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Macau Gaming

article Half of Macau casino ops testing face recognition tech: DICJ (7/16/2019)
(Macau) -- Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, also known by its Portuguese acronym DICJ, says that the use of facial recognition technology needs...
article Macau's casino regulator says facial recognition can only be used for security (7/4/2019)
(Macau) -- The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) stated that some equipment suppliers are testing preliminary facial recognition technology devices in...
article China’s casinos use these tools to spot and track the biggest potential losers (6/28/2019)
(Macau) -- The house always wins — and now it has artificial intelligence on its side. Some of the world’s biggest casino operators in Macau, the Chinese...
article Facial recognition can up casino security: Macau police (3/28/2019)
(Macau) -- Cameras equipped with facial recognition technology would help deter criminal activity in the vicinity of Macau’s casinos, said on Wednesday a representative...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Iowa Gaming

article Tracking technology will be used in sports betting apps (7/15/2019)
(Iowa) -- The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission got a look at some of the technology that will be used for sports gambling during their meeting last week. Iowa Racing...
1 Article on this Issue

Poker

article Hold ‘em or fold ‘em? This A.I. bluffs with the best (7/14/2019)
(New York) -- In his 14 years on the professional poker circuit, Darren Elias had never faced anyone who played with so little fear. A typical poker player, when dealt...
article AI conquers multi-player no-limit poker (7/11/2019)
(USA) -- A new artificial intelligence (AI) system dubbed Pluribus looks set to simultaneously delight computer scientists and terrify professional gamblers around the...
article Robots Are Beating Humans At Poker (7/11/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- On a scorching summer day two weeks ago, I was sitting in a cavernous room in the Mojave Desert along with some 2,000 other people, none of whom I’d...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Havasupai Tribe

article OP/ED: Havasupai Tribe hindered by inadequate internet (7/12/2019)
(Indian Country) -- The Havasupai tribe is falling behind in education, health and emergency needs because, like many rural communities, it lacks affordable, reliable...
article Lack of broadband puts Havasupai tribe, rural areas ‘in jeopardy’ (7/12/2019)
(Arizona) -- The Havasupai tribe is falling behind in education, health and emergency needs because, like many rural communities, it lacks affordable, reliable and high-...
article Havasupai secures license to retain, expand internet access (5/17/2019)
(Arizona) -- A Native American tribe has plans to expand internet access on its northern Arizona reservation now that it has a permanent license from the U.S. government...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Big Data

article Changing privacy and data protection laws could change casino biometrics use (7/11/2019)
(USA) -- Casinos in the U.S. have used facial recognition since the 1990s, but those deployments may have to be adjusted based on potential changes to federal privacy or...
article UNLV article questions if casinos can handle advanced data well (7/3/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Casinos are playing a dangerous game with customer data. As the operators find new ways to gather information on their customers, one analyst thinks there...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Japan Gaming

