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Colorado Gaming

article Sports betting: "More questions than answers"
(1/17/2020)
(Colorado) -- Proposition DD was barely passed by voters in November, but how exactly it will work is still being discussed. The Colorado Division of Gaming finalized...
article ‘I Can’t Wait To Play’: Chips On Legalized Sports Betting To Begin This Spring
(1/17/2020)
(Colorado) -- May 1 is the target date for legalized sports betting to begin in Colorado. The state Division of Gaming has approved key rules for licensing and will...
article State mulling over rules for sports betting
(12/27/2019)
(Colorado) -- There are big changes in store for Colorado’s casino towns as the state prepares to legalize sports betting. “We are working fast and furious...
article The new sports betting law won't make it rain for Colorado's Water Plan. Here's why.
(12/23/2019)
(Colorado) -- If sports betting was supposed to make it rain on Colorado's Water Plan, state lawmakers are being prepared for a drizzle. At a recent Joint Budget...
article Sports gambling won't earn enough tax money for Colorado water plan in 2020-21, new memo says
(12/22/2019)
(Colorado) -- Sports betting in Colorado could generate only a fraction of the previously projected tax revenue in its first full fiscal year, falling below the...
article Close vote on Colorado sports betting reveals risks of ballot questions for states with Georgia, California on deck
(12/12/2019)
(Colorado) -- Since the demise of the federal ban on state-authorized sports betting in May 2018, 19 states (plus the District of Columbia) have joined Nevada in...
article Century Casino Shares Surge After Analyst Starts Coverage With ‘Outperform’ Rating, Calls Stock ‘Cheapest’ in Regional Gaming Group
(12/12/2019)
(Colorado) -- Shares of Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNTY) rallied Thursday after an analyst initiated coverage of the micro-cap company with a bullish rating, noting...
article Colorado Stakeholders Offer Diverging Views On Data Licensing At Integrity Working Group
(12/11/2019)
(Colorado) -- In the wake of the NFL’s first suspension of an active player for gambling in more than two decades, issues related to monitoring suspicious betting...
article Colorado Sports Betting Summit: Who’s In, Who’s Out, Who’s Who
(12/6/2019)
(Colorado) -- Colorado sports betting stakeholders will huddle next week with state regulators to provide input for the state’s upcoming launch. Coloradans...
article Fewer than 150 people live in this Colorado mountain town, but 20,000 people visit it every day
(11/15/2019)
(Colorado) -- For the last 155 years, people have been making their way to a narrow gulch in the Colorado mountains with dreams of getting rich. It started in 1859 when...
article COLUMN: Legal sports gambling in Colorado will rob our most vulnerable
(11/14/2019)
(Colorado) -- When watching TV ads for Colorado casinos, expect to see happy adults. They have, of course, just won a bundle of cash. They celebrate the wondrous and...
article OP/ED: Legal sports gambling in Colorado will rob our most vulnerable
(11/14/2019)
(Colorado) -- When watching TV ads for Colorado casinos, expect to see happy adults. They have, of course, just won a bundle of cash. They celebrate the wondrous and...
article LEGAL BLOG: What’s Next Now That Colorado Voters Have Authorized Sports Betting
(11/11/2019)
(Colorado) -- On Nov. 5, voters in Colorado approved Proposition DD, meaning that Colorado’s sports betting legislation, HB 1327, will become effective on May 1,...
article Environmental groups tout passage of sport betting measure that funds water conservation
(11/9/2019)
(Colorado) -- Environmental groups praised Proposition DD following the ballot measure's narrow passage in Tuesday's election. The ballot measure passed 51 to 48...
article Legal Sports Betting Arrives In The Centennial State
(11/8/2019)
(Colorado) -- Yesterday, Colorado voters narrowly approved a sports betting referendum, establishing Colorado as a sports betting leader in the Mountain West.
article What's next for sports wagering in Colorado
(11/8/2019)
(Colorado) -- Colorado voters narrowly approved a referendum Tuesday legalizing sports wagering. But when will you be able to place your first bet on the Avalanche,...
article Wildwood Casino talks plans following approval of Prop DD to legalize sports gambling
(11/7/2019)
(Colorado) -- Voters barely approved legalizing sports gambling in Colorado on Tuesday. However, beginning next year sports betting will be allowed at casinos in Black...
article An Historic Vote in Colorado
(11/6/2019)
(Colorado) -- An historic vote in Colorado last night was too close to call and is carrying over into today. At the time of this writing, we don’t know the outcome.
article Colorado may legalize sports betting with Prop. DD. But a different gambling expansion didn’t make it.
(11/6/2019)
(Colorado) -- In an overwhelming bipartisan vote, the General Assembly agreed to put a question before voters Tuesday to legalize sports betting.
article Colorado Proposition DD to allow sports betting to fund water projects squeaks by
(11/6/2019)
(Colorado) -- Colorado voters have narrowly passed a measure that will legalize sports betting and use the taxes raised to fund projects outlined in the Colorado Water...
article Colorado Voters Don’t Cover The Spread, But Sports Betting Plan Proposition DD Ekes Out a Victory
(11/6/2019)
(Colorado) -- It was closer than polls indicated it would be, but Proposition DD, Colorado’s plan to legalize sports betting as a means of raising revenue for its...
article Colorado’s vote on sports gambling remains in the air
(11/6/2019)
(Colorado) -- A measure to legalize sports gambling in Colorado isn’t finding the overwhelming support proponents had hoped it would. Since allowing legal sports...
article Far From A Slam Dunk, Voters Narrowly Approve Colorado Sports Gambling Measure
(11/6/2019)
(Colorado) -- Proposition DD has passed with 50.7% of the vote, according to unofficial vote totals from the Colorado Secretary of State's office. The Associated...
article Legalized sports gambling, sin tax winning in Colo.
(11/6/2019)
(Colorado) -- Colorado is on the cusp of legalizing sports gambling after voters Tuesday (Nov. 5) narrowly approved a ballot measure that also taxes casino proceeds 10...
article Sports betting measure is still up for grabs in Colorado
(11/6/2019)
(Colorado) -- Election officials are still tallying votes on a ballot measure that would legalize sports betting in Colorado. Votes for Proposition DD gained a slight...
article Tight Colorado Sports Betting Vote Stretches Into Another Day
(11/6/2019)
(Colorado) -- Colorado voters appear almost evenly split on whether to legalize sports betting in the Centennial State. So even, in fact, that it will take at least...
26 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting & Tribes

