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Sunday, October 12, 2014

After ARMED INFILTRATIONChukchansi Casino Still Shut , Members Whine About Lost Revenue

The corrupt Chukchansi tribe is suffering losses from a closed casino. Meanwhile, those customers that have money coming to them will have to wait.  Room supposedly won't be charged. A big reunion coming next week is in LIMBO.
Walking through a lobby devoid of guests at Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino on Saturday, televisions still blared sporting matches above empty bars and nearby slot machines gave off an eerie glow.
“It’s like the twilight zone,” said Reggie Lewis, co-chairman of one feuding tribal faction as he rode the elevator to the 11th floor.
Although the casino was shut down Friday afternoon by a federal judge following an armed infiltration of the casino by a faction led by Tex McDonald, members of both factions remained inside the building Saturday afternoon.
Tribal leaders and casino management said the Lewis/Nancy Ayala faction remained on the 11th floor of the hotel, and the McDonald faction remained on the bottom floor and in tribal offices across the street.
MONEY QUOTE:  The monthly stipends are essential, Lewis said. “Without those per-cap payments, I don’t know what they are going to do.”   WELL YOU DUMBASS, they are going to do like those HUNDREDS you terminated from the tribe!

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Read more here: http://www.fresnobee.com/2014/10/11/4174083_chukchansi-casino-remains-closed.html?sp=/99/217/&rh=1#storylink=cpy

27 comments:

Anonymous said...

Seriously, to bring arm into a closed casino. What was the goal? To hold their cousins at gunpoint and intimidate them into believing your right and I'm not.

Anonymous said...

Well I guess Reggie dumbass can classify everyone as 'They" because his ass and his tribal council gave themselves a $13k raise while the rest of the tribe got $400 something dont add up. Guess if his ass and the rest of the bunch hadn't stole alot of the money before this he would have clarified as don't know what "WE" but the casino is closed because of their greedy asses....we in limbo but they driving Bentley, vacationing in Hawaii buying property, using credit cards, they are a joke..... Thank you chairman Lewis we appreciate you for allowing us to be closed and unemployed!

Anonymous said...

Greed will only devour your soul in darkness...

Anonymous said...

What about the hotel employees that were put in the middle of the take over. Watching armed guys rushing their offices seeing them and guest in tears and scared. Beside security that got the worse of it. While they whine about their monthly check. Think about the effects it has had on employees and guest who got put in the middle of it, put lives in danger. The damage is done enough is enough. They proved over and over they can't run a business let alone take care of their own people the right and fair way.
I know I will never step in the again!

Anonymous said...

I never heard any interviews from guest that said they came in there with GUNS, they would know they where THERE

Anonymous said...

Tell reggie to pay every one with the money he stolen. And fire every one in the casino. I hope the payed off sheriff gets cough

Anonymous said...

Reggie you loser,

Anonymous said...

Reggie and his whole group have either been disenrolled, sanctioned, banned,etc., from meetings and receiving benefits from their wrongdoing while on tribal council. Everyone of them banned each other while in office. Yes, they all have violated the tribal laws and the very oath they took to uphold these tribal laws. They paid off the Sheriff in many ways that is why they get to stay over at the Casino now. On the 11th floor where the highrollers should have been staying. GM Tan has been paid off too. The Sheriff did a sweep of the Casino and told everyone to stay out. Those guys have their own offices on 8080 N. Palm in Fresno, CA. They have employees (didn't pay them only some) down there I hear, a few at least. But their lease is up at the end of the year. They are a corrupt bunch alright. They think people want them there, nobody does...they squandered 11+million dollars on their lawyers, their high rise offices, fancy cars, vacations, fancy restaurants, etc. While their poor members continue to go without; homeless, no vehicles, no food, live in third world conditions, etc. Why would anybody support them? There is so much crap they have down it is disgusting beyond words. But somebody needs to tell the truth. Hopefully more members see this and start telling their stories.

Anonymous said...

