Palms Band of Mission Indians
in California started accepting application for jobs at its new casino on Tuesday.
Nearly 1,000 people turned out for a chance at 150 jobs, The Hi-Desert Star reported.
Only the first 320 people in line received same-day interviews, the paper said.
"We pay minimum wage of $8 an hour and up,” Sharon Marshall, the casino's director of human resources, told the paper. “We’ll be here today until everyone with a number gets their interview.”
The tribe has broken ground on the 30,000 square-foot Tortoise Rock Casino
The facility will feature 500 slot machines, seven table games, a deli and a bar.
The casino is expected to open in December, the paper reported.
The tribe operates the Spotlight 29 Casino
different portion of its land base.
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