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Supreme Court

article Herrera v. Wyoming: Tribal hunting rights case could have broad implications (2/15/2019)
(Wyoming) -- A U.S. Supreme Court case involving elk killed in the Bighorn National Forest by a member of the Crow Tribe has implications far beyond the boundaries of...
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eSports

article Esports market expected to surpass $1 billion globally in 2019 (2/13/2019)
(Worldwide) -- The global esports market is expected to surpass $1 billion this year — a 27% increase from last year — thanks to the explosive growth of...
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National Indian Gaming Association

article Conference tracks and seminars announced for 2019 Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention (2/13/2019)
(California) -- The 2019 program offers a comprehensive learning experience with topics concerning casinos and gaming tribes of all sizes, but based on community...
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Seminole Tribe

article In the Magazine: Seminole Power (2/13/2019)
(Florida) -- The Seminoles have won the Second Seminole War. In 1842, after that seven-year conflict, most members of the tribe who had lived in what then was the...
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Missouri Gaming

article Legal sports gambling, video lottery terminal bill loses momentum in Senate (2/12/2019)
(Missouri) -- Senators raised a number of concerns Tuesday about a bill that would legalize and regulate sports gambling and video lottery terminals, but few of them had...
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Sports Betting & Tribes

article Tribal Gaming Interests Will Have Major Influence On U.S. Sports Betting (2/12/2019)
(USA) -- Tribal gaming interests will have a lot more to say about the expansion of sports betting in the U.S.However, as yet, they have not said it. But, when they do,...
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Sports Leagues

article Place your bets: NASCAR pushes its chips on sports gambling (2/12/2019)
(Florida) -- Brendan Gaughan is the son of a casino magnate and has long grasped the allure of throwing down a few bucks to wager on a sporting event. Heck, Gaughan once...
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Arkansas Gaming

article Senator pushes back at notion of county switch for new casino (2/11/2019)
(Arkansas) -- State Sen. Ron Caldwell, chair of the Senate State Agencies Committee, has written Johnson County officials to pour cold water on the idea of the...
article Casino proposal creates no buzz / State notes lack of rules feedback (1/21/2019)
(Arkansas) -- A week after the Arkansas Racing Commission published its proposed rules on licensing and running gambling facilities, no written comments have been...
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DOI

article Interior’s many ‘acting’ positions ‘questionable at best’ (2/11/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- David Bernhardt had been acting secretary of the Interior for just over a month before President Donald Trump nominated him to take the position...
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Hacked & Cyber-Attack

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 A bank wants to recover the $81 million North Korea allegedly stole. It won't be easy. (2/5/2019)
(New York) -- The New York Federal Reserve is assisting Bangladesh’s central bank in a lawsuit filed Thursday to claw back $81 million in funds stolen during a...
article Online casino group leaks information on 108 million bets, including user details (1/21/2019)
(Internet) -- An online casino group has leaked information on over 108 million bets, including details about customers' personal information, deposits, and...
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Skill-Based Gaming

article Synergy Blue: 70% of casinos say they plan to add skill-based games (2/10/2019)
(California) -- More than 70 percent of 100 casinos surveyed said that they plan to adopt skill-based games, or those where it takes skill to win, in the future. The...
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Wire Act

article Sheldon Adelson Got a Surprise Gift in the Middle of the Government Shutdown (2/10/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire Republican casino mogul, is associated with a singular political project: his long-running mission to uproot the U....
article Wire Act reinterpretation was not ‘corrupted’, Matthew Whitaker says (2/9/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on Friday staunchly denied influencing the Justice Department’s recent reinterpretation of the...
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Arizona Gaming

article Senate postpones debate on bill that would legalize sports betting across state (2/9/2019)
(Arizona) -- Sports betting might be coming to Arizona, but the wait will be a little longer than expected. The discussion of SB 1158, a sports betting bill first...
article Bill in Arizona restricts sports betting to tribal gaming facilities (1/24/2019)
(Arizona) -- Tribes would gain exclusive rights to offer sports betting if a new bill in Arizona becomes law. Republican lawmakers introduced SB 1158 in the Senate on...
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Dakota Access Pipeline

