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article Interior rejected staff advice when scuttling tribes' casino
(Washington D.C.) -- Trump administration officials rejected recommendations from federal experts on Indian gaming policy when they blocked two American Indian tribes...
article Tribes A Top Candidate To Take Over Springfield Casino If MGM Moves To Wynn Site In Boston
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut’s two tribal casino operators — Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun — are seen by industry experts as top candidates to...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

DOI

article Interior dismissed experts’ recommendations in blocking tribes’ casino: report
(Connecticut) -- The Trump administration appeared to ignore the advice of federal experts at the Interior Department when it rejected a proposal by two American Indian...
1 Article on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article Florida's Gambling Issues Might Be Settled in Special Session
(Florida) -- Gambling in North America has always been somewhat a controversial subject, especially within the United States. Many states seem to be in a perennial back...
1 Article on this Issue

Turning Stone

press release Saratoga Springs Woman Wins $200,000 Jackpot at Turning Stone Resort Casino
(New York) -- A Saratoga Springs guest woman took home a remarkable $200,000 payout last night after hitting it big at Turning Stone Resort Casino.
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4/21/2018

article NIGA18: Victor Rocha, guitarist, pulls NIGA conference strings
(Las Vegas) -- Victor Rocha is used to being the leader of the band. For 16 years, he has strapped on his guitar, gathered some fellow musicians, and played a monthly...
article THE FIX IS IN: Interior rejected staff advice on casino, docs show
(Washington D.C.) -- You Never Know Waht You're Going To Get: Interior officials reversed course on plans from two American Indian tribes to build a casino last year...
article Gambling bills in limbo as session adjournment nears
(Connecticut) -- With the clock running out on Connecticut's legislative session, it's unclear which bills, if any, that could lead to more gambling will make it...
article Pamunkey associates buy New Kent land
(Virginia) -- A group working with the Pamunkey Indian Tribe has purchased more than 600 acres in New Kent County that the tribe is actively considering as the site of a...
article Scott, Seminoles reach deal on gambling money
(Florida) -- In exchange for payments to the state, the tribe would continue to have exclusive rights to offer games such as blackjack at its casinos and would continue...
article NIGA18: Land in trust: A long, painful process
(Las Vegas) -- Those hoping for government approval for new Indian gaming land are likely looking at a long, and hostile, process. Former Bureau of Indian Affairs...
article NIGA18: Economist sees Native American casinos still growing
(Las Vegas) -- Yes, there’s more competition, and casino markets continue to mature, but Indian gaming revenues are still trending upward, notes Alan Meister,...
article NIGA18: Non-Verbal Communication Raises Red Flags on the Casino Floor
(Las Vegas) -- It’s important that casino staff be aware of non-verbal behaviors, but judgements about the meaning of those behaviors need to be made carefully,...
article Arkansas AG asks court to reject casino backers’ complaint
(Arkansas) -- Arkansas’ attorney general is asking the state’s highest court to reject an effort to force her to approve the wording of a proposed ballot...
article Atlantic City's 2 new casinos dealing with hype very differently
(Atlantic City) -- When Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City opens its doors in June, it will be the final act in a highly-publicized play that included a Times...
article Everything you need to know about Hard Rock's gaming scene
(Atlantic City) -- Last week nearly all casino news focused on Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. James F. Allen, chairman of Hard Rock International and chief...

4/20/2018

article THE GAME IS RIGGED: Deputy Interior Secretary Met With Lobbyist For A Casino His Former Firm Also Represents
(Connecticut) -- Deputy Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt met last fall with a lobbyist for MGM Resorts, the casino giant that his former employer also...
article STEVENS: Emerging Gaming Markets
(Las Vegas) -- In nearly 30 years under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act and more than four decades in all, tribal government gaming operations have helped transform...
article NIGA, commercial casinos agree on legalized sports betting
(Las Vegas) -- Tribal and commercial casinos are united on the need for legalized sports betting, the leaders of the country’s two largest gaming associations said...
article Tribal leaders say there needs to be focus on better management and diversification to spur tribal economies
(Las Vegas) -- Tribal economies need to diversify their economic offerings to rely on more than just gaming and focus on bettering their management capabilities to...
article Why Class II is important to the Game Mix in Your Casino
(Las Vegas) -- When you’re at a conference sponsored by the National Indian Gaming Association, it would be difficult to imagine that they wouldn’t have a...
article Casino dominates public comment at council meeting
(California) -- The casino was not listed on the regular agenda, but that didn’t stop people from talking about the controversial project at the Ridgecrest City...
article EW selectmen not concerned about casino’s need for federal approval
(Connecticut) -- Members of the Board of Selectmen remained optimistic Thursday despite an opinion from Attorney General George Jepsen saying that tribal partnership...
article Union election at Foxwoods as CT tribes push back against federal labor laws
(Connecticut) -- More than 300 employees who clean the Mashantucket Pequot tribe's Foxwoods Resort Casino will decide on Friday if they want to unionize and reject...
article Easterns say they should get share of Mashantucket Pequot-Mohegan Fund
(Connecticut) -- Having fought for more than a decade to recover the federal recognition that slipped through their grasp, the Eastern Pequots are turning their...
article Maryland Heights council urges state not to ease rules for Osage Indian casinos
(Missouri) -- Out of concern about potential casino plans by the Osage Indian nation, the Maryland Heights City Council passed a resolution Thursday night against gaming...
article Weekly Roundup: First, Do No Harm
(Florida) -- Debates can’t usually help, but they can kill. That’s according to Florida Atlantic University political-science professor Kevin Wagner, who...
article Oneida Nation: Claudia Tenney's 'erratic outbursts, conspiracy theories' jeopardize economy
(Washington D.C.) -- The Oneida Indian Nation today blasted U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney, saying her recent "erratic outbursts and conspiracy theories" jeopardize...
article VIDEO: Rain Rock Casino Opens for Business in Yreka
(California) -- NewsWatch12' Sionan Barrett was on site for today's ribbon cutting. She shows us what you can expect when you walk through the doors.
article Foxwoods Resort Casino unveils the HighFlyer Zipline
(Connecticut) -- I went to bed one night recently thinking about jumping off the roof of a casino hotel tower the next day. And it had nothing to do with gambling. The...
article An Entertainment Oasis Rises in the Desert: The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
(California) -- If you’re on the way to Coachella this weekend passing through Palm Springs, Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa is hard to miss, towering above the...
article Hard Rock Atlantic City Sets June 28th Opening Date
(Atlantic City) -- On Wednesday, Executives from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City said that the property will open its doors for business on June 28th,...
article Hotel boom changing region’s lodging landscape
(California) -- Pechanga recently doubled the size of its hotel, Old Town Temecula could soon boast more than 500 rooms and Murrieta has gone from one hotel just a few...

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