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October 16, 2014
Court orders American Indian casino in California to stay closed after standoff
LOS ANGELES, Oct 15 (Reuters) - A federal court on Wednesday ordered an American Indian casino in California to remain closed over public safety concerns tied to an armed standoff that occurred last week between two tribal factions at the establishment, officials said. The...
News/Nation and World
October 16, 2014 - 1:50am
Casino boat stuck overnight on rocks off Georgia coast
ATLANTA, July 16 (Reuters) - A casino boat with 123 people aboard was grounded off the Georgia coast on Wednesday, and rescuers were waiting for high tide at midday to escort passengers off the vessel, the U.S. Coast Guard said. "It's basically stuck on rocks," said Coast...
News/Nation and World
July 16, 2014 - 10:19am
July 7, 2014
Less wasted gambling money is not a bad thing
Congratulations, South Dakotans. You’re wasting less money on gambling. That’s bad news to some observers, since a big chunk of the money that South Dakotans lose while gambling goes to state government. Through June 14, the state’s total take this year from video lottery,...
July 7, 2014 - 7:05am
April 24, 2014
Panel votes to ban online lottery sales
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota State Lottery's Internet ticket sales either are the wave of the future or will devastate families, a state House committee heard Thursday before approving a bill to ban the practice. The bill would shut down Internet lottery ticket sales...
April 24, 2014 - 11:34am
March 17, 2014
Casino faces long but not impossible odds
Eliot Glassheim is right: Huge obstacles remain in the path of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, as the tribe pursues its plan to build a casino complex in Grand Forks. This suggests that the odds are against the complex ever being built. But those odds probably are not as long...
March 17, 2014 - 7:27am
February 18, 2014
Casino discussion involves communities
GRAND FORKS — Representatives of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians will be back in Grand Forks tonight to discuss the possibility of a casino here with the Grand Forks City Council. But Grand Forks isn’t the only community that the Turtle Mountain representatives need...
February 18, 2014 - 7:02am
December 29, 2013
Poker players vying for $50K in Hold-em tournament
MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Poker players are vying for a $50,000 top prize during the 10th annual Texas Hold'em Championship in Minot. The Minot Daily News reports that proceeds from the tournament go to fund marketing scholarships for the Minot State University Alumni Foundation....
December 29, 2013 - 7:50pm
December 24, 2013
Fargo OKs more gaming sites for charities
FARGO — The city is allowing charities to up their antes on gaming operations here, approving a measure Monday to let nonprofits increase the number of gambling sites they run from three to five. The City Commission raised the limit to five sites at its Monday meeting after Team...
December 24, 2013 - 7:31am
November 27, 2013
Gift Guide: 10 games to make any player happy
A video game store can be daunting if you don't know what you're looking for. It's not easy to tell the winners from the losers, and sales clerks typically make the same salary whether they sell you a gem or a stinker. ("Farming Simulator," anyone?) So when you head to the mall,...
November 27, 2013 - 12:50am
August 17, 2013
Tribe seeks blessing for $34 million casino
August 17, 2013 - 7:10am
January 5, 2013
Dalrymple, tribes sign compacts
BISMARCK (AP) -- New gambling compacts that the state of North Dakota has signed with the five tribal groups in the state allow the Three Affiliated Tribes and the Standing Rock Sioux to have riverboat gambling. The Spirit Lake Sioux had been the only tribe authorized to conduct...
January 5, 2013 - 1:33pm
January 4, 2013
ND governor, tribes sign new gambling compacts
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- New gambling compacts that the state of North Dakota has signed with the five tribal groups in the state allow the Three Affiliated Tribes and the Standing Rock Sioux to have riverboat gambling. The Spirit Lake Sioux had been the only tribe authorized to conduct...
January 4, 2013 - 10:50am
First electronic gaming devices arrive to Fargo-Moorhead area
January 4, 2013 - 7:56am
August 2, 2012
Three Affiliated Tribes wants riverboat gambling
NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) -- A Three Affiliated Tribes official says the tribe plans to offer riverboat gambling on a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota. A provision in a new agreement the tribe is negotiating with the state would allow for the expansion of Fort Berthold Reservation...
August 2, 2012 - 9:05am
December 31, 2011
Texas Hold 'Em champion to be crowned Saturday
MINOT, N.D. (AP) -- Hundreds of poker players gathered in Minot, N.D., are set to learn which of them will be pocketing $42,000 in winnings in the North Dakota Texas Hold 'Em Championship. The tournament wraps up with the crowning of a champion Saturday night. The Minot Daily...
December 31, 2011 - 11:06am