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Connecticut Gaming

article Malloy: Only realistic casino expansion option is the tribes'
(Connecticut) -- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy moved forcefully Friday for the first time to focus the legislature's debate on casino expansion, saying the only measure he...
article Struggle Over New Casino In Connecticut Continues Unabated
(Connecticut) -- Just recently, Connecticut’s two federally recognized tribes released a letter from the Interior Department, their latest salvo in a struggle with...
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Florida Gaming

article Florida Supreme Court Denies Slot Machines Expansion
(Florida) -- The Florida Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that county referendums on whether pari-mutuels can or cannot add slot machines can only be held after state...
article Florida Supreme Court pumps the brakes on slots expansion
(Florida) -- Florida’s state Supreme Court has ruled that pari-mutuel dog and horseracing operators don’t have the right to launch slot machine operations...
article Anti-Gambling Advocate Praises Gretna Ruling
(Florida) -- Anti-gambling forces are claiming a partial victory now that the Florida Supreme Court is blocking slot machines at a Gretna pari-mutuel facility.
article LETTER: Worry Less About Slots, More About Diversity
(Florida) -- Another legislative session has come and gone and once again Gadsden comes up short on being able to offer slot machines. While this is frustrating for our...
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Hard Rock

article Cyprus gives go-ahead to foreign consortium to build casino resort
(Cyprus) -- Cyprus has named a consortium made up of Melco International Development Ltd of Macau and Hard Rock of Las Vegas as the successful bidders to build the...
article Cyprus Grants Melco-Hard Rock Consortium with Casino License
(Cyprus) -- Cyprus’ Commerce and Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis announced that Melco-Hard Rock consortium was officially granted with a casino operation...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Ho-Chunk Nation urges judge to reject casino lawsuit
(Wisconsin) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation is urging a federal judge to reject a rival tribe's lawsuit tribe seeking to halt the Ho-Chunk's plans to expand a northern...
article Ho-Chunk Nation Urges Judge to Reject Casino Lawsuit
(Wisconsin) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation is pushing back against a rival tribe's lawsuit seeking to halt the Ho-Chunk's plans to expand a northern Wisconsin casino,...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Mashpee Wampanoag

article Woman who laundered drug money worked for Mashpee tribe
(Massachusetts) -- A Mashpee woman who pleaded guilty this week to conspiring to launder drug money worked for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe while she was under indictment...
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San Manuel Tribe

press release Konami Gaming announces new bonus game launch at San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
(Las Vegas) -- The San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino recently launched a new linked bonus game thanks to a creation by Konami Gaming. The Smash Smash Festival fiesta-...
1 Article on this Issue

Santa Ysabel

article Calif. Tribe's Internet Bingo Is Legal, 9th Circ. Told
(California) -- A California federal judge was wrong to find that Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel's online bingo flouted federal law when he ruled in favor of state and...
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Spirit Lake Tribe

article Spirit Lake Casino And Resort delays vote on whether to permit alcohol sales
(North Dakota) -- In North Dakota, the federally-recognized Spirit Lake Tribe has reportedly postponed a controversial vote on whether to permit the sale and consumption...
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Wampanoag Aquinnah

article High stakes for Vineyard tribe
(Massachusetts) -- A small Martha’s Vineyard town and a local nonprofit are preparing to ask the nation’s highest court to overturn an appellate ruling that...
article Town Of Mashpee To Review Tribe’s Litigation
(Massachusetts) -- The Mashpee Board of Selectmen is scheduled to meet in executive session Monday, May 22, to discuss pending litigation regarding the Mashpee Wampanoag...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article Island Resort and Casino earns ‘Readers' Choice Awards'
(Michigan) -- The Island Resort and Casino has received “Readers’ Choice Awards” from Midwest Gaming and Destinations in numerous categories.

