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Sault Ste. Marie Tribe to hold referendum on gaming project

Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians will vote on an off-reservation gaming project in Lansing, Michigan.

The tribe announced the $245 million casino last month. But critics, including former chairman Aaron Payment pushed for a referendum to determine what to do with revenues from the project.

The vote will take place within 60 days. Chairman Joe Eitrem is worried that tribal members will outright reject the casino.

Get the Story:
Chippewa board agrees to referendum on Lansing casino (The Lansing State Journal 3/6)
Sault Ste Marie Tribe will likely vote soon on proposed Lansing casino project (Michigan Radio 3/6)
City Council & the casino (The Lansing City Pulse 3/7)
Up North with the tribe that wants to adopt Lansing (The Lansing City Pulse 3/7)

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