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press release Secretary Bernhardt Proposes Historic Expansion of Hunting and Fishing Opportunities (4/8/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Continuing the Trump Administration’s significant efforts to increase recreational access on public lands, U.S. Secretary of the Interior...
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Scientific Games

press release Scientific Games Wins Iowa Lottery's 10-year Statewide New Gaming Systems Technology Contract (4/7/2020)
(Iowa) -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") announces it won the Iowa Lottery's (the "...
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Nez Perce Tribe

press release Tribe operations level higher than needed to ensure prepardness (4/6/2020)
(Idaho) -- Following the Nez Perce Tribe’s (Tribe) declaration of a Public Health Emergency on March 18, it continues to run its Emergency Operations Command (EOC...
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Poarch Creek

press release Poarch Band Of Creek Indians Donates $1 Million To Atmore Hospital (4/6/2020)
(Alabama) -- The Poarch Band of Creek Indians today announced a $1 million donation to the Atmore Community Hospital which serves the city of Atmore and western Escambia...
press release Wind Creek Properties In Alabama To Voluntarily Remain Closed Until March 30th (3/15/2020)
(Alabama) -- Yesterday, Wind Creek announced that it would voluntarily close its Alabama based properties for one day in order to pursue an intensive deep cleaning in...
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Station Casinos

press release Station Casinos donates $1M to COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund (4/6/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Stations Casinos says it has contributed $1 million to Nevada's COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund. The company says the money will be used to purchase...
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California Gaming

press release Bear River Casino Resort Closed Until Further Notice (4/5/2020)
(California) -- The Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria will continue the temporary closure of Bear River Casino Resort beyond the previous April 10th...
press release Harrah’s Northern California extends team member pay through 16 April (3/28/2020)
(California) -- Harrah's Northern California Tribal and property leadership are notifying team members impacted by the temporary suspension in operations that they...
press release Barona, Campo, Jamul, Sycuan, and Viejas Jointly Announce Casino Closures in Response to COVID-19 (3/18/2020)
(California) -- Tribal government leaders of the Barona Band of Mission Indians, Campo Kumeyaay Nation, Jamul Indian Village, Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation and...
press release Bear River Casino to Suspend Operations Tomorrow a ‘Minimum of One Week’ (3/16/2020)
(California) -- The Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria is continually monitoring updates on COVID- 19 from The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), The World...
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COVID-19

press release U.S. Sen. Udall Statement On IHS Distributing $600 Million From CARES Act For Tribal Coronavirus Response (4/5/2020)
(New Mexico) -- U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, released the following statement Friday after the Indian Health Service (...
press release HOEVEN: US Senate Passes Historic Levels of Funding For Indian Country In Phase III Coronavirus Response (3/26/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, today released the following statement after the United States...
press release Coushatta Tribe and Vivera Pharmaceuticals Join Forces in Fight Against COVID-19 (3/24/2020)
(California) -- Vivera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a California based pharmaceutical company, and the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana today announce a new relationship in the...
press release Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation Responds to COVID-19 Crisis (3/24/2020)
(California) -- The Tolowa Dee-ni Nation is working creatively to ensure Tribal citizens continue to have access to government services during the global COVID-19 crisis.
press release Sen. Martha McSally (R-Arizona) and Sen. Steve Daines (R-Montana) (3/20/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Senators Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Steve Daines (R-MT) sent a letter today to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) requesting that emergency...
press release Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) (3/20/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, issued the following statement on priorities for Indian...
press release California Valley Miwok Tribe (California) (3/20/2020)
(California) -- The California Valley Miwok Tribe’s Chairwoman Silvia Burley issued a statement today on the devastating impacts her Tribe is facing with COVID-19...
press release Galaxy Gaming Suspends Billing During Casino Closures (3/16/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Galaxy Gaming, Inc. (OTCQB: GLXZ), a developer and distributor of casino table games and enhanced systems, announced today that it will suspend billing...
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American Gaming Association

press release AGA CEO Statement on the SBA’s Interim Guidelines for the Paycheck Protection Program (4/3/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- American Gaming Association President and CEO Bill Miller released the following statement on the interim regulatory guidelines issued by the Small...
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MGM Resorts

