Learn, Practice, Play Baccarat
Learn, Practice, Play Blackjack
Learn, Practice, Play Slots
Learn, Practice, Play Poker
Learn, Practice, Play Video Poker
500 Nations Casino

Navajos lease slot-machine rights to AZ Indian casinos

Play USA Online Poker  ... Oh, Yeah! Poker is back at Bovada. Get the 100% Welcome Bonus up to $500 and see why Bovada Poker is ranked #1 with U.S. players! 0
September 15, 2008

The Navajo Nation has signed an agreement to lease its rights to more than 1,000 slot machines to three Indian casinos near Phoenix and Tucson.

The deal provides the following:
454 slots to the Tohono O'odham Nation (near Tucson)
411 slots to the Gila River Indian Community (outside Phoenix and Chandler) 180 slots to the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation (north of Fountain Hills)

Under an agreement with the state the Navajos have the right to operate 2,850 slot machines in Arizona. However, the Navajo Nation has no casinos at this time. They plan to build four casinos in Arizona sometime in the future at Flagstaff, Cameron, Page and a fourth location that has yet to be determined. Funds from these leases will generate about $140 million over 17, which will be uses to build the Navajo casino.


Return to Arizona Casinos.
Join Bovada Join Bovada
500 Nations is an independent directory and information service free of any gaming operator's control and not affiliated with any casino.
Warning: You must ensure you meet all age and other regulatory requirements before entering a casino or placing a wager. There are hundreds of jurisdictions in the world with Internet access and hundreds of different games and gambling opportunities available on the Internet. Do not assume that Internet gaming sites are in compliance with the rules and regulations of every jurisdiction from which they accept players. YOU are responsible for determining if it is legal for YOU to play any particular game or place any particular wager under the laws of the jurisdiction where you are located.