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Connecticut Gaming

article East Windsor Residents Anticipate Casino Payments
(Connecticut) -- Residents of East Windsor have struck down a measure that would put an annual payment of $3 million from the Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes into a...
article East Windsor voters reject plan to hold back casino payments from town budget
(Connecticut) -- Citing the desire to control how funds are spent and to reduce taxes, voters in a contentious town meeting Tuesday handily defeated a proposal to...
article Letter From Indian Gaming Regulators Clouds Future Of East Windsor Casino
(Connecticut) -- Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs regulators have thrown a potential roadblock in front of opening the state’s first casino off tribal lands, and...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Massachusetts Gaming

article Asked about Bridgeport casino proposal, Gov. Charlie Baker says he still feels good about MGM Springfield project
(Massachusetts) -- Whether or not MGM succeeds in opening a casino in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says the Bay State will hold the company...
1 Article on this Issue

Nottawaseppi Huron

article Nottawaseppi Huron Band arrests casino patron who left son at home to gamble
(Michigan) -- A Michigan woman who was arrested at the casino owned by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi is facing child endangerment charges, The Battle...
1 Article on this Issue

Pala Tribe

press release Pala Casino donates to hurricane relief efforts
(California) -- Pala Casino Spa and Resort's Getting Involved in Volunteer Events and Services (G.I.V.E.S) program, together with the Pala Band of Mission Indians,...
1 Article on this Issue

Pokagon Band

article Letters: Let's make new casino non-smoking
(Indiana) -- Months ago when South Bend officials and the Pokagon Band of the Potawatomi Indians were negotiating the terms to open the new casino, I don’t recall...
1 Article on this Issue

Seneca Niagara

article Audit: Falls will run out of cash reserves by year's end due to casino dispute
(New York) -- Niagara Falls would be close to completely running out of casino funds by the end of 2018 if the city continues to plug its annual budget gap at its recent...
article Tribal Casino Revenue Dispute Could Hit Niagara Falls Financial Stability
(New York) -- The New York State Comptroller’s Office has warned that the city of Niagara Falls could see a serious shortage of finances as a result from a...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article Forest County Potawatomi Community names chief executive officer for casino
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community announced Rodney Ferguson as the chief operating officer and general manager of its casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin...
press release Casino Cash Trac is Proud to Announce its Brand New Office in South Tulsa
(Oklahoma) -- Casino Cash Trac (CCT) today announced the relocation to South Tulsa with a new office space to accommodate the rapid growth and future expansion plans for...
press release Sky Ute Casino team members send donations to Houston
(Colorado) -- When the team members of Sky Ute Casino Resort saw the news of the flooding and devastation in Houston, they knew something needed to be done. Employees of...

