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Agua Caliente

article Palm Springs Arena Groundbreaking Ceremony Postponed, Tribe Says
(California) -- A groundbreaking ceremony planned for next week to start construction of a 10,000-seat arena on tribal land in downtown Palm Springs has been postponed...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Haar: Tribes say they’d build two casinos, including Bridgeport
(Connecticut) -- They will build a casino in East Windsor. And if permitted, they would build a casino in Bridgeport, most likely a small one. That was the message...
article Tribes: East Windsor casino a long way away
(Connecticut) -- Despite telling lawmakers repeatedly they would build their Tribal Winds Casino in East Windsor in spite of ongoing litigation, tribal leaders said...
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Eastern Band of Cherokee

article How casino gaming revenue impacts schools and healthcare in Cherokee, N.C.
(North Carolina) -- Gaming legislation advancing in the Virginia General Assembly on Tuesday moved the state another step closer to legalizing casinos. Across state...
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Florida Gaming

article Insiders Say no go on Florida Sports Betting This Year
(Florida) -- Sports betting isn’t likely to make much, if any headway in Florida this year, according to state political insiders with connections in Tallahassee....
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Forest County Potawatomi

article Shing Takes the Win at WSOP Circuit Potawatomi for $151,284
(Wisconsin) -- An argument that is often put forward in poker is that you have to keep turning up and putting yourself in the position to win to get results. One man who...
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Ilani Casino

article Parking garage takes shape at ilani
(Washington) -- Construction is progressing rapidly on a new state-of-the-art parking garage at ilani, with the lower levels of the structure now taking clear shape as...
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Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun's 'Back of House' wins international awards
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun Casino's original online TV series "Back of House" has been honored with two international awards. According to a press...
article Greek State Will Take Control of Hellenikon When Licenses Expire
(Greece) -- Construction on the long-delayed 8-billion euro ($8.74 billion) development of the abandoned Hellenikon International Airport on the Greek capital’s coast...
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Oklahoma Gaming

article Judge orders Stitt, tribes to mediate gambling compact dispute
(Oklahoma) -- A federal judge has ordered that Gov. Stitt and Native American tribes to mediate their dispute over the gambling compacts that give tribes the exclusive...
article Mediation ordered to solve Oklahoma governor and tribes' legal dispute over casino compact
(Oklahoma) -- Chief U.S. District Judge Timothy DeGiusti ordered Monday that Gov. Kevin Stitt and Native American tribes mediate their legal dispute over the casino...
article Quapaw tribe seeks to join gaming compact lawsuit
(Oklahoma) -- The Quapaw Nation became the sixth tribe Wednesday to challenge Gov. Kevin Stitt’s stance on gaming compacts. The tribe filed a motion in Oklahoma...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Oneida Nation

article Yellow Brick Road Casino unveils expansion
(New York) -- Rather than cutting a ribbon, the Yellow Brick Road Casino and Sports Book christened their latest major expansion with a roll down their new bowling lanes...
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Pala Tribe

press release Unibet into Indiana and Iowa with Caesars and Pala agreements
(Indiana) -- Kindred Group has firmed up new agreements with Caesars Entertainment giving it market access to Indiana and Iowa, and potentially additional states, to...
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Quapaw Tribe

article Saracen Casino Resort showcases project's impact on Pine Bluff
(Arkansas) -- A big milestone in the construction of Saracen Casino Resort put the spotlight on the future in Pine Bluff Wednesday. City leaders joined members of Quapaw...
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Shoshone-Bannock

article Is a casino coming to the Mountain Home area?
(Idaho) -- Rumors of a possible casino swirled around Mountain Home on Wednesday, after the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes bought 157 acres of land off exit 95, just outside of...
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Virginia Gaming

article Bipartisan bills to legalize casinos pass Virginia House, Senate
(Virginia) -- Similar bills that would legalize casino gambling in five Virginia cities, if the cities can secure enough votes to pass a referendum, have passed the...
article Here's where the Virginia bills with the biggest potential business impact stand
(Virginia) -- Virginia is inching closer to raising its minimum wage, establishing a slew of new protections for workers and massively reforming its gambling laws...
article Virginia Senate and House pass bills to legalize casino gambling in five cities
(Virginia) -- Both the Virginia House and Senate approved legislation Tuesday to allow casinos by referendum in five cities. The Virginia House of Delegates passed House...
article Bristol, Va. community leaders react to casino legislation
(Virginia) -- The transformation of the vacant Bristol Mall into Hard Rock Casino Bristol is now one step closer to becoming a reality after both the Virginia House and...
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Washington Gaming

