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Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
8th Circuit hears arguments in Fond du Lac Band casino suit (11/13)
The tribe doesn't want to pay another $12 million under a revenue sharing agreement that has been invalidated.

Filed Under: Litigation
MPR: City pushes for casino amid battle with Fond du Lac Band (08/19)
Officials in Duluth, Minnesota, want to open their own casino as they try to reinstate a revenue sharing agreement with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.

Filed Under: Public Relations
Prairie Island Tribe arrests woman for possessing meth at casino (07/31)
The 27-year-old woman brought 1.5 ounces of meth to the Treasure Island Resort and Casino.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
White Earth Nation receives permit for biomass power at casino (07/07)
The system would be used to provide heat to the gaming floor, hotel and events center.

Filed Under: Legislation
Minnesota Indian Gaming Association opposes Internet lottery (05/13)
The Minnesota Indian Gaming Association is urging Gov. Mark Dayton (D) to reject Internet lottery sales.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
City seeking to reinstate Fond du Lac Band gaming agreement (05/08)
Officials in Duluth, Minnesota, are still trying to reinstate a gaming agreement with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.

Filed Under: Public Relations
Four people plead guilty for theft from Minnesota tribal casinos (04/15)
Four people pleaded guilty in connection with a theft scheme at tribal casinos in Minnesota.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Litigation
Company that owes $10.4M to gaming tribes files for bankruptcy (03/25)
A non-Indian cash management company that owes $10.4 million to tribes has filed for bankruptcy protections in federal court.

Filed Under: Business Deals
Leech Lake Band to offer simulcast wagering on horse races (02/12)
The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Indians in Minnesota reached an agreement to offer simulcast wagering on horse races.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Litigation
Firm ordered to pay $10.4M for doing business at tribal casinos (12/04)
A non-Indian cash management company is in big trouble for its business dealings with two tribes.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
MPR: Minnesota governor supports state-run casino at airport (11/21)
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) supports a state-run casino at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport.

Filed Under: Litigation
Fond du Lac Band takes casino agreement dispute to 8th Circuit (11/05)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians is asking the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear a gaming dispute with the city of Duluth, Minnesota.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
Fond du Lac Band continues fight against casino agreement (11/04)
The Fond du Lac Band continues to battle the city of Duluth, Minnesota, over a casino agreement that was invalidated by the National Indian Gaming Commission.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Minnesota Tribes: Don't open doors to off-reservation casino (10/28)
Tribal leaders in Minnesota oppose off-reservation casino in neighboring Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
Fond du Lac Band weighs next step in gaming lease dispute (10/10)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians hasn't decided whether to appeal the latest decision in its long-running casino battle with the city of Duluth, Minnesota.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
Fond du Lac Band ordered to pay $10.3M in casino lease fees (10/09)
A federal judge ordered the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians to pay an estimated $10.3 million in casino lease fees to the city of Duluth, Minnesota.

Filed Under: Meetings
Great Plains Indian Gaming Association moves meeting date (09/25)
The Great Plains Indian Gaming Association will be hosting its annual conference earlier than usual next year.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Lower Sioux Indian Community announces expansion at casino (08/07)
The Lower Sioux Indian Community of Minnesota announced an expansion of its casino. The tribe will be adding more expanding and renovating the Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel. The project includes a larger gaming floor, a 225-seat bingo hall and a...

Filed Under: Public Relations | Regulation
Fond du Lac Band lowers legal age for off-reservation casino (07/10)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians has lowered the legal gambling age at its off-reservation casino in Duluth, Minnesota. Patrons have to be 18 to gamble at the Fond-du-Luth Casino. That's the same legal age at...

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
City still seeking cut of revenue from Fond du Lac Band casino (04/15)
Despite losing a lawsuit, the city of Duluth, Minnesota, is still seeking a cut of gaming revenues from the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians but the tribe says that's a no-go. The 8th Circuit Court of...

Filed Under: Legislation
MIGA: Minnesota lawmakers seek to expand non-Indian gaming (03/12)
A legislative update from the Minnesota Indian Gaming Association: As expected, there is no shortage of gambling expansion proposals awaiting consideration by the 2013 Minnesota Legislature. House File 522, authored by Rep. Phyllis Kahn of Minneapolis, would authorize sports betting...

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
City sues NIGC in Fond du Lac Band casino agreement dispute (02/28)
After losing its lawsuit against the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians, the city of Duluth, Minnesota, is now going after the National Indian Gaming Commission. The tribe shared 19 percent of gross revenues from the Fond-du-Luth...

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
8th Circuit won't rehear Fond du Lac Band gaming deal dispute (02/21)
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals won't rehear a gaming dispute involving the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. The city of Duluth, Minnesota, asked the full court to revisit the case after a three-judge panel ruled...

Filed Under: Public Relations
Blog: Shakopee Tribe casino per capita comes to $1M a year (02/04)
"A generation ago, according to a report by the New York Times, members of the Shakopee Mdewakanton of Minnesota were living "in a motley collection of beat-up trailer homes, melting snow for bath water when wells froze over because they...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Bois Forte Band holds final bingo session after 26-year run (01/30)
The Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota is holding its last bingo game tonight. The Fortune Bay Resort Casino got its start with bingo 26 years ago. But the tribe said it was time to end the games. “We...

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