In Western America, the state of Arizona and the Yavapai-Prescott Indian tribe have reportedly resurrected a plan to introduce a new tribal casino into a small eastern corner of its 1,413-acre reservation.

According to a May 20 report from the Navajo-Hopi Observer newspaper, a federally recognized tribe first put forward the idea of building a new gambling-friendly site as a replacement for the existing Bucky's Casino and Yavapai Casino in 2016. Although this plan ultimately failed, the Yavapai Indian tribe Prescott allegedly revived the proposal to be able to better serve nearby "quad city" communities in Prescott, Chino Valley, Dewey-Humboldt and the Prescott Valley


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The newspaper reported that

the Yavapai-Prescott Indian tribe planning to locate its projected casino on

12 acre piece of land located approximately two miles from downtown Prescott and across the road from the existing one Frontier Village Center shopping mall . While further details regarding the project remain sparse, the tribe could have allegedly hoped a convenient location for the episode Arizona State Route 25 the new facility will be attractive to players in cities as far away as Flagstaff and Phoenixwhich sit a little 80 and 98 miles respectively.

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The Yavapai-Prescott Indian tribe reportedly used an official press release to declare this development in a "first phase" of the upcoming casinos in Yavapai County is expected to start later this month and consists of "ground surveys and other preliminary field work"Carried out by the general contractor of the project, Kitchell Incorporated. Tribe president, Bob Ogo, allegedly announced that "the gaming market in Arizona is changing"And that adding another gambling property will allow the group to"prepare for the future.

Apparently read the statement from Ogo ...

“Our two existing casinos have served the 'four city' market for over 68 years. These casinos provide safe and well-paid jobs for over 400 local workersmany of whom have been with us for over 20 years as well they financed many valuable non-tribal charity and community projects from the tribe's income from games over the past 68 years, which benefited Prescott Valley and the surrounding communities. ”

The preceding proposal:

An earlier plan with the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe called for construction a 25.06 object per square meter with a 25-room hotel, conference rooms, t restaurant and a state-of-the-art casino with as many as 413 slots and 80 gaming tables. This $69 million development of the same site as its successor was originally scheduled to open at the end of 2016 after just over a year of construction.