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Spirit Lake Nation suspends referendum on liquor sales at casino
Public Relations
Spirit Lake Nation suspends referendum on liquor sales at casino (May 17, 2017)
Liquor sales at the Spirit Lake Casino and Resort are supposed to fund an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center.

Former employee of North Dakota tribal casino admits to assault
Public Relations
Former employee of North Dakota tribal casino admits to assault (April 10, 2017)
Max Garett Moede apparently set fire to his trailer home at the 4 Bears Casino and Lodge after losing his job at the facility.

Editorial: North Dakota lawmakers right to kill non-Indian gaming bill
Opinion
Editorial: North Dakota lawmakers right to kill non-Indian gaming bill (March 31, 2017)
The Bismarck Tribune: A top Republican said the resolution wasn’t intended as payback to the tribes for the Dakota Access Pipeline protests.

North Dakota Republican keeps pushing bill for non-Indian casinos
Legislation
North Dakota Republican keeps pushing bill for non-Indian casinos (March 21, 2017)
Tribal leaders and Democrats say the proposal is punishment for opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Bill to approve non-Indian casinos in North Dakota called 'racist'
Legislation
Bill to approve non-Indian casinos in North Dakota called 'racist' (March 2, 2017)
Some Democrats believe Republicans are trying to punish tribes for standing up to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe hopes to see return of casino business
Public Relations
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe hopes to see return of casino business (February 21, 2017)
Thousands of people flocked to the reservation to fight Dakota Access Pipeline but their presence hasn't boosted the Prairie Knights Casino and Resort.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sees decline in business at casino
Openings & Closings
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sees decline in business at casino (October 27, 2016)
A #NoDAPL blockade set up by local law enforcement led to a $1 million decline in anticipated revenue.

Chasing the Dream: The impact of Indian gaming in North Dakota
Regulation
Chasing the Dream: The impact of Indian gaming in North Dakota (July 1, 2016)
Four tribes operate casinos in the state and they generated about $237 million in revenues in 2014.

Teen girl thought to be missing was at North Dakota tribal casino
Public Relations
Teen girl thought to be missing was at North Dakota tribal casino (March 22, 2016)
The 15-year-old apparently was never in danger but police from the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation thought she might have been abducted.

NIGC blocked North Dakota tribe from offering gaming on lake
NIGC | Openings & Closings
NIGC blocked North Dakota tribe from offering gaming on lake (August 17, 2015)
The Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation purchased the Island Girl yacht for $1.2 million but hasn't been able to use it as a casino.

North Dakota tribe spends $47M on casino expansion project
Openings & Closings
North Dakota tribe spends $47M on casino expansion project (July 17, 2015)
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation is adding an 85,000 square-foot events center to the 4 Bears Casino and Lodge in New Town.

Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation starts expansion at casino
Openings & Closings
Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation starts expansion at casino (July 8, 2015)
The tribe is adding an 85,000 square-foot events center to the 4 Bears Casino and Lodge in New Town.

Fort Peck Tribes move forward with casino plan thanks to loan
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
Fort Peck Tribes move forward with casino plan thanks to loan (March 23, 2015)
A groundbreaking on the Buffalo Rivers Casino and Lodge is set for June 15.

Turtle Mountain Band withdraws plan for off-reservation casino
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Turtle Mountain Band withdraws plan for off-reservation casino (June 4, 2014)
Tribe was told that the state would not agree to the operation as required by IGRA.

Man found by North Dakota casino was missing tribal member
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Man found by North Dakota casino was missing tribal member (May 22, 2014)
Daniel Mossett went missing in November 2013.

Authorities investigate body found by North Dakota tribal casino
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Authorities investigate body found by North Dakota tribal casino (May 21, 2014)
Body is believed to be that of a Native American.

Richard McCloud: Turtle Mountain Band seeks casino partner
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Richard McCloud: Turtle Mountain Band seeks casino partner (March 17, 2014)
Richard McCloud, the chairman of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, discusses the tribe's plans for a $60 million off-reservation casino in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

City works with Turtle Mountain Band on off-reservation casino
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City works with Turtle Mountain Band on off-reservation casino (February 19, 2014)
The city council in Grand Forks, North Dakota, agreed to consider an off-reservation casino for the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians.

Turtle Mountain Band makes rounds with off-reservation casino
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Turtle Mountain Band makes rounds with off-reservation casino (February 18, 2014)
The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians is making the rounds with a proposal for a $60 million off-reservation casino in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Turtle Mountain Band proposes $60M off-reservation casino
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Turtle Mountain Band proposes $60M off-reservation casino (February 11, 2014)
The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians wants to build a $60 million off-reservation casino in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Turtle Mountain Band proposes off-reservation casino again
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Turtle Mountain Band proposes off-reservation casino again (February 10, 2014)
The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians is once again proposing an off-reservation casino in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation eyes casino expansion
Openings & Closings
Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation eyes casino expansion (January 29, 2014)
The Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation of North Dakota is planning a renovation and expansion of its casino.

