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Tulalip Tribes strike deal with regulator to bring sports betting to Washington

| By Marese O'Hagan
The Washington State Gambling Commission and the Tulalip Tribes of Washington have reached an agreement allowing sports betting in person at the Tribes’ casinos, or via mobile if bets are placed at these casinos.

As part of the agreement, the Tribe – which has two Class III gaming facilities on the Tulalip reservation in Marysville – may amend its Class III gaming compact to include sports wagering.

The news comes after a year-long negotiation with the Tribe after Governor Jay Inslee signed House Bill 2638, allowing sports wagering at tribal casinos. The initial agreement only allowed tribal betting activity at the Tribe’s Class III betting facilities.

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