article Ho-Chunk leader vows to keep poker room open
(Wisconsin) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation leader says he'll fight the state's efforts to close the poker room at the tribe's Madison casino. The state Justice...
article Ho-Chunk tribe betting their poker games are legal
(Wisconsin) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation is standing firm behind its belief that the computerized poker games it offers at its Madison casino are legal, the tribe said in a...
article Tribal leader vows to fight state's efforts to shut down Madison casino poker room
(Wisconsin) -- Ho-Chunk Nation tribal President Jon Greendeer vowed Wednesday to fight the state's efforts to shut down the poker room at the tribe's casino in...
article Attorney general seeks injunction against Ho-Chunk poker in Madison
(Wisconsin) -- The Ho-Chunk tribe's poker room in its Madison gambling hall is illegal and should be shut down, the state Attorney General's Office said in a...
article Casino Potential at Atokad Horse Track
(Nebraska) -- Ho-Chunk Inc. is taking another spin at building a new casino in the area. After losing a bid to build in Sioux City, Ho-Chunk has revealed plans to build...
article Eye on Business: Iowa casino developer sees Nebraska expanding gambling
(Nebraska) -- If you haven't already, check out my exclusive story on what Ho-Chunk Inc. and its CEO Lance Morgan has in mind for the former Atokad horse track,...
article Ho-Chunk Pursues New Casino & Events Center at Atokad Park
(Nebraska) -- They spent close to a million dollars to bring a land-based casino to Woodbury County. And even though they lost, Ho-Chunk Incorporated is still trying to...
article Tribe business CEO says it desires Nebraska casino
(Nebraska) -- The chief executive of the Winnebago Tribe's business arm says it intends to develop a casino at a former horse track in northeast Nebraska.
article Tribe business CEO says it desires Nebraska casino
(Nebraska) -- The Winnebago Tribe's business arm intends to develop a casino at a former horse track in Nebraska, where casino gambling is not allowed.
article $40 million casino envisioned on South Sioux City Atokad site
(Nebraska) -- Rebuffed in its bid to open a casino in downtown Sioux City, Ho-Chunk Inc. has redirected its focus to the Nebraska side of the Missouri River.
article MORGAN: Warrior Casino & Hotel
(Iowa) -- What does any of it matter? Who has the best financing? Who has the biggest property? Who is most popular? Who has the best name? How many hotel rooms? How...
article Study compares Woodbury casino projects
(Iowa) -- Three of the four applicants for a land-based casino in Woodbury County overestimated gaming revenue projections, according to an independent study.
article Hundreds attend job fair in Dells
(Wisconsin) -- Job seekers ventured to the Kalahari Convention Center on Wednesday for a job fair sponsored by Wisconsin Job Service and the Workforce Development Board...
article ‘Deadbeat dad’ caught with casino winnings
(Wisconsin) -- A Madison man was in the wrong place at the wrong time this week. Dane County deputies picked up 28 year-old Emmanuel Haslett during a traffic stop on...
article Dakota County, NE endorses Warrior casino proposal
(Nebraska) -- One of three casino developers looking to build in downtown Sioux City got support from Dakota County, Nebraska, Monday. The Board of Commissioners...
article Warrior Casino Gets Dakota County Endorsement
(Nebraska) -- The Dakota County Board of Commissioners voted 4-0 on Monday to support the Warrior Casino and Hotel Project. Before voting, commissioners watched a 30...
article Shawano County withdraws trust land objection
(Wisconsin) -- Shawano County withdrew its objection Thursday to the Ho-Chunk tribe's efforts to move more than 44 acres from the tax rolls to trust land.
article Sioux City casino developers use social media to sell projects
(Iowa) -- The high-stakes contest for a land-based casino in Woodbury County has entered cyberspace. The four groups applying for a state gaming license have developed...
article Casino developers present Warrior plans
(Iowa) -- The former Warrior Hotel would receive a top-to-bottom restoration as part of a casino project proposed for downtown Sioux City.
