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Indian Gaming

Alaska Gaming

article BLOG: Yes casino, no casino
(Alaska) -- The Alaska Department of Law can’t seem to make up its mind on whether the 49th state should favor or oppose the opening of a Native-owned casino near...
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Cahuilla Band

article The new $35.2 million Cahuilla Casino Hotel is under construction, will replace the old casino in 2020
(California) -- Highway 371 in Anza has long been flanked by a hilly and very rural landscape filled with scrub plants, pine trees and the occasional home, but commuters...
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Cherokee Nation

article Councilors hear updates on UKB case, casino flooding
(Oklahoma) -- During the Sept. 26 Rules Committee meeting, Deputy Attorney General Chrissi Nimmo updated tribal councilors regarding the Cherokee Nation’s stance...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Interior seeks dismissal of MGM suit over tribes’ gaming amendments
(Connecticut) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior has asked a federal judge to dismiss MGM International’s claims that the department broke the law when it...
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Hard Rock

article Hard Rock Casino Rockford readies for next hurdle
(Illinois) -- Hard Rock International on Monday night successfully navigated the city’s casino approval process, beating out two other contenders. Now it must...
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Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Ho-Chunk exploring Illinois casino project
(Illinois) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation says it is committed to continue work on its Beloit casino-resort plan as it remains pending at the federal level, while looking to...
article Ho-Chunk Nation eyes Lynwood as site of south suburban casino
(Illinois) -- Ho-Chunk Nation, which operates casinos in Wisconsin, has entered the competition for a gambling license in the south suburbs, unveiling plans Wednesday...
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Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun employees rankled by changes in time-off policy
(Connecticut) -- Longtime Mohegan Sun employees reportedly scrambled to use accrued vacation time late last week after learning the casino was implementing changes in...
article Mohegan Gaming Presents its Hellenikon Plan; Hard Rock to Follow (Vid)
(Greece) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MG&E) and Hard Rock International (HRI) are “all in” when it comes to the competition to build and...
article Only the Connecticut Sun believe they can win their first WNBA title
(Connecticut) -- The roaring sounds of a packed house at Mohegan Sun for Game 4 of the WNBA Finals on Tuesday night made it hard to hear what Courtney Williams was...
article Sara Bareilles brings 'Love Song' and more to Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- She’s not going to write you a love song. Nah, actually, she totally is. Bareilles broke through in 2007 with “Love Song,” and, since...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Muckleshoot Tribe

article Renton man wins $1.1 million on $6 bet at Muckleshoot Casino
(Massachusetts) -- A departure from the usual has lead to a life-changing win for a Renton man. Phani Jampala recently became a millionaire after a recent visit to the...
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Oklahoma Gaming

article Oklahoma tribal leaders continue to call for clarity on compact renewal
(Oklahoma) -- In a joint resolution issued at the end of August, the leaders of 34 Oklahoma tribal governments said that although they are willing to consider any...
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Oregon Gaming

article The Oregon Lottery May Take Bets as High as $250,000 on Its New Sports Gambling App
(Oregon) -- As the Oregon Lottery hurtles toward high-stakes online sports betting, critics say the results could be ruinous. "It is absolutely a public policy issue...
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Pamunkey Tribe

article Town hall on casino sparks tense conversation from both sides
(Virginia) -- Councilwoman Andria McClellan held a town hall in Grandy Village about the casino project, moving forward with her promise to engage citizens and get...
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San Manuel Tribe

article Anaheim Ducks expands partnership with San Manuel Casino
(California) -- The Anaheim Ducks and San Manuel Casino have expanded their 13-year long partnership, with the addition of the newly created San Manuel Casino Winner...
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Wilton Rancheria

article Elk Grove casino project wins key court fight as judge backs tribe’s claim to federal land
(California) -- A crucial federal court victory has brought the Wilton Rancheria to the doorstep of a new casino and resort in Elk Grove. A District of Columbia federal...
article Federal judge rejects claims against Wilton Rancheria
(California) -- A federal judge on Oct. 7 dismissed the remaining claims that contested the U.S. Department of the Interior’s authority and decision to place...
article Judge dismisses final claims in suit against Elk Grove casino
(California) -- A federal court ruled against opponents of the Wilton Rancheria’s proposed casino in Elk Grove this week, bringing the project one step closer to...
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Other News

article The Stables will soon unveil a new look
(Oklahoma) -- It’s too late to shut the barn door now, because the Stables in Miami has already been covered by a swarm of worker bees that is not letting anything...
article "IGT PlaySports is powering more than 30 betting venues in ten US states"
(Las Vegas) -- Ahead of G2E Las Vegas, Khin tells Yogonet IGT has new solutions making their trade show debut such as the bar top hardware PeakBarTop, and new TV game...
article Siblings of problem gamblers also impulsive, prone to risk-taking
(British Columbia) -- Biological siblings of people with gambling disorder also display markers of increased impulsivity and risk-taking, according to a new psychology...

