Seminoles say they won’t make $330 million casino payments to Florida

“The tribe believes that the compact and related legislation developed with Senate leadership would have resolved this issue and been mutually beneficial to the state and the tribe,” Seminole Tribal Council Chairman Marcellus Osceola, Jr., wrote in Tuesday’s letter to the governor. “However, the tribe respects your desire to take more time to review the issues and to resume discussions this summer. In the meantime, the tribe will follow its agreement with the state and suspend its revenue share payments until the illegal banked card game issue is resolved.”