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California Gaming

article Man wins more than $1.6 million from penny slot at California casino
(California) -- A man won more than $1.6 million after playing a penny slot at Valley View Casino & Hotel in California. The man, identified as Robert S, was playing...
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Carcieri Fix

article House approves bill to aid casino bid by Massachusetts tribe
(Washington D.C.) -- The House has approved a bill reaffirming the right of a Massachusetts tribe to hold land in trust, a crucial step to building a $1 billion casino....
article House passes bill that would allow Mashpee to build Taunton casino
(Washington D.C.) -- A bill that would provide the Mashpee Wampanoag with the federal recognition needed to build their proposed Taunton casino, passed the House...
article House passes tribal casino bill one week after Trump urged GOP to oppose it
(Washington D.C.) -- The House on Wednesday passed a bipartisan bill that will pave the way for a new Massachusetts tribal casino, one week after President Trump urged...
article In Spite of Trump’s Tweet, House Bill Passes
(Washington D.C.) -- What a difference a week makes. Last week a racist tweet by Trump stalled two bills impacting Indian Country. This week both bills passed the House...
article Indian land bills clear U.S. House after delay
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. House cleared two Indian land bills on Wednesday that were delayed for a week because of a negative tweet by President Donald Trump. A bill...
article Keating Bill to Save Mashpee Tribe's Land Passes House
(Washington D.C.) -- Congressman Bill Keating, who represents the South Shore, South Coast, Cape, and Islands, reintroduced the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation...
article Mashpee Wampanoag Bill In Trump's Crosshairs Passes House
(Washington D.C.) -- Legislation reaffirming the Mashpee Wampanoag reservation as trust land in Massachusetts passed the U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday, a week...
article The National Congress of American Indians Statement on House Passage of Carcieri Bill
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) responded to the U.S. Representatives passage of H.R. 375 that seeks to fix the 2009 U.S. Supreme...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article The Nine Best Casinos in South Florida
(Florida) -- When it comes to casinos, Florida is no Las Vegas. The Seminole Tribe, owner of six casinos across the state; and Disney, owner of, well, everything else,...
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MGM Springfield

article Foxwoods leader: no plans to buy MGM Springfield
(Massachusetts) -- With only three weeks left in the General Assembly session, legislators still have no solutions on a variety of gambling issues. There is no agreement...
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Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun Pocono approved for sports betting
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved Mohegan Sun Pocono’s petition to offer sports betting and modify its floor plan at a hearing Wednesday...
article Sports Betting Approved at Mohegan Sun Pocono
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved Mohegan Sun Pocono’s petition to offer sports betting, according to a spokesperson at the casino.
article Logic, Foreigner, Franki Valli and Four Seasons coming to Mohegan
(Connecticut) -- A long list of musical acts and performances coming to Mohegan this summer.
article Of Monsters And Men Play Mohegan Sun Sept. 7
(Connecticut) -- Today, multi-platinum Icelandic quintet Of Monsters and Men announce their North American fall Fever Dream tour in support of their new album Fever...
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National Indian Gaming Commission

press release San Diego State University Begins Collaboration with National Indian Gaming Commission
(California) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) and San Diego State University’s Sycuan Institute on Tribal Gaming in the L. Robert Payne School of...
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Poarch Creek

article Ownership transfer of Sands Casino to be considered at Pa. Game Commission meeting
(Pennsylvania) -- We may soon know more about the future of Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem. The Pennsylvania Game Commission said it will hold a hearing on May 29 in...
article The Sands just got one step closer to selling its Bethlehem casino
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board will hold a special meeting Wednesday, May 29, to review the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem’s request to...
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Seminole Tribe

article Seminole Tribe halts $350 million annual casino payment to Florida
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe has notified the state that it will stop its $350 million annual casino payments to Florida effective immediately. The tribe hand-...
article Seminoles End $350 Million Annual Casino Revenue-Share Payments to State of Florida
(Florida) -- The Seminole tribe of Florida will cease making paying $350 million a year in revenue-share payments to the state, effective immediately.
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Seneca Niagara

article No End in Sight to Seneca Gaming Stalemate for Niagara Falls Lawmakers
(New York) -- The chances of Niagara Falls and the two other Western New York host casino cities receiving any money from revenue-sharing payments in the near future...
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St. Croix Chippewa

article St. Croix Chippewa hit with $5.5m fine from misuse of gaming funds
(Wisconsin) -- $5.5 million dollars would seem like a hefty fine to most, but it is just a slice of the $27,718,092 the St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin were...
article Tribe fined $5 million for misuse of funds
(Wisconsin) -- The St. Croix Band of Chippewa Indians, operators of St. Croix Casino at Turtle Lake, have been fined $5.5 million by the National Indian Gaming...
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Other News

article Local Man Wins $1.6M Playing Penny Slot at Valley View Casino & Hotel
(California) -- It’s hard to make a penny stretch in 2019 but a San Diego man did just that: he won more than $1.6 million playing a penny slot machine at a casino...

