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Enterprise Rancheria celebrates major milestone at long-awaited casino

Enterprise Rancheria celebrates major milestone at long-awaited casino (February 14, 2019)

It's only taken 17 years but the Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria is finally going to open a casino.

Enterprise Rancheria sees progress on 'Hard Rock' development

Enterprise Rancheria sees progress on 'Hard Rock' development (November 29, 2018)

The Enterprise Rancheria and the Seminole Tribe are working together on a long-awaited casino in California.

Enterprise Rancheria eyes 'Hard Rock Sacramento' after tribal homelands victory

Enterprise Rancheria eyes 'Hard Rock Sacramento' after tribal homelands victory (July 2, 2018)

The iconic Hard Rock brand could soon be coming to California's capital city thanks to a partnership between tribal nations.

Yet another federal appeals court backs restoration of tribal homelands

Yet another federal appeals court backs restoration of tribal homelands (May 2, 2018)

The winning streak continues for Indian Country with yet another federal appeals court decision in favor of tribal homelands.

United Indian Auburn Community almost done with $56 million casino expansion

United Indian Auburn Community almost done with $56 million casino expansion (January 29, 2018)

The United Auburn Indian Community is aiming for an April 1 opening for a $56 million casino expansion in California.

Bureau of Indian Affairs allows nine gaming compacts to take effect

Bureau of Indian Affairs allows nine gaming compacts to take effect (January 22, 2018)

The Bureau of Indian Affair has allowed nine tribal gaming compacts to take effect in California, a significant number for the Golden State.

Cowlitz Tribe hosts job far as opening date for casino approaches

Cowlitz Tribe hosts job far as opening date for casino approaches (January 12, 2017)

The ilani Casino Resort is due to open April 17 as opponents seek to derail it at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Enterprise Rancheria casino work in limbo due to legal challenge

Enterprise Rancheria casino work in limbo due to legal challenge (October 31, 2016)

The United Auburn Indian Community, the owners of a successful gaming facility, is fighting the new development.

United Auburn Indian Community loses suit against new casino

United Auburn Indian Community loses suit against new casino (October 14, 2016)

The Enteprise Rancheria plans to open a gaming facility 22 miles from the Auburn Community's casino.

Group opposed to Wilton Rancheria casino won't reveal its backers

Group opposed to Wilton Rancheria casino won't reveal its backers (August 19, 2016)

Protect Elk Grove held its first public meeting but no one knows much about the elusive group.

Enterprise Rancheria wins federal approval to offer Class III games

Enterprise Rancheria wins federal approval to offer Class III games (August 15, 2016)

The decision comes after the tribe had put a pause on construction of the Fire Mountain Casino in California.

Enterprise Rancheria puts a pause on casino work amid uncertainty

Enterprise Rancheria puts a pause on casino work amid uncertainty (August 11, 2016)

Chairwoman Glenda Nelson is blaming rival tribes for holding up the long-delayed project.

Bill blocks Class III gaming at two specific off-reservation casinos

Bill blocks Class III gaming at two specific off-reservation casinos (May 6, 2016)

H.R.5079, the California Compact Protection Act, includes extremely tailored yet twisted language aimed at preventing two California tribes from engaging in Class III gaming on their trust lands.

Bureau of Indian Affairs still moves slowly on casino applications

Bureau of Indian Affairs still moves slowly on casino applications (April 1, 2016)

Only 67 gaming acquisitions have been approved since the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act became law in 1988.

United Auburn Indian Community spends $40M on hotel at casino

United Auburn Indian Community spends $40M on hotel at casino (February 25, 2016)

The Thunder Valley Casino in Lincoln, California, will be gaining another 111 hotel rooms and the existing 279 rooms are being renovated.

Tribal facilities land on top of Yahoo Travel's list of best casinos

Tribal facilities land on top of Yahoo Travel's list of best casinos (January 13, 2016)

The Mohegan Tribe, the United Auburn Indian Community and the Morongo Band of Mission earned the top three spots.

Enterprise Rancheria quiet on casino despite victory in court

Enterprise Rancheria quiet on casino despite victory in court (October 16, 2015)

Plans called for a permanent Class II gaming facility but there is still no timeline for development.

