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Catawba Nation

article Federal Bill Would Bring South Carolina Tribe’s Casino to North Carolina
(Washington D.C.) -- US Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S. Carolina) on Wednesday dropped a bill on Capitol Hill that, if passed, would take land into trust for the Catawba...
article New bill marks first move to bring Indian tribe casino to Cleveland County
(North Carolina) -- South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham introduced a bill Wednesday night that would set aside land along I-85 corridor in Cleveland County into a...
article Senators introduce legislation on Catawba Indian Nation Application
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Richard Burr and Thom Tillis (R-NC) introduced legislation on Thursday that clarifies the authority of the...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Connecticut Gaming

article Push for legal sports betting in Connecticut raises thorny questions about gambling addiction
(Connecticut) -- Before Adam Osmond was an addict whose life had been upended by gambling, he was just a guy buying a scratch ticket. At the time, Osmond owned a gas...
article Connecticut sports gambling bill faces vocal opposition in committee
(Connecticut) -- Last we checked, Connecticut had a new sports gambling bill to consider, and it was expected to sail through committee with very little resistance. Now...
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National Indian Gaming Association

press release JCM Global brings innovative solutions to NIGA 2019
(California) -- The firm will showcase its wide range portfolio of products at this year's edition of the Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention. JCM Global has...
1 Article on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Long Shot Still Alive As Senate Pitches Governor On Mobile NY Sports Betting
(New York) -- The state legislature continues to press Gov. Andrew Cuomo to authorize mobile NY sports betting. Amid budget negotiations, Senate lawmakers are prepared...
1 Article on this Issue

Poarch Creek

article Bethlehem Planning Commission approves plans to change iconic Sands Bethlehem sign
(Pennsylvania) -- The iconic ore crane sign that beckons visitors to the Sands Casino in Bethlehem may soon change. The sign may soon bear the name “Wind Creek...
1 Article on this Issue

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe

article Federal Appeals Court Affirms Tribal Immunity from Bankruptcy Code
(Michigan) -- On February 26, 2019, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals - which has jurisdiction over Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee - upheld the decision of a...
1 Article on this Issue

Seminole Tribe

article Senate President Says Florida Sports Betting Could Be Part of Tribal Negotiation
(Florida) -- There is neither a bill nor any proposal, but there is some ray of hope for Florida sports betting to sneak into the state’s short legislative session...
article All eyes on South Florida after death of Anna Nicole Smith
(Florida) -- Driving north from Miami on Florida's Turnpike, just before you approach exit 53, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino rises like a mirage. At...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Wampanoag Aquinnah

article MVC, Tribal Leaders Hold Private Summit to Discuss Bingo Hall
(Massachusetts) -- Members of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission met with Wampanoag tribal leaders at a private summit in Aquinnah this week to discuss fallout from...
article Tribe, commission officials meet
(Massachusetts) -- Members of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and the Martha’s Vineyard Commission met Wednesday to discuss the tribe’s casino...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

3/13/2019

article Senate Dems embrace internet sports wagering
(New York) -- The budget resolution approve by Senate Democrats on Wednesday would allow the upstate full-scale casinos to offer sports gambling online. The proposal...
article No plans to speed up launch of new casinos in New York
(New York) -- New York couldn’t afford to speed up the launch of new private casinos in the New York City area even if state lawmakers were on board, according to...
article Sports betting begins at Buffalo Thunder
(New Mexico) -- The Buffalo Thunder Casino & Resort at Pojoaque Pueblo began a sports betting operation this week. Casino patrons who want to bet on a game can do so...
article A Question In Connecticut Sports Betting: What’s A Casino Game?
(Connecticut) -- Whether Connecticut sports betting constitutes a casino game was a key part of the discussion Tuesday in a committee hearing. The Public Safety and...
article Rhode Island spurs CT toward mobile sports betting
(Connecticut) -- Rhode Island this week expanded legalized sports betting, paving the way for gamblers to make wagers online. The move by Rhode Island caught the...
article Michigan Doubles Down on Legalizing Online Gambling
(Michigan) -- The Michigan legislature is renewing its effort to introduce online gaming legislation in the state after outgoing Governor Rick Snyder vetoed the prior...
article Mohegan Sun Pocono almost set for sports gambling
(Pennsylvania) -- The “whole package” Mohegan Sun Pocono offers is getting closer to adding its latest attraction. A firm date still isn’t set, but the...
article Trinidad Rancheria Will Give a Presentation on Casino Hotel Project at City Council Meeting Tonight
(California) -- The Trinidad City Council will receive a report tonight from the Trinidad Rancheria on its proposed hotel development project, which would consist of...
article Tribal Council Tours New Casino, Speaks to Construction Workers
(Minnesota) -- The Leech Lake Band Of Ojibwe Tribal Council attended an appreciation lunch on March 13th for the employees who have been working on the construction of...
article ‘Ghost Mall’ demolition nearing completion
(California) -- The demolition of the long-abandoned ‘Ghost Mall’ at Highway 99 and Kammerer Road is nearing completion. Construction on the mall halted 11...
article VIDEO: Construction milestone reached at Apache Hotel and Casino in Lawton
(Oklahoma) -- A Construction milestone was reached at Apache Hotel and Casino in Lawton.

