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National Indian Gaming Association honors Native casting director
Tricia Wood, who is Seneca-Cayuga and Cherokee, worked on the award-winning La La Land.
Prairie Island Indian Community puts casino name on new project
The Treasure Island Center in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, will include office and retail space.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe hopes to see return of casino business
Thousands of people flocked to the reservation to fight Dakota Access Pipeline but their presence hasn't boosted the Prairie Knights Casino and Resort.
Soboba Band offers $10K reward for return of Patriots game jersey
The number 12 jersey worn by Patriots quarterback Tom Brady went missing after the Super Bowl.
San Manuel Band works with sheriff after shooting incident at casino
Two car theft suspects were shot in a parking structure at the casino in southern California.
Couple charged for bizarre incident at Little Traverse Bay Bands casino
The incident began after a woman allegedly urinated on herself on the gaming floor at the Odawa Casino Resort in Michigan.
Miccosukee Tribe turns over surveillance of fatal casino shooting
A Christmas Day shooting at the Miccosukee Resort and Gaming in Florida won't result in any charges.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation security guard brought gun to casino
An employee who was shot and killed at the tribe's casino in Oklahoma had only been on the job for a few months.
FBI leads probe into Citizen Potawatomi Nation casino shooting
A 22-year-old employee of the Grand Casino Hotel Resort in Oklahoma died after being shot.
One reported dead in Citizen Potawatomi Nation casino shooting
The shooting took place among employees at the Grand Casino Hotel Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Nottawaseppi Huron Band addresses education in new casino deal
The Michigan Native American Heritage Fund can be used to help schools eliminate harmful mascots.
Tule River Tribe and sheriff arrest 11 in drug operation at casino
The tribe reached out in response to complaints of illegal narcotics being found at the Eagle Mountain Casino in Porterville, California.
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe shares $3M in gaming revenue with community
The payment to governments and schools represents an increase from the same period in 2015.
Reality television star beaten after leaving Tulalip Tribes casino
Jake Harris of Deadliest Catch accepted a ride from a couple at the Quil Ceda Creek Casino before he was beaten and left on the side of a highway.
Nottawaseppi Huron Band puts casino food to good use at pantry
The Fire Hub in Battle Creek, Michigan, will offer a pantry, a restaurant and space for community gardens.
Quapaw Tribe starts own coffee brand to serve casino patrons
Downstream Casino Resort serves more than 2 million cups of coffee a year so creating the brand was a logical step.
Tachi-Yokut Tribe banned woman who returned to casino with meth
An arrest for trespassing at the Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino has Tinamarie Sanchez facing drug charges.
Michigan tribes share $28.6M in gaming funds with communities
The amount shared in 2015 was 1.8 percent lower than the year prior as some tribes saw declines in their net wins.
Federal authorities concerned about tribal casino bus incidents
The National Transportation Safety Board is looking for common patterns after a crash this week resulted in 13 fatalities in California.
First Nations casino in Saskatchewan pays out $1.5M jackpot
For the second time this year, a patron has won big at a Native casino.
Cherokee Nation contributed $6M to failed Arkansas gaming bid
The Arkansas Supreme Court knocked the initiative off the November ballot but a request for reconsideration is pending.
Prairie Island Indian Community dispels 'racist' casino rumors
The Minnesota tribe has filed a land-into-trust application for housing and non-gaming developments.
Cherokee Nation backed gaming initiative off ballot in Arkansas
The tribe poured $1 million into the Arkansas Wins campaign in hopes of managing a commercial casino.
Ex-employee of Shakopee Tribe loses case over assault at casino
The employee was groped and forcibly kissed by a patron at the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel.
APTN links Donald Trump's 1993 smear to rebuff by California tribe
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's racial attacks on Indian Country go back decades.
Eastern Cherokees work with local police on casino drug bust
Two people were arrested with a large quantity of drugs at the Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino and Hotel.
