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(05/22)

Twice a year, the tribe shares 2 percent of Class III gaming revenues with communities affected by its two casinos.

(05/22)

The Wind Casino and Hotel in Atmore, Alabama. Photo from Facebook Writer believes the Poarch Band of Creek Indians needs Alabama's protection in case the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals rules that the tribe's...

(05/20)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are urging support for the new version of the gaming measure.

(05/19)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are looking to head off competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

(05/15)

The Plainridge Park Casino will offer slot machines and electronic table games less than 20 miles from the tribe's casino site.

(05/15)

The tribe's contributed $9,700 to Yuma City in Arizona as part of the Class III gaming compact.

(05/14)

Chairman John Warren said the new law, which went into effect without the governor's signature, violates the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

(05/13)

Lawmakers are considering a bill to authorize Class III games at racetracks.

(05/12)

The Arizona Department of Gaming said revenues have been on the rise in September 2014.

(05/11)

Two counties received $11 million in gaming revenues as part of a settlement between the tribe and the state.

(05/11)

You can bet your last dollar that the Seminoles won't fold blackjack, baccarat and other table games easily.

(05/08)

The tribe is supposed to halt blackjack games if a new deal isn't reached by July 31.

(05/07)

The tribe has offered $250 million up front to the state in exchange for some form of exclusivity for Class III games.

(05/06)

Republican leaders in the state are offering competing and somewhat confusing proposals to authorize gaming in the state.

(05/05)

The tribe is seeking a Class III gaming deal that offers some form of exclusivity.

(05/04)

The state of Oklahoma is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a dispute over a failed casino.

(05/04)

Key provisions of the existing agreement expire July 31 and the tribe is supposed to stop offering blackjack by October 29 if a new deal isn't reached.

(05/04)

The tribe would rather negotiate a Class III compact that includes some form of exclusivity, Vice Chairman Robert McGhee said.

(05/01)

The bill, which could be introduced next week, authorizes a lottery as well as slot machines and table games.

(05/01)

The amount was 4.7 percent higher from the same quarter in 2014, an indication that the casino market continues to rebound.

(05/01)

Tribal leaders negotiated for nearly four years to reach the new deal.

(04/30)

If there must be Poarch Creek gambling, it might as well include card games. They certainly won't harm the public weal any more than electronic bingo already does.

(04/30)

The bill dictates what 'must' be included in a Class III gaming compact even though negotiations have not yet begun.

(04/29)

A top lawmaker is introducing legislation to expand non-Indian gaming options even as the tribe has offered to share revenue with Alabama.

(04/28)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the state in a dispute over a proposed amendment to the Class III gaming compact.

(04/24)

At least one top lawmaker doesn't believe the state can stop the tribe from opening a casino if the Bureau of Indian Affairs approves a land-into-trust application for a 166-acre site in South Bend.

(04/23)

Gov. Rick Scott (R) has refused to return to the table, citing opposition from lawmakers, but even they can't agree how to move forward.

(04/22)

Chairman John Warren said some lawmakers in Indiana aren't making the tribe feel welcome in its own territory.

(04/21)

The bill authorizes as many as three new facilities but it was written to avoid the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

(04/20)

Someone needed to stand up for the principle of the people's vote in 2002 authorizing tribal gambling compacts.

(04/20)

The tribe has a reservation in the southern part of the state but Gov. Susana Martinez (R) won't come to the table.

(04/17)

Two national organizations are coming to the defense of the tribe in response to questionable comments from state lawmakers whose county includes a non-Indian riverboat.

(04/17)

The tribe has already started construction on the West Valley Resort and plans to open an initial facility by the end of the year.

(04/16)

Attorney General George Jepsen highlighted two major concerns as lawmakers consider a bill to authorize as many as three casinos for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

(04/15)

Five tribes signed the new agreement, which allows people to ban themselves from tribal gaming facilities.

(04/14)

The 22-year agreement was signed by the Navajo Nation, the Jicarilla Apache Nation, the Mescalero Apache Nation, Acoma Pueblo and Jemez Pueblo.

(04/09)

The tribe has been eager to negotiate a deal but Republican Gov. Robert Bentley has refused to come to the table.

(04/08)

Montana is losing revenue because it does not allow table games, such as craps and roulette.

(04/07)

It's notable this year that the pari-mutuels, who've been ferocious competitors, have ended their 'circular firing squad' lobbying efforts and joined hands around a single call: a level playing field with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

(04/06)

Lawmakers would need to act quickly before the end of their session on May 1 and before key provisions of the existing deal expire on July 31.

(04/06)

Gov. Jerry Brown (D) takes a big step back after two off-reservation casinos he approved ran into major opposition.

(04/03)

The state won't negotiate another Class III gaming compact so the tribe is in federal court in hopes of compelling talks.

(04/03)

The tribe wants to use its reservation in the southern part of the state for gaming but has run into numerous obstacles.

(04/01)

Tribes are increasing the number of Class II machines at their facilities and they don't have to share revenues from those devices.

(03/31)

With the passage of Proposition 202, gaming tribes in Arizona volunteered to share a portion of shared gaming revenues with the state of Arizona and local governments to support specific state and local programs.

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