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Arizona Proposes Tribal Sports Betting Bill Allowing for Both On and Off Sovereign Land Wagering

In Arizona, a ground-breaking new proposal could lead to legalized tribal sports betting in the state. Introduced this week in the state legislature, the bill would allow tribes to offer sports wagering in limited off-reservation locations, as well as within tribal casinos. The Arizona Indian Gaming Association — seen here in…

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, State Tribes Hash Out Possible Bridgeport Gaming Options, Controversy Still Swirls

MGM Resort’s proposal to build a large casino in Bridgeport, Connecticut — already opposed by many surrounding towns — is now facing a new challenge, with word that the Constitution State’s new Governor Ned Lamont, only in office two weeks, has reached out to the tribes that operate Foxwoods Resort…

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New York State’s Oneida Nation Forms Sports Betting Partnership with Caesars Entertainment

Caesars has struck a deal with the Oneida Nation to bring sports betting to the tribe’s three Upstate New York casinos later this year. That’s provided the deal is approved by National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) and New York signs off some form of wagering regulations in 2019. The Oneida…

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Biggest Gaming Industry Legal Conflicts, Battles, and Outright Wars of 2018

The gaming industry kept its legal teams busy in 2018, as an onslaught of critical issues hit litigation — or threatened to — between casinos, ancillary businesses, federal, state, and tribal governments, and just plain old regular folks. Although MGM Resorts and its CEO Jim Murren expressed sympathy after the…

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Odds Long of Arkansas Casino Coming to Pope County, as Local Leaders Oppose Gambling Venue

The statewide Arkansas casino ballot question that passed during the November election earmarks a gaming venue for Pope County, but local leaders are opposed to the facility. Incoming Russellville Mayor Richard Harris says he will block an Arkansas casino from coming to the town. (Image: Richard Harris/Ameristar/Casino.org) Issue 4 —…

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Mashantucket Pequot Tribe Re-Elect Rodney Butler Chairman Amid East Windsor Casino Chaos

The Mashantucket Pequot Native Americans have re-elected Rodney Butler to the position of tribal council chairman, as the group continues to fight for a satellite casino in East Windsor, Connecticut. Rodney Butler (seated, right) has been re-elected council chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot tribe. (Image: Benjamin Hager/Las Vegas Review-Journal) Butler…

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California Tribes Threaten to Sue State Over Banked Games Despite Regulator Assurances

California tribal gaming operators are treating with caution a declaration by regulators that they will wipe out controversial banked card games currently on offer at the state’s card clubs. Card clubs such as “The Bike” (pictured) have discovered an ingenious way to skirt the laws on house-banked games that have…

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American Gaming Law: Two Las Vegas Casino Industry Legal Experts Break Down Sports Betting Post-PASPA, Vegas Reinvention, and the Online Outlook

American gaming law is one of the most intricate and thorny areas of our legal system, yet every aspect of it affects the casino industry and its offshoots. The Supreme Court recently opened the door to state-by-state sports betting legalization, and both land-based commercial and tribal casinos continue to battle…

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Indian Casinos Win $32.4B in 2017, Tribes Considering Sports Betting

Indian casinos reported gross gaming revenue (GGR) of $32.4 billion in the fiscal 2017 year, which is a 3.9 percent increase on 2016. NIGC Chairman Jonodev Chaudhuri says Indian casinos are taking in more winnings than ever. (Image: Andrew Bahl/Indianz) The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) calculated the total win…

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