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Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hoping for casino decision this year (05/21)
The main hurdle is whether the Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar bars the tribe from following the land-into-trust process.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Supreme Court asks Kialegee Tribal Town for casino case brief (05/18)
The state of Oklahoma wants to be able to sue the tribe and its leaders for trying to open a casino on an Indian allotment.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Litigation
Fond du Lac Band prevails again in long-running casino case (05/08)
A judge had ordered the tribe to send another $12 million -- on top of $75 million -- to the city of Duluth but an appeals court said that was a mistake.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Cowlitz Tribe and Mohegan Tribe committed to casino project (05/07)
The two tribes expect to break ground on the Cowlitz Casino and Entertainment Resort in Washington later this year.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
Kialegee Tribal Town declines to submit brief in casino litigation (05/04)
The state of Oklahoma is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a dispute over a failed casino.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation
Seminole Tribe renews bid to negotiate Class III casino compact (05/04)
Key provisions of the existing agreement expire July 31 and the tribe is supposed to stop offering blackjack by October 29 if a new deal isn't reached.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Ho-Chunk Nation wins decision on legality of video poker games (04/30)
The ruling is a complete victory for the tribe over the status of machines that were installed at a facility in Madison, Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Cowlitz Tribe aims to start construction on casino later in year (04/28)
The Cowlitz Casino and Entertainment Resort has been delayed by litigation but construction could start later this year with union hands.

Filed Under: California | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Chumash Tribe and leaders sued over $160M casino expansion (04/08)
An opposition group claims the casino site was never placed in trust and is not part of the tribe's reservation.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains confident on gaming plan (04/06)
Attorney Arlinda Locklear said work picked up after a federal judge upheld a land-into-trust application for a recently recognized tribe in Washington.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Regulation
BIA still promising action on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino (04/03)
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn told the top gaming regulator in Massachusetts that the tribe's land-into-trust application remains a 'high priority.'

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Fond du Lac Band faces more court battles with city over casino (04/02)
The city of Duluth keeps on fighting despite losing a series of lawsuits affecting the Fond-du-Luth Casino.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
City loses yet another ruling in Fond du Lac Band gaming dispute (04/01)
This time the city lost a lawsuit that was filed against the National Indian Gaming Commission.

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: Business Deals | Casino Stalker | Litigation
Cowlitz Tribe remains confident of casino bid despite litigation (03/23)
Chairman Bill Iyall believes opponents -- including a rival tribe with an existing casino -- have lost the war.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut lawmakers move fast on bill for new tribal casinos (03/20)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are joining forces to counteract threats to their gaming empire.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Regulation
Still no word from BIA on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino bid (03/17)
The tribe submitted a land-into-trust application more than seven years ago.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Cowlitz Tribe eager to start work on long-delayed casino project (03/13)
The tribe's 152-acre reservation was placed in trust earlier this week.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Cowlitz Tribe celebrates as BIA finally puts gaming site in trust (03/10)
Opponents -- including a rival tribe with an existing casino -- are still in court trying to stop the project.

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: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Cowlitz Tribe still waiting on BIA to place gaming site in trust (03/04)
The tribe filed the land-into-trust application after gaining federal recognition in 2000.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Opponents take Cowlitz Tribe gaming land dispute to DC Circuit (02/04)
The main issue in the case is the Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still waiting for BIA answer on casino (02/02)
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn promised a decision in "early 2013" but that deadline has long passed.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
Poarch Creeks remain confident after hearing in casino case (01/14)
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in a lawsuit filed by the state of Alabama.

Filed Under: Litigation
11th Circuit hears lawsuit over Poarch Creek casino operation (01/13)
Alabama's attorney general has promised to drop the case if he loses this round of litigation.

Filed Under: Litigation | Opinion
Jay Daniels: Kialegee casino dispute shows they just don't get it (12/29)
I get incensed when I see non-Indians forcing their dictas, or personal opinions without full support of standard case law decisions on Indians.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains optimistic for gaming bid (12/24)
The Supreme Court's decision in Carcieri v. Salazar has thrown a wrench into the process.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation | NIGC
10th Circuit refuses to rehear Kialegee Tribal Town gaming case (12/23)
The tribe and its leaders are protected from the state's lawsuit due to sovereign immunity.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Opponents of Cowlitz Tribe plan appeal of gaming land decision (12/19)
The Grande Ronde Tribes fear competition will hurt their existing casino.

Filed Under: Litigation | New York
Factions of Cayuga Nation in court over Class II gaming facility (12/18)
Rivals of Clint Halftown say he no longer represents the tribe and they want the case dismissed.

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