gambling

2:00 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Gun Lake Casino Fight Ends

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A law signed by President Obama in late September prevents federal courts from hearing lawsuits filed by opponents of the Indian casino.
WAYLAND TOWNSHIP, MI - After years of twisting and turning through the federal court system, an end-run in the form of a special act of Congress appears to have finally ended an attempt to close the Gun Lake Casino.
7:57 pm
Mon September 1, 2014

Hearing Scheduled for This Week in Gun Lake Casino Lawsuit

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Legal action is over land taken into trust for Gun Lake Tribe
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A federal lawsuit with the potential to shut down gaming at Gun Lake Casino will move forward this week. Lawyers in the lawsuit filed in 2008 by Shelbyville resident David Patchak will meet for a status conference Thursday.
8:45 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Michigan negotiating with Indian tribes on revenue sharing and off-reservation gambling

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Half of compacts to operate tribal casinos are scheduled to expire this weekend
LANSING - Millions of dollars in casino revenue sharing and the ability for tribes to open off-reservation casinos could be at play as the state negotiates new compacts with six American Indian tribes. Michigan has agreements with 12 American Indian tribes that operate 22 casinos in the state.
7:13 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Michigan Lottery plans online ticket sales next year

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Concerns raised by retailers about hurting their sales. Some lawmakers concerned about making gambling easier
Michigan residents will be able to buy tickets for some of their favorite lottery games on their smartphones and computers beginning late next year, state lottery officials said Monday, despite concerns raised by a trade group and some lawmakers.