New North Bay Casino to Open Nov. 5 Graton Casino in Rohnert Park will be 340,000 square feet.

Bay Area media got a tour of the $820 million Graton Casino Resort in Rohnert Park today as the 200 construction workers on the site readied the 340,000-square-foot casino for a Nov. 5 opening. Greg Sarris, chairman of the 1,300 Coast Miwok and Southern Pomo members of the...
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Graton Resort & Casino Grand Opening November 5 – Press Release

The Bay Area’s Largest Gaming and Entertainment Destination Brings New Level of Offerings to Sonoma County ROHNERT PARK, Calif. (Sept. 19, 2013) – Graton Resort & Casino, the largest gaming and entertainment destination in the Bay Area, has officially announced its...
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Rohnert Park casino set to open Nov. 5 – The Press Democrat

Five months after its tribal backers won final federal approval to move ahead, the largest casino resort in the Bay Area is starting to take shape on the northwest edge of Rohnert Park. The project, launched by the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, is still in its early...
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Graton Rancheria wields growing influence as opening of Rohnert Park casino nears

The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, a landless tribe eight years ago, now stands on the verge of great wealth as it readies to open the Bay Area’s largest casino on the outskirts of Rohnert Park. Through revenue-sharing deals with Rohnert Park and Sonoma County that...
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Union jobs get boost from casino rising in Rohnert Park – The Press Democrat

Five months after its tribal backers won final federal approval to move ahead, the largest casino resort in the Bay Area is starting to take shape on the northwest edge of Rohnert Park. The Rohnert Park Casino project, launched by the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, is...
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Rohnert Park casino rising fast – The Press Democrat

It took a crane just six minutes and 20 seconds to swing the 75-foot, 7-ton steel beam into its place over the valet entrance of what will become the Bay Area’s largest casino resort. That seemed to capture the speed at which the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria casino...
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Station Casinos unveils Graton Resort & Casino design – The Press Democrat

The future shape of gambling in Sonoma County gained greater detail Monday as Station Casinos released the first official drawings of the enormous Indian casino under construction outside Rohnert Park. The drawings debuted Monday on the new website of the $800 million Federated...
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Graton Rancheria’s disenrollment rules defy trend – The Press Democrat

As bitter membership disputes roil many California tribes with casinos, the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria has moved to avoid such problems by revising its constitution in advance of the opening of its casino in Rohnert Park. The changes to the tribe’s 11-year-old...
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Graton Rancheria tribe’s growth likely limited – The Press Democrat

The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria’s constitution, and recent changes made to it, are a partial map to how the tribe has evolved as a body politic since 2000, when it had 400 members and had just won federal recognition. The tribe now has about 1,300 citizens and is...
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Sunday’s Letters to the Editor: Tribal Membership – The Press Democrat

Tribal membership EDITOR: Thank you, Greg Sarris, for caring about the well-being of your tribe. By protecting the membership of your enrolled members, you will be saving them the grief, shame and hurt that disenrollment has brought to native people (“Tribe defies trend,”...
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