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article Culinary Union declares victory against Green Valley Ranch (1/23/2020)
(Nevada) -- The Culinary and Bartenders unions announced Thursday they have won union recognition from Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa Casino after a years-long battle....
article Victory for labor rights in Cambodia as largest casino workers’ strike ends in peace (1/12/2020)
(Cambodia) -- Cambodia registered an unusual victory for labor rights when on January 11, a two-day strike by workers of the country's largest casino company...
article Culinary Union Leader Finally Scores Las Vegas Stadium Board Seat Thanks to Governor Steve Sisolak (1/7/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- On Monday, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak (D) said Arguello-Kline, the secretary-treasurer of the union that represents 60,000 casino workers in Las Vegas...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Casino employment 'rightsized' in 2019, below 2018 levels (1/21/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The total number of people working in the city’s nine casino hotels declined slightly at the end of 2019 compared to the year before. The...
article Bill allowing drug court grads to work in casinos passes Senate (1/9/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The state Senate approved a bill Thursday permitting graduates of drug court to be eligible for upper-level Atlantic City casino jobs that require a...
article Ocean Casino In Atlantic City Believes It Has Found The Right Woman For The CEO Job (12/16/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Terry Glebocki made news recently by becoming the only current female CEO of an Atlantic City casino. But after being promoted from chief financial...
article Vote expected Monday on casino work for recovery court grads (12/14/2019)
(New Jersey) -- A vote could happen Monday in the full Senate on a bill that would allow recovery court graduates to get casino employee licenses, said prime co-sponsor...
article Ocean Casino Resort Names Terry Glebocki CEO, Female Leadership Remains Low in Gaming Industry (12/3/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Ocean Casino Resort has named Terry Glebocki its permanent CEO of the Atlantic City Boardwalk property, an appointment that adds a woman to a...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Isleta

article Ruling: Casino Employee Can't Claim Workers' Comp Benefits (1/16/2020)
(New Mexico) -- A New Mexico Supreme Court decision says at least some tribal casino workers injured on the job can't receive benefits through the state's...
1 Article on this Issue

Mescalero Apache

article White Mesa uranium mill in San Juan County lays off a third of its workforce (1/16/2020)
(Utah) -- The largest private employer in San Juan County, Energy Fuels Inc., laid off nearly a third of its workforce this week as uranium producers continue to wait...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article Encore Boston Harbor is down 200 employees amid 'rightsizing' efforts (1/14/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Officials from Encore Boston Harbor have been saying they'd have 5,500 workers on staff when the $2.6 billion gambling resort opened in June. But...
article Robots Coming For Encore Jobs? Not A Sure Bet, Casino Says (1/10/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- After falling short of its expected revenue in its first months, Encore Boston Harbor is "right sizing" its business operations. But that...
article Wynn's Encore casino to install robot bartenders behind the scenes (1/10/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Encore Boston Harbor is taking the next step toward automating service jobs. The casino owned by Wynn Resorts plans to replace some of its bartenders...
article Encore Boston Harbor looks to replace workers with automatic drink makers (1/9/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts is in the process of “rightsizing” operations at Encore Boston Harbor, the $2.6 billion casino that opened just six months...
article Encore to replace some of its bartenders with machines (1/9/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- He said that as of Thursday, no bartenders had been laid off. The goal, he said, was to speed drink service on the gaming floor, which customers have...
article Wynn Resorts Says Encore Boston Harbor Job Cuts Aren’t Happening, but ‘Rightsizing’ Will Occur (1/9/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Following a local media report claiming that 70 staffers at the newly minted Encore Boston Harbor are being laid off, Wynn Resorts is calling that...
article Encore Boston Harbor is disputing a report about job cuts, but admits it has to do some ‘right sizing’ (1/8/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Encore Boston Harbor may have created 5,000 new jobs. But not all of them are set in stone. Amid lower-than-expected revenue in its opening months,...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article MGM announces Discretionary Bonus for eligible staff (1/13/2020)
(Macau) -- MGM China has become the fourth of Macau’s concessionaires to declare a Discretionary Bonus for its employees. On Monday, the company announced that...
article Empire City Casino exec resigns after just a year on the job (12/4/2019)
(New York) -- It took less than a year on the job for Uri Clinton to decide to move on. He had been appointed as president and chief operating officer of Empire City...
article MGM’s Empire City Casino President and COO quits (12/4/2019)
(New York) -- Empire City Casino announced Wednesday that executive Uri Clinton has resigned, nearly a year after MGM announced that he had been tapped as president and...
article Uri Clinton, Empire City Casino President, Former MGM Resorts Lobbyist in Connecticut, Resigns (12/3/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Uri Clinton led MGM Resorts’ lobbying effort in Connecticut and was appointed president and COO of Empire City in Yonkers, New York, a year ago...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

