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Miccosukee Tribe 'disappointed' by ruling on taxation of gaming per caps
Legislation | Litigation
Miccosukee Tribe 'disappointed' by ruling on taxation of gaming per caps (June 5, 2018)
Citizens of the Miccosukee Tribe must pay taxes on their shares of gaming revenues, a federal appeals court ruled in a big ticket case.

Poarch Creeks dispel rumor of casino at new tourist development
Openings & Closings
Poarch Creeks dispel rumor of casino at new tourist development (November 4, 2016)
The Alabama tribe sees children having fun at a $500 million entertainment destination but locals are thinking about a casino.

Poarch Creek land-into-trust bill could help casino effort in Florida
Compacts | Legislation
Poarch Creek land-into-trust bill could help casino effort in Florida (June 23, 2016)
H.R.5486, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Land Reaffirmation Act, confirms that the tribe's land in Florida is Indian Country.

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.

Poarch Creeks meet for mediation session in casino tax dispute
Litigation
Poarch Creeks meet for mediation session in casino tax dispute (October 1, 2015)
Nothing substantive came of the talks with Escambia County, whose tax assessor is claiming authority over the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore.

Poarch Creeks refute bribery allegations in casino tax dispute
Litigation
Poarch Creeks refute bribery allegations in casino tax dispute (September 17, 2015)
A local official who is at the losing end of a lawsuit is seeking more funds to pay for his legal battle against the tribe.

Poarch Creeks remain confident in appeal over taxes at casino
Litigation
Poarch Creeks remain confident in appeal over taxes at casino (September 9, 2015)
A county official claims he can assert authority over the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel even though it's located on trust land.

Alabama won't appeal decision in Poarch Creek gaming lawsuit
Compacts | Litigation
Alabama won't appeal decision in Poarch Creek gaming lawsuit (September 4, 2015)
Attorney General Luther Strange said a Class III gaming compact would be the only way for the state to gain a role in gaming on the tribe's reservation.

Poarch Creeks secure major ruling in gaming dispute in Alabama
Litigation
Poarch Creeks secure major ruling in gaming dispute in Alabama (September 3, 2015)
The state's attempt to dispute the legality of land placed in trust for the tribe in the 1990s was rejected by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in a unanimous decision.

Poarch Creeks win injunction blocking county from imposing tax
Litigation
Poarch Creeks win injunction blocking county from imposing tax (July 27, 2015)
A tax assessor hit the tribe with a $22.3 million bill for the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore, Alabama.

Poarch Creeks file lawsuit over taxes imposed on gaming facility
Litigation
Poarch Creeks file lawsuit over taxes imposed on gaming facility (May 28, 2015)
The tax assessor in Escambia County claims the tribe owes $22.3 million at the Wind Casino and Hotel in Atmore, Alabama.

Opinion: Poarch Creeks need state to protect gaming enterprise
Compacts | Litigation | Opinion
Opinion: Poarch Creeks need state to protect gaming enterprise (May 22, 2015)
You can't blame the tribe for trying to protect its business interests, but that's the problem with cutting a classic sweetheart deal.

Poarch Creek casinos once seen as illegal now eyed for cash
Compacts | Legislation | Litigation
Poarch Creek casinos once seen as illegal now eyed for cash (May 7, 2015)
The tribe has offered $250 million up front to the state in exchange for some form of exclusivity for Class III games.

Editorial: Battle against Poarch Creek casinos is a waste of time
Litigation | Opinion
Editorial: Battle against Poarch Creek casinos is a waste of time (January 26, 2015)
Our question is how much more will taxpayers have to shell out before this horse is officially laid to rest?

Poarch Creeks remain confident after hearing in casino case
Litigation | NIGC
Poarch Creeks remain confident after hearing in casino case (January 14, 2015)
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in a lawsuit filed by the state of Alabama.

11th Circuit hears lawsuit over Poarch Creek casino operation
Litigation
11th Circuit hears lawsuit over Poarch Creek casino operation (January 13, 2015)
Alabama's attorney general has promised to drop the case if he loses this round of litigation.

Alabama AG vows to drop Indian gaming case if he loses decision
Litigation | NIGC
Alabama AG vows to drop Indian gaming case if he loses decision (September 10, 2014)
The lawsuit is before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals after a federal judge ruled against the state.

Alabama submits opening brief in Poarch Creek casino dispute
Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC
Alabama submits opening brief in Poarch Creek casino dispute (July 17, 2014)
State claims that tribal casino sites were not validly placed in trust.

Alabama vows speedy appeal in Poarch Creek gaming litigation
Litigation
Alabama vows speedy appeal in Poarch Creek gaming litigation (April 14, 2014)
Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange is promising a speedy appeal in a gaming dispute with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.

Miccosukee Tribe hit with tax liens for per capita payments
Litigation
Miccosukee Tribe hit with tax liens for per capita payments (May 22, 2013)
The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida and its members have been hit with million of dollars in tax liens related to their gaming per capita payments, The Miami Herald reports. The tribe must pay $170 million in taxes on per capita...

Supreme Court rejects petition in    Seminole Tribe    casino dispute
Business Deals | Litigation
Supreme Court rejects petition in Seminole Tribe casino dispute (January 7, 2013)
The U.S. Supreme Court won't be hearing Contour Spa at the Hard Rock v. Seminole Tribe, a casino business dispute. The Seminole Tribe of Florida waived its sovereign immunity in a 10-year lease with a tenant at the Hard Rock...

Supreme Court won't hear suit over Miccosukee  Tribe  casino
Litigation
Supreme Court won't hear suit over Miccosukee Tribe casino (November 26, 2012)
The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected a petition in Furry v. Miccosukee Tribe, a case involving the Miccosukee Tribe's casino. Tatiana Furry, a non-Indian patron, was reportedly drinking heavily at the Miccosukee Resort & Gaming before she drove away. She...

Opinion: Miccosukee Tribe loses decision over gaming  per caps
Opinion
Opinion: Miccosukee Tribe loses decision over gaming per caps (October 22, 2012)
"Individual members of a tribe, though, are American citizens as well as tribal members, and they can be taxed. That can lead to disputes. In a recent court battle, the IRS sought to subpoena banks as it was examining a...

Miccosukee Tribe loses decision in casino per capita tax case
Litigation
Miccosukee Tribe loses decision in casino per capita tax case (October 16, 2012)
The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida can't assert sovereign immunity over records related to gaming per capita payments, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Monday. The Internal Revenue Service is investigating the tribe to determine whether its members paid...

Supreme Court appeal planned in Miccosukee Tribe casino case
Litigation
Supreme Court appeal planned in Miccosukee Tribe casino case (July 10, 2012)
The family of a non-Indian woman who was allegedly over-served alcohol at the casino owned by the Micosukee Tribe plans an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. Tatiana Furry was reportedly drinking heavily at the Miccosukee Resort & Gaming before...

11th Circuit supports Miccosukee Tribe in casino dram shop action
Litigation
11th Circuit supports Miccosukee Tribe in casino dram shop action (July 2, 2012)
The Micosukee Tribe of Florida can't be sued for allegedly over-serving alcohol to a casino patron, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Friday. Tatiana Furry, a non-Indian, was reportedly drinking heavily at the Miccosukee Resort & Gaming before...

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