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Seminole Tribe announces new Hard Rock hotel but without casino
Openings & Closings
Seminole Tribe announces new Hard Rock hotel but without casino (June 13, 2017)
The Seminole Tribe continues to expand its hospitality empire with a new facility in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Seminole Tribe working hard to rid new casino of Donald Trump's influence
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
Seminole Tribe working hard to rid new casino of Donald Trump's influence (May 26, 2017)
It's going to cost a lot of money to make sure no one connects the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City to the president.

Seminole Tribe paid just $50M for casino Donald Trump built for $1.2B
Business Deals
Seminole Tribe paid just $50M for casino Donald Trump built for $1.2B (May 9, 2017)
As the future president's gaming empire faltered, the tribe's blossomed.

Seminole Tribe finalizes purchase of failed Trump casino in New Jersey
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
Seminole Tribe finalizes purchase of failed Trump casino in New Jersey (April 6, 2017)
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will reopen in the summer of 2018 after a $375 million upgrade project.

Stephen Bowers: The real 'Godfather of Indian gaming' passes on
Opinion
Stephen Bowers: The real 'Godfather of Indian gaming' passes on (April 5, 2017)
Paying tribute to the late Howard E. Tommie, a former chairman of the Seminole Tribe.

Seminole Tribe settles dispute as retail area at casino shuts down
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
Seminole Tribe settles dispute as retail area at casino shuts down (March 31, 2017)
The Seminole Paradise at the Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida, is being replaced as part of an expansion of the facility.

Seminole Tribe accuses state of breaking gaming compact again
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe accuses state of breaking gaming compact again (March 28, 2017)
A new court ruling is raising fresh concerns about the spread of gaming devices in non-tribal facilities in Florida.

Seminole Tribe accused of breaking contract with retail outlet at casino
Litigation
Seminole Tribe accused of breaking contract with retail outlet at casino (March 22, 2017)
An expansion of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, led to the dispute.

Seminole Tribe putting Hard Rock name on failed Trump casino
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
Seminole Tribe putting Hard Rock name on failed Trump casino (March 3, 2017)
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will open in New Jersey after a $300 million investment.

Bureau of Indian Affairs questioned Seminole Tribe gaming deal
Compacts
Bureau of Indian Affairs questioned Seminole Tribe gaming deal (March 1, 2017)
The state of Florida is trying to extract more and more gaming revenues from the tribe.

Seminole Tribe continues to share gaming revenues with Florida
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe continues to share gaming revenues with Florida (February 28, 2017)
The state violated the Class III gaming compact but the tribe is keeping its promises.

Seminole Tribe still shares gaming revenue despite lack of compact
Compacts
Seminole Tribe still shares gaming revenue despite lack of compact (December 8, 2016)
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 Florida
Compacts | Opinion
Paul Seago: Seminole Tribe prevails in gaming dispute in Florida (November 29, 2016)
'To use a gambling parlance – the state busted.'

Seminole Tribe wins big decision in gaming dispute with Florida
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe wins big decision in gaming dispute with Florida (November 10, 2016)
The tribe can continue offering blackjack and other banked card games and can do so without sharing revenues with the state.

Peter d'Errico: Seminole Tribe embraces limits on sovereignty
Compacts | Litigation | Openings & Closings
Peter d'Errico: Seminole Tribe embraces limits on sovereignty (October 24, 2016)
'They are playing in a game devised entirely by the U.S. as an extension of its colonial, Christian Discovery doctrines.'

Seminole Tribe accuses state of bad faith in gaming compact talks
Business Deals | Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe accuses state of bad faith in gaming compact talks (October 3, 2016)
A long-awaited trial opened in federal court in Florida as the tribe's Hard Rock International marked a major milestone.

Donald Trump hired firm to lobby for tribal casino deal in Florida
Business Deals | Compacts
Donald Trump hired firm to lobby for tribal casino deal in Florida (September 29, 2016)
Seven Arrows was paid to push for a deal with the Seminole Tribe but also was reimbursed for a potentially illegal trip to Cuba, Newsweek reports.

