The Karuk Tribe has received all necessary approvals and has developed construction design documents for a casino to be constructed in Yreka, CA. The project will be developed in two phases. Phase 1 consists of a 36,000 square-foot gaming facility with approximately 500 gaming machines, 8 table games, a 100-seat restaurant, and on-site parking. Phase 2 will add an 80-room hotel, additional parking, 20,000 additional square feet of gaming space, 300 gaming machines, and 8 table games. Please visit the Karuk Tribe Employment and Request for Proposals web pages for more information regarding potential job and contracting opportunities. The Tribe will utilize union labor to the largest extent possible on this project.
01/05/2018-Job Fair for Casino Employment January 5& 6, 2018 at the Siskiyou County Fairgrounds in Yreka.
3/31/2017 - The casino site has been excavated nearly to grade. Rain has delayed construction. Currently, it looks like the Grand Opening will occur sometime in February 2018.
12/6/16 - View the construction site of the Rain Rock Casino LIVE! Click the following link to view a camera that looks out on the land and the construction crew building the new Rain Rock Resort in Yreka.
Technical notes: To view the camera use Internet Explorer or Firefox on a Windows computer. You will need to install the video plug in to see the footage.
7/29/2016 - Groundbreaking Ceremony! To be held in Yreka, CA at 777 Sharps Rd., with Reception to follow at 1403 Katishraam Street.
6/6/2016 - Our Contractor (WHD California) mobilized their sub contractor (Meyers Earthwork), and began the earthwork phase of the construction project. See Photos below:
2/19/2016 - The Karuk Tribe is continuing to finalize financing for the casino.
1/11/2016 - The Karuk Tribes Watershed Crew began removing vegetation at the casino site in preperation for the site work.
2/12/2015 - Arbitration with Siskiyou County is decided, executing the County's Intergovernmental Agreement.
8/21/2014 - The Tribe and the City of Yreka complete negotiations for an Intergovernmental Agreement which provides for mitigation for potential off-reservation impacts as a result of the proposed casino.
8/19/2014 - The California State Assembly approves legislation ratifying the Tribe's class III gaming compact. The Senate approved legislation on August 14, 2014.
2/7/2014 - The Karuk Tribal Council adopted and certified a Final Tribal Environmental Impact Report (TEIR) for the Proposed Karuk Casino in Yreka California.
12/5/2013 - California's Governor Brown and the Karuk Tribe complete negotiations for a class III tribal gaming compact, see press release: Governor Approves Karuk Gaming Compact(Word)