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Eastern Band of Cherokee

article SEN. BURR: Cherokee bullying other tribes, including Lumbee (6/19/2019)
(North Carolina) -- Recently, a Native American tribe with deep historic ties to North Carolina announced its intent to purchase land across state lines for an “...
article Land gamble: Cherokee buy property in Sevierville for rumored casino (6/19/2019)
(Tennessee) -- The North Carolina-based Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has bought land in Sevierville, and may seek to use the site to build a casino or sports betting...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article The NBA Wants You To Bet on Games That Never Happened (6/19/2019)
(New York) -- The National Basketball Association has come up with a way for fans to gamble real money on fake games. The league announced that it will create a virtual...
article Sources: Cubs considering sportsbook at Wrigley (6/15/2019)
(Illinois) -- The Chicago Cubs have considered opening a sportsbook at Wrigley Field and at locations just outside of the Friendly Confines, multiple sources familiar...
article Should gamblers see athletes’ heart rates during games? (6/5/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Imagine you’re watching a football game. The kicker’s about to attempt a field goal. You check your sports-betting app, which tells you...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Virginia Gaming

article Virginia likely to legalize gambling (6/18/2019)
(Virginia) -- If you like gambling and you live in Virginia, then you’re a bit unlucky, to say the least. Virginia is one of the most restrictive states in the US...
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Wire Act

article Congress To Consider Defunding DOJ Enforcement Of 2018 Wire Act Opinion (6/18/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Congress is involving itself in the attempt by the Department of Justice to expand the scope of the Wire Act. And believe it or not, federal...
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Buffalo & Bison

article Buffalo rising: Iconic animal's return feeds renaissance of Blackfeet culture (6/16/2019)
(Montana) -- In the end, all that remained of the bison was a windpipe, 40 pounds of half-digested grass and some blood. A few tufts of winter hair rode a breeze toward...
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Frank LaMere

article Winnebago activist Frank LaMere passes on (6/16/2019)
(Nebraska) -- Frank LaMere, an activist from the Winnebago Tribe who was known for his decades of work in Indian Country, passed away on the evening of June 16, 2019....
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Catawba Nation

article Records show Catawba casino developer donated to bill sponsors (6/12/2019)
(South Carolina) -- Federal campaign finance records show that Wallace Cheves, developer for a proposed Catawba Indian Nation casino in Kings Mountain, donated nearly $...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Long shot St. Louis Blues cost sportsbooks by winning Stanley Cup (6/12/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A party broke out on the streets of St. Louis after the Blues won their first Stanley Cup with a 4-1 road win over the Boston Bruins in Game 7 on...
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Seminole Tribe

article Florida Seminole tribe goes to 'war' again with state over gambling income (6/12/2019)
(Florida) -- In more than a century and a half since the end of Florida’s Seminole Wars, the Native American tribe has proudly boasted of its status as the only...
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Sports Betting

article U.S. sports bets hit $9 billion a year after court ruling (6/12/2019)
(USA) -- At least $9 billion has been bet – legally – on sports in the U.S. in the year since New Jersey’s victory in a U.S. Supreme Court case cleared...
article Does sports betting puts student athletes at risk? (6/9/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- A Philadelphia law firm says sports wagering could undermine the integrity of local college athletics programs and “jeopardize the welfare of...
article How sharps are staying on the cutting edge by using analytics (6/8/2019)
(New York) -- There’s been a lot of recent talk in both baseball and sports betting about “analytics.” Unfortunately, it’s a buzzword that doesn...
article Feds: Man threatened to kill athletes over gambling losses (5/30/2019)
(Boston) -- A former college soccer player in Massachusetts has agreed to plead guilty to sending death threats to dozens of professional and collegiate athletes whom he...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

