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Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
Fond du Lac Band prevails yet again in long-running casino feud (07/29)
The city of Duluth, Minnesota, already received $75 million from the Fond-du-Luth Casino but wanted even more.

Filed Under: Regulation
Red Lake Nation schedules August 19 referendum on liquor sales (07/27)
Tribal members rejected liquor in a 1999 vote but the outcome was not binding.

Filed Under: Regulation
Eastern Shoshone Tribe secures grant to update casino security (06/29)
The $335,000 grant comes from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community in Minnesota.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
City tries to lower litigation costs in Fond du Lac Band casino case (06/05)
After losing every round in the long-running battle, Duluth is handling the case in-house.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
City submits appeal in gaming dispute with Fond du Lac Band (06/02)
The city has lost every single ruling but is asking the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to hear the case anyway.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Prairie Island Indian Community plans $19M expansion at casino (05/22)
The Treasure Island Resort and Casino see a 40,000 square-foot addition with a fitness center, an upscale spa and salon and a water park.

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Mayoral candidate embraces Fond du Lac Band urban casino (05/19)
Incumbent Mayor Don Ness, who has repeatedly criticized the tribe, will not be seeking re-election.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Litigation
Fond du Lac Band prevails again in long-running casino case (05/08)
A judge had ordered the tribe to send another $12 million -- on top of $75 million -- to the city of Duluth but an appeals court said that was a mistake.

Filed Under: Public Relations
White Earth Nation promotes tribal members in casino positions (04/24)
John 'Bomber' Clark is the new human resources director and Gary Litzau was promoted to marketing director.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Fond du Lac Band spars with city over services for urban casino (04/15)
The city of Duluth has demanded $2 million a year, a figure that the tribe won't accept.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Fond du Lac Band faces more court battles with city over casino (04/02)
The city of Duluth keeps on fighting despite losing a series of lawsuits affecting the Fond-du-Luth Casino.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
City loses yet another ruling in Fond du Lac Band gaming dispute (04/01)
This time the city lost a lawsuit that was filed against the National Indian Gaming Commission.

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Fond du Lac Band plans to spend $5.5M on casino renovations (03/23)
The Art Deco facade and interior are being replaced, nearly 30 years after the facility opened in 1986.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Openings and Closings
Fort Peck Tribes move forward with casino plan thanks to loan (03/23)
A groundbreaking on the Buffalo Rivers Casino and Lodge is set for June 15.

Filed Under: Regulation
Bois Forte Band finds replacement for casino executive who quit (03/17)
Jennifer Pontinen is the new director of finance and business development for the Bois Forte Development Corporation.

Filed Under: NIGC
NIGC announces topics for upcoming tribal consultation sessions (03/09)
The meetings will take place in April and May.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Fond du Lac Band to spend $3M on more modern look at casino (02/23)
Work at the Fond-du-Luth Casino will begin this summer and will take about four months.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Tribes won't let lottery get away with online games (02/17)
To think that tribal gaming interests in Minnesota are going to sit back and let the lottery get away with this without offering their own products is fantasy.

Filed Under: Regulation
Gaming executive for Bois Forte Band resigns amid allegations (02/12)
The tribal council said allegations of credit card abuse have been reported to federal authorities.

Filed Under: Public Relations
Bois Forte Band reports six percent drop in revenues at casino (01/26)
Chairman Kevin Leecy said non-gaming aspects of the facility continue to do well.

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: 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.

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