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Ernie Stevens: Seneca Nation keeps commitment to its neighborsFiled Under: New York | Opinion
Ernie Stevens: Seneca Nation keeps commitment to its neighbors
Posted: 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 againFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe accuses state of breaking gaming compact again
Posted: 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 YorkFiled Under: Compacts | New York | Opinion
John Kane: Seneca Nation money train coming to an end in New York
Posted: 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 dealFiled Under: Compacts
Bureau of Indian Affairs questioned Seminole Tribe gaming deal
Posted: 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 FloridaFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe continues to share gaming revenues with Florida
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut tribes finally settle on location for 3rd potential casino
Posted: 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 compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe still shares gaming revenue despite lack of compact
Posted: 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 FloridaFiled Under: Compacts | Opinion
Paul Seago: Seminole Tribe prevails in gaming dispute in Florida
Posted: November 29, 2016
'To use a gambling parlance – the state busted.'

Poarch Creeks reiterate offer to share gaming revenue with stateFiled Under: Compacts
Poarch Creeks reiterate offer to share gaming revenue with state
Posted: 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 FloridaFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe wins big decision in gaming dispute with Florida
Posted: 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 talksFiled Under: Business Deals | Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe accuses state of bad faith in gaming compact talks
Posted: 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 recordFiled Under: California | Litigation
California tribes worried about Senate candidate's gaming record
Posted: 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 caseFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe seeks decision in Class III gaming compact case
Posted: 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 revenuesFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Pojoaque Pueblo disputes state's 'illegal tax' on gaming revenues
Posted: 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 bidFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe praises rejection of rival casino bid
Posted: 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 Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits decision on rival casino plan
Posted: 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 ConnecticutFiled Under: Compacts | Connecticut | Litigation
Fantasy sports bill in doubt due to impact on tribes in Connecticut
Posted: 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' gamesFiled Under: Compacts | Regulation
Washington gaming panel weighs limits on 'amusement' games
Posted: 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 lawsuitFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Judge agrees to delay trial in Seminole Tribe's compact lawsuit
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and rival spar over potential casino
Posted: 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 faltersFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe turns attention to courts after gaming deal falters
Posted: 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 measureFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation
Oklahoma tribes take credit for stopping fantasy sports measure
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Litigation | New York
Oneida Nation wins ruling on documents for commercial casino
Posted: 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 tribesFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation
Fantasy gaming threatens exclusivity promised to Oklahoma tribes
Posted: 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 compactFiled Under: Compacts | Opinion
Editorial: A 'shameful' delay on Seminole Tribe gaming compact
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe presses state to reject rival casino
Posted: 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 compactFiled Under: Compacts | Public Relations
Seminole Tribe runs ad touting $3B in revenues in casino compact
Posted: 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 lawsuitFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe finally gets response to gaming compact lawsuit
Posted: 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 casinoFiled Under: Litigation | New York
Oneida Nation files lawsuit to block license for commercial casino
Posted: 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 speechFiled Under: Compacts
Florida governor ignores Seminole Tribe's gaming deal in speech
Posted: 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 thingFiled Under: Compacts | Opinion
Fred Grimm: Seminole Tribe casino compact far from a sure thing
Posted: January 12, 2016
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
Posted: 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 pollFiled Under: Compacts | Public Relations
Seminole Tribe sees support for gaming compact with new poll
Posted: 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 compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe promises more jobs with Class III casino compact
Posted: 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 compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe agrees to share $3B with new Class III gaming compact
Posted: 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 compactFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe and state remain at odds for new casino compact
Posted: 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 stateFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe willing to share $3B in casino revenue with state
Posted: 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 passesFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe keeps blackjack games as key deadline passes
Posted: 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 casinosFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe faces deadline to remove blackjack from casinos
Posted: 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 compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe ramps up talks for new Class III casino compact
Posted: 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 compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe faces key deadline for Class III gaming compact
Posted: 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 marketFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe brings competition to New England gaming market
Posted: 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 ConnecticutFiled Under: Compacts | Connecticut
Tribes to share in Keno revenues under new deal with Connecticut
Posted: 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 compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe remains in talks to renew Class III gaming compact
Posted: October 7, 2015
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
Posted: 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 sortsFiled Under: Compacts | Connecticut | Litigation | Openings and Closings | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino ruling stirs shakeup of sorts
Posted: 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 compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe heads into mediation for Class III gaming compact
Posted: 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 negotiationsFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe returns to Class III gaming compact negotiations
Posted: 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.

Donald Trump supported then opposed casino in ConnecticutFiled Under: Business Deals | Connecticut
Donald Trump supported then opposed casino in Connecticut
Posted: August 21, 2015
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
Posted: August 18, 2015
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.

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