Navajo Nation's top gaming executive placed on leave with pay
Derrick Watchman is the first tribal citizen to serve as chief executive officer.
Former Mashantucket chairman joins American Gaming Association Hall of Fame
Richard A. 'Skip' Hayward is being hailed as a 'Visionary for Indian Gaming.'
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation confirms death at casino
Tribal police officers confronted an armed man and shots were fired before the man fell from a parking garage.
American Gaming Association welcomes Indian Country to board
The board now includes representation from five tribes across the nation.
Guilty plea in yet another theft case from Choctaw Nation casino
Charles Blair Smallwood, age 24, apparently stole nearly $25,000 from the Choctaw Casino and Resort in Durant, Oklahoma
Minnesota tribes contribute $1.8B to economy thanks to casinos
Tribes attracted nearly 23 million people to their casinos, according to the Minnesota Indian Gaming Association.
Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association awards $12K in scholarships
Six Native students each received $2,000 during the organization's annual conference.
Coeur d'Alene Tribe chooses one of its own as casino executive
Francis SiJohn, who previously served on the tribal council, has worked at the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel for nearly a decade.
Native woman questioned about use of bathroom at Native casino
Lexus Herman, 26, said she was confronted in a restroom at the Northern Lights Casino in Saskatchewan.
Kalispel Tribe maintains law and order at busy casino in Washington
Tribal police have the authority to arrest Indians and non-Indians alike at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino.
Chukchansi Tribe might finally award long-overdue gaming funds
The California tribe promised $10 million over 10 years but no grants have been issued since 2013.
Former Nottawaseppi Huron Band employee sentenced for theft
John Earl Seiler, 59, admitted he took more than $27,000 from the Michigan tribe's casino hotel.
Winnebago Tribe becomes first with non-smoking room at casino
WinnaVegas the first casino in Iowa with a non-smoking area.
Grand Traverse Band shares gaming funds with local community
Since 1994, the tribe has shared nearly $34.7 million with communities in a six-county area in Michigan.
Middletown Rancheria uses casino to offer shelter to fire evacuees
The Twin Pine Casino and Hotel is offering housing and other services for victims of the Clayton Fire.
St. Croix Chippewa Tribe arrests patron for offering drugs at casino
Mary Ann Holter, 26, allegedly tried to sell drugs at the St. Croix Casino in Danbury, Wisconsin.
Santee Sioux Tribe honors youth for taking part in casino work program
The tribe put 16 high school and college students to work at the Ohiya Casino in Nebraska for the summer.
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe casino robbery leads to long chase and arrests
The incident began when a woman was robbed at gunpoint at the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Michigan.
Judge turns tables on state in Tohono O'odham Nation gaming case
At issue is an email between the state of Arizona and a rival tribe.
Seminole Tribe hit with complaints over new parking fee at casino
The $10 fee at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa has customers fuming on Facebook.
State takes blame for sharing Tohono O'odham Nation minutes
The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community then shared the internal documents with a reporter.
Seminole Tribe helps with probe into robbery of casino patron
Authorities believe the 79-year-old woman was followed home from the Seminole Classic Casino in Florida.
Pair busted for drugs in Pechanga Band casino parking structure
Sheriff's deputies found heroin and a large amount of methamphetamine at the Pechanga Resort and Casino.
Rival tribe distributes Tohono O'odham Nation gaming documents
The state of Arizona shared the documents with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, whose public relations firm gave them to a news agency.
Coquille Tribe faced threats for hosting Donald Trump supporters at casino
Only about 50 people attended the meeting at The Mill Casino, which rented space to supporters of the controversial Republican presidential candidate.
Grand Traverse Band casino employees credited with saving life
Frank Sams, a 61-year-old tribal member, collapsed after suffering a heart attack at the casino in Michigan.
Tigua Tribe implements border controls after losing gaming case
Members of the media, law enforcement personnel and government officials must request permission from the tribe before entering the reservation.
