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Investigation

First Nations

article Independent investigator's report to determine range, extent of anti-Indigenous racism in health-care system (7/9/2020)
(British Columbia) -- Independent investigator Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond said Thursday that her investigation into B.C.'s health-care system will be multi-phased,...
article First Nations day school students want new investigation of abuse claims, say RCMP probe marred by 'bias' (7/2/2020)
(British Columbia) -- The B.C. RCMP investigation into First Nations day school abuse allegations against John Furlong, the former 2010 Vancouver Olympics CEO, was...
article Unacceptable delay for inquiry into Innu children in care, says N.L. children's advocate (6/15/2020)
(North Canada) -- A long-promised inquiry into the handling of Innu children taken from their families has not gone ahead, and the list of grieving families has grown in...
article Trudeau has 'serious questions' after watching video of Chief Adam's arrest (6/12/2020)
(Alberta) -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today he has "serious questions" about the arrest of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Chief Allan Adam after...
article Alberta Health investigating case of Anishinaabe woman who was sent home after stroke (6/10/2020)
(Alberta) -- The province of Alberta has launched an investigation into why an Anishinaabe woman who was feeling unwell, had slurred speech and had difficulty walking...
article Lack of coroner's inquest in death of inmate Cornell Henry 'beyond maddening,' lawyer says (5/27/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- A prominent Cree lawyer says an opportunity to prevent future deaths has been missed as a result of the decision to forgo a coroner's inquest into...
article Civil claim against former chief of Acho Dene Koe First Nation dismissed (5/21/2020)
(North Canada) -- A civil claim against the former chief of Acho Dene Koe First Nation has been dismissed. ADK Holdings Ltd., the corporate arm of Acho Dene Koe First...
article Glooscap First Nation loses quota for importing Greek feta cheese (3/2/2020)
(Nova Scotia) -- The Glooscap First Nation in Nova Scotia has lost its quota to import 25 tonnes of feta cheese from Greece. The one-year quota was awarded as part of...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Lawsuit by developer stalls Edwardsville Hard Rock Hotel project (7/9/2020)
(Kansas) -- The Hard Rock Hotel project in Edwardsville, a development worth more than $70 million for which leaders of this western Wyandotte County town had high hopes...
1 Article on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Video gambling kingpin Rick Heidner ‘not a target’ of federal investigation (7/9/2020)
(Illinois) -- Federal investigators might have been interested in Rick Heidner’s ties to a crooked ex-state senator, but the video gambling kingpin is not in the...
1 Article on this Issue

Redskins

article Philanthropy as PR Stunt: The Demise of the Original Americans Foundation (7/9/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Earlier this week, NPQ ran a story about the decision by the Washington, DC football team—under pressure from some of its leading corporate...
1 Article on this Issue

Law Enforcement & Security

article Sask. Crown prosecutors to review fatal RCMP shooting of Lucien Silverquill (7/8/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- The RCMP's fatal shooting of an Indigenous Saskatchewan man last summer will now be reviewed by provincial Crown prosecutors. Lucien Silverquill, a...
article Saskatoon officer used excessive force in arrest of Indigenous man after car crash: complaints investigator (6/25/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- Saskatchewan's Public Complaints Commission says a Saskatoon police officer used excessive force during the arrest of Jordan Lafond, an Indigenous man...
article Upcoming inquiry into racism in B.C. health care to include whistleblower protection: health minister (6/23/2020)
(British Columbia) -- B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix has provided more details about an upcoming investigation into racism in the health-care system, prompted by...
article Northern Indigenous leader ‘appalled’ by recent police-involved fatalities (6/18/2020)
(Ontario) -- The Anishinabek Grand Council Chief is “appalled” by recent police-involved fatalities of Indigenous people across Canada. Chief Glen Hare...
article Australian cop caught punching Aboriginal man officers had pinned to ground (6/16/2020)
(Australia) -- This is the shocking moment an Australian police officer is filmed appearing to punch an Aboriginal man on the ground. Witnesses were heard yelling...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

South Dakota Gaming

article Police looking at surveillance video following reported robbery at casino (7/7/2020)
(South Dakota) -- Sioux Falls police are investigating a robbery early Tuesday morning at the Easy Dough Casino. Police say around 7:20 a.m., two men went into the...
1 Article on this Issue

