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Alabama-Coushatta Tribe

article Lawmaker proposes bill that could keep local bingo hall open
(Texas) -- A week after a federal judge ruled the Alabama-Coushatta must shut down their gambling operations, U.S. Rep. Brian Babin introduced legislation that would...
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California Gaming

article BLOG: California Online Poker Hinges on NJ Sports Betting Case
(California) -- Online poker legislation in California may have failed to gain any traction over the past decade, but at least in the past lawmakers have made an effort...
article California Won't Consider Online Poker In 2018
(California) -- For the first time in a decade, the Golden State won’t be home to an online poker debate. Per Online Poker Report, no bill is expected to be pushed...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Connecticut Gaming

article Connecticut Lawmakers Call For Investigation Into Stalled Casino Deal
(Connecticut) -- Members of Connecticut’s U.S. congressional delegation are calling for an investigation into the Department of the Interior over a decision on a...
article First Glimpse At Design For East Windsor Casino Includes 5-Story Parking Garage
(Connecticut) -- The casino planned for East Windsor would be built with a one-story gambling venue and a five-level, 1,800-space parking garage at the site of a vacant...
article Lawmakers seek probe on indecision of CT gaming pact amendment
(Connecticut) -- U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy of Connecticut have called on the Office of the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of the Interior...
article Connecticut Lays the Foundations of Online Gambling Expansion
(Connecticut) -- The state of Connecticut could soon be eyeing the addition of online gambling to its existing industry. Recently, the hotel and casino complex Foxwoods...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

DOI

article Interior Secretary Vents Frustration Over Delay On Indian Gaming Nominee [sub req]
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Tuesday vented his frustration over how long it is taking to confirm President Trump’s...
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Foxwoods

article Foxwoods' Jan. slot revenue dips
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino said Wednesday its slot revenue declined in the month of January. For the month, Mashantucket Pequot tribal casino operators...
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Graton Rancheria

article Rohnert Park directs new casino funds to path upgrades, city reserves, efforts to aid elderly and disabled
(California) -- After years of deferring major work on its creek pathways, Rohnert Park plans to spend a good chunk of $1.4 million in new funding to revitalize its 15-...
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Hard Rock

article Wes Studi talks acting and gambling at Seminole Hard Rock
(Florida) -- “My life is a gamble,” says actor Wes Studi, who stars in “Hostiles,” which is currently playing in theaters. He and other Native...
article Spring RunGood poker festival completes first stop in Tulsa
(Oklahoma) -- Stage one of the spring RunGood Poker Series is a wrap. The six-day festival wound down last Sunday at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a $675...
article Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi announces opening of Robo Bar, a robotic experience
(Mississippi) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi is adding yet another cutting-edge establishment to their already exciting list of venues. Robo Bar, a robotic bar...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Casino hotel expansion looks to boost area economy
(Wisconsin) -- A hotel expansion in our area hopes to increase tourism for the surrounding community. Ho-Chunk Gaming Black River Falls held a grand opening Wednesday...
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Jamul Casino

article LET THE IDIOT SPEAK: More on the casino in Jamul
(California) -- As I was reading the article about the Jamul Indian Village, I had to contain my disgust at the statement that Erica Pinto has an “overwhelming...
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Keweenaw Bay Tribe

article 355 jobs in the Upper Peninsula
(Michigan) -- The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) is undertaking a major expansion of its Marquette Ojibwa Casino facility located just south of M-28 in Chocolay...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article 10 things to do for Valentine's Day at the Seminole Hard Rock (that don't involve gambling)
(Florida) -- If you want to avoid the throngs of people who are at every intimately-lit steakhouse/Italian restaurant/romantic hotel tonight, flip the holiday. Earlier...
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Mohegan Sun

article Self-Exclusion List Violations Remain A Small But Persistent Problem For PA Land-Based Casinos
(Pennsylvania) -- Downs Racing, LP – the operator of Mohegan Sun Pocono – has received a $7,500 fine by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for violating...
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Patchak Decision

article LEGAL BLOG: Is the Federal Judiciary Independent of Congress?
(Washington D.C.) -- Can Congress command a federal court to rule in favor of a particular party in a pending case? The answer to this seemingly simple question is...
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Seminole Tribe

article Florida lawmakers scurry to renew Seminole gaming compact as deadlines near
(Florida) -- Give contending constituencies a piece of the pie and maybe things will work out. The Florida Senate is gambling on that strategy as lawmakers negotiate a...
article Seminoles Expected to Offer Compact Proposal Before End of Week
(Florida) -- Florida lawmakers have been locked in negotiations with the powerful Seminole tribal operator this week, as they try to thrash out a new gaming compact.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article BLOG: MLB Pushes New Sports Betting Bill That Gives A Lot Of Money And Power To… MLB
(USA) -- The sports betting lobbying push from Major League Baseball and the NBA kicked into high gear in a new state, as the former has drafted a bill in Missouri with...
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Other News

article Big Sean Announces Mohegan Date; Thirty Seconds To Mars To Play Xfinity
(Connecticut) -- Big Sean ($39-$49) performs at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on May 19, with Playboi Carti, Shy Glizzy and GASHI opening, followed by Vance Joy ($40-$...

