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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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Mobile Gaming

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...
article VR and AR will be tomorrow’s mobile (9/16/2016)
(UK) -- Not so long ago we talked about mobile being the platform of the future. Back in 2004 when we first started developing for mobile, the iPhone didn’t exist...
article Want To Lose Money On In-Game Gambling? There’s An App For That (6/7/2016)
(USA) -- Are you ready for an exciting new app that lets you to blow your money on the herculean odds that Mark Sanchez will once again fumble the ball after running...
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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...
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Bitcoin

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,...
article mBit Casino Launches New VIP Rewards Program for Customers (8/21/2016)
(Curacao) -- Casino representative Linda Murphy says that “this new VIP bitcoin casino player reward program was built with sizable input from existing affiliates...
article Blockchain Pitched as Way to Simplify FX Trading Databases (8/17/2016)
(New York) -- A year-old technology firm wants to simplify currency markets by streamlining the way trading data is stored using blockchain-based technology. Cobalt DL,...
article BetKing.io Offers New Casino Titles From Major Developers (8/7/2016)
(Czechoslovakia) -- The casino has added four new games from Booming Games to its list of over 80 slot games provided by Booming Games and Endorphina. The entire list of...
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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...
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Poker

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...
article Poker-playing AI 'bot' carries long-range impact (8/28/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- For Sam Ganzfried, No Limit Hold 'Em means more than big pots, timely bluffs and the thrill of an all-in bet. He also sees the game as a path to...
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Navajo Nation

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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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...
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Online Gaming

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...
article Big Data Bets on the Online Casino Industry (7/19/2016)
(The Internet) -- Big data is becoming increasingly useful in the technology-driven market of the 21st Century. Using methods to collect huge sets of statistics about...
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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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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...
article Hacks Pose Huge Threat to Casinos (7/19/2016)
(Las Vegas) -- A recent Wendy’s hack exposed the credit card information of many of its customers. Coming on the heels of attacks on data ranging from infidelity...
article Cache Creek Casino among targets of alleged credit fraud scheme (6/4/2016)
(California) -- A federal grand jury returned a nine-count indictment last week against two people suspected of a nationwide credit fraud scheme that affected casinos...
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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,...
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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...
article Hackers threaten daily fantasy sports sites (9/21/2016)
(Worldwide) -- A growing chorus of cybersecurity experts is warning that fantasy sports websites represent a prime target for hackers. The volume and sensitivity of data...
article Fantasy Sports Must Tackle Cybersecurity Threats (9/19/2016)
(USA) -- National Football League fans across the U.S. have started clicking into daily fantasy sports websites to predict how professional players will perform in...
article Consumers Say DraftKings and FanDuel Aren't Keeping Their Data Secure (8/10/2016)
(USA) -- States are still scrambling to figure out how to regulate fantasy sports websites like DraftKings and FanDuel. And while much of the attention has been focused...
article This super simple app wants to be your new go-to fantasy gaming platform (6/27/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- With his newest venture, David Sonn hopes to make fantasy gaming simple for everyone, whether it’s betting which team will win the NBA finals or...
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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...
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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...
article Is Gaming Technology Fueling the Rise of eSports? (6/17/2016)
(Worldwide) -- In 2013, a Swedish team of “professional gamers” took home $1.4 million after winning a video game tournament held in Seattle. The entire...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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Online Poker

article How Long Till Robots Take Over The Gaming World? (9/6/2016)
(The Internet) -- Robots have already famously conquered humankind at chess. In 1997, Deep Blue, a chess-playing computer developed by IBM, beat the very best planet...
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Choctaw Tribe

article US tribes work with scientists against climate change (8/7/2016)
(Oklahoma) -- The last five years have been tough on Tye Baker, the director of Water Resources for the Choctaw Tribe of Oklahoma. First, there was the drought:...
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Other News

