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Eight plead guilty to stealing more than $5 million from Miccosukee Tribe

Eight plead guilty to stealing more than $5 million from Miccosukee Tribe (February 6, 2020)

Eight people admitted they stole $5.3 million in cash from Miccosukee Resort and Gaming in Florida.

Eight accused of stealing more than $5 million from Miccosukee Tribe

Eight accused of stealing more than $5 million from Miccosukee Tribe (August 7, 2019)

Federal authorities announced charges against eight people accused of stealing more than $5 million in cash from the casino owned by the Miccosukee Tribe.

Former leader of Winnebago Tribe sentenced in last of gaming theft cases

Former leader of Winnebago Tribe sentenced in last of gaming theft cases (August 7, 2019)

A scandal that hit the Winnebago Tribe is finally over.

Oklahoma woman pleads guilty to murder of grandchild at Kickapoo Tribe casino

Oklahoma woman pleads guilty to murder of grandchild at Kickapoo Tribe casino (August 5, 2019)

An Oklahoma woman admitted she left her five-year-old grandchild in a locked car in a casino parking lot.

Meskwaki Nation supports state jurisdiction over non-Indians at casino

Meskwaki Nation supports state jurisdiction over non-Indians at casino (July 12, 2019)

The Iowa Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that arose from an incident at the casino owned by the Meskwaki Nation.

Oklahoma woman charged with murder of grandchild at Kickapoo Tribe casino

Oklahoma woman charged with murder of grandchild at Kickapoo Tribe casino (April 23, 2019)

Federal authorities say a 50-year-old woman left her grandson inside a parked car on a hot day while she gambled.

Former Secretary Ryan Zinke under grand jury investigation for tribal debacle

Former Secretary Ryan Zinke under grand jury investigation for tribal debacle (February 22, 2019)

The Trump administration's tribal dealings have been characterized as one disaster after another and one of them appears to be catching up with Ryan Zinke, the former Secretary of the Interior.

'Tribal Winds': Long-delayed gaming project back on the agenda in Connecticut

'Tribal Winds': Long-delayed gaming project back on the agenda in Connecticut (January 28, 2019)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are renewing efforts to open a casino that has been stalled by the Trump administration.

Saginaw Chippewa man sentenced to 14 years for attempted sexual abuse

Saginaw Chippewa man sentenced to 14 years for attempted sexual abuse (January 28, 2019)

A 28-year-old citizen of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe admitted he attempted to sexually abuse a woman at the casino on the reservation.

Blackjack dealer at Suquamish Tribe casino accused of cheating

Blackjack dealer at Suquamish Tribe casino accused of cheating (January 22, 2019)

Authorities believe a blackjack dealer at the Suquamish Tribe casino peeked at cards and tipped off certain players.

Cowlitz Tribe told to turn over video of alleged attack at casino

Cowlitz Tribe told to turn over video of alleged attack at casino (January 8, 2019)

Video of an alleged attack at the Cowlitz Tribe's casino in Washington has been ordered to be released.

Tribes see decline in revenues as new casino remains in limbo

Tribes see decline in revenues as new casino remains in limbo (January 7, 2019)

When it comes to gaming, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe didn't have such a great 2018.

Brothers jailed for attack in Pueblo of Pojoaque casino parking lot

Brothers jailed for attack in Pueblo of Pojoaque casino parking lot (December 4, 2018)

An attack at a tribal casino in northern New Mexico left one man with a broken jaw and another with a head injury

Seminole Tribe reports arrest in theft from casino patron

Seminole Tribe reports arrest in theft from casino patron (November 16, 2018)

A patron was robbed of $60,000 in cash and property at a casino owned by the Seminole Tribe.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes report arrests of fugitives at casino

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes report arrests of fugitives at casino (November 15, 2018)

Three men who allegedly shot at a law enforcement officer were arrested at a Shoshone-Bannock Tribes casino.

Cowlitz Tribe sues to block release of video of alleged attack

Cowlitz Tribe sues to block release of video of alleged attack (November 13, 2018)

The Cowlitz Tribe doesn't want video of an alleged attack at its casino being made public.

Muscogee (Creek) Nation moves foward with charges in criminal case

Muscogee (Creek) Nation moves foward with charges in criminal case (October 3, 2018)

A dispute over gaming on Indian allotments in Oklahoma has spawned a messy mix of litigation in tribal and federal court.

