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Editorial: Oglala Sioux Tribe keeps members in the dark on gamingFiled Under: Opinion
Editorial: Oglala Sioux Tribe keeps members in the dark on gaming (09/30)
How well or how bad are the two casinos owned by the Oglala Sioux Tribe doing?

Rosebud Sioux Tribe extends Class III gaming compact againFiled Under: Compacts | Federal Register
Rosebud Sioux Tribe extends Class III gaming compact again (09/23)
Negotiations in South Dakota appear to be moving at a glacial pace.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe wins approval of gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts | Federal Register
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe wins approval of gaming compact (09/20)
The tribe will be able to operate up to 1,000 slot machines at the Royal River Casino in South Dakota.

Yankton Sioux Tribe getting closer to new Class III gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts
Yankton Sioux Tribe getting closer to new Class III gaming compact (08/11)
The tribe plans to double the number of slot machines at the Fort Randall Casino, bringing the total to 500 devices.

Another Class III gaming compact up for review in South DakotaFiled Under: Compacts | Meetings
Another Class III gaming compact up for review in South Dakota (07/19)
The agreement with the Yankton Sioux Tribe will be the subject of a public hearing on August 11.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe eyes new Class III gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts | Meetings | Openings and Closings
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe eyes new Class III gaming compact (07/13)
The proposed agreement appears to be the first in South Dakota to mandate some form of revenue sharing.

States with less Indian gaming presence rank higher for addictionsFiled Under: Public Relations
States with less Indian gaming presence rank higher for addictions (05/05)
States where non-Indian and commercial facilities outweigh tribal options rank at the top of a new study from WalletHub.com.

Oglala Sioux Tribe wins approval for new Class III gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts | Federal Register
Oglala Sioux Tribe wins approval for new Class III gaming compact (04/25)
The tribe is now able to offer craps, keno and roulette following voter approval of a gaming initiative in South Dakota.

Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux district eyes 'micro-gaming'Filed Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux district eyes 'micro-gaming' (04/01)
For many districts on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation the time for creating their own sustainable economies has arrived.

Bureau of Indian Affairs still moves slowly on casino applicationsFiled Under: California | Land Acquisitions | NIGC | New York
Bureau of Indian Affairs still moves slowly on casino applications (04/01)
Only 67 gaming acquisitions have been approved since the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act became law in 1988.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe arrests seven for drug activities at casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Rosebud Sioux Tribe arrests seven for drug activities at casino (03/16)
Employees at the Rosebud Casino in South Dakota called tribal police after observing drug use in the parking lot.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe continues work on Class III gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts | Federal Register
Rosebud Sioux Tribe continues work on Class III gaming compact (03/10)
The tribe and the state have been negotiating for at least a year but have been unable to finalize a new agreement.

8th Circuit upholds NIGC fine in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe caseFiled Under: Litigation | NIGC
8th Circuit upholds NIGC fine in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe case (02/02)
A non-Indian gaming company that took too much money from the South Dakota tribe lost a fight over a $5 million fine.

BIA backs extension of Rosebud Sioux Tribe gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts | Federal Register
BIA backs extension of Rosebud Sioux Tribe gaming compact (10/05)
The existing agreement runs through February 6, 2016, giving the parties more time to negotiate potential changes.

Executive from Winnebago Tribe pushes Nebraska gaming bidFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation
Executive from Winnebago Tribe pushes Nebraska gaming bid (09/25)
Keep the Money in Nebraska is collecting signatures for a ballot initiative to authorize casino-style games at racetracks in the state.

South Dakota tribes benefit from expansion of Class III gamesFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation
South Dakota tribes benefit from expansion of Class III games (06/25)
Voters approved authorize keno, craps and roulette by a wide margin in November 2014.

Oglala Sioux Tribe announces woman as winner of $1M jackpot Filed Under: Public Relations
Oglala Sioux Tribe announces woman as winner of $1M jackpot (03/18)
Lucky gamblers have won three $1 million jackpots at the tribe's casinos in the last two years.

