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Buena Vista Rancheria signs updated Class III casino compact


The tribe has been trying to build a casino in northern California for more than a decade.
Little River Band credited with sharing $30M in gaming revenues


The money goes to local governments and schools and the tribe hopes to replicate that effort with an off-reservation casino.
Supreme Court won't hear Pauma Band compact negotiation case


The state of California is still on the hook for paying $36.2 million back to the tribe but a key issue remains on the table.
Senate provision targeted tribes with commercial gaming plans


The amendment would have punished certain tribes that enter the commercial industry by requiring the Bureau of Indian Affairs to reject their gaming compacts.
Poarch Creek land-into-trust bill could help casino effort in Florida


H.R.5486, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Land Reaffirmation Act, confirms that the tribe's land in Florida is Indian Country.
Tohono O'odham Nation told to turn over casino-related documents


The tribe and the state of Arizona continue to spar over a controversial casino that opened last December.
Chairman of Chitimacha Tribe accused of stealing casino bonus


O’Neal Darden Jr., who was elected last July, turned himself in to face charges in Louisiana state court.
Seminole Tribe seeks decision in Class III gaming compact case


The tribe has accused the state of Florida of violating the exclusivity provisions of the agreement and of failing to negotiate in good faith.
Seminole Tribe starts work on scaled back casino expansion plan


The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa will see some additional amenities but a new hotel tower is no longer on the table.
Iowa Tribe offers free play on poker website ahead of full launch


The tribe launched PokerTribe.Com after winning a dispute over its Class III gaming compact.
Seminole Tribe still going strong despite lack of new casino deal


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.
Editorial: Suquamish Tribe shares casino funds with community


We raise our hands in thanks. Hy’sh’qa, Suquamish Tribe, for your generosity and your continued stewardship in your historical territory.
Steve Stallings: Compact process respects tribal and state rights


The opinions expressed in The Sacramento Bee’s editorial are very concerning and full of misleading information on the state compacting process.
Bryan Newland: Bill grants states a veto over tribal gaming rights


H.R.5079 would mark a dramatic shift in congressional policy, because it would modify the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act to subject tribes to a state veto of the rights recognized in the Cabazon Supreme Court decision.
County in California  blasts lawmaker for anti-Indian gaming bill


Rep. Jeff Denham (R) expressed support for the North Fork Rancheria's efforts as a state lawmaker but it looks like his tune has changed since arriving on Capitol Hill.
Seminole Tribe drops motion after gaming revenues published


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


The state inadvertently released a transcript of the deposition of a top gaming executive to a news organization.
Pojoaque Pueblo disputes state's 'illegal tax' on gaming revenues


The New Mexico tribe is refusing to sign a Class III gaming compact that increases the revenue sharing rate.
Pala Band enters Class III gaming compact for more slot machines


The tribe will be able to offer up to 2,500 machines at the Pala Casino Resort and Spa in southern California.
North Fork Rancheria gets closer to new Class III gaming compact


Rival tribes are still hoping to stop the new development through H.R.5079, the California Compact Protection Act.
Bill blocks Class III gaming at two specific off-reservation casinos


H.R.5079, the California Compact Protection Act, includes extremely tailored yet twisted language aimed at preventing two California tribes from engaging in Class III gaming on their trust lands.
Arizona reports 5.1 percent decline in casino revenue from tribes


Tribal gaming contributions totaled about $23.9 million for the quarter that ended on March 31, 2016.
New bill takes aim at casinos opposed by rival tribes in California


The Enterprise Rancheria and the North Fork Rancheria are now being targeted by lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
Florida racks up legal bills in gaming fight with Seminole Tribe


Some lawyers are getting paid as high as $350 an hour as part of a dispute over a Class III gaming compact.
Oglala Sioux Tribe wins approval for new Class III gaming compact


The tribe is now able to offer craps, keno and roulette following voter approval of a gaming initiative in South Dakota.
Iowa Tribe aims to be first in Indian Country with poker website


PokerTribe.Com is set to launch with free money play on May 17 and real money play on August 17.
Fantasy sports bill in doubt due to impact on tribes in Connecticut


Attorney General George Jepsen said the measure could jeopardize the exclusivity promised to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.
Gun Lake Tribe shares $88M in gaming revenues with community


The Gun Lake Casino has been a boom to local communities and the state of Michigan.
Menominee Nation wins decision to join rival tribe's gaming case


The Menominee Nation and the Forest County Potawatomi Community continue to battle over a controversial off-reservation casino in Wisconsin.
Washington gaming panel weighs limits on 'amusement' games


Some lawmakers say the devices look more like slot machines, which only tribes have the right to operate.
Iowa Tribe seeks decision in favor of PokerTribe.Com gaming site


The state of Oklahoma won't oppose the certification of an arbitration award that said gaming website was permissible under the Class III gaming compact.
Two more Class III gaming compacts in New Mexico go into effect


The Land of Enchantment is now home to 15 tribes with 'deemed approved' agreements, the most of any state in the nation.
Judge agrees to delay trial in Seminole Tribe's compact lawsuit


The tribe is accusing the state of Florida of failing to negotiate in 'good faith' as required by the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and rival spar over potential casino


A lot is at stake as the tribe prepares to break ground on the long-awaited First Light Resort and Casino in a matter of weeks.
Chukchansi Tribe still trying to block North Fork Rancheria casino


A 14-month casino shutdown hasn't made the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians more sympathetic to the gaming dreams of one of its fellow California tribes.
Editorial: Courts hold the cards on Seminole Tribe's casino deal


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


The tribe promised to share $3 billion with the state but the Florida Legislature failed to ratify a new Class III compact.
Yavapai-Apache Nation shares casino funds with the community


Recipients included five charities and non-profits in Yavapai County in Arizona.
California asks Supreme Court to hear Pauma Band compact case


The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the state to pay $36.2 million to the tribe for misrepresentations during the Class III negotiation process.
Oklahoma tribes take credit for stopping fantasy sports measure


Tribes believe the Oklahoma Fantasy Contests Act would have violated the exclusivity provisions of their Class III gaming compacts.
Miccosukee Tribe remains content without Class III gaming deal


The tribe doesn't have to share any revenues from its Class II facility with the state of Florida.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe continues work on Class III gaming compact


The tribe and the state have been negotiating for at least a year but have been unable to finalize a new agreement.
Seminole Tribe seeks delay in Class III gaming compact litigation


The tribe is accusing the state of Florida of failing to negotiate in 'good faith' as required by the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.
Fantasy gaming threatens exclusivity promised to Oklahoma tribes


Since 2004, tribes with Class III gaming compacts have shared $1.1 billion in revenues with the state.
Editorial: A 'shameful' delay on Seminole Tribe gaming compact


Once again, the powers that be in Tallahassee stand poised to punt on gambling legislation.

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