Native American Gambling Enterprise Extends Venue Closure Amid Covid-19 Spread

Native American Gambling Enterprise Extends Venue Closure Amid Covid-19 Spread

USA – A Native American gambling enterprise located in Jamul, California; Jamul Casino, has today announced that it is extending its venue closure amid concerns and spreading of Covid-19, following the initial closure of the property last week.

Jamul Casino is operated by Jamul Indian Village of California; a federally recognised tribe of Kumeyaay Indians.

In an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus on the Tribe’s reservation; The Jamul Indian Village.

Tribal government offices and tribal businesses will remain closed beyond the initial date of March 31st.

A press release earlier today stated ‘the safety and well-being of their tribal members, guests, and team members of Jamul Casino are of the utmost importance to the Tribe, and they have issued a declaration of emergency to respond to the crisis.’

Chairwoman Erica M. Pinto commented on the extension:

“During this unprecedented time in our history, it is important for us to do everything we can to support one another as we collectively navigate these uncharted waters.  We thank all of our team members for their resilience and positive attitudes, and we hope to be able to welcome our awesome guests back to Jamul Casino in the near future. We miss you all very much!”

Jamul Casino opened in 2016 is owned and operated by Jamul Indian Village Development Corporation, a wholly owned entity of Jamul Indian Village of California. The $430 million casino features over 1,600 slot machines, 39 live table games and a dedicated poker room with weekly tournaments.

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