Free Slots!
Free Bingo!
Free Baccarat!
Free Blackjack!
Free Craps!
Free Keno!
Free Roulette!
Free Poker!
Free Video Poker!
Video Poker
  • Free Slots and Casino Games
  • Free Slots and Casino Games
1 2

Amador Supervisors Consider Settlement for New Casino

February 27, 2008

JACKSON, CA - Amador County supervisors are considering a financial settlement with the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians to allow the tribe to build a casino in the small community of Ione, about 40 miles southeast of Sacramento.

After voters approved a 2005 ballot measure by 85% to ban new casinos, the county supervisors filed a lawsuit in federal court to stop the Ione casino project. Their case has languished for three years and its outcome is uncertain. Now the supervisors are considering a settlement offered by the tribe to drop the lawsuit. In exchange the county will immediately receive $18 million plus $8 million annually. The tribe will also reimburse the county for its $1.4 million in legal expenses, pay $150,000 annually to gambling and substance abuse programs, pay the city of Ione $1 million annually, pay the Amador County Unified School District a lump sum of $93,000, and buy the county a new fire engine.

The Amador County Board of Supervisors are sharply divided on this issue and will meet next week to decide their action. If they approve the settlement, they may face recalls by the voters. If they disapprove and continue their lawsuit, the offer goes away and the outcome may not be favorable.

Return to California Casinos.

Today's Specials
Thursday  January 19, 2017
Our "Most-Visited" Casino

US Players Welcome
A World-Class Casino for everyone's favorite Slots and Table Games. Rated #1 by 500 Nations players.
300 Free Slots & Casino Games
No Sign-up | No Download
Casino $3,000 Welcome Bonus
100% Match Redeem 8 Times
Slots $3,000 Bonus
100% Match Redeem 8 Times
Reel-It-In Thursdays (Today!)
$20 weekly slots bonus
Ahora en Espaņol
Bono Casino de Bienvenida de USD3,000
View All Bovada Promotions
Member benefits, daily promos.
Join Bovada
Join Bovada
Join Bovada
500 Nations is an independent directory and information service free of any gaming operator's control and not affiliated with any casino.
Warning: You must ensure you meet all age and other regulatory requirements before entering a casino or placing a wager. There are hundreds of jurisdictions in the world with Internet access and hundreds of different games and gambling opportunities available on the Internet. Do not assume that Internet gaming sites are in compliance with the rules and regulations of every jurisdiction from which they accept players. YOU are responsible for determining if it is legal for YOU to play any particular game or place any particular wager under the laws of the jurisdiction where you are located.