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Ontario Gaming

article Casino critic got his fact wrongs, senior city staffer in Sudbury says in affidavit (2/15/2020)
(Ontario) -- Ian Wood is alleging Jeff MacIntyre got his facts wrong when it comes to a controversial casino planned for Greater Sudbury. Wood, the city’s...
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Skill-Based Gaming

article Commission to consider arcade permit (2/14/2020)
(California) -- The Planning Commission will debate whether to take the next step by reviewing the Conditional Use Permit for a “fish game” arcade on...
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Mohegan Sun

article Greek State Will Take Control of Hellenikon When Licenses Expire (2/12/2020)
(Greece) -- Construction on the long-delayed 8-billion euro ($8.74 billion) development of the abandoned Hellenikon International Airport on the Greek capital’s coast...
article Chinese New Year celebration at Mohegan Sun Casino (2/2/2020)
(Connecticut) -- Dragons march throughout the Mogean Sun Satruday afternoon to bring in the Chinese New Year.
article Job training program ‘good news’ for young adults with disabilities (1/24/2020)
(Connecticut) -- Lilli Franklin is learning how to be independent. The 22-year-old with a developmental disability keeps her own apartment in Danielson, so that’s...
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Sports Leagues

article The NFL Is Hiring Its First Vice President Of Sports Betting (2/7/2020)
(USA) -- The NFL is on the hunt for its first vice president of sports betting. According to a job description circulating among headhunters, the new role will oversee...
article Genius Sports to support new American football league (1/6/2020)
(USA) -- The XFL, the new American football league that is set to launch in the US next month, has signed an integrity monitoring deal with sports data and technology...
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First Nations Gaming

article Alberta farmer wins jackpot at Gold Horse Casino in Lloydminster (2/6/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- An Alberta farmer won the jackpot at Gold Horse Casino in Lloydminster. Dennis Scheck from Bodo, Alta., won $92,718 on Feb. 1 in SIGA’s first...
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Northern Cheyenne

article Officials Identify Victims Killed When Car Hit School Bus (2/2/2020)
(Montana) -- Officials in southeastern Montana have released the names of the two people who died when the car they were in collided with a school bus on icy roads on...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Presenting the basics of mobile sports betting in Las Vegas (1/27/2020)
(Nevada) -- Sports bettors in Nevada don’t need a physical ticket to cash a ticket. Mobile betting has grown steadily over the past decade, and virtually all...
article Lucky Traveler Wins Almost $12,000 on Penny Slot Machine in McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas (1/27/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- According to KLAS-TV, an affiliate of CBS News, a woman from Roseville, California managed to win almost $12,000 on the penny slot machine at McCarran...
article Bet on Brees, Saints wins Nebraska duo $1.47 million in Vegas football betting contest (1/2/2020)
(Nebraska) -- Eric Jensen and Matt Kucera can’t legally bet on football in their home state. But for now at least, they are the kings of Las Vegas. The pals who...
article Elon Musk wants an underground highway under Las Vegas in 2020 (12/30/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Tech magnate Elon Musk is optimistic about getting an underground commercial transportation tunnel “fully operational” in Las Vegas in 2020. Musk’s...
article The Prettiest Las Vegas Restaurants That Opened in 2019 (12/30/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Local restaurants and bars alike debuted pretty new spaces in Las Vegas over the past year. Gorgeous Mott 32, fun Best Friend, and captivating Mama Rabbit...
article Virgin to build another high-speed rail line from SoCal to Las Vegas (12/30/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Though the United States was once a global leader in the development of high-speed train infrastructure, today the title has scattered to cities in China...
article Top 10 Las Vegas business stories of 2019 (12/28/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- There was hardly a dull moment in Las Vegas’ business community in 2019. From mega-deals involving some of the valley’s most well-known...
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Yakama Nation

article She won $1,700 at a casino. Then robbers forced their way into her Richland apartment (1/27/2020)
(Washington) -- A Richland woman was robbed of more than $1,700 just hours after she returned home from a Toppenish casino with her gambling winnings. Benton County...
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DraftKings