Enterprise Rancheria wins ruling in casino land-into-trust case

Enterprise Rancheria wins ruling in casino land-into-trust case (September 28, 2015)

A federal judge rejected a slew of claims made by two rival tribes with existing casinos in northern California.

Enterprise Rancheria defends plans for Class II gaming facility

Enterprise Rancheria defends plans for Class II gaming facility (September 16, 2015)

Two tribes with existing casinos say they haven't been provided with enough information about the new development.

Enterprise Rancheria to pursue permanent off-reservation casino

Enterprise Rancheria to pursue permanent off-reservation casino (September 8, 2015)

The tribe has secured financing for a permanent 105,750 square-foot Class II casino on 40 acres of trust land in Yuba County, California.

California tribes no longer forced to pay 'fair share' of revenues

California tribes no longer forced to pay 'fair share' of revenues (September 7, 2015)

Former governor Arnold Schwarzenegger convinced some tribes to sign gaming compacts with a questionable revenue sharing provision.

Sycuan Band enters new Class III gaming compact in California

Sycuan Band enters new Class III gaming compact in California (September 4, 2015)

The deal comes as lawmakers ratified new agreements with the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and the United Auburn Indian Community.

United Auburn Indian Community compact gains quick approval

United Auburn Indian Community compact gains quick approval (September 3, 2015)

The new Class III gaming agreement will be sent to the Bureau of Indian Affairs for review.

United Auburn Indian Community compact praised by lawmakers

United Auburn Indian Community compact praised by lawmakers (August 26, 2015)

The deal changes the method in which the tribe shares casino revenues with the state.

United Auburn Indian Community enters new gaming compact

United Auburn Indian Community enters new gaming compact (August 17, 2015)

The tribe will pay about $18 million a year into the Indian Gaming Revenue Sharing Trust Fund and another $15 million a year into California's general fund.

Enterprise Rancheria won't see tribal opposition at Class II site

Enterprise Rancheria won't see tribal opposition at Class II site (July 15, 2015)

The United Auburn Indian Community and the Colusa Indian Community won't fight the smaller casino that's near their Class III facilities.

Enterprise Rancheria won't face local opposition to Class II casino

Enterprise Rancheria won't face local opposition to Class II casino (July 9, 2015)

The tribe plans to build a 10,000 square-foot gaming facility on land that was placed in trust by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Enterprise Rancheria to break ground on Class II gaming facility

Enterprise Rancheria to break ground on Class II gaming facility (June 19, 2015)

The tribe is going with Class II due to reluctance from the state to enter into a Class III compact.

Pechanga Band chair featured in ads against North Fork casino

Pechanga Band chair featured in ads against North Fork casino (October 29, 2014)

The Sacramento Bee calls the ad 'Mostly misleading' due to questionable claims made by Chairman Marc Macarro.

Rivals raise $14M to stop North Fork off-reservation casino deal

Rivals raise $14M to stop North Fork off-reservation casino deal (October 27, 2014)

Voters are being asked to weigh in on the tribe's Class III gaming compact.

Feinstein opposes North Fork Rancheria off-reservation casino

Feinstein opposes North Fork Rancheria off-reservation casino (October 24, 2014)

The California Democrat has spread inaccurate information about the tribal casino industry in California.

North Fork Rancheria blames rival tribes for holding up compact

North Fork Rancheria blames rival tribes for holding up compact (October 22, 2014)

The tribe still plans to build a gaming facility on its trust land regardless of what voters say at the polls.

Rival tribes raise $8.9M to defeat North Fork Rancheria casino

Rival tribes raise $8.9M to defeat North Fork Rancheria casino (October 8, 2014)

The Table Mountain Rancheria, the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians. the United Auburn Indian Community are turning to voters to block the new casino.

Tribe against tribe in off-reservation casino dispute in California

Tribe against tribe in off-reservation casino dispute in California (October 3, 2014)

Three tribes are funding the campaign against the North Fork Rancheria's proposed casino.

Rival tribes raise $4M to block North Fork Rancheria casino bid

Rival tribes raise $4M to block North Fork Rancheria casino bid (September 26, 2014)

The Table Mountain Rancheria has contributed $2 million so far, the largest amount.

