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Choctaw Nation

article Third annual Choctaw Country Region 8 All Indian Rodeo (8/23/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The third annual Choctaw Country Region 8 All Indian Rodeo starts Saturday August 24 at the Bryan County Fairgrounds. You can enjoy rodeo events from bull...
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Wisconsin Oneida

article Oneida Nation ends LPGA sponsorship, citing financial loss despite better than expected attendance (8/21/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- The LPGA will not return to Thornberry Creek at Oneida golf course for a fourth year. The Oneida Nation's Business Committee voted in late July to end...
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Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency

article What Is The Future Of Cryptocurrency And Blockchain Technology In The NBA? (8/19/2019)
(USA) -- Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology continue to grow their influence in the league. Last week, the Dallas Mavericks became the second team in the NBA to...
article Litecoin Named Official Cryptocurrency of the Miami Dolphins (7/16/2019)
(Florida) -- The Litecoin Foundation announced today that Litecoin has become the “Official Cryptocurrency of the Miami Dolphins.” As cryptocurrency...
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First Nations

article Mi'kmaw Summer Games give Indigenous youth a chance to come together (8/19/2019)
(Nova Scotia) -- For Steven Googoo, a band councillor for Waycobah First Nation, the Nova Scotia Mi'kmaw Summer Games aren't just exciting — they're a...
article Canada pays tribute to indigenous people before hockey games, school days. Some complain it rings hollow. (7/27/2019)
(Ontario) -- The day at Admiral Collingwood Elementary School here on the banks of Georgian Bay begins not with Canada’s national anthem, but with a reminder of...
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Iowa Gaming

article Not far from Peoria, sports betting becomes legal in Iowa (8/19/2019)
(Iowa) -- Good morning, troops. It’s Monday, Aug. 19. In June, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law a legislative bill that authorizes sports betting in the...
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Fantasy Sports

article Ohio to regulate fantasy sports in time for NFL season (8/18/2019)
(Ohio) -- The Ohio Casino Control Commission’s new rules for fantasy sports wagering in the state would ban participants from allowing systems to pick their...
article PGA Tour announces first daily fantasy sports partner (8/6/2019)
(USA) -- The PGA Tour recently announced the organization's first official partnership with a daily fantasy sports provider. The PGA Tour and DraftKings Inc....
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Foxwoods

article Foxwoods partnering with Thompson Motor Speedway through 2021 (8/14/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino announced Wednesday a new three-year partnership with Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, home of the first purpose-built road...
article Foxwoods Continues to Promote ‘Big Papi’s House’ While Ortiz Is in Hospital (7/14/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort continues to promote “Big Papi’s House” weeks after the former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot, nearly...
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Navajo Nation

article Netflix doc examines Navajo Nation hoops dreams (8/13/2019)
(New Mexico) -- High school basketball fans in Arizona and New Mexico likely know all about “rez ball” — a run-and-gun, pass-cut-and-shoot style of...
article Basketball Or Nothing: Where are the Chinle Wildcats now? Can they win state next season? (8/12/2019)
(Arizona) -- This summer, viewers were introduced to a new favourite sports team to root for when Basketball Or Nothing was dropped to Netflix on Friday, August 2nd. The...
article 'Basketball or Nothing' covers hoop dreams on Navajo Nation (8/3/2019)
(New Mexico) -- High school basketball fans in Arizona and New Mexico likely know all about "rez ball" -- a run-and-gun, pass-cut-and-shoot style of play...
article Interview: Rickie Fowler on Basketball or Nothing, Navajo sports docuseries (8/1/2019)
(Arizona) -- Come Friday, August 2, Netflix is set to premiere one of the more fascinating docu-series of the year in Basketball or Nothing. What lies underneath that...
article ‘Basketball or Nothing’ covers hoop dreams on Navajo Nation (8/1/2019)
(New Mexico) -- High school basketball fans in Arizona and New Mexico likely know all about “rez ball” — a run-and-gun, pass-cut-and-shoot style of...
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Sports Leagues

