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(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.

(03/31)

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R) has refused to enter into negotiations and it appears the tribe can do little to force her to come to the table.

(03/30)

Gov. Mike Pence (R), who would be negotiating with the tribe, has said he opposes an 'expansion' of gaming in a state where revenues from existing facilities have fallen 17 percent in the last five fiscal years.

(03/30)

Even if Gov. Scott Walker (R) had approved the controversial casino in Kenosha, the agreement would have been rejected by the federal government.

(03/26)

The tribe has a reservation in the southern part of New Mexico that it wants to use for gaming.

(03/24)

Florida should not become another Nevada with gambling casinos strung across the state, but that's the possible scenario with pending legislation in Tallahassee.

(03/20)

The tribe believes the Bureau of Indian Affairs has restarted work on the application.

(03/20)

The agreement can now be sent to the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C., for review.

(03/19)

The tribe says Gov. Rick Scott (R) has not come to the table since talks faltered a year ago.

(03/19)

The tribe is withdrawing from a commercial gaming project in order to concentrate on a new battle over its expansion plans.

(03/18)

The tribe claims Gov. Jerry Brown (D) won't negotiate in good faith after voters rejected a compact last November.

(03/18)

Fairness and equality should matter to all citizens of the New Mexico.

(03/17)

'The reality is there is a relationship, and it's truly a partnership, between the state of Florida and the Seminole Tribe.'

(03/16)

We do have plans to replicate in Florida what we have done in Alabama — create jobs and economic security, add to the tax base and fiscal strength of our state, and be good and charitable neighbors.

(03/13)

A local group is already stirring up opposition but the mayor says he's open to discussions.

(03/12)

The tribe wants to develop a village and a Class III gaming facility in the city of South Bend.

(03/12)

The state Senate approved the new deal and it now awaits action in the House.

(03/11)

The tribe added a 99-room, four-story hotel to the casino in Immokalee amid talk of additional expansion plans.

(03/11)

The money was being withheld in a dispute over a rival off-reservation casino.

(03/09)

Don’t believe the spin that a massive Florida House gambling bill represents a 'contraction' in gaming.

(03/06)

The bill seeks to extend similar provisions from a gaming compact to the tracks.

(03/06)

The tribe is also sharing its unclaimed jackpots with local non-profits.

(03/05)

The tribe opposed prior versions but now supports the new deal despite concerns about the Navajo Nation.

(03/04)

In many debates over gambling expansion, often the starting point is that all gaming is equal.

(03/03)

The tribe has shared $1 billion with the state but would no longer be required to do so if it loses regional exclusivity.

(03/02)

Five tribes signed the agreement and are eager to see it approved before the end of the legislative session later this month.

(03/02)

Gov. Susana Martinez (R) refuses to negotiate a deal with the tribe.

(02/26)

For all of 2014, tribes shared about $66 million with the state.

(02/25)

The tribe's one-acre property in Florida was reportedly placed in trust in 1984 so it presumably can be used for a casino.

(02/24)

The county won out in a dispute over the cost of law enforcement services.

(02/24)

The deal covers te Navajo Nation, the Jicarilla Apache Nation, the Mescalero Apache Nation, Acoma Pueblo and Jemez Pueblo.

(02/23)

The metal structure could be used for a gaming facility -- or a marijuana operation.

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