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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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Navajo Nation

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...
article Water desalination system on a bus (9/19/2017)
(Arizona) -- Engineers from the University of Arizona have partnered with Apex Applied Technology to create a mobile water treatment system, effectively a "...
article Tribe may be ready to allow genetic research (9/17/2017)
(Arizona) -- After 15 years, it seems the Navajo Nation’s opinion on allowing genetic research on the reservation has evolved. Navajo leaders, researchers, tribal...
article Navajo Nation working with FCC to provide better technology, phone services (8/29/2017)
(Arizona) -- On Aug. 22, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and tribal leaders consulted with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on how to close the digital...
article Rezlist.org: Buy, Sell or Trade on the Craigslist-like Marketplace for the Navajo Reservation (8/10/2017)
(New York) -- Four Corners residents have a new tool to buy, sell or trade products and services. The online marketplace Rezlist.org creates a space where the public can...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
article Google App Store allows Gambling Apps Again (9/18/2017)
(Internet) -- There were rumours spreading around the internet last month that the search engine giant is planning to relax its ban on real money Gambling Apps in the...
article Gambling Operators Betway and 888 Work with Hackers for Years to Grow Their Playerbase (9/14/2017)
(Internet) -- Online gambling, among other things, involves the daily movement of huge amounts of money and the fact that it has oftentimes been targeted by hackers...
article The company that’s in the business of stopping you accessing online gambling (8/21/2017)
(The Internet) -- There’s plenty of reasons why stopping people from accessing online gambling might be a good thing. You might be trying to prevent a problem...
article The Technology Behind Online Casinos (7/12/2017)
(Costa Rica) -- Mobile gaming is one of the most rapidly growing parts of the gaming industry where technological developments are being done almost every year. In the...
7 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...
article Can rupee be replaced? RBI looking into cryptocurrencies, not comfortable with bitcoin (9/14/2017)
(India) -- The Reserve Bank is uncomfortable with "non-fiat" cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, its executive director Sudarshan Sen said today. "As...
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Blockchain Technology

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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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...
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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...
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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...
article Russian mathematician-turned-hacker has cracked slot machines. His secret: seeing through pseudo-random numbers (8/5/2017)
(Russia) -- Late last autumn, a Russian mathematician and programmer named Alex decided he’d had enough of running his eight-year-old business. Though his St....
article Criminals Hacked A Fish Tank To Steal Data From A Casino (7/28/2017)
(USA) -- Hackers are a resourceful bunch, and they'll look for any weakness that can be exploited to break in to a computer network. Once they're in, they'll...
article From hacked casino fish tanks to malicious links, cybersecurity threats are everywhere — and startups are raking in the dough (7/25/2017)
(USA) -- Cybersecurity isn't exactly new, but it's becoming one of the hottest areas on the startup scene. With global malware attacks like WannaCry garnering...
article How a fish tank helped hack a casino (7/21/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Hackers are constantly looking for new ways to access people’s data. Most recently, the way was as simple as a fish tank. The hackers...
article A smart fish tank left a casino vulnerable to hackers (7/20/2017)
(USA) -- Most people know about phishing -- but one casino recently learned about the dangers of actual fish tanks. Hackers attempted to steal data from a North American...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Poker

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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Playtech

press release Playtech completes largest ever Live Casino customer migration (9/21/2017)
(UK) -- Playtech has completed the industry’s largest migration of dedicated Live Casino rooms to its next generation studio in Riga, Latvia. Playtech completes...
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Virtual & Augmented Reality

article This Is What It's Like To Experience Zero Latency's VR Arena At The MGM Grand, Las Vegas (9/21/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Three growling zombies approach me, heads askew, and arms outstretched. I take aim, raise my gun and bang, bang, bang — three headshots, three down...
article 3D virtual reality SlotsMillion now available in the UK (9/21/2017)
(UK) -- SlotsMillion, the first ever 3D virtual reality online casino, has reportedly made its debut in the United Kingdom after parent company Alea Gaming Ltd. recently...
article Scottsdale is home to unique free-roam virtual reality gaming arena (7/22/2017)
(Arizona) -- The only free-roam multi-player virtual reality gaming arena in the Western U.S. has a new game. “We have the release of our brand new virtual reality...
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Hard Rock

