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Indian Gaming: Latest News
2:19pm 4-26-2017
 
 
article High Court Kills Tribal Immunity for Casino Employees
(Washington D.C.) -- Tribal immunity does not shield a casino’s limo driver for Mohegan Sun Casino from having to pay the couple he rear-ended on a highway, the...
article California online poker bill may not be heard until 2018
(California) -- A bill to legalise and regulate online poker in the state of California will likely not be heard until at least 2018, according to the latest reports....
article Mishewal Wappo tribe loses court appeal case opposed by Napa officials
(California) -- A tribe seeking federal recognition lost the latest, and perhaps, final round of a court case that Napa County officials have long feared could have...
article House agrees to give Miami new casino, other concessions
(Florida) -- After years of impasse over how to update Florida's gambling laws to reflect the changing times, the Florida House agreed to a series of major...
article Court asked to reconsider ruling on Aquinnah gaming hall
(Massachusetts) -- Lawyers for the state and town of Aquinnah on Monday formally asked a federal court to rehear a case that paved the way for the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay...
article Albuquerque casino breaks ground on $40m upgrade
(New Mexico) -- Work has begun on a $40m renovation of the Isleta Resort & Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Improvements include an expanded and redesigned casino...
article Traffic quiets for Ilani’s second day
(Washington) -- By 3 a.m. Tuesday, all but five card tables were still in play at Ilani Casino Resort, casino officials said. “I guess I had anticipated the...
article Black Oak Casino Resort gets updated website
(California) -- Black Oak Casino Resort has announced the launch its newly redesigned website at blackoakcasino.com. The site offers increased navigation and...
article The Ginormous Royal Suite at Mohegan Sun Casino Is For Ultra High-Rollers Only
(Connecticut) -- Even though Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino is situated on Connecticut's picturesque Thames River, it's still the perfect destination for those...
article TURTLE TALK: Jenn Weddle Guest Commentary on Lewis v. Clarke
(Michigan) -- This was the best possible result in this case (a narrow remand). Justice Sotomayor’s opinion keeps tribal employees on equal footing with federal...
 
 
Native News: Latest News
3:32pm 4-26-2017
 
 
article Judge sets Wednesday hearing on Whiteclay beer stores’ request to stay open during appeals
(Nebraska) -- A Lancaster County judge has scheduled a hearing for 3 p.m. Wednesday to decide whether to allow Whiteclay beer stores to remain open while appeals are...
article Law opens door to tribal felony prosecutions on Flathead Reservation
(Montana) -- Longstanding criminal jurisdiction on the Flathead Indian Reservation might be in for a significant change. State legislation backed by the Confederated...
article Elem Indian Colony Halts Disenrollment Process
(California) -- In a terse, three-sentence press release, Elem Indian Colony’s executive committee (their elected tribal council) took the first step toward...
article Oglala Sioux Tribe police chief resigns
(South Dakota) -- The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council called for the removal of acting Police Chief Harry Martinez during a special meeting on Monday, according to...
article State Responds To American Indian Health Director Resignation
(Montana) -- The head of Montana's health department says she is, quote, “disappointed” to learn of the resignation of American Indian Health Director...
article Standing Rock Episode, Part 1: Latest Video in Indigenous with Stacey Thunder Series
(USA) -- For over a decade, journalist Stacey Thunder (Red Lake and Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe) has been the host of the PBS news magazine Native Report. She has just...
article Support for Standing Rock Sioux Tribe leads to recall in Alaska city
(Alaska) -- A resolution in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has led to a recall effort in Homer, Alaska. The city council passed Resolution 16-121: Support...
article Trump singles out new Bears Ears monument as an 'abuse' of government's power
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald Trump is setting his sights on a new target: a national monument that enjoys strong support across Indian Country.
article How Canada set up Aboriginal treaties to keep First Nations down
(Canada) -- There are many stories about how Canada was formed. One of those stories focuses on the dispossession and displacement of the land’s first inhabitants...
article Split 9th Circ. Panel Won't Rehear Tribal Banishment Suit
(California) -- The Ninth Circuit will not reconsider its decision upholding a move by the United Auburn Indian Community to temporarily ban certain members from tribal...
article Council votes to keep Navajo Nation, votes no on Diné Nation name
(Arizona) -- On April 19, Legislation No. 0395-16, which sought to amend Title II of the Navajo Nation Code to change the designated name of the Navajo Nation to Diné...
article ‘Destroy the Ice Cream Man’: Native Youth Testifies on Diabetes Crisis
(Washington D.C.) -- Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (SCIA) Chairman John Hoeven (R-ND) continued his rapid pace of hearings on issues important to Indian country...
article What the century-old murders of Osage people say about the U.S.
(Oklahoma) -- If we’re living in a post-truth era, David Grann didn’t get the memo. The New Yorker journalist has garnered a cult following for his...
article Why Native Americans Do Not Separate Religion From Science
(USA) -- Last year five Native American tribes in Washington state managed to repatriate the remains of the “Ancient One,” as they called him, or “...
article Genetic Continuity Study Backs Up Oral Histories
(USA) -- A new scientific report has shown genetic links between ancient skeletons found in Alaska and British Columbia and the Indigenous Peoples who live in the area...
article Members of Native American Tribes Say Oregon Country Fair's "Story Pole" Is An Abomination
(Oregon) -- A wood-carved pole at the Oregon Country Fair is receiving pushback from members of Native American tribes. The "story pole" has been in the works...
article Study suggests humans were in North America 100,000 years earlier than believed
(California) -- A team of scientists believe they have found evidence of human activity in North America that dates back 130,000 years — more than 100,000 years...
article Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World
(Toronto) -- The growl of Link Wray's eponymous single - and the straight line between its rebellious sound and the rise of rock and roll - is the starting point for...
article Indigenous protest over land rights turns violent on front steps of Brazil Congress
(Brazil) -- Indigenous people and police have clashed in Brazil's capital city, as officers fired rubber bullets and tear gas while tribe members shot arrows in...
press release Oglala Sioux Tribe to Host the First Annual Great Plains Tribal Leaders' Economic Summit to Promote Governance Strategies for Economic Growth
(South Dakota) -- Indian nations and tribes were independent sovereigns prior to the formation of the United States, with healthy, vibrant economies, self-sufficient...
 
