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Alabama-Coushatta Tribe

article Sen. Cornyn sends letter opposing Alabama-Coushatta Tribe’s gaming facility (10/17/2019)
(Texas) -- The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas has responded to a letter written by Texas Sen. John Cornyn opposing the tribe’s electronic gaming facility. The...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Casinos report 5 percent dip in September slots revenu (10/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Southeastern Connecticut’s casinos reported Tuesday that their September slot-machine revenues were down by more than 5 percent over the same...
article Bridgeport state senator urges Lamont to support tribe casino bill (10/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Bridgeport legislators are trying to restart efforts to get a tribe-run casino built in the city. State Sen. Dennis Bradley, D-Bridgeport, sent a letter...
article East Windsor announces Oct. 24 referendum (10/12/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The Board of Selectmen have announced that there will be an Oct. 24 referendum asking voters to decide questions on the animal shelter and casino fund....
article Interior seeks dismissal of MGM suit over tribes’ gaming amendments (10/9/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior has asked a federal judge to dismiss MGM International’s claims that the department broke the law when it...
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Forest County Potawatomi

article Three bidders still in play for Waukegan casino, but Potawatomi proposal is rejected (10/17/2019)
(Illinois) -- Four remaining developers are jockeying for position as Waukegan city officials prepare to lay their chips behind preferred proposals for the north suburb...
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Illinois Gaming

article Heidner claims Gaming Board was fully informed about his business ties (10/17/2019)
(Illinois) -- In 2012, the Gaming Board granted Heidner’s Gold Rush a license to operate video gambling machines. Two board members recently told the Tribune that...
article Illinois Sports Betting Comment Period Could Spotlight Issues With Bill (9/25/2019)
(Illinois) -- Industry dissatisfaction with the Sports Wagering Act could be part of the reason why the Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) is seeking public comment before...
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Iowa Gaming

article Gaming Commission says ancillary counties entitled to casino revenue (10/17/2019)
(Iowa) -- The Clinton County Development Association approved Wednesday an amended policy for grant fund distributions to ancillary counties. CCDA President Matt...
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Poarch Creek

article Secretive group takes aim at Poarch Band of Creek Indians' political contributions, investments (10/17/2019)
(Alabama) -- A dark money group led by a former Alabama state senator is targeting the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, who run casinos in Atmore, Montgomery and Wetumpka.
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Steve Wynn

article Industry banishment that casino regulators seek to impose on Steve Wynn is rare in Nevada (10/17/2019)
(Nevada) -- Steve Wynn could become just the 25th person to be declared “unsuitable” for operating a casino or gaming establishment in Nevada since 1980 and the first...
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Oklahoma Gaming

article In Oklahoma, governor tests power of tribal gambling (10/15/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma's history is so deeply intertwined with the 39 Native American tribes located there that the state's creation in 1907 was celebrated with...
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Pamunkey Tribe

article How to remove your name from the Norfolk casino referendum petition (10/14/2019)
(Virginia) -- The City of Norfolk says it’s received a number of calls from people asking how they can remove their names from the petition to establish a...
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article Caesars, Eldorado shareholders to meet Nov. 15 on merger plan (10/12/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Shareholders for Caesars Entertainment Corp. and Eldorado Resorts Inc. will vote Nov. 15 on the planned $17.3 billion merger of the two companies,...
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Wynn Resorts

article Satre was ‘experienced supervision’ needed to save Wynn Resorts (10/12/2019)
(Reno) -- Phil Satre and his wife, Jennifer, were planning their next visit to a U.S. national park when Elaine Wynn approached the long-time gaming figure more than a...
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Alaska Gaming

article Eklutna sues federal government in pursuit of tribal gaming operation (10/11/2019)
(Alaska) -- The Native Village of Eklutna has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Interior Department in a continuing campaign to open a tribal gaming hall about 20 miles...
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Colorado Gaming

article Sports wagering might be coming to Southwest Colorado (10/11/2019)
(Colorado) -- If voters approve Proposition DD on the November ballot, sports books will be allowed not only at state-licensed casinos in Central City, Blackhawk and...
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Columbus/Indigenous Day

