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LGBT News

article Transgender woman asked to leave mission (4/25/2017)
(South Dakota) -- A transgender woman asked to leave the Union Gospel Mission said she’d hoped to find more acceptance. Isabella Red Cloud went to the Mission on...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article Medical cannabis company excited to debut at Gathering of Nations​ (4/25/2017)
(New Mexico) -- Ultra Health a licensed medical cannabis developer and dispensary is sponsoring the Gathering of Nations. We sat down with Ultra Health's vice...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Touring the Abandoned Atlantic City Sites That Inspired the Monopoly Board (4/24/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Boardwalk. St. Charles Place. Atlantic Avenue. If you grew up playing Monopoly, you’ll be familiar with these place names. While they may sound...
article Correction: Atlantic City Casino Revenue story (1/14/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- In a story Jan. 12 about Atlantic City casino revenue, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the general manager of the Golden Nugget casino....
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Fantasy Sports

article Barbarisi: He Literally Wrote The Book About Daily Fantasy Sports (4/24/2017)
(USA) -- During the fall of 2015, the most aggressive blitz during NFL games took place off the field. Daily fantasy sites relentlessly blistered fans with commercials...
article China’s Ourgame eyes expansion into social casino games, eSports (3/27/2017)
(China) -- Chinese online games operator Ourgame International Holdings is looking to step up its expansion into the US$4.5 billion social casino gaming market in the...
article WEXLER: Fantasy sports could be winner in Ga. (3/16/2017)
(Georgia) -- There’s current legislation in Georgia that would authorize and regulate fantasy sports, games that require players to use research and skill to put...
article More states look to regulate daily fantasy (1/30/2017)
(USA) -- While the daily fantasy industry continues to push for legal clarity in the United States, its largest operator is preparing to expand its international...
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Missing Women Crisis

article First Nations family pushes for inquest on anniversary of teen's mysterious death (4/17/2017)
(Thunder Bay) -- One year is too long to wait to launch an inquest into the death of a child, says the lawyer representing the family of Azraya Ackabee-Kokopenace, whose...
article Beaded hearts project honours MMIW in the North (1/30/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Kathy Meyer thinks about her daughter Angela every day. She wonders where she is and what has happened to her. Angela Meyer disappeared from...
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eSports

article More Cheating Allegations Surface Against Former Absolute Legends/SK Gaming Player (4/16/2017)
(Worldwide) -- Andreas ‘Maxaki’ Andersson is claiming Joel ’emilio’ Mako cheated by using wall hacks at the Copenhagen Games in 2012. Maxaki and...
article Major League Soccer gets its first eSports player (4/5/2017)
(New York) -- A number of European soccer teams have their own eSports players, but what about American clubs? Don't worry, they're catching up. New York City FC...
article Why eSports are not recognized as a sport in Germany (3/29/2017)
(Germany) -- The global eSports market has been growing rapidly for the past few years, and this growth is expected to continue for the foreseeable future. However, the...
article Atlantic City’s First Ever Esports Championship Is On At Caesars This Weekend (3/29/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Caesars Atlantic City has organized another landmark event to bring people to the casino: the city’s first ever major esports championship. If...
article Nevada Esports Alliance Aims to Make Vegas Esports Capital of the World (2/13/2017)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Esports Alliance is a new organisation that seeks to make Vegas and Nevada a global hub of competitive video-gaming.
article NBA team Miami Heat partners with esports team Misfits (1/10/2017)
(Florida) -- NBA team the Miami Heat has announced a partnership with esports organization Misfits. The Heat has acquired a stake in Misfits and will assist with the...
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Alabama Gaming

article Alabama GOP chief Terry Lathan shuts down gambling claims found in Bentley emails (4/7/2017)
(Alabama) -- The head of Alabama's Republican Party has responded to allegations she supports gambling, charges that emerged today as part of a massive data dump...
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Indiana Gaming

article Blue Chip's cutting edge slot floor keeps players engaged (4/6/2017)
(Indiana) -- A big take-away from a recent visit to Blue Chip Casino, Resort & Spa in Michigan City had me marveling at the tremendous effort it takes to keep a...
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Sports in Las Vegas

