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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.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation set for big job far as part of casino expansion (03/03)
Some 5,000 workers will be needed during the two-year construction period.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Cherokee Nation promotes citizen to manager of $80M casino (02/26)
Chad McReynolds started off as a card dealer at the casino in Roland and has risen through the ranks.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Muscogee Nation seeks 5000 workers for big casino expansion (02/26)
A job fair will be held March 5 at the River Spirit Casino in Tulsa.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Regulation
Quapaw Tribe proposes $110M 'Emerald City' casino in Kansas (02/24)
The tribe and its partner plan to build the commercial facility in two phases.

Filed Under: Public Relations
Man dies after being tasered by officer at Osage Nation casino (02/23)
The man, who had been banned from the casino, tussled with several officers before he died.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Eastern Shawnee Tribe plans April 2 opening for gaming facility (02/23)
The Bordertown Casino and Arena is undergoing a makeover based on a rodeo theme.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Community welcomes Shawnee Tribe off-reservation casino (02/19)
Local officials hope the Golden Moon Casino brings more people to Oklahoma's Panhandle.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Shawnee Tribe announces off-reservation casino in Oklahoma (02/18)
The tribe was restored to federal recognition by an act of Congress in 2000.

Filed Under: NIGC | Openings and Closings
Quapaw Tribe slams casino expansion opposition as 'anti-Indian' (02/11)
The tribe plans to spend $15 million to expand the Downstream Casino Resort onto trust land in Kansas.

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