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Ponca Tribe faces roadblock with lawsuit challenging restoration of homelands
Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC
Ponca Tribe faces roadblock with lawsuit challenging restoration of homelands (December 15, 2017)
The descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear are once again facing opposition to plans for a casino on their restored homelands.

Ponca Tribe faces challenge to casino as city in Iowa moves forward with lawsuit
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Ponca Tribe faces challenge to casino as city in Iowa moves forward with lawsuit (November 28, 2017)
The descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear are facing a legal challenge to plans for a casino in Iowa.

Ponca Tribe returns to Indian gaming industry with Chickasaw Nation as partner
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
Ponca Tribe returns to Indian gaming industry with Chickasaw Nation as partner (November 20, 2017)
The Ponca Tribe is rejoining the Indian gaming industry with the help of an experienced partner in Oklahoma.

Ponca Tribe secures victory in long-running battle over restoration of homelands
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Ponca Tribe secures victory in long-running battle over restoration of homelands (November 15, 2017)
A nearly decade-long battle for the descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear may be nearing the finish line after the tribe's gaming plans again won federal approval.

Ponca Tribe seeks to rejoin Indian gaming industry with new facility in Oklahoma
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Ponca Tribe seeks to rejoin Indian gaming industry with new facility in Oklahoma (October 25, 2017)
Details are scarce but the Ponca Tribe is looking to rejoin the Indian gaming industry after shutting down previous facilities in Oklahoma.

Group fights 'tooth and nail' against gaming initiative in Nebraska
Legislation | Public Relations
Group fights 'tooth and nail' against gaming initiative in Nebraska (November 2, 2015)
Gambling with the Good Life recently celebrated 20 years of fighting gaming expansion efforts in the Cornhusker State.

Oklahoma reports drop in gaming exclusivity fees from tribes
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Oklahoma reports drop in gaming exclusivity fees from tribes (November 21, 2014)
For the first time since 2004, tribes shared fewer revenues with the state.

Mayor says Ponca Tribe's casino will boost economy in Iowa city
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Mayor says Ponca Tribe's casino will boost economy in Iowa city (October 21, 2010)
The leader of Carter Lake, Iowa, welcomes the proposed Ponca Tribe casino. Mayor Russ Kramer said he's tried unsuccessfully to lure businesses to the city. Indian gaming appears to be the only way to spur development, he said. “Speaking for...

Ponca Tribe confident of NIGC approval for casino plans in Iowa
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Ponca Tribe confident of NIGC approval for casino plans in Iowa (October 20, 2010)
The Ponca Tribe is confident the National Indian Gaming Commission will once again approve plans for a casino in Iowa. A federal judge ruled that the NIGC lacked the authority to make the decision. But the 8th Circuit Court of...

8th Circuit tells NIGC to reconsider Ponca Tribe's casino project
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8th Circuit tells NIGC to reconsider Ponca Tribe's casino project (October 19, 2010)
The National Indian Gaming Commission must reconsider a decision that allowed the Ponca Tribe to pursue a casino, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals said today. In December 2008, the NIGC said the tribe's land qualified for gaming even though...

Judge won't reconsider  ruling on Ponca casino
Litigation
Judge won't reconsider ruling on Ponca casino (January 26, 2009)
A federal judge on Friday rejected a request to reconsider a ruling the blocks a casino for the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska. The tribe wants to use a five-acre site in Carter Lake, Iowa, for a casino. But Judge Charles...

Judge asked to reconsider Ponca casino ruling
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Judge asked to reconsider Ponca casino ruling (December 15, 2008)
A federal judge is being asked to reconsider a ruling that said the National Indian Gaming Commission shouldn't have allowed the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska to build a casino in Iowa. The Department of Justice filed a motion on Friday,...

Ponca Tribe won't drop casino bid despite ruling
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Ponca Tribe won't drop casino bid despite ruling (December 4, 2008)
The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska says it will continue to pursue a casino in Iowa even after a federal judge said the tribe promised not to engage in gaming there. The tribe acquired a 5-acre parcel in the city of...

DOJ seeks dismissal of Ponca casino lawsuit
Litigation | NIGC
DOJ seeks dismissal of Ponca casino lawsuit (November 6, 2008)
The Department of Justice is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit that seeks to stop the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska from building a casino. The states of Iowa and Nebraska sued the National Indian Gaming CommissionIndian Gaming Regulatory Act of...

County support lawsuit against Ponca Tribe's casino
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County support lawsuit against Ponca Tribe's casino (September 11, 2008)
The board of supervisors in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, voted to support a lawsuit aimed at stopping the Ponca Tribe from building a casino. The board last week voted against joining the state of Iowa's lawsuit against the National Indian Gaming...

City seeks to join lawsuits against Ponca casino
Litigation | NIGC
City seeks to join lawsuits against Ponca casino (September 10, 2008)
The city of Council Bluffs, Iowa, is seeking to join two lawsuits aimed at stopping the Ponca Tribe from opening a casino. The city plans to join lawsuits filed by the state of Iowa and the state of Nebraska....

