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California Tribe Scores Important Win in Effort to Open Hard Rock Bakersfield Casino

Todd Shriber July 24, 2019

California’s Tejon Indian Tribe notched a critical win in its quest to open a $600 million Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Mettler, Calif., near Bakersfield, when the Kern County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted on Tuesday in favor of a $218 million pact detailing services the county will provide to the gaming property over the next two decades.

Kern County recently proposed the deal, which includes a one-off payment of $13.3 million to pay for construction of a new fire station and a new law enforcement substation.

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