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Oklahoma Gaming

article Oklahoma legislature to consider commercial gaming and other bills aimed at Indian Country (1/23/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Several measures aimed directly at Indian Country are among the bills awaiting the Oklahoma legislature when it gavels in on Feb. 3. Altogether, more than...
article Schovanec: Court to interpret provisions of gaming compact (1/17/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- On Dec. 31, the Cherokee, Chickasaw and Choctaw nations filed suit against the governor, asking a federal judge to determine whether Oklahoma tribes have...
article Most residents side with tribes on compacts (1/10/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- The dispute between Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt and Native American tribes on the state gaming compact has bled into a legal battle, as the Cherokee,...
article State uses funds derived from gaming to defend against lawsuit brought by tribes (1/6/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Gov. Kevin Stitt is using funds generated by tribal fees to pay for a law firm to defend him in a lawsuit brought by three of the state’s largest...
article Gaming continues as usual at Oklahoma casinos despite ongoing dispute with state (1/1/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Slots kept spinning on the Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Casino floor long after the ball dropped at midnight Tuesday, despite the governor’s...
article Tribes sue Gov. Kevin Stitt over renewal of gaming compacts (12/31/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma's three largest gaming tribes have filed a federal lawsuit against Gov. Kevin Stitt seeking a declaratory judgment that the tribe's gaming...
article 2 Tribes Sign Extension With Gov. Stitt After 3 Tribes File Federal Lawsuit To End Compact Renewal Dispute (12/31/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Two tribes in Oklahoma have signed an eight-month extension, and three tribes have filed a federal lawsuit to end a compact renewal dispute over tribal...
article Major legal battle looming as expiration date for gambling compacts nears (12/30/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The state of Oklahoma and tribal leaders are nearing the expiration date for agreements that allow casino-style gambling in the Sooner State. The language...
article Cherokee Principal Chief Talks About Gaming Dispute (12/27/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- It’s not how Cherokee Principal Chief Hoskin Jr. envisioned things being days before January 1, 2020. Hoskin spoke to KWON AM 1400 and FM 93.3...
9 Total Articles on this Issue

Arkansas Gaming

article Special prosecutor found Pope County Quorum Court violated FOIA but declined to pursue criminal charges (1/21/2020)
(Arkansas) -- The special prosecutor appointed to investigate the actions of the Pope County Quorum Court during negotiations over establishing a casino found that the...
article Casino applications' 2nd round is cut off (1/10/2020)
(Arkansas) -- In the face of court rulings against the path it was taking, the Arkansas Racing Commission on Friday decided to abandon its second round of taking...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

California Sports Betting

article California could become America’s sports betting capital as rival groups eye November ballot (1/21/2020)
(California) -- Two years after the U.S. Supreme Court removed legal barriers to sports betting, California voters could be asked in November to join 14 other states in...
article California Takes First Step Toward Legal Sports Betting (1/8/2020)
(California) -- In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on sports gambling in most states. Since that landmark decision, several states have jumped...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Potential Evidence Of Increased Gambling Problems In Football Season (1/21/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- When a new national coalition studied problem gambling funding and programs in 14 states, it found Pennsylvania among six using tax revenue as intended...
article CES: New technology, data will change sports betting (1/8/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The NHL teams that make it to the Stanley Cup playoffs this spring are set to enter the rink with additions to their uniforms. The league plans to put...
article Charles Barkley talks about gambling problems: “I lost $1 million 10-20 times” (12/29/2019)
(USA) -- Apart from being passionate about basketball, Charles Barkley’s second passion is gambling in casinos. Barkley himself was never shy to express himself...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Video Gaming

article Women suing Riot Games may deserve $400 million, not $10 million, state regulator says (1/21/2020)
(California) -- Two state agencies are taking the unusual step of trying to stop Riot Games from paying out $10 million to female employees as part of a settlement over...
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Waze app instead sending Borgata casino visitors to New Jersey woods, police say (1/20/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Users of the Waze navigation app may want to take extra precaution if they're planning a trip to the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City...
1 Article on this Issue

