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White Mountain Apache

article White Mountain Apache Tribe (3/28/2020)
(Arizona) -- In a post on social media on March 27, 2020, Chairwoman Gwendena Lee-Gatewood of the White Mountain Apache Tribe announced the first death of one of its...
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William Hill

article William Hill US Furloughs More Than 500 Staff Amid Coronavirus Cancellations (3/24/2020)
(USA) -- William Hill furloughed more than half its US staff this week as the sportsbook operator seeks to weather the coronavirus pandemic, sources tell LSR. The cuts...
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South Dakota Gaming

article Anonymous customer leaves $1,000 tip at Sioux Falls bar slowed by coronavirus outbreak (3/21/2020)
(South Dakota) -- The customer signed his receipt after finishing his regular order of chislic and tater tots at Gateway Casino and Lounge on Friday. Before leaving, he...
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Hard Rock

article Little River Band brings “Reminiscing” to Hard Rock Tulsa (3/14/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Dubbed “the best singing band in the world” by Eagles founding member Glenn Frey, the Little River Band is making a stop on June 3 at Hard Rock...
article Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa parking garage temporarily closed (2/24/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- The parking garage at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is temporarily closed after a forklift hit a concrete column Sunday. Brandon Scott with Cherokee...
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...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Two PA Casinos Closed, Two More To Be Shuttered Monday Due To Coronavirus Threat (3/14/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- The threat of the COVID-19 coronavirus has rippled further through Pennsylvania’s casino industry, prompting three more shutdowns following one...
article Sports betting app, created in Philadelphia, adds social media to gambling (3/1/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- It's a social network for sports betters. That's the premise of a new app that KYW Newsradio's Andrew Kramer tells us originated right here...
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Sports Leagues

article When Will MLB and NHL Return to Action? (3/14/2020)
(USA) -- The sports world has come to a complete stop in the wake of nearly every major league and organization suspending action due to the spread of the coronavirus....
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...
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COVID-19

article Report: MLB to Suspend Operations Amid Outbreak (3/12/2020)
(USA) -- Major League Baseball will suspend all operations and likely delay the start of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to ESPN's Jeff...
article Daniel Negreanu Calls For Poker Rooms To Suspend Operations Amid Virus Outbreak (3/12/2020)
(Worldwide) -- Six-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner Daniel Negreanu is not taking the coronavirus outbreak lightly. The Canadian poker pro tweeted Wednesday...
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Census

article Indian Country leaders urge Native people to be counted in 2020 Census (3/11/2020)
(USA) -- Native Americans living on reservations and in traditional villages were the most undercounted people in the 2010 U.S. Census. This year, tribal leaders...
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Fond du Lac Band

article Man takes own life at Minnesota casino (3/10/2020)
(Minnesota) -- A portion of the gaming floor at Black Bear Casino in Carlton was shut down Monday, March 9, after a man took his own life in one of the casino’s...
article Man dies of self-inflicted wound at Black Bear Casino (3/9/2020)
(Minnesota) -- A portion of the gaming floor at Black Bear Casino was shut down Monday after a man took his own life in one of the casino’s restaurants. Carlton...
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Redskins

article Supporters mourn loss of Redskins ‘tradition’ as district retires mascot (3/9/2020)
(Michigan) -- Many parents, alumni and longtime members of the Paw Paw community spoke in defense of the school’s longtime mascot Monday before the board voted to...
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Utah Gaming

article Bill to legalize charity raffles in Utah advances after word change (3/7/2020)
(Utah) -- A bill to legalize charity raffles advanced out of a Senate committee after lawmakers changed it from "raffle" to "drawing." Senate Bill...
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Charity Gaming

article Gov. Evers vetoes paddlewheel raffle bill, affecting charity meat raffles (3/6/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- In Wisconsin there is a long-standing tradition of using meat raffles to raise money for charity, but you might not see as many of those events in the...
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Oklahoma Gaming

article Governor's Minority Business Council to host event Thursday at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (3/2/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- The Oklahoma Governor's Minority Business Council (GMBC) on Thursday will host its second Spark Event, a series of meet-and-greet events for minority...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article 4 Men Charged After Separate Incidents At Encore Boston Harbor Over The Weekend (3/2/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- Four men were arraigned in Malden District Court Monday in connection with four separate incidents at the Encore Boston Harbor casino over the weekend...
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Columbus/Indigenous Day

article Removal recommended for Columbus statue in Discovery Park (2/28/2020)
(California) -- The Human Relations Commission of Chula Vista voted unanimously Thursday evening to recommend the removal of the decades-old Christopher Columbus statue...
article Christopher Columbus' role in history focus of debate in Nebraska Legislature (2/19/2020)
(Nebraska) -- The federal holiday named for Christopher Columbus has been recognized since 1934, and the explorer remains an object of pride for many Italian-Americans....
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Regulators investigating Four Queens, Binion’s slots malfunction (2/28/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- State Gaming Control Board agents are investigating the unexplained malfunction of computers and slot machines at downtown’s Four Queens and Binion’s...
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...
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Maryland Gaming

