Stories tagged: tribal gaming
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Idaho House panel narrowly rejects bill going after tribal gaming
Idaho lawmakers took aim at tribal gaming, but legislation to amend the 2002 voter initiative that legalized tribal casinos statewide failed in a House committee Thursday on an 8-7 vote, …
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.
Wed., May 28, 2014
CdA Tribe equates Texas Hold ’Em at its casino to games of skill
BOISE – Texas Hold ’Em poker is no different than golf under Idaho law, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe contends as it fights a lawsuit filed by the state. Poker is …
Sat., May 3, 2014
CdA Tribe sued by Idaho over casino poker
BOISE – The state of Idaho sued the Coeur d’Alene Tribe in U.S. District Court on Friday as the tribe launched new poker games at the Coeur d’Alene Casino in …
Fri., March 21, 2014
Some Idaho lawmakers feeling gamed over Greyhound Park ‘Instant Racing’
BOISE – When the Coeur d’Alene Tribe wanted to buy the former greyhound racetrack in Post Falls and turn it into a casino in 1998, Idaho Gov. Phil Batt said …
Tue., March 19, 2013
Bill challenges Idaho tribal casinos
BOISE – Gambling opponents in the Idaho Legislature launched a new attack Monday on tribal casinos in Idaho. Former Idaho Supreme Court Justice Robert Bakes, a gambling opponent, introduced a …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2011
Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s gifts from gaming add up
When the Coeur d’Alene Tribe first signed a gaming compact with the state of Idaho in 1992, tribal leaders insisted on donating 5 percent of net casino gaming proceeds to …