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Nottawaseppi Huron Band promotes from within for top casino job
Public Relations
Nottawaseppi Huron Band promotes from within for top casino job (May 16, 2017)
Kathy George, who has worked at FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Michigan for more than five years, is taking on a new role as chief executive officer.

Jason Salsman: Maybe tribal casinos shouldn't book Adam Sandler
Opinion | Public Relations
Jason Salsman: Maybe tribal casinos shouldn't book Adam Sandler (April 5, 2017)
‘Here Comes the (Not So) Funny Tour’

Chairwoman of San Manuel Band to join Gaming Hall of Fame
Meetings | Public Relations
Chairwoman of San Manuel Band to join Gaming Hall of Fame (September 15, 2015)
Lynn Valbuena will be recognized during the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, later this month.

Study outlines impacts of tribal gaming on economy in Oklahoma
NIGC | Public Relations
Study outlines impacts of tribal gaming on economy in Oklahoma (July 29, 2015)
Tribes put 23,000 people to work at their casinos and contributed to another 14,000 jobs.

WPM: Women dominate Northern Arapaho Tribe casino workforce
Public Relations
WPM: Women dominate Northern Arapaho Tribe casino workforce (February 2, 2015)
At the Wind River Casino--the largest employer in Fremont County--the female workforce is now almost 60 percent.

Mike Hoeft: Bingo games brought Oneida Nation together again
Opinion
Mike Hoeft: Bingo games brought Oneida Nation together again (January 30, 2015)
Bingo helped bond Oneidas together, bridge them into alliances with the non-Oneida community and lure tribal citizens back to the reservation.

Women dominate workforce at Northern Arapaho Tribe's casino
Public Relations
Women dominate workforce at Northern Arapaho Tribe's casino (October 17, 2014)
Women represent 60 percent of casino employees and 50 percent of upper management positions.

WUWM: 'Bingo Queens' shows power of Oneida Nation women
Openings & Closings
WUWM: 'Bingo Queens' shows power of Oneida Nation women (July 18, 2014)
WUWM talks to one of the Oneida Nation women featured in The Bingo Queens of Oneida: How Two Moms Started Tribal Gaming in Wisconsin.

Book details how Oneida Nation women opened first bingo hall
Openings & Closings
Book details how Oneida Nation women opened first bingo hall (May 15, 2014)
Two moms from the Oneida Nation started the bingo hall in 1979.

Mississippi Choctaw candidate wants to kick out  gaming firm
Business Deals
Mississippi Choctaw candidate wants to kick out gaming firm (August 4, 2011)
Phyliss J. Anderson, a candidate for chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, said she will cut ties with a non-Indian gaming firm if elected. Mercury Gaming and its marketing arm, the Titan Agency, receive $200,000 a month...

Janie Dillard, Choctaw, named Women of Gaming Proven Leader
Public Relations
Janie Dillard, Choctaw, named Women of Gaming Proven Leader (June 30, 2011)
Janie Dillard, a member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, has been named a Women of Gaming Proven Leader. Dillard serves as executive director for the tribe's gaming division. She has worked for the tribe for over 20 years. “On...

Opinion: Tigua casino and women's voting rights
Opinion
Opinion: Tigua casino and women's voting rights (April 6, 2009)
"If you hang around the Texas Legislature long enough — usually about 45 minutes or so will do it — you're likely to see something unlikely. Recent highlight from the Department of the Unlikely: Female lawmakers emerging from a closed-door...

Texas tribes push for restoration of gaming
Legislation
Texas tribes push for restoration of gaming (March 31, 2009)
Leaders of the Tigua Tribe and the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe testified in support of a bill to restore their gaming rights in Texas. The tribes agreed to a state ban on gaming when they were restored to federal recognition. That led...

Tigua Tribe defends tradition amid gaming push
Legislation
Tigua Tribe defends tradition amid gaming push (March 26, 2009)
The Tigua Tribe of Texas is defending its traditions as lawmakers consider bills that would authorize Indian gaming in the state. Tribal elections are only open to adult men, an issue that has concerned at least one lawmaker. Women were...

Tigua Tribe sends women to lobby for gaming bill
Legislation
Tigua Tribe sends women to lobby for gaming bill (March 25, 2009)
Women from the Tigua Tribe of Texas are lobbying for a gaming bill in response to concerns raised by a lawmaker. According to Quorum Report, state Rep. Valinda Bolton (D) is concerned that Tigua women don't have a right...

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