Ariz., Tribe Reach Deal To Settle Phoenix-Area Casino Suit

By Andrew Westney (May 17, 2017, 5:43 PM EDT) -- The state of Arizona and the Tohono O'odham Nation said Wednesday that they have come to an agreement to wrap up litigation between them and allow the tribe to offer Las Vegas-style gambling at its casino near Phoenix in exchange for its agreeing not to open another casino in the area.

The Tohono O'odham Nation has battled state officials for years to open its Desert Diamond West Valley Casino and Resort on tribal trust land in Phoenix's Glendale suburb, with a suit brought by the tribe ongoing in Arizona federal court against the state gambling department's head over his refusal to...

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