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Winnebago Tribe becomes first with non-smoking room at casino
WinnaVegas the first casino in Iowa with a non-smoking area.
Grand Traverse Band shares gaming funds with local community
Since 1994, the tribe has shared nearly $34.7 million with communities in a six-county area in Michigan.
Middletown Rancheria uses casino to offer shelter to fire evacuees
The Twin Pine Casino and Hotel is offering housing and other services for victims of the Clayton Fire.
St. Croix Chippewa Tribe arrests patron for offering drugs at casino
Mary Ann Holter, 26, allegedly tried to sell drugs at the St. Croix Casino in Danbury, Wisconsin.
Santee Sioux Tribe honors youth for taking part in casino work program
The tribe put 16 high school and college students to work at the Ohiya Casino in Nebraska for the summer.
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe casino robbery leads to long chase and arrests
The incident began when a woman was robbed at gunpoint at the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Michigan.
Judge turns tables on state in Tohono O'odham Nation gaming case
At issue is an email between the state of Arizona and a rival tribe.
Seminole Tribe hit with complaints over new parking fee at casino
The $10 fee at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa has customers fuming on Facebook.
State takes blame for sharing Tohono O'odham Nation minutes
The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community then shared the internal documents with a reporter.
Seminole Tribe helps with probe into robbery of casino patron
Authorities believe the 79-year-old woman was followed home from the Seminole Classic Casino in Florida.
Pair busted for drugs in Pechanga Band casino parking structure
Sheriff's deputies found heroin and a large amount of methamphetamine at the Pechanga Resort and Casino.
Rival tribe distributes Tohono O'odham Nation gaming documents
The state of Arizona shared the documents with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, whose public relations firm gave them to a news agency.
Coquille Tribe faced threats for hosting Donald Trump supporters at casino
Only about 50 people attended the meeting at The Mill Casino, which rented space to supporters of the controversial Republican presidential candidate.
Grand Traverse Band casino employees credited with saving life
Frank Sams, a 61-year-old tribal member, collapsed after suffering a heart attack at the casino in Michigan.
Tigua Tribe implements border controls after losing gaming case
Members of the media, law enforcement personnel and government officials must request permission from the tribe before entering the reservation.
Former Choctaw Nation casino worker gets two months for theft
Allen Michael Scott admitted that he stole more than $1,000 from the tribe's gaming facility in Durant, Oklahoma.
Meskwaki Tribe searches for fugitive reportedly seen at casino
John David Henderson has been on the loose for eight months and may have been seen jumping out of third-story hotel room window at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel in Iowa.
Tohono O'odham Nation shares $1.2M from controversial casino
The tribe agreed to pay the city of Glendale for hosting the new facility.
Kootenai Tribe hopes to lure Canadian customers back to casino
The Kootenai River Inn Casino and Spa in Idaho has installed the first dual-currency machines in the United States.
Quapaw Tribe arrests suspect for methamphetamine at casino
A suspect was found with four ounces of methamphetamine at the Downstream Casino Resort.
Coeur d'Alene Tribe parts ways with top gaming executive again
After being fired in 2006, David Matheson came back to the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel in 2011. He's out of a job again.
National Indian Gaming Association honors the late Catawba Nation Chief Gilbert Blue
NIGA Chairman Ernie Stevens worked closely with the late Catawba Nation leader and the pair were even arrested together on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Patron upset over removal from Forest County Potawatomi Tribe's casino
The Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, said it is reviewing its dress code policy in light of negative press.
Umatilla Tribes seek information about robbery on gaming floor
An 89-year-old woman was robbed of $180 in cash at the Wildhorse Resort and Casino in Pendleton, Oregon, on May 26.
Eastern Cherokee council subpoenas Facebook for casino video
A gaming board member is facing calls to step down in connection with an incident that has stirred major controversy on the North Carolina reservation.
Iowa Tribe investigates another methamphetamine case at casino
A woman with a prior meth conviction is facing a new charge stemming from an incident at the Cimarron Casino in Perkins, Oklahoma.
Choctaw Nation police conduct investigation into death at casino
A man reported to be in his 50s died at the Choctaw Casino in Pocola, Oklahoma, near the Arkansas border.