Menominee Tribe

article Tribal Police believe someone gave missing woman a ride before disappearance (7/2/2020)
(Wisconsin) -- Menominee Tribal Police believe someone gave a missing woman a ride to Shawano on prior to her disappearance, and they’re asking that person to come...
1 Article on this Issue

Arkansas Gaming

article Potentially Inappropriate Text Messages Add Fuel to Arkansas Casino License Fire (6/30/2020)
(Arkansas) -- The Arkansas casino license legal drama added another plot twist over the weekend. That’s after potentially inappropriate text messages were made...
1 Article on this Issue

Crow Tribe

article FBI investigating homicide in Crow Agency (6/29/2020)
(Montana) -- The FBI confirmed Monday morning it is investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday in Crow Agency. The Bureau of Indian Affairs is also involved in the...
1 Article on this Issue

Missouri Gaming

article Controversial gambling company sends $90,000 to PAC linked to Parson ally (6/29/2020)
(Missouri) -- Courtroom headaches, including felony charges of illegal gambling, haven’t stopped a Wildwood-based slot machine company from spending its money to...
article Missouri Gaming commissioner requests a state audit of the agency (4/16/2020)
(Missouri) -- Less than two weeks after the Missouri Gaming Commission executive director announced he was stepping down, one of the board members who hired him wants...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pala Tribe

article Katelyn Schwindt: Public's help sought in finding woman missing after trip to Pala Casino (6/26/2020)
(California) -- San Diego County sheriff’s officials are asking for the public’s help in finding a woman who disappeared after a trip to Pala Casino....
1 Article on this Issue

Hoopa Tribe

article Tribal Chair: 'Huge Discrepancy' in Hoopa Election Results Being Referred to U.S. Attorney, Sheriff's Office for Investigation (6/25/2020)
(California) -- Hoopa Valley Tribal Chair Byron Nelson Jr. said in a statement today that a recount of election results “indicated a huge discrepancy in the number...
1 Article on this Issue

Genting

article Resorts World Could Steal High Rollers from Marina Bay Sands as Money Laundering Probe Unfolds (6/8/2020)
(New York) -- Resorts World Sentosa could pilfer VIP market share from Singapore rival Marina Bay Sands (MBS) as the latter deals with a US Department of Justice (DOJ)...
1 Article on this Issue

Sheldon Adelson

article Adelson’s Singapore casino probed over laundering controls (6/7/2020)
(Singapore) -- The Singapore casino of billionaire Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands Corp. is being probed by the U.S. Department of Justice over whether anti-...
1 Article on this Issue

MMIW

article Nebraska Study Shows 73.3 Percent of Missing Native Americans are Boys 17 Years Old and Younger (6/1/2020)
(Nebraska) -- In a study released late last month from the Nebraska State Patrol and other organizations reveal the majority of Native Americans missing in Nebraska are...
article A year after MMIWG inquiry's final report, Manitoba advocates say they're disappointed by lack of progress (5/27/2020)
(Manitoba) -- Some of those who testified during the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, or worked for the commission, say they've...
article Nebraska Sate Patrol completes year-long investigation into missing Native American cases (5/27/2020)
(Nebraska) -- Over the past year, the Nebraska State Patrol has partnered with a number of entities to identify why the Native American culture is being so heavily...
article National View Column: Wave of murdered Native women demands national response (3/21/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- There is a horrific crime wave going on across the United States, but you haven’t heard nearly enough about it in the news. Indigenous women...
article Panel seeks more resources on missing Indigenous people (3/6/2020)
(Montana) -- When Paulette Not Afraid woke up on Thursday morning, she expected to go to work for the Crow Tribe, as she does every day. But instead, a friend texted her...
article Utah Lawmakers Vote To Study Violence Against Native Women (3/5/2020)
(Utah) -- Utah is poised to study the disproportionate violence inflicted against Native American women and girls after the Utah Legislature voted to create a task force...
article Seven missing or murdered Indigenous women from RMWB (3/2/2020)
(New York) -- Seven Indigenous women from the Wood Buffalo region have been reported missing or murdered since 2004. Additionally one woman’s death is considered...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

UK Gambling

article Report questions crime and problem gambling understanding (6/1/2020)
(UK) -- A dearth of knowledge about the links between crime and problem gambling is putting more people at risk of harm, according to a new report from the Howard League...
1 Article on this Issue

