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The tribe's 152-acre reservation was placed in trust earlier this week.


Opponents -- including a rival tribe with an existing casino -- are still in court trying to stop the project.


The Louisiana-based tribe paid $6 million for a site in DeKalb County, Georgia.


The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a mixed victory to the northern California tribe.


The tribe has offered to close its existing casino and move operations to a larger site.


The tribe paid $1.1 million for eight parcels totaling 17 acres.


The tribe has secured a favorable land determination from the National Indian Gaming Commission.


The tribe is buying about 67 acres in New Mexico for $980,000 plus closing costs and expenses.


The tribe plans to open a $26 million Class II facility in Medford, Oregon.


Chief Glenda Wallace said development options will be discussed with the local community.


The agency is working on the land-into-trust application and the environmental impact statement for the project.


Plans are in the preliminary stages but would include a hotel.


Plans are still in the preliminary stages but could involve a land swap with the U.S. Forest Service.


The tribe's general counsel, however, said there are no plans to expand the casino.


The judges criticized the state for waiting more than a decade to challenge the status of land placed in trust for the tribe in 1994.


Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) clashed repeatedly at the hearing.


The bill can now be sent to President Barack Obama for his signature with the goal of ending a lawsuit that one lawmaker described as 'frivolous.'


Tribes across the nation are closely watching the case out of fear it will lead to more litigation over trust land acquisitions that were finalized years ago.


The case is being closely watched throughout Indian Country.


The tribe paid $100 million for the 297-acre site and is repaying its gaming partner for the land.


A federal judge expressed frustration with a non-Indian landowner who wants a monetary payment in connection with the casino owned by the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians.


The Cherokee Nation will relocate one of its casinos as part of a $170 million development.


The hearing comes two years after the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Salazar v. Patchak.


The Cherokee Springs Plaza will include a casino, two hotels, retail, office space and a convention center on 150-acres in Tahlequah.


Tribes, tribal organizations and the Department of Justice have submitted briefs in hopes of preventing land acquisitions from being challenged long after they have been finalized.


Tribes across the nation are closely watching the case out of fear it will open the doors to even more litigation over trust land acquisitions


The tribe plans to build a $500 million casino in the Phoenix area.


The tribe at point considered an off-reservation casino near the defunct track.


Chairman Cedric Cromwell remains optimistic for BIA decision on land-into-trust application.


The Senate Indian Affairs Committee heard from both sides of the issue at a lengthy oversight hearing on Indian gaming.


The tribe has indicated it will submit a new land-into-trust application for the gaming site.


The tribe can submit another land-into-trust application for the site in Kansas.


State claims that tribal casino sites were not validly placed in trust.


The tribe acquired the site in connection with a land claim settlement.


Property was acquired for $1.2 million.


An option has been secured for the potential development site.


Writer says officials in northern California should work with tribes instead of raising fears about gaming.


Opponents include the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians and the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe.


Local opposition leads tribe to drop plans for a new facility.


The Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe is still trying to stop the Coquille Tribe from opening a Class II facility in Oregon.


As expected, the town board in Henrietta, New York, passed a resolution on Wednesday to oppose a Seneca Nation off-reservation casino.


The Seneca Nation paid $2.7 million to acquire 32 acres for a potential off-reservation casino.


Residents and officials in Little Rock, Arkansas, are debating the merits of a potential casino from the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma.


The Seminole Tribe filed a land-into-trust application for a 10-acre site adjacent to its casino in Hollywood, Florida.


The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma is open to gaming in Arkansas, Chairman John Berrey said.

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