article NFL Now Allows Sportradar To Distribute Data To US Sportsbooks (8/12/2019)
(USA) -- On Monday, Sportradar and the NFL announced a multi-year agreement to expand on the existing partnership between the two organizations.
article Sportradar announces NFL partnership expansion (8/12/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Sportradar has signed a multi-year extension to its partnership with the NFL. The partnership has existed since 2015, when Sportradar became the NFL...
article Sportradar Scores NFL Sports Betting Data Distribution Deal, Firm Now Has Partnerships With Big Four Leagues (8/12/2019)
(USA) -- The NFL has reached a deal with Sportradar for the company to distribute the league’s official real-time play-by-play data to sports betting operators in...
article Sportradar Lands Exclusive Rights to Distribute NFL’s Play-by-Play Data to Betting Operators in Real Time (8/12/2019)
(USA) -- A roundup of some of the key sports technology stories you need to know, including SportTechie’s own content and stories from around the web.
article Facts about Allegiant Air, Las Vegas stadium’s naming rights partner (8/5/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- With Allegiant Air being chosen as the stadium naming rights partner of the Raiders’ $1.9 billion Las Vegas stadium, now is a good time to bring...
article Arizona Coyotes close on majority ownership sale to Alex Meruelo (7/29/2019)
(Arizona) -- The Arizona Coyotes have a new sole majority owner after businessman Alex Meruelo closed on his purchase of the NHL franchise on Monday, the team announced.
press release Mansionbet confirmed as official UK betting partner of Newcastle United (7/29/2019)
(UK) -- In its continued support of English Premier League football, MansionBet have been announced as Official U.K. Betting Partners of Newcastle United. The two-year...
article SEC's commissioner wary of legalized sports betting (7/15/2019)
(Alabama) -- Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey considers the mental health of athletes an important issue to be considered when it comes to legalized...
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Quapaw Tribe

article Cats to salute ties with Quapaw Tribe during special game (8/11/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Quapaw School District will recognize the Quapaw Tribe for its many contributions to the district when it hosts Colcord on Sept. 27 for Quapaw High...
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Pechanga Casino

article Pechanga tribe, Los Angeles Rams form partnership (8/9/2019)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort Casino is the Los Angeles Rams' preferred Indian gaming enterprise, under a cross-promotional partnership approved Friday, Aug. 2, by...
article Pechanga Tribe, Los Angeles Rams Form Partnership (8/2/2019)
(California) -- The Pechanga Resort Casino is the Los Angeles Rams’ preferred Indian gaming enterprise, under a cross-promotional partnership approved Friday by...
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Redskins

article A Redskins preseason game will mark the NFL’s latest step toward embracing gambling (8/6/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- In a first for the NFL, NBC Sports Washington will air an augmented broadcast with sports betting information, real-time statistics and a free...
article A Redskins preseason game will mark the NFL’s latest step toward embracing gambling (8/6/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- In a first for the NFL, NBC Sports Washington will air an augmented broadcast with sports betting information, real-time statistics and a free...
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Mascot Issue

article Boise High seeks to replace 'Boise Braves' mascot with 'Boise Brave' (8/5/2019)
(Idaho) -- Boise High School is taking steps to change its “Boise Braves” Native American-themed mascot to “Boise Brave,” the school district...
article U of I professor calls NCAA to punish university over policy violations (7/31/2019)
(Illinois) -- A University of Illinois faculty member wrote a letter to the NCAA, saying the university is violating its policy on the use of Native American mascots in...
article Current, former professors call on NCAA to punish UI over Chief (7/31/2019)
(Illinois) -- Several dozen University of Illinois faculty members are urging the NCAA to once again prohibit the UI from hosting postseason competitions until it...
article Benched: Chief Wahoo not All-Star this time in Cleveland (7/6/2019)
(Ohio) -- An hour before the first pitch of a series opener against Kansas City, a steady flow of fans stream into the Indians' team shop at Progressive Field to buy...
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Sports in Las Vegas

article ‘Allegiant Stadium’ official name for Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium (8/5/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Construction crews placed one of the last steel beams connecting a ring of 26 roof trusses Monday on a newly named project — Allegiant Stadium.
article Sankey talks link between sports gambling, mental health (7/15/2019)
(Alabama) -- Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey considers the mental health of athletes an important issue to be considered when it comes to legalized...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article One-handed Calgary Muay Thai fighter looks to turn heads in Las Vegas (8/2/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Jake Peacock wasted little time in his pro kick-boxing debut earlier this year. The 26-year-old from Calgary knocked Mike Taylor down with a flurry of...
press release USBC Agrees to Sponsorship Deal With Eldorado, Circus Circus and Silver Legacy for 2020 Open Championships in Reno (8/2/2019)
(USA) -- Since the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships last visited Reno, Nevada, three of the city's most iconic resorts - the Eldorado Resort Casino...
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Billy Mills

