Stories tagged: casino
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
Officials: EF1 tornado tore part of Oklahoma casino roof off
State emergency managers and the National Weather Service were surveying damage Sunday from severe storms that spawned as many as four tornadoes in southwestern and central Oklahoma.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Likely tornado hits casino where Beach Boys playing
High winds and torrential rains accompanying a likely tornado tore part of the roof off of an Oklahoma casino on Saturday where the Beach Boys were playing a concert attended …
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 4:25 p.m.
A casino regular, quiet but prickly, unleashes a rampage
Last week, Stephen Paddock returned to the Las Vegas Strip, where he spent many hours and thousands of dollars at high-limit video poker machines, and eyed the fun-seekers crowding his …
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Tulalips to build new $100 million casino, chairwoman says
The Tulalip Tribes plan to start construction later this year on a $100 million replacement for Quil Ceda Creek Casino north of Seattle.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 5:34 p.m.
Kalispel Tribe announces new apartment complex plans, breaks ground on casino expansion
The Kalispel Tribe announced plans for a new 216-unit multi-family home apartment complex, as well as a new movie theater, at a groundbreaking event Tuesday for the casino’s latest expansion …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 7:14 a.m.
Spokane tribal casino to get roundabout on U.S. 2
The new tribal casino under construction on the west side of Airway Heights is going to include a multi-lane roundabout on U.S. Highway 2
Thu., July 6, 2017, 2:47 p.m.
Liquidation sale starts at Trump’s former Taj Mahal casino
For some, it was The Art of the Steal. Hundreds of people swarmed the lobby of Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal casino on Thursday, hoping to score big.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Feds order Nooksack Tribe to shutter casino over violations
Federal regulators have ordered the Nooksack Tribe to close its casino in the latest fallout from a controversy concerning the tribe’s government.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017, 7:14 p.m.
Philippine police say casino attacker was indebted gambler
The lone suspect behind a deadly attack on a casino and shopping complex in Manila was a heavily indebted Filipino gambling addict, police said Sunday, bolstering their claim that the …
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
Spokane Tribe releases name, logo for new casino development in Airway Heights
Two horses representing the past and future of the Spokane Tribe of Indians are featured in the logo representing the $400 million project, which has drawn legal challenges ahead of …
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
County plans lawsuit over Spokane Tribe’s casino in Airway Heights
Spokane County leaders plan to sue the federal government over its role in approving the Spokane Tribe’s long-planned $400 million gaming and retail development on the West Plains.
UPDATED: Sun., April 23, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
After years of work, Cowlitz Tribe opens casino this week
The Cowlitz Indian Tribe is opening its new $510 million casino this week, an effort years in the making.
UPDATED: Sun., April 23, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Wisconsin tribes clash in casino expansion fight
According to the National Indian Gambling Commission, 240 tribes offered gambling in 28 states as of January. With casinos restricted to reservations and land held in federal trust, tribes have …
Tue., April 4, 2017, 12:17 p.m.
Washington’s Cowlitz tribe wins casino legal fight
A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for the Cowlitz Indian Tribe to open a $510 million casino in southwestern Washington state near the border with …
Fri., March 31, 2017, 9:48 a.m.
FBI visits office of Saipan casino run by Trump protege
FBI agents visited an office belonging to the operator of a casino on the remote U.S. island of Saipan that has attracted attention for its huge revenues, according to a …
Fri., Feb. 24, 2017, 9:06 a.m.
Yakama tribal casino opens 200-room hotel
The Yakama Nation is opening a 200-room hotel at its Legends Casino near the town of Toppenish. The Yakima Herald-Republic says the hotel opens to the public on Saturday.
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017
The Dirt: Land acquired next to Northern Quest Resort allows for future expansion
The Kalispel Tribal Economic Authority has new elbow room in Airway Heights — 22.6 acres of vacant land — purchased late last year and adjacent to the north side of …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Amid misgivings, Idaho lawmakers introduce bill to target tribal gaming
An Idaho House committee agreed to introduce legislation Wednesday aimed at targeting tribal gaming, including the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s successful casino, though many members expressed doubts about the bill.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 9:25 a.m.
Sleek casino with Bob Dylan art opening outside nation’s capital
Far from the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts International opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation’s capital this week, advertising a gambling floor …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 4:20 p.m.
Spokane Tribe breaks ground on West Plains casino, plans for 2017 opening
The Spokane Tribe broke ground Wednesday on a $40 million casino in Airway Heights, with plans of opening for business next September.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
Casino says woman shown $43 million jackpot was actually owed only $2.25
A woman who appeared to win a life-changing $42.9 million jackpot at a New York City casino is threatening to sue after being told the big payout she was shown …
Fri., Sept. 9, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
Trump Taj Mahal casino owner files formal petition to close
Billionaire Carl Icahn’s management team is asking state gambling regulators for permission to shut down the Trump Taj Mahal casino next month.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 8:38 p.m.
City Council OKs deal with GSI to continue business development, federal lobbying
The Spokane City Council signed a short-term deal Monday with Greater Spokane Inc. for business development services, following a monthlong delay on a contract extension. The contract requires GSI to …
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 3:13 p.m.
October Taj Mahal closing may sway NJ casino expansion vote
Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal casino plans to shut down on Oct. 10.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016, 2:02 p.m.
Union got Taj Mahal casino workers to kill own jobs, Icahn says
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has written a letter to the soon-to-be unemployed workers of the Trump Taj Mahal casino, accusing their union of inciting them to destroy their own jobs …
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
Taj Mahal casino closing; Carl Icahn says he lost $100M
The Trump Taj Mahal casino, opened 26 years ago by Trump, announced Wednesday that it will shut down after Labor Day. The business now belongs to Trump’s friend and fellow …
Fri., July 29, 2016, 1:48 p.m.
Appeals court clears way for Cowlitz Tribe casino
A federal appeals court has upheld the Interior Department’s decision to grant a reservation to the Cowlitz Tribe in southwestern Washington, rejecting efforts to block the construction of a $510 …
Thu., July 14, 2016, 9:19 p.m.
Spokane tribal casino construction to start this fall
The chairwoman of the Spokane tribe said Friday that the first phase of a new casino in Airway Heights should open by 2017
Thu., June 9, 2016, 4:19 p.m.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, Spokane Tribe celebrate week of major announcements
A weeklong cultural celebration at Spokane Tribe schools in Wellpinit took special significance Thursday, as U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell joined members in heralding targeted federal investment and a new …
Wed., June 8, 2016, 1:18 p.m.
Inslee approves Spokane Tribe’s West Plains casino project
Gov. Jay Inslee gave the final approval on Tuesday for the Spokane Tribe’s casino project, clearing the way to a $400 million gaming and retail development on the West Plains. …