OK Indian Casino in CA
CA - A California Indian tribe received permission Friday to construct
a $100 million casino outside of Sacramento.
On behalf of
the United Auburn Indian Community, The U.S. Department of Interior
took trust to 49 acres of unincorporated land near Roseville, northeast
of Sacramento for the project.
ideal location. It's on the I-80 corridor between San Francisco
and Reno, below the snow line,'' said tribal spokesman Doug Elmets.
in the Reno, NV, area, about 110 miles northeast of Sacramento,
have said they view the casino as their biggest competitor among
the tribal casinos built or pending in Northern California.
The tribe hopes
to use casino money to improve conditions for some of the tribe's
approximately 220 members, who live on an impoverished 30-acre reservation.