article Olympic legend Billy Mills starts writing monthly newsletter in run-up to 2020 Games (7/26/2019)
(Japan) -- The excitement that marked the official one-year countdown to the 2020 Tokyo Games is real. A vivid expression of human joy that exists in locales near and...
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Soboba Band

article Soboba hosts Indigenous Bowl (7/21/2019)
(California) -- The Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians hosted Native American football players. Coaches and referees from 12 states and Manitoba, Canada, spent a few days at...
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Lori Piestewa

article Young athletes gather for competition in Lori Piestawa's honor (7/20/2019)
(Arizona) -- More than 2,900 athletes competed in the Fiesta Bowl Lori Piestewa National Native American Games. Team 12's Colleen Sikora has the story.
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Sports Betting

article Pete Rose not bitter about MLB entering gambling realms (7/19/2019)
(New York) -- Pete Rose sat less than a block away from the National Baseball Hall of Fame, at Safe at Home Ballpark Collectibles, autographing baseballs and meeting...
article Allegations of La Liga Match Fixing Prompt Spanish Authorities to Create National Commission (7/17/2019)
(Spain) -- Spanish authorities announced this week the creation of a commission that will work to stop match-fixing in the European nation’s sporting events.
article Spain to create commission to combat match-fixing (7/17/2019)
(Spain) -- Several high-profile, and rather embarrassing, incidents of match-fixing in the world of sports has caused Spain’s government to stand up and take...
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eSports

article BLOG: Do eSports drive more viewers to MMA events? Not really (7/10/2019)
(Internet) -- MMA has quite a large viewer base, numbering in the millions actually. It was seen as a great opportunity by many game developers to take the sport and...
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Chief Wahoo

article As the All-Star Game Goes on Without Chief Wahoo, Local Groups Say They'll Continue Pushing for Indians to Change Name (7/9/2019)
(Ohio) -- The baseball world will be focused on Cleveland today as the city hosts the Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
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PASPA Decision

article Why sports betting freaked out some Major League Baseball players (7/9/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Eight states have already regulated sports betting and nearly a dozen more could be on the way one year after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a...
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Suquamish Tribe

article Cagefighter airlifted from Raab Park following match at Clearwater Casino (7/9/2019)
(Washington) -- On Monday, July 1, at approximately 9:00 a.m. cage fighter, Cole Milani, was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after being found semi-conscious in...
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MMIW

article Winnipeg football player reps MMIWG face paint at U.S. tournament (7/5/2019)
(California) -- Before hitting the gridiron on a California First Nation last week, Nick Wakos brushed black paint on his hand, pressed his palm to his face, and wept...
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LGBTQ

article The Journey Of Nyla Rose (7/4/2019)
(USA) -- In recent years, the world of professional wrestling has started to see a rise in LGBTQ+ talent. Not only has it been seen on the independents, but it has also...
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Lumbee Tribe

article Carters have a family affair at the Native American National baseball game (7/4/2019)
(North Carolina) -- The Carter family’s lives revolve around baseball, and Wednesday’s Native American National team baseball game was a first for the family...
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Other News

