Fruitport, other casino proposals generate opposing views
Sunday's story about the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians' proposal to build a casino in Fruitport Township seemingly being lost in a surge of other casino proposals in Michigan created a debate among commenters about the impact of casinos.
article Realty signs near proposed Fruitport Township tribal casino site spark speculation
(Michigan) -- The signs near the corner of Harvey Street and Hile Road in Fruitport Township have nothing to do with the proposed casino-centered development.
article Should Fruitport casino proposal receive Gov. Rick Snyder's signature or does Michigan have enough?
(Michigan) -- The MLive posts about the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians' proposed casino project update -- essentially, blaming Gov. Rick Snyder for not allowing...
article Little River Band leaders blame Gov. Rick Snyder for holding up proposed Fruitport casino
(Michigan) -- Little River Band of Ottawa Indians leaders, in a room with Fruitport Township, Muskegon County and state officials, specifically blamed Gov. Rick Snyder...
article Fruitport casino proposal: Alleged political, beneficial factors debated
(Michigan) -- The MLive story about Muskegon-area governmental leaders trying to reach out to Gov. Rick Snyder about the proposed tribal casino in Fruitport Township...
article Proposed Muskegon County tribal casino operator plans to file complaint
(Michigan) -- The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians is making preparations to file a complaint concerning the tribe’s growing concern about petitions being circulated...
article Muskegon County casino confusion grows with ballot signature-gathers locally
(Michigan) -- Tribal and local governmental officials who support the opening of a casino in Muskegon County are concerned that some local residents may be inadvertently...
article Fruitport, other casino proposals generate opposing views
(Michigan) -- Sunday's story about the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians' proposal to build a casino in Fruitport Township seemingly being lost in a surge of...
article Fruitport casino project stalled amidst Michigan surge of gambling-venue proposals
(Michigan) -- Casinos are back in the forefront in Michigan sparked by the ongoing discussions and media coverage about the multiple casino projects being proposed...
article Proposed Lansing, Fruitport casinos seeking approvals differently
(Michigan) -- Two proposed American Indian casinos, one in Fruitport Township and one in Lansing, appear to be charting different courses in the quest to gain the...
article Muskegon chamber takes stance on tribal project, but avoids calling it a casino
(Michigan) -- Without using the words "casino," "gambling" or even "gaming," Muskegon County's main business organization issued a...
article BLOG: Would casino support from Muskegon chamber of commerce help sway state officials?
(Michigan) -- Tuesday's stories on the Muskegon County Board of Commissioners pressing the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce to take a public, supportive stance...
article Muskegon County board presses Chamber of Commerce for casino support
(Michigan) -- Muskegon County commissioners, who have previously passed resolutions in support of a proposed tribal casino in Fruitport Township, voiced frustration...
article Gov. Snyder explains opposition to Muskegon County Indian casino plan
(Michigan) -- Gov. Rick Snyder is opposed to the proposed Indian casino in Fruitport Township because those plans “cross the line.”The governor said he will...
article New plans for Muskegon casino approved by City Commission
(Michigan) -- Muskegon, Mich. may be the site for a new casino yet. The Muskegon City Commision approved an agreement recently from a Grand Rapids developer to turn the...
article Concept of downtown Muskegon Indian casino resurfaces as city commissioners transfer development agreement
(Michigan) -- The concept of a downtown Indian casino reared its head before the Muskegon City Commission this week after a several-year absence.
article Casino proposed for Fruitport Township again wins Muskegon County commissioners support
(Michigan) -- Muskegon County commissioners this week reiterated their continued support of the proposed American Indian casino in the county.
article Snyder won't back off-reservation casino near Muskegon
(Michigan) -- Supporters of a proposed casino at the site of the former Great Lakes Downs horse track in West Michigan plan to continue pushing for the project after the...
article Plans for Muskegon casino shot down
(Michigan) -- It looks like plans for a new casino in Muskegon may have busted. The governor's office tells us that Governor Snyder will not open a new gaming...
article Proposed Muskegon County casino supporters plan to keep advocating despite governor's reluctance
(Michigan) -- State Sen. Goeff Hansen took the glass-half-full approach to last week's announcement from the governor's office that threw cold water on a...
article Tribal casino proposal in Muskegon County missing Gov. Snyder's signature for compact
(Michigan) -- The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians' proposed plan to build a casino in Muskegon County appeared to suffer a setback this week.
article OP/ED: There's money to be made: Muskegon County casino proposal deserves action
(Michigan) -- $2.6 million: That's the amount the new Gun Lake Casino will pay out to local and state governments in revenue sharing after its first two months of...
article Little River Band continues to seek approvals for Muskegon County casino
(Michigan) -- Tribal officials hoping to build a casino in Muskegon County say they are in it for the long haul. Despite delays the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians...
article Little River Band pays off Manistee casino debt, eyes proposed Fruitport Township development
(Michigan) -- The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians paid off the debt on the the Little River Casino Resort in Manistee this week, and tribal officials promoted the...
article Site drawings released of proposed Fruitport Township casino in Muskegon County
(Michigan) -- On Tuesday, the people spoke at the ballot box. Now, backers of a local American Indian casino proposal are asking the people to speak out again.
article Fruitport Township's casino future uncertain after failed vote
(Michigan) -- Dead or alive? That's the looming question in the wake of Wednesday's failure to get a proposal for a Fruitport Township casino onto the floor of...
article Effort to bring tribal casino to Muskegon County hits roadblock in Michigan Legislature
(Michigan) -- Plans for a new tribal casino in Muskegon County appear to have hit a legislative roadblock. The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, who operate a casino...
article Proposed Fruitport casino could see legislative action
(Michigan) -- A bill that would finalize state approval for construction of a casino in Fruitport Township is expected to be considered Wednesday by the state House.
article Hundreds turn out for Fruitport Twp. tribal casino hearing
(Michigan) -- About 200 people met Friday morning at Muskegon Community College to discuss a proposed tribal casino in Fruitport Township.
article Opponents argue against planned Fruitport Township Indian casino
(Michigan) -- State lawmakers are considering arguments against a proposed casino in Fruitport Township. The Little River Band of Ottawa Indians wants to build the...
article Muskegon casino plans clear 2 more hurdles
(Michigan) -- Plans to build a tribal casino in Muskegon County cleared two hurdles this week when the county’s board of commissioners and Fruitport Township board...
article Muskegon County commissioners unanimously approve casino pacts
(Michigan) -- The Muskegon County Board of Commissioners made it a quick and clean sweep Tuesday afternoon in approving the necessary agreements to allow for a proposed...
article Non-tribal Muskegon casino would require a amending Michigan's Constitution
(Michigan) -- A new statewide proposal in its preliminary stages would pave the way for construction of a corporate casino in the city of Muskegon.
article Plans moving forward on proposed Fruitport Township casino
(Michigan) -- The work by federal, tribal and local officials completed this year will play a large role in whether a proposed American Indian casino becomes a reality...
article Tribal leader eyeing Muskegon casino applauds ruling
(Michigan) -- The chief for a Indian tribe looking to put a casino in Muskegon County applauded U.S. Supreme Court action seeming to pave the way for another tribe's...
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