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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...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

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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Sports Leagues

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...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

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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Navajo Nation

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 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....
article Sportradar strikes MGM-GVC gambling data deal (11/9/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Sportradar has struck a deal to become the exclusive provider of certain US sports betting data for MGM GVC Interactive LLC. The announcement comes...
press release MERATI: U.S. Patent - Multi-Jurisdictional Odds and Risk Management System (reg req) (10/17/2018)
(USA) -- I am pleased to announce that yesterday (Oct 11,2018), the United States Patent Office issued Notice of Allowance for my "Multi Jurisdictional Odds and...
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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...
article Two Native American geneticists interpret Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test (10/23/2018)
(USA) -- Dr. Carlos Bustamante, a prominent population geneticist, recently concluded that Senator Elizabeth Warren had “a Native American ancestor.” While...
article Strike against sovereignty? Sen. Warren asserts Native American ancestry via DNA (10/23/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has long battled with politicians and the media and has been the subject of sarcastic and racially-based attacks by...
article Before Arguing About DNA Tests, Learn the Science Behind Them (10/20/2018)
(New York) -- People have always told stories about their ancestral origins. But now millions of people are looking at their DNA to see if those stories hold up. While...
article Determining Who Is A Cherokee Is More Than DNA, Hoskin Says (10/19/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Let's hear some facts underlying the ugly political claims about Senator Elizabeth Warren's ancestry. President Trump refers to the...
article Elizabeth Warren releases her DNA test results and dares Trump to make good on his $1 million bet (10/15/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has faced questions for years about her claims she has Native American ancestry — most infamously from President...
article No matter what Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test shows, there’s no genetic test to prove you’re Native American (10/15/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- Over the weekend, US Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released the results of a genetic test suggesting she does have some Native American ancestry....
7 Total Articles on this Issue

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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Pechanga Casino

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...
article G2E: The Future State of Big Data in the Gaming Industry: A Pechanga Case Study (10/11/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Big data can be expensive and difficult, but according to the team at Pechanga Resort & Casino, it’s well worth the effort. Pechanga Chief Data...
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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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Allergan Patent

article What Has Industry Learned From Allergan's Creative Approach to Avoiding IPRs? (11/2/2018)
(New York) -- In one of the most creative gambits in recent years to protect a brand-name drug from generic competition, Allergan last year announced that it had...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Atlantic City casino drives LED walls the Analog Way (10/30/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- When the Supreme Court ruled last spring that US states could legalise sports gambling, Atlantic City’s Golden Nugget hotel and casino mobilised...
article Sports betting providers given more options with Atlantic City data center integration (10/5/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Continent 8 is integrating their data centers in two of the resort’s casino properties with locations across the country in an effort to assist...
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Nevada Gaming

article 6 Southern Nevada jurisdictions sign joint 'Smart Community Vision' (10/25/2018)
(Nevada) -- This regional partnership is part of a growing trend among cities as they look to cooperate and collaborate to get smarter. Similar work is underway in...
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N.J. Sports Betting

article Three Different Sportsbooks Launch Apple Sports Betting Apps (10/23/2018)
(New Jersey) -- The third weekend in October was a good one for sports betting apps in New Jersey, as three new apps launched for iOS in the state. 888sport, playMGM,...
article William Hill sports betting app hits iOS (9/28/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- The William Hill New Jersey sports betting app is now available on mobile devices with either Android or iOS operating platforms. Prior to Friday'...
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Blockchain Technology

article DeClub Macau wants to build the world’s first blockchain casino (10/22/2018)
(Macau) -- A new partnership has been formed that could see the introduction of the next generation of casinos. DeClub, a casino management company out of Macau, has...
1 Article on this Issue

Gun Lake

article Michigan Casino To Gather Data On The Emotional States Of Gamblers Through Facial Recognition (10/18/2018)
(Michigan) -- A tribal casino in Michigan is about to know a lot about its gamblers and other guests. According to a Thursday press release from California-based...
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Mashantucket Pequot

article Mashantucket Pequot tribe challenges court ruling on E. Windsor casino (10/18/2018)
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot tribal nation is urging a federal court to reconsider its lawsuit against a federal official they say was coaxed into blocking...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Las Vegas Casinos Are Introducing Facial Recognition Technology (10/13/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas Strip casinos are adding facial recognition technology into their operations. Alec Massey, Director of PwC’s Connected Solutions, works...
article Las Vegas Casinos Introduce Virtual Dealer Machines (9/23/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas casinos found a way to receive more with less employees thanks to new virtual dealer machines. Like any hospitality business, much reflects on...
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Morongo Tribe

press release Konami Gaming Incorporated inks California casino deal (10/3/2018)
(California) -- American slot and casino management systems innovator, Konami Gaming Incorporated, has announced the signing of a deal that is to see southern California...
press release Morongo Casino Resort & Spa selects Konami’s SYNKROS Management System (10/3/2018)
(California) -- Konami Gaming, Inc. announced that its award-winning SYNKROS casino management system has been selected by the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa to help...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Chickasaw Nation

article How a Teacher in Rural Oklahoma Started a Science-Fair Dynasty (10/2/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- On March 9, a few days after teachers in Oklahoma threatened to walk out to demand more funding for public schools, I was standing next to Deborah...
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Hard Rock

