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Arkansas Gaming

article Wagers down over $1.4B at Arkansas casinos
(Arkansas) -- The coronavirus pandemic has cost Arkansas casinos more than $1.4 billion in gaming terminal wagers this year but the state's three gambling...
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Agua Caliente

article Working Up an Appetite
(California) -- Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City, opening late 2020, will feature several unique and innovative food and beverage concepts led by Executive Chef...
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Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla

article Wildhorse prepares to open expansion
(Oregon) -- Wildhorse Resort & Casino is preparing to open its new expansion, adding a bowling center, food court and arcade that are expected to be open to the...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Casinos report declines in August slot revenues
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun reported year-over-year declines in their August slot-machine revenues Tuesday, with Foxwoods keeping $29.6...
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Foxwoods

article Foxwoods Announces $29.6M In August Slot Revenue, $7.4M For State
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino reported slot revenue of $29.6 million for the month of August. This results in a $7.4 million direct payment to the state in...
article Foxwoods Resort Casino reports August slot revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino is reporting slot revenue of $29.6 million for the month of August 2020. This results in a $7.4 million direct payment to the...
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Hard Rock

article Hard Rock Hotel & Casino celebrates TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award
(Oklahoma) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa has been selected for a 2020 Travelers’ Choice Award by TripAdvisor, an online company that assists nearly 500...
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Ilani Casino

article ilani named best casino, looks ahead to its future
(Washington) -- Any time a player at ilani hits something big, it is announced over the public address system at the casino. “Another jackpot winner …...
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Mashantucket Pequot

article Meet Judge Thomas Londregan, an Expert on Native American Law (reg req)
(Connecticut) -- When the Mashantucket Pequots opened Foxwood Resort Casino in 1992 to much fanfare as the Nutmeg State’s first casino, its tribal court was also forming...
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Michigan Gaming

article Will Michigan Have Interstate Poker? Bill Is Getting A Look Today
(Michigan) -- The Michigan legislature will hold a hearing today, Sept. 15. Among the bills up for consideration is SB 991, which would make it possible for Michigan to...
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Public Smoking

article Health Organizations Urge Saracen Casino to Open Permanently Smoke-free to Protect Workers, Reduce Spread of COVID-19
(Arkansas) -- Saracen Casino’s grand opening is scheduled for October in Pine Bluff, and health groups urge the operator to open smoke-free to protect the health of the...
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Quapaw Tribe

article Little Rock chef's long pedigree leads to directing casino's food
(Arkansas) -- After 33 years in the food service industry, it would be fair to say that Little Rock native Todd Gold knows his way around a kitchen, and if longevity...
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Wampanoag Aquinnah

article Appeals court hears arguments in Aquinnah gaming case
(Massachusetts) -- The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head and the town of Aquinnah have presented arguments to the U.S. 1st Circuit Court of Appeals for the tribe’s planned...
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Washington Gaming

press release Elwha River Casino plans expansion
(Washington) -- The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe is excited to announce the expansion of Elwha River Casino. The existing property originally opened in March 2009 and the...
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Other News

article Oklahoma Supreme Court denies Gov. Stitt’s request for rehearing on gaming compact ruling
(Oklahoma) -- The Oklahoma Supreme Court denied Gov. Kevin Stitt’s request for a rehearing after the high court ruled Stitt’s compact with the Otoe-Missouria...
article Casino Sues Scientific Games, Bally’s for Antitrust Law Violations, Charge 100% Card-Shuffler Monopoly
(Oklahoma) -- The Tonkawa Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, a casino operator, alleges in a proposed class action that Scientific Games Corp., Bally Technologies, Inc., and...
article Sugar Creek casino set to reopen
(Oklahoma) -- Sugar Creek casino is set to reopen after the casino experienced a network security incident over Labor Day weekend. Terri Parton, President at Wichita and...
article GeoComply Announces PlayPause, An Innovative Tool to Strengthen Multi-State Responsible Gaming Programs
(North America) -- GeoComply announced today, in conjunction with Responsible Gaming Education Week, the launch of PlayPause, an innovative tool designed to modernize...

