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Tigua Tribe implements border controls after losing gaming caseFiled Under: Litigation | Public Relations
Tigua Tribe implements border controls after losing gaming case (07/01)
Members of the media, law enforcement personnel and government officials must request permission from the tribe before entering the reservation.

Meskwaki Tribe searches for fugitive reportedly seen at casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Meskwaki Tribe searches for fugitive reportedly seen at casino (06/29)
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.

Seminole Tribe announces arrests of two men for robbery at casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Seminole Tribe announces arrests of two men for robbery at casino (05/10)
Tribal police apprehended two suspects in connection with a robbery in the parking lot at the Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe reopens casino after two bomb threatsFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe reopens casino after two bomb threats (04/22)
Two bomb threats were phoned in to the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, on Thursday night.

Laguna Pueblo still looking for second suspect in casino shootingFiled Under: Public Relations
Laguna Pueblo still looking for second suspect in casino shooting (03/28)
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 casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Laguna Pueblo police officer involved in fatal shooting at casino (03/24)
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 casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Teen girl thought to be missing was at North Dakota tribal casino (03/22)
The 15-year-old apparently was never in danger but police from the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation thought she might have been abducted.

Mille Lacs Band uncovers false allegation of kidnapping at casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Mille Lacs Band uncovers false allegation of kidnapping at casino (02/26)
The kidnapping at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs in Hinckley, Minnesota, didn't take place as originally alleged.

Nez Perce Tribe wants county to stop making arrests at casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Nez Perce Tribe wants county to stop making arrests at casino (01/28)
The reservation covers most of Nez Perce Country and the casino apparently is an easy place to find people on outstanding warrants.

Mille Lacs Band arrests suspect accused of kidnapping at casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Mille Lacs Band arrests suspect accused of kidnapping at casino (01/14)
Tribal officers found James Phillip Cowan with a knife and methamphetamine at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, Minnesota.

Pokagon Band aims to build police station at Indiana casino siteFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Pokagon Band aims to build police station at Indiana casino site (01/07)
The facility would be located on the northern portion of the tribe's 166-acre land-into-trust site in South Bend.

Dispute resolved over shares of Pokagon Band gaming revenuesFiled Under: Compacts
Dispute resolved over shares of Pokagon Band gaming revenues (12/09)
The local revenue sharing board finally resolved an impasse that prevented the distribution of a $4.4 million payment.

Pechanga Band moves ahead with $285M expansion at casinoFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Pechanga Band moves ahead with $285M expansion at casino (12/01)
The tribe reached a deal with the city of Temecula, California, to pay for infrastructure improvements and a police officer position.

Mille Lacs Band police keep busy with drug arrests at casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Mille Lacs Band police keep busy with drug arrests at casino (11/19)
Three people are facing drug, firearms and other charges for incidents at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs in Onamia, Minnesota.

Guilty plea for attack on Mississippi Choctaw officer at casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Guilty plea for attack on Mississippi Choctaw officer at casino (11/11)
Jason Gooden, a non-tribal member, admitted that he grabbed the officer and threw him to the ground at the Silver Star Hotel and Casino.

Police officer fired after racist incident at Pequot Tribe's casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Public Relations
Police officer fired after racist incident at Pequot Tribe's casino (09/17)
The officer allegedly made racist and insulting comments to tribal police and security staff at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

Chickasaw Nation sees false alarm of shooting at casino RV parkFiled Under: Public Relations
Chickasaw Nation sees false alarm of shooting at casino RV park (09/07)
A search at the WinStar World Casino RV Park in Thackerville, Oklahoma, failed to turn up any evidence of a shooting.

Navajo Nation Council passes tax on alcohol at gaming facilitiesFiled Under: Legislation
Navajo Nation Council passes tax on alcohol at gaming facilities (07/28)
The 3.25 percent tax is expected to generate $73,000 a year for a public safety fund on the reservation.

