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Soboba Band on track to finish fast-rising replacement gaming facility next summer
California | Openings & Closings
Soboba Band on track to finish fast-rising replacement gaming facility next summer (December 12, 2017)
The Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians is making progress on its replacement gaming facility in southern California.

Soboba Band moves quickly to open replacement gaming facility
California | Openings & Closings
Soboba Band moves quickly to open replacement gaming facility (March 6, 2017)
The casino in southern California is expected to open in the summer of 2018.

Soboba Band breaks ground on expanded casino at new location
California | Land Acquisitions | Openings & Closings
Soboba Band breaks ground on expanded casino at new location (February 28, 2017)
Plans call for a 200-room hotel, 2,000 slot machines, 24 table games, a spa/fitness center, a 15,000 square-foot event space, six food outlets and a pool and sports bar.

Soboba Band offers $10K reward for return of Patriots game jersey
California | Public Relations
Soboba Band offers $10K reward for return of Patriots game jersey (February 9, 2017)
The number 12 jersey worn by Patriots quarterback Tom Brady went missing after the Super Bowl.

Soboba Band celebrates 20th anniversary for gaming facility
California | Openings & Closings
Soboba Band celebrates 20th anniversary for gaming facility (July 1, 2015)
The tribe is planning to move the casino to a new site now that its land-into-trust application has been finalized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

BIA confirms Soboba Band can put casino at newly acquired site
California | Federal Register | Land Acquisitions | Openings & Closings
BIA confirms Soboba Band can put casino at newly acquired site (June 3, 2015)
The tribe spent nearly eight years trying to get the 410-acre site placed in trust.

Soboba Band still working on plan to relocate casino to new site
California | Federal Register | Land Acquisitions | Openings & Closings
Soboba Band still working on plan to relocate casino to new site (June 1, 2015)
It only took nearly eight years, but the Bureau of Indian Affairs has finally approved a land-into-trust application for the southern California tribe.

Soboba Band hires Scott Sirois as casino general manager
California | Casino Stalker | Federal Register
Soboba Band hires Scott Sirois as casino general manager (January 7, 2014)
The Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians in California has hired a new casino general manager.

BIA issues final EIS for Soboba Band casino land-into-trust
California | Casino Stalker | Federal Register
BIA issues final EIS for Soboba Band casino land-into-trust (November 28, 2013)
The Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians of California is finally seeing movement on its casino land-into-trust application.

Soboba Band facing opposition over casino land-into-trust bid
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Soboba Band facing opposition over casino land-into-trust bid (May 24, 2012)
The Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians of California is still waiting for the Bureau of Indian Affairs to make a decision on its casino land-into-trust application. The BIA published a draft environmental impact statement in July 2009 and wrapped up...

Appeals court dismisses lawsuit for Soboba Band   casino contract
California | Litigation
Appeals court dismisses lawsuit for Soboba Band casino contract (August 17, 2011)
The Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians did not waive sovereign immunity in a contract with a casino vendor, a California appeals court ruled. The tribe entered into a contract with California Parking Services for valet services at the Soboba Casino....

BIA still reviewing Soboba Band casino land-into-trust bid
California | Casino Stalker
BIA still reviewing Soboba Band casino land-into-trust bid (April 19, 2011)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs plans to hold another public meeting on land-into-trust application submitted by the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians. The tribe wants 535 acres placed in trust. The existing Soboba Casino will be moved to the new...

Opponents of Soboba   casino indicted for corruption
California | Casino Stalker
Opponents of Soboba casino indicted for corruption (November 23, 2009)
Four city council members in San Jacinto, California, have been indicted as part of a sweeping 155-count indictment into government corruption, tax fraud, bribery and perjury. The four have consistently opposed plans by the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians to...

California tribes still feeling effects of recession
California
California tribes still feeling effects of recession (November 20, 2009)
People are still visiting casinos in California but they are spending less, a situation that's not expected to improve until the middle of next year. The region that includes California saw a 5.8 drop in tribal gaming revenues last...

City votes against Soboba Band land-into-trust
California | Casino Stalker
City votes against Soboba Band land-into-trust (September 18, 2009)
The city council in San Jacinto, California, voted unanimously to oppose a land-into-trust application for the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians. The tribe wants 535 acres placed in trust. The existing Soboba Casino will be moved to the new site....

