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Las Vegas Gaming

article Binion Ranch structures on Pahrump property destroyed by fire (9/16/2019)
(Nevada) -- A suspicious fire destroyed at least two structures on the historic Binion Ranch property over the weekend. Pahrump Fire Chief Scott Lewis said crews were...
article 15 U.S. reps cited in alleged ‘quid pro quo’ offer to Las Vegas casino executive (8/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Orlando, is among 14 House Democrats and one Republican named in an ethics complaint filed Thursday with the Office of...
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New York Gaming

article Federal grand jury to investigate OTB (9/11/2019)
(New York) -- A federal grand jury is investigating possible corruption at the Western Regional Off Track Betting Corp. Sources told Investigative Post and the Niagara...
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MMIW

article 'Tragic and haunting memory': B.C. family has been missing for 30 years (9/10/2019)
(British Columbia) -- The early hours of Aug. 2, 1989 was the last time anyone heard from the Jack family. Ronnie Jack had called his mother in the Burns Lake, B.C. area...
article MMIWG final report quietly altered after CBC inquired about errors (9/3/2019)
(Ottawa) -- The MMIWG national inquiry overstated in its final report the percentage of Canadian homicide victims who are Indigenous women and girls by misquoting a...
article 1 year later, no answers from FBI about death of Olivia Lone Bear (7/30/2019)
(North Dakota) -- No updates in the yearlong death investigation of Olivia Lone Bear on the Fort Berthold Reservation have left her family, tribal officials and state...
article Remains of missing Native American woman discovered in freezer (7/15/2019)
(Washington) -- The remains of a missing Native American woman in Washington state have been discovered in a freezer — and her death has been classified as a...
article Disappearance of Ashley Morin now believed to be a homicide, say RCMP (7/10/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- Saskatchewan RCMP now believe Ashley Morin, a Saskatchewan woman last seen July 10, 2018, is the victim of a homicide, they announced on Wednesday, the...
article Study Requested on Missing or Murdered Indigenous Women (6/26/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- State Rep. Mickey Dollens has requested an interim study to address the knowledge gap regarding which brand of local government would respond when an...
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Pechanga Casino

article Pechanga Casino Guest Dies From Injuries Suffered in Assault There, Two Women Charged With Murder, Robbery (9/7/2019)
(California) -- An elderly woman visiting Pechanga Resort and Casino, a tribal gaming venue located in Temecula, Calif., was assaulted soon after arriving on the...
article Sister of K. Leonard charged in deadly robbery (9/7/2019)
(California) -- A relative of NBA star Kawhi Leonard has confirmed his sister is one of two women accused of robbing and killing an elderly woman at a Southern...
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Washington, D.C. Gaming

article As DC Preps for Sports Betting Launch, Lawmakers Call for Investigation Into Intralot Contract (9/4/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The District of Columbia stands on the cusp of legal sports betting. The District’s Office of Lottery and Gaming (OLG) has published a final...
article DC officials want probe of no-bid sports gambling contract (9/3/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Two D.C. councilmembers have asked government officials to examine a local company that has no employees, and yet was given the largest workload and...
article Two D.C. Council members call for probe of sports betting contract (8/30/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Two members of the D.C. Council are asking city agencies to examine a local firm that is supposed to do most of the work on a $215 million no-bid...
article DC Sports Betting Bill Sponsor Gets Heat from FBI in Alleged Corruption Probe (6/25/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The chairman of the DC Council Phil Mendelson said he will hire a law firm to investigate long-time councilman Jack Evans, the architect of the...
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Ryan Zinke

