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Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sees casino as a path to self-sufficiencyFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Legislation
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sees casino as a path to self-sufficiency (04/28)
The tribe has a reservation in Death Valley National Park but living conditions there can be difficult and development options are extremely limited.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community revives off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community revives off-reservation casino (04/19)
The tribe wants to relocate the Ojibwa Casino in Marquette. Michigan, to a site that's actually closer to its reservation.

Tribes in Oregon clash over Class II off-reservation casino planFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Tribes in Oregon clash over Class II off-reservation casino plan (04/11)
The Coquille Tribe is already facing opposition from the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe and now Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) has stepped into the fray.

North Fork Rancheria blasts rival tribes over anti-casino effortsFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Legislation
North Fork Rancheria blasts rival tribes over anti-casino efforts (03/30)
A Republican Congressman confirmed that discussions are underway for a bill that could block the new development.

Chukchansi Tribe still trying to block North Fork Rancheria casinoFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
Chukchansi Tribe still trying to block North Fork Rancheria casino (03/25)
A 14-month casino shutdown hasn't made the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians more sympathetic to the gaming dreams of one of its fellow California tribes.

Forest County Potawatomi Community marks 25th casino birthdayFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Forest County Potawatomi Community marks 25th casino birthday (03/09)
The Potawatomi Hotel and Casino was the first facility to be approved under the two-part determination provisions of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988.

Little River Band acquires land near off-reservation gaming siteFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Little River Band acquires land near off-reservation gaming site (03/03)
The tribe paid $500,000 for another 120 acres in Fruitport, Michigan, the location of the proposed casino.

Los Coyotes Band waits for decision on off-reservation casinoFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker
Los Coyotes Band waits for decision on off-reservation casino (02/23)
The final environmental impact statement was completed nearly two years ago but there's still no word from the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community eyes off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Openings and Closings
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community eyes off-reservation casino (02/12)
The tribe wants to move the Ojibwa Casino in Marquette, Michigan, to a site that's actually closer to the reservation.

Little River Band hails BIA movement on off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Little River Band hails BIA movement on off-reservation casino bid (02/04)
The tribe is proposing a $180 million development in Fruitport Township, a suburb of Muskegon, Michigan.

Kalispel Tribe boosts off-reservation casino with $3M golf clubFiled Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker
Kalispel Tribe boosts off-reservation casino with $3M golf club (12/11)
The acquisition helps the tribe stay competitive in the event another off-reservation casino opens nearby.

Kaw Nation celebrates expansion of casino near Kansas borderFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Kaw Nation celebrates expansion of casino near Kansas border (12/10)
The tribe completed a 10,000 square-foot addition with 275 games, table games and a cafe and bar.

North Fork Rancheria wins decision in gaming compact caseFiled Under: California | Compacts | Litigation
North Fork Rancheria wins decision in gaming compact case (11/17)
Gov. Jerry Brown (D) failed to engage in 'good faith' negotiations for a controversial off-reservation site.

Little River Band might buy additional land near gaming siteFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Little River Band might buy additional land near gaming site (11/10)
The tribe has seen strong local support for the $180 million project in Fruitport Township in Michigan.

Little River Band hopeful after off-reservation casino hearingFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Little River Band hopeful after off-reservation casino hearing (10/19)
A final decision is years away but the tribe hopes local support translates into approval at the state and federal level.

Little River Band sees support for off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Meetings
Little River Band sees support for off-reservation casino bid (10/16)
A large crowd attended the first Bureau of Indian Affairs public hearing on the $180 million project in Fruitport Township, Michigan.

Little River Band set for hearing on off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Meetings
Little River Band set for hearing on off-reservation casino bid (10/14)
MLive Muskegon Chronicle will carry a webcast of the public meeting for the $180 million project in Fuirtport Township, Michigan.

Little River Band sees off-reservation casino as boost for revenueFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Little River Band sees off-reservation casino as boost for revenue (10/08)
The land-into-trust application touts the project in Fruitport Township, Michigan, as a means to gain self-sufficiency.

Spokane Tribe still waiting for answer on off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe still waiting for answer on off-reservation casino (10/02)
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) isn't rushing into a decision on the proposed development in Airway Heights that faces opposition from the Kalispel Tribe.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe vows fight over off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Federal Register | Meetings
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe vows fight over off-reservation casino (09/29)
The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians will be facing a formidable opponent as it purses the $180 million development in Michigan.

Enterprise Rancheria wins ruling in casino land-into-trust caseFiled Under: California | Land Acquisitions | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Enterprise Rancheria wins ruling in casino land-into-trust case (09/28)
A federal judge rejected a slew of claims made by two rival tribes with existing casinos in northern California.

Little River Band sees strong support for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Federal Register | Meetings
Little River Band sees strong support for off-reservation casino (09/24)
Local officials are singing the praises of the $180 million project as the Bureau of Indian Affairs moves forward with the review process.

Menominee Nation reels after casino foe drops out of GOP raceFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation reels after casino foe drops out of GOP race (09/23)
Tribal leaders believe their off-reservation casino in Kenosha fell victim to the now-failed presidential aspirations of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Little River Band remains committed to off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Federal Register
Little River Band remains committed to off-reservation casino (09/23)
The tribe is pursuing the project in Fruitport Township, Michigan, under the two-part determination provisions of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

BIA sets hearing on Little River Band off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Federal Register | Meetings
BIA sets hearing on Little River Band off-reservation casino bid (09/21)
The tribe plans a $180 million development in Fruitport Township, about 80 miles from reservation headquarters.