Connecticut Gaming

article Osten preparing to resubmit gaming bill (1/20/2020)
(Connecticut) -- Two weeks before the start of the General Assembly's 2020 session, state Sen. Cathy Osten is preparing to resubmit legislation aimed at resolving...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article Ahead of sports betting bill, GOP lawmakers met league officials at PGA Tour headquarters (1/20/2020)
(Michigan) -- Michigan’s House speaker and two other GOP lawmakers met with pro sports league officials at Professional Golfers Association Tour headquarters in...
article Heckling will get worse with legalized gambling so players should get used to it (1/6/2020)
(USA) -- Happy New Year, Patrick Reed. It’s going to be a long one. The 2018 Masters champion’s week in paradise at the Sentry Tournament of Champions ended...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Arizona Gaming

article Arizona lawmakers want to use casino agreements to force tribes to settle water disputes (1/18/2020)
(Arizona) -- Republican leaders at the Arizona Legislature are proposing that tribes with outstanding water disputes with the state be forced to settle those claims...
1 Article on this Issue

Pamunkey Tribe

article Pamunkey tribe to develop casino in Richmond. What's the impact for MGM? (1/17/2020)
(Virginia) -- The Pamunkey Indian Tribe announced Friday plans to develop a $350 million resort and casino in Richmond, Virginia, a facility that could chip away at MGM...
1 Article on this Issue

MGM Springfield

article Springfield casino rethinks its business plan as gambling revenue lags (1/16/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- As timing goes, the first Red Sox Winter Weekend at the MGM Springfield casino is awkward for both sides. That the Red Sox had a rough week is an...
1 Article on this Issue

Poarch Creek

article Poarch Creek Indians playing to win in the new legislative session (1/16/2020)
(Alabama) -- We are less than a month away from the opening day of the Alabama legislature. One big issue that will dominate this session is the Poarch Band of Creek...
article Alabama House Minority Leader Anthony Daniels talks Poarch Creek casino proposal (1/12/2020)
(Alabama) -- We’ve been talking about it on WHNT News 19. The Poarch Band of the Creek Indians has an offer on the table. If granted rights to full gaming casinos...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

American Gaming Association

article NBA Boss Adam Silver To Headline AGA Sports Betting Summit (1/15/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- NBA commissioner Adam Silver is the top name scheduled for the American Gaming Association’s Sports Betting Executive Summit in March. Silver...
article AGA issues updated advice on AML best practice and compliance (1/3/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) has published updated advice on how its members can better prepare and deal with money laundering. The report...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

British Columbia Gaming

article B.C. disbanded RCMP unit after report warned possible crime figure bought stake in casino (1/15/2020)
(British Columbia) -- A businessman “connected to Asian organized crime” was allowed by a British Columbia government employee to buy part of a B.C. Lottery...
1 Article on this Issue

Election 2020

article Bloomberg viewed as having best chance to beat Trump in betting market analysis (1/15/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is viewed as the Democrat most likely to defeat President Trump if nominated, according to a newly...
1 Article on this Issue

Food Sovereignty

article Indigenous Food Is Not a ‘Trend’: What You Need to Know (1/15/2020)
(California) -- When you think about uniquely American food or cuisine, you might think of hamburgers, hot dogs, or apple pie. For others, American cuisine is known for...
1 Article on this Issue

Iowa Gaming

article Is Iowa sports betting leveling off? (1/13/2020)
(Iowa) -- After a race-horse start out of the Aug. 15 gates, legal wagering on professional and collegiate sporting events may be starting to level off in Iowa. December...
1 Article on this Issue

Bears Ears

article Sutherland Institute’s campaign against Bears Ears was relentless, effective and mostly funded by a tight circle of activists (1/12/2020)
(Utah) -- At 9:28 p.m. the night before President Donald Trump signed an executive order to slash Bears Ears National Monument by 85%, Matt Anderson, a policy analyst at...
1 Article on this Issue

