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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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

Online Gaming

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...
article Virtual Reality is the future of online gaming (11/23/2016)
(The Internet) -- It is hard to talk about the future of online gaming without mentioning Virtual Reality. You see, even though this technology is currently costly to...
article How virtual reality gadgets are changing online gaming (11/16/2016)
(The Internet) -- Video game technology has drastically evolved over the past 50 years. Who can remember being excited to play PONG or playing Tetris on the Nintendo...
article ICO to crack down on personal data usage in online gambling (11/11/2016)
(UK) -- The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is to target more than 400 companies believed to be using people’s personal information to...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
article Texas Hold 'Em may be the next frontier in artificial intelligence (1/16/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Texas Hold 'em, the main event at the World Series of Poker, is so complicated that computers can't excel at it, or so goes the conventional...
article Artificial Intelligence to Challenge Poker Players Again (1/8/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- After successfully solving games like chess and even Go, scientists seem bent to crack poker next. The research into an artificial intelligence that...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

Virtual & Augmented Reality

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,...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

Bitcoin

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,...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

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...
1 Article on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

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...
1 Article on this Issue

Macau Gaming

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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

Hacked & Cyber-Attack

article 1.5M accounts exposed after eSports org balks at hacker's ransom demand (1/9/2017)
(The Internet) -- The eSports Entertainment Association (ESEA) confirmed today that an unidentified malefactor breached ESEA servers last year, then published a trove of...
article ESEA user data released after $100,000 ransom refusal (1/9/2017)
(The Internet) -- The E-Sports Entertainment Association said in a statement on Monday that after it refused to pay a $100,000 ransom, hackers released the data of many...
article Online Gambling Industry Recoils at Mirai DDoS Attack Threat (10/4/2016)
(The Internet) -- Mirai, the and most powerful Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack ever registered, was publicly posted online on Friday, prompting fears within...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Vetting Nevada’s casino games takes meticulous team of techies (12/29/2016)
(Nevada) -- Jim Barbee stood in the Gaming Control Board’s technical lab, a small utilitarian room filled with slot machines and video poker games blinking away,...
1 Article on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article FanDuel Powers New NBA In-Game Fantasy Sports App Called ‘InPlay’ (12/23/2016)
(New York) -- The NBA is upping its game on daily fantasy sports, with a little help from FanDuel. The league unveiled a fantasy game based on NBA games called InPlay on...
article FanDuel teams up with the NBA to launch in-play fantasy sports app (12/23/2016)
(New York) -- The American National Basketball Association has unveiled a new Daily Fantasy Sports app called InPlay, which enables players to “play live during...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Millennials

article VRstudios Deploys Its Wireless VR Solution At Muckleshoot Casino (12/6/2016)
(Washington) -- After bringing its wireless VR solution to Europe, Bellevue-based VRstudios is now betting big on another market: casinos. The company, which provides a...
1 Article on this Issue

eSports

article Why IT leaders should pay attention to eSports (12/1/2016)
(Worldwide) -- eSports, ranging from drone racing to professional video game tournaments, are predicted by some to generate more revenue than current professional sports...
article Microsoft reveal new streaming and eSports possibilities coming to Xbox Live (10/27/2016)
(Washington) -- Microsoft has revealed that advanced eSports options and integrated streaming will be coming to Xbox Live on Windows 10. The new functionality was...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Dakota Access Pipeline

article Drone Wars: North Dakota Land Battle Moves to the Skies (11/24/2016)
(North Dakota) -- The largest Native American uprising in at least 150 years — unfolding now in North Dakota against a billion-dollar pipeline that would cross...
1 Article on this Issue

Pechanga Casino

article INTERVIEW: Tjeerd Brink, Pechanga Casino (10/22/2016)
(Texas) -- Tjeerd Brink, CFO, Pechanga Resort & Casino, sits down with Dave Vellante & Stu Miniman at Dell EMC World 2016 in Austin, TX.
1 Article on this Issue

