Seminole Tribe pays twice as much as non-Indian facilities (November 4, 2011)

The Seminole Tribe shares $250 million a year with the state of Florida -- twice as much as five non-Indian facilities. The five racinos in south Florida pay 35 percent of slot machine revenues to the state. Despite the seemingly...

MPR: Governor wants to bring tribes in stadium-casino bid (November 4, 2011)

"Governor Dayton says he's open to asking the state's tribal leaders for a contribution to pay for a new Vikings stadium. Dayton's spokeswoman told MPR News that Dayton's deputy chief of staff met with lobbyists representing the Mille Lacs Band...

Tohono O'odham Nation gives grant to casino-friendly city (November 4, 2011)

The Tohono O'odham Nation has donated nearly $235,000 in gaming revenues to the city of Peoria, Arizona. Mayor Bob Barrett has been a vocal supporter of the tribe's off-reservation casino. The city, however, hasn't taken an official stand on the...

Spokane Tribe starts project at off-reservation casino site (November 4, 2011)

The Spokane Tribe of Washington is upgrading a gas station and adding an Arby’s next to the site of its its proposed off-reservation casino. The tribe operates Spoko Fuel, a gas station and convenience store, near Airway Heights. As part...

Seneca Nation accuses state of bad faith for gaming talks (November 4, 2011)

The Seneca Nation accused Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo (D) of bad faith in a Class III gaming compact dispute. The tribe has withheld $333.4 million, saying the state has violated the exclusivity provisions of the compact by allowing non-Indian gaming....