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Broken Arrow

article Broken Arrow residents experience déjà vu with new development
(Oklahoma) -- It's a brand new sight along the Creek Turnpike, but for Jared Cawley the view stirs déjà vu. "At least six years ago, 'cause it was before my...
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Foxwoods

article A shirtless Gronk reportedly runs up $102,000 bar tab at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- A shirtless Rob Gronkowski partied hard with Flo Rida at a Foxwoods nightclub on Saturday — and apparently ran up a pretty hefty bar tab. Shrine...
article I Lost My Shirt at the Casino ... Turns Up with Flo Rida
(Connecticut) -- Rob Gronkowski proved he's shaved from head to toe -- ripping off his shirt and partying with Flo Rida at Shrine at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in...
article Rob Gronkowski & His Boys Rack Up $100k Tab During Shirtless Turn-Up
(Connecticut) -- How much does it cost to party with Rob Gronkowski for a night? More than most people make in a year ... 'cause Gronk and Co. racked up a HUGE $100k...
article Police: Calif. woman’s check scheme cheated Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Police say a 62-year-old California woman with a long history of financial crimes used a phony check to bilk Foxwoods Resort Casino out of $50,000 in...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Keweenaw Bay Tribe

article Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.3M in gaming revenues
(Washington) -- The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shared another $1.3 million in gaming revenues in Michigan. Twice a year, the tribe shares 2 percent of its slot...
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Marijuana & Hemp

press release BudTrader.com CEO Brad McLaughlin Pushes Back, Calling for a Vegas Boycott Over the Banning of MassRoots CEO
(California) -- Brad McLaughlin, CEO of the largest online medical marijuana marketplace BudTrader.com, has posted a passionate video to the brand’s Instagram...
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Mashpee Wampanoag

article Mashpee tribe’s land in trust decision delayed
(Massachusetts) -- A decision from the Bureau of Indian Affairs on whether the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe qualifies for reservation lands was not released Monday as...
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Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority becomes Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority recently changed its name to Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment. The name change represents the growing domestic and...
article Mohegan Sun dropping popular casino events, will soon charge for valet
(Pennsylvania) -- Big changes are coming to Mohegan Sun Pocono. For the first time in years, the Plains Twp. casino will not hold a fireworks display for the July 4...
article Former Mohegan Sun manager sentenced for money laundering
(Pennsylvania) -- The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Monday that a former Mohegan Sun manager has been sentenced...
article Former Mohegan Sun Pocono Exec Sentenced to 32 Months for Bogus Loyalty Card Scheme
(Pennsylvania) -- A former executive at the Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania has been sentenced to 32 months for his role in a scheme that involved the...
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Nooksack Tribe

article Feds Order Northwood Casino Closed amid Internal Squabbles Challenging Tribal Legitimacy
(Washington) -- The Northwood Casino in northern Washington state is closed until further notice. The US government ordered it to cease operations for violating numerous...
article Nooksack Indian tribe closes casino after alleged violations
(Washington) -- Washington states’ Nooksack Indian Tribe have closed their Northwood Casino following National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) orders to close the...
article Nooksack Tribe closes doors to casino after being hit with federal order
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Tribe has been forced to close its casino in Washington amid a long-running disenrollment and leadership dispute. The Nooksack Northwood...
article Northwood Casino closes its doors
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Indian Tribe was required to close its gaming facility in Washington State, Northwood Casino. The demand was filed by the National Indian...
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Seminole Tribe

article Judge changes his mind on slot machines. This ruling favors Seminole Tribe
(Florida) -- A judge Monday reversed a previous decision about devices, known as “pre-reveal games,” that critics argue are unregulated slot machines. Leon...
article Judge Reverses Decision, Makes Pre Reveal Games Illegal
(Florida) -- A Circuit Court Judge has reversed his ruling on Pre Reveal Game Machines to reclassify them as illegal slots. The ruling comes after the judge was asked to...
article Judge reverses himself, decides ‘pre-reveal’ machines are slots
(Florida) -- In a stunning reversal, a Tallahassee judge on Monday decided he had gotten it “wrong the first time around” and decided that games known as...
article How two rating agencies view the Seminole Tribe's casino investments
(Florida) -- Two ratings agencies gave a strong thumbs up to the Broward County-based Seminole Tribe of Florida’s bank debt and bonds that are being used, in part...
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Seneca Niagara