Yakama Nation shares $898K in gaming revenues with community
The tribe shared $464,307 with emergency providers and another $434,027 went to schools, charities and non-profits.
Morongo Band casino employees honored for saving patron's life
An emergency response team at the Morongo Casino Resort resuscitated a long-time patron who suffered a heart attack at the southern California facility.
Ak-Chin Indian Community reacts to measles exposure at casino
The tribe confirmed that a guest who was exposed to measles visited the Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino.
Kaw Nation receives national award for tribal gaming initiatives
Kaw Gaming, Inc. received the Tribal Gaming Visionary award from the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development.
Seminole Tribe reports arrest of man accused in robbery at casino
A 73-year-old man was robbed of $1,895 in cash in the parking garage at the Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Hollywood, Florida.
Kickapoo Tribe looks into bus company involved in fatal accident
Eight people were killed and 44 were injured when a bus headed to the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino crashed.
Seminole Tribe drops motion after gaming revenues published
A top executive said the tribal gaming enterprise generated $2.2 billion in revenues in 2015.
Victor Rocha helps National Indian Gaming Association with events
The proprietor of the Pechanga.net gaming website is serving conference chair for NIGA's upcoming annual and mid-year conferences.
Seminole Tribe announces arrests of two men for robbery at casino
Tribal police apprehended two suspects in connection with a robbery in the parking lot at the Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
Tribes quit Arizona Indian Gaming Association to protest new casino
The Gila River Indian Community and the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community are blaming the organization for not a stronger stance against the Tohono O'odham Nation.
States with less Indian gaming presence rank higher for addictions
States where non-Indian and commercial facilities outweigh tribal options rank at the top of a new study from WalletHub.com.
Choctaw Nation ordered to pay $11M for casino bus crash deaths
The tribe plans to appeal after being held liable for a fatal bus accident that occurred in Texas in April 2013.
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe announces another hiring change at casino
The hiring of Rodney Ferguson as chief operating officer comes less than a week after the longtime general manager left the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino.
Oregon Lottery official fired as Lewis and Clark ads come down
Gov. Kate Brown (D) insists the decision was not linked to an ill-conceived Lewis and Clark-themed advertising campaign that drew complaints from the Coquille Tribe.
Coquille Tribe succeeds with complaint against state lottery ads
It's the end of the trail for an ill-conceived Lewis and Clark-themed advertising campaign in Oregon.
Pokagon Band touts $248M in economic impacts fueled by gaming enterprise
Gaming has been good for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the tribe's surrounding communities in Michigan and Indiana.
Suspect in Forest County Potawatomi casino shooting found dead
Terrill J. Thomas, 38, had been accused of firing a gun and stealing $4,825 in gaming chips at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Editorial: Oregon governor takes unusual stance on tribal gaming
If you’re a business owner, you’d also be upset if the state began operating a business similar to yours, and then began telling you that your business is too big.
Ex-employee of Winnebago Tribe casino accused of stealing $15K
Mark Hannan allegedly stole $15,000 in cash from the Native Star Casino on the Nebraska portion of the reservation.
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe names new manager for casino
Hartford Shegonee, the vice chairman and a former chairman of the tribe, will be in charge of the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe reopens casino after two bomb threats
Two bomb threats were phoned in to the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, on Thursday night.
Man charged for shooting at Forest County Potawatomi Tribe's casino
The Potawatomi Hotel and Casino closed for a few hours last Friday when a patron fired a gun in a high-stakes area of the facility.
Graton Rancheria installs electric car charging stations at casino
The Graton Resort and Casino in northern California features seven stations for owners of electric vehicles.
Coquille Tribe slams 'Lewis and Clark' campaign for Oregon Lottery
The spots depict explorers Lewis and Clark, and even an animated bear, 'discovering' gaming machines in the wild
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe schedules job fair as casino debut nears
The highly-anticipated Naskila Entertainment facility will mark the return of gaming to the reservation in more than a decade.
Eastern Cherokees shut down casino parking garage after collapse
One person suffered minor injuries when a parking ramp at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort collapsed.