press release Table Trac Inks Deal to Roll Out Casino Management System in Japan (7/10/2019)
(Japan) -- Minnetonka-based Table Trac Inc. has reached a deal to roll out its casino management system in Japan. Under an exclusive license agreement with Tokyo-based...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article As States Consider Anti-Courtsiding Measures, Debate On Transmission Of Live Data Intensifies (7/10/2019)
(New York) -- Buried in an 18-page sports betting bill that passed last month in the New York Senate is an anti-courtsiding provision that gives venues the authority to...
article Behind the scenes of Sportradar’s trading (6/20/2019)
(UK) -- Darren Small, MD Trading Services at Sportradar, walks Gambling Insider through a day in the life of its trading floor: When over 7,000 scouts collect data from...
article How Much Is Sports Betting Like A Financial Market? Data Is Key In Both (6/10/2019)
(USA) -- The financial market is a different kind of animal in that there is nothing like it. On Wall Street, seconds can mean the difference between a company making $...
article How sharps are staying on the cutting edge by using analytics (6/8/2019)
(New York) -- There’s been a lot of recent talk in both baseball and sports betting about “analytics.” Unfortunately, it’s a buzzword that doesn...
article Under Pressure: Stakeholders Feeling The Sweat As Sports Betting Data War Escalates (5/10/2019)
(New York) -- Cue the soundtrack to David Bowie and Queen’s “Under Pressure.” As many 2019 legislative sessions draw to a close, a number of states and...
article FanDuel to Pair Live Sports Streams With Betting Odds in U.S. (4/29/2019)
(USA) -- FanDuel Group will be the first U.S. sports betting operator to offer live-sports broadcasts alongside odds on its website and mobile app, part of an expanded...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article Sportradar to Provide Real-Time Betting Data to Streaming Service Tied to Capitals, Wizards (7/8/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Washington-based Monumental Sports Network announced on Monday that it reached an agreement to get real-time statistical feeds, including gambling...
1 Article on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article Annual Navajo Nation STEM Camp for Girl Scouts a Success (7/5/2019)
(New Mexico) -- As the Navajo Nation Girl Scouts STEM Camp was coming to an end, a young girl jumped for joy when it was announced the distribution of badges and patches...
article A re-boot for Navajo, Gila County broadband projects (6/21/2019)
(Arizona) -- With funding for the Navajo-Gila County Information Technology Consortium pending since last November, the group has re-applied for state and federal...
article ‘Batteries are pricey’: Light Up Navajo delivers electricity for matron (6/6/2019)
(Arizona) -- Using light from a kerosene or oil lamp late at night, Elizabeth B. Begay makes intricate dreamcatcher earrings and other handmade jewelry. Some nights, she...
article For Many Navajos, Getting Hooked Up To The Power Grid Can Be Life-Changing (5/29/2019)
(Indian Country) -- Neda Billie has been waiting to turn on lights in her home for 15 years. “We’ve been living off those propane lanterns,” she says...
article Navajo Nation to share health data as part of NIH initiative (5/13/2019)
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Nation tribe has signed the first tribal data-sharing agreement with the National Institutes of Health to support a nationwide pediatric research...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Census

article Aerial photos help census officials pinpoint faraway people (7/1/2019)
(New Mexico) -- The U.S. Census Bureau is using new high-tech tools to help get an accurate population count next year as its faces challenges tallying people of color...
1 Article on this Issue

Wind River

article Super Speedy Internet Coming Soon To the Wind River Reservation (6/28/2019)
(Wyoming) -- It's dumping rain the day Patrick Lawson gives me a tour around Wind River Internet's warehouse. Through an open garage door, you can see giant...
1 Article on this Issue

China Gaming

article China’s Big Brother casinos can spot who’s most likely to lose big (6/25/2019)
(Macau) -- The house always wins – and now it has artificial intelligence on its side. Some of the world’s biggest casino operators in Macau, the Chinese...
1 Article on this Issue

Food Sovereignty

article Should we resurrect the American chestnut tree with genetic engineering? (6/25/2019)
(Indian Country) -- The wild chestnuts around this leafy college town used to grow in such great numbers that locals collected the nuts by the bushel and shipped them...
article Researchers can restore the American chestnut through genetic engineering. But at what cost? (4/29/2019)
(USA) -- In the early 1900s, the American chestnut species was hit by a fungal infection that invaded trees through their cracks and caused big yellow cankers to blossom...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

New York Gaming

article New York Mobile Sports Betting Remains Stalled in Assembly (6/20/2019)
(New York) -- What appeared to be a new life line for mobile sports betting in New York now seems to be a fleeting victory for gaming advocates.
article NY Mobile Sports Betting Up In Flames For 2019, And Possibly Longer (6/20/2019)
(New York) -- Many New Yorkers looking to make a legal mobile sports bet on football this fall will again have to cross the Hudson River into New Jersey to lay down...
article Push and pull continues over New York mobile sports betting (3/22/2019)
(New York) -- While New York advances slowly towards getting legal sports betting on the statute books, Governor Andrew Cuomo remains staunchly opposed to the...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Seneca Nation

article Seneca Nation Health System experiencing computer failure (6/18/2019)
(New York) -- A computer system failure at Seneca Nation Health System (SNHS) is causing issues Tuesday morning. The organization shared a message, saying employees...
1 Article on this Issue

