A new study shows that tribal gaming casinos have a $7.5 billion impact on California’s economy.
The report comes as Governor Jerry Brown considers whether to approve two new tribal casinos that would add to the 60 already in the state.
Beacon Economics conducted the study. It shows tribal gaming has helped create 52-thousand jobs in industries throughout the state.
Steve Stallings is with the California Nations Indian Gaming Association which commissioned the study. He says the report also shows their casinos generate significant tax revenue.