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe reopens casino after early morning shooting
A 38-year-old man is in custody after allegedly opening fire on the floor of the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Eastern Cherokees report new collapse at casino parking garage
The parking structure at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort has seen another defect incident for the second time in a little over a year.
Eastern Cherokees vow investigation of incident at casino show
Surveillance footage of a casino board member and her entourage is stirring major controversy on the reservation.
Suspect in custody for shooting at Poarch Creek casino garage
Joseph Terry Grubbs, 52, is charged with first degree assault and shooting into an occupied vehicle at the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Wetumpka, Alabama.
Poarch Creeks investigate shooting in parking garage at casino
The shooting occurred in the parking garage of the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Wetumpka, Alabama.
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes award $702K progressive slot jackpot
A lucky gambler won $702,416.03 at the Fort Hall Casino in Idaho.
Yavapai-Prescott Tribe settles with John McCain campaign staffer
Blaze Baggs had been accused of disorderly conduct for allegedly damaging a sign at the Bucky's Casino in Prescott, Arizona.
Another employee pleads guilty for Choctaw Nation casino theft
The Choctaw Casino and Resort in Durant, Oklahoma, appears to be a hotspot for criminal activity by its employees.
Security guards at Wyandotte Nation casino saved patron's life
Three employees put their CPR and AED training to use when a patron fell unconscious on the gaming floor on March 19.
Laguna Pueblo still looking for second suspect in casino shooting
A tribal officer shot and killed Mario Sandoval, 19, at the Route 66 Casino Hotel in New Mexico while one person fled the scene.
Tohono O'odham Nation puts casino name on car race in Arizona
The Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix will be held at the Phoenix International Raceway on April 2.
Candidate suggests building wall around Chumash Tribe casino
Taking a cue from Donald Trump, Karen Jones wants the tribe to pay for the wall around the Chumash Casino Resort.
Another guilty plea from ex-employee of Choctaw Nation casino
The Choctaw Casino and Resort in Durant, Oklahoma, appears to be a hotspot for criminal activity by its employees.
Laguna Pueblo police officer involved in fatal shooting at casino
The FBI is helping the tribe investigate the early morning incident at the Route 66 Casino Hotel in New Mexico.
Teen girl thought to be missing was at North Dakota tribal casino
The 15-year-old apparently was never in danger but police from the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation thought she might have been abducted.
Cronkite News: Tribes in Arizona see $1.82B in gaming revenues
Revenues from Arizona casinos inched up to $1.82 billion in 2014 for a fourth straight year of growth, both trends that mirrored tribal casinos nationwide, according to a new national report.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe arrests seven for drug activities at casino
Employees at the Rosebud Casino in South Dakota called tribal police after observing drug use in the parking lot.
Coeur d'Alene Tribe revives popular powwow after gaming dispute
The Julyamsh powwow was canceled last year because the venue where it had been held for 17 years was involved in a controversial gaming dispute.
Choctaw Nation casino employee accused of stealing from facility
The Choctaw Casino and Resort in Durant, Oklahoma, appears to be a hotspot for criminal activity.
Yavapai-Prescott Tribe bans Sen. McCain campaign staffer from casinos
Blaze Lawrence Baggs, 23, was charged with disorderly conduct in state court but is also facing federal charges in connection with an incident at Bucky's Casino last month.
Former Sac and Fox Nation casino employee pleads guilty to theft
Donald M. Collins admitted that he caused $30,000 in losses at the Sac and Fox Casino by creating counterfeit players cards.
Poarch Band of Creek Indians warns of scam using casino name
Someone has been calling people and saying they have won a cash prize from the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore, Alabama.
Mille Lacs Band uncovers false allegation of kidnapping at casino
The kidnapping at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs in Hinckley, Minnesota, didn't take place as originally alleged.
Authorities probing death of teen at Mississippi Choctaw casino
A 14-year-old boy apparently shot himself with a gun at the Golden Moon Hotel and Casino.
Kickapoo Tribe put casino on lockdown due to shooting incident
Rival biker gangs reportedly exchanged gunfire at the travel plaza next to the Kickapoo Casino in Harrah, Oklahoma.
