Shoshone-Paiute Tribe to plans casino on Idaho border
January 12, 2009
ELKO, NV - The Shoshone-Paiute Tribe and the state of Nevada will sign a gaming compact authorizing the tribe to build and operate a casino in Nevada. The location will be on the Duck Valley Indian Reservation at the Idaho border.
The compact will be reviewed tomorrow by the state Board of Examiners. Gov. Jim Gibbons is the board chairman and approval is expected. Afterwards Gov. Gibbons will sign the compact. Final approval will be made by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior.
The new casino will comply with the same rules as other casino operating in Nevada except it will not pay state gaming taxes. However, the tribe will reimburse the state for administrative expenses in processing the application.
For more information about the Shoshone-Paiute Tribe of the Duck Valley Indian Reservation, visit
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