article Sports gambling may come to Washington by spring after latest approval
(Washington) -- Washington State lawmakers are in the process of reviewing two sports gambling bills – one in the House and one in the Senate – in hopes of...
article State bill to allow casino sports betting advances in Olympia
(Washington) -- The chance to bet on sporting events is a step closer to reality in Washington state after a House appropriations committee approved a bill allowing...
article Washington House Committee Moves Tribal-Only Sports Betting Bill
(Washington) -- With only about six hours remaining before a key legislative deadline, Washington State lawmakers on Tuesday night moved a tribal-only sports betting...
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Other News

article EDITORIAL: Sports betting: Tribal casinos shouldn’t get a new monopoly
(Washington) -- In the two years since the U.S. Supreme Court allowed legalization of sports betting, legislatures across the country have rushed to open up betting...
article Bill to allow sports betting advances to Washington House floor
(Washington) -- The chance to bet on sporting events is a step closer to reality in Washington state after a House appropriations committee approved a bill allowing...
press release Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Illuminates the Path to Greatness for Regulators at the 20th Annual North American Regulators Roundtable
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) will illuminate the path to greatness for hundreds of regulators at its 20th annual North American Regulators...
press release Sky Ute Casino Resort Selects Orion Voice Services and AI Workflows for Hospitality
(Colorado) -- Orion Labs Inc., provider of the award-winning Orion voice-enabled platform for firstline workers, today announced that Sky Ute Casino Resort has selected...

2/11/2020

article Hard Rock Atlantic City Launches Live Online Slots Tailored Towards Older Remote Gamblers
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Atlantic City launched live online slot machines this week that are fully played remotely, the casino operator and its software technology...
article Tribes stick to exclusivity claim at forum on sports-betting legislation
(Connecticut) -- Southeastern Connecticut’s gaming tribes Tuesday touted their decades-long relationship with the state as a win-win for the parties and repeated...
article Bill to legalize sports gambling in Washington state advances to potential final House vote
(Washington) -- Legalized sports gambling within Washington state’s tribal casinos took another step Tuesday toward becoming reality this year. A House...
article Committee passes plan to limit sports betting to tribal casinos
(Washington) -- The plan to make sports betting legal today won a key vote at the State Legislature, but the battle isn't over. SHB 2638 passed out of the House...
article Proposed Washington Gambling Law Changes Aimed at Keeping State Video Gaming Industry Around
(Washington) -- In response to the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Kater v. Churchill Downs Inc., Washington State’s legislature is attempting to redefine what...
article Poarch Creek casino proposal promises $1B for Alabama
(Alabama) -- While states on every side of Alabama have turned to lotteries to find much needed funding, one group is dangling an interesting offer in front of lawmakers...
article Virginia Senate bill would increase casino tax rate
(Virginia) -- A Virginia Senate committee voted Thursday to drastically increase the proposed tax on casino gaming revenues and the license fee for casino operators in...
article Hard Rock Files Appeal, Blocks Hellenikon Casino Tender Process
(Greece) -- A preliminary inquiry is said to have suspended the process of the Hellenic Gaming Commission’s (EEEP) international tender for a casino permit at...
article Hard Rock Hellenikon Casino License Appeal Holds Up Hellenikon -
(Greece) -- After its complaints about a conflict of interest from its rival, which won a license to build a a casino at the 8-billion euro ($8.74 billion) long-stalled...
article Newly branded YBR Casino and Sport Book grand opening supports ‘come home to CNY’ initiatives
(New York) -- The Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango will go by a new name: YBR Casino and Sports Book. The Oneida Indian Nation will host a grand opening Tuesday...
article Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango expanding
(New York) -- The Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango will go by a new, shorter name: Its initials, YBR. The Oneida Indian Nation is hosting a grand opening of its...
article Seminole Casino Coconut Creek wins season opener in World Polo League
(Florida) -- Seminole Casino Coconut Creek won its season opener in the World Polo League All-Star Challenge Sunday at Grand Champions Polo Club. In front of a packed...
article Kindred extends partnership with Pala Interactive LLC in Indiana and Iowa
(USA) -- Pala Interactive, a leading online real money and social gaming platform provider, today announced that following the successful launch in Pennsylvania in...
press release Largest California Tribal Gaming Association Announces Support for Sports Betting Initiative at the 25th Western Indian Gaming Conference
(California) -- Celebrating a quarter century, more than 450 tribal leaders, regulators, industry professionals and policy experts, gathered at the 25th annual Western...
article Talking Stick Resort celebrates 10-year anniversary
(Arizona) -- Talking Stick Resort, an enterprise of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, will celebrate its 10-year anniversary with a raucous two-month...

