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Mashpee Wampanoag

article Tribe Appeal Pushed Back
(Massachusetts) -- A US Court of Appeals First Circuit judge agreed this week to extend the opening of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s pending appeal regarding its...
article BCC ups the ante with new casino management program
(Massachusetts) -- With three new casinos set to open in Massachusetts, Bristol Community College is now offering hands-on training for students hoping to break into...
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Minnesota Gaming

article Mystic Lake Casino Hotel to become second largest in Minneapolis, St. Paul area
(Minnesota) -- Mystic Lake Casino Hotel will soon put Prior Lake on the map in a big way. The hotel is undergoing a large expansion that would make it the second-largest...
1 Article on this Issue

Pechanga Casino

article Bingo! $10,000 Pechanga Prize Goes To Birthday Girl
(California) -- An Oceanside woman who stopped by the Temecula Valley to hit up Bingo on her birthday at Pechanga is now $10,000 richer. Catherine Sarnecky headed into...
1 Article on this Issue

Quinault Indian Nation

article 12th Man Superfans take over Quinault Beach Resort and Casino
(Washington) -- Seahawks fans are known nationwide for being loud and proud. So much so that the powerful Beast Quake measured on the Richter Scale.
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Skill-Based Gaming

article Skill-Based Slots Expand Into Indian Casinos [sub req'd]
(Oklahoma) -- Native American casinos in Oklahoma and other major tribal gaming states are joining commercial operators in testing demand for next-generation slot...
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Wampanoag Aquinnah

article Tribe vows to continue to fight for bingo hall
(Massachusetts) -- The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) is vowing to continue to fight for its homelands after the town, state and a community group filed...
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Other News

article Three Rivers Casino terminates top management
(Oregon) -- Three top employees of Three Rivers Casino Resort were fired on Wednesday, Aug. 9, including casino Chief Operating Officer Michael Rose, Assistant General...
article Outfitters' export permits, gaming profits remain issues for First Nations as Wall resigns
(Saskatchewan) -- When Bobby Cameron reflected on Premier Brad Wall’s announcement of his plan to leave politics, the chief of the Federation of Sovereign...

8/10/2017

article NIGA clarifies sportsbetting position after joining advocacy group
(Washington D.C.) -- After last week announcing that it had become a member of the American Sports Betting Coalition, the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has...
article California Gaming Industry Contemplating Limited Sports-Betting Launch (sub req)
(California) -- Members of California’s expansive gambling industry have only just begun to stake out their positions on sports betting, but a nascent point of...
article Complaint Filed in Federal Court in Washington D.C. Against U.S. Dept. of Interior over Proposed Elk Grove Casin
(California) -- An amended complaint was filed this morning in U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. by Stand Up For California (SUFC) against the U.S. Department of...
article OP/ED: With this bill, casino will be a jackpot for Elk Grove, Wilton Rancheria tribe
(California) -- The Wilton Rancheria Tribe of Mewok People have traveled a long, hard road – a dramatic testament to their determination and will. Many of the...
article Some gaming to remain at Greyhound Park as live racing ends
(Florida) -- Just days before a celebration to mark the 44th anniversary of its opening, owners of Mobile Greyhound Park announced the end of live greyhound racing at...
article NIGC issues letter to Kialegee regarding facility in Broken Arrow
(Oklahoma) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission issued a letter to Kialegee Tribal Town King Jeremiah Hobia stating the parcel owned by Bim Stephen Bruner is not...
article Florida casinos performing very nicely for Seminole Hard Rock group
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock group’s Florida casino portfolio garnered $2.3 billion in the 2015-16 period, reports the Miami Herald, marking a significant...
article Municipalities upstate feel the pinch as Senecas end casino payments
(New York) -- Counties across nearly one-third of upstate as well as cities and school districts from Niagara Falls to Salamanca are financial losers in the battle...
article New York and Senecas, far from revenue agreement
(New York) -- The Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, and the President of Seneca Nation Todd Gates were supposed to meet on Tuesday to discuss casino revenue in the...
article NY’s new casino owners say competition is tough
(New York) -- Open for less than a year, upstate New York’s three new state-licensed casinos are already predicting trouble ahead. “The party is over,...
article So far, Upstate NY's new casinos are falling far short of revenue forecasts
(New York) -- In a market one casino operator calls "totally saturated," the revenues at Upstate New York's three new "Vegas-style" gambling...
article A day at Muckleshoot Casino
(Washington) -- My friend, Amos, Dhairya, and I had been planning to head to Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn to check out their new VRcade. Muckleshoot partnered with VR...
article Pechanga Hosting Another Large Job Fair This Month, Hundreds Expected
(California) -- Pechanga Resort & Casino is well into its hiring spree for hundreds of new employees as they ready to open their $285 million expansion project. The...
article Lehigh Acres man accused of stealing $18K from Seminole Casino while working on slot machines
(Florida) -- A Lehigh Acres man was arrested Wednesday after officers said he stole close to $18,000 from the Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee while working there as a...
article Two men plead guilty in blackjack scam of $10,000 at northeast SD casino
(South Dakota) -- Two more men have pleaded guilty to a blackjack table cheating conspiracy at the Dakota Sioux Casino near Watertown in northeast South Dakota. Lito...
article Former Winnebago tribal council member gets probation for casino theft
(Iowa) -- A former council member for the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska who’d pleaded guilty to stealing from the tribe’s casino in Iowa has been given five...
article Economy Watch: Planning Velocity for Nonresidential Projects Slips in July
(USA) -- The drop in Dodge Data & Analytics' Dodge Momentum Index for the month was due to a 6.6 percent decline in the institutional component, while the...