3/12/2019

article Three big states might not legalize sports betting anytime soon
(USA) -- After the US Supreme Court let the sports betting dogs out of the cage in May of last year, a number of the nation’s most progressive gambling states...
article New Mexico’s Buffalo Thunder casino launches sports book
(New Mexico) -- Santa Ana Pueblo’s Santa Ana Star Casino’s opened a sports book in October, following a U.S. Supreme Court decision last year that struck...
article Five key takeaways from Tuesday’s public safety committee hearings on sports betting
(Connecticut) -- For the second time in two weeks, members of Connecticut’s legislative public safety committee heard testimony Tuesday about the nuances of sports...
article Sports betting could arrive at North Carolina Cherokee casinos
(North Carolina) -- State and federally recognized American Indian tribes received the go-ahead to operate sports betting enterprises following a 6-3 Supreme Court...
article Commercial casinos an increasing option for tribes
(USA) -- When the state of Arkansas expressed an interest in legalized casino gambling, it came as no surprise that the Quapaw and Cherokee Indian Nations of neighboring...
article State lawmakers take another gamble on online gaming legislation
(Michigan) -- Lawmakers are making another go at legalizing online gaming activities after Republican former Gov. Rick Snyder last year vetoed similar legislation. The...
article Lobbyists Call Casinos in New York City a Safe Bet for State
(New York) -- New York state is facing a budget crunch, and casino lobbyists say they have a solution: expand gambling options in and around New York City.
article Sports gambling on horizon for New York
(New York) -- Sports gambling could be right around the corner for New Yorkers. With legislation already in place, lawmakers just need the OK from the gaming commission.
article Aquinnah Wampanoags Rebuff Town
(Massachusetts) -- Officials in Aquinnah sent a letter to the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay head requesting a public meeting with tribal leaders to discuss the tribe’s...
article ROGER GROS: Indian Country Online
(Indian Country) -- One of the sources of incremental revenue for commercial casino companies has been online gaming. In New Jersey, the struggling Atlantic City casinos...
article SPILDE: Where There’s Smoke
(Indian Country) -- The research and experience of casino operators in jurisdictions around the world suggest that restrictive smoking policies have deleterious effects...
article STEVENS, JR: Protecting Tribal Sovereign Immunity
(Washington D.C.) -- Suppose a federal employee began drinking at work on federal property and caused an accident on his way home. The victim of this accident could...
article Ex-Cowlitz Tribe General Council Secretary Barnett Earns Millions From Tribal Casino
(Washington) -- Former Cowlitz Indian Tribe spiritual leader Roy Wilson is scheduled to plead guilty and be sentenced for animal neglect charges Wednesday morning at the...
article The Sands sale must be going well. The buyer’s ready to put their name on the ore bridge
(Pennsylvania) -- The $1.3 billion sale of the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to the affiliate of an Alabama-based Indian tribe looks to be on track because Wind Creek...
article Casino Del Sol earns AAA’s Four Diamond rating
(Arizona) -- Casino Del Sol, Southern Arizona’s premier resort and entertainment destination, was just awarded the coveted AAA Four Diamond Hotel designation for...
article Tight Controls, Flexible Designs Required to Build Hard Rock's Guitar-Shaped Hotel
(Florida) -- To play guitar like a pro requires practice, practice and some more practice. The designers and contractors building the $1.5-billion Seminole Hard Rock...
article CHAUDHURI: Looking Back to Look Ahead
(Washington D.C.) -- On February 14, I was invited to speak at a symposium, hosted by the Brookings Institute, to discuss what’s next for the tribal gaming...
article Filter’s Richard Patrick, Venue Disagree Over Trump-Related Show Cancellation
(Texas) -- Filter frontman Richard Patrick is no stranger to controversy. His band’s biggest hit, “Hey Man, Nice Shot,” is about the public suicide of...
article LONG: Buying Smart
(Oklahoma) -- Incorporating a purchasing perspective early will save money, get better product and ensure excellent project execution. As tribal casino development...
article The new chef at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa Rancho Mirage will transform restaurants one bite at a time
(California) -- When Chef Kenneth Williams began his culinary career it was on the sands of Newport Beach, but now, after a career spanning multiple decades and multiple...
article OP/ED: Stop playing games with FOIA rules
(Wisconsin) -- The U.S. Department of Interior announced last week it plans to end protections for wolves in Wisconsin. The federal agency also makes decisions affecting...
article Arizona offers first grant to prevent teen gambling addiction
(Arizona) -- Teen gambling is a growing problem in Arizona according to the Arizona Department of Gaming, and for the first time, it's providing grant money to...
press release Gary Platt Brings Unsurpassed Sportsbook, Casino Seating to NIGA 2019
(California) -- Tribal operators seeking to provide unsurpassed comfort to their sportsbook and casino guests will find everything they are looking for in Gary Platt...

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