article Ute Mountain Utes plan to open sports book
(1/16/2020)
(Colorado) -- The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe plans to open a sports book at its Ute Mountain Casino in Towaoc by May 1. Nicki Green, an attorney with the tribe, said tribal...
1 Article on this Issue

Southern Ute

article Southern Ute Indian Tribe appoints new director of energy
(1/12/2020)
(Colorado) -- The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council recently appointed Kourtney Hadrick as the new director of energy for the Southern Ute Growth Fund. Hadrick has over...
article Southern Ute Detention Center to remain open
(1/6/2020)
(Colorado) -- The Southern Ute Tribal Council on Monday reversed a decision to close the Southern Ute Detention Center and said it will instead seek new funding to keep...
article Newly elected council members make first female majority on Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council
(12/17/2019)
(Colorado) -- On Monday, December 16, 2019 the Southern Ute Election Board presented the certified results from the 2019 General Election. Ramona Y. Eagle received 161...
article Southern Ute Tribe swears in two new council members
(12/16/2019)
(Colorado) -- The Southern Ute Indian Tribe on Monday swore in its two newest members to Tribal Council – Ramona Eagle and Marjorie Barry – marking the first time the...
article Southern Ute elections too close to call
(11/8/2019)
(Colorado) -- Four candidates will compete for two seats on the Southern Ute Tribal Council in a runoff election after unofficial election results posted Nov. 1 showed...
article Southern Ute elections too close to call
(11/7/2019)
(Colorado) -- Four candidates will compete for two seats on the Southern Ute Tribal Council in a runoff election after unofficial election results posted Nov. 1 showed...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Food Sovereignty

article On the trail of tiny tubers This Four Corners potato was a staple of Native American diets
(1/10/2020)
(Colorado) -- For years, we’ve learned that ancestral Puebloans depended upon corn, beans and squash, nicknamed The Three Sisters, for sustenance. Well, move over...
article Earth Notes: The Ute Tribe's Non-GMO Corn
(1/8/2020)
(Colorado) -- Utes have occupied land in the southwest corner of Colorado for centuries. Now their food heritage is sowing seeds of prosperity for members of the Ute...
article First Nations to Award Grants for Work Contributing to Native Food Sovereignty
(11/20/2019)
(Colorado) -- First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) is now accepting grant proposals through the GATHER Food Sovereignty Grant. First Nations will award up...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article No cause found for ignition of fatal Colorado gas site blast
(1/8/2020)
(Colorado) -- Investigation agencies in Colorado have not determined what ignited a well site explosion last year that killed a worker. Randy Yellowman, 47, was working...
1 Article on this Issue

