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article Sportsbooks To Stop Taking WWE Bets? (9/20/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Sportsbooks are on the verge of stopping their betting markets being offered for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) matches after it was revealed that...
article U.S. Sports-Betting Market Projected To Hit $2bn, Despite Online Uncertainty (9/17/2017)
(USA) -- The U.S. sports-betting market would spread to more than 20 states and be worth $2bn in annual gross gaming revenue within roughly five years of the end of a...
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Michigan Gaming

article Michigan could become fourth state to legalize online gambling under bill (9/17/2017)
(Michigan) -- A state lawmaker is hoping that Michigan becomes the fourth state in the nation to make Internet gambling legal. State Rep. Brandt Iden, R-Kalamazoo,...
article Kowall Reviewing Michigan Online Gaming Bill (8/26/2017)
(Michigan) -- Michigan state Senator Mike Kowall is reviewing his online gambling measure and will hold meetings on it when legislators return to Lansing. The bill would...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Skill-Based Gaming

article This NYC Startup Brings Real Gaming to the Casinos (9/16/2017)
(New York) -- Everyone loves the idea of winning big at the slot machines, collecting your money as the bells and sirens ring; but everyone also knows that this almosts...
1 Article on this Issue

Dakota Access Pipeline

article 'Not invisible anymore': Standing Rock a year after pipeline protests (9/13/2017)
(North Dakota) -- A year ago, protest camps near North Dakota's Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation swelled with thousands of people intent on stopping the Dakota...
1 Article on this Issue

eSports

article Study: Young Men In the U.S. Watch More Esports Than Regular Sports (9/13/2017)
(USA) -- Esports are watched more than regular sports online by young adults in the U.S., according to a study conducted by CDN service provider Limelight Networks.
article Nevada will soon allow esports betting on ‘multiple events’ (9/11/2017)
(Nevada) -- The Casino Esports conference took place in Las Vegas last week and one of the most key takeaways from the speakers was confirmation that Nevada will soon...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article Legislator Proposing Bill To Legalize And Regulate Daily Fantasy Sports (9/13/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- State Rep. Tyler Vorpagel, R-Plymouth, is taking up the issue of fantasy sports, again. While players in Wisconsin can access websites like DraftKings,...
article How DraftKings Survived And Made Daily Fantasy Sports Legal (9/12/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- How can a company survive a crisis so big, its very future is in doubt? Two years ago, Draft Kings faced that terrifying question. “I didn...
article DraftKings, FanDuel settle with Massachusetts for $1.3M apiece (9/10/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and FanDuel will pay $2.6 million in a settlement with the Massachusetts Attorney General's office as a...
article Taxing and Regulating Fantasy Sports Means Real Revenues for NJ (9/4/2017)
(New Jersey) -- Large-scale fantasy sports games offered online by websites like DraftKings and FanDuel have been growing in popularity across the country in recent...
article How the $7 billion US fantasy football industry makes its money in 2017 (9/3/2017)
(USA) -- For many in the US, the end of summer means the start of the American football season. Along with the usual cookouts, beach outings, and pool parties, some will...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Five years after introduction, study says video gambling leading to crime upticks (9/13/2017)
(Illinois) -- September marked the five-year anniversary of video gaming legalization in Illinois. A new report claims that the societal costs of gambling may not be...
article Video Gambling Linked to Crime Spike: Study (8/23/2017)
(Illinois) -- A new study led by economists at the University of Illinois suggests that access to video gambling is responsible for an increase of violent crime and...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Oklahoma Gaming

article Gambling expansion proposal gets no traction in the Senate (9/13/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- A plan to expand gambling during a special session appears to be dead on arrival in the Oklahoma Senate. Lawmakers are poised to return in special session...
article Indian gaming expansion proposed by House budget chairman (9/12/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The chairman of the Oklahoma House Appropriations and Budget Committee announced Tuesday that he plans to propose expanding Indian gaming to include...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Seneca Niagara

