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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
Public Relations
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.

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.

Cowlitz Tribe enters law enforcement deal as casino debut nears
Openings & Closings | Public Relations
Cowlitz Tribe enters law enforcement deal as casino debut nears (April 19, 2017)
The agreement allows officers in Clark County, Washington, to enforce the law on the reservation.

Former employee of North Dakota tribal casino admits to assault
Public Relations
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.

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.

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.

Chukchansi Tribe finally distributes $1.4M in overdue gaming funds
California | Openings & Closings
Chukchansi Tribe finally distributes $1.4M in overdue gaming funds (December 8, 2016)
A leadership dispute and the shutdown of the tribe's casino delayed the release of the funds for a little over three years.

Chukchansi Tribe casino dispute leads to lawsuits in federal court
California | Litigation | Openings & Closings
Chukchansi Tribe casino dispute leads to lawsuits in federal court (December 6, 2016)
Police officers who were hired by one faction of the northern California tribe say their reputations have been damaged.

Eastern Cherokees work with local police on casino drug bust
Public Relations
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.

Muscogee Nation investigates suspected abduction at casino
Regulation
Muscogee Nation investigates suspected abduction at casino (October 11, 2016)
Details are sketchy but the incident occurred over the weekend at the River Spirit Casino Resort.

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.

Kalispel Tribe maintains law and order at busy casino in Washington
Public Relations
Kalispel Tribe maintains law and order at busy casino in Washington (September 2, 2016)
Tribal police have the authority to arrest Indians and non-Indians alike at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino.

Chumash Tribe enters agreement for law enforcement at casino
California | Regulation
Chumash Tribe enters agreement for law enforcement at casino (August 30, 2016)
The California tribe is investing more than $530,000 in the first year alone.

Seneca Nation stopped paying $17M a year for casino police service
Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation stopped paying $17M a year for casino police service (August 23, 2016)
The tribe walked away from the arrangement in 2011 and local agencies are picking up the slack.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe casino robbery leads to long chase and arrests
Public Relations
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.

Tigua Tribe implements border controls after losing gaming case
Litigation | Public Relations
Tigua Tribe implements border controls after losing gaming case (July 1, 2016)
Members of the media, law enforcement personnel and government officials must request permission from the tribe before entering the reservation.

Meskwaki Tribe searches for fugitive reportedly seen at casino
Public Relations
Meskwaki Tribe searches for fugitive reportedly seen at casino (June 29, 2016)
John David Henderson has been on the loose for eight months and may have been seen jumping out of third-story hotel room window at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel in Iowa.

Seminole Tribe announces arrests of two men for robbery at casino
Public Relations
Seminole Tribe announces arrests of two men for robbery at casino (May 10, 2016)
Tribal police apprehended two suspects in connection with a robbery in the parking lot at the Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe reopens casino after two bomb threats
Openings & Closings | Public Relations
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe reopens casino after two bomb threats (April 22, 2016)
Two bomb threats were phoned in to the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, on Thursday night.

Laguna Pueblo still looking for second suspect in casino shooting
Public Relations
Laguna Pueblo still looking for second suspect in casino shooting (March 28, 2016)
A tribal officer shot and killed Mario Sandoval, 19, at the Route 66 Casino Hotel in New Mexico while one person fled the scene.

Laguna Pueblo police officer involved in fatal shooting at casino
Public Relations
Laguna Pueblo police officer involved in fatal shooting at casino (March 24, 2016)
The FBI is helping the tribe investigate the early morning incident at the Route 66 Casino Hotel in New Mexico.

Teen girl thought to be missing was at North Dakota tribal casino
Public Relations
Teen girl thought to be missing was at North Dakota tribal casino (March 22, 2016)
The 15-year-old apparently was never in danger but police from the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation thought she might have been abducted.

Mille Lacs Band uncovers false allegation of kidnapping at casino
Public Relations
Mille Lacs Band uncovers false allegation of kidnapping at casino (February 26, 2016)
The kidnapping at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs in Hinckley, Minnesota, didn't take place as originally alleged.

Nez Perce Tribe wants county to stop making arrests at casino
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Nez Perce Tribe wants county to stop making arrests at casino (January 28, 2016)
The reservation covers most of Nez Perce Country and the casino apparently is an easy place to find people on outstanding warrants.

Mille Lacs Band arrests suspect accused of kidnapping at casino
Public Relations
Mille Lacs Band arrests suspect accused of kidnapping at casino (January 14, 2016)
Tribal officers found James Phillip Cowan with a knife and methamphetamine at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, Minnesota.

Pokagon Band aims to build police station at Indiana casino site
Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Pokagon Band aims to build police station at Indiana casino site (January 7, 2016)
The facility would be located on the northern portion of the tribe's 166-acre land-into-trust site in South Bend.

Dispute resolved over shares of Pokagon Band gaming revenues
Compacts
Dispute resolved over shares of Pokagon Band gaming revenues (December 9, 2015)
The local revenue sharing board finally resolved an impasse that prevented the distribution of a $4.4 million payment.

Pechanga Band moves ahead with $285M expansion at casino
California | Openings & Closings
Pechanga Band moves ahead with $285M expansion at casino (December 1, 2015)
The tribe reached a deal with the city of Temecula, California, to pay for infrastructure improvements and a police officer position.

