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Ho-Chunk Nation remains confident as rival tribe sues over casino
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Ho-Chunk Nation remains confident as rival tribe sues over casino (April 20, 2017)
The $33 million expansion in Wittenberg, Wisconsin, is due to be finished later in the year amid the controversy.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band sues to stop expansion of rival casino
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Stockbridge-Munsee Band sues to stop expansion of rival casino (April 19, 2017)
The lawsuit accuses Wisconsin of violating Class III gaming agreements and the Ho-Chunk Nation of engaging in illegal gaming.

Ho-Chunk Nation continues to defend legality of casino expansion
Litigation | Openings & Closings
Ho-Chunk Nation continues to defend legality of casino expansion (April 10, 2017)
A rival tribe claims the facility in Wittenberg, Wisconsin, doesn't comply with the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band prepares possible lawsuit in casino feud
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Stockbridge-Munsee Band prepares possible lawsuit in casino feud (April 6, 2017)
The state of Wisconsin and the Ho-Chunk Nation might be sued over a disputed expansion project.

Ho-Chunk Nation defends legality of casino project in Wisconsin
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Ho-Chunk Nation defends legality of casino project in Wisconsin (March 8, 2017)
A $33 million expansion project has led to a dispute with another tribe.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band withholds casino revenue in Wisconsin
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Stockbridge-Munsee Band withholds casino revenue in Wisconsin (March 7, 2017)
Another tribe's casino expansion project is triggering a Class III gaming compact dispute.

Ho-Chunk Nation still pushing off-reservation casino in Wisconsin
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Ho-Chunk Nation still pushing off-reservation casino in Wisconsin (January 3, 2017)
The proposed casino in Beloit has been under review at the Bureau of Indian Affairs for more than four years.

Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansion
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Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansion (October 20, 2016)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) won't be doing anything to stop the project.

Ho-Chunk Nation faces opposition to casino expansion project
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Ho-Chunk Nation faces opposition to casino expansion project (October 19, 2016)
A new Indian gaming controversy is brewing in Wisconsin among tribes and Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Ho-Chunk Nation starts work on $153M gaming expansion project
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Ho-Chunk Nation starts work on $153M gaming expansion project (September 26, 2016)
The tribe is upgrading three facilities, with work expected to be complete by the end of 2017.

Ho-Chunk Nation announces $153M in casino expansion projects
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Ho-Chunk Nation announces $153M in casino expansion projects (August 16, 2016)
The Wisconsin tribe is upgrading three casinos and will be building new hotels at two of the facilities.

Ho-Chunk Nation secures approval to offer liquor at gaming facility
Regulation
Ho-Chunk Nation secures approval to offer liquor at gaming facility (August 12, 2016)
Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison was the only tribal casino in Wisconsin that wasn't allowed to serve liquor.

Ho-Chunk Nation requests liquor license at Class II gaming facility
Regulation
Ho-Chunk Nation requests liquor license at Class II gaming facility (March 1, 2016)
The Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison facility plans to serve liquor to patrons on the gaming floor and at a bar with seating.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band names Brian Decorah as leader of casino
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Nottawaseppi Huron Band names Brian Decorah as leader of casino (January 5, 2016)
The Ho-Chunk Nation citizen will serve as president and CEO of the FireKeepers Casino in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Ho-Chunk Nation envisions sports complex on site next to casino
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Ho-Chunk Nation envisions sports complex on site next to casino (December 7, 2015)
Plans call for indoor and outdoor playing fields, a cultural center and a hotel on nearly 48 acres adjacent to the Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison facility.

National Indian Gaming Commission creates new rural position
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National Indian Gaming Commission creates new rural position (November 9, 2015)
Susan Waukon, a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, is the agency's first Rural Outreach Coordinator.

Supreme Court declines to hear appeals in two gaming cases
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Supreme Court declines to hear appeals in two gaming cases (October 6, 2015)
The states of Oklahoma and Wisconsin were handed defeat by the justices as they opened their October 2015 term.

Menominee Nation reels after casino foe drops out of GOP race
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Menominee Nation reels after casino foe drops out of GOP race (September 23, 2015)
Tribal leaders believe their off-reservation casino in Kenosha fell victim to the now-failed presidential aspirations of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Menominee Nation casino foe ends GOP presidential campaign
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Menominee Nation casino foe ends GOP presidential campaign (September 22, 2015)
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) dropped out of the race barely two months after announcing his bid for the White House.

American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential race
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American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential race (August 12, 2015)
The Republican field includes a handful of contenders with somewhat negative records on Indian gaming.

Editorial: More tribes should go smoke-free at gaming facilities
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Editorial: More tribes should go smoke-free at gaming facilities (August 6, 2015)
Five years after Wisconsin made bars and restaurants smoke-free, an American Indian tribe is doing the same.

Wisconsin asks Supreme Court to rule on Ho-Chunk Nation poker
Litigation
Wisconsin asks Supreme Court to rule on Ho-Chunk Nation poker (July 28, 2015)
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals determined that the tribe can offer electronic poker but the state isn't happy with that decision.

Ho-Chunk Nation still working on plans for land next to casino
Openings & Closings
Ho-Chunk Nation still working on plans for land next to casino (July 17, 2015)
Options for the facility in Madison, Wisconsin, include a cultural center, a hotel, a sports center, entertainment venues and retail shops.

Ho-Chunk Nation goes smoke free at gaming facility on August 1
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Ho-Chunk Nation goes smoke free at gaming facility on August 1 (June 16, 2015)
The tribe is the first in Wisconsin to completely eliminate smoking at a gaming facility.

