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article Some US Online Gambling Sites Down Following Cyberattack On SBTech (3/30/2020)
(Worldwide) -- SBTech-powered sites have been down for more than 48 hours as the platform provider deals with a cybersecurity threat.SBTech first its informed customers...
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MMIW

article National View Column: Wave of murdered Native women demands national response (3/21/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- There is a horrific crime wave going on across the United States, but you haven’t heard nearly enough about it in the news. Indigenous women...
article Panel seeks more resources on missing Indigenous people (3/6/2020)
(Montana) -- When Paulette Not Afraid woke up on Thursday morning, she expected to go to work for the Crow Tribe, as she does every day. But instead, a friend texted her...
article Utah Lawmakers Vote To Study Violence Against Native Women (3/5/2020)
(Utah) -- Utah is poised to study the disproportionate violence inflicted against Native American women and girls after the Utah Legislature voted to create a task force...
article Seven missing or murdered Indigenous women from RMWB (3/2/2020)
(New York) -- Seven Indigenous women from the Wood Buffalo region have been reported missing or murdered since 2004. Additionally one woman’s death is considered...
article Crow Chairman calls on Montana attorney general to help investigate teen's death (1/23/2020)
(Montana) -- Crow Tribe officials called on Montana's attorney general to assist in the investigation into the death of Selena Not Afraid. Selena, 16, went missing...
article Waitsburg man charged with murder in 2017 death of Alaska woman (12/28/2019)
(Washington) -- On Dec. 20 at approximately 1 p.m., the Walla Walla Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Alaska State Police, with a nationwide extraditable...
article ‘It hurts’: Hoke County residents still remember the Brittany Locklear murder case (12/28/2019)
(North Carolina) -- It was still dark on that fateful morning in early January 1998, the first Wednesday of the new year. Five-year-old Brittany Locklear waited alone to...
article In Indian Country, a Crisis of Missing Women. And a New One When They’re Found. (12/26/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Prudence Jones had spent two years handing out “Missing” fliers and searching homeless camps and underpasses for her 28-year-old daughter...
article Albertans encouraged to implement calls to justice from MMIWG inquiry (12/4/2019)
(Alberta) -- Every Albertan should play a role in advancing the calls to justice that came out of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and...
article New Town community reacts to FBI’s latest details on Olivia Lone Bear (11/21/2019)
(North Dakota) -- New details have been released from the FBI about the death of Olivia Lone Bear from New Town. Lone Bear was reported missing in October of 2017. Her...
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Crown Ltd

article Melco forced to hand over secret documents to Crown inquiry after NSW wins appeal (3/11/2020)
(Australia) -- The NSW government has won a legal battle to force Melco Resorts to hand over secret company documents to its inquiry into probity and licensing issues at...
article Crown casino's 'Mr Chinatown' arrested and deported to China (2/7/2020)
(China) -- The Crown casino high-roller and junket partner known as “Mr Chinatown” - who is also a business partner of the Chinese president’s nephew...
article Crown probe 'exceeding powers' to demand evidence: Melco (2/5/2020)
(Australia) -- International gambling giant Melco has accused the gaming regulator of overstepping its powers by ordering witnesses in the Crown casino inquiry to hand...
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Horse Racing Scandals

article 27 indicted on federal charges in alleged horse doping scheme (3/9/2020)
(New York) -- Horse racing, already in the midst of a crisis over the number of equine fatalities in the sport, was dealt another severe blow to its credibility when...
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Sports Betting

article Casey Urlacher, brother of Bears great, pleads not guilty in gambling case (3/4/2020)
(Virginia) -- The brother of Chicago Bears legend Brian Urlacher pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal charges alleging he acted as a recruiter and bagman for a sports...
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First Nations

article Glooscap First Nation loses quota for importing Greek feta cheese (3/2/2020)
(Nova Scotia) -- The Glooscap First Nation in Nova Scotia has lost its quota to import 25 tonnes of feta cheese from Greece. The one-year quota was awarded as part of...
article Feta fuss: N.S. First Nation calls in RCMP over $3M cheese deal gone sour (2/25/2020)
(Nova Scotia) -- A Nova Scotia First Nation has called in the RCMP to investigate its partners in a cheese business that went sour. Between 2017 and 2019, the federal...
article 'Sudden death' of Indigenous man, 35, probed in Lac Seul First Nation, Ont. (1/3/2020)
(Ontario) -- Provincial police say they’re investigating the death of a man from Sandy Lake First Nation in northwestern Ontario’s Lac Seul First Nation...
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Philippines Gaming