2/13/2018

article Connecticut lawmakers seek investigation of casino lobbying
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut's U.S. senators and two of its congressmen asked Monday that the inspector general of the Department of the Interior investigate the...
article BLOG: Is Foxwoods’ New Partnership A Sign That Online Gambling Is Coming To Connecticut?
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino recently announced a partnership with PariPlay that lays the groundwork for on-premises, real-money online gambling. “...
article Tribe, Legislative leaders huddle on gambling
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe could deal its opening bid before the end of the week as negotiations heat up with the state about a 20-year gambling pact, according to...
article California Online Poker Legalization Effort Appears To Be Dead Before It Even Begins In 2018
(California) -- For the first time in more than a decade, California will not be considering an online poker bill in 2018. However, online poker may be tied with sports...
article REVIEW: San Diego splendor at Viejas Casino
(California) -- Located 25 miles east of San Diego, Viejas Casino & Resort offers guests modern amenities, streamlined design and a handcrafted, boutique feel. With...
article Event center coming to ilani this spring
(Washington) -- The first expansion of ilani Casino Resort is set for April as its Meeting and Entertainment Center is scheduled to open just in time for the casino...
article Mazatzal Hotel & Casino donates nearly $25,000
(Arizona) -- After a quarter of a century in business, Mazatzal Hotel & Casino is still going strong. That was clear when the Tonto Apache Tribe that runs the...
article Gaming Industry Opposes Plan to Revive Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository
(Washington D.C.) -- American Gaming Association (AGA) Vice President of Government Relations Chris Cylke released the following statement in response to the...
press release Indian Country Joins the United Kingdom Furthering Economic Diversification Beyond Gaming Discussions
(London) -- NIGA Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr., joins the Baroness of Winterbourne Emma Nicholson and Tribal Leaders in the British Parliament to explore opportunities for...
press release Indian Gaming Represented at International Casino Exhibition in London
(London) -- The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) joined forces with the American Gaming Association (AGA), at International Casinos Exhibition (ICE) Totally...
article Online gambling wagers to eclipse $1 trillion by 2022
(Worldwide) -- New data from Juniper Research has found that a combination of increased uptake in digital products, coupled with new, positive regulation, will drive a...

2/12/2018

article As States Gear Up For Sports Betting, California Tribes Stay On Sideline [sub req]
(California) -- The more remote location of many tribal casinos in California may leave politically powerful tribes reluctant to support a complex initiative to legalize...
article KEEL: The Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act: Simple parity for Indian tribes
(Washington D.C.) -- It should not surprise people to hear that in matters impacting the welfare of tribal governments and Native people, Indian Country takes the long...
article Tribes Take Shots At California Cardrooms, Regulators At Conference About Sports Betting, Expanded Gaming
(California) -- American Indian tribes meeting last week in Southern California say they are “fed up” with what they perceive to be the state’s...
article A federal appeals court has struck part of an Oklahoma law governing gaming compacts with tribes
(Oklahoma) -- A panel of judges for the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this week an arbitration clause that's part of a model gaming compact between...
article Double or nothing? Senate gambling bill clears latest panel
(Florida) -- Sen. Travis Hutson says he believes “there’s a way for us to get there” when asked about gambling legislation finally passing the...
article Timbisha Shoshone Tribe refutes rumors of marijuana at casino
(California) -- The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe will not engage in "any " marijuana activities at the site of its proposed casino in California, Chairman George Gholson said...
article 9th Circ. Judge: Tribe ‘Did Nothing’ To Stop Rival Casino [sub req]
(California) -- During a hearing Monday, a Ninth Circuit judge asked whether the Cachil DeHe Band of Wintun Indians of the Colusa Indian Community waived its right to...
article RADIO: Connecticut's Casino Drama Continues As Some Lawmakers Push New Bill
(Connecticut) -- Who should be able to build casinos in Connecticut? Plans by the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to build a third gaming facility in East Windsor...
article Report shows Four Winds South Bend casino opening had little impact on Northwest Indiana
(Indiana) -- According to the monthly revenues report released by the Indiana Gaming Commission for January, Northwest Indiana's five casinos collectively took in a...
article Pascua Yaqui Tribe prepares citizens for top position at casino
(Arizona) -- The Pascua Yaqui Tribe plans to promote one of its own to the top casino management job. Five tribal citizens are taking part in the Tribal Succession...
article Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino gearing up for world record attempt
(New York) -- The Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino has begun teasing what it hopes will be a world-record breaking gathering this summer. Nadine DiStefano, the casino...
article Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra to play classics in 5 shows at Foxwoods, starting Feb. 17
(Connecticut) -- To measure President and CEO Felix Rappaport’s impact on Foxwoods Resort Casino, you need only ponder the deals he’s cut in recent years...
article Man shot and killed at Grant Travel Plaza
(Oklahoma) -- According to law enforcement, a Texas man was shot dead Sunday night at the travel plaza of the Choctaw Casino Resort. A confrontation between a patron an...

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