COCONUT CREEK – Neil Baxley has been promoted to Director of Slot Operations at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, where he is the highest ranking team member who is also a member of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
Baxley joined Seminole Casino Coconut Creek as Assistant Director of Slot Operations in 2016.
BIG CYPRESS — Forestry firefighters fight fire with fire to prevent large wildfires from spreading out of control. Wildland firefighters from all over Indian Country have been busy setting fires in Big Cypress and Brighton to practice their skills and learn new ones.
The program began in 1994 when Big Cypress
BRIGHTON — The corner of Reservation and Harney Pond Roads was once the hub of Tribal activity in Brighton. A convenience store owned first by Ollie and Shula Jones and then by Joe Lester and Julie John stood at the prime location and was the only store on the res.
BRIGHTON — The year is off to a promising start for Brighton, as the Seminole Brighton Casino introduced live table games Jan. 30, a venture expected to increase patron experience and revenue.
The addition includes six tables in front of the casino’s bar as well as screens for spectators to watch.
MIAMI — Conversations about gaming made their way outside of casinos from Jan. 5-7, as legislators and gaming company representatives from around the U.S. gathered in Miami for the National Council of Legislators From Gaming States (NCLGS) winter meeting.
Approximately 40 legislators and more than 100 guests attended the conference, representing
HOLLYWOOD — Hollywood is about to welcome hundreds of Indian Country’s most talented dancers and drummers to the 47th annual Seminole Tribal Fair and Pow Wow. Dressed in their finest regalia, participants will compete for their share of the $150,000 prize purse from Feb. 9 to 11 at Hard Rock
MIAMI — At the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) meeting Jan. 5 in Miami, guests attended a special discussion focused on how more women can break the glass ceiling and what states can do to assist those efforts. Jan Jones Blackhurst, executive vice president of public policy
Salacoa Valley Farms broke records at its fall sale in November 2017 when 109 buyers from nine states, Mexico and Australia bought more than 400 bulls and heifers. It was the Georgia ranch’s largest bull sale and the largest sale of female Brangus the breed has seen anywhere.
Owned by the
The U.S. could soon see its first Native American state governor in 2018.
Paulette Jordan, a member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and a Democrat in the Idaho House of Representatives, announced Dec. 7 that she will run for governor of Idaho. If elected, she will be the first female governor
BIG CYPRESS — The snowbirds have come home to roost at the Big Cypress RV Resort and Campground; the number of RVs at the campground is a sure sign of winter.
The nip in the air doesn’t bother these guests, who hail from places where snow is a common sight including