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Foxwoods

article Gronk’s casino bar tab could be of interest to the NFL (6/20/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Gronk being Gronk is always good for a laugh or two, but if Gronk being Gronk at a casino nightclub with $100,000 in booze bought and paid for by the...
article I Lost My Shirt at the Casino ... Turns Up with Flo Rida (6/19/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Rob Gronkowski proved he's shaved from head to toe -- ripping off his shirt and partying with Flo Rida at Shrine at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in...
article Police: Man wanted on 16 charges in NH found at Foxwoods casino (5/17/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Dunbarton police found a man wanted on 16 separate charges at the Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut. Walter Apt, 52, formerly of Dunbarton, has been...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article DraftKings, FanDuel merger violates antitrust laws, FTC says (6/19/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- The planned merger of daily fantasy sports leaders DraftKings and FanDuel is on hold, after the Federal Trade Commission announced Monday it would...
article Yahoo is no more, but what's that mean for my Yahoo Fantasy Sports? (6/13/2017)
(USA) -- So Yahoo, the company, has bitten the dust. Verizon now officially owns the one-time Web portal, paying $4.48 billion, and is merging Yahoo with AOL to create a...
article Guy in dress sucks at fantasy hockey (5/20/2017)
(Ontario) -- Casino security guard Brian Ducharme had to stand out on the corner of Second Line West and Great Northern Road wearing a dress on Saturday after he came in...
article N.H. Lawmakers Hear Testimony on Bill to Regulate, Tax Fantasy Sports (5/10/2017)
(New Hampshire) -- Tuesday lawmakers heard testimony on a bill that would regulate and tax fantasy sports in New Hampshire. The bill would require fantasy sports...
article Women in Fantasy Sports: Stephania Bell (5/9/2017)
(USA) -- Stephania Bell, PT, OCS, CSCS, is a woman of many talents. But before 2007, being a fantasy sports commentator and injury analyst wasn’t one of them. In...
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...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Demand for Las Vegas penthouses may be headed up again (6/19/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- In 2009, the penthouse unit at Turnberry Place 3801 was on the market for $16 million. One of the largest penthouse units in Las Vegas, the two-floor...
article What's it like to spend 48 hours in a Las Vegas casino? (5/23/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- A bloated bluebottle is floating in my Blue Sky Daiquiri, his sticky wings twitching in silent resignation. I am that fly. This is my second night at the...
article Resorts official says industry improved vigilance in keeping children off casino floors (5/20/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Through the eyes of convicted murderer Jeremy Strohmeyer, it was all the casino industry’s fault that 7-year-old Sherrice Iverson was strangled in a...
article Resort fees raised at 2 more Las Vegas hotels (5/11/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Two more Strip casinos have raised their resort fees. Monte Carlo’s new rate is $35 per night, a $5 increase. Vdara is raising its rate to $39, a $4...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article New Farmington American Indian Ambassador selected (6/19/2017)
(New Mexico) -- This year's Farmington American Indian ambassador is the first male to win the title since the contest revised its eligibility for applicants....
1 Article on this Issue

eSports

article Las Vegas is one of the best cities in the country for gamers (6/14/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Casino gaming in Las Vegas is insanely popular - no question about it. But did you know that Las Vegas is also one of the top ten cities for a different...
article Women in eSports: 'Ignore the stereotypes and do what you want' (6/7/2017)
(UK) -- The day begins with a breakfast rich in protein and carbohydrates, followed by a workout designed to sharpen the reflexes and mental stamina. Next is an intense...
article EA to make stronger push into competitive gaming (5/9/2017)
(Florida) -- Electronic Arts will push stronger into competitive gaming, building on what it considers a successful year, during which it hosted thousands of...
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...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Fighting Sioux

article Fighting Sioux memorabilia up for auction (6/14/2017)
(North Dakota) -- The crowds chant "Sioux Forever," but just how much would you pay to have your own piece of hockey history? Managers at The Ralph Englestad...
1 Article on this Issue

Missing Women Crisis

article Tanya Kappo resigns from MMIWG national inquiry staff (6/14/2017)
(Thunder Bay) -- The national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls has lost a high-profile staff member. Tanya Kappo, one of the early organizers...
article Saskatoon MLA apologizes for gaffe in tribute to murdered Indigenous woman who inspired statue (5/10/2017)
(Saskatoon) -- A Saskatoon MLA apologized on Wednesday to the families of two homicide victims after misidentifying the woman who inspired a statue to honour murdered...
article Saskatoon MLA bungles tribute to murdered Indigenous woman who inspired statue (5/10/2017)
(Saskatoon) -- A Saskatoon MLA says he will correct the record in the Legislature after incorrectly identifying the woman who inspired a statue to honour murdered and...
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...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Sixties Scoop

article Sixties Scoop survivors pressure Alberta to move forward with apology (6/14/2017)
(Alberta) -- A smudge, prayer and singing of an honour song on the steps of the Alberta Legislative Building on Wednesday morning were held by members of the newly...
1 Article on this Issue

