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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...
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Macau Gaming

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...
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Video Gaming

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...
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New York Gaming

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...
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Indiana Gaming

article Professional leagues make pitch for official data in sports wagering (3/20/2019)
(Indiana) -- Professional sports leagues are pushing state lawmakers to require that official data be used to determine the outcome of all sports betting if it is...
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Maryland Gaming

article Need a drink? Live! Casino has an app for that (3/18/2019)
(Maryland) -- Live! Casino & Hotel says it is the first casino in the industry to roll out an “Uber for drinks” feature on its mobile app. Want a drink...
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Australia Gaming

article Australian Casino Uses Facial Recognition Cameras to Identify Potential Thieves (3/12/2019)
(Australia) -- An Australian casino is getting a biometric security upgrade after an employee tried to smuggle a $5,000 chip out of the building in a sock. Though the...
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Japan Gaming

article Japan wants facial recognition at gambling establishments (3/11/2019)
(Japan) -- Officials in Japan have proposed the installation of facial recognition systems at pachinko parlours, boat and horseracing venues, to help tackle gambling...
article Gov’t plans to use facial recognition system to help prevent gambling addiction (3/10/2019)
(Japan) -- The Japanese government has proposed a set of measures to help prevent gambling addiction, which includes installing facial recognition systems at pachinko...
article Facial recognition back on the cards in Japan’s Basic Plan for Problem Gambling Prevention (3/9/2019)
(Japan) -- Japan’s government has summarized a draft for a three-year basic plan for problem gambling countermeasures, including the research and implementation of...
article Japanese Government Wants Facial Recognition Technology Used at Casinos, Racetracks (3/7/2019)
(Japan) -- The Japanese government plans to ask existing gambling venues to utilized facial recognition technology to help keep problem gamblers from placing bets, a...
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MGM Springfield

article Mechanical bartenders are mixing drinks at MGM Springfield and the technology is now headed to Las Vegas casinos (3/11/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- If you get a cocktail on the MGM Springfield gaming floor, odds are a machine mixed it up. Automated beverage systems have been used at back-of-house...
article MGM Resorts considering expansion of automated bartender machines (3/11/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Resorts is considering expanding its use of automated technology, that is already being used at their casino in Springfield. MGM Springfield has...
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Pechanga Casino

article Pechanga bringing on additional robot security; drones to join the force within a year (3/10/2019)
(California) -- Less than a year after the Pechanga Resort Casino introduced two robots to enhance the Southern California property’s security staff, another four...
article Robots join security team at Pechanga Resort and Casino (11/23/2018)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort and Casino is equipped with 300 security workers and thousands of security cameras and now they’re adding two security robots. The...
article Robots join security team at Pechanga Resort and Casino (11/20/2018)
(California) -- Just one step into a casino and you’re being watched by a small army of security cameras, some like to call them the eye in the sky. Pechanga...
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American Gaming Association

article American Gaming Association Says Industry Needs Modernized, New Technologies Embraced (3/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) says new technological advances must be embraced by the gaming industry, as the sector approaches its maturation...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Artificial Intelligence product that detects guns displayed at Las Vegas gaming tradeshow (3/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Athena Security, a start-up company attending the World Game Protection conference, demonstrated an artificial-intelligence-powered CCTV system that...
article Las Vegas Strip resorts slow to welcome Alexa, Google Home Hub (2/18/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Alexa, where are you? Las Vegas was the global capital of smart home and hospitality technology when CES took over the Strip in early January. Amazon and...
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MGM Resorts

article MGM Resorts Ruffles Union Feathers With Job Cuts, Automated Services (3/6/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts announced this week that it plans to reduce a certain number of bartending and cashier positions at its Las Vegas Strip properties with...
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Illinois Gaming

article Illinois Website Offers Help For Gambling Addictions (3/5/2019)
(Illinois) -- Illinois is launching a new state website aimed at helping people affected by gambling addictions. The Illinois Department of Human Services announced the...
article How We Analyzed Video Gambling in Illinois (1/15/2019)
(Illinois) -- For our series, “The Bad Bet: How Illinois Bet on Video Gambling and Lost,” ProPublica Illinois examined video gambling across the state, the...
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Sports Leagues

article Major League Baseball announces new deal with Sportradar (3/3/2019)
(New York) -- Sportradar is a global leader in sports data intelligence who recently announced a new sponsorship with Major League Baseball. The two have signed a multi-...
article Sports leagues struggle to deal with data (1/16/2019)
(USA) -- All the major sports leagues are counting on data to usher them into the future, revolutionizing everything from how teams prepare for games to how fans engage...
article NBA announces first betting-data partnerships in U.S. with Sportradar, Genius Sports (12/1/2018)
(New York) -- As more states legalize sports betting, Genius Sports and Sportradar will work closely with the NBA to ensure those who choose to bet on sports legally...
article Sportradar Partners With Fox Sports To Provide Real-Time Data For Broadcasts (11/21/2018)
(USA) -- The viewing experience for televised sports has changed greatly and Fox Sports and Sportradar took a step forward on Tuesday to enhance fans’ viewing of...
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Hacked & Cyber-Attack

