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Atlantic City Gaming

article Three new games hit two Atlantic City casinos (4/25/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Look for three new first-of-their-kind games, two exclusive to Tropicana Atlantic City, the next time you’re in A.C. Tropicana has Nothin...
article New Jersey Online Gambling Sites Surpass $21 Million In Revenue In March, Shattering Records (4/12/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- March was a record-setting month for the New Jersey online gambling industry. It was also a month of records and major milestones for individual...
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Commercial Gaming

article REPORT: The Future Of Gambling In The United States (4/25/2017)
(USA) -- PlayUSA.com has produced a comprehensive overview of the major issues and key stakeholders involved in seven emerging products that are critical to the future...
article U.S. Commercial Casinos Win $3.4B In February (4/24/2017)
(USA) -- Non-tribal casinos in the country won a combined $3.39 billion from gamblers in February, according to data compiled by the University of Nevada Las Vegas...
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eSports

article Esports Ain’t Easy: What Valve Can Learn from Riot Games (4/25/2017)
(Worldwide) -- Over the past year, Valve’s updates to CS:GO have been few and far between, but while these patches lack in frequency, they’ve almost always...
article Now that esports prizes are higher, more cheaters are trying to get their share (4/5/2017)
(Worldwide) -- As the number of esports tournaments increase, so have the number of cheaters. Cheating is done through multiple ways, most commonly using hacks, like...
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Fantasy Sports

article The First Five Years Of DraftKings (4/25/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- In February 2012, a Boston-based company called DraftKings was getting ready to launch as a daily fantasy sports company. DraftKings was not the first...
article New Hampshire may start taxing fantasy sports (4/18/2017)
(New Hampshire) -- As baseball season begins, New Hampshire may join a growing number of states that regulate and tax fantasy sports contests. An estimated 215,000...
article Debate arises on potential daily fantasy sports revenue for NJ (4/5/2017)
(New Jersey) -- A new law legalizing daily fantasy sports in New Jersey would bring in about $1.5 million per year – or is it $6.6 million? The former number stems...
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Sports Betting

article Could Legalized Gambling Save Us From the Insufferability of Fantasy Sports? (4/25/2017)
(New York) -- In the early 1990s, Bill Bradley, the New Jersey senator and former New York Knick, argued several times in front of Congress that legalizing sports...
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Supreme Court

article High Court Kills Tribal Immunity for Casino Employees (4/25/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Tribal immunity does not shield a casino’s limo driver for Mohegan Sun Casino from having to pay the couple he rear-ended on a highway, the...
article Supreme Court pick heads toward confirmation with tribal support (4/6/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Tribal leaders and advocates are embracing Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court even as Republicans and Democrats remain bitterly divided on the...
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California Gaming

article California Lawmaker On Online Poker: ‘We’ve Got To Start From Ground Zero’ (4/24/2017)
(California) -- California Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer told Online Poker Report that his bill to legalize and regulate online poker will not be moving this year....
article Tribes Look Beyond Slot Machines For Future Income (4/12/2017)
(California) -- Casinos have brought decades of prosperity to many Native American tribes in San Diego County and across the nation. Now, tribal nations are looking...
article Bicycle Casino Raid Could Hurt PokerStars' Chances In California, Tribal Gaming Insider Says (4/6/2017)
(California) -- After 10 years worth of debate in California over online poker the only hurdle that remains is “suitability” for licensing. Some politically...
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Online Gaming

article How technology has transformed online gambling (4/24/2017)
(Internet) -- Just where would we all be without the internet? All of our lives have been completely transformed across recent decades thanks to the web, with innovation...
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Payday Loans

article A Fight Between Native American Lenders And The Government Could Reach The Supreme Court (4/24/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- High interest lenders owned by Native American tribes could take their dispute with the federal government to the Supreme Court, in a case that...
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Tohono O’odham

article Trump's border wall faces another challenge with Indian reservation (4/24/2017)
(Arizona) -- Verlon Jose is vice chairman on the Tohono O’odham Nation -- a tribe of American Indians allowed to cross the border where most Americans cannot....
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Texas Gaming

