Tag Archives: Poarch Band of Creek Indians
- Federal court dismisses Alabama suit against Poarch Band
September 4, 2015
A federal appeals court has ruled that Alabama can’t close or regulate casinos on tribal property. On Thursday, the three-judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a 2014 lower court ruling that the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI), which runs three casinos in Atmore, Montgomery and...
- Del Marsh reintroduces gambling bill on Alabama’s special session
July 15, 2015
Alabama state Sen. Del Marsh reintroduced his gambling legislation during a special session on the state’s $200m budget shortfall. Marsh’s gambling bill, which could pave the way for a lottery and table gaming in Alabama, opposes Gov. Robert Bentley’s tax plan. Both bill were introduced during the regular session that...
- Poarch Band of Creek willing to offer Alabama $250m to cover fund shortfall
May 4, 2015
The Poarch Band of Creek Indians has tried to persuade Alabama politicians to sit down and discuss a compact with the tribe. Poarch Band of Creek Indians Tribal Council Vice Chairman Robert McGhee said that the tribe opposes allowing slot machines and casino table games at the state's four greyhound...
- The Saginawa Chippewa Tribe Looking to Move Online and The Poarch Band of Creek Indians Looking to Move to Federal Court
April 14, 2013
The Michigan based Saginawa Chippewa Tribe look set to strengthen their relationship with the Australian gaming solution providers Aristocrat. Meanwhile, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Alabama are taking their fight against Alabama Attorney General, Luther Strange, to federal court, as he tries to ban their electronic bingo games....
- Alabama latest front in escalating States v. Indian casino conflict
October 23, 2010
What’s going on between America’s native tribes and the governors of various states? Already this month, we’ve had two separate squabbles in New York involving the Seneca and St. Regis Mohawk nations withholding casino revenue sharing payments from Gov. David Paterson. Now the action has shifted south to Alabama, where...
Fantasy sports bill passes Alabama House in narrow vote
April 21, 2017
Alabama casino says $1 million jackpot win was machine malfunction
November 24, 2011
Poarch Creek asks Florida Gov. Scott: Marijuana or Gambling?
February 23, 2015