Monday, June 20, 2005

Bay Area message gets through to urban gambling

From the Oakland Tribune...

THE Koi Nation will have to go shopping elsewhere for a "reservation" on which to build an urban casino.

The Oakland City Council and an unhappy public have sent the tribe packing with its plans to build a 2,000-slot casino near the Oakland International Airport.

Even the tribe's offer to pay the city $30 million a year for 20 years wasn't enough incentive to get the city's support.

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