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Chumash Tribe signs new Class III casino compact in California


The deal comes as the tribe continues work on a $160 million expansion of the Chumash Casino Resort.
Seminole Tribe heads into mediation for Class III gaming compact


The tribe and the state have agreed to move forward with the dispute resolution process as discussions for a new deal continue.
Quapaw Tribe not rushing into expansion of casino on Kansas land


Chairman John Berrey anticipates the Downstream Casino Resort will expand into Kansas in the new three to four years.
Seminole Tribe returns to Class III gaming compact negotiations


Key provisions of the compact expired at the end of July but a top lawmakers believes progress is being made on a new agreement.
Wisconsin governor paid $2.2M to law firm for tribal casino work


Gov. Scott Walker (R), now a 2016 presidential candidate, hired an out-of-state firm because he said he needed help making a decision on the Menominee Nation's off-reservation casino bid.
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sees growth in casino revenue


The Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, took in at least $360 million in the last fiscal year.
Gun Lake Tribe withholds revenue sharing payment in Michigan


After sharing more than $60 million with the state, the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians said no more until a dispute over online lottery tickets is resolved.
United Auburn Indian Community enters new gaming compact


The tribe will pay about $18 million a year into the Indian Gaming Revenue Sharing Trust Fund and another $15 million a year into California's general fund.
BIA allows two more New Mexico gaming deals to go into effect


The state is home to nine deemed approved compacts, accounting for more than half of the tribes with casinos.
American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential race


The Republican field includes a handful of contenders with somewhat negative records on Indian gaming.
Tribes in Arizona contribute $1.1B in gaming revenues to state


Nearly $992.3 million has gone to the Arizona Benefits Fund and another $115.7 million went directly to local governments.
Seminole Tribe reports no progress on Class III gaming talks


Lawmakers returned to work amid rumors of a new deal but an attorney dispelled the speculation.
Oklahoma tribes approach $1B in revenue sharing with state


The director of the Cherokee Nation Gaming Commission believes tribes will reach the milestone this month.
Arizona tribes see growth in casino revenue for another quarter


Tribes shared $25.8 million with the state in the last quarter, a 4.5 percent increase from the same period last year.
Editorial: Seminole Tribe is a good gaming partner for Florida


So here it comes, another costly court fight for Florida taxpayers, this time with the Seminole Tribe over the future of an agreement that sets the parameters for gambling in our state.
BIA allows two more New Mexico gaming deals to go into effect


Seven tribes now have deemed approved Class III gaming compacts, a seemingly unprecedented number in any state.
Seminole Tribe reiterates request for mediation in casino dispute


Key provisions of the Class III gaming compact expire on Friday and the parties have failed to reach a new agreement.
Seminole Tribe reports lack of progress in casino pact dispute


A 30-day deadline to reach an agreement Gov. Rick Scott (R) passed so the next step in the process will be mediation.
Editorial: Pojoaque Pueblo acts in bad faith in gaming fight


Pojoaque cannot legally engage in gambling without a state compact – which expired June 30.
Chukchansi Tribe can't remove rivals from office near casino


One group claimed the presence of rivals in a building across from the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino threatened the facility's reopening.
Coeur d'Alene Tribe weighs options after losing poker ruling


A rehearing before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals or a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court are possible.
Editorial: Negotiate new casino compact with Seminole Tribe


A divided Legislature couldn't come to an agreement on an extension of this part of the compact during last year's session or this year's, and now the ball's in Gov. Rick Scott's hands.
9th Circuit won't let Coeur d'Alene Tribe offer poker games


Texas Hold'em games aren't legal under the Idaho Constitution or authorized by the Class III gaming compact.
Governor denies offer of $250M for Poarch Creek compact


Chairwoman Stephanie A. Bryan, however, said the tribe's offer to pay the state is 'sincere.'
Pojoaque Pueblo files new suit in New Mexico gaming feud


The tribe accuses Gov. Susana Martinez (R) of negotiating in bad faith for a Class III gaming compact.
Poarch Creeks continue campaign for Class III casino compact


The tribe is airing ads touting revenue sharing as lawmakers meet to consider a $200 million shortfall in Alabama's budget.
Santa Clara Pueblo wants Pojoaque Pueblo to shutter casinos


Pojoaque Pueblo has been operating without a valid Class III gaming compact since June 30.
Pojoaque Pueblo resists higher revenue sharing rate at casinos


The tribe was operating under a compact that capped the rate at 8 percent while a new deal goes as high as 10.5 percent.
New Mexico tribes see 3.6 percent dip in slot machine winnings


The net win at tribal casinos in 2014 was $731.3 million, down from $758.6 million in 2013.
Opinion: Renew Class III gaming compact with Seminole Tribe


Unlike any other casino gambling interest in Florida, the Seminole Tribe is actually headquartered in the state and has been here for hundreds of years.
9th Circuit won't reconsider victory in Big Lagoon Rancheria case


The state of California can now ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case that's being closely watched across Indian Country.
Seminole Tribe waits on response in Class III casino compact talks


Florids Gov. Rick Scott (R) has maintained silence over the last few months as key provisions of the current deal are set to expire.
Four more tribes in New Mexico enter Class III gaming compact


Zuni Pueblo, Ohkay Owingeh, Taos Pueblo and Isleta Pueblo signed the deal and more tribes are in talks.
Editorial: Pojoaque Pueblo gets pass on illegal gaming operation


Pojoaque rolled the dice in a bet that the federal government would not actually enforce the laws requiring Indian gambling operations to be subject to compacts with states. And won.
Pojoaque Pueblo keeps casino open after gaming deal expires


U.S. Attorney Damon P. Martinez will closely monitor the tribe's casinos while a lawsuit plays out in federal court.
Pojoaque Pueblo at critical juncture with Class III gaming deal


The compact expires at midnight tonight and Gov. Susana Martinez (R) contends the tribe's casinos will be operating illegally without a new agreement.
Editorial: Extend Class III casino compact with Seminole Tribe


It is the best way to keep a lid on the spread of gambling in the state and ensure the state will continue to receive a cut of the Seminoles’ gambling operations.
South Dakota tribes benefit from expansion of Class III games


Voters approved authorize keno, craps and roulette by a wide margin in November 2014.
Navajo Nation leader hails action on Class III gaming compact


A notice of the new agreement was published in the Federal Register on June 22.
Eastern Shoshone Tribe extends Class III gaming deal to 2046


The tribe is embarking on a $28 million casino expansion of the Shoshone Rose Casino on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.
Seminole Tribe accuses state of violating Class III casino deal


The tribe will continue to make revenue sharing payments even though Chairman James Billie said the state broke its word.
Seminole Tribe seeks to join case affecting Poarch Creek track


The Seminoles believe their Class III gaming exclusivity rights are threatened by a May 29 decision in the lawsuit.
Muscogee Nation opposes Class III gaming deal for Poarch Creeks


The two tribes have been at odds over the handling of ancestral remains discovered at the site of the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Wetumpka, Alabama.
Big Lagoon Rancheria awaits move on Class III gaming compact


The tribe proved that the state was not negotiating in good faith for a casino on an 11-acre site on the reservation.
Column: So much for a Class III casino deal with Seminole Tribe


The governor has disappeared. The Legislature can’t agree on a basic budget, much less work out a new gambling compact with the tribe.

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