casinos

Tribal Casinos Upgrade
6:47 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Tribal Casinos Move Into New Territory: High-End Luxury

The hotel pool at the Kalispel Tribe’s Northern Quest Resort & Casino near Spokane.
Credit Jessica Robinson

Tribal casinos are trying to appeal to a new kind of customer – one who may not even gamble at all. Across the Northwest, one-time no-frills casinos are expanding into resort-style destinations and adding high-end amenities – spas, fine dining, luxury hotels.

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Tribal Casinos
4:47 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Coquille Tribe Defends Proposal For A Second Casino

The Coquille tribe is meeting with local officials this week to discuss their proposal to build a casino in Medford. It would be the tribe’s second casino, and could end an informal agreement that has limited gambling in Oregon.

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Oregon Casinos
6:59 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Three Former Oregon Governors Want To Stop Casinos

A photo of Multnomah County, Oregon.
Photo Credit: Gary Halvorson/Wiki Commons

Three of Oregon's former governors announced their opposition Monday to two Oregon casino ballot measures.

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Non-Tribal Casino Initiative
5:22 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Casino Amendment Makes Oregon Ballot

An initiative that could eventually lead to the Northwest's first full-service, non-tribal casino has qualified for the November ballot in Oregon.
Kristofer Björkman Flickr

A newly certified initiative to allow non-tribal casinos in Oregon sets the stage for a possible showdown over gambling centers in the state. The Oregon Secretary of State's office announced Monday that it has certified an initiative for the ballot that could eventually lead to the region’s first full-service casino not operated by a tribe.

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Spokane Tribal Casino
5:16 am
Fri March 9, 2012

Spokane Tribe Moves Forward In Plans For Resort Casino, Amidst Opposition

SPOKANE -- The Spokane Tribe of Indians just received a list of federal guidelines for their proposed casino project in Airway Heights. Along with the document came a new round of opposition. Paige Browning has more.

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