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Ute Tribe confronts new obstacle to proposed casino in Colorado
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Ute Tribe confronts new obstacle to proposed casino in Colorado (April 18, 2017)
Racism and Ryan Zinke -- two hurdles the tribe must overcome in order to move forward with the project.

Ute Tribe sees local support for off-reservation casino in Colorado
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Ute Tribe sees local support for off-reservation casino in Colorado (January 27, 2017)
High-level political opposition has prompted the tribe to come up with an alternative plan for a casino near the town of Dinosaur.

Ute Tribe refused meeting for Colorado off-reservation casino
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Ute Tribe refused meeting for Colorado off-reservation casino (April 22, 2013)
The tribe is interested in a casino near Dinosaur, in the northwestern part of Colorado.

Colorado group claims to be talking to tribes about casino plan
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Colorado group claims to be talking to tribes about casino plan (December 3, 2012)
A group of non-Indian developers claims to be talking to tribes about a plan for an off-reservation casino. The Sleeping Giant Group wants to open a casino in the northwestern part of the state. The group needs a tribe and...

Colorado communities welcome   off-reservation gaming bids
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Colorado communities welcome off-reservation gaming bids (October 29, 2012)
Leaders in two northwestern Colorado communities see off-reservation gaming as a way to boost the local economy. The Ute Tribe of Utah is considering a casino near the town of Dinosaur. Officials there participated in a feasibility study on the...

Ute Tribe still working on  off-reservation casino  bid in Colorado
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Ute Tribe still working on off-reservation casino bid in Colorado (September 26, 2012)
The Ute Tribe of Utah is still working on plans for an off-reservation casino in Colorado. The tribe is mainly based in Utah, where gaming its prohibited. But part of the reservation crosses into Colorado, near the town of Dinosaur....

Colorado group  weighs next move for off-reservation casino
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Colorado group weighs next move for off-reservation casino (September 21, 2012)
A group of non-Indian developers is weighing its next move after Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) expressed strong opposition to off-reservation gaming. The Sleeping Giant Group wants to build a casino in the northwestern part of the state. A tribal...

Colorado governor not open to off-reservation gaming plans
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Colorado governor not open to off-reservation gaming plans (September 19, 2012)
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) does not support off-reservation gaming, Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia (D) said. The Ute Tribe of Utah wants to open a casino near its trust land in Colorado. And a group of non-Indian developers is pitching...

Editorial: Off-reservation casinos aren't worth the gamble
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Editorial: Off-reservation casinos aren't worth the gamble (September 17, 2012)
"History teaches us to be leery of proposals that promise riches if we only open the doors to gambling. Residents and elected officials in northwest Colorado would do well to remember that lesson as plans for two different Native American...

Ute Tribe moving forward with off-reservation gaming project
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Ute Tribe moving forward with off-reservation gaming project (September 10, 2012)
The Ute Tribe of Utah is moving forward with an off-reservation casino in Colorado. The tribe recently completed a feasibility study for a casino in the town of Dinosaur. The tribe will apparently start the land-into-trust process soon. “It’s in...

Developers still haven't named tribe for off-reservation casino
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Developers still haven't named tribe for off-reservation casino (August 31, 2012)
After three public meetings, the Sleeping Giant Group has yet to name a tribe for its off-reservation project. The group is planning a $52 million casino and hotel near the Yampa Valley Regional Airport in northern Colorado. But so far...

Development group eyeing off-reservation casino in Colorado
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Development group eyeing off-reservation casino in Colorado (August 10, 2012)
A group of developers is proposing an off-reservation casino in Colorado but they haven't said which tribe, or tribes, they are working with. The Sleeping Giant Group wants to build a $52 million casino and hotel next to the Yampa...

Ute Tribe completes study on off-reservation casino in Colorado
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Ute Tribe completes study on off-reservation casino in Colorado (June 13, 2012)
The Ute Tribe of Utah has completed a feasibility study for an off-reservation casino in Colorado. The tribe's reservation crosses into Colorado and ends near the town of Dinosaur. The tribe and the town entered into a predevelopment agreement to...

Bill in Utah ensures tribes can't engage in  gaming on Internet
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Bill in Utah ensures tribes can't engage in gaming on Internet (March 2, 2012)
A bill in Utah ensures that tribes won't be able to engage in Internet gaming should it become legal in the U.S. Under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, tribes can engage in the same types of gaming allowed in the...

Ute Tribe  to study   off-reservation casino site in Colorado
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Ute Tribe to study off-reservation casino site in Colorado (October 21, 2011)
The Ute Tribe and the town of Dinosaur, Colorado, approved a pre-development agreement for an off-reservation casino. The tribe and the town are sharing the costs of a $100,000 feasibility study. Both sides agreed to a potential site that could...

Editorial: Support for Ute Tribe off-reservation casino in Colorado
Opinion
Editorial: Support for Ute Tribe off-reservation casino in Colorado (September 28, 2011)
"Native American gambling regulations dictate that a casino must be built on tribal land, meaning it would be excluded from town and county tax rolls. Still, that doesn’t prevent Craig and Dinosaur from cashing in on casino patrons who visit...

Ute Tribe in Utah interested in off-reservation casino in Colorado
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Ute Tribe in Utah interested in off-reservation casino in Colorado (September 27, 2011)
The Ute Tribe of Utah is in discussions for an off-reservation casino in Colorado. The tribe's reservation crosses into Colorado and ends near the town of Dinosaur. A predevelopment agreement calls for the tribe and the town to spend $10,000...

Utah Navajos want to join  gaming industry with Class II
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Utah Navajos want to join gaming industry with Class II (April 15, 2010)
Members of the Navajo Nation who live in Utah don't want to be left out of the tribe's gaming initiatives. The tribe has seen success with Fire Rock Navajo Casino, a facility near Gallup, New Mexico. More casinos are planned...

Blog: Utah AG wants tribes blocked from gaming
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Blog: Utah AG wants tribes blocked from gaming (March 6, 2009)
"Mark Shurtleff thinks the US government ban against online casinos has failed, and should be replaced by a regulatory system that protects US residents while generating revenue. That opinion is shared by millions in the US, but none of the...

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