article State offers solutions to Niagara Falls money concerns
(New York) -- A state report on Niagara Falls, and its current money situation, has some lawmakers sounding the alarm. The state is now offering a number of solutions to...
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Spokane Tribe

article County Claims New Casino Is Bad for Air Force Base
(Washington) -- A county government in Washington state filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of the Interior to stop the construction of a tribal casino,...
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Winnebago Tribe

article Former Winnebago tribal officer pleads guilty
(Nebraska) -- The third of nine former Winnebago Tribal Council members charged with theft from the tribe's casino has pleaded guilty. Charles Aldrich entered his...
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Other News

article Marquette Ojibwa II expansion to begin in July
(Michigan) -- The Marquette Ojibwa II Casino in Chocolay Township, Michigan, is ready to begin its expansion on July 24. The US$33.5 million development was announced in...
article Cypress Bayou hosts media day; tribe's long road to success told
(Louisiana) -- Cypress Bayou Casino-Hotel hosted some 75 media professionals Thursday for a presentation on the gaming facility’s history and a look at recent...
article How gambling went digital and its importance to the industry
(Worldwide) -- When it comes to adopting new and emerging technologies, few industries do it faster than operators in the gambling industry. Nowadays many companies in a...
article Unresponsive 2-year-old found in car outside casino while grandmother gambling
(California) -- On 6-18-2017 at around 6:51 PM the Sheriff’s Office dispatch center received a call from Bear River Casino Security reporting there was an...
article Religion And Gambling: Studies Find The Wages Of Faith May Be Fewer Lost Wages
(USA) -- Jimmy Carter, the 86-year-old leader of The Blind Boys of Alabama, made one point clear from the start of a recent concert set in the middle of a Connecticut...
press release VizExplorer Signs New Agreement with Ute Mountain Casino and Hotel
(Colorado) -- VizExplorer, a leading provider of operational intelligence solutions for the gaming industry, today announced that it has signed its first agreement with...

6/17/2017

article Feds order Nooksack Tribe to close its last remaining casino. It did so Friday
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Indian Tribe closed its Northwood Casino Friday – one day after the National Indian Gaming Commission ordered it to immediately do so...
article Feds order tribe to shutter casino over violations
(Washington) -- Federal regulators have ordered the Nooksack Tribe to close its only remaining casino in the latest fallout from a controversy concerning the tribal...
article Florida Seminole Hard Rock Poker Rooms Undergo Changes
(Florida) -- With the state of Nevada and especially the Las Vegas Strip shedding poker tables, it is arguable that poker’s new destination spot could very well be...
article Judge sides with Riverside County in Agua Caliente tribe's land tax lawsuit
(California) -- A federal judge has ruled in favor of Riverside County in a case brought by a Palm Springs-based Native American Indian tribe seeking to exempt leased...
article Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority changes name
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority announced Friday it has changed its name to Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment. The authority operates Mohegan Sun...
article Gambling on a younger clientele
(Texas) -- In 1946, a baker told a young Nick Chaclas not to get too interested in the horses. This week, Chaclas was in his favorite betting carrel at the OTB...
article Former casino VP to serve 32 months in jail
(Pennsylvania) -- Former Mohegan Sun Pocono casino Vice President Robert Pellegrini will spend 32 months in prison for his admitted role in a money-laundering scam that...
article Mich. Tribe Says Rival Shouldn't Intervene In Casino Suit (sub req.)
(New York) -- The Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan pressed the Sixth Circuit on Friday not to give another tribe looking to protect its gambling revenue permission...
article Erendira Wallenda plans helicopter stunt over Niagara Falls
(New York) -- Five years ago today, Nik Wallenda walked 550 metres on a tightrope over the falls, from the American to the Canadian side. Erendira Wallenda - wife of...
article Peter Frampton reflects before Foxwoods show Friday
(Connecticut) -- Yes, Peter Frampton has been asked about the origin of his talk box guitar solo in "Do You Feel Like We Do" more times than there are ticks in...
article Journey has fans believin' at Mohegan Sun Casino (review)
(Connecticut) -- For many bands, losing a member as important as the lead singer - especially one whose voice adorned their greatest hits - represents the beginning of...
article DFS NASCAR: FireKeepers Casino 400 Playbook & Lineups
(Michigan) -- This past Sunday saw yet another new winner in 2017 and a first time winner for their career in Ryan Blaney. He didn’t win it easy either, as he had...
article DiMartino v. Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation (sub req.)
(Connecticut) -- A tribal officer's use of force was not excessive. The court entered judgment in favor of the Tribe.

