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Supreme Court won't hear Pauma Band compact negotiation caseFiled Under: California | Compacts | Litigation
Supreme Court won't hear Pauma Band compact negotiation case (06/27)
The state of California is still on the hook for paying $36.2 million back to the tribe but a key issue remains on the table.

Fond du Lac Band wins approval of agreement to end casino battleFiled Under: Litigation | NIGC
Fond du Lac Band wins approval of agreement to end casino battle (06/13)
The city of Duluth, Minnesota, is dropping two court cases and withdrawing a land-into-trust appeal.

Fond du Lac Band reaches agreement in long-running casino feudFiled Under: Litigation
Fond du Lac Band reaches agreement in long-running casino feud (06/08)
The tribe will pay $150,000 a year to address operations at the Fond-du-Luth Casino in Duluth, Minnesota.

Seminole Tribe seeks decision in Class III gaming compact caseFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe seeks decision in Class III gaming compact case (06/07)
The tribe has accused the state of Florida of violating the exclusivity provisions of the agreement and of failing to negotiate in good faith.

Yakama Nation shares $898K in gaming revenues with communityFiled Under: Public Relations
Yakama Nation shares $898K in gaming revenues with community (06/03)
The tribe shared $464,307 with emergency providers and another $434,027 went to schools, charities and non-profits.

Little Traverse Bay Bands open doors to Class II gaming facilityFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Little Traverse Bay Bands open doors to Class II gaming facility (05/25)
The 5,000 square-foot Odawa Casino in Mackinaw City, Michigan, features 120 electronic gaming machines.

Seminole Tribe still going strong despite lack of new casino dealFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe still going strong despite lack of new casino deal (05/24)
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.

Editorial: Suquamish Tribe shares casino funds with communityFiled Under: Compacts | Opinion
Editorial: Suquamish Tribe shares casino funds with community (05/17)
We raise our hands in thanks. Hy’sh’qa, Suquamish Tribe, for your generosity and your continued stewardship in your historical territory.

Pojoaque Pueblo disputes state's 'illegal tax' on gaming revenuesFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Pojoaque Pueblo disputes state's 'illegal tax' on gaming revenues (05/11)
The New Mexico tribe is refusing to sign a Class III gaming compact that increases the revenue sharing rate.

Arizona reports 5.1 percent decline in casino revenue from tribesFiled Under: Compacts
Arizona reports 5.1 percent decline in casino revenue from tribes (05/03)
Tribal gaming contributions totaled about $23.9 million for the quarter that ended on March 31, 2016.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe praises rejection of rival casino bidFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe praises rejection of rival casino bid (04/28)
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.

Fond du Lac Band won't confirm plan for site adjacent to casinoFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC
Fond du Lac Band won't confirm plan for site adjacent to casino (04/27)
The footprint of the Fond-du-Luth Casino in Duluth, Minnesota, is about to grow with approval of a land-into-trust application.

Pokagon Band touts $248M in economic impacts fueled by gaming enterpriseFiled Under: Public Relations
Pokagon Band touts $248M in economic impacts fueled by gaming enterprise (04/25)
Gaming has been good for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the tribe's surrounding communities in Michigan and Indiana.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits decision on rival casino plan Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe awaits decision on rival casino plan (04/20)
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 (04/19)
Attorney General George Jepsen said the measure could jeopardize the exclusivity promised to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Gun Lake Tribe shares $88M in gaming revenues with communityFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Gun Lake Tribe shares $88M in gaming revenues with community (04/19)
The Gun Lake Casino has been a boom to local communities and the state of Michigan.

Gun Lake Tribe to nearly double size of casino with $76M projectFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Gun Lake Tribe to nearly double size of casino with $76M project (04/12)
The addition to the Gun Lake Casino in Michigan will debut in the summer of 2017.

Enterprise Rancheria shares $811K as casino work finally beginsFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Enterprise Rancheria shares $811K as casino work finally begins (04/11)
The Fire Mountain Casino is still about a year away from local communities are already benefiting from the long-awaited project.

Pokagon Band agrees to share revenues from casino in IndianaFiled Under: Casino Stalker
Pokagon Band agrees to share revenues from casino in Indiana (04/11)
A memorandum of understanding details what's being promised to the city of South Bend.

Gun Lake Tribe offers update on expansion at casino in MichiganFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Gun Lake Tribe offers update on expansion at casino in Michigan (04/08)
The tribe is adding more jobs and new options to the Gun Lake Casino in Wayland, Michigan.

Iowa Tribe seeks decision in favor of PokerTribe.Com gaming siteFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Iowa Tribe seeks decision in favor of PokerTribe.Com gaming site (04/07)
The state of Oklahoma won't oppose the certification of an arbitration award that said gaming website was permissible under the Class III gaming compact.

Enterprise Rancheria ready to start work on $170M Class II facilityFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Enterprise Rancheria ready to start work on $170M Class II facility (04/07)
The long-awaited Fire Mountain Casino will be located on the tribe's 40-acre reservation in California.

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 (03/29)
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 (03/25)
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 (03/23)
The tribe promised to share $3 billion with the state but the Florida Legislature failed to ratify a new Class III compact.

