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Calculating Arizona's Indian Gaming Industry
Whether you have bought tickets for a Saturday night concert, gone out for a birthday dinner or spent part of an afternoon pulling the one-armed bandit, you have contributed to Arizona’s huge Indian gaming industry.
More than 15,000 people worked in casino hotel and restaurant facilities in 2011 in the state, and according to a report by Jonathan B. Taylor of the Florida-based Taylor Policy Group, Indian gaming revenue was nearly $2 billion in Arizona in the 2012 fiscal year. Taylor said the recent economic downturn did hurt Indian gaming, though, in the same way it did other sectors.