Chances for an Indian-owned casino at a financially hurting dogtrack in Hudson, WS, about 30 miles east of the Twin Cities, would be hurt if Wisconsin’s Republican governor, Tommy Thompson, takes a job in the new Bush administration. While Thompson is hesitant about supporting the deal, his lieutenant governor, Scott McCallum, is an ardent gambling opponent. The application by three Wisconsin Ojibwe bands and the owners of the St. Croix Meadows Greyhound Racing Park is being considered by the US Interior Department, which is expected to make a decision soon.

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