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California Gaming

article Gold Country Casino owners claim fraud, sue former tribal leaders seeking $38 million
(California) -- The Indian tribe that runs Gold Country Casino Resort near Oroville filed a fraud and money laundering racketeering lawsuit in Sacramento federal court...
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Catawba Nation

article More clues emerge on who purchased 100-plus acres near Kings Mountain casino site
(North Carolina) -- An entity acquired a significant amount of land near the Catawba Two Kings Casino Resort site in Kings Mountain last month. On Oct. 8, the purchase...
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Chehalis Tribe

article Thurston County to ‘permanently’ close road near Lucky Eagle Casino in Rochester area
(Washington) -- Thurston County will soon “permanently” close 188th Avenue Southwest between Moon Road Southwest and Lucky Eagle Casino’s employee...
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Foxwoods

article Foxwoods Resort Casino resumes live entertainment
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino, the premier resort casino in North America, has reopened its largest indoor entertainment venue, the Grand Theater, resuming...
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Little River Band

article Little River Band of Ottawa Indians’ Muskegon County Casino Project nearing final approval
(Michigan) -- In Michigan, the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians is inching closer to securing final authorization for their proposed tribal casino in Muskegon County...
article Muskegon County casino proposal advances one more step
(Michigan) -- The $180 million proposed casino project on the former site of the Great Lakes Downs harness racing track will move forward step, followed by a public...
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Lumbee Tribe

article Trump Adds Support To Lumbee Tribe Federal Recognition Bill
(North Carolina) -- Full federal recognition of North Carolina’s Lumbee Tribe got a boost with President Donald Trump expressing support for a U.S. Senate bill...
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Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun casino to become modified college basketball bubble
(Connecticut) -- A resort casino on tribal land in Connecticut is finalizing plans to host more than 30 college basketball teams as it becomes a modified bubble for...
article Mohegans’ Las Vegas casino OK’d for 2021 opening
(Las Vegas) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment had another big day this week, gaining Nevada officials’ final approval to operate a casino in Las Vegas, a first...
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Nebraska Gaming

article Casino gambling opponents say proposal would hurt families
(Nebraska) -- A gathering of community leaders and business representatives who oppose an initiative package that would authorize casino gambling in Nebraska argued...
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Northern Arapaho

article Northern Arapaho Tribe Eyes Sports Betting Launch in Wyoming
(Wyoming) -- Wyoming’s Northern Arapaho Tribe is looking to leverage its status as a sovereign entity to bring sports wagering to the Cowboy State. The Native...
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Pascua Yaqui

article This Tucson sommelier had his best year in 2019, then COVID-19 crashed down
(Arizona) -- We grew up on a reservation just outside of Tucson, the Pascua Yaqui. My grandmother owned a walk-up hamburger stand. I worked there for a number of summers...
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Tejon Tribe

article Federal govt. close to decision on California's Hard Rock casino
(California) -- The Bureau of Indian Affairs has completed the final draft of an environmental impact statement on the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino planned for south of...
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Tesuque Pueblo

article New Mexico tribe transforms old casino into movie studio
(New Mexico) -- A small northern New Mexico Native American tribe has opened a movie studio in a former casino that it hopes will lure big productions. The Tesuque...
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10/22/2020

