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Mashpee Wampanoag

article Department of Interior Delays Land Into Trust Decision (6/21/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe will wait another week before the Department of the Interior issues a land into trust decision. The department was...
article Mashpee tribe’s land in trust decision delayed (6/19/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- A decision from the Bureau of Indian Affairs on whether the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe qualifies for reservation lands was not released Monday as...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Wilton Rancheria

article Could this lawsuit hurt Elk Grove’s plans for an Indian casino? (6/21/2017)
(California) -- A group of Elk Grove residents on Tuesday sued their City Council, alleging that some members privately colluded with the Wilton Rancheria tribe to push...
1 Article on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article The DraftKings, FanDuel financials (6/20/2017)
(USA) -- Federal antitrust regulators yesterday sued to block the proposed merger of fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel, leaving the two companies scrambling to...
article U.S. regulators might block the merger of FanDuel and DraftKings (6/14/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Staff at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission have raised serious competition concerns with the proposed merger of FanDuel and DraftKings, according to...
article Is Daily Fantasy Sports A Form Of Gambling? New Rutgers Study Seems To Imply It Is (6/14/2017)
(New Jersey) -- Daily fantasy sports is like gambling. That’s the conclusion one will come to after reviewing Rutgers Center For Gambling Studies‘ recent...
article Women in Fantasy Sports: Jackie Booth (6/6/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Sometimes it takes being in the right place at the right time to catapult your career. For Jackie Booth, Director of Product and Analytics at...
article Fantasy Sports Operators Eye Calif. Ruling on Horse Racing (5/20/2017)
(California) -- A federal judge’s ruling this week that the entry fees paid to play on the fantasy horse racing website Derby Wars are wagers—the first time...
article Fantasy sports league controls defeated (5/17/2017)
(North Carolina) -- A proposal to regulate the increasingly popular fantasy sports leagues for the first time in North Carolina was defeated in a House committee on...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Hard Rock Hotel and Casino to open Memorial Day weekend (6/20/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is expected to open on Memorial Day weekend, said Joe Emanuele, senior vice president of design and...
article Hard Rock Atlantic City: The Next Big Casino Or A Money Pit? (6/12/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- As it moves ahead with its plans for a summer 2018 launch, Hard Rock International plans to completely transform the former Trump Taj Mahal Casino....
article Hard Rock works to de-Trumpify casino (5/29/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Jim Allen once worked for Donald Trump in Atlantic City. Now, the chairman of Hard Rock International is doing all he can to scrub the influence of...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Online Gaming

press release iGaming Brings Significant Economic Benefits To States, According To New Peer-Reviewed Study Sponsored By iDEA (6/20/2017)
(USA) -- The legal online gaming industry is generating tax revenue, adding jobs, and spurring technological innovation, with little of the negative impact once...
article A New Online Gambling Trade Group Will Try To Give iGaming The Push It’s Been Lacking (6/20/2017)
(New Jersey) -- The legalization of online gambling in the United States has hit a figurative wall in recent years, ever since New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware approved...
article How Casinos, States Are Winning Big From Online Gambling (6/6/2017)
(USA) -- For the past few years, New Jersey casinos have been losing money like most of their customers — consistently. But in the last six months, the popularity...
article Why online gambling & gaming companies are rolling the dice on machine learning (5/31/2017)
(Worldwide) -- Consumers in the gambling and gaming industry typically roll the dice, but so does the industry itself. Organisations are faced with daily threats to...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Seneca Nation

article Seneca Nation's halted casino payments: No progress, no money to state, local government (6/20/2017)
(New York) -- It's been three months since the Seneca Nation of Indians announced it would halt the payments from gaming revenues that it makes to New York state and...
1 Article on this Issue

eSports

article The rise of eSports: are addiction and corruption the price of its success? (6/19/2017)
(Worldwide) -- If you had been away from the planet for the past quarter of a century, one of the few things you might find comfortingly familiar on your return is the...
1 Article on this Issue

Seminole Tribe

article Judge reverses himself, decides ‘pre-reveal’ machines are slots (6/19/2017)
(Florida) -- In a stunning reversal, a Tallahassee judge on Monday decided he had gotten it “wrong the first time around” and decided that games known as...
1 Article on this Issue