Hoopa Valley Tribe detains bank burglary suspect at casinoFiled Under: California | Public Relations
Hoopa Valley Tribe detains bank burglary suspect at casino (07/20)
Nicholas Cain Anderson, 24, tried to enter the Lucky Bear Casino through the ventilation system after allegedly breaking into a bank down the road.

Court allows lawsuit for incident at Tonto Apache Tribe casinoFiled Under: Litigation | Regulation
Court allows lawsuit for incident at Tonto Apache Tribe casino (07/01)
Three gamblers who won large sums of money at the Mazatzal Hotel and Casino claim their earnings were stolen.

Chukchansi Tribe offered settlement to county to reopen casinoFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Chukchansi Tribe offered settlement to county to reopen casino (06/17)
The Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino has been closed for eight months but a tribal leader believes an agreement is near.

Leader of Sandia Pueblo accused of preventing arrest at casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Leader of Sandia Pueblo accused of preventing arrest at casino (05/26)
A burglary suspect was followed to the Sandia Resort and Casino but he wasn't arrested there.

More pleas in incident at Chukchansi Tribe's shuttered casinoFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
More pleas in incident at Chukchansi Tribe's shuttered casino (05/18)
Vernon King, the treasurer of one of the factions on the reservation, has not accepted a deal and it looks like he is headed to trial.

Disputed Chuckchansi Tribe leader still involved in casino caseFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Disputed Chuckchansi Tribe leader still involved in casino case (05/15)
Vernon King, the treasurer of one of the factions on the reservation, is due to return to court on May 29 as the tribe's casino closure enters another month.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band looks into data breach at casinoFiled Under: Public Relations | Regulation
Nottawaseppi Huron Band looks into data breach at casino (05/13)
The tribe replaced the cash registers at FireKeepers Casino after reports of the potential theft of credit card and debit card numbers.

Osage Nation police won't be charged for incident at casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Osage Nation police won't be charged for incident at casino (05/11)
The Osage County District Attorney determined that the man's death was not caused by the use of a stun gun at the Osage Million Dollar Elm Casino in Tulsa.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe busts nine in prostitution sting at casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Coeur d'Alene Tribe busts nine in prostitution sting at casino (05/07)
Management at the Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel noticed the problem and alerted tribal police.

Defendants in Chukchansi Tribe casino case file civil rights claimsFiled Under: California | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Defendants in Chukchansi Tribe casino case file civil rights claims (04/14)
The 14 defendants who have been charged for a confrontation at the casino are each seeking more than $1 million from Madera County.

County sheriff recognized for efforts at Paskenta Band casinoFiled Under: California | Public Relations
County sheriff recognized for efforts at Paskenta Band casino (04/07)
Rival factions of the tribe were staking out the casino but the sheriff and his deputies kept the peace, according to the U.S. Attorney for Eastern California.

Security at Big Valley Band's casino helped find murder suspectFiled Under: California | Public Relations
Security at Big Valley Band's casino helped find murder suspect (03/09)
The Lake County Sheriff presented a certificate of appreciation to the tribe and the casino for their assistance.

Karuk Tribe completes arbitration for county casino agreementFiled Under: California | Compacts | Federal Register
Karuk Tribe completes arbitration for county casino agreement (02/24)
The county won out in a dispute over the cost of law enforcement services.

Man dies after being tasered by officer at Osage Nation casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Man dies after being tasered by officer at Osage Nation casino (02/23)
The man, who had been banned from the casino, tussled with several officers before he died.

Gila River Tribe reports arrests of two men in casino shootingFiled Under: Public Relations
Gila River Tribe reports arrests of two men in casino shooting (02/16)
Authorities say a man fired a gun in the air in the casino parking lot. No one was injured.

