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Wynn Boston Harbor

article Wynn Resorts has filled 5,000 jobs for Encore Boston Harbor, with about 1,500 already working (5/24/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts filled about 5,000 jobs as company executives prepare for the scheduled June 23 opening of the $2.6 billion Everett casino. Robert...
article A dream of a job, not riches, at casino job fair (5/2/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Most people dream of riches when they walk into a casino, enough to quit their jobs or buy a house at the beach or at least stop sweating their kids...
article Everett casino expects 8 million visitors per year (5/2/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Having secured its Massachusetts casino license, Wynn Resorts on Wednesday evening said it is now focused on "bringing Greater Boston and New...
article Jobs, local aid set to flow from Everett casino (5/1/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- With Wynn Resorts seemingly on track to open its $2.6 billion Everett resort casino next month as planned, state budget writers who have built next...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Labor & Unions

article Labor Board Says Palms Casino Violated Labor Laws (5/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The National Labor Relations Board has found Station Casinos’ Palms Casino Resort in violation of federal labor law by refusing to bargain with the...
article National labor board orders Palms to negotiate with unions (5/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The National Labor Relations Board issued a decision saying the Station Casinos-owned Palms is acting unlawfully. The Palms has repeatedly repealed the...
article Local 54 election pits familiar foes against each other (5/5/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- More than 10,000 casino and hospitality employees will have the opportunity Friday to vote for union leadership, and the choice is between two...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Japan Gaming

article Japan low jobless rate concern for casino ops: MS (5/21/2019)
(Japan) -- Japan’s “very low unemployment” could be a major problem for international casino firms hoping to hire thousands of locals, should such...
1 Article on this Issue

Caesars

article Caesars Entertainment bidder could be looking to clean house (5/18/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment may soon be handing out mass pink slips, including some to its executive suite, The Post has learned. A looming sale of America...
article Anthony Rodio appointed new Caesars CEO (4/16/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment has appointed Affinity Gaming's Anthony Rodio as Mark Frissora's successor in the role of CEO. The current Affinity Gaming...
article Caesars Entertainment Appoints Tony Rodio as Chief Executive Officer (4/16/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation today announced that its Board of Directors has named Anthony (“Tony”) Rodio as Chief Executive Officer.
article Caesars names Anthony Rodio as CEO (4/16/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- U.S. casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp, which has been under pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn to sell itself, on Tuesday named Anthony...
article Tony Rodio expected to be named CEO of Caesars Entertainment (4/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming sources confirmed Sunday night that former Tropicana CEO Tony Rodio will be named CEO of Caesars Entertainment. An announcement is expected Monday...
article Caesars Entertainment expected to name Anthony Rodio new CEO (4/14/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment Corp. is expected to name a new chief executive, several financial publications reported late Sunday. Anthony Rodio...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to hire 1,200 employees in Tampa (5/17/2019)
(Florida) -- Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino wants to hire as many as 1,200 employees in Tampa. The move comes following a $700 million expansion of the casino,...
article Seminole Hard Rock ramps up hiring for $700M expansion, looks to add 1,200 (5/17/2019)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is looking to hire over 1,000 new employees as a result of its $700 million expansion. The expansion project...
press release Hard Rock International Recognized As One Of America's Best Employers In 2019 By Forbes Magazine (4/18/2019)
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International has been recognized as part of Forbes Magazine's 2019 list of America's Best Employers within the travel and leisure...
article Hard Rock Hotel and Casino hiring for new expansion (4/17/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino needs people to staff new positions that will come with their expansion. Recently, the Cherokee Nation added a new country...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article How much do Las Vegas casino CEOs make? (5/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas gaming CEOs made anywhere between $1 million and $24 million last year, according to company filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange...
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Eastern Band of Cherokee

article EBCI T.E.R.O. looking to turn the corner (5/13/2019)
(North Carolina) -- The EBCI Tribal Employees Rights Office (TERO) has been in an ongoing state of flux for several months now. With an effort to clarify law and an...
1 Article on this Issue

Turning Stone

article Turning Stone Resort & Casino looking to fill more than 250 jobs (5/13/2019)
(New York) -- Turning Stone Resort & Casino is set to host a job recruitment event Monday. They're looking to fulfill more than 250 positions. People could get a...
article Turning Stone Resort Casino to host May 13 recruitment event (5/3/2019)
(New York) -- Turning Stone Resort Casino will host a job fair on May 13 as it looks to fill more than 250 positions to “support ongoing business expansions and...
article Turning Stone Casino looking to fill 250 open positions, hosting job fair on May 13 (5/2/2019)
(New York) -- The Turning Stone is looking to fill more than 250 open positions at the resort and casino. On Monday, May 13, Turning Stone will host a 10-hour...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

New Mexico Gaming

article Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel is No. 1 in Top Workplaces large category (5/12/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Even though the Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel has nearly 1,000 employees, the administration strives to make sure each one feels like vital, contributing...
article Isleta Resort & Casino holds job fair in May (4/29/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Isleta Resort & Casino is having a huge hiring blitz. They’re looking to fill more than 150 positions in many departments including Food &...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

