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Alabama Gaming

article Alabama Senate expected to debate lottery bill
(Alabama) -- The Alabama Senate is expected to vote on a bill that could allow state voters to decide during next March’s presidential primary whether or not...
article Alabama Senate heads to lottery debate
(Alabama) -- The Alabama Senate will debate a lottery bill today. Senate Rules Chairman Jabo Waggoner said Thursday that he expects a lengthy debate on the bill....
article OP/ED: As the lottery push moves forward, a suggestion for a better bill
(Alabama) -- Now, the teachers have caught on. On Wednesday, social media posts from a number of teachers groups around Alabama highlighted the fact that a lottery bill...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Detroit Gaming

article MGM Detroit, Tribes Cleared To Intervene In Land Trust Fight (sub req)
(Michigan) -- A pair of Native American tribes and several casinos will be permitted to intervene in a suit over Michigan land that the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of...
1 Article on this Issue

Poarch Creek

article OP/ED: Senate must wake up before selling out the state to Poarch Creeks
(Alabama) -- On Twitter, former conservative Senate Republican lawmaker Dick Brewbaker called on his colleagues to “Wake up!!!” It now appears a few senators are coming...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article St. Croix tribe accused of embezzling over $1 million
(Wisconsin) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) sent the St. Croix Chippewa Indians a notice of violation earlier this month. The notice outlines over 500...
article The Complex Issues Attys Face In Guiding Casino M&A (sub req)
(USA) -- Although the U.S. Supreme Court has given states the power to legalize sports betting, trying to do a casino deal is still a gamble because of regulatory and...

4/24/2019

article NIGC Announces Departure of Chairman Jonodev Chaudhuri
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) today announced the resignation of Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri as the Chairman of National Indian Gaming...
article PALERMO: California Countdown
(California) -- Ardath Hyer and her husband moved to Redding, California 16 years ago, hoping to buy a house, which they could not afford when they lived in Santa Cruz...
article Move afoot to oust tribal leaders
(Massachusetts) -- Political unrest within the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is nearing a tipping point. A move to unseat two top political officials has set in motion a...
article DeSantis studies late gambling proposal
(Florida) -- Gov. Ron DeSantis and his staff continued Wednesday to scrutinize a proposed gambling agreement, but the odds of closing out what some lawmakers have called...
article St. Croix Chippewa's hemp consultant did prison time for drug dealing before big casino payout
(Wisconsin) -- The St. Croix Chippewa tribe paid a hemp consultant who did a decade in prison on drug charges more than $300,000 and also paid for his flights to Hawaii...
article WNC voices opposition to Catawba casino legislation
(North Carolina) -- Towns and counties across Western North Carolina are considering resolutions to oppose a Congressional bill that would pave the way for a casino to...
article Isleta to add sports betting
(New Mexico) -- Isleta Resort & Casino is joining the sports gambling action. The casino announced Tuesday it will be the newest New Mexico casino to offer sports...
article Lottery bill gets favorable report from Senate Committee
(Alabama) -- The Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee voted on Tuesday to give a favorable report to a bill that would create a constitutional amendment allowing...
article MORON ALERT: What do Alabama Republican lawmakers and Trump haters have in common?
(Alabama) -- Alabama Republican lawmakers want the public to believe they are among President Donald Trump’s most avid supporters; however, many take money from...
article Hard Rock proposes Pope County casino resort
(Arkansas) -- A gambling company says it is partnering with the Hard Rock International brand to build a resort in Pope County, but the proposal faces legal hurdles....
article Wheatland Fire Authority receives role for casino, resort
(California) -- A deal between the Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe and the Olivehurst Public Utility District to provide fire and emergency medical services to the Hard Rock...
article 7 pool areas to check out at Southern California casinos as the hot summer months approach
(California) -- It’s been a pretty dreary winter for people who live in Southern California with cold weather and frequent rainstorms but the sun has finally...
article Choctaw Nation’s resort to expand by 1,000 rooms
(Oklahoma) -- Construction has started on the Choctaw Nation's casino resort expansion, which will make it the state's largest casino in terms of hotel room...
article Fla. Tribe's Per Capita Casino Distributions Held Taxable [sub req]
(Florida) -- The U.S. Tax Court held Wednesday that members of the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida should have reported distributions they received from their...

4/23/2019

article Handful of US states are poised to legalize sports betting
(USA) -- The number of states allowing sports betting is poised to expand. Governors in Montana and Iowa are considering measures that would allow residents to wager on...
article Isleta Resort and Casino announces plans for sportsbook
(New Mexico) -- Isleta Resort & Casino announced Tuesday it is bringing another sports gambling operation to New Mexico. The resort said in a statement it is...
article DeSantis says gambling deal could be a 'lift'
(Florida) -- With time already an enemy, Gov. Ron DeSantis injected more uncertainty Tuesday into a gambling deal reached by a Senate Republican leader and a...
article Congressional hearing to be held on proposed Kings Mountain casino
(North Carolina) -- A congressional hearing will be held next Wednesday as the Catawba Indian Nation pushes to build a casino just outside Kings Mountain. The hearing...
article Hard Rock Casino announces interest in Pope County
(Arkansas) -- Get ready for casino competition. A news release arrived today from one of several corporations interested in winning a permit to operate a casino in Pope...
article Arizona ranks toward bottom for excessive gambling, survey says
(Arizona) -- Despite tribal casinos and proximity to Las Vegas, Arizona ranks low when it comes to excessive gambling. Arizona is the sixth least gambling-addicted state...
article Michigan Has The Lowest Percentage of Adults With Gambling Disorders
(Michigan) -- Ten years ago this August, Firekeeper's Casino opened for business in Calhoun County. It took ten years of planning, and before that, there we a lot of...
article St. Croix Chippewa accused of misusing $1.5M from casino's gaming revenue
(Wisconsin) -- Several council members and the chair of a northern Wisconsin tribe are accused of violating federal Indian gaming laws. The National Indian Gaming...
article BITTER BLOG: Over 50 percent of Senate Republicans accepted money from Indian casino; now they want their vote
(Alabama) -- As a floor vote on a pro-Indian lottery bill nears, Republican Senate President Pro Tempore Del Marsh said he has the votes to pass the bill he is co-...
article Committee advances Alabama lottery bill
(Alabama) -- A proposal to institute a state lottery narrowly cleared its first hurdle in the Alabama Legislature on Tuesday and could head to a floor vote later this...
article County updates letters to BIA over Big Valley trust applications
(California) -- The county of Lake has agreed to alter letters it planned to send to the Bureau of Indian Affairs in response to fee to trust land applications by Big...
article Door is open to negotiate with South Bend casino [7th Item]
(Indiana) -- The General Assembly stuck language into the budget to authorize the state to enter into agreements with federally recognized Native American tribes, an...
article PointsBet Executive Reveals Key Insights On US Sports Betting Market
(USA) -- It’s safe to say PointsBet isn’t your grandfather’s sportsbook. After making its New Jersey debut in January, the Australian-based sportsbook...
article Operators launch U.S.-based Sports Wagering Integrity Monitoring Association
(Las Vegas) -- U.S.-based sportsbook operators announced Thursday the formation of the Sports Wagering Integrity Monitoring Association (SWIMA), a non-profit...

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