Merrill's van Kuller Sees 2 Sides to Calif. Tribal Gaming Growth

Saskal, Rich
September 2004
Bond Buyer;9/14/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31968, p3
Trade Publication
This article presents views of Kurt van Kuller, manager of municipal credit research at Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc., on opportunities and risk for municipal bond investors. van Kuller said during his speech at a tribal gaming panel September 12, 2004, evening at The Bond Buyer's 14th Annual California Public Finance Conference, that California is in for an explosion of Native American tribal gaming that will present both opportunities and risk for municipal bond investors. There have been eight to 10 such tribal municipal bond deals in California since 2002, and van Kuller said he believes many more are to come shortly.


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