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Off-Reservation Casinos

Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Ho-Chunk: Casino lawsuit is damaging inter-tribal relations (4/21/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation issued a sharply worded rebuke Thursday to a lawsuit seeking to block its casino expansion in Shawano County, saying the dispute is...
article Appling: Hope for a dollar? (2/27/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- “Where else can you buy hope for a dollar?” This sad statement from gamblers shows the level of desperation too many reach in trying to secure...
article Tribes object to Ho-Chunk casino expansion (10/26/2016)
(Wisconsin) -- A small northern Wisconsin Native American tribe is raising alarm about another tribe’s expansion of a once-limited gambling hall into a larger...
article Other tribes oppose Wittenberg expansion (10/21/2016)
(Wisconsin) -- Two Wisconsin tribes are worried plans for an expanded Ho-Chunk casino in Wittenberg will take away from their gaming sites. The Stockbridge-Munsee and...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Stockbridge-Munsee

article Tribe Asks Judge to Block Competing Casino Expansion (4/21/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans, a Wisconsin tribe, filed a lawsuit asking a federal judge to prevent the expansion of a competing Ho-Chunk casino...
article Tribe asks judge to halt Ho-Chunk casino expansion (4/21/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- A Native American tribe in northern Wisconsin filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday asking a judge to block another band from expanding a competing casino,...
article Wisconsin tribe files lawsuit against the state (4/20/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- Wisconsin’s Stockbridge-Munsee tribe has filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Wisconsin, Governor Scott Walker and the Ho-Chunk Nation after...
article Ho-Chunk Nation casino facing lawsuit over expansion (4/19/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation has a lawsuit on their hands after another tribe, the Stockbridge-Munsee Community, sued them over an expansion they say breaks state...
article Judge Asked to Stop Casino Expansion (4/19/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- A federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday by The Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohicans, asking a judge to block Ho-Chunk Nation from expanding their casino....
article Stockbridge-Munsee tribe files lawsuit in casino expansion dispute (4/19/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- A tribe’s lawsuit is the latest move in a dispute over a casino expansion. The Stockbridge-Munsee tribe has already threatened to withhold nearly...
article Stockbridge-Munsee tribe sues Wisconsin over Ho-Chunk casino expansion (4/19/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- An eight-month fight over a casino escalated into a lawsuit Wednesday, with one tribe asking a federal judge to block the Ho-Chunk Nation from adding slot...
article Tribe asks judge to halt Ho-Chunk casino expansion (4/19/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- A Native American tribe in northern Wisconsin is asking a federal judge to block another band from expanding a competing casino. The Stockbridge-Munsee...
article Tribe files lawsuit to block casino expansion in Shawano County (4/19/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- A Wisconsin Indian tribe that has threatened to withhold nearly $1 million from the state because of a dispute over another tribe's casino expansion...
article Wisconsin tribe preparing to take Project Forward fight to court (4/7/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- In Wisconsin, the Stockbridge-Munsee Band of Mohican Indians is reportedly preparing to file a lawsuit against the rival Wisconsin Winnebago Tribe and its...
article Stockbridge-Munsee Band prepares possible lawsuit in casino feud (4/6/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- The Stockbridge-Munsee Community might be suing the state of Wisconsin and one of its fellow tribes over a disputed gaming project. The lawsuit would name...
article Stockbridge-Munsee tribe signals it could sue over Ho-Chunk casino expansion (4/6/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- In a sign a casino dispute between the state and two tribes is escalating, the Stockbridge-Munsee Community has filed initial paperwork in federal court...
12 Total Articles on this Issue

