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Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
Fond du Lac Band prevails yet again in long-running casino feud (07/29)
The city of Duluth, Minnesota, already received $75 million from the Fond-du-Luth Casino but wanted even more.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
City tries to lower litigation costs in Fond du Lac Band casino case (06/05)
After losing every round in the long-running battle, Duluth is handling the case in-house.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
City submits appeal in gaming dispute with Fond du Lac Band (06/02)
The city has lost every single ruling but is asking the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to hear the case anyway.

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Mayoral candidate embraces Fond du Lac Band urban casino (05/19)
Incumbent Mayor Don Ness, who has repeatedly criticized the tribe, will not be seeking re-election.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Litigation
Fond du Lac Band prevails again in long-running casino case (05/08)
A judge had ordered the tribe to send another $12 million -- on top of $75 million -- to the city of Duluth but an appeals court said that was a mistake.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Fond du Lac Band spars with city over services for urban casino (04/15)
The city of Duluth has demanded $2 million a year, a figure that the tribe won't accept.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Fond du Lac Band faces more court battles with city over casino (04/02)
The city of Duluth keeps on fighting despite losing a series of lawsuits affecting the Fond-du-Luth Casino.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
City loses yet another ruling in Fond du Lac Band gaming dispute (04/01)
This time the city lost a lawsuit that was filed against the National Indian Gaming Commission.

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...

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