Chitimacha Tribe's casino manager denies allegations of theft
Anthony Patrone is accused of manipulating the computer system at the Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel in order to give a $5,700 payout to a former employee.
Chitimacha Tribe installs new casino management after arrests
The former general manager and the former chief financial are in custody in connection with an alleged theft at the Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel in Louisiana.
Boat racer killed in event at Colorado River Indian Tribes casino
Wade Stanley died from a fatal injury during the Arizona Drag Boat Association's event at the BlueWater Resort and Casino.
Grand Traverse Band sends $833K in casino funds to community
Since 1994, the tribe has shared nearly $34 million with non-profits, charities and governmental units in six counties in Michigan.
Former Sac and Fox Nation casino employee charged with theft
The former manager of the players club at the Sac and Fox Casino in Kansas allegedly created $13,326 in counterfeit players cards.
Lac Vieux Desert Band reopens hotel after disease scare at casino
The tribe conducted extensive testing and remediation to make sure patrons at the Lac Vieux Desert Resort and Casino in Michigan were safe.
California tribes seek out new customers with casino expansions
The Pechanga Band, the Pala Band, the San Manuel Band and the Morongo Band are focusing on non-gaming aspects of their facilities.
Sycuan Band executive among 22 indicted in illegal gambling case
Jim Muse is the former general manager of the Sycuan Casino and the current manager of the Sycuan Resort, a golf facility on the reservation.
Bois Forte Band reports rebound in gaming revenues in 2015 after decline in 2014
Chairman Kevin Leecy also said non-gaming aspects of the Fortune Bay Resort Casino continue to show growth.
Nez Perce Tribe wants county to stop making arrests at casino
The reservation covers most of Nez Perce Country and the casino apparently is an easy place to find people on outstanding warrants.
Seminole Tribe runs ad touting $3B in revenues in casino compact
The tribe is also promising to create 4,800 casino jobs and 14,000 construction jobs through various gaming projects.
Whitecap Dakota First Nation casino awards another $1M jackpot
Don Farber won $1,048,973 on a progressive slot machine just three weeks after Ben Vuong won $1,166,462 at the Dakota Dunes Casino in Saskatchewan.
Mille Lacs Band arrests suspect accused of kidnapping at casino
Tribal officers found James Phillip Cowan with a knife and methamphetamine at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, Minnesota.
Paskenta Band shares $100K in gaming revenue with community
The Rolling Hills Casino Foundation is pledging $100,000 for the Rodgers Theater reconstruction project in Corning, California.
Tribal facilities land on top of Yahoo Travel's list of best casinos
The Mohegan Tribe, the United Auburn Indian Community and the Morongo Band of Mission earned the top three spots.
Nottawaseppi Huron Band casino executive seeks personal touch
Brian Decorah, the president and CEO of the FireKeepers Casino in Michigan, is trying to get to know as many of the 1,700 employees as possible.
Tule River Tribe welcomes 'The Price is Right' for show at casino
The Eagle Mountain Casino in Porterville, California, will host the popular game show on January 30 and January 31.
Seminole Tribe sees support for gaming compact with new poll
When prompted with information about the tribe's plans to expand its casinos and create more jobs, 75 percent of respondents said the Florida Legislature should approve the agreement.
Nottawaseppi Huron Band names Brian Decorah as leader of casino
The Ho-Chunk Nation citizen will serve as president and CEO of the FireKeepers Casino in Battle Creek, Michigan.
Choctaw Nation casino enterprise donates $100K to tornado relief
The money will assist people affected by devastating tornadoes in North Texas.
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe enforces 'English-only' for table games
A patron at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort was told to stop speaking Chaldean with her elderly mother, who has limited English skills.
Viejas Band collects more than 17K toys at holiday casino drive
The tribe also presented the Salvation Army with a $35,000 check in a ceremony at the Viejas Casino and Resort in southern California.
Former Nottawaseppi Huron Band employee sentenced for theft
Tlingit and Haida Tribes win federal approval of gaming ordinance
North Fork Rancheria wins final decision in gaming compact case
Chumash Tribe enters agreement for law enforcement at casino
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits word on role in casino lawsuit
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