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The Burns Paiute Tribe of Eastern Oregon is looking further at building a casino resort in the Ontario area. Malheur County judge Dan Joyce says that while the county passed an exploratory resolution for the development, he still has many questions that he would like to see answered before the county would fully support a new casino. “If it were on a ballot today, I would have to vote ‘no’ given the information I have,” Joyce says. If the tribe does go forward with an Ontario casino, it would have to close its Old Camp Casino north of Burns in Harney County.

 

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