The Cowlitz Tribe’s gain could mean a substantial income loss to the Grand Ronde Tribe in that the Cowlitz Tribe’s go-ahead from an appeals court let’s them finish their half billion dollar casino across the Columbia River in Washington – very close to Portland. Experts claim it could hurt Oregon in two ways. The first to the Grand Ronde Tribe’s Spirit Mountain Casino between McMinnville and the Coast. Secondly, a drop in lottery sales for Oregon in general.
Here’s the story in The Oregonian. Click here