A Maricopa County jury convicted Harold "Bud" Lee Jr. of three felony counts related to gambling on Friday, including conspiracy and illegal control of an enterprise.
The 68-year-old Lee, who once served as a Phoenix Justice of the Peace, was allowed to remain free fro ... More >>
Can it still be called a recession if Arizonans are dropping wads of cash into tribal casinos?
The state's still chock-full of empty storefronts and foreclosed homes, but state officials report the first increase in tribal gaming revenue since 2007.
After 10 consecutive quarters of negativ ... More >>
We wrote a cover story back in April 2009 about the crusade of one Harold "Bud" Lee, a onetime Phoenix-area Justice of the Peace and an outspoken advocate of off-Indian reservation poker rooms.
"The foggy idea that adults playing poker for money in a card room is so d ... More >>
Arizona's U.S. Attorney, Diane Humetewa, the nation's first-ever Native American woman to become a U.S. Attorney in any state, will resign on August 2.
Sandy Raynor, spokeswoman for the office, says Humetewa plans on spending some time with her family before figuring out her next career mo ... More >>
A Nevada company that provides cash and credit advances to casinos has been barred from doing business in Arizona because it "defrauded banks" and misleads regulators.
Global Cash Access has about 20 Arizona Indian casinos as clients, providing 5 percent of its total revenues. But, says the Las V ... More >>
A card dealer at an "illegal poker room" in Scottsdale was found guilty last week of gambling-related charges, one of five people in legal trouble over the business.
Dealer Brian Sitko, who was also employed at Casino Arizona when he was arrested earlier this year, ... More >>
Mark BrnovichLegal scholar, activist, prosecutor and private prison official Mark Brnovich has
been appointed director of the Arizona Department of Gaming.
Scammers pay heed: This over-achieving barrister is just coming off a stint in the U.S. Attorney's Office in A ... More >>