article Emails show internal confusion over Interior’s “Secretary’s Shotgun Showdown” (8/29/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- On September 19th, 2017, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced via an internal email and a subsequent press release a new initiative to...
article The DOJ Is Now Investigating Zinke’s Use Of A Private Email Account (7/31/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Department of Justice is now investigating whether former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke used a private email account for official business as...
article DOJ investigating Zinke's use of personal email, inspector tells lawmakers (7/30/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Justice Department is investigating whether former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke used personal email accounts for official business, a matter...
article Justice Department Investigating Ryan Zinke’s Use Of Private Email (7/30/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Department of Justice is investigating whether former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke violated federal law by using private email to conduct...
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Seneca Niagara

article Rep. Reed calls for DOJ investigation into Cuomo over crumbling interstate (8/28/2019)
(New York) -- Upstate GOP Congressman Tom Reed blasted Gov. Andrew Cuomo, calling for the Democratic pol to be investigated by the US Department of Justice for his...
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Missouri Gaming

article House committee dives into Missouri gambling (8/23/2019)
(Missouri) -- Lawmakers got an inside look as gambling in Missouri during a two-hour hearing largely focused on illegal slot machines. The first meeting of the House...
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International Game Technology

article Investigation launched against Rhode Island governor for IGT deal (8/22/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- Just as had been expected, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo is coming under fire for her unilateral decision to allow International Gaming...
article OP/ED: R.I. taxpayers lose big on IGT deal (7/30/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- Gambling is based on competition. Casinos try to make sure the they stay ahead of the bettors, and states try to make sure they make a profit on the...
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Labor & Unions

article Democrats tried to ‘blackmail’ casino owner to let employees unionize, conservative group claims (8/22/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A conservative watchdog group is asking the Office of Congressional Ethics on Thursday to review whether 14 Democratic lawmakers and one Republican...
article Labor board intervenes in dispute between casino and union (7/10/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- The National Labor Relations Board is intervening in a dispute between a Rhode Island casino and a union seeking a list of reported crimes at the...
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Crown Ltd

article Crown and Lawrence Ho face a perfect storm (8/12/2019)
(Australia) -- Politicians hate investigations of all kinds, so when the NSW Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority last Thursday announced an inquiry into Lawrence Ho...
article Melco says no truck with Stanley Ho, as Australia probes $1.2 bln Crown deal (8/9/2019)
(Australia) -- Melco Resorts & Entertainment said on Friday its CEO's father, who had been investigated by Australian authorities, was not involved in its...
article Labor defends opposition of investigation into Crown Casino controversy (8/3/2019)
(Australia) -- Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has defended Labor's opposition to a parliamentary inquiry into allegations federal ministers interfered in visa...
article Rudd declares he is 'delighted' by investigation into Crown casino (8/3/2019)
(Australia) -- The former prime minister Kevin Rudd has said he is “delighted” that allegations about the operations of Crown casino revealed by an...
article 'This is new territory': Australia's powerful Crown casino faces scrutiny like never before (8/2/2019)
(Australia) -- It is an action of last resort when handling an extreme corporate public relations crisis: if your world is exploding around your ears take out a full-...
article Crown Casino is facing political inquiries, share price falls and probes. Here's what it all means (8/1/2019)
(Australia) -- Crown Casino has moved to defend itself as it faces further probes by regulators, the threat of a political inquiry and a hit to its share price. It...
article Crown Resorts hits back at “deceitful” 60 Minutes report (7/31/2019)
(Australia) -- Australian casino operator Crown Resorts is pushing back against “a deceitful campaign” by local media alleging sketchy dealings involving the...
article Australia orders probe on allegations of special treatment for Chinese gamblers at Crown Resorts casino (7/30/2019)
(Australia) -- Canberra on Tuesday ordered an inquiry into allegations that police, customs and immigration officials illegally smoothed the way for a prominent casino...
article Australia investigates fast-track visas for Chinese gamblers (7/29/2019)
(Australia) -- Australia’s government has ordered an investigation into whether immigration authorities provided preferential treatment to the country’s...
article Former gaming minister demands Crown investigation over crime link claims (7/29/2019)
(Australia) -- A former Victorian gaming minister has demanded the state’s gambling regulator investigate allegations aired by Nine against the operator of...
article Politicians call for parliamentary inquiry into Australia’s Crown Resorts (7/29/2019)
(Australia) -- A number of Australian politicians have called for an inquiry into Crown Resorts following allegations published by three media outlets over the weekend...
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Opioid Crisis