Skins Betting

article How Case Opening Sites Scam Their Customers (6/19/2017)
(Worldwide) -- Since the introduction of skins to Valve’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive it seems that the community around that game has lurched from one...
1 Article on this Issue

Trump & Tribes

article America Spent Centuries Mistreating Native American Children. Trump Is Making It Worse. (6/16/2017)
(USA) -- A century ago, the U.S. government forced hundreds of thousands of Native American students to attend boarding schools where authorities shaved their heads,...
1 Article on this Issue

Nooksack Tribe

press release Notice of Violation and Closure Order Issued Against the Nooksack Tribe (6/15/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC),  Jonodev O. Chaudhuri, issued a Notice of Violation (NOV) and immediate Closure Order...
1 Article on this Issue

Donald Trump

article Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say (6/14/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- The special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election is interviewing senior intelligence officials as part...
article MURREN: Why Trump shouldn't kill Brand USA (6/6/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- President Trump's recent budget proposal may inadvertently make it harder to achieve one of his central economic goals -- curbing America's...
article Is Donald Trump’s casino empire linked to money laundering? (5/23/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- So Donald Trump screwed the pooch again. This time the president did it on camera, standing next to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, when he...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Bears Ears

article The Interior Department’s First Memo For Donald Trump Is A Real Howler (6/13/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- In April, with an eye toward selling off public land, President Trump issued an executive order calling for a review of federal land set aside using...
1 Article on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article MGM’s bet on the Connecticut legislature doesn’t pay off (6/13/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- When you gamble, you need to be prepared to lose. Unfortunately for MGM Resorts, its failed casino bet made it the biggest corporate loser to emerge...
1 Article on this Issue

Skill-Based Gaming

article Skill-based games at Caesars didn't make the cut (6/12/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- When Caesars Atlantic City introduced skill-based games at its three properties in the resort in November, casino officials hailed it as a game-...
1 Article on this Issue

Tigua Tribe

article Tigua Tribe hit with a new lawsuit over gaming operation in Texas (6/12/2017)
(Texas) -- The Ysleta del Sur Pueblo, also known as the Tigua Tribe, is once again being sued by the state of Texas. According to The El Paso Times, a lawsuit filed on...
1 Article on this Issue

White Earth

article Star Lake Casino: Environmental Assessment Public Hearing This Week (6/12/2017)
(Minnesota) -- A packed house is expected Thursday night for an informational meeting about a controversial casino proposal on a lake east of Pelican Rapids. Many...
1 Article on this Issue

Connecticut Gaming

article Tribes’ third-casino bill, ‘sweetener’ package headed for governor’s desk (6/7/2017)
(Connecticut) -- State lawmakers embraced gaming expansion early and late Wednesday, with the House of Representatives voting in the wee hours to approve both the...
article MGM warns third-casino ‘side deals’ jeopardize state’s compacts with tribes (6/5/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Gaming-expansion legislation that calls for slot machines at off-track-betting facilities in Bridgeport, Hartford and Waterbury “places in real...
article Malloy Says No To Open Casino Bidding But Support For Tribes' Expansion Is Unclear (5/20/2017)
(Connecticut) -- The fate of competing casino expansion bills remained unclear Friday after Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he might support a plan to let the tribal casinos...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article House push for statewide betting machines again threatens lucrative gambling expansion effort (6/7/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- The state House and Senate are waging another high-stakes battle over how to expand gambling options to generate desperately needed state tax revenue...
article Pennsylvania representative sees horse racing subsidy as bad bet (5/30/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Some Pennsylvania legislators would like to see a state fund that benefits the horse racing industry put out to pasture, but others see it as a way to...
article Legislature moving internet gaming bill (5/23/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- You would not have to gamble with rain, sleet or snow in Pennsylvania under a bill moving through the Legislature Tuesday. The Senate Appropriations...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article If Congress Tackles Sports Betting, Leaving Fantasy Sports Out Of It Would Be A Good Idea (6/6/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) recently unveiled his latest attempt to allow for legal sports betting in the US. One of the early major problems I see...
1 Article on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article No Casinos responds to criticism it’s ‘misinformed’ about casino gambling (6/5/2017)
(Florida) -- The state’s anti-gambling expansion group is pushing back against comments that it’s “misinformed” about casino gambling not being a...
1 Article on this Issue