COVID-19

article Dems Seek Info On Possibly Unsuitable PPE Sent To Navajo (5/29/2020)
(Navajo Nation) -- Democratic lawmakers from New Mexico and Arizona seek answers from the U.S. Indian Health Service about potentially substandard personal protective...
1 Article on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Commission Against Corruption says complaints of “irregular acts” by Macau gaming and hotel operators on the rise (5/21/2020)
(Macau) -- Macau’s Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) noted in its 2019 annual working report that it had received an increasing number of complaints and tip-...
1 Article on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Federal probe prompts Indiana casino ownership change (5/15/2020)
(Indiana) -- The Indiana Gaming Commission approved license for a new casino Friday despite ties between its ownership and longtime state casino executives entangled in...
1 Article on this Issue

DOI

article Interior Department official is the focus of ethics probe over tribal COVID-19 aid (5/13/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Interior Department's Inspector General is looking at allegations that the agency leaked sensitive data from federal funding...
article House Committee Calls for Investigation of Indian Affairs Secretary Tara Sweeney (5/3/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The House Committee on Natural Resources on Friday sent a letter to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Inspector General Mark Greeblatt to...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

CARES act

article Federal watchdog to investigate Trump official's role in distribution of coronavirus relief funds to tribes (5/12/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The inspector general for the Department of Interior has launched an investigation into possible ethics violations by a senior Trump administration...
article Interior watchdog to probe why tribal stimulus was steered to corporations (5/11/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Department of the Interior’s internal watchdog has kicked off a probe into whether a top official inappropriately tried to steer...
article Sen. Heinrich Calls for An Investigation into The Release of Sensitive Tribal Data (4/28/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- One United States senator is calling for an investigation into the breach of sensitive tribal data that occurred on Friday, April 17, 2020. The...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Marijuana & Hemp

article Search warrant nets 22,148 cannabis plants at illegal grow in Covelo (5/7/2020)
(California) -- On Tuesday, May 5 the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Detectives and Patrol Divisions, along with assisting agencies – the Lake...
1 Article on this Issue

Fort Hall

article Fire destroys Fort Hall garage (5/2/2020)
(Idaho) -- A fire destroyed a large garage on Eagle Street within the Fort Hall Indian Reservation on Friday night, authorities said.
article Fort Hall Business Council has new chairman following battery allegation against Ladd Edmo (4/10/2020)
(Idaho) -- The Fort Hall Business Council has rearranged its leadership roles and has a new chairman. The change comes on the heels of the former chairman being charged...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Rhode Island Gaming

article Ethics Commission dismisses GOP complaint vs. Raimondo (4/28/2020)
(Rhode Island) -- The Rhode Island Ethics Commission voted behind closed doors on Tuesday to dismiss GOP allegations that Gov. Gina Raimondo crossed a line when she...
1 Article on this Issue

Hacked & Cyber-Attack

article Some US Online Gambling Sites Down Following Cyberattack On SBTech (3/30/2020)
(Worldwide) -- SBTech-powered sites have been down for more than 48 hours as the platform provider deals with a cybersecurity threat.SBTech first its informed customers...
1 Article on this Issue

Crown Ltd

article Melco forced to hand over secret documents to Crown inquiry after NSW wins appeal (3/11/2020)
(Australia) -- The NSW government has won a legal battle to force Melco Resorts to hand over secret company documents to its inquiry into probity and licensing issues at...
1 Article on this Issue