8/9/2017

article Lawsuit alleging Chukchansi owes gaming group $21 million dismissed from federal court
(California) -- A $21 million lawsuit from a group that claims it was instrumental in getting the doors of Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino reopened in 2015 has been...
article Court: Lewis Tein Can't Sue Miccosukee Tribe (sub req.)
(Florida) -- The Miccosukee tribe won an appeal Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by its former law firm, which accused the tribe of almost driving it out of business. The...
article Miccosukee Tribe can’t be sued by former lawyers, appeals courts rules in bitter legal battle
(Florida) -- Because it is a sovereign nation, the Miccosukee Tribe is immune from a lawsuit filed by its former lawyers, a Miami appeals court ruled on Wednesday. The...
article Clark County warns marijuana companies about ads for events
(Nevada) -- Clark County issued a stern message to Southern Nevada marijuana businesses: Stop advertising stoned yoga, or we’ll yank your license to sell weed. In...
article Florida Seminole Casinos Generating Massive Revenues for Tribe
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe is generating billions of dollars in gaming revenue from its seven casinos in Florida, and by carefully examining revenue sharing...
article Gambling scorecard: Seminole Hard Rock collects $579 million, versus $578 million for the eight Florida racetrack casinos
(Las Vegas) -- South Florida racetrack casino owners merely shake their head when they asked how they can compete with the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in...
article Seminole Hard Rock monster earner; collects more than South Florida’s 8 racetrack casinos combined
(Florida) -- To say that the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, is a money maker would be an understatement. Even amid flattened buildings and construction...
article Seneca president to meet with governor over casino revenue
(New York) -- Seneca President Todd Gates said he expects to meet with Gov. Andrew Cuomo later this month on the issue of casino payments. The two leaders had...
article Pojoaque Pueblo tribe and state of New Mexico reach new casino agreement
(New Mexico) -- Leaders of the Pojoaque Pueblo tribe have recently agreed on a new gambling arrangement with the state of New Mexico. This comes after years of...
article In A Big Year, DJ Khaled Stops At Mohegan
(Connecticut) -- DJ Khaled's collaboration with Rihanna, "Wild Thoughts," released in mid-June, could be the slow-burn tune of late-summer 2017. It's a...
article New Hires Roundup: Four Female Executives Named to Lead Tribal Enterprises & Casinos
(New York) -- Business and gaming industry veterans were appointed to top-level positions at tribally owned enterprises and casinos this year for both their experience...
article Car Thief Crashes Near Balboa Park After 30-Minute Chase
(California) -- An auto theft suspect led authorities on a roughly 30-minute road chase from the East County to the outskirts of Balboa Park Wednesday before causing a...

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