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Filed Under: Compacts
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe to distribute $2.7M in gaming revenues (05/22)
Twice a year, the tribe shares 2 percent of Class III gaming revenues with communities affected by its two casinos.

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: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Mayoral candidate embraces Fond du Lac Band urban casino (05/19)
Incumbent Mayor Don Ness, who has repeatedly criticized the tribe, will not be seeking re-election.

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.

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Quechan Nation shares gaming revenues with the community (05/15)
The tribe's contributed $9,700 to Yuma City in Arizona as part of the Class III gaming compact.

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.

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Tribes in Arizona see continued growth in gaming operations (05/12)
The Arizona Department of Gaming said revenues have been on the rise in September 2014.

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: Business Deals | Litigation
Fond du Lac Band prevails again in long-running casino case (05/08)
A judge had ordered the tribe to send another $12 million -- on top of $75 million -- to the city of Duluth but an appeals court said that was a mistake.

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
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.

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Arizona tribes send another $25.2M in gaming revenues to state (05/01)
The amount was 4.7 percent higher from the same quarter in 2014, an indication that the casino market continues to rebound.

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 | Regulation
New Mexico gaming compact includes self-exclusion provision (04/15)
Five tribes signed the new agreement, which allows people to ban themselves from tribal gaming facilities.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Fond du Lac Band spars with city over services for urban casino (04/15)
The city of Duluth has demanded $2 million a year, a figure that the tribe won't accept.

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Tribes in New Mexico send new Class III gaming compact to BIA (04/14)
The 22-year agreement was signed by the Navajo Nation, the Jicarilla Apache Nation, the Mescalero Apache Nation, Acoma Pueblo and Jemez Pueblo.

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Opinion: Tribal gaming facilities contribute to Arizona economy (04/13)
Rounding out the major economic impact of Tribes is the gaming industry. Jobs in food and beverage, lodging, and gaming operations are supported by this sector.

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Alabama Democrats push for gaming compact for Poarch Creeks (04/09)
The tribe has been eager to negotiate a deal but Republican Gov. Robert Bentley has refused to come to the table.

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: Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Fond du Lac Band faces more court battles with city over casino (04/02)
The city of Duluth keeps on fighting despite losing a series of lawsuits affecting the Fond-du-Luth Casino.

Filed Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings | Regulation
Oklahoma tribes send fewer gaming dollars to state amid growth (04/01)
Tribes are increasing the number of Class II machines at their facilities and they don't have to share revenues from those devices.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
City loses yet another ruling in Fond du Lac Band gaming dispute (04/01)
This time the city lost a lawsuit that was filed against the National Indian Gaming Commission.

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Everything you wanted to know about tribal gaming in Arizona (03/31)
With the passage of Proposition 202, gaming tribes in Arizona volunteered to share a portion of shared gaming revenues with the state of Arizona and local governments to support specific state and local programs.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Pokagon Band faces hurdles for a gaming compact with Indiana (03/30)
Gov. Mike Pence (R), who would be negotiating with the tribe, has said he opposes an 'expansion' of gaming in a state where revenues from existing facilities have fallen 17 percent in the last five fiscal years.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
BIA rejects Menominee Nation off-reservation gaming compact (03/30)
Even if Gov. Scott Walker (R) had approved the controversial casino in Kenosha, the agreement would have been rejected by the federal government.

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