Mille Lacs Band police keep busy with drug arrests at casino
Public Relations
Mille Lacs Band police keep busy with drug arrests at casino (November 19, 2015)
Three people are facing drug, firearms and other charges for incidents at the Grand Casino Mille Lacs in Onamia, Minnesota.

Guilty plea for attack on Mississippi Choctaw officer at casino
Public Relations
Guilty plea for attack on Mississippi Choctaw officer at casino (November 11, 2015)
Jason Gooden, a non-tribal member, admitted that he grabbed the officer and threw him to the ground at the Silver Star Hotel and Casino.

Police officer fired after racist incident at Pequot Tribe's casino
Connecticut | Public Relations
Police officer fired after racist incident at Pequot Tribe's casino (September 17, 2015)
The officer allegedly made racist and insulting comments to tribal police and security staff at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

Chickasaw Nation sees false alarm of shooting at casino RV park
Public Relations
Chickasaw Nation sees false alarm of shooting at casino RV park (September 7, 2015)
A search at the WinStar World Casino RV Park in Thackerville, Oklahoma, failed to turn up any evidence of a shooting.

Navajo Nation Council passes tax on alcohol at gaming facilities
Legislation
Navajo Nation Council passes tax on alcohol at gaming facilities (July 28, 2015)
The 3.25 percent tax is expected to generate $73,000 a year for a public safety fund on the reservation.

Hoopa Valley Tribe detains bank burglary suspect at casino
California | Public Relations
Hoopa Valley Tribe detains bank burglary suspect at casino (July 20, 2015)
Nicholas Cain Anderson, 24, tried to enter the Lucky Bear Casino through the ventilation system after allegedly breaking into a bank down the road.

Court allows lawsuit for incident at Tonto Apache Tribe casino
Litigation | Regulation
Court allows lawsuit for incident at Tonto Apache Tribe casino (July 1, 2015)
Three gamblers who won large sums of money at the Mazatzal Hotel and Casino claim their earnings were stolen.

Chukchansi Tribe offered settlement to county to reopen casino
California | Openings & Closings
Chukchansi Tribe offered settlement to county to reopen casino (June 17, 2015)
The Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino has been closed for eight months but a tribal leader believes an agreement is near.

Leader of Sandia Pueblo accused of preventing arrest at casino
Public Relations
Leader of Sandia Pueblo accused of preventing arrest at casino (May 26, 2015)
A burglary suspect was followed to the Sandia Resort and Casino but he wasn't arrested there.

More pleas in incident at Chukchansi Tribe's shuttered casino
California | Openings & Closings
More pleas in incident at Chukchansi Tribe's shuttered casino (May 18, 2015)
Vernon King, the treasurer of one of the factions on the reservation, has not accepted a deal and it looks like he is headed to trial.

Disputed Chuckchansi Tribe leader still involved in casino case
California | Openings & Closings
Disputed Chuckchansi Tribe leader still involved in casino case (May 15, 2015)
Vernon King, the treasurer of one of the factions on the reservation, is due to return to court on May 29 as the tribe's casino closure enters another month.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band looks into data breach at casino
Public Relations | Regulation
Nottawaseppi Huron Band looks into data breach at casino (May 13, 2015)
The tribe replaced the cash registers at FireKeepers Casino after reports of the potential theft of credit card and debit card numbers.

Osage Nation police won't be charged for incident at casino
Public Relations
Osage Nation police won't be charged for incident at casino (May 11, 2015)
The Osage County District Attorney determined that the man's death was not caused by the use of a stun gun at the Osage Million Dollar Elm Casino in Tulsa.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe busts nine in prostitution sting at casino
Public Relations
Coeur d'Alene Tribe busts nine in prostitution sting at casino (May 7, 2015)
Management at the Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel noticed the problem and alerted tribal police.

Defendants in Chukchansi Tribe casino case file civil rights claims
California | Litigation | Openings & Closings
Defendants in Chukchansi Tribe casino case file civil rights claims (April 14, 2015)
The 14 defendants who have been charged for a confrontation at the casino are each seeking more than $1 million from Madera County.

County sheriff recognized for efforts at Paskenta Band casino
California | Public Relations
County sheriff recognized for efforts at Paskenta Band casino (April 7, 2015)
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.

Security at Big Valley Band's casino helped find murder suspect
California | Public Relations
Security at Big Valley Band's casino helped find murder suspect (March 9, 2015)
The Lake County Sheriff presented a certificate of appreciation to the tribe and the casino for their assistance.

Karuk Tribe completes arbitration for county casino agreement
California | Compacts | Federal Register
Karuk Tribe completes arbitration for county casino agreement (February 24, 2015)
The county won out in a dispute over the cost of law enforcement services.

Man dies after being tasered by officer at Osage Nation casino
Public Relations
Man dies after being tasered by officer at Osage Nation casino (February 23, 2015)
The man, who had been banned from the casino, tussled with several officers before he died.

Gila River Tribe reports arrests of two men in casino shooting
Public Relations
Gila River Tribe reports arrests of two men in casino shooting (February 16, 2015)
Authorities say a man fired a gun in the air in the casino parking lot. No one was injured.

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