Ratified Tribal-State Gaming Compacts (New and Amended)



The State of California has signed and ratified Tribal-State Gaming Compacts with 76 Tribes and there are
Secretarial Procedures in effect with four Tribes.

There are currently 67 casinos operated by 64 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 05/11/2022
01/03/2000;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
3 Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians 05/11/2022
04/12/20002;
06/13/2022
07/06/2000
 
4 Barona Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission
Indians of the Barona Reservation7
06/22/2016
01/03/2000;
09/12/2016
05/16/2000;
12/05/2016
 
5 Bear River Band of the
Rohnerville Rancheria
05/11/2022
01/03/2000;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
6 Berry Creek Rancheria of
Maidu Indians of California
05/11/2022
10/10/1999;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
7 Big Lagoon Rancheria
       
8 Big Sandy Rancheria of Western Mono Indians of California
(previously listed as the Big Sandy Rancheria of Mono Indians of California)
05/11/2022
10/10/1999;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
9 Big Valley Band of Pomo Indians of the
Big Valley Rancheria
08/16/2018
10/10/1999;
09/27/2018
05/16/2000;
12/27/2018
 
10 Bishop Paiute Tribe
(previously listed as the Paiute-Shoshone Indians of the Bishop Community of the Bishop Colony)
05/11/2022
01/03/2000;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
11 Blue Lake Rancheria 05/11/2022
01/03/2000
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
12 Buena Vista Rancheria of
Me-Wuk Indians of California
10/10/1999;
09/29/2004;
09/12/2016
05/16/2000;
12/20/2004;
12/05/2016
 
13 Cabazon Band of Mission Indians 08/21/2019
10/10/1999;
10/09/2019
05/16/2000;
12/27/2019
 
14 Cachil DeHe Band of Wintun Indians of the
Colusa Indian Community of the Colusa Rancheria
05/11/2022
01/03/2000;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
15 Cahto Tribe of the Laytonville Rancheria 05/11/2022
10/10/1999;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
16 Cahuilla Band of Indians
(previously listed as the Cahuilla Band of Mission Indians of the Cahuilla Reservation)
05/16/2022
10/10/1999;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
17 Campo Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the
Campo Indian Reservation
05/11/2022
10/10/1999;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
18 Chemehuevi Indian Tribe of the
Chemehuevi Reservation
05/11/2022
10/10/1999
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
19 Cher-Ae Heights Indian Community of the
Trinidad Rancheria
05/11/2022
10/10/1999;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
20 Chicken Ranch Rancheria of
Me-Wuk Indians of California
05/11/2022
01/03/2000;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
21 Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians of California
09/29/2004;
09/17/2012
12/20/2004;
12/28/2012
 
22 Dry Creek Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians
(previously listed as the Dry Creek Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California)
10/10/1999;
10/03/2017;
09/27/2018
05/16/2000;
01/22/2018
12/27/2018
 
23 Elem Indian Colony of Pomo Indians of the
Sulphur Bank Rancheria
05/11/2022
01/03/20002;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
24 Elk Valley Rancheria
10/10/1999;
05/14/2018
05/16/2000
08/15/2018
 
25 Enterprise Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California
 
 
 
 
26 Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians 05/11/2022
10/10/1999;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
27 Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
05/17/2012;
10/3/2017
07/12/2012;
1/22/2018
 
28 Fort Independence Indian Community of Paiute Indians of the Fort Independence Reservation  
07/11/2013
01/17/2014
 
29 Fort Mojave Indian Tribe of Arizona, California & Nevada  
09/29/2004
12/20/2004
 
30 Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake
06/13/2011;
09/27/2018
08/10/2011
12/27/2018
 
31 Hoopa Valley Tribe 10/19/2018
10/10/1999;
10/09/2019
05/16/2000
12/27/2019
 
32 Hopland Band of Pomo Indians
(formerly Hopland Band of Pomo Indians of the Hopland Rancheria)
05/16/2022
10/10/1999;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
33 Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel
(previously listed as the Santa Ysabel Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Santa Ysabel Reservation)
 
10/11/2003
12/22/2003
 
34 Ione Band of Miwok Indians of California  
09/25/2020
12/11/2020
 
35 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
 
36 Jamul Indian Village of California 08/08/2016
01/03/2000;
09/12/2016
05/16/2000;
12/05/2016
 
37 Karuk Tribe
(previously listed as the Karuk Tribe of California)
08/01/2018
08/29/2014
09/27/2018
11/19/2014
12/27/2018
 
38 La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians
(previously listed as the La Jolla Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the La Jolla Reservation)
08/01/2018
10/10/1999;
09/27/2018
05/16/2000
12/27/2018
 
39 La Posta Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the La Posta Indian Reservation  
10/11/2003
12/22/2003
 
40 Manchester Band of Pomo Indians of the Manchester Rancheria
(previously listed as the Manchester Band of Pomo Indians of the Manchester-Point Arena Rancheria)
05/11/2022
01/03/20002;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
41 Manzanita Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of the Manzanita Reservation  
10/10/1999
05/16/2000
 
42 Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria  
09/27/2018
12/27/2018
 
43 Middletown Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California 03/15/2022
10/10/1999;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
44 Mooretown Rancheria of Maidu Indians of California 08/03/2020
10/10/1999;
09/25/2020
05/16/2000;
12/11/2020
 
45 Morongo Band of Mission Indians
(previously listed as the Morongo Band of Cahuilla Mission Indians of the Morongo Reservation)
01/03/2000;
07/10/2007;
10/03/2017
05/16/2000;
12/19/2007;
01/22/2018
MOA4
08/29/2006

LOA13
09/30/2021
46 North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California
 
 
 
 
47 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
 
48 Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians of California 08/03/2020
10/10/1999;
09/25/2020
05/16/2000;
12/11/2020
 