article Gambling in Texas: Will lawmakers roll the dice this year? (4/21/2017)
(Texas) -- Legalizing casinos, eight-liners — even fantasy sports — all remain long shots for now in Texas as state lawmakers prepare to wrap up their...
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Michigan Gaming

article Not So Fast: Michigan Online Gambling Bill Faces Difficult Path To Make Tribes, Casinos Happy (4/20/2017)
(Michigan) -- Michigan’s proposed Lawful Internet Gaming Act would erode the sovereignty of the state’s 12 American Indian tribes and subject them to...
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Donald Trump

article Casino Billionaires, NFL Owners Fueled Trump's Record Inaugural Fundraising (4/19/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Contributions from billionaires and corporations pushed President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee to a new fundraising benchmark of $106.7...
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Mohegan Sun

article MTGA reaches settlement agreement with former top executive who resigned abruptly (4/19/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Bobby Soper, the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority chief executive whose abrupt resignation in February came amid a review of financial irregularities at...
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Pechanga Casino

article Pechanga's $285M expansion at midway point (4/19/2017)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort & Casino is halfway through its $285 million expansion, a benchmark that was celebrated Wednesday at the Temecula property. Pechanga...
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Stockbridge-Munsee

article Stockbridge-Munsee tribe sues Wisconsin over Ho-Chunk casino expansion (4/19/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- An eight-month fight over a casino escalated into a lawsuit Wednesday, with one tribe asking a federal judge to block the Ho-Chunk Nation from adding slot...
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Whiteclay

article 'Appalled' liquor commissioners vote to deny licenses for Whiteclay beer stores (4/19/2017)
(Nebraska) -- A state liquor board took the unprecedented step Wednesday of voting to deny the renewal of the liquor licenses of four beer stores in Whiteclay, Nebraska...
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Hard Rock

article Hard Rock aims to make Trump Taj Mahal great again (4/18/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Before he became president, Donald Trump waged a no-holds-barred campaign to prevent Native American tribes from opening gambling operations in the US...
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Kalispel Tribe

article Kalispel Tribe files federal lawsuit to halt Spokane Tribe’s casino (4/18/2017)
(Washington) -- The Kalispel Tribe of Indians has filed a suit in federal court seeking an immediate halt to the construction of a rival casino being built in Airway...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article In Las Vegas, Drinks Flow a Little Less Freely (4/18/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- On a recent trip here, Phil Fletcher and his friends were at a video poker bar at Bally’s casino when they noticed a series of red and green lights...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article No, Pennsylvania, Online Gambling Can’t Be Taxed At The Same Rate As Land-Based Casinos (4/18/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Some Pennsylvania lawmakers are trying to implement a harebrained scheme to legalize and regulate PA online gambling. It’s so inane, that by...
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Sports in Las Vegas

article As It Embraces Las Vegas, N.F.L. Is Awash in Gambling Contradictions (4/18/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- When N.F.L. owners voted overwhelmingly last month to move the Raiders to Las Vegas, some of them went out of their way to say the city was no longer the...
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Caesars Interactive

article Down-on-Its-Luck Caesars Pays Online Chief Garber $210 Million (4/17/2017)
(Montreal) -- Mitch Garber watched his father go broke and had some of his school costs paid with donations from strangers. In the past year, he’s scored one of...
article CAC chief executive earns almost $100M after sale of business unit (4/6/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Mitch Garber, chief executive officer of Caesars Acquisition Corp (CAC), earned nearly $100 million last year after selling a business unit that he owned...
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International Game Technology

article Jackpot for IGT: DoubleU Games buys its social casino game studio Double Down for $825 million (4/17/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- International Game Technology (IGT) announced today it is selling Double Down Interactive to South Korea’s DoubleU Games for $825 million. The deal...
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Osage Tribe

article GRAY: Reclaiming the legacy of the Osage Murders story is still elusive to this Osage (4/17/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- My personal journey to understanding my own family history with the Osage murders of the 1920s has led me to a realization that it is more than a sad...
article David Grann’s New Book Explores a Time When Killing Native Americans Wasn’t Murder (4/16/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- David Grann was already interested in writing a book about the serial murders of members of the Oklahoma-based Osage Indian tribe when he visited the Osage...
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Seminole Tribe

