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article Database tracks missing and murdered indigenous women cases (7/16/2018)
(Montana) -- Roylynn Rides Horse of Crow Agency was beaten and burned alive in April of 2016 on the Crow Indian Reservation. She died from her injuries two months later...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article They worked at Apple, Amazon and Lyft. Now they're working to get you stoned (7/14/2018)
(California) -- For much of her career, Natasha Pecor followed a path well-worn by tech workers. She built her reputation with her first employer in the industry,...
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Mississippi Band of Choctaw

article Choctaw Tribe Prepares to ‘Hack the Future’ (7/11/2018)
(Mississippi) -- The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, in collaboration with California-based innovation firm 7th Future, will present “Hack the Future: Between...
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eSports

article Could Esports Explode In Atlantic City? New Potential Data Deal Hints At Future Hub (7/10/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City may be the next hub for esports. According to an article published on Monday by Press of Atlantic City, the Casino Reinvestment...
article How Artificial Intelligence May Further Develop The Fast-Growing Esports Industry (5/13/2018)
(USA) -- The word "bot" is a name given to artificial intelligence (AI) that takes the place of player characters in online multiplayer video games. Some of...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article More hospitality robots are calling Las Vegas Strip home (7/10/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- More hospitality robots are calling the Strip home. Vdara has put into circulation a pair of three-foot-high robots to deliver amenities likes shaving and...
article Vdara employs a pair of robots to deliver room service (7/10/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- When guests order an item to their room at one Las Vegas resort, a robot is likely to show up at their door. Vdara added a pair of autonomous robots...
article Miracle Mile Shops on Las Vegas Strip get ‘sassy’ chatbot (6/1/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Shoppers who send questions to Miracle Mile Shops on the Las Vegas Strip will receive answers from a computer program with a “witty, sassy and...
article Fix the TV in my Las Vegas hotel room? There’s an app for that (4/18/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- When a guest at the Plaza in downtown has a request for maintenance, say for example to fix a television in their room, the hotel’s response is now...
article Plaza Hotel & Casino installs Alice Staff (4/12/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Located in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, the Plaza Hotel & Casino has selected Alice's housekeeping and maintenance software, Alice Staff, to...
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Facebook

article Inuktut settings coming to Facebook by 2019 (7/9/2018)
(North Canada) -- Facebook users could be clicking "piugijara" instead of the "like" button to show they support someone's post by next year. The...
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Trump Adminstration

article FCC Refuses to Back Down From Plan to Strip Phone and Internet Subsidies for American Indians (7/7/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Late last year, the Federal Communications Commission under Ajit Pai voted to make it harder for American Indians to receive subsidies for broadband...
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Sports Betting

article ‘Here comes gambling’: When sports betting is legal, the value of game data soars (7/4/2018)
(USA) -- Every weekend during soccer season in Britain, security personnel find them in stadiums, tapping furiously at their phones or talking nonstop into a mic,...
article When Sports Betting Is Legal, the Value of Game Data Soars (7/2/2018)
(USA) -- Every weekend during soccer season in Britain, security personnel find them in stadiums, tapping furiously at their phones or talking nonstop into a mic...
press release GeoComply Inks Geolocation Deal with DraftKings for New Sports Betting Platform (6/21/2018)
(USA) -- GeoComply today announced that it has signed an agreement to provide its market-leading geolocation compliance services to DraftKings.
article Startups Want to Lure You Into Sports Betting (5/29/2018)
(California) -- As the chief executive officer of a fledgling sports gambling company, Tom King said there have been two watershed moments in the last year. One, of...
press release SG Digital partners with GeoComply in preparation for US sports betting (5/1/2018)
(USA) -- Scientific Games Corporation’s SG Digital arm has announced that it has signed an agreement with GeoComply, which will see the company provide its...
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Virtual & Augmented Reality