New York Gaming

article NY approves sports betting at del Lago, Turning Stone, other upstate casinos (6/10/2019)
(New York) -- Sports betting is coming to New York casinos. The state Gaming Commission voted Monday to allow sports wagering at four upstate casinos, including del Lago...
article New York Likely To Approve Casino Sports Betting Regulations Monday (6/7/2019)
(New York) -- It’s known as a 60-day “public comment period” – but this recently-concluded time frame by the New York Gaming Commission might as...
article Regulators near final hurdle to allow sports wagering (5/30/2019)
(New York) -- The state's rollout of sports wagering at upstate casinos isn't expected to be slowed down by the recently completed public comment period on...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Food Sovereignty

article Save Our Food. Free the Seed. (6/9/2019)
(USA) -- Not long ago I was sitting in a combine tractor on a 24,000-acre farm in Dazey, N.D. The expanse of the landscape — endless rows of corn and soybeans as precise...
article Lightning in the Hand: An Apache Leader Hunts for the Past to Nourish the Future (5/30/2019)
(Arizona) -- In a New World grown old, near the end of the eastern Arizona winter and under a giant sky, the 1.8 million acres of the San Carlos Apache Indian...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Caesars

article Reports: Eldorado Resorts nearing deal to merge with Caesars Entertainment (6/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Two media reports suggested Friday that Caesars Entertainment and Eldorado Resorts were close to creating the world’s largest casino company, but...
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Illinois Gaming

article STORY TO WATCH: Billionaire wins, fantasy sports lose in Illinois gambling bill (6/7/2019)
(Illinois) -- DraftKings CEO Jason Robins typically reserves his Twitter feed for commentary about last night’s game or a shout-out to someone he’s met in...
article Legislative Leaders in the Dark on Gaming Bill Specifics (6/5/2019)
(Illinois) -- Recently passed legislation to expand gambling in Illinois is so massive, not many people know everything that’s in it. That includes at least two of...
article Here’s when sports gambling could be legal in Illinois, and answers to other questions about casinos and betting (6/4/2019)
(Illinois) -- “Jeopardy!” whiz and professional Las Vegas gambler James Holzhauer, who grew up in Naperville, hailed the Illinois legislature’s weekend...
article Illinois House approves sports betting, more casinos (6/1/2019)
(Illinois) -- House lawmakers approved a plan that would bring sports betting to Illinois along with six more potential casinos in a special extended session Saturday....
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MMIW

article How The Treatment Of Indigenous Women In The U.S. Compares To Canada (6/7/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Smithsonian's National Zoo here in Washington has a lot of female reptiles, and that means a lot of unfertilized eggs that don't hatch....
article ‘This is genocide’: The final report of Canada’s inquiry into MMIWG (6/4/2019)
(Canada) -- Canada’s just-released national inquiry into thousands of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls calls the crisis “genocide.” The...
article National inquiry calls murders and disappearances of Indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide' (6/1/2019)
(Canada) -- The thousands of Indigenous women and girls who were murdered or disappeared across the country in recent decades are victims of a "Canadian genocide,...
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Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Gaming assuming management of Canadian casinos (6/7/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun’s about to become an international operator. Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, the casino’s corporate parent, is set to close...
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Louisiana Gaming

article Louisiana's fantasy sports, sports betting bills fail in legislative session's final chaotic minutes (6/6/2019)
(Louisiana) -- People will not be allowed to begin playing fantasy sports in Louisiana. Nor will they be allowed to vote on whether to legalize betting on college and...
article Why Did The Sports Betting Bill Fail Yesterday? (5/29/2019)
(Louisiana) -- Since the Louisiana House Appropriations Committee killed SB 153, the bill by Sen. Danny Martiny which would have legalized sports wagering in the state,...
article Louisiana House lawmakers refuse to legalize sports betting (5/28/2019)
(Louisiana) -- The odds of legalizing sports betting in Louisiana grew even longer Tuesday, growing very near to impossible. The House Appropriations Committee voted 14-...
article Louisiana sports betting legalization dealt fatal blows; here's what could happen next (5/28/2019)
(Louisiana) -- The effort to legalize sports betting in Louisiana ran into a series of rejections Tuesday that has pretty much killed the effort for this legislative...
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Seneca Nation

