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Las Vegas Gaming

article Apollo 11 moon landing brought Las Vegas, world to standstill (7/19/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Few events in this world could stop a gambler with a lot of money from pursuing a jackpot, but one out-of-this-world event brought gambling and most of...
article ‘Pawn Stars’ taking brand to Las Vegas Strip with new store (7/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Kats! Bureau at this writing is Grand Lux Cafe just outside Palazzo Theatre. I used to catch cast members of “Baz” in this area. No more....
article Man behind major Las Vegas Strip property deals has terminal cancer (7/10/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Driving along or near the Strip, it’s easy to find properties John Knott was hired to sell. In just the past few years, he brokered the sales of the...
article 9 scandals that rocked the gambling industry (6/27/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Gambling has long been an activity for hopeful risk-takers willing to test their luck. But sometimes, deceitful bettors have tried taking luck out of the...
article Meek Mill Threatened with Arrest at Vegas' Cosmo Hotel ... Claims Racism (5/25/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- TMZ has just obtained a demand letter written by Meek's lawyer, Joe Tacopina, to the Cosmopolitan. Tacopina writes, "... we have learned that the...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Oneida Nation

article Devo and Kneivel to Flavor Flav and Meat Loaf: 25 acts who played Oneida Casino in 25 years (7/17/2019)
(New York) -- It all started with Crystal Gayle, Leon Redbone, Peabo Bryson and Wolfman Jack. They were the first acts to play Oneida Casino when it celebrated its grand...
1 Article on this Issue

Muscogee Creek

article Theresa Caputo of TLC’s “Long Island Medium” set to perform in Tulsa this fall (7/15/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Theresa Caputo of the TLC show “Long Island Medium” is set to perform in Tulsa later this year. Caputo will share personal stories about her...
1 Article on this Issue

Soboba Band

article Soboba's annual Lip Sync Contest brings out the best (7/12/2019)
(California) -- A dozen nonprofits benefited from the 12th annual Lip Sync Contest presented by the Soboba Foundation and Soboba Casino Resort, but each one of them had...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Country star Keith Urban is playing Hard Rock Tampa’s new 1,500-seat venue this fall (7/11/2019)
(Florida) -- Tampa’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has been getting a major expansion, and Keith Urban is set to break in its new, 1,500-seat event center...
article Hard Rock welcomes Toby Keith (7/1/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- One of country music’s biggest stars, Toby Keith will mosey into Atlantic City Friday night with more than 25 years’ worth of hits under...
article Kristin Chenoweth cancels Hard Rock show after previous postponement (5/24/2019)
(Florida) -- In a statement, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino announced, "Due to illness, Kristin Chenoweth’s performance at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel...
article Miami Dolphins announce change to Hard Rock Stadium exit/entry strategy (5/24/2019)
(Florida) -- If you have ever been to Hard Rock Stadium to watch a Miami Dolphins game or any other game or event you will know the pain it is of leaving the stadium...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

MMIW

article Cowlitz Tribe activist to speak at Rotary meeting (7/10/2019)
(Washington) -- Maple Valley residents have a chance to meet an activist working for the rights of Native American women. “Maple Valley Rotary welcomes Rosalie Fish, a...
article Riders participate in 200-mile horseback ride to raise awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (6/5/2019)
(South Dakota) -- Riders participated in an annual 200-mile horseback ride raising awareness for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) movement. The ride...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Agua Caliente

article Riverside County sheriff's deputy fatally shoots man in Rancho Mirage (7/9/2019)
(California) -- At least one Riverside County sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man wielding a knife Tuesday night along Bob Hope Drive near the Agua Caliente...
1 Article on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Sheriff: I can’t guarantee public safety of Woodstock 50 at Vernon Downs (7/9/2019)
(New York) -- The Oneida County sheriff told a crowd of about 100 people Monday night that he can’t guarantee the safety of the public if Woodstock 50 is held at...
article Upstate NY casino offers to host Justin Bieber-Tom Cruise fight (6/11/2019)
(New York) -- An Upstate New York casino is offering Justin Bieber what he wants: A fight with Tom Cruise. Bieber wrote on Twitter Sunday that he’s challenging...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Seminole Tribe

article Chef on the Move (7/3/2019)
(Florida) -- Former chef and owner of Tre Amici in Long Branch, Matthew Zappoli, is joining David Burke’s restaurant group as corporate chef.
1 Article on this Issue