Kalispel Tribe

article Kalispel Tribe files federal law suit to halt Spokane Tribe’s casino (4/19/2017)
(Washington) -- The Kalispel Tribe of Indians sued the US government on Tuesday over its approval of a rival casino project proposed by the Spokane Tribe in Airway...
article Trump administration faces test of off-reservation gaming policy (4/19/2017)
(Washington) -- The Trump administration has already raised the bar against off-reservation casinos and a new lawsuit aims to turn back the clock on one tribe that...
article Kalispel Challenging Spokane Tribe Casino Project in Court (4/18/2017)
(Washington) -- The Kalispel tribe has filed a legal complaint in Federal Court challenging the Bureau of Indian Affairs approval of the Spokane Tribe’s casino...
article Kalispel Tribe files federal lawsuit to halt Spokane Tribe’s casino (4/18/2017)
(Washington) -- The Kalispel Tribe of Indians has filed a suit in federal court seeking an immediate halt to the construction of a rival casino being built in Airway...
article Kalispel Tribe sues Dept. of Interior over new casino (4/18/2017)
(Washington) -- The Kalispel Tribe has filed a lawsuit in District Court against the Department of Interior over the building of a new casino near Northern Quest. The...
article Kalispel Tribe sues fed over rival tribe’s off-reservation casino approval (4/18/2017)
(Washington) -- The Kalispel Tribe of Indians in Washington state filed suit against the U.S. Department of the Interior last Wednesday, April 12, contending the U.S....
article Kalispel Tribe sues federal government over OK of competing casino (4/18/2017)
(Washington) -- The Kalispel Tribe sued the U.S. government Tuesday over its approval of a rival casino project by the Spokane Tribe in the lucrative Spokane gambling...
article Tribe v. tribe in Washington state over Spokane casino turf (4/18/2017)
(Washington) -- A federally recognized Washington state tribe has sued the federal government in the hope of blocking a rival tribe’s off-reservation casino plans.
8 Total Articles on this Issue

United Keetoowah Band

article Keetoowahs want to build Georgia casino (2/24/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- On the lookout for new revenue streams, the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma is reportedly exploring the possibility of opening a...
article Native Americans talking casino in Ball Ground (2/14/2017)
(Georgia) -- A band of Cherokee Native Americans living in Oklahoma is planning to open a casino in Georgia and eyeing the northern part of Cherokee County as a...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Georgia Gaming

article Indian tribe moves in Georgia melle (2/13/2017)
(Georgia) -- A Native Indian tribe from Oklahoma has made clear its intentions to not only return to its ancestral home which is Georgia, but they also want to build a...
1 Article on this Issue

Nottawaseppi Huron

article Mich. Hits Back On Tribe's Bid To Join Rival's Casino Land Suit (2/8/2017)
(Michigan) -- The state of Michigan urged a federal judge Wednesday to reject the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi's bid to intervene in the Bay Mills...
1 Article on this Issue

Shawnee Tribe

article Shawnee Tribe waits for answer on off-reservation casino project (1/31/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- A change in administration could affect an off-reservation casino proposed by the Shawnee Tribe. The Bureau of Indian Affairs published an environmental...
1 Article on this Issue

South Bend Casino

article Tribal Casinos - Cashing In (1/30/2017)
(Indiana) -- Casino Cash – It’s coming to South Bend. Construction has begun on the Pokagon Band’s new Casino and Tribal village. Curious what it will...
1 Article on this Issue

Lansing Casino

article Lansing Tribal Casino Receives Encouragement from Interior Department Letter (1/29/2017)
(Michigan) -- The Sault St. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians received a legal victory on the day before Donald Trump took office which could help it end a 5-year legal...
article Long planned Lansing casino project remains in limbo (10/31/2016)
(Michigan) -- Next month’s presidential election is causing some concern for those backing a proposed casino in downtown Lansing. More than two years ago, the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe

article Sault Tribe claims win on long-delayed off-reservation casino bid (1/26/2017)
(Michigan) -- The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is claiming progress on a long-delayed off-reservation gaming project in Michigan. The Bureau of Indian...
1 Article on this Issue