Missouri Gaming

article Missouri senator places odds on legal sports betting (1/12/2020)
(Missouri) -- Missouri could be one step closer to allowing legal sports gambling. Under legislation proposed by Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, betting on sports...
1 Article on this Issue

Yocha Dehe Wintun

article Yocha Dehe nation fires contractor for casino expansion project (1/11/2020)
(California) -- The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation announced it has terminated its contract with general contractor Swinerton, which was building two new hotel towers in...
1 Article on this Issue

Chinook Tribe

article Judge Orders Feds to Reevaluate Tribal Recognition Rule (1/10/2020)
(Washington) -- A federal judge declined on Friday to order the government to allow the Chinook Indian Nation to reapply for federal recognition, but he did toss out the...
1 Article on this Issue

Big Data

article The new game in town for pro sports leagues: Selling stats (1/8/2020)
(USA) -- A decade ago, knowing the average rushing yards of a NFL running back or the batting average of a MLB third baseman was valuable only to a team's coaches...
1 Article on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

article Cherokees file to pull out stops on casino (1/8/2020)
(Arkansas) -- Cherokee Nation Businesses, one of the applicants seeking to build a casino in Pope County, was busy this week trying to clear obstacles in the award of a...
article Application period for casino licenses invalid, judge finds (1/2/2020)
(Arkansas) -- The second window opened by the state Racing Commission to accept applications for a Pope County casino license is invalid because it contradicts adopted...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Eastern Band of Cherokee

article Cherokee tribe announces plan for casino in Southwest Virginia (1/7/2020)
(Virginia) -- A new player emerged in Virginia’s casino race Tuesday as the federally recognized Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians announced plans to build a 350-...
article Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians proposes casino in Washington County, Va. adding to high-dollar competition (1/7/2020)
(Virginia) -- A new tribal competitor has emerged in Southwest Virginia for the Virginia casino sweepstakes that is about to take center stage in the newly elected...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Passamaquoddy Tribe

article Gov. Mills grants full pardon to late tribal attorney Donald Gellers (1/7/2020)
(Maine) -- Gov. Janet Mills issued what is believed to be Maine’s first posthumous pardon Tuesday, bringing closure to one of the most sordid episodes in the state...
1 Article on this Issue

DraftKings

article DraftKings 2019 Revenue Surged, But Losses Swelled 53 Percent, Making Profitability Seem Far Off (1/6/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- DraftKings, which recently said it plans to become a publicly traded company later this year, appears poised to have something in common with much of...
article What Does The DraftKings-SBTech Deal Mean For US Online Gambling? (1/3/2020)
(USA) -- This year, DraftKings will become a publicly traded corporation. On December 23, the gambling revealed that it would be simultaneously going public in 2020 and...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article MURREN: MGM Resorts CEO: What Happens in Vegas No Longer Stays in Vegas (1/4/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas has a reputation for excess and non-stop entertainment, but Las Vegas Strip-based companies are increasingly stepping up as responsible global...
1 Article on this Issue

Seminole Nation of Oklahoma

article Governor approves one-year extension of Seminole Nation's tobacco compact (1/3/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Gov. Kevin Stitt has approved a one-year extension of the state’s tobacco compact with the Seminole Nation. “The Tobacco Tax Compact is an...
1 Article on this Issue

Blue Lake Rancheria

article Amid shut-off woes, a beacon of energy (1/1/2020)
(California) -- After months of wildfires, an essential question in a warming, windy California is this: How does the state keep the lights on? A tiny Native American...
1 Article on this Issue

Northern Arapaho

article Looking Back: Lobbying effort illustrated conflict in Northern Arapaho tribal leadership (1/1/2020)
(Wyoming) -- Legislation that could end Wyoming tribes’ grip on legalized gambling in the state spawned an aggressive, secretive lobbying effort — and helped...
1 Article on this Issue

