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Pojoaque Pueblo asks 10th Circuit to overturn gaming decision


The tribe and the state have been unable to reach a new Class III gaming due to disagreements about revenue sharing.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe gaming site officially put in trust


A 151-acre site in Taunton, Massachusetts, plus another 170 acres in Mashpee, the location of tribal headquarters, were immediately placed in trust by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Executive from Winnebago Tribe pushes Nebraska gaming bid


Keep the Money in Nebraska is collecting signatures for a ballot initiative to authorize casino-style games at racetracks in the state.
Pojoaque Pueblo to attend 10th Circuit hearing in casino dispute


The tribe and the state of New Mexico are at odds after failing to negotiate a new Class III gaming compact.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino ruling stirs shakeup of sorts


A commercial casino in southeastern Massachusetts faces significant hurdles now that the Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved the land-into-trust application for the first Indian gaming facility in the state.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe aims to start casino work next year


Approval of the land-into-trust application took eight years and the tribe is eager to start work on the first Indian gaming facility in Massachusetts.
Sault Tribe faces hurdles with off-reservation gaming projects


More lawsuits are expected if the Bureau of Indian Affairs ever approves the tribe's land-into-trust applications.
Donald Trump wanted Jeb Bush to negotiate gaming compact


The Republican presidential candidate actively lobbied for a Class III deal because he wanted to manage casinos for the Seminole Tribe.
Donald Trump spars with Jeb Bush over gaming bid in Florida


The Republican frontrunner denied ever wanting to open a casino in the Sunshine State in partnership with the Seminole Tribe.
Chumash Tribe wins state approval of Class III casino compact


The new deal ensures stability as the tribe continues work on a $160 million expansion of the Chumash Casino Resort.
Sycuan Band focuses on upgrades at casino with new compact


The agreement allows slot machines at a second location but the tribe isn't pursuing that option at this point.
Arizona tribes can't send gaming revenues directly to charities


The state's interpretation of the Class III gaming compact could affect the way non-profits receive money.
California tribes no longer forced to pay 'fair share' of revenues


Former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger convinced some tribes to sign gaming compacts with a questionable revenue sharing provision.
Sycuan Band can add slot machines to resort with new compact


The Sycuan Resort, a golf facility with a hotel, will be able to offer up to 500 slot machines.
Alabama won't appeal decision in Poarch Creek gaming lawsuit


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.
Sycuan Band enters new Class III gaming compact in California


The deal comes as lawmakers ratified new agreements with the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and the United Auburn Indian Community.
United Auburn Indian Community compact gains quick approval


The new Class III gaming agreement will be sent to the Bureau of Indian Affairs for review.
Donald Trump tried to open casino with Seminole Tribe in Florida


A failed gaming deal might be behind the Republican candidate's attacks on former Florida governor Jeb Bush.
Chumash Tribe signs new Class III casino compact in California


The deal comes as the tribe continues work on a $160 million expansion of the Chumash Casino Resort.
Seminole Tribe heads into mediation for Class III gaming compact


The tribe and the state have agreed to move forward with the dispute resolution process as discussions for a new deal continue.
Quapaw Tribe not rushing into expansion of casino on Kansas land


Chairman John Berrey anticipates the Downstream Casino Resort will expand into Kansas in the new three to four years.
Seminole Tribe returns to Class III gaming compact negotiations


Key provisions of the compact expired at the end of July but a top lawmakers believes progress is being made on a new agreement.
Wisconsin governor paid $2.2M to law firm for tribal casino work


Gov. Scott Walker (R), now a 2016 presidential candidate, hired an out-of-state firm because he said he needed help making a decision on the Menominee Nation's off-reservation casino bid.
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe sees growth in casino revenue


The Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, took in at least $360 million in the last fiscal year.
Gun Lake Tribe withholds revenue sharing payment in Michigan


After sharing more than $60 million with the state, the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians said no more until a dispute over online lottery tickets is resolved.
United Auburn Indian Community enters new gaming compact


The tribe will pay about $18 million a year into the Indian Gaming Revenue Sharing Trust Fund and another $15 million a year into California's general fund.
BIA allows two more New Mexico gaming deals to go into effect


The state is home to nine deemed approved compacts, accounting for more than half of the tribes with casinos.
American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential race


The Republican field includes a handful of contenders with somewhat negative records on Indian gaming.
Tribes in Arizona contribute $1.1B in gaming revenues to state


Nearly $992.3 million has gone to the Arizona Benefits Fund and another $115.7 million went directly to local governments.
Seminole Tribe reports no progress on Class III gaming talks


Lawmakers returned to work amid rumors of a new deal but an attorney dispelled the speculation.
Oklahoma tribes approach $1B in revenue sharing with state


The director of the Cherokee Nation Gaming Commission believes tribes will reach the milestone this month.
Arizona tribes see growth in casino revenue for another quarter


Tribes shared $25.8 million with the state in the last quarter, a 4.5 percent increase from the same period last year.
Editorial: Seminole Tribe is a good gaming partner for Florida


So here it comes, another costly court fight for Florida taxpayers, this time with the Seminole Tribe over the future of an agreement that sets the parameters for gambling in our state.
BIA allows two more New Mexico gaming deals to go into effect


Seven tribes now have deemed approved Class III gaming compacts, a seemingly unprecedented number in any state.
Seminole Tribe reiterates request for mediation in casino dispute


Key provisions of the Class III gaming compact expire on Friday and the parties have failed to reach a new agreement.
Seminole Tribe reports lack of progress in casino pact dispute


A 30-day deadline to reach an agreement Gov. Rick Scott (R) passed so the next step in the process will be mediation.
Editorial: Pojoaque Pueblo acts in bad faith in gaming fight


Pojoaque cannot legally engage in gambling without a state compact – which expired June 30.
Chukchansi Tribe can't remove rivals from office near casino


One group claimed the presence of rivals in a building across from the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino threatened the facility's reopening.
Coeur d'Alene Tribe weighs options after losing poker ruling


A rehearing before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals or a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court are possible.
Editorial: Negotiate new casino compact with Seminole Tribe


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.
9th Circuit won't let Coeur d'Alene Tribe offer poker games


Texas Hold'em games aren't legal under the Idaho Constitution or authorized by the Class III gaming compact.
Governor denies offer of $250M for Poarch Creek compact


Chairwoman Stephanie A. Bryan, however, said the tribe's offer to pay the state is 'sincere.'
Pojoaque Pueblo files new suit in New Mexico gaming feud


The tribe accuses Gov. Susana Martinez (R) of negotiating in bad faith for a Class III gaming compact.
Poarch Creeks continue campaign for Class III casino compact


The tribe is airing ads touting revenue sharing as lawmakers meet to consider a $200 million shortfall in Alabama's budget.
Santa Clara Pueblo wants Pojoaque Pueblo to shutter casinos


Pojoaque Pueblo has been operating without a valid Class III gaming compact since June 30.

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