County opposes Soboba Band land-into-trust
California | Casino Stalker
County opposes Soboba Band land-into-trust (September 16, 2009)
The board of supervisors in Riverside County, California, voted 4-0 to oppose a land-into-trust application for the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians. The board expressed concerns about traffic, public safety and the environment. Supervisors called the environmental impact statement for...

Editorial: Find new location for Soboba casino
California | Casino Stalker
Editorial: Find new location for Soboba casino (September 14, 2009)
"It is a shame that the benefits a new casino would have are lost in the uproar. The plan by the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians to build a casino complex at Lake Park Drive and Soboba Road would...

City wants meeting over Soboba Band  casino
California | Casino Stalker
City wants meeting over Soboba Band casino (August 26, 2009)
The city council in Hemet, California, wants to meet with the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians to discuss the tribe's casino plans. City officials want to discuss effects of the casino on traffic, public safety, the environment and local businesses....

BIA holds hearing on Soboba Band casino land
California | Casino Stalker
BIA holds hearing on Soboba Band casino land (August 6, 2009)
More than 200 people attended a Bureau of Indian Affairs hearing on the land-into-trust application for the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians of California. Most speakers oppose the tribe's plan to move the Soboba Casino to a 535-acre site near...

Neighbors oppose Soboba Band land-into-trust
California | Casino Stalker
Neighbors oppose Soboba Band land-into-trust (August 3, 2009)
A large crowd is expected at the first public hearing on the land-into-trust application for the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians of California. The tribe wants 535 acres placed in trust. If the Bureau of Indian Affairs approves, the tribe...

County asks Soboba Band about casino proposal
California | Casino Stalker
County asks Soboba Band about casino proposal (July 22, 2009)
Officials in Riverside County, California, are asking the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians to make a presentation about its proposed casino. The tribe wants 535 acres placed in trust. Plans call to move the existing Soboba Casino to the new...

BIA to hold public hearing on Soboba Band casino
Casino Stalker | Connecticut
BIA to hold public hearing on Soboba Band casino (July 6, 2009)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs will hold a public hearing on proposed gaming acquisition for the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians of California. The tribe wants 535 acres placed in trust. The existing Soboba Casino will be moved to the...

Men go to trial for $1.5M Soboba casino heist
California
Men go to trial for $1.5M Soboba casino heist (June 23, 2009)
Two men went on trial for the theft of $1.5 million from the casino owned by the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians. Rolando Luda Ramos, 27, is accused of organizing the theft, the largest of its kind in southern...

Deputies praised for solving Soboba casino heist
California
Deputies praised for solving Soboba casino heist (December 11, 2008)
Deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff's Department in California were honored for solving the theft of $1.58 million from the casino owned by the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians. The August 7, 2007, robbery at the Soboba Casino was the...

Soboba Band concerned about   traffic around casino
California
Soboba Band concerned about traffic around casino (October 28, 2008)
The Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians is looking for ways to reduce traffic around its casino in southern California. The tribe is considering a proposal to reduce the number of seats at the arena at Soboba Casino. The plan...

NIGC still looking into safety at Soboba   casino
California | NIGC
NIGC still looking into safety at Soboba casino (September 2, 2008)
The National Indian Gaming Commission is still looking into safety issues at the casino owned by the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians. The Riverside County Sheriff's Department and some citizens' groups want the Soboba Casino shut down due to...

NIGC visits Soboba casino amid violence fears
California | NIGC
NIGC visits Soboba casino amid violence fears (August 8, 2008)
The National Indian Gaming Commission inspected the casino owned by the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians in California on Thursday. The visit was described as routine though it comes amid fears of violence on the reservation. Three tribal members were...

County sheriff asks NIGC to close   Soboba casino
California | NIGC
County sheriff asks NIGC to close Soboba casino (July 30, 2008)
Tensions between the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians and the Riverside County Sheriff's Department don't seem to have eased following the signing of a mediation agreement. Citing a lack of cooperation from the tribe, Sheriff Stanley Sniff is asking the...

NIGC warns Soboba Band about violence and casino
California | NIGC
NIGC warns Soboba Band about violence and casino (June 16, 2008)
The National Indian Gaming Commission has warned the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians that the tribe's casino could face closure due to violent incidents on the reservation. Three tribal members were killed in shootouts with Riverside County sheriff's deputies last...