LGBTQ

article LGBTQ support group launches in Ignacio
(1/6/2020)
(Colorado) -- La Plata County LGBTQ adults, family members and allies have made a plea for support. In response, the Southwest Rainbow Youth group will launch the first...
1 Article on this Issue

Indian Children Welfare Act (ICWA)

article A 41-year-old law designed to protect Native American families is under attack. Here’s what that means for Colorado’s tribes.
(1/5/2020)
(Colorado) -- Politicians, judges and social workers in Colorado are on the front lines of a brewing legal battle over a federal law that helps keep Native American...
1 Article on this Issue

Navajo Nation

article Church’s Native Hope Solar brings light and heat to Navajo families
(12/25/2019)
(Colorado) -- Parishioners at First United Methodist Church came together a couple years ago to form a church-based nonprofit with the mission of providing solar...
article Elder reclaims grazing land, with a little help
(12/22/2019)
(Colorado) -- Joan Delgai had always run a few sheep on the grazing permit she inherited from her parents in Cornfields, Arizona. But after 44 years as a teacher, she...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Card Clubs

article Maverick adds Denver gaming to its portfolio with CC Gaming deal
(12/16/2019)
(Colorado) -- Regional gaming asset firm Maverick Gaming LLC has confirmed the closure on its purchase of CC Gaming LLC’s gaming and non-gaming assets, including Z...
article Maverick Gaming completes acquisition of three CC Gaming casinos in Colorado
(12/16/2019)
(Colorado) -- Las Vegas-based Maverick Gaming closed on its purchase of CC Gaming to acquire its gaming and non-gaming assets in Denver (Colorado), which include Z...
article Maverick Gaming enters third state after closing purchase of three Denver-area casinos
(12/14/2019)
(Colorado) -- Maverick Gaming finalized its acquisition of Colorado casino company CC Gaming, giving the Las Vegas-based operator ownership of three casinos in the...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Connecticut Gaming

article Jon Lender: Report raises questions about lottery VP’s explanation of suspicions that sent her to FBI. Her lawyer calls it ‘one-sided.’
(12/14/2019)
(Colorado) -- The Connecticut Lottery Corp. has been dogged by controversies for years, but everything rose to a new level July 9, when CLC Vice President Chelsea Turner...
1 Article on this Issue

Land Issues

article E. Colfax Neighborhood Association makes reparations to Native American tribes
(11/22/2019)
(Colorado) -- The East Colfax Neighborhood Association has established a fund to make reparation payments to the Native American tribes that once lived where the...
article Colorado Highway Expansion Routed Over Ancient Native American Sites
(11/7/2019)
(Colorado) -- Just outside Durango, Colo., archeologist Rand Greubel stands on a mesa surrounded by juniper trees. He points to a circular hole in the ground, about 30...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Native American Heritage Month

article Powwow at Durango High School highlights Native American Heritage Month
(11/17/2019)
(Colorado) -- Ceriss Blackwood knows what it’s like to miss her home, but not quite the same way Rhiannon Yazzie understands it. Blackwood grew up in Ignacio and,...
1 Article on this Issue

Water Issues

article Historically Left Out, Colorado River Tribes Call For More Sway In Western Water Talks
(11/13/2019)
(Colorado) -- Earlier this year, Arizona -- one of seven southwestern states that rely on the Colorado River -- was in the midst of a heated discussion about water.
1 Article on this Issue