article Arizona’s Sports Betting Is Shelved for 2021 as Consensus Fails
(Arizona) -- Arizona has decided on a two-pronged approach towards the legalization of sports betting in 2020. Specifically, lawmakers have tried mustering support from...
article Feds near decision on Hard Rock casino after finishing environmental report
(California) -- The federal government is nearing a decision on the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino planned for south of Bakersfield. The Bureau of Indian Affairs recently...
article Bingo will return to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio
(California) -- Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio is bringing back bingo — which had been on pause since March because of the novel coronavirus pandemic...
article No Legislation, No Problem? Tribe Launching Wyoming Sports Betting
(Wyoming) -- It might not be through traditional channels, but it appears Wyoming will eventually have sports betting. The Northern Arapaho Tribe is adding sports...
article 3 Saganing Eagle Casino employees test positive for COVID-19
(Michigan) -- Three employees of the Saganing Eagle Landing Casino have tested positive for COVID-19. Those employees have not returned to work since they tested...
article Casinos predicted to become more profitable, but Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun report falling slot revenue
(Connecticut) -- A ratings agency on Thursday boosted its outlook for the casino industry, seeing the beginning of a recovery even as COVID-19 surges. At Foxwoods Resort...
article Little River Band of Ottawa Indians inches closer to $180M Muskegon casino
(Michigan) -- Federal action expected tomorrow will move the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians one step closer to being able to develop a $180 million casino on land...
article 3 Saganing Eagle Casino employees test positive for COVID-19
(Michigan) -- Three employees of the Saganing Eagle Landing Casino have tested positive for COVID-19. Those employees have not returned to work since they tested...
article Muskegon area casino takes ‘significant step forward’ toward approval
(Michigan) -- Plans for a new casino in Muskegon County have taken what tribal leaders call an “incredible step forward” as the federal government is soon...
article Two Chickasaw casino projects' trust land cleared by US Bureau of Indian Affairs
(Oklahoma) -- Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs for the U.S. Department of the Interior, Tara Katuk Sweeney, on October 15 announced the approval of two fee-to-trust...
article Wind Creek is back open 24 hours a day; COVID-19 protections still in place
(Alabama) -- Guests that visit Wind Creek Casino can now hit the slot machine at any hour of the day once again. On Oct. 1, Wind Creek began opening their locations for...
article Mohegan CEO Says Hellenikon Casino Will Be Big Tourist Magnet
(Greece) -- A casino at the 8-billion euro ($9.47 billion) development of the abandoned Hellenikon International Airport, barely underway, will when finished hike...
article Mohegan licensed to operate casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Nevada regulators approved the licensing of the first tribal gaming enterprise to operate a casino in the Las Vegas resort corridor. The Nevada Gaming...
article Local BIA employee charged with bribery
(New Mexico) -- An Albuquerque Bureau of Indian Affairs employee has been charged in a bribery scheme to help steer a construction project on Navajo tribal lands to a...
article Yellville artisan carries on Quapaw tradition crafting casino's pottery
(Arkansas) -- Authentic Quapaw pottery produced using traditional methods by a Yellville artisan was moved into Saracen Casino this week as another facet of the focus...
article STUTZ: Gaming Roundup: Casinos Counter Violence, Circa And Virgin On The Way
(Las Vegas) -- Tourists may not be flooding Nevada casinos like it used to, but that doesn’t mean the gaming industry hasn’t had its hands full. In fact,...
article PayPal to offer crypto payments starting in 2021
(Worldwide) -- PayPal announced that soon it will enter the cryptocurrency market. PayPal customers will be using cryptocurrencies to shop at any large market from the...
article GAN launches social casino with California’s Agua Caliente
(California) -- The Play Agua social casino website and accompanying mobile application will enable players in the state to access a range of free-to-play casino games....
article Cumberland man charged with embezzling from casino
(Wisconsin) -- Leva Oustigoff Jr., 58, Cumberland has been indicted by a federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin, charged with eight counts of embezzling...

10/21/2020

article American Indian COVID-19 numbers in Wisconsin stayed low until Sept. 1. 'Then all of a sudden, boom.'
(Wisconsin) -- COVID-19 cases among American Indians in Wisconsin have tripled since Sept. 1, an increase that dwarfs the growth rate among other races, state data shows...
article Pamunkey Indian Tribe, potential operators of Norfolk casino project, deny allegations of racism
(Virginia) -- Jasmine Anderson says laws that were first enacted by tribal and local governments more than 150 years ago are still in effect, and they are standing...
article Casino says it’s working with state to fight COVID-19
(New Mexico) -- The state has no jurisdiction over sovereign land, like pueblos and the Navajo Nation, and that goes for enforcing the public health order. At least one...
article What you need to know about measures that could expand gambling, bring casinos to Nebraska
(Nebraska) -- Nebraska voters’ decisions on a trio of initiative measures could be among the most consequential of the November election. They will determine...
article Crowds, officials gather as ribbon cut to welcome Saracen gamblers
(Arkansas) -- With fanfare, speeches and authentic Quapaw drums, Saracen Casino Resort threw open its doors Tuesday to the public after more than a week of celebrations...
article Delays over, casino in Pine Bluff opens its doors
(Arkansas) -- After months of delay, Saracen Casino Resort -- the state's first standalone gambling facility -- celebrated its grand opening Tuesday, welcoming...
article Recent Closing of Three Tribal Casinos Provides Cyberattack Lessons
(Indian Country) -- Two Idaho tribal casinos and one California casino have temporarily closed following a cyberattack. This is relatively unusual, but other gaming...
article Trouble’s brewing in New Mexico as casino expansion irks tribes
(New Mexico) -- The possibility of being able to pick up as much as $62 million more in tax revenue by allowing more casino options in the state is proving to be too...
article Caesars, Mohegan reported to be facing delays to Korean IR projects on financing concerns
(South Korea) -- US casino operators Caesars Entertainment Corp and Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment are both facing significant delays to their Korean integrated...
article Legends extends hours for the public
(Washington) -- Legends Casino Hotel in Toppenish will soon be extending its hours for the public. Starting Friday, October 23rd, Legends will be open 10am-2am Monday...
article FYI: Mohawk Kahnawake Licenses are big business in Canada
(Canada) -- Online gambling is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world today. And since the technological age has dawned, consumers are constantly looking for...
article Authorities: Suspects shot by police involved in three attempted robberies at local casino sites
(California) -- Two suspects in three overnight armed robbery attempts were injured after being shot by Palm Springs officers at the Agua Caliente Casino early Wednesday...
article Turtle Lake casino employee charged with embezzlement
(Wisconsin) -- An employee of the casino in Turtle Lake faces federal charges of embezzlement. Leva Oustigoff Jr., Cumberland was indicted by a federal grand jury in...
article Missing Kalamazoo Mom Last Seen At Battle Creek Casino
(Michigan) -- A Kalamazoo mother is missing after going to a Battle Creek casino with a friend then leaving with two strangers more than a week ago.Friends and family...

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