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Chumash Tribe enters agreement for law enforcement at casinoFiled Under: California | Regulation
Chumash Tribe enters agreement for law enforcement at casino (08/30)
The California tribe is investing more than $530,000 in the first year alone.

Ho-Chunk Nation secures approval to offer liquor at gaming facilityFiled Under: Regulation
Ho-Chunk Nation secures approval to offer liquor at gaming facility (08/12)
Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison was the only tribal casino in Wisconsin that wasn't allowed to serve liquor.

Chumash Tribe celebrates $165M expansion at gaming facilityFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Chumash Tribe celebrates $165M expansion at gaming facility (07/20)
The Chumash Casino Resort features a 12-story hotel, a rooftop pool, a larger gaming floor and other new amenities.

Ho-Chunk Nation requests liquor license at Class II gaming facilityFiled Under: Regulation
Ho-Chunk Nation requests liquor license at Class II gaming facility (03/01)
The Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison facility plans to serve liquor to patrons on the gaming floor and at a bar with seating.

Umatilla Tribes raise gambling age as sales of liquor start at casinoFiled Under: Federal Register | Regulation
Umatilla Tribes raise gambling age as sales of liquor start at casino (02/08)
Patrons can enjoy beer, wine and other beverages on the gaming floor and in other areas of the Wildhorse Resort and Casino in Pendleton, Oregon.

Tohono O'odham Nation still can't serve alcohol at new casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Regulation
Tohono O'odham Nation still can't serve alcohol at new casino (01/28)
The state of Arizona is conducting an unspecified investigation that could take several months to resolve.

Dry Creek Rancheria looking to expand liquor service at casinoFiled Under: California | Regulation
Dry Creek Rancheria looking to expand liquor service at casino (11/03)
The River Rock Casino has suffered since the opening of another tribal facility so changes in the liquor license could help address the situation.

Chumash Tribe raises gambling age to 21 for new liquor permitFiled Under: California | Public Relations
Chumash Tribe raises gambling age to 21 for new liquor permit (10/30)
The Chumash Casino Resort will be serving liquor on the gaming floor so younger patrons are no longer allowed.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe can't serve alcohol at casino for ten daysFiled Under: Regulation
Coeur d'Alene Tribe can't serve alcohol at casino for ten days (10/19)
An all-male dance group known as The Hunks got too racy during a recent appearance at the Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel in Idaho.

Red Lake Nation votes down referendum to sell liquor at casinosFiled Under: Regulation
Red Lake Nation votes down referendum to sell liquor at casinos (08/20)
According to preliminary results, 54 percent of tribal members said no to alcohol sales at two gaming facilities.

Navajo Nation president signs bill to impose casino alcohol taxFiled Under: Legislation
Navajo Nation president signs bill to impose casino alcohol tax (08/11)
The 3.25 percent tax on alcohol sold at the tribe's gaming facilities in Arizona is expected to generate $73,000 a year.

Red Lake Nation leader supports sales of liquor at two casinosFiled Under: Regulation
Red Lake Nation leader supports sales of liquor at two casinos (07/30)
Tribal members will vote on August 19 to determine whether to offer alcohol at the Seven Clans Casino in Thief River Falls and another in Warroad.

Navajo Nation Council passes tax on alcohol at gaming facilitiesFiled Under: Legislation
Navajo Nation Council passes tax on alcohol at gaming facilities (07/28)
The 3.25 percent tax is expected to generate $73,000 a year for a public safety fund on the reservation.

Red Lake Nation schedules August 19 referendum on liquor salesFiled Under: Regulation
Red Lake Nation schedules August 19 referendum on liquor sales (07/27)
Tribal members rejected liquor in a 1999 vote but the outcome was not binding.

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe wins approval for liquor ordinanceFiled Under: Federal Register | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe wins approval for liquor ordinance (07/27)
The tribe is due back in federal court to defend the legality of a controversial Class II facility on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes pass referendum for alcohol at casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Regulation
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes pass referendum for alcohol at casino (06/03)
Sales of beer, wine and liquor will be allowed as part of a $35.2 million expansion project.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes plan for $35M expansion of casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes plan for $35M expansion of casino (05/14)
The Fort Hall Casino will be expanding to the site of the adjacent Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Event Center.

