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Casino project being considered for Jones Co.

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JONES COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is considering a proposed Casino Project in Jones County.

The project would be near Sandersville on tribal land. Tribal spokesman Warren Strain says the tribal council is tentatively set to vote on the development May 19th. Strain says all that is being considered now are about 500 to 700 slot machines and a snack shop in a 27,000-square foot building.

The casino would employ some 250 people.

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