Coeur d’Alene Casino New Testing Site for Leading Video Gaming Manufacturers

WORLEY, Idaho (Jan. 4, 2022) — Leading video gaming machine manufacturers, AGS, Bluberi, Everi, Konami, Scientific Games (SG) and Gaming Arts have identified Coeur d’Alene Casino as the perfect place to test their new machines. The test video gaming area, dubbed the Discovery Den, will feature new video gaming machines being tested by the companies and will be the site for occasional nationwide exclusives.
“To be recognized as a location to feature these new games is an honor,” said Laura Penney, CEO of Coeur d’Alene Casino. “The latest innovative video gaming machines will be revealed right here; it will be the only place in the Inland Northwest where guests can come discover these new games.”
The Discovery Den will have new arrivals every quarter with games seeing a complete refresh. The area will provide gaming manufacturers a place to test their latest technology.
In addition to the Discovery Den, Coeur d’Alene Casino continues to innovate the gaming experience with a newly opened high-limit gaming room. Opened on New Year’s Eve, the room named HnLamq’e (hen-lam-ka) which means bear in Coeur d’Alene, provides high-limit gaming machines for Coeur Rewards members in the Ultimate and Executive tiers.
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​​About Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel
Since 1993, the Coeur d’Alene Tribe has operated the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel, located where sky greets Mt. Tch’mutpkwe, source of the St. Joe River, 25 miles from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. The casino resort is among the largest employers in North Idaho employing between 850-1,100 depending on the season and contributing more than $33.3 million to education in the region since it opened. Additionally, millions more have gone in support of a wide range of public projects, emergency relief, charities and programs in the Pacific Northwest. Named Tribal Destination of the Year in 2019 by AIANTA and winning the silver Distinguished Dozen award from Courier in 2019 and 2020, the property features 300 rooms and suites, six distinct food and beverage venues and entertainment including live music and comedy as well as hands-on tours and experiences through the casino’s Cultural Tourism Program. Three million-dollar winners have found their luck on 100,000 square feet of gaming space offering nearly 1,200 video gaming machines and high stakes bingo. Additional amenities include a 15,000 square foot spa voted 1st for “Resort Spas that deliver the Ahh Factor” by (2012), 40,000 square feet of meeting space, indoor and outdoor wedding locations and Circling Raven Golf Club, an 18-hole, par 72 course acclaimed as a “Top 100” course by every major golf publication in the U.S. The Gene Bates designed course is home to the Circling Raven Championship, a “Road to the LPGA” event, held annually in August. LIKE Coeur d’Alene Casino on Facebook and Instagram or follow us on Twitter. For more information about Coeur d’Alene Casino, visit