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(05/01)

The bill, which could be introduced next week, authorizes a lottery as well as slot machines and table games.

(05/01)

The amount was 4.7 percent higher from the same quarter in 2014, an indication that the casino market continues to rebound.

(05/01)

Tribal leaders negotiated for nearly four years to reach the new deal.

(04/30)

If there must be Poarch Creek gambling, it might as well include card games. They certainly won't harm the public weal any more than electronic bingo already does.

(04/30)

The bill dictates what 'must' be included in a Class III gaming compact even though negotiations have not yet begun.

(04/29)

A top lawmaker is introducing legislation to expand non-Indian gaming options even as the tribe has offered to share revenue with Alabama.

(04/28)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the state in a dispute over a proposed amendment to the Class III gaming compact.

(04/24)

At least one top lawmaker doesn't believe the state can stop the tribe from opening a casino if the Bureau of Indian Affairs approves a land-into-trust application for a 166-acre site in South Bend.

(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.

(04/22)

Chairman John Warren said some lawmakers in Indiana aren't making the tribe feel welcome in its own territory.

(04/21)

The bill authorizes as many as three new facilities but it was written to avoid the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

(04/20)

Someone needed to stand up for the principle of the people's vote in 2002 authorizing tribal gambling compacts.

(04/20)

The tribe has a reservation in the southern part of the state but Gov. Susana Martinez (R) won't come to the table.

(04/17)

Two national organizations are coming to the defense of the tribe in response to questionable comments from state lawmakers whose county includes a non-Indian riverboat.

(04/17)

The tribe has already started construction on the West Valley Resort and plans to open an initial facility by the end of the year.

(04/16)

Attorney General George Jepsen highlighted two major concerns as lawmakers consider a bill to authorize as many as three casinos for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

(04/15)

Five tribes signed the new agreement, which allows people to ban themselves from tribal gaming facilities.

(04/14)

The 22-year agreement was signed by the Navajo Nation, the Jicarilla Apache Nation, the Mescalero Apache Nation, Acoma Pueblo and Jemez Pueblo.

(04/09)

The tribe has been eager to negotiate a deal but Republican Gov. Robert Bentley has refused to come to the table.

(04/08)

Montana is losing revenue because it does not allow table games, such as craps and roulette.

(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.

(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.

(04/06)

Gov. Jerry Brown (D) takes a big step back after two off-reservation casinos he approved ran into major opposition.

(04/03)

The state won't negotiate another Class III gaming compact so the tribe is in federal court in hopes of compelling talks.

(04/03)

The tribe wants to use its reservation in the southern part of the state for gaming but has run into numerous obstacles.

(04/01)

Tribes are increasing the number of Class II machines at their facilities and they don't have to share revenues from those devices.

(03/31)

With the passage of Proposition 202, gaming tribes in Arizona volunteered to share a portion of shared gaming revenues with the state of Arizona and local governments to support specific state and local programs.

(03/31)

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R) has refused to enter into negotiations and it appears the tribe can do little to force her to come to the table.

(03/30)

Gov. Mike Pence (R), who would be negotiating with the tribe, has said he opposes an 'expansion' of gaming in a state where revenues from existing facilities have fallen 17 percent in the last five fiscal years.

(03/30)

Even if Gov. Scott Walker (R) had approved the controversial casino in Kenosha, the agreement would have been rejected by the federal government.

(03/26)

The tribe has a reservation in the southern part of New Mexico that it wants to use for gaming.

(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.

(03/20)

The tribe believes the Bureau of Indian Affairs has restarted work on the application.

(03/20)

The agreement can now be sent to the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C., for review.

(03/19)

The tribe says Gov. Rick Scott (R) has not come to the table since talks faltered a year ago.

(03/19)

The tribe is withdrawing from a commercial gaming project in order to concentrate on a new battle over its expansion plans.

(03/18)

The tribe claims Gov. Jerry Brown (D) won't negotiate in good faith after voters rejected a compact last November.

(03/18)

Fairness and equality should matter to all citizens of the New Mexico.

(03/17)

'The reality is there is a relationship, and it's truly a partnership, between the state of Florida and the Seminole Tribe.'

(03/16)

We do have plans to replicate in Florida what we have done in Alabama — create jobs and economic security, add to the tax base and fiscal strength of our state, and be good and charitable neighbors.

(03/13)

A local group is already stirring up opposition but the mayor says he's open to discussions.

(03/12)

The tribe wants to develop a village and a Class III gaming facility in the city of South Bend.

(03/12)

The state Senate approved the new deal and it now awaits action in the House.

(03/11)

The tribe added a 99-room, four-story hotel to the casino in Immokalee amid talk of additional expansion plans.

(03/11)

The money was being withheld in a dispute over a rival off-reservation casino.

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