Horse Racing Scandals

article 27 indicted on federal charges in alleged horse doping scheme (3/9/2020)
(New York) -- Horse racing, already in the midst of a crisis over the number of equine fatalities in the sport, was dealt another severe blow to its credibility when...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Casey Urlacher, brother of Bears great, pleads not guilty in gambling case (3/4/2020)
(Virginia) -- The brother of Chicago Bears legend Brian Urlacher pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal charges alleging he acted as a recruiter and bagman for a sports...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Former Indian Trevor Crowe charged with lying on his taxes involving gambling business (7/3/2020)
(Arizona) -- Former Indians outfielder Trevor Crowe was charged Thursday with failing to report income gained from an illegal gambling business. Crowe was accused in U.S...
article Police continue to look for B.C. man 15 years after he disappeared in Halifax (6/26/2020)
(Nova Scotia) -- Halifax Regional Police continue to look for tips in the disappearance of a British Columbia man 15 years ago. Shen Chiu "Andy" Tsou of Richmond, B.C....
article Councilman Jose Huizar Arrested by FBI on Federal Racketeering Charges (6/23/2020)
(California) -- Special agents with the FBI this morning arrested Jose Huizar, an elected member of the Los Angeles City Council, on a federal racketeering charge that...
article Corrupted insurance funds laundered at overseas casinos – prosecutor (6/12/2020)
(Indonesia) -- Indonesian businessman Heru Hidayat, who is linked to the corruption scandal surrounding state-owned insurer PT Jiwasraya, allegedly gambled the money in...
article Advocates say youth shelter in Truro would protect teens from human trafficking (6/11/2020)
(Nova Scotia) -- The recent case of a man who was unlawfully at large in the Truro, N.S., area and allegedly committed dozens of sex and drug trafficking crimes against...
article WorkSafeBC told to investigate allegation of 'culturally unsafe' workplace at City of Vancouver (6/11/2020)
(British Columbia) -- WorkSafeBC, which oversees workers' health and safety in the province, has been ordered to investigate an Indigenous woman's claim that she...
article RCMP identify remains found near North Sask. River in 2018 as missing Edmonton woman (6/5/2020)
(Saskatchewan) -- The RCMP says partial human remains found near Maymont, Sask., two years ago have been identified as a missing Edmonton woman who hadn't been seen...
article Marina Bay Sands facing AML probe by US Department of Justice (6/5/2020)
(Singapore) -- Marina Bay Sands, the Singapore resort owned and operated by US casino giant Las Vegas Sands, is reportedly under investigation by the US Department of...
article Australia joins protests against Floyd’s death, demand investigations on police brutality against Aboriginals (6/2/2020)
(Australia) -- Hundreds of Australians marched in solidarity through downtown Sydney on Tuesday protesting the death of George Floyd and demanding the country look at...
article Australia Probes US Police Assault On Its Journalists (6/2/2020)
(Australia) -- Australia is investigating a US police attack on two Australian television journalists outside the White House, the foreign minister said Tuesday,...
article No lawyer appointed yet for Kevin Mantla murder appeal (5/21/2020)
(North Canada) -- A Gameti man serving time for murder and attempted murder says he has no hope of appealing his conviction himself because he can barely read and has no...
article BLOG: Illegal gambling could be behind your trip to Paraguay (4/30/2020)
(Paraguay) -- Almost two months after the ex’s Barcelona was arrested in Paraguay for carrying a “adulterated document”, many continue to wonder what...
article Minority bloc asks House Gaming chair to subpoena IPI (4/21/2020)
(Saipan) -- The House of Representatives’ minority bloc has asked House Gaming Committee chair Ralph Yumul (R-Saipan) to subpoena Imperial Pacific International (...
article Baeza: I Never Indicated Evidence Was Planted In Dutrow Case (2/26/2020)
(New York) -- A little more than a week after a letter alleging evidence was planted in the case of long-suspended trainer Rick Dutrow came to light, New York officials...
article California State Lottery slated for education funding shortfall (2/26/2020)
(California) -- In California and the state auditor has reportedly criticized local lottery officials for underfunding public education programs to the tune of $36...
article Facing federal indictment in gambling case, Casey Urlacher resigns from Illinois Civil Service Commission (2/24/2020)
(Illinois) -- Casey Urlacher, the mayor of suburban Mettawa and brother of Chicago Bears’ Hall of Famer Brian Urlacher, has resigned from the Illinois Civil...
article At least 200 infected with Norovirus after visiting Lake Charles casino (2/7/2020)
(Louisiana) -- Hundreds of people in Lake Charles are battling with the norovirus after visiting a casino. The outbreak happened at the L’Auberge Casino last...
article Norovirus outbreak at L'auberge Casino in Lake Charles prompts investigation by health officials (2/7/2020)
(Louisiana) -- State health officials are investigating a norovirus outbreak after numerous people reportedly became ill at a Mardi Gras ball at the L'auberge Casino...
article Ottawa police continue to investigate suspicious death of Inuk woman (2/1/2020)
(Ottawa) -- Ottawa police continue to investigate what they describe as the suspicious death of an Inuk woman whose body was found near Carling Ave. and Kirkwood Ave. on...
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...

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