Man who robbed Shoshone-Bannock Tribes casino sentenced to nearly nine years

Man who robbed Shoshone-Bannock Tribes casino sentenced to nearly nine years (September 3, 2018)

A man with a distinctive hand tattoo and a shotgun robbed a casino owned by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

Guilty plea for sexual assault at Mashantucket Pequot casino hotel

Guilty plea for sexual assault at Mashantucket Pequot casino hotel (August 15, 2018)

A 25-year-old man is facing eight years in prison for a sexual assault at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

'Get off my land': Pala Reservation woman accused of attacking elderly people

'Get off my land': Pala Reservation woman accused of attacking elderly people (August 7, 2018)

A visit to the Pala Casino in southern California led to elder abuse and a secret drug lab, authorities said.

Authorities in North Carolina shut down Tuscarora Nation casinos

Authorities in North Carolina shut down Tuscarora Nation casinos (July 23, 2018)

More than 26 people accused of operating an illegal gambling and marijuana ring in the name of the Tuscarora Nation have been arrested in North Carolina.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes arrest man who pulled out guns at casino

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes arrest man who pulled out guns at casino (April 11, 2018)

An Idaho man is being charged with disturbing the peace after a gun incident at the casino owned by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

Mohegan Tribe gaming executive accused of role in Easter egg scam

Mohegan Tribe gaming executive accused of role in Easter egg scam (April 11, 2018)

A former executive at the Mohegan Tribe' commercial gaming facility has been hit with new charges while he sits in federal prison.

City fires police officer who punched elderly employee at Pequot casino

City fires police officer who punched elderly employee at Pequot casino (April 4, 2018)

A police officer who assaulted an elderly employee at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has lost his job.

Lower Elwha Klallam citizen pleads guilty to domestic assault

Lower Elwha Klallam citizen pleads guilty to domestic assault (March 29, 2018)

Matthew Tyler Charles, a citizen of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, has admitted assaulting his former partner at the Elwha River Casino in Washington.

Grand Traverse Band arrests non-Indian for sexual assault at casino

Grand Traverse Band arrests non-Indian for sexual assault at casino (March 21, 2018)

A non-Indian man is facing numerous charges after being accused of sexual assault at the casino owned by the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.

Tribal gaming executive said to be a witness in Bill Cosby criminal trial

Tribal gaming executive said to be a witness in Bill Cosby criminal trial (March 19, 2018)

An executive who works for the Mohegan Tribe and previously worked for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation might testify at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial.

Man from Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe accused in assault at casino

Man from Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe accused in assault at casino (March 12, 2018)

Matthew Tyler Charles, a citizen of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, is accused of assaulting a former domestic partner at his tribe's casino in Washington.

Seminole Tribe investigates robbery at Florida casino poker room

Seminole Tribe investigates robbery at Florida casino poker room (February 2, 2018)

A reward of up to $3,000 is being offered in connection with an armed robbery at one of the Seminole Tribe's casinos in Florida.

Former vice chairman from Winnebago Tribe sentenced in gaming theft case

Former vice chairman from Winnebago Tribe sentenced in gaming theft case (January 8, 2018)

Six former leaders of the Winnebago Tribe who pleaded guilty for taking casino funds have all been sentenced for their roles in the scheme.

Former Shinnecock Nation official sentenced for cybercrime that derailed casino plan

Former Shinnecock Nation official sentenced for cybercrime that derailed casino plan (December 13, 2017)

A former Shinnecock Nation gaming official was sentenced to probation for stealing emails from a fellow tribal citizen.

Former chairman of Winnebago Tribe sentenced to probation in gaming theft case

Former chairman of Winnebago Tribe sentenced to probation in gaming theft case (December 5, 2017)

John Blackhawk, the longtime former chairman of the Winnebago Tribe, was sentenced to probation and order to pay $36,000 in restitution in a gaming theft case.

Mashantucket Pequot tribal police arrest man for sexual assault at casino hotel

Mashantucket Pequot tribal police arrest man for sexual assault at casino hotel (November 29, 2017)

A New Hampshire man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe won't comment on arrest of top casino executive for battery

Coeur d'Alene Tribe won't comment on arrest of top casino executive for battery (November 9, 2017)

The top gaming executive for the Coeur d'Alene Tribe has been arrested for battery in Idaho.

Another former leader of Winnebago Tribe sentenced for theft of gaming funds

Another former leader of Winnebago Tribe sentenced for theft of gaming funds (November 6, 2017)

Thomas Snowball, a former leader of the Winnebago Tribe, has been sentenced to probation and ordered to pay restitution in a gaming theft case.

