CONTACT: Steve Tripp
GOVERNOR NAPOLITANO AND PRESIDENT ERNIE JONES, SR.
TO SIGN NEW TRIBAL GAMING COMPACT
(May 16, 2003) -- Following lengthy negotiations and clarification of several issues, the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe has reached an agreement with the Arizona Department of Gaming on terms of a new gaming compact that will enable the Tribe to continue its gaming activities for an additional 23 years. The Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe is the last of Arizona's Native American gaming tribes to renew their compact with the State.
WHO: Governor Janet Napolitano, President Ernie Jones, Sr., and the
Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe Board of Directors
WHAT: Official Signing of the Tribe's New Gaming Compact
WHEN: 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 20
WHERE: Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe Community Gathering Center
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