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Pokagon Band on hiring spree as first tribal casino in Indiana takes shape
Openings & Closings
Pokagon Band on hiring spree as first tribal casino in Indiana takes shape (July 24, 2017)
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is looking to fill 1,200 jobs at its newest gaming facility.

Pokagon Band expects to open gaming facility in Indiana in early 2018
Openings & Closings
Pokagon Band expects to open gaming facility in Indiana in early 2018 (July 13, 2017)
The Four Winds Casino in South Bend will be the first tribal gaming facility in Indiana.

Pokagon Band secures approval for alcohol ordinance in Indiana
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Pokagon Band secures approval for alcohol ordinance in Indiana (November 29, 2016)
The tribe is celebrating major milestones as it moves forward with a casino in Indiana.

Pokagon Band secures historic approval to restore homeland in Indiana
Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Pokagon Band secures historic approval to restore homeland in Indiana (November 23, 2016)
The tribe is making history with approval of the first land-into-trust application in Indiana.

Pokagon Band touts $248M in economic impacts fueled by gaming enterprise
Public Relations
Pokagon Band touts $248M in economic impacts fueled by gaming enterprise (April 25, 2016)
Gaming has been good for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the tribe's surrounding communities in Michigan and Indiana.

Pokagon Band wins local support for Indiana casino agreement
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Pokagon Band wins local support for Indiana casino agreement (April 12, 2016)
The memorandum of understanding calls on the city of South Bend to support the tribe's land-into-trust application.

Pokagon Band agrees to share revenues from casino in Indiana
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Pokagon Band agrees to share revenues from casino in Indiana (April 11, 2016)
A memorandum of understanding details what's being promised to the city of South Bend.

Pokagon Band reaches two agreements for casino site in Indiana
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Pokagon Band reaches two agreements for casino site in Indiana (March 23, 2016)
The tribe is addressing sewer and water services, along with payments in lieu of property taxes, at its 166-acre land-into-trust in South Bend, Indiana.

Pokagon Band sees opposition to work at casino site in Indiana
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Pokagon Band sees opposition to work at casino site in Indiana (January 22, 2016)
The tribe wants to fill in wetlands and alter a stream at its 166-acre land-into-trust site in South Bend.

Pokagon Band aims to build police station at Indiana casino site
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Pokagon Band aims to build police station at Indiana casino site (January 7, 2016)
The facility would be located on the northern portion of the tribe's 166-acre land-into-trust site in South Bend.

Pokagon Band faces hurdles in plan to develop casino in Indiana
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Pokagon Band faces hurdles in plan to develop casino in Indiana (May 27, 2015)
Some state lawmakers aren't excited about a tribal casino joining riverboat and land-based casinos.

Pokagon Band questions legality of new gaming law in Indiana
Compacts | Legislation
Pokagon Band questions legality of new gaming law in Indiana (May 14, 2015)
Chairman John Warren said the new law, which went into effect without the governor's signature, violates the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Dennis Whittlesey: Shocking proposals to halt tribal gaming
Opinion
Dennis Whittlesey: Shocking proposals to halt tribal gaming (May 11, 2015)
Recent actions in Arizona and Indiana suggest that there is a new approach to local government opposition to Indian tribal applications for trust status of newly acquired land.

Opinion: Pokagon Band casino shouldn't stir fears in Indiana
Casino Stalker | Opinion
Opinion: Pokagon Band casino shouldn't stir fears in Indiana (May 8, 2015)
Why is Indiana being mean to the Indians again?

Lawmaker slammed for comment about Pokagon Band casino bid
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Lawmaker slammed for comment about Pokagon Band casino bid (May 1, 2015)
An Indiana lawmaker brought up 'bows and arrows' in reference to the tribe's plan for a casino on ancestral territory in the state.

Gaming bill opposed by Pokagon Band sent to Indiana governor
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Gaming bill opposed by Pokagon Band sent to Indiana governor (April 30, 2015)
The bill dictates what 'must' be included in a Class III gaming compact even though negotiations have not yet begun.

Indiana lawmakers advance bill against Pokagon Band's casino
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Indiana lawmakers advance bill against Pokagon Band's casino (April 29, 2015)
The bill asks Congress to declare that 'reservations and restored Indian lands within Indiana' are not eligible for gaming.

Indiana lawmakers ask Congress to stop Pokagon Band casino
Casino Stalker | Legislation
Indiana lawmakers ask Congress to stop Pokagon Band casino (April 28, 2015)
The tribe is planning a casino, hotel and other development on its ancestral territory in Indiana but lawmakers there aren't welcoming the project.

Pokagon Band casino remains a concern for Indiana lawmakers
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Pokagon Band casino remains a concern for Indiana lawmakers (April 24, 2015)
At least one top lawmaker doesn't believe the state can stop the tribe from opening a casino if the Bureau of Indian Affairs approves a land-into-trust application for a 166-acre site in South Bend.

