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Sports Betting

press release MERATI: U.S. Patent - Multi-Jurisdictional Odds and Risk Management System (reg req) (10/17/2018)
(USA) -- I am pleased to announce that yesterday (Oct 11,2018), the United States Patent Office issued Notice of Allowance for my "Multi Jurisdictional Odds and...
article Chuck Schumer's Sports Betting Plan Could Require Books To Use Official League Data (8/29/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Less than three months before Election Night, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer outlined a policy proposal on Wednesday aimed at creating a...
article The Big Bet: A/V Industry Sees Potential Boom in Sports Betting (8/21/2018)
(New Jersey) -- Sound and video may not have immediately sprung to mind in May when the Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, but they are...
article Is Sportradar Taking A Wrecking Ball To League Arguments On Intellectual Property In Sports Data? (8/11/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Here’s an interesting twist in the debate over official data and intellectual property debate when it comes to sports betting in the US: The twitter...
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Elizabeth Warren

article Elizabeth Warren releases her DNA test results and dares Trump to make good on his $1 million bet (10/15/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has faced questions for years about her claims she has Native American ancestry — most infamously from President...
article No matter what Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test shows, there’s no genetic test to prove you’re Native American (10/15/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Over the weekend, US Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released the results of a genetic test suggesting she does have some Native American ancestry....
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Las Vegas Casinos Are Introducing Facial Recognition Technology (10/13/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas Strip casinos are adding facial recognition technology into their operations. Alec Massey, Director of PwC’s Connected Solutions, works...
article Las Vegas Casinos Introduce Virtual Dealer Machines (9/23/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casinos found a way to receive more with less employees thanks to new virtual dealer machines. Like any hospitality business, much reflects on...
article SCWARTZ: How Las Vegas Casinos Are Getting More With Fewer Employees (9/10/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casinos, like any hospitality business, owe everything to their employees. After all, they are the ones that provide the hospitality that guests...
article Omnia Casino eyes ‘completely AI-led’ CRM [sub req] (8/7/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Omnia Casino, the compliance-led casino founded by former director of gaming at Betfair Sam Hobcraft, has confirmed it is working towards having entirely...
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Pechanga Casino

article G2E: The Future State of Big Data in the Gaming Industry: A Pechanga Case Study (10/11/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Big data can be expensive and difficult, but according to the team at Pechanga Resort & Casino, it’s well worth the effort. Pechanga Chief Data...
article That’s not R2-D2 — safety robots are on patrol at Pechanga Resort Casino (9/3/2018)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort & Casino has a couple of new high-tech machines, and they aren’t part of the resort’s gaming collection. The Temecula...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Sports betting providers given more options with Atlantic City data center integration (10/5/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Continent 8 is integrating their data centers in two of the resort’s casino properties with locations across the country in an effort to assist...
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Morongo Tribe

press release Konami Gaming Incorporated inks California casino deal (10/3/2018)
(California) -- American slot and casino management systems innovator, Konami Gaming Incorporated, has announced the signing of a deal that is to see southern California...
press release Morongo Casino Resort & Spa selects Konami’s SYNKROS Management System (10/3/2018)
(California) -- Konami Gaming, Inc. announced that its award-winning SYNKROS casino management system has been selected by the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa to help...
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Chickasaw Nation

article How a Teacher in Rural Oklahoma Started a Science-Fair Dynasty (10/2/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- On March 9, a few days after teachers in Oklahoma threatened to walk out to demand more funding for public schools, I was standing next to Deborah...
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N.J. Sports Betting

article William Hill sports betting app hits iOS (9/28/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- The William Hill New Jersey sports betting app is now available on mobile devices with either Android or iOS operating platforms. Prior to Friday'...
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Hard Rock

press release Hard Rock and Scientific Games deepen relationship (9/26/2018)
(Florida) -- Global gaming, hospitality and entertainment giant Hard Rock International (HRI) has strengthened its existing Scientific Games Corporation alliance, with a...
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Virtual & Augmented Reality

