Wilton Rancheria keeps backup site in mind for gaming facility
Friday, March 8, 2013
The Wilton Rancheria of California has a backup site for its proposed gaming facility.
The tribe presented plants this week for a casino near the city of Galt. But the tribe originally looked at a site in nearby Elk Grove.
"We want to work with other communities and local governments as regional partners," Chairman Andrew Franklin told The Elk Grove Citizen.
The tribe's federal recognition was reaffirmed
in 2009. Presumably, the tribe would be eligible for an exception in Section
20 of the Indian
Gaming Regulatory Act that applies to newly recognized tribes.
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Tribe seeks property for casino outside Galt
(The Elk Grove Citizen 3/7)