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Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

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

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

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.

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.

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

Filed Under: California | NIGC
Chairman of Paskenta Band removes armed guards from casino (06/17)
Casino remains in operation despite attempts by rivals to shut it down.

Filed Under: California | NIGC
Rival faction of Paskenta Band tries to shut down tribal casino (06/10)
Effort comes amid National Indian Gaming Commission investigation.

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