Tuesday , April 23 2024

Chukchansi governing council is officially recgonized

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A possible first step has been made toward re-opening Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino. <br /><br />The Interior Bureau of Indian Appeals has issued its final word on which faction is&nbsp;recognized as the governing council for Chukchansi. It’s the faction consisting of Reggie Lewis, Nancy Ayala, and others who made up the 2010 council of the tribe. <br /><br />Ayala told us by phone this is a big step toward reopening the casino. <br /><br />&quot;We can work with Governor Jerry Brown, State of California. We can work with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Different agencies. Now this should also give the lease to the National Indian Gaming Commission in order to open the Chukchansi,&quot;&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13.3333330154419px;">Ayala said.<br /><br /></span>Ayala says next the council will next meet with the National Indian Gaming Commission. The state must also give its approval before the casino can re-open.<br /></div>

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