Play Bingo
Play Blackjack
Play Slots
Play Poker
Play Video Poker
500 Nations Free Casino Games

Rincon Indians Fight for 400 More Slots

April 10, 2008

SAN DIEGO, CA - The Rincon Band of Mission Indians are fighting Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in court and in the state senate to add 400 more slots to their Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort. The would bring their total to 2,000.

Their conflict is over the statewide cap on the total number of slot machine licenses for Indian casinos under 1999 compacts. State gaming regulators say the limit is 32,151, the Rincon and several other tribes say that number is calculated wrong and should be higher.

The Rincon filed suit against Gov. Schwarzenegger, but it was thrown out by a federal judge in San Diego. In a turn of events, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed yesterday to hear the case. Their decision is expected in 3-12 months.

In the meantime California Senator Jim Battin, R-Palm Desert, has introduced legislation to increase the number of slot machine licenses to 122,000 statewide, and Rincon leaders have been invited to testify before a Senate panel in two weeks. If the bill is enacted, the Rincon will be able to operate 2,000 slot machines, as well other tribes that now have fewer than 2,000.

Return to California Casinos.


VOTED #1
Favorite Casino Best Slots

by 500 Nations players

US PLAYERS WELCOME
A World-Class Casino! *Best Slots, Blackjack, Table Games, Sports Book.

Play 300 Free Games
No Sign-up | No Download
$3,000 Welcome Bonus
100% Match Redeem 3X
$3,000 Slots Bonus
100% Match Redeem 3X
Blackjack Weekends
Up to $100 casino bonuses
Bet Sports - Live Odds
Get 50% Welcome Bonus
See All Promotions
Member benefits & promos.
Ignition Poker Room
US Players Welcome
$2,000 WELCOME BONUS

Rev up your action with this fully loaded Poker Room and hundreds of casino games!



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.