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Ak-Chin Indian Community

article Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino now hiring (8/3/2020)
(Arizona) -- You can do anything or be anything with the Caesars Entertainment family of affiliated casinos, resorts, and venues, from delighting guests on the casino...
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Nevada Gaming

press release M Resort in Henderson will lay off 300 employees in August (8/2/2020)
(Nevada) -- More than 300 M Resort employees will be permanently laid off this month, according to a letter from the Henderson casino property’s general manager to...
article People: Todd DeRemer new GM of Rail City Casino in Sparks (7/27/2020)
(Nevada) -- Rail City Casino, an Affinity Gaming company, announced recently that Todd DeRemer was appointed Vice President and General Manager of Rail City Casino in...
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UK Gambling

article Boris Johnson warned 6,000 jobs may be permanently lost in Casino industry (8/2/2020)
(UK) -- Government “wrecking ball” to casino industry is costing millions and half the jobs in England are now “at risk”, warns BGC. Industry...
article UK casinos to reopen August 1, but Genting UK staff face the axe (7/17/2020)
(UK) -- UK casinos have finally been cleared to reopen after their lengthy COVID-19 closure but the welcome news may have come too late for a large number of Genting UK...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Valley Forge Casino To Reportedly Lay Off Hundreds Of Employees (7/31/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Hundreds of layoffs are reportedly expected at Valley Forge Casino after the company's owners suffered significant losses during the second quarter...
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Sands Corp.

article Las Vegas Sands An Oasis For Casino Employees In A Pandemic (7/31/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The gaming industry has been particularly hit hard by the global COVID-19 pandemic, and Las Vegas casinos heavily dependent on air-travel tourism have...
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Detroit Gaming

article Motor City Casino to layoff over 2,500 amid extended COVID-19 closure (7/29/2020)
(Michigan) -- With no reopening date in sight, Motor City Casino-Hotel plans to lay off more than 2,500 of its employees at the end of July. This comes on the heels of...
article Nearly 2,000 Detroit casino workers about to lose health insurance (7/23/2020)
(Michigan) -- Roughly 2,000 furloughed workers of MotorCity Casino Hotel are poised to lose their employer-sponsored health insurance on Aug. 1 as all three Detroit...
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MGM Resorts

article MGM Resorts Makes Interim Chief Its Permanent CEO (7/29/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International said Wednesday acting Chief Executive Officer Bill Hornbuckle will take the top position on a permanent basis, sticking with the...
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New York Gaming

article Del Lago Casino employees upset over lack of state reopening guidance (7/29/2020)
(New York) -- Del Lago Casino workers have gone four months without any guidance from the state on how or when they can reopen. Valerie McIntyre, a floor supervisor at...
article Layoff of more than 1,000 workers at del Lago Resort & Casino becomes official (7/28/2020)
(New York) -- More than a 1,000 employees have been laid off at del Lago Resort & Casino. While the announcement didn’t come as a surprise – officials...
article Furloughed employee at Del Lago Casino has created petition to reopen (7/28/2020)
(New York) -- Valerie McIntyre says the worry is growing daily in the back of her mind. “We are feeling the tightening," she said. "We are feeling what...
article Saratoga Casino Hotel issues WARN notices to furloughed employees (7/16/2020)
(New York) -- Saratoga Casino Hotel has issued Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN Act) notices to hundreds of furloughed employees.
article Delaware North makes deeper job cuts across New York state (7/16/2020)
(New York) -- Nearly 2,700 Delaware North employees across New York state have either had their furloughs extended or outright lost their job because of the economic...
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Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Nation invests $7M for career training, employment opportunities (7/28/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation is dedicating more than $7 million in funding to increase career training and employment opportunities for Cherokees seeking relief through...
article Cherokee Nation announces $7M for career training, employment opportunities for tribal citizens during COVID (7/19/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. announced today the Cherokee Nation is dedicating more than $7 million in funding to increase career training and...
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Maryland Gaming

article Maryland casino revenues beginning to recover, but workers question whether it’s worth it (7/28/2020)
(Maryland) -- Maryland’s casinos are starting to bounce back after a three-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, but some workers say they don’t...
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West Virginia Gaming

article West Virginia’s Hollywood Casino Lays Off Over 540 Casino Workers (7/28/2020)
(West Virginia) -- The coronavirus continues to affect every part of the US, even one of the healthiest states in the country. Last week, Hollywood Casino announced it...
article Hollywood Casino says it probably can’t bring back hundreds of employees (7/27/2020)
(West Virginia) -- The company that owns Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has announced that hundreds of furloughs will probably become permanent, despite its...
article Casino to lay off more than 540 (7/22/2020)
(West Virginia) -- More than 540 jobs at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, about a 40 percent cut to the gambling venue’s 1,300 workforce, will be...
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Agua Caliente

