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Shoshone-Bannock Tribes police help apprehend casino robbery suspect
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Shoshone-Bannock Tribes police help apprehend casino robbery suspect (July 24, 2017)
A man walked away with a 'large amount' of cash from the Sage Hill Casino in Idaho, according to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

Washington couple admits to fraud as they gambled millions at casino
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Washington couple admits to fraud as they gambled millions at casino (July 10, 2017)
While a husband scammed investors out of millions of dollars, his wife was gambling the money at a casino owned by the Puyallup Tribe in Washington.

Another former leader of Winnebago Tribe pleads in gaming theft case
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Another former leader of Winnebago Tribe pleads in gaming theft case (June 20, 2017)
Charles Aldrich, a former council member, admitted to one count of theft from a gaming establishment in a case that ensnared nine former leaders of the Winnebago Tribe.

Osage Nation caught off-duty police officer stealing casino ticket
Regulation
Osage Nation caught off-duty police officer stealing casino ticket (June 9, 2017)
A police offer from a neighboring county is being accused of taking a $750 casino ticket that didn't belong to him.

Wyandotte Nation casino theft suspect arrested after manhunt
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Wyandotte Nation casino theft suspect arrested after manhunt (June 6, 2017)
A manhunt involving tribal, local and state police led to the capture of a casino theft suspect in northeastern Oklahoma.

Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate casino cheated out of blackjack money
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Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate casino cheated out of blackjack money (May 31, 2017)
A former employee of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate casino in South Dakota has admitted to his role in a blackjack scheme.

Another guilty plea in theft of gaming funds from Winnebago Tribe
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Another guilty plea in theft of gaming funds from Winnebago Tribe (May 24, 2017)
The former secretary of the tribe is the second person to admit to a crime.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe employee accused of repeated thefts at casino
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Coeur d'Alene Tribe employee accused of repeated thefts at casino (May 12, 2017)
Colten N. Curley, 19, allegedly stole more than $64,000 over 42 separate occasions at the casino in Idaho.

Former leader of Winnebago Tribe pleads guilty in gaming theft case
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Former leader of Winnebago Tribe pleads guilty in gaming theft case (May 9, 2017)
Lawrence Payer is the first of nine former leaders to admit his role in the theft of gaming funds.

Chukchansi Tribe thanks officers for arresting armed casino patron
California | Public Relations
Chukchansi Tribe thanks officers for arresting armed casino patron (May 4, 2017)
Security staff at the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino in California alerted authorities about the dangerous patron.

Mashantucket Tribe charges off-duty officer for assault at casino
Connecticut | Public Relations
Mashantucket Tribe charges off-duty officer for assault at casino (April 27, 2017)
A 73-year-old bathroom attendant at the Foxwoods Resort Casino was punched in the face because the water was too cold for the officer.

Former employee of North Dakota tribal casino admits to assault
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Former employee of North Dakota tribal casino admits to assault (April 10, 2017)
Max Garett Moede apparently set fire to his trailer home at the 4 Bears Casino and Lodge after losing his job at the facility.

Puyallup Tribe investigates double shooting in parking lot of casino
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Puyallup Tribe investigates double shooting in parking lot of casino (April 4, 2017)
Two men were injured after opening fire outside of the Emerald Queen Casino and Hotel in Fife, Washington.

Soboba Band offers $10K reward for return of Patriots game jersey
California | Public Relations
Soboba Band offers $10K reward for return of Patriots game jersey (February 9, 2017)
The number 12 jersey worn by Patriots quarterback Tom Brady went missing after the Super Bowl.

San Manuel Band works with sheriff after shooting incident at casino
California | Public Relations
San Manuel Band works with sheriff after shooting incident at casino (February 2, 2017)
Two car theft suspects were shot in a parking structure at the casino in southern California.

Couple charged for bizarre incident at Little Traverse Bay Bands casino
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Couple charged for bizarre incident at Little Traverse Bay Bands casino (January 27, 2017)
The incident began after a woman allegedly urinated on herself on the gaming floor at the Odawa Casino Resort in Michigan.