6/16/2017

article Feds order Nooksack Tribe to close Northwood Casino
(Washington) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission has ordered the Nooksack Tribe to immediately close its Northwood Casino, its last remaining casino since the tribe...
article MMCT Venture Celebrates Green Light to Build Connecticut’s Third Casino
(Connecticut) -- After a two-year push for authorization, the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribal nations are celebrating the June 7 approval of a bill paving the way...
article Pechanga Resort & Casino holding even more jobs and job fairs
(California) -- Even as it works through the 560 jobs it has posted this month, Pechanga Resort & Casino plans to post more on July 1. The Temecula Valley resort is...
article Former Mohegan Sun Pocono casino exec sentenced to prison
(Pennsylvania) -- The house always wins, and it beat Robert Pellegrini at his own game of stealing from his employer. The admitted gambler who held an executive post at...
article Cypress Bayou showcases the first part of its facelift
(Louisiana) -- Cypress Bayou Casino • Hotel proudly showed off phase one of its two-part renovation project on Thursday. The St. Mary Parish-based gaming and...
article Community Gathers in Pelican Rapids for Meeting on Star Lake Casino Project
(Minnesota) -- We first brought the story about the Shooting Star Casino proposing a new casino project back in February. Otter Tail County officials are seeking public...
article McFeely: Commissioners get an earful on Star Lake casino project
(Minnesota) -- A steady stream of opponents made their way to microphones inside the Pelican Rapids High School auditorium Thursday, June 15, voicing concerns to Otter...
article Colvilles compete against the best at Emerald Downs
(Washington) -- Grab hold of the reigns and don’t fall off. For jockey’s riding in the Muckleshoot Gold Cup Indian relay race this past weekend that was one...
article University of Washington to offer course in tribal gaming and hospitality
(Washington) -- University of Washington students will soon be offered, for the first time, a course in tribal gaming and hospitality. The 10-credit program is a joint...
article Casino’s Michael Jordan’s Steak House a slam dunk
(Washington) -- Why: The new Ilani Casino Resort houses a fair selection of dining options. One of those is the Michael Jordan’s Steak House, know for its “...
article World-famous Budweiser Clydesdales return to Cherokee Casino in Claremore
(Oklahoma) -- The spectacle that has transcended generations and won the hearts of young and old alike for seven decades has returned to Cherokee Casino Will Rogers...
article New York City-area casinos offer A-list entertainment and great dining this summer
(New York) -- Here’s a sure bet for a great time this summer. Head to one of the area’s casinos, which showcase great dining, A-list entertainment, splashy...
article Seminole Tribe of Florida and Seminole Gaming Respond to Moody's Upgrades, Fitch Affirmation and New Ratings
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida and Seminole Gaming today responded to news from Moody's Investors Service that it has upgraded the Tribe's existing...

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