article The woman behind the slots at Seneca Gaming (6/6/2019)
(New York) -- Holly Gagnon is one of the few female CEOs in the gaming industry, but the third at Seneca Gaming Corporation. June marks her second anniversary leading...
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Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla

article CTUIR now has formal process for banning people from reservation (6/5/2019)
(Oregon) -- A recent spate of violent crimes on the Umatilla Indian Reservation has spurred the tribes to create a new code that could effectively prohibit some people...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article Encore Boston CEO: ‘Casino not for sale’ (6/4/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Resorts CEO Matthew Maddox told thousands of employees during an orientation that the Everett casino is not for sale, a spokesperson confirmed....
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Indian Children Welfare Act (ICWA)

article U.S. high court won't use 'moot' AZ case to decide legality of Indian Child Welfare Act (5/31/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court rebuffed a bid to void a federal law that critics say places the desires and rights of Native American tribes over the...
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MGM Springfield

article MGM Springfield’s revenue misses due in part to lack of high-rollers and Eastern Mass. customers, casino President Michael Mathis says (5/31/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The high rollers are not coming down the Mass Pike to Springfield in large numbers. As MGM Springfield’s gaming revenues continue to come in...
article Casino report downplays connection to crime (5/30/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The impact of MGM Springfield on crime in the area: is it a good news story, as the headline in the city's newspaper suggests? Or the top hot spot...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Tribes, Bridgeport near casino deal that could replace MGM plan (5/30/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The city of Bridgeport and Connecticut’s two Native American tribes are close to a deal that would deliver a casino resort worth at least $350...
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Skill-Based Gaming

article Gamblit CEO Eric Meyerhofer: "The Keys to our success? Talent, flexibility and agility" (5/29/2019)
(New York) -- The gaming industry has been the scene of scores of innovative and entrepreneurial success stories in the past few years, but none more so than Gamblit....
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Florida Gaming

article Big donor and casino mogul Adelson appears with Gov. DeSantis during West Bank ceremony (5/28/2019)
(Israel) -- Billionaire GOP donor Sheldon Adelson, a campaign backer keen to expand his casino empire into Florida, showed up during Gov. Ron DeSantis’ business-...
article GOP megadonors accompany DeSantis on Israel trip (5/27/2019)
(Israel) -- Republican megadonors Sheldon and Miriam Adelson attended a signing ceremony with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in Israel today, according to a statement from...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Shinnecock Tribe

article Shinnecocks call lawsuit to halt billboards an attack against tribe, vow to assert immunity (5/28/2019)
(New York) -- Members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation said in a news release issued Tuesday that the tribe will fight a restraining order from the state Department of...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting & Tribes

article Compacts or Clout: Sports betting debate presents tribes with difficult decisions (5/28/2019)
(USA) -- American Indian political clout amassed over the last 30 years with development of a $32 billion tribal government gambling industry is proving effective in...
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Supreme Court

article Tribal Treaty Rights Are Supreme Again (5/28/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- On Monday, May 20 — for the second time during the 2018-2019 term — Justice Neil M. Gorsuch joined the four U.S. Supreme Court...
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Northern Arapaho

article Tribal leader says casino CEO out; some council members disagree (5/27/2019)
(Wyoming) -- After a 3-3 vote by the Northern Arapaho Business Council, Wind River Hotel and Casino CEO Jim Conrad received a letter from NABC chairman Lee Spoonhunter...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Apple App Store Causing Delays in Online Sports Betting Launch in PA (5/27/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- In Pennsylvania, there have been many additions to the gambling industry over the past few months. In late 2017, the state approved a gaming package...
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Washington, DC Online

article Ted Leonsis, D.C. anxious to cash in on sports gambling (5/26/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- At a recent panel discussion entitled “The Future of Everything,” Ted Leonsis talked about how gambling is going to fundamentally change...
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Other News

