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Eastern Band of Cherokee

article Chief Sneed wants to increase COLA to 7 percent (11/19/2019)
(North Dakota) -- Tribal employees of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians were happy following the last session of Annual Council on Thursday, Oct. 31 when Tribal...
article Council approves 5 percent COLA for tribal employees (11/1/2019)
(North Carolina) -- Tribal employees of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) will soon receive a cost of living adjustment (COLA). During its last session of...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Sycuan Tribe

article San Diego’s Sycuan resort appoints veteran Las Vegas executive as GM (11/19/2019)
(California) -- A Las Vegas Sands executive is the new general manager of Sycuan Casino Resort in San Diego. Robert Cinelli was appointed to the post by the tribal...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel hosts job fair (11/18/2019)
(Florida) -- If you can’t get enough of the Seminole Hard Rock’s new Guitar Hotel in Hollywood, why not work there? The newly expanded hotel is hosting a job...
article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel Holding 2-Day Job Fair (11/17/2019)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is holding a two-day job fair for positions at their new guitar-shaped hotel. These are the departments...
article Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa hosting career fair (11/8/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The region’s entertainment and hospitality leader is expanding its team for the holiday season and opening new opportunities for career growth for...
article Steve Minick Joins Seminole Hard Rock Tampa As Director Of Entertainment (10/25/2019)
(Florida) -- Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa has named Steve Minick its director of entertainment, where he will oversee the new 1,500-seat Hard Rock Event...
article Rockford group provides training for possible casino jobs (10/2/2019)
(Illinois) -- People are eager to work for a Rockford casino. Some have even started asking Hard Rock for applications. "We are excited and looking forward to...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Saginaw Chippewa

article Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort hosting November job fair (11/14/2019)
(Michigan) -- Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant is hosting a job fair on Tuesday, Nov. 19, with on-the-spot interviews and employment offers.
article Need a job? Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort looking to hire (11/13/2019)
(Michigan) -- Looking for a little extra cash around the holidays? Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort is looking to hire.They’re holding a job fair on Tuesday, Nov....
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Forest County Potawatomi

article Potawatomi tests Lyft program to solve employee transportation issues (11/13/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Employees at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, like those for many of its neighboring businesses, face difficulties in transportation to and from the...
1 Article on this Issue

Graton Rancheria

article Sonoma County's Graton Resort & Casino picks Lana Rivera its new GM (11/12/2019)
(California) -- Lana Rivera is the new vice president and general manager of the Graton Resort & Casino in Rohnert Park. The announcement Tuesday stated Rivera, who...
1 Article on this Issue

Catawba Nation

article Need work? 16 employers hiring, will be in Rock Hill on the Catawba Reservation. (11/11/2019)
(South Carolina) -- It’s a job fair with cultural flair. On Nov. 13, more than a dozen public and private employers will participate in the second annual Catawba...
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Navajo Nation

article SRP confirms Navajo Generating Station closure set this week, layoffs or transfers in the works (11/10/2019)
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Generating Station will shut down for good in a matter of days, the plant’s owners announced this week, once the plant burns through its...
1 Article on this Issue


article Rion Ramirez Hired as Port Madison Enterprises’ New CEO (11/9/2019)
(Washington) -- The Suquamish Tribe announced Wednesday that it has hired renowned Indian Country attorney Rion Ramirez to be the new CEO of Port Madison Enterprises,...
article Foxwoods employee honored for supporting women in gaming industry (10/30/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Patricia Becker, a former board member of Global Gaming Women (GGW), said the eponymously named Patricia Becker Pay it Forward award was intended to...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Bobby Baldwin named CEO of new casino coming to Las Vegas Strip (11/5/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Strip is set to offer a brand-new casino titled, Drew Las Vegas. The future casino now has a new CEO, after Poker Hall of Famer, Bobby...
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press release Barona Resort and Casino Promotes Rafael Alvarez to Senior Vice President of Gaming Operations (11/4/2019)
(California) -- Barona Resort and Casino recently announced the promotion of Rafael Alvarez to Senior Vice President of Gaming Operations at San Diego's best casino.
1 Article on this Issue

