Tribe Rebuffs 'Gimmicky' Partnership Offer For $808M Casino

Law360, New York (August 28, 2013, 6:59 PM EDT) -- The Forest County Potawatomi on Tuesday blasted the Menominee Indian Tribe's offer to partner on an $808 million casino and hotel project in Wisconsin that the Potawatomi have been fighting for years, calling the proposal “a gimmick.”

With the long-delayed casino project having won approvals last week from the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Menominee are pushing to secure a final nod from the state's governor and jump-start the process. In a move to win over the Potawatomi, which contends the...
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