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Ute Tribe confronts new obstacle to proposed casino in ColoradoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Ute Tribe confronts new obstacle to proposed casino in Colorado
Posted: April 18, 2017
Racism and Ryan Zinke -- two hurdles the tribe must overcome in order to move forward with the project.

Trump administration faces test of off-reservation gaming policyFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Trump administration faces test of off-reservation gaming policy
Posted: April 18, 2017
The Spokane Tribe is counting on the Trump team to defend its gaming project from a lawsuit filed by a rival in Washington state.

Trump administration erects new hurdle for off-reservation casinosFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Trump administration erects new hurdle for off-reservation casinos
Posted: April 13, 2017
After just a month in office, the new leader of the Department of the Interior has made it harder for tribes to open off-reservation casinos.

Shawnee Tribe secures final approval for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Shawnee Tribe secures final approval for off-reservation casino
Posted: March 7, 2017
The Golden Mesa Casino will be located in Oklahoma's Panhandle, more than 400 miles from tribal headquarters.

Kalispel Tribe announces $20M casino expansion in WashingtonFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Kalispel Tribe announces $20M casino expansion in Washington
Posted: February 22, 2017
The Northern Quest Resort and Casino is growing by 40,000 square-feet and will see a new recreational vehicle park.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe wants land swap for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe wants land swap for off-reservation casino
Posted: February 3, 2017
The California tribe appears to the beneficiary of yet another last-minute Obama administration action.

Shawnee Tribe waits for answer on off-reservation casino projectFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Shawnee Tribe waits for answer on off-reservation casino project
Posted: January 31, 2017
The Bureau of Indian Affairs didn't make a decision before the end of the Obama administration.

Ute Tribe sees local support for off-reservation casino in ColoradoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Ute Tribe sees local support for off-reservation casino in Colorado
Posted: January 27, 2017
High-level political opposition has prompted the tribe to come up with an alternative plan for a casino near the town of Dinosaur.

Sault Tribe claims win on long-delayed off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Sault Tribe claims win on long-delayed off-reservation casino bid
Posted: January 26, 2017
On the last full day of the Obama administration, the Bureau of Indian Affairs opened the door for approval of the project.

Ryan Smith and Mike Smith: Off-reservation gaming in the Trump eraFiled Under: Opinion
Ryan Smith and Mike Smith: Off-reservation gaming in the Trump era
Posted: January 25, 2017
Tribes can gain some insight into how a Republican administration would address off-reservation gaming by looking back to the Bush administration.

Shawnee Tribe forced to look far away for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Shawnee Tribe forced to look far away for off-reservation casino
Posted: January 11, 2017
The proposed Golden Mesa Casino is more than 400 miles from tribal headquarters in Oklahoma.

Tule River Tribe starts lengthy process to move casino to new siteFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Federal Register
Tule River Tribe starts lengthy process to move casino to new site
Posted: January 5, 2017
The tribe must gain approval from the Bureau of Indian Affairs as well as the governor of California.

Ho-Chunk Nation still pushing off-reservation casino in WisconsinFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Ho-Chunk Nation still pushing off-reservation casino in Wisconsin
Posted: January 3, 2017
The proposed casino in Beloit has been under review at the Bureau of Indian Affairs for more than four years.

Manzanita Band off-reservation casino plan appears to be deadFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker
Manzanita Band off-reservation casino plan appears to be dead
Posted: December 12, 2016
The 60-acre site that was slated for the development has been sold, according to a local radio station.

Spokane Tribe breaks ground on off-reservation casino projectFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Spokane Tribe breaks ground on off-reservation casino project
Posted: November 9, 2016
The casino in Washington is likely the last of its kind to gain approval under the Obama administration.

Tule River Tribe gains support for moving casino to a new siteFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker
Tule River Tribe gains support for moving casino to a new site
Posted: October 26, 2016
The tribe wants to move the Eagle Mountain Casino to a location that offers room to grow.

Spokane Tribe prepares to break ground on off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Spokane Tribe prepares to break ground on off-reservation casino
Posted: July 15, 2016
Construction is slated to begin in the fall and the first phase will open in 2017.

