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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe hits milestone with $60 million casino expansion
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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe hits milestone with $60 million casino expansion (July 11, 2018)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe is adding a five-story, 148-room hotel to the Saganing Eagles Landing Casino in Michigan.

Pokagon Band announces poker room after favorable opinion from federal regulators
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Pokagon Band announces poker room after favorable opinion from federal regulators (July 10, 2018)
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians will open a poker room at its casino in Indiana in time for the Labor Day holiday.

Gun Lake Tribe shares another $7.6 million in gaming revenues with community
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Gun Lake Tribe shares another $7.6 million in gaming revenues with community (June 14, 2018)
The Gun Lake Tribe just shared more than $7.6 million in gaming revenues in Michigan, bringing the total to date to more than $109 million.

Sault Tribe faces doubts about long-stalled off-reservation casino
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Sault Tribe faces doubts about long-stalled off-reservation casino (June 13, 2018)
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians might be looking elsewhere for gaming opportunities thanks to the Trump administration.

Grand Traverse Band chairman survives recall vote tied to casino project
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Grand Traverse Band chairman survives recall vote tied to casino project (April 9, 2018)
The leader of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians narrowly survived a recall vote that was linked to his opposition to a new casino in Michigan.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe debuts first phase of major casino renovation
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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe debuts first phase of major casino renovation (April 4, 2018)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe is debuting a high limit gaming room and VIP lounge as part of a $26.5 million renovation project.

Sault Tribe 'remains fully committed' to off-reservation casino
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Sault Tribe 'remains fully committed' to off-reservation casino (March 29, 2018)
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians plans to sue the Trump administration for rejecting two off-reservation casinos in Michigan.

Grand Traverse Band chairman faces recall after opposing new casino
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Grand Traverse Band chairman faces recall after opposing new casino (March 27, 2018)
The leader of the Grand Traverse Band is facing a recall after questioning the Michigan tribe's gaming operations.

Grand Traverse Band arrests non-Indian for sexual assault at casino
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Grand Traverse Band arrests non-Indian for sexual assault at casino (March 21, 2018)
A non-Indian man is facing numerous charges after being accused of sexual assault at the casino owned by the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.

National Congress of American Indians praises win in homelands case
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National Congress of American Indians praises win in homelands case (February 27, 2018)
The National Congress of American Indians is congratulating the Gun Lake Tribe for its victory at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Gun Lake Tribe welcomes victory as Supreme Court puts end to homelands lawsuit
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Gun Lake Tribe welcomes victory as Supreme Court puts end to homelands lawsuit (February 27, 2018)
The leader of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians is hailing a decision from the nation's highest court as a victory for all of Indian Country.

Supreme Court sides with Indian Country in long-running homelands case
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Supreme Court sides with Indian Country in long-running homelands case (February 27, 2018)
In a victory for Indian Country, the nation's highest court has confirmed that Congress can protect tribal homelands from litigation.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band sets another record with revenues in Michigan
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Nottawaseppi Huron Band sets another record with revenues in Michigan (February 26, 2018)
The gaming business continues to be good for the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi and, by extension, for the state of Michigan and local governments.

Gun Lake Tribe marks major milestone with management of casino
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Gun Lake Tribe marks major milestone with management of casino (February 8, 2018)
The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, is now in full control of its casino in Michigan.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe dispels rumors about Hepatitis A and casino
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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe dispels rumors about Hepatitis A and casino (January 18, 2018)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe is not connected to a Hepatitis A outbreak in Michigan.

Pokagon Band makes history with opening of first tribal casino in Indiana
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Pokagon Band makes history with opening of first tribal casino in Indiana (January 17, 2018)
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is welcoming visitors to its historic casino in Indiana.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares more than $1.4 million in casino revenue
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares more than $1.4 million in casino revenue (December 14, 2017)
The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shared more than $1.4 million in gaming revenues with local and state governments in Michigan.

