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Pojoaque Pueblo disputes state's 'illegal tax' on gaming revenuesFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Pojoaque Pueblo disputes state's 'illegal tax' on gaming revenues (05/11)
The New Mexico tribe is refusing to sign a Class III gaming compact that increases the revenue sharing rate.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe praises rejection of rival casino bidFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe praises rejection of rival casino bid (04/28)
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 4 to 1 to deny a license for a commercial proposal less than 20 miles from the tribe's First Light Resort and Casino.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits decision on rival casino plan Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits decision on rival casino plan (04/20)
The tribe has warned the Massachusetts Gaming Commission not to approve the $675 million project, which would be less than 20 miles from the First Light Resort and Casino.

Fantasy sports bill in doubt due to impact on tribes in ConnecticutFiled Under: Compacts | Connecticut | Litigation
Fantasy sports bill in doubt due to impact on tribes in Connecticut (04/19)
Attorney General George Jepsen said the measure could jeopardize the exclusivity promised to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Washington gaming panel weighs limits on 'amusement' gamesFiled Under: Compacts | Regulation
Washington gaming panel weighs limits on 'amusement' games (04/13)
Some lawmakers say the devices look more like slot machines, which only tribes have the right to operate.

Judge agrees to delay trial in Seminole Tribe's compact lawsuitFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Judge agrees to delay trial in Seminole Tribe's compact lawsuit (03/29)
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 casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and rival spar over potential casino (03/25)
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.

Seminole Tribe turns attention to courts after gaming deal faltersFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe turns attention to courts after gaming deal falters (03/23)
The tribe promised to share $3 billion with the state but the Florida Legislature failed to ratify a new Class III compact.

Oklahoma tribes take credit for stopping fantasy sports measureFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation
Oklahoma tribes take credit for stopping fantasy sports measure (03/21)
Tribes believe the Oklahoma Fantasy Contests Act would have violated the exclusivity provisions of their Class III gaming compacts.

Oneida Nation wins ruling on documents for commercial casinoFiled Under: Litigation | New York
Oneida Nation wins ruling on documents for commercial casino (03/18)
The tribe is fighting a $425 million casino that would be located right on the edge of its exclusivity zone.

Fantasy gaming threatens exclusivity promised to Oklahoma tribesFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation
Fantasy gaming threatens exclusivity promised to Oklahoma tribes (03/09)
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 compactFiled Under: Compacts | Opinion
Editorial: A 'shameful' delay on Seminole Tribe gaming compact (03/03)
Once again, the powers that be in Tallahassee stand poised to punt on gambling legislation.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe presses state to reject rival casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe presses state to reject rival casino (03/03)
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 runs ad touting $3B in revenues in casino compactFiled Under: Compacts | Public Relations
Seminole Tribe runs ad touting $3B in revenues in casino compact (01/27)
The tribe is also promising to create 4,800 casino jobs and 14,000 construction jobs through various gaming projects.

Seminole Tribe finally gets response to gaming compact lawsuitFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe finally gets response to gaming compact lawsuit (01/26)
The state of Florida is blaming the tribe for violating a Class III gaming compact that was signed in 2010.

Oneida Nation files lawsuit to block license for commercial casinoFiled Under: Litigation | New York
Oneida Nation files lawsuit to block license for commercial casino (01/20)
The $425 million Lago Resort and Casino would be located on the edge of the tribe's exclusivity zone in upstate New York.

Florida governor ignores Seminole Tribe's gaming deal in speechFiled Under: Compacts
Florida governor ignores Seminole Tribe's gaming deal in speech (01/13)
The tribe is promising to share $3.1 billion with the state and create up to 15,000 jobs but the big ticket item went ignored in the State of the State address.

Fred Grimm: Seminole Tribe casino compact far from a sure thingFiled Under: Compacts | Opinion
Fred Grimm: Seminole Tribe casino compact far from a sure thing (01/12)
I’d put my money on nothing. No deal this legislative session.

Seminole Tribe faces hurdles for new Class III gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe faces hurdles for new Class III gaming compact (01/08)
The Florida Legislature returns to work next week but a top lawmaker isn't sure the deal will be ratified.

Seminole Tribe sees support for gaming compact with new pollFiled Under: Compacts | Public Relations
Seminole Tribe sees support for gaming compact with new poll (01/07)
When prompted with information about the tribe's plans to expand its casinos and create more jobs, 75 percent of respondents said the Florida Legislature should approve the agreement.

Seminole Tribe promises more jobs with Class III casino compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe promises more jobs with Class III casino compact (01/05)
Seminole Gaming CEO James Allen said the agreement will enable the tribe to expand its facilities, primarily by adding more hotel rooms.

Seminole Tribe agrees to share $3B with new Class III gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe agrees to share $3B with new Class III gaming compact (12/08)
The agreement must be ratified by Florida lawmakers and it will be sent to the Bureau of Indian Affairs for review.

Seminole Tribe and state remain at odds for new casino compactFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe and state remain at odds for new casino compact (12/03)
The tribe continues to oppose attempts to expand non-Indian gaming in Florida amid litigation in federal court.

Seminole Tribe willing to share $3B in casino revenue with stateFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe willing to share $3B in casino revenue with state (11/20)
A new Class III gaming compact has failed to materialize as the parties battle in federal court.

Seminole Tribe keeps blackjack games as key deadline passesFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe keeps blackjack games as key deadline passes (10/30)
Negotiations for a new Class III gaming compact continue as the tribe defends its rights in federal court.

