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OFFICIALS REJECT MISSISSIPPI CASINO

Jun 30, 2001 6:16 PM

Tishomingo County Supervisors rejected plans by the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians of Louisiana to build a $100 million casino in the northeast Mississippi county.

In a 3-2 vote, supervisors rejected the project, which called for a 100,000-square-foot casino and 500-room hotel.