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Indian Gaming

Alaska Gaming

article TEPTON: Casinos in Alaska? It won’t happen.
(Alaska) -- A lot of people have said we ought to start casinos up here and make a lot of money. But that’s a myth. Lower 48 Indians own more than 450 of them and...
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Arkansas Gaming

article Arkansas Racing Commission preparing to draft casino rules
(Arkansas) -- The Arkansas Racing Commission is preparing to draft rules for operating the state's first fully developed casinos after voters approved a measure to...
article Casino operating rules 1st on Arkansas Racing Commission's to-do list
(Arkansas) -- The Arkansas Racing Commission plans, by the end of the month, to draft and begin the process for approving rules for operating Arkansas' first full-...
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First Nations

article Gold Horse Casino To Open Dec 21
(Saskatchewan) -- The Gold Horse Casino has confirmed it’ll be opening its doors on December 21 at 9 a.m. They’re planning a grand opening sometime in 2019...
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Flandreau Santee Sioux

article Tribal Casino Tax Row Judgment Must Be Stayed, SD Says (sub req)
(South Dakota) -- South Dakota officials have urged a federal court to hold off on barring the government from taxing purchases by nontribal members at a Sioux tribe...
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Keweenaw Bay Tribe

article Gaming Distributions from Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
(Michigan) -- The Keweenaw Bay Indian Commuity has been making bi-annual payments from gaming proceeds of their casinos to local governmental units and to the State of...
article KBIC announces their recent gaming distributions for November 2018
(Michigan) -- Since 1993, the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) has been making bi-annual payments from gaming proceeds of their casinos to local units of government...
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Mashpee Wampanoag

article Investor Loss Could Hurt Wampanoags
(Massachusetts) -- A recently reported loss from the financiers of the Taunton casino could mean more layoffs and cuts for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe members. Cedric...
article Mashpee tribe leader warns of job, service cuts
(Massachusetts) -- Just days after the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s financial backer announced a $440 million loss associated with its investment in the tribe’s...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Springfield

article MGM offering round-trip buses from Connecticut to Springfield casino
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Resorts International is enticing Connecticut gamblers to check out its new $960 million Springfield casino with weekday, round-trip buses from...
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Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan's 4Q profits plummet amid crowded Northeast gaming market
(Connecticut) -- The tribal operator of Mohegan Sun reported a 25 percent decline in fourth-quarter profits due to lower gaming revenues that were challenged by new...
article Tribal authority operating Mohegan Sun reports steep profit decline after MGM Springfield opening
(Connecticut) -- Profits at the tribal authority that operates Mohegan Sun in Connecticut and another casino in Pennsylvania plunged more than 25 percent for the quarter...
article Mohegan adds Paramount park, flags delay for Korea resort
(South Korea) -- U.S. regional tribal casino operator Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment announced on Thursday a “strategic partnership” with global producer...
article U.S. casino operator Mohegan allowed to push ahead with resort project
(South Korea) -- A huge integrated resort complex to be developed by US-based tribal casino firm Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment (MGE) in South Korea's main gateway...
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New Mexico Gaming

article Legal challenge delays decision on new horse-racing track
(New Mexico) -- The New Mexico Racing Commission on Thursday postponed a decision on issuing a license for a new horse-racing track, raising the possibility that the...
article New Mexico regulators delay decision on racino license
(New Mexico) -- Bidders vying for a license to build New Mexico’s sixth and final horse racetrack and casino will have to wait longer for a final decision after...
article State puts off decision on sixth racino
(New Mexico) -- The New Mexico Racing Commission announced Thursday it will not make a decision on the state’s sixth and final racetrack-casino until it responds...
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Pamunkey Tribe

article Pamunkey Tribe sees support for gaming development in Virginia
(Virginia) -- The Pamunkey Tribe has the support of voters as it pursues a casino in Virginia, according to a new poll. The Wason Center at Christopher Newport...
article Yes, Virginia, There Could Be Sports Betting and Casinos in 2019
(Virginia) -- Voters in Virginia support legalizing sports betting and both tribal and commercial casinos. That’s according to a poll conducted by the Christopher...
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Quapaw Tribe

article DYS director to new role
(Arkansas) -- Betty Guhman, director of the Arkansas Department of Human Services' Division of Youth Services, announced she would leave her position to advocate at...
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South Dakota Gaming

article Deadwood officials leading effort to legalize sports betting in South Dakota
(South Dakota) -- Next month, the South Dakota Legislature will be asked to pave the way for legalized sports betting in the state. Proponents pushing a constitutional...
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Sports Betting

