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Eight accused of stealing more than $5 million from Miccosukee Tribe

Eight accused of stealing more than $5 million from Miccosukee Tribe (August 7, 2019)

Federal authorities announced charges against eight people accused of stealing more than $5 million in cash from the casino owned by the Miccosukee Tribe.

Seminole Tribe creates thousands of jobs with $2.2 billion gaming expansion project

Seminole Tribe creates thousands of jobs with $2.2 billion gaming expansion project (July 2, 2019)

The Seminole Tribe is creating thousands of jobs in Florida as part of a $2.2 billion gaming expansion project at two facilities.

Seminole Tribe suspends revenue sharing payments with state of Florida

Seminole Tribe suspends revenue sharing payments with state of Florida (May 16, 2019)

After receiving $1.8 billion from the Seminole Tribe, the gravy train is over for the state of Florida.

Seminole Tribe seeks sports betting as part of compact negotiations

Seminole Tribe seeks sports betting as part of compact negotiations (April 23, 2019)

Details are trickling out as the Seminole Tribe engages in Class III gaming compact negotiations in Florida.

Seminole Tribe said to be in talks to update Class III gaming compact

Seminole Tribe said to be in talks to update Class III gaming compact (April 9, 2019)

The Seminole Tribe has shared nearly $1.8 billion with the state of Florida since entering into a compact nearly a decade ago.

Seminole Tribe reports investigation into deaths of two people in Florida

Seminole Tribe reports investigation into deaths of two people in Florida (April 2, 2019)

A father and daughter were found dead at the Seminole Tribe's gaming facility in Hollywood, Florida.

Seminole Tribe continues to share gaming revenues with Florida

Seminole Tribe continues to share gaming revenues with Florida (February 21, 2019)

Since 2010, the Seminole Tribe has shared nearly $1.8 billion with the state of Florida.

Seminole Tribe reports arrest in theft from casino patron

Seminole Tribe reports arrest in theft from casino patron (November 16, 2018)

A patron was robbed of $60,000 in cash and property at a casino owned by the Seminole Tribe.

Seminole Tribe claims victory in costly campaign to protect gaming enterprise

Seminole Tribe claims victory in costly campaign to protect gaming enterprise (November 6, 2018)

It cost nearly $25 million but the Seminole Tribe has emerged victorious with its campaign to limit non-Indian gaming in Florida.

Seminole Tribe spends more than $24 million on gaming initiative

Seminole Tribe spends more than $24 million on gaming initiative (November 5, 2018)

The Seminole Tribe has made a big bet on Election Day in order to protect its gaming enterprise.

Report confirms continued growth in Indian gaming industry

Report confirms continued growth in Indian gaming industry (October 3, 2018)

The latest issue of Casino City’s Indian Gaming Industry Report is out, showing 3.9 percent growth in tribal revenues.

Poarch Band of Creek Indians open to lottery in Alabama

Poarch Band of Creek Indians open to lottery in Alabama (September 24, 2018)

Will the Poarch Band of Creek Indians be able to offer Class II games if the lottery becomes legal in Alabama?

Seminole Tribe and Disney spend $15 million on anti-gaming campaign

Seminole Tribe and Disney spend $15 million on anti-gaming campaign (August 29, 2018)

A political committee backed by the Seminole Tribe continues to spend big in an effort to limit new casinos in Florida.

Seminole Tribe spends another $5 million to protect gaming empire

Seminole Tribe spends another $5 million to protect gaming empire (August 14, 2018)

The Seminole Tribe is trying to convince voters in Florida to limit new non-Indian casinos.

Seminole Tribe joins growing movement against plastic straws

Seminole Tribe joins growing movement against plastic straws (August 9, 2018)

Patrons at casinos owned by the Seminole Tribe will no longer be using plastic straws.

Miccosukee Tribe 'disappointed' by ruling on taxation of gaming per caps

Miccosukee Tribe 'disappointed' by ruling on taxation of gaming per caps (June 5, 2018)

Citizens of the Miccosukee Tribe must pay taxes on their shares of gaming revenues, a federal appeals court ruled in a big ticket case.

Seminole Tribe and Disney poured $10 million into campaign to limit new casinos

Seminole Tribe and Disney poured $10 million into campaign to limit new casinos (May 10, 2018)

The Seminole Tribe and The Walt Disney Company are spending big in an attempt to limit the expansion of gaming in Florida.

Seminole Tribe joins forces with Disney in bid to limit new casinos

Seminole Tribe joins forces with Disney in bid to limit new casinos (April 3, 2018)

The Seminole Tribe and The Walt Disney Company are trying to limit the expansion of gaming in Florida.

Seminole Tribe investigates robbery at Florida casino poker room

Seminole Tribe investigates robbery at Florida casino poker room (February 2, 2018)

A reward of up to $3,000 is being offered in connection with an armed robbery at one of the Seminole Tribe's casinos in Florida.

Seminole Tribe smashes guitars at $1.5 billion expansion of casino in Florida

Seminole Tribe smashes guitars at $1.5 billion expansion of casino in Florida (November 1, 2017)

The Seminole Tribe is undertaking a $1.5 billion expansion at its flagship gaming facility in Florida, complete with a 450-foot tall guitar tower.

Seminole Tribe reports little damage to casinos after Hurricane Irma hits Florida

Seminole Tribe reports little damage to casinos after Hurricane Irma hits Florida (September 14, 2017)

The Seminole Tribe has emerged mostly unscathed from Hurricane Irma while the Miccosukee Tribe was largely unaffected.

