Twenty-Nine Palms Band considers expansion project at casino

The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians opened the Tortoise Rock Casino on March 31, 2014. Photo from Facebook

The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians is weighing an expansion of its second gaming facility, The Desert Trail reports.

The 30,000 square-foot Tortoise Rock Casino opened in late March 2014. It's smaller than the Spotlight 29 Casino but it could be growing with the addition of a hotel, and RV park and other amenities, the paper reported.

The casino employs 171 people, 153 of them full-time, the tribe's chief financial officer said at a city council meeting on Tuesday, the paper reported.

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