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Seneca Nation ends casino payments after sending $1.4B to state of New YorkFiled Under: Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation ends casino payments after sending $1.4B to state of New York (03/24)
'Our obligation to the state ended,' President Todd Gates announced at a press conference.

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 (03/24)
With the Seneca gaming compact coming to an end, will the state and local municipalities finally see the error of their ways?

Ho-Chunk Nation defends legality of casino project in WisconsinFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Ho-Chunk Nation defends legality of casino project in Wisconsin (03/08)
A $33 million expansion project has led to a dispute with another tribe.

Stockbridge-Munsee Band withholds casino revenue in WisconsinFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Stockbridge-Munsee Band withholds casino revenue in Wisconsin (03/07)
Another tribe's casino expansion project is triggering a Class III gaming compact dispute.

Bureau of Indian Affairs questioned Seminole Tribe gaming dealFiled Under: Compacts
Bureau of Indian Affairs questioned Seminole Tribe gaming deal (03/01)
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 (02/28)
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 (02/27)
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.

Trump team gets more time in Supreme Court tribal casino caseFiled Under: Legislation | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Trump team gets more time in Supreme Court tribal casino case (02/27)
The Gun Lake Tribe is already operating a successful casino in Michigan but a non-Indian man won't drop his long-running lawsuit.

Nearly every New Mexico tribe operating with 'approved' gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts
Nearly every New Mexico tribe operating with 'approved' gaming compact (01/09)
Of the 17 tribes with casinos, 16 signed agreements whose provisions have raised concerns at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Oneida Nation shares $27M in gaming revenue with communityFiled Under: New York
Oneida Nation shares $27M in gaming revenue with community (12/15)
Business appears to be good for the New York tribe as the amount shared in 2016 marks a 12.6 percent increase from last year.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.5M in casino fundsFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.5M in casino funds (12/14)
Money went to communities in two counties and to the state of Michigan.

Sault Tribe distributes $850K in casino revenue with communityFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Sault Tribe distributes $850K in casino revenue with community (12/13)
In 2016, the total payment came to $1,485,825, slightly higher than last year's distribution.

Little River Band payment puts gaming revenue sharing at $32.1MFiled Under: Compacts
Little River Band payment puts gaming revenue sharing at $32.1M (12/09)
This year, the tribe shared more than $1.58 million with local communities and schools in Michigan.

Gun Lake Tribe shares nearly $5.8M in gaming revenue in MichiganFiled Under: Compacts
Gun Lake Tribe shares nearly $5.8M in gaming revenue in Michigan (12/09)
Gaming continues to be good business for the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians and its neighbors.

Seminole Tribe still shares gaming revenue despite lack of compactFiled Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe still shares gaming revenue despite lack of compact (12/08)
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 (11/29)
'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 (11/18)
The tribe has offered to negotiate a Class III gaming compact for years yet no state governor has come to the table.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe shares $3M in gaming revenue with communityFiled Under: Compacts | Public Relations
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe shares $3M in gaming revenue with community (11/17)
The payment to governments and schools represents an increase from the same period in 2015.

Seminole Tribe wins big decision in gaming dispute with FloridaFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe wins big decision in gaming dispute with Florida (11/10)
The tribe can continue offering blackjack and other banked card games and can do so without sharing revenues with the state.

Michigan tribes share $28.6M in gaming funds with communitiesFiled Under: Compacts | Public Relations
Michigan tribes share $28.6M in gaming funds with communities (10/31)
The amount shared in 2015 was 1.8 percent lower than the year prior as some tribes saw declines in their net wins.

Pinoleville Pomo Nation stays quiet on long-delayed casino planFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | NIGC
Pinoleville Pomo Nation stays quiet on long-delayed casino plan (10/21)
The $50 million project in Ukiah, California, has been in limbo for nearly eight years.

Wilton Rancheria continues to make progress on casino projectFiled Under: California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Wilton Rancheria continues to make progress on casino project (10/20)
The tribe is pursuing a $400 million development in Elk Grove, California.

Libertarian candidate takes credit for New Mexico tribal casinosFiled Under: Compacts
Libertarian candidate takes credit for New Mexico tribal casinos (10/18)
Gary Johnson signed the first Class III gaming compacts after his Democratic predecessor refused to do so.

