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Indian Gaming

Alabama Gaming

article AG Marshall files civil lawsuits to combat illegal gambling
(Alabama) -- Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced Oct. 4 that he is pursuing legal action against casinos in five counties where illegal slot machines...
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Card Clubs

article Members of La Center City Council asked to cut tax in half for final three months of 2017
(California) -- The owners of the two remaining card rooms in La Center have asked the city of La Center for a temporary reduction in the gambling taxes they pay to the...
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eSports

article Prairie nerds: Osage Casino presenting eSports tournaments at XPO Game Festival
(Oklahoma) -- An expanded lineup of attractions and entertainment will be available in the second year of the XPO Game Festival. VisitTulsa announced that XPO, which...
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Florida Gaming

article Disney Wants Voters, Not Politicians, in Charge of Casino Expansion in Florida
(Florida) -- Disney, Florida’s largest employer, is leading the campaign effort to strip state legislators from having the power to decide whether to expand casino...
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Gun Lake

article Hopkins declines to join neighbors in supporting casino in high court case
(Michigan) -- The Hopkins Township Board has voted down a resolution to lend its support to an amicus brief filed with the United States Supreme Court in support of the...
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Iowa Gaming

article With future generations in mind, Iowa's Meskwaki tribe looks to diversify business profile
(Iowa) -- The Meskwaki Nation has long been known for its marquee casino and bingo hall. Now, 25 years after the casino opened, the tribe is expanding its business...
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Iowa Tribe

press release Tribe Moves Forward with Online Casino
(Oklahoma) -- Noel Lee, Chairman of Monster Products Worldwide, announced that the company's Monster Technology Group has purchased the online gaming assets of Miami...
article Audio tech firm Monster acquires PokerTribe.com software assets
(Oklahoma) -- A subsidiary of audio electronics firm Monster Inc has been revealed as the new owner of the software powering the nascent PokerTribe.com online gambling...
article Legal online gambling to return to the US, report says
(New York) -- A new report says legal online gambling may be coming back to the U.S., not from an casino magnate such as Steve Wynn or Sheldon Adelson, but rather a...
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Jamestown S’Klallam

article Jamestown Tribe close to breaking ground on new resort
(Washington) -- After years of anticipation, it looks like the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is close to breaking ground on their proposed hotel resort next to the 7...
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Pala Tribe

article Pala Casino Spa & Resort to break ground on $170 million expansion project
(California) -- Pala Casino Spa & Resort will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 10 a.m., Tuesday, October 17, to honor the commencement of the resort’s $170...
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Soboba Band

article He builds million-dollar Coachella Valley homes. But contractors say they were never paid for their work.
(California) -- A high-profile Coachella Valley home builder is facing four separate lawsuits from subcontractors who say they were never paid for their work and are...
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South Dakota Gaming

article Bettor Racing Loses Spat with NIGC and Tribal Casino, Goes into Liquidation
(South Dakota) -- Bettor Racing Inc, the South-Dakota-based advance deposit wagering (AWD) and off-track betting operator, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy (...
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Tribal Taxation

article Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe Receives Partial Victory in South Dakota Tax Case
(South Dakota) -- In a recent case before the U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe v. Gerlach, Case No. 14-4171 (D.S.D....
article Pa. Appeals Court Rejects Tribal Gaming Co.’s Tax Arguments (sub req)
(New York) -- A Pennsylvania appellate court Thursday stood by a panel’s decision that held the commonwealth’s tax authority was correct to find a tribal-...
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Other News

article Little Creek Casino unveils revamped hotel tower
(Washington) -- Little Creek Casino Resort, Western Washington's best for everyday escape, recently unveiled its newly renovated hotel tower, providing guests with...
article Squaxin Island Tribe holds grand opening for remodeled hotel tower at casino
(Washington) -- The Squaxin Island Tribe recently completed a hotel renovation at its casino in Washington. The tribe redid all 90 rooms in the hotel tower at the Little...
article $7M upgrade at ‘here to stay’ Casino Niagara
(Ontario) -- A $7-million upgrade to Casino Niagara expected to be completed by mid November is another example the facility — which originally was meant to be...
article Dustin Lynch to perform at 4 Bears Casino
(North Dakota) -- Dustin Lynch will take the stage to perform his biggest hits, including “Cowboys and Angels,” “Where It’s At (Yep, Yep)”...
article Man shot, killed by Thurston County deputy outside casino
(Washington) -- Thurston County deputies are investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday night in Rochester. The shooting happened at the...