California Gaming

article Coyote Valley Tribe announces minimum wage increase amid casino milestone (5/10/2019)
(California) -- The Coyote Valley Tribe is celebrating 25 years in the Indian gaming industry with some big changes. First, the tribe has raised the minimum wage for all...
article Hotel and casino hires 30 people with disabilities to work in new laundry room (5/3/2019)
(California) -- Thunder Valley Casino Resort’s new in-house laundry facility can wash up to 10,000 pounds of laundry a day. To handle that significant amount, the...
article Thunder Valley betting on laundry to impact those with disabilities (4/25/2019)
(California) -- Thunder Valley Hotel and Casino recently installed a 6,000-square-foot in-house laundry facility that can process more than 1,000 pounds of laundry every...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

National Indian Gaming Commission

article Chaudhuri chosen as the MCN ambassador (5/10/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Muscogee (Creek) Nation citizen Jonodev Chaudhuri has been chosen as the ambassador for the Nation. The MCN ambassador will strengthen the...
article New career moves for former National Indian Gaming Commission chair Jonodev Chaudhuri (5/10/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Muscogee (Creek) Nation and the national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP have concurrently announced the newest career aspirations of the...
article Indian American Jonodev Chaudhuri Steps Down as Chairman of National Indian Gaming Commission (5/6/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri is stepping down as chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission, the commission announced in an April 24 news...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Foxwoods

article In Massachusetts, an Encore for former Foxwoods gaming executive (5/5/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- His casino career has taken him from Mashantucket to Bimini to the brink of Boston. It began in Bozrah. That’s where Doug Williams grew up, and in...
1 Article on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article NHA employees say they were fired for exposing boss (5/5/2019)
(Arizona) -- Is there any protection within the Navajo Nation for whistleblowers? That question is the basis for a complaint that is being filed against the members of...
article Navajo area railroad workers learn protective skills (5/2/2019)
(Arizona) -- Railroad workers in communities near the Navajo Nation territory received important safety training April 10-14 in Winslow, Arizona, thanks to NIEHS Worker...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article MGM: Companywide workforce reduction to cover 1,000 job eliminations by June (5/4/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International said Monday its total workforce reduction will cover roughly 1,000 employees by June – almost four times the number of...
article MGM Resorts expects to have cut about 1,000 jobs by June (4/29/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International executives said Monday they’ll continue to focus on a cost-cutting initiative that is putting hundreds in the unemployment...
article Cost-saving initiative leads to job losses at MGM Resorts International (4/26/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- American casino operator, MGM Resorts International, has reportedly followed through with a portion of a cost-saving initiatives first unveiled in January...
article A.C.'s Borgata affected as parent company MGM Resorts eliminates 254 positions (4/26/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa eliminated some positions as part of companywide layoff plan from parent company MGM Resorts...
article MGM Grand National Harbor Workers Worried New Ownership Will Cost Jobs (4/26/2019)
(Maryland) -- The MGM Grand National Harbor is one of the top-grossing casinos for its parent company MGM Resorts International. But union employees are concerned that...
article MGM Resorts International lays off 254 managers (4/25/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International informed 254 people Thursday that they have lost their jobs as the company seeks to slash labor costs by $100 million. The Las...
press release MGM Resorts Named One of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes (4/18/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) was ranked No. 18 on Forbes' list of 500 America's Best Large Employers for 2019. Forbes, in partnership...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Isleta

article Local casino hopes to fill more than 150 positions through job fair (5/3/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Isleta Resort and Casino is gearing up to hold a job fair Friday, looking to hire for a plethora of positions. From custodial, housekeeping, and security...
1 Article on this Issue

MGM Springfield

article MGM Resorts to cut about 1,000 jobs by June but has not specified at which casinos (5/1/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Resorts officials announced another wave of cost-cutting measures that include hundreds of layoffs. Chief Financial Officer Corey Sanders said...
article MGM corporate-wide layoffs include jobs at MGM Springfield (4/25/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Corporate-wide layoffs announced Thursday by MGM Resorts International include two jobs at MGM Springfield, a spokesman confirmed. The two positions...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Atlantic City: Commission hosting second casino job fair for veterans (4/24/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The Casino Control Commission and the American Legion will host a veterans job fair Thursday. The event will be held at the commission’s...
1 Article on this Issue

National Indian Gaming Association

article Chairman Jonodev Chaudhuri announces departure from National Indian Gaming Commission (4/24/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission today announced the resignation of Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri as chairman of National Indian Gaming Commission...
press release NIGC Announces Departure of Chairman Jonodev Chaudhuri (4/24/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) today announced the resignation of Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri as the Chairman of National Indian Gaming...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Card Clubs

article Lucky 21 employees out 3 weeks’ pay (4/20/2019)
(Washington) -- The April 8 closure of the Lucky 21 Casino in Woodland — also known as the Oak Tree Casino — left most of the business’s 115 employees...
1 Article on this Issue

