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Seminole Tribe settles Class III gaming dispute with state of Florida
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe settles Class III gaming dispute with state of Florida (July 6, 2017)
The Seminole Tribe will continue to offer blackjack and other card games through 2030 and the state of Florida will immediately gain access to $220 million in revenues.

John Kane: Nothing is simple for tribes when dealing with New York
New York | Opinion
John Kane: Nothing is simple for tribes when dealing with New York (May 2, 2017)
Is counting on the Seneca gaming revenue ignorance, arrogance or intimidation?

Ernie Stevens: Seneca Nation keeps commitment to its neighbors
New York | Opinion
Ernie Stevens: Seneca Nation keeps commitment to its neighbors (April 17, 2017)
Final payment of the Seneca Nation compact with New York has been made, but being a good neighbor to the communities is ongoing.

Seminole Tribe accuses state of breaking gaming compact again
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe accuses state of breaking gaming compact again (March 28, 2017)
A new court ruling is raising fresh concerns about the spread of gaming devices in non-tribal facilities in Florida.

John Kane: Seneca Nation money train coming to an end in New York
Compacts | New York | Opinion
John Kane: Seneca Nation money train coming to an end in New York (March 24, 2017)
With the Seneca gaming compact coming to an end, will the state and local municipalities finally see the error of their ways?

Bureau of Indian Affairs questioned Seminole Tribe gaming deal
Compacts
Bureau of Indian Affairs questioned Seminole Tribe gaming deal (March 1, 2017)
The state of Florida is trying to extract more and more gaming revenues from the tribe.

Seminole Tribe continues to share gaming revenues with Florida
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe continues to share gaming revenues with Florida (February 28, 2017)
The state violated the Class III gaming compact but the tribe is keeping its promises.

Connecticut tribes finally settle on location for 3rd potential casino
Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut tribes finally settle on location for 3rd potential casino (February 27, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe want to convert a vacant movie theater in East Windsor into a $300 million gaming facility.

Seminole Tribe still shares gaming revenue despite lack of compact
Compacts
Seminole Tribe still shares gaming revenue despite lack of compact (December 8, 2016)
The tribe is on track to share $306 million this year but there's speculation that the payments could end.

Paul Seago: Seminole Tribe prevails in gaming dispute in Florida
Compacts | Opinion
Paul Seago: Seminole Tribe prevails in gaming dispute in Florida (November 29, 2016)
'To use a gambling parlance – the state busted.'

Poarch Creeks reiterate offer to share gaming revenue with state
Compacts
Poarch Creeks reiterate offer to share gaming revenue with state (November 18, 2016)
The tribe has offered to negotiate a Class III gaming compact for years yet no state governor has come to the table.

Seminole Tribe wins big decision in gaming dispute with Florida
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe wins big decision in gaming dispute with Florida (November 10, 2016)
The tribe can continue offering blackjack and other banked card games and can do so without sharing revenues with the state.

Seminole Tribe accuses state of bad faith in gaming compact talks
Business Deals | Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe accuses state of bad faith in gaming compact talks (October 3, 2016)
A long-awaited trial opened in federal court in Florida as the tribe's Hard Rock International marked a major milestone.

California tribes worried about Senate candidate's gaming record
California | Litigation
California tribes worried about Senate candidate's gaming record (June 22, 2016)
Kamala Harris tried to stop the Big Lagoon Rancheria from opening a casino on land that was placed in trust more than two decades ago.

Seminole Tribe seeks decision in Class III gaming compact case
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe seeks decision in Class III gaming compact case (June 7, 2016)
The tribe has accused the state of Florida of violating the exclusivity provisions of the agreement and of failing to negotiate in good faith.

