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Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Ho-Chunk Nation begins layoffs of non-essential employees to combat coronavirus (4/5/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation announced it would begin temporary layoffs in the first week of April, in an aim to keep the nation financially stable during the...
article With casinos closed due to COVID-19 pandemic, Ho-Chunk Nation begins layoffs of non-essential employees (4/4/2020)
(Nebraska) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation announced it would begin temporary layoffs in the first week of April, in an aim to keep the nation financially stable during the COVID...
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Laura Ingalls Wilder

article Many Las Vegas workers in limbo without work or unemployment pay (4/5/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- When Nevada casinos shut down on March 18, a number of local operators offered employees one or two weeks of pay and benefits. That time is up for a...
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Sands Corp.

article Las Vegas Sands will pay restaurant workers at Venetian, Palazzo (4/5/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- In addition to paying 10,000 Venetian and Palazzo employees during the state-ordered closure, Las Vegas Sands Corp. said Friday it will pay the 1,200...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article 16,000 casino employees out of work in Atlantic City (4/4/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The global gambling industry has taken a major hit because of the coronavirus pandemic, and, in the U.S., all casinos are currently shut down.
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Many Las Vegas workers in limbo without work or unemployment pay (4/4/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- When Nevada casinos shut down on March 18, a number of local operators offered employees one or two weeks of pay and benefits.
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Ontario Gaming

article Gateway agrees to extend benefits of Casino Rama employees (4/4/2020)
(Ontario) -- Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, the operator of Casino Rama, has bowed to mounting pressure and has agreed to extend benefits coverage for their...
article Gateway Casino employees 'livid' to learn benefits will be cut off April 30 (3/29/2020)
(Ontario) -- Unionized employees at Casino Rama “are livid” that Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, the operator of the local gambling facility, will not be...
article Casino employees 'livid' to learn benefits will be cut off April 30 (3/26/2020)
(Ontario) -- Unionized employees at Casino Rama “are livid” that Gateway Casinos and Entertainment, the operator of the local gambling facility, will not be...
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Seneca Nation

article Casino announces temporary furloughs (4/4/2020)
(New York) -- Seneca Resorts & Casinos announced temporary furloughs Thursday for some team members as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
article Seneca Resorts & Casinos furloughing some workers due to pandemic (4/2/2020)
(New York) -- As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, some Seneca Resorts & Casinos employees will be temporarily furloughed. This will go into effect on Monday, April...
article Seneca Resorts & Casinos to temporarily furlough some employees (4/2/2020)
(New York) -- Seneca Resorts & Casinos announced temporary furloughs for some employees Thursday as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The temporary furloughs are...
article Temporary layoffs begin for Seneca Nation workers (3/31/2020)
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians is temporarily laying off much of its workforce, effective next week. Workers who provide essential services such as health...
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Ak-Chin Indian Community

article Ak-Chin Indian Community Tribal Council continues pay, benefits for Harrah’s employees (4/3/2020)
(Arizona) -- The Ak-Chin Indian Community Tribal Council recently approved funding that will extend payroll and health insurance benefits to employees at Harrah’s...
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Arizona Gaming

article As thousands of hospitality workers lose jobs, Valley casino employees still getting paid [reg req] (4/2/2020)
(Arizona) -- As the Phoenix hospitality industry is set to see record levels of layoffs due to the coronavirus outbreak, the area’s tribe-owned resorts and casinos...
article Study: Arizona could lose 81,984 jobs tied to hotel industry because of coronavirus fallout (3/23/2020)
(Arizona) -- More than 40% of the 200,000 people who work in Arizona's hotel industry could lose their jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe,...
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Caesars

