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California tribes need to ‘develop consensus’ to get sports betting legislation approved

Howard Stutz April 4, 2019

SAN DIEGO – If California’s Indian casino market wants to see sports betting legalized in the Golden State, the tribes need to come together and “get it right.”

Jacob Mejia, vice president of public and external affairs for the Southern California Pechanga Tribe’s development corporation, said the Indian casino community “needs to start doing the substantive work now” rather than wait to qualify a referendum on sports betting for the state’s general election ballot in 2020.

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