Oklahoma tribes contribute a record $132M in gaming revenuesFiled Under: Compacts
Oklahoma tribes contribute a record $132M in gaming revenues (10/13)
Tribes took in nearly $2.2 billion in Class III revenues at their facilities, according to a state report.

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 (10/03)
A long-awaited trial opened in federal court in Florida as the tribe's Hard Rock International marked a major milestone.

Bureau of Indian Affairs faced pressure to approve gaming dealFiled Under: Compacts
Bureau of Indian Affairs faced pressure to approve gaming deal (09/29)
Kevin Washburn, the former Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, rejected the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's compact anyway.

California governor keeps busy with tribal gaming compactsFiled Under: California | Compacts
California governor keeps busy with tribal gaming compacts (09/22)
Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has signed 11 compacts with tribes so far in 2016 and resolved a $36.3 million compact dispute with another tribe.

Osage Nation gears up for talks on new Class III gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts
Osage Nation gears up for talks on new Class III gaming compact (09/16)
The Oklahoma tribe wants to offer more types of games, Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear said.

Pauma Band is finally getting $36.3M payment in gaming disputeFiled Under: California | Compacts | Legislation | Litigation
Pauma Band is finally getting $36.3M payment in gaming dispute (09/12)
The tribe is owed the money after being forced into signing a bad deal with the state of California.

Pauma Band gets closer to seeing $36.3M payment in gaming caseFiled Under: California | Compacts | Legislation | Litigation
Pauma Band gets closer to seeing $36.3M payment in gaming case (09/01)
A bill to pay the tribe for its victory in a lawsuit has been sent to California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) for his signature.

Grand Traverse Band shares gaming funds with local communityFiled Under: Public Relations
Grand Traverse Band shares gaming funds with local community (08/25)
Since 1994, the tribe has shared nearly $34.7 million with communities in a six-county area in Michigan.

Oneida Nation sends even more gaming revenues to communitiesFiled Under: New York
Oneida Nation sends even more gaming revenues to communities (08/24)
One county's share is already up 19 percent from last year as part of an agreement with the state of New York.

Pauma Band might finally see $36.3M payment from gaming caseFiled Under: California | Compacts | Litigation
Pauma Band might finally see $36.3M payment from gaming case (08/24)
The tribe was overcharged for more slot machines but the state of California has yet to pay up.

Editorial: Drop the 'charade' against Tohono O'odham Nation's casinoFiled Under: Litigation | Opinion
Editorial: Drop the 'charade' against Tohono O'odham Nation's casino (08/18)
As many people may suspect, the Native American contingent in Arizona is quite influential.

Eight tribes push for passage of new gaming compacts in CaliforniaFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Eight tribes push for passage of new gaming compacts in California (08/10)
The Class III agreements include provisions that address revenue sharing and labor unions.

California governor reaches five more Class III gaming compactsFiled Under: California | Compacts | Openings and Closings
California governor reaches five more Class III gaming compacts (08/05)
The Agua Caliente Band, the Pechanga Band, the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation and the Jamul Indian Village signed new deals while the Yurok Tribe amended its agreement.

Arizona tribes send fewer gaming revenues to state in last quarterFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings | Regulation
Arizona tribes send fewer gaming revenues to state in last quarter (08/03)
The state's top gaming official is trying to blame the drop on the Tohono O'odham Nation without acknowledging his role in creating the situation.

Oklahoma tribes stress unity as they prepare for new casino dealsFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation
Oklahoma tribes stress unity as they prepare for new casino deals (07/15)
The first Class III gaming compacts in the state are due to expire on January 1, 2020.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe eyes new Class III gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts | Meetings | Openings and Closings
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe eyes new Class III gaming compact (07/13)
The proposed agreement appears to be the first in South Dakota to mandate some form of revenue sharing.

Tohono O'odham Nation shares $1.2M from controversial casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Tohono O'odham Nation shares $1.2M from controversial casino (06/29)
The tribe agreed to pay the city of Glendale for hosting the new facility.

Little River Band credited with sharing $30M in gaming revenuesFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts
Little River Band credited with sharing $30M in gaming revenues (06/28)
The money goes to local governments and schools and the tribe hopes to replicate that effort with an off-reservation casino.

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.

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