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We-Ko-Pa Managing Fort McDowell Adventures

In gearing up for the official rebranding of the Radisson Fort McDowell Resort as the We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center next Wednesday, October 1, the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation has moved their Fort McDowell Adventures operations management under the Resort. This decision was made to provide hotel guests, area visitors and local residents with an… Read More →

Top 5: Arizona Casinos (Fall-Winter 2012)

Top 5: Arizona Casinos - Experience AZ Fall-Winter 2012

The Top 5 Arizona Casinos — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Fort McDowell Casino 10424 Ft. McDowell Rd., Fort McDowell, AZ 85264 800-THE-FORT (843-3678) Fort McDowell Casino offers some of the finest, most exciting gaming in the Southwest. Slots, keno, bingo, poker, black jack, and lunar bingo, which takes the traditional game… Read More →

Top 5: Metropolitan Phoenix Casinos (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 Metropolitan Phoenix Casinos (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Metropolitan Phoenix Casinos — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Casino Arizona At Salt River 524 N. 92nd St., Scottsdale, AZ 85256 480-850-7777 Offers more than 100,000 square feet devoted to gaming and entertainment. Amenities include 52 table games, 1,026 slot machines, keno, a high-limit lounge and a world-class showroom.… Read More →

Taking A Gamble: A History of Indian Gaming In Arizona

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In 1988, the U.S. Congress passed the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) in response to the proliferation of gambling halls on Indian reservations. IGRA recognized gaming as a way to promote tribal economic development, self-sufficiency and strong tribal government. The act says a state must permit Indians to run gaming on reservations if the state… Read More →