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Filed Under: Public Relations
Coeur d'Alene Tribe axes Ted Nugent at casino over racism (07/22)
The tribe found out about the rocker's racist attitudes and views.

Filed Under: Compacts | Litigation
Coeur d'Alene Tribe open to arbitration for disputed poker game (06/25)
Tribe continues to offer poker games at its casino in Idaho.

Filed Under: Compacts | Litigation
Coeur d'Alene Tribe blames Idaho for violating casino compact (06/24)
Federal judge determines state jumped the gun by filing lawsuit.

Filed Under: Compacts | Litigation
Judge won't stop Coeur d'Alene Tribe from offering poker game (06/23)
State of Idaho might be forced to withdraw its lawsuit and proceed to binding arbitration.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
Judge holds hearing in Coeur d'Alene Tribe poker game dispute (06/04)
Poker room at casino has been popular, a tribal official said.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC
Coeur d'Alene Tribe defends poker games in lawsuit from state (05/29)
Hearing scheduled in federal court on June 3.

Filed Under: Compacts | Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Idaho files suit against Coeur d'Alene Tribe to stop poker games (05/05)
The state of Idaho sued the Coeur d'Alene Tribe on Friday in hopes of stopping poker games.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes not planing to offer poker games (04/18)
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho have no plans to offer poker games.

Filed Under: NIGC | Openings and Closings
Coeur d'Alene Tribe set to launch new poker games on May 2 (04/17)
The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho will open a new poker room on May 2.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Authorize gaming for everyone in Idaho, not just tribes (04/03)
Newspaper publisher says anyone in Idaho should be allowed to operate a casino.

Filed Under: NIGC | Openings and Closings
Coeur d'Alene Tribe to host poker games despite legal questions (03/28)
The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho will open a poker room at its casino even though a state official said the games aren't legal.

Filed Under: Legislation
Coeur d'Alene Tribe questions gaming at non-Indian racetracks (03/21)
The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho is questioning the addition of electronic gaming machines at a non-Indian racetrack.

Filed Under: Regulation
NPR: Pacific Northwest tribes add more amenities at casinos (10/09)
National Public Radio reports on the high-end attractions at tribal casinos in Washington and Idaho.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
NWPR: Washington and Idaho tribes bring luxury into casinos (09/20)
Tribes in Washington and Idaho are building first-class casino resorts that offer more than gambling.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Kootenai Tribe adds more rooms to hotel at gaming facility (05/28)
The Kootenai Tribe of Idaho has added 36 rooms to its gaming facility. The 36-room addition to the Kootenai River Inn Casino and Spa opened on May 10. The response has been overwhelmingly positive -- the hotel has already been...

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Tribal casinos not allowed under Idaho's Constitution (04/01)
The Coeur d'Alene Resort, owned by the Coeur d'Alene Tribe. Grant Ipsen, the president of Stop Predatory Gambling, claims Class III gaming is illegal in Idaho, even in Indian Country: Idaho's Constitution reads clearly: "No activity … shall employ any...

Filed Under: Legislation | Public Relations
Poll: Support remains strong for tribal casino industry in Idaho (03/20)
The Coeur d'Alene Resort, owned by the Coeur d'Alene Tribe. The Spokesman Review sees overwhelming support for Indian gaming in Idaho: 148 of 180 respondents (82.22%) said they want the Idaho Legislature to reject legislation that would challenge the...

Filed Under: Legislation
Group questions morality of Indian gaming industry in Idaho (03/18)
A group called United Families Idaho is going after the Indian gaming industry on moral grounds. Former Idaho Supreme Court Justice Robert Bakes and anti-gambling activist Mike Duff are proposing a bill that would allow the state to sue tribes...

Filed Under: Legislation | Openings and Closings
Nez Perce Tribe wins passage of bill for liquor license at casino (03/15)
A bill that would allow the Nez Perce Tribe to sell liquor at its casino cleared a final vote in the Idaho Legislature. House Bill 159 creates a new exception in state liquor law that applies to tribal hotel facilities...

Filed Under: Legislation | Openings and Closings
Nez Perce Tribe close to final vote on bill for casino liquor sales (03/12)
A bill that would allow the Nez Perce Tribe to sell liquor at its casino is moving toward a final vote in the Idaho Legislature. House Bill 159 creates a new exception in state liquor law that applies to tribal...

Filed Under: Legislation | Openings and Closings
Bill for liquor license at Nez Perce Tribe's casino moves forward (02/21)
A bill that would allow the Nez Perce Tribe to sell liquor at its casino is moving toward a final vote in the Idaho House. The tribe already sells beer and wine at the Clearwater River Casino. As part of...

Filed Under: Legislation | Openings and Closings
Lawmakers object to liquor license for Nez Perce Tribe casino (02/13)
Some lawmakers in Idaho are raising concerns about a bill that would allow the Nez Perce Tribe to sell liquor at its casino. The tribe already sells beer and wine at the Clearwater River Casino. As part of a $16...

Filed Under: Public Relations
Chef at Coeur d'Alene Tribe's casino wins restaurant contest (01/22)
The executive chef at the casino owned by the Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho won the “What’s Your Dreamstaurant” contest. Adam Hegsted won the most votes online for his concept of locally-sourced tapas with an American twist. He will receive...

Filed Under: Regulation
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes to sell liquor at casino event center (11/27)
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho will sell alcohol at its recently opened casino hotel and events center. Tribal members voted to move forward with beer and wine sales at the Sho-Ban Hotel and Events Center. The $47 million facility is...

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Kootenai Tribe announces expansion plans for hotel at casino (11/26)
The Kootenai Tribe of Idaho is expanding its casino hotel. The tribe is adding 36 rooms to the Kootenai River Inn, bringing the total to 101 rooms. The expansion will be complete in May 2013. "We always want the best...

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