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Citizen Potawatomi Nation security guard brought gun to casino
Public Relations
Citizen Potawatomi Nation security guard brought gun to casino (January 12, 2017)
An employee who was shot and killed at the tribe's casino in Oklahoma had only been on the job for a few months.

FBI leads probe into Citizen Potawatomi Nation casino shooting
Public Relations
FBI leads probe into Citizen Potawatomi Nation casino shooting (January 11, 2017)
A 22-year-old employee of the Grand Casino Hotel Resort in Oklahoma died after being shot.

Former employee of Winnebago Tribe's casino sentenced for theft
Regulation
Former employee of Winnebago Tribe's casino sentenced for theft (November 1, 2016)
Mark Hanan won't be serving any prison time but was ordered to repay more than $12,000 to his former employer.

Ex-employee pleads guilty to theft from Winnebago Tribe's casino
Regulation
Ex-employee pleads guilty to theft from Winnebago Tribe's casino (August 2, 2016)
Mark Hannan, 20, admitted he stole between $11,000 and $15,000 by create fake jackpots at the Native Star Casino and pocketing -- literally -- the proceeds.

Laguna Pueblo still looking for second suspect in casino shooting
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Laguna Pueblo still looking for second suspect in casino shooting (March 28, 2016)
A tribal officer shot and killed Mario Sandoval, 19, at the Route 66 Casino Hotel in New Mexico while one person fled the scene.

Laguna Pueblo police officer involved in fatal shooting at casino
Public Relations
Laguna Pueblo police officer involved in fatal shooting at casino (March 24, 2016)
The FBI is helping the tribe investigate the early morning incident at the Route 66 Casino Hotel in New Mexico.

Non-Indian card clubs in California charged with illegal gambling
California
Non-Indian card clubs in California charged with illegal gambling (December 10, 2015)
The Seven Mile Casino in Chula Vista denied any wrongdoing as federal authorities alleged $10 million was laundered in a massive scheme.

Last defendant to be sentenced for Choctaw Nation casino fraud
Openings & Closings | Regulation
Last defendant to be sentenced for Choctaw Nation casino fraud (April 27, 2015)
So far, seven people have been punished in connection with a casino expansion project in which the tribe was bilked out of $8.5 million.

FBI agent discusses probe in Choctaw Nation casino fraud case
Public Relations | Regulation
FBI agent discusses probe in Choctaw Nation casino fraud case (April 8, 2015)
Agent Jeff Youngblood, a tribal member, helped investigate a 'pay to play' scheme that involved a key tribal employee.

Colorado River Indian Tribes report armed robbery at casino

Colorado River Indian Tribes report armed robbery at casino (November 28, 2014)
An off-duty employee was arrested with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Former employee found guilty for cheating Choctaw Nation
Openings & Closings | Opinion
Former employee found guilty for cheating Choctaw Nation (November 21, 2014)
Jason Merida is the seventh person found guilty in a case that started when the tribe discovered it had been cheated into purchasing $8.5 million in steel for a casino expansion project.

Charges possible in dispute at Chukchansi Tribe's closed casino
California | NIGC
Charges possible in dispute at Chukchansi Tribe's closed casino (October 17, 2014)
California falls under Public Law 280 so the state has criminal and civil jurisdiction in Indian Country.

Shinnecock Nation gaming partner cut $250K monthly payment
New York | Regulation
Shinnecock Nation gaming partner cut $250K monthly payment (October 1, 2014)
With casino plans up in the air, tribal members recently voted to dissolve their gaming agency.

One dead in shooting at White Mountain Apache Tribe casino
Public Relations
One dead in shooting at White Mountain Apache Tribe casino (August 4, 2014)
A tribal police officer shot and killed a man who was brandishing a rifle at the facility.

Former Mississippi Choctaw chief questions FBI raid of casinos
Regulation
Former Mississippi Choctaw chief questions FBI raid of casinos (April 2, 2014)
A former chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is still trying to figure out why the FBI raided the tribe's casinos back in 2011.

Authorities probe blaze at Shinnecock Nation's gaming trailer
New York
Authorities probe blaze at Shinnecock Nation's gaming trailer (November 1, 2013)
Federal and state authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a trailer that was being used by the Shinnecock Nation of New York for its gaming office.

Disputed leader of Apache Tribe to talk to FBI about casinos
Openings & Closings
Disputed leader of Apache Tribe to talk to FBI about casinos (August 5, 2013)
Donnie Cabaniss, the disputed leader of the Apache Tribe of Oklahoma, plans to talk to the FBI about casino corruption.

Shinnecock Nation's gaming authority a target of FBI search
New York
Shinnecock Nation's gaming authority a target of FBI search (May 1, 2013)
The FBI conducted a search on the Shinnecock Nation of New York this morning and targeted the tribe's gaming authority, according to news reports. FBI agents were seen at the trailer that houses the gaming authority. They also reportedly went...

FBI takes over   rape investigation at Laguna Pueblo's casino
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FBI takes over rape investigation at Laguna Pueblo's casino (February 29, 2012)
The FBI is investigating a report of a sexual assault at the casino owned by Laguna Pueblo in New Mexico. The assault allegedly occurred after a concert at Route 66 Casino on Friday night. A person of interest was reportedly...

