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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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Pechanga Casino

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...
article Pechanga Resort and Casino poker, bingo players donate 4,400 pounds of food to needy (2/9/2019)
(California) -- Playing poker and bingo at Pechanga also paid off in January for a local food bank. Poker and bingo players took part in the Restock the Shelves campaign...
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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...
article FBC Wetumpka Returns Check From Casinos (2/15/2019)
(Alabama) -- Members of Wetumpka’s First Baptist Church voted Feb. 10 to return a $25,000 donation from the Wind Creek Casinos, citing a conflict of interest and...
article Alabama church returns $25,000 gift from casino (2/13/2019)
(Alabama) -- An Alabama church damaged by a tornado is returning a $25,000 donation from a casino because it doesn't support gambling. The pastor of the First...
article Wetumpka's First Baptist Church votes to return $25K rebuilding donation from Wind Creek Casino (2/13/2019)
(Alabama) -- A Wetumpka church has returned a $25,000 donation, given to help the rebuilding effort after the church was damaged in the Jan. 19 tornado. The congregation...
article Tornado-damaged Wetumpka church returns casino’s $25K donation (2/12/2019)
(Alabama) -- First Baptist Church of Wetumpka Pastor Dr. James Troglen confirmed church members voted Sunday to return a donation from the Wind Creek Casinos. The $25,...
article Yakama Legends Casino Shares Success With Area Nonprofits (1/22/2019)
(Washington) -- Payback. The word usually has a negative connotation but not in this case. The Yakama Nation benefits greatly from the money Legends Casino brings in and...
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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...
article Rep. Bud Williams calls for casino revenues to be spent evenly among wards in Springfield, Everett (1/24/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- State Rep. Bud Williams has filed a bill that would require tax and related revenues received by cities from casinos to be spent evenly among the...
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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...
article The Fire Hub restaurant, a casino spinoff, feeds its customers and funds food pantry (1/23/2019)
(Michigan) -- As a chef and Vice President of Food and Beverage at FireKeepers Casino Hotel, Michael McFarlen was in a unique position to see the amount of food thrown...
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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...
article Mill Casino agrees to donate $2,500 to South Coast Food Share (1/22/2019)
(Oregon) -- As the government shutdown continues, community groups in Coos County have taken note of the need. The Mill Casino is stepping forward, giving $2,500 to...
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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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Cherokee Nation

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....
article Cherokee Nation Marshal Service donates computers (2/9/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service recently surprised five high school students with desktop computers to use for both high school and college studies.
article CNF provides scholarships for Cherokee students (2/7/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation Foundation is a nonprofit organization serving the Cherokee Nation by providing Cherokee students educational opportunities so they can...
article Cherokee Nation donates $12,500 total to two Adair County nonprofits (1/23/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation donated a total of $12,500 to two local Adair County nonprofit organizations on Jan. 18. Tribal Councilor Canaan Duncan, former Tribal...
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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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New York Gaming

article Arts and cultural grants made available through casino revenues (2/18/2019)
(New York) -- Creative organizations in the Capital Region, the Catskills, and the Southern Tier have a chance to benefit from casino revenues through Fairgame Arts...
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Rosebud Sioux Tribe

article SD Inmates Donate Money To Rosebud Non-Profit (2/13/2019)
(South Dakota) -- Just because they're paying their debt to society doesn't mean South Dakota inmates can't pay it forward. They've sent a special...
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Arizona Gaming

article Mazatzal Hotel & Casino gives back (2/12/2019)
(Arizona) -- Mazatzal Hotel & Casino general manager Hubert Nanty presented checks to Payson and Star Valley officials Tuesday at the casino’s Coffee Korner....
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Government Shutdown

article Woman gathers loads of donations for Native American tribe struggling in govt. shutdown (1/23/2019)
(Colorado) -- Thirty-three days of the government shutdown have proved the inability of our political leaders to solve problems. It's also proved the kindness of...
article Viral Facebook post results in massive donation (1/22/2019)
(Idaho) -- It is day 32 of the partial government shutdown, and Native American tribes are really beginning to struggle, including here in Fort Hall. Donations from...
article Casino offering free buffets to TSA and U.S. Customs workers (1/19/2019)
(New York) -- With U.S. Customs & Border Protection and TSA oemployees in the Western New York area still working despite not getting paid due to the partial...
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Jamul Casino

press release Jamul Indian Village of California Joins Largest Non-Profit Funder of Breast Cancer Research in the Country to Find A Cure (1/22/2019)
(California) -- The Jamul Indian Village of California joined the ranks of other outstanding local organizations that contribute to the overall mission of Susan G. Komen...
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Seneca Niagara

article Customs, TSA officers offered free buffet at Seneca Niagara Casino (1/20/2019)
(New York) -- Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is offering free buffets to some local workers affected by the partial U.S. government shutdown. The casino is offering...
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Other News

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...
article Tribal Grant Will Aid Prenatal Care (2/27/2019)
(Oregon) -- A $20,000 grant from the Coquille Indian Tribe will help purchase an upgraded ultrasound machine to ensure the health of Douglas County babies.
article Siletz Tribe continues to give through charitable fund (2/26/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund distributed $193,289.76 to 46 organizations on Feb. 1 as it continued its quarterly donations to nonprofit...
article Hoopa Valley residents give back with a food drive (2/22/2019)
(California) -- With the recent storms residents in north eastern Humboldt were left in the dark and low on food. According to community members, some parts of the...
article Unalaska donates $10,000 to local Coast Guard (2/22/2019)
(Alaska) -- The city council's donation of $10,000 in solidarity with the Coast Guard last week brings Unalaska/Dutch Harbor's total to $28,000 including...
article Siletz Tribe gives nearly $194,000 (2/10/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund distributed $193,289.76 to 46 organizations on Feb. 1 as it continued its quarterly donations to nonprofit...
press release American Indian Graduate Center Partners with California Nations Indian Gaming Association for Student Scholarships (2/4/2019)
(California) -- The American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) has partnered with the California Nations Indian Gaming Association to administer an annual scholarship. The...
article Wind Creek casinos donate $100,000 to three tornado-damaged organizations (1/30/2019)
(Alabama) -- Pastor Jonathan Yarboro was grateful for the $50,000 donation by Wind Creek Casinos, an answered prayer to help them recover. “We were very touched. I...
article The Latest: Tribes helping members with heating needs (1/29/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- American Indian tribes in the Upper Midwest are helping members in need with heating supplies as extreme cold sets in. On the Standing Rock Sioux...
article MD councillors split on RMA recommendations on casino revenue sharing (1/24/2019)
(Alberta) -- Not all councillors agreed with the study, which recommends the Alberta government make changes to how money is distributed to charitable organizations...
article Hotel mattress donation to support women escaping homelessness (1/24/2019)
(New Brunswick) -- The Fairmont Algonquin donation of 80 mattresses and box springs is going to Fresh Start and the Salvation Army, who will match them with women...
article Annual grant distribution from Legends Casino open to nonprofits (1/21/2019)
(Washington) -- Legends Casino Hotel is inviting nonprofit organizations to apply for the Yakama Cares annual grant distribution. The Charitable Contributions fund...
press release First Nations Receives W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grant of $1.8 Million to Continue Work to Improve Native American Food Sovereignty Efforts (1/18/2019)
(Colorado) -- First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has received a $1.8 million grant over three years from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) to help...
article Car's auction Thursday will benefit family of fallen Salt River officer (1/16/2019)
(Arizona) -- Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions will auction off a 1994 Club Car Golf Cart on Thursday, with proceeds benefiting the family of fallen Salt...

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