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Native Voices

article RICKERT: With Over 200,000 Americans Dead, It’s Insulting to Call Covid-19 a Hoax
(9/27/2020)
(USA) -- Friday was Michigan Indian Day. It was a time to celebrate our American Indian heritage on a day set aside for each fourth Friday of September in 1974 by...
article RICKERT: Allegations of Unwanted Hysterectomies at ICE Facility Reminiscent of Feds’ Mass Sterilization of Native Women in 1970s
(9/20/2020)
(USA) -- A whistleblower story surfaced Tuesday that accused the Trump administration’s Immigrant and Customs Enforcement (ICE) of allegedly sending detained...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Black Lives Matter

article Historic interpreters share their sides of the story
(9/25/2020)
(USA) -- On her days off, New Yorker Cheyney McKnight might pull on leggings and a T-shirt or an African-print dress. But it takes a little longer for her to get ready...
1 Article on this Issue

Colorado Gaming

article Fewer than 1 in 10 Americans show signs of past coronavirus infection, large national study finds
(9/25/2020)
(USA) -- Fewer than 1 in 10 Americans showed signs of past infection with the novel coronavirus as of late July, suggesting that most of the country may still be...
1 Article on this Issue

False Idols

article Dozens of Christopher Columbus statues have been removed since June
(9/25/2020)
(USA) -- At least 33 Christopher Columbus statues have been taken down or in the process of being removed since the renewed Black Lives Matter protests began in late...
article Why a Russian billionaire wants to buy controversial statues that were taken down
(9/21/2020)
(USA) -- In June, Andrey Filatov, a Russian billionaire, chess enthusiast and art collector, sent letters to the governments of New York City and Sitka, Alaska. Both...
article Cities creating racial 'healing' committees to confront past
(9/20/2020)
(USA) -- A growing number of cities across the U.S. are creating committees and task force panels aimed at discussing racial tensions and confronting the past. From...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Week In Sports Betting: CO Handle Up, MI And TN Keep Truckin'
(9/25/2020)
(USA) -- It’s information overload everywhere, and there’s not time enough to sleep and eat and stay fully apprised of what’s happening on this crazy...
article ESPN Completes Cycle As All Major Broadcast Networks Now Embrace Betting: The Deal Rundown And Impact
(9/18/2020)
(USA) -- The Worldwide Leader in Sports slid across the plate this week, the fourth of the big four broadcast networks to completely, unabashedly embrace legal sports...
article As college football plays through COVID-19, a gambling market has developed around player availability
(9/18/2020)
(USA) -- When Arkansas State upset Kansas State last Saturday, Las Vegas shook. The Red Wolves pulled off the stunner with a traveling squad of only 62. They were...
article SportsHandle: That was the week that was in US sports betting - September 18, 2020
(9/18/2020)
(USA) -- SportsHandle and friends deliver another round-up of the week’s big developments in US sports betting.
article ESPN Cuts Sports Betting Deals With DraftKings And Caesars Entertainment
(9/14/2020)
(USA) -- Dialing up its wagering efforts around sports, ESPN has made two separate sports betting partnerships -- one each with DraftKings and Caesars Entertainment to...
article As NFL Kicks Off Strangest Season
(9/14/2020)
(USA) -- After years of playing stay-away, pro teams are embracing sports betting. But will the public embrace the NFL? The NFL opened up last weekend to an uncertain...
article Unprecedented mega-sports weekend could be online betting bonanza
(9/12/2020)
(USA) -- There has never been an American sports weekend like this one, and there may never be another one like it again. That’s exciting for sports fans and big...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

William Hill

article Q&A with William Hill US CEO Joe Asher on Responsible Gambling
(9/25/2020)
(USA) -- Joe Asher is the CEO of William Hill US. As a global gaming company, William Hill has sports books, both retail and online, throughout the U.S. and around the...
1 Article on this Issue

Cultural Appropriation

article Good Company: How Rumpl Improved Its Relationship With the Native American Creative Community
(9/24/2020)
(USA) -- The portable blanket market has grown exponentially along with the popularity of outdoor recreation and the shifting travel trends spurred by Covid-19. It helps...
article '​Age Of Empires 3' Remaster Won’t Have “Offensive” Depiction Of Native Americans
(9/16/2020)
(USA) -- Fire pits, skulls on spikes, and special powers that allowed players to commune with animals are just a few of the problems with the depiction of Native...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

