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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...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

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...

6/18/2017

article Leadership and citizenship feud results in closure of Nooksack Tribe casino
(Washington) -- For the second time in less than two years, employees of a casino owned and operated by the Nooksack Indian Tribe are jobless without having been given...
article Greyhound races are a thing of the past. Except in Florida.
(Florida) -- During the third race on a recent sweltering Sunday at the Palm Beach Kennel Club, a sleek black greyhound named Atascocita Laden broke from the pack early...
article Lawyers to face off in hearing over ‘pre-reveal’ games
(Florida) -- Lawyers for the Seminole Tribe of Florida and companies behind what are known as “pre-reveal” games—a name they apparently disdain—...
article Muscogee (Creek) Nation warns Red Creek officials of repercussions of 'unlicensed' gaming; officials deny wrongdoing
(Oklahoma) -- Recent inquiries into slot machines and other casino-related equipment by representatives of a restaurant set to open soon on tribal land in Broken Arrow...
article Lawmakers mull adding online poker to state's array of gaming options
(New York) -- Has New York hit a saturation point when it comes to venues for gambling? That question has surfaced at the statehouse where some lawmakers are pushing to...
article New York Online Poker Bill Will Most Likely Be Shelved In 2017
(New York) -- The online poker community in New York was optimistic about the state’s push to legalize online poker after the New York senate passed an online...
article 2 harness track racinos look to state for relief
(New York) -- Two harness racing tracks that host electronic casino operations are looking to the state for help amid increased competition from the proliferation of...
article KBIC updates details of casino expansion in MI Upper Peninsula
(Michigan) -- Construction on the $33.5 million expansion at the Marquette Ojibwa II Casino located in Chocolay Township on M-28 in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (U.P...
article Kyle Larson uses late race dramatics to win FireKeepers Casino 400
(Michigan) -- Kyle Larson made the perfect restart when it mattered the most to win the FireKeepers Casino 400. It marked his second consecutive victory at Michigan...
article Wallenda to discuss hanging by teeth over Niagara Falls
(New York) -- After weeks of preparation and days of local media buildup, Erendira Wallenda finally took her flight over Niagara Falls Thursday morning. The stunt came...
article Classic cars kick off Barrett Jackson auction at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- It was a smooth ride for 68-year-old Tom Becker until he pulled into a parking lot at Mohegan Sun early Saturday evening. After nearly 200 miles and...

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.

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