article House, Senate begin trying to reach gambling deal (4/17/2017)
(Florida) -- House and Senate leaders met briefly Monday afternoon to lay the groundwork for negotiations on the two chambers' vastly different approaches to...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Both of southeastern Connecticut’s casinos posted year-over-year increases in March slot-machine revenues. (4/16/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Both of southeastern Connecticut’s casinos posted year-over-year increases in March slot-machine revenues. Mohegan Sun reported Friday that it...
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Dinosaur Casino

article Rangely Town Council hears support for casino (4/16/2017)
(Colorado) -- The Rangely Town Council met for their regular meeting on Tuesday night. During the meeting they heard from a concerned citizen regarding the council...
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Seneca Nation

article STEVENS: The Seneca Nation Casinos: Working for the Nation and Its Neighbors (4/16/2017)
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation casinos are a proven success story for the Nation, the state, local citizens, and charities. Revenues generated from the Nation’s...
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Indian Gaming Revenue

article Tribal Gambling Win At Record Levels, Study Says (4/12/2017)
(USA) -- Tribal casinos nationwide won $30.5 billion in 2015, an all-time high for the industry. That’s according to Casino City’s 2017 Indian Gaming...
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Wampanoag Aquinnah

article U.S. Appeals Court Reverses, Ruling Soundly for Wampanoag Tribe In Casino Case (4/11/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- In a stunning reversal, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit has overturned a decision by a federal judge in the casino case involving the...
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Skill-Based Gaming

article Skill-based games’ early returns encourage Gamblit chief (4/7/2017)
(Nevada) -- Less than a week after the first skill-based gaming machines debuted in Nevada at Planet Hollywood, very preliminary returns look good, says the CEO of...
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Skins Betting

article How do you deal with CS:GO gambling? Legitimize it (4/6/2017)
(USA) -- Over the past year, the once underground phenomenon of betting on e-sports hit the mainstream. Valve—developer of the first-person shooter Counter-Strike...
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Millennials

article Number of young, first-time visitors to Las Vegas on the rise (4/5/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is experiencing an influx of younger and new visitors, indicating that investments by resorts in new forms of entertainment may be paying off....
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Nevada Gaming

article Proposed Nevada Legislation to Redefine a Gaming Device Manufacturer (4/5/2017)
(Nevada) -- On April 3, 2017, the Nevada Assembly Judiciary Committee passed Assembly Bill 75 (2017), which would, among other amendments, amend the current definition...
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Card Clubs

article Federal authorities raid Bicycle Hotel and Casino in Bell Gardens (4/4/2017)
(California) -- Federal agents raided the Bicycle Hotel & Casino in Bell Gardens Tuesday, paralyzing bets at one of Southern California’s largest gambling...
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Cowlitz Tribe

article US Supreme Court Declines To Hear Case Over Cowlitz Casino (4/4/2017)
(Washington) -- The yearslong legal battle over the Cowlitz Indian Tribe’s right to a reservation near La Center is over. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined...
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Labor & Tribes

article Bill to exempt tribes from some labor oversight draws union concerns (3/29/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Tribal leaders called on Congress Wednesday to exempt their governments and government-run businesses from oversight by the National Labor Relations...
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Maine Gaming

article Lawmakers blast Maine casino bid after lobbyist admits offshore backing (3/29/2017)
(Maine) -- A lobbyist hired by an offshore firm linked to controversial developer Shawn Scott told Maine legislators Wednesday that it’s behind the 2017 effort for...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Massachusetts Lottery battling to stay viable against online gambling (3/29/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- As the commission looking into online gaming and online gambling presses ahead in its study of ways to regulate and possibly make money from the...
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Other News

