iGaming Business – The National Hockey League’s (NHL) Arizona Coyotes has agreed a deal for Gala River Casinos to become the new naming rights partner of the ice hockey franchise’s home arena.

Subject to approval by Glendale City Council, the deal will run for nine years, from the 2014-15 campaign until 2022-23.

The deal marks the first such naming rights deal featuring a federally recognised tribe with a major league sports venue in the whole of North America.

Previously known as Jobing.com Arena, the venue will now be known as Gala River Arena.