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Wynn Boston Harbor

article 4 arrested at casino in first 24 hours of operation (6/24/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Four people were arrested in three incidents at Encore Boston Harbor during the casino’s first 24 hours, which the city’s police chief...
article I-Team: Encore Casino Security Ready For Crime, Cheaters, And Winners (6/18/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Three levels of security professionals are sharing inside information on crime, cheaters, and even winners at the massive 33-acre Encore Boston Casino...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Quileute

article Quileute man charged with child rape (6/23/2019)
(Washington) -- A Quileute tribal member has been charged with first-degree child rape involving a Lower Elwha Klallam tribal member, Lower Elwha officials said last...
1 Article on this Issue

Tule River

article Body found in burning car near Porterville. Investigators calling death ‘suspicious’ (6/23/2019)
(California) -- The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a body that was found in a burning car near Porterville early Sunday morning. According to...
1 Article on this Issue

Yakama Nation

article Chairman wants Yakama Tribal Councilman to resign. His fate could be decided at a special July meeting (6/23/2019)
(Washington) -- The misdemeanor conviction of Yakama Nation Tribal Councilman Edwin Lewis has sparked division, leading to a special meeting called for next month. It...
1 Article on this Issue

Crow Tribe

article Woman gets 10 years for running over, killing husband (6/22/2019)
(Montana) -- A woman who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for running over her husband with her minivan on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation has been sentenced...
1 Article on this Issue

Klamath Tribes

article Third suspect in White Swan murders charged in federal court (6/22/2019)
(Washington) -- A third suspect has been charged in connection with the homicides of five people in White Swan.Morris Bruce Jackson made a preliminary appearance...
1 Article on this Issue

Muckleshoot Tribe

article Auburn man accused of repeatedly raping, beating girlfriend held against her will (6/22/2019)
(Washington) -- King County prosecutors say a 33-year-old woman was held against her will for months in a dilapidated trailer near Auburn, where she was beaten and raped...
1 Article on this Issue

Northern Cheyenne

article Fatal stabbing sends Lame Deer man to prison for six years (6/22/2019)
(Montana) -- A 29-year-old Lame Deer man was sentenced Friday to 73 months in prison and three years of supervised release for fatally stabbing a person during an...
1 Article on this Issue

California's Genocide

article California governor apologizes to tribal nations for past atrocities (6/21/2019)
(California) -- In an emotional conference in West Sacramento, California on June 18, attended by several Indigenous tribal leaders, the state’s Governor Gavin...
article Gov. Gavin Newsom Issues Apology To California’s Native American Community For Atrocities Caused By The State (6/20/2019)
(California) -- Earlier this week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell issued an appalling statement about reparations toward the African-American community....
article California Gov. Gavin Newsom Apologizes for Treatment of Native Americans: It Was "Genocide. No Other Way to Describe It" (6/19/2019)
(California) -- Recognizing that the admission was overdue, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday issued an apology for the "systemic slaughter of California...
article California Governor Apologizes for State-Sanctioned Genocide of Native Americans (6/19/2019)
(California) -- Native Americans have been waiting a long been time for the United States and its state governments to apologize for the violent treatment of their...
article Gov. Newsom Calls California’s Native American Treatment Genocide (6/19/2019)
(California) -- Gov. Gavin Newsom formally apologized Tuesday and pushed the state to reckon with California's dark history of violence, mistreatment and neglect of...
article ‘It’s Called Genocide’: Newsom Apologizes to the State’s Native Americans (6/19/2019)
(California) -- In 1851, California’s first governor, Peter Burnett, told the Legislature to expect war “until the Indian race becomes extinct.”...
article Gavin Newsom apologizes on California’s behalf to native tribes for slaughter of ancestors (6/18/2019)
(California) -- Gov. Gavin Newsom will formally apologize to California Native Americans through an executive order Tuesday for the state’s “dark history...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article Winning bettor loses as 2 MGM payout checks bounce (6/20/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- A double-dribble by MGM; a sports bettor says the casino bounced two payout checks on his March Madness bet. The man lives in California, and he doesn...
1 Article on this Issue

