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California Gaming Association Tells Gov. Newsom to Close Tribal Casinos, Claiming Health Trumps Sovereignty

Phillip Conneller

The California Gaming Association (CGA) has asked Governor Gavin Newsom (D) to order the closure of tribal casinos in the state.

The trade body — which represents California’s card clubs, but not its tribal casinos — believes the state has the power to shut down the casinos during a health emergency, despite the tribes’ sovereign status.

Complete article: California Gaming Association Tells Gov. Newsom to Close Tribal Casinos, Claiming Health Trumps Sovereignty