COVID-19

article COVID-19 causes Native helpline to expand services
(9/23/2020)
(USA) -- The Radiological Society of North America reported recently that lockdowns during the pandemic have contributed to increased rates of domestic violence across...
article CDC: Coronavirus Seldom Kills Children But Minorities at Higher Risk
(9/19/2020)
(USA) -- Children in general aren’t likely to die from the novel coronavirus, but the mortality risk is still relatively high for children and teens from minority...
article Latinx, Black and Native American households are struggling more than others during the coronavirus pandemic: poll
(9/17/2020)
(USA) -- Majorities of Latinx, Black and Native American households are facing serious financial problems during the coronavirus outbreak, according to a new NPR/Robert...
article COVID-19 Much More Common in Native Americans
(9/16/2020)
(USA) -- Although non-Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people account for less than 1% of the U.S. population, a study has found that they have been...
article Coronavirus Drained Black, Latino, and Native Americans' Savings Way More Than White People's
(9/16/2020)
(USA) -- More than 40% of Black, Latino, and Native American households reported in a new poll that they ran through their savings to get by during the COVID-19 pandemic...
article Coronavirus Most Likely to Kill Minority Children, CDC Says
(9/15/2020)
(USA) -- Coronavirus is disproportionately killing minority children in the U.S., especially those with other underlying health conditions, according to a federal report...
article Hispanic, Black And American Indian Children Die From The Coronavirus At Disproportionate Rates, CDC Finds
(9/15/2020)
(USA) -- Hispanic, Black and Native American people under the age of 21 are disproportionately affected by Covid-19 compared to white children, according to a Centers...
article How COVID-19 Pandemic Awareness Could Drive Convergence In The Gaming Industry
(9/11/2020)
(USA) -- What will the casino industry’s “new normal” look like? That’s very hard to say, but it’s a good bet that new digital technologies...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

eSports

article U.S. Air Force gets into gaming with 'Command Clash' competition
(9/23/2020)
(USA) -- Command Clash," a six-part esports competition between 29 service members at multiple bases, begins this weekend, the U.S. Air Force announced Wednesday.
article The Long Con: Blaine Graboyes is giving casinos a way to monetize eSports
(9/14/2020)
(USA) -- The eSports industry has exploded over the last decade and is the newest big thing in the gambling industry. GameCo CEO Blaine Graboyes has been one of the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Mental Health

article Native American teens are dying at an alarming rate. Why?
(9/23/2020)
(USA) -- As suicide rates in the U.S. have risen over the past two decades, one demographic has been especially impacted but largely ignored: Native American teens....
1 Article on this Issue

Election 2020

article Biden for President to Host Native American Small Business Owners Training and Roundtable
(9/22/2020)
(USA) -- On Wednesday, September 23, Biden for President will host a Native American Small Business Owners Training and Roundtable featuring Karen Mills, the former...
1 Article on this Issue

Columbus/Indigenous Day

article Indigenous Peoples' Day: Everything to Know About the Holiday Largely Replacing Columbus Day
(9/21/2020)
(USA) -- Indigenous Peoples’ Day has been touted as a replacement for Columbus Day for decades, but the movement never got much traction on a nationwide scale. Now...
1 Article on this Issue

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

article G2E Offers Free Kickoff And Preview For Unprecedented Virtual Gaming Expo
(9/21/2020)
(USA) -- Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, major annual events involving large crowds have had to choose between skipping a year or moving online. The Global Gaming...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article From ‘Irreparable Harm’ to Moneymaker: A Brief History of NCAA Sports Betting Policy
(9/21/2020)
(USA) -- Earlier this month, NCAA member institution The University of Colorado announced a five-year agreement with PointsBet, a sports betting operator with soon-to-be...
article As college football plays through COVID-19, a gambling market has developed around player availability
(9/18/2020)
(USA) -- When Arkansas State upset Kansas State last Saturday, Las Vegas shook. The Red Wolves pulled off the stunner with a traveling squad of only 62. They were...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Mascot Issue

article What’s in a name when it comes to sports teams?
(9/19/2020)
(USA) -- Imagine an alternate universe in which the Nazis win World War II and Adolf Hitler’s dream of a pan-European ethnostate is realised. Once the rubble is...
1 Article on this Issue

Public Smoking

article As casinos reopen amid COVID-19, researchers question the safety of smoking
(9/19/2020)
(USA) -- Brian Christopher says he loves playing slot machines — especially slot machines in casinos that have gone non-smoking during the pandemic. He’s...
1 Article on this Issue

