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Quapaw Tribe bows out of casino proposal

OKLAHOMA – The Quapaw Tribe has removed itself from a proposal partnership with Phil Ruffin, a Las Vegas casino investor. The tribe’s Downstream Casino Resort was originally partnered with Ruffin for the Emerald City Casino Resort Proposal, to be reviewed by the Kansas Gaming Commission for a chance to build a casino in the Southeast Kansas region. 159 more words

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Law School hosts Tribal Economic Development Summit

NEW YORK – With the traditional Haudenosaunee “Greetings to the Natural World,” the Native American Law Students Association (NALSA) opened its Tribal Economic Development Summit Feb. 156 more words

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Kansas Challenges Decision on Cherokee County Tribal Gaming

KANSAS – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has asked a court to overturn a federal government determination that would clear the way for the Quapaw Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma to conduct gaming on a small strip of land in Cherokee County. 117 more words

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NIGC announces round of tribal consultations

U.S. – The National Indian Gaming Commission will host four tribal consultation sessions to provide federally recognized tribes an opportunity to engage in a dialogue with the Commission. 175 more words

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State Offers Help to Casino Workers Who Lost Jobs in Violent Tribal Dispute

CALIFORNIA – Workers who lost their jobs when Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino was shut down last October due to an armed takeover will be beneficiaries of a $500,000 grant from the California Employment Development Department. 151 more words

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Government declares 'interim' leaders of Chukchansi tribe

The reopening of the shuttered Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino is Reggie Lewis first goal.

Lewis said, “Let’s do what we have to get the casino open and these other problems can be handled down the road.” 201 more words

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