Greg Sarris had a simple goal for his tribe: self-reliance. All he needed was a billion dollars.

The Graton Rancheria offices are in a stucco-and-glass Rubik’s Cube of a building on an industrial parkway south of the casino. The space is home not only to administrative offices, but also to the Tribal TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) program. The multistory...
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Graton Resort and Casino unveiled before Nov. 5 opening – The Press Democrat

The scale and scope of the Graton Resort & Casino came into sharp focus Wednesday when its doors were thrown open to the media for the first time. The event was part of a well-orchestrated marketing campaign for the casino that is gathering steam in advance of the...
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Inside Scoop: A peek inside the star-studded restaurants at the Graton Resort & Casino, due next month

The much anticipated Graton Resort & Casino opens at Highway 101 and Wilfred Avenue in Rohnert Park on Nov. 5, complete with four full-service and nine casual restaurants. And hardly anyone is as excited about it as celebrity chef Martin Yan, who came to Sonoma County today...
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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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