Regarding Reggie and his tribal council? That is a big joke. They are all self-appointed, none of the tribal membership elected them in. This is how corrupt they are and the Government Agencies who are supporting them. They don't want to give up their dictatorship seat or the thousands of dollars they receive for being on council. Nancy Ayala stripped Reggie Lewis of his seat last year while she tried to overthrow the government with only her family aboard. This Tribe is very dysfunctional. Reggie Lewis, Mel Espy and Chance Alberta were stripped of their membership in May, 2013 by Nancy Ayala and her Enrollment Committee. Look at her now, on the 11th floor with Reggie. Nancy Ayala also stripped Karen Wynn and Tracey Hopkins of their council seats because of Ethics Violations. Karen and Tracey then turned in ethics violations on Nancy Ayala. What a joke they are, now on the 11th floor trying to be the bosses when they HAVE NO RIGHTS. And that stupid Giffin Tan right along with them. He should have stayed at the gaming tables. He could have prevented this but he is up all of their butts.

Anonymous said...

Karma is a bitch! I hate to see tribal and employees lose jobs and benefits cause of selfish greed. All we can do is hope for the best!

Anonymous said...

Here ls one tribe that should have there casino shut down for good.

fullblood slapa'ho said...

Had the NIGC not been negligent in their duty to regulate Indian Gaming then perhaps this would have never escalated to the farce that Chukchansi has become. Only after the casino garnered negative publicity did the NIGC look into the tribes accounting practices? No wonder the Governmental Office of Accountability is conducting a report on them. They truly are the National Indian Gatekeepers of Corruption.

Anonymous said...

Maybe they need to keep their nose out of other tribes business. They can't even run their own casino. THE GREEDY WILL GET THEIR KARMA!!!

Anonymous said...

Its funny how you guys keep hollering about close it or keep it close, when you don't know the facts, especially if you are not from that tribe....just think of the elders that aren't receiving much needed services or the 1000plus employees who are in limbo, because of people who were entrusted to take of the people forgot the oath and allowed the love of money to run their lives...

Anonymous said...

Reggie looking all innocent on the news.its all his fault.he should have took the money and ran .what 11 mill is not enough?he had his security in the casino with guns and didn't say nothing about that.just move to your house in Hawaii and let the people get what they need!

Anonymous said...

No one mentions your chairman tex who went to prison for manslaughter. Now he's on video assaulting people. He cost the casino closing by endangering the public. He's as guilty as Reggie
Plus he tampered with evidence

Anonymous said...

Who cares Tex went to jail before, he paid his time and now let's move on, can we talk about Ted Atkins who is head of security at the casino who was hiding his wife from the feds, isn't that a crime, it's called harboring a fugitive, he was banned off the casino, does anyone wanna talk about Reggie licking in his sister's door and pulled a gun on her,was anyone else at the Reggie meeting and the STC guards were armed or were you too busy getting a check to notice, for my tribal members are well versed on the constitution, were you paying attention to when Reggie said he wanted to tweak the constitution? Now that Reggie gave you all checks for 10k while the membership got $390, he can tweak whatever the he'll he wants just as long as the checks keep comongr? Dustin Graham and Sam lawhown, what do you think of this? The wyatts and Ramirez are constantly saying they started the tribe but they have no objections either, you guys are a joke, has anyone seen the YouTube of Nancy ayala saying how chukchansi Inc, was a joke and chance Alberta swindled millions, but now she wants to join there side, after she brought in some retired FBI agent saying this is the proof that they are stealing money, Reggie is having his security do interviews about how they were rushed by 20ppl with guns, wen none of the witness (patrons) say they saw guns....but Reggie won't say how his security guards from STC carried guns were bullet proof vest and had K9 dogs....does anyone know that Reggie group is so paranoid that they have security hiding in bushes....Reggie is sending his security to collect black duffle bags of money from the cage, patrons have been nervous about the casino for a while, I mean really you walk through the casino with guns and dogs....evacuation came after one of the Reggie flunkies pulled the fire alarm. If they "unification council" is handed control again, tribal members should Koss their membership goodbye, because you have already seen Nancy give Reggie the boot with the signature of her 46family members.

Anonymous said...