49 Pauma Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pauma & Yuima Reservation
06/29/20002;
07/01/2004;
06/13/2022
10/19/2000;
09/02/2004
 
50 Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Pechanga Reservation
10/10/1999;
07/10/2007;
09/12/2016
05/16/2000;
12/19/2007;
12/05/2016
51 Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California 05/11/2022
10/10/1999;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
52 Pinoleville Pomo Nation
(previously listed as the Pinoleville Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California)
 
10/02/2011
02/03/2012
 
53 Pit River Tribe (includes XL Ranch, Big Bend, Likely, Lookout, Montgomery Creek and Roaring Creek Rancherias) 05/11/2022
01/03/2000;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
54 Quechan Tribe of the Fort Yuma Indian Reservation, California & Arizona
10/10/1999;
09/28/2006;
10/03/2017
05/16/2000;
01/17/2007;
01/22/2018
 
55 Ramona Band of Cahuilla
(previously listed as the Ramona Band or Village of Cahuilla Mission Indians of California)
 
10/01/2013
01/17/2014
 
56 Redding Rancheria 05/11/2022
10/10/1999;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
57 Resighini Rancheria 05/11/2022
01/03/2000;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
58 Rincon Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of the Rincon Reservation
10/10/1999

Agreement15
11/18/2022

59 Robinson Rancheria
(previously listed as the Robinson Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians, California and the Robinson Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California)
05/16/2022
10/10/1999;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
60 San Pasqual Band of Diegueno Mission Indians of California 08/08/2018
10/10/1999;
09/27/2018
05/16/2000;
12/27/2018
 
61 Santa Rosa Indian Community of the Santa Rosa Rancheria 03/15/2022
08/18/2022
10/10/1999;
06/13/2022;
09/22/2022
05/31/2000;
11/23/2022
 
62 Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians of the Santa Ynez Reservation
10/10/1999;
10/06/2015
09/27/2018
05/16/2000;
12/23/2015
12/27/2018
 
63 Sherwood Valley Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California 05/11/2022
10/10/1999;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
64 Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, Shingle Springs Rancheria (Verona Tract)
01/03/2000;
09/26/2008;
05/30/2013;
09/25/2020
05/16/2000;
12/12/2008;
07/23/2013;
12/11/2020
 
65 Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians 05/11/2022
10/10/1999;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
66 Susanville Indian Rancheria 10/19/2018
01/03/2000;
10/09/2019
05/16/2000;
12/27/2019
 
67 Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation
10/10/1999;
10/06/2015
05/16/2000;
12/23/2015
 
68 Table Mountain Rancheria
(previously listed as the Table Mountain Rancheria of California)
05/11/2022
10/10/1999;
06/13/2022
05/16/2000
 
69 Tejon Indian Tribe  
09/22/2022
11/23/2022
 
70 Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation
(previously listed as the Smith River Rancheria)
08/03/2020
10/10/1999;
09/25/2020
05/16/2000;
12/11/2020
 
71 Torres-Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians 08/16/2018
10/11/2003;
09/27/2018
01/16/2004;
12/27/2018
 
72 Tule River Indian Tribe of the Tule River Reservation
03/27/2000;
10/03/2017;
09/25/2020
05/16/2000;
01/22/2018;
12/11/2020
 
73 Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians of the Tuolumne Rancheria of California
10/10/1999;
10/03/2017
05/16/2000;
01/22/2018
 
74 Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians of California 08/08/2018
01/03/2000;
09/27/2018
05/16/2000;
12/27/2018
 
75 United Auburn Indian Community of the Auburn Rancheria of California
10/10/1999;
07/01/2004;
10/06/2015;
10/03/2017
05/16/2000;
09/02/2004;
12/23/2015;
01/22/2018
LOA12
07/26/2019
76 Viejas (Baron Long) Group of Capitan Grande Band of Mission Indians of the Viejas Reservation11
10/10/1999;
07/01/2004;
09/09/2014;
08/29/2016
05/16/2000;
09/02/2004;
12/05/2014;
10/31/2016
 
77 Wilton Rancheria  
10/03/2017
01/22/2018
 
78 Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation
(previously listed as the Rumsey Indian Rancheria of Wintun Indians of California)
10/10/1999;
07/01/2004;
09/12/2016
05/16/2000;
09/02/2004;
12/05/2016
 
79 Yuhaaviatam of San Manuel Nation
(previously listed as San Manuel Band of Mission Indians)
10/10/1999;
09/25/2007;
09/12/2016;
10/3/2017
05/16/2000;
01/18/2008;
04/10/2017;
1/22/2018
80 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 28, 2022.

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

9 Tribe‚Äôs Secretarial Procedures became effective on August 12, 2016

10 On October 26, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit concluded in Pauma Band of Luiseno Mission Indians of Pauma & Yuima
   Reservation v. California (9th Cir. 2015) 813 F.3d 1155
that Pauma's 2004 Amendment was rescinded. Therefore, the Tribe is subject to the 1999 Compact
   for purposes of payment obligations.

11The Tribe is listed as the Capitan Grande Band 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 28, 2022.

12The State of California entered into a Letter of Agreement (LOA) with the Tribe regarding Section 4.3 of the Tribal-State Gaming Compact concerning additional payments into the Special Distribution Fund.

13The State of California entered into a Letter of Agreement (LOA) with the Tribe regarding Section 4.3 of the Tribal-State Gaming Compact concerning additional payments into the Special Distribution Fund.

14Tribe's Secretarial Procedures became effective on August 24, 2018.

15The State of California entered into a mutual agreement with the Tribe to transfer the regulatory duties and responsibilities under the Secretarial Procedures from the State to the National Indian Gaming Commission.