So, yup. It’s home alone for the Faria’s this year. Jim and I just might make mac and cheese out of the blue box (a rare treat) and eat the frozen cookie dough we bought from the neighborhood kid for dessert this Thursday. See, the two people that I sincerely enjoy going the extra mile…

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Lilly (12) and Lucy (9), daughters of our great friend Michael Hochman, Vice President Casino Operations, Canterbury Park, Shakopee, MN, put on their dad’s suit and explain how their facility is preparing for guests to arrive when they reopen. Thanks Michael for giving us a laugh this Monday morning and we wish the best to…

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memorial day 2020

During the last (almost) two decades, I’ve had the privilege to talk about the traditions of Memorial Day and the importance of taking a moment to remember the men and women of our Armed Forces who died in the pursuit of freedom and peace. Please join me this weekend, and especially this Monday, when I…

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with Tribal Gaming & Hospitality Magazine through an Interactive Roundtable Reno, NV – Over 130 attendees representing commercial and Tribal casinos throughout the US, Canada, Europe and even Mexico gathered yesterday, May 14, 2020 for an interactive roundtable. The Kalispel Tribe opened both of their casinos on May 5 and in the spirit of collaboration…

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Raving and Friends Summer Recipes and Their Stories for Impressing Friends, Family and Neighbors You may just be as bored with cooking as we are these days! So we asked fellow Ravers and friends to send us their favorite summer recipes that are a “must have” during summer barbecues. Most of these recipes were handed…

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Steve Browne will never be the same again. You see, his heart is all tied up in this new little bundle, shown holding his first grandchild, Amelia May Hamilton born on April 4, 2020 to his daughter Katie May Browne Hamilton and her husband Brian Hamilton. Many of you in the industry may remember meeting…

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