article Las Vegas Raiders stadium 'worst deal for a city' ever, according to Stanford economist (4/5/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- The Raiders deal in las vegas has just been approved, and already there are critics. With a nearly $2 billion price tag, the new Las Vegas Raiders stadium...
article Shares of Las Vegas–based casinos jump after NFL approves Raiders’ move to the desert (3/28/2017)
(Wall Street) -- Shares of Las Vegas–based casino companies were mostly higher Tuesday, adding to their prior-day gains after National Football League owners...
article Raiders propose $1 annual rent for new Vegas stadium (1/27/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- The Oakland Raiders are proposing to pay $1 a year in rent to play at a $1.9 billion domed stadium if the team moves to Las Vegas. Officials on both sides...
article State, county officials question demands laid in Raiders’ proposed lease (1/27/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Several state and county lawmakers Friday questioned demands laid out by the Oakland Raiders in a proposed lease for a planned 65,000-seat stadium in Las...
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Whiteclay

article Q&A: What’s happening in Whiteclay? (4/5/2017)
(Nebraska) -- Beer sales in Whiteclay, Nebraska, will be in the spotlight today as the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission weighs whether to renew the liquor licenses of...
article Group targets beer stores near Native American reservation (2/13/2017)
(Nebraska) -- A faith ministry in Nebraska has started a fundraising campaign to buy out four stores that sell millions of cans of beer each year in a tiny village next...
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Bigfoot

article Bigfoot blamed in Idaho car crash (3/27/2017)
(Idaho) -- A northern Idaho woman told police she crashed into a deer because she was distracted by a sasquatch in her rearview mirror. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News...
article Bigfoot becomes center of attention during Nebraska convention (2/20/2017)
(Nebraska) -- Check out highlights from the first annual Nebraska Bigfoot conference in Hastings.
article Bill would make Sasquatch "official cryptid" of Washington (2/14/2017)
(Washington) -- A new bill seeks to designate Sasquatch as the "official cryptid" of Washington state. A cryptid is defined by Oxford dictionary as an "...
article Ellendale man believes huge footprints belong to Bigfoot (1/10/2017)
(North Dakota) -- The latest Bigfoot sighting is right here on the North Dakota prairie. Some Ellendale residents believe Sasquatch took a walk through rural Dickey...
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Graton Rancheria

article Greg Sarris! Live! (3/22/2017)
(California) -- Call Greg Sarris an anomaly, or maybe call him emblematic of the cultural crosscurrents of our age. Raised in a white, middle class family in Santa Rosa...
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Dakota Access Pipeline

article BLOG: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Calls Criticism Over #NoDAPL Protests Response “Inaccurate and Offensive” (3/21/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Yesterday I wrote a post about the Minnesota Sheriff’s Association ripping Governor Mark Dayton in a letter over his handling of EMAC requests...
article Ronda Rousey joins Standing Rock protests against Dakota Pipeline (1/25/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Ronda Rousey has remained fairly quiet since her loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 but the former bantamweight title holder was spotted with protesters...
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Miccosukee Tribe

article Apocalypto Star Rudy Youngblood Arrested for Poker Room Bust Up (3/20/2017)
(Florida) -- Apocalypto star Rudy Youngblood was arrested for reportedly being drunk and disorderly inside Miami’s Miccosukee Resort & Gaming’s poker...
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Shakopee Mdewakanton

article Collector creates full-scale Oval Office replica in his home (3/17/2017)
(Minnesota) -- Glynn Crooks is the commander-in-chief of his Prior Lake, Minnesota, house. He does paperwork inside an oval-shaped room, seated at a desk inspired by the...
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Illinois Gaming

article Par-A-Dice Riverboat Casino is down, but not out (3/16/2017)
(Illinois) -- Connie Bartley knows the regular visits she and her sister make to the Par-A-Dice Riverboat Casino are no trips to Las Vegas, but she can dream a bit....
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Navajo Nation