5/17/2017

article MGM poll: 71% of likely voters want open bid for third casino
(Connecticut) -- A statewide survey commissioned in part by MGM Resorts International shows that 71 percent of likely Connecticut voters support legislation that would...
article Foxwoods reports year-over-year declines in revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino’s net revenues for the three months that ended March 31 were down 6.3 percent over the same period last year, according to...
article Arizona, tribe strike deal for blackjack, other table games at West Valley casino
(Arizona) -- After nearly a decade of back-and-forth belligerence, a jumble of lawsuits and millions of dollars in attorneys' fees and construction, the Tohono O...
article Federal judge stays Mashpee tribe’s appeal of land-into-trust ruling
(Massachusetts) -- A federal judge has granted the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s request for a stay in its appeal of a lower court ruling that rejected the way the...
article Town Looks To Block 1st Circ. Ruling OK'ing Tribal Casinos [sub req]
(Massachusetts) -- A Martha's Vineyard town and a community group said Tuesday they plan to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court a recent First Circuit decision that...
article Tribal Council suspends vote on alcohol sales at Spirit Lake Casino
(North Dakota) -- A vote to allow alcohol to be sold at Spirit Lake Casino has been postponed by the Spirit Lake Tribal Council. The vote, which was scheduled for...
article Ottawa to get glittering new Hard Rock-branded casino
(Ottawa) -- Get ready, Ottawa! You’re about to get a brand new casino, one that combines Lady Luck and good ol’ rock ‘n roll. Following a competitive...
article Saginaw Press 6th Circ. For Chance To Fight Rival Casino [sub req]
(Michigan) -- A Michigan tribe looking to protect its gambling revenue pressed the Sixth Circuit for permission to intervene in the Bay Mills Indian Community's suit...
article Leech Lake voters approve new casino plan
(Minnesota) -- Tribal members of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe overwhelmingly voted yes to build a new casino in Cass Lake. The referendum vote was held Tuesday, and a...
article Potawatomi to build $80M second hotel tower
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel and Casino have revealed plans to expand the hotel at its Milwaukee property with the development of a second tower. Construction is set...
article Wa She Shu celebrates anniversary
(Nevada) -- Wa She Shu Casino is celebrating its one-year anniversary tomorrow with events at the casino property. The celebration includes guest speakers, a blessing,...
article Let Waves of Perfection Wash Over You at Little Creek Casino
(Washington) -- The poet Matthew Arnold once said “the pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.” As spring changes into summer...
article Inn of the Mountain Gods earns four diamond rating
(New Mexico) -- The Inn of the Mountain Gods on the Mescalero Apache reservation adjoining Ruidoso has earned the AAA Four Diamond Rating, becoming the only property in...
article Northern Quest working to independently test water quality
(Washington) -- The Northern Quest Resort and Casino is working to independently test the water quality after news broke Tuesday of water contamination in Airway Heights.
article Joey Barbry indicted for embezzlement; to appear in federal court May 23
(Louisiana) -- Tunica-Biloxi Tribal Chairman Joey Barbry was indicted by a federal grand jury in Alexandria on May 11 on charges of embezzlement from a tribal...
article BLOG: The Continuing Attack on Tribal Sovereign Immunity at the Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- Immunity of tribal officers and employees from suit in state and federal court for tort liability should concern tribal governments engaged in...
article Local Casino Points Deputies to International Counterfeiting Ring
(California) -- Barona Resort and Casino security guards alerted San Diego County Sheriff's Department (SDSO) deputies to an international counterfeiting operation....

5/16/2017

article Despite lack of deal, Seminole Tribe still paying state millions
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida has given the state of Florida another multi-million dollar payday. The Department of Business and Professional Regulation...
article Federal opinion on proposed Connecticut casino remains unchanged
(Connecticut) -- The federal government’s stance on a proposal from the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation to open a...
article Mixed April results for Connecticut tribal casinos
(Connecticut) -- In Connecticut, slot revenues at the giant Mohegan Sun reportedly increased in April for a second consecutive month while takings from the machines at...
article Judge Grants Mashpee Tribe's Stay Request
(Massachusetts) -- An appellant judge in the US Court of Appeals, First District, granted a request from the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to halt its ongoing appeal of a...
article Mishawal Wappo tribe loses appeal
(California) -- In Sonoma County California, The Mishawal Wappo, a local tribe hoping to regain federal recognition, has lost another appeal in its eight-year court...
article Coyote Valley Casino expansion, housing plan taken up by county
(California) -- The Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians is negotiating with the county for approval to build a new casino and housing on its reservation in Redwood Valley...
article Melnyk not happy about Hard Rock casino
(Ottawa) -- Eugene Melnyk isn’t the least bit pleased with the decision to move the Hard Rock Casino into Rideau Carleton Raceway. The Ottawa Senators’ owner...
article Fresh off Atlantic City deal, Seminole Tribe now adding Hard Rock in Canada
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida, which recently bought the former Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, is expanding its Hard Rock gambling and...
article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino plans to add second tower with 119 rooms in Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, flush with cash, is announcing plans to build a second tower with 119 rooms — just under three years after the...
article Ho Chunk completes first phase of casino upgrade
(Wisconsin) -- Ho Chunk Casino has a new area for gamers to enjoy. The casino held a ceremony May 11 to celebrate the first phase of its upgrade project. “I am...
article Oklahoma casinos nominated for Academy of Country Music Awards
(Oklahoma) -- The Academy of Country Music announced today the Industry Award nominees for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards, and two Oklahoma casinos are on the...
article Sovereignty and opportunity through tribal land development
(USA) -- A July 2016 article by Matthew S. Robinson in “Indian Gaming” magazine identified a 35-percent increase in the construction of spas in Indian...
article Native American tribe big backers of Clippers minor league team
(California) -- If you want to see some of the NBA stars of tomorrow for a lot less cash than going to a Los Angeles Clippers game, you can head to the San Gabriel...
article Bridgeport casino construction underway
(New York) -- Construction on a new casino along Route 31 in Bridgeport began over the weekend. During a Monday night public informational meeting hosted by the...
article Louise Erdrich's '94 novel was an early story on big-time casinos
(Minnesota) -- Over the years, MPR News has followed the career of author Louise Erdrich. It started in 1984 when she published her first novel, "Love Medicine....

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