Glendale announces casino agreement with tribe — Arizona Republic

The Tohono O’odham Nation would pay Glendale $26 million over 20 years under a proposed agreement for the tribe’s casino on its reservation land near the Westgate Entertainment District.

The deal, which the Glendale City Council likely will consider at a Tuesday meeting, also would provide more than $2 million to the Glendale Convention and Visitors Bureau to promote tourism.

Glendale does not have jurisdiction over the casino site. But after opposing casino development for four years, the city decided last year to begin negotiations with the tribe.

Last month, the City Council voted 4-3 to end its opposition to the casino.

Click here to read the full article at the Arizona Republic.