Indian Children Welfare Act (ICWA)

article Breaking the Ice: From restaurant industry to U.S. Supreme Court win (4/19/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Mark Fiddler’s first career was in the restaurant business. But something was missing. “Serving rich people,” Fiddler said, “wasn...
1 Article on this Issue

Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla

article High labor costs may delay $85M expansion at Wildhorse Resort and Casino (4/13/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Wildhorse Resort and Casino has delayed an $85 million expansion project after labor costs were higher than anticipated. The project would bring a family...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article This Stó:lō social enterprise is tackling unemployment with a factory for Indigenous art (5/25/2019)
(Canada) -- As rewarding as being a stay-at-home dad can be, Chris McIntyre of the Tzeachten (Chi'iyaqtel) First Nation was anxious to get a job after spending two...
article JCM Global appoints new executive (5/21/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- JCM Global has promoted Dana Talich to Vice President of Finance and Legal. She is based in the company’s Americas headquarters in Las Vegas.
article Casino Executives Saw Pay Decline Last Year (5/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Chief executives at some of Las Vegas’ largest gaming companies saw their pay decline last year compared to the year before. Union Gaming analyst...
article After 30 years with state, Sherry Rupert leaving Nevada (5/10/2019)
(Nevada) -- Outgoing Nevada Indian Commission executive director Sherry Rupert isn’t saying goodbye. There’s no word for it in her native Paiute. Instead, she’s saying...
article Northern Arapaho tribal government cuts work hours to save money (5/8/2019)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho tribal government has adopted a 32-hour work week for all employees to address a projected $5 million budget deficit. Tribal business...
press release Coyote Valley Tribe Guarantees All Employees Earn A Minimum Of $15 Per Hour (5/7/2019)
(California) -- Today the Coyote Valley Tribe in Redwood Valley, CA announced, all current and future employees of their business operations will earn a minimum of $15...
article SD Supreme Court takes up case lawyer says could be 'absolute destruction' of tribal sovereign immunity (5/1/2019)
(South Dakota) -- A former school principal is alleging he was wrongfully terminated from his job in a South Dakota Supreme Court case that one lawyer said could be an...
article Multi-million dollar business incubator could boost Blue Lake Rancheria jobs (5/1/2019)
(California) -- As part of funding to rebuild communities affected by natural disasters, a federal department will invest in a shared work space designed to grow...
article A program has helped six young Indigenous men from the Cessnock community gain employment (4/28/2019)
(Australia) -- An innovative new program has helped six young Indigenous men from the Cessnock community gain employment. The pre-employment trade training course, run...
article Lutselk'e innovation centre meant to help young people develop skills, spur economic development (4/20/2019)
(Northwest Territories) -- A corporation aims to help young residents of Lutselk'e, N.W.T., develop skills and better the community's economy through what's called the...
article Affinity Gaming Appoints Mary Elizabeth Higgins Chief Executive Officer (4/16/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Affinity Gaming today announced the appointment of Mary Elizabeth Higgins as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Ms. Higgins, a gaming...
article Jeff Letlat appointed CEO of BOSS Gaming (4/15/2019)
(Malta) -- Experienced gaming executive Jeff Letlat has been appointed the new chief executive of gaming content supplier BOSS Gaming. The new CEO is focused on the...
article Merkur Sportwetten Appoints Markus Ettlin as Managing Director (4/15/2019)
(Germany) -- Merkur Sportwetten GmbH, which has acquired Polish lottery operator Totolotek SA, has appointed Markus Ettlin as its new Managing Director and Chairman.
article New slot director named at Soaring Eagle (4/9/2019)
(Michigan) -- A new slot director has been named for the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort (SECR). The casino announced that Kirk Walraven, a senior slot technician,...
article Card dealer claims in lawsuit that Isle of Capri casino miscalculated employee wages (4/8/2019)
(Missouri) -- A lawsuit filed by a card dealer at the Isle of Capri casino in Kansas City claiming that wages of hourly employees were miscalculated is scheduled for...
article Sue Schneider joins SBC as Community Director (4/1/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Industry veteran Sue Schneider is to join SBC (Sports Betting Community) in a permanent capacity as Community Director as the organization continues to...
article He started in a hotel laundry room and now runs a luxury resort chain (3/31/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Radha Arora, 60, is president of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, a 10,000-employee luxury hotel chain with 26 properties in 15 countries. A Rosewood...
press release Forty Under 40: Zach Leonsis (3/29/2019)
(Florida) -- Whether it’s related to sports gambling, esports or the latest advances in digital technology, it’s a good bet that Zach Leonsis will be at the...
article REDW merges in tribal gaming specialist (3/28/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- REDW LLC, a Regional Leader in the Southwest, is merging in Smith Harrison LLP, a Las Vegas-based CPA firm that specializes in tribal gaming, effective...
article Ninth Circuit Holds Tribal Employers Can Sue Non-Member Employees in Tribal Court for Torts Committed in the Scope of Employment (3/18/2019)
(California) -- Throughout the United States, tribal governments and businesses employ thousands of non-Native Americans. Indeed, in many rural counties, the largest...

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