article Report: Child's severed head found on Navajo Reservation (3/16/2017)
(Arizona) -- Authorities say an infant's remains have been found on the Navajo Reservation in Arizona. The Gallup (New Mexico) Independent reports that Navajo Police...
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Revel Casino

article TEN partner's Connecticut project under federal investigation, report says (3/1/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Federal authorities are investigating the construction of a baseball stadium whose original developer is led by the CEO of TEN, the former Revel...
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Trump Taj Mahal

article Trump Taj Mahal casino sign removed from eBay auction (2/21/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- So much for being able to buy one of the "TRUMP" signs that once hung on the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort in Atlantic City. The...
article eBay bids for 'Trump' Taj Mahal casino sign letters pass $7K (2/20/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A casino sign with the letters of President Donald Trump's last name has passed $7,000 bidding on eBay. The sign was part of "Trump"...
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Macau Gaming

article Macau govt U-turn as smoking lounges kept in casinos (2/14/2017)
(Macau) -- Macau’s Health Bureau announced on Wednesday a proposal to retain smoking lounges in the city’s casinos, dropping a previous plan to implement a...
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New Jersey Gaming

article New Jersey's trying to tame its billionaires. Here's how it's working out (2/14/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- It must be tempting for politicians and government appointees who sit on regulatory boards to try to wrestle with billionaires, because in New Jersey...
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Maryland Gaming

article MGM National Harbor lining up its first boxing matches (2/13/2017)
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor is lining up its first boxing matches, including a bout featuring a two-time Olympic gold medalist from Ukraine that’s drawing...
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Public Smoking

article Masking lingering smoke smell a challenge for casinos (2/13/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- It’s an indoor smell that’s now foreign in most large U.S. cities: lingering cigarette smoke. Because of laws passed elsewhere in the past...
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Sheldon Adelson

article Raiders’ Las Vegas move may be spiked as Goldman Sachs reportedly out (1/31/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Got an extra $650 million laying around? If so, the Oakland Raiders might want to talk to you. A day after billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson pulled...
article Raiders to reportedly file relocation paperwork for move to Las Vegas (1/14/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Days after the Chargers announced they were leaving San Diego for Los Angeles, the Raiders are planning to file relocation paperwork to move from Oakland...
article Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly negotiated with newspaper publisher for positive coverage (1/8/2017)
(Israel) -- In 2014, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with the publisher of a newspaper that was often critical of him in order to work out a deal for...
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Foxwoods

article Foxwoods to host ComiCONN in June (1/25/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino announced it will host the 8th annual ComiCONN, Connecticut’s largest comic book and pop culture convention. The convention...
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Trump & Tribes

article President Donald Trump Insulting Navajos on Twitter Is Fake News (1/25/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Reports that President Donald Trump insulted Navajos on Twitter are false. Trump never tweeted negative things about Navajos after he was...
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Quapaw Tribe

article Quapaw Tribe awarded grant to build park (1/9/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The beginnings of a new recreational space are taking shape off historic Route 66 thanks to the efforts of the Quapaw Tribe and a state grant. In June of...
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Sands Corp.

article A sweet new Bethlehem business for the 'Cake Boss' (1/7/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Standing patiently with their two young boys Saturday, Paul and Lori Stefano had a long wait ahead of them — about 500 people stood between them...
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Malheur Conflict

article Oregon occupation a year later: Ranch family at center of debate was 'scared to death' (12/30/2016)
(Oregon) -- A knock on the front door awakened Susie Hammond at the break of dawn. She struggled out of bed, hobbled by an aching right hip, and limped to the front of...
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Other News

