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article MGM Resorts Connecticut Satellite Casino Opening Its Doors.
(Connecticut) -- The East Windsor Satellite Casino in Connecticut isn’t scheduled to open until the later part of 2019, and MGM Resorts couldn’t be happier!...
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Florida Gaming

article Lawmakers revive gambling talks with proposal to allow slot machines in more counties
(Florida) -- With time running out on the annual legislative session, the Florida House ended the stalemate on a gaming bill late Thursday, offering to allow three...
article Florida Parimutuels Plan to Match Seminole Cash in Slots Deal with State
(Florida) -- A consortium of Florida parimutuels is seeking to challenge the Seminoles tribe’s stranglehold on casino gaming in the state by offering lawmakers the...
article House makes modest offer toward gambling compromise
(Florida) -- The House’s first stab on comprehensive gambling legislation this year includes a spartan offer to the Senate of only three new slot machine licenses...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Hard Rock Casino Ottawa Sparks Traffic Concerns Among Locals
(Ottawa) -- In May last year, Hard Rock International announced that it is to partner with the Rideau Carleton on a new $320-million expansion of the existing raceway....
article Traffic worries dominate casino open house
(Ottawa) -- People living near Ottawa's Rideau Carleton Raceway worry a planned casino expansion will further snarl traffic in the area. Dozens of people attended an...
article Shawn Wayans, Tommy Davidson, David Alan Grier bring 'Off Color Comedy' to Hard Rock Live
(Ohio) -- In Living Color was a cultural phenomenon when it debuted on Fox in 1990. It was a bold, raw, raucous laugh fest with a majority black cast and a distinctive...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun promotes Narragansett Tribal Member to VP of New Markets
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun announced Thursday morning it has promoted Narragansett Tribal Member Randy Noka to VP of New Markets, according to a press release.
article Mohegan Sun names VP of new markets
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun recently named Narragansett tribal member Randy Noka as vice president of new markets. In this role he will lead a group focused on...
press release Mohegan Sun promotes Randy Noka to Vice President of New Markets
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun, located in Uncasville, Connecticut, and one of the largest entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the U.S., recently...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Pechanga Casino

article Pechanga celebrates $300 million resort expansion
(California) -- The Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians celebrated the official grand opening of Pechanga Resort and Casino’s $300 million resort expansion last week...
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Poarch Creek

article Alabama-based Indian Tribe to Purchase Sands Bethlehem for $1.3 Billion
(Pennsylvania) -- Las Vegas Sands announced an agreement Thursday to sell its Bethlehem property to Wind Creek Hospitality, the gaming and entertainment wing of the...
article Las Vegas Sands selling Bethlehem casino for $1.3 billion
(Pennsylvania) -- Las Vegas Sands Corp. plans to sell it's Bethlehem casino to Wind Creek Hospitality, an affiliate of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama,...
article Las Vegas Sands Sells Casino in Pennsylvania for $1.3 Billion
(Pennsylvania) -- Las Vegas Sands Corp. has sold its casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, for $1.3 billion, almost a year after a potential deal with MGM Resorts...
article Sands Bethlehem casino to be sold to Alabama Indian tribe for $1.3 billion
(Pennsylvania) -- Las Vegas Sands Corp. has reached a definitive agreement to sell its Bethlehem casino to an Indian tribe from Alabama. It’s a move that would...
article Sands Bethlehem in Pennsylvania Sold to Alabama Tribe for $1.3 Billion
(Pennsylvania) -- Sands Bethlehem casino resort in Eastern Pennsylvania is set to be sold for $1.3 billion to the Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama. The tribe...
article Sands Selling Bethlehem Casino To Unlikely Buyer For $1.3 Billion
(Pennsylvania) -- This time last year, the word on the street was that MGM Resorts International planned on buying Sands Bethlehem Casino. Given how eager MGM was to get...
article Bethlehem mayor on casino sale: Las Vegas Sands will be missed
(Pennsylvania) -- Bob Donchez has never heard of the group that's buying the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, but knows the group that's selling it quite well. Las...
article Standard investigation to occur as Sands Casino set to be sold
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board will launch a change of control investigation following the announcement of sale for the Sands Casino Resort...
article The Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem: A brief history
(Pennsylvania) -- Nine million people visit the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in South Bethlehem every year, with its 3,000 slot machines, 230 table games, 300-room...
article What casino sale to Indian tribe means for Bethlehem Steel land (MAP)
(Pennsylvania) -- Las Vegas Sands Corp. made a deal with Bethlehem nine years ago that involved something far more significant than any denomination of poker chips.
article Who's the Indian tribe buying the Sands Bethlehem casino?
(Pennsylvania) -- It’s more than a thousand-mile drive from South Bethlehem to Exit 54 on Interstate 65, just across the border from the Florida Panhandle’s...
11 Total Articles on this Issue