press release SAHARA Welcomes New Vice President Of Hotel Sales (1/12/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Christopher Bond has joined SAHARA Las Vegas as the new vice president of hotel sales. In this role, Bond will oversee the sales team responsible for...
1 Article on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article Second chances: Bill would give former addicts chance to move up in casino industry (1/10/2020)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey lawmakers are considering a bill that would give those who've struggled with drug addiction a chance to move up in the casino industry if...
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San Manuel Tribe

article San Manuel Casino Looking to Hire Hundreds (1/9/2020)
(California) -- San Manuel Casino will be holding a hiring event on Saturday, Jan. 11, to fill several hundred positions. The casino is looking for employees for several...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Gaming Commission director departing for private sector (1/3/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- The Mass. Gaming Commission will begin looking for a new administrative head next week when Executive Director Edward Bedrosian leaves to pursue an...
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Macau Gaming

article Casino workers demand civil servants-style benefits (1/2/2020)
(Macau) -- Hundreds casino workers took to the streets yesterday demanding more pay and better labor conditions, similar to those enjoyed by civil servants. The protest...
article Has President Xi finally set Macau on the path to shedding its reliance on casinos and becoming a financial hub? (12/28/2019)
(Macau) -- Tim Zhang, a 24-year-old Macau native, quit his job at the Chungwa (Macau) Financial Asset Exchange in July to study for a master's degree in finance at a...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article The Navajo, circled by coal, see jobs vanish as CO2 falls (1/2/2020)
(Arizona) -- For almost a half-century, the giant coal plant here was the economic heartbeat of the Navajo Nation. Today, it looms silently over the desert with three...
article A Navajo flare: Diné teach, learn welding at RSI (12/20/2019)
(Arizona) -- For many students, college seems like the obvious next step. But for some Diné students, trade school has given them an opportunity that a university could...
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San Carlos Apache

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...
1 Article on this Issue

Glendale Casino

article Glendale's Desert Diamond Casino hiring 650 positions for Feb. 2020 opening (12/27/2019)
(Arizona) -- Hiring is underway for the opening of the Desert Diamond Casino West Valley, near Glendale, Feb. 19. More than 650 positions are open and available to be...
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Philippines Gaming

article 3 of 4 legal foreign workers work in Pogo sector (12/26/2019)
(Philippines) -- Three out of four foreign nationals legally working in the Philippines were found to be working in the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (Pogo)...
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Morongo Tribe

article New COO joins Morongo casino amid major expansion, renovation project (12/24/2019)
(California) -- As a longtime guest before he became Morongo Casino Resort & Spa’s new chief operating officer, Richard St. Jean sees several qualities that...
article Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa names new chief operating officer (12/4/2019)
(California) -- A gaming executive with more than two decades of experience has taken on the role of chief operating officer for Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa. The...
article Morongo Casino names Richard St. Jean as chief operating officer (11/30/2019)
(California) -- Southern California’s Morongo Band of Mission Indians has named longtime tribal gaming executive Richard St. Jean as the new chief operating...
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Genting

