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    Quick Facts: Tribal bingo / pulltab parlours are what you will find in Alaska for any casino-like gambling. The casinos / pulltab shops are run by the Native American tribes in Alaska. The minimum age to gamble is 21 years old. Alaska is one of the few remaining states left to legalize a state lottery. Home poker games are lawful as long as no rake is being taken.

    Alaska Gaming Statistics:

    Number of casinos: 10
    Number of slot machines: 92

    Gambling facilities in Alaska:

    Juneau Tlingit and Haida Tribal Bingo - Juneau, AK - (907) 463 5680
    Sitka Tribal Bingo - Sitka, AK - (907) 747 7290
    Native Village of Barrow Pull Tabs - Barrow, AK - (907) 852 2077
    Kake Tribal Heritage Bingo - Kake, AK - (907) 785 6471
    Atka Ira Council Pull Tabs - Atka, AK - (907) 839 2229
    Agate Pull Tabs - Sand Point, AK - (907) 383-5616
    Klawock IRA Pull Tab Shoppe - Klawock, AK - (907) 755-2265 - 2 gaming machines
    MIC Gaming Hall - Metlakatla, AK - (907) 886-4255 - 90 gaming machines
    Royal Caribbean International - Radiance of the Seas - Juneau, AK - (888) 561-2234
    Crystal Cruises - Crystal Serenity - Anchorage, AK

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    AK Gambling News: casino, poker, greyhounds

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    12-year-old boy arrested for shooting death of 18-year-old in Alaska  13abc Action News

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    U.S. military begins Exercise Northern Edge in Alaska  UPI News

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