Major Tribal Gaming Developments


After years of diligent effort, the 2021 Gaming Compact Amendment is moving forward with the San Carlos Apache Tribe’s support. Since 2016, the Tribe has been negotiating a new gaming compact amendment with the Arizona Governor’s office. The Tribe established a Gaming Negotiations Team led by Chairman Terry Rambler, Vice Chairman Tao Etpison, Attorneys Steve Titla and Alex Ritchie, Gaming Enterprise CEO Matt Olin, and Gaming Enterprise Board Chairman Myron Moses. The updated agreement will extend tribal gaming exclusivity for an additional 20 years beyond the current Compact, which was scheduled to sunset in 2026. It provides another gaming facility for [...]

Major Tribal Gaming Developments2021-04-16T21:02:00+00:00

Governor Doug Ducey signs casino deal with tribes


Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday signed historic agreements with Native American tribes in Arizona that mark the most significant update to gambling in the state in decades. Ducey and a host of tribal leaders held a ceremonial document signing at the Heard Museum in Phoenix for the compacts, as well as a bill to allow sports betting that was tied to the casino deal. Ducey cheerfully signed the documents, surrounded by dozens of tribal and sports franchise representatives, state lawmakers, lobbyists, lawyers and others who worked on the deal. The amended gaming compact allows casino expansions that will allow tribes to operate [...]

Governor Doug Ducey signs casino deal with tribes2021-04-15T22:16:00+00:00
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