Former Choctaw Nation casino worker gets two months for theft
Allen Michael Scott admitted that he stole more than $1,000 from the tribe's gaming facility in Durant, Oklahoma.
Meskwaki Tribe searches for fugitive reportedly seen at casino
John David Henderson has been on the loose for eight months and may have been seen jumping out of third-story hotel room window at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel in Iowa.
Tohono O'odham Nation shares $1.2M from controversial casino
The tribe agreed to pay the city of Glendale for hosting the new facility.
Kootenai Tribe hopes to lure Canadian customers back to casino
The Kootenai River Inn Casino and Spa in Idaho has installed the first dual-currency machines in the United States.
Quapaw Tribe arrests suspect for methamphetamine at casino
A suspect was found with four ounces of methamphetamine at the Downstream Casino Resort.
Coeur d'Alene Tribe parts ways with top gaming executive again
After being fired in 2006, David Matheson came back to the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel in 2011. He's out of a job again.
National Indian Gaming Association honors the late Catawba Nation Chief Gilbert Blue
NIGA Chairman Ernie Stevens worked closely with the late Catawba Nation leader and the pair were even arrested together on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Patron upset over removal from Forest County Potawatomi Tribe's casino
The Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, said it is reviewing its dress code policy in light of negative press.
Umatilla Tribes seek information about robbery on gaming floor
An 89-year-old woman was robbed of $180 in cash at the Wildhorse Resort and Casino in Pendleton, Oregon, on May 26.
Eastern Cherokee council subpoenas Facebook for casino video
A gaming board member is facing calls to step down in connection with an incident that has stirred major controversy on the North Carolina reservation.
Iowa Tribe investigates another methamphetamine case at casino
A woman with a prior meth conviction is facing a new charge stemming from an incident at the Cimarron Casino in Perkins, Oklahoma.
Choctaw Nation police conduct investigation into death at casino
A man reported to be in his 50s died at the Choctaw Casino in Pocola, Oklahoma, near the Arkansas border.
Yakama Nation shares $898K in gaming revenues with community
The tribe shared $464,307 with emergency providers and another $434,027 went to schools, charities and non-profits.
Morongo Band casino employees honored for saving patron's life
An emergency response team at the Morongo Casino Resort resuscitated a long-time patron who suffered a heart attack at the southern California facility.
Ak-Chin Indian Community reacts to measles exposure at casino
The tribe confirmed that a guest who was exposed to measles visited the Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino.
Kaw Nation receives national award for tribal gaming initiatives
Kaw Gaming, Inc. received the Tribal Gaming Visionary award from the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development.
Seminole Tribe reports arrest of man accused in robbery at casino
A 73-year-old man was robbed of $1,895 in cash in the parking garage at the Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Hollywood, Florida.
Kickapoo Tribe looks into bus company involved in fatal accident
Eight people were killed and 44 were injured when a bus headed to the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino crashed.
Seminole Tribe drops motion after gaming revenues published
A top executive said the tribal gaming enterprise generated $2.2 billion in revenues in 2015.
Victor Rocha helps National Indian Gaming Association with events
The proprietor of the Pechanga.net gaming website is serving conference chair for NIGA's upcoming annual and mid-year conferences.
Seminole Tribe announces arrests of two men for robbery at casino
Tribal police apprehended two suspects in connection with a robbery in the parking lot at the Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood, Florida.
Tribes quit Arizona Indian Gaming Association to protest new casino
The Gila River Indian Community and the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community are blaming the organization for not a stronger stance against the Tohono O'odham Nation.
States with less Indian gaming presence rank higher for addictions
States where non-Indian and commercial facilities outweigh tribal options rank at the top of a new study from WalletHub.com.
Choctaw Nation ordered to pay $11M for casino bus crash deaths
The tribe plans to appeal after being held liable for a fatal bus accident that occurred in Texas in April 2013.
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe announces another hiring change at casino
The hiring of Rodney Ferguson as chief operating officer comes less than a week after the longtime general manager left the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino.