article Zero Latency installs in Macau (7/2/2018)
(Macau) -- The virtual reality manufacturer Zero Latency has partnered with operator Tomorrow Entertainment to create a free-roam VR site in Macau.The two companies...
article New VR amusement park for Korea (7/2/2018)
(South Korea) -- KT Corp, South Korea’s largest telecommunications company, is opening its second virtual reality amusement park, VRight, in a joint partnership...
article IGT and Boyd Gaming introduce VR platform in Las Vegas (3/21/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- International Game Technology and Boyd Gaming have announced the deployment of IGT’s “Virtual Zone” platform at The Orleans Hotel and...
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Navajo Casino

article This robot is joining the security team at a northern Arizona casino (6/28/2018)
(Arizona) -- Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, located east of Flagstaff on the Navajo Nation, is launching a new security system that goes beyond guard dogs and...
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Pechanga Casino

article BUDDY FRANK: Pechanga Deploys Robots (6/26/2018)
(California) -- Look over there to the right. Recognize Rosie, the futuristic maid that cleaned up after the Jetsons on TV in the early 60s? She may have been before...
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Blockchain Technology

article Blockchain Sports Betting App to Predict Outcome of World Cup Matches (6/19/2018)
(Internet) -- A blockchain-based application that helps sports fans receive “reliable and transparent” betting advice has launched its main platform –...
article Blockchain For Social Good Hype Requires 'Recalibration,' Ex-Treasury Official Argues (5/29/2018)
(Worldwide) -- Blockchain technology has generated enormous buzz in the international development community recently, being touted as an elixir to the thorny issues that...
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Macau Gaming

article Macau, ‘Las Vegas of Asia’, trades in casino chips for microchips as part of China’s tech ambitions (6/15/2018)
(Macau) -- With its skyline at night awash in fantastic neon colours, complete with its landmark Macau Tower, the iconic Grand Lisboa hotel and a replica Eiffel Tower,...
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Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency

article Bitcoin’s Price Was Artificially Inflated Last Year, Researchers Say (6/13/2018)
(New York) -- A concentrated campaign of price manipulation may have accounted for at least half of the increase in the price of Bitcoin and other big cryptocurrencies...
article South Korea to charge CoinOne execs with illegal gambling (6/7/2018)
(South Korea) -- South Korean authorities are recommending illegal gambling charges be filed against the CoinOne cryptocurrency exchange for its margin trading service....
article SA’s first cryptocurrency ATM will open in Johannesburg by the end of this week (5/14/2018)
(South Africa) -- South Africa’s first cryptocurrency ATM, able to process Dash, Ethereum, Bitcoin and others, will open at Northwold Spar in Johannesburg by the...
article How The Tiny Nation Of Georgia Became A Bitcoin Behemoth (4/23/2018)
(Georgia) -- Since long before anyone can remember, the big, fertile slopes of the Alazani Valley in eastern Georgia have been planted with grape vines. It's the...
article Las Vegas Strip Warms Up To Cryptocurrencies (3/26/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Businesses in one of the most iconic tourist destinations in the United States - the Las Vegas Strip, now accepts cryptocurrencies as payment. Due to...
article Google Cracks Down on Cryptocurrency Ads, Upgrades Advertising Policies for Skin Gambling (3/14/2018)
(Internet) -- Google will crack down on cryptocurrency ads as well as content advertising other “unregulated or speculative financial products”, Scott...
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First Nations

article Paqtnkek Mi'kmaw Nation builds system to deliver free Wi-Fi internet to homes and businesses (6/2/2018)
(Nova Scotia) -- Paqtnkek First Nation in Nova Scotia will begin construction this June on two towers that will deliver free internet access to homes in the community.
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Jamul Casino

article Jamul Casino Deploys Playersoft to Help Become the Customer Service Leader in San Diego Gaming (5/29/2018)
(California) -- Playersoft Technologies has successfully launched Group Manager™ at Jamul Casino located in Jamul, California. The product is live and having a...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Let’s Talk About PA’s Insanely High Sports Betting Tax (5/25/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania lawmakers deserve some credit for putting their state on the leading edge of this trend toward sports betting. The legislature passed an...
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Hacked & Cyber-Attack