City passes resolution againt Ponca Tribe's casino
Litigation | NIGC
City passes resolution againt Ponca Tribe's casino (September 9, 2008)
The city council in Council Bluffs, Iowa, passed a resolution in opposition to the casino sought by the Ponca Tribe. Officials said the tribe's casino will hurt three commercial casinos in the city. "We have over 4,000 people employed in...

Ponca Tribe faces another opponent of casino
Litigation | NIGC
Ponca Tribe faces another opponent of casino (September 8, 2008)
The city council in Council Bluffs, Iowa, is expected to pass a resolution today that opposes the casino sought by the Ponca Tribe. The resolution backs the state's lawsuit against the National Indian Gaming Commission. The state is challenging...

County won't join lawsuit against Ponca casino
Litigation
County won't join lawsuit against Ponca casino (September 4, 2008)
The board of supervisors in Pottawattamie County, Iowa voted 4-0 on Wednesday to stay out of litigation over the casino sought by the Ponca Tribe. The state of Iowa and the state of Nebraska already filed lawsuits to stop the...

Iowa city supports lawsuit against Ponca casino
Litigation
Iowa city supports lawsuit against Ponca casino (August 26, 2008)
The city council in Council Bluffs, Iowa, is joining opposition to the casino sought by the Ponca Tribe. The council supports a lawsuit filed by the state of Iowa against the National Indian Gaming Commission. The state says the NIGC's...

Iowa sues NIGC to block Ponca Tribe's casino
Litigation | NIGC
Iowa sues NIGC to block Ponca Tribe's casino (August 25, 2008)
The state of Iowa made good on its threat to sue the National Indian Gaming Commission over the Ponca Tribe's proposed casino. The state says the NIGC previously said the tribe could not open a casino on 5 acres in...

City seeks more information on Ponca Tribe's casino
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City seeks more information on Ponca Tribe's casino (August 22, 2008)
The city in Iowa where the Ponca Tribe wants to build a casino is urging others to wait before taking a stance on the controversial project. The tribe has 5 acres in trust in Carter Lake. In a December...

County delays decision on Ponca Tribe's casino
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County delays decision on Ponca Tribe's casino (August 19, 2008)
Officials in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, will wait another week before taking a stance on the casino being sought by the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska. The county plans to meet with the tribe before deciding what course to take. Options...

Iowa county to weigh action on Ponca Tribe's casino
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Iowa county to weigh action on Ponca Tribe's casino (August 15, 2008)
Officials in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, will meet next week to discuss their position on the controversial Ponca Tribe casino. The tribe plans to build a casino in the county in a city called Carter Lake. The land is already...

Editorial: Gaming law on the side of the Ponca Tribe
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Editorial: Gaming law on the side of the Ponca Tribe (August 1, 2008)
"The Ponca Tribe's faces an array of powerful forces as it tries to develop a casino in Carter Lake, Iowa. Gov. Dave Heineman opposes it. So does Attorney General Jon Bruning. The list goes on to include the Omaha...

DOJ seeks dismissal of lawsuit over Ponca casino
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DOJ seeks dismissal of lawsuit over Ponca casino (July 25, 2008)
The Department of Justice is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit over the Ponca Tribe's proposed casino. Government lawyers say the state of Nebraska lacks standing to challenge the casino because the tribe's gaming site is in...

Ponca Tribe has big plans for casino in Iowa
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Ponca Tribe has big plans for casino in Iowa (July 21, 2008)
The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska plans to announce partnerships to build a major casino in Iowa. Chairman Larry Wright said the tribe's facility will rival commercial casinos in Iowa. "It's not going to be a rented mule in the...

Ponca Tribe makes offer to Iowa on casino taxes
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Ponca Tribe makes offer to Iowa on casino taxes (July 1, 2008)
The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is willing to pay gambling taxes to the state of Iowa, Chairman Larry Wright Jr. said in an interview with The Des Moines Register. Wright said the state will have to drop its opposition...

Ponca Tribe cites benefits of Iowa casino
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Ponca Tribe cites benefits of Iowa casino (June 18, 2008)
The Ponca Tribe says its proposed casino will boost the economy in Iowa and Nebraska. The tribe plans to build a casino in Carter Lake, Iowa. Carter Lake is located next to Nebraska. The casino will create 1,800 new...

Iowa to sue NIGC over Ponca Tribe's casino
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Iowa to sue NIGC over Ponca Tribe's casino (June 9, 2008)
The state of Iowa will be filing a lawsuit against the National Indian Gaming Commission in hopes of stopping the Ponca Tribe from building a casino. Attorney general Tom Miller said the tribe promised not to use the 5-acre site...

Nebraska city opposes Ponca Tribe's casino in Iowa
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Nebraska city opposes Ponca Tribe's casino in Iowa (June 4, 2008)
The city council in Omaha, Nebraska, voted to support the efforts of the state to block the Ponca Tribe from opening a casino in Iowa. The tribe, whose headquarters are in Nebraska, has trust land in Carter Lake, Iowa. Due...

