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Nevada Gaming

article Reno family homeless no more after casino owner donates $1.5 million for housing (6/20/2017)
(Reno) -- Less than two months after Gold Dust West CEO Jeff Jacobs donated $1.5 million to the Reno Housing Authority, a homeless family stepped foot into a new...
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Keweenaw Bay Tribe

article Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.3M in gaming revenues (6/19/2017)
(Washington) -- The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shared another $1.3 million in gaming revenues in Michigan. Twice a year, the tribe shares 2 percent of its slot...
article KBIC announces their recent gaming distributions (6/13/2017)
(Michigan) -- Since 1993, the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community has been making bi-annual payments from gaming proceeds of their casinos to local units of government (2...
article KBIC gives $8K from casino revenue (6/9/2017)
(Michigan) -- The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Tribal Council donated more than $8,000 to local causes when it met Saturday.
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Morongo Tribe

article Morongo Golf Tournament raises $70,000 for children and grieving families (6/15/2017)
(California) -- More than 400 golfers took to the fairways at the 21st Annual Morongo Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, June 12 to support local schoolchildren and...
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Habematolel Pomo

article County to use donation for marketing (6/14/2017)
(California) -- The Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake donated $25,000 to the county for general use. “This is all above and beyond the ongoing contribution they...
article Habematolel Pomo tribal leaders present donations to county, sheriff’s office (5/13/2017)
(California) -- On Thursday, Sheriff Brian Martin, District 3 Supervisor Jim Steele and Undersheriff Chris Macedo received donations from the Habematolel Pomo of Upper...
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Dakota Access Pipeline

article Wages of Protest: Wallace Global Fund Gives Standing Rock $250K Prize (6/10/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Is environmental activism paying off for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe? Although its high-profile protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline helped...
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Pechanga Casino

article Original paddlers reunite for 10th Paddle for a Cause (6/9/2017)
(New Jersey) -- One July morning in 2008, former Ventnor resident Mike May convinced six of his surfing buddies to join him in paddling 22.5 miles around Absecon Island...
press release Pechanga Resort offers $40,000 toward feeding hungry students (4/20/2017)
(California) -- Spring cleaning at Pechanga Resort & Casino washed up $40,000 that will go toward food for Riverside County children without enough to eat.
article Pechanga Poker Room Helps Local Pantry Feed the Homeless (3/1/2017)
(California) -- There are millions of homeless people around the country starving. The Pechanga poker room in Temecula, California has played a small, yet significant,...
article Pechanga Poker restocks more than 1,000 pounds of food for Temecula Food Pantry (2/27/2017)
(California) -- The Temecula Pantry servicing low income families and individuals experiencing homelessness received a huge infusion of help from Pechanga Resort &...
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Mohegan Sun

press release Mohegan Sun Pocono Celebrates Completion of UGI Performance Solutions Combined Heat and Power Project (6/2/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono celebrates completion of UGI Performance Solutions Combined Heat and Power Project with a special ribbon cutting ceremony and tours...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Casino money split in bits to charities (5/30/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- City officials are trying to stretch out community funds from Wynn Casino as they wait for a jackpot two years from now and are spreading limited...
article Foxboro gets funds for crime statistics (4/15/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- The state Gaming Commission has awarded $1,180 to Foxboro to make its computerized crime statistics accessible to a consultant who analysizes casino-...
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Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Nation Donates $75,000 to Backpack Programs (5/26/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation recently donated $75,200 to 20 area organizations in northeastern Oklahoma who participate in backpack programs that provide students...
article Cherokee Nation Gives Nearly Half A Million Dollars To Volunteer Fire Departments (5/9/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation handed out nearly $500,000 to 131 Oklahoma volunteer fire departments Monday evening. During the ceremony at the Hard Rock Hotel and...
article Cherokee Nation donates to Tahlequah PD (4/22/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Tahlequah City Council recently approved a donation of $15,000 to the Tahlequah Police Department for the use of law enforcement equipment and its...
article Cherokee Nation Gives More Than $14K to Kansas Public Schools (4/12/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation donated $14,000 to Kansas Public Schools in Delaware County to help with the construction of an indoor hitting facility for the school...
article CN Tribal Council donates $5,000 to Locust Grove Police Department (4/5/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation District 15 Tribal Councilor Janees Taylor on Wednesday donated $5,000 to the Locust Grove Police Department. According to LGPD Chief Bryan...
article CN awards $5.1 million to 107 school districts (3/28/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation awarded $5.1 million dollars to 107 public school districts from the tribe's 14-county jurisdiction during its annual Public School...
article Tribe Donates Millions To Schools (3/25/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation gave a record $5 million to 107 school districts during the tribe’s annual Public School Appreciation Day Friday, providing a...
article Tribal Council authorizes the donation of vehicles to three law enforcement (2/22/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council unanimously passed three resolutions authorizing the Marshal Service to donate a surplus vehicle to three law...
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Iowa Gaming

