The Washington State Gambling Commission has reached a tentative agreement with the Nooksack Indian Tribe on an amendment to its Class III gaming compact. The amendment would allow the tribe to operate Class III gaming at its only gaming facility, Northwood Casino in Lynden. The casino currently offers Class II gaming only, and is the tribe’s primary economic enterprise.
“The Nooksack Tribe’s gaming compact is the second-oldest in the state,” said Commission Chair Bud Sizemore. “We’ll continue to work with the tribe over the next couple years to update its gaming compact and better align it with others in our state.”