article 'I want people to feel inspired': Cree woman shares story at inquiry into treatment of Indigenous people (4/25/2017)
(Quebec) -- A Whapmagoostui woman from the James Bay region of Quebec is hoping her story encourages people to stand "strong together" and engage with a...
article A Man Died in Jail After Getting No Water for a Week. Will Anybody Be Held Accountable? (4/25/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- That a man slowly dehydrated in a Milwaukee County Jail, denied access to water for seven days, until he ultimately died, is horrifying enough. The...
article Patriots owner Robert Kraft reportedly profiting from casino gambling and sports betting (4/24/2017)
(New York) -- Another Patriots controversy appears to be under way. According to a report on Deadspin, Patriots owner Robert Kraft is profiting off casino gambling and...
article Electronic gaming parlors returning to Charlotte? (4/24/2017)
(North Carolina) -- Businesses around Charlotte may be finding a way to bring back electronic games with cash payouts. Several years ago, sweepstakes parlors across the...
article Elevator motor to blame for smoke at Las Vegas casino (4/24/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Fire officials have determined that an elevator motor was the source of smoke reported at Las Vegas' New York-New York Hotel and Casino. The Clark County...
article Willacy County DA: 'Be patient' about increase in eight-liners (4/19/2017)
(Texas) -- In her first interview since taking office in January, Willacy County District Attorney Annette Hinojosa asked residents to be patient about the increase in...
article Quick work by Makah tribal members saves tons of halibut from wreck (4/19/2017)
(Washington) -- Thirteen tons of newly caught halibut worth more than $200,000 were successfully retrieved by Makah tribal members Monday from a stranded refrigerated...
article Musburger enjoying the action in Las Vegas (4/19/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- There are times when Brent Musburger misses being in the arena. The noise. The pageantry. A national television audience tuning in and waiting to hear his...
article Casino still holding Elvis Presley items sought by estate (4/19/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Hundreds of Elvis Presley artifacts and memorabilia are still being held by a Las Vegas casino, a year after the King's estate filed a lawsuit to get...
article How these A-listers all got the boot from ritzy casinos (4/19/2017)
(USA) -- Casinos will look for any justification to avoid paying off winning players. Excuses range from slot-machine malfunction to “your friend pulled the lever, not...
article Sheriff: Facebook murder suspect at W.Va. Casino days before murder (4/19/2017)
(West Virginia) -- The man accused of gunning down a 74-year-old man and posting the video of the incident to Facebook was at a casino in West Virginia two days before...
article VizExplorer links up with OpenWager (4/19/2017)
(California) -- Casino solutions company VizExplorer has entered into a partnership with social casino platform provider OpenWager. Under the new agreement, the...
article Neil Moffitt stepping down as CEO of Hakkasan Group (4/18/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Hakkasan Group CEO Neil Moffitt has confirmed he will be stepping down from his role at the global hospitality giant amid speculation created by the...
article Alaska Senate wants to use raffle to help pay for education (4/17/2017)
(Alaska) -- The Alaska Senate is looking to gambling as a way to pay some of the state's education costs by creating a raffle that residents can enter using their...
article Neil Moffitt announces Hakkasan departure; Nick McCabe new CEO (4/17/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Neil Moffitt, the brash nightlife mogul who helped create the predominant nightclub company on the Strip, has stepped down as chief executive officer of...
article Detroit casino brawl: Family of victim beaten in viral video speaks out (4/17/2017)
(Detroit) -- The family of a man who was beaten over the weekend outside a Detroit casino in a brawl that spawned a viral video is speaking out as police vowed Monday to...
article Fort Hall toddler nearly killed by dog pack is bitten again (4/16/2017)
(Idaho) -- The Fort Hall toddler who was nearly killed by a pack of dogs last month was bitten by another dog on Saturday afternoon, according to Fort Hall police. While...
article ‘Serious cash’: A glimpse into Phil Mickelson’s gambling world (4/7/2017)
(New York) -- A leaked Phil Mickelson voicemail provides some insight into his gambling world. The affable lefty is well known to love action on the golf course in the...
article Body found in burned car on Makah Indian Reservation (4/6/2017)
(Washington) -- The FBI is investigating after a body was found in a burned car on the Makah Indian Reservation in Washington state.
article Fort Totten woman who died after police chase crash ID'd (4/6/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Authorities have identified a Fort Totten woman who died after a crash that happened while she was being pursued by police in Rolette County. The...

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