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Indiana Gaming

article Campaign Finance Prosecution in Virginia Threatens to Entangle Terre Haute Casino (1/24/2020)
(Indiana) -- The awarding of the license for Terre Haute's new casino is up in the air after a guilty plea to campaign finance violations. Maryland political...
article Company planning new Indiana casino faces investigation (1/24/2020)
(Indiana) -- The Indiana Gaming Commission is investigating the company that owns two casinos along Lake Michigan and is seeking to open a new Terre Haute casino after a...
article Company planning Terre Haute casino faces investigation (1/24/2020)
(Indiana) -- The Indiana Gaming Commission has called off a meeting during which it was expected to grant the license for a new Terre Haute casino after a political...
article Parent company of Gary's Majestic Star, Hard Rock casinos under investigation (1/24/2020)
(Indiana) -- The Indiana Gaming Commission has opened an investigation into the parent company of Gary's Majestic Star casinos in connection with a federal campaign...
article Spectacle Entertainment's Vigo County casino in jeopardy due to federal probe (1/24/2020)
(Indiana) -- Spectacle Entertainment’s plans to open a casino in Vigo County could be in jeopardy after a Maryland political consultant pleaded guilty to illegally...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

MMIW

article Crow Chairman calls on Montana attorney general to help investigate teen's death (1/23/2020)
(Montana) -- Crow Tribe officials called on Montana's attorney general to assist in the investigation into the death of Selena Not Afraid. Selena, 16, went missing...
article Waitsburg man charged with murder in 2017 death of Alaska woman (12/28/2019)
(Washington) -- On Dec. 20 at approximately 1 p.m., the Walla Walla Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Alaska State Police, with a nationwide extraditable...
article ‘It hurts’: Hoke County residents still remember the Brittany Locklear murder case (12/28/2019)
(North Carolina) -- It was still dark on that fateful morning in early January 1998, the first Wednesday of the new year. Five-year-old Brittany Locklear waited alone to...
article In Indian Country, a Crisis of Missing Women. And a New One When They’re Found. (12/26/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Prudence Jones had spent two years handing out “Missing” fliers and searching homeless camps and underpasses for her 28-year-old daughter...
article Albertans encouraged to implement calls to justice from MMIWG inquiry (12/4/2019)
(Alberta) -- Every Albertan should play a role in advancing the calls to justice that came out of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and...
article New Town community reacts to FBI’s latest details on Olivia Lone Bear (11/21/2019)
(North Dakota) -- New details have been released from the FBI about the death of Olivia Lone Bear from New Town. Lone Bear was reported missing in October of 2017. Her...
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...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

Australia Gaming

article Crown inquiry begins in NSW as casino group battles shareholder class action (1/16/2020)
(Australia) -- The first of three inquiries into Crown Resorts and the conduct of its casino business kicks off on Tuesday in Sydney, when the former supreme court judge...
1 Article on this Issue

Philippines Gaming

article SEC investigating whether Suncity Group must conduct tender offer for minority shareholders of Suntrust (1/14/2020)
(Philippines) -- The Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking into whether or not Suntrust Home Developers Inc – the listed real estate company...
article House investigation urged into casinos’ tax compliance (12/19/2019)
(Philippines) -- A legislator has called for an investigation into the tax compliance of casinos, including the quality of their revenue reports to the government. ACT...
article Philippines Congress calls for better coordination as three government agencies report differing POGO foreign workers numbers (12/16/2019)
(Philippines) -- A congressional investigation into Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO), which aims to develop a standard framework for regulation of the...
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...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

British Columbia Gaming

article B.C. money laundering inquiry set to begin February (1/9/2020)
(British Columbia) -- A commission charged with looking into British Columbia's money laundering problem has confirmed the dates for its public hearings. In an email...
1 Article on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article No cause found for ignition of fatal Colorado gas site blast (1/8/2020)
(Colorado) -- Investigation agencies in Colorado have not determined what ignited a well site explosion last year that killed a worker. Randy Yellowman, 47, was working...
article NDP wants RCMP investigated following report of plan to send snipers to Wet'suwet'en blockade (12/23/2019)
(British Columbia) -- The NDP is calling for an independent investigation into how police handled the Wet'suwet'en pipeline blockade in northern B.C. earlier...
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...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Japan Gaming

article Chinese gambling site's CEO steps aside amid Japan casino scandal (1/5/2020)
(China) -- The chief executive of Chinese sports betting group 500.com has temporarily stepped down amid an investigation into whether the company bribed lawmakers in...
article Japan's casino resort scandal points to reach of China's fat wallet (12/19/2019)
(Japan) -- A Japanese ruling-party lawmaker deeply involved in crafting policy for the country's nascent casino industry has come under scrutiny for his alleged...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

First Nations

article 'Sudden death' of Indigenous man, 35, probed in Lac Seul First Nation, Ont. (1/3/2020)
(Ontario) -- Provincial police say they’re investigating the death of a man from Sandy Lake First Nation in northwestern Ontario’s Lac Seul First Nation...
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...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Carson City Sheriff's Deputies looking for man who stole about $2,000 from casino (12/26/2019)
(Nevada) -- The Carson City Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who is a suspect in a grand larceny that occurred at the Gold Dust West Casino in Carson City on...
article Steve Wynn to appeal Nevada ruling that he’s still their bitch (12/21/2019)
(Nevada) -- Nevada gambling regulators insist they have every right to impose penalties on disgraced casino icon Steve Wynn, even if he’s no longer involved in the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Morongo Tribe

article Family seeking justice as suspect remains on the loose (12/21/2019)
(California) -- A year later, family and friends continue to mourn the loss of two cousins shot at a liquor store in Banning as police have issued a nationwide search...
1 Article on this Issue

