William Garfield, Tule River Tribal Councilmember was Nominated for Man of The Year Award for the Tulare and Kings Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
(Eagle Mountain Casino, Porterville, Ca 93257) – Tule River Tribal Councilmember William Garfield was selected as a finalist and among the top 3 selected for Man of The Year for The Tulare and Kings Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for all of his work and dedication to his Tribe, company, and community. Council-member William J. Garfield was selected as a finalist and among the top 3 chosen for Man of The Year for the Tulare and Kings Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at the end of 2021. The Chamber of Commerce chose Council-member Garfield as a finalist for his well-known community involvement, including
Eagle Mountain Casino Named Top Tribal Project For 2022
(Eagle Mountain Casino, Porterville, Ca 93257) – Eagle Mountain Casino’s New Property Project and Relocation were named the top tribal project for 2022 by Tribal Government Gaming. The New Property Relocation for Eagle Mountain Casino, designed by HBG, was named one of the Top Tribal Projects for 2022. The maturation of tribal gaming means constant change. Sometimes it’s a move of location; other times, it’s enhancing what you already have. The tribal casinos that qualified this year indicate the changes in gaming overall. Legalizing sports betting and its introduction to existing tribal casinos have meant some creative use of existing spaces.
The Tule River Tribe Wins The NAFOA Small Deal of The Year Award in 2022!
(Eagle Mountain Casino, Porterville, CA 93257) – The Tule River Tribe wins Small Deal of the Year Award from the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) based in Seattle, Washington. The Tule River Tribe and the Tule River Gaming Authority won the 2022 Small Deal of the Year Award from the NAFOA based in Seattle, Washington. The NAFOA Leadership awards honor the accomplishments of a tribal leader, tribal executive, and financial deals advancing tribal economies. The Tule River Tribe was honored for closing a $175 million syndicated bank financing for the construction of the new Eagle Mountain Casino next to the Porterville Fairgrounds in
Eagle Mountain Casino Gives Back to Veterans in a Big Way with a $200,000 Donation to Central Valley Honor Flight!
(Eagle Mountain Casino, Porterville, Ca 93257) – The People’s Casino honored veterans and the community with a $200,000 donation to Central Valley Honor Flight in 2019, and now that donation is taking flight in 2022. Central Valley Honor Flight is a nonprofit that gives Veterans the opportunity to visit memorials in Washington DC that honor those who served by providing the service at no cost to the Veterans. The nonprofit, founded in 2013, operates solely on the community’s donations, small businesses, and service clubs across the Valley from Modesto to Porterville. Unfortunately, due to the recent pandemic, Central Valley Honor Flight
Tule River Tribe and Eagle Mountain Casino an Economic Engine for Tulare County
(Eagle Mountain Casino, Porterville, Ca 93257) – The Tule River Tribe and Eagle Mountain Casino were the Presenting Sponsor of the Sequoia Regional Economic Summit on February 18 at the Visalia Convention Center, an event produced by the Tulare County Economic Development Corporation. Matthew Mingrone, General Manager of Eagle Mountain Casino, was a featured speaker at the event and highlighted the economic contributions that the Tule River Tribe provided to Tulare County over the past 25 years. “Over the past 25 years, the Tule River Tribe employed over 1100 people and have been an economic engine for not just the
Eagle Mountain Casino Gives Back to the Community
(Eagle Mountain Casino, Porterville, Ca 93257) – Eagle Mountain Casino brightened the holidays for four charity organizations by donating the proceeds from their annual charity golf tournament. This December, Eagle Mountain Casino brought holiday cheer to the South Valley with a sizable donation to four local charities taken from proceeds from their annual charity golf tournament. These charities included Visalia Emergency Aid Council, Golden Empire Gleaners in Bakersfield, Porterville Area Coordinating Council, and Valley Adult Day Services in Porterville. This year’s annual golf tournament raised more than $77,000 in cash from donations and participation, which led to each charity receiving $19,250
The Tule River Elders Council Celebrates Freedom and Sovereignty with their Flag Raising Ceremony
(Eagle Mountain Casino, Porterville, Ca 93257) – The Tule River Elders Council celebrated the sovereignty of The Tule River Tribe with a flag-raising this past November. The Tule River Elders Council celebrated the sovereignty of the Tule River Tribe on November 19th with a flag-raising ceremony that took place outside of the Elders Building on the Tule River Reservation. The Flag ceremony is a symbolic gesture representing independence, sovereignty, and the history of the nation that the Tule River Tribe has become today. The road to sovereignty for the Tule River Tribe was not an easy one so this was truly
Topping Out Ceremony
Eagle Mountain Casino Celebrates With over 300 People after Hitting a Major Milestone in the Construction of the Relocation of the New Casino Eagle Mountain Casino, Porterville, Ca 93257 – The Tule River Tribe and Eagle Mountain Casino celebrate a huge milestone in the construction of the relocation property of the casino on Thursday, October 28th, during the Topping Out Ceremony, which took place at the new site with 300+ invited guests and community members. The ceremony, which took place October 28th from 10am to 1pm, at the construction site of the property relocation, featured the entire construction team from
$22 million in Jackpots as June Closed First Half of Year
Eagle Mountain Casino, Porterville, CA – Eagle Mountain Casino closed out the first half of 2021 and wrapped up their 25th anniversary month paying out nearly $22 Million in Jackpots already this year. Eagle Mountain is living up to the guest chosen name of the People’s Casino more than ever this year by giving out more than $22 million in jackpots to their guests through promotions, hot seats, and more. About 10,000 winners have taken home jackpots this year with more guests walking away with cash every day. The month of June brought with it a multitude of large jackpots and luck