Seminole Tribe faces deadline to remove blackjack from casinosFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe faces deadline to remove blackjack from casinos (10/28)
Talks continue for a new Class III gaming compact but the tribe filed a lawsuit in federal court to ensure its rights are protected.

Seminole Tribe ramps up talks for new Class III casino compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe ramps up talks for new Class III casino compact (10/15)
Tribal leaders flew to the state capital to meet with Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) in hopes of renewing the deal.

Seminole Tribe faces key deadline for Class III gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe faces key deadline for Class III gaming compact (10/13)
The grace period for blackjack expires October 29 but the tribe previously told the state it would continue to offer the games.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe brings competition to New England gaming marketFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe brings competition to New England gaming market (10/09)
Moody's is warning of impacts in Massachusetts and even Rhode Island as the tribe moves forward with its long-delayed casino.

Tribes to share in Keno revenues under new deal with ConnecticutFiled Under: Compacts | Connecticut
Tribes to share in Keno revenues under new deal with Connecticut (10/07)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe each will receive 12.5 percent of gross revenues from the game.

Seminole Tribe remains in talks to renew Class III gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe remains in talks to renew Class III gaming compact (10/07)
A key Republican lawmaker told FloridaPolitics.com that negotiations have proven fruitful.

Poarch Creeks lose ruling over slot machines at Florida racetrackFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Poarch Creeks lose ruling over slot machines at Florida racetrack (10/05)
The Alabama-based tribe owns a commercial racetrack in neighboring Florida but saw a setback in state court.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino ruling stirs shakeup of sortsFiled Under: Compacts | Connecticut | Litigation | Openings and Closings | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino ruling stirs shakeup of sorts (09/23)
A commercial casino in southeastern Massachusetts faces significant hurdles now that the Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved the land-into-trust application for the first Indian gaming facility in the state.

Seminole Tribe heads into mediation for Class III gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe heads into mediation for Class III gaming compact (08/26)
The tribe and the state have agreed to move forward with the dispute resolution process as discussions for a new deal continue.

Seminole Tribe returns to Class III gaming compact negotiationsFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe returns to Class III gaming compact negotiations (08/24)
Key provisions of the compact expired at the end of July but a top lawmakers believes progress is being made on a new agreement.

Donald Trump supported then opposed casino in ConnecticutFiled Under: Business Deals | Connecticut
Donald Trump supported then opposed casino in Connecticut (08/21)
The Republican presidential candidate who once said tribes in the state 'don't look like Indians to me' ended up with a sweet deal at the end of the saga.

Gun Lake Tribe withholds revenue sharing payment in MichiganFiled Under: Compacts
Gun Lake Tribe withholds revenue sharing payment in Michigan (08/18)
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.

Seminole Tribe reports no progress on Class III gaming talksFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe reports no progress on Class III gaming talks (08/10)
Lawmakers returned to work amid rumors of a new deal but an attorney dispelled the speculation.

Editorial: Seminole Tribe is a good gaming partner for FloridaFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation | Opinion
Editorial: Seminole Tribe is a good gaming partner for Florida (08/03)
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.

Seminole Tribe reiterates request for mediation in casino disputeFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe reiterates request for mediation in casino dispute (07/28)
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 disputeFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe reports lack of progress in casino pact dispute (07/27)
A 30-day deadline to reach an agreement Gov. Rick Scott (R) passed so the next step in the process will be mediation.

Governor denies offer of $250M for Poarch Creek compactFiled Under: Compacts
Governor denies offer of $250M for Poarch Creek compact (07/21)
Chairwoman Stephanie A. Bryan, however, said the tribe's offer to pay the state is 'sincere.'

Poarch Creeks continue campaign for Class III casino compactFiled Under: Compacts | Public Relations
Poarch Creeks continue campaign for Class III casino compact (07/16)
The tribe is airing ads touting revenue sharing as lawmakers meet to consider a $200 million shortfall in Alabama's budget.

Opinion: Renew Class III gaming compact with Seminole TribeFiled Under: Compacts | Opinion
Opinion: Renew Class III gaming compact with Seminole Tribe (07/14)
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.

Seminole Tribe waits on response in Class III casino compact talksFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe waits on response in Class III casino compact talks (07/06)
Florids Gov. Rick Scott (R) has maintained silence over the last few months as key provisions of the current deal are set to expire.

Editorial: Extend Class III casino compact with Seminole TribeFiled Under: Compacts | Opinion
Editorial: Extend Class III casino compact with Seminole Tribe (06/30)
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.

Seminole Tribe accuses state of violating Class III casino dealFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe accuses state of violating Class III casino deal (06/25)
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 trackFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe seeks to join case affecting Poarch Creek track (06/18)
The Seminoles believe their Class III gaming exclusivity rights are threatened by a May 29 decision in the lawsuit.

Column: So much for a Class III casino deal with Seminole TribeFiled Under: Compacts | Opinion
Column: So much for a Class III casino deal with Seminole Tribe (06/11)
The governor has disappeared. The Legislature can’t agree on a basic budget, much less work out a new gambling compact with the tribe.

Column: Seminole Tribe can thank Poarch Creeks for casino rulingFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation | Openings and Closings
Column: Seminole Tribe can thank Poarch Creeks for casino ruling (06/04)
A Florida appeals court's ruling to allow slot machines at a tiny barrel-racing track in rural Gadsden County could send huge shockwaves through Florida's gambling landscape.

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