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

Opponents hope to stop expansion of gaming in South DakotaFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation
Opponents hope to stop expansion of gaming in South Dakota (01/09)
Voters approved a constitutional amendment by a wide margin so all that's needed is action from the State Legislature.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe could lose casino's liquor licenseFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe could lose casino's liquor license (11/26)
The state has refused to renew the license because the tribe won't collect a tax on sales to non-Indians.

Opinion: Voters approve gambling expansions in three statesFiled Under: California | Legislation | Opinion
Opinion: Voters approve gambling expansions in three states (11/06)
New York Times reporter Josh Barro discusses the increasing dependence of state governments on gaming.

South Dakota voters support initiative for more Class III gamesFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation
South Dakota voters support initiative for more Class III games (11/05)
The prospect of additional games fueled support for Amendment Q in Indian Country.

Tribes in South Dakota would benefit from gaming referendumFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation
Tribes in South Dakota would benefit from gaming referendum (10/30)
Tribes can currently offer slot machines and limited card games.

Ballot proposal authorizes more Class III games in South DakotaFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation
Ballot proposal authorizes more Class III games in South Dakota (10/22)
Constitutional Amendment Q opens the door to roulette, keno and craps and tribal casinos and non-Indian facilities in Deadwood.

Oglala Sioux Tribe might open third casino under new compactFiled Under: Compacts
Oglala Sioux Tribe might open third casino under new compact (10/17)
President Bryan Brewer said the casino could be located on the northern part of the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Oglala Sioux Tribe to install more slot machines with compactFiled Under: Compacts
Oglala Sioux Tribe to install more slot machines with compact (10/13)
The new deal authorizes up to 750 slot machines at the tribe's two casinos.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe in compact negotiationsFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe in compact negotiations (07/11)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe is currently in negotiations with the state of South Dakota on its current gaming compact and may move to expand its gaming operations.

Oglala Sioux Tribe in negotiations for Class III gaming compact">Filed Under: Compacts
Oglala Sioux Tribe in negotiations for Class III gaming compact (07/04)
Current agreement limits the tribe to 250 slot machines.

South Dakota tribes looking for ways to grow gaming operationsFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
South Dakota tribes looking for ways to grow gaming operations (04/11)
South Dakota tribes are seeing a growth in gaming revenue, according to Casino City's Indian Gaming Report.

Oglala Sioux Tribe starts marketing campaign to promote casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Oglala Sioux Tribe starts marketing campaign to promote casino (03/31)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is hoping to draw more people to its casino.

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe touts benefits of off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe touts benefits of off-reservation casino (03/28)
The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has completed a draft environmental impact statement and an economic impact study for its proposed off-reservation casino.

Winnebago Tribe sees support for Class III casino in NebraskaFiled Under: Legislation
Winnebago Tribe sees support for Class III casino in Nebraska (02/06)
The board of commissioners in Dakota County, Nebraska, voted to support a Class III facility for the Winnebago Tribe.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe supports expansion of gaming Filed Under: Legislation
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe supports expansion of gaming (01/30)
An attorney for the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe testified in support of a proposal to expand gaming options in South Dakota.

BIA publishes notices for recent Class III gaming compactsFiled Under: California | Compacts | Federal Register
BIA publishes notices for recent Class III gaming compacts (01/21)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has published notices in the Federal Register of four Class III gaming compacts.

City opposes Lower Brule Sioux Tribe off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
City opposes Lower Brule Sioux Tribe off-reservation casino (10/24)
The city of Oacama, South Dakota, is opposing an off-reservation casino for the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe.

Editorial: Move slowly on Lower Brule Sioux  Tribe's casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Openings and Closings
Editorial: Move slowly on Lower Brule Sioux Tribe's casino bid (08/22)
Newspaper says more answers are needed about off-reservation casino proposed by the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota: The town of Oacoma is not yet ready to give its support to a proposed American Indian casino that would be...