Seminole Tribe easily outpaces rivals in Florida with $2.3 billion in gaming revenue

Seminole Tribe easily outpaces rivals in Florida with $2.3 billion in gaming revenue (August 8, 2017)

The Seminole Tribe took in $2.3 billion at its casinos in the fiscal year that ended in June 2016, according to Nick Sortal of SouthFloridaGambling.Com.

Seminole Tribe settles Class III gaming dispute with state of Florida

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.

Seminole Tribe announces new Hard Rock hotel but without casino

Seminole Tribe announces new Hard Rock hotel but without casino (June 13, 2017)

The Seminole Tribe continues to expand its hospitality empire with a new facility in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Seminole Tribe paid just $50M for casino Donald Trump built for $1.2B

Seminole Tribe paid just $50M for casino Donald Trump built for $1.2B (May 9, 2017)

As the future president's gaming empire faltered, the tribe's blossomed.

Stephen Bowers: The real 'Godfather of Indian gaming' passes on

Stephen Bowers: The real 'Godfather of Indian gaming' passes on (April 5, 2017)

Paying tribute to the late Howard E. Tommie, a former chairman of the Seminole Tribe.

Seminole Tribe settles dispute as retail area at casino shuts down

Seminole Tribe settles dispute as retail area at casino shuts down (March 31, 2017)

The Seminole Paradise at the Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida, is being replaced as part of an expansion of the facility.

Seminole Tribe accuses state of breaking gaming compact again

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.

Seminole Tribe accused of breaking contract with retail outlet at casino

Seminole Tribe accused of breaking contract with retail outlet at casino (March 22, 2017)

An expansion of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, led to the dispute.

Bureau of Indian Affairs questioned Seminole Tribe gaming deal

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

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.

Miccosukee Tribe turns over surveillance of fatal casino shooting

Miccosukee Tribe turns over surveillance of fatal casino shooting (January 26, 2017)

A Christmas Day shooting at the Miccosukee Resort and Gaming in Florida won't result in any charges.

Seminole Tribe still shares gaming revenue despite lack of compact

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

Paul Seago: Seminole Tribe prevails in gaming dispute in Florida (November 29, 2016)

'To use a gambling parlance – the state busted.'

Seminole Tribe wins big decision in gaming dispute with Florida

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.

Peter d'Errico: Seminole Tribe embraces limits on sovereignty

Peter d'Errico: Seminole Tribe embraces limits on sovereignty (October 24, 2016)

'They are playing in a game devised entirely by the U.S. as an extension of its colonial, Christian Discovery doctrines.'

Seminole Tribe accuses state of bad faith in gaming compact talks

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.

Donald Trump hired firm to lobby for tribal casino deal in Florida

Donald Trump hired firm to lobby for tribal casino deal in Florida (September 29, 2016)

Seven Arrows was paid to push for a deal with the Seminole Tribe but also was reimbursed for a potentially illegal trip to Cuba, Newsweek reports.

Nick Sortal: Miccosukee Tribe loses $1B bet on gaming per capitas

Nick Sortal: Miccosukee Tribe loses $1B bet on gaming per capitas (September 6, 2016)

The steadfastly independent Miccosukee Tribe is finally approaching a day of reckoning: paying up on $1 billion in taxes that tribal members have dodged for decades.

Judge rules against Miccosukee citizen in gaming per capita dispute

Judge rules against Miccosukee citizen in gaming per capita dispute (August 23, 2016)

A tribal member who received $272,000 for her household has lost a significant ruling in the case.

Seminole Tribe hit with complaints over new parking fee at casino

Seminole Tribe hit with complaints over new parking fee at casino (August 8, 2016)

The $10 fee at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa has customers fuming on Facebook.

Seminole Tribe helps with probe into robbery of casino patron

Seminole Tribe helps with probe into robbery of casino patron (July 21, 2016)

Authorities believe the 79-year-old woman was followed home from the Seminole Classic Casino in Florida.

National Indian Gaming Commission reports strong growth in tribal industry

National Indian Gaming Commission reports strong growth in tribal industry (July 20, 2016)

Tribes took in $29.9 billion in 2015, a 5 percent increase, and every region of Indian Country saw growth.

Seminole Tribe takes a big step forward with land-into-trust bid

Seminole Tribe takes a big step forward with land-into-trust bid (June 30, 2016)

Plans to develop land around the Coconut Creek Casino in Florida have been in the works for six years.

Poarch Creeks in deal to acquire commercial casino in Louisiana

Poarch Creeks in deal to acquire commercial casino in Louisiana (June 27, 2016)

The tribe continues to expand its gaming empire beyond Alabama.

Poarch Creek land-into-trust bill could help casino effort in Florida

Poarch Creek land-into-trust bill could help casino effort in Florida (June 23, 2016)

H.R.5486, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Land Reaffirmation Act, confirms that the tribe's land in Florida is Indian Country.

Seminole Tribe seeks decision in Class III gaming compact case

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.

Seminole Tribe starts work on scaled back casino expansion plan

Seminole Tribe starts work on scaled back casino expansion plan (June 1, 2016)

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa will see some additional amenities but a new hotel tower is no longer on the table.

Seminole Tribe still going strong despite lack of new casino deal

Seminole Tribe still going strong despite lack of new casino deal (May 24, 2016)

The tribe continues to offer banked table games at five of its seven casinos even though a key provision in its Class III gaming compact expired last July.

Seminole Tribe reports arrest of man accused in robbery at casino

Seminole Tribe reports arrest of man accused in robbery at casino (May 19, 2016)

A 73-year-old man was robbed of $1,895 in cash in the parking garage at the Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Hollywood, Florida.