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article California cardrooms protest plan to change player-banked rules (12/6/2019)
(California) -- California cardrooms are pushing back against proposed rule changes that would put a crimp in their lucrative ‘player-banked’ games. This...
article New state gambling rules would 'kill' card rooms, some worry (12/6/2019)
(California) -- The state Bureau of Gambling Control has proposed new rules for California’s 72 card rooms that operators of the establishments say could make...
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Illinois Gaming

article Plummer says he was offered ethics commission slot in exchange for his silence (12/4/2019)
(Illinois) -- Plummer: Certain legislators are making a lot of money from industries where they have a tremendous amount of influence. And I think that the more the...
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Buffalo & Bison

article Tribal Bison Hunt Near Yellowstone Will Go On (sub req) (12/3/2019)
(Montana) -- A Montana federal judge on Monday rejected a bid by a property owner and her community organization to block tribes from hunting bison on public land near...
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First Nations

article USET passes Chief Sneed’s eagle feather resolution (12/3/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Many Native American tribes have used eagle feathers in various ceremonies and events since time immemorial. Currently, only members of federally...
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Mascot Issue

article Pa. school district to appeal ruling on use of ‘Redskins,’ logos (12/3/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- A Pennsylvania school district will appeal a state commission’s ruling that it can continue to call its sports teams “Redskins” but...
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Skill-Based Gaming

article Danville council sends eight skilled-gaming machine issues back to planners (12/3/2019)
(Virginia) -- Danville City Council voted to remand eight items involving requests for special-use permits for skilled-gaming machines in several stores in the city back...
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Sports Leagues

article Josh Shaw Appeals NFL Suspension For Betting On League Games (12/3/2019)
(Arizona) -- Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw, who faces a suspension at least through the 2020 season for betting on NFL games, has appealed the league’...
article Report: Josh Shaw Bet on Cardinals Game as Part of Parlay Leading to Suspension (12/2/2019)
(Arizona) -- Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw was suspended through the 2020 season for betting on NFL games, and David Purdum of ESPN reported Monday a three-...
article Report: Josh Shaw made three-team parlay bet that included Cardinals (12/2/2019)
(Arizona) -- It’s becoming readily apparent why the NFL felt it appropriate to come down hard on Arizona Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw for betting on NFL...
article Sources: Josh Shaw's parlay bet included Arizona Cardinals game (12/2/2019)
(Arizona) -- A three-team parlay that included an Arizona Cardinals game led the NFL in part to suspend Cardinals defensive back Josh Shaw for violating the league's...
article Cardinals' Josh Shaw suspended through at least 2020 season for betting on NFL games (11/29/2019)
(Arizona) -- Arizona Cardinals cornerback Josh Shaw was suspended indefinitely -- through at least the 2020 season -- for betting on NFL games on multiple occasions this...
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Steve Wynn

article Nevada Gaming Control Board aggressively contests Steve Wynn’s motion against sanctions (12/3/2019)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board has responded aggressively to Steve Wynn’s motion to dismiss a possible sanction lodged against him by Nevada gaming...
article Steve Wynn argues Nevada regulators can't punish him because he left the industry (11/20/2019)
(Nevada) -- Steve Wynn’s attorneys said the founder of Wynn Resorts can’t be punished with fines by Nevada gambling regulators because he has already left...
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Washington, D.C. Gaming

article DC Council Committee Recommends Expelling Evans, Who Pushed Sole-Source Sports Betting Contract, Over Numerous Ethics Issues (12/3/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The DC Council on Tuesday took the first formal step toward removing Councilman Jack Evans from Washington’s local legislative body. An ad hoc...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article LEGAL BLOG: New Federal Hemp Regulations: What Businesses Should Know to Comply (12/2/2019)
(USA) -- Less than one year after hemp production was legalized by the 2018 Farm Bill, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its proposed industrial hemp...
article FDA comes down hard against CBD-infused food and beverage, ending months of silence (11/27/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A recent industry study predicted the global cannabidiol (CBD) market will grow from $311.7 million this year to a staggering $1.25 billion by 2024...
article Key Takeaways from USDA Final Interim Rules for Domestic Hemp Production (11/18/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- On Oct. 31, 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) published its highly anticipated interim final rules, establishing the USDA...
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Europe Gaming