article Elevated opioid risks found at some Native American hospitals (8/6/2019)
(Arizona) -- U.S. government hospitals put Native American patients at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses, failing to follow their own protocols for...
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Cheyenne/Arapaho Tribe

article N. Arapaho Tribe Files Lawsuit Against Its Former Law Firm (7/30/2019)
(Wyoming) -- The Northern Arapaho Tribe has filed a lawsuit against its former law firm and its managing partner. The four-count civil suit, filed in Wyoming's 9th...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article Initial review OKs Encore blackjack (sub req) (7/25/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- An initial investigation into the claims of a lawsuit alleging Encore Boston Harbor is duping customers by paying out at less favorable odds for...
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Donald Trump

article Note to G7 guests: Trump Doral pools have not been inspected by health officials (7/22/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- When the US next year hosts the G7 summit, a meeting between some of the world’s biggest economies, guests may want to be wary of using the...
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Georgia Gaming

article Georgia Department of Revenue agent charged in gambling investigation (7/19/2019)
(Georgia) -- An agent with the Georgia Department of Revenue is now charged with violating the state’s RICO Act for bribery as part of a continued gambling...
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Nevada Gaming

article RPD is investigating a body found in hotel room under 'suspicious circumstances' (7/19/2019)
(Nevada) -- Officers from the Reno Police Department are currently investigating a body of suspicious circumstances found at the Circus Circus Hotel and Casino early...
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First Nations

article RCMP investigation triggered audit of national Métis organization (7/15/2019)
(Ottawa) -- The federal government launched an ongoing financial probe of a national Métis organization following a meeting with investigators with the RCMP, CBC News...
article Man dead after assault in Grassy Narrows First Nation: OPP (7/11/2019)
(Ontario) -- Provincial police say they are investigating after a man died in a northern Ontario First Nation community. OPP say they were called to assist a man who had...
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Cheyenne River Sioux

article Girl's body found in creek on Cheyenne River Reservation (7/11/2019)
(Wyoming) -- Searchers found the body of a 5-year-old girl Wednesday in swollen Cherry Creek on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, according to the sheriff of...
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Cultural Appropriation

article Native American minority contracts are under scrutiny as officials vow strict enforcement (7/2/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Federal and state lawmakers and regulators have called for inquiries and tighter minority-certification rules after a Times investigation found more...
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Hard Rock

article Americans Keep Mysteriously Dying While on Vacation in the Dominican Republic (7/2/2019)
(Dominican Republic) -- In early June, media outlets started to pick up on a worrying trend coming out of the Dominican Republic: Americans are mysteriously dying while...
article Schumer calls for investigation over American deaths in Dominican Republic (7/1/2019)
(Dominican Republic) -- Following the death of several American citizens in the Dominican Republic, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday he wants the government to boost its...
article Tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic are sparking concern among travelers (6/26/2019)
(Dominican Republic) -- Ten known US tourists have died at Dominican Republic resorts, or at the hospital immediately following resort stays — including three...
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California Gaming

article PALERMO: Bringing Down the Hammer (6/24/2019)
(California) -- A scathing audit of California’s politically bifurcated regulatory system concludes that the Bureau of Gambling Control and the Gambling Control...
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Other News