MMIW

article Opinion: Native Women Are Getting Murdered. This Is How We Stop It. (6/20/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The many recent stories of abused, murdered and missing Native American women make for grim reading. There’s Ashley Loring HeavyRunner, whose...
article Senate lawmakers express 'utter frustration' with Trump administration's commitment to public safety in tribal communities (6/20/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- As violence against women, children and law enforcement continues to rise in tribal communities, lawmakers met to discuss bipartisan legislation on...
article Time will tell if inquiry a success: Cowichan Tribes chief (6/19/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Cowichan Tribes Chief William (Chip) Seymour is challenging the federal government to act quickly on the more than 200 recommendations contained in...
article Was accused an accessory to triple slaying or eyeing 'self-preservation'? (6/19/2019)
(Ontario) -- Kirsten Bomberry knew full well what could happen if she were linked to a triple homicide. She didn’t want that scrutiny, her defence lawyer, Ian...
article Genocide or not, do Canadians care about their Indigenous sisters? (6/18/2019)
(Canada) -- “Mom, they might not look for her if we said she is Aboriginal.” Tears streamed from Kim McPherson’s eyes as she recounted the distressing...
article Why this senator pushed stiffer penalties for violent crimes against Indigenous women (6/18/2019)
(Canada) -- For years, Independent Sen. Lillian Dyck has been pushing for harsher sentences for those who attack Indigenous women — and now the government has...
article Report criticizes Washington State Patrol's efforts to locate missing Native American women (6/18/2019)
(Washington) -- The number of Native American women officially listed as missing is now upwards of 50 in Washington, leading families and communities to wonder what is...
article Washington state takes landmark step on missing Native American women (6/18/2019)
(Washington) -- Hundreds of people packed into the nondescript meeting room in southern Washington state to share the stories of Native American women who vanished years...
article 'It's time for implementation': UN High Commissioner urges Ottawa to develop national MMIWG action plan (6/17/2019)
(Canada) -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is putting pressure on Canada to implement the findings of the National Inquiry into Missing and...
article New Mexico mural focuses on missing Native American women (6/17/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A new mural in southern New Mexico seeks to honor missing and slain Native Americans amid a nationwide push to bring more attention to the issue. The Las...
article VIDEO: Missing and Murdered Native American Women Report delivered to State Legislature details facts and heartache (6/17/2019)
(Washington) -- The Washington State Patrol report summarizes the feedback and criticism from Native communities in regards to law enforcement efforts to find the...
article Majority of Canadians agree Indigenous women victims of 'genocide,' new poll suggests (6/16/2019)
(Canada) -- Most Canadians agree that the murders and disappearances of Indigenous women amount to genocide, a new poll suggests. But the Leger poll also suggests there...
article Raising Awareness For Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women (6/14/2019)
(Indian Country) -- Two Lakota women are riding motorcycles to raise awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. Native American women from across the continent...
article Why it's genocide: ‘Our women are being targeted … there is no justice’ (6/14/2019)
(Canada) -- June 27th was the worst day of Nicole Gladue-Weesemat’s life. A year ago a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer came to tell her that her beloved...
article MMIWG commissioners in Saskatoon on same day human trafficking suspect in provincial court (6/14/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- Marion Buller says she knows the case. Buller, the chief commissioner with the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls,...
article The Conversation: Grassroots efforts bring #MMIW crisis to light (6/14/2019)
(Canada) -- The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Inquiry’s final report has concluded that the long-term and ongoing murders and...
16 Total Articles on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Atlantic City, already under state control with a mayor under FBI scrutiny, faces new push to change its form of government (6/19/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s mayor, whose authority is already under the control of the state of New Jersey, is facing a new threat: an effort to change the...
article Odúbel Herrera Waived His Arraignment Appearance via His Attorney (6/17/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Phillies centerfielder Odúbel Herrera was set to appear in an Atlantic City court today, but new broke that Herrera, via his attorney, had waived his...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

article Finding justice for Native American women and children (6/19/2019)
(Arizona) -- Native Americans across the nation are being killed and kidnapped. No one really knows how many Native American women have disappeared.
1 Article on this Issue