article Davenport casino authority gives out $1.2M in grants (5/24/2017)
(Iowa) -- Area nonprofit agencies received $1.2 million in free money Wednesday. It was the spring grant cycle of the Regional Development Authority in which 57 groups...
article Bettendorf casino authority hands out $1.58M in grants (5/23/2017)
(Iowa) -- The Scott County Regional Authority announced $1,577,243 in grants to 65 projects and organizations during a news conference Tuesday in Davenport.
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Land Issues

article Jesuit Mission Gives Up Colonial Approach, Returns Land to Native American Tribe (5/24/2017)
(South Dakota) -- The Jesuit St. Francis Mission announced that it is relinquishing 525 acres of unused land within the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. The...
article Jesuits to return 525 acres of land to Native Americans (5/11/2017)
(South Dakota) -- The Jesuits are returning more than 500 acres in South Dakota to the Rosebud Sioux. The formal return of the property is expected to be complete...
article In the US, Sioux tribe receives land from South Dakota Jesuits (5/10/2017)
(South Dakota) -- The Jesuit-run St Francis Mission, which serves the Lakota peoples in south-central South Dakota, announced it will return about 500 acres to the...
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Snoqualmie Tribe

article Don O’Neill: Thank you, Snoqualmie Tribe, for putting community first (5/22/2017)
(Washington) -- We want to thank the Snoqualmie Tribe because they heard something on our show and they took action. King County Sheriff John Urquhart joined the show a...
article Snoqualmie Tribe donates 200 defibrillators to police (5/21/2017)
(Washington) -- The Snoqualmie Tribe donated 200 defibrillators to the King County Sheriff’s Department, Snoqualmie Police Department and the Snoqualmie Tribe...
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Pine Ridge

press release Our Good Deeds: Rapid City AT&T employee receives national volunteer award (5/21/2017)
(South Dakota) -- A Rapid City man recently received a letter from the president of the United States commending his volunteer efforts. Chad Anderson, a local AT&T...
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San Manuel Tribe

article San Manuel Band of Mission Indians donates $45,000 for San Bernardino libraries (5/14/2017)
(California) -- The Friends of the San Bernardino Public Library has received a $45,000 donation from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. Library officials say they...
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Florida Gaming

article Disney donates $250K towards gambling expansion restriction efforts (5/11/2017)
(Florida) -- Voters in Charge is a group based in the state of Florida that is working to see regulations put in place to make it harder for the state to expand the...
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Chumash Tribe

article Funding increased for Solvang fire station extension (4/18/2017)
(California) -- The cost for extending one bay of the fire station adjacent to Solvang City Hall increased by just over $10,000, and with nearly $10,000 in additional...
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Redskins

article Donations to tribes by Washington Redskins foundation plummet in second year, records show (4/16/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- he foundation Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder created to support Native Americans gave away less than half the money in its second year that...
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Foxwoods

article Charity golf tournament heading to Foxwoods in August (4/11/2017)
(Connecticut) -- The fifth annual Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic golf tournament will be held at Foxwoods Resort Casino August 6-8. Osborne announced the new venue...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Las Vegas Strip Casinos Help Fund UNLV Hospitality Program Building, Investing in Future Employees (4/10/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- UNLV is nearing completion on its $59 million, 93,500-square foot Hospitality Hall. The massive investment is partially made possible thanks to several...
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Shakopee Mdewakanton

article Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Increases Native American Nutrition Campaign to $10 Million (4/4/2017)
(Minnesota) -- The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) announced today that it is committing an additional $5 million in new funding over the next two years to...
article Shakopee tribe donates $4M to American Indian causes (2/18/2017)
(Minnesota) -- The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) last week pledged to donate more than $4 million for American Indian causes in Minnesota and throughout...
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National Indian Gaming Association

press release Tribal Leaders Charity Slot Tournament Supports Spirit of Sovereignty at (3/29/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Kaylie Trottier works two jobs and drives 100 miles round trip to attend Sitting Bull College on the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. The mother...
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Seneca Nation

article Senecas Halt Payments to New York (3/27/2017)
(New York) -- The gravy train is over for New York state, says Todd Gates, the recently elected president of the Seneca Nation. For the past 14 years, the tribe has paid...
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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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Jamul Casino

article Jamul Indian Village provides 2 fire trucks to San Diego County (3/22/2017)
(California) -- Leaders of the Jamul Indian Tribal Council will deliver two new fire trucks to the San Diego County Fire Authority on Wednesday. The new $1 million...
article Jamul to deliver new fire trucks to San Diego, helping improve regional fire safety (3/21/2017)
(California) -- Leading up to what could be a busy fire season in San Diego County, the Jamul Indian Village will officially hand over the keys and deliver a new $1...
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Nottawaseppi Huron