Sheldon Adelson

article When Trump Lawyers and Casino Moguls Took a Hammer to Coexistence in Jerusalem (7/1/2019)
(Israel) -- In Jerusalem, archaeology isn’t a science. It isn’t even a study of the past. This isn’t meant to be a slur against all of the...
article Dr. Miriam Adelson Receives Honorary Doctorate in Israel (6/20/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Dr. Miriam Adelson, the distinguished physician, scientist and philanthropist who was awarded the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Donald...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Bigfoot

article Bigfoot treks through Chinook Winds this weekend (6/26/2019)
(Oregon) -- He’s been the subject of campfire stories for decades. First recognized under the name Sasquatch, the term Bigfoot first came into play in the late...
1 Article on this Issue

Sands Corp.

article Ohio man dealt $1 million hand at the Venetian (6/25/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Another lucky player has hit Millionaire Progressive pay dirt. Sean Barry, a visitor from Ohio, was playing Three Card Poker on Friday at the Venetian...
1 Article on this Issue

Tule River

article Investigation underway after body found in burned car at Tule River Indian Reservation (6/25/2019)
(California) -- Just after 1 a.m. Sunday, fire crews responded to a report of an explosion and car fire near Chimney Road and Reservation Drive at the Tule River Indian...
1 Article on this Issue

Maryland Gaming

article Woman found dead inside car in Horseshoe Casino garage (6/23/2019)
(Maryland) -- Baltimore police said a woman was found dead inside a car at the Horseshoe Casino garage Sunday afternoon. Detective Chakia Fennoy, a police department...
1 Article on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Lloyd Omdahl: First, land; next, buffalo; now oil (6/22/2019)
(North Dakota) -- Does the white man have no shame? Our consciences ought to be enraged by the effort the state is making in relation to oil that belongs to the Three...
1 Article on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

article David Nail coming to Cherokee Casino and Hotel West Siloam Springs (6/20/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- David Nail is a frontman for David Nail and the Well Ravens, and also known for writing songs that have been chart-toppers. Nail rounds off his last 10...
1 Article on this Issue

Columbus/Indigenous Day

article City of South Lake Tahoe changing Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day (6/20/2019)
(Nevada) -- South Lake Tahoe will join a growing number of cities in dropping Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous People’s Day. City Council on Tuesday approved a...
1 Article on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Kool & The Gang coming to Mohegan Sun Pocono (6/20/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- R&B group Kool & The Gang, accompanied by Morris Day & The Time, perform 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Racetrack at Mohegan Sun Pocono.
article Amelco USA President: Long-term sportsbook benefits more important than big-name brands (6/12/2019)
(USA) -- In an industry where instant gratification is paramount, a gambling company’s speed can be its greatest asset. Not speed to market, as Amelco has demonstrated...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pechanga Casino

article Smokey Robinson Coming To Temecula (6/19/2019)
(California) -- Smokey Robinson will be live in the Pechanga Summit on Friday, July 5 at 8 p.m. Now on sale, tickets start at $39 and can be purchased at the Pechanga...
1 Article on this Issue

Washington, D.C. Gaming

article Politics Meet Sports Betting as Washington, DC Lawmakers Push $215M Deal Forward (6/12/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and the city council are moving forward with a $215 million deal to get sports gambling up and running in the...
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Man jumped from casino hotel room, police say (6/11/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- A man found dead near an Atlantic City casino appears to have jumped from his hotel room, Atlantic City police said Tuesday night. The man’s...
1 Article on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article New Mexico girl reaches out to family given Styrofoam cake by mistake (6/6/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A popular New Mexico cake maker is reaching out to a Texas family who was given a cake made out of Styrofoam.
1 Article on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article Wife of Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox hit him multiple times at hotel (6/1/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Katherine Maddox, the wife of Wynn Resorts CEO Matt Maddox, must undergo domestic violence counseling for striking him at Red Rock Resort on April 27....
1 Article on this Issue

Mashpee Wampanoag

article Carney buys Taunton Galleria mall for $7.5 million at foreclosure auction (5/30/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Following a foreclosure auction Friday morning in the parking lot, the Silver City Galleria mall has a new owner. Brockton resident and investor Chris...
1 Article on this Issue

