Indian gaming

Bluewater Resort & Casino


Bluewater Resort & Casino

11300 Resort Dr.
Parker, AZ 85344
Phone (888) 243-3360 (toll free), (928) 669-7000 (local)
Owned by: Colorado River Indian Tribes

BlueWater Resort & Casino is on the shores of the Colorado River in Parker, Arizona.  BlueWater provides exciting nonstop casino action, a 164-slip marina for boating fun, 200 deluxe rooms and suites (all with incredible river and mountain views), a variety of dining options to suit the most discerning tastes, and over 17,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Bluewater Resort & Casino »»

400 Indian gaming establishments in the United States.


A tribal casino is a gambling business operated on an indian reservation or tribal land.

Because Indian nations have sovereignty, their relationship with states and the US Government is unique.

In 1987 the U.S. Supreme Court recognized that, as sovereign political entities, federally recognized Native American tribal entities could operate tribal casinos free of state regulation. Congress soon enacted the 1988 Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA), which sets the terms for how Native American tribal entities are permitted to operate tribal casinos and bingo parlours. Generally, a tribal entity is permitted to operate gaming facilities if anyone in the state is permitted to. 400 Indian gaming establishments in the United States. »»