Andrea Lopez Villafaña

San Diego Union Tribune

Reporter San Diego Union Tribune.

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Several San Diego casinos are taking a gamble with COVID-19 this week and are reopening.

Some casinos run by Native Americans are set to reopen, not subject to US laws

Several San Diego casinos are taking a gamble with COVID-19 this week and are reopening.

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