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Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Quapaw Tribe did not include casino on land-into-trust request (03/26)
Chairman John Berrey told the Bureau of Indian Affairs that there are no plans to change the use of the land.

Filed Under: Compacts | Litigation | NIGC
Governor won't sign casino compact with Fort Sill Apache Tribe (03/26)
The tribe has a reservation in the southern part of New Mexico that it wants to use for gaming.

Filed Under: Legislation | Openings and Closings
House panel backs bill to block Tohono O'odham Nation casino (03/26)
The tribe is already building the facility on land that was placed in trust in July 2014.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | NIGC
Quapaw Tribe insists a casino isn't focus of Arkansas land plan (03/25)
The tribe has filed a land-into-trust application for 160 acres of its former reservation.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Navajo Nation signs Class III casino compact with New Mexico (03/25)
The agreement runs for 22 years and authorizes another facility in six years.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Shawnee Tribe sees opposition to off-reservation gaming plan (03/25)
A called Panhandle Citizens for Truth in Gaming wants opponents to contact the Bureau of Indian Affairs and state lawmakers.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Meetings
BIA to host public meeting for Pokagon Band casino in Indiana (03/24)
The tribe is planning a $480 million development with housing and gaming in South Bend, Indiana.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Quapaw Tribe faces opposition to potential casino in Arkansas (03/24)
The mayor of Little Rock is among those who are questioning whether a casino is right for the area.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker
Scotts Valley Band mum on plans for potential gaming facility (03/23)
Wine industry groups and local officials are stoking fears of a casino that hasn't been announced or confirmed.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | NIGC
Quapaw Tribe open to casino on historic homeland in Arkansas (03/23)
The tribe still needs to clear the land-into-trust process and would need to negotiate a Class III gaming compact.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker | Litigation
Cowlitz Tribe remains confident of casino bid despite litigation (03/23)
Chairman Bill Iyall believes opponents -- including a rival tribe with an existing casino -- have lost the war.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker
Scotts Valley Band rumored to be interested in casino project (03/20)
The tribe's plan for an off-reservation casino was shot down by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 2002.

Filed Under: Compacts
Ho-Chunk Nation hails movement on off-reservation casino bid (03/20)
The tribe believes the Bureau of Indian Affairs has restarted work on the application.

Filed Under: Compacts
New Mexico lawmakers give final approval to gaming compact (03/20)
The agreement can now be sent to the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C., for review.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Compacts | Litigation | NIGC
Quapaw Tribe promises fight to protect casino rights in Kansas (03/19)
The tribe is withdrawing from a commercial gaming project in order to concentrate on a new battle over its expansion plans.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
North Fork Rancheria sues California for off-reservation casino (03/18)
The tribe claims Gov. Jerry Brown (D) won't negotiate in good faith after voters rejected a compact last November.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Meetings
Pokagon Band set for first public hearing on Indiana casino bid (03/18)
A support group is rallying for the tribe while an opposition group remains secretive.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Regulation
Still no word from BIA on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino bid (03/17)
The tribe submitted a land-into-trust application more than seven years ago.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Cowlitz Tribe eager to start work on long-delayed casino project (03/13)
The tribe's 152-acre reservation was placed in trust earlier this week.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
City questions BIA's use of firm for Coquille Tribe's casino report (03/13)
The environmental study hasn't been released but local officials are already raising questions about the contractor being used for the project.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Pokagon Band outlines $480M investment in Indiana casino plan (03/13)
A local group is already stirring up opposition but the mayor says he's open to discussions.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Federal Register
Pokagon Band includes casino in land-into-trust plan in Indiana (03/12)
The tribe wants to develop a village and a Class III gaming facility in the city of South Bend.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Openings and Closings
Oregon tribes continue battle over new Class II gaming facility (03/12)
The Coquille Tribe is facing intense opposition from the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe.

Filed Under: Compacts
New Mexico tribes clear one vote on Class III gaming compact (03/12)
The state Senate approved the new deal and it now awaits action in the House.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Cowlitz Tribe celebrates as BIA finally puts gaming site in trust (03/10)
Opponents -- including a rival tribe with an existing casino -- are still in court trying to stop the project.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Kansas sues over gaming land determination for Quapaw Tribe (03/10)
The state claims the tribe promised not to use the land for gaming if it was placed in trust.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation considers off-reservation casino bid in Illinois (03/06)
Chairman Gary Besaw said the tribe is considering all of its options.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Connecticut
Mashantucket Tribe joins gaming proposal in Massachusetts (03/04)
The tribe hopes to manage a commercial casino in the southeastern part of the state.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Cowlitz Tribe still waiting on BIA to place gaming site in trust (03/04)
The tribe filed the land-into-trust application after gaining federal recognition in 2000.

Filed Under: Legislation | Openings and Closings
Tohono O'odham Nation spends $200M on first phase of casino (03/02)
The tribe has put more than 1,300 people to work on construction of the West Valley Resort.

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