Donald Trump tried to open casino with Seminole Tribe in Florida

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has spared no bones in attacking rival Jeb Bush and it appears the dispute might be linked to gaming.

According to CNN, Trump wanted to open a "multi-million dollar casino" in partnership with the Seminole Tribe. But Bush, who took office as governor in 1999, refused to negotiate a Class III gaming compact or entertain any sort of gaming talks for the next eight years.

"I don't think their making huge profits ought to be the underlying policy of the state of Florida," Bush said in 2005 of the tribe's interest in securing an agreement.

The tribe finally got its compact but only after Bush left office. His successor Charlie Crist, a Republican who switched to the Democratic party after leaving office, finally signed a historic deal in 2010.

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