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Kansas asks Supreme Court to overturn ruling in Quapaw Tribe homeland case
Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC | Openings & Closings
Kansas asks Supreme Court to overturn ruling in Quapaw Tribe homeland case (October 10, 2017)
The state of Kansas is trying to keep the Quapaw Tribe from expanding its casino with a last-ditch appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Quapaw Tribe wins decision favoring restoration of homelands in Kansas
Land Acquisitions | Litigation | Openings & Closings
Quapaw Tribe wins decision favoring restoration of homelands in Kansas (June 29, 2017)
A federal appeals court has dealt a blow to the state of Kansas in its attempt to prevent the Quapaw Tribe from expanding a casino onto ancestral territory.

Kaw Nation joins with frontmen of KISS for casino expansion project
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
Kaw Nation joins with frontmen of KISS for casino expansion project (January 4, 2017)
The frontment of the legendary rock band are opening their first Rock & Brews casino with the tribe.

Former Sac and Fox Nation casino employee sentenced for theft
Regulation
Former Sac and Fox Nation casino employee sentenced for theft (July 19, 2016)
David Collins, 32, was the manager of the players club at the tribe's casino in Kansas.

Quapaw Tribe not worried about another Cherokee Nation casino
Openings & Closings
Quapaw Tribe not worried about another Cherokee Nation casino (April 13, 2016)
The Cherokee Nation continues to expand its gaming empire in Oklahoma.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation waits for ruling on Illinois casino
Casino Stalker
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation waits for ruling on Illinois casino (March 29, 2016)
The tribe acquired 128 acres within the historic Shab-eh-nay Reservation in Illinois but is still going through the land-into-trust process for the site.

Former Sac and Fox Nation casino employee pleads guilty to theft
Public Relations
Former Sac and Fox Nation casino employee pleads guilty to theft (March 7, 2016)
Donald M. Collins admitted that he caused $30,000 in losses at the Sac and Fox Casino by creating counterfeit players cards.

Quapaw Tribe concedes loss in casino compact lawsuit in Kansas
Compacts | Litigation | Openings & Closings
Quapaw Tribe concedes loss in casino compact lawsuit in Kansas (March 2, 2016)
The state has asserted sovereign immunity and the tribe agrees that its lawsuit should be dismissed.

Former Sac and Fox Nation casino employee charged with theft
Public Relations
Former Sac and Fox Nation casino employee charged with theft (February 11, 2016)
The former manager of the players club at the Sac and Fox Casino in Kansas allegedly created $13,326 in counterfeit players cards.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation promotes gaming plan in Illinois
Casino Stalker | Meetings
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation promotes gaming plan in Illinois (January 27, 2016)
The tribe is going through the land-into-trust process for site within its ancestral reservation in present-day DeKalb County.

Quapaw Tribe sues Kansas to force gaming compact negotiations
Compacts | Litigation
Quapaw Tribe sues Kansas to force gaming compact negotiations (January 20, 2016)
The tribe plans to expand the Downstream Casino Resort onto its trust land in Kansas but needs a compact in order to offer slot machines and other Class III games.

Kansas appeals ruling in Quapaw Tribe casino expansion lawsuit
Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC
Kansas appeals ruling in Quapaw Tribe casino expansion lawsuit (January 19, 2016)
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will be hearing a dispute that tests the $15 million expansion of the Downstream Casino Resort.

BIA hosts meeting on Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation casino bid
Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Meetings
BIA hosts meeting on Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation casino bid (January 12, 2016)
The tribe, whose headquarters are located in Kansas, plans a Class II facility on an ancestral reservation in Illinois.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation sees action on Illinois casino plan
Casino Stalker | Federal Register
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation sees action on Illinois casino plan (January 5, 2016)
In one of his final actions, former assistant secretary Kevin Washburn started the environmental review process for the tribe's proposed Class II gaming facility.

Quapaw Tribe secures dismissal of lawsuit over casino site in Kansas
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Quapaw Tribe secures dismissal of lawsuit over casino site in Kansas (December 18, 2015)
The tribe plans to spend $15 million to expand the Downstream Casino Resort onto trust land in Kansas.

Kaw Nation celebrates expansion of casino near Kansas border
Openings & Closings
Kaw Nation celebrates expansion of casino near Kansas border (December 10, 2015)
The tribe completed a 10,000 square-foot addition with 275 games, table games and a cafe and bar.

