Calif. Senate Greenlights Tribe's $250M Casino Plan

Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 6:52 PM EDT) -- The California Senate approved a highly debated gambling compact with a local Native American tribe on Thursday, which paves the way for a new $250 million Class III casino in the middle of the state and a complex set of deals between other local tribes.

In a 22-11 vote, with six senators not registering a vote, the gambling compact with the North Fork Rancheria Band of Mono Indians passed the Senate floor. Having passed the Assembly in May, the bill now goes to the governor, according...
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