9/14/2020

article Sen. Cornyn stands against tribal gaming bill backed by East Texas Republicans
(Texas) -- Congress is poised to allow gaming on the lands of two Native American tribes in Texas after the U.S. House passed a bill pushed by Texas Republicans to take...
article Aquinnah bingo hall has federal hearing
(Massachusetts) -- The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and the town of Aquinnah squared off in a remote hearing before the First Circuit Court of Appeals Monday...
article Ninth Circuit hands Jamul tribe a positive ruling over sovereignty
(California) -- A Southern California Indian tribe won a favorable ruling in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals last week that it hopes will end a seven-year-old legal...
article Cowlitz Indian Tribe first Washington tribe to accept casino compact amendment
(Washington) -- The Cowlitz Indian Tribe is the first tribe in Washington to come to an agreement for the amendment of its Class III gaming compact, including several...
article The Nebraska Supreme Court greenlights vote on gambling legalization
(Nebraska) -- The Nebraska Supreme Court ruled Thursday that state voters should get the opportunity this year to legalize casino gambling in cities with horse tracks....
article Casino appeals Luzerne County hotel tax bill on complimentary rooms
(Pennsylvania) -- The Mohegan Sun Pocono casino has filed an appeal arguing it should not be forced to pay hotel tax on complimentary rooms as ordered by Luzerne County...
article Judge sets hearing for Mohegan Sun Pocono appeal of hotel tax determination
(Pennsylvania) -- A Luzerne County judge has ordered a hearing in Mohegan Sun Pocono's appeal of the county hotel tax assessed on the Plains Twp. resort over the...
article NC Trend: Casino for Catawba Indian Nation
(North Carolina) -- Some like the odds for a new $300 million casino that promises to light up Cleveland County’s economy. “That horse has left the barn,...
article Two Michigan Casinos Tighten Up Mask Rules
(Michigan) -- The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe owns two casinos in Michigan. The popular Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant, and its lesser-known Saganing Eagles...
article Casino cooks up plan for state's best dining
(Arkansas) -- Mention casinos and right away, many people will think of slot machines, craps, poker, roulette, ringing bells, excited chatter and cocktail servers making...
article Casinos impacted by coin shortage; banks say shortage should lessen
(North Dakota) -- Restaurants, laundromats and now casinos are experiencing the impacts from the coin shortage that’s come on from a lack of circulation due to the...
article Sports Betting in New York: Will it Ever Goes Online?
(New York) -- Betting on sports is becoming more accepted worldwide. In the United States, more states are also starting to legalize the local operations of sportsbooks...
article REGISTER: The New Normal with Victor Rocha Webcast Series- Week 15
(Indian Country) -- You are invited to join our next weekly webinar, Tribal Gaming and the New Normal: What Happened In Las Vegas, Didn’t Stay In Las Vegas on Wednesday...
article The Long Con: Blaine Graboyes is giving casinos a way to monetize eSports
(USA) -- The eSports industry has exploded over the last decade and is the newest big thing in the gambling industry. GameCo CEO Blaine Graboyes has been one of the...
article Nas concert at Foxwoods postponed again
(Connecticut) -- Rapper Nas will need to wait a bit longer before showing up at Foxwoods Resort Casino. The star’s concert in Mashantucket, Conn., originally scheduled...

9/13/2020

article BlueWater reopens this week
(Colorado) -- After being closed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, The BlueWater Resort & Casino is reopening on a limited basis this week. The official...
article Ninth Circuit Tosses Case Against ‘Half-Blood Indian’ Jamul Casino
(California) -- A panel of federal appellate judges has tossed a lawsuit that challenged the sovereignty of the Jamul Indian Village (JIV), operator of the Jamul Casino...
article Unique Class III Gaming Compact takes effect
(Oklahoma) -- The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma announced that on Sept. 8, the United States government published notice in the Federal Register...
article CNB casinos open under strict safety protocols
(Oklahoma) -- Though the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impose the need for restrictions, Cherokee Nation Businesses has its casino doors open with social distancing and...
article Our View: Casino is the best hope for brighter future
(Virginia) -- Signs with the phrases “We’re betting on Bristol” and “Don’t gamble with Bristol’s future” have been in place for...
article Two mid-Michigan casinos prohibit use of certain masks
(Michigan) -- A pair of mid-Michigan casinos will soon prohibit the use of certain types of masks being used by its guests. Beginning Monday, Sept. 14, the Soaring Eagle...
article Terre Haute casino will be smoke-free
(Indiana) -- Citing Vigo County and Terre Haute's strict non-smoking ordinances and poor health metrics, Spectacle Jack LLC announced Friday it will make its Terre...
article Nnee Bich’o Nii Apache Transit Services rides again
(Arizona) -- For nearly five and a half months, the Apache Transit fleet sat dormant, void of passengers due to the State of Emergency ordered by the San Carlos Apache...
article Tohono O'odham officer remembered after being killed in the line of duty
(Arizona) -- Funeral services were held today for Tohono O’odham Police Officer Bryan Brown, who was killed in the line of duty near the community of Why, Arizona...
article North Carolina’s Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Was Setting for $350,000 Money Laundering Plot
(North Carolina) -- An attempted laundering of over $350,000 at North Carolina’s Harrah’s Cherokee Hotel and Casino led to the charging of seven suspects...

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