The Siletz Confederated Tribes are refusing to sit on their hands while a big new Washington tribal casino opens unchallenged north of Vancouver, WA. In response, the Siletz tribes are proposing a big new hotel and casino on land they own north of Salem, to pull gaming enthusiasts south, keeping them in Oregon. Siletz tribal officials say the deal is simple – an inter-tribal casino divvying up a lot of money among themselves rather than losing it to Washington.
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