article CIB cautions over gambling jobs in the Philippines (3/2/2020)
(Philippines) -- Taiwanese thinking about applying for jobs in the gambling industry in the Philippines should be aware that many of the companies involved are operating...
article SEC investigating whether Suncity Group must conduct tender offer for minority shareholders of Suntrust (1/14/2020)
(Philippines) -- The Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking into whether or not Suntrust Home Developers Inc – the listed real estate company...
article House investigation urged into casinos’ tax compliance (12/19/2019)
(Philippines) -- A legislator has called for an investigation into the tax compliance of casinos, including the quality of their revenue reports to the government. ACT...
article Philippines Congress calls for better coordination as three government agencies report differing POGO foreign workers numbers (12/16/2019)
(Philippines) -- A congressional investigation into Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO), which aims to develop a standard framework for regulation of the...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article State Police seize purported ‘Skill-Based’ gambling devices statewide (2/29/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania State Police have announced in a new report that troopers and liquor control enforcement officers have seized a total of 71 illegal...
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Cayuga Indian Nation

article U.S. Justice Department investigating Cayuga Nation incident (2/28/2020)
(New York) -- The U.S. Justice Department said it is gathering information related to the pre-dawn seizures and demolitions of buildings in Seneca Falls last weekend....
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Colten Boushie

article Online petition calling for inquiry into Colten Boushie shooting gets thousands of signatures (2/17/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- An online petition calling for a public inquiry into the shooting death of Colten Boushie has garnered thousands of signatures — but the...
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California Gaming

article City Attorney Is Investigating Private Companies That Allegedly 'Funneled' Money to DPW Holiday Parties (2/13/2020)
(California) -- Subpoenas issued Wednesday by the City Attorney's Office for records and emails from eight private companies and non-profits appear to relate in part...
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Tulalip Tribe

article Mother says Tulalip remains are her son, missing since 2018 (2/11/2020)
(Washington) -- Human bones found Sunday in Tulalip belonged to Jacob Hilkin, an Everett man who went missing two years ago, according to his family. Officials, however...
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Flutter Entertainment

article Flutter-Stars Group Merger to Be Probed by Antitrust Regulators (2/6/2020)
(Wall Street) -- The proposed $12.2 Billion takeover of PokerStars parent The Stars Group (TSG) by Flutter Entertainment is to come under the scrutiny of the UK’s...
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Hard Rock

article Hard Rock Hotel Collapse To Be Examined by New Orleans City Council (2/1/2020)
(Louisiana) -- The New Orleans City Council has created a special committee to hold hearings on the collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel which left three dead. The hotel...
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Indiana Gaming

article Campaign Finance Prosecution in Virginia Threatens to Entangle Terre Haute Casino (1/24/2020)
(Indiana) -- The awarding of the license for Terre Haute's new casino is up in the air after a guilty plea to campaign finance violations. Maryland political...
article Company planning new Indiana casino faces investigation (1/24/2020)
(Indiana) -- The Indiana Gaming Commission is investigating the company that owns two casinos along Lake Michigan and is seeking to open a new Terre Haute casino after a...
article Company planning Terre Haute casino faces investigation (1/24/2020)
(Indiana) -- The Indiana Gaming Commission has called off a meeting during which it was expected to grant the license for a new Terre Haute casino after a political...
article Parent company of Gary's Majestic Star, Hard Rock casinos under investigation (1/24/2020)
(Indiana) -- The Indiana Gaming Commission has opened an investigation into the parent company of Gary's Majestic Star casinos in connection with a federal campaign...
article Spectacle Entertainment's Vigo County casino in jeopardy due to federal probe (1/24/2020)
(Indiana) -- Spectacle Entertainment’s plans to open a casino in Vigo County could be in jeopardy after a Maryland political consultant pleaded guilty to illegally...
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Australia Gaming