Another tribe joins fight against North Fork Rancheria compact

Another tribe joins fight against North Fork Rancheria compact (September 23, 2014)

The United Auburn Indian Community donated $100,000 to help defeat the North Fork Rancheria's off-reservation casino.

Auburn Community enters collaboration for Internet gambling

Auburn Community enters collaboration for Internet gambling (June 3, 2014)

The tribe is partnering with Win, a social gaming platform.

Law Article: California tribes support Internet poker legislation

Law Article: California tribes support Internet poker legislation (March 24, 2014)

Tribes are backing two bills to legalize Internet poker games in California.

United Auburn Indian Community enters ranks of CNIGA

United Auburn Indian Community enters ranks of CNIGA (January 14, 2014)

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association has welcomed another new member.

Man arrested for leaving son alone at United Auburn casino

Man arrested for leaving son alone at United Auburn casino (November 14, 2013)

Authorities in California arrested a 42-year-old man after he allegedly left his son alone at the casino owned by the United Auburn Indian Community.

Auburn Community doesn't fear  new Graton Rancheria  casino

Auburn Community doesn't fear new Graton Rancheria casino (September 24, 2013)

The United Auburn Indian Community isn't worried about a new casino from the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, a spokesperson said.

Judge dismisses lawsuits against Enterprise Rancheria  casino

Judge dismisses lawsuits against Enterprise Rancheria casino (September 23, 2013)

A judge in California dismissed two lawsuits that were aimed at blocking an off-reservation casino for the Enterprise Rancheria.

Auburn Community spreads casino wealth to local community

Auburn Community spreads casino wealth to local community (August 22, 2013)

The United Auburn Indian Community of Community has shared over $9 million with the local community since 2004, thanks to its successful gaming operation. The UAIC Community Giving Program just announced $56,000 in grants for the first half of the...

Enterprise Rancheria off-reservation casino site put in trust

Enterprise Rancheria off-reservation casino site put in trust (May 20, 2013)

Rendering of the proposed Enterprise Rancheria casino. Photo Enterprise Rancheria. The Bureau of Indian Affairs has placed an off-reservation gaming site in trust for the Enterprise Rancheria in California. The BIA published notice of the acquisition in the Federal Register...

Living: California tribal casinos offer more than just gambling

Living: California tribal casinos offer more than just gambling (February 19, 2013)

The days of the $1.99 all-you-can-eat buffet in casinos are sadly long gone, but bargains can still be found.

Suits against Enterprise Rancheria casino   moved to California

Suits against Enterprise Rancheria casino moved to California (January 17, 2013)

Two lawsuits challenging federal approval of the Enterprise Rancheria off-reservation casino have been transferred to California. The United Auburn Indian Community and a group of individuals filed separate lawsuits in the federal district court in Washington, D.C. Both were consolidated...

United Auburn Indian Community also sues to stop new casino

United Auburn Indian Community also sues to stop new casino (December 18, 2012)

The United Auburn Indian Community filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping the Enterprise Rancheria from opening an off-reservation casino. The Auburn Community says the new development will draw revenues from the Thunder Valley Casino. The proposed gaming site is less...

Enterprise Rancheria foes to dispute Class III gaming compact

Enterprise Rancheria foes to dispute Class III gaming compact (September 5, 2012)

Opponents of the Enterprise Rancheria off-reservation casino will fight the tribe's Class III gaming compact in the California Legislature, The Sacramento Bee reports. "The compact will run into a buzz saw," Doug Elmets, a spokesperson for the rival United Auburn...

Column: Weekend at United Auburn Indian Community casino

Column: Weekend at United Auburn Indian Community casino (September 4, 2012)

"I slept with Smokey Robinson. Now that I have your attention, allow me to clarify: Actually, I slept NEAR Smokey Robinson. What a difference a preposition makes. During a recent weekend at the Thunder Valley Casino & Resort in Lincoln,...

Tribes clash over off-reservation casino proposals in California

Tribes clash over off-reservation casino proposals in California (August 6, 2012)

The Enterprise Rancheria and the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians are facing opposition to their off-reservation casinos from other California tribes. Both tribes need state approval to open the casinos. So other tribes are trying to convince Gov. Jerry...