The Chicken Rancher Rancheria the Me-Wuk Indians owns and runs a modest, 30,000 square foot bingo hall casino in Jamestown. In 1985, there were 900 seats and many evenings of bingo at Chicken Ranch Casino. Since then, it has grown to a 24/7 casino with over 600 machines, Table Sports, Bingo, a Ranch House restaurant, Roost cafe, plus an EV Charge station. positioned close to the Red Hills and New Melones Reservoir under the shadow the Table Mountain.
Additionally, they have video game machines, video poker, progressive slots, and pull tabs. Mon–Thurs: 10 a.m.–12 a.m.; Fri–Sun: 9 a.m.–1 a.m.
California, Jamestown, 16929 Chicken Ranch Road, 95327-9779
The Chicken Herd Rancheria for Me-Wuk Indians owns and runs the casino, which made its debut in 1985. There are presently forty members of the tribe, twenty of whom are voting members (i.e., older than eighteen). Lloyd Mathiesen, the Tribal Chairman, was recently reelected to a three-year term, and Clarke Television met with him to discuss future plans.
Two hundred and forty-seven slot machines and nine tables—four blackjack, two double decks, plus Ultimate Texas Shuffle—were added as part of the gaming expansion. Today, the casino features more than 600 machines.
The tribe is still working with Chevron to plan a roundabout near Highway 108 to help manage traffic flow from and into of the casino. It is estimated that work on the new casino and roundabout will be finished by the final month of 2023.
To get wealthy, people used to travel to Mother Lode in search of gold. People still travel to our local casinos in hopes of winning big nowadays. Here’s a summary of the other nearby casinos.
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