Pojoaque Pueblo disputes state's 'illegal tax' on gaming revenues
Compacts | Litigation
Pojoaque Pueblo disputes state's 'illegal tax' on gaming revenues (May 11, 2016)
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 bid
Openings & Closings | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe praises rejection of rival casino bid (April 28, 2016)
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
Openings & Closings | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits decision on rival casino plan (April 20, 2016)
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 Connecticut
Compacts | Connecticut | Litigation
Fantasy sports bill in doubt due to impact on tribes in Connecticut (April 19, 2016)
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' games
Compacts | Regulation
Washington gaming panel weighs limits on 'amusement' games (April 13, 2016)
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 lawsuit
Compacts | Litigation
Judge agrees to delay trial in Seminole Tribe's compact lawsuit (March 29, 2016)
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
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation | Openings & Closings
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and rival spar over potential casino (March 25, 2016)
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 falters
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe turns attention to courts after gaming deal falters (March 23, 2016)
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 measure
Compacts | Legislation
Oklahoma tribes take credit for stopping fantasy sports measure (March 21, 2016)
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 casino
Litigation | New York
Oneida Nation wins ruling on documents for commercial casino (March 18, 2016)
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 tribes
Compacts | Legislation
Fantasy gaming threatens exclusivity promised to Oklahoma tribes (March 9, 2016)
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
Compacts | Opinion
Editorial: A 'shameful' delay on Seminole Tribe gaming compact (March 3, 2016)
Once again, the powers that be in Tallahassee stand poised to punt on gambling legislation.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe presses state to reject rival casino
Casino Stalker | Compacts
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe presses state to reject rival casino (March 3, 2016)
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 compact
Compacts | Public Relations
Seminole Tribe runs ad touting $3B in revenues in casino compact (January 27, 2016)
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 lawsuit
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe finally gets response to gaming compact lawsuit (January 26, 2016)
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 casino
Litigation | New York
Oneida Nation files lawsuit to block license for commercial casino (January 20, 2016)
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 speech
Compacts
Florida governor ignores Seminole Tribe's gaming deal in speech (January 13, 2016)
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 thing
Compacts | Opinion
Fred Grimm: Seminole Tribe casino compact far from a sure thing (January 12, 2016)
I’d put my money on nothing. No deal this legislative session.

Seminole Tribe faces hurdles for new Class III gaming compact
Compacts
Seminole Tribe faces hurdles for new Class III gaming compact (January 8, 2016)
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 poll
Compacts | Public Relations
Seminole Tribe sees support for gaming compact with new poll (January 7, 2016)
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 compact
Compacts
Seminole Tribe promises more jobs with Class III casino compact (January 5, 2016)
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 compact
Compacts
Seminole Tribe agrees to share $3B with new Class III gaming compact (December 8, 2015)
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 compact
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe and state remain at odds for new casino compact (December 3, 2015)
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 state
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe willing to share $3B in casino revenue with state (November 20, 2015)
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 passes
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe keeps blackjack games as key deadline passes (October 30, 2015)
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 casinos
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe faces deadline to remove blackjack from casinos (October 28, 2015)
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 compact
Compacts
Seminole Tribe ramps up talks for new Class III casino compact (October 15, 2015)
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 compact
Compacts
Seminole Tribe faces key deadline for Class III gaming compact (October 13, 2015)
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 market
Land Acquisitions | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe brings competition to New England gaming market (October 9, 2015)
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 Connecticut
Compacts | Connecticut
Tribes to share in Keno revenues under new deal with Connecticut (October 7, 2015)
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 compact
Compacts
Seminole Tribe remains in talks to renew Class III gaming compact (October 7, 2015)
A key Republican lawmaker told FloridaPolitics.com that negotiations have proven fruitful.

Poarch Creeks lose ruling over slot machines at Florida racetrack
Compacts | Litigation
Poarch Creeks lose ruling over slot machines at Florida racetrack (October 5, 2015)
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 sorts
Compacts | Connecticut | Litigation | Openings & Closings | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino ruling stirs shakeup of sorts (September 23, 2015)
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 compact
Compacts
Seminole Tribe heads into mediation for Class III gaming compact (August 26, 2015)
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 negotiations
Compacts
Seminole Tribe returns to Class III gaming compact negotiations (August 24, 2015)
Key provisions of the compact expired at the end of July but a top lawmakers believes progress is being made on a new agreement.

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