article No Fairy Tale Ending in DraftKings ‘Bachelor’ Collusion Flap, Roper Tolbert Stripped of $1 Million Prize (1/25/2020)
(USA) -- After nearly three weeks of social media criticism and debate, daily fantasy sports (DFS) giant DraftKings appears to be voiding a $1 million prize won by Jade...
article A ‘Bachelor’ contestant won $1 million playing daily fantasy. People say she cheated. (1/6/2020)
(USA) -- A woman named Jade Roper Tolbert took home the $1 million top prize in this past weekend’s DraftKings Millionaire Maker daily fantasy contest, in which...
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Sports Betting

article US Sports Betting Reached New Heights in 2019 (1/25/2020)
(USA) -- Sports betting in US wasn’t legal until two years back. Nevada was the only state to enjoy the betting scene. But when the PASPA was struck down in 2018,...
article Victor Salerno to Join Industry Greats in Sports Betting Hall of Fame (1/23/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The career achievements of USBookmaking’s President Victor Salerno are to be celebrated when he is inducted into the Sports Betting Hall of Fame...
article BLOG: Sports Betting Year in Review: The Biggest Bets and Biggest Characters of 2019 (1/3/2020)
(USA) -- The first full year of sports betting in the post-Supreme Court reversal was a dandy, full of big bets and bigger characters. Here’s your recap of the year that...
article BLOG: The Week In Sports Betting: Bill Would Alter IGRA, MD Moving? (1/3/2020)
(USA) -- Here’s the weekend Sports Handle item, “Get a Grip,” recapping the week’s top stories and rounding up key stories in sports betting, gaming, and the world of...
article Bettor turns $5 into $100K payout with 15-team NFL parlay (12/26/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Sports betting definitely isn't an exact science and there's a good amount of luck involved. The latter was never more true than during Week 16 of the NFL...
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Hard Rock

article DJ Khaled’s Hard Rock residency will bring him to Tampa (1/24/2020)
(Florida) -- Say this for Tampa’s ever-expanding Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino: They just scored another one. Chart-topping hip-hop impresario DJ Khaled will...
article Hard Rock Tulsa’s ‘The Joint’ getting a re-brand (1/13/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- The Joint at the Hard Rock is getting a makeover this Spring.Hard Rock's Brian Jennings tells KRMG, come April, you'll start seeing a new look come...
article Unique guitar-shaped hotel opens at Florida Seminole casino (12/28/2019)
(Florida) -- It looks like a rock ‘n’ roll guitar that Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page would have played. But this one is 450 feet tall and is a light-beam...
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Fantasy Sports

article Baseball fan starts class-action case over Astros, Red Sox sign stealing (1/23/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- A Massachusetts man filed a class-action lawsuit against Major League Baseball, the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox over the teams’ stealing of...
article Man who loses fantasy football league spends day in CNY diner: 12 pancakes, 1 ½ bottles of syrup, 10 coffees (12/29/2019)
(New York) -- Bits of pancake, part of Ryan Perkins’ 10th, 11th and 12th of the day, hung on his fork. He stared at them as his belt cinched around his khakis....
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Lumbee Tribe

article Lumbee Tribe member celebrates 106th birthday (1/19/2020)
(North Carolina) -- A member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina celebrated her 106th birthday Sunday. Dorothy Clark was surrounded by five generations of family and...
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Tulalip Tribe

article After century-long odyssey, Argosy washes ashore in Tulalip (1/18/2020)
(Washington) -- She had survived nearly 100 years on the water. After a sometimes rocky odyssey, the Argosy may have reached her final resting place. Earlier this week,...
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Leonard Peltier

article Marxist presidential candidate speaking at Leonard Peltier documentary screening Friday (1/16/2020)
(South Dakota) -- The presidential candidate for a Marxist party will speak Friday after a screening of a documentary about Leonard Peltier in Rapid City. "Incident...
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Nevada Gaming

article Former Nevada regulator head Becky Harris joins GMA (1/12/2020)
(Nevada) -- Former chairwoman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, Becky Harris (pictured in file photo), is joining gaming consultancy Global Market Advisors, LLC (GMA)...
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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Peoria Tribe

article Missouri’s Kansas City Barbeque Society is in turmoil (1/10/2020)
(Missouri) -- A board member under fire for allegedly swindling an Indian tribe in Oklahoma. The organization’s $3 million Kansas City headquarters, bought and...
article Beloved Kansas City Barbeque Society In Turmoil, Financial Distress, Losing Members (1/6/2020)
(Missouri) -- A board member under fire for allegedly swindling an Indian tribe in Oklahoma. The organization’s $3 million Kansas City headquarters, bought and...
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Fond du Lac Band