Gun Lake Tribe surpasses $100 million mark in gaming revenues shared in Michigan
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Gun Lake Tribe surpasses $100 million mark in gaming revenues shared in Michigan (December 11, 2017)
The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, surpassed a major gaming milestone in Michigan.

Supreme Court hears arguments in long-running Gun Lake Tribe homeland case
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Supreme Court hears arguments in long-running Gun Lake Tribe homeland case (November 7, 2017)
The U.S. Supreme Court finally heard arguments in its first, and so far only, Indian law case of the term and one member boiled the dispute down to a seemingly simple question.

Tribes shared $89.6 million in gaming revenues with state of Michigan in 2016
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Tribes shared $89.6 million in gaming revenues with state of Michigan in 2016 (November 7, 2017)
Tribes shared $89.6 million in gaming revenues in Michigan last year, with contributions to local communities on the rise.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe undertakes $26.5 million renovation of main casino
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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe undertakes $26.5 million renovation of main casino (October 31, 2017)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe will break ground in January 2018 on a $26.5 million renovation at its flagship casino in Michigan.

Sault Tribe votes to initiate litigation over Trump's denial of off-reservation casinos
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Sault Tribe votes to initiate litigation over Trump's denial of off-reservation casinos (October 25, 2017)
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians plans to sue the Trump administration for rejecting two off-reservation casinos in Michigan.

Gun Lake Tribe secures strong local support in casino case except for one town
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Gun Lake Tribe secures strong local support in casino case except for one town (October 13, 2017)
Local governments are backing the Gun Lake Tribe as it defends its casino before the U.S. Supreme Court. Except for one town.

Gun Lake Tribe shares oral arguments with Trump team in Supreme Court case
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Gun Lake Tribe shares oral arguments with Trump team in Supreme Court case (October 10, 2017)
Things are shaping as the U.S. Supreme Court prepares for its first Indian law case of the term.

Gun Lake Tribe draws in more allies as Supreme Court considers casino case
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Gun Lake Tribe draws in more allies as Supreme Court considers casino case (September 25, 2017)
The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians is seeing widespread support as it defends its casino in a closely-watched U.S. Supreme Court case.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band arrests casino patron who left son at home to gamble
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Nottawaseppi Huron Band arrests casino patron who left son at home to gamble (September 20, 2017)
A Michigan woman is facing child endangerment charges after she allegedly left her son alone at home while she gambled at the Nottawaseppi Huron Band's caisno.

Supreme Court sets November 7 arguments in long-running land-into-trust case
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Supreme Court sets November 7 arguments in long-running land-into-trust case (September 6, 2017)
The U.S. Supreme Court will be hearing Patchak v. Zinke, a land-into-trust case being closely watched in Indian Country, on November 7.

Pokagon Band not in a rush to negotiate Class III gaming compact for new facility
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Pokagon Band not in a rush to negotiate Class III gaming compact for new facility (August 29, 2017)
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians is on track to open a new casino in Indiana in a matter of months but don't expect slot machines at other Class III games there.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band helps investigate large bank fraud scheme at casino
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Nottawaseppi Huron Band helps investigate large bank fraud scheme at casino (August 28, 2017)
Federal authorities announced charges against 19 people in connection with a bank fraud scheme at the casino owned by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Michigan.

Another tribe chimes in with criticism of 'reservation shopping' in Michigan
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Another tribe chimes in with criticism of 'reservation shopping' in Michigan (July 31, 2017)
Not everyone in Indian Country is upset with the Trump administration's first major land-into-trust decision.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe approves $26.5 million renovation at main casino
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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe approves $26.5 million renovation at main casino (July 28, 2017)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe is embarking on a second gaming expansion project in Michigan.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band praises denial of off-reservation gaming projects
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Nottawaseppi Huron Band praises denial of off-reservation gaming projects (July 28, 2017)
While one tribe in Michigan is vowing a fight, another is praising the Trump administration for rejecting proposals for two off-reservation casinos.

Pokagon Band on hiring spree as first tribal casino in Indiana takes shape
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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.

