More: lac du flambeau

Lac du Flambeau Band loses ruling in messy casino bond case

Lac du Flambeau Band loses ruling in messy casino bond case (December 2, 2015)

The dispute began after the tribe refused to pay $50 million in bonds that were issued for a failed commercial riverboat casino.

Lac du Flambeau Band isn't ready to go smoke-free at casino

Lac du Flambeau Band isn't ready to go smoke-free at casino (August 6, 2014)

Survey shows most casino patrons don't smoke but a significant number of tribal members do.

Survey shows support for smoke-free tribal casinos in Wisconsin

Survey shows support for smoke-free tribal casinos in Wisconsin (July 31, 2014)

The survey was the first of its kind at a tribal gaming facility in Wisconsin.

Lac du Flambeau Band weighs options for off-reservation casino

Lac du Flambeau Band weighs options for off-reservation casino (May 2, 2014)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin is considering its options after tribal members voted to halt funding for an off-reservation casino.

Lac du Flambeau Band sees snag in off-reservation casino bid

Lac du Flambeau Band sees snag in off-reservation casino bid (May 1, 2014)

The Lac du Flambeau Band said it will look for alternate funding sources for its off-reservation casino.

Lac du Flambeau Band sets off-reservation casino referendum

Lac du Flambeau Band sets off-reservation casino referendum (April 8, 2014)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin will hold a referendum next month for its off-reservation casino.

Lac du Flambeau Band faces long wait on off-reservation casino

Lac du Flambeau Band faces long wait on off-reservation casino (March 27, 2014)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin faces a long wait for an off-reservation casino.

Lac du Flambeau Band awaits action on off-reservation casino

Lac du Flambeau Band awaits action on off-reservation casino (March 20, 2014)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin is waiting to hear from the Bureau of Indian Affairs on its proposed off-reservation casino.

Lac du Flambeau Band signs deals for off-reservation casino

Lac du Flambeau Band signs deals for off-reservation casino (March 18, 2014)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians signed two agreements for its proposed off-reservation casino in Shullsburg, Wisconsin.

Tribal Internet Gaming Alliance sees support from global leader

Tribal Internet Gaming Alliance sees support from global leader (February 27, 2014)

The Tribal Internet Gaming Alliance has been recognized by the government of the Isle of Man, a leader in Internet gaming.

Lac du Flambeau Band sees Internet gaming as new frontier

Lac du Flambeau Band sees Internet gaming as new frontier (February 4, 2014)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is ready to go when Internet gaming becomes legal in Wisconsin.

Interview: Lac du Flambeau Band joins online gaming world

Interview: Lac du Flambeau Band joins online gaming world (January 31, 2014)

Poker News interviews Jack Hakim, the CEO of a company that provides an Internet gaming platform for the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Wisconsin and the Tribal Internet Gaming Alliance.

Lac du Flambeau Band to host Internet gaming meeting

Lac du Flambeau Band to host Internet gaming meeting (January 13, 2014)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Wisconsin is hosting a meeting of the Tribal Internet Gaming Alliance this Friday.

Editorial: Don't let Lac du Flambeau Band casino lend cash

Editorial: Don't let Lac du Flambeau Band casino lend cash (January 6, 2014)

Wisconsin newspaper doesn't want Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa to start making payday loans at its casino.

Tribes across nation looking to enter Internet gaming industry

Tribes across nation looking to enter Internet gaming industry (December 11, 2013)

Tribes across the nation are looking to jump into the Internet gaming business.

Wonkblog: Tribal Internet Gaming Alliance gets off the ground

Wonkblog: Tribal Internet Gaming Alliance gets off the ground (November 19, 2013)

The Tribal Internet Gaming Alliance is getting off the ground with an inter-tribal treaty and support from the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Wisconsin.

Lac du Flambeau Band promotes off-reservation casino plan

Lac du Flambeau Band promotes off-reservation casino plan (August 22, 2013)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in Wisconsin addressed concerns about its off-reservation casino at a public meeting last week.

