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Gambling / Indian Reservations #132964

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 30, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Supreme Court ruling allowing Native Americans to set up gambling casinos recalled.

(San Diego: Morton Dean) ABC News investigation into who profits from gambling on Indian land featured; scenes shown from Sycuan reservation near San Diego. [Sycuan tribe Chief Dan TUCKER - defends gambling.] Investigation findings that tribes are being cheated by outsiders detailed. [Former FBI agent Jim ELROY - says the Indian people are getting the shaft.] Control of gambling on the Barona and Viejas reservations by unsavory characters reported; scenes shown. [Barona tribe's Catherine HOLSBO - says tribe is getting nothing.] [ELROY - says there is no control by the federal government.] Supposed role of National Indian Gaming Commission noted. Actions by state of California against casinos on Sycuan, Barona and Viejas reservations noted.

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:04:30

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