10/8/2019

article Petitioners have half the signatures required to stall Norfolk casino process
(Virginia) -- Petitioners trying to stop or stall plans for a casino in Norfolk say they now have about half of the signatures they need. 10 On Your Side reported two...
article Wilton Rancheria secures victory in homelands case
(California) -- The Wilton Rancheria is celebrating after a federal judge sided with the tribe and the federal government in a homelands case. In a final decision, Judge...
article Casino heads vie for license in Russellville
(Arkansas) -- About 100 members of the public listened Monday as three contenders for a Pope County casino license presented their proposals to the city's gaming...
article Hard Rock Casino Rockford wins City Council approval
(Illinois) -- Hard Rock Casino Rockford has won the blessing of City Council and its proposal now moves on for consideration by the Illinois Gaming Board. City Council...
article Lynwood enters south suburban casino race with Ho-Chunk proposal
(Illinois) -- A second south suburb has put its cards on the table with a bid to land the area’s long-coveted, newly authorized casino. Lynwood village board...
article Homewood officials back Halsted Street casino plan, citing jobs and economic benefits
(Illinois) -- Homewood officials are backing efforts for a casino that would be built partly in that suburb and in neighboring East Hazel Crest, with some residents...
article DOI Wants End To MGM Suit Over Tribes' Casino Deals [sub req]
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior has urged a D.C. federal judge to toss a suit by MGM over the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes’...
article Casino upgrades completed for relaunch
(South Dakota) -- A more than $30 million upgrade to the Royal River Casino and Hotel will be celebrated this weekend with a relaunch party that includes fireworks,...
article Gambling suit against Eugene Melnyk split into pieces
(Ottawa) -- The legal team for Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk has moved to have the dispute over a $900,000 gambling loss divided into five separate counts. A...
article Mohegan Unveils Casino Development Concept for Hellinikon
(Greece) -- Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment (“MGE”), in partnership with GEK TERNA, unveiled Tuesday INSPIRE Athens, its concept for the first Integrated...
article 2 plead guilty for trading meds for South Dakota casino points
(South Dakota) -- Two people pleaded guilty Monday, Oct. 7, to federal charges involving the sale of prescription medication to an employee at the Grand River Casino...
article San Manuel Casino extend partnership with Anaheim Ducks
(California) -- The Anaheim Ducks and San Manuel Casino announced today an expansion of their 13-year long partnership, which adds the newly created "The San Manuel...

10/7/2019

article Supervisors debate asking governor to close Seneca Nation casinos
(New York) -- It may be more symbolic than realistic, but the Seneca County Board of Supervisors will consider a motion Tuesday calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to close the...
article Update On Wire Act Case: First Circuit Sets Deadlines For Briefs
(Washington D.C.) -- The lawsuit over the Wire Act and its applicability to online gambling is far from over. In this case, the United States Court of Appeals for the...
article Tribal rep gives update on gaming bill
(Texas) -- Cheryl Downing, general manager for administration of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe, gave an update on Naskila Gaming and the status of legislation concerning...
article Montana opens consultation on sports betting rules
(Montana) -- The Montana Lottery has released its draft sports wagering regulations for public comment. The state lottery said it is working towards a launch of legal...
article Oregon Lottery to rollout sports betting app
(Oregon) -- The Oregon Lottery is getting ready to release its sports betting app and hopes to bring in more revenue to the state that is currently going elsewhere....
article Sports Betting Tax to Go Before Voters in Colorado
(Colorado) -- Colorado voters will decide next month whether to legalize sports betting and immediately subject it to taxation. The measure (Proposition DD), referred to...
article Sports Betting Available at Mohegan Sun Pocono
(Pennsylvania) -- You can now legally place sports bets at a casino in Luzerne County. Unibet Sportsbook at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Township is the final product of...
article Rockford City Council votes to send Hard Rock Casino proposal to Illinois Gaming Board
(Illinois) -- Rockford City Council voted 11-to-1 Monday night to send the Hard Rock Casino proposal to the Illinois gaming board. One alderperson abstained in the vote...
article Casino proposal for East Hazel Crest and Homewood
(Illinois) -- Wind Creek Hospitality officials, a company that operates casinos on behalf of a Native American tribe in Alabama, said Wednesday they will seek a license...
article Wyoming Lawmakers Advance Gambling Regulation Bill
(Wyoming) -- Wyoming lawmakers are moving ahead with plans for more gambling regulation.The state Pari-Mutuel Commission currently oversees horse racing. The Legislature...
article Casino heads vie for license in Russellville
(Arkansas) -- On Aug. 13, the Pope County Quorum Court -- amid allegations of secret meetings -- passed a resolution supporting Cherokee Nation Businesses. Ben Cross,...
article Eldorado to take on five tribal casino management contracts following Caesars merger
(Nevada) -- While Eldorado Resorts has raised the possibility of selling off one of Caesars’ Strip properties when the companies’ merger concludes next year...
article Bagnall: Melnyk's gambling debt defence gets complicated
(Ottawa) -- The legal fight over Eugene Melnyk’s alleged gambling debt appears to have taken on a life of its own. A Connecticut casino run by the Mohegan Tribal...
article GLI: "Sports wagering is going to be the fastest-growing market going into 2020"
(Las Vegas) -- Ahead of the lab's presence in G2E, Clay anticipates an even stronger focus on sports wagering from land-based expansion into new markets, with...
article Legendary chef Jeremiah Tower hosting Sunday lobster brunch at Jamul Casino
(California) -- Jeremiah Tower, considered the father of California cuisine and a towering figure in shaping how America eats today, will help Jamul Casino celebrate its...
article Two admit receiving casino points for prescription drugs
(South Dakota) -- Two people pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges involving the sale of prescription medication to an employee at the Grand River Casino near...
press release Federal Judge Dismisses Opponents' Claim Against Wilton Rancheria
(California) -- A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Monday  issued a comprehensive final order dismissing the remaining claims contesting the U.S. Department of...

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