Tribal casinos provide major economic boost to California, study says

From Los Angeles Times:

As Gov. Jerry Brown contemplates proposals to expand the number of tribal casinos in California, a new study says Indian gaming has been an economic boon for the state.

Brown is expected in the next month to decide on whether to approve two more tribal casinos to join the 60 already in operation in California.

The existing tribal gaming operations have helped create 52,000 jobs in different industries throughout the state and $2.7 billion in income for state residents, according to the study commissioned by the California Nations Indian Gaming Assn.

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