Seminole Tribe refutes complaint of police brutality at casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Seminole Tribe refutes complaint of police brutality at casino (02/16)
A woman says she was roughed up and her 13-year-old daughter says she was assaulted.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe once eyed off-reservation casino at trackFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations | Regulation
Coeur d'Alene Tribe once eyed off-reservation casino at track (02/03)
The tribe and the track are now at odds over historical horse racing machines that are being investigated by law enforcement authorities.

Gaming dispute leads to cancellation of major powwow in IdahoFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations | Regulation
Gaming dispute leads to cancellation of major powwow in Idaho (02/02)
The event was to be held at a non-Indian racetrack where disputed gaming machines are being offered.

Gaming machines at non-Indian tracks stir controversy in IdahoFiled Under: Legislation | Regulation
Gaming machines at non-Indian tracks stir controversy in Idaho (01/29)
Top lawmakers are corned that the devices look more like slot machines.

Idaho authorities probe gaming machines at non-Indian tracksFiled Under: Regulation
Idaho authorities probe gaming machines at non-Indian tracks (01/21)
Tribes say the devices resemble Class III slot machines.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe denies filing complaint at non-Indian trackFiled Under: Regulation
Coeur d'Alene Tribe denies filing complaint at non-Indian track (01/20)
Law enforcement authorities confirmed they are looking into the historical horse racing machines at a racetrack.

Men robbed after winning about $5000 at Tulalip Tribes casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Men robbed after winning about $5000 at Tulalip Tribes casino (01/12)
The incident took place off the reservation but a tribal officer obtained a surveillance image of the suspect and sent it to local police agencies.

Police for faction of Chuckchansi Tribe dispute charges at casinoFiled Under: California | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Police for faction of Chuckchansi Tribe dispute charges at casino (12/09)
Police chief John Oliveira and officer Tim Tofaute are out on bond while the tribal leaders that hired them remain in jail.

Police in Oklahoma kill suspect outside of Choctaw Nation casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Police in Oklahoma kill suspect outside of Choctaw Nation casino (12/04)
The suspect led police on a high-speed chase that ended at the tribe's casino in Grant.

Charges filed against 15 in dispute at Chukchansi Tribe's casinoFiled Under: California | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Charges filed against 15 in dispute at Chukchansi Tribe's casino (11/03)
Tex McDonald, a disputed chairman of the tribe, was among those charged.

Charges sought in dispute at Chukchansi Tribe's closed casinoFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Charges sought in dispute at Chukchansi Tribe's closed casino (10/29)
At least 11 people have been identified from surveillance footage and could be charged in state court.

Charges possible in dispute at Chukchansi Tribe's closed casinoFiled Under: California | NIGC
Charges possible in dispute at Chukchansi Tribe's closed casino (10/17)
California falls under Public Law 280 so the state has criminal and civil jurisdiction in Indian Country.

Leadership dispute in Chukchansi Tribe forces casino closureFiled Under: California | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Leadership dispute in Chukchansi Tribe forces casino closure (10/10)
The Madera County Sheriff is keeping the peace after a rocky night at the facility.

County sheriff can continue to patrol Chukchansi Tribe's casinoFiled Under: California
County sheriff can continue to patrol Chukchansi Tribe's casino (10/07)
Sheriff John Anderson was drawn into a leadership dispute that remains unresolved.

Authorities investigate shooting by Poarch Creek casino entrance">Filed Under: Public Relations
Authorities investigate shooting by Poarch Creek casino entrance (09/09)
A state trooper and a tribal police pulled over a man near the entrance of the Wind Creek Wetumpka.

Man accused of scamming elderly arrested at Quapaw casino ">Filed Under: Public Relations
Man accused of scamming elderly arrested at Quapaw casino (07/11)
Tribal authorities apprehend suspect who is accused of stealing $10,000 from elderly women.

Paskenta Band factions agree to extend order affecting casinoFiled Under: California | Litigation
Paskenta Band factions agree to extend order affecting casino (06/25)
Temporary restraining order has been extended to July 8.

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