article Guyana tribe goes hi-tech to protect its land (3/19/2017)
(Guyana) -- Eleazer Mawasha speaks haltingly. English is not his first language, and Skype not his preferred method of communication. An elder of Guyana's Wai-Wai...
article GeoComply leads crackdown on gamblers who disguise their location (3/18/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Backing up about 100 feet from the California border near the Fashion Outlet in Primm, Nevada, a reporter is finally able to log into the World Series of...
article Apps a new but growing problem for compulsive gamblers (3/17/2017)
(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 Virtual Reality Casino Games Could be the Future of VR (3/14/2017)
(USA) -- The hot topic among tech companies and enthusiasts in 2016 was undoubtedly virtual reality. With casual consumers being exposed to a new world of gaming...
article Tech entrepreneur Adrian Duke is building an augmented reality app to tell Indigenous stories (3/12/2017)
(Saskatchewan) -- Imagine Google Maps, Wikipedia, Pokémon Go and a Canadian Heritage Minute, all rolled into one. Now, imagine it all on your smartphone. The app in...
article DOL Makes $500K Available for Native Hawaiians, Alaskans, to Develop STEM Skills (3/12/2017)
(Hawaii) -- The DOL has announced $497,000 is now available for Native Hawaiian and Alaskan youth, ages 14-24, to develop STEM skills.
article Tech entrepreneur Adrian Duke is building an augmented reality app to tell Indigenous stories (3/10/2017)
(Canada) -- Imagine Google Maps, Wikipedia, Pokémon Go and a Canadian Heritage Minute, all rolled into one. Now, imagine it all on your smartphone. The app in question...
article Is 2017 the year of Virtual Reality gaming? (3/8/2017)
(Internet) -- Virtual Reality has moved from the realms of Science Fiction to the future of household and casino gaming. Will VR finally be fully integrated into the...
article Computers can now challenge — and beat — professional poker players at Texas hold 'em (3/8/2017)
(Alberta) -- First they figured out how to play checkers and backgammon. Then they mastered chess, Go, “Jeopardy!” and even a few Atari video games. Now...
article 'At their fingertips': Ontario school board unveils unique Indigenous language, culture app (3/1/2017)
(Ontario) -- The Kenora Catholic District School Board in northwestern Ontario unveiled its brand new Anishinaabemowin Omiinigoziin app during its winter powwow Tuesday...
article The Development of Slot Gaming Technology (2/27/2017)
(USA) -- When you name your stake, and start to play an online slots game it’s easy to forget about the incredible technology that has gone into making it a fun,...
press release The Age of Virtual Reality Comes to Pass in the VR/AR Conference (2/19/2017)
(Prague) -- For the first time ever, gambling business representatives and developers of virtual and augmented reality solutions for gambling are preparing to convene to...
article Canadian app developer seeking 600 stories for Indigenous 'Wikiupedia' (2/18/2017)
(Saskatchewan) -- A man who grew up in Saskatchewan is developing a digital database of Indigenous history through a phone app called Wikiupedia.
article How The Latest Handsets Have Made Mobile Casino Gaming The Experience To Beat (2/18/2017)
(Internet) -- In days gone by, mobile gambling looked like something of a pointless gimmick, offering players a far inferior experience to that which they enjoyed on...
article CSIRO pulled out of Burrup Peninsula rock art study (2/12/2017)
(Australia) -- CSIRO scientists pulled out of a joint study into the Aboriginal rock art on Burrup Peninsula that the Western Australian government had asked them to do.
article NetEnt creates pioneering Virtual Reality real money slot (2/12/2017)
(Internet) -- Leading casino game developers NetEnt have recently announced that they will be taking another pioneering step in the online gaming industry by creating...
article Clark County eyes better connectivity along Las Vegas Strip (2/11/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Strip's popularity with visitors using smartphones to post photos on social media, stream live video and get directions has local...
article Cuyahoga Co. authorities ID man killed nearly four decades ago (2/11/2017)
(Ohio) -- A painful family mystery has been solved after authorities in Ohio’s Cuyahoga County recently identified a man killed by a train outside a Cleveland...
article OPAP Spends Big On Gambling Tech Upgrades (2/5/2017)
(Greece) -- Online gambling in the Greek jurisdiction has been controversial because of its uncertain legal status created by the unfair operation of the online gaming...
article Technology Behind Casinos (2/1/2017)
(USA) -- Casinos are big business with millions of dollars exchanging hands on a daily basis. The industry has evolved over the decades as technology has advanced.

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