article Protest highway shutdown lawsuit claims include extortion (2/9/2019)
(North Dakota) -- Standing Rock Sioux tribal members and others who are suing over a five-month shutdown of a North Dakota highway during protests against the Dakota...
article A controversial bill aimed to block protests like Standing Rock is back in the Wyoming Legislature (1/28/2019)
(Wyoming) -- After a veto by then-Gov. Matt Mead at the close of the 2018 budget session, legislation that would create criminal charges for impeding fossil fuel...
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Federal Recognition

article Native Hawaiians Divided on Federal Recognition (2/9/2019)
(Hawaii) -- More than 100 years ago, the American government took control of the Hawaiian islands and took away Native Hawaiians’ land rights. Now, officials at...
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Mohegan Tribe

article Brown resigning chairmanship of Mohegan Tribal Council (2/9/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Kevin Brown is stepping down as chairman of the Mohegan Tribal Council, according to people who confirmed Saturday that the tribe informed them of the...
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Mandalay Bay Shooting

article How police and the hospitality industry can work together to promote public safety (2/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The October 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas – in which 59 attendees of the Route 91 Harvest Festival were killed by shots fired from a 32nd floor...
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Sports Betting

article For the second time in three nights, a missed call has NCAA basketball gamblers in a tizzy (2/7/2019)
(USA) -- To the casual observer, Kaleb Joseph simply was running out the clock in Wednesday night’s Creighton-Villanova game. The Wildcats had taken an...
article In-game wagering popularity grows for Las Vegas bettors (1/27/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Super Bowl line is dissected on a daily basis during the two weeks leading up to the game. But Patriots and Rams backers might be better off waiting...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article CA’s Tribal Nations Are Shut Out of The Legal Cannabis Industry (2/5/2019)
(California) -- The former tribal hall for the Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel is disintegrating; its stucco walls sloughing off like the skin of diamondback rattlesnakes,...
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Morongo Tribe

article Can this Riverside County Libertarian make a fringe party mainstream? (2/5/2019)
(California) -- The Libertarian Party’s reputation for attracting exotics is infamous in political circles. There’s the candidate in San Francisco who has...
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Detroit Gaming

article PODCAST: Daughter Of A Numbers Runner Witnessed An Underground Economy In Action (2/4/2019)
(Michigan) -- Growing up, Bridgett M. Davis' mother booked and banked bets from their home in Detroit. She writes about her experience — and the role of "...
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Oklahoma Gaming

article Apache Casino Hotel building around decade old tent (2/4/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Construction is underway on at the Apache Casino Hotel to build a structure around the large white tent that’s served as the exterior of the casino...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Tribes: MGM got to feds (1/30/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Tribal leaders said Tuesday that officials from the U.S. Department of the Interior assured them they would get approval to build the Tribal Winds...
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Pamunkey Tribe

article Norfolk council votes unanimously to support legalizing Indian casino gaming (1/30/2019)
(Virginia) -- The City of Norfolk is asking state lawmakers to help make their casino plans a reality. On Tuesday night, council voted unanimously to send a message to...
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British Columbia Gaming

article Nearly $2 billion in dirty money may have flowed through B.C. casinos, far more than official estimates (1/28/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Regulators believe about $1.7 billion flowed through special B.C. Lottery Corp. high-roller accounts with large amounts funded by loan sharks and...
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Mohegan Sun

article Online sports betting coming soon to Mohegan Sun Pocono (1/28/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The big game is this Sunday, and it's the first Super Bowl since sports gambling became legal outside the state of Nevada. While online sports...
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Ocean Resort Casino

article New York-based hedge fund is new owner of Ocean Resort Casino (1/28/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- After weeks of uncertainty, Luxor Capital Group, a New York-based private investment firm, has been identified as the majority stakeholder in Ocean...
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Redskins