Seminole Tribe

article Charges filed after man punches the 'Quick Hit' slot machine (6/18/2019)
(Florida) -- A Fort Myers man was arrested Monday after reportedly damaging a slot machine with his fist. It happened at the Seminole Immokalee Casino on Monday night.
article Bookkeeper stole $200,000 and spent cash at casino, on Uber rides and more, cops say (6/13/2019)
(Florida) -- During more than two years, a bookkeeper stole $217,376 from an attorney and spent some of the cash at a Seminole casino, on Uber rides, dining out and even...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Virginia Gaming

article Tic-Tac-No? Queen of Virginia games banned in Charlottesville (6/18/2019)
(Virginia) -- The Queen of Virginia’s reign in the Commonwealth appears to have taken a bit of a tumble, at least in one city. The games, which have been popping...
1 Article on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Casino scams involving large sums reported by the police (6/17/2019)
(Macau) -- The Judiciary Police (PJ) has reported a series of scams which mostly involved mainland residents who were in Macau as tourists. Two of these scams took place...
1 Article on this Issue

Pine Ridge

article Man sentenced to 20 years for Pine Ridge Reservation killing (6/17/2019)
(South Dakota) -- A South Dakota man has been sentenced for a 2016 homicide on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. A jury in 2017 found 46-year-old Marlin Iron Crow...
article Man sentenced to 20 years for Pine Ridge Reservation killing (6/15/2019)
(South Dakota) -- A South Dakota man has been sentenced for a 2016 homicide on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.A jury in 2017 found 46-year-old Marlin Iron Crow guilty...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Fort Peck

article Ex-law enforcement officer admits theft from Fort Peck Tribes, tax evasion (6/15/2019)
(Montana) -- A former Fort Peck Tribes law enforcement officer admitted on Monday to defrauding the tribes of $40,000 in a scheme where he proposed a program to help...
1 Article on this Issue

Meskwaki Tribe

article Charges sought in Meskwaki sex abuse investigation (6/15/2019)
(Iowa) -- A Meskwaki man has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a 13-year-old girl following a missing child investigation.
1 Article on this Issue

Oklahoma Gaming

article OIGA chairman resigns amid allegations by gaming commission (6/14/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association Chairman Doug J. Qualls resigned from his post after being accused of pocketing casino earnings from the Peoria Tribe of...
1 Article on this Issue

British Columbia Gaming

article OP/ED: Money laundering is not just B.C.'s problem (6/13/2019)
(British Columbia) -- The finding in a recent report that Saskatchewan and Manitoba collectively ranked third-highest among six regions in Canada in money laundering...
article OP/ED: Money-laundering crackdown is just a way to blame Chinese cash for Vancouver’s unaffordable housing (6/13/2019)
(British Columbia) -- A joke about Canadians is that they hate rich people — but if they become rich, then they say they hate poor people. Such is the “...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

First Nations

article 1 charged with sexual assault, interference after search in Waywayseecappo First Nation (6/13/2019)
(Manitoba) -- A 41-year-old man has been charged with sexual assault and sexual interference after police found him hiding in the bush in a Manitoba First Nation. The...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article FBI investigating 3 deaths at same Dominican Republic resort, more tourist deaths reported (6/13/2019)
(Dominican Republic) -- The FBI is investigating the recent deaths of three Americans at the same resort in the Dominican Republic, according to the U.S. embassy in the...
1 Article on this Issue

St. Croix Chippewa

article St. Croix tribe elects new council members (6/13/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- Four new council members were elected by members of the St. Croix Tribe of Chippewa in their election Saturday June 8, according to the unofficial vote...
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Other News