article Ho-Chunk Inc. gives casino presentation to Sioux City leaders
(Iowa) -- Monday night, Ho-Chunk Incorporated was trying to wow Sioux City with a plan to turn the Warrior Hotel into the area's newest casino. Ho-Chunk is the...
article Electronic poker continues on at the Ho-Chunk Casino in Madison
(Wisconsin) -- Electronic poker will continue to be played at the Ho-Chunk Indian casino in Madison. State officials went to court after an independent arbitrator ruled...
article Judge allows electronic poker at Ho-Chunk casino
(Wisconsin) -- A federal judge says the Ho-Chunk tribe can continue to offer electronic poker at its Madison casino. U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb ruled an...
article Judge overturns arbitrator's decision against Ho-Chunk in electronic poker dispute
(Wisconsin) -- The Ho-Chunk tribe can continue to offer electronic poker at its Madison casino, a federal judge said, ruling Wednesday that an arbitrator did not have...
article County sues over tribal documents
(Wisconsin) -- Sauk County is suing a federal agency for documents related to an Indian tribe’s expansion plans. In a complaint filed in federal court, attorneys...
article Winnebago Tribe Competes for Iowa Commercial Casino
(Iowa) -- Ho-Chunk Inc., the Winnebago Tribe’s economic development corporation, has submitted a bid to build a $122.3 million commercial casino and hotel in...
article Madison man accused of robbing Ho-Chunk casino patron
(Wisconsin) -- While awaiting sentencing for stealing a purse from a 72-year-old woman at Ho-Chunk Gaming in Madison, a Madison man last month allegedly robbed a 76-year...
article Regulators will choose from 3 proposals for land-based Sioux City casino
(Iowa) -- Three groups have submitted proposals to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission to build a land-based casino in Sioux City to replace the current riverboat...
article 3 groups seek to put new casino in Sioux City
(Iowa) -- Three development groups have applied to build and operate new casinos in the Sioux City, Iowa, area. Three projects are proposed for the downtown area, while...
article Ho-Chunk CEO excited about 'spectacular' proposal
(Iowa) -- Ho-Chunk CEO Lance Morgan was in Sioux City Monday to pitch the basics of his company's casino proposal to the Sioux City Rotary Club. Morgan says he's...
article Ho-Chunk Submits Warrior Hotel & Casino to Iowa Racing & Gaming Commission
(Iowa) -- Ho-Chunk Inc. submitted a proposal for a land-based Sioux City casino at the site of the Warrior Hotel to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission Monday.
article Sioux City-area towns brace for casino fallout
(Iowa) -- After today’s application deadline, the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission expects to entertain three proposals to replace the 18-year-old Argosy...
article Poll gauges support for Ho-Chunk's Warrior casino project
(Iowa) -- Developers of the proposed Warrior Hotel Casino & Hotel in downtown Sioux City sponsored a recent poll to gauge local support for the $110 million project...
article Bidding for downtown Sioux City casino begins
(Iowa) -- At least three groups are looking to apply for a state license to build a new onshore casino in Sioux City that would replace the Argosy Sioux City riverboat....
article Sandy forces delay in Sioux City casino deadline
(Iowa) -- As Hurricane Sandy barreled toward the East Coast Monday, Iowa gaming regulators on Monday extended the deadline for applying for a land-based casino license...
article LETTER: Ho-Chunk: A 'force to be recognized'
(Iowa) -- The acquisition of the Terra Centre is the self-determination of a people. For two tribes to plant their flag in this Midwestern community is a tremendous leap...
article Final sentence issued in Ho-Chunk bribery scandal
(Wisconsin) -- A Ho-Chunk tribal member convicted of bribing a tribal legislator was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to 10 years in prison and ordered to make...
