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Wilton Rancheria sees more local support for $400M casino project


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Artist's rendering of the Wilton Rancheria's resort project in Elk Grove, Caifornia. Image by Wilton Rancheria

The Wilton Rancheria has gained the endorsement of the business community as it pursues a $400 million casino in northern California.

The Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce voted to support the project, The Elk Grove Citizen reported. The group is hosting Chairman Raymond Hitchcock on November 18 for an update on the big development.

"This is truly a community-wide endeavor that will bring new customers to local businesses, create jobs and boost the economy, as well as benefit schools, public safety, charitable organizations, and help our tribe become self-sufficient," Hitchcock told the paper.

The tribe is planning a casino, hotel and other development on about 36 acres in Elk Grove. The Bureau of Indian Affairs is reviewing the land-into-trust application for the site.

The tribe was restored to federal recognition in 2009.

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EG Chamber board votes in support of proposed casino project (The Elk Grove Citizen 11/1)

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