Lac du Flambeau Band  sees support for off-reservation casino

Lac du Flambeau Band sees support for off-reservation casino (August 16, 2013)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs held a public meeting on Thursday to discuss an off-reservation casino for the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in Wisconsin. Local support in Shullsburg is strong. Mayor Tom Lethlean and residents...

BIA   hearing for  Lac du Flambeau Band off-reservation casino

BIA hearing for Lac du Flambeau Band off-reservation casino (August 14, 2013)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is hosting a public meeting tomorrow on an off-reservation casino for the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in Wisconsin.

BIA moves ahead with Lac du Flambeau off-reservation casino

BIA moves ahead with Lac du Flambeau off-reservation casino (July 29, 2013)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians is seeing movement on its proposed off-reservation casino in Shullsburg, Wisconsin. The Bureau of Indian Affairs will be preparing a draft environmental impact statement for the casino. A public meeting...

Lac du Flambeau Band hosts meeting on off-reservation casino

Lac du Flambeau Band hosts meeting on off-reservation casino (April 23, 2013)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians held a public meeting last night on its proposed off-reservation casino in Shullsburg, Wisconsin. The tribe plans to build a $50 million casino on a 20-acre site in the city....

Lac du Flambeau Tribe hosts meeting on   off-reservation casino

Lac du Flambeau Tribe hosts meeting on off-reservation casino (April 19, 2013)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians will host a public meeting on Monday to discuss its off-reservation casino in Shullsburg, Wisconsin. The tribe plans to build a $50 million casino on a 20-acre site in the...

New group looks to block  off-reservation casinos in Wisconsin

New group looks to block off-reservation casinos in Wisconsin (November 30, 2012)

A new group called Enough Already WI! launched a campaign against off-reservation casinos. Eleven tribes currently operate 24 gaming facilities. The group's rallying call is based on that number. “Wisconsin has an abundance of gaming opportunities, with 24 casinos providing...

Lac du Flambeau Band   planning a $50M      off-reservation casino

Lac du Flambeau Band planning a $50M off-reservation casino (October 10, 2012)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians wants to build a $50 million off-reservation casino in Shullsburg, Wisconsin. The tribe is getting ready to submit a land-into-trust application to the Bureau of Indian Affairs. If all goes...

Lac du Flambeau Band  revives plan for off-reservation casino

Lac du Flambeau Band revives plan for off-reservation casino (September 20, 2012)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin has revived plans for an off-reservation casino. Tribal members voted 217-141 in favor of a casino in Shullsburg. The 92-acre site is about 300 miles from tribal headquarters....

Lac du Flambeau Band looking at off-reservation casino again

Lac du Flambeau Band looking at off-reservation casino again (August 14, 2012)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians might revive plans for an off-reservation casino in Wisconsin. The tribe is voting September 4 to determine support for the project. A referendum in Shullsburg could be held this November...

7th Circuit issues ruling in Lac du Flambeau gaming debt case

7th Circuit issues ruling in Lac du Flambeau gaming debt case (September 6, 2011)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians can't be sued under an agreement that was never approved by the National Indian Gaming Commission, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today in a closely-watched case. The tribe...

7th Circuit     hears Lac du Flambeau casino debt case  this month

7th Circuit hears Lac du Flambeau casino debt case this month (October 7, 2010)

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals will hold oral arguments in a closely-watched Indian gaming debt case on October 20. The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin defaulted on a $50 million bond. A federal...

Briefs due in appeal of Lac du Flambeau gaming bond case

Briefs due in appeal of Lac du Flambeau gaming bond case (May 26, 2010)

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals is due to accept briefs in the gaming bond case involving the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin. On behalf of bondholders, Wells Fargo Bank loaned $50 million to...

Lac du Flambeau deal was unique in tribal gaming industry

Lac du Flambeau deal was unique in tribal gaming industry (May 12, 2010)

A gaming debt case involving the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin probably won't have a big e impact on the tribal casino industry, experts say. The tribe used a $50 million bond to...

Bank  appeals decision over Lac du Flambeau gaming debt

Bank appeals decision over Lac du Flambeau gaming debt (May 3, 2010)

Wells Fargo Bank has filed a notice of appeal in the gaming debt case involving the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin. The bank issued a $50 million bond to the tribe. The tribe used...

