The 10 Biggest Casinos in California – December 2022

December 6, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

Currently, California tribal casinos are the only locations CA residents can legally play casino games such as slots and table games. Online casinos aren’t legal in the state. And California card rooms can only offer poker. So you’d better believe these California Indian casinos are popular. In fact, the state’s 66 operating casinos from 63 […]

These CA Tribes Have Sports Partnerships That Could Be Key If Prop 26 Passes

October 21, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

The Los Angeles Clippers have made Pechanga Resort Casino an exclusive tribal casino of the NBA team. The multi-year agreement follows similar arrangements between Pechanga Resort Casino and the Lakers, Rams, Chargers, Angels, SoFi Stadium, USC athletics, and Santa Anita Park. Pechanga Resort Casino is located in Temecula, about 80 miles southeast of the Los […]

Temporary Mechoopda Casino Near Chico Will Be Finished By Summer 2023

October 17, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

Two future California Indian casinos and one existing casino have had significant developments this month. Here’s a quick breakdown of what’s going on. Mechoopda Casino Folks in and around Chico can expect to have a new gambling option by summer 2023. That’s according to a sign near the tent that will house the temporary Mechoopda […]

Full List of California Tribes That Support Prop 26 and Prop 27

October 7, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

In the California sports betting battle, supporters of Prop 26 have preached that the vast majority of California tribes support Prop 26 and oppose Prop 27. That’s no surprise. Prop 26 would allow sports betting only in-person at California Indian casinos and the state’s horse racetracks. Prop 27, meanwhile, would allow online sports betting and eat at […]

2 California Casinos Make USA TODAY’s List of Top 10 Casinos in US

September 19, 2022 | By: Matthew Bain

USA TODAY released its list of the country’s 10 best casino hotels over the weekend, and two California Indian casinos made the cut. Yaamava’ Resort & Casino checked in at No. 5 and Pechanga Resort Casino was No. 4. This top-10 ranking was based on votes from USA TODAY readers across the US. The other eight casinos on […]

Beyond Legalize Sports Betting, What Else Would California Prop 26 Do?

September 15, 2022 | By: Rebecca Hanchett

Sports betting is the face of two California ballot initiatives this fall. But there is more to the ballot measures than sports odds and prop bets. High-end casino games and high-dollar private lawsuits are also in the mix.  Prop 26, specifically, has enough sweeteners to give the 60-plus tribes and tribal organizations behind the initiative […]