press release MGM Resorts Statement On Departure Of Governor Sandoval (4/1/2020)
(Nevada) -- MGM Resorts International ("the Company" or "MGM Resorts") (NYSE: MGM) today announced that former Governor and MGM Resorts President of...
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Barona

press release Barona Resort & Casino extends closure to 19 April (3/29/2020)
(California) -- In response to the ongoing concerns about COVID-19, the Barona Band of Mission Indians is extending the closure of the Barona Resort & Casino through...
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Mashpee Wampanoag

press release Message from the Chairman: We Will Take Action to Prevent the Loss of Our Land (3/28/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- At 4:00 pm today -- on the very day that the United States has reached a record 100,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and our Tribe is...
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National Indian Gaming Association

press release NIGA: CONGRESS TO PASS COVID-3 CARES ACT: Establishes Tribal Coronavirus Relief Fund (3/27/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- SENATE UNANIMOUSLY PASSES COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE   Late last night, the Senate finalized negotiations for the third COVID-19 relief...
press release NIGA: Winning Together (3/12/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Association was formed in 1985 by a visionary group of tribal leaders determined to bring the voice of Indian Country and...
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Sault Ste. Marie Tribe

press release GAN Confirms Internet Gambling in the State of Michigan (3/27/2020)
(Michigan) -- GAN plc ("GAN" or the "Company"), an award-winning developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B Internet gambling software, services...
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Caesars

press release Caesars Entertainment Donates More Than 250,000 Pounds of Food And Thousands of Personal Protection Supplies Across the United States (3/26/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment, one of the world's most diversified gaming and entertainment companies, remains committed to helping nearby communities in this...
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Congress

press release Udall Statement on Tribal Provisions in Senate Bipartisan Emergency COVID-19 Relief Package Compromise Agreement (3/25/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, issued the following statement on the improvements to the...
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Colville Tribe

press release CBC, Gov. Inslee increase actions against spread of COVID-19; Tribal EOC continues work on reservation (3/24/2020)
(Washington) -- Yesterday, the Colville Business Council took emergency action to restrict public gatherings on the Colville Indian Reservation in an attempt to prevent...
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Wynn Resorts

press release Wynn Resorts Statement Regarding Reduction of Executive Salaries (3/24/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- As part of its strategic plan to navigate through the financial downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Directors and top executives at...
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Yurok Tribe

press release Yurok Tribe closes its tribal lands to nonresidents over COVID-19 (3/24/2020)
(California) -- Effective immediately, all Yurok Tribal lands, parks, preserves, beaches and boat launches, including all camping and overnight stays, are closed to NON-...
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Buena Vista Tribe

press release Harrah's Northern California to provide team members full insurance coverage (3/21/2020)
(California) -- Harrah's Northern California Tribal and property leadership are notifying team members impacted by the temporary suspension in operations that 100%...
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Cherokee Nation

press release Cherokee Nation Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr (Oklahoma) (3/20/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr offered the following statement in response to the passing of Merle Dry, a 55-year-old Cherokee citizen who...
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Election 2020

press release NARF Urges Voter Protections During Pandemic (3/20/2020)
(Colorado) -- The co-chairs of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights’ Voting Rights Task Force, and undersigned organizations, write to urge Congress...
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Mescalero Apache

press release Mescalero Apache Tribe (New Mexico (3/20/2020)
(New Mexico) -- Late last night, the Mescalero Apache Tribal President Gabe Aguilar proclaimed a state of emergency on the Mescalero Apache Reservation. This action came...
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National Congress of American Indians

press release The National Congress of American Indians Calls for More Attention to COVID-19 Impacts to Indian Country (3/20/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- In the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic, tribal nations – comprised of some of the most vulnerable communities in the United...
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Navajo Nation

press release Navajo Nation (3/20/2020)
(Arizona) -- On Thursday evening, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer were informed by the Navajo Department of Health and Navajo Area...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