Alabama Gaming

article Proponents, critics weigh impact of sports betting (5/29/2019)
(Alabama) -- The opportunity to bet on fantasy sports online could soon become available to Alabamians, if Gov. Kay Ivey signs a bill that passed the Alabama Legislature...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Weather cited as Nevada casino gaming win drops (5/29/2019)
(Nevada) -- Total gaming win ticked down 1.8 percent in April to $936.5 million, a decrease of $17.3 million compared to April last year. Gaming Control Board Analyst...
1 Article on this Issue

Loot Boxes

article ESA: loot box proposal 'flawed and riddled with inaccuracies,' bill gains bipartisan support (5/28/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Loot boxes have been a hot topic in gaming for the last few years, and the conversation has gone beyond the gaming industry to reach lawmakers in various...
1 Article on this Issue

Pala Tribe

article Man Found Inside Burned Trailer Near Pala (5/28/2019)
(California) -- Firefighters discovered the body of a man inside a trailer that burned near Pala Casino and Resort early Tuesday. The blaze erupted for unknown reasons...
1 Article on this Issue

Poarch Creek

article Mama June's Sister 'Doe Doe' Prays She 'Comes Back Home' Amid Drug and Health Issues (5/27/2019)
(Alabama) -- Amid Mama June Shannon's struggles, family members remain hopeful that she'll return home. It was recently revealed on an episode of Mama June: From...
1 Article on this Issue

LGBTQ

article 'I own it': Transgender drag queen Quanah Style on living her dream (5/26/2019)
(Canada) -- Quanah Style is a Cree drag queen from Vancouver who was featured in the second season of CBC's Canada's a Drag. She's a triple threat —...
1 Article on this Issue

Tennessee Gaming

article James Holzhauer discusses Tennessee online sports betting legalization (5/26/2019)
(Tennessee) -- James Holzhauer recorded his 27th win on Jeopardy! May 24, bringing his total winnings to $2,065,535. Holzhauer is a professional gambler in Las Vegas,...
1 Article on this Issue

Video Gaming

article Are Video Games the Best New Social Network? (5/25/2019)
(USA) -- Why do people play video games? The answers are as numerous as the players themselves — to escape, to relax, to kill time, to focus, to feel powerful. But...
1 Article on this Issue

Cannabis & Casinos

article Falls cannabis store to open June 15 (5/24/2019)
(Ontario) -- The grand opening for a Choom cannabis store in Niagara Falls is scheduled for June 15.
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Chumash Tribe

article Country star Brett Young, legend Frankie Valli to perform at Chumash Casino Resort (5/24/2019)
(California) -- The Chumash Casino Resort has announced that concerts by country star Brett Young and the legendary Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons have been added to...
1 Article on this Issue

Beloit Casino

article Study says Beloit is the worst place to live in Wisconsin, leaders there say that's not true (5/18/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- The city of Beloit has been named as the worst city to live in in the state of Wisconsin, according to a study done by USA Today. The study referenced...
1 Article on this Issue

Marijuana & Hemp

article Guy Farmer: Cannabis Board vs. Gaming Control Board: No comparison (5/18/2019)
(Nevada) -- As a former spokesman for Nevada’s effective and respected gaming control agencies, I cringe every time Gov. Steve Sisolak compares his proposed...
1 Article on this Issue

eSports

article Video games are changing the face of college sports. Could your kid win a scholarship? (5/12/2019)
(New Jersey) -- After an hour of play, the home team was deflated and reeling, wondering how they could perform so horribly under the bright lights at the Rutgers...
1 Article on this Issue

New Hampshire Gaming

article Raising the stakes: Gaming experience improved, charities gain (5/12/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- Longtime customers at Seabrook Greyhound Park say they like the changes being made there. “It’s a lot cleaner. It’s well groomed … The food is very...
1 Article on this Issue

Internet Sweepstake Cafes

article Convicted Internet cafes owner insists there was no gambling (5/11/2019)
(Michigan) -- A woman convicted of operating illegal casinos at Internet cafés she owned says the state got it wrong – that she was offering no-risk sweepstakes to...
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Other News

