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Shoshone-Bannock Tribes hire new general contractor to finish casino expansion
Business Deals | Openings & Closings
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
Public Relations
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
Openings & Closings
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.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes police help apprehend casino robbery suspect
Public Relations
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.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes start work on $35M casino expansion
Openings & Closings
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
Openings & Closings
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes announce $35M casino expansion project (October 4, 2016)
Groundbreaking on the long-awaited development is scheduled for October 17.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes award $702K progressive slot jackpot
Public Relations
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.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes need architect for casino expansion
Openings & Closings
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 asks court to enforce ban on gaming devices
Legislation | Litigation
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
Openings & Closings | Regulation
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
Openings & Closings
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 blasts governor for veto on horse race bill
Legislation
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.

Study puts economic impact of tribal gaming in Idaho at $1.1B
Public Relations
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
Legislation
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.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes name executive for gaming operation
Public Relations
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes name executive for gaming operation (January 27, 2015)
John Phillipp has 30 years of experience in the Indian and commercial gaming industries.

Idaho tribes ask state to put a stop to 'instant racing' machines
Regulation
Idaho tribes ask state to put a stop to 'instant racing' machines (January 7, 2015)
State lawmakers authorized bets on historical races in 2013.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes name manager for hotel next to casino
Public Relations
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes name manager for hotel next to casino (September 9, 2014)
Cody Blackman, a member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana, joined the Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Event Center late last month.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes not planing to offer poker games
Openings & Closings
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes not planing to offer poker games (April 18, 2014)
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho have no plans to offer poker games.

National Indian Gaming Association draws crowd to Arizona
Meetings
National Indian Gaming Association draws crowd to Arizona (March 27, 2013)
The National Indian Gaming Association is wrapping up its annual convention and trade show in Phoenix, Arizona, today.

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes to sell liquor at casino event center
Regulation
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes to sell liquor at casino event center (November 27, 2012)
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...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes welcomes public to hotel by casino
Openings & Closings
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes welcomes public to hotel by casino (August 14, 2012)
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...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes weather economic storm at casinos
Openings & Closings | Public Relations
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes weather economic storm at casinos (October 5, 2011)
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho say the recession hasn't affected their gaming business. The tribe opened Sage Hill Travel Center and Casino in February 2009, just a few months after the market crashed. Despite the storm, the $16 million...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes break ground for   hotel at casino
Openings & Closings
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes break ground for hotel at casino (April 28, 2011)
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho broke ground on a new hotel at the Fort Hall Casino. The tribe is spending $47 million for five-story hotel and events center. The facility is expected to debut by Memorial Day in 2012. "This...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes arrest employee in casino theft probe
Regulation
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes arrest employee in casino theft probe (September 24, 2010)
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho made an arrest as part of theft probe at the Fort Hall Casino. The unidentified suspect has been charged with theft under tribal law. Federal charges are possible as the investigation continues. The employee is...

Court dismisses case over Shoshone-Bannock  gaming
Litigation
Court dismisses case over Shoshone-Bannock gaming (December 1, 2009)
The Idaho Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit that sought the removal of video gaming machines from the casino owned by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. Wendy Knox and Richard Dotson, who say they are compulsive gamblers, said the machines violate the Idaho...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes re-evaluate casino plans
Openings & Closings
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes re-evaluate casino plans (February 6, 2009)
The sour economy has prompted the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho to re-evaluate its gaming plans. The tribe is committed to building a large resort off a major interstate, a casino executive said. But the economy has prompted tribal leaders...

Tribes seeking to develop casino in Las Vegas
Business Deals
Tribes seeking to develop casino in Las Vegas (February 25, 2008)
The Muckleshoot Tribe of Washington is seeking to develop the first inter-tribal casino in Las Vegas, KPVI-TV reports. The tribe wants to buy 70 acres on the southern end of the strip. The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho have already...

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