article LESSONS FOR THE U.S.: Troubling News From Abroad for Fledgling Online Gaming Markets in U.S. (11/30/2019)
(UK) -- In an ominous sign for the burgeoning online gambling markets in the United States, the United Kingdom’s Parliamentary Group on Gambling Related Harm...
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Tennessee Gaming

article Tennessee taps Nevada legal experience, names Jennifer Roberts as director of sports gaming regulation (11/30/2019)
(Tennessee) -- A southern state, absent a casino industry but soon to launch mobile-only sports wagering, intrigued Nevada gaming attorney Jennifer Roberts. The concept...
article Tennessee Lottery Releases New Sports Betting Rules (11/24/2019)
(Tennessee) -- On Friday, the Tennessee Lottery released its new sports betting rules, the latest step towards becoming the country’s first state to legalise...
article Tennessee drafts rules, hires director for sports betting (11/21/2019)
(Tennessee) -- Tennessee is releasing proposed rules and has hired a director for its online-only sports betting program. But there’s still no indication of when...
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Oregon Gaming

article Oregon Lawmakers Say Sports Betting Needs Oversight (11/28/2019)
(Oregon) -- After the recent launch of Oregon Lottery’s sports betting mobile app, Scoreboard, lawmakers in the state have begun to criticize the lottery’s...
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National Indian Gaming Commission

article National Indian Gaming Commission gains a new leader for the Trump era (11/27/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission has a Republican-chosen chairman for the first time in nearly a decade. E. Sequoyah Simermeyer, a citizen of...
article National Indian Gaming Commission gains a new leader for the Trump era (11/25/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission has a Republican-chosen chairman for the first time in nearly a decade. E. Sequoyah Simermeyer, a citizen of...
article Hoeven: Senate confirms nomination of E. Sequoyah Simermeyer as National Indian Gaming Commission Chair (11/22/2019)
(Washington) -- Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, today issued the following statement after the Senate approved the...
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Montana Gaming

article Montana sports betting official rules, name approved (11/26/2019)
(Montana) -- The Montana Lottery has approved the official rules governing sports gambling in the state and unveiled the official name: Sports Bet Montana. The Montana...
article Montana Lottery commission approves sports wagering rules (11/22/2019)
(Montana) -- Montanans are one step closer to being able to place legal bets on the outcome of college and professional sports. The Montana Lottery Commission on...
article Montana Lottery approves rules and names sports betting in Montana (11/21/2019)
(Montana) -- The Montana Lottery has approved the official rules governing sports gambling in the state, and unveiled the official name: Sports Bet Montana. The Montana...
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Virginia Gaming

article Study: Legislature has options for regulating electronic gaming machines (11/25/2019)
(Virginia) -- As unregulated gaming machines proliferate across Virginia, the General Assembly’s oversight commission presented legislators with options Monday for...
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Wyoming Gaming

article State may look at expanding gambling enforcement (11/25/2019)
(Wyoming) -- Nearly all gambling in Wyoming is illegal, but what agency investigates infractions and enforces the law in cases of legalized gambling – or who...
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Nevada Gaming

article Nevada Gaming Commission approves new regulations for workplace harassment, discrimination (11/22/2019)
(Nevada) -- Nevada’s Gaming Commission has approved new regulations for workplace harassment and discrimination. The rules require a gaming business with 15 or...
article Nevada Casino Regulators Set to Vote on #MeToo Policy Changes (sub req) (11/20/2019)
(Nevada) -- Casinos in Nevada soon may be required to take extra steps to prevent workplace harassment and discrimination nearly two years after the #MeToo movement...
article Nevada Casino Regulator Proposes New Sexual-Harassment Rules (reg req) (11/19/2019)
(Nevada) -- Nevada gambling regulators are set to vote this week on new rules that are intended to protect casino workers from sexual harassment, but some who have...
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Sports Betting

