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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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Virtual & Augmented Reality

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...
article John Legend's New Project Is A Virtual Reality Fairytale (6/24/2017)
(New York) -- In early May, Unity CEO John Riccitiello made a comparison between the rapidly evolving virtual reality space and the early days of the internet. Speaking...
article Game players face their demons in virtual reality (6/17/2017)
(California) -- Zombies from the television series "The Walking Dead" and other demons are coming to life for video game players in virtual worlds. With new...
article The virtual reality of mobile gambling (4/13/2017)
(Internet) -- Virtual Reality is quickly becoming the norm, and it is all down to mobile smartphones. For those who aren’t up-to-date with the latest technology,...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Hacked & Cyber-Attack

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...
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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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Hard Rock

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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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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Online Gaming

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...
article Why online gambling & gaming companies are rolling the dice on machine learning (5/31/2017)
(Worldwide) -- Consumers in the gambling and gaming industry typically roll the dice, but so does the industry itself. Organisations are faced with daily threats to...
article How technology has transformed online gambling (4/24/2017)
(Internet) -- Just where would we all be without the internet? All of our lives have been completely transformed across recent decades thanks to the web, with innovation...
article Microgaming Bringing Virtual Reality To Online Gambling (1/29/2017)
(Internet) -- The future of online gambling is on the horizon and developers like Microgaming are showing off how this could unfold. As one of the biggest players in the...
article VR is a smart bet for the future of gambling (1/22/2017)
(Internet) -- It has often been the so-called vice industries that have driven forward new technologies. This will also be the case with virtual reality, where we are...
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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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Macau Gaming

article Macau ATMs Need Face Time Before Payout to Follow the Money (6/29/2017)
(Macau) -- Chinese bettors withdrawing money from some ATMs in Macau need to do more than punch in their PIN code. They also have to stare into a camera for six seconds...
article Not a selfie: Say ‘Cheese’ Next Time You Are at an ATM in Macau (6/29/2017)
(Macau) -- If you have ever been to Macau, you know how difficult it can be to get cash out from an ATM. If you are lucky to find an ATM that has any Hong Kong dollars...
article Macau's ATMs Are Using Facial Recognition to Help Follow the Money (6/28/2017)
(Macau) -- Chinese bettors withdrawing money from some ATMs in Macau need to do more than punch in their PIN code. They also have to stare into a camera for six seconds...
article Would AI become a huge threat for casino operators? (2/6/2017)
(Hong Kong) -- Two news items about card games caught my attention recently. One is about a Chinese woman who took away about HK$160 million in winnings from baccarat...
article Macau gaming firms at ICE 2017 studying virtual reality (2/5/2017)
(UK) -- A delegation from Macau’s gaming industry will attend this year’s International Casino Exhibition (ICE), an industry trade show (pictured in a file...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article New Las Vegas Strip bar features robot bartenders — VIDEO (6/27/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- They’re no Sam Malone, Al Swearengen or Moe Szyslak. But the two characters behind the bar at the Strip’s newest watering hole have plenty of...
article StationPlay social gaming app to advance Las Vegas presence (3/12/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Station Casinos is seeking to further expand its presense among local players in the Las Vegas market, through its forthcoming StationPlay social gaming...
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Cherokee Nation

article Expert offers tips for tracing Indian ancestry (6/10/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Individuals who want to learn whether they have American Indian ancestry should start with themselves, according to of Wilson Seawright, archivist and...
article Oklahoma hidden figure: Cherokee woman helped NASA put man on the moon (3/2/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- In the 1960s the heroes of America’s space program were men. Astronauts like John Glenn and Gus Grissom were household names. While the guys were...
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Navajo Nation

article Kinlani students work on solution to NGS (5/28/2017)
(Arizona) -- A group of nine senior high school students from the Kinlani Boardertown Dorm are hoping to bring their solution to the possible 2019 closure of the Navajo...
article Bringing STEM and Navajo Culture Together (2/19/2017)
(Arizona) -- Shawn Jordan had traveled five hours to Church Rock, New Mexico, in the Navajo Nation. It was his first time on the Navajo reservation. Jordan, an assistant...
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Mobile Gaming

