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Shoshone-Bannock Tribes face rumors of casino following land purchase

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes face rumors of casino following land purchase (February 13, 2020)

A recent land purchase is stirring rumors of an off-reservation casino in Idaho.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe taps longtime employee to lead gaming enterprise

Coeur d'Alene Tribe taps longtime employee to lead gaming enterprise (November 27, 2019)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe has chosen one of its own to lead its gaming enterprise.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe in the market for a new casino executive

Coeur d'Alene Tribe in the market for a new casino executive (October 3, 2019)

The Coeur d'Alene Tribe is searching for a new leader for its gaming enterprise following the departure of its chief executive officer.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes set grand opening for casino expansion project

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes set grand opening for casino expansion project (January 23, 2019)

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are finally opening the doors to a long-awaited casino expansion.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes report arrests of fugitives at casino

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes report arrests of fugitives at casino (November 15, 2018)

Three men who allegedly shot at a law enforcement officer were arrested at a Shoshone-Bannock Tribes casino.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe undertakes massive renovation of casino

Coeur d'Alene Tribe undertakes massive renovation of casino (November 13, 2018)

The Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel is seeing some big changes as it wraps up its 25th anniversary celebration.

Tribes gain support in bid to stop expansion of non-Indian gaming

Tribes gain support in bid to stop expansion of non-Indian gaming (September 20, 2018)

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians is warning of the "devastating" impacts of a ballot measure in Idaho.

Man who robbed Shoshone-Bannock Tribes casino sentenced to nearly nine years

Man who robbed Shoshone-Bannock Tribes casino sentenced to nearly nine years (September 3, 2018)

A man with a distinctive hand tattoo and a shotgun robbed a casino owned by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes hire new general contractor to finish casino expansion

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes hire new general contractor to finish casino expansion (May 14, 2018)

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are working to complete a $35 million casino expansion after running into a snag with the original contractor.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes arrest man who pulled out guns at casino

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes arrest man who pulled out guns at casino (April 11, 2018)

An Idaho man is being charged with disturbing the peace after a gun incident at the casino owned by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes said to be in dispute with casino builder

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes said to be in dispute with casino builder (April 2, 2018)

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are about to complete a $35 million casino expansion project amid a dispute with the main contractor.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe celebrates 25th anniversary of gaming facility

Coeur d'Alene Tribe celebrates 25th anniversary of gaming facility (March 19, 2018)

What began as a modest bingo hall for the Coeur d'Alene Tribe 1993 has turned into a major gaming resort in Idaho.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe won't comment on arrest of top casino executive for battery

Coeur d'Alene Tribe won't comment on arrest of top casino executive for battery (November 9, 2017)

The top gaming executive for the Coeur d'Alene Tribe has been arrested for battery in Idaho.

Nez Perce Tribe shares $409,000 in gaming revenues for education programs

Nez Perce Tribe shares $409,000 in gaming revenues for education programs (August 17, 2017)

Under a gaming initiative approved by voters in 2002, the Nez Perce Tribe dedicates 5 percent of net revenues to education in Idaho.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes police help apprehend casino robbery suspect

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes police help apprehend casino robbery suspect (July 24, 2017)

A man walked away with a 'large amount' of cash from the Sage Hill Casino in Idaho, according to the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe employee accused of repeated thefts at casino

Coeur d'Alene Tribe employee accused of repeated thefts at casino (May 12, 2017)

Colten N. Curley, 19, allegedly stole more than $64,000 over 42 separate occasions at the casino in Idaho.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes start work on $35M casino expansion

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes start work on $35M casino expansion (October 18, 2016)

The work at the Fort Hall Casino is expected to be complete in March 2018.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes announce $35M casino expansion project

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes announce $35M casino expansion project (October 4, 2016)

Groundbreaking on the long-awaited development is scheduled for October 17.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe chooses one of its own as casino executive

Coeur d'Alene Tribe chooses one of its own as casino executive (September 12, 2016)

Francis SiJohn, who previously served on the tribal council, has worked at the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel for nearly a decade.

Kootenai Tribe hopes to lure Canadian customers back to casino

Kootenai Tribe hopes to lure Canadian customers back to casino (June 27, 2016)

The Kootenai River Inn Casino and Spa in Idaho has installed the first dual-currency machines in the United States.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe parts ways with top gaming executive again

Coeur d'Alene Tribe parts ways with top gaming executive again (June 16, 2016)

After being fired in 2006, David Matheson came back to the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel in 2011. He's out of a job again.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes award $702K progressive slot jackpot

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes award $702K progressive slot jackpot (April 8, 2016)

A lucky gambler won $702,416.03 at the Fort Hall Casino in Idaho.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe revives popular powwow after gaming dispute

Coeur d'Alene Tribe revives popular powwow after gaming dispute (March 11, 2016)

The Julyamsh powwow was canceled last year because the venue where it had been held for 17 years was involved in a controversial gaming dispute.

Nez Perce Tribe wants county to stop making arrests at casino

Nez Perce Tribe wants county to stop making arrests at casino (January 28, 2016)

The reservation covers most of Nez Perce Country and the casino apparently is an easy place to find people on outstanding warrants.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe wins decision over fees in gaming litigation

Coeur d'Alene Tribe wins decision over fees in gaming litigation (December 3, 2015)

The state of Idaho must pay $57,407 after losing a dispute over a law that banned historical horse racing machines from non-Indian facilities.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes need architect for casino expansion

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes need architect for casino expansion (December 1, 2015)

The tribe had been working with Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects but the firm abruptly quit in early November.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe can't serve alcohol at casino for ten days

Coeur d'Alene Tribe can't serve alcohol at casino for ten days (October 19, 2015)

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.

