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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: 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: Casino Stalker | Meetings
BIA hears from public on Pokagon Band gaming plan in Indiana (04/15)
About 200 people attended a hearing to discuss plans for a $400 million development in South Bend, Indiana.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Meetings
Pokagon Band gains city support for casino ahead of BIA hearing (04/14)
Leaders in South Bend, Indiana, are laying out the welcome mat for the tribe as it seeks to further its presence in the state.

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
City weighs resolution to support Pokagon Band casino in Indiana (04/09)
The vote might come ahead of a Bureau of Indian Affairs public meeting on the tribe's land-into-trust application.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Little River Band announces departure of casino general manager (04/02)
Wendell Long, a member of the Choctaw Nation, is leaving after two years on the job.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Pokagon Band faces hurdles for a gaming compact with Indiana (03/30)
Gov. Mike Pence (R), who would be negotiating with the tribe, has said he opposes an 'expansion' of gaming in a state where revenues from existing facilities have fallen 17 percent in the last five fiscal years.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Legislation
Indiana lawmakers seek role in Pokagon Band gaming compact (03/27)
The bill would require the Legislature to ratify a compact, a practice that is common other states with tribal casinos.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Meetings
BIA to host public meeting for Pokagon Band casino in Indiana (03/24)
The tribe is planning a $480 million development with housing and gaming in South Bend, Indiana.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Opinion: Bad gamble on Little River Band off-reservation casino (03/18)
Muskegon County cannot afford the luxury of an Indian casino.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Meetings
Pokagon Band set for first public hearing on Indiana casino bid (03/18)
A support group is rallying for the tribe while an opposition group remains secretive.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Interview with Little River Band leader on off-reservation casino (03/16)
'We believe that there are going to be well over 1,000 jobs created.'

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 | Opinion
Editorial: Little River Band casino could bring economic boost (03/11)
Tribe officials have said they will invest $180 million in the project and that they expect to create more than 1,200 new jobs.

Filed Under: Public Relations
Defendant pleas in robbery at Saginaw Chippewa Tribe's casino (03/05)
The victim was lured to the casino after he won $2,500 at another tribal facility in Michigan.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Hannahville Indian Community starts $8M casino expansion work (02/27)
Some of the renovations will be complete by this summer while the bigger ticket items will take longer.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
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.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
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.

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.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Hannahville Indian Community announces casino expansion (02/17)
Plans call for a full-service spa, a second golf course, a new hotel entrance and numerous renovations throughout the facility.

Filed Under: Compacts
Nottawaseppi Huron Band shares $20.4M in gaming revenues (02/13)
The tribe contributed $15.3 million to the state and $5 million to local governments.

Filed Under: Public Relations
Grand Traverse Band shares more than $880K in casino revenue (02/12)
The amount was lower than the figures from the same period in the last four years.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Openings and Closings
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community approves casino market study (01/30)
The results will help determine whether to pursue new opportunities.

Filed Under: Regulation
Lengthy sentence for robbery of Saginaw Chippewa casino winner (01/19)
The victim, a tribal member, was assaulted and robbed on the reservation.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community voters reject new casino plan (12/16)
Tribal members rejected plans to buy a hotel and build a $31 million casino at the site.

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.

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