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6/19/2019

article Federal Judge Rules Tribe Must Obtain Building Permits for Bingo Hall
(Massachusetts) -- In a stunning turn, a federal district judge in Boston issued a ruling Wednesday that holds the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) must obtain...
article Judge rules against tribe in casino case
(Massachusetts) -- A federal judge has ruled that the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) must adhere to local permits for the construction of its Aquinnah Cliffs...
article SEN. BURR: Cherokee bullying other tribes, including Lumbee
(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
(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...
article Q&A: Ted Leonsis on Legal Sports Betting’s New Frontiers
(Atlantic City) -- Ted Leonsis has never placed a sports bet. And as owner of four professional sports teams including the Washington Capitals and Wizards, the founder...
article SARAH WALTERS: Don’t block tribes from online gaming market
(New York) -- More than ever, access to technology is a necessity for real economic growth. For some tribal nations, various hurdles have stymied economic development,...
article Minnesota Divided By Two Sports Betting Bills
(Minnesota) -- The Minnesota statehouses have introduced their own sports gambling bills, potentially bringing domestic sports wagering to North Star state. Minnesota...
article Bill to legalize sports betting advances in Maine Legislature
(Maine) -- Lawmakers gave initial approval Tuesday night to legislation that would add Maine to the growing list of states that have legalized betting on athletic events...
article Ellis Park sale OK'd; new owners plan lights, restaurants, hotel
(Kentucky) -- The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission unanimously approved the sale of Ellis Park on Tuesday to new ownership that has ambitious plans for the track. Those...
article Seneca Nation of Indians fights arbitration ruling over New York gaming revenue
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians is seeking to vacate a final arbitration award issued in April that ordered it to continue making payments to New York per a...
article 7 Cedars gets rebrand: Hotel expansion prompts new look, logo
(Washington) -- With its cornerstone facility getting a major expansion, the 7 Cedars look is getting a make-over as well. Officials overseeing the construction of a $39...
article Plans outlined for hotel in Blyn
(Washington) -- A conference center will be included in Phase 2 of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s new five-story hotel project at 7 Cedars Casino in Blyn,...
article Casino relocation awaits Newsom’s OK
(California) -- The relocation of Eagle Mountain Casino from the Sierra foothills to the Valley floor near the Porterville airport in Tulare County is one step closer...
article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino plans opening of new hotel tower in mid-August
(Michigan) -- As construction nears completion of a second tower at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, the hotel has begun booking guests in its new rooms starting Aug....
article Arizona man builds pyramid out of 1 million pennies in world record attempt
(Arizona) -- An Arizona man can finally put his penny-pinching days behind him. After three years of meticulous work, Cory Nielsen, 55 from Phoenix, has completed...
article The Growing List of Sick American Visitors to the Dominican Republic Now Includes a Bachelor Alum
(Dominican Republic) -- After returning from a trip to the Dominican Republic, The Bachelor’s Melissa Rycroft is ill, sources tell Page Six. Rycroft, who made it...
article California Gaming Association Statement in Response to the United States District Court's Order to Dismiss California Tribes' Lawsuit
(California) -- Yesterday, the United States District Court dismissed a lawsuit filed by three California Tribes against the State of California and Governor Newsom. The...

6/18/2019

article Congress To Consider Defunding DOJ Enforcement Of 2018 Wire Act Opinion
(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...
article DOJ Extends Wire Act Compliance To 2020
(Washington D.C.) -- In January of this year, the Department of Justice surprised everyone with a rather old-fashioned interpretation of the Wire Act.
article Legal NY Betting Is Still Moving But Is It Fast Enough? Here’s The Latest
(New York) -- Sports betting news in the state of New York is flying fast and furious these days. Live sports betting should begin within a month or two, and online...
article Virginia likely to legalize gambling
(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...
article Judge weighs whether to continue lawsuit regarding new Spokane Tribe casino
(Washington) -- A lawsuit seeking to disrupt future plans of the Spokane Tribe Casino in Airway Heights went before a federal judge Monday morning. The Spokane Tribe...
article Ottawa County tribe seeks to recover $2 million in management fees
(Oklahoma) -- An Ottawa County tribe said it is taking steps to recover millions it claims was taken illegally by a former casino management company.
article Ellis Park sale approved; new owners have $100 million in plans for lights, restaurants, hotel
(Kentucky) -- The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission unanimously approved the sale of Ellis Park on Tuesday to new ownership that has ambitious plans for the track.
article FireKeepers expands with new hotel construction
(Michigan) -- Construction is underway on a new hotel tower at the FireKeepers Casino and Hotel in Emmett Township near Battle Creek.
article Hard Rock casino in sponsorship deal with River Cats
(California) -- The newest tribal casino in the Sacramento region is carving a footprint in the market, and it's not even open yet. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino...
article Charges filed after man punches the 'Quick Hit' slot machine
(Florida) -- A Fort Myers man was arrested Monday after reportedly damaging a slot machine with his fist. It happened at the Seminole Immokalee Casino on Monday night.
article Tribes to Continue Fight to Protect Gaming Exclusivity Guaranteed in State Gaming Compacts
(California) -- The United States District Court for the Eastern District of California granted the State of California's request to dismiss the lawsuit filed by the...

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