Operators of the Harrah’s Rincon casino in Southern California become 32nd federally recognized tribal government to join California Nations Indian Gaming Association
The California Nations Indian Gaming Association announced that
the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians has rejoined the organization.
“Rincon is very pleased to rejoin CNIGA,” said Rincon
Chairman Bo Mazzetti. “CNIGA’s proven track record of protecting tribal
sovereignty and economic development supports our tribal goals and vision.
Rincon looks forward to partnering with CNIGA to ensure tribal gaming rights
and protections for future generations.”
The northern San Diego
County-based tribe operates the Harrah’s Rincon casino near the town of Valley Center which
features a 21-story hotel tower as well as a spa and several restaurants.
“CNIGA welcomes the Rincon Tribal Government back to the
association and we look forward to their participation and contributions,” said
CNIGA Chairman Anthony Miranda, “Together, CNIGA and our member tribes will
continue our work to preserve and protect tribal sovereign rights now and for
generations to come.”
Rincon Band of Luiseno joins CNIGA
June 1, 2009