Hacked & Cyber-Attack

article Akamai: Gaming Industry a Rising Cybersecurity Target (6/12/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Gamers and the businesses that cater to them are by and large well aware that nefarious log-in attempts and other forms of credential abuse are a problem...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article 'It was bound to happen': Machines are coming to the Vegas Strip — and they may take jobs (6/10/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The coming of the machines is inevitable. And this city knows it. MGM Resorts International this year plans to install at Las Vegas resorts an unknown...
article Plaza hotel upgrades 100 rooms with new decor, Amazon Echo Dots (6/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Starting in August, the Plaza hotel will offer 100 upgraded rooms and suites that come with energy efficiency updates, new decor and Amazon Echo Dots that...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Online Gaming

article Apple’s New Rules for Apps Could Cost Bookmakers Money (6/5/2019)
(USA) -- Apple has created a new rule for its App Store, calling for all new apps to be native to the company’s software, causing headaches for betting and iGaming...
1 Article on this Issue

West Virginia Gaming

article Server locations delaying launch of sports betting app in Charles Town (6/5/2019)
(West Virginia) -- The launch of a sports betting app through Draft Kings at the Hollywood Casino in Charles Town is going to be delayed “several more weeks,...
1 Article on this Issue

Mobile Gaming

article Apple: real-money gambling apps must now be iOS native (6/4/2019)
(California) -- Technology giant Apple has thrown up a major hurdle for anyone looking to offer real-money gambling to iOS users. On Monday, Apple issued updates to its...
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Apple App Store Causing Delays in Online Sports Betting Launch in PA (5/27/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- In Pennsylvania, there have been many additions to the gambling industry over the past few months. In late 2017, the state approved a gaming package...
1 Article on this Issue

Video Gaming

article Why The Microsoft Deal With Sony Is Great News For The Future Of Gaming (5/23/2019)
(Internet) -- The recent news of a potential partnership between Sony and Microsoft has been greeted, unsurprisingly, with a great deal of speculation around what this...
article Valve Software dreams of analyzing your brainwaves to tailor in-game rewards (3/23/2019)
(California) -- Valve Software's famously "flat" structure means most of its game-making staffers have vague titles. One of the few exceptions is its...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

press release JCM Global promotes its casino banknote tracking tech (5/22/2019)
(Macau) -- Japan Cash Machine Co Ltd, also known as JCM Global, is promoting some system products in the Asia region, including one said to be able to track every single...
1 Article on this Issue

Marijuana & Hemp

article WSU researchers team with Puyallup tribe on medicinal cannabis research (5/22/2019)
(Washington) -- Researchers at Washington State University are teaming up with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians in an effort to chart the tribe’s outcomes prescribing...
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article A self-serve beer bar is coming to Atlantic City (5/11/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- There's a new bar coming to New Jersey where you can pour your own beer. Not going to lie: This is pretty awesome. The name of the bar will be...
1 Article on this Issue

Chumash Tribe

article Chumash Tribe donates 48 laptops to Buellton middle school (4/30/2019)
(California) -- The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Foundations donated 48 new Google Chromebooks to students at Jonata Middle School in Buellton on Monday.
1 Article on this Issue

Kiowa Tribe

article Kiowa culture goes digital (4/21/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- For many years, Kiowa elder Dorothy Whitehorse DeLaune has worked with tribal members and Native Studies scholars to sustain the Kiowa language, culture,...
1 Article on this Issue

