This deal’s straightforward. In negotiations with state government over a gaming compact, Florida’s Seminole Indian Tribe asks for exclusive rights to house-banked card games in exchange for a cut of the profits. Gov. Charlie Crist made that deal last year, but the Legislature sued and the state Supreme
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