FROM THE ARCHIVE

Ariz. gaming campaign cost $37M

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2002

The backers of three gaming initiatives in Arizona raised more than $37 million, The Arizona Republic reported.

Based on figures filed with the Secretary of State, the biggest spenders were the 17 tribes behind Proposition 202. They raised a total of $20.8 million.

Coming in second were the Colorado River Indian Tribes. CRIT raised $9.5 million for Proposition 200.

Last was the race track industry that wants to allow slot machines at race tracks. Proposition 201 raised $5.1 million.

Voters will chose among the three on November 5.

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Gaming issues raise $37 million for ads (The Arizona Republic 10/25)
Indian tribes split over gaming issues (The Arizona Republic 10/25)
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Arizona Gaming Proposals (As submitted):
Proposition 200: Yes for Arizona! | Proposition 201: Coalition for Arizona | Arizonans for Fair Gaming & Indian Self-Reliance

Relevant Links:
Arizona Secretary of State - http://www.sos.state.az.us
Arizona Casinos, The Arizona Republic - http://www.azcentral.com/casino/arizona

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