Eastern Shawnee Tribe presses city on casino deal

The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma is pushing officials in Massillon, Ohio, to city a casino agreement by March 31.

The tribe says a deal is needed in order to keep the city on its list of potential casino sites. The tribe is eyeing several locations in Ohio and has signed a handful of agreements.

Officials in Massillon are interested in the casino but wants more time to consider. Attorney Eric Eberhard from the Dorsey & Whitney law firm said there is no rush to sign an agreement.

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Tribe presses city to decide about casino (The Akron Beacon Journal 3/18)
No ‘deadline’ for Massillon casino (The Canton Repository 3/18)