In California, Indian Casinos Come to Town

Shigley, Paul
June 2005
Planning;Jun2005, Vol. 71 Issue 6, p35
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the gambling industry in California. The author notes that gambling is big business in California. Revenue estimates from the state's 60 gaming tribes are rough because there are few reporting requirements, but experts figure the tribes will nearly match the $10 billion that Nevada casinos are expected to earn in 2005. All across California, the contrasts are likely to grow as Indian tribes and their financial backers continue co seek casino sites in urban areas. Probably no city in the state has a more intimate relationship with an Indian casino than Palm Springs.


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