article Dispute over casino funds casts pall over Falls (9/13/2017)
(New York) -- In terms of development, there has been some significant progress in downtown Niagara Falls in recent years. When it comes to the city’s finances,...
article Senecas accused of spying on state, Cuomo hints at more casinos (8/23/2017)
(New York) -- New York’s governors have had historic ups and downs with the state’s Indian tribes over the years and it appears the relations between Gov....
article Cuomo to Senecas: Continue payments or state will put a casino in Niagara Falls (8/21/2017)
(New York) -- The Cuomo administration, frustrated at the Seneca Nation’s decision to stop making casino revenue sharing payments, is threatening to permit a new,...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article SORTAL: When gambling is more than a game: my Hurricane Irma decisions (9/12/2017)
(Florida) -- Odds. Percentages. Risk vs. reward. Those are things I usually ponder at the poker table, but I employed them in more critical issues in recent days as...
article Court overrules regulators regarding ‘flag drop’ races (9/5/2017)
(Florida) -- An appellate court on Tuesday unanimously reversed state regulators in favor of a ragtag north Florida horse track looking to become a “first-class (...
article Fate of gambling expansion in Florida (8/28/2017)
(Florida) -- Florida lawmakers can add whatever gambling that gets a majority vote. Proposals earlier this year included a new casino in south Florida and more gambling...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article US Judge Cites Tribal Sovereignty in Dismissing Coal Lawsuit (9/12/2017)
(New Mexico) -- A U.S. district judge cited tribal sovereignty in dismissing a lawsuit aimed at shutting down a coal-fired power plant and adjacent mine near the Arizona...
1 Article on this Issue

Nooksack Tribe

article New agreement with feds sparks Nooksack election: ‘We’ve got a lot riding on this’ (9/12/2017)
(Washington) -- The agreement calls for restoring federal funding to the Nooksack tribe and a special election that may finally put a bitter disenrollment fight to rest...
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Ohio Gaming

article Ohio Lottery to soon accept credit cards at self-service vending machines (9/12/2017)
(Ohio) -- The Ohio Lottery will soon begin accepting cashless payments at its self-service vending machines as it moves toward accepting credit, debit and e-wallet...
1 Article on this Issue

Video Gaming

article The business of addiction: how the video gaming industry is evolving to be like the casino industry (9/12/2017)
(USA) -- The video gaming industry has transitioned from a group of backyard innovators to an industry of multi-billion dollar companies, hiring psychologists,...
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Connecticut Gaming

article MGM won't get rehearing in challenge of 3rd-casino law enacted in 2015 (9/11/2017)
(Connecticut) -- A federal appeals court has denied MGM Resorts International’s bid for a rehearing in its failed attempt to overturn the 2015 state law that...
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Macau Gaming

article Unlucky 13: What happened to Hong Kong billionaire Stephen Hung’s Macau casino dream? (9/10/2017)
(Macau) -- Asked a year ago what the secret of his success was, Hong Kong-born billionaire Stephen Hung was crystal clear. “There is no such thing as luck,”...
1 Article on this Issue

Sheldon Adelson

article How Not To Win Friends And Influence Japan Casino Legalization (9/10/2017)
(Japan) -- Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson began his September in Japan. After meeting Osaka’s governor and mayor, the LVS founder complained...
1 Article on this Issue

The Stars Group

article Is The Stars Group Inc. and Online Gambling the Right Play? (9/10/2017)
(Montreal) -- Over the past three months, shares of The Stars Group Inc., formally known as Amaya, have dropped by over 16%, leaving investors both confused and greedy...
1 Article on this Issue

Wilton Rancheria

article CHAIRMAN HITCHCOCK: The Wilton Rancheria Resort & Casino Project Will Create More, Not Fewer Fine-Dining Options in Elk Grove (9/10/2017)
(California) -- ElkGroveNew.net has devoted a lot of space giving voice to opponents of the Wilton Rancheria resort and casino project in Elk Grove—secretly funded...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting & Tribes

article Casino Group Trying To Make Tribes Happy In Sports Betting Legalization Push (9/5/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- A website advocating repeal of a national prohibition on sports betting has been heavily edited to downplay the commercial gambling industry’s...
article Tribes Divided Over Sports Betting (8/26/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Should sports betting be legalized? That question divides America’s gaming tribes, with the tribes who represent the lion’s share of the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Sands Corp.

