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Editorial: State needs assurances from Quapaw Tribe on gaming
The tribe has no plans for a casino in Central Arkansas, so why not put a conservation easement on the 160 acres?
Quapaw Tribe aims to dispel concerns about casino in Arkansas
Chairman John Berrey has been meeting with local officials to discuss the tribe's land-into-trust application.
Kansas seeks injunction to stop Quapaw Tribe gaming expansion
Individual tribal leaders, including Chairman John Berrey, have been added to the state's lawsuit as defendants.
Quapaw Tribe faces opposition over possible casino in Arkansas
Some local officials want the tribe to state that it won't use the land in Little Rock for gaming but that wouldn't necessarily bar a casino in the future.
Quapaw Tribe did not include casino on land-into-trust request
Chairman John Berrey told the Bureau of Indian Affairs that there are no plans to change the use of the land.
Quapaw Tribe insists a casino isn't focus of Arkansas land plan
The tribe has filed a land-into-trust application for 160 acres of its former reservation.
Quapaw Tribe faces opposition to potential casino in Arkansas
The mayor of Little Rock is among those who are questioning whether a casino is right for the area.
Quapaw Tribe open to casino on historic homeland in Arkansas
The tribe still needs to clear the land-into-trust process and would need to negotiate a Class III gaming compact.
Cowlitz Tribe eager to start work on long-delayed casino project
The tribe's 152-acre reservation was placed in trust earlier this week.
Cowlitz Tribe celebrates as BIA finally puts gaming site in trust
Opponents -- including a rival tribe with an existing casino -- are still in court trying to stop the project.
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe involved in video gaming project in Georgia
The Louisiana-based tribe paid $6 million for a site in DeKalb County, Georgia.
Redding Rancheria gets a second shot for casino at a larger site
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a mixed victory to the northern California tribe.
9th Circuit rules in dispute over Redding Rancheria gaming site
The tribe has offered to close its existing casino and move operations to a larger site.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe acquires land adjacent to casino site
The tribe paid $1.1 million for eight parcels totaling 17 acres.
Quapaw Tribe to expand gaming facility into ancestral territory
The tribe has secured a favorable land determination from the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Navajo president signs bill to acquire land near gaming facility
The tribe is buying about 67 acres in New Mexico for $980,000 plus closing costs and expenses.
Coquille Tribe still waiting for BIA on off-reservation casino
The tribe plans to open a $26 million Class II facility in Medford, Oregon.
Eastern Shawnee Tribe considers casino at ancestral Ohio site
Chief Glenda Wallace said development options will be discussed with the local community.
BIA wants views on Los Coyotes Band off-reservation casino
The agency is working on the land-into-trust application and the environmental impact statement for the project.
Lac Vieux Desert Band eyes off-reservation casino at ski resort
Plans are in the preliminary stages but would include a hotel.
Benton Paiute Tribe said to be interested in land swap for casino
Plans are still in the preliminary stages but could involve a land swap with the U.S. Forest Service.
Lytton Band might purchase property next to gaming facility
The tribe's general counsel, however, said there are no plans to expand the casino.
9th Circuit poses tough questions in Big Lagoon casino case
The judges criticized the state for waiting more than a decade to challenge the status of land placed in trust for the tribe in 1994.
Audio: SCIA takes up bill to bar Tohono O'odham Nation casino
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) clashed repeatedly at the hearing.
House passes bill to shield Gun Lake Tribe casino from litigation
The bill can now be sent to President Barack Obama for his signature with the goal of ending a lawsuit that one lawmaker described as 'frivolous.'
9th Circuit takes up Big Lagoon Rancheria gaming land dispute
Tribes across the nation are closely watching the case out of fear it will lead to more litigation over trust land acquisitions that were finalized years ago.
9th Circuit to broadcast arguments in Big Lagoon casino dispute
The case is being closely watched throughout Indian Country.
Leader of Graton Rancheria still upset with price of land for casino
The tribe paid $100 million for the 297-acre site and is repaying its gaming partner for the land.
Judge upset with lack of movement in Gun Lake Tribe gaming case
A federal judge expressed frustration with a non-Indian landowner who wants a monetary payment in connection with the casino owned by the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians.
Cherokee Nation seeks trust status for new casino and hotel resort
The Cherokee Nation will relocate one of its casinos as part of a $170 million development.
Judge schedules hearing in Gun Lake Tribe's gaming land litigation
The hearing comes two years after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Salazar v. Patchak.
Cherokee Nation announces $170M casino and retail development
The Cherokee Springs Plaza will include a casino, two hotels, retail, office space and a convention center on 150-acres in Tahlequah.
Tribes closely watching Big Lagoon Rancheria casino land dispute
Tribes, tribal organizations and the Department of Justice have submitted briefs in hopes of preventing land acquisitions from being challenged long after they have been finalized.
9th Circuit sets oral arguments in Big Lagoon Rancheria dispute
Tribes across the nation are closely watching the case out of fear it will open the doors to even more litigation over trust land acquisitions
Tohono O'odham Nation blasts bill to bar off-reservation casino
The tribe plans to build a $500 million casino in the Phoenix area.
Soo Tribe casino partner was developer behind failed racetrack
The tribe at point considered an off-reservation casino near the defunct track.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe plans to start work at gaming site
Chairman Cedric Cromwell remains optimistic for BIA decision on land-into-trust application.
BIA indicates Tohono O'odham Nation can use land for gaming
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee heard from both sides of the issue at a lengthy oversight hearing on Indian gaming.
Wyandotte Nation off-reservation casino lawsuit dismissed
The tribe has indicated it will submit a new land-into-trust application for the gaming site.
Wyandotte Nation agrees with dismissal of casino site lawsuit
The tribe can submit another land-into-trust application for the site in Kansas.
Alabama submits opening brief in Poarch Creek casino dispute
State claims that tribal casino sites were not validly placed in trust.
BIA won't place Wyandotte Nation casino site in Kansas in trust
The tribe acquired the site in connection with a land claim settlement.
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes buy former casino site
Property was acquired for $1.2 million.
Tejon Tribe working with Nevada developer on plans for casino
An option has been secured for the potential development site.
Letter: Fear of casinos damages relationship with tribal nations
Writer says officials in northern California should work with tribes instead of raising fears about gaming.
Ho-Chunk Nation wins decision on legality of video poker games
Lawmaker slammed for comment about Pokagon Band casino bid
Disputed leader of Chukchansi Tribe set for plea in casino dispute
Draft bill calls for a Class III gaming compact with Poarch Creeks
Coeur d'Alene Tribe seeks enforcement of ban on gaming devices
Choctaw Nation Trial
Last defendant to be sentenced for Choctaw Nation casino fraud
FBI agent discusses probe in Choctaw Nation casino fraud case
Former Choctaw Nation employee plans appeal in criminal case
Choctaw Nation releases statement after guilty verdict
A culture of corruption 'permeated the Choctaw Nation'
Trial winds down with final testimony of former employee
Leader of Choctaw Nation faces tough questions in fraud trial
Former leader of Choctaw Nation testifies in criminal trial
Anticipation builds for testimony of Choctaw Nation leaders
Trial exposes fraud against Choctaw Nation for gaming project
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