Remote Reservation Casino Getting Obama Support
The Tohono O’odham Nation is planning to build a casino resort far from its Tucson-area reservation border. The Obama administration has loosened limits on Indian gaming beyond traditional reservation borders in an attempt to help Native Americans — who suffer higher unemployment rates and lower incomes compared to national averages.
Published Sept. 17, 2013
Sources: Bing maps, U.S. Census, Tohono O'odham Nation, National Indian Gaming Commission
GRAPHIC: DAVE MERRILL / BLOOMBERG VISUAL DATA