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Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation
Seminole Tribe talks with lawmakers about Class III casino deal (04/23)
Gov. Rick Scott (R) has refused to return to the table, citing opposition from lawmakers, but even they can't agree how to move forward.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Litigation
Seminole Tribe faces complaints over business deals at casino (04/15)
Rock band Candlebox said it was promised $400,000 for a reunion tour but never saw any money.

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: Compacts
Seminole Tribe could gain one-year extension for gaming pact (04/06)
Lawmakers would need to act quickly before the end of their session on May 1 and before key provisions of the existing deal expire on July 31.

Filed Under: California | Connecticut | Public Relations
Report puts tribal gaming industry revenues at $28.3B in 2013 (03/31)
The tribal gaming industry grew just 0.5 percent in 2013, according to the new edition of Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report.

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
Interview: Seminole Tribe executive discusses gaming compact (03/17)
'The reality is there is a relationship, and it's truly a partnership, between the state of Florida and the Seminole Tribe.'

Filed Under: Compacts | Opinion
Stephanie Bryan: Poarch Creeks want casino not pot in Florida (03/16)
We do have plans to replicate in Florida what we have done in Alabama — create jobs and economic security, add to the tax base and fiscal strength of our state, and be good and charitable neighbors.

Filed Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Seminole Tribe set to welcome visitors to new hotel at casino (03/11)
The tribe added a 99-room, four-story hotel to the casino in Immokalee amid talk of additional expansion plans.

Filed Under: Compacts | Opinion
Editorial: Don't believe hype on bill to expand gaming in Florida (03/09)
Don’t believe the spin that a massive Florida House gambling bill represents a 'contraction' in gaming.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Seminole Tribe wins local approval for new hotel tower at casino (03/06)
The tribe might add a 1.2-million square-foot hotel with 537 rooms to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Tampa.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Seminole Tribe seeks approval for 537-room casino hotel tower (03/05)
The tribe needs a local height variance for the 1.2-million square-foot, 16-floor tower.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation | Opinion
Opinion: Florida gaming expansion bill leads to less gaming (03/04)
In many debates over gambling expansion, often the starting point is that all gaming is equal.

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: Opinion
Opinion: Poarch Creeks come with slot machines and marijuana (02/27)
Don't they know how slot machines and marijuana would destroy the very fabric of the lifestyle we have built in harmony with the land our humble people cherish?

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | NIGC
Florida governor wants land ruling for Poarch Creek gaming site (02/25)
The tribe's one-acre property in Florida was reportedly placed in trust in 1984 so it presumably can be used for a casino.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Poarch Creeks start building on potential casino site in Florida (02/23)
The metal structure could be used for a gaming facility -- or a marijuana operation.

Filed Under: Compacts
Poarch Creeks bring up marijuana in Florida gaming deal talks (02/20)
The tribe is hoping to gain some leverage because Gov. Rick Scott (R) won't come to the table.

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: Public Relations
Seminole Tribe refutes complaint of police brutality at casino (02/16)
A woman says she was roughed up and her 13-year-old daughter says she was assaulted.

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: Regulation
Seminole Tribe wins preliminary approval for New Jersey gaming (01/30)
The tribe could open a casino in Atlantic City or engage in gaming at a racetrack where it owns an 16 percent stake, should that become legal in the future.

Filed Under: Regulation
Seminole Tribe still interested in opening casino in Atlantic City (01/27)
The New Jersey Casino Control Commission will hold a special meeting to consider the tribe's regulatory request.

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 | Opinion
Column: Don't bet on expansion of gaming options in Florida (01/15)
So gaming venues in some places appear to be crapping out even as the economy improves.

Filed Under: Public Relations
Column: American Gaming Association reaches out to tribes (01/14)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is the first Indian Country-based member of the group.

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: Regulation
Man charged for using counterfeit cash at Seminole Tribe casino (01/07)
Authorities found $5,400 in counterfeit bills at the casino and another $37,800 in the suspect's car.

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