article Woman who left son at Peoria McDonald's while gambling allowed contact with son (6/24/2019)
(Arizona) -- A judge granted a mother, who left her 9-year-old son in a Peoria McDonald's to gamble, permission to have her son back on Friday. During her initial...
article Woman's Body Found Inside Car In Horseshoe Casino Parking Garage (6/24/2019)
(Maryland) -- The Baltimore Police Department is investigating a "suspicious death" after a woman's body was found in a parking garage of the Horseshoe...
article Five years after her daughter's death, Fort Good Hope mother wants community to heal (6/23/2019)
(Northwest Territories) -- Louisa Lafferty says the last five years have been difficult. The Fort Good Hope, N.W.T., woman first had to deal with the intense pain of...
article Mom leaves child at McDonald's to go to the casino, police say (6/23/2019)
(Arizona) -- A woman was arrested late Wednesday night after Peoria police discovered she left her 9-year-old child unsupervised at a McDonald's to go gamble at the...
article Culbertson man sentenced to 22 months in prison for strangling woman (6/23/2019)
(Montana) -- A Culbertson man has been sentenced to 22 months in prison with two years supervised release for strangulation assault of a woman in a vehicle near Browning...
article Mother arrested for abandoning boy in McDonald's to gamble: 'He drives me crazy' (6/22/2019)
(Arizona) -- A mother left her 9-year-old child alone at McDonald’s to gamble at a casino, because, “He drives me crazy.” Police say Stacy Rupp, 34, of...
article Colorado Man Not Entitled to Full Lottery Jackpot Split Three Ways with Fraudsters, Court Rules (6/21/2019)
(Colorado) -- A Boulder, Colorado man who shared a lottery jackpot in 2005 with two brothers who were later convicted of fixing the draw, is not entitled to the full...
article Texas veterinarian indicted on rape, sexual battery charges in Louisiana (6/21/2019)
(Louisiana) -- A Texas veterinarian was indicted on rape and sexual battery charges in Allen Parish Thursday. Todd Michael Glover was indicted on one count of first-...
article West Kelowna RCMP officer focus of civil suit related to 2012 rape complaint (6/20/2019)
(British Columbia) -- The 2012 police interview of an aboriginal teen in foster care that gained nationwide attention and the condemnation of politicians and women...
article Security guard shot dead at casino (6/20/2019)
(Caribbean) -- A security officer was shot early Thursday morning while in the carpark of a casino at Ariapita Avenue in Woodbrook.
article Garryowen woman sentenced to 10 years in prison for running over and killing boyfriend (6/20/2019)
(Montana) -- A Garryowen woman was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison and five years supervised release Wednesday for running over and killing her boyfriend in...
article NJ minister claimed oral sex would suck out evil, 4 say in lawsuit (6/19/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Four members of the Linden Presbyterian Church say in a lawsuit that they were molested and sexually assaulted by a minister who claimed to have used "...
article 15-month sentence for healing lodge worker convicted of sexual assault (6/18/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- The former acting deputy director of the Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge has been sentenced to a jail term after he was convicted this past December of...
article Cambodia: 12 Chinese Nationals Arrested For Kidnapping Over Unpaid Gambling Loan (6/18/2019)
(Cambodia) -- 12 Chinese men have been arrested in Poipet town in Cambodia. The Chinese nationals were arrested over charges of kidnapping three people after they failed...
article Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., reopen investigations into deaths of 9 Indigenous people (6/18/2019)
(Ontario) -- Police in Thunder Bay, Ont., will re-investigate the deaths of nine Indigenous people with the help of outside agencies, the service's chief said at Tuesday...
article Wichita businessman Brandon Steven pays $1.1M, sentenced to probation in illegal gambling case (6/18/2019)
(Kansas) -- A federal judge has sentenced Wichita businessman Brandon Steven to probation for his role in illegal gambling. Steven, 45, appeared in court Tuesday...
article Wichita businessman Brandon Steven spared prison in gambling case (6/18/2019)
(Kansas) -- A federal magistrate has spared a Wichita businessman prison time after he pleaded guilty for his role in concealing the transfer of betting information from...
article Montana Beheading: Casino Customer Admits Decapitating Fellow Patron for $6 (6/18/2019)
(Montana) -- A man accused of decapitating a winning customer at Montana Lil’s Casino in Billings in order to steal his cash has admitted to the crime, The...
article Man pleads guilty to decapitating Montana casino patron (6/18/2019)
(Montana) -- One of two men charged with decapitating a casino patron has pleaded guilty. The Billings Gazette reports that 34-year-old Jeffery Glen Haverty pleaded...
article 15-month sentence for healing lodge worker convicted of sexual assault (6/17/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- The former acting director of the Okimaw Ohci Healing Lodge has been sentenced to a jail term after he was convicted this past December of sexually...

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