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Filed Under: Land Acquisitions | Openings and Closings
Editorial: State needs assurances from Quapaw Tribe on gaming (04/23)
The tribe has no plans for a casino in Central Arkansas, so why not put a conservation easement on the 160 acres?

Filed Under: Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Quapaw Tribe aims to dispel concerns about casino in Arkansas (04/21)
Chairman John Berrey has been meeting with local officials to discuss the tribe's land-into-trust application.

Filed Under: Land Acquisitions | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Kansas seeks injunction to stop Quapaw Tribe gaming expansion (04/17)
Individual tribal leaders, including Chairman John Berrey, have been added to the state's lawsuit as defendants.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | NIGC
Quapaw Tribe faces opposition over possible casino in Arkansas (04/16)
Some local officials want the tribe to state that it won't use the land in Little Rock for gaming but that wouldn't necessarily bar a casino in the future.

Filed Under: Public Relations | Regulation
FBI agent discusses probe in Choctaw Nation casino fraud case (04/08)
Agent Jeff Youngblood, a tribal member, helped investigate a 'pay to play' scheme that involved a key tribal employee.

Filed Under: Legislation
Texas tribes aim for level playing field with casino amendment (04/06)
The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and the Tigua Tribe aren't allowed to engage in gaming on their lands due to litigation from the state.

Filed Under: Regulation
Creek Nation leader who took funds to gamble awaits sentence (04/03)
Roger Dana Barnett, the former second chief, admitted he took the money but appears to be reluctant to face punishment.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Eastern Shawnee Tribe welcomes big crowd to reopened casino (04/03)
The Bordertown Casino and Arena is located right on the Oklahoma border with Missouri.

Filed Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings | Regulation
Oklahoma tribes send fewer gaming dollars to state amid growth (04/01)
Tribes are increasing the number of Class II machines at their facilities and they don't have to share revenues from those devices.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Opinion
Editorial: Cherokee Nation contributes to economy with casino (03/31)
It’s the latest evidence that tribal gambling is very big business in Oklahoma and that money rolls from the tribes to the general economy.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Eastern Shawnee Tribe to welcome visitors to reopened casino (03/31)
Chief Glenda Wallace said the doors to the Bordertown Casino and Arena will open at 11am on Thursday, April 2.

Filed Under: California | Connecticut | Public Relations
Report puts tribal gaming industry revenues at $28.3B in 2013 (03/31)
The tribal gaming industry grew just 0.5 percent in 2013, according to the new edition of Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation | NIGC
Supreme Court asked to hear Kialegee Tribal Town gaming case (03/27)
The tribe dropped plans to build a casino on an Indian allotment but the state of Oklahoma is trying to keep the dispute alive by asking the justices to review a case that's very similar to one they recently decided.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Quapaw Tribe did not include casino on land-into-trust request (03/26)
Chairman John Berrey told the Bureau of Indian Affairs that there are no plans to change the use of the land.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Cherokee Nation to launch $6.9M renovation project at casino (03/26)
Work will start in May and will include a spa, a 16,000 square-foot pool area and an improved hotel lobby.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | NIGC
Quapaw Tribe insists a casino isn't focus of Arkansas land plan (03/25)
The tribe has filed a land-into-trust application for 160 acres of its former reservation.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Shawnee Tribe sees opposition to off-reservation gaming plan (03/25)
A called Panhandle Citizens for Truth in Gaming wants opponents to contact the Bureau of Indian Affairs and state lawmakers.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Quapaw Tribe faces opposition to potential casino in Arkansas (03/24)
The mayor of Little Rock is among those who are questioning whether a casino is right for the area.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | NIGC
Quapaw Tribe open to casino on historic homeland in Arkansas (03/23)
The tribe still needs to clear the land-into-trust process and would need to negotiate a Class III gaming compact.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Eastern Shawnee Tribe closer to reopening of casino by border (03/20)
Chief Glenda Wallace said the tribe will be hiring between 100 to 150 people to work at the facility.

Filed Under: Business Deals
Creek Nation council pushes leader to resign over gaming deal (03/20)
Chief George Tiger has defended his decision to sign a deal that promoted another tribe's casino.

Filed Under: Business Deals
Creek Nation council weighs action against chief in casino deal (03/19)
Chief George Tiger continues to face pressure to step down in response to a gaming deal he signed in 2009.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Compacts | Litigation | NIGC
Quapaw Tribe promises fight to protect casino rights in Kansas (03/19)
The tribe is withdrawing from a commercial gaming project in order to concentrate on a new battle over its expansion plans.

Filed Under: Business Deals
Muscogee Nation leader faces ouster petition over gaming deal (03/18)
Chief George Tiger has denied any wrongdoing but tribal members and council leaders are angry.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker
Creek Nation leader won't resign amid criticism over casino deal (03/16)
Chief George Tiger said the agreement to promote the Kialegee Tribal Town casino was never a secret.

Filed Under: Business Deals
Muscogee Nation Council asks chief to resign over gaming deal (03/11)
The council vote was symbolic but angry tribal members are planning to start a petition to remove George Tiger from office.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Kansas sues over gaming land determination for Quapaw Tribe (03/10)
The state claims the tribe promised not to use the land for gaming if it was placed in trust.

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

Filed Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker
Creek Nation leader paid to promote Kialegee Tribal Town casino (03/09)
Chief George Tiger denies any wrongdoing in signing a deal to work as a consultant for another tribe.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Cherokee Nation opens $10M gaming facility by Kansas border (03/06)
Of the 135 employees at the new casino, more than 100 are tribal citizens.

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