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Tribe to move ahead with plans for full-blown casino complex

Posted by   /  July 25, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Pinal Central PHOENIX — Federal officials have removed the last legal barrier to full-blown casino gambling on the edge of Glendale. The U.S. Department of Interior last week approved the changes in the gaming compact between the Tohono O’odham Nation and the state. That new agreement formally means the state will […]

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Construction expected to begin on Desert Diamond Casino $400 million expansion

Posted by   /  July 14, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Darrell Jackson | Glendale Star Nearly a decade after purchasing land so they could build a casino resort on the border of Glendale, the Tohono O’odham Nation officially announced it will begin construction on the long-planned project by the end of the year. A year-and-a-half after opening a Class II casino on the property […]

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Dispute over Desert Diamond West Valley casino heading to trial

Posted by   /  December 20, 2016  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

By Jessica Boehm | The Republic Litigation is still ongoing over the Desert Diamond Casino, which is fighting for a full gaming license from the state. The ongoing dispute over whether the Desert Diamond Casino West Valley can operate as a full casino with Las Vegas-style slot machines and table games will head to trial […]

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Supervisors approve agreement with Tohono O’odam on casino building

Posted by   /  March 13, 2015  /  Dealmaker, Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Tina Gamez | Your West Valley.com Maricopa County and the Tohono O’odham Nation have gone into an intergovernmental agreement after a unanimous vote by the board of supervisors. The agreement will allow the Nation to follow its building codes during construction of the West Valley Resort casino. Even though the supervisors voted in favor […]

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Tribe building temporary 1,100-slot casino in West Valley

Posted by   /  February 24, 2015  /  Dealmaker, Media and Entertainment, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal The Tohono O’odham Nation is building a temporary casino as the first phase of its new gaming development just north of University of Phoenix Stadium in the West Valley. The Arizona tribe and its contracting team are putting up the steel skeleton of the temporary casino for the […]

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