article Paddy Power first to launch Onionsack's Facebook betting chatbot (5/22/2017)
(UK) -- Bet messaging platform provider Onionsack has launched a new chatbot that allows punters to bet via Facebook Messenger, with Paddy Power becoming the first...
article Why Smartwatch Casino Games Are The Way Of The Future (5/7/2017)
(Internet) -- Mobile casino games have finally made the shift to smartwatch playability. You can read on to discover more information about the very first games...
article Apps a new but growing problem for compulsive gamblers (3/19/2017)
(Iowa) -- Gaming is a popular form of entertainment for many adults, but for some it is a pitfall. For 6 to 8 million Americans, it is a problem that affects finances,...
article Mobile Gaming Trends to Look Out for in 2017 (2/19/2017)
(Internet) -- As of right now, a complete and robust VR experience is going to cost right around 4,000 for all of the hardware- the only thing holding back VR right now...
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Australia Gaming

article Proposed program could detect ‘risky’ online gambling (4/29/2017)
(Australia) -- The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation wants researchers to put forward proposals for algorithms that could identify when individual punters are...
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Poker

article Poker AI Wins $290K from Humans (4/23/2017)
(China) -- For the second time in 2017, poker-playing artificial intelligence (AI) crushed human poker players. The poker AI “Lengpudashi” or “cold...
article AI Takes Home $290,000 By Beating Scientists In This Game (4/12/2017)
(UK) -- An AI just crushed a team of scientists in a five-day poker competition, taking home a whopping $290,000 (£230,000). Named Libratus, the poker-playing...
article Poker match shows off Pittsburgh's artificial intelligence dominance in China (4/10/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- The humans never had a chance. As expected, the latest poker-playing bot powered by an artificial intelligence designed by a duo from Carnegie Mellon...
article How technology has helped make poker accessible to everyone (3/25/2017)
(Internet) -- There is nothing quite like a game of poker. What was once the stereotype of high rollers, gangsters and other rather nefarious characters, has now become...
article Rival AIs Battle to Rule Poker (and Global Politics) (3/2/2017)
(Worldwide) -- Tuomas Sandholm and Noam Brown spent the past year building an AI that plays Texas Hold ‘Em. The two Carnegie Melon researchers call their creation...
article Poker pros vs the machines (1/30/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- In a Pittsburgh casino, four of the world’s best poker players are taking part in a tournament with very high stakes. They’re not competing...
article In a casino in Pittsburgh, an AI program is beating poker champions for the first time (1/24/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- The night before his newest poker competition was set to begin, Carnegie Mellon’s Tuomas Sandholm and his PhD student Noam Brown sat down to play...
article Why Poker Is a Big Deal for Artificial Intelligence (1/23/2017)
(USA) -- As the great Kenny Rogers once said, a good gambler has to know when to hold ’em and know when to fold ’em. At the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh this...
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Suicide

article Indigenous suicide prevention in the Digital Age (4/15/2017)
(Australia) -- Aboriginal Australians are dying. Needlessly. We are losing three Aboriginal people a week to suicide, from a population that is just over half a million...
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New York Gaming

press release Del Lago Resort & Casino installs electric car charging stations (4/14/2017)
(New York) -- Del Lago Resort & Casino has unveiled eight new outdoor supercharging stations and two additional standard EV charging stations inside the casino...
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Osage Tribe

article High-speed internet coming to Osage Reservation (4/14/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Osage Nation recently received an internet access grant of nearly $3 million dollars to provide broadband services to the Grayhorse area, a traditional...
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Sports Betting

article Pay Per Head Platforms – Are They Making Sports Betting More Transparent? (4/9/2017)
(UK) -- Sports betting is a new reality of social conversations where people openly discuss and share tips on how to beat the online sports betting portals and pokie...
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Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency

article 'Scam Free' Gambling on Ethereum? Regulators Might Not Be Ready (3/26/2017)
(Russia) -- A world without gambling scams – that's just the latest big idea being tested on the ethereum blockchain. While much of the news lately has been on...
article Bitcoin’s ‘creator’ races to patent technology with gambling tycoon (3/11/2017)
(Australia) -- The man who last year made global headlines by claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of bitcoin, is working with a fugitive online gambling...
article Bitcoin value surpasses gold; self-proclaimed creator and gambling tycoon race to patent technology (3/4/2017)
(Internet) -- Cryptocurrency and a payment system, Bitcoin, has for the first time surpassed the value of an ounce of gold, according to a BBC News report. On Thursday,...
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Tabcorp

article Suitors line up for Tabcorp’s Odyssey Gaming (3/26/2017)
(Australia) -- The electronic surveillance of gaming machines could be considered a niche industry, but a growing number of potential parties are starting to line up to...
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St. Regis Mohawk

article Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Testifies in Front of House Energy and Commerce Committee on Broadband Deployment (3/23/2017)
(New York) -- Sixty-eight miles of fiber connects the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s territory to important broadband infrastructure built by Mohawk Networks, a...
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Video Gaming

