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Norfolk authorizes land deal for envisioned Virginia tribal casino

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In Virginia and the city council for Norfolk has reportedly authorized an agreement that is set to give the federally-recognized Pamunkey Indian Tribe a five-year option on purchasing a 13.25-acre plot of downtown land for almost $10 million. According to a Tuesday report from The Virginian-Pilot newspaper, the tribe is hoping to get the ...

NIGC figures herald a good year for the American tribal gaming industry

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The 501 tribal gaming operations in the United States reportedly had a great 2018 after seeing their aggregated gross gaming revenues for the twelve-month period increase by a little over 4% year-on-year to top $33.71 billion. According to a report from the Navajo Times newspaper citing official figures from the National Indian Gaming Commission ...

Oklahoma secures outside help for tribal gaming compact renegotiations

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The Attorney General for Oklahoma has reportedly secured the services of a highly respected Michigan law firm as his office endeavors to renegotiate its gaming compacts with the state’s many casino-operating tribes. According to a Friday report from the Associated Press news service published by the Star Tribune newspaper, Mike Hunter has agreed to ...

MGM Resorts files federal lawsuit against the US Interior Department over East Windsor, Connecticut tribal casino

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In the seemingly endless drama surrounding a proposed East Windsor casino, American global hospitality and entertainment company, MGM Resorts International has sued the U.S. Interior Department over changes it approved in the state’s gaming compacts with the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Indians in March. Filed on August 7 in U.S. District Court in Washington, ...

Connecticut legislators propose measure to bring a tribal casino to Bridgeport

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In Connecticut and a bipartisan group of legislators has reportedly proposed a piece of legislation that would allow the state’s two federally-recognized tribes to build and operate a casino for the city of Bridgeport. Sportsbetting prospects: According to a Wednesday report from the Hartford Courant newspaper, the measure is set to be considered at ...

Sportsbooks coming to North Carolina’s pair of tribal casinos

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Only three days after North Carolina Governor, Roy Cooper, signed legislation that legalized sportsbetting and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has reportedly announced plans to premiere sportsbooks at both of the southern state’s casinos. Double delight: According to a Monday report from The Cherokee One Feather newspaper, the federally-recognized tribe owns the Harrah’s ...