Tag Archives: Idaho
- Idaho Senate junks lottery-winner secrecy bill
March 3, 2017
Big lottery winners in Idaho may have to lay low and stay put in their hiding spot for the time being. This as the Idaho Senate has rejected a measure seeking to protect lottery winners by keeping their identities secret. KM-TV ABC6 reported that eight of the nine members of...
- Idaho lawmakers reject anti-tribal gambling bill
February 27, 2017
Idaho lawmakers have thumbed down a proposal to amend the state law classifying gambling machines at tribal casinos in the state as illegal slot machines. But the decision to kill the bill authored by Rep. Tom Loertscher, R-Iona, came down to a narrow 8-7 vote by members of the House...
- Proposed tribal gaming ban to cause officials legal headache
February 23, 2017
Thinking about passing a tribal gaming ban bill is giving Idaho lawmakers a headache these past few days. This as Attorney General Lawrence Wasden warned that the measure may spark multiple legal headaches should the state approve House Bill 127, which seeks to ban lucrative video gaming at tribal casinos...
- Idaho lawmakers go after tribal gaming machines with new measure
February 10, 2017
A proposal to alter part of a 2002 law authorizing gambling gaming machines in tribal casinos has gained steam in the Idaho congress. The Idaho State Journal reported that lawmakers believe the federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act isn’t aligned with the state constitution. The Idaho Constitution prohibits slot machines across...
- Idaho joins crackdown on DFS sites DraftKings, FanDuel
May 3, 2016
Another state has determined that daily fantasy sports runs afoul of its gambling laws. Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced on Monday that the two high-profile DFS operators, DraftKings and FanDuels, have agreed to stop offering paid contests to residents in the state. In a news release, Wasden concluded that...
- Idaho Tribe Admits to Potential Job Losses if They Cannot Continue to Offer Live Poker Games
September 23, 2014
Representatives of the Coeur d’Alene Casino and Resort, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, have suggested that up to 49 jobs could be lost if they do not win their legal battle to host Texas Hold’em poker games and tournaments in their casino. It’s that age-old argument again. Is poker a game...
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