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Editorial: Suquamish Tribe shares casino funds with community


We raise our hands in thanks. Hy’sh’qa, Suquamish Tribe, for your generosity and your continued stewardship in your historical territory.
Steve Stallings: Compact process respects tribal and state rights


The opinions expressed in The Sacramento Bee’s editorial are very concerning and full of misleading information on the state compacting process.
Bryan Newland: Bill grants states a veto over tribal gaming rights


H.R.5079 would mark a dramatic shift in congressional policy, because it would modify the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act to subject tribes to a state veto of the rights recognized in the Cabazon Supreme Court decision.
County in California  blasts lawmaker for anti-Indian gaming bill


Rep. Jeff Denham (R) expressed support for the North Fork Rancheria's efforts as a state lawmaker but it looks like his tune has changed since arriving on Capitol Hill.
Seminole Tribe drops motion after gaming revenues published


A top executive said the tribe's gaming enterprise generated $2.2 billion in revenues in 2015.
Seminole Tribe seeks court order to protect gaming information


The state inadvertently released a transcript of the deposition of a top gaming executive to a news organization.
Pojoaque Pueblo disputes state's 'illegal tax' on gaming revenues


The New Mexico tribe is refusing to sign a Class III gaming compact that increases the revenue sharing rate.
Pala Band enters Class III gaming compact for more slot machines


The tribe will be able to offer up to 2,500 machines at the Pala Casino Resort and Spa in southern California.
North Fork Rancheria gets closer to new Class III gaming compact


Rival tribes are still hoping to stop the new development through H.R.5079, the California Compact Protection Act.
Bill blocks Class III gaming at two specific off-reservation casinos


H.R.5079, the California Compact Protection Act, includes extremely tailored yet twisted language aimed at preventing two California tribes from engaging in Class III gaming on their trust lands.
Arizona reports 5.1 percent decline in casino revenue from tribes


Tribal gaming contributions totaled about $23.9 million for the quarter that ended on March 31, 2016.
New bill takes aim at casinos opposed by rival tribes in California


The Enterprise Rancheria and the North Fork Rancheria are now being targeted by lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
Florida racks up legal bills in gaming fight with Seminole Tribe


Some lawyers are getting paid as high as $350 an hour as part of a dispute over a Class III gaming compact.
Oglala Sioux Tribe wins approval for new Class III gaming compact


The tribe is now able to offer craps, keno and roulette following voter approval of a gaming initiative in South Dakota.
Iowa Tribe aims to be first in Indian Country with poker website


PokerTribe.Com is set to launch with free money play on May 17 and real money play on August 17.
Fantasy sports bill in doubt due to impact on tribes in Connecticut


Attorney General George Jepsen said the measure could jeopardize the exclusivity promised to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.
Gun Lake Tribe shares $88M in gaming revenues with community


The Gun Lake Casino has been a boom to local communities and the state of Michigan.
Menominee Nation wins decision to join rival tribe's gaming case


The Menominee Nation and the Forest County Potawatomi Community continue to battle over a controversial off-reservation casino in Wisconsin.
Washington gaming panel weighs limits on 'amusement' games


Some lawmakers say the devices look more like slot machines, which only tribes have the right to operate.
Iowa Tribe seeks decision in favor of PokerTribe.Com gaming site


The state of Oklahoma won't oppose the certification of an arbitration award that said gaming website was permissible under the Class III gaming compact.
Two more Class III gaming compacts in New Mexico go into effect


The Land of Enchantment is now home to 15 tribes with 'deemed approved' agreements, the most of any state in the nation.
Judge agrees to delay trial in Seminole Tribe's compact lawsuit


The tribe is accusing the state of Florida of failing to negotiate in 'good faith' as required by the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and rival spar over potential casino


A lot is at stake as the tribe prepares to break ground on the long-awaited First Light Resort and Casino in a matter of weeks.
Chukchansi Tribe still trying to block North Fork Rancheria casino


A 14-month casino shutdown hasn't made the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians more sympathetic to the gaming dreams of one of its fellow California tribes.
Editorial: Courts hold the cards on Seminole Tribe's casino deal


Since the Florida Legislature failed to produce legislation addressing the future of gambling, lawmakers lost control of this years-long conundrum to the courts.
Seminole Tribe turns attention to courts after gaming deal falters


The tribe promised to share $3 billion with the state but the Florida Legislature failed to ratify a new Class III compact.
Yavapai-Apache Nation shares casino funds with the community


Recipients included five charities and non-profits in Yavapai County in Arizona.
California asks Supreme Court to hear Pauma Band compact case


The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the state to pay $36.2 million to the tribe for misrepresentations during the Class III negotiation process.
Oklahoma tribes take credit for stopping fantasy sports measure


Tribes believe the Oklahoma Fantasy Contests Act would have violated the exclusivity provisions of their Class III gaming compacts.
Miccosukee Tribe remains content without Class III gaming deal


The tribe doesn't have to share any revenues from its Class II facility with the state of Florida.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe continues work on Class III gaming compact


The tribe and the state have been negotiating for at least a year but have been unable to finalize a new agreement.
Seminole Tribe seeks delay in Class III gaming compact litigation


The tribe is accusing the state of Florida of failing to negotiate in 'good faith' as required by the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
Fantasy gaming threatens exclusivity promised to Oklahoma tribes


Since 2004, tribes with Class III gaming compacts have shared $1.1 billion in revenues with the state.
Editorial: A 'shameful' delay on Seminole Tribe gaming compact


Once again, the powers that be in Tallahassee stand poised to punt on gambling legislation.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe presses state to reject rival casino


A non-Indian billionaire is proposing a casino less than 20 miles from the tribe's gaming site and is financing a lawsuit that challenges the tribe's land-into-trust decision.
Seminole Tribe faces setback for new Class III gaming compact


The Florida Legislature is only in session for one more work but lawmakers have yet to ratify the new agreement.
Non-Indian billionaire slams Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino


Developer Neil Bluhm is financing a lawsuit that questions whether the Bureau of Indian Affairs can place land in trust for the tribe.
Quapaw Tribe concedes loss in casino compact lawsuit in Kansas


The state has asserted sovereign immunity and the tribe agrees that its lawsuit should be dismissed.
North Fork Rancheria remains confident of off-reservation casino


The tribe is closer to getting a new Class III gaming compact for a casino at the 305-acre site in Madera County, California.
Enterprise Rancheria wins decision in gaming compact lawsuit


The tribe signed an agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown (D) but lawmakers failed to ratify it amid controversy over off-reservation gaming.
Poarch Band of Creek Indians offered $1B for Florida casino deal


The tribe planned to invest $200 million to $250 million in a gaming facility but Gov. Rick Scott (R) refused to come to the table.
Nottawaseppi Huron Band shares a record $21.9M in gaming revenues


The success of the FireKeepers Casino Hotel continues to benefit the state of Michigan and local communities.
Seminole Tribe's gaming compact takes a step forward in Florida


The new agreement guarantees $3 billion in the first seven years but lawmakers are being pressured by non-Indian interests to expand gaming elsewhere in the state.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe sends fewer gaming funds to communities


St. Lawrence County in New York is seeing a decline in its share of revenues from the tribe.
California communities go without as casino revenue fund dries up


Communities in Tulare County have received $4 million from the fund since 2004 but no money was distributed last year and no money is expected this year.

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