article Cheat Sheet: What's the Deal With Location-Based VR (9/20/2018)
(Internet) -- Sorry, skeptics: Virtual reality is growing faster than you thought it would. You’re just looking in the wrong place. Millions of people are leaving...
article This VR Film Takes You on an Ayahuasca Journey to the Amazon (9/3/2018)
(UK) -- This is Awavena, a 17-minute “mixed-reality” work that melds augmented reality, 360-degree film footage, and virtual reality. It was funded by the...
article Cyborgs, yachts and VR: How technology will impact sports betting (8/14/2018)
(New York) -- In 2026, when North America hosts the World Cup, experts predict more than half of all U.S. states will be in the bookmaking business. And by that time,...
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MMIW

article A process of healing: Woman creates extensive MMIWG database (9/16/2018)
(Northwest Territories) -- What started as a basic search for numbers on missing and murdered Indigenous women has changed the path of one woman's life. Annita...
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Fond du Lac Band

article Northeast Minnesota Native American tribe aims to turn the reservation high speed (9/14/2018)
(Minnesota) -- The Fond du Lac band of Lake Superior Chippewa is getting into the internet business. The band recently submitted a petition with the Federal...
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International Game Technology

press release Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Certifies First Tribal Sports Book in the U.S. To GLI-33 Event-Wagering Standard (9/13/2018)
(Mississippi) -- The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians made history on Thursday, August 31, 2018, at 10:00.m. CST as the new sports book at their Pearl River Resort...
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Trail of Tears

article Modern technology used by Trail of Tears sleuths (9/12/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- The Choctaw Nation is hoping that new technology will give them insight into what happened to hundreds of ancestors after they were forcibly removed from...
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Video Gaming

article Getting in the Game: Tabitha Engle (9/12/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Like many kids who grow up in Las Vegas, Tabitha Engle would occasionally have reason to pass through a casino, be it on the way to a family dinner, a...
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Macau Gaming

article Legislator wants face recognition tech in Macau casinos (9/11/2018)
(Macau) -- Macau legislator Leong Sun Iok has urged the government to enhance security at local casino floors and hotels via installation of face recognition technology.
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Mohegan Sun

press release Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) Becomes Official Service Provider of Fallsview Casino Resort, Casino Niagara and Niagara Falls Entertainment Centre (9/10/2018)
(New York) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), owner, developer and manager of integrated resorts throughout the United States and Northern Asia, announced...
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Mobile Gaming

article This is how technology turns us into addicts (9/8/2018)
(Worldwide) -- The World Health Organisation is to include “gaming disorder”, the inability to stop gaming, into the International Classification of Diseases...
article Devs slam Apple for removing 'wrong' apps in gambling crackdown (8/11/2018)
(California) -- A THRONG OF DEVELOPERS have slammed tech giant Apple for wrongfully removing apps from the App Store in its crackdown on gambling content. A number of...
article Apple removes 'wrong apps' in gambling purge (8/9/2018)
(UK) -- Apple has been accused of accidentally removing apps from the App Store in a crackdown on gambling content. Several developers complained via social media that...
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Hacked & Cyber-Attack

article DraftKings Prepares to Fight Back Against Unknown Hackers (9/4/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- Hackers attacked the website of daily fantasy sports giant DraftKings last month. Now the company is trying to fight back. On Friday, a federal judge...
article Hackers used a fish tank to break into a Vegas casino. We’re all in trouble. (9/4/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Bruce Schneier’s new book, “Click Here to Kill Everybody,” explains the security risks of a new world of household devices connected to...
article Dozens of Vegas slots went offline simultaneously during a hacker convention (8/12/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The casino is "pretty certain" it wasn't hacked. The annual DEF CON hacking convention returned once again to Las Vegas this weekend, and...
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Choctaw Nation