2/10/2020

article Judge orders mediation between Stitt, tribes over gaming compacts
(Oklahoma) -- A federal judge on Monday ordered Gov. Kevin Stitt and the tribes involved in a legal dispute over gaming compacts to enter mediation. Chief Judge Timothy...
article Nation's largest Native American group sides with Oklahoma tribes in gaming compact dispute
(Washington D.C.) -- American Indian tribes face “a direct threat to their sovereignty” if they don’t stand up to the power of the Oklahoma state...
article Hard Rock launches world's first live internet slots
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is now home to what the company claims is the world's first live online slots. HardRockCasino.com has partnered with...
article Court ruling throws online sports betting push in New York into question
(New York) -- Legalizing online sports gambling in New York State already faced a questionable future in Albany this year. But after last week’s appeals court...
article As Michigan Awaits Full Online Gambling, iLottery Continues To Grow
(Michigan) -- Although Michigan passed a full-scale online gambling bill in 2019, its citizens still have at least a year to wait before the first online sportsbooks,...
article Washington State Could Be First In West To Legalize In 2020
(Washington) -- If you take Nevada out of the mix, the West has been slower than the East, Midwest or South to embrace legal sports betting since the Supreme Court...
article Odds improving that Washington may legalize sports betting, but not like Oregon
(Oregon) -- A couple of years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states beyond Nevada to have sports betting. Oregon dove in last year. Idaho, Washington...
article Sports Betting Back On The Agenda In Hartford
(Connecticut) -- The Connecticut legislature will once again take up the issue of sports betting this year. A bill that will be introduced this week will try to bridge...
article Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Chief urges lawmakers to slow casino legislation process
(Virginia) -- Virginia General Assembly lawmakers are expected to vote Tuesday on legalizing casinos. The bill as it stands would open the door for a proposed casino and...
article House casino bill bound for third reading
(Virginia) -- Legislation to allow casinos by referenda in five Virginia cities, including Bristol, was engrossed and advanced to third reading Monday by the House of...
article Lawmakers mull regulated gaming in Wyoming. The question is how far should the state go?
(Wyoming) -- Almost everyone in the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee Room agreed Monday that 2020 should be the year Wyoming starts to regulate gaming....
article Tom Osborne testifies against gambling bills; senator says Nebraska losing money
(Nebraska) -- Gambling bills. Three bills that would expand gambling in Nebraska drew fire from familiar opponents during a hearing before the Legislature’s...
article Gulfside Casino Partnership asks court to rule on its Arkansas lawsuit
(Arkansas) -- With Cherokee Nation Businesses awaiting movement on its request to site a resort and casino in Pope County, a competing interest has asked a Pulaski...
article Saracen Casino to host topping off ceremony
(Arkansas) -- Officials with the Saracen Casino Resort will hold a topping-out ceremony at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the Saracen Casino Resort Building Site, 3512...
article Callaway Liquor Store takes advantage of tribal smoking, gaming
(Minnesota) -- The statewide smoking ban that took effect on Oct. 1, 2007 has hit some bars around the area hard. But not the on-sale portion of the Callaway Liquor...
article JUSTICE: Heavy regulation still challenges gambling payments innovation
(USA) -- In recent years, changes within the gaming industry, from the Supreme Court’s ruling on sports betting in 2018 to online gaming’s growth in...
press release Trilogy Group Announces Relationship with Dine Brands franchisor of IHOP and Applebee’s
(USA) -- Applebee’s and IHOP are two of America’s most recognized brands. With 3,668 restaurants in 50 states and total system wide sales of $7.6B, Applebee...

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