Choctaw Nation

article Choctaw Nation, governor's office spar over renewal of hunting and fishing compact (12/30/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- While the Choctaw Nation raised alarms Monday that its Hunting and Fishing Compact would not be renewed, the governor's office and Oklahoma Department...
1 Article on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article Man who loses fantasy football league spends day in CNY diner: 12 pancakes, 1 ½ bottles of syrup, 10 coffees (12/29/2019)
(New York) -- Bits of pancake, part of Ryan Perkins’ 10th, 11th and 12th of the day, hung on his fork. He stared at them as his belt cinched around his khakis....
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article How Terese Marie Mailhot stopped writing what other people wanted (1/13/2020)
(Canada) -- “I feel stuck in something feminine and ancestral in its misery.” Those are some of the first words that Terese Marie Mailhot jotted down in her...
article Washington’s highest court gets chief justice from Spokane, first Native American member (1/6/2020)
(Washington) -- With ceremonial drumming and singing plus a bit of poetry, the Washington Supreme Court swore in a “daughter of Spokane” as its new chief...
article Report shows betting industry's reliance on problem gamblers (1/2/2020)
(UK) -- The dependence of the UK gambling industry on high-spending VIPs, customers who are disproportionately likely to be addicts, has been laid bare in a secret...
article Lana Del Rey makes spoken-word album as ‘reparation’ to Native Americans (12/20/2019)
(California) -- The singer-songwriter announced Thursday night that she’ll release a spoken-word album next month for “around $1,” and half of the...
article Claim Game / The high stakes of fraudulent identity (12/18/2019)
(Ontario) -- As a kid, growing up in Odawa and Tkaronto, on lands stewarded for millennia by the Anishinabeg, the Haudenosaunee, and the Huron-Wendat, I went to a lot of...
article We Care for the Holidays: Missoula Urban Indian Center has family in need (12/15/2019)
(Montana) -- Missoula Urban Indian Health Center offers a comprehensive array of health care services from full medical services to behavioral health services. It...
article ALEC Is an Incubator for Efforts to Protect White Supremacy, Says New Report (12/4/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Ten years ago, a then-state senator with ties to white supremacists named Russell Pearce introduced model legislation to his colleagues in the...
article Hard Rock or Mohegan Gaming Committed Procedural Snafu That Will Delay Announcement of Greece Casino Winning Bidder (11/26/2019)
(Greece) -- Hard Rock International and Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment (MGE), the casino operating unit of Connecticut’s Mohegan tribe, are the two operators...
article Total 7.4mln gaming machines worldwide in 2018: GTA study (10/31/2019)
(Worldwide) -- An estimated 7.4 million legally-installed gaming machines were in the market worldwide last year. That is according to the latest edition of the “...
article Horse racing-Drug reform in U.S. horse racing faces obstacles (10/30/2019)
(California) -- Outrage over the deaths of 36 horses at Santa Anita Park in Southern California since December has given a boost to federal legislation aimed at stopping...
article Alaska’s Uneven Rural Law Enforcement System Often Leaves Remote Villages With No Cops (10/25/2019)
(Alaska) -- In his first seven months as a village public safety officer in the remote Alaska village of Chenega, Andrew Jonda has enjoyed world-class fishing and...
article Indian Country Deserves a Better Hero Than Richard Nixon (10/21/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- You only need one hand to count the number of American presidents who could be considered vaguely positive, progressive partners for Indian Country...
article ASU law developing Indian Gaming and Tribal Self-Governance programs (10/21/2019)
(Arizona) -- The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law is creating the nation's first programs in Indian Gaming and Tribal Self-Governance for its Indian Legal...
article Gambling near-misses don't encourage your brain to keep betting after all, study suggests (10/18/2019)
(Alberta) -- The next time you leave an Atlantic City casino short $50 and wonder why you didn't stop gambling when you were only down $10, you won't be able to...
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...

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