article Betting integrity in question after Louisiana Tech suspensions (11/22/2019)
(USA) -- Investigations by multiple authorities have been launched into the Louisiana Tech football program’s delayed announcement of the suspension of three...
article CBA Signs Sportradar For Sports Betting Integrity Services (11/21/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) has officially signed a multi-year deal with Sportradar to be their supplier of sports integrity solutions. Under...
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Charity Gaming

article Gaming Commission adjourns Magee FD bingo violations hearing (11/21/2019)
(New York) -- A hearing into 13 alleged violations of state bingo laws by the Magee Fire Department has been adjourned until 10 a.m. Dec. 10.
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Toy guns, swords banned from Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas (11/21/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas City Council voted Wednesday to ban toy and replica guns from the Fremont Street pedestrian mall in downtown Las Vegas. Council members...
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Navajo Nation

article High court: Deputy AG illegally practicing law (11/21/2019)
(Arizona) -- What was explained as an honest mistake the Navajo Nation Supreme Court considers unlawfully practicing law — and it could impact the deputy attorney...
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Australia Gaming

article What Australian Casino Regulators Have Planned for Money laundering at Crown Casino (11/20/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Crown Resorts is the biggest casino operator in Australia and also has the unwanted reputation of being the most controversial operator down under. Crown...
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Wynn Resorts

article Steve Wynn’s lawyers say he’s untouchable to Nevada regulator (11/18/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Steve Wynn, alleged purveyor of sexual misconduct and former boss of Wynn Resorts, is now defending himself against possible sanctions by the Nevada...
article Steve Wynn fighting Nevada Gaming Control Board move to ban him from gaming industry (11/16/2019)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board wants to ban Steve Wynn from the very industry that made him an icon. But Wynn is fighting back. The board filed a complaint...
article Steve Wynn: Nevada regulators can’t pull gambling license (11/16/2019)
(Nevada) -- Former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn is telling Nevada regulators they can’t revoke his gambling license over allegations of workplace sexual...
article Steve Wynn Challenges Nevada Gambling Regulators’ Authority to Punish Him (11/15/2019)
(Wall Street) -- Steve Wynn can’t be punished with fines by Nevada gambling regulators, the former Las Vegas magnate’s attorneys argued in a filing this week...
article Steve Wynn Says Nevada Gaming Regulators Cannot Fine Him (11/15/2019)
(Nevada) -- Former Wynn Resorts Ltd. Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn has claimed Nevada gaming regulators cannot fine him because they no longer have jurisdiction over him.
article Steve Wynn Says ‘Draconian’ Nevada Regulators Can’t Discipline Him Because He Has Left the Industry and Is Never Coming Back (11/15/2019)
(Nevada) -- According to Steve Wynn, Nevada regulators have “no jurisdiction” to fine him or ban him from the state’s gaming industry because he is no...
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Dakota Access Pipeline

article Company: Dakota Access expansion doesn’t increase risk (11/14/2019)
(North Dakota) -- Dakota Access pipeline officials argued Wednesday that the company’s proposal to double the line’s capacity does not increase the potential...
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eSports

article Valve shares ruling on conflicts of interest at CS:GO Majors (11/14/2019)
(Internet) -- Counter-Strike: Global Offensive developer Valve has established where it stands on Major-attending teams having conflicts of interest.
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Johnson to make pitch for casino regulations review to Assembly committee Thursday (11/13/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Jim Johnson, former special counsel to Gov. Phil Murphy for the Atlantic City transition, will testify for a review of existing casino regulations to a...
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West Virginia Gaming

article An end to greyhound racing? (11/13/2019)
(West Virginia) -- A survey sanctioned by the anti-greyhound racing group Grey2K USA Worldwide indicates an overwhelming majority of West Virginians want greyhound...
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Other News