press release Hard Rock International And Sony Music Entertainment Turn Up The Music With New, Reimagined Rock Star Suites (9/19/2017)
(Florida) -- “We’re thrilled to be in alliance with one of the most highly regarded music companies in the world,” states Dale Hipsh, senior vice...
article Trump Hotels joins Hard Rock, Loews and Four Seasons as victims of Sabre hospitality breach (7/13/2017)
(New York) -- Trump International Hotels Management is now the latest in a series of hotel and resort chain operators to inform customers that their card payment data...
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Graton Rancheria

article Slot machines at Graton Resort and Casino hit by outage, patrons wait hours for payouts (9/16/2017)
(California) -- A network problem struck the Graton Resort and Casino, where guests described confusion on the gaming floor late Friday when many players were unable to...
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Scientific Games

article Scientific Games tapped to deliver casino management tech for Westgate Las Vegas (9/14/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Scientific Games Corp. has signed an agreement with Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino to deploy its suite of casino management system products and...
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MGM Resorts

article MGM Grand Hotel & Casino debuts free-roam virtual reality arena (8/31/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Grand Hotel & Casino and Zero Latency will introduce Las Vegas’ first multiplayer free-roam VR experience inside Level Up gaming lounge in...
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eSports

article eSports gamers targeted for device delivering electric shock to enhance brain performance (8/19/2017)
(Australia) -- Researchers are developing a computer interface to boost your brain's performance by delivering it an electric shock — and they think eSports...
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RAWA

article RUDDOCK: How An Online Gambling Ban Could Kill Land-Based Casinos (8/8/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- A lawyer recently argued that a bill intended to ban online gambling would not only shut down online gambling in the United States but also...
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Quapaw Tribe

article NEO partners with Quapaw Tribe to increase reach of online learning (8/6/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- As part of a Department of Education Title III Grant program, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO) has partnered with the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma...
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Macau Gaming

article Alibaba to turn world’s largest gambling center into smart city (8/3/2017)
(Macau) -- Alibaba is going to turn the historic city of Macau, and world’s largest gambling center, into a smart city of the future via the services of Alibaba...
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Russia Gaming

article Russian online casino players to take a hit over Kremlin’s VPN ban (8/2/2017)
(Russia) -- Russia has ruled that all virtual private networks (VPNs) and online anonymizers should be prohibited, and use of this technology will become illegal after...
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Foxwoods

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino launches groundbreaking interactive arena gaming experience (7/22/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has ushered in a new era of gaming with the wildly successful grand opening of PLAY Arena @ Foxwoods. As an immersive, multi-...
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Land Issues

article App shows historic boundary of Native American land in Kalamazoo (7/17/2017)
(Michigan) -- A free educational app launched this month as part of a campaign to accurately portray the history of indigenous Native Americans in Kalamazoo. In a...
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Social Gaming

article Sharepots Let Players Win a Slice of the Pie (7/13/2017)
(Internet) -- Most of the time, hitting a jackpot—or qualifying for some promotional bonus dollars—at an online casino is pretty much a solo achievement....
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Tulalip Tribe

article Tulalip Casino to serve as Ainsworth gaming system testing sponsor (7/12/2017)
(Washington) -- Ainsworth Game Technology, Tuesday, announced that Tulalip Resort Casino in Washington State has agreed to serve as its sponsor for required “...
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Other News