Eastern Band of Cherokee

article Lambert defends against impeachment charges (5/31/2017)
(North Carolina) -- In the three days of testimony that comprised Principal Chief Patrick Lambert’s impeachment hearing, Lambert himself was by far the most...
article Lambert testifies in his tribal impeachment hearing (5/23/2017)
(North Carolina) -- An impeachment hearing that could force Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Principal Chief Patrick Lambert out of office entered its second day Tuesday...
article Cherokee chief releases audits ahead of impeachment hearing (5/16/2017)
(North Carolina) -- The chief of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians released three audit reports Tuesday that he said reveal instances of corruption and fraud by...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Pechanga Casino

article Pechanga seeks to fill 560 jobs (5/30/2017)
(California) -- With its massive $285 million expansion about six months from completion, Pechanga Resort & Casino is boosting its employment rolls on a grand scale...
1 Article on this Issue

Video Gaming

article Are video games addictive like drugs, gambling? Some who've struggled say yes (5/30/2017)
(Illinois) -- Adam set his alarm for 3 a.m., when he knew his parents would be fast asleep. He crept downstairs to the family's unfinished basement, and there,...
1 Article on this Issue

Dakota Access Pipeline

article Leaked documents reveal counterterrorism tacticts used at Standing Rock to "Defeat Pipeline Insurgencies" (5/27/2017)
(North Dakota) -- A shadowy international mercenary and security firm known as TigerSwan targeted the movement opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline with military-style...
1 Article on this Issue

California Gaming

article PALERMO: Gaming the System (5/26/2017)
(California) -- A five-year dispute between California’s American Indian tribes and the state’s card rooms is moving toward potential litigation that could...
1 Article on this Issue

Sands Corp.

article Why Las Vegas Sands Is Focused On International Expansion (5/26/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Although the Las Vegas Strip is the third-largest casino market globally, Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) derives just around 13% of its revenues from the...
1 Article on this Issue

N.J. Sports Betting

article Solicitor General delivers blow to N.J. sports betting case (5/24/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- The United States Solicitor General's office filed a brief on Wednesday recommending that the Supreme Court decline to review New Jersey's...
1 Article on this Issue

Seneca Niagara Casino

article Still No Meeting Between Seneca Nation and NYS (5/24/2017)
(New York) -- Two months after the Seneca Nation said it would stop making casino revenue payments to the state, it does not appear a meeting has been scheduled yet...
1 Article on this Issue

Wampanoag Aquinnah

article State, town request Supreme Court intervention (5/20/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- The state and the town of Aquinnah will ask the nation’s highest court to reverse a ruling that paved the way for tribal gaming on Martha’...
1 Article on this Issue

Yurok Tribe

article How a remote California tribe set out to save its river and stop a suicide epidemic (5/19/2017)
(California) -- The Yurok people live in a stark land of salmon runs and steep, misty mountains, where giant salamanders hide under rotting logs and Bigfoot is said to...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

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...
article Innovate or face vaporization, casino industry warned at conference (6/7/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- The casino industry may find its business model vaporized like travel agencies, DVD stores and land lines unless leaders transform themselves with...
article Russian Gang Hacked Slot Machines and Plotted Over Stolen Sweets, U.S. Says (6/7/2017)
(New York) -- There were the usual accouterments of an organized crime prosecution: an illegal poker house and cases of stolen cigarettes, the authorities said. But...
article The Canada most people don’t see (6/5/2017)
(Ontario) -- Imagine your daughter, 15 years old, sneaks some booze and gets drunk for the first time. She is found by the police, who arrest and handcuff her. A male...
article Federal Judge Rules Against Contest Operator Derby Wars In Stronach Group Lawsuit (5/17/2017)
(California) -- A federal judge has ruled that horse racing tournament website Derby Wars has been operating as an off-track betting business and is subject to the...
article Gambling Commission puts the boot into 888 with fresh probe (5/15/2017)
(UK) -- The chips were down for online poker and casino firm 888 on Monday as the UK’s Gambling Commission launched a review of its operating licence.
article U.S. Investigates Work at Saipan Casino Project With Trump Tie (5/3/2017)
(Saipan) -- Han Dong was operating a crane in China’s rust belt last August when he heard about a chance to make it big in America. Local recruiters told him he...
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...

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