Mashantucket Tribe seeks to expand sale of alcohol at casinoFiled Under: Connecticut
Mashantucket Tribe seeks to expand sale of alcohol at casino (11/28)
Currently, liquor service stops a at 1am on weekdays and 2am on weekends.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe could lose casino's liquor licenseFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe could lose casino's liquor license (11/26)
The state has refused to renew the license because the tribe won't collect a tax on sales to non-Indians.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation to meet over liquor sales at casinoFiled Under: Compacts | Regulation
Citizen Potawatomi Nation to meet over liquor sales at casino (11/26)
The tribe says its gaming facility doesn't have to comply with a county ban on Sunday liquor sales.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation in arbitration over alcohol at casinoFiled Under: Compacts | Regulation
Citizen Potawatomi Nation in arbitration over alcohol at casino (11/17)
The tribe doesn't believe it falls under a ban on Sunday sales in Pottawatomie County.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation serves alcohol on Sundays at casinoFiled Under: Regulation
Citizen Potawatomi Nation serves alcohol on Sundays at casino (10/27)
The tribe says its casino does not fall under local jurisdiction.

Poarch Creeks face another lawsuit for liquor served at casinoFiled Under: Litigation
Poarch Creeks face another lawsuit for liquor served at casino (05/27)
Alabama Supreme Court chief justice delivers unusual opinion in dispute.

Bars at Mohegan Tribe's casino face lawsuit over driving deathFiled Under: Connecticut
Bars at Mohegan Tribe's casino face lawsuit over driving death (04/11)
Two bars at the casino owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut are being sued in connection with a drunken driving death.

Mother appeals lawsuit over death linked to Poarch Creek casinoFiled Under: Litigation
Mother appeals lawsuit over death linked to Poarch Creek casino (03/28)
A woman whose son was killed in an accident says the driver was over-served liquor at a casino owned by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.

Editorial: Lawmaker's vendetta against Poarch Creek casinosFiled Under: Opinion
Editorial: Lawmaker's vendetta against Poarch Creek casinos (03/19)
Newspaper says Alabama Sen. Bryan Taylor (R) holds a grudge against Poarch Band of Creek Indians and its gaming operation.

Letter: Say no to Sunday liquor sales at Poarch Creek casinoFiled Under: Opinion | Regulation
Letter: Say no to Sunday liquor sales at Poarch Creek casino (03/18)
Sunday liquor sales at the casino owned by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians are once again an issue of debate in Alabama.

Harrison Tsosie: Navajo Nation's compact holds tribe liableFiled Under: Compacts | Opinion
Harrison Tsosie: Navajo Nation's compact holds tribe liable (02/12)
Harrison Tsosie, the attorney general for the Navajo Nation, explains liability provisions in the tribe's Class III gaming compact.

Opinion: Navajo Nation gaming deal puts burden on victimsFiled Under: Compacts | Opinion
Opinion: Navajo Nation gaming deal puts burden on victims (02/10)
Kristina Bogardus, the president of the New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, questions the Navajo Nation Class III gaming compact.

Oklahoma wants tribes to waive immunity for casino liquorFiled Under: Litigation | Regulation
Oklahoma wants tribes to waive immunity for casino liquor (01/22)
The Oklahoma ABLE Commission wants tribes to waive their sovereign immunity in order to server liquor at their casinos.

Family plans further appeals in Peoria Tribe casino liquor caseFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Family plans further appeals in Peoria Tribe casino liquor case (10/29)
An Oklahoma couple who sued the Peoria Tribe for allegedly over-serving alcohol to a casino patron will take their case to the Supreme Court if necessary, their attorney said.

Peoria Tribe can't be sued for serving liquor to casino patronFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation
Peoria Tribe can't be sued for serving liquor to casino patron (10/28)
The Peoria Tribe can't be sued in state court for allegedly over-serving alcohol to a casino patron, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled.

Navajo Nation president signs bill for liquor at Arizona casinosFiled Under: Legislation | Openings and Closings
Navajo Nation president signs bill for liquor at Arizona casinos (07/03)
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly signed into law a bill that authorizes liquor at tribal gaming facilities in Arizona. The law allows alcohol on the floor of the new Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort. Currently, liquor is only served in...

