West Valley Casino Opponents Fail in Attempt to Force Election to Reverse Glendale's Support

Another victory of sorts for the Tohono O'odham Nation and its plans to open a casino in the West Valley.

Glendale officials rejected boxes of petitions gathered by an anti-casino group upset that the City Council formally reversed its opposition to the Nation's gaming project called the West Valley Resort.

And, the group wasn't happy that the Council voted to formally oppose a measure introduced by Arizona Congressman Trent Franks to effectively kill the casino project. Or, that Glendale entered into an agreement with the Nation that exchanges financial support for political support.

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