press release Joingo Announces Launch of Choctaw Casinos Mobile App (8/28/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- Joingo®, the leading provider of mobile engagement solutions for the casino gaming industry today announced the launch of the Choctaw Casinos mobile...
article Choctaw Nation Holds Drone Testing Demonstration (8/17/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- "I don't know if people realize but they witnessed history today," said Choctaw Chief Gary Batton. On the Choctaws' 42,000 acre ranch,...
article The Choctaw Nation in Oklahoma Is Using Drones to Trap Feral Pigs (8/16/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- Members of the Native American Choctaw Nation tribe in central Oklahoma are using drones to aerially refill feral pig traps, in order to somewhat curb the...
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Facebook

article Facebook Is Removing More Than 5,000 Ad Targeting Options To Prevent Discrimination (8/21/2018)
(Internet) -- Facebook is planning to remove more than 5,000 ad targeting options in an effort to prevent discriminatory advertising. The bulk of the 5,000 targeting...
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Navajo Nation

article Get to Know the Navajo Creating BuzzFeed’s Digital Tools (8/21/2018)
(Indian Country) -- Joseph Bergen, Navajo, creates digital tools that streamline BuzzFeed’s media production. The company’s innovation-obsessed culture...
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Online Poker

article What's Behind the Recent String of DDoS Attacks Against Poker Rooms (8/17/2018)
(Internet) -- Earlier this week PokerStars was forced to cancel some running tournaments due to technical difficulties. This is not the first time something like that...
article Explained: What is a DDoS attack in poker? (8/14/2018)
(Internet) -- Following a recent rise in poker networks falling prey to DDoS attacks, Barry Carter explains to new players what they are and why they happen.
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Karuk Tribe

article Karuk Tribe lauds fiber project approval (8/14/2018)
(California) -- A $3.6 million broadband fiber project from Happy Camp to Somes Bar is set to reinforce what the state is calling a “fiber-optic backbone” in...
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Online Gaming

article Apple Cans Hundreds of Gaming Apps (8/14/2018)
(Internet) -- Numerous gambling-related mobile apps have been removed from the Apple App Store – and hundreds more are likely to follow – after the...
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Trump Adminstration

article FCC blocked from ending Tribal internet subsidy (8/14/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- A federal appeals court has blocked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from ending or limiting the Lifeline program, a subsidized telephone...
article FCC must halt cuts to Lifeline broadband subsidies in tribal regions, says court (8/14/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- An appeals court on Friday blocked the Federal Communications Commission's plan to cut a broadband subsidy in tribal regions. If the cut were...
article Court halts FCC plan to revoke low-income internet subsidies on tribal lands (8/13/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- A $25 monthly subsidy that’s meant to help low-income households on tribal lands get phone or internet service will remain in place for the...
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Colville Tribe

article Washington Tribes Call on FCC to Prioritize Native Needs In Consideration of Licenses Change (8/13/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Federal Communications Commission is considering a rule change for licenses normally reserved for education and public broadcasting. In...
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Nevada Gaming

article CG Technology’s third trip to Nevada’s regulatory woodshed (8/13/2018)
(Nevada) -- Sports betting technology provider CG Technology (CGT) has been fined for the third time by Nevada regulators after reporting more flaws in its software.
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MGM Resorts

article Commitment To Timely, Accurate Data Drives MGM Resorts' Sports Betting Deal With NBA (8/8/2018)
(New York) -- When NBA commissioner Adam Silver and MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren unveiled a historic partnership between the companies on July 31, the...
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Scientific Games

press release Casino Arizona Launches 'Talking Stick' Casino App Utilizing Scientific Games' SG Universe (8/8/2018)
(Arizona) -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") has launched its SG Universe online product suite with...
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Other News

