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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 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 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 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 (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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 (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...

Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate negotiates Class III gaming compact (10/23)
The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate has negotiated a new Class III gaming compact with the state of South Dakota. The compact authorizes up to 750 slot machines at its two casinos. The current agreement only allows 250 machines. The compact also...

Tribal casino crime reports from South Dakota and New Mexico (10/12)
A former employee pleaded guilty to stealing from the casino owned by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the The U.S. Attorney's Office in South Dakota said. Michelle Carrier, 36, admitted to wire fraud and theft. She was the payroll clerk at...

Opinion: Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe eyes off-reservation casino (07/09)
"We have entered a new phase of legal gambling in South Dakota. This summer, the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is pursuing a casino in Sioux Falls, by openly dangling the promise of millions of dollars for local and state governments....

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