Tribes in North Dakota debate smoke-free gaming facilities
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Tribes in North Dakota debate smoke-free gaming facilities (January 9, 2014)
Tribal leaders in North Dakota are debating whether to ban smoking at their gaming facilities.

Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation set to add gaming to  yacht
Compacts | Openings & Closings
Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation set to add gaming to yacht (September 6, 2013)
The Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation of North Dakota will be adding gaming to its casino yacht next year

Spirit Lake Nation members call for boycott of tribe's casino
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Spirit Lake Nation members call for boycott of tribe's casino (July 23, 2013)
Some members of the Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota are boycotting the tribe's casino in protest of their leadership. Jesse Ramey Gillem hopes the boycott of the Spirit Lake Casino will make tribal leaders more accountable. She has been...

Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation sets sail with casino yacht
Compacts | Openings & Closings
Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation sets sail with casino yacht (July 5, 2013)
Workers last month prepared yacht for entertainment and gaming venture. Photo courtesy Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation The Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation of North Dakota debuted its casino yacht just in time for the July 4 holiday. The 149-passenger...

Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation to open   casino on yacht
Compacts | Openings & Closings
Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation to open casino on yacht (June 17, 2013)
Workers prepare yacht for entertainment and gaming venture. Photo courtesy Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation The Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation of North Dakota will launch a casino on a yacht later this year. The tribe plans to set...

Five North Dakota tribes reach longer Class III gaming compacts
Compacts
Five North Dakota tribes reach longer Class III gaming compacts (January 4, 2013)
All five tribes in North Dakota signed new Class III gaming compacts with Gov. Jack Dalrymple (R) on Thursday. The deals run for 10 years with an option to renew for another 10 years. Two additional tribes will also be...

North Dakota tribe adding riverboat to Class III gaming compact
Compacts
North Dakota tribe adding riverboat to Class III gaming compact (August 1, 2012)
The Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation of North Dakota plans to offer a riverboat casino under its new Class III gaming compact. The compact expires in December. As part of the initial negotiation meeting, the tribe asked for riverboat gaming...

State steps out of utility dispute at Turtle Mountain Band casino
Regulation
State steps out of utility dispute at Turtle Mountain Band casino (June 15, 2012)
The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians has the authority to decide who supplies power to its casino, the North Dakota Public Service Commission ruled on Thursday. The tribe is expanding the Sky Dancer Casino and Hotel and chose Otter...

The Tribal Independent: Turtle Mountain Band opens new casino
Litigation | Openings & Closings
The Tribal Independent: Turtle Mountain Band opens new casino (June 8, 2012)
The following article was written and reported by Delvin Cree. All content © The Tribal Independent, an alternative on-line news source for the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. TRENTON NORTH DAKOTA -- Despite an injunction put in place last month...

The Tribal Independent: Turtle Mountain Band debates casino
NIGC | Openings & Closings
The Tribal Independent: Turtle Mountain Band debates casino (May 10, 2012)
The following article was written and reported by Delvin Cree. All content © The Tribal Independent, an alternative on-line news source for the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. BELCOURT, NORTH DAKOTA -- According to information provided last evening by a...

North Dakota tribe starts work on $11.7M hotel at casino
Openings & Closings
North Dakota tribe starts work on $11.7M hotel at casino (April 13, 2012)
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota broke ground on a $11.7 million hotel at its casino. The 122-room hotel at the 4 Bears Casino & Lodge features 100 standard rooms, 20 suites and two executive suites. The...

Letter: An easy solution to 'Fighting Sioux' debacle at UND
Opinion
Letter: An easy solution to 'Fighting Sioux' debacle at UND (October 24, 2011)
"The NCAA rule dictates that the Fighting Sioux logos must be removed. This no doubt will be at North Dakota taxpayers’ expense; but there is an easy solution that can be acted on in November: The North Dakota Legislature is...

Delvin Cree: Turtle Mountain  leaders bet too much on gaming
Opinion
Delvin Cree: Turtle Mountain leaders bet too much on gaming (August 31, 2011)
"In the fall of 2012, right before our next tribal elections, the expansion of our casino and hotel should be completed. This new venture by our tribal council is hoped to add more jobs in the community and also bring...

Turtle Mountain Band breaks ground  on $30M   casino   expansion
Openings & Closings
Turtle Mountain Band breaks ground on $30M casino expansion (August 2, 2011)
The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians in North Dakota broke ground on a $30 million casino expansion project. The Skydancer Hotel and Casino opened in 1995 in a metal structure. Tribal leaders say it's time for an update....

