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AP: Ariz. gaming measure approved

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2002

A $20 million tribal gaming campaign was narrowly approved by Arizona voters, the Associated Press reports.

Proposition 202 was backed by 17 tribes who signed casino compacts with the state. The initiative authorizes continued gaming on reservations and revenue sharing.

According to the AP, the measure won by 52 percent to 48 percent even though thousands of ballots have not been counted as of Thursday.

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Prop. 202 passes, says AP (AP 11/7)
Tribal deals on the horizon as Prop. 202 holds thin lead (The Arizona Republic 11/7)
Graphic: Lower-income areas backl Prop. 202 (The Arizona Republic 11/7)
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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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