March 26, 2013
A chart from the Arizona Department of Gaming shows the distribution of casino revenues since 2002, with most to schools and emergency medical services. Other payed for services include tourism, wildlife preservation and gambling addiction treatment. Photo/Arizona Department of Gaming
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Arizona's 22 casinos brought in $1.76 billion in 2011, up 7.3 percent from a year earlier
Revenue from tribal gaming in Arizona grew at more than twice the national rate in 2011, rising for a second year as the economy inched out of recession, a new report says.