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Members of Soo Tribe start vote on off-reservation casino

Members of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians will start voting today on a proposed off-reservation casino in Lansing, Michigan.

Ballots are being mailed today and are due May 3, according to news reports. The referendum will determine whether the tribe moves forward with the $245 million Lansing Kewadin Casino.

The tribe has said it will submit a land-into-trust application for the casino later this summer. The tribe is citing a land claim exception in Section 20 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Get the Story:
Sault tribe voting starts on Lansing casino plan (The Lansing State Journal 4/12)
Tribe Members to Start Voting on Proposed Lansing Casino (WILX-TV 4/12)
Tribe members start voting this week on a proposed casino in Lansing (Michigan Radio 4/11)

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