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Filed Under: Compacts | Litigation | Opinion
Opinion: Poarch Creeks need state to protect gaming enterprise (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 gaming operations are illegal: The...

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe questions non-Indian slot facility (05/15)
The Plainridge Park Casino will offer slot machines and electronic table games less than 20 miles from the tribe's casino site.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation
Pokagon Band questions legality of new gaming law in Indiana (05/14)
Chairman John Warren said the new law, which went into effect without the governor's signature, violates the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation
Poarch Creeks oppose efforts to expand gaming in Alabama (05/13)
Lawmakers are considering a bill to authorize Class III games at racetracks.

Filed Under: Compacts | New York
Oneida Nation shares gaming revenues with communities (05/11)
Two counties received $11 million in gaming revenues as part of a settlement between the tribe and the state.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation | Litigation
Poarch Creek casinos once seen as illegal now eyed for cash (05/07)
The tribe has offered $250 million up front to the state in exchange for some form of exclusivity for Class III games.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation
Poarch Creeks eager to discuss gaming options with Alabama (05/06)
Republican leaders in the state are offering competing and somewhat confusing proposals to authorize gaming in the state.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation
Alabama governor won't rush into compact with Poarch Creeks (05/05)
The tribe is seeking a Class III gaming deal that offers some form of exclusivity.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation
Seminole Tribe renews bid to negotiate Class III casino compact (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.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation
Poarch Creeks question plan to authorize casinos at racetracks (05/04)
The tribe would rather negotiate a Class III compact that includes some form of exclusivity, Vice Chairman Robert McGhee said.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation
Draft bill calls for a Class III gaming compact with Poarch Creeks (05/01)
The bill, which could be introduced next week, authorizes a lottery as well as slot machines and table games.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation
Poarch Creeks offer $250M for Class III gaming deal in Alabama (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.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
Bill for more tribally-operated casinos advances in Connecticut (04/21)
The bill authorizes as many as three new facilities but it was written to avoid the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Filed Under: Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
Letter raises legal issues for new tribal casinos in Connecticut (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.

Filed Under: Compacts | Opinion
Editorial: Racinos seek a level playing field with Seminole Tribe (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.

Filed Under: New York | Regulation
Oneida Nation asks state to deny license for non-Indian casino (04/03)
The proposed $425 million Lago Resort and Casino sits on the edge of the tribe's exclusivity zone.

Filed Under: Compacts | Litigation | Opinion
Editorial: Renew Class III gaming compact with Seminole Tribe (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.

Filed Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Seminole Tribe reveals details of Class III gaming negotiations (03/19)
The tribe says Gov. Rick Scott (R) has not come to the table since talks faltered a year ago.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation
Seminole Tribe touts compact as lawmakers take up expansion (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.

Filed Under: Compacts
Top lawmaker not waiting on Seminole Tribe casino compact (02/17)
The leader of the Florida Senate said he's 'anti-gaming' anyway.

Filed Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe still hopeful for new Class III gaming compact (02/13)
The tribe has shared more than $1 billion with the state over the last five years.

Filed Under: Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut lawmaker drops slot machine bill after tribes object (02/09)
The proposal would have relieved tribes of their revenue sharing obligations, tribal officials said.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation | Openings and Closings
Tohono O'odham Nation casino won't invoke compact provision (02/09)
The tribe is on track to open an off-reservation casino by the end of the year.

Filed Under: Compacts | Opinion
Column: Politicians play hardball with Seminole Tribe's compact (01/20)
The tribe faces a July 31 to renew key provisions of its Class III gaming compact.

Filed Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe faces deadline on new Class III casino compact (01/12)
Provisions for three card games expire July 31 although slot machines won't be affected.

Filed Under: Compacts
Lawmakers don't appear interested in Seminole Tribe compact (01/09)
Republicans are in control of the Legislature but don't seem to care whether the state renews the gaming deal.

Filed Under: New York
New York passes over tribes for first commercial casino licenses (12/18)
Tribes lost out to non-Indian developers in three regions across the state.

Filed Under: Compacts | Opinion
Editorial: Poarch Creeks control their own destiny with gaming (11/24)
Tribal leaders are no longer 'begging' the state to enter into Class III gaming compact negotiations.

Filed Under: Compacts | Opinion
Editorial: Renew Class III gaming compact with Seminole Tribe (11/24)
Newspaper cites benefits of Class III gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut
Meeting planned for potential third tribal casino in Connecticut (11/18)
A bill could be introduced in the next legislative session to authorize a joint facility.

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