Landmark Nevada Gaming Commission Decision Paves The Way For San Manuel Gaming And … | Your money
Las Vegas, NV, December 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The San Manuel Gaming and Hospitality Authority (“SMGHA”), an affiliate of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians (“San Manuel” or the “Tribe”) today hui announced that they have received approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission as licensees for Palms Casino Resort (“Palms”) in Las Vegas.
With this approval, SMGHA Nevada, LLC, owned by SMGHA, is close to closing the transaction and becoming the owner of Palms Casino Resort with plans to reopen next year in the spring.
“We are grateful for this opportunity to share our long tradition of hospitality with Las Vegas and to implement our vision for this iconic resort, starting by welcoming past and current Palms employees,” said Latisha Casas, President of the SMGHA. “Together we will create history.”
“We would like to sincerely thank Red Rock Resorts and their management team,” said Laurens Vosloo, member of the SMGHA management committee. “We deeply appreciate the support and continued partnership they provided as we worked through the ownership transition. “
Recruitment for more than 1,000 positions ranging from casino, operations, hotel management, catering and supervisory positions is underway. After the transaction closes on Friday, December 17, interested candidates can apply at www.palmscareers.com.
In addition to the casino, Palms features more than 700 hotel rooms and suites, several casual and upscale dining options, meeting and convention space, a 2,500-seat theater, pool and spa, and Palms Place condominiums.
Within days of closing, customers can make reservations at Palms Place at www.palms.com. Room reservations for Palms Casino Resort will become available in early 2022.
“It’s such an honor to reach this milestone today. As we move forward, it is important that we bring the strong values and culture of the tribe forward in everything we do at the property, ”said Cynthia Kiser Murphey, Managing Director of Palms. “From the culture of team members to exceptional customer service, our intention is to create a lively and fun environment not only for customers, but also for our dedicated staff.”
Before even opening the property, the tribe supported Las Vegas-based community groups and nonprofits by donating more than $ 10 million to organizations such as the William F. Harrah College of Hospitality in the UNLV and the William S. Boyd School of Law; the Foundation for Public Education; Three Square Food Bank and Shade Tree Shelter to name a few. Additionally, the tribe has partnered with local sports teams through sponsorships with the Las Vegas Raiders, Allegiant Stadium, and the Vegas Golden Knights.
The tribe owns and operates the Yaamava ‘Resort & Casino in San Manuel (formerly San Manuel Casino), Highland, California. What started 35 years ago as a humble bingo hall has grown into one of Southern California’s premier destinations for games, entertainment, and culinary delights. Earlier this year, the Tribe unveiled the first of a three-part expansion plan at the casino, adding more than 6,500 slot machines, a new high-limit gaming hall, retail stores, bars and new restaurants. Just days ago, the tribe celebrated the opening of the Yaamava ‘complex, comprising 432 guest rooms with 127 spacious suites, a swimming pool, private cabanas, a full-service spa and salon, and new dining options. In 2022, the expansion will be completed with the launch of a 2,800-seat entertainment hall.
San Manuel is one of San Bernardino County’s Top 10 Private Employers with nearly 6,000 team members and has received Great Place to Work® recognition by the Great Places to Work Institute.
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About the San Manuel Gaming and Hospitality Authority
The San Manuel Gaming and Hospitality Authority is a government agency of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, a federally recognized Indian tribe established for the purpose of independently carrying out the investment, ownership and management of gaming businesses and reception outside the San Manuel reserve.
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