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Filed Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe reiterates request for mediation in casino dispute (07/28)
Key provisions of the Class III gaming compact expire on Friday and the parties have failed to reach a new agreement.

Filed Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe reports lack of progress in casino pact dispute (07/27)
A 30-day deadline to reach an agreement Gov. Rick Scott (R) passed so the next step in the process will be mediation.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Land Acquisitions
Catawba Nation in talks to bring Hard Rock into gaming plans (07/27)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has yet to issue a decision on a land-into-trust application that was submitted in September 2013.

Filed Under: Compacts | Opinion
Editorial: Negotiate new casino compact with Seminole Tribe (07/22)
A divided Legislature couldn't come to an agreement on an extension of this part of the compact during last year's session or this year's, and now the ball's in Gov. Rick Scott's hands.

Filed Under: Public Relations
Seminole Tribe launches Native music series at Florida casino (07/17)
The inaugural show features the Osceola Brothers, Ted Nelson and the Tee Pee Creepers and Lee Tiger & The Tiger-Tiger Band.

Filed Under: Compacts | Opinion
Opinion: Renew Class III gaming compact with Seminole Tribe (07/14)
Unlike any other casino gambling interest in Florida, the Seminole Tribe is actually headquartered in the state and has been here for hundreds of years.

Filed Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe waits on response in Class III casino compact talks (07/06)
Florids Gov. Rick Scott (R) has maintained silence over the last few months as key provisions of the current deal are set to expire.

Filed Under: Compacts | Opinion
Editorial: Extend Class III casino compact with Seminole Tribe (06/30)
It is the best way to keep a lid on the spread of gambling in the state and ensure the state will continue to receive a cut of the Seminoles’ gambling operations.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker
Spokane Tribe partners with Hard Rock for off-reservation casino (06/29)
The tribe is hoping to convince Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) to sign off on the project.

Filed Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe accuses state of violating Class III casino deal (06/25)
The tribe will continue to make revenue sharing payments even though Chairman James Billie said the state broke its word.

Filed Under: Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe seeks to join case affecting Poarch Creek track (06/18)
The Seminoles believe their Class III gaming exclusivity rights are threatened by a May 29 decision in the lawsuit.

Filed Under: Compacts | Opinion
Column: So much for a Class III casino deal with Seminole Tribe (06/11)
The governor has disappeared. The Legislature can’t agree on a basic budget, much less work out a new gambling compact with the tribe.

Filed Under: Compacts | Legislation | Openings and Closings
Column: Seminole Tribe can thank Poarch Creeks for casino ruling (06/04)
A Florida appeals court's ruling to allow slot machines at a tiny barrel-racing track in rural Gadsden County could send huge shockwaves through Florida's gambling landscape.

Filed Under: Compacts | Opinion
Editorial: Extend Class III gaming compact with Seminole Tribe (06/01)
With Florida lawmakers facing a big gap in the state budget as they prepare to reconvene for a special session, it would be irresponsible for them to walk away from the table games compact with the Seminole Tribe.

Filed Under: Compacts | Opinion
Column: Seminole Tribe won't give up easily in gaming flap (05/11)
You can bet your last dollar that the Seminoles won't fold blackjack, baccarat and other table games easily.

Filed Under: Compacts
Seminole Tribe might not stop blackjack after compact ends (05/08)
The tribe is supposed to halt blackjack games if a new deal isn't reached by July 31.

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
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: 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 | 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.

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