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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.

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...

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