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Arizona Department of Gaming Reports $43.6 Million in Tribal Gaming Contributions for the Fourth Quarter of Fiscal Year 2024

Quarterly Gaming Reports
Quarterly Tribal Gaming Contributions Continue Growth into Fiscal Year 2019

PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Gaming (ADG) announced today $43,586,004 in tribal gaming contributions to the Arizona Benefits Fund for the fourth quarter of Fiscal Year (FY) 2024. This amount represents an approximate 3.3 percent increase when compared to the same quarter of FY 2023.

“Celebrating yet another remarkable milestone in tribal gaming, we are thrilled to announce that Arizona has witnessed yet another record-breaking year,” said Jackie Johnson, Cabinet Executive Officer, ADG. “With a record contribution of $157.2 million to the Arizona Benefits Fund, our tribal partners have once again demonstrated their unwavering commitment to the prosperity of our state and local communities. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our tribal partners for their continued dedication and collaboration.”

The Arizona Benefits Fund receives 88 percent of tribal gaming contributions, providing significant dollars to support instructional improvement in schools, trauma and emergency care, tourism, and wildlife conservation throughout the state. You can view cumulative tribal gaming contributions by year on our website: https://gaming.az.gov/resources/reports

Tribal gaming contributions to the Arizona Benefits Fund for the 4th quarter of the State’s FY 2024 are as follows:

Instructional Improvement Fund/Education: $22,474,451
Trauma and Emergency Services Fund:$10,861,632
Arizona Department of Gaming operating costs:$3,308,133
Arizona Wildlife Conservation Fund: $3,103,324
Tourism Fund: $3,103,324
Problem Gambling Education, Treatment and Prevention:$735,140
FY 2024 Qtr 4 Total: Tribal Gaming Contributions to the Arizona Benefits Fund$43,586,004

Per the Arizona Tribal-State Gaming Compacts, tribes with casinos also contribute a percentage of their Class III gross gaming revenue to cities, towns, and counties. Total tribal contributions to the Arizona Benefits Fund in addition to cities, towns, and counties in the state has amounted to over $2.2 billion since FY 2004. Currently, there are 25 Class III casinos in Arizona, which ADG regulates in partnership with Arizona tribes.


About ADG

Established by the Arizona State Legislature in 1995, ADG is the state regulatory agency for tribal gaming, racing and pari-mutuel/simulcast wagering, and unarmed combat sports. ADG also provides and supports education, prevention, and treatment programs for people and families affected by problem gambling through its Division of Problem Gambling and 24-hour confidential helpline, 1-800-NEXT-STEP.

Established by the Arizona State Legislature in 1995, ADG is the state regulatory agency for tribal gaming, racing and pari-mutuel/simulcast wagering, event wagering/fantasy sports and unarmed combat sports. ADG also provides and supports education, prevention and treatment programs for people and families affected by problem gambling through its Division of Problem Gambling and 24-hour confidential helpline, 1-800-NEXT-STEP.

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Media Contact | Dayne O’Brien 602.921.0232 | dobrien@azgaming.gov

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