Navajo Nation Council approves bill for liquor sales at casinoFiled Under: Legislation | Openings and Closings
Navajo Nation Council approves bill for liquor sales at casino (07/01)
The Navajo Nation Council voted 9-7 on Friday to pass a bill that authorizes the sale of liquor at gaming facilities in Arizona. The bill allows alcohol on the floor of the new Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort. Currently, liquor...

President of Navajo Nation   supports liquor beyond casinosFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Regulation
President of Navajo Nation supports liquor beyond casinos (06/28)
The Navajo Nation Council is debating a bill to allow the sale of liquor at gaming facilities in Arizona but President Ben Shelly doesn't think it goes far enough. Shelly supports liquor sales at all of the tribe's tourism businesses,...

Navajo Nation Council weighs     liquor sales at Arizona casinosFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Regulation
Navajo Nation Council weighs liquor sales at Arizona casinos (06/26)
The Navajo Nation Council is debating a bill to allow the sale of liquor at gaming facilities in Arizona. The tribe recently opened the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, its first in Arizona. The sponsor of the bill says liquor...

Navajo Nation reports successful opening of Arizona casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Navajo Nation reports successful opening of Arizona casino (05/31)
The opening weekend for the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort, the new Navajo Nation gaming facility in Arizona, was successful, an executive said. More than 2,000 people have been coming to the casino every day, Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise CEO...

Bishop Paiute Tribe upgrades casino with beer and wine salesFiled Under: California | Openings and Closings
Bishop Paiute Tribe upgrades casino with beer and wine sales (04/09)
The Bishop Paiute Tribe of California added beer and wine service to its casino last month. The tribe hired 13 new employees to handle the sale of beer and wine in the lounge at the Paiute Palace Casino. It's part...

Nez Perce Tribe wins passage of bill for liquor license at casinoFiled 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...

Nez Perce Tribe close to final vote on bill for casino  liquor  salesFiled 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...

Bill for liquor license at Nez Perce Tribe's  casino moves forwardFiled 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...

Lawmakers object to liquor license for Nez Perce Tribe casinoFiled 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...

Chumash Tribe's casino liquor licenses includes 18 conditionsFiled Under: California | Regulation
Chumash Tribe's casino liquor licenses includes 18 conditions (02/06)
The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians must comply with 18 conditions for its casino liquor license. The license allows the tribe to to sell liquor in more areas at the Chumash Casino Hotel and Resort except on the gaming...

Venue at Mohegan Tribe's casino  settles wrongful death caseFiled Under: Connecticut | Litigation
Venue at Mohegan Tribe's casino settles wrongful death case (02/01)
A nightclub at the casino owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut has settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $4.2 million. Elizabeth Durante, 20, was killed in a wrong-way collision that was caused by a patron who had been drinking...

Chumash  Tribe wins license for   expanded casino   liquor salesFiled Under: California | Regulation
Chumash Tribe wins license for expanded casino liquor sales (01/31)
The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians won approval for expanded liquor sales at its casino. The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control approved the license on Wednesday. It allows the tribe to sell liquor in more areas at the...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes to sell liquor at casino event centerFiled 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...

Shakopee  Tribe starts serving alcohol at casino for the first time Filed Under: Regulation
Shakopee Tribe starts serving alcohol at casino for the first time (11/08)
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota has started serving liquor at its casino. The Mystic Steakhouse at the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel began selling beer, wine and liquor yesterday. Other venues in the facility will soon offer liquor although...

Ruling on   Chumash casino liquor license expected in DecemberFiled Under: California | Regulation
Ruling on Chumash casino liquor license expected in December (10/18)
A decision on a liquor license for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians is expected in December, The Solvang Valley News reports. The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control began a four-day hearing on the tribe's request on Tuesday....

Chumash Tribe set for    big hearing on   liquor license   next weekFiled Under: California | Regulation
Chumash Tribe set for big hearing on liquor license next week (10/11)
The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians will go before the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control next week for a four-day hearing on its liquor license. The tribe is seeking to expand the sale of liquor at the Chumash...

Public hearing set for liquor license at Chumash Tribe's casinoFiled Under: California | Regulation
Public hearing set for liquor license at Chumash Tribe's casino (09/25)
The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control will hold a hearing next month on a liquor license at the casino owned by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians. The tribe is seeking to expand the sale of liquor at...

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