Joy Harjo

article REVIEW: Joy Harjo’s singing trees and trickster saxophones
(11/11/2019)
(Colorado) -- An American Sunrise, Joy Harjo’s first book since she was named poet laureate of the United States, weaves together history, music and memory. The...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article More Colorado students are graduating, even if it takes more time
(1/17/2020)
(Colorado) -- Colorado graduation rates bumped up again in 2019 although districts posted more modest gains than before, and more of them saw decreases in the percent of...
article From Native American Dishes To Pizza, Denver's Berkeley Neighborhood Serves It
(1/16/2020)
(Colorado) -- Looking to uncover all that Berkeley has to offer? Get to know this Denver neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a gastropub...
article Toward a History of Jewish – Native American Relations
(1/16/2020)
(Colorado) -- The University of Colorado Boulder’s Program in Jewish Studies and cosponsors welcome David S. Koffman as Jewish Studies’ 2020 Sondra and Howard Bender...
article LETTER: New Year’s at casino was a flop
(1/16/2020)
(Colorado) -- If you had planned on bringing in the New Year at Sky Ute Casino and Resort this year, for 2020, it was boring! There was no countdown to New Year’s...
article Lumina Foundation Grants the American Indian College Fund $650K to Inform College Affordability, Tribal College Credentialing and Sustainability
(1/16/2020)
(Colorado) -- In order to better understand the factors limiting Native Americans’ access and success in higher education, Lumina Foundation has granted the American...
article Celebrating art of the West, the long-running Colorado Indian Market returns this weekend
(1/15/2020)
(Colorado) -- Tribal dancers, photo-ops with hawks and Western music. Oh, and 200 juried artists from all over the country. The Colorado Indian Market and Southwest Art...
article Review: How Andy Warhol painted the West
(1/13/2020)
(Colorado) -- In 1986, the year before he died, Andy Warhol produced “Cowboys and Indians,” a portfolio of prints commemorating the American West. Featuring...
article Proposed bill would give Native youths a voice in Legislature
(1/12/2020)
(Colorado) -- Native American youths might receive more representation in the state government through legislation introduced Wednesday in the Colorado Legislature. The...
article Proposed bill would give Native youths a voice in Legislature
(1/11/2020)
(Colorado) -- Native American youths might receive more representation in the state government through legislation introduced Wednesday in the Colorado Legislature. The...
article Curious Nature: The Utes are the original Coloradans
(1/11/2020)
(Colorado) -- According to tribal legend, the Ute Indians have lived in the mountains of Colorado since the beginning of time. They hunted, fished, and foraged for food...
article Proposed bill would give Native youths a voice in Legislature
(1/11/2020)
(Colorado) -- Native American youths might receive more representation in the state government through legislation introduced Wednesday in the Colorado Legislature. The...
article Two men accused of stealing lottery tickets in Kiowa, fleeing from police
(1/9/2020)
(Colorado) -- Two men have been taken into custody after allegedly stealing lottery tickets from a convenience store and fleeing from deputies at up to 130 mph.
article No cause found for ignition of fatal Colorado gas site blast
(1/8/2020)
(Colorado) -- Investigation agencies in Colorado have not determined what ignited a well site explosion last year that killed a worker. Randy Yellowman, 47, was working...
article Southern Ute Growth Fund hires one of their own as Vice President of Human Resources
(1/8/2020)
(Colorado) -- The Southern Ute Growth Fund has hired Maria Baker, a Southern Ute Tribal Member, as the Vice President of Human Resources. She assumed the...
article So long, 2019: A year in review
(12/28/2019)
(Colorado) -- WOMEN IN CHARGE: Women took the majority on the Southern Ute Tribal Council for the first time after a runoff election in December. The Tribal Council is...
article Hotel Expansion Fever Hits Pay Dirt In Cripple Creek
(12/27/2019)
(Colorado) -- The hotel expansion drums are still beating away in Cripple Creek, even if physical progress isn’t proceeding as rapidly as some business leaders may...
article Navajo quilter Susan Hudson featured in PBS show "Craft in America"
(12/24/2019)
(Colorado) -- Susan Hudson is not afraid to use her quilts to convey her point of view about Navajo history or social issues facing Native American communities. Ask...
article Native Edge Institute will be in the Mile High City
(12/21/2019)
(Colorado) -- The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (The National Center) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) are hosting the first...
article Students: Fort Lewis College’s dark history needs to be addressed
(12/14/2019)
(Colorado) -- For Native American students at Fort Lewis College, it’s not just about the panels on the campus’s Clock Tower that have recently drawn...
article The place where dead eagles are given a new life
(12/14/2019)
(Colorado) -- Few symbols are as potent as the American eagle. This magnificent bird of prey is the country's national bird, and a powerful emblem of freedom found...

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