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$808M Wis. Casino Finally Gets Feds' Approval

Law360, New York (August 26, 2013, 8:18 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior on Friday greenlighted a long-proposed, $808 million gaming facility and hotel complex in Wisconsin, located off a tribe's main reservation, after finding the plan vital to the group's economic security, according to federal documents.

With the decision by the DOI's Bureau of Indian Affairs in place, the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin only needs the Gov. Scott Walker's approval within the next year to be able to acquire the land in trust for gaming, according to a statement. The tribe...
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