DOI

article Science is "a Democrat thing": Mantra of the Trump administration revealed (4/12/2019)
(USA) -- Science, according to a Trump appointee at the Department of the Interior, is "a Democrat thing." Those words were reportedly used to justify the...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article NASA's next generation of Natives: After the moon it's the 2020 Mission to Mars (7/20/2019)
(USA) -- Aaron Yazzie follows the footsteps of Native pioneers like John Herrington and Jerry Elliot; NASA now has some 21 Native American employeesAaron Yazzie...
article BLOG: Facial biometrics opportunities shown as tech applied to diverse use cases (7/19/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Biometric facial recognition continues to proliferate, with a new deployment at a soccer stadium in Denmark, a new casino tracking system, and goggles...
article Lack of broadband puts tribal, rural areas ‘in jeopardy’ (7/17/2019)
(Arizona) -- The Havasupai tribe is falling behind in education, health and emergency needs because, like many rural communities, it lacks affordable, reliable and high-...
article Myth-busting study reveals that gamblers can't detect slot machine payout percentages (7/15/2019)
(Nevada) -- It's a common sight on casino floors: patrons jumping from slot machine to slot machine before eventually hunkering down at a game that's due for the...
article Scientists implant noisemakers in chinook, deploy tracking array on seafloor to solve salmon mystery (7/14/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Flashing silver, the salmon loomed up from the deep, hooked and thrashing. With a tug, scientists hauled it aboard and quickly dunked the fish in a...
article More needs to be done to attract Indigenous stem cell donors, northwestern Ontario cancer survivor says (7/12/2019)
(Ontario) -- A cancer survivor from Fort William First Nation near Thunder Bay, Ont., says Canadian Blood Services needs to do more to reach out to potential Indigenous...
article Hold ’Em or Fold ’Em? This A.I. Bluffs With the Best (7/12/2019)
(USA) -- In his 14 years on the professional poker circuit, Darren Elias had never faced anyone who played with so little fear. A typical poker player, when dealt two...
article Lack of broadband puts tribal, rural areas ‘in jeopardy,’ lawmakers told (7/11/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Havasupai tribe is falling behind in education, health and emergency needs because, like many rural communities, it lacks affordable, reliable...
article Facial recognition tests at BCLC 'disappointing': documents (7/11/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Facial recognition systems touted by the B.C. Lottery Corporation as part of a solution that could keep criminals and problem gamblers out of...
article Gaming Venues May Scrutinize Biometric and Facial Monitoring of Patrons as Privacy Laws Enacted (7/10/2019)
(Nevada) -- Casinos could increasingly become part of a national debate on how to regulate and use biometric surveillance and related high-tech methods of data...
article BLOG: How Casino Technology Has Evolved over Time (7/8/2019)
(Worldwide) -- The relentless march of technology has revolutionized the world in ways that no one could have imagined a decade ago. From the way we work and communicate...
article The Truth Behind the Many Myths Around Slot Machines (7/4/2019)
(USA) -- In all the areas of entertainment, such as gambling, a plethora of myths have sprung over the years. Regardless of why these myths exist, the fact is that there...
article Internet Expanded for San Ildefonso Pueblo in New Mexico (7/3/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Internet service at the San Ildefonso Pueblo, which is a census designated area in New Mexico, will move into the modern day in the coming weeks. NMSurf...
article Want To Learn More About D.C.’s Indigenous History? There’s An App For That. (7/3/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Washington, D.C., became the seat of government for the new United States of America in 1790. But before that, it was inhabited by a tribe of...
article Casinos are using AI for even greater advantage (6/27/2019)
(USA) -- Casinos and gambling websites, already adept at tilting long-term odds in their favor, are getting a leg up from technology that could inject even more...
article Microsoft, Sacred Wind attack digital divide in rural NM (6/27/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Albuquerque-based Sacred Wind Communications is partnering with Microsoft Corp. to provide wireless broadband to remote New Mexico communities through...
article FCC proposal could boost broadband internet on tribal lands (6/24/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Federal Communications Commission has proposed giving rural Native American tribes a priority filing window for licenses that could expand...
article Flawed US Gov. Data is Hindering ‘Necessary’ Internet Service for Tribal Communities (6/15/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The federal government reports that over 90 percent of American homes in rural communities are connected to the internet, but only 49 to 65 percent...
article Ancient DNA sheds light on Arctic hunter-gatherer migration to North America around 5,000 years ago (6/5/2019)
(Alaska) -- The first humans in North America arrived from Asia some time before 14,500 years ago. The next major stream of gene flow came about 5000 years ago, and is...
article Apple will only allow native iOS gambling apps in App Store (6/5/2019)
(USA) -- Apple has announced that it will only allow gambling apps native to iOS to be hosted in its App Store, giving operators until September 3 to ensure their...

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