Gaming http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Is Wyoming warming to gaming? http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-warming-gaming <p></p><p><em>For years, Wyoming has been timid when it comes to gambling. But things might be changing. With a casino on the Wind River reservation, an increase in poker clubs and the recent passage of a lottery bill, many are now wondering how far this issue will go. Wyoming Public Radio’s Sara Hossaini has more.</em></p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 22:49:52 +0000 Sara Hossaini 39927 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Is Wyoming warming to gaming? Fremont Counseling Service starts educational class on gambling addiction http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/fremont-counseling-service-starts-educational-class-gambling-addiction <div style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;"><p>With casinos operating successfully in Fremont County, anecdotes abound that gambling addiction is becoming a widespread problem. Fremont Counseling Services is reacting accordingly by starting a gambling awareness group to educate people about the signs and symptoms of gambling addiction, and how to engage someone suspected of being a problem gambler.</p><p>Director of Fremont Counseling Services Gerry McAdams says they haven’t necessarily seen an increase of clients with the problem, but they’re going ahead with the classes anyway.</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 13:45:12 +0000 Irina Zhorov 33894 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Fremont Counseling Service starts educational class on gambling addiction Report: Indian Gaming Revenue In Wyoming Slows http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/report-indian-gaming-revenue-wyoming-slows <p>A recent report shows that 2010 revenue from Native American casinos grew a little over one-percent, down significantly from previous years.</p><p>The Indian Gaming Industry Report shows that in 2008 revenue growth ran about 39-percent… and in 2009 it shrank to nearly 10-percent. The new numbers rank Wyoming 15<sup>th</sup> in the nation, compared to 28 other states that have Indian gaming.</p><p>Alan Meister is the author of the report. He says despite the drop in growth, future improvements to revenue may be on the way.</p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 00:23:35 +0000 Tristan Ahtone 20966 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Report: Indian Gaming Revenue In Wyoming Slows