Jack Abramoff

article BLOG: Ralph Reed still betting on white evangelical suckers (6/13/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Adele Stan reports from President Donald Trump’s appearance at Ralph Reed’s traveling circus: “Trump Brings Out the Bible for...
1 Article on this Issue

Hacked & Cyber-Attack

article Cowboys Casino hackers dump hundreds of documents with customer payouts, personal information (6/12/2017)
(Calgary) -- Personal information along with the gambling habits and payouts of hundreds of patrons of Calgary's Cowboys Casino have been dumped online by hackers, a...
1 Article on this Issue

Pechanga Casino

article Original paddlers reunite for 10th Paddle for a Cause (6/9/2017)
(New Jersey) -- One July morning in 2008, former Ventnor resident Mike May convinced six of his surfing buddies to join him in paddling 22.5 miles around Absecon Island...
1 Article on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Pennsylvania casino apologizing over 'handicap' concert area (6/6/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- A Pennsylvania casino is apologizing after people with disabilities complained that seating arrangements for weekly tribute band concerts are...
1 Article on this Issue

Whiteclay

article Camp Whiteclay Justice aims to foster communication (6/6/2017)
(South Dakota) -- More than a dozen people have set up camp just across the South Dakota border from Whiteclay, hoping to have a voice in discussions about the questions...
1 Article on this Issue

Pine Ridge

article Multiple fatalities reported in Pine Ridge Reservation crash (5/28/2017)
(South Dakota) -- Authorities say there have been multiple fatalities in a crash on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in southwestern South Dakota.
1 Article on this Issue

Seneca Niagara Casino

article Bell Biv DeVoe at Seneca Niagara Casino (5/28/2017)
(New York) -- R&B trio Bell Biv DeVoe have jumped back into the limelight after time away, and they were joined at Seneca Niagara Events Center by En Vogue, who...
1 Article on this Issue

Internet Sweepstake Cafes

article Four Years After Florida Government Shutdown, Internet Cafes Make a Comeback (5/24/2017)
(Florida) -- Four years after they were shut down by the government and a scandal led to the arrest of dozens of people and the resignation of a lieutenant governor,...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Cost analysis released for gaming commission counsel (5/23/2017)
(Nevada) -- For the gaming agency, the estimated cost of hiring independent counsel totals $1.5 million over two years. Cost estimates are $780,000 in the first year of...
1 Article on this Issue

Donald Trump

article Trump Impeachment Is More Likely Than Ever, According to Gambling Sites (5/17/2017)
(UK) -- The odds that President Trump will leave office before his first term is officially over are higher than ever, according to overseas bookies. Ladbrokes, one of...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports in Las Vegas

article Mark Cuban on Raiders' relocation to Vegas: 'Tends to backfire' (5/17/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban expressed doubt in the Oakland Raiders’ plans to relocate to Las Vegas despite the NFL’s approval. On ESPN...
1 Article on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Donald Trump Has a Shady Casino History in Jlin’s Hometown of Gary, Indiana (5/11/2017)
(Indiana) -- When talking about the overwhelming support for Donald Trump in her home state of Indiana, the experimental electronic musician Jlin draws a parallel to the...
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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Trump & Tribes

article FACTCHECK: Trump Not Deporting Native Americans (5/11/2017)
(USA) -- Q: Did President Donald Trump tweet that he will deport American Indians to India? A: No. This claim comes from a satirical website.
1 Article on this Issue

Residential Schools

article Survey finds common ground, but still 'so much to do' on path to reconciliation (5/10/2017)
(Ottawa) -- A new survey suggests many Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians share the same attitudes on the path forward to reconciliation. Nearly two years after the...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article First Hard Rock Convenience Store Coming (5/3/2017)
(Ohio) -- In what will become a prototype for other locations, Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park will open Rockstop Gas & Wash, a new Hard Rock-branded gas station...
article Suspect arrested after two pedestrians struck and injured in Hard Rock Casino garage (4/30/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Two people were injured this evening after they were struck by a vehicle in a casino parking garage east of the Las Vegas Strip. The incident occurred...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Family upset over treatment of cemetery on casino property (5/2/2017)
(New York) -- What are the odds of a cemetery being in the parking lot of a major casino resort? The Weaver Family Cemetery and its six graves is located within the 85...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Spectrum Gaming Group reveals sports betting strategies (5/2/2017)
(New Jersey) -- As the prospect of increased legal sports wagering in the United States becomes more imminent, leadership and experience are needed to guide the debate...
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Water Park Deal With Atlantic Club Falls Through (5/1/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- In what seems like a week-by-week roller coaster of progress and setbacks, TJM Properties announced last week buyers who planned to turn Atlantic Club...
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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Marijuana & Hemp