article This Is The Story About Robert Kraft's Casino Holdings That Rupert Murdoch's Paper Never Ran (4/24/2017)
(New York) -- It goes without saying (hey there, Las Vegas Raiders!) that the NFL’s gambling policy is a hypocritical mess. But now that I no longer work for...
article New Study: Casino Industry is Essential to Small Business Growth (4/21/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- The casino gaming industry is driving small business growth across the country by supporting 350,000 small business jobs – that’s more...
article House Natural Resources Chairman, Rob Bishop, Attacks Off-Reservation Gaming Approvals (4/11/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Five or more off-reservation Indian gaming projects approved by the Obama administration’s Department of the Interior in its waning hours have...
article She pushed the button, but it was his money. So who gets the Hard Rock $100,000 jackpot? (4/5/2017)
(Florida) -- Gambler Jan Flato supplied the money that went into the Double Top Dollar slot machine at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. But the woman who was...
article China cracks down on online gambling, promoting overseas casinos (3/28/2017)
(China) -- China is to crackdown on efforts to lure its citizens to gamble in overseas casinos, state media reported. The campaign will also target online gambling...
article These real-world casino heists make ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ look mild (3/28/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- This past weekend, visitors to Las Vegas’s luxurious Bellagio experienced a truly crazy show — even by Sin City standards. On Saturday, three...
article The Casino Of The Future: How Casinos Are Changing Their Image And Transitioning Away From Gambling (3/23/2017)
(USA) -- Imagine traveling back in time to 1970. There, you play a word association game starting with “casino.” The response would be nearly unanimous: some...
article Gaming expert praises commission (3/21/2017)
(Bermuda) -- A gaming expert has come to the defence of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission after the body was criticised in Parliament as ineffectual in advancing the...
article Online Gambling Legalization Progress in the US (3/19/2017)
(USA) -- The legalization of online gambling at a federal level in the US is close to impossible at this point. However, a number of states have been pushing for changes...
article What Happens When an Archaeologist Challenges Mainstream Scientific Thinking? (3/12/2017)
(Yukon) -- What I remember most about Jacques Cinq-Mars the first time we met was his manner—one part defiance, one part wariness. It was 1994, and I had just...
article The new interior secretary just rode into work on a horse (3/2/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Arriving on horseback Thursday, newly minted Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke pledged he would devote more resources to national parks, boost the...
article The world’s biggest gamblers (2/27/2017)
(Worldwide) -- LAS VEGAS may be synonymous with gambling, but the industry’s biggest expo is actually held in London, and wraps up today. Exhibitors in over 3,000...
article For Schools, Gambling Funding Is No Jackpot (2/21/2017)
(USA) -- In 2008, after years of political squabbling over whether Maryland should host casino gambling, the question came up before voters in a referendum. The state...
article Financial Powerhouse: How Colorado’s Southern Utes Took Control of Their Economic Destiny (2/17/2017)
(Colorado) -- A tribe in southwest Colorado has leveraged one of the most sophisticated and aggressive financial plans among Native American tribes.
article OU, Citizen Potawatomi Nation partner to offer course to combat misrepresentation, underrepresentation of Native Americans in film (2/10/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Joshua Nelson remembers visiting his uncle's home as a kid and seeing American Indians on TV. Sometimes they were the real deal — actual Native...
article Guardians of a Vast Lake, and a Refuge for Humanity (2/8/2017)
(Northwest Territories) -- Thousands of years ago, every lake was like Great Bear Lake. So pure you could lower a cup into the water and drink it. So beautiful that...
article The Newest Challenge in Gambling: Finding Growth (2/7/2017)
(Wall Street) -- One consistent theme for gaming stocks over the past two decades is that growth hasn't been hard to come by. Ever since Steve Wynn opened the Mirage...
article ICE casino show continues to grow (2/5/2017)
(UK) -- For decades, the wagering industry had been dominated by one over-arching trade show—Global Gaming Expo (G2E) and its predecessor, World Gaming Congress...
article On an Apache reservation in Arizona, a toxic legacy and a mysterious history of chemical spraying (1/19/2017)
(Arizona) -- The sound always came first, a low buzz that grew and grew until it roared through the valley. Then the olive-colored plane appeared overhead, flying low....
article Tribal gaming developing global vision in London (1/12/2017)
(UK) -- Members of the Native American gaming fraternity are heading over to London next month in order to discuss the best ways to develop the global vision necessary...

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