Interior delays response in Ponca casino lawsuit
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Interior delays response in Ponca casino lawsuit (June 3, 2008)
The Interior Department has yet to respond to a lawsuit over the Ponca Tribes plans to open a casino in Iowa. Interior's answer to the suit filed by Nebraska attorney general Jon Bruning is due at the end of...

Editorial: Mind your own business, Nebraska!
Opinion
Editorial: Mind your own business, Nebraska! (May 23, 2008)
"Memo to Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman: Carter Lake is a city in IOWA. Yes, Carter Lake is on the Nebraska side of the Missouri River, just northeast of downtown Omaha. However, its land was originally on the river's east side,...

Nebraska objects to Ponca Tribe's casino in Iowa
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Nebraska objects to Ponca Tribe's casino in Iowa (May 21, 2008)
Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman (R) has informed the Interior Department of his opposition to the casino sought by the Ponca Tribe The tribe is based in Nebraska. But it plans to open a casino in Carter Lake, Iowa, about 200...

Oklahoma county to discuss Ponca casino roads
Public Relations
Oklahoma county to discuss Ponca casino roads (April 22, 2008)
Officials in Cowley County, Oklahoma, are meeting today to discuss a proposal by the Ponca Tribe to improve roads around a proposed casino. The tribe plans the $60 million Ponca Fancy Dance Casino on the former Chilocco Indian School...

Nebraska group opposes Ponca casino in Iowa
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Nebraska group opposes Ponca casino in Iowa (April 1, 2008)
A Nebraska group called Gambling with the Good Life is trying to convince local officials and business leaders to oppose the Ponca Tribe's proposed casino in Iowa. The group says the casino will hurt Nebraska even though the gaming site...

Ponca Tribe seeks to improve roads for casino
Openings & Closings
Ponca Tribe seeks to improve roads for casino (March 7, 2008)
The Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma is seeking to improve roads leading to its proposed $60 million casino. The tribe met with officials in Cowley County last week to discuss improvements to at least four roads. The project could cost...

Ponca Tribe hires firm to develop casino
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
Ponca Tribe hires firm to develop casino (February 15, 2008)
The Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma has hired Sunway-Postoak Advisory Inc., an Indian-owned firm, to develop, design and build a casino. Sunway-Postoak Advisory is owned by Wayne Postoak, a member of the Choctaw Nation. Postoak is a former coach and...

Nebraska commission backs Ponca Tribe's  casino
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Nebraska commission backs Ponca Tribe's casino (February 8, 2008)
The Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs has passed a resolution in support of the Ponca Tribe's gaming rights. The tribe wants to build a casino in Carter Lake, Iowa. The land qualifies for gaming, according to the National Indian Gaming...

Groups pray to stop Ponca Tribe's casino
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Groups pray to stop Ponca Tribe's casino (February 5, 2008)
Religious groups have launched a prayer drive against the Ponca Tribe's proposed casino in Iowa. Dozens of people from more than 20 different Christian groups went to the casino site in Carter Lake to oppose the casino. They hope their...

Nebraska AG: Ponca Tribe 'lied' about casino plans
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Nebraska AG: Ponca Tribe 'lied' about casino plans (February 1, 2008)
The Ponca Tribe "lied" on its land-into-trust application, Nebraska attorney general Jon Bruning said on Thursday. Bruning said the tribe promised to build a health care facility on a 5-acre site in Iowa. But the tribe changed its mind...

Nebraska sues NIGC over Ponca casino in Iowa
Litigation | NIGC
Nebraska sues NIGC over Ponca casino in Iowa (January 31, 2008)
Nebraska attorney general Jon Bruning on Wednesday sued the National Indian Gaming Commission for allowing the Ponca Tribe to open a casino in Iowa. Bruning is upset that the tribe, whose headquarters are in Nebraska, might open a casino across...

Ponca Tribe meets to discuss potential casino
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Ponca Tribe meets to discuss potential casino (January 28, 2008)
Members of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska held a private meeting on Saturday to discuss the potential for gaming. The tribe hasn't made any decisions about a casino, Chairman Larry Wright Jr. said. But he said tribal members support...

Ponca Tribe's gaming approval stirs debate in Iowa
Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | NIGC
Ponca Tribe's gaming approval stirs debate in Iowa (January 18, 2008)
State officials and gaming executives in Iowa are worried that the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska could open a casino in the state. The tribe has trust land in Carter Lake, near the Nebraska border. The National Indian Gaming Commission...

Ponca Tribe to discuss plans for Iowa casino
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Ponca Tribe to discuss plans for Iowa casino (January 17, 2008)
The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska will hold a meeting on January 26 to discuss a casino in Iowa. The tribe won a ruling from the National Indian Gaming Commission over the status of trust land in Carter Lake. The NIGC,...

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