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

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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