Medford Casino

article Coquille Indian Tribe in Oregon announces Medford area qualified for casino gaming (1/24/2017)
(Oregon) -- The Coquille Indian Tribe in Oregon has announced that land for a proposed gaming venue in the Medford area is now qualified for casino gaming.
article Obama's late decision favors potential Coquille Tribe casino (1/22/2017)
(Oregon) -- After several months of inaction, but then in the final hours of the President Obama administration, the Department of Interior determined that the...
article Coquille like latest casino news (1/20/2017)
(Oregon) -- The Coquille Indian Tribe this week received word from the federal government that it could open a casino on its Medford property if it's declared...
article Medford casino one step closer (1/20/2017)
(Oregon) -- A proposed Medford casino cleared a major hurdle, according to the Coquille Indian Tribe. In a letter, Coquille officials say a memo sent by the Director of...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Tule River

article Ennis, Worthley named to casino relocation committee (1/19/2017)
(California) -- Supervisors Mike Ennis and Steve Worthley were named to represent the Board of Supervisors on a committee to evaluate the impact of the proposed...
article Tule River Tribe Looking to Move Eagle Mountain Facility (1/19/2017)
(California) -- The Tule River Indian Tribe has discussed moving its Eagle Mountain Casino gaming center for years – in fact, for many of its 20 years of existence...
article Tule River Indian tribe plans to relocate proposed Eagle Mountain casino (1/17/2017)
(California) -- The Tule River Indian tribe in California plans to relocate the proposed Eagle Mountain casino to an off-reservation site in Porterville that is easier...
article Tule River Tribe Chairman lays out major proposal to move casino to Porterville (1/13/2017)
(California) -- If Eagle Mountain Casino moves from the Tule River Reservation to a 40-acre property next to the Porterville Airport, Tule River Tribe Chairman Neil...
article Tribe hopes casino relocation to airport will take off (10/26/2016)
(California) -- It might take years, if it happens at all, but the Tule Indian Tribe hopes to relocate its casino from the Sierra Nevada foothills to an industrial park...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Barstow Casino

article Los Coyotes Band still waiting for answer on off-reservation casino (1/4/2017)
(California) -- The Los Coyotes Band of Cahuilla and Cupeno Indians is still waiting for a decision on its proposed off-reservation casino in California. The Bureau of...
1 Article on this Issue

Beloit Casino

article Casino interests start to deal again (1/2/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- Parties involved with the Ho-Chunk Nation’s Beloit casino project are testing the waters to see if there’s support to move the plan ahead at...
article Opinion: An opening for a tribal casino? (12/21/2016)
(Wisconsin) -- THIS IS A NATURAL question people around Beloit might be asking: With the election of Donald Trump, a man with a deep history in the casino business, is...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Kenosha Casino

article A commitment to community and kids (12/21/2016)
(Wisconsin) -- Simmons Field, the Boys & Girls Club, the Kenosha Unified School Board. These were just some of the community institutions that benefited from Eric...
1 Article on this Issue

Glendale Casino

article Ariz. Gaming Head Fights Tribe's Gambit In Casino Suit [sub req] (11/14/2016)
(Arizona) -- The head of Arizona's gambling department urged a federal judge on Tuesday to reject the Tohono O'odham Nation's bid to prevail in a suit over...
1 Article on this Issue

