Delaware Tribe confirms development deal for casino in Kansas

The Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma has a development agreement for a casino in Kansas, The Lawrence Journal-World reports.

The agreement doesn't say where the casino would be built. But leaders in Lawrence are confident the tribe won't be using a newly acquired 87-acre site near the city.

"We certainly were left with the impression that their thoughts on Lawrence being a site for a casino were pretty much dashed at this point," Douglas County Commissioner Nancy Thellman told the paper.

The tribe plans to submit a land-into-trust application to the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Chief Paula Pechonick said it won't be for gaming purposes.

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Local leaders optimistic that Indian tribe doesn’t have plans for Lawrence casino (The Lawrence Journal-World 11/6)

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