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Viejas Band debuts 'adults only' hotel as part of casino expansion
California | Openings & Closings
Viejas Band debuts 'adults only' hotel as part of casino expansion (February 1, 2018)
An 'adults only' hotel, more gaming space and new eateries await visitors to the casino owned by the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians.

Tribes add thousands of jobs with expansions at casinos in California
California | Openings & Closings
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.

Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act still in limbo in heated election year
Legislation
Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act still in limbo in heated election year (October 18, 2016)
Tribes have been seeking to exempt their gaming facilities from the National Labor Relations Act for more than a decade.

Viejas Band loses decision in dispute with labor union at casino
California
Viejas Band loses decision in dispute with labor union at casino (October 12, 2016)
The loss is the latest in a string of decisions that tribes say threatens their sovereignty.

Buena Vista Rancheria signs updated Class III casino compact
California | Casino Stalker | Compacts
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.

Viejas Band collects more than 17K toys at holiday casino drive
California | Public Relations
Viejas Band collects more than 17K toys at holiday casino drive (December 10, 2015)
The tribe also presented the Salvation Army with a $35,000 check in a ceremony at the Viejas Casino and Resort in southern California.

Viejas Band debuts $50M hotel tower as part of casino expansion
California | Openings & Closings
Viejas Band debuts $50M hotel tower as part of casino expansion (November 2, 2015)
The tower at the Viejas Casino features 109 rooms, a fitness center, a business center, a bar and lounge and conference and meeting space for up to 1,200 people.

Viejas Band opens new gaming floor and hotel with expansion
California | Openings & Closings
Viejas Band opens new gaming floor and hotel with expansion (October 9, 2015)
The tribe added another 16,500 square-feet of gaming space to the Viejas Casino and will debut a new hotel later this month.

BIA allows Viejas Band Class III gaming compact to take effect
California | Compacts
BIA allows Viejas Band Class III gaming compact to take effect (December 5, 2014)
The new deal eliminates a flat $17.4 million payment to the state and adopts a revenue sharing system based on percentages.

Viejas Band signs agreement with county for casino expansion
California | Compacts | Openings & Closings
Viejas Band signs agreement with county for casino expansion (September 25, 2014)
The tribe will pay $150,000 to San Diego County to address the impacts of the project.

Viejas Band looking to expand casino after reaching new compact
California | Compacts | Openings & Closings
Viejas Band looking to expand casino after reaching new compact (September 2, 2014)
Plans call for a six-story hotel with 128 rooms, basically doubling the number of existing rooms at the facility.

Viejas Band signs compact with new revenue sharing provisions
California | Compacts
Viejas Band signs compact with new revenue sharing provisions (August 14, 2014)
The tribe is moving to a percentage-based revenue sharing system under the new deal.

Viejas Band to relocate bingo hall to tribal-owned shopping mall
California | Openings & Closings
Viejas Band to relocate bingo hall to tribal-owned shopping mall (April 4, 2014)
The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians in California is relocating its bingo hall to its outlet mall.

Southern California tribes see gaming business improving
California | Openings & Closings
Southern California tribes see gaming business improving (January 20, 2014)
A handful of tribes in San Diego, California, are seeing an improvement in their gaming business, prompting multi-million dollar expansion and renovation projects.

Viejas Band ready to welcome visitors to  $36M    casino hotel
California | Openings & Closings
Viejas Band ready to welcome visitors to $36M casino hotel (March 21, 2013)
The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians in California is hosting a grand opening for its $36 million casino hotel tonight. The 128-room, five-story hotel sits next to the Viejas Casino. The tribe hopes to attract locals and reward frequent gamblers...

Viejas Band expects to open $36M    casino  hotel in March 2013
California | Openings & Closings
Viejas Band expects to open $36M casino hotel in March 2013 (November 14, 2012)
The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians in California plans to open a $36 million casino hotel in March 2013. The 128-room hotel sits next to the Viejas Casino. Construction has created 400 jobs and the hotel itself will employ...

Viejas  Band holds  topping off ceremony for  $36M    casino hotel
California | Openings & Closings
Viejas Band holds topping off ceremony for $36M casino hotel (November 13, 2012)
The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians held a topping-off ceremony today for its new casino hotel. The $36 million hotel at the Viejas Casino will feature 128 rooms, a pool and hot tub with a patio area and cabanas,...