article Indian Relay Celebrates History And Culture Through Horse Racing (8/22/2019)
(Idaho) -- It's a windy, hazy summer morning on the Snake River plain in southeastern Idaho, and Shoshone-Bannock tribal member Trevor Beasley is hanging out near...
article Hiawatha First Nation boy to play on Team Canada in youth super bowl (8/16/2019)
(Ontario) -- An Anishinaabe boy from a small Ontario First Nation will compete in a youth football tournament in Florida this December. At 14, Nate Thomson is already...
article Michael Linklater has hoop dreams of a new court for Saskatoon (8/16/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- When Michael Linklater was a boy growing up on Saskatoon's gritty west side, he would sometimes sneak out late at night and take to the streets.
article ‘Quite a journey:’ Native American golfer Gabby Lemieux paving the way for future competitors (8/14/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- The Symetra Tour is a professional golf league consisting of women trying to work their way to the LPGA. They all have stories of struggles, but FOX6...
article Mother-daughter duo start rugby training for Indigenous kids (8/13/2019)
(Ontario) -- Mother-daughter duo Melanie Squire and Meagan Wilson are bringing rugby to Indigenous communities across Ontario. The sport isn't common among...
article 'Unstoppable' Saskatchewan boy throws first pitch at Blue Jays game (8/13/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- Throwing the first pitch at a major league baseball game is any fan's dream come true. That dream became a reality for Taron Kaiswatum, 10, from...
article Hiawatha First Nation boy to play on Team Canada in youth super bowl (8/11/2019)
(Canada) -- An Anishinaabe boy from a small Ontario First Nation will compete in a youth football tournament in Florida this December. At 14, Nate Thomson is already six...
article ‘Unstoppable Kid’ from Saskatchewan First Nation throws first pitch at Blue Jays game (8/11/2019)
(Toronto) -- A young baseball player is making his small rural Saskatchewan First Nation very proud. Ten-year-old Taron Kaiswatum was chosen to be the Jays Care...
article ‘Rez ball’ focus of ‘Basketball or Nothing’ (8/9/2019)
(New Mexico) -- High school basketball fans in Arizona and New Mexico likely know all about “rez ball” — a run-and-gun, pass-cut-and-shoot style of...
article Formula 1 In-Play Service with Sportradar Promises Unprecedented Data Access to Transform Betting on Races (8/7/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Formula 1 betting may be about to go into overdrive. Through its partnership deal with Sportradar, the racing car series will launch a live data feed for...
article Ladbrokes Coral Social Responsibility Failings Credit Negative For GVC Holdings, Says Moody’s (8/5/2019)
(UK) -- In late July, the UK Gambling Commission hit GVC with a £5.9 million ($7.1 million) fine for what the regulator deemed “systematic failure” by...
article MN to send lacrosse teams to North American Indigenous Games (8/5/2019)
(Minnesota) -- For the first time in 25 years, Minnesota will send a lacrosse team to compete in the North American Indigenous Games next year in Halifax, Nova Scotia....
article Anishinaabe brothers part of gold-winning team at international hockey tournament (8/3/2019)
(Ontario) -- Two young Anishinaabe brothers are bringing home gold medals after their team won a hockey tournament in Sweden at the end of July. Darrius and Julius...
article Sara Perlman joins NBC Sports Radio’s sports gambling show, which will add TV simulcast (8/1/2019)
(New York) -- “The Daily Line,” the sports gambling-focused national radio show NBC Sports launched in January, will debut a live video simulcast in four...
article Galaxy Entertainment Group sponsors inaugural Galaxy Entertainment EuroJapan Cup as Manchester City beat Yokohama F. Marinos (7/29/2019)
(Japan) -- The Galaxy Entertainment EuroJapan Cup 2019 took place on Saturday, with English champions Manchester City beating Yokohama F. Marinos 3-1 in front of 65,052...
article Manchester has always been a fan of online casinos... this continues into 2019 (7/26/2019)
(UK) -- There is a new casino on the block which has fast become Lancashire’s premier casino, delivering an opulent gaming experience 24/7, 365 days of the year.
article Did you know: How Chief Jay Strongbow got into pro wrestling (7/25/2019)
(South Carolina) -- Joe Scarpa, who entertained pro wrestling fans for decades as Native American favorite Chief Jay Strongbow, told The Post and Courier in a 2008...
article Netflix Picks Up Navajo Basketball Docuseries From Golfer Rickie Fowler, WorkShop Content Studios (7/24/2019)
(Arizona) -- EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has picked up docu-series Basketball or Nothing, which comes from pro golfer Rickie Fowler’s Main Event Productions and independent...
article ‘Ball is life’ is Indian Country (7/24/2019)
(Arizona) -- “Ball is life” is heard anywhere you travel in Indian Country. On any given weekend, there is a basketball tournament happening from ages 5 to...
article Hockey players 'bummed' Team North may not compete at next Indigenous tournament (7/24/2019)
(Yukon) -- Athletes with Team North are shocked and disappointed that they may not get a chance to play at the next annual National Aboriginal Hockey Championships, with...

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