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

article UNLV students develop Candy Crush-like game for casinos (10/3/2016)
(Las Vegas) -- It’s a game resembling Bejeweled and Candy Crush and its inventors, two 20-year-old students from UNLV, think it could be the first skill-based game...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

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...
press release New Trends of Casino Management Systems (CMS) Market with Worldwide Industry Analysis to 2025 (5/22/2017)
(Internet) -- Casino management system (CMS) acts as a focal point for monitoring, processing, and recording of all operational and functional transactions throughout a...
press release Gaming Application News: GameArt Integrates Into Slotegrator API (5/21/2017)
(Internet) -- In its official release, Slotegrator, one of the major gambling aggregators, announced about GameArt’s recent integration into the unified API...
article Science fair junkie: Nunavut woman selected as 1st Inuk ambassador for Canada-wide science fair (5/19/2017)
(Saskatchewan) -- Mary-Lou Angidlik studied Arctic plant medicine at the age of 13. She won a $500 agriculture award for it. Then in Grade 10, she spearheaded a science...
article Can science help you beat the house at roulette? (5/16/2017)
(UK) -- Many strategies to beat the casino at roulette have come and gone over the years, but could science hold the answer to finally winning the game of chance?...
article Remote betting lifts money laundering risk (5/6/2017)
(Hong Kong) -- In a VIP room reserved for high-spending gamblers at City of Dreams Manila casino in the Philippine capital, many of the players are nowhere to be seen....
article Hands-on, Culturally-Relevant Projects Help Engage Native Americans in Engineering (4/29/2017)
(South Dakota) -- Researchers developing programs that encourage Native Americans and Native Hawaiians to become engineers are sharing what they and their students have...
article Disturbing Video From Sagkeeng First Nation Part Of Growing Online Trend: Psychologist (4/28/2017)
(Manitoba) -- A disturbing video out of Sagkeeng First Nation has been taken down by Facebook, but a local psychologist said this likely won’t be the last time we...
article Why Native Americans Do Not Separate Religion From Science (4/25/2017)
(USA) -- Last year five Native American tribes in Washington state managed to repatriate the remains of the “Ancient One,” as they called him, or “...
article 'Let our Indigenous voices be heard': Indigenous scientists join March for Science (4/22/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Over 1,500 Indigenous scientists and their allies have voiced their support for Saturday's March for Science, when scientists from around the...
article Indigenous Scholars Endorse D.C. March for Science (4/22/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- A large group of Native intellectuals and culture bearers have come together to show their support for the March for Science to be held on Earth Day...
article Interactive map of overdose deaths brings opioid crisis to your doorstep (4/15/2017)
(Ontario) -- When 17-year-old Austin Padaric died of a morphine overdose in 2013, his mother wanted to put him on the map. This map, to be specific: Celebrating Lost...
article How Technology is Taking Online Casinos Forward in 2017 (4/15/2017)
(Internet) -- With the constant advancement of modern technology, especially over the last ten years, it is no wonder that the online gaming scene has simply exploded....
article Facebook and Google use casino-style brain manipulation tactics to ADDICT users to their mobile apps (4/15/2017)
(Internet) -- If you’re someone who ‘can’t live without’ social media or know someone like that, there is science behind the addiction, and while...
article Carnegie Mellon University AI beats top Chinese poker players (4/14/2017)
(China) -- Artificial intelligence (AI) triumphed over human poker players again (see “Carnegie Mellon AI beats top poker pros — a first “), as a...
article Mohawk language video game free on Apple and Android (4/12/2017)
(Quebec) -- Rivet Rampage, the video game based on APTN’s hit documentary series Mohawk Ironworkers is now available for both iOS and Android devices. Get the app...
article How technology innovation is shaping the gaming industry (4/7/2017)
(USA) -- Are tribal operators early adopters of new gaming technologies or do they tend to stick with more traditional products? It varies by the operator, but some of...
article First Nations take to designing their own apps to preserve their languages and cultures (4/5/2017)
(Canada) -- Byron Bates is meticulously adding more than 100 Cree words about medicine, pain and doctors into the mobile app he created, called ATC Cree. The app...

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