Non-Indian racetracks cut machines and workers after ruling

Non-Indian racetracks cut machines and workers after ruling (September 14, 2015)

A ban on the so-called 'instant' racing machines went into effect in response to a lawsuit won by the Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe wins decision over machines at racetracks

Coeur d'Alene Tribe wins decision over machines at racetracks (September 11, 2015)

About 250 instant horse racing machines will have to be removed from non-Indian gaming facilities.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe presents case in gaming machine dispute

Coeur d'Alene Tribe presents case in gaming machine dispute (August 11, 2015)

The Idaho Supreme Court will determine whether non-Indian racetracks can continue to offer the so-called instant racing machines.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe awards largest jackpot with $1.3M payment

Coeur d'Alene Tribe awards largest jackpot with $1.3M payment (August 4, 2015)

A longtime patron of the Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel in Idaho hopes to put the money to good use.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe weighs options after losing poker ruling

Coeur d'Alene Tribe weighs options after losing poker ruling (July 23, 2015)

A rehearing before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals or a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court are possible.

9th Circuit won't let Coeur d'Alene Tribe offer poker games

9th Circuit won't let Coeur d'Alene Tribe offer poker games (July 22, 2015)

Texas Hold'em games aren't legal under the Idaho Constitution or authorized by the Class III gaming compact.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe asks court to enforce ban on gaming devices

Coeur d'Alene Tribe asks court to enforce ban on gaming devices (June 4, 2015)

Non-Indian racetracks have installed about 250 instant racing machines that have been the subject of considerable debate in the state.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes pass referendum for alcohol at casino

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes pass referendum for alcohol at casino (June 3, 2015)

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 casino

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes plan for $35M expansion of casino (May 14, 2015)

The Fort Hall Casino will be expanding to the site of the adjacent Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Event Center.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe busts nine in prostitution sting at casino

Coeur d'Alene Tribe busts nine in prostitution sting at casino (May 7, 2015)

Management at the Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel noticed the problem and alerted tribal police.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe prepares challenge to instant racing devices

Coeur d'Alene Tribe prepares challenge to instant racing devices (May 5, 2015)

Lawmakers repealed bets on historical horse races but the governor's veto of the measure is in doubt.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe seeks enforcement of ban on gaming devices

Coeur d'Alene Tribe seeks enforcement of ban on gaming devices (May 1, 2015)

The instant racing machines would have to be removed from non-Indian facilities by July 1.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe plans challenge over veto of horse race bill

Coeur d'Alene Tribe plans challenge over veto of horse race bill (April 10, 2015)

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter (R) vetoed a bill that would have repealed betting on historical horse races but some say he waited too long to take action.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe blasts governor for veto on horse race bill

Coeur d'Alene Tribe blasts governor for veto on horse race bill (April 7, 2015)

Gov. Butch Otter (R) waited until the last minute -- some say he waited too long -- to veto a bill that would have repealed bets on historical horse races.

BSPR: Gaming helps Idaho tribes foster a sense of independence

BSPR: Gaming helps Idaho tribes foster a sense of independence (February 25, 2015)

A new study says the five tribes of Idaho play a major role in the state’s economy.

Study puts economic impact of tribal gaming in Idaho at $1.1B

Study puts economic impact of tribal gaming in Idaho at $1.1B (February 20, 2015)

University of Idaho economist Steven Peterson analyzed the impacts of the gaming operations of the five tribes in the state.

Idaho Senate passes bill to ban bets on historical horse races

Idaho Senate passes bill to ban bets on historical horse races (February 19, 2015)

Tribes support a repeal of the state law that authorized bets on previously-run races.

Law Article: Tribes and tracks go to battle over new machines

Law Article: Tribes and tracks go to battle over new machines (February 17, 2015)

A popular and profitable form of gaming has sparked a controversy in Idaho between the state’s Indian tribes and horse racetracks.

Editorial: Ban instant horse race machines at non-Indian tracks

Editorial: Ban instant horse race machines at non-Indian tracks (February 5, 2015)

Idaho legislators reconsidering instant horse racing are on the right track.

Coeur d'Alene Tribe once eyed off-reservation casino at track

Coeur d'Alene Tribe once eyed off-reservation casino at track (February 3, 2015)

The tribe and the track are now at odds over historical horse racing machines that are being investigated by law enforcement authorities.

Gaming dispute leads to cancellation of major powwow in Idaho

Gaming dispute leads to cancellation of major powwow in Idaho (February 2, 2015)

The event was to be held at a non-Indian racetrack where disputed gaming machines are being offered.

Kootenai Tribe: The truth about the regulation of Indian gaming

Kootenai Tribe: The truth about the regulation of Indian gaming (January 30, 2015)

The tribe clears up 'misinformation' about the tribal casino industry in Idaho.

Gaming machines at non-Indian tracks stir controversy in Idaho

Gaming machines at non-Indian tracks stir controversy in Idaho (January 29, 2015)

Top lawmakers are corned that the devices look more like slot machines.