Tribes in Michigan express concerns about internet gambling legislation
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Tribes in Michigan express concerns about internet gambling legislation (July 13, 2017)
Writing for Online Poker Report, Dave Palermo offers an extensive look at an online gaming bill that has drawn concerns of tribes in Michigan.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe announces hotel as part of casino expansion
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Saginaw Chippewa Tribe announces hotel as part of casino expansion (June 28, 2017)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe is expanding its gaming empire in Michigan.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.3M in gaming revenues
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.3M in gaming revenues (June 14, 2017)
Twice a year, the tribe shares 2 percent of slot machine win with local communities and another 8 percent with the state.

Gun Lake Tribe shares another $6.7M in casino funds in Michigan
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Gun Lake Tribe shares another $6.7M in casino funds in Michigan (June 5, 2017)
Since the Gun Lake Casino opened in 2011, the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians has shared more than $93 million with Michigan.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares update on casino work
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares update on casino work (May 25, 2017)
Work on the two Ojibwa Casinos in Michigan will be completed in 2018 as adjustments are made to the budget for the $40 million effort

Nottawaseppi Huron Band promotes from within for top casino job
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Nottawaseppi Huron Band promotes from within for top casino job (May 16, 2017)
Kathy George, who has worked at FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Michigan for more than five years, is taking on a new role as chief executive officer.

Gun Lake Tribe opens doors to $76M expansion of gaming facility
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Gun Lake Tribe opens doors to $76M expansion of gaming facility (May 3, 2017)
The Gun Lake Casino in Wayland, Michigan, is now nearly double in size.

Gun Lake Tribe eager to defend casino in Supreme Court challenge
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Gun Lake Tribe eager to defend casino in Supreme Court challenge (May 2, 2017)
The nation's highest court has agreed to review a federal law that shields the Michigan tribe's casino from litigation.

Supreme Court brings bad news to tribes by taking up land case
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Supreme Court brings bad news to tribes by taking up land case (May 1, 2017)
The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians has been hoping to leave the legal drama behind but the nation's highest court won't let that happen.

Gun Lake Tribe prepares for grand opening of $76M casino expansion
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Gun Lake Tribe prepares for grand opening of $76M casino expansion (April 28, 2017)
With a long-running lawsuit nearly behind them, the leaders of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians are preparing for the next chapter in their Indian gaming success story.

Supreme Court relists petition in Gun Lake Tribe gaming land case
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Supreme Court relists petition in Gun Lake Tribe gaming land case (April 25, 2017)
A non-Indian man who lives three miles from the tribe's casino in Michigan is trying to keep his long-running lawsuit alive.

Supreme Court takes no action on long-running tribal land case
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Supreme Court takes no action on long-running tribal land case (April 24, 2017)
The Trump administration and Indian Country will have to wait a little longer to learn the status of the Patchak petition.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band invests casino funds in unique project
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Nottawaseppi Huron Band invests casino funds in unique project (April 20, 2017)
The Fire Hub consists of a restaurant and pantry aimed at helping the community in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Supreme Court declines to hear yet another Indian Country case
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Supreme Court declines to hear yet another Indian Country case (April 17, 2017)
In a positive move for tribal interests, the nation's highest court refused to reopen a lawsuit that targeted the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community hiring for $40M casino upgrade project
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Keweenaw Bay Indian Community hiring for $40M casino upgrade project (April 7, 2017)
'If you need a job … come here,' the leader of the Michigan-based tribe said.

Couple charged for bizarre incident at Little Traverse Bay Bands casino
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Couple charged for bizarre incident at Little Traverse Bay Bands casino (January 27, 2017)
The incident began after a woman allegedly urinated on herself on the gaming floor at the Odawa Casino Resort in Michigan.

Sault Tribe claims win on long-delayed off-reservation casino bid
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Sault Tribe claims win on long-delayed off-reservation casino bid (January 26, 2017)
On the last full day of the Obama administration, the Bureau of Indian Affairs opened the door for approval of the project.

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