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Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
Pokagon Band casino remains a concern for Indiana lawmakers (04/24)
At least one top lawmaker doesn't believe the state can stop the tribe from opening a casino if the Bureau of Indian Affairs approves a land-into-trust application for a 166-acre site in South Bend.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Legislation
Pokagon Band questions bill that affects Indiana casino project (04/22)
Chairman John Warren said some lawmakers in Indiana aren't making the tribe feel welcome in its own territory.

Filed Under: Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Quapaw Tribe aims to dispel concerns about casino in Arkansas (04/21)
Chairman John Berrey has been meeting with local officials to discuss the tribe's land-into-trust application.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
Bill for more tribally-operated casinos advances in Connecticut (04/21)
The bill authorizes as many as three new facilities but it was written to avoid the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Filed Under: Compacts | Litigation
Fort Silll Apache Tribe continues push for casino in New Mexico (04/20)
The tribe has a reservation in the southern part of the state but Gov. Susana Martinez (R) won't come to the table.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Legislation
Indiana lawmakers not so welcoming to Pokagon Band casino bid (04/17)
Two national organizations are coming to the defense of the tribe in response to questionable comments from state lawmakers whose county includes a non-Indian riverboat.

Filed Under: Land Acquisitions | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Kansas seeks injunction to stop Quapaw Tribe gaming expansion (04/17)
Individual tribal leaders, including Chairman John Berrey, have been added to the state's lawsuit as defendants.

Filed Under: Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
Letter raises legal issues for new tribal casinos in Connecticut (04/16)
Attorney General George Jepsen highlighted two major concerns as lawmakers consider a bill to authorize as many as three casinos for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | NIGC
Quapaw Tribe faces opposition over possible casino in Arkansas (04/16)
Some local officials want the tribe to state that it won't use the land in Little Rock for gaming but that wouldn't necessarily bar a casino in the future.

Filed Under: Compacts
Tribes in New Mexico send new Class III gaming compact to BIA (04/14)
The 22-year agreement was signed by the Navajo Nation, the Jicarilla Apache Nation, the Mescalero Apache Nation, Acoma Pueblo and Jemez Pueblo.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Meetings
BIA to hear from public on Pokagon Band casino plan in Indiana (04/13)
The tribe plans a $480 million development in South Bend, where many of its members live.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Legislation
Houlton Band hopes to avoid statewide referendum on casino bid (04/09)
The tribe hopes to open a casino with 350 slot machines in northern Maine.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Legislation
Lawmaker from Houlton Band introduces bill to authorize casino (04/08)
A facility with 350 slot machines in the northern part of the state could bring in $200 million a year.

Filed Under: California | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Chumash Tribe and leaders sued over $160M casino expansion (04/08)
An opposition group claims the casino site was never placed in trust and is not part of the tribe's reservation.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
Off-reservation gaming dead in tracks after California election (04/06)
Gov. Jerry Brown (D) takes a big step back after two off-reservation casinos he approved ran into major opposition.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation | NIGC
Leader of Fort Sill Apache Tribe to discuss New Mexico gaming (04/03)
The tribe wants to use its reservation in the southern part of the state for gaming but has run into numerous obstacles.

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 | Openings and Closings
MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians loses decision in casino lawsuit (04/01)
The tribe must return to state court to determine the fate of gaming machines seized from an operation that was shut down by local authorities.

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: Compacts | Litigation
Fort Sill Apache Tribe loses bid to force state into gaming deal (03/31)
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R) has refused to enter into negotiations and it appears the tribe can do little to force her to come to the table.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
BIA rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming compact (03/30)
Even if Gov. Scott Walker (R) had approved the controversial casino in Kenosha, the agreement would have been rejected by the federal government.

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.

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