article Ho-Chunk member sentenced to prison for bribery scheme
(Wisconsin) -- A member of the Ho-Chunk tribe who received more than $3 million from vendors seeking to do business with the tribe and then used some of those funds to...
article Judge sends Ho-Chunk member to prison for bribery
(Wisconsin) -- A federal judge has sent a Ho-Chunk tribal member accused of bribing a tribal legislator to prison. U.S. District Judge William Conley on Wednesday...
article Whiteagle gets 10 years prison for bribery scheme
(Wisconsin) -- Timothy Whiteagle, 61, Black River Falls, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge William M. Conley to 10 years in federal prison for his central...
article Tribal employee charged with embezzlement
(Oklahoma) -- An Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians employee was recently charged with embezzlement during a 15-year period.
article Two Tribal Companies Buy Sioux City's Tallest Building
(Iowa) -- Ho-Chunk, Inc. and Prairie Band, LLC have combined efforts and have purchased the Terra Centre, the tallest building in Sioux City, Iowa. The building is the...
article UPDATE: Ho-Chunk Inc. reveals proposals for downtown Sioux City casino
(Iowa) -- The battle for the right to build a casino in downtown Sioux City is heating up. There are now two groups with proposals ready to be pitched to the Iowa Racing...
article Ho-Chunk Incorporated has formally announced their own plans to build a casino in downtown Sioux City
(Iowa) -- The potential for a land-based casino in downtown Sioux City just got a little more interesting. Just days after the non-profit license holder announced they...
article Ho-Chunk Will Propose 2 Sioux City Casino Sites: One Would Renovate Historic Hotel
(Iowa) -- Ho-Chunk, Inc. and its partners are announcing that they will be making a formal proposal for a land-based Sioux City casino to the Iowa Racing and Gaming...
article Sioux City Council wants details on casino plans
(Iowa) -- City officials on Friday said their support of a downtown casino plan will hinge on the project's ability to create jobs and revenue over the long term....
article Sioux City mayor thinks the casino interest is a good sign
(Iowa) -- Before Ho-Chunk made its announcement Friday afternoon, we asked Sioux City Mayor Bob Scott about the growing competition for a casino in downtown Sioux City.
article Three entities proposing Casinos in Sioux City
(Iowa) -- Three groups have expressed interest in building a new onshore casino in Sioux City, Iowa, to replace the Argosy Sioux City riverboat.
article $100 million Hard Rock casino proposed in Sioux City
(Iowa) -- The Missouri River Historical Development board on Wednesday agreed to partner with a Las Vegas developer on a proposed Hard Rock-themed casino and...
article Betting On A Land-Based Casino
(Iowa) -- All bets are on for a land-based casino. The November 1st deadline for casino proposals is getting closer, and Missouri River Historical Development announced...
article Ho-Chunk Announces New Name For Terra Center & Local Casino Proposal
(Iowa) -- The Terra Centre is no more, from here on out it's the Ho-Chunk Centre. Ho-Chunk, Inc. and a few other investors bought the big downtown building, and CEO...
article Ho-Chunk Incorporated wants to partner with a non-profit to build a casino in Sioux City
(Iowa) -- Ho-Chunk Incorporated wanted to partner with Missouri River Historical District to build a downtown casino. Even after Thursday night's announcement, it...
article Ho-Chunk pitches casino options for Warrior and Pearl sites
(Iowa) -- A Ho-Chunk Inc.-led group that wants to develop a $110 million casino and entertainment complex in downtown Sioux City will offer state gaming regulators a...
article Ho-Chunk, Inc. Says Chips Are All In For Its Land-Based Casino Proposal
(Iowa) -- It's a Northeast Nebraska development company going against an internationally-known casino chain. But Ho-Chunk, Inc. isn't intimidated.
article Tribal CEO: Tribe's success a threat to states, others
(Nebraska) -- Lance Morgan posted a link on Facebook to a news story about his tribe’s new arena football team on Tuesday afternoon. Within two hours, a Native...
