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Prop 48: Could proposed Indian casino create statewide precedent?




The San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino has a Bus Lobby and an extensive schedule on its website. In November, voters will decide on Proposition 48 -- to approve, or reject, a proposed Indian casino in the heart of the Central Valley.
The San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino has a Bus Lobby and an extensive schedule on its website. In November, voters will decide on Proposition 48 -- to approve, or reject, a proposed Indian casino in the heart of the Central Valley.
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California voters have weighed the pros and cons of Indian casinos in three separate statewide elections over the years.

Next month, they will do it again: a ballot referendum - Proposition 48 - to approve, or reject, a proposed Indian casino in the heart of the Central Valley.

The California Report's John Myers looks at the key question: will the project create a statewide Indian gaming precedent?