article Crown inquiry begins in NSW as casino group battles shareholder class action (1/16/2020)
(Australia) -- The first of three inquiries into Crown Resorts and the conduct of its casino business kicks off on Tuesday in Sydney, when the former supreme court judge...
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British Columbia Gaming

article B.C. money laundering inquiry set to begin February (1/9/2020)
(British Columbia) -- A commission charged with looking into British Columbia's money laundering problem has confirmed the dates for its public hearings. In an email...
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Mining & Drilling

article No cause found for ignition of fatal Colorado gas site blast (1/8/2020)
(Colorado) -- Investigation agencies in Colorado have not determined what ignited a well site explosion last year that killed a worker. Randy Yellowman, 47, was working...
article NDP wants RCMP investigated following report of plan to send snipers to Wet'suwet'en blockade (12/23/2019)
(British Columbia) -- The NDP is calling for an independent investigation into how police handled the Wet'suwet'en pipeline blockade in northern B.C. earlier...
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Japan Gaming

article Chinese gambling site's CEO steps aside amid Japan casino scandal (1/5/2020)
(China) -- The chief executive of Chinese sports betting group 500.com has temporarily stepped down amid an investigation into whether the company bribed lawmakers in...
article Japan's casino resort scandal points to reach of China's fat wallet (12/19/2019)
(Japan) -- A Japanese ruling-party lawmaker deeply involved in crafting policy for the country's nascent casino industry has come under scrutiny for his alleged...
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Nevada Gaming

article Carson City Sheriff's Deputies looking for man who stole about $2,000 from casino (12/26/2019)
(Nevada) -- The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who is a suspect in a grand larceny that occurred at the Gold Dust West Casino in Carson City on...
article Steve Wynn to appeal Nevada ruling that he’s still their bitch (12/21/2019)
(Nevada) -- Nevada gambling regulators insist they have every right to impose penalties on disgraced casino icon Steve Wynn, even if he’s no longer involved in the...
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Morongo Tribe

article Family seeking justice as suspect remains on the loose (12/21/2019)
(California) -- A year later, family and friends continue to mourn the loss of two cousins shot at a liquor store in Banning as police have issued a nationwide search...
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Opioid Crisis

article Several White Earth deaths being investigated as possible overdoses (12/20/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Several recent deaths on the White Earth Reservation are being looked into as possible drug overdoses, but there have been no official findings yet as to...
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Louisiana Gaming

article Louisiana Casino Security Guard Recovers From Injuries During Violent Robbery (12/7/2019)
(Louisiana) -- Two of the robbers hurt the security guard at the gaming venue during the heist. They grabbed his gun and fled the area. A third suspect — armed...
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Swinomish Tribe

article Young man killed in shooting at Burlington mini mart; gunman at large (12/7/2019)
(Washington) -- A young man is dead after he was shot multiple times outside of a convenience store gas station in Burlington Friday. The gunman fled and remains at...
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Washington, D.C. Gaming

article DC Council Committee Recommends Expelling Evans, Who Pushed Sole-Source Sports Betting Contract, Over Numerous Ethics Issues (12/3/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The DC Council on Tuesday took the first formal step toward removing Councilman Jack Evans from Washington’s local legislative body. An ad hoc...
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Malta Gaming

article Malta’s Prime Minister steps down, casino owner pleads guilty to murder (12/2/2019)
(Malta) -- It sounds like the plot of a political thriller novel. A journalist cracking open a global scandal involving world leaders; businessmen and politicians...
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Illinois Gaming

article Sen. Martin Sandoval resigns amid federal corruption investigation (11/27/2019)
(Illinois) -- State Sen. Martin Sandoval, the Southwest Side Democrat whose statehouse offices were raided by federal agents in September, is resigning his legislative...
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Other News