Law Enforcement Incidents

article The alleged hysterectomies of ICE detainees add to the U.S. legacy of forced sterilizations
(9/17/2020)
(USA) -- In 2003, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was created with the mission to "protect" the United States from "illegal immigration that...
1 Article on this Issue

Thanksgiving

article The True Story Of Thanksgiving Isn't The One You Learned In School—Here's How To Celebrate Smarter
(9/16/2020)
(USA) -- Most Americans are taught the same story about Thanksgiving—that Pilgrims sat together with Native Americans to share a meal and thank them for helping...
1 Article on this Issue

Tilman Fertitta

article 2022 'A Spectacular Year' For Restaurants, Landry's CEO Says
(9/16/2020)
(USA) -- Restaurants that survive the ruthless COVID-19 combing-out and adapt to it stand to witness "a spectacular year" of profitability in 2022. This...
1 Article on this Issue

Trump Adminstration

article Reports Of ICE’s Forced Sterilizations Are Nothing New In America
(9/15/2020)
(USA) -- On Monday news spread that women in a Georgia ICE detention center are being coerced into hysterectomies, according to a whistleblower and former nurse at the...
1 Article on this Issue

Genting

article Genting Malaysia shareholders unlikely to be pleased by latest Empire Resorts transaction: Nomura
(9/14/2020)
(USA) -- Last Friday’s announcement by Genting Malaysia that it was injecting US$150 million into its 49%-owned US subsidiary, Empire Resorts, by way of a...
article Genting Malaysia to inject $150m to Empire Resorts
(9/13/2020)
(USA) -- Casino operator Genting Malaysia is planning to inject $150m cash into Empire Resorts, a US-based subsidiary it recently acquired by subscribing to Series L...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Mobile Gaming

article Addicted to losing: How casino-like apps have drained people of millions
(9/14/2020)
(USA) -- Shellz, 37, a nurse from Houston, spends at least two hours a day with her husband playing a casino-style smartphone game called Jackpot Magic. The app offers a...
article They spent millions in a casino-like app. The catch: They can't cash out.
(9/14/2020)
(USA) -- Shellz, 37, a nurse from Houston, spends at least two hours a day with her husband playing a casino-style smartphone game called Jackpot Magic. The app offers a...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Buffalo & Bison

article Bring Back the Bison
(9/13/2020)
(USA) -- On October 11 last year, the World Wildlife Foundation tweeted a video of four bison being released into Badlands National Park. They spill from the trailer at...
1 Article on this Issue

Stories Of The Week

article America’s casinos are desperate for more quarters
(9/12/2020)
(USA) -- The armored truck pulled up with $500 in quarters after Adam Wiesberg had asked for $30,000. He thought there must be a mistake. Wiesberg was working to reopen...
1 Article on this Issue

American Gaming Association

article AGA: More Than 33 Million Americans To Bet on NFL Season
(9/10/2020)
(USA) -- Approximately 13 percent of American adults plan to bet on National Football League (NFL) games this year despite lower enthusiasm from fans in general about...
1 Article on this Issue

Food Sovereignty

article The People’s Agroecology Process Brings a Global Lens to U.S. Food Justice Work
(9/10/2020)
(USA) -- Maryland farmer Blain Snipstal wanted to help expand awareness about agroecology to the U.S., after working with advocacy groups to bring more awareness to...
1 Article on this Issue

Online Gaming

article Why Is 5Dimes Stopping Its US Online Gambling Operations Just Before NFL Season Begins?
(9/10/2020)
(USA) -- Offshore gambling operator 5Dimes announced late on Monday that it would soon be ceasing US operations. In a post on its website, it informed players that it...
1 Article on this Issue

Indian Gaming

article Rural Southwestern Tribal Casinos Have Worriesome Outlook for Recovery
(9/9/2020)
(USA) -- Tribal gaming properties in the Southwestern US, especially those in rural areas, are among the most vulnerable to continuing economic risk because of the...
1 Article on this Issue