press release Kambi takes on International Betting Integrity Association membership (12/4/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Global sports betting supplier Kambi has underlined its commitment to the highest levels of integrity with membership of the International Betting...
article Citizenship test: court to decide whether Indigenous people can be deported from Australia (12/3/2019)
(Australia) -- The high court of Australia will this week examine a complicated question: can Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders be deported as aliens if they don...
press release Tribal-State Relations to be a Focal Point at Winter Meeting of Legislators from Gaming States, January 10-12 in San Diego (12/3/2019)
(California) -- With Indian gaming operating in 29 states nationwide, the agreements negotiated between tribes and state governments can have lasting economic, fiscal...
article When California Prisons Tried To Institute Grooming Standards, Native Americans Fought Back (11/26/2019)
(California) -- There are about a hundred people in San Quentin state prison who identify as Native American. One of those people is Eldridge Leigh Yazzie. He's...
article Officials examine allowing reservation police to arrest non-tribal members (11/21/2019)
(Wyoming) -- Wind River Police Department agents might not have to wait for a law to let them cite or arrest non-native offenders on the Wind River Indian Reservation....
article YouTube to update harassment and gaming policies, clarify changes to kids content (11/21/2019)
(Internet) -- In YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki quarterly letter, released today, the exec addresses a number of changes to YouTube policies, including the recent FTC-...
article Ukrainian lawmakers file rival bills to casino proposal (11/20/2019)
(Ukraine) -- Six potential bills to regulate gambling, plus two draft amendments to tax and budget laws around gambling and one change to rules about illegal gambling,...
article Canadian court issues country’s first domain-blocking order (11/19/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Australia has ordered its first blocks of unauthorized online gambling domains, while a Canadian court has just issued the country’s first ever...
article SkyCity wants more pokies in exchange for fewer blackjack tables (11/19/2019)
(New Zealand) -- In what is a first in this country, a casino is applying to increase the number pokie machines it has in return for closing down some table games....
article Strong 2019 biz growth in Asia for BMM Testlabs: exec (11/19/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy BMM International LLC, known as BMM Testlabs, says business in Asia has grown by more than 20 percent...
article After 20 years, Washington tribe hopes to hunt whales again (11/18/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Patrick DePoe was in high school the last time his Indigenous tribe in Washington state was allowed to hunt whales. He was on a canoe that greeted...
article Halifax bank launches pioneering gambling controls on their debit and credit cards (11/16/2019)
(UK) -- The Halifax bank has launched a service for customers to protect themselves from gambling-related harm. The gambling card freeze, which is a feature of the banks...
article Cyprus Casino Authority Hires 3 Firms To Vet Junket Companies (11/15/2019)
(Cyprus) -- The Cyprus Gaming and Casino Supervision Authority has allegedly tapped three international firms to conduct due diligence on junket operators working with...
article Are new UK iGaming regulations threatening small businesses? (11/14/2019)
(UK) -- Calls for a stake limit for online slot games led to shares in iGaming businesses to plummet, with fears of the effects this change, and increasingly stringent...
article Gov’t introducing legislation to accommodate, regulate gambling and betting in the BVI (11/14/2019)
(UK) -- Government is planning to introduce laws to legalize gaming and betting in the British Virgin Islands. Governor Jaspert gave that indication while delivering his...
article China Digital Currency ‘DCEP’ Will Help Fight Online Gambling, Says People’s Bank (11/12/2019)
(China) -- China’s proposed digital currency – working title “Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DCEP)” — is not about control, a state...
article Global Gaming appeal rejected in Swedish license case (11/12/2019)
(Sweden) -- Global Gaming’s appeal against the revocation of subsidiary SafeEnt’s license has been rejected by the Administrative Court in Sweden. The...
article Global Gaming loses latest appeal of Swedish license revocation (11/12/2019)
(Sweden) -- Online gambling operator Global Gaming has once again been denied the right to resume its Swedish-facing online casino after its license was revoked this...
article Ukraine Moves Forward With Far-Reaching Gambling Bill But Regional Attorney Urges Investor Caution (11/7/2019)
(Ukraine) -- Ukrainian legalized gambling — which will allow licenses for up to 20 brick and mortar casinos and 10 online gaming operations — is coming...
article UK betting firms commit to five pledges for safer gambling (11/6/2019)
(UK) -- The UK betting industry has devised five safer gambling commitments, as the embattled sector attempts to avoid having new regulations imposed on it by central...

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