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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.

Filed Under: Compacts
New Mexico lawmakers advance new Class III gaming compact (03/02)
Five tribes signed the agreement and are eager to see it approved before the end of the legislative session later this month.

Filed Under: Compacts | Litigation | NIGC
Fort Sill Apache Tribe in court for gaming compact in New Mexico (03/02)
Gov. Susana Martinez (R) refuses to negotiate a deal with the tribe.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria still waiting for BIA movement on gaming plan (02/27)
A draft environmental impact statement could be issued sometime this summer.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Little River Band expects wait for $180M off-reservation casino (02/26)
The tribe's ogema, or leader, believes a decision could come within 18 months to two years.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Business owners support Catawba Nation off-reservation casino (02/25)
Local businesses are hoping to counter opposition coming from the religious community.

Filed Under: California | Compacts | Federal Register
Karuk Tribe completes arbitration for county casino agreement (02/24)
The county won out in a dispute over the cost of law enforcement services.

Filed Under: California | Openings and Closings
Grant aids employees who lost jobs at Chukchansi Tribe casino (02/24)
More than 1,000 people were put out of work when the casino closed as a result of an internal leadership dispute.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Little River Band submits application for off-reservation casino (02/24)
The tribe wants to turn a 60-acre former racetrack into a casino with a hotel.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Menominee Nation weighs next step for off-reservation casino (02/20)
The tribe hasn't announced a decision but a law professor believes a case could be made in federal and state court.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation makes last push for off-reservation casino (02/19)
More than 400 supporters stood by at the State Capitol as Chairman Gary Besaw was turned away from the office of Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Community welcomes Shawnee Tribe off-reservation casino (02/19)
Local officials hope the Golden Moon Casino brings more people to Oklahoma's Panhandle.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker
BIA still working on Los Coyotes Band off-reservation casino (02/19)
The final environmental impact statement was published in April 2014.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Federal Register
BIA still working on potential Pokagon Band casino in Indiana (02/18)
The tribe submitted a land-into-trust application more than two years ago.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Ho-Chunk Nation won't ask tribes about off-reservation casino (02/18)
The tribe's Class III gaming compact authorizes four locations.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Shawnee Tribe announces off-reservation casino in Oklahoma (02/18)
The tribe was restored to federal recognition by an act of Congress in 2000.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Menominee Nation sought to bar rival off-reservation casino (02/17)
An offer to fund a new stadium was linked to the Ho-Chunk Nation's casino in Beloit.

Filed Under: Compacts
Washington Gambling Commission approves tribal compacts (02/17)
The agreement allows tribes to add more gaming devices to their facilities.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation starts 156-mile walk to rally casino support (02/13)
Tribal members are braving frigid temperatures as the head toward the state capitol in Madison.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation prepares for 156-mile march to push casino (02/12)
The walk begins tomorrow morning at tribal headquarters in Keshena.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation to march 156 miles to rally support for casino (02/11)
The march will begin on Friday in Keshena, the tribal headquarters.

Filed Under: California | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Chukchansi Tribe faction avoids contempt over gaming per caps (02/11)
A federal judge said it was 'reasonable' to withhold checks from people whose enrollment status is being questioned.

Filed Under: NIGC | Openings and Closings
Quapaw Tribe slams casino expansion opposition as 'anti-Indian' (02/11)
The tribe plans to spend $15 million to expand the Downstream Casino Resort onto trust land in Kansas.

Filed Under: California | Openings and Closings
Chukchansi Tribe faction claims victory in bid to reopen casino (02/10)
Reggie Lewis and Nancy Ayala say they have been recognized as the rightful leaders.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Federal review of Catawba Nation off-reservation drags along (02/09)
The land-into-trust application was submitted in September 2013.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Coquille Tribe not worried about competition from a new casino (02/06)
Three tribes in Oregon appear to be gunning for the same market.

Filed Under: Regulation
Yavapai-Apache Nation adds casino per capita requirements (02/05)
Members must have a high school diploma or GED and must complete a financial education course and a cultural assessment.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation pushes governor to change mind on casino (02/05)
The final deadline on the off-reservation casino in Kenosha is February 19.

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