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Forest County Potawatomi Community applies for commercial casino license

Forest County Potawatomi Community applies for commercial casino license (August 5, 2019)

The Forest County Potawatomi Community is seeking to expand its gaming enterprise with a commercial casino project.

Ho-Chunk Nation makes major progress on off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation makes major progress on off-reservation casino (May 31, 2019)

The Ho-Chunk Nation is getting closer to a decision on a long-awaited gaming project in Wisconsin.

Stockbridge-Munsee Community loses ruling over rival casino project

Stockbridge-Munsee Community loses ruling over rival casino project (May 1, 2019)

The Stockbridge-Munsee Community has once again lost a challenge to a Ho-Chunk Nation casino expansion project.

Ho-Chunk Nation ready to move forward with off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation ready to move forward with off-reservation casino (March 18, 2019)

'We're patient and persistent so whenever the approval process wraps up, we will be ready.'

Ho-Chunk Nation announces plans for expansion of gaming facility

Ho-Chunk Nation announces plans for expansion of gaming facility (February 5, 2019)

The Ho-Chunk Nation is looking to add a hotel, convention center and more gaming space to its facility in Madison, the capital of Wisconsin.

Ho-Chunk Nation sees support for off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation sees support for off-reservation casino (December 13, 2018)

The Ho-Chunk Nation is moving forward with a $405 million development in Beloit, Wisconsin.

Public hearings set for two off-reservation casinos in Midwest

Public hearings set for two off-reservation casinos in Midwest (December 10, 2018)

The Midwest regional office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs is busy with off-reservation gaming projects.

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe updates gaming agreement

Forest County Potawatomi Tribe updates gaming agreement (November 27, 2018)

The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe is once again trying to protect its gaming facility in a lucrative urban market.

Ho-Chunk Nation prepares for public hearing on casino project

Ho-Chunk Nation prepares for public hearing on casino project (November 19, 2018)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is taking public comments on the proposed Ho-Chunk Nation casino in Wisconsin.

Ho-Chunk Nation takes step forward with off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation takes step forward with off-reservation casino (November 12, 2018)

The Ho-Chunk Nation's off-reservation casino is finally moving forward in a more politically-friendly environment in Wisconsin.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band takes gaming dispute to appeals court

Stockbridge-Munsee Band takes gaming dispute to appeals court (September 27, 2018)

The Stockbridge-Munsee Community is trying to revive an inter-tribal gaming dispute in Wisconsin after losing a major decision in court.

Ho-Chunk Nation celebrates third anniversary of smoke-free casino

Ho-Chunk Nation celebrates third anniversary of smoke-free casino (September 3, 2018)

The Ho-Chunk Nation casino in Madison remains the only smoke-free tribal gaming facility in all of Wisconsin.

Ho-Chunk Nation still waiting for movement on off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation still waiting for movement on off-reservation casino (April 24, 2018)

It's been more than five years since the Ho-Chunk Nation has since action on its off-reservation casino. What gives?

Candidate vows to approve Ho-Chunk Nation off-reservation casino

Candidate vows to approve Ho-Chunk Nation off-reservation casino (February 8, 2018)

A decision is still far away but a candidate for governor in Wisconsin says he will approve an off-reservation casino for the Ho-Chunk Nation.

Ho-Chunk Nation still waiting for action on off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation still waiting for action on off-reservation casino (February 6, 2018)

President Wilfrid Cleveland: 'We've had great feedback from the White House on this.'

Stockbridge-Munsee Band loses lawsuit over rival casino project

Stockbridge-Munsee Band loses lawsuit over rival casino project (February 2, 2018)

The Stockbridge-Munsee Community is planning an appeal after a judge tossed the tribe's lawsuit against a rival casino in Wisconsin.

Ho-Chunk Nation committed to off-reservation casino despite uncertainty in Trump era

Ho-Chunk Nation committed to off-reservation casino despite uncertainty in Trump era (December 19, 2017)

The Ho-Chunk Nation remains committed to an off-reservation casino in Wisconsin despite uncertainty created by the Trump administration.