City opposes Soboba Band land-into-trust
California
City opposes Soboba Band land-into-trust (May 29, 2008)
The city council in San Jacinto, California, is opposing plans by the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians to acquire 535 acres for a gaming project. The city cited a rash of violence on the reservation in opposing the tribe's...

Column: Neighbors not ready for Soboba casino
California
Column: Neighbors not ready for Soboba casino (May 6, 2008)
"I sang the virtues of The Club at Soboba in San Jacinto. I pointed out that it is a smart marketing tool for Soboba tribal leaders in their campaign to annex land into their reservation so they can build a...

Column: Soboba Band debuts $11M golf course
California
Column: Soboba Band debuts $11M golf course (April 29, 2008)
"Soboba tribal officials made a compelling argument to annex land into their reservation for a new casino when they opened the $11 million Club at Soboba on Friday on the thoroughly renovated golf course they purchased in 2004. The building...

California tribes feel effects of slowing economy
California
California tribes feel effects of slowing economy (April 28, 2008)
Two tribes in southern California say business at their casinos is down this year. The Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians predicts a slight drop in revenues at the Soboba Casino. "We have the same volume of people, but they're...

Soboba chair receives NIGA humanitarian  award
California
Soboba chair receives NIGA humanitarian award (April 24, 2008)
Robert Salgado, the chairman of the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians, received the Wendell Chino Humanitarian Award from the National Indian Gaming Association on Tuesday night. Salgado, 65, was selected for his decades of leadership to his tribe. He...

City concerned about Soboba Band casino  plans
California | Land Acquisitions
City concerned about Soboba Band casino plans (February 6, 2008)
Officials in San Jacinto, California, are raising concerns about the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians' plan to acquire land for a casino and hotel. The city wants the Bureau of Indian Affairs to address "potential environmental and social impacts" of...

Soboba Band seeks land in trust for casino project
California | Land Acquisitions
Soboba Band seeks land in trust for casino project (December 18, 2007)
The Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians is planning a casino on hotel on 290 acres it wants to have placed in trust. The tribe is proposing a 90,000-square-foot casino, a 300-room hotel a 2,200-space parking garage; restaurants, shops, a...

Two plead guilty for $1.5M Soboba casino heist
California
Two plead guilty for $1.5M Soboba casino heist (August 29, 2007)
Two people have pleaded guilty in connection with the theft of $1.58 million from the casino owned by the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians. Ricky Aban, 19, pleaded guilty to being an accessory and to receiving stolen property. He was...

Quick action led to arrests in Soboba casino heist
California
Quick action led to arrests in Soboba casino heist (August 14, 2007)
It took less than 72 hours for authorities to arrest three people in connection with the theft of $1.58 million from the casino owned by the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians. But how did the case get solved so quickly?...

Not guilty pleas from two in Soboba casino heist
California
Not guilty pleas from two in Soboba casino heist (August 9, 2007)
Two people have pleaded not guilty in connection with the theft of $1.5 million from the casino owned by the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians. Rolando Luda Ramos, 25, is believed to be the mastermind behind the heist. He worked...

Three charged for $1.5M heist at Soboba casino
California
Three charged for $1.5M heist at Soboba casino (August 8, 2007)
Two men and a woman were charged in connection with the theft of $1.5 million from the casino owned by the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians. Rolando Luda Ramos, 25, a security technician at the Soboba Casino who allegedly carried...

Arrest made in $1.5M heist at Soboba casino
California
Arrest made in $1.5M heist at Soboba casino (August 7, 2007)
Authorities arrested a man suspected of stealing $1.5 million from the casino owned by the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians. Rolando Luda Ramos, 25, was a surveillance technician at the Soboba Casino. He allegedly used a gun to make his...

Soboba Band's casino robbed by security employee
California
Soboba Band's casino robbed by security employee (August 3, 2007)
The casino owned by the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indian was robbed by an employee on Thursday, authorities said. The suspect is Rolando L. Ramos, a security technician. He allegedly used a gun to enter a vault at the...

Soboba Band wants to buy Nevada casino for $15M
Business Deals | California
Soboba Band wants to buy Nevada casino for $15M (July 9, 2007)
The Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians in California wants to buy a casino in Henderson, Nevada, for $15 million. The Roadhouse Casino is currently shuttered. But the tribe entered into escrow on the eight-acre parcel in hopes of selling it...

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