press release Hard Rock and Scientific Games deepen relationship (9/26/2018)
(Florida) -- Global gaming, hospitality and entertainment giant Hard Rock International (HRI) has strengthened its existing Scientific Games Corporation alliance, with a...
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Virtual & Augmented Reality

article Cheat Sheet: What's the Deal With Location-Based VR (9/20/2018)
(Internet) -- Sorry, skeptics: Virtual reality is growing faster than you thought it would. You’re just looking in the wrong place. Millions of people are leaving...
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MMIW

article A process of healing: Woman creates extensive MMIWG database (9/16/2018)
(Northwest Territories) -- What started as a basic search for numbers on missing and murdered Indigenous women has changed the path of one woman's life. Annita...
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Other News

article Court Strikes Down FCC’s Mean-Spirited Effort to Reinforce Digital Divide (2/15/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A federal appeals court has overturned FCC chair Ajit Pai‘s attempt to gut the subsidy that makes it possible for low-income communities to...
article Inuit hunters use new radar maps to navigate rough ice (2/14/2019)
(Nunavut) -- When George Angohiatok is looking for a big bear near Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, he heads out to the roughest sea ice. His elders taught him that's where...
article Eye On Cyber: How Parents Can Protect Their Kids From Online Gaming Risks (2/14/2019)
(New York) -- With the explosion in popularity of online video games, what are the cybersecurity risks? As recently as November, makers of the popular game Fortnite...
article Pro football league AAF is using technology that may revolutionize pro sports and gambling (2/14/2019)
(Arizona) -- Less than a week removed from the Super Bowl, a new pro football league debuted last weekend with an average crowd size that would have ranked 95th out of...
article White House Unveils Plan To Boost Rural Broadband (sub req) (2/13/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The White House released a report Wednesday detailing plans to streamline the approval process for putting telecommunications equipment on land and...
article Is 2019 The Year Robot Security Guards Go Mainstream? (2/7/2019)
(California) -- It’s not exactly an AI takeover, but new high-tech security guards are turning some very famous heads across Southern California as sightings...
article In just two years, 9,000 of these cameras were installed to spy on your car (2/5/2019)
(USA) -- The surveillance state is no longer limited to the state. For years, police departments have been tracking people’s cars with cameras that capture the...
article Court Brings Back Subsidies for Tribal Wireless Providers (2/4/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The D.C. Circuit on Friday vacated an order by the Federal Communications Commission limiting federal subsidies for wireless providers bringing...
article BLOG: How Slot Gaming Technology Has Evolved (2/4/2019)
(Internet) -- Slot games are by far and away the most loved and most popular type of games enjoyed by players at land based, online and mobile casinos today. However,...
press release Las Vegas’s Downtown Grand Casino Chooses Duetto to Drive Revenue (2/4/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino has implemented two of Duetto's cloud-based applications - GameChanger for pricing and ScoreBoard for reporting...
article Timeless thought meets modern tech: A new company puts indigenous philosophy and history into audiobook form (1/29/2019)
(Internet) -- Bobby Bridger’s son coined a phrase for his dad’s project: in-digit-ous environment. Through the use of modern technology, the traditional way...
press release GeoWager - New Service to Geolocate Your Players (1/24/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Tired of paying monopoly prices for your geolocation? Now you have a choice. I am pleased to announce that GeoWager is a geolocation service approved by...
article As Inslee proposes broadband access across state, Allen notes much needed opportunity for tribes (1/23/2019)
(Washington) -- In his proposed 2019-2020 budget, Washington Governor Jay Inslee has put forth a new Statewide Broadband Office that he says will help bring broadband...
article LPGA Invests In Shot-Tracking System In Anticipation Of Legalized Sports Gambling (1/23/2019)
(New York) -- As legalized gambling is moving into more and more states, sports leagues are working quickly to be ready to facilitate the ability of their fans to...
article AI is better at bluffing than professional gamblers (1/19/2019)
(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...
article DNA Tests Can’t Show How Much “Mexican DNA” You Have, Despite What That Aeromexico Ad Says (1/18/2019)
(Mexico) -- In a commercial going viral this week, the airline Aeromexico unveiled a clever business strategy that also pokes fun at fears about the border: The airline...
article High-speed internet on Inslee's wishlist for Washington state (1/16/2019)
(Washington) -- Washington's governor wants the state to start treating the internet the same way it treats electricity. That is, as a necessity. It's an issue...
article Drone helps capture Missouri fugitive after woman attacked at Anacortes casino (1/14/2019)
(Washington) -- A Missouri fugitive was captured with the help of a drone after he allegedly attacked his girlfriend at an Anacortes casino early Saturday morning. It...
article How the Brain Decides Whether to Hold ’Em or Fold ’Em (1/10/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Picture yourself at a Las Vegas poker table, holding a bad hand – one with a very low chance of winning. Even so, the sight of the large stack of chips...
article John Hopkins Study Reveals How Gamblers Make Risky Decisions (1/10/2019)
(New Jersey) -- According to a new study from John Hopkins University, gamblers are more likely to take risks and place big bets after winning several times. This is...

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