Miccosukee Tribe turns over surveillance of fatal casino shooting
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Miccosukee Tribe turns over surveillance of fatal casino shooting (January 26, 2017)
A Christmas Day shooting at the Miccosukee Resort and Gaming in Florida won't result in any charges.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation security guard brought gun to casino
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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
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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.

One reported dead in Citizen Potawatomi Nation casino shooting
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One reported dead in Citizen Potawatomi Nation casino shooting (January 10, 2017)
The shooting took place among employees at the Grand Casino Hotel Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

Tule River Tribe and sheriff arrest 11 in drug operation at casino
California | Public Relations
Tule River Tribe and sheriff arrest 11 in drug operation at casino (December 12, 2016)
The tribe reached out in response to complaints of illegal narcotics being found at the Eagle Mountain Casino in Porterville, California.

Former casino worker took $23K from Northern Cheyenne Tribe
Regulation
Former casino worker took $23K from Northern Cheyenne Tribe (November 30, 2016)
Wenonah Sue Wagner is accused of stealing more than $23,000 from the Charging Horse Casino and Bingo in Montana.

Reality television star beaten after leaving Tulalip Tribes casino
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Reality television star beaten after leaving Tulalip Tribes casino (November 15, 2016)
Jake Harris of Deadliest Catch accepted a ride from a couple at the Quil Ceda Creek Casino before he was beaten and left on the side of a highway.

Tachi-Yokut Tribe banned woman who returned to casino with meth
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Tachi-Yokut Tribe banned woman who returned to casino with meth (November 7, 2016)
An arrest for trespassing at the Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino has Tinamarie Sanchez facing drug charges.

Former employee of Winnebago Tribe's casino sentenced for theft
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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.

Former gaming official from Shinnecock Nation enters guilty plea
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Former gaming official from Shinnecock Nation enters guilty plea (November 1, 2016)
A cybercrime that effectively derailed the New York tribe's casino efforts is finally coming to light.

Ex-employee of Shakopee Tribe loses case over assault at casino
Litigation | Public Relations
Ex-employee of Shakopee Tribe loses case over assault at casino (October 13, 2016)
The employee was groped and forcibly kissed by a patron at the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel.

Eastern Cherokees work with local police on casino drug bust
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Eastern Cherokees work with local police on casino drug bust (October 11, 2016)
Two people were arrested with a large quantity of drugs at the Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino and Hotel.

Steve Haycox: Let's hope Indian gaming doesn't come to Alaska
Opinion
Steve Haycox: Let's hope Indian gaming doesn't come to Alaska (October 7, 2016)
'It's pretty difficult to drive anywhere in America today without seeing an Indian gaming casino.'

Ex-casino manager for Chitimacha Tribe admits giving bonus to chairman
Regulation
Ex-casino manager for Chitimacha Tribe admits giving bonus to chairman (October 5, 2016)
Chairman O'Neal Darden remains under indictment for allegedly accepting an unauthorized bonus from the Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation confirms death at casino
Connecticut | Public Relations
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation confirms death at casino (September 21, 2016)
Tribal police officers confronted an armed man and shots were fired before the man fell from a parking garage.

Guilty plea in yet another theft case from Choctaw Nation casino
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Guilty plea in yet another theft case from Choctaw Nation casino (September 16, 2016)
Charles Blair Smallwood, age 24, apparently stole nearly $25,000 from the Choctaw Casino and Resort in Durant, Oklahoma

Former Nottawaseppi Huron Band employee sentenced for theft
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Former Nottawaseppi Huron Band employee sentenced for theft (August 30, 2016)
John Earl Seiler, 59, admitted he took more than $27,000 from the Michigan tribe's casino hotel.

Trial slated to begin for death of Mohegan Tribe casino employee
Connecticut
Trial slated to begin for death of Mohegan Tribe casino employee (August 29, 2016)
A driver for a bus company that took patrons to Mohegan Sun is accused of striking and killing a casino employee.

