Ratified Tribal-State Gaming Compacts (New and Amended)



The State of California has signed and ratified Tribal-State Gaming Compacts with 72 Tribes and there are
Secretarial Procedures in effect with three Tribes.

There are currently 62 casinos operated by 60 Tribes.


No. Tribe Original Compact Execution Date Amended Compact Execution Date Ratification
Date1
Date of Publication in Federal Register3 MOA/LOA
1 Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians of the
Agua Caliente Indian Reservation
01/03/20002;
07/10/2007;
8/29/2016
05/16/2000;
12/19/2007;
10/31/2016
2 Alturas Indian Rancheria  
01/03/2000
05/16/2000
 
3 Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians  
04/12/20002
07/06/2000
 
4 Barona Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission
Indians of the Barona Reservation7
 
01/03/2000
05/16/2000
 
5 Bear River Band of the
Rohnerville Rancheria
 
01/03/2000
05/16/2000
 
6 Berry Creek Rancheria of
Maidu Indians of California
 
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
7 Big Sandy Rancheria of Western Mono Indians of California
(previously listed as the Big Sandy Rancheria of Mono Indians of California)
 
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
8 Big Valley Band of Pomo Indians of the
Big Valley Rancheria
 
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
9 Bishop Paiute Tribe
(previously listed as the Paiute-Shoshone Indians of the Bishop Community of the Bishop Colony)
 
01/03/2000
05/16/2000
 
10 Blue Lake Rancheria  
01/03/2000
05/16/2000
 
11 Buena Vista Rancheria of
Me-Wuk Indians of California
10/10/1999;
09/29/2004
05/16/2000;
12/20/2004
 
12 Cabazon Band of Mission Indians  
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
13 Cachil DeHe Band of Wintun Indians of the
Colusa Indian Community of the Colusa Rancheria
 
01/03/2000
05/16/2000
 
14 Cahto Tribe
(previously listed as the Cahto Indian Tribe of the Laytonville Rancheria)
 
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
15 Cahuilla Band of Indians
(previously listed as the Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians of the Cahuilla Reservation)
 
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
16 Campo Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the
Campo Indian Reservation
 
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
17 Chemehuevi Indian Tribe of the
Chemehuevi Reservation
 
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
18 Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the
Trinidad Rancheria
 
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
19 Chicken Ranch Rancheria of
Me-Wuk Indians of California
 
01/03/2000
05/16/2000
 
20 Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians of California
09/29/2004;
09/17/2012
12/20/2004;
12/28/2012
 
21 Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians
(previously listed as the Dry Creek Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California)
 
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
22 Elem Indian Colony of Pomo Indians of the
Sulphur Bank Rancheria
 
01/03/20002
05/16/2000
 
23 Elk Valley Rancheria  
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
24 Enterprise Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California
 
 
 
 
25 Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians
 
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
26 Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria  
05/17/2012
07/12/2012
 
27 Fort Independence Indian Community of Paiute Indians of the Fort Independence Reservation  
07/11/2013
01/17/2014
 
28 Fort Mojave Indian Tribe of Arizona, California & Nevada  
09/29/2004
12/20/2004
 
29 Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake  
06/13/2011
08/10/2011
 
30 Hoopa Valley Tribe  
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
31 Hopland Band of Pomo Indians
(formerly Hopland Band of Pomo Indians of the Hopland Rancheria)
 
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
32 Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel  
10/11/2003
12/22/2003
 
33 Jackson Band of Miwuk Indians
(previously listed as the Jackson Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California)
10/10/1999;
06/17/2015;
09/12/2016
05/16/2000;
10/23/2015;
10/31/2016
 
34 Jamul Indian Village of California  
01/03/2000
05/16/2000
 
35 Karuk Tribe  
08/29/2014
11/19/2014
 
36 La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians  
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
37 La Posta Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the La Posta Indian Reservation  
10/11/2003
12/22/2003
 
38 Manchester Band of Pomo Indians of the Manchester Rancheria
(previously listed as the Manchester Band of Pomo Indians of the Manchester-Point Arena Rancheria)
 
01/03/20002
05/16/2000
 
39 Manzanita Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Manzanita Reservation  
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
40 Middletown Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California  
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
41 Mooretown Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California  
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
42 Morongo Band of Mission Indians
01/03/2000;
07/10/2007
05/16/2000;
12/19/2007
43 North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians
 
 
 
 
44 Pala Band of Mission Indians
(previously listed as the Pala Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pala Reservation)
10/10/1999;
07/01/2004;
08/22/2016
05/16/2000;
09/02/2004;
11/04/2016
 
45 Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians of California  
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
46 Pauma Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pauma & Yuima Reservation
06/29/20002;
07/01/2004
10/19/2000;
09/02/2004
 