article Coronado’s “Avenue Of The Heroes” ... CWO Solomon Atkinson, USN (7/18/2019)
(California) -- Solomon “Sol” Atkinson was born to Harris and Elizabeth Atkinson in 1930 in Metlakatla, Alaska, which is situated on Annette Island on the Inside Passage.
article FBI asking for public's help in searching for missing Arizona woman (7/18/2019)
(Arizona) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public's help searching for an Arizona woman who was last seen on the Navajo Nation nearly a month ago...
article FBI looking for woman missing within the boundaries of the Navajo reservation (7/18/2019)
(Arizona) -- Officials with the FBI are asking for the public's help Thursday, as they search for a Native American woman who was last seen in late June within the...
article A barefoot woman scaled the face of Mount Rushmore and almost made it to the top (7/17/2019)
(South Dakota) -- She clung to the sheer rock face barefoot with no safety ropes or climbing gear in sight. To her left, the enormous stone head of George Washington...
article GAMBLING EVERYWHERE: Police seize 31 slot machines from Arkansas gas stations (7/14/2019)
(Arkansas) -- Authorities are investigating after police seized more than two dozen slot machines from a pair of convenience stores in northwest Arkansas. Thirty-one...
article Woodstock 50 gets appeal date in Vernon, but will it be too late? (7/13/2019)
(New York) -- Woodstock 50 has an appeal date next week to try to keep alive plans for a mid-August concert at Vernon Downs racetrack and casino, but time is running...
article First Days In America: Casino Exec. Karen Goforth (7/11/2019)
(Nevada) -- Wanting to explore and see the world in her early twenties, Karen Goforth came to the United States from Melbourne, Australia about 40 years ago. When she...
article Drivers get surprise windfall from broken toll machine (7/10/2019)
(Kansas) -- Some drivers got a surprise windfall when a malfunctioning toll machine spat out coins instead of accepting money near a Kansas casino. The Wichita Eagle...
article Finding your way to Santa Fe (7/6/2019)
(New Mexico) -- For many hundreds of years, Indigenous tribes had made the Sante Fe area their home and then, 400 years ago, the Spanish arrived — the words Santa Fe...
article Seniors frustrated with new gambling rules at city-run community centres (7/6/2019)
(Toronto) -- Some Toronto senior citizens are accusing bureaucrats at city hall of ruining their fun when they play card games and bingo at city-run community centres....
article 4 shows to see at Southern California casinos this week (July 5-11) (7/2/2019)
(California) -- British rock band Jethro Tull and Motown great Smokey Robinson are among the artists performing at casinos this week.
article Two people arrested at Evansville casino after 3 dogs found in vehicles without water (6/30/2019)
(Indiana) -- Two out-of-state residents were arrested Saturday afternoon after reportedly leaving three dogs in an RV and U-Haul van while they were inside Tropicana...
article Legal bills in CMEEC Kentucky Derby indictments $500K; insurance company refuses to pay (6/30/2019)
(Connecticut) -- An insurance company has refused to pay the legal fees of the five former utility cooperative officials indicted on federal corruption charges. The...
article Woodstock 50 applies for permit at Vernon Downs; up to 65,000 expected (reports) (6/26/2019)
(New York) -- The 2019 Woodstock festival is getting closer to securing a new site in Central New York, according to multiple reports. The Poughkeepsie Journal reports...
article 3 things to do at Southern California casinos this week (June 28-July 4) (6/26/2019)
(California) -- The list of things to do at Southern California casinos this week includes all male revue show "Hunks" at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa and a rap...
article BREITBART: Federally Recognized Tribe in Massachusetts Wants Fauxcahontas Far Away from Their Casino Bid (6/25/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- A small federally recognized tribe in Massachusetts apparently wants Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) far away from legislation that will help them open a...
article The Millionaire Progressive at The Venetian Resort Makes Another Lucky Guest a Millionaire (6/25/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- On Friday, The Millionaire Progressive at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas crowned yet another winner. The latest winner, Sean Barry from Ohio, was seated at...
article Step inside the ‘best view’ of Lake Tahoe, casino king’s estate (6/24/2019)
(Nevada) -- Villa Harrah boasts unparalleled views of the water and Sierra Nevada mountains. The legendary 20,000-square-foot estate built by the founder of Harrah...
article Stunning vistas, modern museums, quirky shops make Reno a favorite for tourists (6/22/2019)
(Nevada) -- Reno, Nev., used to be my supply stop. In the late 1990s, I would grab goggles and gallons of water, then high-tail it to the Burning Man festival in the...
article Mom left 9-year-old son at McDonald's to go gambling: reports (6/21/2019)
(Arizona) -- Police have arrested a mother for leaving her 9-year-old son at McDonald's. Where did she go? According to the police - the casino. Stacy Rupp is out of...

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