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Deadline boost tribe's already lucrative gaming empire

Federal regulators gave Florida a until mid-August to come to an agreement with the Seminole Indians but their gaming empire is already strong, according to a new report on Indian gaming released Wednesday.

The Seminoles and the Miccosukees, who have a casino in Miami-Dade County, have had a 21.5 percent increase statewide in Indian gambling revenue last year, a jump that pushed Florida to the No. 5 spot in the nation. More here.