47 Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pechanga Reservation
10/10/1999;
07/10/2007
05/16/2000;
12/19/2007
48 Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California  
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
49 Pinoleville Pomo Nation  
10/02/2011
02/03/2012
 
50 Pit River Tribe (includes XL Ranch, Big Bend, Likely, Lookout, Montgomery Creek and Roaring Creek Rancherias)  
01/03/2000
05/16/2000
 
51 Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation
10/10/1999;
09/28/2006
05/16/2000;
01/17/2007
 
52 Ramona Band of Cahuilla  
10/01/2013
01/17/2014
 
53 Redding Rancheria  
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
54 Resighini Rancheria  
01/03/2000
05/16/2000
 
55 Rincon Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Rincon Reservation
10/10/1999
05/16/2000;
02/08/20136
 
56 Robinson Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians
(previously listed as the Robinson Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California)
 
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
57 San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
10/10/1999;
09/25/2007
05/16/2000;
01/18/2008
58 San Pasqual Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California  
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
59 Santa Rosa Indian Community of the Santa Rosa Rancheria  
10/10/1999
05/31/2000
 
60 Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation
10/10/1999;
10/06/2015
05/16/2000;
12/23/2015
 
61 Sherwood Valley Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California  
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
62 Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, Shingle Springs Rancheria (Verona Tract)
01/03/2000;
09/26/2008;
05/30/2013
05/16/2000;
12/12/2008;
07/23/2013
 
63 Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians  
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
64 Susanville Indian Rancheria  
01/03/2000
05/16/2000
 
65 Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation
10/10/1999;
10/06/2015
05/16/2000;
12/23/2015
 
66 Table Mountain Rancheria of California  
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
67 Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation
(previously listed as the Smith River Rancheria)
 
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
68 Torres-Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians  
10/11/2003
01/16/2004
 
69 Tule River Indian Tribe of the Tule River Reservation  
03/27/2000
05/16/2000
 
70 Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians of the Tuolumne Rancheria of California  
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
71 Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians of California  
01/03/2000
05/16/2000
 
72 United Auburn Indian Community of the Auburn Rancheria of California
10/10/1999;
07/01/2004;
10/06/2015
05/16/2000;
09/02/2004;
12/23/2015
 
73 Viejas (Baron Long) Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians of the Viejas Reservation8
10/10/1999;
07/01/2004;
09/09/2014;
08/29/2016
05/16/2000;
09/02/2004;
12/05/2014;
10/31/2016
 
74 Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation
10/10/1999;
07/01/2004
05/16/2000;
09/02/2004
 
75 Yurok Tribe of the Yurok Reservation
07/10/2007;
09/12/2016
11/02/2007;
10/31/2016
 

Footnotes:

1 Date the executed Compact was ratified by the Legislature or by the voters through the Referendum process.

2 Compact was ratified through an alternate process that: 1) required the Governor to certify that it was materially identical to the 1999
  Compacts at the time it was submitted to the Legislature; and, 2) was not rejected by the Legislature, as specified in AB 1385 (Battin, Chapter
  874, Statutes of 1999). See Government Code section 12012.25(b).

3 Federal approval of a Compact is published in the Federal Register after it is ratified in accordance with State law and approved by the United
  States Secretary of the Interior.

4 The State of California entered into a separate Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Tribe as a government-to-government agreement
  for the purpose of enforcing provisions separate and apart from the 2006 Compact amendments. This MOA was approved by the Legislature
  under AB 1738 (Coto, Chapter 42, Statutes of 2007). On February 5, 2008, voters approved Propositions 94, 95, and 97, which allowed the
  Compact amendments and the MOAs to go into effect.

5 The State of California entered into a Letter of Agreement (LOA) with the Tribe as government-to-government agreement for the purpose of
  enforcing provisions separate and apart from the 2006 Compact amendments. This LOA was aproved by the Legislature under AB 1212 (Nunez,
  Chapter 227, Statutes of 2007).

6 Tribe's Secretarial Procedures became effective on February 8, 2013.

7 The Tribe is listed as the Capitan Grande Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California: Barona Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians of
  the Barona Reservation on the Federal Register Notice dated January 29, 2016.

8 The Tribe is listed as the Capitan Grande of Diegueno Mission Indians of California: Viejas (Baron Long) Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission
  Indians of the Viejas Reservation on the Federal Register Notice dated January 19, 2016. On December 5, 2014, the Federal Register published the Notice
  for the Class III Amended and Restated Tribal-State Compact between the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians and the State of California.

9 Tribe's Secretarial Procedures became effective on July 29, 2016

10Tribe’s Secretarial Procedures became effective on August 12, 2016