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Shoshone-Bannock Tribes not planing to offer poker games (04/18)
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho have no plans to offer poker games.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Coeur d'Alene Tribe sends $1.3M in gaming revenues to schools (11/01)
The Coeur d'Alene Tribe contributed $1.3 million in gaming revenues to schools and educational institutions in Idaho. The tribe sets aside 5 percent of net revenue from the Coeur d’Alene Casino for education. This year, grants went to more than...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes welcomes public to hotel by casino (08/14)
Photo © Fort Hall Casino The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho will host a grand opening this Friday for a $47 million hotel and events center located next to its casino. The 164,000 square-foot facility sits on an 83-acre site...

Patron sued Coeur d'Alene Tribe over alleged fall at casino hotel (06/26)
An elderly woman who allegedly fell at the casino owned by the Coeur d’Alene Tribe of Idaho saw her lawsuit dismissed due to sovereign immunity. Dorothy Tollett, 80, said she tripped over a bedspread that was on the floor of...

Nez Perce Tribe reopens casino following planned power outage (06/13)
The Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho closed its casino temporarily for some power work, The Lewiston Tribune reports. The Clearwater River Casino is usually open 24 hours a day. But it closed on Monday night while a new transformer was...

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