10/11/2017

article Gun Lake Tribe shares oral arguments with Trump team in Supreme Court case
(Washington D.C.) -- Things are shaping as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares for its first Indian law case of the term. Oral arguments in Patchak v. Zinke take place on...
article State, Osage Nation at odds
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma may have another water rights dispute on its hands. Last month, the Osage Nation Environmental and Natural Resources Department issued its first...
article MORON ALERT: Legal online gambling is returning to the U.S., if Monster plays its cards right
(USA) -- Gambling is a fantastically, astonishingly lucrative market, yet online gambling is more or less illegal in the United States, despite the popularity of...
article CHAIRMAN HITCHCOCK: Sets the Record Straight—Again—on Resort & Casino Project
(California) -- As Wilton Rancheria’s resort and casino project continues to make progress, elkgrovenews.net’s apparent determination to publish specious...
article Pechanga offers free styles to those donating hair for cancer survivors
(California) -- During the month of October Pechanga Resort & Casino is offering a free cut and style to anyone donating eight inches of hair or more to help breast...
article Taunton City Council extends emergency services agreement with tribe
(Massachusetts) -- The 151-acre site of the stalled Mashpee Wampanoag resort casino project in East Taunton will continue to be accessible to police, fire and emergency...
article Jamestown Tribe targets 2020 for hotel tower; full resort plans taking shape in Blyn
(Washington) -- The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is moving forward with its long-proposed resort and anticipates having the first of three hotel towers finished...
article Demand For Skill-Based Slots Outstrips Supply, Executives Say [sub req]
(Las Vegas) -- Whether you call it skill-based gaming or video game gambling, three executives agreed during the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) last week that casino demand...
article Ask the Slot Expert: Are there rules for minimum paybacks for the slots in Indian casinos?
(USA) -- A few weeks ago a reader asked for a recommendation for a video poker app for iOS. Being a Windows/Android guy, I was of no help. A reader who uses Apple...
article Prairie nerds: Osage Casino presenting eSports tournaments at XPO Game Festival
(Oklahoma) -- An expanded lineup of attractions and entertainment will be available in the second year of the XPO Game Festival. VisitTulsa announced that XPO, which...
article Lewis County to Investigate Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting at Lucky Eagle
(Washington) -- The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office will lead a regional team of law enforcement agencies in the investigation of a fatal officer-involved shooting...
article Man with gun shot and killed by sheriff’s deputy in casino parking lot
(Washington) -- A man was shot and killed by a Thurston County Sheriff’s deputy Tuesday night at the Lucky Eagle Casino in Rochester, according to statement...
article Talking Stick Resort to host inaugural esports tournament
(Arizona) -- Talking Stick Resort, already first in gaming, entertainment and hospitality, is coming to market with a new first: esports. On Saturday, 21 October, the...
article Pala Casino to break ground on expansion project
(California) -- Pala Casino Spa and Resort will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 10 a.m., Tuesday, 17 October to honor the commencement of the resort's $170 million...

10/10/2017

article Supreme Court asked to resolve dispute
(Washington D.C.) -- The nation's highest court has been asked to resolve a dispute regarding a tribal gambling rule that impacts southeast Kansas. The state and...
article Indiana’s First Tribal Casino ‘An Unparalleled Threat’ To Commercial Operators [sub req]
(Indiana) -- When the Four Winds South Bend opens its doors in January it will become Indiana’s first tribal casino, but gaming advocates believe the Class II...
article South Dakota’s Bettor Racing Inc files for bankruptcy
(South Dakota) -- The owner of a South Dakota telephone race betting business is reassuring his customers that they’ll be made whole despite the firm filing for...
article BLOG: Online Gambling, Esports Part Of Industry Panel’s Casinos Of The Future
(Las Vegas) -- Long chided for lagging behind other industries in innovation, three heavyweights of the casino gaming space recently stook a proactive step forward.
article G2E offered look at casino games, eSports of future
(Las Vegas) -- While the recently concluded G2E conference expectedly spent material time on the subjects of potential unfettered sports betting, the opportunities for...
article RUDDOCK: View From The Floor: Cutting Edge Gaming Products On Display At G2E 2017
(Las Vegas) -- Another Global Gaming Expo is in the books, and for the first time since I started attending some four years ago, I decided to spend the bulk of my time...
article DOI, Calif. Tribe Urge End To Group's Anti-Casino Suit [sub req]
(California) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior and a California tribe doubled down on quick-win requests in litigation challenging an off-reservation casino,...
article Casinos Facing Continuing Threat From Data Breaches
(Las Vegas) -- Growing cybersecurity risks mean gambling companies must be prepared for how to respond to a data breach and be ready to navigate the patchwork of state...
article Graton casino suffers “data breach”
(California) -- A spokeswoman for the Graton Resort and Casino revealed earlier this week that an undisclosed number of patrons at the facility were being notified by...
article Our Voice: Agua Caliente reveal part of downtown vision as ‘big tower' decision looms
(California) -- Palm Springs residents are getting a gift from the city’s largest landowner. The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians announced this past weekend...
article Letter: State dropped the ball on Seneca gaming pact
(New York) -- How can The News editorial board leave out the specific language and facts of the Seneca gaming compact when discussing this issue? It clearly says the...
article Man shot by Thurston County deputy outside casino
(Washington) -- Thurston County deputies are investigating an officer-involved shooting Tuesday night in Rochester. The shooting happened at the parking lot of the Lucky...
press release Soboba Casino Wins Best of SoCal for Second Year in a Row
(California) -- Each year “The Southern California Gaming Guide” requests that its readers participate in their annual “Reader's Choice Awards...

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