Aug 2, 2017

Arizona tribal casino gambling revenue up by 4.8 percent

The Arizona Department of Gaming says contributions to the state from tribal gambling revenue will be more than $26 million for the quarter that ended on June 30.

Jul 21, 2017

Gaming a go in Glendale, feds approve gaming compact

Federal officials have removed the last legal barrier to full-blown casino gambling on the edge of Glendale.

Dec 20, 2016

Judge says lawsuit over Glendale casino to head to trial

A federal judge says a lawsuit pitting a southern Arizona tribe against the state over the tribe's Glendale casino will require a full trial to decide.

Sep 14, 2016

Assistant AG acknowledges destroying casino notes

An assistant attorney general has admitted he deliberately destroyed notes of meetings with representatives of tribes trying to undermine the Tohono O’odham casino in Glendale.

Jun 7, 2016

Gaming director seeks notes from closed-door casino meetings

The state’s gaming director wants a court order allowing him to pry into the decision by the Tohono O’odham Nation to buy land for a casino near Glendale.

Nov 11, 2015

Court sides with Tohono O’odham – again – in fight over Glendale casino

A federal appeals court Friday upheld a lower court’s ruling that prevented the city of Glendale from annexing land in an effort to block a planned Tohono O’odham casino there.

Oct 27, 2015

US bill to block tribe’s casino won’t come to vote next week

A bill that would block a casino project now under construction on the west side of the Phoenix area won't come up for a routine approval in the U.S. House of Representatives as expected.

Sep 18, 2015

Tribe plans to proceed with Class II gaming at West Valley casino for now

A federal judge on Thursday refused to immediately order state gaming officials to give the go-ahead for the Tohono O’odham Nation to operate a full-scale casino on the edge of Glendale.

Sep 10, 2015

Judge asked to force Arizona to license Glendale casino

A judge is being asked to order Arizona officials to issue licenses that will allow a tribal casino in Glendale to open.

Aug 18, 2015

Tribe seeks legal order preventing Ducey, Brnovich interference in West Valley casino licensing

Gov. Doug Ducey and Attorney General Mark Brnovich are active participants in trying to block a West Valley casino and should be held accountable in court, an attorney for the Tohono O’odham Nation is charging.

Apr 30, 2015

U.S. House, Senate panels forward bills to halt Glendale casino development

The Keep the Promise Act of 2015 – introduced by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale – would “prohibit gaming activities on certain Indian land in Arizona until the expiration of certain gaming compacts” in 2027.

Feb 27, 2015

Glendale casino fight about far more than one city

If you live miles from the city of Glendale and you believe that the Tohono O’odham Nation’s neighborhood casino will have no impact on you, please think again.