Former employee admits to theft from Turtle Mountain  casino
Regulation
Former employee admits to theft from Turtle Mountain casino (October 5, 2010)
A North Dakota man pleaded guilty to stealing from the casino owned by the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. Shane Trottier, 40, worked as a cashier at the Sky Dancer Casino and Hotel. He admitted he stole nearly $2,500...

Turtle Mountain  tribal members  hope to develop Class II facility
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Turtle Mountain tribal members hope to develop Class II facility (July 13, 2010)
Members of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians who live in a community away from the main reservation hope to develop a Class II facility in order to fund critical programs. The Trenton Indian Service Area is responsible for...

North Dakota tribe adds entertainment options for  casino
Openings & Closings
North Dakota tribe adds entertainment options for casino (May 7, 2010)
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota is adding a nightclub to its casino. Entertainment at the 4 Bears Casino & Lodge was previously presented on the gaming floor. But some customers thought it was getting too...

North Dakota charities want  electronic gaming
Legislation
North Dakota charities want electronic gaming (September 21, 2009)
Charities in North Dakota hope a new study will lead to electronic games at non-Indian facilities. The North Dakota Legislature authorized a study of laws affecting charitable gambling and pari-mutuel horse racing. A report is due in 2011 and could...

Meth bust at Sisseton Wahpeton  casino hotel
Regulation
Meth bust at Sisseton Wahpeton casino hotel (September 17, 2009)
Three people were arrested and charged in connection with a methamphetamine bust at the Dakota Magic Casino in North Dakota. Authorities said they found a pound of meth in a hotel room at the casino. The meth's street value was...

North Dakota tribe pays $6.1M in casino case
Business Deals | Litigation
North Dakota tribe pays $6.1M in casino case (September 16, 2009)
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota was ordered to pay $6.1 million, plus interest, attorney fees and other costs, for breaking a contract with a casino developer. The tribe entered into an agreement with Dale Little Soldier...

Hogen in  residence  for 'Fighting Sioux' college
NIGC
Hogen in residence for 'Fighting Sioux' college (September 15, 2009)
National Indian Gaming Commission Chairman Phil Hogen is the inaugural Distinguished Public Administrator in Residence at the University of North Dakota, noted for its controversial "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo. Hogen, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South...

Shakopee Tribe loans $78M for   casino projects
Openings & Closings
Shakopee Tribe loans $78M for casino projects (July 24, 2009)
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota is helping two tribes with casino projects. The tribe is loaning $48 million to the Stockbridge Munsee Band of Mohican Indians in Wisconsin. The money will be used to add a 105-room hotel,...

North Dakota governor opposes more gaming
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North Dakota governor opposes more gaming (June 22, 2009)
North Dakota Gov. John Hoeven (R) won't be supporting off-reservation gaming, a spokesperson said. Hoeven's support will be needed if the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians wants approval for a casino in Grand Forks. But it doesn't look like...

Turtle Mountain Band looks off the reservation
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Turtle Mountain Band looks off the reservation (June 19, 2009)
The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians is reviving plans for an off-reservation casino in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The tribe first proposed the casino more than two years ago amid a nationwide debate about off-reservation gaming. But tribal leaders...

Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation to expand casino
Openings & Closings
Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation to expand casino (June 12, 2009)
The Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation of North Dakota will break ground on Monday on a $3 million casino expansion. The tribe will add 15,000 square-feet to the Spirit Lake Casino and Hotel and remodel another 7,700 square-feet of existing space....

North Dakota tribe plans to start work on   casino
Opinion
North Dakota tribe plans to start work on casino (April 22, 2008)
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota plans to break ground this summer on a $20 million casino. The Eagles Catch Casino will be located near Beulah, North Dakota. Plans call for a hotel and a convenience store...

Opinion: 'Sioux' t-shirt wrong about Indian gaming
Opinion
Opinion: 'Sioux' t-shirt wrong about Indian gaming (December 10, 2007)
"Last week, the Herald reported on a T-shirt being sold by a company in Jamestown, N.D. (“Sioux logo T-shirt stirs controversy,." The T-shirt, which read, “No Sioux Logo? No Sioux Casinos!,” was critical not only of the settlement reached...

Disbarred lawyer pleads in casino funds case
Litigation
Disbarred lawyer pleads in casino funds case (October 30, 2007)
A disbarred lawyer pleaded not guilty in connection with the transfer of nearly $500,000 from a tribal casino. Christopher Moen is accused of failing to file campaign finance reports. State prosecutors say he used money from the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Tribe’s...

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