Madera County casino construction approved by federal judge

Posted at 11:19 PM, Sep 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-08 02:19:20-04

A federal judge has approved the construction of a proposed casino in Madera County.

The U.S. District Court judge released a 170 page decision, stating the project could move forward.

In the summary, the North Fork Rancheria Casino can include 2,500 gaming machines, six bars, along with restaurants, a food court, and a 200 room hotel tower.

Opponents to the casino plan to appeal.