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Hard Rock

article Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi announces opening of Robo Bar, a robotic experience (2/14/2018)
(Mississippi) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi is adding yet another cutting-edge establishment to their already exciting list of venues. Robo Bar, a robotic bar...
press release Greentube to provide customised social gaming for Hard Rock and Seminole casinos (2/6/2018)
(Florida) -- Greentube, the NOVOMATIC Interactive division, today announced the launch of a project with Seminole Gaming and Hard Rock International whereby Greentube...
article Robot-operated bar opens in Mississippi (1/28/2018)
(Mississippi) -- Robots are serving up drinks inside a new bar at the Hard Rock Casino in Mississippi. Jengo, a robot bartender, can make up to 120 drinks an hour. He...
article Meet the newest bartenders at Hard Rock Casino -- they're robots (1/26/2018)
(Mississippi) -- Feel free to talk as much as you want to the newest bartenders at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Biloxi. Just don't expect them to talk back....
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Virtual & Augmented Reality

article Las Vegas Strip’s Big Apple roller coaster has a new VR experience option (2/5/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The New York-New York Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas has teamed up with German company VR Coaster to add a virtual reality experience to its Big Apple...
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Chukchansi

article Scientific Games to supply Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino (1/31/2018)
(California) -- Scientific Games Corporation has today announced that the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino has chosen to upgrade its existing Scientific Games...
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Navajo Nation

article ABQ company brings phone, internet to reservation (1/26/2018)
(New Mexico) -- About a dozen families in remote Navajo Nation areas are enjoying home Internet and phone service for the first time through a novel project launched by...
article Why the Navajo Nation Banned Genetic Research (11/3/2017)
(Indian Country) -- In 2003, Carletta Tilousi, a member of northern Arizona’s tiny Havasupai Tribe, listened to a student’s doctoral presentation. She was...
article The Navajo Nation Might Lift a Longstanding Ban on Genetic Research (10/13/2017)
(Arizona) -- The Navajo Nation is weighing whether to end a 15-year ban that prevents genetic research on their members. The decision comes ahead of the opening of the...
article PRC approves plan to expand Navajo Nation internet access (9/28/2017)
(New Mexico) -- People in some of the remote parts of the Navajo Nation will now have access to phone and internet. The Public Regulation Commission approved a plan to...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Wind River

article Wind River Internet Working to be the Fastest Internet Provider in Fremont County (1/24/2018)
(Wyoming) -- Wind River tribes are making major moves to increase revenue on the reservation. We spoke with Riverton and tribal officials about their new projects....
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Blockchain Technology

article The Future of Blockchain Technology in the Gambling Industry (1/23/2018)
(Worldwide) -- Blockchain technology is being introduced across a whole host of industries, from IT organizations to banks. But what is it and how could it affect the...
article MGA praises blockchain technology (10/20/2017)
(Malta) -- Blockchain technology keeps growing and Malta has turned its attention to the possibilities it provides and the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has highlighted...
article This Blockchain-Powered Platform Aims to Disrupt the Esport Gambling Industry (10/20/2017)
(Washington) -- Esports wagering is a large — and growing — global industry at the intersection between gambling, technology and entertainment. In their 2017...
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Native Voices

article Jason Small: The digital divide grows day by day on our reservations (1/23/2018)
(Indian Country) -- The digital divide is real and it’s widening. Nowhere is this more true than on our reservations around the country. The vast majority of those...
article Jason Small: The digital divide grows day by day on our reservations (1/23/2018)
(Indian Country) -- The digital divide is real and it’s widening. Nowhere is this more true than on our reservations around the country. The vast majority of those...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

eSports

article What the repeal of net neutrality means for esports (1/21/2018)
(California) -- Corporate and business regulations have always played a role in sports. Whether it be the NFL, NBA, MLB or NHL, internal strikes and lockouts have...
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Crown Ltd

article Melco Shows Off Biometric Technology for Casino Security in Japan Ahead of Licensure Pitch (1/20/2018)
(Japan) -- Melco Resorts Japan demonstrated a new security system at their offices this week as part of their push to earn a license when the Japanese market opens to...
article Melco Plans Facial Recognition System for Japan Casino, Promises Government Access (11/30/2017)
(Japan) -- Hong Kong-based casino operator Melco Resorts & Entertainment has announced plans for a new facility in Japan that will make extensive use of facial...
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Foxwoods

press release Nor1 Deploys CheckIn Merchandising™ at Foxwoods Resort Casino, Expanding Adoption of the Nor1 Pricing & Merchandising Intelligence Platform (1/17/2018)
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino, the largest resort casino in North America, capped a successful 2017 by launching Nor1's CheckIn Merchandising™ resort...
article Authentic Gaming and Foxwoods strike landmark live casino partnership (1/2/2018)
(Connecticut) -- Live casino operator Authentic Gaming has struck up a major partnership with Foxwoods Resort Casino to live-stream roulette games from its casino floor...
article Foxwoods Resort Casino To Live-Stream Roulette Games (12/22/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Live casino pioneer Authentic Gaming has signed a ground-breaking partnership with Foxwoods Resort Casino to live-stream roulette games from its casino...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Las Vegas Hotels Get a High-Tech Upgrade (1/17/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- We live in a technologically-advanced world overrun with smartphones, smart homes, and even self-driving cars. However, the hotel experience has remained...
article Las Vegas hotels bet on technology to attract, dazzle guests (1/13/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- It takes just minutes for a room service attendant to respond to a text message asking for a soda, bringing the Diet Coke on a tray with a glass of ice...
article Las Vegas hotels bet on technology to attract, dazzle guests (1/10/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- It takes just minutes for a room service attendant to respond to a text message asking for a soda, bringing the Diet Coke on a tray with a glass of ice...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Water Issues

article Some remote Manitoba First Nations slated to get high-speed internet still don't have drinkable water (1/10/2018)
(Manitoba) -- More than 100 rural communities and remote First Nations are likely to get speedier internet by 2019, but some of those very communities continue to...
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Chumash Tribe

article Santa Ynez Chumash donate computers to Central Coast schools (1/6/2018)
(California) -- As part of its Technology in Schools Program, the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians delivered 48 Chromebooks and two mobile charging carts to the...
article Chumash gifts connect Santa Ynez, Lompoc students through technology (12/14/2017)
(California) -- It’s hard to overstate the importance of technology in every facet of today’s world. From work environments and home entertainment systems,...
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Europe Gaming

article Finland’s slots jockeys will have to authenticate their identity (12/28/2017)
(Finland) -- Finland is about to make life more difficult (or more responsible, depending on your perspective) for slot machine fans. Last week, Finland’s state...
article Finnish national betting agency to add I.D. verification to slot machines (12/28/2017)
(Finland) -- Finnish national betting agency Veikkaus has announced that in the future, users of slot games will have to authenticate their identity before being able to...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Mandalay Bay Shooting

article Las Vegas Casino Tests Gun-Detecting Radar System (12/19/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- The Westgate Las Vegas Casino and Resort is testing a Patscan Cognitive Microwave Radar system, which is designed to detect firearms—even those...
article The Las Vegas Resort Using Microwaves to Keep Guns Out of its Casino (12/16/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Activate satellite view in Google Maps and head to the Las Vegas strip, and you'll see it: a strange smattering of Y-shaped buildings. Mandalay Bay....
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Forest County Potawatomi

article Potawatomi Hotel and Casino reopens after rare 12-hour closure (12/18/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel and Casino reopened Monday morning after a rare 12-hour closure that an official said was a scheduled "systems upgrade." The...
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Poker