Viejas Band debuts a new bingo hall as part of expansion
California | Openings & Closings
Viejas Band debuts a new bingo hall as part of expansion (March 28, 2012)
The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians in California debuted a new bingo hall at its casino. The tribe's first bingo hall opened at the Ma Tar Awa RV Park in 1977. Bingo games eventually moved into a building at...

San Pasqual Band sued Viejas Band over casino campaign
California | Litigation | Public Relations
San Pasqual Band sued Viejas Band over casino campaign (February 22, 2012)
The San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians sued the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians last year over a casino ad campaign, UT San Diego reports. The San Pasqual Band offers an all-you-can-eat lobster buffet at the Valley View Casino. The...

Viejas Band celebrates 20th birthday of casino with free lunch
California | Openings & Closings | Public Relations
Viejas Band celebrates 20th birthday of casino with free lunch (September 14, 2011)
The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians in California celebrated the 20th anniversary of its casino on Tuesday. The Viejas Casino opened on September 13, 1991. The tribe served lunch to about 5,000 as a way of saying thank you to...

Viejas Band partners with California Lottery on promotional effort
California | Public Relations
Viejas Band partners with California Lottery on promotional effort (January 31, 2011)
The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians and the California Lottery are teaming up. Lottery players will be able to play for free on certain games at the Viejas Casino. Patrons at the casino will be able to participate in second...

California tribes help prepare a new generation to work in casinos
California
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...

Gaming compacts in California  don't address child support issue
California | Compacts
Gaming compacts in California don't address child support issue (September 2, 2010)
Some tribes in California share gaming revenues with their members but the money can't be used to cover child support payments. Christina Brown was married to a member of the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians. A state court ordered the...

Morongo Band pushing for  Internet poker
California | Legislation
Morongo Band pushing for Internet poker (August 17, 2009)
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians and non-Indian card clubs say the state of California will share in revenues from Internet poker games. But the tribe won't say how much will go to the state because a bill to legalize...

Ewiiaapaayp Band won't deny interest in casino
California
Ewiiaapaayp Band won't deny interest in casino (June 29, 2009)
The Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians won't deny that is interested in building an off-reservation casino in southern California. But the tribe says its land-into-trust application for 16 acres is not about gaming. Plans call for a medical and day-care...

Viejas Chair: Tribes address problem gambling
Opinion
Viejas Chair: Tribes address problem gambling (March 2, 2009)
"Leaders of 230 American Indian tribes operating 420 casinos in 28 states are focused on using casino gaming to strengthen tribal governments and build strong and diversified tribal economies. It is our responsibility to use gaming to create communities...

Viejas Band announces tribal gaming commissioner
California | Public Relations
Viejas Band announces tribal gaming commissioner (September 16, 2008)
The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians of California has named Tracy Burris, a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, as a tribal gaming commissioner. Burris has a long career in Indian gaming. He served as treasurer of the...

BIA rejects compact for Ewiiaapaayp  casino
California | Compacts
BIA rejects compact for Ewiiaapaayp casino (March 25, 2008)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has rejected a Class III gaming compact for the Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians in California. The compact stated that the tribe would operate a casino on the Viejas Reservation. The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay...

Viejas Band plans $800M expansion of casino
California
Viejas Band plans $800M expansion of casino (March 13, 2008)
The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians announced an $800 million expansion of its casino. The tribe selected Marnell Corrao Associates as its architect. The firm designed the Bellagio and Wynn casinos in Las Vegas. The project includes a second...

Viejas Band plans second casino on reservation
California
Viejas Band plans second casino on reservation (August 24, 2007)
The Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians announced plans on Thursday to add a second casino to the reservation. The $800 million hotel and resort would sit next to the existing casino. It makes the tribe the first in the...

Viejas woman reaches out to disabled at casino
California
Viejas woman reaches out to disabled at casino (March 27, 2007)
As a person with disabilities, Robin Lackie, a member of the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians of California, knows what it's like to feel invisible. That's why she's making a special effort as the Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator...

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