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Boat racer killed in event at Colorado River Indian Tribes casino

Boat racer killed in event at Colorado River Indian Tribes casino (February 16, 2016)

Wade Stanley died from a fatal injury during the Arizona Drag Boat Association's event at the BlueWater Resort and Casino.

Employee who robbed CRIT casino blamed heist on someone else

Employee who robbed CRIT casino blamed heist on someone else (January 6, 2015)

A former security guard is accused of stealing $132,500 from the casino vault.

Employee charged for stealing more than $130K at CRIT casino

Employee charged for stealing more than $130K at CRIT casino (December 2, 2014)

Vladimir Quintana, 25, fled with a bag of cash but dumped it by an RV park by the casino.

Colorado River Indian Tribes rejoin two Indian gaming groups

Colorado River Indian Tribes rejoin two Indian gaming groups (June 2, 2011)

The Colorado River Indian Tribes have rejoined the Arizona Indian Gaming Association and the National Indian Gaming Association. CRIT hasn't been a part of AIGA for several years. The split dates to Proposition 202, an Indian gaming referendum that passed...

Former NIGC chairman singles out Oklahoma as lacking  regulation

Former NIGC chairman singles out Oklahoma as lacking regulation (August 2, 2010)

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New leader of NIGC declines to endorse fix to  IGRA case from 2006

New leader of NIGC declines to endorse fix to IGRA case from 2006 (July 30, 2010)

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Colorado River Indian Tribes lay off casino employees

Colorado River Indian Tribes lay off casino employees (June 13, 2008)

The Colorado River Indian Tribes laid off about 70 employees at the BlueWater Resort & Casino in Parker, Arizona. The tribe cited the "declining economy and reduced patron counts" in making the cuts. "Like nearly everyone we are feeling...

Five California tribes agree to abide by MICS

Five California tribes agree to abide by MICS (January 16, 2008)

Five California tribes have agreed to comply with the National Indian Gaming Commission's minimum internal control standards, or MICS. The MICS cover nearly every aspect of a Class III operation. But the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals said the NIGC...

NIGC chairman   cites need for casino standards

NIGC chairman cites need for casino standards (May 15, 2007)

National Indian Gaming Commission Chairman Phil Hogen testified on the need for minimum internal control standards (MICS) to ensure adequate oversight of tribal gaming operations. Hogen appeared at a California Assembly hearing on Monday. He said tribes needs MICS to...

Regulation at issue in California gaming compacts

Regulation at issue in California gaming compacts (May 14, 2007)

Regulation of Indian gaming will be discussed at California State Assembly hearing today on six new Class III gaming compacts. Tribes say their casinos are well-regulated, citing tribal, state and federal oversight. But the expansion envisioned by the compacts has...

Agua Caliente Chair: Gaming regulation  extensive

Agua Caliente Chair: Gaming regulation extensive (May 14, 2007)

"There has been much written regarding the five tribal gaming compact amendments currently being considered for ratification by the California Assembly. I am chairman of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians. While our Tribal Council understands opinions may vary,...

Rose: The fight over gaming compacts in California

Rose: The fight over gaming compacts in California (May 14, 2007)

"The California State Legislature is debating whether to allow a few tribes to greatly expand the number of slot machines in their casinos in return for sharing up to 25 percent of the revenue with the state. The major...