article How AI beat human experts at poker revealed (12/18/2017)
(USA) -- Libratus, the artificial intelligence that defeated four top professional poker players earlier this year, uses a three-pronged approach to master a game with...
article VideoSlots planning to launch 3D poker product (10/7/2017)
(Internet) -- The online casino at VideoSlots has announced that it is set to launch a three-dimensional (3D) poker service early next year after acquiring the relevant...
article Infographic – Poker & AI: The Rise of Machines Against Humans (10/3/2017)
(UK) -- Perhaps one of the biggest advancements of technology in recent years is the appearance of artificial intelligence, commonly referred to as AI.
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Trump Adminstration

article Ajit Pai Nears His Biggest Win With Net Neutrality Repeal (12/13/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Small tech companies, consumer groups and many celebrities have been up in arms for weeks about a proposal at the Federal Communications Commission...
article Net Neutrality Hits a Nerve, Eliciting Intense Reactions (11/28/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- It usually doesn’t take much to get people on the internet worked up. To get them really worked up, make the topic internet regulation. In the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Video Gaming

article Older Generations Could Stave Off Alzheimer's By Playing Video Games (12/7/2017)
(UK) -- By now you’re probably used to hearing that sitting inside playing video games all day is really bad for your health (not to mention, giving you square...
1 Article on this Issue

MMIWG

article New app aims to help families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (11/6/2017)
(Manitoba) -- An innovative new app has been developed to provide support and resources for families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. The Taken...
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Online Gaming

article The Influence of Artificial Intelligence on the World of iGaming (10/31/2017)
(UK) -- Artificial intelligence. Artificial intelligence! It seems the echo of these two words can be often heard in both online and offline world. And even though a...
article Five Online Casino Safety Tips for Players (10/17/2017)
(Internet) -- A while back, gamblers would have to travel to the nearest or choicest casino to get their fix and everything that ensued once they entered those gilded...
article Types of Gamification at Online Casinos (10/12/2017)
(Internet) -- Most of the online casinos and mobile casino games will offer you a variety of slots and on top of that will give you major other reasons to be a regular...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency

article French Financial Regulator Introduces Initial Coin Offerings Regulation (10/27/2017)
(France) -- The financial regulator in France, Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) is developing its initial coin offerings policy and it has recently launched a new...
article Why Gambling and Cryptocurrencies are a Uniquely Beautiful Match (10/26/2017)
(Internet) -- Many casinos now accept cryptocurrencies, which is a great development especially for people that appreciate the convenience that technology brings. In...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Skill-Based Gaming

article Gambling machine guru Blaine Graboyes bets big on security (10/20/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Consider the case of a mysterious Russian math whiz and cyber-gang leader known only as “Alex” who reportedly figured out how slot machines...
1 Article on this Issue

Mobile Gaming

article Carnival Corp. app broadens gambling beyond the casino floor (10/16/2017)
(New Jersey) -- Technology may soon transform the way people gamble on a cruise ship. Carnival Corp. is linking games that can be played on handheld devices to the...
1 Article on this Issue

Maryland Gaming

article Maryland casinos may see new forms of gaming (10/12/2017)
(Maryland) -- Maryland may see new forms of gaming such as “esports” or skill-based games after a panel of various gaming corporations presented information...
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PokerStars

article PokerStars to explore artificial intelligence with new hires (10/11/2017)
(UK) -- PokerStars has revealed plans to hire a number of new staff to support its efforts to create a “fully-flexible artificial intelligence (AI) agent”....
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Hacked & Cyber-Attack