article Bob DeSalvio’s next move after leaving Encore Boston Harbor? Leading Genting’s New York casinos (12/17/2019)
(New York) -- Two months after leaving Encore Boston Harbor, Bob DeSalvio was tapped to oversee New York’s casinos in their push to rake in more money.
article Former Encore Boston Harbor president tapped to oversee NY casinos (12/17/2019)
(New York) -- Malaysian gaming behemoth Genting has hired Bob DeSalvio, who oversaw the opening of Wynn Resorts’ $2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor casino, to run...
article Genting Group Tabs Veteran Gaming Executive Bob DeSalvio to Lead New York Casinos (12/17/2019)
(New York) -- Global gaming giant Genting Group announced on Monday that veteran casino executive Bob DeSalvio will run the company’s operations in New York State.
article Former Encore Boston Harbor president to lead Genting in New York (12/16/2019)
(New York) -- Robert DeSalvio, who stepped down as president of Encore Boston Harbor in October, on Monday was named president of the Genting Group’s New York...
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Election 2020

article Vegas casino-hotel workers look to have an influence on the 2020 presidential election (12/16/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- If the 2020 presidential election is going to have a ‘Jim Murren moment’, as the gaming industry saw nearly four years ago, it won’t be...
1 Article on this Issue

Arizona Gaming

press release Major Hiring Event Dec. 19 for New Desert Diamond Casino West Valley (12/12/2019)
(Arizona) -- Positions are filling up fast in the hiring campaign for the upcoming opening of the Desert Diamond Casino West Valley near Glendale, Arizona, on February...
1 Article on this Issue

Seneca Nation

article Want to work at a casino? Seneca Gaming Corporation is hiring! (12/11/2019)
(New York) -- There are now more than 100 jobs available at all three Seneca casino locations in Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Salamanca.
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Eastern Band of Cherokee

article EBCI tribal leaders pass 7 percent COLA for tribal employees (12/7/2019)
(North Carolina) -- Tribal employees of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) will get an early Christmas present in the form of a 7 percent COLA (Cost of Living...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article VIDEO: Tulsa's Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Holding Career Fair (12/5/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Tulsa's Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is holding a career fair on Thursday, December 5. It is happening at the Cherokee Hills Golf Course from 12 p.m....
1 Article on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article MGE promotes top Mohegan Sun executives, reports quarterly results (12/5/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Shortly before reporting a 21 percent increase in quarterly revenues, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun’s parent company, announced...
1 Article on this Issue

Ocean Resort Casino

article Atlantic City’s Ocean Casino Resort names Glebocki as CEO (12/4/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City has hired Terry Glebocki as its CEO after she served in the job in an interim capacity since August, officials...
article Atlantic City’s Ocean Casino Resort Names Glebocki as CEO (12/3/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City has hired Terry Glebocki as its CEO after she served in the job in an interim capacity since August, officials...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Penn National

article Penn National reorganizes management team in preparation for CEO change (12/4/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Jay Snowden takes over as CEO of Penn National Gaming on Jan. 1, and he now has his management team in place. The Wyomissing, Pennsylvania-based...
1 Article on this Issue

Public Smoking

article Vegas Casino Workers Suffering From Lung, Heart Conditions Push for Smoke-Free Facilities (12/1/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Teresa Price was 22 when became a table-games dealer in 1978 on the Las Vegas Strip. At that time, cigarette and cigar smoking was allowed nearly...
1 Article on this Issue

Salt-River Pima Maricopa

article Talking Stick Resort hosting job fair to hire 150 employees (11/30/2019)
(Arizona) -- The luxury Talking Stick Resort Hotel and sister property Casino Arizona will be accepting applications for approximately 150 positions during a job fair on...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

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...
article Execs on the Move at Access Point Financial, MGM, Rocco Forte (12/16/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Hospitality companies are bolstering their leadership rosters. Here’s a look at recent personnel shifts at Access Point Financial, MGM Resorts...
article NORA chosen for initiative (12/15/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Northeastern Oklahoma Regional Alliance was one of five national communities selected to participate in The Council for Adult Experiential Learning...
article Fargo laying groundwork for eventual Native American Center by hiring a consultant (11/29/2019)
(North Dakota) -- The city of Fargo has hired a consultant to begin work on developing a new Native American Center that would act as a resource hub and, eventually, a...
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 Gambling.com Group Recruits Max Bichsel to Lead U.S. Business (11/5/2019)
(USA) -- Gambling.com 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.)...

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