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California tribal lawsuit should shake up state’s gaming regulators

By John L. Smith, CDC Gaming Reports January 7, 201

It’s only January, but 2019 just got very interesting – dangerously so for the gambling gold mines of California.


After watching what they believe has been a steady erosion of their exclusive casino gaming compact with the California government, three Indian tribes sued the state this week in federal court. The tribes have effectively called out the state’s Gambling Control Commission and Bureau of Gambling Control for failing to follow either the letter or the spirit of Proposition 1A, which in 2000 enabled the state to enter into exclusive casino compacts with Indian tribes.

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