article Graton casino suffers “data breach” (10/10/2017)
(California) -- A spokeswoman for the Graton Resort and Casino revealed earlier this week that an undisclosed number of patrons at the facility were being notified by...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article How can Indigenous knowledge shape our view of AI? (2/16/2018)
(Indian Country) -- The words we use to describe reality are not without consequence. They express how we define our realities and, as a result, how we express our...
article ‘Twilight towers’ issue pits wireless industry against Native American, historical preservation groups (2/14/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- The FCC has opened a proceeding on the so-called Twilight Towers, an issue that is clearly split between the wireless industry and some Native...
article Six Nations Polytechnic's STEAM Academy praised in its pilot year (2/5/2018)
(Ontario) -- The STEAM Academy program at Six Nations Polytechnic is unique and exciting, says Indigenous Services Minister Jane Philpott, who toured the school Monday.
article The Online Casinos of Tomorrow: Gambling Continues to Change (2/4/2018)
(USA) -- The world is changing while you are reading this sentence. New technologies, new opportunities, new ways of thinking. Even gambling isn’t the same any...
press release DRGT: a decade in Switzerland (1/31/2018)
(Europe) -- In 2008, Grand Casino Bern became the first casino in the country to adopt the DRGT system. Subsequent to which, a number of DRGT designed and managed...
press release Live! Casino & Hotel deploys new guest-experience technology (1/30/2018)
(Maryland) -- Live! Casino & Hotel will deploy KEYPR’s expansive hospitality platform at the new Live! Hotel, which is set to open in Hanover, Md., this spring...
press release Playtech integrates Featurespace’s real-time gameplay fraud detection into IMS (1/30/2018)
(London) -- Playtech has completed the integration of Featurespace’s machine learning fraud detection tools into its powerful Information Management System (IMS)...
press release Acuant Partners with MGT Micro Gaming Technologies Inc., For Secure, Self-Service Player Loyalty Program Onboarding (1/23/2018)
(California) -- Acuant, a leading provider of data capture and authentication solutions, announced that it has partnered with MGT Micro Gaming Technologies Inc., to...
press release Skyline Hotel & Casino Chooses Agilysys Hospitality Solutions (1/23/2018)
(Georgia) -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider ofnext-generation hospitality software solutions and services, today announcedthat Skyline Hotel...
article Facial Recognition Technology Aims to Help with CSR (1/22/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- We’ve already seen facial recognition software make inroads into the casino world. So far, these have mainly been designed for assisting with...
article FCC chairman proposes over $500 million in funding to promote rural broadband deployment (1/21/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai recently shared with his fellow commissioners an order to promote more high-speed broadband...
article Ground-breaking technology to monitor gamblers (1/18/2018)
(Worldwide) -- Ground-breaking technology is FIRST to monitor players’ distress and depression LIVE via subliminal facial expressions. Artificial Emotional...
article Could machine learning help players to bring down the house? (1/18/2018)
(Worldwide) -- With sportsbook prices changing over 5 million times per day, it’s unsurprising to find online gambling operators leveraging machine learning as...
article 8 Cree communities in Quebec slated to get high speed internet by March (1/17/2018)
(Quebec) -- Residents in several communities in the James Bay region of Quebec will soon have access to high speed internet, phone and television services. It's...
article 8 Cree communities in Quebec slated to get high speed internet by March (1/17/2018)
(Quebec) -- Residents in several communities in the James Bay region of Quebec will soon have access to high speed internet, phone and television services. It's...
article High-speed internet coming to over 100 coastal B.C. communities (1/17/2018)
(British Columbia) -- People who live up and down the B.C. coast and on Vancouver Island will soon have access to much faster internet. The provincial and federal...
article DNA spit kits: 23andMe’s ancestry results ‘most confounding,’ new report says (1/17/2018)
(USA) -- Silicon Valley ancestry-testing firm 23andMe claims to have DNA from more than 2 million consumers, and its spit tests for insights into family history and...
article Brazilian Superstar Neymar Makes a Request to the PUBG Developers (1/9/2018)
(Internet) -- One of the biggest sporting superstars on the planet has made a request to the developers of PUBG. Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior is the world’s most...
article Swiss voters could derail gambling domain-blocking plans (1/9/2018)
(Switzerland) -- Switzerland’s plans to block the domains of internationally licensed online gambling operators appear headed for a voter referendum. Last...
article Nasal Spray to be Used to Help Combat Gambling Addiction (1/9/2018)
(Finland) -- Researchers in Finland are studing the potential for a nasal spray to be used in eradicating gambling addiction. The fast-working spray containing naloxone...

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