article How the Rat Pack Brought Scandal to Las Vegas’ Sands Hotel (9/3/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- It was the last great show at the Sands Hotel and Casino. At 2:05 a.m. on Nov. 26, 1996, a gathered crowd cheered with an early morning raucousness known...
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Millennials

article MGM Grand Hotel & Casino debuts free-roam virtual reality arena (9/2/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Grand Hotel & Casino and Zero Latency will introduce Las Vegas’ first multiplayer free-roam VR experience inside Level Up gaming lounge in...
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Europe Gaming

article Online gambling firm 888 faces record £7.8m penalty (8/30/2017)
(UK) -- Online gambling firm 888 is to pay a record penalty of £7.8m after it failed to protect vulnerable customers. The Gambling Commission said there were...
1 Article on this Issue

Maine Gaming

article Sister of Gambling Developer Quits Controversial Maine Casino Campaign (8/30/2017)
(Maine) -- The sister of controversial gambling developer Shawn Scott says she’s stepping down from the embattled campaign to convince voters to allow a casino in...
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N.J. Sports Betting

article New Jersey asks U.S. Supreme Court to strike down sports bet ban (8/30/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey officials say the U.S. Supreme Court should strike down a ban on sports betting in all but four states because it wrongly forces states...
article Supreme Court to take up its version of the 'Thrilla in Manila': Sports betting (8/20/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Forget President Trump's travel ban: Another heavyweight fight is heading to the Supreme Court in the fall that will pit New Jersey Gov. Chris...
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South Dakota Gaming

article Lights go out on Costner's Midnight Star Actor's casino in Deadwood closes (8/30/2017)
(South Dakota) -- Once touted as the “Highlight of Deadwood,” the Kevin Costner-owned Midnight Star closed its doors for good Tuesday, silencing the ringing...
1 Article on this Issue

Broken Arrow

article Federal judge: Kialegee lawsuit belongs in tribal court (8/29/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- A lawsuit sparked by a Creek Nation tribal police raid on Kialegee Tribal Town property in Broken Arrow belongs in tribal court, rather than federal court...
1 Article on this Issue

Native Voices

article TRAHANT: Indian Country Today had its beautiful moments; expecting a new chapter (8/29/2017)
(California) -- Nearly every Native American journalist in the country can tell you what our national media ought to look like. We’ve all closed our eyes and...
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New York Gaming

article New York's new casinos raked in weak earnings, data shows (8/27/2017)
(New York) -- It’s still early in the game, but New York’s gamble on casino gaming is already showing signs it may not pay off as planned for the state....
1 Article on this Issue

RAWA

article Christie, New Jersey Urge Trump Administration Not to Ban Online Gambling (8/26/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has signed a bill passed by the state’s legislature urging President Donald Trump’s administration...
1 Article on this Issue

Jamul Casino

article Jamul Casino LIquor License Hearing On September 6th (8/23/2017)
(California) -- The state Alcoholic Beverage Control Board will hold a hearing on whether or not to approve a permanent liquor license for the Hollywood Jamul-San Diego...
1 Article on this Issue

Donald Trump

article Former Trump Taj Mahal owner walks away from Trump (8/20/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Investor Carl Icahn, who sold the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City after closing it when employees walked out over health insurance and other...
1 Article on this Issue

Mechoopda Tribe

article Appeals court schedules hearing in long-running Mechoopda Tribe gaming case (8/20/2017)
(California) -- A federal appeals court is hearing arguments next month in a long-running lawsuit that has kept the Mechoopda Tribe has from opening a casino on...
1 Article on this Issue

Tulalip Tribe

article ‘Lifegivers’: Tulalip Tribes honor their strong women (8/20/2017)
(Washington) -- Four women are making history. With Marie Zackuse as chairwoman, for the first time there’s a female majority on the Tulalip Tribes Board of...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Nevada gaming regulators wrestling with pot policies (8/19/2017)
(Nevada) -- Gaming regulators don’t want the Strip to go to pot. Starting this week, they will start talking about how they intend to keep it from doing so....
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Other News