article Hundreds of people in line at job fair in Cathedral City (7/27/2020)
(California) -- Over 800 people showed up at Mary Pickford Theater, waiting in long lines, resume in hand, dressed to impress and hoping for a job during this difficult...
article Tips for Agua Caliente’s job fair on Monday at Mary Pickford Theater (7/26/2020)
(California) -- As the coronavirus pandemic leaves many people without work, a job fair on Monday, July 27 is being held in Cathedral City looking to fill more than 500...
article Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City pushes forward with construction, plans to hire 500 employees (7/21/2020)
(California) -- Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City, set to open later this year, has been moving ahead with construction during the coronavirus pandemic and is now...
article Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City looking to hire 500 workers (7/16/2020)
(California) -- Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City is looking to fill more than 500 positions as the venue prepares for its grand opening this fall. A job fair will be...
article Upcoming Agua Caliente Casino to host job fair for 500 positions (7/15/2020)
(California) -- A job fair will be held later this month to fill more than 500 jobs at California’s Coachella Valley's latest tribal casino, which is set to...
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Navajo Gaming

article Navajo Gaming lays off 900; more to come (7/27/2020)
(Navajo Nation) -- The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise layoffs have begun. NNGE CEO Brian D. Parrish said Sunday more than 900 gaming employees will be laid off at the...
article THE BIG HURT: Navajo gaming tells all 1,180 employees to prepare for layoffs (7/24/2020)
(Navajo Nation) -- The gamble to reopen on July 27 is not going to pay off for the Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise. On Thursday, employees said they received word to...
article Navajo casino employees might stop receiving paychecks (7/24/2020)
(Navajo Nation) -- More than 1,000 people who work for the Navajo Nation's gambling enterprise have been told to prepare for the possibility they will not receive...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Las Vegas casinos, companies notify staff of mass furloughs, layoffs (7/26/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Multiple Las Vegas Strip casinos notified staff of furloughs and possible permanent layoffs after the COVID-19 pandemic had a massive impact on the casino...
article Las Vegas Strip casinos notify staff of furloughs, layoffs (7/23/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Multiple Las Vegas Strip casinos notified staff of furloughs and possible permanent layoffs after the COVID-19 pandemic had a massive impact on the casino...
article Penn National Gaming, Hilton Grand Vacations warn of possible layoffs (7/23/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Penn National Gaming and Hilton Grand Vacations have warned the state of potential layoffs and long-term furloughs. Penn National, which operates the...
article Several Strip casino operators reducing staff amid pandemic (7/22/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Several Las Vegas Strip resorts have announced jobs reductions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Wynn Resorts, which operates Wynn Las Vegas and...
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Navajo Nation

article ICYMI: Navajo casino employees might stop receiving paychecks (7/25/2020)
(Navajo Nation) -- More than 1,000 people who work for the Navajo Nation’s gambling enterprise have been told to prepare for the possibility they will not receive...
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Indiana Gaming

press release Casino workers plead for better mask compliance (7/23/2020)
(Indiana) -- Some people aren't sure that a mask mandate alone will make a difference in slowing the spread of the coronavirus. Casino workers in the state, however...
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Caesars

article New Caesars CFO: Some job cuts coming, but company is ‘bullish on Las Vegas’ (7/22/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The merger of Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment Corp. will result in a reduction of jobs, but the new company plans to make cuts as “...
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Mohegan Sun

article Mohegans, Yale collaborate on COVID-19 antibody testing project (7/22/2020)
(Connecticut) -- In the last couple of weeks, researchers from the Yale School of Medicine have been drawing blood from Mohegan Sun employees and others here in a bid to...
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Citizen Potawatomi

article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino to lay off 1,600 workers next month (7/20/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- As the global tourism industry continues to struggle during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Wisconsin has announced...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Jobs in region are recovering; still below March numbers (7/19/2020)
(Connecticut) -- The current employment situation in the area is “better than expected,” according to Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut President...
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Forest County Potawatomi

press release Potawatomi Hotel & Casino forced to permanently lay off 1,600 employees due to financial impact of COVID-1 (7/19/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino will permanently layoff 1,600 employees next month as the tourism industry continues to struggle during the ongoing...
article More than 1K employees permanently laid off from Potawatomi Hotel & Casino (7/17/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino has permanently laid off more than 1,000 employees who were on a temporary furlough. The casino said there were...
article Potawatomi casino complex laying off 1,600 employees as COVID-19 continues to hurt business (7/17/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino is laying off about 1,600 workers — more than half its workforce — as it continues to fight the devastating...
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MGM Springfield

article Unions Ask MGM Springfield to Extend Furloughed Workers’ Benefits (7/19/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Springfield, the casino property of MGM Resorts in Massachusetts that re-opened last week after more than 3 months of hiatus, has been requested...
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Labor & Unions

article Nevada's Culinary Union calling on state leaders, casinos to better protect workers (7/17/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The Culinary Union is wanting Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak, the Nevada Legislature, and casino companies to do more to protect its workers. Twenty-two...
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Genting