article Las Vegas is this country’s most 'cyber insecure' metro area (5/23/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is this country’s most “cyber insecure” metro area, according to an Israeli-based cloud security vendor. Coronet, in its...
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Social Gaming

article BLOG: How Startups Are Keeping Innovation Alive in the Social Casino Sector (5/22/2018)
(Worldwide) -- The $4.2 billion social casino industry has attracted the interest of some of the biggest gambling companies in the world. Most notable is Aristocrat...
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California Gaming

press release CNIGA Doubles Down on Innovation (5/11/2018)
(California) -- Today, the California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA) formally announced its new communications app is available for download. The app,...
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Choctaw Nation

article Choctaw Nation chosen for federal drone pilot program (5/9/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- The Choctaw Nation will take part in a federal pilot program for unmanned aircraft systems — or drones — the Department of Transportation...
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New York Gaming

press release AGS Partners with Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort on “Play Mohawk” Social Casino App (5/9/2018)
(New York) -- AGS (“the Company”) (NYSE: AGS) today announced an agreement with Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort (“Akwesasne”) in Upstate New York...
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National Congress of American Indians

article Use technology to really know customers, speaker urges (4/17/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Casinos can avoid becoming another Blockbuster by embracing technology that lets them focus on making customer feel welcome, said John Acres, CEO of Acres...
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Mandalay Bay Shooting

article Drones will be used to monitor conditions at Coachella Festival (4/13/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The slaughter of 58 attendees at a Oct. 1 Las Vegas country music event has prompted Indio, Ca. officials to employ a fleet of drones to help monitor...
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Hard Rock

press release NetEnt inks agreement with Hard Rock Hotel Atlantic City (4/5/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Online casino and gaming provider NetEnt, has announced the signing of a customer agreement with gaming operator Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic...
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Native Voices

article MENTZ: New FCC policy sacrifices our sacred sites for monetary gain (4/4/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- As Indian Tribes, as referenced in the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, we had to jump over numerous legal and legislative hoops to have...
article MONET: Indian Country isn't rushing to #DeleteFacebook (3/27/2018)
(Indian Country) -- In the last 48 hours, I’ve seen several people turn to one social network, Twitter, to vent their frustrations about another one: Facebook. In...
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Hard Rock Las Vegas

article Privacy Expert Says Vegas Hard Rock Engaged in Shady Customer Data Harvesting (3/29/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas may have secretly harvested its patrons’ mobile phone data for marketing purposes, according to a former...
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Online Gaming

article Trends that will shape the future of gambling (3/28/2018)
(Worldwide) -- The online gambling industry has made a lot of progress in the two and a half decades that it has had. However, in the last few years, we have seen...
article Golden Nugget opens casino-floor roulette to online players (3/27/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- The first casino in the country to introduce live dealers for online players has also become the first to give online patrons the opportunity to play...
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Pennsylvania Online

article Pennsylvania’s Online Gambling Field to Welcome Remote Gaming Servers (3/27/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The state of Pennsylvania is currently working on its future online gambling field and making sure its offerings are going to meet the high...
article New PA Online Casino Regs Open The Door For Out-Of-State Servers (3/26/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- The latest Pennsylvania gaming regulations answered some questions pertaining to security, integrity, advertising, and location of the servers for the...
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Land Issues

article Tribal Groups Call for FCC to Reject Infrastructure Rules Changes (3/21/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Two groups representing tribal governments urged FCC commissioners to reject proposed changes to wireless infrastructure regulations. The National...
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Other News