Quapaw Tribe works on agreement for ancestral Arkansas land
Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Quapaw Tribe works on agreement for ancestral Arkansas land (November 10, 2015)
Chairman John Berrey has repeatedly pledged not to pursue gaming on its former reservation in present-day Little Rock.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation might not see casino support
Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation might not see casino support (October 29, 2015)
Officials in DeKalb County, Illinois, aren't sure whether they will support the tribe's land-into-trust application for the site.

Executive from Winnebago Tribe pushes Nebraska gaming bid
Compacts | Legislation
Executive from Winnebago Tribe pushes Nebraska gaming bid (September 25, 2015)
Keep the Money in Nebraska is collecting signatures for a ballot initiative to authorize casino-style games at racetracks in the state.

Quapaw Tribe not rushing into expansion of casino on Kansas land
Compacts | Litigation | Openings & Closings
Quapaw Tribe not rushing into expansion of casino on Kansas land (August 25, 2015)
Chairman John Berrey anticipates the Downstream Casino Resort will expand into Kansas in the new three to four years.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation must wait for support on casino
Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation must wait for support on casino (August 20, 2015)
A resolution to support the tribe's land-into-trust application for a Class II gaming facility in Illinois was tabled.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation wants Illinois parcel in trust
Casino Stalker
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation wants Illinois parcel in trust (August 19, 2015)
The tribe is seeking support from Dekalb County as it pursues a Class II gaming facility on ancestral territory in the state.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation touts Illinois casino benefits
Casino Stalker
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation touts Illinois casino benefits (August 7, 2015)
The tribe predicts a $12 million impact on the economy and 930,000 visitors every year to DeKalb County.

Quapaw Tribe denies claim of work on Kansas casino expansion
Litigation | NIGC | Openings & Closings
Quapaw Tribe denies claim of work on Kansas casino expansion (August 5, 2015)
Equipment seen at the Downstream Casino Resort was there for carpet replacement, not for construction.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation revives plan for Illinois casino
Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | NIGC
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation revives plan for Illinois casino (August 5, 2015)
The tribe reacquired 127 acres within the Shab-eh-nay Reservation and contends the land can be used for gaming.

Quapaw Tribe casino expansion faces opposition from tribes
Litigation | NIGC | Openings & Closings
Quapaw Tribe casino expansion faces opposition from tribes (July 20, 2015)
The Iowa Tribe and the Sac and Fox Nation want to join a lawsuit filed by the state of Kansas in federal court.

Quapaw Tribe faces competition from Kansas commercial casino
Regulation
Quapaw Tribe faces competition from Kansas commercial casino (June 24, 2015)
The Kansas Crossing Casino will be located about 30 miles south of the tribe's Downstream Casino Resort.

Quapaw Tribe requests dismissal of lawsuit over casino expansion
Litigation | NIGC
Quapaw Tribe requests dismissal of lawsuit over casino expansion (June 16, 2015)
The tribe and its leaders are claiming sovereign immunity in a lawsuit filed by the state of Kansas.

Kansas seeks more time to respond in Quapaw Tribe casino case
Litigation | NIGC | Openings & Closings
Kansas seeks more time to respond in Quapaw Tribe casino case (June 5, 2015)
Attorney General Derek Schmidt said he needs to conduct 'extensive' legal research amid a looming furlough for state employees.

NIGC seeks dismissal of suit over Quapaw Tribe casino expansion
Litigation | NIGC | Openings & Closings
NIGC seeks dismissal of suit over Quapaw Tribe casino expansion (June 3, 2015)
The state of Kansas is trying to stop the tribe from moving forward with a $15 million expansion of the Downstream Casino Resort.

John Berrey: Governor in Kansas turns back on Quapaw Tribe
Litigation | Opinion
John Berrey: Governor in Kansas turns back on Quapaw Tribe (May 19, 2015)
The 1988 Indian Gaming Regulatory Act is very clear – the state of Kansas has an obligation to negotiate in good faith a gaming compact.

Quapaw Tribe still facing questions about casino in Arkansas
Land Acquisitions | NIGC
Quapaw Tribe still facing questions about casino in Arkansas (May 13, 2015)
Chairman John Berrey has insisted a casino is not in the works for ancestral land in Little Rock, the state capital.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation still probing incident at casino
Public Relations
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation still probing incident at casino (May 6, 2015)
Chairwoman Liana Onnen said the tribe's police department is working with local authorities after a woman was found unresponsive at the casino last month.