Mississippi Choctaws  hires  new auditor for gaming operation
Public Relations | Regulation
Mississippi Choctaws hires new auditor for gaming operation (September 1, 2011)
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has hired a new auditor for its gaming operation. The tribe had been working with PricewaterhouseCoopers for more than a decade. The relationship ended after the FBI raided the Pearl River Resort. The tribe's...

Opinion: FBI a tool in  war of intimidation against online gaming
Opinion
Opinion: FBI a tool in war of intimidation against online gaming (August 25, 2011)
"The war of intimidation from the federal Department of Justice (DoJ) against Internet gambling has now reached the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This is no minor issue. I have taught classes to the FBI, including on both Internet and Indian...

Mississippi Choctaw casino paid off big for non-Indian executive
Business Deals | Regulation
Mississippi Choctaw casino paid off big for non-Indian executive (August 15, 2011)
A non-Indian man whose companies are at the center of a federal investigation into the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians was paid well by the tribe's casino, The Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports. Doug Pattison was hired as CEO of the...

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...

Mississippi  Choctaw debt rating takes a dive after raid on casino
Business Deals | Public Relations
Mississippi Choctaw debt rating takes a dive after raid on casino (August 1, 2011)
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians got some more bad news after the FBI raided its casino on June 12. Two days later, Moody's Investors Service downgraded the $200 million in securities owed by the Choctaw Resort Development Enterprise from...

Mississippi Choctaw casino sees small  return on big investment
Business Deals | Public Relations
Mississippi Choctaw casino sees small return on big investment (July 25, 2011)
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians spends at least $1.3 million a year to woo gamblers from Atlanta, Georgia, but few of them are actually visiting the reservation, The Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports. At the suggestion of a non-Indian company, the...

Opinion: Raid on Mississippi Choctaw casino tied to non-Indians
Opinion
Opinion: Raid on Mississippi Choctaw casino tied to non-Indians (July 22, 2011)
"An FBI investigation of Mississippi Choctaw gaming facilities involves the tribe's ties to two Atlanta companies. Mercury Gaming Group and its marketing arm, the Titan Agency, are a focus of the investigation, according to a new report from the Jackson...

Editorial: Something just not right  at Mississippi Choctaw casino
Opinion
Editorial: Something just not right at Mississippi Choctaw casino (July 21, 2011)
"Something is rotten in the state of Choctaw. Or certainly so it seems following the FBI raid recently on the Indian tribe’s casino complex near Philadelphia. Federal officials aren’t saying what the raid is about, and the Choctaws are being...

Mississippi Choctaw chief confirms FBI probe linked to gaming firm
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Mississippi Choctaw chief confirms FBI probe linked to gaming firm (July 20, 2011)
The leader of the the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians says that a raid at one of the tribe's casinos is linked to a gaming firm in Atlanta, Georgia. Chief Beasley Denson told The Jackson Clarion-Ledger that the search warrant...

Mississippi Choctaw chief promises  cooperation after casino raid
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Mississippi Choctaw chief promises cooperation after casino raid (July 18, 2011)
The leader of the the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians said casino management are cooperating "fully" with a federal investigation. Chief Beasley Denson said he doesn't know why the FBI raided the Pearl River Resort last Tuesday. "The nature of...

Opinion: Corruption and FBI's  raid on Mississippi Choctaw casino
Opinion
Opinion: Corruption and FBI's raid on Mississippi Choctaw casino (July 15, 2011)
"Two days have passed since federal authorities launched an investigation at Mississippi Choctaw casinos, and we still don't know what prompted the action. When news broke on Tuesday afternoon of an FBI raid at the Silver Star and Golden Moon...

FBI raid at Mississippi Choctaw casino   linked to chief's dealings
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FBI raid at Mississippi Choctaw casino linked to chief's dealings (July 14, 2011)
An FBI raid at a casino owned by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is being linked to the dealings of Beasley Denson, the tribe's chief. WLBT-TV reports that Denson has been paying a company called Mercury Gaming in Atlanta...

FBI raids    Mississippi Choctaw gaming facility, seizes property
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FBI raids Mississippi Choctaw gaming facility, seizes property (July 13, 2011)
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians confirmed that the FBI raided one if its gaming facilities on Tuesday. Agents swarmed the Pearl River Resort and reportedly seized hard drives from computers. But the FBI wouldn't comment and tribal leaders apparently...

Seneca Nation gaming official resigns amid probe
New York | Regulation
Seneca Nation gaming official resigns amid probe (September 23, 2008)
A gaming official with the Seneca Nation of New York resigned before he could be fired by the tribal council. Bergal Mitchell III, the former vice chairman of the Seneca Gaming Corporation, has been linked to a federal probe of...

Seneca gaming official under federal investigation
New York | Regulation
Seneca gaming official under federal investigation (September 19, 2008)
The board of directors for the Seneca Nation's gaming corporation has asked its vice chairman to step down after being linked to a federal investigation. But Bergal Mitchell III of the Seneca Gaming Corporation is refusing to step down, saying...

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