press release Camel Rock Casino Chooses VizExplorer (7/18/2018)
(New Mexico) -- VizExplorer, a leading provider of operational intelligence solutions for casinos, today announced the execution of a new license agreement to deploy its...
article The technology behind online casinos (7/16/2018)
(Quebec) -- Just like shopping, banking and pretty much every other aspect of our modern lives, the realm of gambling has also been completely transformed by technology...
article Inaugural AI Malta Summit kicks off this week (7/9/2018)
(Malta) -- The first ever Artificial Intelligence Malta Summit is set to be held this Thursday and Friday, 12 and 13 July 2018, at Le Méridien St Julians Hotel & Spa...
article FCC rejects petition to bring back $25 broadband subsidy for Tribal residents (7/6/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) irked both the residents in tribal areas and several advocates for subsidized wireless services after it...
article FCC stands by decision to raise broadband prices on American Indians (7/6/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Federal Communications Commission is refusing to reverse a decision that will take a broadband subsidy away from many American Indians. Under...
article New Technology That Streamlines Online Gambling Self-Exclusion Gains Support Of National Group (7/6/2018)
(USA) -- The National Council on Problem Gambling is throwing its support behind a new self-exclusion technology called GameSecure from Bencon Technologies. The new tech...
article America’s first dogs lived with people for thousands of years. Then they vanished (7/5/2018)
(USA) -- When 19th century naturalists and explorers first encountered the dogs of Native Americans, they were shocked by the canines’ wolflike appearance. The...
article Groups partner to build fibre optic network to rural Manitoba First Nations (7/4/2018)
(Manitoba) -- Three organizations have announced they will partner in a joint venture to bring high speed internet via a fibre optic network to rural towns and First...
article Genetic ancestry test users 'cherry-pick' which races to identify with (6/28/2018)
(British Columbia) -- Genetic ancestry tests are often advertised as a tool to uncover new connections to diverse cultures and ancestries, but new research from the...
article People tend to 'cherry pick' their genetic ancestry: UBC study (6/28/2018)
(British Columbia) -- In the age of DNA testing, it's not hard to figure out where your ancestors are from. Dozens of companies across the world advertise the...
article People tend to 'cherry pick' their genetic ancestry: UBC study (6/28/2018)
(British Columbia) -- In the age of DNA testing, it's not hard to figure out where your ancestors are from. Dozens of companies across the world advertise the...
article Non-profit teaches New Mexico students about computer coding, STEM (6/26/2018)
(New Mexico) -- For the last three summers, Albuquerque non-profit Cultivating Coders has been teaching students who have extremely limited access to technology about...
article NASA Inter-Tribal Pow Wow to celebrate science and culture at CWU (6/25/2018)
(Washington) -- People will have the opportunity to meet NASA scientists and learn about space at the NASA Inter-Tribal Pow Wow celebration at Central Washington...
article Governor Inslee visits Chewelah (6/22/2018)
(Washington) -- Washington Governor Jay Inslee made a stop in Chewelah last Thursday to meet with members of the Stevens County and Spokane Tribe Broadband Action Team (...
article Aboriginal hunters would be exempt from N.W.T.'s planned ban on hunting with drones (6/22/2018)
(Northwest Territories) -- Officials with the N.W.T.'s Environment Department say northerners want more restrictions on using drones to assist hunters. The...
article Extinct Native American Languages Revived With Long-Lost Audio Recordings (6/21/2018)
(California) -- Nearly 80 Native American languages, some of which now deemed extinct, have been brought back to life with the help of digital technology.
article OP/ED: DNA does not define us (6/21/2018)
(Nova Scotia) -- I’m ambiguously brown. By that I mean I have brown skin and almond-shaped eyes. I get those from my dad who is Mi’kmaq. I also have curly...
article The Conversation: Indigenous communities are no strangers to mathematics (6/20/2018)
(Ottawa) -- On the occasion of National Indigenous Peoples Day, I would like to show how ubiquitous mathematics — and mathematics talent — is within...
article Agreement step in bringing high-speed internet to La Push (6/19/2018)
(Washington) -- An $800,000 project will bring broadband internet to La Push, Gov. Jay Inslee has announced. A memorandum of understanding with the Quileute Tribe, the...
article The Technology That Keeps Casinos Safe (6/18/2018)
(Ireland) -- Anyone who’s ever entered a casino or played in an online casino will know that there’s one thing that’s more important than anything else...

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