 
Gaming: Latest News
3:32pm 4-26-2017
 
 
article REPORT: The Future Of Gambling In The United States
(USA) -- PlayUSA.com has produced a comprehensive overview of the major issues and key stakeholders involved in seven emerging products that are critical to the future...
article Report Ranks the Most Gambling-Friendly US States
(USA) -- Nevada is the most gambling-friendly US state, according to a report by analysts from personal finance website WalletHub. South Dakota, Montana, West Virginia,...
article Sports Gambling Ban Repeal Could Happen in Trump's First Term, Group Says
(Washington D.C.) -- As top sports officials and the American public soften their decades-long opposition to legal sports betting, the American Gaming Association, one...
article Having The Pennsylvania Lottery Run Online Gambling Would Be A Mistake Taxpayers Would Pay For
(Pennsylvania) -- The latest twist in Pennsylvania’s years-long attempt to regulate online gambling surfaced Tuesday when Sen. Joe Scarnati floated the notion of...
article The First Five Years Of DraftKings
(Massachusetts) -- In February 2012, a Boston-based company called DraftKings was getting ready to launch as a daily fantasy sports company. DraftKings was not the first...
article NCAA shows it would rather take a stand against sports gambling than discrimination
(Washington D.C.) -- Last week, the NCAA announced where it would hold more than 600 championship events between fall 2017 and spring 2022.
article Ex-NY Post Reporter Claims Rupert Murdoch Spiked Story About Patriots’ Owner’s Gambling Ties
(New York) -- Former New York Post writer and columnist Bart Hubbuch penned an article for Deadspin that claims Rupert Murdoch once personally spiked a story that...
article Nevada Governor Sandoval, AG Sessions To Meet; Will Online Gambling Come Up?
(Washington D.C.) -- Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and US Attorney General Jeff Sessions are scheduled to meet tomorrow. One item likely to come up in their discussion:...
article Las Vegas Design Professionals Discuss Changing Sin City Landscape at UNLV
(Las Vegas) -- A group of Las Vegas design professionals met at UNLV over the weekend to discuss “Emotional Architecture and Hospitality Design,” with the...
article Three new games hit two Atlantic City casinos
(Atlantic City) -- Look for three new first-of-their-kind games, two exclusive to Tropicana Atlantic City, the next time you’re in A.C. Tropicana has Nothin...
article Two Republican candidates for Governor back North Jersey casinos
(New Jersey) -- Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, R-Somerset, appeared at an “Eggs and Issues” forum on Tuesday that was run by the Meadowlands Regional Chamber...
article New Jersey DGE Approves GAN for iGaming License
(New Jersey) -- Formerly known as the GameAccountNetwork, online gaming software developer GAN has now been given the go ahead to provide online gaming in the state of...
article County in bed with casino giant Genting, sells out cheap
(Florida) -- County commissioners sold out the area around the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts to one of the globe’s biggest casino operators last...
article Having The Pennsylvania Lottery Run Online Gambling Would Be A Mistake Taxpayers Would Pay For
(Pennsylvania) -- The latest twist in Pennsylvania’s years-long attempt to regulate online gambling surfaced Tuesday when Sen. Joe Scarnati floated the notion of...
article Shorelines Casino pays out, sends $575K to Belleville for first quarter
(Ontario) -- If you lost big gambling at Shorelines Casino Belleville over the past quarter, you can take comfort in knowing your losses are at least helping the city.
article Online Poker Players Are Exiled in Paradise
(Costa Rica) -- On the very first evening after Ryan Garitta moved to Jaco, Costa Rica, a small beach town on the Pacific Coast, he had dinner with about 2o other recent...
article Esports Ain’t Easy: What Valve Can Learn from Riot Games