Kalispel Tribe to buy golf course for $3M in bid to boost casinoFiled Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker
Kalispel Tribe to buy golf course for $3M in bid to boost casino (09/11)
The acquisition will help the Northern Quest Resort and Casino address potential competition from another tribe.

Enterprise Rancheria to pursue permanent off-reservation casinoFiled Under: California | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Enterprise Rancheria to pursue permanent off-reservation casino (09/08)
The tribe has secured financing for a permanent 105,750 square-foot Class II casino on 40 acres of trust land in Yuba County, California.

Spokane Tribe awaits governor's ruling on off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe awaits governor's ruling on off-reservation casino (09/08)
A decision on the West Plains Mixed-Use Development in Airway Heights, Washington, is many months away.

New Mexico tribes weren't involved in off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker
New Mexico tribes weren't involved in off-reservation casino bid (09/03)
A developer never actually approached any tribes despite mentioning them in a proposal for a project in downtown Albuquerque.

Chemehuevi Tribe sees room for second off-reservation casinoFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker
Chemehuevi Tribe sees room for second off-reservation casino (08/19)
The Los Coyotes Band is already in the process and the Chemehuevi Tribe hopes to join the race soon.

Chemehuevi Tribe to resubmit bid for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Opinion
Chemehuevi Tribe to resubmit bid for off-reservation casino (08/13)
The Chemehuevi Tribe will be resubmitting a land-into-trust application for an off-reservation casino in Barstow, California.

Los Coyotes Band still waiting for off-reservation casino rulingFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker
Los Coyotes Band still waiting for off-reservation casino ruling (08/05)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs apparently asked for more information even though an environmental review was completed more than a year ago.

Kalispel Tribe sees golf course purchase as way to boost casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Openings and Closings
Kalispel Tribe sees golf course purchase as way to boost casino (08/04)
The Kalispels are facing potential competition from the Spokane Tribe, whose off-reservation casino awaits a decision by Gov. Jay Inslee (D).

Republican who killed Menominee Nation casino opens campaignFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Republican who killed Menominee Nation casino opens campaign (07/14)
Tribal leaders believe Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) rejected the $800 million casino because he was thinking about his presidential race.

Spokane Tribe partners with Hard Rock for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe partners with Hard Rock for off-reservation casino (06/29)
The tribe is hoping to convince Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) to sign off on the project.

Spokane Tribe faces another hurdle in off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe faces another hurdle in off-reservation casino bid (06/17)
A Republican member of Congress, several state lawmakers and the Kalispel Tribe are mounting opposition to the project.

Spokane Tribe finally wins BIA approval for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe finally wins BIA approval for off-reservation casino (06/16)
It took nearly a decade of work but the tribe still has one more hurdle to cross -- Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D).

Little River Band leader vows support for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Little River Band leader vows support for off-reservation casino (04/29)
The tribe hopes to build an $180 million casino at a former racetrack about 80 miles from the reservation.

Off-reservation gaming dead in tracks after California electionFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
Off-reservation gaming dead in tracks after California election (04/06)
Gov. Jerry Brown (D) takes a big step back after two off-reservation casinos he approved ran into major opposition.

BIA rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming compactFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
BIA rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming compact (03/30)
Even if Gov. Scott Walker (R) had approved the controversial casino in Kenosha, the agreement would have been rejected by the federal government.

Shawnee Tribe sees opposition to off-reservation gaming planFiled 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.

Ho-Chunk Nation hails movement on off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Compacts
Ho-Chunk Nation hails movement on off-reservation casino bid (03/20)
The tribe believes the Bureau of Indian Affairs has restarted work on the application.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sends gaming money to stateFiled Under: Compacts
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sends gaming money to state (03/11)
The money was being withheld in a dispute over a rival off-reservation casino.

Menominee Nation considers off-reservation casino bid in IllinoisFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation considers off-reservation casino bid in Illinois (03/06)
Chairman Gary Besaw said the tribe is considering all of its options.

Little River Band expects wait for $180M off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Little River Band expects wait for $180M off-reservation casino (02/26)
The tribe's ogema, or leader, believes a decision could come within 18 months to two years.

Little River Band submits application for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Little River Band submits application for off-reservation casino (02/24)
The tribe wants to turn a 60-acre former racetrack into a casino with a hotel.

Menominee Nation weighs next step for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Menominee Nation weighs next step for off-reservation casino (02/20)
The tribe hasn't announced a decision but a law professor believes a case could be made in federal and state court.

Menominee Nation makes last push for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Menominee Nation makes last push for off-reservation casino (02/19)
More than 400 supporters stood by at the State Capitol as Chairman Gary Besaw was turned away from the office of Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Community welcomes Shawnee Tribe off-reservation casinoFiled 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.

BIA still working on Los Coyotes Band off-reservation casinoFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker
BIA still working on Los Coyotes Band off-reservation casino (02/19)
The final environmental impact statement was published in April 2014.

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