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BIA to hold hearing on Ho-Chunk Nation off-reservation casino (12/03)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs will hold a public hearing next week on the proposed Ho-Chunk Nation off-reservation casino. The tribe wants to build a casino in Beloit, Wisconsin The land-into-trust application covers 33 acres. The hearing will be held...

BIA backs land-into-trust applications for casinos in California (12/03)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved two land-into-trust applications for two off-reservation casinos in California. The BIA agreed to place about 40 acres in trust for the Enterprise Rancheria. The site is about 32 miles from tribal headquarters. The BIA...

Seminole Tribe holding back on expansion plans at one casino (09/05)

The Seminole Tribe of Florida isn't saying whether it will go through with plans to expand one of its casinos. The tribe filed a land-into-trust application for a 45-acre site next to the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. Plans call for...

Pokagon Band includes casino in land-into-trust plan in Indiana (08/29)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians could be opening a fourth casino, this one in Indiana. The tribe recently started the land-into-trust process for a 164-acre site near South Bend. Although the primary purpose will be housing, plans include a...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe gaming project continues to advance (06/01)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe is seeing movement on its plan for a casino in Taunton, Massachusetts. The Bureau of Indian Affairs is preparing an environmental impact statement on the tribe's land-into-trust application, according to a notice published in the Federal...

BIA approves land-into-trust application for Ione Band's casino (05/29)

The Obama administration approved a land-into-trust application for the Ione Band of Miwok Indians, paving the way for the California tribe to open a casino. Generally, land acquired in trust after 1988 can't be used for gaming. But the Indian...
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