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Seminole Tribe wants to block release of public records

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The Seminole Tribe of Florida is trying to get a federal judge to block the release and publication of information related to a key gambling trial. Tribe attorneys filed an emergency motion this week asking to seal a deposition of the chief executive officer of the company that runs the Seminole casinos in Florida. A copy of the deposition has been turned over to POLITICO through a public records request. The motion asks to block release of information from the…

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Seminole Tribe sues state over blackjack

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The Seminole Tribe of Florida now is asking a federal judge to let it keep blackjack at its casinos across the state. Florida and the tribe signed a deal in 2010 but the provision that allows blackjack and other banked card games expires at the end of this month. The tribe is supposed to remove its blackjack tables by then. The tribe and the state have been in mediation. On Monday, however, the tribe filed a federal lawsuit against the…

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