article Ex-IU player was agent for gambling operation, investigators say (9/7/2019)
(Indiana) -- An illegal gambling operation based in New Palestine was so extensive that its operator retained lieutenants to help collect debts and make payouts with...
article AFN Regional Chief suspended pending investigation into gender discrimination allegations (9/6/2019)
(Vancouver) -- The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) has suspended Regional Chief Morley Googoo with pay pending the results of an investigation into allegations that...
article UNR police investigate swastika painted at new casino dorm (9/4/2019)
(Nevada) -- University of Nevada, Reno, police are investigating an act of vandalism in which a swastika was painted in the stairwell of the school’s new dorm at...
article Eldorado Resorts CEO Reeg, Other Insiders Under SEC Investigation Regarding Trades in IRadimed (9/4/2019)
(Wall Street) -- Eldorado Resorts CEO Tom Reeg, another high-ranking executive at the regional gaming company and two of its board members are being investigated by the...
article Henderson councilman may still owe millions to IRS (8/23/2019)
(Nevada) -- Henderson Councilman Dan Shaw owed the federal government millions of dollars from a failed business venture. And he still might.Tax records show that in...
article Austrian Prosecutors Target Freedom Party’s Former Vice Chancellor in Probe (8/13/2019)
(Austria) -- Austrian prosecutors raided addresses linked to the nationalist Freedom Party’s former Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache and the head of...
article Investigators look to reignite Lewiston cold case (7/23/2019)
(New York) -- It was a gruesome discovery dating back to 1991. Now, 28 years later, State Police are hoping someone has insight or information regarding skeletal remains...
article Reno police: Detectives investigating body found inside Circus Circus (7/19/2019)
(Nevada) -- A body was found inside the Circus Circus in downtown Reno early this morning, according to Reno Police Department Lt. Al Snober. Snober said officers...
article Women’s Council investigating texting allegations against grand chief (7/12/2019)
(Manitoba) -- The Women’s Council of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs is conducting its own investigation into a texting scandal involving Grand Chief Arlen Dumas...
article Man's death under investigation after assault in Grassy Narrows FN (7/11/2019)
(Ontario) -- The Treaty 3 Police Service and Ontario Provincial Police say they are investigating a death in Grassy Narrows First Nation earlier this week. According to...
article Cause of NV Casino Fire Remains Under Investigation (7/9/2019)
(Nevada) -- Fire investigators are looking into the cause of a fire last week that caused extensive damage to a casino. The fire started in the attic at the Four Jacks...
article Woolies to boosted by ethical investors after offloading pokies (7/5/2019)
(Australia) -- Ethical investment funds controlling billions of dollars could seek to invest in Woolworths after the supermarket giant cleanses itself from pubs, poker...
article Feds review convicted IHS doctor's pension (7/1/2019)
(Montana) -- U.S. officials are investigating whether to revoke the honorable discharge of a former Indian Health Service pediatrician convicted of molesting children on...
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 A Suicide Attempt, an Order to Keep Silent: A U.S. Agency Mishandled Sex-Abuse Claims (6/7/2019)
(North Carolina) -- When employees at a U.S. Indian Health Service facility here saw a video of their maintenance man disappearing with a 16-year-old patient into a...
article Eureka Police Investigating Assault Case After Woman is Reportedly Attacked, Called the N-Word at Starbucks (6/7/2019)
(California) -- Eureka police are looking for a man who reportedly used a racial slur before assaulting two women at the Fifth Street Starbucks Tuesday evening.
article DA studying Institute of American Indian Arts assault claims (6/7/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Prosecutors say they are reviewing allegations of sexual assault made by a student at the Institute of American Indian Arts. The Santa Fe New Mexican...
article Institute of American Indian Arts sexual assault claims being reviewed by DA's office (6/7/2019)
(New Mexico) -- A student at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe says they were raped by a man who works there.
article Rare murder investigation rattles Taos Pueblo (6/6/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Four days after two people were found dead of an apparent double homicide at a Taos Pueblo residence on Saturday (June 1), investigators with the FBI...
article OPP investigate discovery of human remains near Big Island First Nation (5/20/2019)
(Ontario) -- OPP and Treaty 3 police are investigating after human remains were discovered near Big Island First Nation last week. In a media release issued Friday, OPP...

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