New York Gaming

article National Park Service Native American Affairs Liaison Named
(9/9/2020)
(USA) -- Dorothy FireCloud, a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and national park superintendent, has been named the National Park Service's Native American Affairs...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article This Is The Real-Life Story Of The Oregon Trail And The Dangers That Followed It
(9/27/2020)
(USA) -- Everyone remembers the original Oregon Trail game that many of us played on our old DOS computers, complete with the stress of getting our entire families to...
article This Is the County Where the American Dream Is Completely Dead
(9/26/2020)
(USA) -- The American dream is based on the prospects of limitless opportunities, particularly financial ones. The fate of Americans is in their own hands. The hardest...
article DORSON: Look At Sports Betting Lottery States: Do Monopolies Leave Money On Table?
(9/26/2020)
(USA) -- One of the biggest decisions a state must make when legalizing sports betting is determining which agency is best suited to regulate and oversee the new...
article 2020 State Of The Industry Survey Results: A Transformational Moment
(9/25/2020)
(USA) -- We are grateful to the more than 1,350 live industry professionals who participated in Pollstar and VenuesNow’s 2020 State of the Industry Survey, the...
article Look At Sports Betting Lottery States: Do Monopolies Leave Money On Table?
(9/24/2020)
(USA) -- One of the biggest decisions a state must make when legalizing sports betting is determining which agency is best suited to regulate and oversee the new...
article Colonization and Domestic Violence
(9/22/2020)
(USA) -- The parallels that can be drawn between colonialism and domestic violence can be seen through their definitions and through a review of Native American history.
article Comparing Gambling Addiction Rates Between Men and Women
(9/21/2020)
(USA) -- There is no doubt that gambling addiction is a very real problem. While most people are able to enjoy a bet without any risk of getting addicted, for others it...
article Unlike the Germans We Have Failed to Recognize and Atone for Our Holocausts
(9/20/2020)
(USA) -- As a nation we have not owned up to the grievous, centuries-long harm we have done to Native and African Americans. To what extent are we historians responsible...
article Genomic expression assay testing among American Indian and Alaska Native women with breast cancer
(9/19/2020)
(USA) -- The 21‐gene recurrence score (RS) testing seems to be predictive of the advantages of chemotherapy for women with estrogen receptor (ER)–positive breast...
article These are America's best casinos, both in and outside of Vegas
(9/18/2020)
(USA) -- The popularity of casino gambling has skyrocketed in recent years, with hundreds of casinos in destinations around the nation. According to the Committee for...
article The Long, Disgraceful History of American Attacks on Brown and Black Women’s Reproductive Systems
(9/17/2020)
(USA) -- Forced sterilization of poor women of color is an American tradition. Rightful public fury has followed allegations this week that hysterectomies were performed...
article Taxing online sports betting, fantasy sports may help states cover pandemic losses
(9/17/2020)
(USA) -- Taxing online fantasy sports and sports betting may help states recoup some of the sales tax revenue lost during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a...
article OP/ED: Living in a smokehouse
(9/16/2020)
(USA) -- This week has been like living in a smokehouse, with swirling masses of smoke blowing in from every direction. We are reminded of the value of what we take for...
article BOOK REVIEW: Native American poetry anthology vibrates with powerful voices
(9/16/2020)
(USA) -- magine if you could step back in time and meet people whose stories have been ignored or suppressed. As one person after another spoke, your view of history...
article An Indigenous bioethicist on CRISPR and decolonizing DNA
(9/11/2020)
(USA) -- When scientists set out to sequence the entire human genome in 1990, it was considered an undertaking on par with splitting the atom or landing on the Moon....
article StrongHearts logo Culturally Tied to Mother Earth
(9/10/2020)
(USA) -- When StrongHearts Native Helpline was formed, the organization underwent a process to choose a Native American logo that could represent the virtues of strength...
article AGA: Fewer Americans Betting On NFL This Season
(9/9/2020)
(USA) -- Despite more legal sportsbooks, about 5 million fewer Americans will be betting on the NFL this season, according to the American Gaming Association. The survey...
article Marvel Reveals Indigenous Voices David Mack Variant Cover (Exclusive)
(9/9/2020)
(USA) -- Marvel's Voices kicked off in 2018, but that was just the first in an ongoing anthology to celebrate new talent and highlight representation in comics, and...
article Neilson Powless is the first tribally recognized Native American to race the Tour de France
(9/8/2020)
(USA) -- As children, Neilson Powless and his sister Shayna often traveled during the summers from their home in Roseville, California to Green Bay, Wisconsin. With...
article America's casinos are desperate for more quarters
(9/5/2020)
(USA) -- The armored truck pulled up with $500 in quarters after Adam Wiesberg had asked for $30,000. He thought there must be a mistake. Mr. Wiesberg was working to...

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