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Cowlitz Tribe enters law enforcement deal as casino debut nearsFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Cowlitz Tribe enters law enforcement deal as casino debut nears
Posted: 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 assaultFiled Under: Public Relations
Former employee of North Dakota tribal casino admits to assault
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: California | Public Relations
San Manuel Band works with sheriff after shooting incident at casino
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: California | Public Relations
Tule River Tribe and sheriff arrest 11 in drug operation at casino
Posted: 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 fundsFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Chukchansi Tribe finally distributes $1.4M in overdue gaming funds
Posted: 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 courtFiled Under: California | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Chukchansi Tribe casino dispute leads to lawsuits in federal court
Posted: 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 bustFiled Under: Public Relations
Eastern Cherokees work with local police on casino drug bust
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Regulation
Muscogee Nation investigates suspected abduction at casino
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Public Relations
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation confirms death at casino
Posted: 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 WashingtonFiled Under: Public Relations
Kalispel Tribe maintains law and order at busy casino in Washington
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: California | Regulation
Chumash Tribe enters agreement for law enforcement at casino
Posted: 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 serviceFiled Under: Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation stopped paying $17M a year for casino police service
Posted: 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 arrestsFiled Under: Public Relations
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe casino robbery leads to long chase and arrests
Posted: 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 caseFiled Under: Litigation | Public Relations
Tigua Tribe implements border controls after losing gaming case
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Meskwaki Tribe searches for fugitive reportedly seen at casino
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Seminole Tribe announces arrests of two men for robbery at casino
Posted: 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 threatsFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe reopens casino after two bomb threats
Posted: 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 shootingFiled Under: Public Relations
Laguna Pueblo still looking for second suspect in casino shooting
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Laguna Pueblo police officer involved in fatal shooting at casino
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Teen girl thought to be missing was at North Dakota tribal casino
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Mille Lacs Band uncovers false allegation of kidnapping at casino
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Nez Perce Tribe wants county to stop making arrests at casino
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Mille Lacs Band arrests suspect accused of kidnapping at casino
Posted: 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 siteFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Pokagon Band aims to build police station at Indiana casino site
Posted: 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 revenuesFiled Under: Compacts
Dispute resolved over shares of Pokagon Band gaming revenues
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Pechanga Band moves ahead with $285M expansion at casino
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Mille Lacs Band police keep busy with drug arrests at casino
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Guilty plea for attack on Mississippi Choctaw officer at casino
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Public Relations
Police officer fired after racist incident at Pequot Tribe's casino
Posted: 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 parkFiled Under: Public Relations
Chickasaw Nation sees false alarm of shooting at casino RV park
Posted: 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 facilitiesFiled Under: Legislation
Navajo Nation Council passes tax on alcohol at gaming facilities
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: California | Public Relations
Hoopa Valley Tribe detains bank burglary suspect at casino
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Litigation | Regulation
Court allows lawsuit for incident at Tonto Apache Tribe casino
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Chukchansi Tribe offered settlement to county to reopen casino
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Leader of Sandia Pueblo accused of preventing arrest at casino
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
More pleas in incident at Chukchansi Tribe's shuttered casino
Posted: 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 caseFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Disputed Chuckchansi Tribe leader still involved in casino case
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Public Relations | Regulation
Nottawaseppi Huron Band looks into data breach at casino
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Osage Nation police won't be charged for incident at casino
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Coeur d'Alene Tribe busts nine in prostitution sting at casino
Posted: 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 claimsFiled Under: California | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Defendants in Chukchansi Tribe casino case file civil rights claims
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: California | Public Relations
County sheriff recognized for efforts at Paskenta Band casino
Posted: 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 suspectFiled Under: California | Public Relations
Security at Big Valley Band's casino helped find murder suspect
Posted: 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 agreementFiled Under: California | Compacts | Federal Register
Karuk Tribe completes arbitration for county casino agreement
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Man dies after being tasered by officer at Osage Nation casino
Posted: 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 shootingFiled Under: Public Relations
Gila River Tribe reports arrests of two men in casino shooting
Posted: February 16, 2015
Authorities say a man fired a gun in the air in the casino parking lot. No one was injured.

Seminole Tribe refutes complaint of police brutality at casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Seminole Tribe refutes complaint of police brutality at casino
Posted: February 16, 2015
A woman says she was roughed up and her 13-year-old daughter says she was assaulted.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe once eyed off-reservation casino at trackFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations | Regulation
Coeur d'Alene Tribe once eyed off-reservation casino at track
Posted: February 3, 2015
The tribe and the track are now at odds over historical horse racing machines that are being investigated by law enforcement authorities.

Gaming dispute leads to cancellation of major powwow in IdahoFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations | Regulation
Gaming dispute leads to cancellation of major powwow in Idaho
Posted: February 2, 2015
The event was to be held at a non-Indian racetrack where disputed gaming machines are being offered.

Gaming machines at non-Indian tracks stir controversy in IdahoFiled Under: Legislation | Regulation
Gaming machines at non-Indian tracks stir controversy in Idaho
Posted: January 29, 2015
Top lawmakers are corned that the devices look more like slot machines.

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