Lac du Flambeau casino in Mississippi due for auction

Lac du Flambeau casino in Mississippi due for auction (January 22, 2010)

Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin is officially out of the Mississippi casino game. The tribe invested $26 million on the Grand Soleil Casino Resort in Natchez. The casino never got off the ground and...

Lac du Flambeau Band getting less money out of casino

Lac du Flambeau Band getting less money out of casino (January 15, 2010)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin is seeing fewer revenues from the Lake of the Torches Resort Casino. According to court documents, the casino provided $17 million to $18 million year to the tribe's...

Lac du Flambeau casino debt case could set precedent

Lac du Flambeau casino debt case could set precedent (January 13, 2010)

A casino debt case involving the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin could have an impact throughout Indian Country. The tribe defaulted on a $50 million bond agreement. Other tribes have used bonds to finance...

Lac du Flambeau Band wins ruling in casino bond case

Lac du Flambeau Band wins ruling in casino bond case (January 11, 2010)

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that Wells Fargo Bank filed after the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians defaulted on a $50 million bond. Judge Rudolph T. Randa said the agreement between the tribe and...

Lac du Flambeau casino project avoids foreclosure

Lac du Flambeau casino project avoids foreclosure (December 7, 2009)

A casino project that's being backed by the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin avoided foreclosure for the third time, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported. The tribe owns a 28.5 percent stake in Grand Soleil...

Lac du Flambeau Band's loses on casino boat deal

Lac du Flambeau Band's loses on casino boat deal (November 13, 2009)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin is out millions of dollars on a failed casino boat, The Lakeland Times reports. The tribe owns a 28.5 percent stake in Grand Soleil LLC. The partnership planned...

Lac du Flambeau Band signs new Class III compact

Lac du Flambeau Band signs new Class III compact (April 9, 2009)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians has signed a Class III gaming compact with the state of Wisconsin. The 25-year deal requires the tribe to pay $3.7 million to the state for not making payments over...

Lac du Flambeau casino in Mississippi set to open

Lac du Flambeau casino in Mississippi set to open (August 12, 2008)

A Mississippi casino boat being backed by the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa of Wisconsin is on track for an opening in early 2009. The tribe is a partner in the Grand Soleil Casino Resort in Natchez,...

NIGC seeks information from Lac du Flambeau Band

NIGC seeks information from Lac du Flambeau Band (June 24, 2008)

The National Indian Gaming Commission has asked the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa for information about the tribe's casino. The NIGC wants to know how revenues from the Lake of the Torches Casino were spent in the...

Lac du Flambeau project wins Mississippi  license

Lac du Flambeau project wins Mississippi license (May 22, 2008)

A casino boat being backed by the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa of Wisconsin has been awarded a license by the Mississippi Gaming Commission. The tribe is one of the partners in the Grand Soleil Casino Resort...

Lac du Flambeau Band  negotiates compact

Lac du Flambeau Band negotiates compact (May 21, 2008)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is negotiating a Class III gaming compact with the state of Wisconsin. The tribe's 1998 compact was due to expire in July 2004. But since a new deal couldn't be reached...

Lac du Flambeau Band fueds over gaming projects

Lac du Flambeau Band fueds over gaming projects (April 25, 2008)

Members of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians are questioning the tribe's gaming projects. The tribe operates the Lake of the Torches casino on its reservation. Some say the books don't add up. The tribe...

Lac du Flambeau Band to mortage land for debts

Lac du Flambeau Band to mortage land for debts (February 15, 2008)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is will mortgage fee lands to pay off $50 million in gaming debts after members of the Wisconsin tribe approved a referendum on Thursday. The tribe will use the land to...

Lac du Flambeau Band seeks $50M for gaming debts

Lac du Flambeau Band seeks $50M for gaming debts (February 12, 2008)

The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is weighing a $50 million bond deal to refinance debt on its Wisconsin casino and finance a gaming project in Mississippi. The bond would be financed by mortgaging fee lands on...