Former leader of Winnebago Tribe secures dismissal in gaming fund theft case

Former leader of Winnebago Tribe secures dismissal in gaming fund theft case (November 2, 2017)

A federal judge has dismissed charges against a former leader of the Winnebago Tribe who was accused in a gaming fund theft case.

Trump's indicted former campaign manager was lobbyist on gaming issues

Trump's indicted former campaign manager was lobbyist on gaming issues (October 30, 2017)

President Donald Trump was quick to distance himself from his indicted former campaign manager but the pair go back to the mogul's early clashes with Indian Country.

Raymond Hitchcock: Sorry but tribal casinos aren't linked to increases in crime

Raymond Hitchcock: Sorry but tribal casinos aren't linked to increases in crime (October 12, 2017)

The Wilton Rancheria's gaming project will not be a magnet for prostitution or human trafficking, Chairman Raymond Hitchcock writes.

Gun Lake Tribe arrests suspect accused of attacking patrons in casino lot

Gun Lake Tribe arrests suspect accused of attacking patrons in casino lot (October 6, 2017)

A Michigan man tried to rob two women -- one of them a citizen of the Sault Tribe -- in the Gun Lake Tribe's casino parking lot but they fought back.

Meskwaki Tribe conducted undercover sex trafficking operation at Iowa casino

Meskwaki Tribe conducted undercover sex trafficking operation at Iowa casino (September 27, 2017)

An undercover sex trafficking operation at the casino owned by the Meskwaki Tribe resulted in charges against two people.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band arrests casino patron who left son at home to gamble

Nottawaseppi Huron Band arrests casino patron who left son at home to gamble (September 20, 2017)

A Michigan woman is facing child endangerment charges after she allegedly left her son alone at home while she gambled at the Nottawaseppi Huron Band's caisno.

Another sentence handed down in theft of gaming funds within Winnebago Tribe

Another sentence handed down in theft of gaming funds within Winnebago Tribe (September 18, 2017)

Another former leader of the Winnebago Tribe has been sentenced in connection with the theft of gaming funds from the WinnaVegas Casino Resort.

Former chairman of Winnebago Tribe pleads guilty for theft of gaming funds

Former chairman of Winnebago Tribe pleads guilty for theft of gaming funds (September 13, 2017)

John Blackhawk, the longtime former chairman of the Winnebago Tribe, pleaded guilty for his role in the theft of gaming funds.

Stillaguamish Tribe responds to incident of baby left in car as mother gambled

Stillaguamish Tribe responds to incident of baby left in car as mother gambled (September 13, 2017)

A Washington woman is facing charges after allegedly leaving her baby alone in a car while she gambled at the casino owned by the Stillaguamish Tribe.

Poarch Band of Creek Indians cheated out of more than $500K in casino scam

Poarch Band of Creek Indians cheated out of more than $500K in casino scam (August 30, 2017)

A former employee of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and her mother admitted they cheated one of the tribe's casinos in Alabama out of more than $500,000.

Suspected robber shot and killed at casino owned by White Mountain Apache Tribe

Suspected robber shot and killed at casino owned by White Mountain Apache Tribe (August 29, 2017)

The casino owned by the White Mountain Apache Tribe was targeted in an armed robbery for a second time in the last two months.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band helps investigate large bank fraud scheme at casino

Nottawaseppi Huron Band helps investigate large bank fraud scheme at casino (August 28, 2017)

Federal authorities announced charges against 19 people in connection with a bank fraud scheme at the casino owned by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Michigan.

Another former leader of Winnebago Tribe sentenced for theft of gaming funds

Another former leader of Winnebago Tribe sentenced for theft of gaming funds (August 21, 2017)

A second former leader of the Winnebago Tribe was sentenced to probation for his role in the theft of gaming funds.

Muscogee Nation raids allotment and makes arrest in dispute over casino bid

Muscogee Nation raids allotment and makes arrest in dispute over casino bid (August 17, 2017)

A dispute between the Muscogee Nation and the Kialegee Tribal Town over a potential casino is escalating in Oklahoma.

Employee and patron plead in blackjack scam at Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate casino

Employee and patron plead in blackjack scam at Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate casino (August 11, 2017)

Two more guilty pleas have been reached in a blackjack scam at the casino owned by the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate.