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Sports betting moves slowly amid concerns from tribes in several states

Sports betting moves slowly amid concerns from tribes in several states (April 9, 2019)

A landmark Supreme Court decision opened the door for states to offer sports betting but only a handful have done so amid concerns in Indian Country.

Cronkite News: Sports betting bill advances over tribal opposition

Cronkite News: Sports betting bill advances over tribal opposition (February 27, 2019)

Except for the Navajo Nation, tribes in Arizona are opposing a bill to authorize sports betting in the state.

Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation continues work on new gaming facility

Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation continues work on new gaming facility (February 22, 2019)

The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation is building an entirely new casino on its reservation in Arizona.

Cronkite News: Betting on your favorite teams still on hold in Arizona

Cronkite News: Betting on your favorite teams still on hold in Arizona (February 20, 2019)

Ten months after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared a path for states to allow gambling on sporting events, a movement is underway to allow Arizonans to wager on their favorite teams.

Cronkite News: Debate on sports betting bill delayed in Arizona

Cronkite News: Debate on sports betting bill delayed in Arizona (February 11, 2019)

Sports betting might be coming soon to Arizona but the wait will be a little longer than expected.

Tribes move slowly when it comes to sports betting industry

Tribes move slowly when it comes to sports betting industry (January 29, 2019)

A landmark Supreme Court decision opened the door for sports betting but tribes aren't rushing to join the industry.

National Indian Gaming Commission names new regional director

National Indian Gaming Commission names new regional director (January 24, 2019)

The National Indian Gaming Commission continues to serve tribal nations amid the government shutdown.

Bill in Arizona restricts sports betting to tribal gaming facilities

Bill in Arizona restricts sports betting to tribal gaming facilities (January 24, 2019)

Are Republicans in Arizona setting the groundwork to extract more gaming revenues from tribes?

Tribes prepare for state of Arizona to demand more gaming revenues

Tribes prepare for state of Arizona to demand more gaming revenues (January 17, 2019)

Tribes have already shared more than $1.45 billion with the state of Arizona. The state wants more.

Paper looks into patron disputes at tribal casinos in Arizona

Paper looks into patron disputes at tribal casinos in Arizona (November 19, 2018)

Tribal casino patrons sometimes find it difficult to resolve disputes that arise at the facilities.

Tribal gaming industry sees another quarter of growth in Arizona

Tribal gaming industry sees another quarter of growth in Arizona (November 5, 2018)

Tribes shared nearly $27 million in gaming revenues with the state of Arizona in what was the seventh consecutive quarter of growth.

Report: Dip in gaming revenues offset by other gains at Arizona casinos

Report: Dip in gaming revenues offset by other gains at Arizona casinos (October 8, 2018)

Gambling revenues dipped slightly at Arizona’s tribal casinos in 2016, but those losses were more than offset by a strong jump in non-gaming revenues.

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community reopens casino after storm

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community reopens casino after storm (September 27, 2018)

The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community welcomed guests to its flagship casino after a month-long closure.

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community working to reopen casino

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community working to reopen casino (September 17, 2018)

Repairs at the Talking Stick Resort and Casino are taking longer than expected after a storm knocked out power and caused flooding.

Tohono O'odham Nation wins approval to restore more homelands

Tohono O'odham Nation wins approval to restore more homelands (September 11, 2018)

The Trump administration is facing fire for its tribal homelands decisions but not everything coming out of Washington looks bad for Indian Country.

Ak-Chin Indian Community highlights culture and tradition at new restaurant

Ak-Chin Indian Community highlights culture and tradition at new restaurant (August 8, 2018)

The Ak-Chin Indian Community has debuted another component of an ongoing casino expansion project.

'A strong start': Tribal gaming revenues on the rise in Arizona

'A strong start': Tribal gaming revenues on the rise in Arizona (August 6, 2018)

For the sixth quarter in a row, tribes have seen growth at their gaming facilities in Arizona.

Yavapai-Prescott Tribe addresses security issue at casino

Yavapai-Prescott Tribe addresses security issue at casino (July 31, 2018)

The Yavapai-Prescott Tribe temporarily closed one of its casinos in order to address a security issue.

'On the road to recovery': Sports betting raises concerns about addiction

'On the road to recovery': Sports betting raises concerns about addiction (July 13, 2018)

An estimated 9 million Americans suffer from gambling addiction.

Tohono O'odham Nation acquires land next to casino but won't use it for gaming

Tohono O'odham Nation acquires land next to casino but won't use it for gaming (July 5, 2018)

The Tohono O'odham Nation is expanding the footprint around its once controversial casino in Arizona.

'A new chapter': Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation breaks ground on new casino

'A new chapter': Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation breaks ground on new casino (June 18, 2018)

More than two decades after the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation famously stood up for its sovereignty, the tribe is embarking on a new era in Indian gaming.

Navajo Nation casinos generate another $10 million for chapter communities

Navajo Nation casinos generate another $10 million for chapter communities (May 22, 2018)

Gaming continues to benefit communities on the Navajo Nation.

Oneida Nation already lining up sports betting after Supreme Court ruling

Oneida Nation already lining up sports betting after Supreme Court ruling (May 15, 2018)

Well that was fast. The Oneida Nation plans to offer sports betting in the 'near future' on its homelands in New York.

Tribes show continued growth with increase in gaming revenues in Arizona

Tribes show continued growth with increase in gaming revenues in Arizona (May 14, 2018)

Tribes in Arizona are on an upward trend when it comes to their gaming revenues.

Bureau of Indian Affairs holds back fire from White Mountain Apache Tribe's casino

Bureau of Indian Affairs holds back fire from White Mountain Apache Tribe's casino (May 11, 2018)

A blaze near the White Mountain Apache Tribe's casino was caused by a vehicle's exhaust system, the Bureau of Indian Affairs confirmed.

Hopi Tribe officially joins Indian gaming industry with approved compact

Hopi Tribe officially joins Indian gaming industry with approved compact (May 7, 2018)

Though it lacks a physical casino at this point, the Hopi Tribe has officially joined the Indian gaming industry.

Cronkite News: Supreme Court decision could open doors to legalized sports betting

Cronkite News: Supreme Court decision could open doors to legalized sports betting (May 2, 2018)

At the end of a bar sits a man with a distinct 5 o’clock shadow. He is glued to a TV showing a meaningless NBA game featuring the Phoenix Suns and Charlotte Hornets.

Yavapai-Apache Nation finally ready to open 122-room casino hotel

Yavapai-Apache Nation finally ready to open 122-room casino hotel (February 20, 2018)

The Yavapai-Apache Nation is inviting the public to the February 28 grand opening of its new casino hotel in Arizona.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe prepares citizens for top position at casino

Pascua Yaqui Tribe prepares citizens for top position at casino (February 12, 2018)

Five citizens of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe are in the running to serve as chief executive officer of the tribe's gaming enterprise in southern Arizona.

Arizona lawmaker delays gaming bill after Navajo Nation objects

Arizona lawmaker delays gaming bill after Navajo Nation objects (February 5, 2018)

A bill to authorize keno games in Arizona has drawn objections from the Navajo Nation, prompting the sponsor to withdraw it for the time being.

Tohono O'odham Nation celebrates start of work on $400 million permanent casino

Tohono O'odham Nation celebrates start of work on $400 million permanent casino (December 8, 2017)

The Tohono O'odham Nation is celebrating another major gaming milestone in Arizona.

Hopi Tribe finally joins Indian gaming industry as coal mining operation dies down

Hopi Tribe finally joins Indian gaming industry as coal mining operation dies down (December 5, 2017)

The Hopi Tribe is facing an 85 percent reduction in revenues with the pending closure of a coal mining operation.

Tohono O'odham Nation starts work on expansion of once controversial casino

Tohono O'odham Nation starts work on expansion of once controversial casino (November 27, 2017)

The Tohono O'odham Nation is investing $400 million in a major expansion of the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino and Resort in Glendale, Arizona.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe announces expansion projects at gaming facilities in Arizona

Pascua Yaqui Tribe announces expansion projects at gaming facilities in Arizona (November 10, 2017)

The Pascua Yaqui Tribe is adding more hotel rooms, more conference space and an events center to its gaming facilities in southern Arizona.

Arizona reports 4.8 percent increase in revenues from tribal gaming facilities

Arizona reports 4.8 percent increase in revenues from tribal gaming facilities (November 6, 2017)

Tribes in Arizona saw another increase in business at their gaming facilities, according to new figures.

Tonto Apache Tribe brings unusual food item to casino for annual festival

Tonto Apache Tribe brings unusual food item to casino for annual festival (October 6, 2017)

The Tonto Apache Tribe hosted the third annual Testicle Festival at its casino in Arizona. But don't worry, there was barbecue too.

Gila River Indian Community hosts job fair for more than 260 casino positions

Gila River Indian Community hosts job fair for more than 260 casino positions (September 28, 2017)

The Gila River Indian Community is hosting a job fair to fill more than 260 positions at its three gaming facilities in Arizona.

Suspected robber shot and killed at casino owned by White Mountain Apache Tribe

Suspected robber shot and killed at casino owned by White Mountain Apache Tribe (August 29, 2017)

The casino owned by the White Mountain Apache Tribe was targeted in an armed robbery for a second time in the last two months.

Arizona sees second consecutive quarter of growth in tribal gaming revenue

Arizona sees second consecutive quarter of growth in tribal gaming revenue (August 3, 2017)

For the quarter ending June 30, tribal revenues were up 4.8 percent, according to the Arizona Department of Gaming.

Tohono O'odham Nation wins approval of updated Class III gaming compact

Tohono O'odham Nation wins approval of updated Class III gaming compact (July 21, 2017)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has officially approved the Tohono O'odham Nation to offer slot machines and related games at its newest casino in Arizona.

Tohono O'odham Nation announces $400M expansion of newest casino

Tohono O'odham Nation announces $400M expansion of newest casino (June 30, 2017)

The Tohono O'odham Nation is undertaking a major expansion of its newest casino after resolving a contentious dispute in Arizona.

Yavapai-Apache Nation wins $48.9M court judgment against La Posta Band

Yavapai-Apache Nation wins $48.9M court judgment against La Posta Band (June 30, 2017)

The Yavapai-Apache Nation has once again prevailed in a long-running gaming dispute with the La Posta Band of Diegueno Mission Indians.

Tohono O'odham Nation secures victory in long-running gaming dispute

Tohono O'odham Nation secures victory in long-running gaming dispute (May 17, 2017)

A highly-charged gaming dispute that set off a litigation, legislation and lobbying frenzy is finally coming to an end.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe prepares citizens for casino management jobs

Pascua Yaqui Tribe prepares citizens for casino management jobs (May 16, 2017)

The tribe plans to choose one of its own to serve as chief executive officer of its gaming operation in Arizona.

Indian gaming on agenda for winter meeting of state lawmakers

Indian gaming on agenda for winter meeting of state lawmakers (January 2, 2017)

The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States is meeting in Arizona, where new tribal compacts were just signed.

Tohono O'odham Nation heads to trial in casino feud with state

Tohono O'odham Nation heads to trial in casino feud with state (December 20, 2016)

The Desert Diamond West Valley Casino and Resort still can't offer Class III games a year after opening to large crowds.

Tohono O'odham Nation returns to court in Class III gaming fight

Tohono O'odham Nation returns to court in Class III gaming fight (December 15, 2016)

Nearly after a year opening a new facility, the tribe still can't offer slot machines and other Class III games.

Tohono O'odham Nation and state remain at odds in casino dispute

Tohono O'odham Nation and state remain at odds in casino dispute (December 1, 2016)

A federal judge will go ahead with a previously scheduled hearing after the tribe said a settlement wasn't on the horizon.

Tohono O'odham Nation open to new Class III gaming compact

Tohono O'odham Nation open to new Class III gaming compact (November 29, 2016)

The tribe wasn't included in talks for the updated agreement but signing it would resolve a long-running dispute with the state of Arizona.

Tohono O'odham Nation poised for win in long-running casino feud

Tohono O'odham Nation poised for win in long-running casino feud (November 21, 2016)

A new Class III gaming compact would end a years-long dispute over the legality of a new casino in the Phoenix area.