article Breaking Down The Federal Sports Betting Bill Discussion Draft: Part 1
(Washington D.C.) -- We are now more than six months past the day the Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992....
article Congress searches for a federal solution to sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) proposed legislation that would create a federal framework for states to regulate sports betting, ESPN first reported and...
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Tesuque Pueblo

article Pueblo of Tesuque 'absolutely pleased' with response to new casino
(New Mexico) -- New Mexico's newest tribal gaming facility opened to the public on the day after Thanksgiving and the response has been positive, a Pueblo of Tesuque...
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Tigua Tribe

article Pueblo Tribe Slams Texas' Bid To End Bingo Operations [sub req]
(Texas) -- A Pueblo tribe on Wednesday slammed Texas' move to stop its bingo machine operations, arguing in federal court that the state's bingo classifications...
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Yocha Dehe Wintun

article Cache Creek Casino owner pledges $1 million for fire relief efforts
(California) -- The owner of the Brooks-based Cache Creek Casino Resort says it will donate $1 million toward Camp Fire relief efforts. In a press release sent to the...
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Other News

article Sherwood Valley Casino employees donate to Northern California Fire Relief Efforts
(California) -- When the team members of Sherwood Valley Casino saw the news of the fires and devastation occurring to their neighbors in Paradise, California, they knew...
article We-Ko-Pa Resort to host American Indian Tourism Conference
(Arizona) -- The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) has revealed the host site for its 22nd annual American Indian Tourism Conference (AITC.) In...

12/5/2018

article Federal Framework For Sports Betting Gains Momentum As Orrin Hatch Nears Retirement
(Washington D.C.) -- Weeks before Orrin Hatch completes his seventh and final term in the U.S. Senate, the Utah Republican plans to deliver on a promise he made...
article California card club owners fear new gambling regulations could force them to fold on blackjack-type games
(California) -- A single mother, Carolyn Uzeta worked her way up over 18 years from cocktail waitress at the Gardens Casino in Hawaiian Gardens to the card club’s...
article Pechanga naming rights deal for sports arena approved by San Diego council
(California) -- San Diego City Council members voted 7-2 on Tuesday to approve a $400,000-per-year naming rights deal that will change the name of the city’s...
article Sports Arena Renamed Pechanga Arena San Diego, But For How Long?
(California) -- The San Diego City council voted Tuesday to approve renaming the building long-known as the Sports Arena in the Midway District. The arena's previous...
article A Looming Federal Decision Could Transform Tribal Gaming in Oregon. The Lottery Has Its Fingers Crossed.
(Oregon) -- Any day now, the federal government will decide whether to allow the Coquille Indian Tribe to open another casino, this one in Medford. That possibility has...
article Virginia voters support a bet on gambling to increase revenues
(Virginia) -- Is Virginia ready to gamble on sports betting and the casino industry to generate new revenue in lieu of raising taxes? In most cases, the answer seems to...
article Mohegan Sun plans to acquire Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Mohegan Sun has expressed interest to acquire the Encore Boston Harbor casino in Everett, Massachusetts. A Mohegan Sun representative said: “If...
article Racinos object to sixth license
(New Mexico) -- The state’s five racetrack-casinos have asked the New Mexico Racing Commission not to issue a sixth racing license this year, saying that doing so...
article Casino operating rules 1st on panel's to-do list
(Arkansas) -- The Arkansas Racing Commission plans, by the end of the month, to draft and begin the process for approving rules for operating Arkansas' first full-...
article Sands Bethlehem casino isn't winning as much of your money as it did last year
(Pennsylvania) -- The house always wins — but sometimes it doesn’t win quite as much. That appears to be the case at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, the in-...
article Casino profits set records
(North Carolina) -- Tribal members received the largest per capita distribution ever released from casino profits when payments of $7,007 were released Monday, Dec. 3,...
article Sands Bethlehem casino isn't winning as much of your money as it did last year
(Pennsylvania) -- The house always wins — but sometimes it doesn’t win quite as much. That appears to be the case at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, the in-...
article Wildhorse trims expansion to meet $85M budget
(Oregon) -- Wildhorse Resort & Casino has trimmed back its upcoming major expansion to stay within an $85 million budget. The resort detailed the final plans for the...
article NFL's Seattle Seahawks Find Partner In Snoqualmie Casino
(Washington) -- Last week, the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL) announced that they had formed a partnership with a nearby Native American gaming...
article New hotel approved for Hard Rock Casino Vancouver
(Vancouver) -- A proposal for a major new hotel addition for Hard Rock Casino Vancouver in Coquitlam has received the required approvals to go ahead. The municipal...
article Rincon Fire Department rated among highest in the nation
(California) -- The Insurance Services Organization (ISO) has awarded a Class 2 Rating to the Rincon Fire Department. The ISO is a nationwide rating service used by...
article Siletz Tribal Contribution Fund donates over $5,000 to Tillamook baseball team
(Oregon) -- The Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund distributed $180,141.89 to 57 organizations on Nov. 2 as it continued its quarterly donations to nonprofit...
article Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment Partners to Bring A Paramount Pictures-Branded Theme Park to Inspire Integrated Entertainment Resort
(South Korea) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment's multibillion-dollar, multi-phase integrated entertainment resort (IER) currently in development in South Korea...