article TRICKED: Columbus Day parade is on, despite false advertising to the contrary (10/11/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Rain or shine, cold or warm, false information or not, the Columbus Day parade will take place Saturday morning in Bloomfield. The event was never in...
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Sports Leagues

article Major League Baseball wants cut of the action if Washington legalizes sports gambling (10/11/2019)
(Washington) -- If Washington state approves a massive expansion of legal sports gambling, Major League Baseball wants a slice of the money so it can “protect the...
article Breaking Down The Indictments In Attempted NCAA Match-Fixing Scheme (10/8/2019)
(New York) -- As detailed by Legal Sports Report last week, the Department of Justice unsealed three indictments against a range of New York-based individuals including...
article Ted Leonsis is betting on sports gambling in a big way, but he should proceed with caution (10/4/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- In Ted Leonsis’s entrepreneurial dreams, Capital One Arena will transform into a year-round sanctuary because of legalized sports gambling. On...
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National Indian Gaming Association

press release NIGA: Call for papers for 2020 event closes 10/31 (10/10/2019)
(California) -- Calling all Speakers! The call for papers for the 2020 National Indian Gaming Association Conference Program is now open and we invite you to submit a...
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article Blizzard Sets Off Backlash for Penalizing Hearthstone Gamer in Hong Kong (10/9/2019)
(Hong Kong) -- Activision Blizzard became the latest American company to find itself caught between its business interests in China and the values of its core customers...
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Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Ho-Chunk exploring Illinois casino project (10/9/2019)
(Illinois) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation says it is committed to continue work on its Beloit casino-resort plan as it remains pending at the federal level, while looking to...
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Postle Scandal

article Poker Players File $30 Million Lawsuit Against Suspected Cheaters Mike Postle, Justin Kuraitis (10/9/2019)
(California) -- Former Stones Live Commentator Veronica Brill, who was the whistle blower on the Mike Postle cheating allegations, along with 24 other poker players who...
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Wilton Rancheria

article Federal judge rejects claims against Wilton Rancheria (10/9/2019)
(California) -- A federal judge on Oct. 7 dismissed the remaining claims that contested the U.S. Department of the Interior’s authority and decision to place...
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Maryland Gaming

article Losing streak: Horseshoe Casino continues to slide (10/7/2019)
(Maryland) -- September’s results – the second lowest monthly gaming revenues ever recorded – have pounded another nail into the financial coffin that...
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Seneca Niagara

article Supervisors debate asking governor to close Seneca Nation casinos (10/7/2019)
(New York) -- It may be more symbolic than realistic, but the Seneca County Board of Supervisors will consider a motion Tuesday calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to close the...
article Reed seeks mediator's role In NYS-Seneca Nation flap; announces Thruway repairs (9/23/2019)
(New York) -- Less than 24 hours after collapsing in the Cannon Rotunda while waiting for a television interview, Rep. Tom Reed interrupted his prescribed “rest...
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Indiana Gaming

article Betting on sports in Indiana now is as easy as pulling out your phone (10/4/2019)
(Indiana) -- Hoosiers no longer have to visit a casino to place a bet on the Major League Baseball playoffs, the Chicago Bears or hundreds of other sporting events...
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Turning Stone

article Turning Stone Resort employee has tested positive for Hepatitis A (10/3/2019)
(New York) -- NewsChannel 9 has learned that an employee at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino has tested positive for Hepatitis A. Upon learning of this, the Oneida...
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Indian Gaming Revenue

article Record $111M Arizona Tribal Gaming Contributions in 2019 (10/2/2019)
(Arizona) -- The Arizona Department of Gaming is reporting a record-setting total in tribal gaming contributions in fiscal year 2019. Department officials say tribal...
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Bears Ears

article Federal judge declines to dismiss Bears Ears lawsuit (9/30/2019)
(Utah) -- A federal judge has turned down an attempt by the Trump administration to dismiss legal challenges to its 2017 decision to cut the size of Bear Ears National...
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Florida Gaming

article Florida court approves local casino to drop horses, add jai alai (9/30/2019)
(Florida) -- A casino in South Florida has found a friend in the courts, but an enemy in the horseracing industry. Calder Casino wanted to drop horse races in favor of...
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New York Gaming