Snoqualmie Tribe

article Snoqualmie Casino unveils stunning features on new Mist Bar
(Washington) -- Snoqualmie Casino hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the grand re-opening of the popular and visually captivating Mist Bar on Friday, March...
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Tulalip Tribe

press release Tulalip Resort Casino, Quil Ceda Creek Casino and Tulalip Bingo and Slots Will Make Customers' Lives Easier With ONE Card
(Washington) -- Tulalip Resort Casino, Quil Ceda Creek Casino, and Tulalip Bingo and Slots have joined forces to present the only multi-property Players Club existing in...
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Wilton Rancheria

article Struggles and triumph on the long road back
(California) -- Raymond Hitchcock, Chairman of the Wilton Rancheria tribe of California talks to Gambling Insider about the tribe’s journey back from the brink of...
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Other News

press release Authentic Gaming Signs Global Partnership with Betsson Group
(USA) -- Some sizeable industry news this week, as Betsson has signed a major partnership with Authentic Gaming, agreeing to carry Authentic’s entire existing...
press release Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Welcomes Global Audience to its 18th Annual North American Regulators Roundtable
(Las Vegas) -- More than 225 attendees from across the country and around the world converged at the iconic Luxor Las Vegas on March 7th for the first day of Gaming...
press release Barona Resort & Casino Says "Welcome Home" to Diamond Club Barona Members with $100 Cash on Monday, March 12
(California) -- Barona Resort & Casino is giving its loyal Diamond Club Barona members $100 in cash just for visiting the casino all day long on Monday, March 12.

3/7/2018

article Timbisha Shoshone Tribe faces attack from anti-Indian gaming group
(California) -- Despite winning local support for a casino in California , the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe is battling a new rival, one that has tied up gaming projects with...
article California tribe pays sky-high yield on casino bond
(California) -- A Native American tribe in California has agreed to pay one of the highest interest rates ever seen on a junk bond since the financial crash to finance a...
article South Dakota V. Wayfair: NCAI And South Dakota Tribes File Amicus Brief On Tribal Tax Authority For Online Sales
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and South Dakota Tribal Nations today filed an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court in South...
article River of Time launches new tour focusing on Yavapai Nation
(Arizona) -- Frequently the late Dr. Clinton Pattea, Yavapai Nation President, would jokingly refer to the town of Fountain Hills as a suburb of his people’s land...
article Hard Rock International lays off 184 in Orlando
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International filed a notice with the state saying it is laying off 184 people at its Orlando headquarters – the vast majority of its staff...
article REVIEW: Take a (spring) break from the ordinary at Choctaw Casino
(Oklahoma) -- Spring break — whether official or just seasonal — is quickly coming up. While most people are planning their beach travels and road trips, why...

3/6/2018

article Challenge issued on casino land acquisition memo
(California) -- According to an email from resident Mike Neel to the Daily Independent, the Ridgecrest City Clerk’s office and other media outlets, Neel, Ricky...
article Revenue Streams Strengthen Oneida County’s Finances
(New York) -- Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente says the county's financial foundation continues to strengthen, thanks to a steady stream of revenue from the...
article Hearings For Legislative Gaming Bills Moved To Tuesday
(Connecticut) -- Legislative hearings on gaming bills — including a proposal to scrap an East Windsor casino and establish open bidding — have been moved to...
article State, tribes, Interior agree MGM lacks standing to intervene in 3rd-casino lawsuit
(Connecticut) -- Both sides in the legal dispute over the U.S. Department of the Interior’s failure to act on gaming agreements between the state and the...
article On tap Wednesday: Gaming pact in Senate
(Florida) -- The Senate’s gaming bill – Senate Bill 840 – will be introduced onto the Senate floor Wednesday. The House bill gives the tribe the...
article Native American-Run Carter Lake Casino Expansion Proposal Springs to Life Despite Legal Hurdle
(Iowa) -- Ponca tribe’s hopes to build a full-fledged gambling center in Carter Lake might finally become reality despite Council Bluffs’ efforts to thwart...
article The Unlimited Cash Campaign Groups
(Wisconsin) -- Nearly 500 Wisconsin contributors gave a record $4.5 million in 2017 to political nonprofit groups that can raise and spend unlimited cash to influence...
article Casino overpaid former worker
(Washington) -- Cowlitz Tribal Gaming Authority is suing a former Ilani Casino Resort employee to recoup more than $13,600 the business mistakenly paid her in the months...
article Tulalip looks to build indoor water park roughly the size of Wild Waves
(Washington) -- The North Sound is bringing big business to the table—quite possibly including a water park that would rival Wild Waves. Construction is booming in...
article Road Trip: Choctaw Casino and Resort
(Oklahoma) -- Celebrating its 30th year, Choctaw Casino and Resort in Durant, Oklahoma may have started as a bingo hall, but it has grown into a destination for gaming,...
article Cherokee Nation gives $5.4M to 108 public schools
(Oklahoma) -- During the Cherokee Nation’s annual Public School Appreciation Day on March 2 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, 108 public schools received...
article Hard Rock International HQ moving to South Florida from Orlando
(Florida) -- South Florida is about to get another headquarters. Hard Rock International’s headquarters is slated to move operations to Hollywood from Orlando by...
article Seneca Niagara’s world record attempt involves marriage vow renewal ceremony
(New York) -- The Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino needs more than 1,200 married couples to help break the Guinness World Record for husband and wives renewing their...
article SAFE program receives $5k grant
(Oregon) -- The SAFE Project has received a $5,000 grant from the Coquille Tribal Community Fund to support the Alternatives to Violence program in 2018-2019.
article Ex-casino executive faces more charges
(Pennsylvania) -- Already serving a federal prison sentence for money laundering, the former vice president of player development at Mohegan Sun Pocono was hit Tuesday...

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