article Genting Casinos closures put 1,600 jobs at risk (7/16/2020)
(UK) -- The casino company Genting is to cut up to 1,642 jobs at clubs and hotels across the UK owing to Covid-19, in a move that the GMB trade union described as a “...
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Illinois Gaming

article OP/ED: Hollywood Casino in Aurora may lay off more than 100 employees (7/16/2020)
(Illinois) -- More than 100 employees of the Hollywood Casino in Aurora are set to be laid off in September, according to a notice the company has filed.
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Prairie Band Potawatomi

article Milwaukee Woman Faces Unemployment Backlog With $13 In The Bank (7/16/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- DeiDra Blakley has been trying to receive unemployment benefits for months now. But she hasn’t been able to after she was laid off from her job at...
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Colville Tribe

article Tribes address layoff rumors (7/15/2020)
(Washington) -- The Colville Tribes responded Monday to inquiries regarding continuing layoffs at the tribes, as well as the use of federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and...
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COVID-19

article Boyd Gaming, owner of 5 Louisiana casinos, laying off workers in 10 states (7/15/2020)
(Louisiana) -- A U.S. casino company with 29 properties in 10 states is laying off thousands of employees, citing a slow restart to business following closures due to...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article WCCC seeks students to become dealers for soon-to-be Hempfield casino (7/15/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Blackjack games, roulette wheels and a craps table soon will fill an empty space inside Westmoreland Mall, though not as part of the casino being...
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Other News

article Gaming and Leisure Properties CFO Stepping Down (7/28/2020)
(Wall Street) -- Gaming and Leisure Properties (NASDAQ:GLPI) is on the hunt for a new CFO. The company announced Tuesday that the man currently occupying that position...
article Loto-Quebec workers' union says job cuts are unnecessary (7/18/2020)
(Montreal) -- Loto-Quebec's financial situation after confinement does not justify its job cuts, according to the union that represents the workers. Quebec's...
article Broker, gambling manager are among the best jobs you can get without a college degree (7/3/2020)
(USA) -- Rising tuition and student loan debt have recently caused some to call into question the value of a college degree. According to a recent survey from education...
article Bolivia eyes online gambling regulation to boost employment (6/30/2020)
(Bolivia) -- Bolivia is the latest jurisdiction taking a fresh look at legalizing online gambling as the country’s efforts to disrupt unauthorized operations prove...
article Casino commission orders IPI to meet obligations, reserve 3-month payroll, hire CEO (6/25/2020)
(Marianas) -- The Commonwealth Casino Commission approved three separate orders on Thursday requiring Imperial Pacific International to meet its obligations to private...
article OSHA Says Tribal Fishing Co. Must Submit To Regulation (sub req) (6/18/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration further pressed the Eighth Circuit on Wednesday to overturn a ruling...
article Cowichan Nation Alliance receives $1.49 million to support Indigenous Employment Hub (6/15/2020)
(British Columbia) -- The Cowichan Nation Alliance (CNA) has received at $1.49 million grant from the Future Skills Centre, (FSC), for the development of an Indigenous...
article Cowichan Nation Alliance receives $1.49 million to support Indigenous Employment Hub (6/11/2020)
(Canada) -- The Cowichan Nation Alliance (CNA) has received at $1.49 million grant from the Future Skills Centre, (FSC), for the development of an Indigenous Employment...
article New analysis: pandemic unemployment hit minorities, young workers hardest (6/2/2020)
(Connecticut) -- The coronavirus-induced recession has hit Connecticut’s racial minorities and workers in their 20s and 30s the hardest, according to an analysis...
article American Indian OIC leader offers ways to stay proactive in job search during pandemic (5/15/2020)
(Minnesota) -- There’s no way to sugarcoat the stark employment realities facing many among us — spouses and partners, kids, friends and neighbors —...
article Former Casino Queen Employees Sue Company Over 2012 Sale (5/6/2020)
(Missouri) -- Two former Casino Queen employees have filed suit against the casino’s old owners over the 2012 sale of the property that made it employee-owned. The...
article Bill Pascrell III named to software company board (5/6/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Bill Pascrell III has been named to the advisory board of Gamban, a software company that makes an app to help gamblers control their betting. One of New...
press release Senior Gaming Professional Andrew Cardno Joins Context Networks as Chief Technical Advisor (5/5/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Award-winning gaming industry leader Andrew Cardno recently joined Context Networks as Chief Technical Advisor. Context Networks created the first...
article Furloughs at Rivers Casino expected through end of June (4/11/2020)
(Illinois) -- Furloughs at Rivers Casino & Resort will begin next week, and are expected to last through June 30. Most team members will be impacted. Those left...
article SkyCity dismisses hundreds of workers as of today (4/5/2020)
(New Zealand) -- SkyCity has broken the law by sacking hundreds of workers as of today with no consultation or discussion. Salaried managers at SkyCity were told on...
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...

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