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Supreme Court urged to reject Seminole compact case


Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum submitted a response in Seminole Tribe v. Florida House of Representatives, urging the U.S. Supreme Court not to accept a gaming compact case.

The Seminole Tribe is asking the high court to review a Florida Supreme Court decision that invalidated its gaming compact. At issue is whether Gov. Charlie Crist (R) had the power to authorize certain Class III games.

The tribe has continued to offer the games despite the ruling. McCollum wants the casinos shut down and says the Supreme Court shouldn't get involved in the dispute.

Get the Story:
State argues on casinos (The South Florida Sun-Sentinel 1/27)
McCollum tells high court not to review Seminole plea (The Tampa Bay Times 1/26)