article UNL grad fights laws restricting Nebraska tribes
(Nebraska) -- Facing centuries of oppression and poverty, Lance Morgan has turned a difficult situation into a profitable one.
article County to sue feds over files
(Wisconsin) -- The Sauk County Board voted 27-1 Tuesday night to authorize its legal counsel to sue a federal agency for withholding documents.
article County's dispute with Ho-Chunk over expansion underlies potential FOIA lawsuit
(Wisconsin) -- The Sauk County Board may decide Tuesday whether to grant its attorneys authority to sue a federal agency over records.
article MRHD board meets as clock ticks toward IRGC deadline for Penn National deal
(Iowa) -- The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission has a Woodbury County gaming license up for grabs. The question? Who gets it? We know the Argosy's current non-profit...
article Winnebago want to open downtown Sioux City casino
(Nebraska) -- A local investment group led by Ho-Chunk Inc. is developing plans for a casino and hotel complex in downtown Sioux City. Ho-Chunk President and CEO Lance...
article Ho-Chunk CEO: new Sioux City casino will have 'wow' factor
(Iowa) -- The newest player in the downtown casino sweepstakes is a local powerhouse. CEO of the Winnebago Tribe's Ho-Chunk, Inc. says he wants to help revitalize...
article Neb. tribe wants to build Sioux City, Iowa casino
(Iowa) -- The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska wants to develop a casino and hotel in downtown Sioux City if it wins the rights to Woodbury County's gaming license. Lance...
article Nebraska company wants Sioux City casino license
(Iowa) -- A Nebraska company wants to develop a casino and hotel in downtown Sioux City if it wins the rights to Woodbury County’s gambling license.
article Winnebago Company Hopes To Operate New Sioux City Casino
(Iowa) -- The stakes just got a whole lot higher as Sioux City considers a land-based casino. Ho-Chunk, Incorporated could be putting $100 million on the table. The...
article Winnebagos betting on Sioux City casino
(Iowa) -- The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is stacking the deck in its favor as it tries to make a winning run at developing a new land-based casino and hotel in Sioux...
article Ho-Chunk: Arbitrator's ruling that would end electronic poker in Madison should be tossed
(Wisconsin) -- Less than two weeks after the state of Wisconsin sued the Ho-Chunk Nation to enforce an arbitrator’s ruling that would end electronic poker at its...
article State files suit to stop electronic poker at Ho-Chunk's Dejope Bingo Hall
(Wisconsin) -- The state of Wisconsin asked a federal judge Tuesday to step into its case against Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison, the former Dejope Bingo Hall that got into...
article Ho-Chunk lawmaker sentenced to federal prison in bribery scheme
(Wisconsin) -- A former Ho-Chunk legislator has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for accepting bribes in exchange for his vote on tribal contracts...
article Prison time for former tribal official found guilty of taking bribes
(Wisconsin) -- A former area tribal official will serve time in federal prison for taking a bribe in what prosecutors call a multi-million dollar case. Former Ho-Chunk...
article Arbitrator rules Ho-Chunk may no longer offer electronic poker
(Wisconsin) -- An independent arbitrator ruled Wednesday that Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison will no longer be able to offer electronic poker, bringing to an end a dispute...
article Ho-Chunk Nation To Continue Class II Poker At Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison Despite Arbitrator's Opinion
(New York) -- The Ho-Chunk Nation is currently evaluating an arbitrator’s decision that poker is a class III game. This opinion means poker would not be allowed at...
article Wisconsin’s Legal Battle Over ePoker
(Wisconsin) -- A number of political debates have come out of Wisconsin in the past few months. Granted, most of the drama has been about abolishing the union’s...
article Ho-Chunk Nation fights state over poker tables
(Wisconsin) -- State regulators and the Ho-Chunk Nation are fighting over the use of electronic poker tables at the tribe's Dejope bingo hall in Madison.
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