Coeur d’Alene Tribe

article Laura Stensgar named CEO of Coeur d’Alene Casino (10/31/2019)
(Idaho) -- The Coeur d’Alene Tribe has named Laura Stensgar as chief executive officer of Coeur d’Alene Casino, following Francis SiJohn’s resignation...
article Coeur d'Alene Tribe in the market for a new casino executive (10/3/2019)
(Idaho) -- The Coeur d'Alene Tribe is searching for a new leader for its gaming enterprise following the departure of a top executive. Francis SiJohn resigned as...
article Casino CEO earns top-10 spot (9/25/2019)
(Idaho) -- Coeur d’Alene Casino CEO Francis SiJohn was recently named one of Catalyst Magazine’s top 10 most influential business leaders in Coeur d’...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Springfield

article MGM Springfield dealer says casino is breaking wage law (10/29/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- A dealer at the MGM Springfield casino is accusing it of paying him less than minimum wage, arguing in a federal lawsuit that he is entitled to more...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article Gullbrants Named New Encore Boston Harbor President (10/28/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts Ltd. has replaced the casino president who oversaw the development of the $2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor four months after it opened...
article Wynn Encore Boston Casino President Resigns (10/22/2019)
(Wall Street) -- Encore Boston Harbor Casino President Robert DeSalvio has resigned. This a mere four months after the Wynn Resort-owned venue opened its doors to the...
article Wynn's Everett Casino Point Person Stepping Down (10/17/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Robert DeSalvio, the man who led Wynn Resorts' Boston-area enterprise from its earliest days through the first few months of operations at Encore...
article Encore Casino President Steps Down (10/16/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The president of Encore Boston Harbor, who led the casino through its development and first four opening months, is stepping down, Wynn Resorts...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

First Nations

article First Nations professionals connect with non-Indigenous employers at Calgary event (10/23/2019)
(Calgary) -- Close to 50 companies big and small have gathered at the Grey Eagle Resort and Casino for a three-day event focused on connecting Indigenous professionals...
1 Article on this Issue

American Gaming Association

article Tim Wilmott Steps Down as Chairman of AGA (10/21/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Tim Wilmott has retired from the American Gaming Association as its chairman. The legalisation and expansion of sports betting has been a key marker of...
article Wilmott steps down at AGA (10/21/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Tim Wilmott has retired as chairman of the American Gaming Association after his two-year term in office.
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Illinois Gaming

article Board approves casino, resort at Southern Illinois winery (10/19/2019)
(Illinois) -- Local officials have advanced a plan for a resort and casino on the site of a Southern Illinois winery. The Southern Illinoisan reports the Williamson...
article Matteson’s $300M casino plan could create 900 jobs, become ‘family destination,’ developer says (10/17/2019)
(Illinois) -- If approved by state regulators, a Matteson casino could open by spring 2022, with the gambling hall and associated development, such as a hotel, creating...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Grand Ronde Tribe

article Billy Alan Productions Makes Deal To Book Oregon's Spirit Mountain Casino (10/14/2019)
(Oregon) -- Billy Alan Productions has made a deal to be talent buyer for Spirit Mountain Casino in Grand Ronde, Ore., with talent buyer Billy Brill telling Pollstar he...
1 Article on this Issue

Australia Gaming

article Head of Ainsworth’s North American arm departs for new UNLV position (10/13/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The President of Australian slot machine supplier Ainsworth Game Technology’s North American division has left the company to take up a position...
1 Article on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun employees rankled by changes in time-off policy (10/9/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Longtime Mohegan Sun employees reportedly scrambled to use accrued vacation time late last week after learning the casino was implementing changes in...
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Indiana Gaming

article Horseshoe Casino in Indiana looking to hire dozens (10/8/2019)
(Indiana) -- As a southern Indiana casino prepares to move into a new space, it's looking to hire dozens of new workers. Horseshoe Casino in Elizabeth is hosting a...
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Labor & Unions

article Biden sends letter to Station Casinos CEO calling for immediate negotiations with unionized workers (10/8/2019)
(Nevada) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden wrote a letter to the head of Station Casinos last week calling on the company to immediately begin negotiating with workers...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article 10th Circuit Agrees: FLSA Applies to Cannabis Workers (10/3/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed that cannabis industry workers have the same rights under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act as...
1 Article on this Issue