article Caesars Entertainment furloughs 90% of its American workforce (4/2/2020)
(USA) -- About 90% of Caesars Entertainment’s workforce in the United States has been furloughed due to the coronavirus pandemic and the economic slowdown caused...
article Four days before closing casinos, Caesars gave notice that 3,200 workers would be cut (3/27/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Four days before closing nine hotel-casinos along the Las Vegas Strip to slow the spread of COVID-19, Caesars Entertainment notified state officials that...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Idled CT casinos aiding furloughed workers as they ponder next moves (4/2/2020)
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut casinos have extended their closure due to the coronavirus pandemic through mid-April, but with even President Trump sounding dire warnings...
article Concerned about a ‘fiscal free-fall,’ Connecticut restaurants urge Gov. Lamont for assistance; unemployment claim total rises to 99,000 (3/23/2020)
(Connecticut) -- The Connecticut Restaurant Association is urging Gov. Ned Lamont to take action in helping food establishments around the state as many struggle to stay...
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Indiana Gaming

article Rising Star Casino ‘folds’ on more than 400 (4/2/2020)
(Indiana) -- Rising Star Casino Resort in Rising Sun alerted state officials Friday, March 27, that it is eliminating 407 jobs as part of its closure under state actions...
article Full House Resorts Terminates 407 Rising Star Casino Employees (4/1/2020)
(Indiana) -- Over 400 employees of Rising Star Casino are out of a job. Due to COVID-19 concerns, the Indiana Gaming Commission shut down operations at all 13 casinos...
article Rising Star Casino will terminate 407 jobs (3/31/2020)
(Indiana) -- Rising Star Casino Resort in Rising Sun alerted state officials on Friday, March 28, that it is laying off 407 workers as part of its closure under state...
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International Game Technology

article IGT implementing furloughs, salary reductions across the U.S. due to COVID-19 impacts (4/2/2020)
(Nevada) -- Gaming technology company IGT is implementing furloughs and salary reductions at its various U.S. operations as COVID-19 continues to adversely affect the...
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New Jersey Gaming

article NJ Gaming News: AC Casinos Lay Off Employees, Cyberattack Affects NJ (4/2/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Welcome to 2020, where it seems the weeks are measured in years. It has been another busy week in the New Jersey gaming world that included layoffs,...
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COVID-19

article Casino supply company lays off 108 in Blue Springs (4/1/2020)
(Missouri) -- 108 employees of a company that supplies casinos with dice, cards, and gaming chips are now looking for other jobs. The layoff notices from Gaming Partners...
article Casino supply company lays off 108 in Blue Springs (4/1/2020)
(Missouri) -- 108 employees of a company that supplies casinos with dice, cards, and gaming chips are now looking for other jobs. The layoff notices from Gaming Partners...
article Casino workers end protest (3/25/2020)
(Cambodia) -- Preah Sihanouk provincial Department of Labour and Vocational Training director Yov Khemara said on Wednesday that 170 workers at the Hao Cheng Casino in...
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Fond du Lac Band

article Fond du Lac Band Says Casino Employees Would Be Laid Off First (4/1/2020)
(Minnesota) -- The Fond du Lac Band is trying to avoid layoffs of its employees as its two casinos sit dark with zero cash flow. The tribe’s secretary treasurer,...
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MGM Resorts

article Former Gov. Brian Sandoval leaving MGM to pursue UNR presidency (4/1/2020)
(Nevada) -- Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is leaving an executive post at MGM Resorts International to pursue the presidency of UNR, the gaming company said today....
press release MGM Resorts Statement On Departure Of Governor Sandoval (4/1/2020)
(Nevada) -- MGM Resorts International ("the Company" or "MGM Resorts") (NYSE: MGM) today announced that former Governor and MGM Resorts President of...
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Penn National

article Casino employees furloughed (4/1/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races will layoff about 1,300 employees starting today due to its operations being temporarily shuttered during the...
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Churchill Downs

article Churchill Downs to furlough workers at 10 casino and racetrack locations (3/31/2020)
(Kentucky) -- Churchill Downs issued a press release this week announcing a cost-cutting measure taken in response to the government shutdown of the venues to help...
article Churchill Downs Inc. Issues Furloughs, Salary Reductions at 10 Locations in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak (3/27/2020)
(Kentucky) -- Churchill Downs Inc. announced on Wednesday that it will begin temporarily furloughing workers at 10 of its properties across the country as a result of...
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Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians

article Chinook Winds lays off staff, cancels hotel reservations (3/31/2020)
(Oregon) -- Chinook Winds Casino Resort announced Tuesday it will stay closed through at least April 15, lay off employees and cancel hotel bookings due to Covid-19. The...
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South Dakota Gaming