Ho-Chunk Nation wins decision on legality of video poker games
Litigation | NIGC | Openings & Closings
Ho-Chunk Nation wins decision on legality of video poker games (April 30, 2015)
The ruling is a complete victory for the tribe over the status of machines that were installed at a facility in Madison, Wisconsin.

Ho-Chunk Nation looks to develop property adjacent to casino
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Ho-Chunk Nation looks to develop property adjacent to casino (April 6, 2015)
The tribe owns 49 acres next to Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison that could be used for a sports complex, museum and entertainment venues.

Ho-Chunk Nation off-reservation casino deal goes 3 more years
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Ho-Chunk Nation off-reservation casino deal goes 3 more years (April 1, 2015)
The tribe and supporters are still waiting for the Bureau of Indian Affairs to release a draft environmental impact statement for the casino in Beloit.

BIA rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming compact
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BIA rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming compact (March 30, 2015)
Even if Gov. Scott Walker (R) had approved the controversial casino in Kenosha, the agreement would have been rejected by the federal government.

Ho-Chunk Nation extends agreement for off-reservation casino
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Ho-Chunk Nation extends agreement for off-reservation casino (March 27, 2015)
The tribe has agreed to share gaming revenues with the city of Beloit and Rock County.

Ho-Chunk Nation hails movement on off-reservation casino bid
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Ho-Chunk Nation hails movement on off-reservation casino bid (March 20, 2015)
The tribe believes the Bureau of Indian Affairs has restarted work on the application.

Ho-Chunk Nation continues work on expansion plan for casinos
Openings & Closings
Ho-Chunk Nation continues work on expansion plan for casinos (March 19, 2015)
The tribe plans to add hotels, restaurants and other amenities at four facilities as it pursues an off-reservation casino.

Menominee Nation makes last push for off-reservation casino
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Menominee Nation makes last push for off-reservation casino (February 19, 2015)
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).

Ho-Chunk Nation won't ask tribes about off-reservation casino
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Ho-Chunk Nation won't ask tribes about off-reservation casino (February 18, 2015)
The tribe's Class III gaming compact authorizes four locations.

Menominee Nation sought to bar rival off-reservation casino
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Menominee Nation sought to bar rival off-reservation casino (February 17, 2015)
An offer to fund a new stadium was linked to the Ho-Chunk Nation's casino in Beloit.

Editorial: Approve off-reservation casino for Ho-Chunk Nation
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Editorial: Approve off-reservation casino for Ho-Chunk Nation (January 28, 2015)
The Ho-Chunk say they would invest upward of $200 million in the complex. It would create hundreds of construction jobs and between 1,000 and 2,000 permanent jobs.

Ho-Chunk Nation's gaming compact authorizes another facility
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Ho-Chunk Nation's gaming compact authorizes another facility (January 27, 2015)
The tribe hopes its fourth Class III facility will be located in Beloit.

Ho-Chunk Nation remains confident of off-reservation casino bid
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Ho-Chunk Nation remains confident of off-reservation casino bid (January 26, 2015)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has been moving slowly on the project.

Menominee Nation expects fast action from BIA on new compact
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Menominee Nation expects fast action from BIA on new compact (January 22, 2015)
An answer could come before Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) makes a decision on the off-reservation casino in Kenosha.

Menominee Nation signs new compact for off-reservation casino
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Menominee Nation signs new compact for off-reservation casino (January 21, 2015)
The tribe says it will share $1 billion with the state over 25 years.

Ho-Chunk Nation to shut down poker room after losing lawsuit
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Ho-Chunk Nation to shut down poker room after losing lawsuit (October 17, 2014)
The electronic machines will be removed by November 15.

Ho-Chunk Nation remains opposed to rival casinos within territory
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Ho-Chunk Nation remains opposed to rival casinos within territory (September 4, 2014)
The proposed Menominee Nation off-reservation casino falls within Ho-Chunk territory, according to President Jon Greendeer.

Editorial: Forest County Potawatomi Tribe ups ante in casino feud
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Editorial: Forest County Potawatomi Tribe ups ante in casino feud (August 29, 2014)
Newspaper says proposed Menominee Nation $810 million off-reservation casino in Kenosha comes at the expense of the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe:

Ho-Chunk Nation launches outreach effort amid casino expansion
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Ho-Chunk Nation launches outreach effort amid casino expansion (August 29, 2014)
Thanks to its gaming enterprise, the tribe has put more than 3,000 people to work and has a payroll of more than $80 million.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe cuts gaming payment to state
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Forest County Potawatomi Tribe cuts gaming payment to state (August 27, 2014)
The proposed Menominee Nation off-reservation casino is already having a negative effect on the state's budget.

Governor pressed on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
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Governor pressed on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (August 20, 2014)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the $800 million casino in Kenosha a year ago this month.

Menominee Nation outlines need for off-reservation casino
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Menominee Nation outlines need for off-reservation casino (July 22, 2014)
Tribal leaders say gaming revenues will benefit housing, health care and other programs.

Governor working on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino
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Governor working on Menominee Nation off-reservation casino (July 15, 2014)
A Republican lawmaker believes the $810 million casino in Kenosha will be approved.

Ho-Chunk Nation won't be changing casino per capita payments
Regulation
Ho-Chunk Nation won't be changing casino per capita payments (July 9, 2014)
Lawmakers fail to take up a proposal that would address how minors receive their money when they turn 18.

Ho-Chunk Nation to appeal decision over electronic poker game
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Ho-Chunk Nation to appeal decision over electronic poker game (June 26, 2014)
Tribe says disputed machine falls into the Class II category, outside of state control.

Judge tells Ho-Chunk Nation to stop offering electronic poker
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Judge tells Ho-Chunk Nation to stop offering electronic poker (June 13, 2014)
Tribe must remove the games despite NIGC opinion stating they fall into Class II category.

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