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

Alexander Valley tribe says no casino plans

January 25, 2010

ALEXANDER VALLEY, CA – The tribal council chairperson, Scott Gabaldon, of the Mishewal Wappo Indians of Alexander Valley says the tribe has no plans for a casino.

The tribe is suing the U.S. government to return their tribal status and restore their tribal lands on the Russian River northeast of Healdsburg. They claim their tribe was unlawfully disbanded by the federal government in 1959.

“We are trying to get back what was taken from us,” Gabaldon said. “The tribe will not make future plans until it has regained federal recognition.”

Federal recognition is a fundamental step towards building an Indian casino. Sonoma County officials are concerned about the possibility. In 1991 they blocked the Lytton Pomos tribe from opening a casino in Alexander Valley. That tribe later built a casino in San Pablo in the East Bay.

The Wappos case is pending in federal court in San Jose. Last Friday attorneys for the Justice Department denied most of the allegations and asked the judge to dismiss the case.

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 Español
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.
>