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Tribes add thousands of jobs with expansions at casinos in California

Tribes add thousands of jobs with expansions at casinos in California (January 24, 2018)

Six tribes are creating nearly 3,000 jobs as they expand their casinos in southern California, a major boom for the region.

Class III gaming compacts for five tribes in California take effect

Class III gaming compacts for five tribes in California take effect (December 5, 2016)

In just the past three months alone, the Bureau of Indian Affairs has allowed compacts for 10 tribes in the state to take effect.

Eight tribes push for passage of new gaming compacts in California

Eight tribes push for passage of new gaming compacts in California (August 10, 2016)

The Class III agreements include provisions that address revenue sharing and labor unions.

Buena Vista Rancheria signs updated Class III casino compact

Buena Vista Rancheria signs updated Class III casino compact (June 30, 2016)

The tribe has been trying to build a casino in northern California for more than a decade.

Non-Indian card clubs in California charged with illegal gambling

Non-Indian card clubs in California charged with illegal gambling (December 10, 2015)

The Seven Mile Casino in Chula Vista denied any wrongdoing as federal authorities alleged $10 million was laundered in a massive scheme.

Crews stop spread of fires that came near Barona Band's casino

Crews stop spread of fires that came near Barona Band's casino (July 31, 2014)

The facility remained opened as the fire was quickly contained.

Barona Band installs advanced air filtration system at casino

Barona Band installs advanced air filtration system at casino (December 10, 2013)

The Barona Band of Mission Indians in California is installing a new air filtration system at its casino.

Two tribes contribute $1.7M in gaming revenues to community

Two tribes contribute $1.7M in gaming revenues to community (July 11, 2013)

The Barona Band of Mission Indians and the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation shared $1.7 million in gaming revenues with communities in San Diego County, California. Recipients included law enforcement agencies, social service agencies and fire departments. The Indian...

California tribes send $1.7M in casino funds  to community

California tribes send $1.7M in casino funds to community (May 23, 2013)

The Indian Gaming Local Community Benefit Committee in San Diego County, California, distributed $1.7 million in grants. As part of the Class III gaming compact, the Barona Band of Mission Indians and the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation contribute...

Tribes in California  preparing for legal Internet poker games

Tribes in California preparing for legal Internet poker games (October 18, 2011)

Tribes in California are promoting three Internet poker sites in anticipation of legal Internet gambling. The Cabazon Band of Mission Indians was the first to the punch in June 2010, The Palm Springs Desert Sun reported. The Barona Band of...

California tribes entice patrons with 'free' Internet gambling

California tribes entice patrons with 'free' Internet gambling (October 11, 2011)

Tribes in California aren't waiting for the state to legalize Internet gambling -- they have launched their own websites to entice patrons and sway opinion on the controversial subject. The California Online Poker Association, a coalition led by the Morongo...

Court dismisses lawsuit over bed bugs at Barona Band's casino

Court dismisses lawsuit over bed bugs at Barona Band's casino (July 22, 2011)

A California couple waited too long to file a lawsuit over an alleged bed bug infestation at the casino owned by the Barona Band of Mission Indians, a state appeals court ruled. Robert and Gloria Chisley filed a claim with...

California tribes help prepare a new generation to work in casinos

California tribes help prepare a new generation to work in casinos (September 7, 2010)

The Sycuan Institute on Tribal Gaming at San Diego State University is preparing graduates for jobs in the Indian gaming industry. The Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Indians started the institute in 2005 with a $5.5 million endowment. The Viejas Band...

Barona Band shares casino rewards with Vegas properties

Barona Band shares casino rewards with Vegas properties (June 8, 2010)

The Barona Band of Mission Indians of California will share gaming rewards with two Las Vegas properties. Gamblers who earn points at the Barona Resort & Casino will able to use them at The Venetian and The Palazzo on...

Barona casino donates gas to Meals on Wheels

Barona casino donates gas to Meals on Wheels (August 20, 2008)

The Barona Band of Mission Indians donated a 4,000-gallon tanker of gas to Meals on Wheels as part of a promotion at the Barona Valley Ranch Resort & Casino. The donation enables Meals on Wheels to deliver food to...

Tribes face challenge over liquor at casinos

Tribes face challenge over liquor at casinos (July 23, 2007)

Two tribes, one in California and the other in New York, are facing challenges to serving liquor at their casinos. The Barona Band of Mission Indians in California won a state liquor license in 2004. Since then, the local sheriff...