article SCHUETZ: The ‘R’ Word (1/28/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Washington Redskins organizations has been deluged with pleas to change its name because of its perceived racial slur. Current management has...
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Washington, DC Online

article Debate over sole-source contract for D.C. Lottery vendor heats up (1/28/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The D.C. Lottery wants the D.C. Council to approve a bill that would allow the agency to negotiate a new contract with its current vendor,...
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Wynn Resorts

article Wynn Resorts to pay undisclosed fine to settle Nevada disciplinary action (1/28/2019)
(Nevada) -- Wynn Resorts has agreed to pay an undisclosed fine to settle disciplinary action filed by Nevada gaming regulators over the investigation of sexual...
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John Trudell

article The radio broadcaster who terrified the FBI (1/27/2019)
(California) -- He sat at the same table each evening, sometimes with lighting and sometimes without, a cigarette often in hand, a guest always by his side. In the...
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Minnesota Gaming

article Minnesota tribes come out against sports betting legalization (1/27/2019)
(Minnesota) -- An organization representing the interests of Minnesota’s tribal casino industry has reportedly written to the state’s new Governor, Tim Walz...
article Facing long odds, advocates of legalized sports betting must make decision (1/21/2019)
(Minnesota) -- The odds of legalizing sports gambling in Minnesota appear to be long in 2019, and one advocate says it’s time to compromise with Native American...
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Beloit Casino

article In communities with casinos, law enforcement officials cite little criminal impact (1/26/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Andrew Smith worried about the casino nestled outside Green Bay when he became the city’s police chief three years ago. Smith was returning to the...
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Facebook

article Facebook let kids rack up huge bills in games because ‘friendly fraud’ produced revenue: report (1/26/2019)
(California) -- In Facebook’s parlance, little kids racking up huge bills by making purchases in Facebook-based games using their parents’ credit cards were...
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Hard Rock

article Hard Rock casino testing online sports betting in New Jersey (1/26/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's Hard Rock casino has begun offering online sports betting just over a week before the Super Bowl. The casino received permission...
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New York Gaming

article New York’s Gaming Commission Sports Betting Rules Leak (1/26/2019)
(New York) -- The New York Gaming Commission is due to meet on Monday, January 28 in a bid to discuss the future of the sports betting industry in full. As lawmakers are...
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Mashpee Wampanoag

article Documents show Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in dire financial situation (1/24/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is running out of money. Expenditures from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 of 2018 left the tribe with $83,670 in its general fund,...
article Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council strips chairman Cedric Cromwell of financial control (1/24/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council chairman is no longer in charge of the tribe’s finances. On Wednesday, the Council voted 7-0 to strip...
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MGM Springfield

article MGM Springfield not emerging as the tough competitor Connecticut casinos once feared (1/22/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Springfield isn’t drawing as many gamblers or their dollars away from two Connecticut casinos as that state once feared. Connecticut budget...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Why Harrah’s casino in Chester is replacing 187 slot machines with Topgolf’s Swing Suites (1/22/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack is taking a big swing — make that a golf swing — to reverse the long-term leakage of...
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West Virginia Gaming

article Lottery director: State revenues from sports betting still hard to pin down (1/22/2019)
(West Virginia) -- State Lottery Director John Myers told senators Tuesday that the Lottery still does not have financial data from the recent launch of sports betting...
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Covington

article ‘It was getting ugly’: Native American drummer speaks on the MAGA-hat-wearing teens who surrounded him (1/19/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The images in videos that went viral on social media Saturday showed a tense scene near the Lincoln Memorial. In them, a Native American man...
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Other News