Oneida Nation

article Oneida Indian Nation recognizes more than 200 employees (10/3/2019)
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation held its annual Service Awards Gala and honored the many employees who have reached various milestone years with the Nation.
article Oneida Indian Nation recognizes more than 200 employees (10/3/2019)
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation held its annual Service Awards Gala and honored the many employees who have reached various milestone years with the Nation.
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article Gaming regulators approve Caesars' Atlantic City president pick (10/2/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- State gaming regulators approved Caesars Entertainment Corp.'s choice for regional president who will oversee the gaming company's three...
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Mining & Drilling

article Montana First Nation hosts job fair to get people into the oil and gas industry (10/2/2019)
(Alberta) -- The Montana First Nation hosted a job fair for people in the community in the hopes of getting people jobs in various industries. More than a dozen...
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

press release 12th Annual PA Gaming Control Board Report on Casino Industry Diversity Provides Employment and Expenditure Information (10/1/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today released its 12th Annual Diversity Report providing a description of each casino’s activities related...
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Macau Gaming

article The life of Taiwanese Executive Hosts in Macau (9/28/2019)
(Macau) -- Aside from local residents, most Executive Hosts working in Macau are Taiwanese, with several having talked to MNA to discuss why they opted to work in the...
1 Article on this Issue

National Indian Gaming Commission

article NIGC JOB OPENING: Associate General Counsel (9/27/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Commission’s primary mission is to work within the framework created by the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) for the regulation of...
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Gun Lake

article GRCC partners with Gun Lake Casino for a Blackjack Dealer Academy (9/26/2019)
(Michigan) -- This fall, Grand Rapids Community College is partnering with Gun Lake Casino for a BlackJack Dealer Academy. The program, offered through GRCC’s...
1 Article on this Issue

Massachusetts Gaming

article MGM Springfield loses nearly 200 employees to Encore Boston Harbor (9/26/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Springfield has lost nearly 200 full-time employees who were recruited by Encore Boston Harbor before it opened in July, according to MGM...
1 Article on this Issue

Tobacco & Cigarettes

article Juul replaces its CEO and tries to make nice with the FDA (9/26/2019)
(USA) -- Juul CEO Kevin Burns said Wednesday he is stepping down as head of the electronic cigarette maker as the vaping industry is facing increasing scrutiny from...
1 Article on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Nation Businesses Follow Tribal Government In Raising Minimum Wage (9/25/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation Businesses announced that it will raise its workers' minimum wage to $11 an hour, effective Oct. 1. The announcement comes after pay...
1 Article on this Issue