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...
article Your brain on gambling: Why we keep betting even when the chips are down (6/10/2019)
(USA) -- I had a funny thing happen to me the other day. I was in Las Vegas playing baccarat. Turns out, the game is really simple: There is no skill to it, and all you...
article The Gambling Nuns of Torrance, California (6/5/2019)
(California) -- Thou shalt not steal…unless you're one of the Vegas-loving nuns who allegedly took the Catholic school under their watch for every penny they...
article How Native Americans Dodged Annihilation and Flourished (6/1/2019)
(USA) -- The destruction of Indian peoples’ power via military and diplomatic means was a continuous project of European Americans from the very beginning of...
article Motorhead’s ‘Ace of Spades’ Named Greatest Gambling Song of All Time (5/28/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Earlier this month, online poker giant PokerStars asked 1,000 of its European customers to select their favorite poker-themed song from a list of choices...
article Another horse fatality at Santa Anita; 24 thoroughbreds have died since Dec. 26 (5/17/2019)
(California) -- Santa Anita’s unprecedented run of six weeks without an equine fatality ended Friday morning when Commander Coil broke down during light training...
article One year into legal U.S. sports betting: What have we learned? (5/14/2019)
(USA) -- After decades holding the line, the NCAA and the four major professional sports leagues finally lost their battle against the spread of legal sports betting in...
article SD Supreme Court takes up case lawyer says could be 'absolute destruction' of tribal sovereign immunity (5/1/2019)
(South Dakota) -- A former school principal is alleging he was wrongfully terminated from his job in a South Dakota Supreme Court case that one lawyer said could be an...
article A Tribe Called Red Release Remix of Keith Secola's "Indian Cars" (4/26/2019)
(Indian Country) -- A Tribe Called Red have unveiled a new track that hears them putting a modern twist on a '90s hit. "NDN Kars (Remix)" hears the...
article Want to make a bet? Sports betting could be only months away at Mohegan Sun (4/13/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Twp. is getting ready to offer a new amenity the casino’s president and general manager Tony Carlucci expects will...
article Kalshi, An MIT Betting Startup, Is Allowing People To Bet On Anything (4/6/2019)
(USA) -- Given the heavy restrictions around sports betting, a sizeable portion of it is currently illegal. The illegal nature of such betting makes it hard to estimate...
article How ‘pretendians’ undermine the rights of Indigenous people (4/2/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The day before Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, released the results of her DNA test last fall, the Los Angeles Times revealed another prominent...
article Native Americans Shift Stereotypes, Boost Economies, Through Tourism (4/1/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Summer is fast approaching, and with it comes millions of vacationers from at home and abroad. Travel experts cite growing interest in Native...
article This family of five lives in a laundry room, a sign of Nunavut's housing crisis (3/18/2019)
(Nunavut) -- The house where Brenda Maniapik lives in Iqaluit, Nunavut, is small. It has one bedroom, one bathroom, a laundry room and a living room with an adjacent...
article Tribes Shut Out of ‘Opportunity Zone’ Deals (3/15/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Native-American tribes across the country were left out of a major part of a new federal tax incentive for Opportunity Zones, with their governments unable...
article Santa Anita cancels racing indefinitely after 21st horse dies at track since Dec. 26 (3/5/2019)
(California) -- In an unprecedented move, Santa Anita has canceled horse racing at least through this weekend after a 21st fatality at the track Tuesday. The move was...
article Federal judge: Non-tribal police have authority over Yakamas in some cases on reservation (2/26/2019)
(Washington) -- City, county and state law enforcement officers have authority over Yakama Nations members on the reservation in crimes that involve non-native suspects...
article Fake invoices and gambling debts: How a county bureaucrat stole $6.7 million (2/21/2019)
(Maryland) -- Peter Bang was shaking. The 20-year Montgomery County, Maryland, employee sat before the county attorney and his deputy in a conference room, staring at...
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...

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