Oregon Lottery official fired as Lewis and Clark ads come down
Gov. Kate Brown (D) insists the decision was not linked to an ill-conceived Lewis and Clark-themed advertising campaign that drew complaints from the Coquille Tribe.
Coquille Tribe succeeds with complaint against state lottery ads
It's the end of the trail for an ill-conceived Lewis and Clark-themed advertising campaign in Oregon.
Pokagon Band touts $248M in economic impacts fueled by gaming enterprise
Gaming has been good for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the tribe's surrounding communities in Michigan and Indiana.
Suspect in Forest County Potawatomi casino shooting found dead
Terrill J. Thomas, 38, had been accused of firing a gun and stealing $4,825 in gaming chips at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Editorial: Oregon governor takes unusual stance on tribal gaming
If you’re a business owner, you’d also be upset if the state began operating a business similar to yours, and then began telling you that your business is too big.
Ex-employee of Winnebago Tribe casino accused of stealing $15K
Mark Hannan allegedly stole $15,000 in cash from the Native Star Casino on the Nebraska portion of the reservation.
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe names new manager for casino
Hartford Shegonee, the vice chairman and a former chairman of the tribe, will be in charge of the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe reopens casino after two bomb threats
Two bomb threats were phoned in to the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, on Thursday night.
Man charged for shooting at Forest County Potawatomi Tribe's casino
The Potawatomi Hotel and Casino closed for a few hours last Friday when a patron fired a gun in a high-stakes area of the facility.
Graton Rancheria installs electric car charging stations at casino
The Graton Resort and Casino in northern California features seven stations for owners of electric vehicles.
Coquille Tribe slams 'Lewis and Clark' campaign for Oregon Lottery
The spots depict explorers Lewis and Clark, and even an animated bear, 'discovering' gaming machines in the wild
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe schedules job fair as casino debut nears
The highly-anticipated Naskila Entertainment facility will mark the return of gaming to the reservation in more than a decade.
Eastern Cherokees shut down casino parking garage after collapse
One person suffered minor injuries when a parking ramp at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort collapsed.
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe reopens casino after early morning shooting
A 38-year-old man is in custody after allegedly opening fire on the floor of the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Eastern Cherokees report new collapse at casino parking garage
The parking structure at the Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort has seen another defect incident for the second time in a little over a year.
Eastern Cherokees vow investigation of incident at casino show
Surveillance footage of a casino board member and her entourage is stirring major controversy on the reservation.
Suspect in custody for shooting at Poarch Creek casino garage
Joseph Terry Grubbs, 52, is charged with first degree assault and shooting into an occupied vehicle at the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Wetumpka, Alabama.
Poarch Creeks investigate shooting in parking garage at casino
The shooting occurred in the parking garage of the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Wetumpka, Alabama.
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes award $702K progressive slot jackpot
A lucky gambler won $702,416.03 at the Fort Hall Casino in Idaho.
Yavapai-Prescott Tribe settles with John McCain campaign staffer
Blaze Baggs had been accused of disorderly conduct for allegedly damaging a sign at the Bucky's Casino in Prescott, Arizona.
Another employee pleads guilty for Choctaw Nation casino theft
The Choctaw Casino and Resort in Durant, Oklahoma, appears to be a hotspot for criminal activity by its employees.
Security guards at Wyandotte Nation casino saved patron's life
Three employees put their CPR and AED training to use when a patron fell unconscious on the gaming floor on March 19.
Cronkite News: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act is back on the agenda
Cherokee Nation moves ahead with plan to put casino at new site
Choctaw Nation opens doors to travel center and gaming facility
Seminole Tribe accuses state of breaking gaming compact again
Non-Indian casino in Massachusetts hits construction milestone
S.248 - Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
Tohono O'odham Nation Casino
Pokagon Band Casino in Indiana
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Chukchansi Tribe Dispute
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Bay Mills Indian Community Decision
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