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Roden on tribal gaming: ‘Let’s put these wars behind us’

Bill Roden, attorney, lobbyist, former state lawmaker and former representative of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, described the history of gaming law in Idaho, including the enactment by initiative of a state lottery, the passage of the federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, and the enactment by...

Tempers flare as repeal of ‘instant racing’ law passes to Idaho Senate

BOISE – With feelings running high over “instant racing” in Idaho, two 80-somethings nearly came to blows in a Statehouse hallway Wednesday after a Senate committee voted to repeal the law authorizing the gambling machines. And moments after the vote North Idaho senator Bob Nonini released a letter calling for an investigation into whether the Coeur d’Alene Tribe is using illegal gambling machines in its reservation casino – the biggest employer in Nonini’s district. The tribe had pushed for repeal of the law.