article Maryland lawmaker wants youth educated on risk of gambling (2/28/2020)
(Maryland) -- A Maryland bill that would allow lessons on the risks associated with gambling — including addiction prevention — to be added to the high...
article How a Professional Boxer Balances Bartending 40 Hours a Week, Three-Hour Workouts, and Maintaining a Plant-Based Diet (2/28/2020)
(Maryland) -- Dante Cox spends a lot of time at the Live! Casino & Hotel in Hanover. Not only does he work 40 hours a week as a bartender at the hotel’s...
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First Nations

article North Cowichan to seek suggestions from First Nation in renaming street (2/27/2020)
(British Columbia) -- North Cowichan will reach out to the Penelakut Tribe in efforts to find a new name for a portion of Humbird Street, located close to Echo Heights...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article One of the Cole Brothers is still making music in his Atlantic City apartment (2/23/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- Stephen “Zeppy” Cole feels pretty alive these days for a man who has defied death multiple times with his health problems. Cole, 78,...
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New York Gaming

article New York Man Changes Plea, Admits He Tried to Pay Players to Fix a College Basketball Game (2/22/2020)
(New York) -- Benjamin Bifalco initially entered a not guilty plea when he was arraigned in October on an attempted sports bribery charge. He now faces up to five years...
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Foxwoods

article Where Is He Now: Michael Hoover, R.I. connection to McDonald’s Monopoly scandal (2/20/2020)
(USA) -- You don’t have to look hard in HBO’s new “McMillions” documentary about the rigged scheme behind McDonald’s Monopoly promotional...
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Nevada Gaming

article Texas visitor scores $1.3M poker hand win at Nevada casino (2/20/2020)
(Nevada) -- Sometimes your friends have good advice. The friends of Dorothy Boone of Temple, Texas, advised her to take a family trip to Lake Tahoe. She chose wisely....
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Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Ho-Chunk Nation’s Kiana Beaudin Receives Forward Under 40 Award (2/19/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- Ho-Chunk Nation’s Kiana Beaudin received UW-Madison Alumni Association’s Forward under 40 Award for 2020 at a Madison Founders’ Day...
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Seneca Niagara

article Buffalo woman arrested for abandoning infant son at casino (2/19/2020)
(New York) -- The woman wanted by Niagara Falls police for abandoning her 10-month-old son at the Seneca Niagara Casino hotel last month has been arrested. Falls police...
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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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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Other News

article Odds Joe "Tiger King" Exotic Is Pardoned by Trump Set at +575 (3/31/2020)
(USA) -- The wildly-gripping Netflix docuseries Tiger King has become the most popular show in the United States. The main protagonist from the series, Joe Exotic, has...
article BOOK: William Harrah: A life in gaming (3/12/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- When Eldorado Resorts and VICI announced in January that they’d sold Harrah’s Reno to a non-casino developer, it marked the end of an era in American...
article No decision made on whether to remove Native American painting at SHS (3/6/2020)
(Maine) -- No decision was made last week on whether or not to remove a painting of a Native American individual in the Scarborough High School’s Plummer Gym....
article Native American mural in Scarborough under scrutiny (3/5/2020)
(Maine) -- Two decades after retiring the Redskins as its mascot and adopting the Red Storm name, school officials are asking the high school’s student body if a hand-...
article Tips for Successful Controlled Shooting in Craps (2/29/2020)
(Worldwide) -- When playing craps games, you’re required to toss the dice down the table and towards the wall. You don’t actually have to hit the wall every...
article Former Jackson Rancheria CEO takes on new role at Amador Fair (2/28/2020)
(California) -- The face of Jackson Rancheria is now heading up the Amador County Fair. In the fall of last year, Rich Hoffman retired from his position as CEO of...
article 12 people arrested for involvement in illegal gambling at tax service business (2/24/2020)
(Georgia) -- Bibb County Sheriff’s Investigators arrested 12 people they say took part in illegal gambling at a tax preparation business in Macon. According to the Bibb...
article Native American leaders pressure school district over plans to cover mural (2/21/2020)
(California) -- The struggle continues over the controversial murals at George Washington High School. A group of Native American leaders from across the country...
article Family of Peguis First Nation hit and run victim march for answers (2/21/2020)
(Manitoba) -- Family and friends of Bradley Flett marched through Peguis First Nation in Manitoba Friday in hopes someone will come forward with information about his...
article Valley View Casino & Hotel team member wins $52,511 competing on 'Jeopardy!' (2/20/2020)
(California) -- A Valley View Casino & Hotel team member, John Cuevas, won $52,511 while competing on the iconic gameshow ‘Jeopardy!’ Cuevas works on...
article MLB commissioner says he hasn’t had talks with Braves on tomahawk chop yet (2/17/2020)
(Atlanta) -- MLB commissioner Rob Manfred fielded questions at the Braves facility Sunday afternoon as spring training got underway in Florida. Most of Manfred’s news...
article 'Entourage' Actors Recall Classic Kobe Bryant Gambling Story (2/17/2020)
(California) -- In the aftermath of Kobe Bryant's tragic death, his former teammates, coaches, opponents, fans and celebrities have all come forth with their...
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...

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