Pokagon Band questions bill that affects Indiana casino project
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Pokagon Band questions bill that affects Indiana casino project (April 22, 2015)
Chairman John Warren said some lawmakers in Indiana aren't making the tribe feel welcome in its own territory.

Indiana lawmakers not so welcoming to Pokagon Band casino bid
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Indiana lawmakers not so welcoming to Pokagon Band casino bid (April 17, 2015)
Two national organizations are coming to the defense of the tribe in response to questionable comments from state lawmakers whose county includes a non-Indian riverboat.

BIA hears from public on Pokagon Band gaming plan in Indiana
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BIA hears from public on Pokagon Band gaming plan in Indiana (April 15, 2015)
About 200 people attended a hearing to discuss plans for a $400 million development in South Bend, Indiana.

Pokagon Band gains city support for casino ahead of BIA hearing
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Pokagon Band gains city support for casino ahead of BIA hearing (April 14, 2015)
Leaders in South Bend, Indiana, are laying out the welcome mat for the tribe as it seeks to further its presence in the state.

BIA to hear from public on Pokagon Band casino plan in Indiana
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BIA to hear from public on Pokagon Band casino plan in Indiana (April 13, 2015)
The tribe plans a $480 million development in South Bend, where many of its members live.

City weighs resolution to support Pokagon Band casino in Indiana
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City weighs resolution to support Pokagon Band casino in Indiana (April 9, 2015)
The vote might come ahead of a Bureau of Indian Affairs public meeting on the tribe's land-into-trust application.

Pokagon Band faces hurdles for a gaming compact with Indiana
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Pokagon Band faces hurdles for a gaming compact with Indiana (March 30, 2015)
Gov. Mike Pence (R), who would be negotiating with the tribe, has said he opposes an 'expansion' of gaming in a state where revenues from existing facilities have fallen 17 percent in the last five fiscal years.

Indiana lawmakers seek role in Pokagon Band gaming compact
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Indiana lawmakers seek role in Pokagon Band gaming compact (March 27, 2015)
The bill would require the Legislature to ratify a compact, a practice that is common other states with tribal casinos.

BIA to host public meeting for Pokagon Band casino in Indiana
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BIA to host public meeting for Pokagon Band casino in Indiana (March 24, 2015)
The tribe is planning a $480 million development with housing and gaming in South Bend, Indiana.

Pokagon Band set for first public hearing on Indiana casino bid
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Pokagon Band set for first public hearing on Indiana casino bid (March 18, 2015)
A support group is rallying for the tribe while an opposition group remains secretive.

Pokagon Band outlines $480M investment in Indiana casino plan
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Pokagon Band outlines $480M investment in Indiana casino plan (March 13, 2015)
A local group is already stirring up opposition but the mayor says he's open to discussions.

Pokagon Band includes casino in land-into-trust plan in Indiana
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Pokagon Band includes casino in land-into-trust plan in Indiana (March 12, 2015)
The tribe wants to develop a village and a Class III gaming facility in the city of South Bend.

BIA still working on  potential Pokagon Band casino in Indiana
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BIA still working on potential Pokagon Band casino in Indiana (February 18, 2015)
The tribe submitted a land-into-trust application more than two years ago.

Pokagon Band announces casino naming rights deal at stadium
Public Relations
Pokagon Band announces casino naming rights deal at stadium (September 6, 2013)
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan signed a casino naming rights deal for a stadium in South Bend, Indiana.

Pokagon Band anticipates   spring opening for Michigan casino
Openings & Closings
Pokagon Band anticipates spring opening for Michigan casino (February 26, 2013)
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians expects to open its third gaming facility in Michigan something this spring. The 27,000 square-foot Four Winds Dowagiac will be the smallest in the tribe's enterprise. But the design aims to reflect the look...

Pokagon Band playing down plans for casino on site in Indiana
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Pokagon Band playing down plans for casino on site in Indiana (November 2, 2012)
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians says its plans for Indiana are not only about gaming. The tribe wants to provide a home for 600 members who live in South Bend, Indiana. A land-into-trust application includes plans for housing and...

BIA urged to deny  Pokagon Band casino application in Indiana
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BIA urged to deny Pokagon Band casino application in Indiana (October 11, 2012)
A state lawmaker says the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians should not be able to open a casino in Indiana. Rep. Scott Pelath (D), the assistant House Democratic leader, said Indiana's gaming market is already saturated. He's asking the Bureau...

Pokagon Band distributes $1M in slot   revenues from new casino
Compacts
Pokagon Band distributes $1M in slot revenues from new casino (October 4, 2012)
A second casino is proving to be a big benefit for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan and the surrounding community. In just one year of operation, the Four Winds Hartford Casino generated $52 million in slot machine...

BIA hosts meeting on Pokagon Band casino-land-into-trust bid
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BIA hosts meeting on Pokagon Band casino-land-into-trust bid (September 28, 2012)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs held a public hearing on the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians land-into-trust application. The tribe submitted an application for a 164-acre site near South Bend, Indiana. Although the primary purpose will be housing, plans include...

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