St. Croix Chippewa Tribe arrests patron for offering drugs at casino
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St. Croix Chippewa Tribe arrests patron for offering drugs at casino (August 18, 2016)
Mary Ann Holter, 26, allegedly tried to sell drugs at the St. Croix Casino in Danbury, Wisconsin.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe casino robbery leads to long chase and arrests
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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe casino robbery leads to long chase and arrests (August 10, 2016)
The incident began when a woman was robbed at gunpoint at the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Michigan.

Second employee pleads not guilty to theft at Mohegan Tribe casino
Connecticut
Second employee pleads not guilty to theft at Mohegan Tribe casino (August 9, 2016)
A roulette dealer and a floor supervisor at Mohegan Sun are accused of working with a patron to cheat the casino out of nearly $30,000.

Ex-employee pleads guilty to theft from Winnebago Tribe's casino
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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.

Appeals court upholds conviction in Choctaw Nation corruption case
Openings & Closings | Regulation
Appeals court upholds conviction in Choctaw Nation corruption case (August 2, 2016)
The case was unusual by several accounts and even drew testimony from the tribe's longtime former chief and his hand-picked successor.

Seminole Tribe helps with probe into robbery of casino patron
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Seminole Tribe helps with probe into robbery of casino patron (July 21, 2016)
Authorities believe the 79-year-old woman was followed home from the Seminole Classic Casino in Florida.

Mohegan Tribe accuses casino employees of roulette table scam
Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe accuses casino employees of roulette table scam (July 20, 2016)
A roulette dealer and a floor supervisor at Mohegan Sun are accused of working with a patron to cheat the casino out of nearly $30,000.

Pair busted for drugs in Pechanga Band casino parking structure
California | Public Relations
Pair busted for drugs in Pechanga Band casino parking structure (July 19, 2016)
Sheriff's deputies found heroin and a large amount of methamphetamine at the Pechanga Resort and Casino.

Former Sac and Fox Nation casino employee sentenced for theft
Regulation
Former Sac and Fox Nation casino employee sentenced for theft (July 19, 2016)
David Collins, 32, was the manager of the players club at the tribe's casino in Kansas.

Former Choctaw Nation casino worker gets two months for theft
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Former Choctaw Nation casino worker gets two months for theft (June 29, 2016)
Allen Michael Scott admitted that he stole more than $1,000 from the tribe's gaming facility in Durant, Oklahoma.

Quapaw Tribe arrests suspect for methamphetamine at casino
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Quapaw Tribe arrests suspect for methamphetamine at casino (June 21, 2016)
A suspect was found with four ounces of methamphetamine at the Downstream Casino Resort.

Chairman of Chitimacha Tribe accused of stealing casino bonus
Compacts | Regulation
Chairman of Chitimacha Tribe accused of stealing casino bonus (June 20, 2016)
O’Neal Darden Jr., who was elected last July, turned himself in to face charges in Louisiana state court.

Appeals court backs sentence in death near Navajo Nation casino
Litigation
Appeals court backs sentence in death near Navajo Nation casino (June 14, 2016)
Marvin Ahasteen was 36 years old when he was struck and killed in front of the Fire Rock Casino near Gallup, New Mexico.

Umatilla Tribes seek information about robbery on gaming floor
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Umatilla Tribes seek information about robbery on gaming floor (June 10, 2016)
An 89-year-old woman was robbed of $180 in cash at the Wildhorse Resort and Casino in Pendleton, Oregon, on May 26.

Iowa Tribe investigates another methamphetamine case at casino
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Iowa Tribe investigates another methamphetamine case at casino (June 9, 2016)
A woman with a prior meth conviction is facing a new charge stemming from an incident at the Cimarron Casino in Perkins, Oklahoma.

Dean Obeidallah: Donald Trump's smears go back to the first Americans
Opinion
Dean Obeidallah: Donald Trump's smears go back to the first Americans (June 2, 2016)
If you think Donald Trump just started demonizing minority groups for personal gain during this current presidential campaign, then you don’t know Trump.

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