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Mescalero Apache to offer sports betting at casino

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Another New Mexico tribe is preparing to offer sports betting at its casino. The Albuquerque Journal reports Mescalero Apache Tribe announced this week it is partnering with William Hill to offer a book at Inn of the Mountain Gods that will open before the football season starts.

MESCALERO, N.M. (AP) — Another New Mexico tribe is preparing to offer sports betting at its casino.

The Albuquerque Journal reports Mescalero Apache Tribe announced this week it is partnering with William Hill to offer a book at Inn of the Mountain Gods that will before football season.

William Hill's partnership with the Mescalero Apache Tribe is the first tribal agreement for William Hill outside of Nevada.

Inn of the Mountain Gods becomes the fourth tribal casino to offer sports betting in New Mexico.

Santa Ana Star, on Santa Ana Pueblo, was the first to have its sports book open, in October. The sports book at Pueblo of Pojoaque's Buffalo Thunder opened in March. Isleta's sports book is set to open on August 12.

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Information from: Albuquerque Journal, http://www.abqjournal.com

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