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Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation | NIGC
Supreme Court asked to hear Kialegee Tribal Town gaming case (03/27)
The tribe dropped plans to build a casino on an Indian allotment but the state of Oklahoma is trying to keep the dispute alive by asking the justices to review a case that's very similar to one they recently decided.

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: 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: 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 | Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut lawmakers move fast on bill for new tribal casinos (03/20)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are joining forces to counteract threats to their gaming empire.

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: 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 | Litigation | Opinion
Editorial: Group fights Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino plan (03/12)
Absent the settlement agreement, the tribe would be free to develop its lands as it sees fit.

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: NIGC
Sen. Barrasso vows fast action on NIGC pick Jonodev Chaudhuri (03/12)
A vote on the nomination has been scheduled for next Wednesday, March 18.

Filed Under: Compacts
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sends gaming money to state (03/11)
The money was being withheld in a dispute over a rival off-reservation casino.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut lawmakers to introduce bill for more tribal casinos (03/10)
At least one site could be jointly operated and would be located near the Massachusetts border.

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: Litigation
Narragansett Tribe loses decision in non-Indian gaming dispute (03/05)
The Rhode Island Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the law that authorized table games at a non-Indian facility.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe hails decision in gaming dispute (03/04)
The tribe plans to build a Class II facility on its reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation | Opinion
Opinion: Florida gaming expansion bill leads to less gaming (03/04)
In many debates over gambling expansion, often the starting point is that all gaming is equal.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation | NIGC
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe and state in court over casino plan (03/03)
The tribe wants to open a Class II facility on its reservation but the state is objecting.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
MGM on track to complete $1.2B casino near US Capitol next year (03/02)
The casino at National Harbor will feature 3,600 slot machines, 140 table games, a 300-room hotel, a 3,000-seat venue, several restaurants and retail shops.

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: NIGC | Opinion | Regulation
Joseph Webster: Tribes assert sovereignty over Class II gaming (03/02)
When Congress enacted the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in 1988, it included an important provision to allow for self-regulation of Class II gaming by tribal governments

Filed Under: California
Lytton Band paid $4.6M to use land as parking for Class II facility (02/27)
The tribe paid up front to use the 2.5-acre site for 20 years.

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.

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