article Gamblers Drop More Than $42 Billion On Commercial Casino Games In 2018 (2/8/2019)
(USA) -- It was another record-breaking year for the U.S. commercial casino industry. Commercial casino gaming across more than 20 states generated more than $42.7...
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 Native Americans Face Greater Risk Of Becoming Problem Gamblers (2/4/2019)
(Indian Country) -- This story is KCUR's contribution to a collaborative reporting project from Sharing America called Fixed Odds, exploring the impact of problem...
article ICE panel looks at future of non-gaming entertainment in the land-based Industry (2/4/2019)
(London) -- A session this morning at ICE London, part of the conference’s Boardroom presentations on “what’s going on in the outside world” per...
article Sicilian courts seize €6m from Malta-based gaming firms - Italian media (1/26/2019)
(Malta) -- Some €6 million held in four Maltese gaming companies has been seized by the Palermo courts as part of anti-Mafia crackdown, Italian media has reported....
article How our gambling brains decide when to double down (1/8/2019)
(Maryland) -- The decision to “up the ante” even against long odds, or to be conservative, can result from an internal predisposition that those recent...
article The NIH Is Bypassing Tribal Sovereignty to Harvest Genetic Data From Native Americans (12/24/2018)
(USA) -- NIH’s plan to collect DNA from Native Americans without properly consulting them is “biocolonialism,” Indigenous leaders say, arguing that...
article An Activist Legacy Takes On The Meth Crisis (12/24/2018)
(South Dakota) -- Years of activism have taught Frances Zephier that change begins at home with healing and faith, but requires the support of lawmakers and the courts....
article New Barclays app limits spending on gambling and drinking (12/10/2018)
(UK) -- A NEW banking app helps limit spending on the likes of gambling and drinking. Barclays claims the tool is “a better way to manage money in a simple and...
article How Native Americans in the arts are preserving tradition in a changing world (12/2/2018)
(California) -- “It’s a good day to be indigenous!” said KREZ radio’s scrappy DJ Randy Peone, played by the late great John Trudell in the 1998...
article Epic Provisions took credit for Native-owned Tanka’s idea and built an empire on a foundation of misleading claims. (11/30/2018)
(USA) -- To hear the processed food industry tell it, the bison bar — the trendy, protein-dense snack now ubiquitous at high-end grocery stores across the country...
article 10 TRENDS: Tribes Go Commercial (11/28/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- American Indian tribes are increasingly looking to commercial casino opportunities in North America and overseas in their effort to grow a tribal...
article Bison bars were supposed to restore Native communities and grass-based ranches. Then came Epic Provisions. (11/28/2018)
(South Dakota) -- To hear the processed food industry tell it, the bison bar—the trendy, protein-dense snack now ubiquitous at high-end grocery stores across the...
article Seeds of success: Through her students, law professor sows change in Indian country (11/20/2018)
(California) -- Growing up on the Nez Perce Reservation in Idaho, Loretta Tuell dreamed of becoming a lawyer from the time she was in second grade. Later, as a student...
article The world’s gambling capital is paying people $1,250 under a wealth-sharing program (11/16/2018)
(Macau) -- Macau is home to some of the world’s largest casinos. But it’s not only lucky gamblers who get to pocket cash from the house. Since 2008, the city...
article Seth Young joins PointsBet as chief innovation officer (11/14/2018)
(Connecticut) -- Seth Young has joined PointsBet as its chief innovation officer, the Australian bookmaker announced yesterday. As CIO, Young will be responsible for...
article The black Americans suing to reclaim their Native American identity (11/3/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- Johnnie Mae Austin and her grandson, Damario Solomon-Simmons, can tell you everything about their ancestry. They can go back as far as 1810, the year...
article Ninth Circuit Nominee Defends Record on Native Americans (10/24/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- One of President Donald Trump’s nominees to the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday defended his record on legal issues related to Native American...
article Tribal officials, Democrats push back on 9th Circuit judicial nominee (10/22/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to proceed this week on a judicial nominee for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, despite the...
article Non-Indian business on tribal land? Neighboring jurisdictions can tax you (10/18/2018)
(Washington) -- Are you a Native-owned business on Tulalip Tribes-owned land? You pay taxes to the Tribes. Are you a NON Native-owned business on Tulalip Tribes-owned...

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