article Fond du Lac Band Members give feedback on design plans for Mission Creek (1/8/2020)
(Minnesota) -- Redesigning an historic, Native American burial ground is a challenge. It's one a landscape architect firm is taking on, on the Fond du Lac...
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Omaha Tribe

article Authorities investigating body found on Omaha Tribe Reservation (1/8/2020)
(Nebraska) -- A death investigation is underway into a body found on the Omaha Tribe Reservation in northeast Nebraska. Earlier this week the body of a 29-year-old woman...
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Online Poker

article BLOG: Partypoker Could Launch in Nevada, Share Liquidity with New Jersey Soon (1/8/2020)
(Nevada) -- An interesting development has emerged involving one of the the world’s top online poker operators, partypoker, indicating that the site is on the verge of...
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Saginaw Chippewa

article Major renovation begins for Soaring Eagle hotel (1/7/2020)
(Michigan) -- Just a day after selling hotel fixtures to members and employees, the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe on Tuesday announced major renovations to its Soaring...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Reno man wins "life-changing" jackpot at Atlantis Casino (1/6/2020)
(Nevada) -- Reno resident Lawrence Fuller won over $888,000 on penny slots at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa on Sunday. The Atlantis said Fuller won an $888,585 jackpot...
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Ohio Gaming

article Sports Betting Bills Pushed by Ohio Lawmakers Similar But Still Feature Fundamental Differences (1/6/2020)
(Ohio) -- As Ohio State Legislature gets ready to reconvene in Columbus later this month, lawmakers are still considering two ways to legalize sports betting in the...
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Pechanga Casino

article Luxury casino breaks to start the New Year off in style, handpicked by the experts (1/6/2020)
(Worldwide) -- Offering glamorous spaces to indulge in a game of thrills and chance, luxurious casinos are perhaps one of the most opulent elements of luxury travel that...
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Poarch Creek

article The top 10 business stories of 2019: Mack Trucks strike, Wind Creek Bethlehem and PPL speculation (12/31/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- It was a year with some noteworthy labor unrest, a time of PPL holding its cards close to the vest. A year where Buckeye stopped publicly trading, a...
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Snoqualmie Tribe

article Take a step back in time this New Year's Eve at Snoqualmie Casino's speakeasy (12/27/2019)
(Washington) -- Fresh off of World War I, America was poised for prosperity. The period of time following the war became known as the Roaring Twenties, referring to an...
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Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk

article Modesto woman guilty of murder in retrial of 2015 Tuolumne County DUI case (12/23/2019)
(California) -- In a retrial after her first conviction was overturned in appellate court, a Modesto woman again has been found guilty of murder and driving under the...
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Fort Mojave

article Fort Mojave Indian Tribe and Avi Resort & Casino hold second annual holiday food giveaway on December 23 (12/21/2019)
(Arizona) -- For the second year running, the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe and Avi Resort and Casino will hold a holiday food giveaway for families in need on Dec. 23. The...
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MGM Springfield

article Marian Sullivan out as Springfield mayor’s communications director; Sarno reorganizes staff (12/20/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced Friday that he has accepted the resignation of communications director Marian Sullivan, who was arrested in November...
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Oneida Nation

article Winona ‘Winnie' Hennigar (12/15/2019)
(Iowa) -- Winona “Winnie” C. Hennigar, 92, of Northwood, passed away Friday, December 13, 2019 at the Good Shepherd Health Center in Mason City, surrounded...
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Warm Springs Tribe

article ‘Dog Lady’ of Warm Springs a crucial link for a community (12/15/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Dog Lady was called to the tribal landfill one night in the middle of a snowstorm. Six cattle dog puppies, maybe 8 weeks old, had been dumped there in a...
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Other News