article Study: Gamblers using new spending tool bet less, lose less (11/21/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- A new study suggests gamblers using a unique gambling addiction prevention tool at Massachusetts’ first casino are betting less and losing less...
article Dash of Pepper spices up Mandarin Oriental’s lobby (11/17/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Mandarin Oriental, that rare resort on the Las Vegas Strip that doesn’t feature a casino, a nightclub or a show, has found a creative new way to...
article An American scientist stands up for the Pacific Islands at UN climate talks (11/16/2017)
(New York) -- Elisabeth Holland's office at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji looks like a museum. There are woven palm leaf fans, wooden canoe replicas, a...
article Community-Owned Networks May Bridge Connectivity Gap on Tribal Lands (11/14/2017)
(New Mexico) -- Lynn Roanhorse launched a skin care line for Native Americans two years ago, after years of research prompted by the toll acne was taking on young people...
article Native communities look to DIY model to get online (11/11/2017)
(New Mexico) -- Lynn Roanhorse launched a skin care line for Native Americans two years ago, after years of research prompted by the toll acne was taking on young people...
article New Mexico Governor Excited About Federal Drone Program (11/3/2017)
(New Mexico) -- Gov. Susana Martinez says aviation and innovation have been crucial to New Mexico's economy over the years and the integration of drones into the...
article Does A DNA Test Make You Indigenous? (11/3/2017)
(Indian Country) -- With the advent of modern DNA tests, people can now find out their genetic makeup within days. For many the tests can help strengthen a sense of...
article Has Denmark Found an Effective Treatment for Problem Gambling Through an App? (11/3/2017)
(Denmark) -- The Danish Gambling Authority (DGA) launched a potential breakthrough with an innovative app named MitSpil. The Danes have always operated at the forefront...
article How a Team of Students Beat the Casinos (10/26/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- A team of students from MIT banded together and beat the casino system. Here is how they did it.
article ImagineNATIVE VR imagines Indigenous lives in 150 years (10/20/2017)
(Toronto) -- Instead of looking at the past 150 years, annual Indigenous film festival ImagineNATIVE has introduced a virtual reality media series looking into the...
article When new players learn slot-machine tricks, they avoid gambling addiction (10/20/2017)
(Ontario) -- Novice gamblers who watched a short video about how slot machines disguise losses as wins have a better chance of avoiding gambling problems, according to...
article When new players learn slot-machine tricks, they avoid gambling addiction (10/19/2017)
(Australia) -- Novice gamblers who watched a short video about how slot machines disguise losses as wins have a better chance of avoiding gambling problems, according to...
article Gaming, betting and the digital tech wave? (10/13/2017)
(UK) -- The increasing rate of change in new devices and technology are intrinsic to our daily lives and betting is a part of these broad trends. Customer expectations...
article Project Aims to Increase STEM Access for Native American Students (10/12/2017)
(Montana) -- Native Americans make up 1.2 percent of the overall U.S. population, yet only account for just 0.4 percent of all engineering bachelor's degrees, Sandia...
article BLOG: Online Gambling, Esports Part Of Industry Panel’s Casinos Of The Future (10/10/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Long chided for lagging behind other industries in innovation, three heavyweights of the casino gaming space recently stook a proactive step forward.
article Food-producing reACT home sustainably and intelligently adapts to your needs (10/7/2017)
(Maryland) -- The homes of the future will be smart, responsive, and even save us money. University of Maryland students let us take a peek into what the future may hold...
article How Technology Is Transforming the Gambling Industry (10/7/2017)
(Internet) -- Since its inception, the gambling industry has found ways to take advantage of new developments in technology in order to ensure that it remains relevant...
article Opponents still fighting telescope project in Hawaii (9/30/2017)
(Hawaii) -- One of Hawaii’s most divisive issues is centered on a largely barren, wintry mountain — its peak the highest point in the state —...
press release Angel Of The Winds Selects KEYPR as Exclusive Guest Experience Technology Partner (9/28/2017)
(Washington) -- KEYPR®, the leading technology company whose cloud-based solution integrates the hospitality experience for guests, staff and management through...
article Beating the odds: the mathematics of gambling (9/25/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- When Edward Thorp, a mathematics student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, stood at the roulette wheel in a Las Vegas casino in the summer of...

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