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe hosts    off-reservation casino meetingFiled Under: Casino Stalker | NIGC
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe hosts off-reservation casino meeting (08/21)
The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota hosted a meeting on Tuesday night to discuss its off-reservation casino. Only about 20 people showed up, The Aberdeen American News reported. But Phil Hogen, a former chairman of the National Indian...

 Lower Brule Sioux Tribe to discuss off-reservation casino planFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe to discuss off-reservation casino plan (08/19)
The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe will meet with officials in Oacoma, South Dakota, to discuss plans for an off-reservation casino. The tribe wants to build a $34 million casino on a 91-acre site that was taken into trust in 2011....

Shakopee Tribe grant helps Lower Brule Sioux Tribe with casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Shakopee Tribe grant helps Lower Brule Sioux Tribe with casino (07/12)
A grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota is helping the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota pursue an off-reservation casino. The Shakopee Tribe announced a $500,000 grant to the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe. Of the amount,...

BIA seeks comments on Lower Brule Sioux Tribe casino projectFiled Under: Casino Stalker
BIA seeks comments on Lower Brule Sioux Tribe casino project (07/11)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is moving forward with an off-reservation casino application for the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. The tribe wants to build a $34 million casino on a 91-acre site that was taken into trust...

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe submits off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe submits off-reservation casino bid (05/23)
The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is asking the Obama administration to approve an off-reservation casino. The tribe wants to build a $34 million casino on a 91-acre site that was taken into trust in 2011. The site...

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe proceeds with off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe proceeds with off-reservation casino (04/18)
The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has submitted an off-reservation casino application to the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The tribe wants to build a $34 million casino on a 91-acre site that was taken into trust in 2011....

Indian Gaming Industry Report shows boost in tribal revenueFiled Under: California | Connecticut | Public Relations
Indian Gaming Industry Report shows boost in tribal revenue (02/27)
Tribal casinos took in $27.427 billion in 2011, an increase of 3.4 percent, according to Casino City’s Indian Gaming Industry Report. "Despite a sluggish economy in 2011, Indian gaming sustained a modest growth to bring it above its pre-recession gaming...

Gambler hits $1M slots jackpot at Oglala Sioux Tribe's casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Gambler hits $1M slots jackpot at Oglala Sioux Tribe's casino (02/19)
Valentine's Day turned out to be an extra special day for a man and his wife at the casino owned by the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. Gordon "Bud" Thompson won $1,037,375.93 on a slot machine at the...

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe prepares off-reservation casino planFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe prepares off-reservation casino plan (02/13)
The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota expects to submit its off-reservation casino application to the Bureau of Indian Affairs next month, a developer said. The tribe wants to build a $34 million casino on a 91-acre site that...

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe faces off-reservation gaming protestFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe faces off-reservation gaming protest (02/07)
The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota wants to spend $34 million on an off-reservation casino but some members are objecting to the idea. The Lower Brule Land Owners and Tribal Members Association held a protest as the...

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe planning $34M off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe planning $34M off-reservation casino (02/06)
The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota plans to spend $34 million on an off-reservation casino. The tribe will relocate the existing Golden Buffalo Casino to the 91-acre site. Plans call for a casino with 500 slot machines and...

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe to use site for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe to use site for off-reservation casino (01/30)
The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota wants to use a 91-acre site that's been tied up in litigation for more than two decades for an off-reservation casino. The tribe filed the land-into-trust application in 1990. The Bureau of...

Non-Indian video lotteries in South Dakota  see  dip in revenueFiled Under: Regulation
Non-Indian video lotteries in South Dakota see dip in revenue (11/05)
Non-Indian video lottery revenues in South Dakota have declined every year since 2008 and they could fall even further due to increased competition from Iowa. In 2011, 1,459 non-Indian establishments with 9,128 video lottery terminals reported nearly $192 million in...

Sisseton Wahpeton  Oyate pays counties for services at casino  Filed Under: Compacts
Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate pays counties for services at casino (10/25)
Correction: The tribe does not share gaming revenues with the two counties. The compact instead lists payments that the tribe makes to the counties for services at the casino. The tribe has longstanding agreements with both counties. The Sisseton Wahpeton...

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