article Atikamekw families demand Quebec heed calls to action, to find out what happened to missing children (2/15/2020)
(Quebec) -- Pierre-Paul Niquay never met his two older brothers, Paul Émile and Joseph Jean Antonio, who were born in 1957 and 1958. They were brought to hospital for...
article Judge bans Niagara Falls hotel worker from hotels (2/14/2020)
(Ontario) -- A Niagara Falls man who repeatedly went to the casino after being ordered to stay out of the gaming hall narrowly escaped being evicted from his hometown...
article Man gets prison for fatal drugs sold to billionaire's son (2/13/2020)
(Ohio) -- An Ohio man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for selling cocaine laced with heroin and fentanyl to a Greek billionaire's son who was found dead in a...
article Betsson ends difficult 2019 with weak Q4 (2/13/2020)
(Norway) -- Betsson has reported year-on-year declines in full-year revenue and profit for 2019, after a year in which the company struggled with regulatory developments...
article ‘Parasite’ Upsets Oscars Best Picture Favorite ‘1917,’ But Bettors Win Elsewhere (2/10/2020)
(Hollywood) -- Oddsmakers in the two states where legal betting on Hollywood’s biggest night were permitted – New Jersey and Indiana – initially had...
article How NBA trade deadline is affecting the betting market (2/9/2020)
(USA) -- The NBA trade deadline passed last Thursday, and there were small ripples in the marketplace, but no seismic shifts at the top of the betting board. The trade...
article Atari plans to open video game-themed resorts in 8 US cities (2/7/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Atari, the arcade game company that ushered in the gaming revolution in the 1980s, is opening eight video game-themed hotels across the United States,...
article Volunteers needed for April’s NFL Draft in Las Vegas (2/3/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Up to 2,500 volunteers are needed to give a hand during the upcoming 2020 NFL Draft. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority on Monday started the...
article Why Both Super Bowl Team Names Should Be Replaced (2/2/2020)
(USA) -- With Super Bowl Sunday fast approaching, the rumbles have been growing on Native Twitter. Think pieces are being written on liberal and conservative outlets....
article Wise: Chiefs' chant is cultural appropriation, racist and just wrong (2/2/2020)
(USA) -- The white arrowhead came in 1972, replacing some of the team's Native American caricatures. Then came the drum. And the faux war chant. And the headdresses...
article How the Kansas City Chiefs got their name, and why it's so controversial (2/2/2020)
(Missouri) -- On an average NFL Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, one is bound to see some tomahawk chops. Maybe some Native American headdresses. The stadium...
article NFL-Native American advocates say change to Chiefs name, traditions overdue (2/2/2020)
(Missouri) -- MIAMI, Feb 2 (Reuters) - When the Kansas City Chiefs take the field at Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday, thousands of fans will see the culmination of five...
article Leila Montiel (2/2/2020)
(Arizona) -- Leila Megan "Molly" made her transition from this life at home in Tucson on January 22, 2020, at the age of 75. She joins her cherished husband,...
article Cherokee Casinos add 2nd stop for Jo Dee Messina (2/2/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Country musician Jo Dee Messina will take the stage at 8 p.m. on Feb. 8 at Lee Creek Tavern inside Cherokee Casino & Hotel Roland for a free concert....
article Shared-use paths picked for funding help in seven South Dakota communities (2/1/2020)
(South Dakota) -- A state panel has chosen seven South Dakota communities to receive transportation alternatives funding this year. They’ll be added to the state...
article Despite Pushback, WI Schools Will Still Allow Native American Mascots (1/28/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- In a decision that angered activists, the Wisconsin Association of School Boards recently declined to endorse a proposal that called on high schools to...
article Games that offer cash rewards are flooding the region. Is it illegal gambling? (1/27/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- It was game day at the District’s city hall, where lawmakers and their staff fiddled with joysticks and mashed buttons to capture dragons flying...
article Seven show artists sit out of Michael Jackson ONE show after returning from China (1/25/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Seven performers are sitting out of the Michael Jackson ONE show to ensure they were not showing symptoms of the coronavirus. Cirque Du Soleil sent News 3...
article Wall Street analysts say these stocks have strong growth stories, including Peloton & Pinterest (1/25/2020)
(USA) -- This week, DA Davidson initiated coverage of SciPlay with an overweight rating. The company develops and publishes free digital games on mobile and web...
article Neighbors cut into Delaware’s take from sports betting (1/20/2020)
(Delaware) -- Regional sports-betting competition from New Jersey and Pennsylvania cut into Delaware’s 2019 sales (the handle) and revenue (the hold) as the state...

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