12/4/2018

article Congress pushing for federal sports betting oversight
(Washington D.C.) -- Congress' interest in the expanding U.S. sports betting market is growing. Draft legislation that aims to provide federal oversight to sports...
article Online gambling bill still awaits Senate decision
(Michigan) -- Despite the state’s current lame-duck status, lawmakers in Michigan are still pushing for several bills to get passed, and one of those would allow...
article Gambling Will Help Viewership, Poll Finds, But There Remains Fear Games Can Be Fixed
(USA) -- In the months since the Supreme Court’s ruling that banning sports gambling is unconstitutional, the sports landscape has begun to change. Gambling sites...
article Tribes share same vision for casino and hotel
(California) -- In about a year, a new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is expected to be open in Yuba County and will employ more than a thousand people. It’s not...
article Mescalero tribe supports Tucumcari racino
(New Mexico) -- The Mescalero Apache tribe told the New Mexico Racing Commission a horse-racing track and casino in Clovis would create a multimillion-dollar effect on...
article Pine Bluff casino plan gets letters of support; mayor, county judge tout proposal
(Arkansas) -- The Quapaw Nation and its partners in the planned development of the proposed Saracen Casino Resort in Pine Bluff announced letters of support Monday from...
article CT Casinos Felt The Pinch From New Area Competitors In October
(Connecticut) -- With Massachusetts’ MGM Springfield and Rhode Island’s Twin River Tiverton in their infancy, and Encore Boston Harbor slated to open in June, it’s too...
article Casino Rama’s Future Operation Concerns Gateway Casinos Due to Many Parties Involved
(Ontario) -- Gateway Casinos and Entertainment is well-known across the Canadian provinces for its extensive and diverse casino operation, further expanding over this...
article CASINO PARKING GARAGE: Celebration set
(Washington) -- A public ribbon cutting ceremony for the Chinook Winds Casino Resort's new parking garage is set for 12 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13 on the first floor...
article Casino Parking Garage: Celebration set
(Oregon) -- A public ribbon cutting ceremony for the Chinook Winds Casino Resort's new parking garage is set for 12 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13 on the first floor of...
article Treasure Valley Racing pulls out of lease at Les Bois Park, leaving future of track uncertain
(Idaho) -- Following the expensive and futile ballot effort to restore betting machines to Idaho horse tracks, Treasure Valley Racing notified Ada County it will not...
article Casino offers free buffet to fire victims
(California) -- Rolling Hills Casino has extended the offer of free buffet meals to the evacuees of the Camp Fire through Dec. 30. The casino has provided more than $100...
article Pívat Cigar Lounge Opens At Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
(California) -- Cigar enthusiasts have a new upscale smoking lounge with the opening of the Pívat Cigar Lounge at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage,...
article TRIBE DONATIONS: Nearly $181,000 to local, regional groups
(Oregon) -- The Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund has distributed $180,141.89 to 57 organizations. The contributions are the continued quarterly donations made...
article Foxwoods Stuff The Bus Seasonal Giving Campaign In Final Week
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino's sixth annual "Stuff the Bus," during which unwrapped toys, blankets, pajamas, jackets and diapers are being...
article After Trying To Stop Tribal Gaming On The East Coast, MGM Teams With TFA To Do Business With... wait for it... Tribes!!
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) ("MGM Resorts" or the "Company") has retained TFA Capital Partners ("TFA") to assist...
article Chumash Casino puts $150K GranTurismo Maserati up for grabs
(California) -- The Chumash Casino Resort is giving away a gorgeous GranTurismo Maserati valued at over $150,000. Additionally, they are featuring the Maserati inside a...

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