12/19/08 - Longtime gaming holdouts, the Navajo Nation opens tribal casino


After years of saying no to tribal gaming, the Navajo Nation has opened its first casino, Fire Rock, east of Gallup, N.M. Built on a slice of tribal trust land in northwestern New Mexico, the almost 6,000-square-metre Fire Rock Casino has 472 slot machines, 10 table games and a poker room. The bingo room seats