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Feb 8, 2021

GOP lawmaker questions Governor’s authority to renegotiate gambling compacts

Plans by Gov. Doug Ducey to allow statewide sports wagering, betting on fantasy leagues, keno and more tribal gambling could be undermined by a southern Arizona lawmaker.

Mar 3, 2016

Can Arizona afford to lose $100 million a year?

Recent legislative action backed by fantasy sports interests signals an alarming trend toward undermining the state’s compacts with tribal nations.

Feb 9, 2015

Dissecting the ‘poison pill’: A new West Valley casino can’t trigger it, but tribes remain opposed

In return for tribes’ agreement to limit the number and size of casinos and amount of games offered, the poison pill is designed to protect them against state lawmakers or courts granting non-tribal entities licenses to operate casinos in Arizona.