Chukchansi Tribe still trying to prevent another tribe from opening casinoFiled Under: California | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Chukchansi Tribe still trying to prevent another tribe from opening casino
Posted: July 14, 2016
Fears of competition are driving the California tribe into an extremely litigious position.

Manzanita Band off-reservation casino project remains in limboFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker
Manzanita Band off-reservation casino project remains in limbo
Posted: July 12, 2016
The southern California tribe and the Bureau of Indian Affairs aren't commenting on the long-delayed project.

Editorial: Decision opens door for more off-reservation casinosFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Decision opens door for more off-reservation casinos
Posted: June 20, 2016
Seattle Times: What’s more dangerous is the precedent Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s approval may set for other tribes to expand their operations off reservations.

Sault Ste. Marie Tribe anxious for off-reservation casino decisionFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Sault Ste. Marie Tribe anxious for off-reservation casino decision
Posted: June 16, 2016
The tribe has been waiting for an answer from the Bureau of Indian Affairs for two years.

Spokane Tribe joins small group with off-reservation casino rulingFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe joins small group with off-reservation casino ruling
Posted: June 9, 2016
Off-reservation casino proposals generate a lot of controversy but they are still exceedingly rare in Indian Country.

Spokane Tribe wins governor's approval for off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe wins governor's approval for off-reservation casino
Posted: June 8, 2016
The decision marks only the second time that an off-reservation casino has been approved in Washington.

Editorial: North Fork Rancheria gaming plan must come to an endFiled Under: California | Legislation | Opinion
Editorial: North Fork Rancheria gaming plan must come to an end
Posted: May 19, 2016
It shouldn’t take an act of Congress for common sense to prevail. But in the case of the casino project that wouldn’t die, that’s what it’s come to.

Maryann McGovran: Don't be fooled by efforts of wealthy tribesFiled Under: California | Legislation | Opinion
Maryann McGovran: Don't be fooled by efforts of wealthy tribes
Posted: May 13, 2016
The Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians want to use their wealth, gained from casino gaming, to change the rules and deny us our sovereign right to conduct class III gaming on our lands.

Claudia Gonzales: Off-reservation gaming fuels attacks on tribesFiled Under: California | Legislation | Opinion
Claudia Gonzales: Off-reservation gaming fuels attacks on tribes
Posted: May 13, 2016
Please allow the California gaming tribes to solve a local California problem in a local state specific way and do not oppose the passage of H.R. 5079, the California Compact Protection Act.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community sees support for new casino siteFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community sees support for new casino site
Posted: May 10, 2016
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) won't reconsider his stance but one local lawmaker is supporting the relocation of the Ojibwa Casino.

Bill blocks Class III gaming at two specific off-reservation casinosFiled Under: California | Compacts | Legislation
Bill blocks Class III gaming at two specific off-reservation casinos
Posted: May 6, 2016
H.R.5079, the California Compact Protection Act, includes extremely tailored yet twisted language aimed at preventing two California tribes from engaging in Class III gaming on their trust lands.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community asked to resubmit casino projectFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community asked to resubmit casino project
Posted: May 6, 2016
The tribe has been pursuing the casino since 2006 but Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) won't agree to it.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community fails to sell governor on casino Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community fails to sell governor on casino
Posted: May 4, 2016
The tribe wants to relocate a casino to a site that's actually closer to the reservation but Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) is standing firm against it.

New bill takes aim at casinos opposed by rival tribes in CaliforniaFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Compacts | Legislation
New bill takes aim at casinos opposed by rival tribes in California
Posted: May 2, 2016
The Enterprise Rancheria and the North Fork Rancheria are now being targeted by lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sees warmer reception to casino bidFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Meetings
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sees warmer reception to casino bid
Posted: April 29, 2016
A large group of advocates listened to Chairman George Gholson explain why the tribe is pursuing a development more than 130 miles from its headquarters.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sees casino as a path to self-sufficiencyFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Legislation
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sees casino as a path to self-sufficiency
Posted: April 28, 2016
The tribe has a reservation in Death Valley National Park but living conditions there can be difficult and development options are extremely limited.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe off-reservation casino bid stirs debateFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Meetings
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe off-reservation casino bid stirs debate
Posted: April 26, 2016
The project, which is generating significant discussion online, is the subject of a special town hall in Ridgecrest, California.

