COARSEGOLD, Calif., Dec. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians Tribal Council announced today that the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino will reopen on Thursday, December 31 at 10 am. The opening comes just over two months after the seating of a new Tribal council. Tribal Council worked to secure the numerous agreements with local, state and federal authorities.
A formal reopening ceremony will take place on January 15, 2016.
"Since our election, the Tribal Council has worked every day with our government partners, casino management team and local business partners to get Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino ready to open for our customers," Tribal Chairwoman Claudia Gonzales said. "We are thankful for the support of our members and believe this is an important first step in bringing prosperity back to our people."
"Our team at Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino have been busy preparing for our reopening. We are looking forward to providing the very best casino and resort experience for our returning and new customers," said Christian Goode, Chief Operating Officer of Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino.
Initially, the Casino will reopen its doors with more than 56,000 square feet of gaming space featuring more than 1,700 reel and video slot machines and 22 table games, 220 hotel rooms and suites, a world class buffet, Vintage Steakhouse, Bakery, a 24 hour light fare eatery, Deuces Diner, 3 Peaks center bar and Firehouse lounge that will feature live entertainment.
The slot floor will feature all our patrons' favorite games as well as new titles and themes that will bring excitement to our facility.
There will be games for all patrons, from penny to high-limit machines, video poker and Keno to new and innovative games such as: Britney Spears, Batman, Sons of Anarchy, and Big Bang Theory. Besides Blackjack, the table game selection will boast of new table games like Mystery Card Roulette, while enthusiasts can enjoy Crazy 4 Poker, Pai Gow Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold'em, Spanish 21, Three Card Poker and Mini Baccarat.
When fully operational in mid-January, Chukchansi will once again become a culinary hub as it will feature seven in-house restaurants that will offer patrons a wide array of cuisines boasting of some of the best Asian, American, and traditional comfort foods the region has to offer. The restaurants include the California Market Buffet, a 370 seat award-winning buffet with live action cooking stations, the 116 seat Goldfield's Café a traditional American diner with a gold miner theme, Noodle Bar an authentic Asian experience where diners can watch expert chefs turn premium ingredients into fragrant dishes, 3 Peaks Center Bar and a Quick Serve Snack Bar. A Vintage Steakhouse will feature premium steaks, seafood and the best wine list south of wine country. Nativos will be a unique event space for groups or parities up to 75 people as it features breathtaking picturesque views. The restaurants in total will have close to 700 seats and will have some of the best chefs in town including the renowned Michel Re.
Chukchansi's 200-seat entertainment venue, Firehouse Lounge, will once again feature live music, comedy and sports entertainment.
Initially, the resort will reopen with 220 hotel rooms and suites in the 11-story Picayune Tower. Later in 2016, the Chukchansi Tower will re-open with almost another 200 rooms and suites. Guest rooms include breathtaking sunrise and sunset views overlooking the valley and will have amenities including flat-screen plasma TV's, mini fridges, personal safes, high-speed Internet and much more.
The Resort also boosts many other attractions including a full service spa, Serenity Springs Spa and Salon. The 13,000 square foot spa offers massages, pedicures, facials and hair styling. A fitness room will be available 24 hours and an indoor/outdoor heated pool and swim-up poolside bar. There are three conference rooms and an outdoor gazebo for events or meetings.
Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino features live table games, reel and video slot machines, a 370-seat award winning buffet, a world-class steakhouse, more than 400 luxurious hotel rooms and suites, a full service spa and various other amenities.
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