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Little River Band expects wait for $180M off-reservation casino (02/26)
The tribe's ogema, or leader, believes a decision could come within 18 months to two years.

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Business owners support Catawba Nation off-reservation casino (02/25)
Local businesses are hoping to counter opposition coming from the religious community.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | NIGC
Florida governor wants land ruling for Poarch Creek gaming site (02/25)
The tribe's one-acre property in Florida was reportedly placed in trust in 1984 so it presumably can be used for a casino.

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Little River Band submits application for off-reservation casino (02/24)
The tribe wants to turn a 60-acre former racetrack into a casino with a hotel.

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Community welcomes Shawnee Tribe off-reservation casino (02/19)
Local officials hope the Golden Moon Casino brings more people to Oklahoma's Panhandle.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Federal Register
BIA still working on potential Pokagon Band casino in Indiana (02/18)
The tribe submitted a land-into-trust application more than two years ago.

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Shawnee Tribe announces off-reservation casino in Oklahoma (02/18)
The tribe was restored to federal recognition by an act of Congress in 2000.

Filed Under: NIGC | Openings and Closings
Quapaw Tribe slams casino expansion opposition as 'anti-Indian' (02/11)
The tribe plans to spend $15 million to expand the Downstream Casino Resort onto trust land in Kansas.

Filed Under: NIGC | Openings and Closings
County opposes expansion of Quapaw Tribe casino into Kansas (02/10)
A county claims the tribe promised not to use the land for gaming.

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Federal review of Catawba Nation off-reservation drags along (02/09)
The land-into-trust application was submitted in September 2013.

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Coquille Tribe not worried about competition from a new casino (02/06)
Three tribes in Oregon appear to be gunning for the same market.

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Pastors continue to rally opposition to Catawba Nation casino (02/05)
The tribe's $600 million casino in North Carolina remains under consideration at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Compacts | Litigation | NIGC
Fort Sill Apache Tribe challenges provision in gaming compact (02/05)
The provision in question states that gaming can only on occur on lands that were in trust prior to 1988.

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BIA holds public hearing on Coquille Tribe off-reservation casino (02/04)
Chairwoman Brenda Meade speaks in support of the proposed Class II facility in Medford.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Opponents take Cowlitz Tribe gaming land dispute to DC Circuit (02/04)
The main issue in the case is the Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker
Rivals spent $18M to oppose North Fork off-reservation casino (02/03)
The Table Mountain Rancheria, the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians and the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians oppose the new development.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Public Relations
Cow Creek Band ties casino layoffs to economy and rival tribe (02/03)
The tribe laid off 93 people at the Seven Feather Casino Resort.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still waiting for BIA answer on casino (02/02)
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn promised a decision in "early 2013" but that deadline has long passed.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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