Probe continues into incident at Prairie Band Potawatomi casino
Public Relations
Probe continues into incident at Prairie Band Potawatomi casino (April 29, 2015)
A 26-year-old Kansas woman has been identified as the person who was found unresponsive at the casino hotel.

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation probes woman's death at casino
Public Relations
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation probes woman's death at casino (April 23, 2015)
A woman was found unresponsive in the hotel at the Prairie Band Casino and Resort early Wednesday morning.

Quapaw Tribe aims to dispel concerns about casino in Arkansas
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Quapaw Tribe aims to dispel concerns about casino in Arkansas (April 21, 2015)
Chairman John Berrey has been meeting with local officials to discuss the tribe's land-into-trust application.

Kansas seeks injunction to stop Quapaw Tribe gaming expansion
Land Acquisitions | Litigation | Openings & Closings
Kansas seeks injunction to stop Quapaw Tribe gaming expansion (April 17, 2015)
Individual tribal leaders, including Chairman John Berrey, have been added to the state's lawsuit as defendants.

Quapaw Tribe did not include casino on land-into-trust request
Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Quapaw Tribe did not include casino on land-into-trust request (March 26, 2015)
Chairman John Berrey told the Bureau of Indian Affairs that there are no plans to change the use of the land.

Quapaw Tribe insists a casino isn't focus of Arkansas land plan
Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | NIGC
Quapaw Tribe insists a casino isn't focus of Arkansas land plan (March 25, 2015)
The tribe has filed a land-into-trust application for 160 acres of its former reservation.

Quapaw Tribe open to casino on historic homeland in Arkansas
Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | NIGC
Quapaw Tribe open to casino on historic homeland in Arkansas (March 23, 2015)
The tribe still needs to clear the land-into-trust process and would need to negotiate a Class III gaming compact.

Quapaw Tribe promises fight to protect casino rights in Kansas
Business Deals | Compacts | Litigation | NIGC
Quapaw Tribe promises fight to protect casino rights in Kansas (March 19, 2015)
The tribe is withdrawing from a commercial gaming project in order to concentrate on a new battle over its expansion plans.

Kansas sues over gaming land determination for Quapaw Tribe
Litigation | NIGC | Openings & Closings
Kansas sues over gaming land determination for Quapaw Tribe (March 10, 2015)
The state claims the tribe promised not to use the land for gaming if it was placed in trust.

Cherokee Nation opens $10M gaming facility by Kansas border
Openings & Closings
Cherokee Nation opens $10M gaming facility by Kansas border (March 6, 2015)
Of the 135 employees at the new casino, more than 100 are tribal citizens.

Kansas bill exempts tribal casino winnings from debt collections
Legislation
Kansas bill exempts tribal casino winnings from debt collections (February 25, 2015)
Lawmakers are targeting people who owe child support or back taxes.

Quapaw Tribe proposes $110M 'Emerald City' casino in Kansas
Casino Stalker | Regulation
Quapaw Tribe proposes $110M 'Emerald City' casino in Kansas (February 24, 2015)
The tribe and its partner plan to build the commercial facility in two phases.

Quapaw Tribe slams casino expansion opposition as 'anti-Indian'
NIGC | Openings & Closings
Quapaw Tribe slams casino expansion opposition as 'anti-Indian' (February 11, 2015)
The tribe plans to spend $15 million to expand the Downstream Casino Resort onto trust land in Kansas.

County opposes expansion of Quapaw Tribe casino into Kansas
NIGC | Openings & Closings
County opposes expansion of Quapaw Tribe casino into Kansas (February 10, 2015)
A county claims the tribe promised not to use the land for gaming.

Kickapoo Tribe ousts leader amid concerns about casino revenue
Regulation
Kickapoo Tribe ousts leader amid concerns about casino revenue (January 6, 2015)
Council member Steve Cadue is accused of overspending and using a per capita trust fund as collateral without approval.

Deadline extended for commercial casino eyed by Quapaw Tribe
Casino Stalker | Regulation
Deadline extended for commercial casino eyed by Quapaw Tribe (December 18, 2014)
The tribe and its partner want to turn a defunct racetrack into a casino.

Kansas attorney general questions Quapaw Tribe's gaming plans
NIGC | Openings & Closings
Kansas attorney general questions Quapaw Tribe's gaming plans (December 10, 2014)
The tribe plans to build a $15 million casino expansion on newly acquired land in Kansas.

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