article Cities are the big losers as States fight with Tribes over gambling revenues (9/8/2017)
(USA) -- Earlier this year I wrote an article that highlighted the dispute between the Seminole Indians and the state of Florida surrounding banked card games and slot...
article Indian Country Today Media Network To Cease Active Operations (9/4/2017)
(New York) -- Editor’s Note: As of today, September 4, 2017, Indian Country Today Media Network, publisher of Indian Country magazine and IndianCountryMediaNetwork...
article Pressure grows on UK gambling industry to stop affiliates profiting from losses (9/4/2017)
(UK) -- Pressure is mounting on the gambling industry to end gaming affiliate schemes after Sky Bet closed its programme, citing changing regulatory requirements. The...
article PALERMO: Working for a Living / Tribal gaming haves and have-nots (8/29/2017)
(USA) -- Executives of Seven Circle Resorts of Denver, Colorado gathered with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in 1993 to sign a deal to manage the Indian nation’s...
article Man killed in shooting at Hon-Dah Casino (8/28/2017)
(Arizona) -- A man was killed around 10 a.m. Monday during an apparent failed armored car robbery attempt the Hon-Dah Resort Casino and Conference Center. The incident...
article 'I certainly regret' rigging Iowa Lottery, says cheat who gets 25 years (8/22/2017)
(Iowa) -- Eddie Tipton, the Iowa security chief who masterminded a multi-state lottery fraud that shook the industry, will spend up to 25 years in prison for rigging...
article Lottery rigging mastermind faces 25-years (8/20/2017)
(Iowa) -- For a decade, computer programmer Eddie Tipton reliably showed up for work at the central Iowa office of the Multi-State Lottery Association and earned the...
article A Conversation With Native Americans on Race (8/15/2017)
(USA) -- What does it mean to be a Native American today? ln our latest installment of The Times’s Conversation on Race project, we set out to include as many...
article Human Trafficking: Information on Cases in Indian Country or that Involved Native Americans (7/24/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- In a survey GAO conducted, 27 of the 132 responding tribal law enforcement agencies (LEAs) reported initiating investigations that they considered...
article Slot machine algorithm could find HIV hotspots (7/24/2017)
(Connecticut) -- An algorithm for picking a casino slot machine may be a way for AIDS programs to better locate people living with undiagnosed HIV infection. “When...
article Ninth Circuit Sides With Paiute Tribe in Dispute With Inyo County (7/20/2017)
(California) -- In a win for California’s Bishop Paiute Tribe, the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday reversed and remanded the tribe’s lawsuit against Inyo County,...
article Sask. Métis man uses traditional medicines to treat terminal cancer (7/20/2017)
(Saskatchewan) -- A Métis man who opted to use Indigenous therapies for his terminal cancer instead of chemotherapy was initially turned down for followup care by a...
article Tribes commit to uphold Paris climate agreement (7/15/2017)
(Colorado) -- The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community started planning for climate change a decade ago. Located on the southeastern peninsula of Fidalgo Island on Puget...
article Indian Country outnumbered at hearing on Indian Reorganization Act (7/14/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- It was another day for another troubling hearing on Indian issues on Capitol Hill. Accusations flew as the House Committee on Natural Resources took...
article Climate Change Will Force Native Americans to Adapt Religious Rituals Yet Again (7/11/2017)
(USA) -- The Colorado River, one of the longest rivers in the United States, is gradually shrinking. This is partly a result of overuse by municipalities and seasonal...
article ‘People Are Dying Here’: Federal Hospitals Fail Tribes (7/8/2017)
(USA) -- At the Indian Health Service hospital in Pine Ridge, S.D., a 57-year-old man was sent home with a bronchitis diagnosis—only to die five hours later of...
article Will global warming change Native American religious practices? (7/8/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- The Colorado River, one of the longest rivers in the United States, is gradually shrinking. This is partly a result of overuse by municipalities and...
article Gambling Habits of the Founding Fathers (7/4/2017)
(USA) -- During the Revolution, George Washington, spotting a group of Connecticut cavalry officers on fine gray horses, inquired with one Captain Lindsey about a set of...
article Exclusive - Fake online stores reveal gamblers' shadow banking system (6/22/2017)
(UK) -- A network of dummy online stores offering household goods has been used as a front for internet gambling payments, a Reuters examination has found.
article Phil Falcone Bets on a Casino (Where the Locals Can’t Gamble) (6/14/2017)
(Vietnam) -- It’s 7:55 on a sweltering Tuesday morning in southern Vietnam, and more than 1,000 cleaners, cooks, and card dealers from the Grand Ho Tram Strip...

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