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Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Fond du Lac Band plans to spend $5.5M on casino renovations (03/23)
The Art Deco facade and interior are being replaced, nearly 30 years after the facility opened in 1986.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Fond du Lac Band to spend $3M on more modern look at casino (02/23)
Work at the Fond-du-Luth Casino will begin this summer and will take about four months.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
Fond du Lac Band wins ruling affecting land adjacent to casino (12/24)
The tribe wants a one-acre site placed in trust in order to create a buffer zone around the casino.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
8th Circuit hears arguments in Fond du Lac Band casino suit (11/13)
The tribe doesn't want to pay another $12 million under a revenue sharing agreement that has been invalidated.

Filed Under: Litigation
MPR: City pushes for casino amid battle with Fond du Lac Band (08/19)
Officials in Duluth, Minnesota, want to open their own casino as they try to reinstate a revenue sharing agreement with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
City seeking to reinstate Fond du Lac Band gaming agreement (05/08)
Officials in Duluth, Minnesota, are still trying to reinstate a gaming agreement with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker | Federal Register
Soboba Band hires Scott Sirois as casino general manager (01/07)
The Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians in California has hired a new casino general manager.

Filed Under: Litigation
Fond du Lac Band takes casino agreement dispute to 8th Circuit (11/05)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians is asking the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear a gaming dispute with the city of Duluth, Minnesota.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
Fond du Lac Band continues fight against casino agreement (11/04)
The Fond du Lac Band continues to battle the city of Duluth, Minnesota, over a casino agreement that was invalidated by the National Indian Gaming Commission.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
Fond du Lac Band weighs next step in gaming lease dispute (10/10)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians hasn't decided whether to appeal the latest decision in its long-running casino battle with the city of Duluth, Minnesota.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
Fond du Lac Band ordered to pay $10.3M in casino lease fees (10/09)
A federal judge ordered the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians to pay an estimated $10.3 million in casino lease fees to the city of Duluth, Minnesota.

Filed Under: Public Relations | Regulation
Fond du Lac Band lowers legal age for off-reservation casino (07/10)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians has lowered the legal gambling age at its off-reservation casino in Duluth, Minnesota. Patrons have to be 18 to gamble at the Fond-du-Luth Casino. That's the same legal age at...

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
City still seeking cut of revenue from Fond du Lac Band casino (04/15)
Despite losing a lawsuit, the city of Duluth, Minnesota, is still seeking a cut of gaming revenues from the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians but the tribe says that's a no-go. The 8th Circuit Court of...

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
City sues NIGC in Fond du Lac Band casino agreement dispute (02/28)
After losing its lawsuit against the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, the city of Duluth, Minnesota, is now going after the National Indian Gaming Commission. The tribe shared 19 percent of gross revenues from the Fond-du-Luth...

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
8th Circuit won't rehear Fond du Lac Band gaming deal dispute (02/21)
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals won't rehear a gaming dispute involving the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. The city of Duluth, Minnesota, asked the full court to revisit the case after a three-judge panel ruled...

Filed Under: Litigation
City plans appeal after losing Fond du Lac Band casino case (01/15)
The mayor of Duluth, Minnesota said the city will ask the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear a gaming dispute with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. The city says 1994 agreement that requires the...

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
8th Circuit backs Fond du Lac Band in casino agreement suit (01/14)
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a big victory today to the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in a casino agreement case. A 1994 agreement required the tribe to share 19 percent of slot machine...

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
8th Circuit hears Fond du Lac Band gaming agreement lawsuit (11/14)
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on Tuesday in City of Duluth vs. Fond Du Lac Band of Chippewa, a gaming agreement case. The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians signed an agreement that...

Filed Under: Opinion
Letter: Make Fond du Lac Band feel the pain in gaming dispute (09/28)
"In 2009, the tribe unilaterally stopped making payments to the city. Both parties made the original contract in “good faith” and now that “good faith” was broken. If it was a bad deal, so be it: Cancel the deal and...

Filed Under: Public Relations
Fond du Lac Band lands world record with big burger at casino (09/04)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians has set a record for the world's biggest burger. The hamburger at the Black Bear Casino Resort weighed 2,014 pounds and was 10 feet in diameter. It included 60...

Filed Under: Litigation
City to spend more money in Fond du Lac Band casino dispute (08/28)
The city council in Duluth, Minnesota, voted to spend another $250,000 to continue a gaming dispute with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. The city has already spent more than $1 million to try to force...

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Fond du Lac Band holding upper hand in gaming dispute (06/18)
"Congratulations to editorial cartoonist Steve Lindstrom for his May 31 cartoon in the News Tribune depicting the city of Duluth’s struggle to maintain its casino contract with the Fond du Lac tribe. The cartoon correctly demonstrated that the U.S. Department...

Filed Under: Litigation
Fond du Lac Band wins another round in gaming feud with city (05/24)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians has won another round of litigation in its gaming dispute with Duluth, Minnesota. The tribe filed a land-into-trust application with the Bureau of Indian Affairs for a property next to...

Filed Under: Business Deals | Litigation
City weighs options in gaming dispute with Fond du Lac Band (05/17)
The city of Duluth, Minnesota, is weighing its options after the Obama administration canceled a gaming deal with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. Since 1994, the city has received 19 percent of gross revenues from...

Filed Under: Business Deals
BIA cancels disputed agreement for Fond du Lac Band casino (05/16)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has canceled a gaming agreement between the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and the city of Duluth, Minnesota. The tribe agreed to share 19 percent of gross revenues from the Fond-du-Luth...

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
Fond du Lac Band back in court over casino agreement (04/20)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and the city of Duluth, Minnesota, were back in court over a disputed gaming agreement. The tribe and the city first entered into an agreement for the Fond-du-Luth Casino in...

Filed Under: NIGC | Regulation
Fond du Lac Band asked BIA to review casino arrangement (03/29)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians asked the Bureau of Indian Affairs to review a lease for its off-reservation casino in Duluth, Minnesota. Last year, the National Indian Gaming Commission ruled that the tribe's agreement to...

Filed Under: NIGC | Regulation
BIA threatens to cancel lease for Fond du Lac Band casino (03/28)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is threatening to cancel a lease affecting the off-reservation casino owned by the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in Minnesota. The lease is part of an arrangement in which the tribe...

Filed Under: Litigation
Off-reservation casino offers gains to Fond du Lac economy (02/15)
Off-reservation gaming has been beneficial for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in Minnesota. Thanks to the Fond-du-Luth Casino in Duluth, the tribe has pumped a half a billion dollars into the reservation over the last...

Filed Under: Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Fond du Lac leader criticizes city's plan to open a new casino (01/20)
The leader of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians says the city of Duluth, Minnesota, has a double standard on gaming. The tribe wants to expand the Fond-du-Luth Casino by adding an adjacent property. The city...

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