American Gaming Association welcomes Indian Country to board
Meetings | Public Relations
American Gaming Association welcomes Indian Country to board (September 19, 2016)
The board now includes representation from five tribes across the nation.

Seminole Tribe hit with complaints over new parking fee at casino
Public Relations
Seminole Tribe hit with complaints over new parking fee at casino (August 8, 2016)
The $10 fee at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa has customers fuming on Facebook.

Seminole Tribe helps with probe into robbery of casino patron
Public Relations
Seminole Tribe helps with probe into robbery of casino patron (July 21, 2016)
Authorities believe the 79-year-old woman was followed home from the Seminole Classic Casino in Florida.

Seminole Tribe takes a big step forward with land-into-trust bid
Land Acquisitions | Openings & Closings
Seminole Tribe takes a big step forward with land-into-trust bid (June 30, 2016)
Plans to develop land around the Coconut Creek Casino in Florida have been in the works for six years.

Senate provision targeted tribes with commercial gaming plans
Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
Senate provision targeted tribes with commercial gaming plans (June 27, 2016)
The amendment would have punished certain tribes that enter the commercial industry by requiring the Bureau of Indian Affairs to reject their gaming compacts.

Seminole Tribe seeks decision in Class III gaming compact case
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe seeks decision in Class III gaming compact case (June 7, 2016)
The tribe has accused the state of Florida of violating the exclusivity provisions of the agreement and of failing to negotiate in good faith.

National Indian Gaming Commission cites Seminole Nation again
NIGC | Openings & Closings | Regulation
National Indian Gaming Commission cites Seminole Nation again (June 1, 2016)
The Oklahoma tribe was hit with yet another notice of violation, the latest in a string of enforcement actions that date to the late 1990s.

Seminole Tribe starts work on scaled back casino expansion plan
Compacts | Openings & Closings
Seminole Tribe starts work on scaled back casino expansion plan (June 1, 2016)
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa will see some additional amenities but a new hotel tower is no longer on the table.

Seminole Tribe still going strong despite lack of new casino deal
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe still going strong despite lack of new casino deal (May 24, 2016)
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.

Seminole Tribe reports arrest of man accused in robbery at casino
Public Relations
Seminole Tribe reports arrest of man accused in robbery at casino (May 19, 2016)
A 73-year-old man was robbed of $1,895 in cash in the parking garage at the Hard Rock Casino and Hotel in Hollywood, Florida.

Seminole Tribe drops motion after gaming revenues published
Compacts | Public Relations
Seminole Tribe drops motion after gaming revenues published (May 13, 2016)
A top executive said the tribal gaming enterprise generated $2.2 billion in revenues in 2015.

Seminole Tribe seeks court order to protect gaming information
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe seeks court order to protect gaming information (May 12, 2016)
The state inadvertently released a transcript of the deposition of a top gaming executive to a news organization.

Seminole Tribe announces arrests of two men for robbery at casino
Public Relations
Seminole Tribe announces arrests of two men for robbery at casino (May 10, 2016)
Tribal police apprehended two suspects in connection with a robbery in the parking lot at the Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

Florida racks up legal bills in gaming fight with Seminole Tribe
Compacts | Litigation
Florida racks up legal bills in gaming fight with Seminole Tribe (April 29, 2016)
Some lawyers are getting paid as high as $350 an hour as part of a dispute over a Class III gaming compact.

Judge agrees to delay trial in Seminole Tribe's compact lawsuit
Compacts | Litigation
Judge agrees to delay trial in Seminole Tribe's compact lawsuit (March 29, 2016)
The tribe is accusing the state of Florida of failing to negotiate in 'good faith' as required by the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Editorial: Courts hold the cards on Seminole Tribe's casino deal
Compacts | Litigation | Opinion
Editorial: Courts hold the cards on Seminole Tribe's casino deal (March 24, 2016)
Since the Florida Legislature failed to produce legislation addressing the future of gambling, lawmakers lost control of this years-long conundrum to the courts.

