Publications

Press Releases

2017

March 22, 2017
Gambling Commission, Squaxin Island Tribe Reach Tentative Agreement on Gaming Compact Amendment

2016

October 5, 2016
Valve Corporation Told to Stop Facilitating Gambling

April 21, 2016
Economic Market Study on Gambling Underway in Washington State!

January 26, 2016
Skokomish Gaming Compact - Proposed Amendment

January 12, 2016
Tribal Gaming Contribuitions Help Communities

January 12, 2016
Regulation Unit Overview - Invitation

January 5, 2016
Economic Market Study on Gambling

2015

December 3, 2015
Responsible & Problem Gambling Training

November 12, 2015
Fantasy Sports Presentation in Olympia.

October 15, 2015
Representative Brandon Vick Appointed as Ex Officio Member to the Washington State Gambling Commission.

July 29, 2015
Five pit bulls rescued from dog fighting operation in South Seattle, two suspects arrested.

July 28, 2015
Indian Gaming Congressional Oversight Hearing

July 7, 2015
Cheat Detection Demonstration - Invitation

July 1, 2015
Special Agent Herrington Awarded NAGRA's "Excellence in Gaming Regulation".

June 10, 2015
Illegal Card Games Busted in East Tacoma


May 11, 2015

Commissioners Tour Amusement Game Center and other Gambling Businesses.

May 5, 2015
Chris Stearns Re-Appointed as Gambling Commissioner

April 16, 2015
Card Room Industry Contributes a Great Deal to Communities

March 19, 2015
March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March 12, 2015
March Commission Meeting - Implemented Lean Projects and Cost Savings Ideas

February 13, 2015
Commission votes to forward Tribal-State Compact Amendments to Governor Inslee

February 9, 2015
2014 - The Year in Review

January 15, 2015
Amy B. Hunter appointed as new Deputy Director

January 13, 2015
UPDATED - Tentative agreement reached on proposed amendment to 27 Tribal-State Gaming Compacts

2014

December 30, 2014
Tentative agreement reached on proposed amendment to 27 Tribal - State Class III Gaming Compacts
    Summary and all 27 Compact Amendments
November 18, 2014
Gambling Commission Helps Nonprofit Bingo Continue Their Important Work

October 15, 2014
Chris Stearns elected Chair and Bud Sizemore Vice Chair of the Washington State Gambling Commission

October 1, 2014
Detective Ed Troyer appointed as Gambling Commissioner

April 30, 2014
Cowlitz Indian Tribe - State Class III Gaming Compact: UPDATED 4/30/2014

April 21, 2014
Senator Julia Patterson and Bud Sizemore Appointed to the Gambling Commission

April 8, 2014
Cowlitz Indian Tribe - State Class III Gaming Compact: Tentative agreement reached

February 19, 2014
An update to the tentative agreement reached on proposed amendment to the Swinomish Class III Gaming Compact

February 3, 2014
Tentative agreement reached on proposed amendment to the Swinomish Class III Gaming Compact

January 10, 2014
Tentative agreement reached on proposed amendment to the Lummi Nation's Class III Gaming Compact

2013

June 21, 2013
New Director Appointed by the Gambling Commissioners

May 31, 2013
New Gambling Commissioner Appointed

April 2, 2013
Illegal Dog Fighting - "If You Suspect It, Report It" campaign

February 25, 2013
Director Rick Day Resigns

2010

April 6, 2010
New Gambling Commissioner Appointed

2009

November 2009
Agency Consolidation findings

June 10, 2009
New Gambling Commissioner Appointed

June 8, 2009
Tulalip Tribal Compact Full Eighth Amendment
   Summary of the Amendment

January 14, 2009
Senator Jerome Delvin in sponsoring a bill that would make underage gambling a civil infraction

2008

April 4, 2008
Snoqualmie Tribal Compact Full Second Amendment
   Summary of the Amendment

2007

May 24, 2007
Media Release - 12 Indicted On Gambling Related Crimes

March 1, 2007
Media Release - Summary of the Proposed Amendment, Appendix X2
   Appendix X2 and summary of changes
   Letter to the Gambling Commission
   Proposed 27 Tribe Compact Amendment (X2) Presentation

February 16, 2007
Media Release - Governor signs Spokane Gaming Compact

January 23, 2007
Updated Release - Proposed Spokane Tribe Compact

2006

December 28, 2006
Media Release - Proposed Spokane Tribe Compact
   Proposed Compact - LARGE FILE (7 MB)
   Letter from Governor Gregoire to Chairman John Ellis

June 20, 2006
Media Release - Internet Gambling

January 24, 2006
Commission Position Statement - Internet Gambling

2004

December 9, 2004
LaCenter Bookmaking Case

February 13, 2004
Betting Limits Increased at February 12, 2004 Commission Meeting

February 2, 2004
Search Warrant Issued for Illegal Sports Board
Kennewick

2003

December 22, 2003
Synopsis of Luong Lam and Luciano Case
WSGC CASE # 2003-05045

October 16, 2003
Kalispel and SDG Investigation

April 24, 2003
Search Warrant Service/Professional Gambling Arrests
Pullman
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