9/19/2017

article BIA Letter Creates More Questions Than Answers
(Connecticut) -- The same day MGM Resorts International announced plans for a Bridgeport casino, the U.S. Department of Interior sent the chairmen of the federally...
article Alleged casino owner arraigned
(Oklahoma) -- Muscogee (Creek) citizen Stephen ‘Bim’ Bruner appeared in the Muscogee (Creek) Nation District Court Sept. 18, for arraignment of charges...
article If a storm knocks down a rival casino, are customers in play?
(Florida) -- Natural disaster recovery brings out the best in people, we like to think. Neighbors work together to clear fallen trees. Rival companies team up to help...
article Osage Nation hosts “topping off” ceremony for $150 million Tulsa casino and hotel expansion
(Oklahoma) -- In north Tulsa on Monday, a “topping off” ceremony was hosted by tribal leaders of the Osage Nation to commemorate achieving the maximum height...
article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to hire 50 for fine dining restaurant
(Florida) -- If you have friends who work in the restaurant industry, you might want to let them know about a new restaurant that will be hiring 50 people. The Seminole...
article White Earth Nation sticks by casino project despite delay in environmental review
(Minnesota) -- Tribes are used to long waits for casino projects due to lengthy reviews at the federal level. But the White Earth Nation is finding out that local...
article Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe claims victory in long-running state taxation fight
(South Dakota) -- As the Trump administration debates whether to take a stand on a major taxation issue in Indian Country, one tribe is claiming victory over the state...
article Niagara Falls could go broke without Seneca slots revenue
(New York) -- Niagara Falls could go broke if New York State’s casino dispute with the Seneca Nation of Indians isn’t resolved by the end of the year. On...
article College Update: Success for Colville Graduates in UW Tribal Gaming Program
(Washington) -- Congratulations to Colville Tribal members: James James, Jared McClung, and Laura Myrick! All three are recent graduates of the University of Washington...
article OP/ED: Marijuana Sales Can Make U.S. Tribes Richer and Poorer
(Florida) -- "This is going to be bigger than bingo," James Billie told CNN over the summer. A former chief of the Seminole, whose company MCW gives financing...
article Mystic Lake lands high-end music venue for Super Bowl
(Minnesota) -- The company that brought Bruno Mars and Taylor Swift to the Houston Super Bowl has landed a deal with Mystic Lake Casino for four nights of entertainment...
article Miccosukee Resort & Gaming Celebrates American Indian Day
(Florida) -- The Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida is proud to celebrate American Indian Day, the only event of its kind and magnitude in South Florida. This free...
article New chef juices up culinary team at Pechanga Resort and Casino
(California) -- Pechanga Resort & Casino, the No. 1 casino in the U.S. voted by readers of USA Today in 2015, has just named Krystle Schenk as the new Garde Manager...
article River Rock Casino celebrates 15th anniversary with giveaways
(California) -- Geyserville’s River Rock Casino is celebrating its 15th anniversary this month with cash giveaways up to $15,000 on Saturday, Sept. 23. Members of...
article Norman Seabrook claims $20G found in his safe was casino prize money, not bribes
(New York) -- Former correction union boss Norman Seabrook has a perfectly good explanation for having some $20,000 in his home safe — he won it at a casino, a new...
article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino names new CEO and GM
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino has named Rodney Ferguson chief executive officer and general manager. Ferguson, who has served as the property’s...
article Hard Rock International And Sony Music Entertainment Turn Up The Music With New, Reimagined Rock Star Suites
(Florida) -- “We’re thrilled to be in alliance with one of the most highly regarded music companies in the world,” states Dale Hipsh, senior vice...

9/18/2017

article Shingle Springs Tribe wins long-running legal case
(California) -- The California Court of Appeals has dismissed the legal case filed by Sharp Image Gaming in its long-running legal dispute with the Shingle Springs band...
article Blumenthal calls for definitive federal action on state-tribe gaming amendments
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal called Monday for the U.S. Department of the Interior to act "clearly and authoritatively" on the Mashantucket Pequot...
article Disney contributes another $600k to restrict Fla. gambling expansion
(Florida) -- Disney Worldwide Services, part of the Disney entertainment empire, contributed another $600,000 in August into a Florida ballot initiative that could make...
article Local gaming distributor suing state, says machines aren't gambling devices
(Wisconsin) -- A local distributor of a cash-yielding game found in a number of convenience stores in Racine County is suing the state Department of Revenue, arguing it...
article Tulalip Tribe to build new $100m casino
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribe have announced that they will begin the development of a new $100m casino directly opposite their current integrated casino resort in...
article Foxwoods' Aug. slot revenue flat
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino reported flat slot revenue for the month of August. For the month, the tribal casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequots brought in...
article Lawyer Vows Not To Invoke Carcieri In Casino Dispute (sub req)
(California) -- Despite representing a California county opposed to an Indian casino on its land, an attorney on Friday said he would never use the notorious Carcieri...
article SD Can Tax Nontribal Members In Store, But Not Casino (sub req)
(South Dakota) -- A South Dakota federal judge ruled on Friday that the state can’t impose a use tax on money nontribal members spend at the Flandreau Santee Sioux...
article Prehistoric Days packs the fun at Pala
(California) -- Folks with a tent, camper, trailer, or motor-coach, tend to have very similar reasons for getting out and camping. The friendliness, waves, and smiles we...
article Deadwood’s historic preservation budget reduced yet again
(South Dakota) -- Trustees for the State Historical Society approved a smaller budget for Deadwood historic preservation Friday. The 2018 budget is $6,901,440. The 2017...
article Former Winnebago councilman sentenced for theft from tribe
(Nebraska) -- A former Winnebago Tribal Council member was placed on probation Monday for theft from the tribe's casino. Chief U.S. District Judge Laurie Smith Camp...
article Diverse Coalition Continues to Oppose CT Gambling Expansion
(Connecticut) -- Fairfield, CT - State Sen. Tony Hwang, R-Fairfield, issued the following statement after MGM on Sep. 18 announced plans to build a casino in Bridgeport...
press release Raving’s NEXT Conference: Innovative Strategies that Drive Profit
(Oklahoma) -- The gaming industry’s leading gaming and hospitality firm, Raving Consulting, announced its newest program: Raving Next which will precede their...

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