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BIA allows two more New Mexico gaming deals to go into effect

(07/30)

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

(07/28)

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

(07/27)

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

(07/24)

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

(07/23)

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

(07/23)

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

(07/22)

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

(07/22)

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

(07/21)

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

(07/21)

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

(07/16)

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

(07/16)

Pojoaque Pueblo has been operating without a valid Class III gaming compact since June 30.
Pojoaque Pueblo resists higher revenue sharing rate at casinos

(07/15)

The tribe was operating under a compact that capped the rate at 8 percent while a new deal goes as high as 10.5 percent.
New Mexico tribes see 3.6 percent dip in slot machine winnings

(07/14)

The net win at tribal casinos in 2014 was $731.3 million, down from $758.6 million in 2013.
Opinion: Renew Class III gaming compact with Seminole Tribe

(07/14)

Unlike any other casino gambling interest in Florida, the Seminole Tribe is actually headquartered in the state and has been here for hundreds of years.
9th Circuit won't reconsider victory in Big Lagoon Rancheria case

(07/10)

The state of California can now ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case that's being closely watched across Indian Country.
Seminole Tribe waits on response in Class III casino compact talks

(07/06)

Florids Gov. Rick Scott (R) has maintained silence over the last few months as key provisions of the current deal are set to expire.
Four more tribes in New Mexico enter Class III gaming compact

(07/02)

Zuni Pueblo, Ohkay Owingeh, Taos Pueblo and Isleta Pueblo signed the deal and more tribes are in talks.
Editorial: Pojoaque Pueblo gets pass on illegal gaming operation

(07/02)

Pojoaque rolled the dice in a bet that the federal government would not actually enforce the laws requiring Indian gambling operations to be subject to compacts with states. And won.
Pojoaque Pueblo keeps casino open after gaming deal expires

(07/01)

U.S. Attorney Damon P. Martinez will closely monitor the tribe's casinos while a lawsuit plays out in federal court.
Pojoaque Pueblo at critical juncture with Class III gaming deal

(06/30)

The compact expires at midnight tonight and Gov. Susana Martinez (R) contends the tribe's casinos will be operating illegally without a new agreement.
Editorial: Extend Class III casino compact with Seminole Tribe

(06/30)

It is the best way to keep a lid on the spread of gambling in the state and ensure the state will continue to receive a cut of the Seminoles’ gambling operations.
South Dakota tribes benefit from expansion of Class III games

(06/25)

Voters approved authorize keno, craps and roulette by a wide margin in November 2014.
Navajo Nation leader hails action on Class III gaming compact

(06/25)

A notice of the new agreement was published in the Federal Register on June 22.
Eastern Shoshone Tribe extends Class III gaming deal to 2046

(06/25)

The tribe is embarking on a $28 million casino expansion of the Shoshone Rose Casino on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.
Seminole Tribe accuses state of violating Class III casino deal

(06/25)

The tribe will continue to make revenue sharing payments even though Chairman James Billie said the state broke its word.
Seminole Tribe seeks to join case affecting Poarch Creek track

(06/18)

The Seminoles believe their Class III gaming exclusivity rights are threatened by a May 29 decision in the lawsuit.
Muscogee Nation opposes Class III gaming deal for Poarch Creeks

(06/15)

The two tribes have been at odds over the handling of ancestral remains discovered at the site of the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Wetumpka, Alabama.
Big Lagoon Rancheria awaits move on Class III gaming compact

(06/11)

The tribe proved that the state was not negotiating in good faith for a casino on an 11-acre site on the reservation.
Column: So much for a Class III casino deal with Seminole Tribe

(06/11)

The governor has disappeared. The Legislature can’t agree on a basic budget, much less work out a new gambling compact with the tribe.
BIA raised concerns about Class III gaming deal in New Mexico

(06/10)

The agreement was signed by the Navajo Nation, the Jicarilla Apache Nation, the Mescalero Apache Nation, Acoma Pueblo and Jemez Pueblo.
California attorney general won't comment on Big Lagoon case

(06/10)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected every one of the state's arguments in the closely-watched case.
Navajo Nation to add Class III table games to New Mexico casino

(06/09)

The Flowing Water Navajo Casino in Shiprock will see table games thanks to a new gaming compact with the state.
Law Article: Big Lagoon Rancheria ruling clears air on casino land

(06/09)

Big Lagoon is significant because of the court’s recognition that, as a matter of law, Carcieri did not operate to retroactively divest existing trust lands of their legal status.
Lawmakers ratify Class III gaming compact for Jackson Rancheria

(06/09)

The new agreement reduces the number of slot machines from 2,000 to 1,800.
Law Article: Big Lagoon decision brings certainty to Indian gaming

(06/08)

The ruling restores certainty to the federal government’s recognition of 'Indian lands' and states’ obligations to negotiate gaming compacts in good faith with tribes.
Navajo Nation Council leader reports approval of gaming compact

(06/08)

The agreement went into effect without an approval or denial from the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Speaker LoRenzo Bates said.
9th Circuit sides with Big Lagoon Rancheria in gaming site dispute

(06/04)

By a unanimous vote, an en banc panel of the court rejected all of the challenges raised by the state of California.
BIA approves Class III gaming compacts for 27 Washington tribes

(06/04)

Nearly every tribe in the state signed onto the deal, which paves the way for the addition of more gaming devices at their facilities.
Column: Seminole Tribe can thank Poarch Creeks for casino ruling

(06/04)

A Florida appeals court's ruling to allow slot machines at a tiny barrel-racing track in rural Gadsden County could send huge shockwaves through Florida's gambling landscape.
GAO releases report into regulation of $28B tribal casino industry

(06/03)

The report does not contain any major bombshells or reveal any significant controversies but it provides some key information about Class III gaming compacts.
Poarch Creeks win ruling for slot machines at Florida racetrack

(06/01)

The tribe owns a commercial racetrack in a county where voters support slot machines.
Editorial: Extend Class III gaming compact with Seminole Tribe

(06/01)

With Florida lawmakers facing a big gap in the state budget as they prepare to reconvene for a special session, it would be irresponsible for them to walk away from the table games compact with the Seminole Tribe.
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe shares another $2.7M in gaming funds

(05/29)

Since 1994, the tribe has shared $229 million in casino revenues with governments and schools Michigan
Pokagon Band faces hurdles in plan to develop casino in Indiana

(05/27)

Some state lawmakers aren't excited about a tribal casino joining riverboat and land-based casinos.

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