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More on: land-into-trust
Filed Under: Casino Stalker
New Mexico tribes proposed casino in downtown Albuquerque (09/02)
Documents obtained by KRQE describe a casino, a 400-room hotel and a12,000 seat multi-purpose arena on a prime piece of city-owned real estate.

Filed Under: Land Acquisitions
Quapaw Tribe still willing to sign no-casino pledge in Arkansas (08/31)
Local officials said Chairman John Berrey hasn't followed up on his offer but he's planning on arranging meetings soon.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
BIA clarifies timeline on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino bid (08/31)
A decision on the land-into-trust application for the $500 million First Light Resort and Casino isn't imminent.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe prepares for decision on gaming plan (08/28)
The tribe is eager to start work on the $500 million First Light Resort and Casino in Taunton, Massachusetts.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to see BIA decision on casino project (08/26)
It's only taken eight years but the Bureau of Indian Affairs is going to make a decision on the tribe's land-into-trust application.

Filed Under: Compacts | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Quapaw Tribe not rushing into expansion of casino on Kansas land (08/25)
Chairman John Berrey anticipates the Downstream Casino Resort will expand into Kansas in the new three to four years.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Meetings
Shawnee Tribe works with Chickasaw Nation work on casino plan (08/24)
Global Gaming Solutions, a Chickasaw subsidiary, plans to manage the Golden Mesa Casino in Oklahoma's panhandle.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation must wait for support on casino (08/20)
A resolution to support the tribe's land-into-trust application for a Class II gaming facility in Illinois was tabled.

Filed Under: Business Deals | California | Casino Stalker | Litigation
Guidiville Band and gaming partner ordered to pay $1.9M in fees (08/20)
The tribe is suing the city of Richmond and the federal government over a failed casino project at Point Molate.

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe casino agreement awaits decision in state court (08/19)
The tribe reached a $14 million agreement with the city of La Center, Washington, for sewer service to the Cowlitz Casino and Entertainment Resort.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker
Chemehuevi Tribe sees room for second off-reservation casino (08/19)
The Los Coyotes Band is already in the process and the Chemehuevi Tribe hopes to join the race soon.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation wants Illinois parcel in trust (08/19)
The tribe is seeking support from Dekalb County as it pursues a Class II gaming facility on ancestral territory in the state.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Openings and Closings | Regulation
Non-Indian facility in Massachusetts sees $18.1M in revenues (08/18)
Gamblers poured nearly $181.6 million into slot machines and electronic table games at the Plainridge Park Casino in July.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Recently recognized Tejon Tribe moves ahead with casino plan (08/13)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is preparing an environmental impact statement for a 250,000 square-foot casino in Kern County, California.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker | Opinion
Chemehuevi Tribe to resubmit bid for off-reservation casino (08/13)
The Chemehuevi Tribe will be resubmitting a land-into-trust application for an off-reservation casino in Barstow, California.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Mayor believes BIA decision coming soon on Sault Tribe casino (08/12)
The land-into-trust application for a site Lansing, Michigan, has been pending for 11 months.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation touts Illinois casino benefits (08/07)
The tribe predicts a $12 million impact on the economy and 930,000 visitors every year to DeKalb County.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Quapaw Tribe denies claim of work on Kansas casino expansion (08/05)
Equipment seen at the Downstream Casino Resort was there for carpet replacement, not for construction.

Filed Under: California | Casino Stalker
Los Coyotes Band still waiting for off-reservation casino ruling (08/05)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs apparently asked for more information even though an environmental review was completed more than a year ago.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Sault Tribe remains confident in off-reservation gaming dispute (08/04)
The tribe wants to build the $245 million Kewadin Lansing Casino in Lansing, a project supported by the mayor.

Filed 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.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Catawba Nation still waiting for answer on casino land-into-trust (07/31)
A federal law mandates the acquisition of land in North and South Carolina but the Bureau of Indian Affairs does not move quickly.

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe still working on design plans for contested casino (07/29)
The tribe's 152-acre reservation was placed in trust in March but plans for a casino there are being tested in federal court.

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Tohono O'odham Nation wins round in casino battle with Arizona (07/28)
A federal judge has rejected most of the state's requests to obtain more information about the controversial casino in a suburb of Phoenix.

Filed Under: Litigation
Poarch Creeks win injunction blocking county from imposing tax (07/27)
A tax assessor hit the tribe with a $22.3 million bill for the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore, Alabama.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Land Acquisitions
Catawba Nation in talks to bring Hard Rock into gaming plans (07/27)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has yet to issue a decision on a land-into-trust application that was submitted in September 2013.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Massachusetts tribes still trying to get into the casino game (07/20)
The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe face different hurdles in their quests to join the $28 billion Indian gaming industry.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Quapaw Tribe casino expansion faces opposition from tribes (07/20)
The Iowa Tribe and the Sac and Fox Nation want to join a lawsuit filed by the state of Kansas in federal court.

Filed Under: California | Openings and Closings
Enterprise Rancheria won't see tribal opposition at Class II site (07/15)
The United Auburn Indian Community and the Colusa Indian Community won't fight the smaller casino that's near their Class III facilities.

Filed Under: Litigation
Fort Sill Apache Tribe fights NIGC on use of reservation for casino (07/13)
The reservation was placed in trust in 2002 but the tribe is facing opposition from the federal agency that regulates Indian gaming.

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