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Mohegan Sun owners look to be first Native American tribe to operate casino in Las Vegas


(WTNH) — The tribe that owns Mohegan Sun Casino is one step closer to becoming the first Native American Casino operator in the Las Vegas Resort area.

Nevada Casino regulators have signed off on Mohegan’s application to operate the casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, which is set to open in January at the site of the former Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

The Nevada Gaming Commission is set to consider final approval on Oct. 22.

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