Spokane Tribe

article Spokane Tribe breaks ground on controversial casino (11/10/2016)
(Washington) -- Ground has been broken in the Spokane suburb of Airway Heights for a controversial new off-reservation casino resort for the Spokane Tribe of Indians.
article Spokane Tribe breaks ground on STEP (11/9/2016)
(Washington) -- Members of the Spokane Tribe broke ground on phase one of the STEP development on the West Plains. STEP, which stands for the Spokane Tribe Economic...
article Spokane Tribe breaks ground on West Plains casino, plans for 2017 opening (11/9/2016)
(Washington) -- The Spokane Tribe broke ground Wednesday on a long-awaited and controversial casino in Airway Heights, with plans of opening for business within 10...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article Trump administration erects new hurdle for off-reservation casinos (4/13/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- After just a month in office, the new leader of the Department of the Interior has made it harder for tribes to open off-reservation casinos. In an...
article House Natural Resources Chairman, Rob Bishop, Attacks Off-Reservation Gaming Approvals (4/11/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Five or more off-reservation Indian gaming projects approved by the Obama administration’s Department of the Interior in its waning hours have...
article NY Prepares for Potential Casino Competition (6/19/2016)
(New York) -- One of the last acts of the New York legislature before its 2016 session ended June 18 was to send a message to one of its neighbors: New York is poised to...
article Column: It’s not a new mascot that Illinois needs (5/7/2016)
(Illinois) -- So, the University of Illinois announced this week that it's taking steps toward selecting the school's first-ever mascot. Except that it's not.
article Illinois Sports: The Chief is Dead. Get Over It. (5/7/2016)
(Illinois) -- As recently reported by Shannon Ryan of the Chicago Tribune, and many others, the U of I is making a play for moving past the Chief.
article Sault Chippewas optimistic they will prevail in gaming dispute (8/8/2015)
(Michigan) -- The state of Michigan and the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians are embroiled in an off-reservation gaming dispute which according to attorney for the tribe...
article Casino Developer Trashes Calif. City's $2.3M Atty Fee Bid (4/23/2015)
(California) -- A developer that had partnered with a Native American tribe in a failed bid for a casino in a Bay Area city has told a California federal court that a $2...
article SEBELIUS: Die, Dotty’s, die! (12/8/2014)
(Nevada) -- It’s really too bad for the Clark County Commission that they simply couldn’t pass an ordinance that says, “All Dotty’s must close...
article Effort to reform rules on tribal recognition has communities concerned (11/1/2014)
(California) -- To Napa Valley winemakers, the idea of a giant casino or big-box store sprouting up amid their carefully manicured vineyards is almost too distressing to...
article OP/ED: Bad move to dissolve Shoshone and Arapaho Joint Business Council (10/20/2014)
(Montana) -- How a sovereign state behaves toward its neighbors is a sign of its maturity. A sovereign nation would, one would think, prefer to make decisions in a way...
article Voters To Decide On Off-Reservation Casino (10/5/2014)
(California) -- Proposition 48 asks Californians to approve an agreement between the North Fork Indian tribe and the state under which the tribe would build a casino on...
article Viewpoints: Proposition 48 will open floodgates to casinos in California (10/5/2014)
(California) -- In 2000, California voters were asked to approve limited casino gambling on Indian reservations. Tribes promised that casinos would open only on...
article California tribe's casino plan to go before voters (10/4/2014)
(California) -- A Native American tribe's plan for a Las Vegas-style casino in the Central Valley nearly 40 miles from its reservation has drawn opposition from...
article Tribal gambling referendum at a glance (10/4/2014)
(California) -- Proposition 48 gives California voters a chance to approve or reject a deal signed by the governor and passed by the Legislature that would allow the...
article SCHMIT: Years ago, California tribes asked voters to approve limited casino... (9/13/2014)
(California) -- Prop. 48 will escalate tribal casinos off-reservation; vote no. Years ago, California tribes asked voters to approve limited casino gaming on Indian...
article Editorial: Prop. 48 would build casino in Madera; we don’t need it (9/7/2014)
(California) -- Proposition 48 is about figuring out when enough is enough. If you feel there aren’t enough casinos in California, vote “yes,” as Gov....
article Editorial: Time to draw the line on 'reservation shopping’ (9/7/2014)
(California) -- Indian gaming in California today bears little resemblance to the concept approved by voters with the passage of Proposition 1A in 2000.
article Payment: Story missed the boat on Soo Tribe gaming bid (8/18/2014)
(Michigan) -- Aaron Payment, the chairman of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians in Michigan, offers tribal perspective on off-reservation gaming plans:
article County opposes easier rules for Indian tribe recognition (8/10/2014)
(California) -- The Napa County Board of Supervisors has decided to weigh in on proposed changes the U.S. government is considering making in the process of recognizing...
article KBIC considers relocation of Ojibwa casino (8/8/2014)
(Michigan) -- Things are heating up in the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community. The purchase of a hotel in Baraga was approved, there are reports that it will be used for the...

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