Ho-Chunk Nation unveils $41 million casino expansion following victory in court

Ho-Chunk Nation unveils $41 million casino expansion following victory in court (November 2, 2017)

Though a hotel is still under construction, the Ho-Chunk Nation is welcoming visitors to a $41 million expansion of its gaming facility in Wittenberg, Wisconsin.

Stockbridge-Munsee Community plans appeal in dispute over rival gaming project

Stockbridge-Munsee Community plans appeal in dispute over rival gaming project (October 30, 2017)

The Stockbridge-Munsee Community is planning to appeal a federal judge's decision that favors a rival tribe's casino expansion project in Wisconsin.

Ho-Chunk Nation wins ruling in favor of contested casino expansion in Wisconsin

Ho-Chunk Nation wins ruling in favor of contested casino expansion in Wisconsin (October 26, 2017)

In a victory for the Ho-Chunk Nation, the tribe has been dismissed from a lawsuit that challenged a casino expansion project.

Ho-Chunk Nation sees support from Congress in bid for off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation sees support from Congress in bid for off-reservation casino (September 25, 2017)

Four Democrats in Congress are calling on the Trump administration to approve an off-reservation casino for the Ho-Chunk Nation in Wisconsin.

Ho-Chunk Nation outlines optimistic schedule for stalled off-reservation casino

Ho-Chunk Nation outlines optimistic schedule for stalled off-reservation casino (August 9, 2017)

The Ho-Chunk Nation thinks it can open an off-reservation in Wisconsin in 2021 even though there's been little movement on the federal level.

Ho-Chunk Nation sees more support for off-reservation casino in Wisconsin

Ho-Chunk Nation sees more support for off-reservation casino in Wisconsin (July 21, 2017)

Members of Congress, state lawmakers and local officials are rushing to support the Ho-Chunk Nation's gaming project despite a lack of movement at the federal level.

Ho-Chunk Nation remains hopeful for off-reservation casino in Wisconsin

Ho-Chunk Nation remains hopeful for off-reservation casino in Wisconsin (July 19, 2017)

The Ho-Chunk Nation and supporters are hoping the Trump administration will approve the tribe's off-reservation casino in Wisconsin.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band makes good on threat to withhold casino funds

Stockbridge-Munsee Band makes good on threat to withhold casino funds (June 30, 2017)

The Stockbridge-Munsee Community has placed $923,000 an escrow account as a gaming dispute plays out in federal court in Wisconsin.

Ho-Chunk Nation remains confident as rival tribe sues over casino

Ho-Chunk Nation remains confident as rival tribe sues over casino (April 20, 2017)

The $33 million expansion in Wittenberg, Wisconsin, is due to be finished later in the year amid the controversy.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band sues to stop expansion of rival casino

Stockbridge-Munsee Band sues to stop expansion of rival casino (April 19, 2017)

The lawsuit accuses Wisconsin of violating Class III gaming agreements and the Ho-Chunk Nation of engaging in illegal gaming.

Ho-Chunk Nation continues to defend legality of casino expansion

Ho-Chunk Nation continues to defend legality of casino expansion (April 10, 2017)

A rival tribe claims the facility in Wittenberg, Wisconsin, doesn't comply with the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band prepares possible lawsuit in casino feud

Stockbridge-Munsee Band prepares possible lawsuit in casino feud (April 6, 2017)

The state of Wisconsin and the Ho-Chunk Nation might be sued over a disputed expansion project.

Ho-Chunk Nation defends legality of casino project in Wisconsin

Ho-Chunk Nation defends legality of casino project in Wisconsin (March 8, 2017)

A $33 million expansion project has led to a dispute with another tribe.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band withholds casino revenue in Wisconsin

Stockbridge-Munsee Band withholds casino revenue in Wisconsin (March 7, 2017)

Another tribe's casino expansion project is triggering a Class III gaming compact dispute.

Ho-Chunk Nation still pushing off-reservation casino in Wisconsin

Ho-Chunk Nation still pushing off-reservation casino in Wisconsin (January 3, 2017)

The proposed casino in Beloit has been under review at the Bureau of Indian Affairs for more than four years.

Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansion

Ho-Chunk Nation moves forward with $33M casino expansion (October 20, 2016)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) won't be doing anything to stop the project.

Ho-Chunk Nation faces opposition to casino expansion project

Ho-Chunk Nation faces opposition to casino expansion project (October 19, 2016)

A new Indian gaming controversy is brewing in Wisconsin among tribes and Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Ho-Chunk Nation starts work on $153M gaming expansion project

Ho-Chunk Nation starts work on $153M gaming expansion project (September 26, 2016)

The tribe is upgrading three facilities, with work expected to be complete by the end of 2017.

Ho-Chunk Nation announces $153M in casino expansion projects

Ho-Chunk Nation announces $153M in casino expansion projects (August 16, 2016)

The Wisconsin tribe is upgrading three casinos and will be building new hotels at two of the facilities.

Ho-Chunk Nation secures approval to offer liquor at gaming facility

Ho-Chunk Nation secures approval to offer liquor at gaming facility (August 12, 2016)

Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison was the only tribal casino in Wisconsin that wasn't allowed to serve liquor.

Ho-Chunk Nation requests liquor license at Class II gaming facility

Ho-Chunk Nation requests liquor license at Class II gaming facility (March 1, 2016)

The Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison facility plans to serve liquor to patrons on the gaming floor and at a bar with seating.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band names Brian Decorah as leader of casino

Nottawaseppi Huron Band names Brian Decorah as leader of casino (January 5, 2016)

The Ho-Chunk Nation citizen will serve as president and CEO of the FireKeepers Casino in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Ho-Chunk Nation envisions sports complex on site next to casino

Ho-Chunk Nation envisions sports complex on site next to casino (December 7, 2015)

Plans call for indoor and outdoor playing fields, a cultural center and a hotel on nearly 48 acres adjacent to the Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison facility.

National Indian Gaming Commission creates new rural position

National Indian Gaming Commission creates new rural position (November 9, 2015)

Susan Waukon, a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, is the agency's first Rural Outreach Coordinator.

Supreme Court declines to hear appeals in two gaming cases

Supreme Court declines to hear appeals in two gaming cases (October 6, 2015)

The states of Oklahoma and Wisconsin were handed defeat by the justices as they opened their October 2015 term.

Menominee Nation reels after casino foe drops out of GOP race

Menominee Nation reels after casino foe drops out of GOP race (September 23, 2015)

Tribal leaders believe their off-reservation casino in Kenosha fell victim to the now-failed presidential aspirations of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R).

Menominee Nation casino foe ends GOP presidential campaign

Menominee Nation casino foe ends GOP presidential campaign (September 22, 2015)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) dropped out of the race barely two months after announcing his bid for the White House.

American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential race

American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential race (August 12, 2015)

The Republican field includes a handful of contenders with somewhat negative records on Indian gaming.

Editorial: More tribes should go smoke-free at gaming facilities

Editorial: More tribes should go smoke-free at gaming facilities (August 6, 2015)

Five years after Wisconsin made bars and restaurants smoke-free, an American Indian tribe is doing the same.

Wisconsin asks Supreme Court to rule on Ho-Chunk Nation poker

Wisconsin asks Supreme Court to rule on Ho-Chunk Nation poker (July 28, 2015)

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals determined that the tribe can offer electronic poker but the state isn't happy with that decision.

Ho-Chunk Nation still working on plans for land next to casino

Ho-Chunk Nation still working on plans for land next to casino (July 17, 2015)

Options for the facility in Madison, Wisconsin, include a cultural center, a hotel, a sports center, entertainment venues and retail shops.

Ho-Chunk Nation goes smoke free at gaming facility on August 1

Ho-Chunk Nation goes smoke free at gaming facility on August 1 (June 16, 2015)

The tribe is the first in Wisconsin to completely eliminate smoking at a gaming facility.

Ho-Chunk Nation wins decision on legality of video poker games

Ho-Chunk Nation wins decision on legality of video poker games (April 30, 2015)

The ruling is a complete victory for the tribe over the status of machines that were installed at a facility in Madison, Wisconsin.