Opioid Crisis

article Several White Earth deaths being investigated as possible overdoses (12/20/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Several recent deaths on the White Earth Reservation are being looked into as possible drug overdoses, but there have been no official findings yet as to...
1 Article on this Issue

Louisiana Gaming

article Louisiana Casino Security Guard Recovers From Injuries During Violent Robbery (12/7/2019)
(Louisiana) -- Two of the robbers hurt the security guard at the gaming venue during the heist. They grabbed his gun and fled the area. A third suspect — armed...
1 Article on this Issue

Swinomish Tribe

article Young man killed in shooting at Burlington mini mart; gunman at large (12/7/2019)
(Washington) -- A young man is dead after he was shot multiple times outside of a convenience store gas station in Burlington Friday. The gunman fled and remains at...
1 Article on this Issue

Washington, D.C. Gaming

article DC Council Committee Recommends Expelling Evans, Who Pushed Sole-Source Sports Betting Contract, Over Numerous Ethics Issues (12/3/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The DC Council on Tuesday took the first formal step toward removing Councilman Jack Evans from Washington’s local legislative body. An ad hoc...
1 Article on this Issue

Malta Gaming

article Malta’s Prime Minister steps down, casino owner pleads guilty to murder (12/2/2019)
(Malta) -- It sounds like the plot of a political thriller novel. A journalist cracking open a global scandal involving world leaders; businessmen and politicians...
1 Article on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Sen. Martin Sandoval resigns amid federal corruption investigation (11/27/2019)
(Illinois) -- State Sen. Martin Sandoval, the Southwest Side Democrat whose statehouse offices were raided by federal agents in September, is resigning his legislative...
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...
4 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

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...
1 Article 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

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

Other News

article Gambling watchdog facing calls to reveal identity of who owns Betway (1/19/2020)
(UK) -- The gambling watchdog last night faced mounting pressure to reveal the identity of the secretive tycoon who owns under-fire bookmaker Betway. The online betting...
article Questions arise over peer's role with gambling firm (1/19/2020)
(UK) -- A crossbench peer is advising the Betway board – but is not required to declare it on his official register of interests. Anthony St John has been paid to...
article “Grand Lisboa Macau” name used in illegal online gambling operation in Vietnam (1/19/2020)
(Vietnam) -- Vietnamese authorities, working in conjunction with China’s Ministry of Public Security and Zhuhai Police, have arrested 395 suspects for operating an...
article Care home resident Frederick McKay was found dead in the cold. His sister wants answers, and accountability (1/17/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- After McKay's December 2017 disappearance and death, the Saskatchewan RCMP is now "requiring officers to attend all missing persons complaints...
article Police identify woman wanted in connection to lottery ticket thefts (1/16/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Authorities say they’re looking for a woman accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of lottery tickets from stores across the metro. Officials...
article Vancouver police chief defends handcuffing of Indigenous man and granddaughter (1/11/2020)
(British Columbia) -- Police officers followed standard procedure when they handcuffed an Indigenous man and his 12-year-old granddaughter after they tried to open an...
article Over 900 illegal gambling halls shut down as Ukraine prepares to legalize gambling (1/11/2020)
(Ukraine) -- Ukraine’s law enforcement shut down more than 900 gambling halls since Ukraine’s government moved to end illegal gambling in the country in late...
article Authorities investigating woman's death near Macy (1/10/2020)
(Nebraska) -- Authorities are investigating the death of a woman found on the Omaha Indian Reservation near Macy. In a statement, the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska identified...
article No cause found for ignition of fatal Colorado gas site blast (1/8/2020)
(Colorado) -- Investigation agencies in Colorado have not determined what ignited a well site explosion last year that killed a worker. Randy Yellowman, 47, was working...
article One year later: Oil and gas worker’s death remains a mystery (1/7/2020)
(New Mexico) -- Last January, Randy Yellowman died in an explosion while working at a natural gas well pad south of Durango, and one year later, it appears investigators...
article Kelly Fraser, Juno-nominated Inuk singer-songwriter, dead at 26 (12/28/2019)
(Canada) -- Kelly Fraser, an acclaimed Inuk singer-songwriter from Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, who had been living in Winnipeg, has died at age26. Fraser's music, and her...
article 3 Bodies Found Inside Alamo Cathedral, Reigniting Dispute Over Native-American Burial Ground (12/26/2019)
(Texas) -- The discovery of three human graves in the church of the Alamo in San Antonio has reignited a dispute over the Native American presence at the historic site....
article Man with goatee steals $2,000 from Gold Dust West in Carson City, deputies say (12/26/2019)
(Nevada) -- Carson City investigators are looking for a man with a goatee who reportedly stole $2,000 from the cashier cage at the Gold Dust West earlier this month.
article After an investigation, local prosecutors are not taking Santa Anita Park to court. (12/20/2019)
(California) -- Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey says her officer will not file charges over recent horse racing deaths. Patrick Battuello from the group Horse...
article Racehorse Breakdowns: Prosecutor’s Probe Finds No Wrongdoing at Santa Anita (12/20/2019)
(California) -- After an investigation, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey found no evidence of wrongdoing by Santa Anita Park operators in connection...
article This Discovery Might Hold the Secrets to the Deadliest Racist Massacre in U.S. History (12/18/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The official death toll was just 36, but everyone must have known that was a lie. The 1921 attack on Tulsa’s Greenwood neighborhood—a thriving...
article Austria to decide on sweeping new powers for casino scandal probe (11/26/2019)
(Austria) -- Austrian lawmakers will on Tuesday decide whether to grant sweeping investigatory powers to a new parliamentary committee in an effort to tackle a...
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...

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