article A Small Fish Tank’s Thermometer Was Used To Hack A Casino’s Database (3/1/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A cybersecurity executive said that hackers used a fish tank which was connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) to get access to a casino’s high-...
article Police Investigating Alleged Assault at ICE as Bizarre Spat Develops Between ‘White-Hat’ Hacker and Casino Supplier, Atrient (2/10/2019)
(London) -- The International Casino Exhibition (ICE) has been raging all week at the ExCel convention center in London, where an unusual row has erupted between a self-...
article Researcher Assaulted By A Vendor After Disclosing A Vulnerability (2/10/2019)
(London) -- Following a serious vulnerability disclosure affecting casinos globally, an executive of casino technology vendor Atrient has allegedly assaulted the...
article Security Researcher Alleges Assault by Casino Vendor for Vulnerability Disclosure (2/10/2019)
(London) -- Like many white hat hackers, Dylan Wheeler admits that as a teenager he got his hands a little dirty and his hat, a little black – in his case...
article Bangladesh to sue Manila bank over $81 million cyber heist: cenbank governor (1/30/2019)
(Philippines) -- Bangladesh will file a lawsuit in a U.S. court on Wednesday against Philippine bank Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC) over its role in one of the...
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Millennials

article How Do Teens Spend Their Time With Technology Plus Best Parental Control Apps (2/28/2019)
(Internet) -- It will come as no surprise that teenagers today spend their time differently than a decade ago. The common answer will be that teens devote all their...
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Eastern Band of Cherokee

article AISES Leadership Summit coming to Cherokee (2/27/2019)
(North Carolina) -- Cherokee will be a focal point for discussions on science and engineering in Indian Country as over 300 students and leaders will attend the annual...
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Navajo Nation

article NASA and Navajo Nation Partner in Understanding the Universe (2/25/2019)
(Arizona) -- When you pick out the stars that make up the Big Dipper, do you see a cluster of glowing balls of plasma or a pattern of gemstones carefully arranged by...
article Program using storytelling events to save Navajo language (1/13/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A group of Navajo Nation elders is using traditional storytelling to try to pass down their native language to the next generation. The Dine Council of...
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Sports Betting

article Standardized injury reports face hurdles as college football adapts to new sports gambling laws (2/22/2019)
(New York) -- Kent Syverud is just starting to realize the magnitude of the task ahead. Syracuse's president is chair of an NCAA committee charged with asking nearly...
article BLOG: Why sports betting apps are so popular (1/11/2019)
(Internet) -- More money is being spent nowadays on sports than ever before and this is one of the strongest trends we have today. The growing interest in sports in...
article LPGA Will Explore New Shot Tracking Technology as U.S. Sports Betting Proliferates (1/10/2019)
(USA) -- The LPGA is exploring using more sophisticated shot tracking technology, both in support of and funded by the growth of legalized sports betting in the U.S....
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Sports Betting & Tribes

article Tribes Want Monopolies, But Not Mobile. How Come? (2/19/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Numerous Native American tribes across the country believe they have an exclusive right to offer sports betting now that the federal ban on sports...
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Online Gaming

article How are land-based casinos embracing technology? (1/24/2019)
(UK) -- While online casino gambling continues to thrive in the UK, there remains a place for land-based casinos up and down the country. It may be true that some...
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Mississippi Band of Choctaw

article PRR launching Mississippi's first casino sports betting app (1/22/2019)
(Mississippi) -- Pearl River Resort is getting ready to launch a new sports betting app. “It’s very busy in here on a college football Saturday and Sunday,...
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Poker

article AI is better at bluffing than professional gamblers (1/17/2019)
(USA) -- The act of gambling on games of chance has been around for as long as the games themselves. For as long as there's been money to be made wagering on the...
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PASPA Decision

article Data Privacy in a Post-Murphy Landscape (1/10/2019)
(USA) -- The Supreme Court’s decision in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association (“Murphy”), which removed the barrier to legalized sports...
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Land Issues

article Partnership Aims to Help New Mexico Tribe Monitor Its Land (1/6/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A Native American community in northern New Mexico will soon get help from solar-powered drones to monitor its vast land holdings from above. Under a new...
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Elizabeth Warren

article Elizabeth Warren Hires Barack Obama’s Former Digital Strategist As She Beefs Up Prospective Campaign (1/4/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Elizabeth Warren is wasting little time in beefing up her prospective presidential campaign, hiring the man who spearheaded the successful digital...
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Sands Corp.

