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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.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Yakama Nation evacuated casino in response to bomb threat (03/19)
The Yakama Nation of Washington reopened its casino on Tuesday after investigating and resolving a bomb threat.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Navajo Nation enters agreement for law enforcement at casino (02/21)
The Navajo Nation has signed a law enforcement agreement affecting its Class III facility in Arizona.

Filed Under: Connecticut
Tribes in Connecticut taking over law enforcement at casinos (02/13)
Tribes in Connecticut are set to take over law enforcement duties at their gaming facilities.

Filed Under: California | Openings and Closings
City police await share of funds for Graton Rancheria casino (11/26)
The city of Petaluma, California, is waiting on law enforcement funds from the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians won't face charges for casino (11/25)
Leaders of the MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians won't face charges for a gaming facility that was shut down by Mobile County, Alabama.

Filed Under: Public Relations | Regulation
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe works on casino policing deal (09/13)
The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe is close to deal for policing services at its off-reservation casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Column: Tribal policing at casinos a bad idea in Connecticut (05/15)
Columnist doesn't think the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe should take on more law enforcement responsibilities at their casinos: From the beginning, I've thought Gov. Dannel Malloy's plan to allow tribal police to take over much of...

Filed Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut tribes looking to increase police services at casinos (03/04)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are supporting a bill that would allow them to increase law enforcement services at their casinos. The Class III gaming compact requires tribes to pay the state for troopers at the...

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Column: State bows to tribes on law enforcement at casinos (02/27)
"It's a puzzle to me why Gov. Malloy would be so insistent about withdrawing a sizeable portion of the Connecticut State Police presence at the state's two Indian casinos when the tribes are clearly responsible for continuing to pay for...

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