press release Illegal Gambling Opponents Call on State, County Health Departments to Order Immediate Shutdown of 'Games of Skill' Machines (3/20/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- An advocacy group battling against the explosion of illegal gambling across Pennsylvania is calling for an immediate shutdown of so-called 'games...
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Seneca Nation

press release Seneca Nation (New York) (3/20/2020)
(New York) -- Note: Seneca Nation President Rickey L. Armstrong Sr. has been updating his people on the tribe’s #Coronavirus response. On March 19, 2020, he said a...
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Las Vegas Gaming

press release Raising the Circa Resort & Casino (3/18/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- When complete, the Circa Resort & Casino will be newest player in downtown Las Vegas on the Fremont Street Experience. Slated to debut in December of...
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Mississippi Band of Choctaw

press release Pearl River Resort Temporarily Suspends Operations at Gaming Properties (3/18/2020)
(Mississippi) -- Today, Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI) Tribal government officials and Pearl River Resort Executive leaders have made the decision to...
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Ponca Tribe

press release Prairie Flower Casino voluntarily closes, out of an abundance of caution, to prevent community spread of COVID-19 (3/17/2020)
(Iowa) -- There are no known confirmed coronavirus cases related to Prairie Flower Casino staff or guests  (Carter Lake, Iowa) – The Prairie Flower Casino...
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Colorado Gaming

press release Rev. Al Sharpton Urges Lawmakers To Halt The Legalization Of Mobile Sports Gambling In Colorado (3/16/2020)
(Colorado) -- Today, civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton urged Governor Jared Polis, Speaker of the House Kathleen Becker, and members of the Colorado Gaming...
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Foxwoods

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Announces Two-Week Closure (3/16/2020)
(Connecticut) -- After careful consideration and evaluation, and in alignment with the state's mandate to minimize the risks and impacts of COVID-19, Foxwoods Resort...
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IHS

press release Udall, Warren Unveil Bill to Guarantee Tribal Health Authorities to Access the Strategic National Stockpile (3/16/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) introduced the...
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Table Mountain Rancheria

press release Table Mountain Casino Announces Two-Week COVID-19 Closure (3/16/2020)
(California) -- COVID-19 has prompted a two-week closure of the Table Mountain Casino. On Sunday, tribal officials issued this statement.
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Washington Gaming

press release Chehalis Tribe and Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel Decide to Suspend Operations Through the End of the Month (3/16/2020)
(Washington) -- The Chehalis Tribe has made the decision to close the Lucky Eagle Casino and Hotel and suspend all operations through the end of the month, according to...
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Wiyot Tribe

press release Wiyot Tribe declares emergency over coronavirus (3/15/2020)
(California) -- The Wiyot Tribe is closely monitoring the global COVID-19 global pandemic. The Tribe is working with local, state and federal agencies to reduce the...
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Yocha Dehe Wintun

press release Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Tribal Leadership announces temporary closure of Cache Creek Casino Resort as a result of COVID-19 (3/15/2020)
(California) -- The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation and Cache Creek Casino Resort Executive leadership has made the difficult decision to temporarily cease operations due to...
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Sycuan Tribe

press release Sycuan Casino takes several property-wide precautions to protect guests (3/14/2020)
(California) -- Sycuan Casino Resort announced today that the organization is taking several additional precautionary measures throughout the property amid coronavirus...
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National Indian Gaming Commission

press release NIGC: Integrity, Accountability, Preparedness and Outreach (3/12/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act’s framework calls on the National Indian Gaming Commission to work in partnership with the Indian gaming...
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Other News