article DeLeo wants marijuana panel akin to gambling board (5/1/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo floated the idea Monday of creating a state regulatory body to oversee retail marijuana that would be a combination of a...
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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Tribal police to hold final fundraiser for youth camp (6/21/2017)
(Michigan) -- Welcoming the first day of summer in with style, the Sault Ste. Marie Tribal Police Department will be holding an all day picnic at the Niigaanagiizhik...
article The Places We Called Home: Tribal elder sisters are close, but far apart (6/19/2017)
(Montana) -- Though sisters Marilyn Aubertin and Pat McKinney live in driving distance here approximately 280 miles away from the Colville Reservation, the tribal elders...
article 'You had no choice': Indigenous Manitobans shed light on exploitative farm labour program that ran for decades (6/19/2017)
(Manitoba) -- Survivors of a little-known work scheme that saw Indigenous Manitobans forced onto farms and into hard labour are now speaking out about yet another...
article BLOG: Casinos Looking for More Profitable Games At The Expense of Players (6/19/2017)
(USA) -- As a casino game player you will always be looking for a venue or site that is going to give you as much bang for your buck as is possible, and rightly so, for...
article Lottery ticket tears friends apart (6/17/2017)
(Florida) -- A Lakeland, Florida man is suing a friend who he says cheated him out of money from a $1 million lottery ticket. John Rhoades filed a lawsuit against Tyler...
article Oklahoma union embezzler with gambling problem gets probation (6/17/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- An admitted embezzler had attempted suicide in hopes her life insurance policy would pay back what she stole, a judge revealed during a sentencing Friday...
article Treaty 7 chiefs to lead this year's Calgary Stampede parade (6/14/2017)
(Calgary) -- As Canada celebrates 150 years and reconciliation gains steam in the wake of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the Calgary Stampede has announced the...
article Man who died after police encounter in Omaha is laid to rest in Oklahoma (6/14/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The body of a man who died after an encounter with Omaha police last week was lowered into his grave Wednesday as his mother sobbed and his relatives sang...
article Daniel Franco in Coma After Surgery to Stop Brain Bleeds After KO from Jose Haro (6/12/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Daniel Franco is in a coma after the boxer suffered a knockout loss to Jose Haro Saturday night, per Dan Rafael of ESPN.com. The featherweight "was rushed...
article Why the US government once sued a Nevada casino over a 14-pound solid gold rooster (6/12/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- On a blazing hot afternoon in July 1960, three armed US marshals raided a casino lobby in Sparks, Nevada, and proceeded to seize a golden statue of a...
article St. Tammany Parish claims she was bitten by bats at casino (6/12/2017)
(Louisiana) -- A St. Tammany Parish woman claims that she was bitten by bats. Denise M. Guy filed a suit May 31 against Pinnacle Entertainment Inc., doing business as...
article Reporters' Notebook: Talk with late Indian chief was memorable (6/12/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Chief William Lazore, 81, died in his home on the Onondaga reservation in upstate New York on June 2, according to an obituary in the Syracuse Post...
article Trump spending plan targets anti-terrorism funding for cities like Las Vegas (6/6/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Cities are pushing back on the possibility of losing millions of dollars in U.S. anti-terrorism grants under President Donald Trump's spending plan — the...
article 360-DEGREES: View Crazy Horse Memorial from the top of the Volksmarch (6/5/2017)
(South Dakota) -- Take in three stunning 360-degree views from the outstretched arm on Crazy Horse Memorial this past weekend during the annual Volksmarch. Scroll down...
article Sportsbet's Ben Johnson ad banned for making light of drug use (6/5/2017)
(UK) -- A Sportsbet ad featuring Olympic drug cheat Ben Johnson has been banned by the Advertising Standards Board because it makes light of the use of performance...
article New Mexico casino cancels Kathy Griffin performance (5/31/2017)
(New Mexico) -- A casino in New Mexico has scrapped a scheduled performance by comedian Kathy Griffin after she posted online a bloody image that resembled President...
article Vegas casinos hope to cash in with Instagram-worthy yoga experiences (5/30/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Surrounded by imposing Las Vegas hotel-casinos in the foreground and desert mountains in the background, the group breathed deeply and loudly as an...
article TwinSpires moving its headquarters to Kentucky (5/30/2017)
(Kentucky) -- Churchill Downs announced on Tuesday that the TwinSpires headquarters will relocate to Louisville from Mountain View, CA, bringing with it more than 70...
article 'Anything for Matty': RCMP make man with intellectual disabilities honorary cadet (5/29/2017)
(Saskatchewan) -- Matthew Brandon, 25, may have the cognitive skills of a three-year old and is unable to speak, but his adoration for the RCMP is clear. Their devotion...
article Muckleshoot Shooting Inquest: Boyfriend Gives Emotional Testimony Recounting Day of Renee Davis' Death (5/24/2017)
(Washington) -- On the second day of the inquest into the police shooting of 23-year-old Renee Davis, a pregnant Muckleshoot woman, the father of Davis' unborn child...

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