Home > Indian Gaming

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe planning $34M off-reservation casino

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
More on: igra, lower brule sioux, off-reservation, shakopee, south dakota, two-part determination
The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota plans to spend $34 million on an off-reservation casino.

The tribe will relocate the existing Golden Buffalo Casino to the 91-acre site. Plans call for a casino with 500 slot machines and a travel plaza.

The tribe is proceeding under the two-part determination provisions of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. That means the state governor's approval will be needed.

“When the secretary of the interior makes a determination, then it is sent on to the governor of the state,” Richard Rangel, of RM Rangel Inc., said at a public meeting yesterday, The Mitchell Daily Republic reported. “At that time, then the governor makes a determination. So we have some hurdles to go through yet.”

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota has agreed to loan some money for the project, the paper said. A second phase could include an events center, hotel and water park.

Get the Story:
$34 million casino proposed at Oacoma (The Mitchell Daily Republic 2/6)

Related Stories:
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe to use site for off-reservation casino (1/30)

Stay Connected

News Topics


Home | Arts & Entertainment | Business | Canada | Cobell Lawsuit | Education | Environment | Federal Recognition | Federal Register | Forum | Health | Humor | Indian Gaming | Indian Trust | Jack Abramoff Scandal | Jobs & Notices | Law | National | News | Opinion | Politics | Sports | Technology | World

Indianz.Com Terms of Service | Indianz.Com Privacy Policy
About Indianz.Com | Advertise on Indianz.Com

Indianz.Com is a product of Noble Savage Media, LLC and Ho-Chunk, Inc.