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Nevada Gaming Control Board approves Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment

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The Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment vehicle of the federally-recognized Mohegan Tribe has reportedly been approved by the Nevada Gaming Control Board to operate a casino inside the coming Virgin Hotels Las Vegas venue. According to a report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the unanimous consent from the three-member body came during a two-hour ...

Virginia Lottery Board approves inaugural regulations on sportsbetting

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The four-member Virginia Lottery Board has reportedly approved a final series of regulations that could see the historic southern state launch legalized online sportsbetting as soon as early next year. According to a Tuesday report from local television broadcaster WWBT-TV, the governor-appointed panel authorized the jurisdiction’s first-ever rules on sportsbetting yesterday after responding to ...

Nevada Gaming Commission approves amendments regarding cashless gaming systems

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On Thursday, the Nevada Gaming Commission approved eight new amendments regarding cashless gaming systems. The amendments were made to existing regulations. Supporters of cashless options feel that this change is the first step needed to revolutionize the way casinos complete financial transactions. Amendment Changes: The amendments to the gaming regulations are effective immediately. Because ...

Michigan Gaming Control Board approves “minimum reopening guidelines” for Detroit casinos; still no date set for reopening

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Detroit’s trio of commercial casinos are one step closer to reopening after on Monday, June 8, 2020, the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) approved a list of “minimum reopening guidelines” to be implemented when the governor issues an order allowing that to happen. The guidelines include: Limit of 15 percent the legal capacity at ...

Bristol, Virginia’s city council unanimously approves Hard Rock International as preferred casino operator

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Hard Rock International, along with The United Company and Par Ventures, has been endorsed by the Bristol, Virginia City Council as the preferred operator of a proposed casino at the site of a former shopping mall. In November 2019, the globally recognized brand, which is an enterprise of the federally-recognized Seminole Tribe of Florida, was ...

Federal government approves California tribe’s land-into-trust petition

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The plan from the Tule River Indian Tribe, in central California, to relocate its Eagle Mountain Casino has reportedly taken an important step forward after federal authorities approved an associated land-into-trust petition. According to a Tuesday report from The Porterville Recorder newspaper, the decision from the United States Department of the Interior’s Bureau of ...