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Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Muscogee man appeals conviction over Poarch Creek casino (01/14)
Wayland Gray was trying to bless a burial site when he was arrested and later convicted.

Filed Under: NIGC
Obama re-submits nomination for Jonodev Chaudhuri at NIGC (01/09)
The Senate failed to take action before the end of the last session of Congress.

Filed Under: Compacts
Oklahoma reports drop in gaming exclusivity fees from tribes (11/21)
For the first time since 2004, tribes shared fewer revenues with the state.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation finally starts work on $365M gaming project (11/20)
The project includes a 27-story hotel and a new 'Margaritaville' gaming and entertainment complex.

Filed Under: NIGC
Sen. Tester vows quick action on NIGC pick Jonodev Chaudhuri (11/13)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee spent less than 30 minutes on the nomination.

Filed Under: NIGC
NIGC nominee Jonodev Chaudhuri gets confirmation hearing (11/12)
The agency has been without a confirmed leader for more than a year.

Filed Under: NIGC
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets hearing on NIGC nominee (11/03)
Jonodev Chaudhuri is a member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation wins key permit for $375M casino expansion (10/16)
The tribe anticipates an opening for a 27-story hotel and Margaritaville venue sometime in 2016.

Filed Under: Regulation
Muscogee Nation leader reportedly used credit card at casinos (08/08)
U.S. Attorney Danny Williams said second chief Roger Barnett withdrew money at casino ATMs.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation waits on permit for $375M casino expansion (08/06)
Chief George Tiger expresses frustration with delays for a federal permit.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation adds steakhouse to $335M casino expansion (07/29)
The popular Mickey Mantle’s Steakhouse will be located in the new hotel at the River Spirit Casino.

Filed Under: NIGC
President Obama nominates Jonodev Chaudhuri to lead NIGC (07/23)
Chaudhuri is a member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation reports delay for $335M expansion at casino (07/10)
Chief George Tiger said the project will be completed in early 2016.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation working on $335M casino expansion project (05/22)
Renovations, including a Johnny Rockets, are being made in advance of the big expansion.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Opinion
Richard Pombo: Day of shame in opening of Poarch Creek casino (12/24)
Richard Pombo, a former Republican Congressman, criticizes the Poarch Band of Creek Indians for opening a $250 million casino on a sacred site.

Filed Under: NIGC
Law Article: Jonodev Chaudhuri takes on NIGC's leadership role (12/05)
Jonodev Chaudhuri, a member of the Muscogee Nation, is serving as acting chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission.

Filed Under: NIGC
ICT interview with Jonodev Chaudhuri, acting chairman of NIGC (11/18)
Indian Country Today interviews Jonodev Chaudhuri, a member of the Muscogee Nation who is serving as acting chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Opinion
Editorial: Muscogee Nation boosts economy with casino project (10/17)
Newspaper welcomes the $335 million expansion of a casino owned by the Muscogee Nation in Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation breaks ground on $335M expansion at casino (10/16)
The Muscogee Nation broke ground on a $250 million expansion of the River Spirit Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Opinion
Editorial: Creek Nation's casino expansion good for economy (10/14)
Newspaper praises Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma for approving expansion of Creek Nation Casino.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation approves $4M expansion of gaming facility (10/04)
The Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma will start work on a $4 million gaming expansion project later this month.

Filed Under: Compacts
Oklahoma racetrack enters preliminary talks with three tribes (09/13)
A non-Indian racetrack in Oklahoma has entered preliminary discussions with three tribes about ending live races at the facility.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee man convicted for protest at Poarch Creek casino (08/23)
A delegation from the Muscogee Nation traveled to the courthouse in Montgomery, Alabama, on June 18, 2013, to show support for protester Wayland Gray. Photo from Save Hickory Ground Wayland Gray, a member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma, was...

Filed Under: Business Deals | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation alters deal to address concerns from NIGC (08/05)
The Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma altered a business deal to address concerns raised by the National Indian Gaming Commission.

Filed Under: NIGC
Jonodev Chaudhuri nominated for associate member at NIGC (08/01)
Jonodev Chaudhuri. Photo from Muscogee Creek Supreme Court The National Indian Gaming Commission is about to get a new member. According to a notice that will be published in the Federal Register tomorrow, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is naming...

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Charges dropped against three in Poarch Creek casino protest (06/19)
Delegation from Muscogee Nation outside courthouse in Montgomery, Alabama. June 18, 2013. Photo from Hickory Ground Trespass charges were dropped against three men who took part in a protest at the casino owned by the Poarch Band of Creek...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Hearing for men accused in trespass at Poarch Creek casino (06/18)
Members of the Muscogee Nation board bus for their trip to Alabama. Four men are in court in Alabama this morning over charges that they trespassed at the casino owned by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. Three of...

Filed Under: Business Deals
Muscogee Nation moves forward with casino naming rights (05/29)
The Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma has finalized a casino naming rights deal. The Expo Square at the Tulsa Fairgrounds will be known as the River Spirit Expo, after the River Spirit Casino. The deal takes effect June 1. "I think...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation hosts opening for $2.8M casino renovation (05/10)
Duck Creek Casino Design & Renovation. I-5 Design The Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma will debut a $2.8 million renovation at one if its casinos next week. The tribe started work on the 10,000-square-foot Duck Creek Casino in January. The...

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Protesters set for hearing for incident at Poarch Creek casino (05/06)
The Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore, Alabama. Photo © Poarch Band of Creek Indians. A judge in Alabama will hold a hearing next week to consider trespass charges against four men who staged a protest at the casino...

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