article Two employees of Deadwood’s Saloon #10 test positive for COVID-19, state health officials say (3/30/2020)
(South Dakota) -- Two employees of Saloon #10 in Deadwood have tested positive for COVID-19, the South Dakota Department of Health (DOH) said in a news release. Both...
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Detroit Gaming

article Detroit casino workers' pay stops Wednesday; benefits run through June 30 (3/29/2020)
(Detroit) -- Thousands of city casino workers are about to see their paychecks halted, as the three major gambling halls have extended their shutdown through at least...
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Colorado River Indian Tribes

article BlueWater Resort employee was exposed to coronavirus case, CRIT says (3/28/2020)
(Arizona) -- The Blue Water Resort & Casino in Parker is implementing new rules after officials learned that an employee was in contact with a person who tested...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Coronavirus casino shutdown pay running out at MGM Springfield, Encore Boston and Plainridge (3/27/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Expect most of the 2,000 or so employees at MGM Springfield during the coming days to join the flood of dislocated workers filing unemployment claims...
article Plainridge employees to be furloughed without pay amid pandemic (3/27/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Employees at the Plainridge Park Casino will be out of work without pay starting April 1, while the parent company of the Plainville casino closes its...
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Michigan Gaming

article Hiring freeze announced as Michigan City loses casino funds (3/27/2020)
(Michigan) -- Mayor Duane Parry issued an executive order Friday mandating a hiring freeze and other cost-saving measures to combat the financial hardships caused by the...
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Poarch Creek

article Wind Creek Bethlehem casino says 2 more employees have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing total to 3 (3/27/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Two additional Wind Creek Bethlehem employees have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the casino’s total to three cases as it remains...
article Class-action lawsuit filed against Wind Creek Bethlehem casino over wages (3/25/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- A Lehigh Valley man has filed a class-action lawsuit against Wind Creek Bethlehem, alleging the casino paid him and other tipped employees below...
article Class-action lawsuit filed against Wind Creek Bethlehem casino over wages (3/25/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- A Lehigh Valley man has filed a class-action lawsuit against Wind Creek Bethlehem, alleging the casino paid him and other tipped employees below...
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Grand Traverse Band

article Grand Traverse Resort and Spa Continues to Pay Employees After Limiting Operations Due to Coronavirus (3/25/2020)
(Michigan) -- The Grand Traverse Resort and Spa is limiting operations due to the corona virus, but all employees will continue to be paid. The Grand Traverse Band of...
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Pechanga Casino

article Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians announces layoffs as casino closure extended (3/25/2020)
(California) -- The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians plans to begin laying off some of its employees starting April 1, as the casino closure — which began March 16...
article Pechanga employees will get health benefits through April despite anticipated coronavirus layoffs (3/25/2020)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort Casino near Temecula is anticipating a temporary layoff of its employees as of April 1 as it remains closed due to the novel coronavirus...
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William Hill

article William Hill CEO Joe Asher Establishes Employee Fund, Donates Entire Salary (3/25/2020)
(UK) -- William Hill US has been forced to furlough more than 600 employees as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, shuttering sportsbook operations across the country....
article William Hill US Furloughs More Than 500 Staff Amid Coronavirus Cancellations (3/24/2020)
(USA) -- William Hill furloughed more than half its US staff this week as the sportsbook operator seeks to weather the coronavirus pandemic, sources tell LSR. The cuts...
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Wynn Resorts

article Wynn Resorts CEO says company is paying employees to retain them despite coronavirus closures (3/24/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- These are idle times for nearly 650,000 gaming workers in the U.S. as the remainder of the commercial casinos in the country are expected to close by...
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Other News