Seminole Tribe turns attention to courts after gaming deal falters
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe turns attention to courts after gaming deal falters (March 23, 2016)
The tribe promised to share $3 billion with the state but the Florida Legislature failed to ratify a new Class III compact.

Seminole Nation develops plan to address issues raised by NIGC
NIGC | Regulation
Seminole Nation develops plan to address issues raised by NIGC (March 16, 2016)
The tribe hopes to avoid a notice of violation, closure order or additional fines, Chief Leonard Harjo said.

Miccosukee Tribe remains content without Class III gaming deal
Compacts
Miccosukee Tribe remains content without Class III gaming deal (March 15, 2016)
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 litigation
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe seeks delay in Class III gaming compact litigation (March 10, 2016)
The tribe is accusing the state of Florida of failing to negotiate in 'good faith' as required by the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Editorial: A 'shameful' delay on Seminole Tribe gaming compact
Compacts | Opinion
Editorial: A 'shameful' delay on Seminole Tribe gaming compact (March 3, 2016)
Once again, the powers that be in Tallahassee stand poised to punt on gambling legislation.

Seminole Tribe faces setback for new Class III gaming compact
Compacts
Seminole Tribe faces setback for new Class III gaming compact (March 2, 2016)
The Florida Legislature is only in session for one more work but lawmakers have yet to ratify the new agreement.

Seminole Tribe wins ruling in employment case due to immunity
Litigation
Seminole Tribe wins ruling in employment case due to immunity (February 25, 2016)
A former casino employee tried to argue that the tribe has never been federally recognized.

Seminole Tribe's gaming compact takes a step forward in Florida
Compacts
Seminole Tribe's gaming compact takes a step forward in Florida (February 10, 2016)
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.

Seminole Tribe plans $1.8B in gaming projects with new compact
Compacts
Seminole Tribe plans $1.8B in gaming projects with new compact (February 1, 2016)
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 compact
Compacts | Public Relations
Seminole Tribe runs ad touting $3B in revenues in casino compact (January 27, 2016)
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 lawsuit
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe finally gets response to gaming compact lawsuit (January 26, 2016)
The state of Florida is blaming the tribe for violating a Class III gaming compact that was signed in 2010.

Poarch Band lobbies Florida lawmakers with trip to Alabama casino
Compacts
Poarch Band lobbies Florida lawmakers with trip to Alabama casino (January 25, 2016)
The tribe hosted five members of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus at the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore.

Howard Stutz: Seminole Tribe pushes for Class III casino compact
Compacts | Opinion
Howard Stutz: Seminole Tribe pushes for Class III casino compact (January 19, 2016)
On the surface, the new gambling compact between the Seminole Indian Tribe and Florida Gov. Rick Scott looks like a win-win for both sides.

Seminole Tribe gets court date in 'bad faith' gaming deal case
Compacts | Litigation
Seminole Tribe gets court date in 'bad faith' gaming deal case (January 15, 2016)
The tribe reached a new Class III gaming compact but is defending its gaming rights in federal court.

Seminole Tribe's Hard Rock casino to open in Dominican Republic
Openings & Closings
Seminole Tribe's Hard Rock casino to open in Dominican Republic (January 14, 2016)
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will be located in downtown Santo Domingo, the nation's capital, and will feature a 23,000 square-foot gaming floor with a 400-room hotel and 33,000 square-feet of meeting space.

Florida governor ignores Seminole Tribe's gaming deal in speech
Compacts
Florida governor ignores Seminole Tribe's gaming deal in speech (January 13, 2016)
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.

Fred Grimm: Seminole Tribe casino compact far from a sure thing
Compacts | Opinion
Fred Grimm: Seminole Tribe casino compact far from a sure thing (January 12, 2016)
I’d put my money on nothing. No deal this legislative session.

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