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

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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...

Filed 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...

Filed 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,...

Filed 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...

Filed 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...

Filed 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...

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: 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...

Filed 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...

Filed 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...

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: 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...

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