article Covid-19: nearly 90% of casino staff are without work (3/31/2020)
(Monaco) -- The tourism sector in Monaco is already feeling the economic fallout of Covid-19. The pandemic that has sent the world reeling has turned Monte Carlo into a...
article Landry’s Furloughs 40,000 Employees (3/25/2020)
(Texas) -- Landry’s owner Tilman Fertitta temporarily laid off 40,000 employees, or 70 percent of his company’s workforce, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
article Jackson Rancheria appoints new CEO (3/22/2020)
(California) -- Jackson Rancheria recently announced the appointment of Crystal Jack as the new CEO for the Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians and Jackson Rancheria...
article Casino workers protest unpaid wages (3/22/2020)
(Cambodia) -- Nearly a hundred employees of Sihanoukville’s Yaduoli Casino yesterday staged a protest over outstanding wages after the company failed to pay them....
press release VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: Major Gifts Officer (American Indian/Alaska Natives/Native Hawaiians Preference) (3/16/2020)
(Colorado) -- Position:    Major Gifts Officer (American Indian/Alaska Natives/Native Hawaiians Preference)  Location:    Native...
article Donaco reaches settlement with Thai vendors, inks new 95-year lease for flagship casino Star Vegas (3/3/2020)
(Thailand) -- Donaco International Ltd has reached a settlement with the Thai vendors and owners of the property upon which its flagship Star Vegas casino sits that will...
article Harald Neumann steps down as Novomatic CEO (3/3/2020)
(Austria) -- Austrian gaming giant Novomatic has announced the resignation of Harald Neumann as CEO, effective immediately, due to family reasons. Neumann officially...
article BGC warns of impact of UK immigration changes on casinos (3/2/2020)
(UK) -- Gambling industry trade association the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has called on the UK government to make exemptions for employees in the casino industry...
article GM hired for soon-to-be Hempfield mini casino (2/11/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Officials have named a general manager for Hempfield’s mini casino. Sean Sullivan, who has worked in the gaming industry for over 40 years, will...
article Eskasoni using survey to gain insight into its workforce (2/6/2020)
(Nova Scotia) -- A Cape Breton First Nation is hoping a survey will shed more light on what it can do to help unemployed residents find work. Eskasoni First Nation,...
article Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe passes employee policy allowing parents to bring infants to work (1/29/2020)
(Washington) -- The Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe’s Tribal Council unanimously passed a new Infant at Work policy that allows new mothers, fathers or legal guardians...
article Former Alea Casino venue director joins brand agency as head of corporate development (1/28/2020)
(UK) -- Leading East Midlands brand agency Champions (UK) plc has appointed a new head of corporate development as it looks to build on its success into 2020. Steve...
article Partnership encourages Native American students to pursue health care careers (1/18/2020)
(California) -- The UC Davis School of Medicine has joined with two other universities and a regional health board in a collaborative effort to increase the number of...
article NagaCorp refutes pay rise claims, says striking NagaWorld workers back on the job (1/14/2020)
(Cambodia) -- Hong Kong-listed NagaCorp, the operator of Cambodian integrated resort NagaWorld in the capital city of Phnom Penh, has rejected reports that it had given...
article Ed Domingo named to lead Empire City Casino (1/9/2020)
(New York) -- MGM’s Empire City Casino in Yonkers has named a veteran of the gaming and hospitality industry as its new president and CEO, taking over the position...
article Closed casinos left thousands jobless (1/2/2020)
(Cambodia) -- The closure of 56 casinos in Preah Sihanouk province has left more than 7,000 people unemployed, according to figures reported by the provincial labour...
article Atoskewin Success Centre sees positive stories in past year (12/31/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- Laverne Benson already had a casual job but she needed full time employment. She already had computer skills so that wasn’t an obstacle. But she...
article Nnee Bich’o Nii produces another success story (12/31/2019)
(Arizona) -- When one walks into the San Carlos Tribal Social Services office, one is greeted with a warm, friendly and helpful smile. That smile belongs to Yolanda...
article Employees settle time clock lawsuits with Isle of Capri (12/27/2019)
(Missouri) -- Three lawsuits over alleged time clock violations at Isle of Capri casinos in Missouri are near a settlement. In April, Liberty-based McClelland Law Firm...
article Casting Society of America Sets International Open Call for Native American & Indigenous Actors (12/19/2019)
(Indian Country) -- Casting Society of America (CSA), as part of its ongoing Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion in Casting Initiative, has set an International Open...

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