article Baeza: I Never Indicated Evidence Was Planted In Dutrow Case (2/26/2020)
(New York) -- A little more than a week after a letter alleging evidence was planted in the case of long-suspended trainer Rick Dutrow came to light, New York officials...
article California State Lottery slated for education funding shortfall (2/26/2020)
(California) -- In California and the state auditor has reportedly criticized local lottery officials for underfunding public education programs to the tune of $36...
article Facing federal indictment in gambling case, Casey Urlacher resigns from Illinois Civil Service Commission (2/24/2020)
(Illinois) -- Casey Urlacher, the mayor of suburban Mettawa and brother of Chicago Bears’ Hall of Famer Brian Urlacher, has resigned from the Illinois Civil...
article At least 200 infected with Norovirus after visiting Lake Charles casino (2/7/2020)
(Louisiana) -- Hundreds of people in Lake Charles are battling with the norovirus after visiting a casino. The outbreak happened at the L’Auberge Casino last...
article Norovirus outbreak at L'auberge Casino in Lake Charles prompts investigation by health officials (2/7/2020)
(Louisiana) -- State health officials are investigating a norovirus outbreak after numerous people reportedly became ill at a Mardi Gras ball at the L'auberge Casino...
article Ottawa police continue to investigate suspicious death of Inuk woman (2/1/2020)
(Ottawa) -- Ottawa police continue to investigate what they describe as the suspicious death of an Inuk woman whose body was found near Carling Ave. and Kirkwood Ave. on...
article Gambling watchdog facing calls to reveal identity of who owns Betway (1/19/2020)
(UK) -- The gambling watchdog last night faced mounting pressure to reveal the identity of the secretive tycoon who owns under-fire bookmaker Betway. The online betting...
article Questions arise over peer's role with gambling firm (1/19/2020)
(UK) -- A crossbench peer is advising the Betway board – but is not required to declare it on his official register of interests. Anthony St John has been paid to...
article “Grand Lisboa Macau” name used in illegal online gambling operation in Vietnam (1/19/2020)
(Vietnam) -- Vietnamese authorities, working in conjunction with China’s Ministry of Public Security and Zhuhai Police, have arrested 395 suspects for operating an...
article Care home resident Frederick McKay was found dead in the cold. His sister wants answers, and accountability (1/17/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- After McKay's December 2017 disappearance and death, the Saskatchewan RCMP is now "requiring officers to attend all missing persons complaints...
article Police identify woman wanted in connection to lottery ticket thefts (1/16/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Authorities say they’re looking for a woman accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of lottery tickets from stores across the metro. Officials...
article Vancouver police chief defends handcuffing of Indigenous man and granddaughter (1/11/2020)
(British Columbia) -- Police officers followed standard procedure when they handcuffed an Indigenous man and his 12-year-old granddaughter after they tried to open an...
article Over 900 illegal gambling halls shut down as Ukraine prepares to legalize gambling (1/11/2020)
(Ukraine) -- Ukraine’s law enforcement shut down more than 900 gambling halls since Ukraine’s government moved to end illegal gambling in the country in late...
article Authorities investigating woman's death near Macy (1/10/2020)
(Nebraska) -- Authorities are investigating the death of a woman found on the Omaha Indian Reservation near Macy. In a statement, the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska identified...
article No cause found for ignition of fatal Colorado gas site blast (1/8/2020)
(Colorado) -- Investigation agencies in Colorado have not determined what ignited a well site explosion last year that killed a worker. Randy Yellowman, 47, was working...
article One year later: Oil and gas worker’s death remains a mystery (1/7/2020)
(New Mexico) -- Last January, Randy Yellowman died in an explosion while working at a natural gas well pad south of Durango, and one year later, it appears investigators...
article Kelly Fraser, Juno-nominated Inuk singer-songwriter, dead at 26 (12/28/2019)
(Canada) -- Kelly Fraser, an acclaimed Inuk singer-songwriter from Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, who had been living in Winnipeg, has died at age26. Fraser's music, and her...
article 3 Bodies Found Inside Alamo Cathedral, Reigniting Dispute Over Native-American Burial Ground (12/26/2019)
(Texas) -- The discovery of three human graves in the church of the Alamo in San Antonio has reignited a dispute over the Native American presence at the historic site....
article Man with goatee steals $2,000 from Gold Dust West in Carson City, deputies say (12/26/2019)
(Nevada) -- Carson City investigators are looking for a man with a goatee who reportedly stole $2,000 from the cashier cage at the Gold Dust West earlier this month.
article After an investigation, local prosecutors are not taking Santa Anita Park to court. (12/20/2019)
(California) -- Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey says her officer will not file charges over recent horse racing deaths. Patrick Battuello from the group Horse...

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