Take Two for July 1, 2013

Gov. Brown OKs state's first off-reservation casino deal

Seminole Indian Reservation Opens New Casino In Everglades

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Janice Brown plays a slot machine during the grand opening of the newest building at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek on December 17, 2010 in Coconut Creek, Florida.

For years now, California Indian tribes have been able to legally operate casinos, provided that those casinos are located on reservation land. But that could soon change.

Under a bill approved by the state Senate in a  22-11 vote last week, the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians will be allowed to build a casino on land that is off the reservation. 

For more on this, we're joined now by Greg Lucas, a contributing editor to Capitol Weekly. 


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