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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.

Filed Under: California | Opinion
Editorial: Cooler heads must prevail at Paskenta Band's casino (06/02)
Newspaper hopes Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians can resolve a leadership dispute that's affecting the Rolling Hills Casino.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Comanche Nation wonders why county won't take casino crime (04/14)
The head of law enforcement for the Comanche Nation says local authorities are refusing to prosecute casino crime cases.

Filed Under: Public Relations
Tonto Apache Tribe helps make drug bust in parking lot at casino (04/09)
The Tonto Apache Tribe of Arizona helped make a major drug bust in the parking lot of its casino.

Filed Under: Public Relations
Man pleads guilty for robbery in Osage Nation casino parking lot (04/03)
A 19-year-old Oklahoma man pleaded guilty for an armed robbery in the parking lot of a casino owned by the Osage Nation.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Column: Connecticut tribes leave casino doors open to criminals (03/26)
Columnist says Connecticut State Troopers have completely withdrawn from the casinos operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

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