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MMIW

article Affidavit: Woman found in submerged truck was seat-belted into passenger's seat (11/21/2019)
(North Dakota) -- She texted she was at a bonfire and was then going mudding, but there's no evidence of either taking place. An American Indian woman whose body was...
article Missing woman whose body was found in a submerged truck in a North Dakota lake was strapped into the passenger seat (11/21/2019)
(North Dakota) -- A Native American woman whose body was found in a submerged truck in a North Dakota lake was strapped into the passenger side with a seat belt around...
article New details emerge in Olivia Lone Bear case as federal authorities visit Fort Berthold Reservation (11/20/2019)
(North Dakota) -- Federal authorities are still trying to determine how Olivia Lone Bear died, more than a year after her body was found in a submerged truck on the Fort...
article 'Follow the evidence, find the truth' goal of reinvestigation of deaths of 9 Indigenous people in Thunder Bay (10/18/2019)
(Ontario) -- A dedicated group of officers from the Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) and the Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS) are reviewing the old case notes and...
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...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Pine Ridge

article FBI investigates reservation crash that killed 2 (11/20/2019)
(South Dakota) -- The FBI is investigating a fatal crash involving an Oglala Sioux tribal police officer on the reservation. Oglala officials say the officer was...
1 Article on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Man Found Guilty of Making Bomb Threat at Hollywood Casino in Aurora (11/9/2019)
(Illinois) -- A man was convicted Friday of making a false bomb threat at the Hollywood Casino in west suburban Aurora. A Kane County judge found Mustadin Muadinov, 30,...
article Chicago man faces charges linked to sports gambling (10/13/2019)
(Illinois) -- A 35-year-old Chicago man has been indicted on federal charges that accuse him of illegal gambling and of hiding sports-betting income in a bankruptcy...
article Gambling, construction, red-light cameras and a smoke-filled room: Here’s what’s in the feds’ unredacted search warrant (10/12/2019)
(Illinois) -- It reads like a federal checklist for Chicago corruption. Gambling. Construction. Red-light cameras. A smoke-filled room. But an 11-page document released...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Rhode Island Gaming

article Republican Party: Ethics Commission must review Twin River's claim of threat by Raimondo administration (11/6/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- The Rhode Island Republican Party has added a recap of the alleged threat of regulatory "consequences" by Gov. Gina Raimondo's Chief of...
1 Article on this Issue

Wynn Resorts

article Suit accuses former casino company general counsel of approving 'secret undercover operation' (10/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- An invasion-of-privacy lawsuit claims that the former general counsel of Wynn Resorts approved a “secret undercover operation” to gather...
article Ex-salon chief alleges Wynn Resorts spied at his new job (10/19/2019)
(Nevada) -- A former beauty salon director who went public about sexual misconduct allegations against casino mogul Steve Wynn nearly two years ago is suing Wynn Resorts...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Crown Ltd

article Home Affairs, Crown Resorts face unprecedented probe over VIP visas (10/22/2019)
(Australia) -- The federal law enforcement watchdog has taken the unprecedented step of launching public hearings next week as it escalates its investigation into...
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...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

Arizona Gaming

article Illegal underground casino operation busted in Phoenix (10/19/2019)
(Arizona) -- An illegal underground casino operation was busted in Phoenix recently, according to the Arizona Department of Gaming. The ADG says their investigation into...
1 Article on this Issue

Crow Tribe

article Decade-old lawsuit over law-enforcement on Indian reservations going to trial (10/19/2019)
(Montana) -- Decade-old lawsuit over law-enforcement on Indian reservations going to trial. A 10-year-old lawsuit that says the FBI inadequately investigates crimes...
1 Article on this Issue

Hopi Tribe

article Former Hopi Indian Reservation ranger convicted in Arizona on sexual assault charges and destruction of evidence (10/19/2019)
(Arizona) -- A federal jury in the District of Arizona convicted Mackenzie Davis, 25, a former Ranger with the Hopi Resource Enforcement Services, of sexually assaulting...
1 Article on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article A year after Prince George pipeline blast, B.C. First Nation wants answers (10/9/2019)
(British Columbia) -- A year after a natural gas pipeline exploded near Prince George, B.C., the people who felt their homes shake are still waiting for answers about...
1 Article on this Issue

First Nations

article Discrepancies between cash withdrawal and travel dates questioned at chief’s fraud trial (10/8/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- The bank records belonging to Napoleon Mercredi were a central focus of discussions during day two of the former Fond Du Lac chief’s trial. To...
article Trudeau government seeks judicial review in decision to compensate First Nations kids (10/4/2019)
(Ottawa) -- The Liberal government led by Justin Trudeau is challenging a landmark human rights ruling to compensate apprehended First Nations children harmed by the on-...
article Scheer says he'd seek 'judicial review' of First Nation child welfare compensation (10/3/2019)
(Ottawa) -- Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer today called for a "judicial review" of a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decision to compensate First Nations...
article Arson suspected after sacred lodge burnt in Chippewas of the Thames First Nation (9/30/2019)
(Ontario) -- A First Nation community near London, Ont. is reeling after it's Midewiwin Lodge was found charred, and members of the community suspect the fire was...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Nisqually Tribe

article Tribe Partners With Sheriff’s Office In Hopes of Solving Pair of Cold Case Homicides (10/5/2019)
(Washington) -- The Nisqually Indian Tribe recently donated $13,000 to the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office in hopes of solving two cold case homicides that...
1 Article on this Issue

