monday that it will collect used bars of soap from guest rooms across its hotels and recycle them into 1 million new bars of soap by Oct....
press release Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Gives Back to Local Community with Donation to Preferred Behavioral Health Group of Lakewood, N.J. (3/17/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) has contributed $30,000 to help fund the transformation of the Preferred Behavioral Health Group (PBHG)...
press release ICE London plays a vital role in helping to drive social responsibility debate, states Gordon Moody Association (3/11/2019)
(London) -- Rob Mabbett, Gambling Therapy Manager with leading charity the Gordon Moody Association, has praised the Consumer Protection Zone (CPZ) at ICE London,...
article Gift boosts Native American Studies scholarships (3/7/2019)
(California) -- A $750,000 gift from the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation will fund hundreds of student scholarships in Sacramento State’s Native American Studies program....
article $20K Tribal Grant will aid prenatal care (3/5/2019)
(Oregon) -- A $20,000 grant from the Coquille Indian Tribe will help buy an upgraded ultrasound machine to ensure the health of Douglas County babies. The grant to the...
article Redding Rancheria's Community Fund dinner is signature event for tribe (3/3/2019)
(California) -- It was a big Saturday night at the Win-River Casino in Redding -- when hundreds came out for the 2019 Redding Rancheria Community Fund dinner. Everyone...
article Study: Gaming industry gave $367 million in charitable contributions in 2018 (2/27/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The nationwide gaming industry reported $367 million in charitable giving in 2018 according to a study released by the American Gaming Association...

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