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Tribal casinos make bold play to control sports betting in California — and legislators are not happy

Michael Cabanatuan December 8, 2019

Betting that California is moving toward legalizing sports wagers, American Indian tribes are looking to dominate the action.

A powerful coalition of tribes recently proposed a state constitutional amendment that would only allow bets inside their casinos or the state’s four major horse tracks. Their plan would also exclude licensed card clubs, which often compete with the tribes, and ban mobile or online wagering.

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