Tribal pair praises recent Michigan land-into-trust denials

Last week’s decision by the United States Department of the Interior not to take two parcels of land into trust for Michigan’s Sault Ste Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians...

Puerto Rico slot operators criticize proposed license fee increase

In Puerto Rico, the spokesman for a group of local electronic gaming machine operators has reportedly warned that the sector could lose up to 9,000 jobs over the course...

New legislation could hurt OPAP video lottery terminal plans

In Greece, the Finance Ministry has reportedly tabled legislation that would reduce the number of video lottery terminals giant operator OPAP is to be permitted to run in the...

Russia hoping to speed up development of Primorsky Krai casino zone

In Russia, the government has reportedly reacted to criticism over the lack of investment in the Primorsky Krai gambling zone by announcing that it intends to pass federal legislation...

Cambodia’s proposed casino legislation soon set to move to cabinet

In Cambodia, draft legislation that would establish a new regulatory regime for casinos and gambling is reportedly due to be sent to the nation’s cabinet for deliberations by the...

Comanche Nation sues fed gvt over new Chickasaw casino near Texas border

In Oklahoma, the federal government is being sued by the Comanche Nation over a rival casino currently being built in the small town of Terral in Jefferson County on...

Proposed legislation would grant Casino Canberra the right to offer slots

In Australia, last week reportedly saw a local Australian Capital Territory (ACT) politician propose legislation that could see Casino Canberra permitted to operate up to 200 slots as well...

Poker, online casinos officially banned in Australia

Online poker players in Australia saw their hopes for a fully legal game dashed yesterday. The Senate passed a modified version of the Internet Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 on...

NIGA clarifies sportsbetting position after joining advocacy group

After last week announcing that it had become a member of the American Sports Betting Coalition, the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has now released a statement designed to...

Georgia GOP passes resolution against casinos, DFS and horse racing

The struggle to legalize gambling in the state of Georgia continues as lawmakers are still having trouble coming to some form of compromise as to what gaming options should...