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American Gaming Association

press release States’ Economies Boosted by Tribal Gaming, New Research Shows
(Washington D.C.) -- Today, the American Gaming Association (AGA) released a comprehensive study of the state-by-state economic impact of tribal casino gaming in the...
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Arkansas Gaming

article Arkansas voters approve new casino licenses and sports betting
(Arkansas) -- Voters in Arkansas approved Issue 4 on Tuesday 6 November, allowing the state to issue four new casino licenses. These casinos will also be allowed to...
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Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Nation disputes disruption of sensitive sites at new casino
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation is disputing claims that construction of a new casino has disturbed sensitive sites in northeastern Oklahoma.
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Florida Gaming

article Florida Gambling Amendment Might Push Jacksonville Jaguars Owner to Relocate Team to London
(Florida) -- The Florida gambling amendment that voters backed this week to take control of casino measures and strip state lawmakers of the power might have the...
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Mohegan Sun

press release Thanksgiving at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Thanksgiving Day arrives Thursday, 22 November, and some of Mohegan Sun’s best dining and entertainment options such as Michael Jordan’s 23....
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Quapaw Tribe

article Quapaw Tribe points to early 2020 opening for Pine Bluff casino
(Oklahoma) -- John Berrey, chairman of the Oklahoma-based Quapaw Tribe, says he hopes to have a permit for a casino in Pine Bluff by the end of April, to be "...
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Other News

article Weekend construction on I-5 north of Tulalip Casino will close all lanes
(Washington) -- Lanes of I-5 going north and south near Marysville will be closed this weekend. The Washington Department of Transportation says crews will start closing...
article George Lopez’s Chingon Kitchen coming to Vee Quiva Casino
(Arizona) -- Actor and comedian George Lopez will bring his Mexican restaurant to Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino early next year, according to ABC15 Arizona. The Laveen...
press release Hoeven To Serve As Honorary Member Of National Native American Veterans Memorial Committee
(Washington D.C.) -- Senator John Hoeven (R-ND), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, today announced that he will serve as an Honorary Member of the...

11/7/2018

article Interior says Mashantuckets shouldn’t be allowed to amend suit
(Connecticut) -- Attorneys for the U.S. Department of the Interior argue in a new court filing that a federal judge should deny the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe’s bid...
article Disney and Seminole tribe score big win in Florida on Election Day as voters approve gambling amendment
(Florida) -- The midterm election produced a big win for Disney and The Seminole tribe of Florida which owns the Hard Rock brand. According to Ballotopedia, Disney spent...
article Casinos OK’d for PB, other areas of state
(Arkansas) -- Arkansas voters have approved a measure legalizing casinos in four counties, including at a horse track and dog track that already offer video poker and...
article Idaho voters turn down historical horse racing terminals
(Idaho) -- Idahoans voted down Proposition 1 Tuesday, a ballot measure that would have reauthorized the use of historical horse racing terminals in a bid to save Idaho...
article Third Term For Rep. Brandt Iden Keeps Michigan Online Gambling In Play
(Michigan) -- Rep. Brandt Iden retained his seat in the Michigan statehouse by the narrowest of margins in Tuesday’s midterm elections. Numbers out of the 61st...
article Management contract for Elk Grove’s tribal casino approved
(California) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) on Oct. 31 approved a management contract for the proposed Wilton Rancheria tribal casino-resort at Highway...
article 9th Circ. Won't Rethink Ruling Against Tribal Bingo Website [sub req]
(California) -- The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday said it won’t rethink a circuit panel ruling that backed a lower court’s decision to shut down the Desert Rose...
article COMMENTARY: Legal Sports Gambling Could Attract Criminals. Here’s How to Stop Them
(USA) -- Since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a national ban on sports gambling, many states have rushed forward to legalize the practice. Full-scale sports gambling...
article BLOG: New Jersey Regulators Slap Hard Rock Atlantic City With A $5,000 Fine
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) slapped Hard Rock Atlantic City with a $5,000 fine for failing to notify the agency of a key...
article Survey: No cultural relics at casino construction site
(Oklahoma) -- Since the Cherokee Nation began construction on its new casino in March at the Cherokee Springs Plaza, local residents have expressed concern that the...

11/6/2018

article Florida Voters Approve Amendment Seen as Limiting Casino Growth
(Florida) -- Florida voters approved Amendment 3 to the state’s constitution, giving themselves power to block any expansion of casino gambling. The ballot...
article AR Voters Approve Casino Gaming Measure
(Arkansas) -- Arkansas voters have passed Issue 4, a constitutional amendment on casino gaming. With 87% of precincts reporting Tuesday night, the vote was 54% for and...
article Idaho horse racing measure behind in early results
(Idaho) -- Idaho voters were rejecting an initiative to allow historical horse racing — machines that allow people to gamble on recordings of horse races, rather...
article New Mexico’s sports betting market gets questioned
(New Mexico) -- The New Mexico Lottery Authority unanimously accepted a new game that will be tied to the outcome of sporting events last week, and a state legislator is...
article Wilton Rancheria secures approval of gaming management agreement
(California) -- The Wilton Rancheria is celebrating federal approval of an agreement for its long-awaited casino in California. The National Indian Gaming Commission...
article Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Schedules Rally in Washington D.C.
(Massachusetts) -- The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is holding a walk and rally in Washington D.C. next week to raise awareness of its ongoing battle with the Interior...
article Tribal gaming contributions continue growth heading into 2019
(Arizona) -- The Arizona Department of Gaming (ADG) announced that statewide tribal gaming contributions increased for the quarter ending September 30, 2018. Tribal...
article TribalNet panel: Professional sports are showing the way and potential profitability of esports
(Las Vegas) -- If the major professional sports leagues are getting behind esports, the casino industry should recognize the opportunity to profit from the association,...
article Three Hotel Projects Underway in California
(California) -- Viejas Casino & Resort Completes Seven-Year Expansion Project: In San Diego, the Viejas Casino & Resort has completed its seven-year renovation...
article Former Amaya marketer to lead new rake-free poker brand (sub req)
(Isle of Man) -- The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma has launched a rake-free online poker brand after becoming the first Native American site to obtain an Isle of Man gaming...
article COLUMN: Dyster Must Shoulder Most of Blame for Crisis
(New York) -- The fiscal crisis confronting the City of Niagara Falls has been in the making for years and Mayor Paul Dyster, who is now in his third term as the city...
article NCLGS announces roster of speakers for winter meeting
(Louisiana) -- The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) today announced the roster of speakers for its Winter Meeting that takes place 4-6 January...
article BMM Testlabs Hosts NIGA Commissioner Certification Masters Class
(Las Vegas) -- BMM Testlabs, the world's best gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, hosted the NIGA Commissioner Certification Masters Class on...

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