Ruling favors Tohono O’odham’s bid for Glendale casino — Arizona Republic

Southern Arizona’s Tohono O’odham tribe on Thursday moved a step closer to winning its contested bid to build a casino near Glendale’s sports and entertainment district.

The U.S. Department of the Interior reaffirmed its decision that the tribe’s land at 95th and Northern avenues is not within Glendale’s city boundaries.

The 54 acre parcel is poised to become part of the Tohono O’odham Reservation, where the tribe could build a casino if it clears the remaining legal hurdles.

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