5/14/2019

article Queens casino touts union ties in ad push as mobile sports betting bill snakes its way through legislative process
(New York) -- Gambling is still a good bet, according to casino workers and some lawmakers. A Queens casino is taking time to tout it union ties amid recent talks of...
article Sports betting update: Schenectady casino starts work on gambling lounge
(New York) -- And now the rush is officially on to add sports betting lounges -- sportsbooks -- to Upstate New York’s casinos. Rivers Casino & Resort in...
article One year into legal U.S. sports betting: What have we learned?
(USA) -- After decades holding the line, the NCAA and the four major professional sports leagues finally lost their battle against the spread of legal sports betting in...
article United States of sports betting: An updated map of where every state stands
(USA) -- After New Jersey's Supreme Court victory last year, any state that wishes can legalize sports betting. At the same time various state lawmakers are...
article Seminoles say they won’t make $330 million casino payments to Florida
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida made good on threats Tuesday by telling Gov. Ron DeSantis it is quitting a long-standing revenue-sharing agreement with the...
article The break-up: Seminole Tribe stops paying state cut of casino money
(Florida) -- A lawyer for the Seminole Tribe of Florida confirmed Tuesday that the Tribe will cease paying the state millions each month from its casino gambling revenue.
article Connecticut Governor Delays Tribal Casino Support
(Connecticut) -- Bridgeport, Connecticut is a town that could potentially become the next big casino place, but that will not happen in the near future, according to the...
article What Does Michigan Need to See iGaming Legalized?
(Michigan) -- Michigan has been so close to passing online gambling legislation and it is disheartening to see lawmakers like Representative Brandt Iden having to try...
article Derailment of Mass. casino spotlights Trump’s R.I., Twin River connections
(Rhode Island) -- The president was against the bill, he wrote, because it was “unfair and doesn’t treat Native Americans equally!” Between a boast...
article What's At Stake In The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Land Bill
(Washington D.C.) -- National legislation aimed at preserving the federal trust status of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe’s land is expected to go to a vote before the...
article How a casino and grant are creating excitement in Norfolk
(Virginia) -- There has been much talk on what’s coming next at Harbor Park and nearby areas. At the beginning of the new year, Norfolk City Council voted to...
article Federal law will fix unfair treatment of tribes in Texas
(Texas) -- Many Texans are unaware that three federally recognized Indian Tribes call Texas their home; the Traditional Kickapoo Tribe of Texas in Eagle Pass, the Ysleta...

5/13/2019

article St. Croix Chippewa tribe is facing $5.5 million for pocketing and misappropriating $1.5 million
(Wisconsin) -- The impoverished St. Croix Chippewa tribe is being fined $5.5 million because some of its leaders pocketed or misappropriated more than $1.5 million in...
article Cuomo official: Online sports betting legislation under review
(New York) -- The Cuomo administration is not officially declaring dead – not yet anyway – a new legislative effort at the Capitol to legalize mobile sports...
article Gillibrand’s father once lobbied on behalf of Trump
(New York) -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s father was paid tens of thousands of dollars nearly two decades ago by President Trump to lobby against a competing casino...
article A riddle in New England: A casino, 321 acres of Indian tribal land and a presidential tweet
(Washington D.C.) -- Between a boast about bringing jobs to Ohio and a statement of sympathy for victims of a school shooting in Colorado, President Trump last week...
article Trump’s mysterious casino tweet: He’s using racism to cover up his corruption
(Washington D.C.) -- For a while, a popular assessment of Donald Trump’s wild, early-morning rants and attacks on Twitter was that they served as a strategic...
article House Democrats reschedule votes on tribal bills pulled after Trump tweet
(Washington D.C.) -- House Democrats have rescheduled votes on two Native American tribal bills this week after they were yanked from the floor at the last minute...
article Support For Michigan Online Gambling Hinges On Taxes, School Funding
(Michigan) -- A recent committee hearing in Michigan made it clear that the new governor has the same issues with expanded gambling as the old one. Rep. Brandt Iden told...
article Foxwoods reports quarterly revenue decline
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino’s net revenue fell 6.9 percent in the quarter that ended March 31, a similar result to that reported last week by Mohegan...
article Connecticut may postpone sports betting until 2020
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut was one of the states earmarked to legalize sports betting at the beginning of 2019, with a bill already in play that appeared to have the...
article Alabama lottery bill faces rocky road
(Alabama) -- The sponsor of legislation to create a paper lottery in Alabama says getting the bill to final passage may be difficult. “It’s a rocky road...
article Gamblers could lose Oregon tax break
(Oregon) -- Oregon gamblers could lose out on a tax break that takes some of the sting out of a bad day at the casino. Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would...
article Nebraska gambling petition submitted for 2020
(Nebraska) -- Some members of the public have come together to draft a gambling petition they intend to submit in the 2020 general election. This petition comes as...
article Iowa governor clears way for sports betting to begin at Hard Rock Sioux City
(Iowa) -- The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City and other casinos in Iowa can start taking legal wagers on college and professional sports, starting this summer,...
article Turning Stone Resort & Casino looking to fill more than 250 jobs
(New York) -- Turning Stone Resort & Casino is set to host a job recruitment event Monday. They're looking to fulfill more than 250 positions. People could get a...
article Sycuan Casino million dollar expansion project
(California) -- Sycuan Casino in San Diego’s East County recently unveiled its new look which includes a 12-story resort, a lazy river, and a lineup of fresh...
article Connecticut’s Mohegan Gaming ‘Shovel Ready’ for Massive Project in Future Asian Gaming Hub
(South Korea) -- Connecticut tribal casino operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment is poised to begin construction of the first $1.6-billion phase of its proposed...
article New Cherokee Casino Tahlequah opens its doors
(Oklahoma) -- When the doors opened on the new Cherokee Casino Tahlequah on April 30, it was the fruition of an idea seeded about 10 years ago. The first patrons entered...
article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino gives back to the local community as it grows
(Wisconsin) -- Anyone who’s visited Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee might be surprised to hear about the organization’s humble beginnings. Nearly...
article Sure Bet On Addiction: A study shows those living within 10 miles of a casino have twice the rate of gambling problems
(Washington D.C.) -- With the exception of one group, most experts agree bringing a casino to a community increases gambling addiction rates in that area by 100 percent...

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