Eagle Mountain Casino Scheduled to Open in Central California from May 9

By | April 18, 2023


In the western American state of California and the Tule River Tribe is to officially premiere the first phase of its relocated Eagle Mountain Casino from May 9 complete with a 2,000-seat events center.

The federally-recognized tribe began work on its newest gambling-friendly venue in April of 2021 after being forced to shutter its predecessor owing to continuous flooding and access concerns. The coming enterprise is to also feature an around-the-clock diner, a casino offering 20 gaming tables and 1,750 slots, a 20,000 sq ft convention center and a sports bar and grill.

The Assistant General Manager for Eagle Mountain Casino, Tiffani Sahagun, revealed that the new Eagle Mountain Casino is to sit on around 40 acres of land located some 17 miles west of its precursor on the Tule River Reservation and be a mere six-minute drive from the Porterville Municipal Airport. The experienced professional stated that the coming venue is to moreover retain popular features such as The River Steak House and the Yokuts Coffee House while introducing new elements including supply partnerships Stafford’s Chocolates and the J & R Meat Company.

Sahagun pronounced that Eagle Mountain Casino has come a long way since the 1990s when the facility was housed in a trio of manufactured trailers. She went on to disclose that the construction of the Tulare County venue’s latest incarnation created more than 300 temporary employment opportunities with its completion expected to result in as many as 200 additional jobs.

“We are excited to get it open as soon as possible,” Sahagun said. “It’s been a long time in coming. We may open the doors before. Employees are working around the clock to get it ready.”

The Tule River Tribe earlier divulged that its new Eagle Mountain Casino was designed by nationally-recognized hospitality and entertainment architecture and interior design firm HBG Design and could eventually furthermore feature a 125-room hotel. The tribe additionally asserted that it soon intends to make a definitive decision on what to do with the site of its former on-reservation casino with current options encompassing its repurposing as a health center or a recreational facility.

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