article VR Gambling Expected To Grow 800% By 2021 (1/22/2017)
(UK) -- With new VR offerings already retailing today at the incredibly affordable price of around £15, this technology has well and truly landed, and the gambling...
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Other News

article Slot machine algorithm could find HIV hotspots (7/24/2017)
(Connecticut) -- An algorithm for picking a casino slot machine may be a way for AIDS programs to better locate people living with undiagnosed HIV infection. “When...
article Native Explorers connect to past to preserve future (7/21/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- To prepare for the future you must study the past. Oklahoma’s future is looking at a shortage of scientists so to solve a future crisis one group is...
article Cartoon bunnies are hacking your brain (7/21/2017)
(Internet) -- Snowflakes flutter around my face, taking me back to my childhood in Ohio where I'd tilt back my head to gaze at the swirl of tiny crystals spiraling...
article Coding culture: Native American skills needed in technology sector (7/14/2017)
(Montana) -- Volunteers from the West Coast to the East trekked to Salish Kootenai College this week to teach Native Americans about technology and computer science.
article Speedy internet coming to 10 Manitoba First Nations for the 1st time (7/11/2017)
(Manitoba) -- Ten Manitoba First Nations will get high-speed internet connections for the first time by 2019. The $305-million Connecting Canadians program was first...
article Cultural-based Wellness App to Launch at National Native Youth Conference (7/6/2017)
(Colorado) -- Imagine downloading an app designed to help you track wellness from a cultural perspective – fitness through cultural dance, healthy eating with...
article Doctoral student summers on California Indian reservation studying emergent tech (7/5/2017)
(California) -- This summer, Rich Caneba will leave behind some modern conveniences – and a steadfast digital connection to the outside world – to conduct...
article British TV Re-Tuning (6/29/2017)
(UK) -- The plan to sell of broadcasting frequencies used by Freeview is forcing the British to retune their tv sets. Others will have to install new aerials owing to...
article Million-dollar health research grant largest ever at TRU (6/23/2017)
(British Columbia) -- Recently, Sturgeon Lake Central School students and staff looked on as officials announced funding increases that would affect the local school...
article Google adds more than 3,000 Canadian indigenous lands to Google Maps, Google Earth (6/23/2017)
(Internet) -- Google is adding a significant number of Canadian indigenous reserves and land settlements to its popular mapping services, a move that will help...
article 'Quantum gambling' could make betting fairer for all involved (6/20/2017)
(UK) -- Gambling only works if the playing field is fair between the two parties. However, because of the nature of it, both have something to gain or lose. Historically...
article How gambling went digital and its importance to the industry (6/19/2017)
(Worldwide) -- When it comes to adopting new and emerging technologies, few industries do it faster than operators in the gambling industry. Nowadays many companies in a...
article Mohawk Networks Presents Broadband Deployment to Lewis County Business Leaders (6/16/2017)
(New York) -- The Lewis County’s Economic Development Office hosted a Business Leader’s Breakfast on Ohiari:ha/June 13, 2017 in Lyons Falls, NY where Mohawk...
article Augmented reality: Oracle builds a compelling case (6/13/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- A demonstration at Oracle's Modern Customer Experience conference shows why augmented reality is here to stay in the enterprise. Watch AR help repair...
article How Indigenous Millennials Are Using Tech to Save Their Dying Languages (6/11/2017)
(British Columbia) -- For generations, Lydia Prince's family used storytelling as their primary way to pass down knowledge and language. "Elders would speak to...
article FCC chairman hopes to better telecommunication in rural areas (6/9/2017)
(South Dakota) -- Two officials from Washington D.C stopped in Rapid City Friday to talk to the public and stakeholders about all things communication related. Senator...
article Camp looks to bolster Native American representation in STEM fields (6/1/2017)
(New Mexico) -- School is out for the summer for most New Mexico children. But some Native American students are already back in class, as they work to turn around...
article Web-savvy Atikamekw communities bring mother tongue to life online (5/29/2017)
(Quebec) -- Atikamekw communities in Quebec are building a Wikipedia site in a trailblazing effort to boost the presence of their native language online. The Atikamekw...
article With an Eye on the Future, First Nations in Canada Are Switching From Audio Cassettes to Digital (5/28/2017)
(British Columbia) -- While not quite obsolete, audio cassettes are losing their appeal as long-term storage solutions of sound recordings. Many First Nations...
article Isaac Newton Vs. Las Vegas: How Physicists Used Science To Beat The Odds At Roulette (5/23/2017)
(USA) -- While Einstein famously attempted to forbid God from playing dice, his ordinance certainly did not apply to physicists. Indeed, scientists sometimes fall prey...

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