Critics cite God in opposing Timbisha Shoshone Tribe casino planFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Meetings
Critics cite God in opposing Timbisha Shoshone Tribe casino plan
Posted: April 22, 2016
One pastor asked: 'Do we want to risk the displeasure of God for $395,000 a year?'

Kalispel Tribe welcomes public players to golf course near casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Kalispel Tribe welcomes public players to golf course near casino
Posted: April 21, 2016
The general public will be able to play at the storied Kalispel Golf and Country Club in Spokane, Washington, for the first time.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sees opposition to off-reservation casinoFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe sees opposition to off-reservation casino
Posted: April 21, 2016
Officials delayed consideration of a municipal services agreement due to opposition voiced by residents in Ridgecrest, California.

Timbisha Shoshone Tribe seeks off-reservation casino agreementFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe seeks off-reservation casino agreement
Posted: April 19, 2016
The tribe is looking at a site in Ridgecrest, more than 130 miles from its headquarters in Bishop, California.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community revives off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community revives off-reservation casino
Posted: April 19, 2016
The tribe wants to relocate the Ojibwa Casino in Marquette. Michigan, to a site that's actually closer to its reservation.

Menominee Nation wins decision to join rival tribe's gaming caseFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
Menominee Nation wins decision to join rival tribe's gaming case
Posted: April 19, 2016
The Menominee Nation and the Forest County Potawatomi Community continue to battle over a controversial off-reservation casino in Wisconsin.

Donald Trump tried to bully his way into New York tribe's casino bidFiled Under: New York
Donald Trump tried to bully his way into New York tribe's casino bid
Posted: April 18, 2016
After the developers refused to bring the Republican presidential candidate on board, he ran racist ads against the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe.

Seneca Nation in early discussions for off-reservation casino planFiled Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker | New York
Seneca Nation in early discussions for off-reservation casino plan
Posted: April 15, 2016
A developer said the tribe wants to finance a casino and performing arts center in Rochester, New York.

Tribes in Oregon clash over Class II off-reservation casino planFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Tribes in Oregon clash over Class II off-reservation casino plan
Posted: April 11, 2016
The Coquille Tribe is already facing opposition from the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe and now Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) has stepped into the fray.

North Fork Rancheria blasts rival tribes over anti-casino effortsFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Legislation
North Fork Rancheria blasts rival tribes over anti-casino efforts
Posted: March 30, 2016
A Republican Congressman confirmed that discussions are underway for a bill that could block the new development.

Chukchansi Tribe still trying to block North Fork Rancheria casinoFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
Chukchansi Tribe still trying to block North Fork Rancheria casino
Posted: March 25, 2016
A 14-month casino shutdown hasn't made the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians more sympathetic to the gaming dreams of one of its fellow California tribes.

Leader of Sault Tribe vows push for off-reservation gaming bidsFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Leader of Sault Tribe vows push for off-reservation gaming bids
Posted: March 22, 2016
The Michigan tribe filed two land-into-trust applications in June 2014 but the Bureau of Indian Affairs has not made a decision,

Lytton Band acquires property adjacent to off-reservation casinoFiled Under: California | Land Acquisitions | Legislation
Lytton Band acquires property adjacent to off-reservation casino
Posted: March 14, 2016
The tribe hasn't said whether it will seek to have the land placed in trust amid controversy over development plans in a nearby county.

Forest County Potawatomi Community marks 25th casino birthdayFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Forest County Potawatomi Community marks 25th casino birthday
Posted: March 9, 2016
The Potawatomi Hotel and Casino was the first facility to be approved under the two-part determination provisions of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988.

Little River Band acquires land near off-reservation gaming siteFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Little River Band acquires land near off-reservation gaming site
Posted: March 3, 2016
The tribe paid $500,000 for another 120 acres in Fruitport, Michigan, the location of the proposed casino.

North Fork Rancheria remains confident of off-reservation casinoFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
North Fork Rancheria remains confident of off-reservation casino
Posted: February 29, 2016
The tribe is closer to getting a new Class III gaming compact for a casino at the 305-acre site in Madera County, California.

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