press release Merkur Gaming Provides Update Regarding Covid-19 (3/29/2020)
(Germany) -- Worldwide gambling industries have been facing enormous losses since the outbreak of coronavirus. A lot of operators have already requested the bailout to...
press release Clarion Gaming launches ICE North America Digital (3/27/2020)
(USA) -- Clarion Gaming has launched a free digital version of ICE North America following the postponement of this year’s show. ICE North America Digital will...
press release Department of Energy Announces Up To $15 Million for Tribes to Deploy Energy Technology (3/27/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced up to $15 million in new funding to deploy energy technology on tribal lands. This funding...
press release GameCo announces esports partnership with Grid (3/25/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- GameCo LLC, creator of the world’s first Video Game Gambling Machine and foremost trailblazer in shaping the new casino experience, today announced a new...
press release Employers sabotage worker access to EI benefits, Great Canadian Casino workers speak out (3/24/2020)
(Ontario) -- Unifor calls on all employers to adhere to Service Canada's demand that COVID-19 related work shortages be coded appropriately, instead of blocking workers...
press release Casino.org Launches Brand New Membership Area (3/12/2020)
(Malta) -- Casino.org has just launched its brand-new membership area - and is giving away huge prizes to celebrate.
press release California Public Health Experts: Mass Gatherings Should be Postponed or Canceled Statewide to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 (3/11/2020)
(California) -- Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California public health officials this evening issued an updated policy on gatherings to protect public health and...
press release Native American Actors Wanted for Dell'Arte, Wiyot Tribe Collaboration (3/10/2020)
(California) -- This is a casting call for “Things You Know But Cannot Explain,” a theatrical collaboration of Dell’Arte International and the Wiyot Tribe at Table Bluff...
press release Michael Price joins BMM Testlabs as Senior Director Tribal Services (3/9/2020)
(North America) -- Gaming test laboratory and product compliance consultancy BMM Testlabs has announced the appointment of Michael Price as its newest Senior Director,...
press release BMM Testlabs Welcomes Michael Price as Senior Director, Tribal Services (3/8/2020)
(USA) -- BMM Testlabs, the world’s original gaming test lab, and product compliance consultancy is pleased to introduce Michael Price as Senior Director, Tribal...
press release Ainsworth's A-STAR Curve cabinet to make its North American debut at NIGA 2020 (3/4/2020)
(California) -- Ainsworth Game Technology will display its brand-new A-STAR Curve cabinet at the National Indian Gaming Association Tradeshow & Convention (NIGA) on...
press release Betting operators and arbitration bodies agree dispute resolution procedure (3/4/2020)
(Worldwide) -- The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has joined forces with arbitration bodies the Independent Betting Adjudication Service (IBAS) and...
press release First Nations Development Institute accepting proposals for 2020 Native Youth & Culture Fund Grants (2/26/2020)
(Indian Country) -- First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) is now accepting proposals for its Native Youth and Culture Fund (NYCF) for projects that focus...
press release Gordon Construction Takes Respect Minnesota Pledge, Joins State-wide Effort to Respect People and Their Opinions (2/26/2020)
(Minnesota) -- Respect Minnesota today announced that Gordon Construction has taken the Respect Minnesota pledge, joining other businesses, associations, municipalities...
press release IllumiNative announces new funding for Native American Education for All (2/26/2020)
(Indian Country) -- IllumiNative, a national Native-led nonprofit organization, in partnership with Wend Collective, announced a new grant program today that will equip...
press release Chelan PUD Celebrated for Preserving Cultural Resources & History (2/25/2020)
(Washington) -- Chelan County PUD was the recipient of an award, 2019 American Cultural Resources Association (ACRA) Industry Award, that recognizes the entity’s...
press release Forbes Travel Guide Reveals The Hotel, Restaurant And Spa Of The Year For 2020 (2/24/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- On the heels of Forbes Travel Guide’s recent 2020 Star Awards, which honor the best in luxury hospitality, the company unveiled the hotel,...
press release California Valley Miwok Tribe’s sovereignty and relations with the United States damaged by Senator’s intervention for over a decade (2/21/2020)
(California) -- On February 6, 2020, the Tribe sent Senator Diane Feinstein a letter requesting a response to the Tribe’s concerns about the Senator’s...
press release Jackson Rancheria Donates $10,000 to Calaveras Foundation (2/20/2020)
(California) -- The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians in late December 2019 donated $10,000 to the Calaveras Community Foundation (CCF). These funds directly...
press release Indian Health Service, ADA collaborate on Give Kids A Smile for first time (2/19/2020)
(Mississippi) -- In east central Mississippi, Feb. 5 was a day of tornado warnings and reports of golf ball-sized hail on the radio, with ominous gray skies overhead...

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