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Fond du Lac Band wins approval of agreement to end casino battleFiled Under: Litigation | NIGC
Fond du Lac Band wins approval of agreement to end casino battle (06/13)
The city of Duluth, Minnesota, is dropping two court cases and withdrawing a land-into-trust appeal.

Fond du Lac Band reaches agreement in long-running casino feudFiled Under: Litigation
Fond du Lac Band reaches agreement in long-running casino feud (06/08)
The tribe will pay $150,000 a year to address operations at the Fond-du-Luth Casino in Duluth, Minnesota.

Fond du Lac Band won't confirm plan for site adjacent to casinoFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC
Fond du Lac Band won't confirm plan for site adjacent to casino (04/27)
The footprint of the Fond-du-Luth Casino in Duluth, Minnesota, is about to grow with approval of a land-into-trust application.

Leader of Fond du Lac Band decries 'lynch mobbing' in casino spatFiled Under: Regulation
Leader of Fond du Lac Band decries 'lynch mobbing' in casino spat (03/14)
Interim Chairman Wally Dupuis said he paid for his campaign mailers out of his own pocket and said other candidates have hired the same printing firm as the one used by the Minnesota tribe's casino.

Chairman of Fond du Lac Band denies gaming license was revokedFiled Under: Regulation
Chairman of Fond du Lac Band denies gaming license was revoked (03/11)
A rival candidate is accusing interim leader Wally Dupuis of using tribal casino resources to promote his election bid.

Fond du Lac Band almost finished with $6.2M casino upgradeFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Fond du Lac Band almost finished with $6.2M casino upgrade (08/14)
The Fond-du-Luth Casino in Duluth is getting more modern look, nearly 30 years after opening in 1986.

Donna Ennis: City lynches Fond du Lac Band in gaming disputeFiled Under: Opinion
Donna Ennis: City lynches Fond du Lac Band in gaming dispute (08/10)
Settler Colonialism has best been defined as more of an imposed structure than a historical event.

Fond du Lac Band wants to resolve long-running gaming fightFiled Under: Litigation | NIGC
Fond du Lac Band wants to resolve long-running gaming fight (08/03)
The tribe already paid $75 million to the city for hosting the Fond-du-Luth Casino but officials in Duluth, Minnesota, want more despite losing several cases in court.

Fond du Lac Band prevails yet again in long-running casino feudFiled 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.

City tries to lower litigation costs in Fond du Lac Band casino caseFiled 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.

City submits appeal in gaming dispute with Fond du Lac Band 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.

Mayoral candidate embraces Fond du Lac Band urban casinoFiled 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.

Fond du Lac Band prevails again in long-running casino caseFiled 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.

Fond du Lac Band spars with city over services for urban casinoFiled 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.

Fond du Lac Band faces more court battles with city over casinoFiled 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.

City loses yet another ruling in Fond du Lac Band gaming disputeFiled 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.

Fond du Lac Band plans to spend $5.5M on casino renovationsFiled 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.

Fond du Lac Band to spend $3M on more modern look at casinoFiled 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.

Fond du Lac Band wins ruling affecting land adjacent to casinoFiled 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.

8th Circuit hears arguments in Fond du Lac Band casino suitFiled 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.

MPR: City pushes for casino amid battle with Fond du Lac Band">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.

City seeking to reinstate Fond du Lac Band gaming agreementFiled 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.

Soboba Band hires Scott Sirois as casino general managerFiled 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.

Fond du Lac Band takes casino agreement dispute to 8th Circuit 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.

Fond du Lac Band continues fight against casino agreementFiled 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.

Fond du Lac Band weighs next step in gaming lease disputeFiled 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.

Fond du Lac Band ordered to pay  $10.3M in casino lease feesFiled 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.

Fond du Lac Band lowers legal age for off-reservation casinoFiled 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...

City still seeking cut of revenue from Fond du Lac Band casinoFiled 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...

City sues   NIGC in Fond du Lac Band casino agreement disputeFiled 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...

8th Circuit won't rehear Fond du Lac Band gaming  deal disputeFiled 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...

City plans appeal after losing Fond du Lac Band casino caseFiled 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...

8th Circuit backs Fond du Lac Band in casino agreement suitFiled 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...

8th Circuit hears Fond du Lac Band gaming agreement lawsuitFiled 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...

Letter: Make  Fond du Lac Band feel the pain in gaming disputeFiled 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...

Fond du Lac Band lands world record with big burger at casinoFiled 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...

City to spend more money in Fond du Lac Band casino dispute 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...

Opinion: Fond du Lac Band holding upper hand in gaming disputeFiled 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...

Fond du Lac Band wins another round in gaming feud with cityFiled 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...

City weighs options in gaming dispute with Fond du Lac BandFiled 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...

BIA cancels disputed agreement for Fond du Lac Band casino 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...

Fond du Lac Band back in court over casino agreementFiled 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...

Fond du Lac Band asked BIA to review casino arrangementFiled 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...

BIA threatens to cancel lease for Fond du Lac Band casinoFiled 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...

Off-reservation casino offers gains to Fond du Lac   economyFiled 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...

Fond du Lac leader criticizes city's plan to open a new casinoFiled 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...

Fond du Lac Band expects more jobs with casino expansionFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Fond du Lac Band expects more jobs with casino expansion (01/18)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians wants to expand its off-reservation casino in Duluth, Minnesota. The tribe has asked the Bureau of Indian Affairs to add an adjacent property to the Fond-du-Luth Casino. Chairwoman Karen Diver...

Fond du Lac Band seeks to grow off-reservation gaming siteFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Fond du Lac Band seeks to grow off-reservation gaming site (01/17)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians is seeking to expand its off-reservation gaming site in Duluth, Minnesota. The tribe recently filed a land-into-trust application with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The tribe wants to add the...

Mayor again threatens to shut down Fond du Lac Band  casinoFiled Under: Litigation
Mayor again threatens to shut down Fond du Lac Band casino (01/06)
Mayor Don Ness in Duluth, Minnesota, is again threatening to shut down the casino owned by the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. Ness said the tribe has violated a 1994 agreement that required revenue sharing at...

City threatens to close Fond du Lac Band casino over  disputeFiled Under: Litigation | NIGC
City threatens to close Fond du Lac Band casino over dispute (11/30)
The mayor of Duluth, Minnesota, says the city might close the casino owned by the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. The tribe won a decision in federal court that said revenue sharing provisions of its agreement...

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