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House committee approves Lytton Band bill with casino limitation


H.R.2538 appears to be the first bill that imposes geographic and temporal restrictions on future land acquisitions for a tribe that already has federal recognition.
Wilton Rancheria considers a second location for potential casino


A 28-acre property next to a half-completed mall is being reviewed as the tribe goes through the land-into-trust process.
Cherokee Nation slated to break ground on new gaming facility


The tribe's 10th casino will be located near Grove, Oklahoma, and will feature 400 gaming machines, a restaurant, a full-service bar, a live music venue and a dance floor.
Catawba Nation still waiting for action on casino in North Carolina


The tribe submitted a land-into-trust application in September 2013 but there's been little activity on the federal level.
Pokagon Band sees opposition to work at casino site in Indiana


The tribe wants to fill in wetlands and alter a stream at its 166-acre land-into-trust site in South Bend.
Quapaw Tribe hits snag in agreement for ancestral Arkansas land


Chairman John Berrey has repeatedly promised that the tribe doesn't want to build a casino on a 160-acre site in Little Rock.
Kansas appeals ruling in Quapaw Tribe casino expansion lawsuit


The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will be hearing a dispute that tests the $15 million expansion of the Downstream Casino Resort.
Wilton Rancheria anticipates lengthy process for gaming project


The Bureau of Indian Affairs is finally taking action on the tribe's land-into-trust application for a casino near Sacramento, California.
BIA hosts meeting on Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation casino bid


The tribe, whose headquarters are located in Kansas, plans a Class II facility on an ancestral reservation in Illinois.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe ready to build long-awaited casino


The First Light Resort and Casino will be located on about 151 acres in the city of Taunton, Massachusetts, land that is now officially a reservation.
Pokagon Band aims to build police station at Indiana casino site


The facility would be located on the northern portion of the tribe's 166-acre land-into-trust site in South Bend.
Wilton Rancheria sees BIA movement on long-awaited casino bid


Plans call for a 601,780 square-foot facility that includes a 110,260 square-foot gaming floor, a 302-room hotel, a 48,150-square-foot convention center and a 3,500-space parking lot.
Quapaw Tribe secures dismissal of lawsuit over casino site in Kansas


The tribe plans to spend $15 million to expand the Downstream Casino Resort onto trust land in Kansas.
Foes promise suit over Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's casino


Don't expect the case to be filed soon -- opponents plan to wait up to six years to challenge the tribe's land-into-trust application.
Samish Nation still waiting for decision on long-awaited casino


Plans call for a 48,100 square-foot casino on about 11.41 acres in Skagit County.
Cowlitz Tribe plans $13.4M wastewater system at casino site


Chairman William Iyall is confident that the Environmental Protection Agency will approve the project.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino site finally placed in trust


Chairman Cedric Cromwell said the decision by the Bureau of Indian Affairs carries added meaning as Thanksgiving approaches.
Quapaw Tribe works on agreement for ancestral Arkansas land


Chairman John Berrey has repeatedly pledged not to pursue gaming on its former reservation in present-day Little Rock.
Little River Band might buy additional land near gaming site


The tribe has seen strong local support for the $180 million project in Fruitport Township in Michigan.
BIA formally declares reservation for Cowlitz Tribe casino


Administrative appeals and litigation have delayed construction of the $510 million Cowlitz Casino and Entertainment Resort.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe buys gaming site for $34.5M


The tribe hopes to break ground on the long-awaited First Light Resort and Casino in Taunton, Massachusetts, in spring 2016.
Quapaw Tribe still vows no casino on ancestral land in Arkansas


Chairman John Berrey has been willing to sign a no-casino pledge although it's not clear whether it would be enforceable.
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation might not see casino support


Officials in DeKalb County, Illinois, aren't sure whether they will support the tribe's land-into-trust application for the site.
Grand Ronde Tribes open to ideas with purchase of old racetrack


A casino near Oregon's largest city could be a big win as long as it doesn't hurt an existing facility about 60 miles from Portland.
Grand Ronde Tribes won't rule out casino at former racetrack


The site puts the tribe a lot closer to Portland, Oregon's most populous city and could address competition from a rival casino.
Lytton Band vows not to pursue casino on newly acquired lands


Officials and residents have raised concerns about the tribe's plans to establish a homeland in Sonoma County, California.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe brings competition to New England gaming market


Moody's is warning of impacts in Massachusetts and even Rhode Island as the tribe moves forward with its long-delayed casino.
White Earth Nation plans hotel and RV park at third casino site


The development will be located on 270 acres at Star Lake, a small community in Minnesota located outside of the boundaries of the main reservation.
Coquille Tribe awaits next step in bid for off-reservation casino


The Bureau of Indian Affairs could release a draft environmental impact statement by the end of the year.
White Earth Nation outlines plan for yet another gaming facility


The tribe will build a casino with a hotel and RV park at Star Lake, a small community south of the reservation.
Enterprise Rancheria wins ruling in casino land-into-trust case


A federal judge rejected a slew of claims made by two rival tribes with existing casinos in northern California.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe gaming site officially put in trust


A 151-acre site in Taunton, Massachusetts, plus another 170 acres in Mashpee, the location of tribal headquarters, were immediately placed in trust by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
White Earth Nation linked to land buys at potential casino site


A land management company whose contact is the tribe's attorney has purchased 230 acres in Star Lake, Minnesota, for $2.25 million.
Sault Tribe faces hurdles with off-reservation gaming projects


More lawsuits are expected if the Bureau of Indian Affairs ever approves the tribe's land-into-trust applications.
Sault Tribe wins dismissal of off-reservation gaming litigation


The tribe wants to build a $245 million casino in Lansing, Michigan, on property that was acquired in connection with a land claim settlement.
Seneca Nation wins decision in off-reservation gaming lawsuit


The tribe is pursuing a $40 million expansion of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York.
Seneca Nation grows land holdings at off-reservation casino


The tribe acquired several properties worth more than $3.2 million around the Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino in Niagara Falls, New York.
Tejon Tribe anticipates lengthy process for casino in California


The Bureau of Indian Affairs is moving forward on the land-into-trust application but a decision is years away.
Quapaw Tribe still willing to sign no-casino pledge in Arkansas


Local officials said Chairman John Berrey hasn't followed up on his offer but he's planning on arranging meetings soon.
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation must wait for support on casino


A resolution to support the tribe's land-into-trust application for a Class II gaming facility in Illinois was tabled.
Recently recognized Tejon Tribe moves ahead with casino plan


The Bureau of Indian Affairs is preparing an environmental impact statement for a 250,000 square-foot casino in Kern County, California.
Mayor believes BIA decision coming soon on Sault Tribe casino


The land-into-trust application for a site Lansing, Michigan, has been pending for 11 months.
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation revives plan for Illinois casino


The tribe reacquired 127 acres within the Shab-eh-nay Reservation and contends the land can be used for gaming.
Sault Tribe remains confident in off-reservation gaming dispute


The tribe wants to build the $245 million Kewadin Lansing Casino in Lansing, a project supported by the mayor.
Catawba Nation still waiting for answer on casino land-into-trust


A federal law mandates the acquisition of land in North and South Carolina but the Bureau of Indian Affairs does not move quickly.

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