article FireKeepers Casino Hotel gives $22.5 million dollars to community and state (3/22/2017)
(Michigan) -- The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi (NHBP), owners of FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek, Mich., announced today that it has established...
article Emmett gets $323,000 in first round of casino payouts (3/17/2017)
(Michigan) -- Emmett Township will receive funding in advance to pay for sewer work, but its request for casino money was drastically reduced Friday.
article FireKeepers raises annual local, state payments (3/10/2017)
(Michigan) -- The owners of FireKeepers Casino Hotel have again increased their annual multimillion-dollar payment to the state and local governments and schools.
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Dauphin County fears latest gaming grants will be the last (3/1/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- A midstate county that has distributed millions of dollars to municipalities every year to pay for capital projects is concerned its funding stream...
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Fantasy Sports

article Fantasy sports league donates funds to charitable causes (2/18/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Mike Regula, 25, has faced season after season of defeat. He opened one 0-10. Another fell flat after week 11.
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Missing Women Crisis

article Victoria show starring developmentally disabled actors gets $120K grant (2/11/2017)
(British Columbia) -- A new opera about B.C.’s missing aboriginal women and a variety show starring performers with developmental disabilities are among Victoria...
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Other News

article Grants from gambling funds given (6/25/2017)
(Iowa) -- The Appanoose County Community Fund awarded 29 applicants from around the county in May. A total of $113,000 was given for projects inside the county.
article Million-dollar health research grant largest ever at TRU (6/23/2017)
(British Columbia) -- Recently, Sturgeon Lake Central School students and staff looked on as officials announced funding increases that would affect the local school...
article Spirit Mountain Community Fund doles out $60K to Tillamook Forest Heritage (6/20/2017)
(Oregon) -- The Spirit Mountain Community Fund (SMCF) awarded $671,500 to 33 non-profit organizations in Clackamas, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk,...
article $141 million Lotto winners from San Jose still active in philanthropy years later (6/19/2017)
(California) -- Long before they made headlines after winning a $141 million California lottery jackpot in 2001, Alcario and Carmen Castellano were stalwart supporters...
article Family wins $429 million Powerball lottery, donates all of it to the community (6/17/2017)
(New Jersey) -- What would you do if you won the lottery? It’s a pretty fun question to think about and it’s amazing how a single lottery ticket can change...
press release Casino Operator Donates $1.5M for Ballfield Renovation (6/9/2017)
(New York) -- A languishing ballfield in the heart of Islandia is getting an extensive makeover funded with donations, including more than $1 million from casino...
article Casino donates to nine local charities (5/30/2017)
(Arizona) -- Mazatzal Hotel & Casino General Manager Hubert Nanty presented checks to nine local nonprofit organizations at the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino Coffee...
article Family donates code talker memorabilia to Crazy Horse Memorial (5/27/2017)
(South Dakota) -- Richard Brown, son WWII Veteran Garfield Brown, discovered something new about his father, and wants it to be displayed for the world to see.
article Legends Casino shares the wealth in annual grant presentation (5/23/2017)
(Washington) -- The Public Works Department can afford to replace its outdated sewer jetting and flushing truck — used to clear sewer lines and empty overflowing...
article Golfing for a Good Cause with Little Creek Casino (5/22/2017)
(Washington) -- Paul Harvey once said that “Golf is a game where you yell ‘fore,’ shoot six, and write down five.” Whatever your style or ability...
article Northwest Technical College receives grant (5/21/2017)
(Minnesota) -- The Women's Foundation of Minnesota has awarded $259,000 in grants to four organizations through its Pathways to Prosperity (P2P) Fund, including...
article BIG DONATION: Siletz Tribe Community Contributions (5/11/2017)
(Oregon) -- The Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund has distributed $120,655.38 to 42 organizations as its continued quarterly donations to nonprofit groups. The...
article Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation celebrates 20 years of giving (5/11/2017)
(Oregon) -- The Cow Creek Band of the Umpqua Tribe of Indians is honoring another milestone this year — the Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation is celebrating 20...
article Alumna dedicates career to American Indian education (4/29/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Talk to any teacher about the education profession, and they'll likely say that it is about more than just teaching. It's about inspiring kids...
article Casino participates in Arbor Day (4/29/2017)
(Mississippi) -- Riverfront Park has a new resident. Employees from Riverwalk Casino with an assist from city landscape department employees planted a nuttall oak in the...
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 The Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women Receives $250K from Grants (4/23/2017)
(New Mexico) -- The Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women (CSVANW) has received $250,000 in competitive grants from Verizon Wireless HopeLine, a Pueblo of...
article ICMN’s Cierra Fields Receives $10,000 Make Sense Foundation Scholarship (4/23/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The non-profit Make Sense Foundation recently awarded $100,000 in scholarships to deserving young women who are college bound in the fall of 2017. Among...
article More than 120 totes full of donations take off from Tilbury to northern reserve Neskantaga (4/22/2017)
(Ontario) -- It took a long chain of students, a charitable organization and a giving community, but more than 100 totes full of supplies destined for a remote First...
article Casino’s 5K benefits 3 nonprofits (4/15/2017)
(Arizona) -- Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino’s third annual 5K Poker Run race drew 326 participants to the course around the fields south of the casino. Casey Keys,...

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