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Andrew Cardno

Your Casino Has Been Hacked by Ransomware!

by Andrew Cardno
The Indian gaming industry has officially been hacked. This has been a good year for cyber hackers with a number of tribal properties having been subjected to devastating cyber attacks.
Kell Houston 1

Casino Entertainment in 2021

by Kell Houston
During this incredibly unpredictable and unstable time for all of us, casino entertainment no longer at the top of very many lists. This raises many questions...
Andrew Klebanow

Rethinking Smoking Policies During a Pandemic

by Andrew Klebanow
As Covid-19 continues to spread across the U.S., Indian casino operators are bracing for what appears will be a third wave in the course of the pandemic. To address this, health and safety protocols continue to evolve and for some operators, with renewed vigor.
Ernie Stevens, Jr.

Indian Country Shows Strong Presence at the Polls

by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.
It’s 2020, so we knew it would not be easy. Election night turned to weeks as votes continued to be counted.
Kris Nixon

Casinos and CARES Act Funding

by Kris Nixon
Casinos have experienced many issues throughout 2020 related to the COVID-19 pandemic. All were shut down for a period of time, some are still closed, and there are wide ranging economic effects to casinos and related tribes.
Andrew Hofstetter

Adapting to Change Through the Unavoidable Reality of COVID-19

by Andrew Hofstetter
COVID-19 has not only changed America, but it has changed the landscape and the way Indian Country, and Indian gaming operates for the foreseeable future.
David Vialpando

The Mask

by David Vialpando
Like many of you, I woke up one morning in January to the news of an epidemic in China. People contracting a virus were dying.
Eric Casey

After the Shutdown: Reopening Tribal Bingo Halls

by Eric Casey
The definition of Class II bingo was born around the traditional session bingo hall, which at the time played the game with paper bingo cards and ink daubers, when early and primitive technologic aids to bingo were just beginning to form.
James Klas

Critical Care for High Value Patrons

by James M. Klas In looking at casino performance, it is common to deal with averages. Average win per...
Sam Cohen

One More Problem with COVID-19: Property Tax Refunds

by Sam Cohen
While the law is unclear (as is everything with COVID-19), there are a number of low cost acts tribes can take to minimize their property taxes.
Morongo 31st Annual Powwow

Morongo Celebrates Native American Culture at 31st Annual Thunder & Lightning Powwow

PALM SPRINGS, CA – More than 30,000 spectators celebrated Native American music, art, and dancing at the 31st Annual Morongo Thunder &...
Dept. of Justice

DOJ Approves 16 Additional Tribes for Tribal Access Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Justice has selected an additional 16 tribes to participate in the expansion of the Tribal Access Program for...
DOI

Interior Department Advances Health, Nutrition Efforts Across Indian Country

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of the Interior announced that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) will create...
Native Forward Scholars Fund

American Indian Graduate Center Announces New Name, New Strategies

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Celebrating 53 years of impact, the American Indian Graduate center has announced its new name – Native Forward Scholars...