Pascua Yaqui

article Man Kills 6-Year Old Boy Who He Believed Was Possessed By Demons: Report (10/5/2019)
(Arizona) -- An Arizona man has been accused of killing a 6-year-old boy whom he believed was possessed by a demon. According to AZ Central, 31-year-old Pablo Martinez...
1 Article on this Issue

Philippines Gaming

article Police investigate Overwatch league as six CSGO players detained for gambling fixes (10/3/2019)
(Australia) -- The Victorian authorities came from one inquiry to another in less than two months with sports clubs and gambling. August saw the detention of six Counter...
1 Article on this Issue

British Columbia Gaming

article Gaming interests join the move to address BC money laundering (9/25/2019)
(British Columbia) -- The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC), Great Canadian Gaming, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment and the Canadian Gaming Association are...
article Explained: Scheer promises to launch national inquiry into money laundering (9/23/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Andrew Scheer has promised that a Conservative government would launch an inquiry into money laundering in the real-estate sector “to root...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Northern Arapaho

article Northern Arapaho: Tribal Member Fatally Shot at Riverton Walmart (9/22/2019)
(Wyoming) -- A member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe was shot and killed by a police officer at the Riverton Walmart store Saturday, the tribe announced on its Facebook...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Calls for Action on Dental Amalgam at FDA Advisory Committee Meeting (11/18/2019)
(Indian Country) -- A scientific advisory committee convened by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended that the agency provide information to patients about...
article McKenzie County Sheriff’s deputy injured in chase when vehicle hits deer (11/17/2019)
(North Dakota) -- Authorities say a northwestern North Dakota sheriff’s deputy was injured during a vehicle pursuit when his squad car struck a deer. The McKenzie...
article A Tsuut'ina artist's Super 8 film has disappeared while in transit with Canada Post (11/15/2019)
(Alberta) -- An Indigenous artist is looking for answers — and 12 rolls of Super 8 film — that disappeared while in transit with Canada Post. The film had...
article Public defender discusses status of Murphy case (11/9/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will have a decision to make when the Sharp v. Murphy case is re-argued next term, and Patti Palmer Ghezzi, who was the council of...
article Suspect in Shooting at MN Funeral Faces Federal Charges (11/9/2019)
(Minnesota) -- A convicted felon accused of shooting another man at a funeral on an Indian Reservation near Cloquet (MN) now faces federal charges. The U-S Attorney...
article Sportradar ‘Strongly Refutes’ Report Linking It To Italian Investigation (11/1/2019)
(Italy) -- Sportradar released a strongly worded statement on Friday, refuting a story out of Italy that made a series of serious allegations about the sports data...
article Most Wanted Suspect Known To Frequent Tulsa-Area Casinos (10/14/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- U.S Marshals still need your help finding a Most Wanted suspect.James Anderson escaped from the Tulsa Transitional Center in August.
article Police probe for motive in killings at illegal gambling spot (10/13/2019)
(New York) -- Police were investigating Sunday whether a gambling dispute, robbery or something else led to the shooting deaths of four people at an illegal gambling...
article NYPD Probe Shooting in Apparent Brooklyn Gambling Den (10/13/2019)
(New York) -- Detectives in Brooklyn are piecing together a Saturday morning shooting that left four people dead in what police believed was an illegal gambling den in...
article Police Are Investigating Brooklyn's Second Mass Shooting in Three Months (10/13/2019)
(New York) -- New York City police investigators are still trying to piece together what unfolded at 74 Utica Avenue on Saturday morning. They say gunfire erupted just...
article Woman's cough starts violent fight in Texas store (10/13/2019)
(Texas) -- A 24-year-old woman named Ashley can be seen on surveillance video sitting next to a man and another woman at a slot machine. While playing, she coughed, and...
article Video report: A Broken Trust: Sexual assault and justice on tribal lands (10/10/2019)
(USA) -- Twila Szymanski lowers the scope on her rifle, takes aim and hits a target in the distance. The shooting range is where she and her husband go to relax and...
article From California to New York, police take down illegal gambling ops (10/5/2019)
(USA) -- From coast to coast in the U.S., police departments have been busy lately dismantling illegal gambling operations. Some operations involved SWAT teams, some...
article Scantily Clad Saipan Casino Hostesses Forced to Swim with Male Guests, Harassment Lawsuit Claims (10/3/2019)
(Saipan) -- Female VIP hostesses at Imperial Pacific International’s (IPI) Saipan casino faced continual harassment and intimidation by male guests, a recent...
article Arrested Bangladeshi Online Gambling Kingpin Has Ties To North Korea (10/3/2019)
(Bangladesh) -- Bangladesh launched a cracked down on illegal gambling operations in September and the raids have continued into October. The authorities have arrested...
article Minority contractors claiming to be ‘Native American’ to undergo nationwide review (9/18/2019)
(USA) -- Federal, state and local authorities are intensifying scrutiny of minority contracting programs across the country in the wake of a Times investigation that...
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...

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