Most voters against Guidiville Band casino in advisory referendum

Voters in Richmond, California, don't want a casino in their city, according to unofficial results from an advisory referendum.

The Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians wants to build the $1.2 billion Point Molate Resort at Point Molate Naval Fuel Depot. But 57.5 percent of voters are against the project.

The referendum isn't binding. But it could sway city council members, who have yet to finalize a deal with the tribe.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has released a draft environmental impact statement and environmental impact report on the project.

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