article Schenectady mayor proposes tax decrease, thanks to casino revenues (9/30/2019)
(New York) -- For the fifth straight year city residents will see their property taxes fall — this time by under a half percent — under Mayor Gary McCarthy...
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Quapaw Tribe

article PB casino OK'd to start taking sports bets today (9/30/2019)
(Arkansas) -- The Arkansas Racing Commission on Monday signed off on the Pine Bluff-based Saracen Casino Resort's plans to begin offering sports betting. John Boyce...
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Eastern Shawnee Tribe

article With the announcement of Bordertown Casino's closure, Seneca businesses are looking to the future (9/25/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma has announced it's closing Bordertown Casino and Arena. The official announcement came Wednesday afternoon from...
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Northern Arapaho

article Firm facing lawsuit from Northern Arapaho Tribe says court has no jurisdiction (9/25/2019)
(Wyoming) -- The law firm and attorneys that Northern Arapaho leaders and former casino managers sued last month say the lawsuit should be thrown out. Last month,...
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West Virginia Gaming

article West Virginia Lottery Commission briefed on August sports betting numbers (9/25/2019)
(West Virginia) -- August sports betting numbers are trending upward thanks to the start of college and professional football and the launch of mobile sports betting...
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British Columbia Gaming

article Hearing will determine whistleblower status at money laundering inquiry (9/24/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Whistleblowers and B.C. Lottery Corp. officials will have to provide more information to the Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering before it...
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Minnesota Gaming

article Minnesota legislators head to Iowa see if sports betting is right for the state (9/23/2019)
(Iowa) -- The Vikings game was a snoozer, but the Minnesotans watching the big screens at Diamond Jo Casino were still cheering loudly Sunday long after the outcome of...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article With slots revenues lagging, casinos seek to put a new spin on an old game (9/22/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- On a recent weekday morning, there were plenty of slot machines available at the Encore Boston Harbor casino, with their flashing lights, inviting...
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Sheldon Adelson

article Republican casino magnate Adelson cautioned Trump on trade war with China: WSJ (9/22/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A top Republican donor warned President Donald Trump in a phone call last month that his escalating trade war with China could hurt his re-election...
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Carlisle School

article The bodies of three young Native American girls are returned to the Oneida Reservation. And a community heals. (9/21/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- The constantly changing weather matched the emotions of the summer day when young Jemima Metoxen, Sophia Coulon, and Ophelia Powless came home, and the...
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Sports Betting

article Q+A: Former gaming regulator A.G. Burnett on sports betting, industry trends (9/21/2019)
(Nevada) -- A well-known name in Nevada gaming circles, A.G. Burnett served on the state’s Gaming Control Board from 2011 to 2017, taking over as chairman in 2012...
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Yurok Tribe

article Trinidad Rancheria Chairman Opposes Yurok Lands Bill; Both Tribes Speak Before House Subcommittee (9/21/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Garth Sundberg Sr.’s testimony opposing a bill that would give the Yurok Tribe a say in land management decisions affecting its ancestral...
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Hard Rock

article Jack Cincinnati Casino sold to Hard Rock International for $745 million (9/20/2019)
(Ohio) -- Hard Rock International completed its purchase of Jack Cincinnati Casino on Friday, according to a release from Jack Entertainment. The casino was bought for...
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Pokagon Band

article Pokagon Band to mark 25-year milestone of sovereignty (9/20/2019)
(Indiana) -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians will commemorate Saturday an important milestone, marking the 25th anniversary of the reaffirmation of its...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Atlantic City 'not a 9-casino market,' Golden Nugget owner says (9/18/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Golden Nugget Atlantic City’s self-made billionaire owner has built both his hospitality empire and his reputation by being brutally honest.
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Opioid Crisis

article We Didn’t Stand a Chance Against Opioids (9/18/2019)
(Alaska) -- My ancestors had no written language, so they told their stories to the trees. Ten thousand years after the Tlingit people settled Alaska’s...
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Other News

