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California Gaming

article Tribal casino closures will 'be crippling for some' if stretched into June, casino GM predicts
(California) -- Helen Galaris of Los Angeles has been visiting Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio on weekends for years. As a loyal customer, Galaris has a host who...
press release Bear River Casino Resort Closed Until Further Notice
(California) -- The Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria will continue the temporary closure of Bear River Casino Resort beyond the previous April 10th...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

California Sports Betting

article Lockdowns imperil state-level ballot initiatives
(California) -- A Michigan bid to raise taxes on the rich hits the rocks. A proposed amendment allowing sports betting at Indian casinos in California stalls. An effort...
1 Article on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

article Mayors, JPs call to license casino
(Arkansas) -- The Pope County Quorum Court and five of the county's six municipalities are drafting resolutions and letters urging the state Racing Commission to...
1 Article on this Issue

COVID-19

article 'We need clarification now': Indian gaming industry being shut out of coronavirus relief program
(Washington D.C.) -- With the $33.7 billion Indian gaming industry at a standstill in the midst of the worst public health crisis in decades, tribal casino operations...
article Federal rules: Tribal casinos are ineligible for payroll help
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald Trump has been clear about the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. “The Treasury Department and Small Business...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Ho-Chunk Nation begins layoffs of non-essential employees to combat coronavirus
(Wisconsin) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation announced it would begin temporary layoffs in the first week of April, in an aim to keep the nation financially stable during the...
1 Article on this Issue

Mashpee Wampanoag

article Native Americans fear government "attack" on tribal land amid coronavirus
(Washington D.C.) -- Native Americans slammed a decision by the US Government to revoke a tribe's reservation status, which they warned would leave them without...
article OP/ED: The Wampanoag deserve better
(Massachusetts) -- The United States has a long and largely reprehensible history when it comes to its treatment of the indigenous peoples of this continent. From the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pechanga Casino

article Pechanga Indian Tribe donates N95 masks to 3 Riverside County hospitals to help with coronavirus
(California) -- Three hospitals in western Riverside County were able to replenish their critical stock of N95 masks thanks to a donation from The Pechanga Band of...
1 Article on this Issue

4/4/2020

article Sports Betting Legalization Campaign in California Gaining More Supporters
(California) -- In the state of California, the latest campaign revolving around legalizing sports betting activities within the state’s borders has so far gained...
article State-By-State Gambling & Legislative Impact Of Coronavirus
(USA) -- As more and more states shut down daily activities, here is where gambling stands in each state and where the General Assembly sessions are as some states...
article Region leaders urge approval of online gaming for tribes; Lamont declines
(Connecticut) -- Gov. Ned Lamont has declined southeastern Connecticut officials' request that he immediately grant the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes...
article Plaintiff calls Taunton casino-land disestablishent ‘final decision in this matter’
(Massachusetts) -- Michele Littlefield isn’t gloating, but she is pleased with the federal government for hammering home what could be the final nail in the...
article San Manuel Pushes Temporary Closure Through April 30, Promises no Layoffs
(California) -- For a second time, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is extending the closure of its eponymous Southern California gaming property, citing the need...
article Statement on COVID-19 from Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort
(Washington) -- These have been trying times for our region, state, and nation. We will continue to make the necessary strides to ensure the safety of our guests, Team...
article Casino announces temporary furloughs
(New York) -- Seneca Resorts & Casinos announced temporary furloughs Thursday for some team members as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
article With casinos closed due to COVID-19 pandemic, Ho-Chunk Nation begins layoffs of non-essential employees
(Nebraska) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation announced it would begin temporary layoffs in the first week of April, in an aim to keep the nation financially stable during the COVID...
article 5th Circ. Backs Block On West Texas Tribe's Bingo [sub req]
(Texas) -- The Fifth Circuit on Thursday upheld a lower court decision blocking the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo from offering bingo, saying the arguments the Texas tribe...

4/3/2020

article Gaming compact mediation extended during pandemic
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma's casinos may be closed due to COVID-19 restrictions, but the dispute between Native American tribes and the state continues. After months of...
article Cuomo’s State Budget Finalized With Mobile NY Sports Betting Left Out
(New York) -- The Empire State isn’t planning on any revenue from mobile NY sports betting in the next fiscal year. As expected, Governor Andrew Cuomo and...
article Online gambling during COVID-19? Lamont: ‘I must decline.’
(Connecticut) -- Gov. Ned Lamont on Friday quickly dismissed a request by eastern Connecticut municipal officials that he use his emergency powers to unilaterally permit...
article Mayors, JPs call to license casino
(Arkansas) -- The Pope County Quorum Court and five of the county's six municipalities are drafting resolutions and letters urging the state Racing Commission to...
article Ak-Chin Indian Community Tribal Council continues pay, benefits for Harrah’s employees
(Arizona) -- The Ak-Chin Indian Community Tribal Council recently approved funding that will extend payroll and health insurance benefits to employees at Harrah’s...
article Wild Horse Pass, Harrah’s Ak-Chin extend casino closures
(Arizona) -- Wild Horse Pass and other Gila River Hotels & Casinos properties are extending their closure through April 30. The closure initially was to end April 1...
article OP/ED: The Wampanoag deserve better
(Massachusetts) -- The United States has a long and largely reprehensible history when it comes to its treatment of the indigenous peoples of this continent. From the...
article Legends Casino extends closure to May 4th under Gov. Inslee's new order
(Washington) -- The Yakama Nation Tribal Council made a decision to continue its Stay Home, Stay Healthy policy and extend the temporary closure of Legends Casino Hotel...
article Seneca Resorts and Casinos to furlough some workers
(New York) -- Seneca Resorts and Casinos will furlough some of its workers starting Monday, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Seneca Resorts and Casinos declined to...
article Casino closure extended
(Idaho) -- The Coeur d’Alene Tribal Council has decided to delay the re-opening of the casino until further notice. “The Coeur d’Alene Tribe and Casino...
article Las Vegas Sands will pay restaurant workers at Venetian, Palazzo
(Las Vegas) -- In addition to paying 10,000 Venetian and Palazzo employees during the state-ordered closure, Las Vegas Sands Corp. said Friday it will pay the 1,200...
article Coronavirus forces cancellation of April shows at MGM Springfield, Connecticut casinos
(New England) -- Add John Fogerty to the list of major concert draws who will be social distancing from fans for the foreseeable future. Cancellations and postponements...
article Grand Traverse Band Casinos Donate 7,000 Pounds Of Food
(Michigan) -- The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians has given several thousand pounds of food to area food banks. Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel...

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