Yavapai-Apache Nation shares casino funds with the communityFiled Under: Compacts
Yavapai-Apache Nation shares casino funds with the community (03/23)
Recipients included five charities and non-profits in Yavapai County in Arizona.

California asks Supreme Court to hear Pauma Band compact caseFiled Under: California | Compacts | Litigation
California asks Supreme Court to hear Pauma Band compact case (03/21)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the state to pay $36.2 million to the tribe for misrepresentations during the Class III negotiation process.

Oklahoma tribes take credit for stopping fantasy sports measureFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation
Oklahoma tribes take credit for stopping fantasy sports measure (03/21)
Tribes believe the Oklahoma Fantasy Contests Act would have violated the exclusivity provisions of their Class III gaming compacts.

Miccosukee Tribe remains content without Class III gaming dealFiled Under: Compacts
Miccosukee Tribe remains content without Class III gaming deal (03/15)
The tribe doesn't have to share any revenues from its Class II facility with the state of Florida.

Seminole Tribe seeks delay in Class III gaming compact litigationFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe seeks delay in Class III gaming compact litigation (03/10)
The tribe is accusing the state of Florida of failing to negotiate in 'good faith' as required by the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Forest County Potawatomi Community marks 25th casino birthdayFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Forest County Potawatomi Community marks 25th casino birthday (03/09)
The Potawatomi Hotel and Casino was the first facility to be approved under the two-part determination provisions of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988.

Fantasy gaming threatens exclusivity promised to Oklahoma tribesFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation
Fantasy gaming threatens exclusivity promised to Oklahoma tribes (03/09)
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 (03/03)
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 (03/03)
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 faces setback for new Class III gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe faces setback for new Class III gaming compact (03/02)
The Florida Legislature is only in session for one more work but lawmakers have yet to ratify the new agreement.

Non-Indian billionaire slams Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation | Regulation
Non-Indian billionaire slams Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino (03/02)
Developer Neil Bluhm is financing a lawsuit that questions whether the Bureau of Indian Affairs can place land in trust for the tribe.

Poarch Band of Creek Indians offered $1B for Florida casino dealFiled Under: Compacts
Poarch Band of Creek Indians offered $1B for Florida casino deal (02/17)
The tribe planned to invest $200 million to $250 million in a gaming facility but Gov. Rick Scott (R) refused to come to the table.

Nottawaseppi Huron Band shares a record $21.9M in gaming revenuesFiled Under: Compacts
Nottawaseppi Huron Band shares a record $21.9M in gaming revenues (02/17)
The success of the FireKeepers Casino Hotel continues to benefit the state of Michigan and local communities.

Grand Traverse Band sends $833K in casino funds to communityFiled Under: Public Relations
Grand Traverse Band sends $833K in casino funds to community (02/16)
Since 1994, the tribe has shared nearly $34 million with non-profits, charities and governmental units in six counties in Michigan.

Seminole Tribe's gaming compact takes a step forward in FloridaFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe's gaming compact takes a step forward in Florida (02/10)
The new agreement guarantees $3 billion in the first seven years but lawmakers are being pressured by non-Indian interests to expand gaming elsewhere in the state.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe sends fewer gaming funds to communitiesFiled Under: Compacts | New York
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe sends fewer gaming funds to communities (02/09)
St. Lawrence County in New York is seeing a decline in its share of revenues from the tribe.

California communities go without as casino revenue fund dries up Filed Under: California | Compacts
California communities go without as casino revenue fund dries up (02/08)
Communities in Tulare County have received $4 million from the fund since 2004 but no money was distributed last year and no money is expected this year.

Arizona sees 6.9 percent boost in gaming contributions from tribesFiled Under: Compacts
Arizona sees 6.9 percent boost in gaming contributions from tribes (02/05)
The increase marks the fifth consecutive quarter of growth as tribes shared $15.2 million with the state.

Seminole Tribe plans $1.8B in gaming projects with new compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe plans $1.8B in gaming projects with new compact (02/01)
The expansions at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood and in Tampa depend on approval of the agreement.

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 (01/27)
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 (01/26)
The state of Florida is blaming the tribe for violating a Class III gaming compact that was signed in 2010.

Navajo Nation casinos in New Mexico saw net win of $19.3M in last quarterFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Navajo Nation casinos in New Mexico saw net win of $19.3M in last quarter (01/25)
The figure is expected to grow as the tribe converts another facility from Class II to Class III and expand its enterprise.

Navajo Nation yet to share $6M in casino revenues with chaptersFiled Under: Legislation | Regulation
Navajo Nation yet to share $6M in casino revenues with chapters (01/20)
The tribe opened its first gaming facility in 2008 yet none of the chapters have received their shares of revenues from the growing enterprise.

Seminole Tribe gets court date in 'bad faith' gaming deal caseFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe gets court date in 'bad faith' gaming deal case (01/15)
The tribe reached a new Class III gaming compact but is defending its gaming rights in federal court.

Florida governor ignores Seminole Tribe's gaming deal in speechFiled Under: Compacts
Florida governor ignores Seminole Tribe's gaming deal in speech (01/13)
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.

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