article Sands China Denies App Targeted by Chinese Internet Cops (1/3/2019)
(Macau) -- Sands China — the Asian wing of US casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS) — has denied its app has been blacklisted by the Chinese government.
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Trump Adminstration

article Trump Administration Seeks To Muzzle Scientists Protecting Vital Native American Sites (12/29/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Archeologists helped draft the law that presidents use to protect areas like the Grand Canyon, but today’s Republicans want to muzzle...
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Resorts AC

article Resorts offers peek at tech that protects sports bets (11/18/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- On a large map of New Jersey at Resorts Casino Hotel, small pins light up constantly as sports bets are placed from mobile devices, mainly in dense...
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Red Lake Tribe

article Red Lake-born Thunder uses modern tech to connect with Native traditions (11/16/2018)
(Minnesota) -- Walk into the Tweed Museum of Art at the University of Minnesota Duluth, and your eyes are immediately drawn upward. A glass display case has become a...
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Coquille Tribe

article Coquille tribe seeks to expand access to health care via telemedicine (11/10/2018)
(Oregon) -- The Coquille Indian Tribe will receive grants from the USDA to expand their access to healthcare, specifically, through telemedicine with the purchase of...
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Other News

article Feds Offer Travel Funds to American Indian, Alaska Native STEM Students (4/19/2019)
(California) -- Travel scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native students who are interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), or in...
article Council Corner with Susie Allen: Tribal broadband legislative efforts (4/9/2019)
(Indian Country) -- Currently, I am serving the membership as the appointed CBC delegate for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Native Nations Communications...
article Drones Monitor Illegal Gambling in China, Surveil US Casinos (4/4/2019)
(China) -- Chinese authorities continue to successfully employ drones to locate illegal mobile casinos — with some of the captured suspects facing up to a decade...
article The newest weapon against illegal gambling: drones (4/4/2019)
(China) -- If you’ve seen the movie “Casino,” you surely remember Robert De Niro’s great monologue about how everyone on the gambling floor is...
article Nunavut's Mars training ground now available on Google Street View (4/2/2019)
(Nunavut) -- The closest anyone on Earth can get to Mars right now may be with a visit to a 23-million-year old crater on Devon Island, Nunavut.
article How A Cosmic Collision Sparked A Native American Translator's Labor Of Love (3/31/2019)
(Oregon) -- On April 1, scientists will officially restart their search for gravitational waves after a year spent making improvements to massive twin detectors.
article 'We come from the stars': How Indigenous peoples are taking back astronomy (3/30/2019)
(Canada) -- It's just after dusk on a cool August night in Wood Buffalo Park in Alberta, roughly 50 kilometres southwest of Fort Smith, N.W.T. For two days and...
article Involve Indigenous people in vaccine development, disease expert says (3/26/2019)
(Ontario) -- An infectious disease specialist in Sioux Lookout, Ont., says Indigenous people need to be involved in the development of a new vaccine. Dr. Yoko Schreiber...
article Digging for indigenous science in 3,000-year-old clam beds (3/25/2019)
(Washington) -- This interview has been lightly edited for clarity: I grew up in Yakima, Washington. [But] my great-grandfather purchased a small piece of land on the...
article Indigenous communities embrace electronic voting to elect tribal leader (3/21/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Some Indigenous voters will use their smartphones or landline telephones to elect a new tribal chief in northern B.C. Thursday. They are embracing...
article Telling time through seasons, stars and the moon (3/21/2019)
(Indian Country) -- Before Western calendars, Indigenous ways of tracking time depended on moon cycles, stars, agriculture and animal migrations. The Ojibwe have...
article US$17 Million for Energy Infrastructure on Tribal Lands (3/20/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Indian tribes interested in harnessing their undeveloped energy resources can now get up to US$17 million in new funding to deploy energy...
press release OP/ED: Using the Right Technology to Connect Your Casino Hotel Guests to the Casino Floor (3/20/2019)
(USA) -- As travelers become more reliant on mobile technology, it is increasingly important to make sure the right tools are in place for staff to effectively connect...
article Washington Lawmakers Struggle to Close Rural Internet Gaps (3/19/2019)
(Washington) -- Some call Keller, Wash., the “black hole.” The Ferry County community of about 200 people on the Colville Indian Reservation has limited and slow...
article Measure in Olympia would boost broadband’s reach in underserved communities, but only make a dent (3/17/2019)
(Washington) -- Some call Keller, Washington, the “black hole.” The Ferry County community of about 200 people on the Colville Indian Reservation has limited...
article Playing it Safe – How Casinos use Technology to Increase Security (3/12/2019)
(Internet) -- There’s a lot of money in the casino game, and naturally such a lucrative industry attracts the attention of scammers, fraudsters and criminals. It...
article How China's WeChat became a grim heart of illegal animal trading (3/11/2019)
(Hong Kong) -- Fading classical Greek statues pose dramatically along the entrance to the Blue Shield casino in the region of Bokeo, a 10,000-hectare special economic...
article 23andMe’s New Diabetes Test Has Experts Asking Who It’s For (3/10/2019)
(USA) -- On Sunday, the DNA testing company 23andMe revealed a new genetic analysis that it says will tell its customers if they have an elevated risk of developing the...
article World Game Protection Conference Showcases Blackjack Analytics, AI Security Cameras (3/9/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The World Game Protection Conference wrapped up at the Tropicana Las Vegas on Wednesday, with exhibitors showing casino operators how they could best...
article AI security cameras could detect guns in casinos (3/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A camera with artificial intelligence could help local casinos detect guns and other weapons. Athena Security showcased its tech at the World Game...

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