(Worldwide) -- Over the past year, Valve’s updates to CS:GO have been few and far between, but while these patches lack in frequency, they’ve almost always...
article Kindred Group Reports Record Q1 Revenue ahead of 32Red Acquisition
(UK) -- Online gambling operator Kindred Group, recently rebranded from Unibet Group, reported record high gross winnings revenue for the three months ended March 31,...
article Crown Resorts’ architect of China push leaves casino group
(Australia) -- Michael Chen, the man who led Crown Resorts’ push into China, has reportedly left the James Packer’s casino company following the arrest of 18...
article James Packer's man in China Michael Chen leaves Crown Resorts
(Australia) -- The architect of Crown Resorts' push into China, Michael Chen, has left the casino group as the clean-out of top management continues following the...
article Earnings wagers spur casinos as Hong Kong stocks hit five-week high
(Hong Kong) -- Hong Kong shares climbed to a five-week high on Wednesday, with earnings expectations from the gambling sector further brightening investor outlook amid...
article Pachinko industry raises money for low-income students, but critics call it a marketing stunt
(Japan) -- The pachinko industry is urging customers to donate steel balls from their winnings to help put hard-up students through university. But anti-gambling...
article Philippines Online Gaming Operators No Longer Welcomed Inside State-Sponsored Economic Zones
(Philippines) -- Philippines online gambling companies that are currently occupying millions of square feet of office space in the country’s state-sponsored...
article Baha Mar Ushers in New Era of Tourism and Airlift for The Bahamas
(Bahamas) -- The opening of the multi-billion dollar Baha Mar resort will usher in a new era of tourism in The Bahamas and expand airlift to the island nation. Ministry...
article Gambling addiction grips South Dakota
(South Dakota) -- According to WalletHub, South Dakota is the second most gambling addicted state behind only Nevada. Jill Gonzales says South Dakota ranks third in...
article Wynn Macau profits rise 26.5% in first quarter of 2017
(Macau) -- The Wynn Macau Ltd casino group has reported a significant 26.5% rise in net profits for the first quarter of 2017. In unaudited results filed with the Hong...
 
 
Press Releases
10:14am 4-26-2017
 
 
Oglala Sioux Tribe to Host the First Annual Great Plains Tribal Leaders' Economic Summit to Promote Governance Strategies for Economic Growth
(South Dakota) -- Indian nations and tribes were independent sovereigns prior to the formation of the United States, with healthy, vibrant economies, self-sufficient...
IGT Presents Diverse Content and Cabinets at Southern Gaming Summit
(Mississippi) -- International Game Technology PLC (“IGT”) (NYSE: IGT) will showcase innovative games, cabinets and systems solutions in booth 702 at the...
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Provides Customized Regulator Training to Argentina’s Loteria Nacional Sociedad del Estado
(Argentina) -- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) experts traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina to perform a series of training sessions for the Loteria Nacional...
Brian Cladoosby Accepts Position on Group Health Community Foundation Board
(Washington) -- Brian Cladoosby, Chairman of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, is honored to have accepted a position of service on the Board of Directors for the...
Pechanga promotes VP of HR and Talent Management
(California) -- Shannon Weidauer, a dedicated Pechanga Resort & Casino employee, was just promoted to Vice President of Human Resources and Talent Management at...
Tribal Leaders Cannabis Symposium
(California) -- The Santa Ysabel Tribal Enterprise Consulting group, in collaboration with Native Network Consulting and Emerald Enterprise Inc., will co-host the Tribal...
 

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