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More on: land-into-trust
Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Catawba Nation waits for BIA decision on off-reservation casino (01/28)
The land-into-trust application was submitted nearly 15 months ago.

Filed Under: Compacts | NIGC
BIA questions provision in compact for some New Mexico tribes (01/27)
The agreement claims to limit gaming to lands that were in trust prior to 1988.

Filed Under: Legislation | Openings and Closings
City affirms support for Tohono O'odham Nation gaming project (01/21)
The city took action in response to a bill in the 114th Congress that would block the casino.

Filed Under: California | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Redding Rancheria gets a second shot for casino at a larger site (01/21)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a mixed victory to the northern California tribe.

Filed Under: California | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
9th Circuit rules in dispute over Redding Rancheria gaming site (01/20)
The tribe has offered to close its existing casino and move operations to a larger site.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
City seeks role in review of Coquille Tribe's off-reservation casino (01/19)
The tribe plans to use a 2.4-acre site in Medford for a Class II gaming facility.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker
City in California excludes tribal off-reservation casino proposals (01/19)
The Elem Colony and the Koi Nation had submitted separate bids to open a casino on Mare Island in Vallejo.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
BIA moves forward with Coquille Tribe off-reservation casino bid (01/16)
A scoping meeting will be held February 3 in Medford in preparation of an environmental impact statement.

Filed Under: Legislation | Openings and Closings
Lawmakers still trying to stop Tohono O'odham Nation casino (01/15)
The tribe has won a series of federal and state court decisions affirming its right to use its trust land for a gaming facility.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
Poarch Creeks remain confident after hearing in casino case (01/14)
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in a lawsuit filed by the state of Alabama.

Filed Under: Litigation
11th Circuit hears lawsuit over Poarch Creek casino operation (01/13)
Alabama's attorney general has promised to drop the case if he loses this round of litigation.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe acquires land adjacent to casino site (01/07)
The tribe paid $1.1 million for eight parcels totaling 17 acres.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains optimistic for gaming bid (12/24)
The Supreme Court's decision in Carcieri v. Salazar has thrown a wrench into the process.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Cowlitz Tribe should work with others on casino plan (12/24)
All tribes — and potential tribes — can avoid wasteful litigation by working together whenever possible.

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: New York | Openings and Closings
Oneida Nation plans to open $20M 'Wizard of Oz'-themed casino (12/22)
The Yellow Brick Road Casino is due to open in the spring of 2015.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Column: Wait for decision on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino (12/19)
Columnist calls on the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to hold off on a third commercial license in the state.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Opponents of Cowlitz Tribe plan appeal of gaming land decision (12/19)
The Grande Ronde Tribes fear competition will hurt their existing casino.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Catawba Nation casino opponents meet with BIA officials in DC (12/17)
The tribe's land-into-trust application for the 16-acre gaming site remains under consideration.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Cowlitz Tribe wins decision on casino land-into-trust application (12/15)
The tribe has been pushing for the casino for over a decade.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
County backs off-reservation casino for Lac Vieux Desert Band (12/11)
Plans call for a $22 million casino at an existing ski resort.

Filed Under: Legislation | Litigation
Non-Indian man disputes law protecting Gun Lake Tribe's casino (12/10)
A non-Indian man who lives three miles from the casino has made it clear he wants a monetary settlement from the tribe.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe submits casino environmental report (12/10)
The tribe is still waiting for the Bureau of Indian Affairs to make a decision on its land-into-trust application.

Filed Under: NIGC | Openings and Closings
Kansas attorney general questions Quapaw Tribe's gaming plans (12/10)
The tribe plans to build a $15 million casino expansion on newly acquired land in Kansas.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Judge removes Sault Tribe from off-reservation gaming lawsuit (12/08)
The state plans to pursue individual tribal officials due to the sovereign immunity of the tribe itself.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker | Litigation
Court won't allow Buena Vista Rancheria in gaming land case (12/02)
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals said the tribe waited too long to intervene.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Lawmaker wants BIA to wait on Cowlitz Tribe casino acquisition (11/25)
Sparring continues as parties wait for a decision in a long-running lawsuit.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker
Two tribes making push for off-reservation casino in California (11/20)
The Elem Colony and the Koi Nation each submitted bids to develop Mare Island in Vallejo.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Opinion: Catawba Nation makes a sneak attack with casino bid (11/20)
Resident claims the local community doesn't support the Catawba Nation off-reservation casino.

Filed Under: California | Compacts | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Opponents still trying to shut down Graton Rancheria's casino (11/18)
An opposition group has lost twice but is hoping to revive its case before the California Supreme Court.

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