article How gadgets made slots more convenient (10/16/2018)
(USA) -- Slot games have always been one of the most popular types of casino games ever since they began in the 19th century. The precursor for all types of slots that...
article Native American Bank in tech overhaul with Jack Henry’s Silverlake (10/16/2018)
(Colorado) -- Denver-based Native American Bank, the only national American Indian-owned certified community development financial institution (CDFI) in the US, is...
article Trends in Hotel Room Technology: Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things (10/15/2018)
(Worldwide) -- It wasn’t that long ago that typical hotel room technology consisted of an old-school CRT TV and very confusing remote control. You’d leave...
article Interview with Geoff Hall (10/14/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Geoff Hall is arguably the biggest name in the world of casino game inventors. Games that Geoff created that are currently on the floor of Las Vegas...
article Thumb petroglyphs preserved with new technology (10/13/2018)
(Michigan) -- Laser technology offers another avenue by which to study and preserve the Sanilac Petroglyphs. A collaborative effort of state agencies and a Native...
article 'Inuvik is a community the world can learn from': Rural internet hot topic at summit (10/12/2018)
(Northwest Territories) -- Matthew Rantanen has ideas to bring high-speed internet to Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T. Hailing from southern California and known as a "cyber...
article Broadband Access Lags on Tribal Lands, Study Finds (10/4/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- More than a third of Americans living on tribal land do not have high-speed internet service, and little of the federal funding aimed at increasing...
article Reservation Schools Join Tele-Health Network (10/4/2018)
(South Dakota) -- A South Dakota reservation is turning to technology to help kids facing mental health crises. The Oglala Sioux Tribe will soon be launching a tele-...
article FCC's Data Overstate Access, and Tribes Face Barriers Accessing Funding (10/3/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Broadband provides high-speed Internet service, which can improve communications and drive economic growth. However, tribal lands have lower levels...
article Hacking her way past Google (10/2/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Robin Maxkii remembers sitting at a computer in the library. She was not yet 11. There was a time limit for computer use, but she needed more time...
press release National Science Foundation Invests in Tribal STEM Education (10/1/2018)
(Indian Country) -- Through the National Science Foundation's Tribal Colleges and Universities Program (TCUP), the agency has awarded $14 million in grants to four...
article Hidden Kingdoms of the Ancient Maya Revealed in a 3-D Laser Map (9/30/2018)
(Guatemala) -- Hidden pyramids and massive fortresses in the jungle. Farms and canals scattered across swamplands. Highways traversing thickets of rain forest. These are...
article New program teaches Igloolik, Nunavut, elders how to take a trip to cyberspace (9/29/2018)
(Nunavut) -- Elders in Igloolik, Nunavut are venturing through cyberspace, one website at a time. Eight new computers — located in the Igloolik Amitturmiut Library...
article DNA ancestry testing’s musical pitch hits a sour note (9/28/2018)
(USA) -- Direct-to-consumer genetic ancestry tests, like those offered by 23andMe and Ancestry.com, have always had a whiff of snake oil about them. For years, the tests...
article Word Up podcast aims to revitalize Indigenous languages in Australia (9/28/2018)
(Australia) -- The Australian Broadcasting Corporation produces several programs on Indigenous issues. Speaking Out addresses Indigenous politics, lifestyle and current...
article Broadband deployment lags in Indian Country, rural America (9/26/2018)
(Indian Country) -- On your monthly phone bill, you pay a fee, in the Federal Communications Commission’s words, “to make phone service affordable and...
article Marriott Maracay Golf Resort adopts new security technology (9/25/2018)
(Venezuela) -- Marriott Maracay Golf Resort, a luxury property situated in central Venezuela, has partnered with Assa Abloy Hospitality to implement the latest industry...
article Hotel Workers Fret Over a New Rival: Alexa at the Front Desk (9/24/2018)
(Worldwide) -- The bosses haven’t yet introduced facial recognition technology at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. But from her perch behind the front desk at the pink...
article “Gambling Brain” Studies Make Clear Why It’s Hard to Stop Rolling the Dice (9/21/2018)
(USA) -- More often than not a trip to Las Vegas is not a financially sound decision. And yet every year over 40 million people hand over their cash to the city’s...
article Can Artificial Intelligence And Networking Transform The Hospitality Industry? (9/21/2018)
(California) -- These days we often take finding directions for granted. Easy smartphone apps like Google, Maps and Waze all but make paper maps and standalone GPS...

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