Subscribe to our Daily Digest e-mail

Technology & Science

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...
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-...
3 Total Articles 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...
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...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

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...
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...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Navajo Nation

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...
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...
4 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

Havasupai Tribe

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...
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

Food Sovereignty

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...
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

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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-...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

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...
article USDA announces loans to improve rural electric infrastructure and upgrade energy efficiency (6/4/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley today announced that USDA is providing $858 million in loans to upgrade rural...
article Cell Tower Project Underway on Wisconsin Tribe's Reservation (6/2/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- A Native American tribe in Wisconsin is starting construction on a cell tower that's part of a multibillion-dollar effort to build a nationwide public...
article Tribes are harnessing cutting-edge data to adapt to the climate crisis (5/28/2019)
(Washington) -- The village of Taholah on the Quinault Indian Nation is just a stone’s throw from a pebbled stretch of beach pocked with the tiny holes of razor...
article Mayfair club owner sends in eco-drones to help Amazon tribes protect rainforest (5/26/2019)
(Brazil) -- It is a long way from Mayfair to the Brazilian Amazon, but, under a scheme planned in London’s clubland, local people are to work as guardians of an...
article Tribes across country push for better internet access (5/25/2019)
(Arizona) -- In a remote, roadless Arizona canyon that is home to a small Native American tribe, there’s a natural skepticism toward the internet. The telemedicine...
article Slot machines looking for attention with advanced technology (5/24/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- At Palace Station, Phillip Zamarron sits in front of the Feathered Friends slot machine, transfixed as cartoon images of birds, acorns and eggs spin...
article Physicist Corey Gray finds threads that connect Einstein and his own Blackfoot heritage (5/24/2019)
(Washington) -- Corey Gray grew up on the Siksika Nation, dreaming of becoming the 'Siksika MacGyver,' after his favourite television character. Instead, he...
article Remote Indian reservation near the Grand Canyon gets broadband boost (5/22/2019)
(Arizona) -- Rural Americans are often overlooked in terms of technological innovations. They will be among the last to receive faster 5G cell phone coverage, even...
article Black holes in Blackfoot and colorful chemistry in Navajo (5/18/2019)
(Montana) -- Like most mothers, Sharon Yellowfly would do anything for her children. Unlike most parents, she has pulled an all-nighter for her son’s job to...
article Tribal areas still struggle with lagging technology (5/14/2019)
(Arizona) -- “Just Google it.” Carroll Onsae says it’s a joke among Hopi, who have broadband internet in only some pockets of the reservation. And even...
article Tribes across country push for better internet access (5/14/2019)
(Arizona) -- In a remote, roadless Arizona canyon that is home to a small Native American tribe, there's a natural skepticism toward the internet. The telemedicine...
article Thin on broadband: Tribal areas still struggle with lagging technology (5/12/2019)
(Arizona) -- “Just Google it.” Carroll Onsae says it’s a joke among Hopi, who have broadband internet in only some pockets of the reservation. And even...
article Thin on broadband: Tribal areas still struggle with lagging technology (5/8/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- “Just Google it.” Carroll Onsae says it’s a joke among Hopi, who have broadband internet in only some pockets of the reservation. And even there it...
article Native Renewables: Powering Up Tribal Communities (5/6/2019)
(Arizona) -- There’s something amiss in the Southwest. The region has the best solar potential in the country, yet thousands still live in homes without...
article The WAGER, Vol. 24(5) – Gambling risk and losses disguised as wins (4/27/2019)
(Canada) -- Did you know that slot machines are the most popular type of gambling game in the United States and Canada? Often when playing on a multi-line slot machine,...
article Casinos Are Using Facial Recognition to Keep Banned Gamblers Away (4/24/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Some people who can’t control their gambling ask their favorite casinos to ban them, so that they can’t return to the venues in a moment of...
article Asian casino operator to upgrade its facial recognition security systems this year (4/23/2019)
(Macau) -- Real-time facial recognition at casinos in Macau and Manila operated by Melco Resorts and Entertainment will be upgraded to the latest generation of the...

visionary sponsor advertisement

sponsor advertisement