article The U.S. stole generations of Indigenous children to open the West (10/15/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Nearly 200 Native children lie buried at the entrance of the Carlisle Barracks in the “Indian Cemetery” — the first thing you see when...
article Greece gets two bids for tourist resort casino (10/4/2019)
(Greece) -- Greece has got two bids for a licence to build and operate a casino resort in a long-delayed tourist development in Athens, the country’s gaming...
article Another horse dies at Santa Anita, this time on the track (9/28/2019)
(California) -- Santa Anita, trying to shake the memories of a winter/spring meet in which 30 horses died, was met with a gruesome breakdown on the front stretch...
article US Gambling Giants Mohegan, Hard Rock, Seek Hellenikon Casino License (9/15/2019)
(Greece) -- The bid for a casino license essential to the 8-billion euro ($8.93 billion) development of the long-delayed abandoned Hellenikon International Airport on...
article VP Mike Pence says Triple Crown winner American Pharoah bit him during visit to Kentucky farm (9/14/2019)
(Kentucky) -- American Pharoah has it all these days. By becoming the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years in 2015, the horse secured a life of pampering and mating at...
article Meet the Indigenous Artist Collaborating With Supreme This Fall (9/11/2019)
(New York) -- For Fall, the Makah artist John Goodwin, who also goes by Nytom, is teaming up with Supreme on a series of printed jackets, the first time the streetwear...
article Far-right extremists appropriate Indigenous struggles for violent ends (8/27/2019)
(USA) -- Just minutes before a massacre at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart earlier this month left 22 people dead, a hate-filled anti-immigrant manifesto appeared online. In...
article Madison Square Garden’s Vegas Misadventure Sends Shares Plunging (8/20/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Madison Square Garden Co.’s big Las Vegas bet has investors sweating. Shares of the New York live-entertainment company fell their most ever after...
article LUCAS/SPILDE: Really! Players cannot detect differences in pars (8/18/2019)
(USA) -- We deeply appreciate the opportunity to engage in this conversation about one of the key questions of our day. Frankly, we came at this project from a position...
article ‘This Story Is Not Going Away’: Round Table Focuses On Action In Times Of Crisis (8/11/2019)
(New York) -- A statistic presented during the 67th annual Round Table Conference in Saratoga Springs Sunday put the current horse racing crisis into sobering...
article Tlingit and Haida commissioned a climate change report for Southeast Alaska. Here’s what they found. (8/7/2019)
(Alaska) -- Climate change is a titanic issue for humans everywhere, but it affects few people as closely as the Alaska Native tribes who depend on the sea for food, for...
press release Global Gaming Women Names GLI’s Christie Eickelman its New President (8/6/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Global Gaming Women (GGW) has named Christie Eickelman its new President of its Board of Directors. Eickelman is Vice President of Global Marketing at...
article This artist reimagines pop art with a Plains Indian perspective (7/22/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Oklahoma City-based artist Brent Learned, an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, is known for his colorful, impressionistic...
article The troubling legacy of Britain’s gambling experiment (7/17/2019)
(UK) -- There are many low points for the compulsive gambler. But for Alex Macey, one of the lowest came a decade ago, when he found himself at the cinema with his young...
article Myth-busting study reveals that gamblers can't detect slot machine payout percentages (7/15/2019)
(Nevada) -- It's a common sight on casino floors: patrons jumping from slot machine to slot machine before eventually hunkering down at a game that's due for the...
article Alaska Native girl leads animated kids TV show in US first (7/8/2019)
(Alaska) -- Princess Daazhraii Johnson grew up eating dried salmon and moose-head soup — foods labeled weird by other kids who had no understanding of her culture...
article Do American Indians celebrate the 4th of July? (7/3/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- How do Native Americans observe the 4th of July? The answer is as complicated as America’s history. Perhaps the best-known passage of the the...
article The $500-Million Family Feud (6/20/2019)
(Canada) -- On a cold grey morning last April, Ontario Superior Court judge Glenn A. Hainey held a routine scheduling hearing in his chambers on University Avenue. One...
article Taking the Native American narrative beyond reservations (6/18/2019)
(USA) -- Who in the U.S. could tell if a man sitting in a coffeeshop was Native American? At the comic book store, the two young women who were obviously into each other...
article THE ONION: Santa Anita Park Officials Announce They Will Stop Allowing Bets On All Upcoming Horse Deaths (6/11/2019)
(California) -- Following numerous complaints from lawmakers and animal rights groups, Santa Anita Park horse track officials announced Tuesday that they will...

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