Arkansas Gaming

article Hot Springs casino ups minimum wage for hourly workers (9/24/2019)
(Arkansas) -- Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort announced Monday the minimum wage for employees who don't receive tips will rise to $13 an hour from $9.75 an hour,...
article Hot Springs casino ups minimum wage for hourly workers (9/23/2019)
(Arkansas) -- Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort announced Monday the minimum wage for employees who don't receive tips will rise to $13 an hour from $9.75 an hour,...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article Baffinland cuts contracts, leaves 96 Inuit without work (11/15/2019)
(Nunavut) -- More than 500 people have been laid off after Baffinland Iron Mines suspended work it scheduled to finish this year, one month earlier than it planned to...
article Murkowski Joins Committee in Addressing Tribal Workforces (11/9/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and her colleagues on the Senate Indian Affairs Committee this week held an oversight hearing focused on the PL...
article Group Recruits Max Bichsel to Lead U.S. Business (11/5/2019)
(USA) -- Group has appointed Max Bichsel to lead its U.S. business. Bichsel most recently served as U.S. director of sales for Kambi. Prior to Kambi,...
article CEO Pay in the Shrinking Casino Industry (11/4/2019)
(USA) -- The list of public gaming CEOs keeps shrinking as consolidation continues to impact the casino industry. It also seems likely that most bricks and mortar...
article Governor recognizes Native American women’s equal pay day (10/10/2019)
(Montana) -- Governor Steve Bullock joined the nation in recognizing Native Women’s Equal Pay Day on Sept. 23 as a day to symbolize how far into the year an...
article Native pay gap recognized with Native Women’s Equal Pay Day (10/5/2019)
(Montana) -- On Sept. 23, the nation recognized the still-existing pay gap between white and native workers. Known as Native Women’s Equal Pay Day, Sept. 23...
article Aristocrat names Philippe Etienne as new board member (10/1/2019)
(Australia) -- Aristocrat Leisure Limited has announced the nomination of Philippe Etienne as a new non-executive director of the company, subject to regulatory and...
article A transit group in St. Lawrence County is trying to make it easier to get around (9/30/2019)
(New York) -- If you don’t have a car, it’s hard to get around the North Country. Even though a lot of the counties do have public bus routes, they run...
article SCHUETZ: Rosa Parks Would Not Stand for a Manel (9/30/2019)
(USA) -- Are civil rights and women’s rights connected? Undoubtedly says gaming industry veteran Richard Schuetz. Just reflect on the history of Rosa Parks (l.)...
article Gladstone to become Ainsworth chairman (9/28/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Former Ainsworth CEO Danny Gladstone will take over as chairman at the company’s annual meeting on November 26.
article On the move: Recruitment round-up (9/27/2019)
(USA) -- With plenty of movers and shakers around the industry, allow CasinoBeats to give you the rundown on a number of recent appointments.
article Chemawa Indian School Superintendent Leaves For Job In South Dakota (9/26/2019)
(Oregon) -- A troubled Salem boarding school for Native American students has lost its leader. Lora Braucher had been superintendent at Chemawa Indian School since 2014...
article Sky Ute Casino Resort welcomes new assistant general manager (9/25/2019)
(Colorado) -- The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council has selected Travis Garlick as the Assistant general manager of the Sky Ute Casino Resort. Since 1996, Garlick has...
article BLOG: Casino Diversity by Design (9/19/2019)
(USA) -- Through the years, the casinos have changed dramatically, where operators have carefully sculpted a frenetic path to prominence. Despite the rising competition...
article Sky Ute Casino gets new assistant manager (9/13/2019)
(Colorado) -- The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council has announced Travis Garlick as the new assistant general manager of Sky Ute Casino Resort near Ignacio. Sky Ute...
article Casino Regina employees reach tentative agreement after possible job action (9/7/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- Employees at Casino Regina have reached a tentative agreement with Casino Regina, following threats of job action in July. That’s according to...
article Grand Villa Casino Edmonton to reduce hours and staff due to slumping business (9/3/2019)
(Edmonton) -- After operating 7 days a week since opening on September 7, 2016, Grand Villa Casino Edmonton is cutting staff and gaming floor hours due to a lack of...
article Dozens of Grand Villa Casino employees will be laid off, union rep says (8/30/2019)
(Edmonton) -- Dozens of employees at the Grand Villa Casino in downtown Edmonton face layoffs, including some who received their notices of termination this week. Since...
article Brazil In Black And White: Update (8/28/2019)
(Brazil) -- In 2017, we released the first ever Rough Translation episode, about what happened when Brazil, a country that's always prided itself on its multiple...
article New ‘Pickering Casino Resort’ already hiring (8/13/2019)
(Canada) -- The Great Canadian Gaming Corporation says the new gaming and entertainment destination in Pickering will be called ‘Pickering Casino Resort.’

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