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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...
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...

10/10/2017

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...

10/9/2017

article US Supreme Court confirms PASPA review date
(Washington D.C.) -- The US Supreme Court has revealed that it will hear the appeal of New Jersey officials against the validity of the 1992 Professional and Amateur...
article Why Sports Betting May Not Make Business Sense For Many Tribal Casinos
(Washington D.C.) -- The diversity of the nation’s American Indian casino markets, regulatory issues and low profit margins would likely limit sports betting to...
article Connecticut to legalise sports betting
(Connecticut) -- The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992 could soon be struck down by the US Supreme Court after New Jersey challenged the...
article Michigan Lawmaker Wants Online Gambling Bill Through House By Thanksgiving
(Michigan) -- State Rep. Brandt Iden wants Michiganders to go to sleep Nov. 23 with bellies full of turkey and happy thoughts about the future prospects of online...
article Osage Nation battles AG's office over water rights
(Oklahoma) -- Geoffrey Standing Bear, chief of the Osage Nation, has been fighting the same battle in different arenas for three decades, carrying on a tradition of...
article G2E: Gravitas and Innovation
(Las Vegas) -- Last week’s mass shooting in Las Vegas occurred the night before the opening of Global Gaming Expo (G2E). While the crime cast a pall over all Las...
article South Dakota-Based Bet Rebate Company Files For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
(South Dakota) -- A South Dakota-based telephone wagering and off-track betting company catering to high-end horseplayers seeking rebates has filed for Chapter 7...
article Downstream Resort and Casino Explains Security Plans to Ensure Safety to Guests
(Oklahoma) -- Bill Goodwin, Downstream Casino Director of Security says, "We start weeks sometimes months in advance of a particular event." John Berrey,...
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 Guestrooms at Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino to see $3m upgrade
(Arizona) -- In Arizona, the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino’s 242 guest rooms are reportedly in the midst of a $3 million upgrade. The project began in July...
article Are skill-based video game-style slots here to stay at casinos? Industry experts have their say
(Las Vegas) -- As the casino showcase the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) wrapped up in Las Vegas for another year last week, many companies debuted new skill-based games, as...
article Potawatomi tribe buys naming rights to streetcar
(Wisconsin) -- Milwaukee's streetcar system will be known as The Hop, presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino thanks to a 12-year, $10-million deal. Mayor Tom...
article Joan Baez now rises up painting her heroes
(California) -- On the eve of the 2016 election, Joan Baez wore a “Nasty Man Trump” T-shirt, and her band wore “Bad Hombres” hats to close a...
article Wind River Casino wins HR award
(Wyoming) -- The Wind River Hotel and Casino won an award from the National Native American Human Resources Association at their annual conference held in Cherokee,...

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