Oh I forgot to mention that elders....is anyone worried about the elders, Maybe that was Lewis factions way of giving them an extra $100 but they gave themselves raises of more than 10k .the immediate members of the Lewis faction is getting 10k a month while the membership is getting $400. What about our members who are in school, you are at a standstill....can anyone tell me why this council has off shore accounts and property in Hawaii? It the past it was brought that we would start doing DNA testing, let's get to swabbing? You guys wanna talk about personal business, but no one is talking about how chance is apart of the tribe as a special relation/petition, Tracey Hopkins isn't really chukchansi, where/who does she belong too?

Anonymous said...

Reggie is a big joke, along with his clowns he calls his unified council. Last year, they held an election on Dec. 7, 2013. Reggie Chair, Dixie-Member, Morris-Member, Chance-Treasurer, Buzz-Vice-Chair, David Castillo-Member, and Melvin Espy-Secretary. This was sent to BIA for info only. Geez, where are these guys? Are they on the so-called Unification Council? I mean, four were elected for two year terms until 2015. Buzz, David, and Melvin for one and two terms. Wake up BIA, I see voter fraud in this picture. The tribe has only 7 seats on the council and now they have how many? Wake up tribal members, these guys are now receiving $10k a month, while you guys get how much? $400? And you don't care right? There are how many council members? Let me count, besides the truly elected by the membership there should only be 7, now Tracey Hopkins, Jennifer Stanley, Dora Jones, Harold Hammond, NANCY AYALA, Karen Wynn, Nokomis, and Amanda all receiving money, big money. Their hungry aggressive attorney is none other than Rob Rosette... These guys are not following the Tribe's Constitution which states only 7 members on the Council? Lawless? You bet they are, they are writing the book on how to be lawless and not follow tribal laws. And they have the backing of attorneys, all of them even the McDonald attorneys. They better watch out for them, cause they will turn on them and act like they are sick when the big day in court will come. That extra money extra council members are getting should be going to the Bondholders. What? Bondholders? Who are they? The Unification Council doesn't care about them. If they did, the millions they have greedily blown while down at 8080 N. Palm in Fresno, CA and up on the 11th floor, eating, taking away from revenue while using the 11th floor should have been used by the Summit players who earn it. Oh no, they are even still there. Will need to fumigate it when and if they ever leave. What else, oh yes, STC Security was on the 9th floor and in charge with his guard dog. Really? They deserved to be pushed out of the Casino cause they did have weapons, they are just good liars and denied it. The McDonald Council had a ban on STC and others for what they did last year. But, Sheriff Anderson would not enforce it. He is a big joke, thankfully he is done cause he was biased, and didn't care about his oath he took either. He says one thing on camera and turns around and ignores what he as a Sheriff of the law should have done. Good riddance to a biased, no good Sheriff. Really, these folks have formed another tribe, they have agendas, elections, committees, budget, etc., they qualify as dually enrolled.

Anonymous said...

please, will you people who have all this information, on corruption come forth with your proof and stop these council members from doing anymore damage!!!

Anonymous said...


Apartheid running bands should not get any support. They don't support "ALL" band members.


Dear Team Members,



As we receive our ballots to vote on November 4th, many of you have asked about Proposition 48. Since the voter information guide is a bit confusing, maybe even misleading, we want to be clear that Prop. 48 is bad for the vast majority of tribes and California. Thus, we ask you to vote NO on Prop. 48.



Proposition 48 is not about Indian gaming, it is about a Las Vegas Casino corporation (Station Casinos) attempting an end-run in order to place a new Indian casino in an urban area - away from existing tribal lands. In doing so, Proposition 48 breaks the promise that Pechanga and other tribes made to the voters of California: that Indian gaming would be limited to Indian lands.



Prop. 48 would also be unfair to the vast majority of tribes in California that have honored the promise of limiting gaming to existing Indian lands. If approved, Prop. 48 would open the door to an expansion of gaming into urban areas.



This is why we respectfully ask that you vote NO on 48 and encourage your family and friends to also vote NO on 48.



Please contact Jacob Mejia at Jmejia@pechanga-pdc.com if you have any questions. Thank you.



Sincerely,



Board of Directors

PECHANGA DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Anonymous said...

Manslaughter?????? Tex went in for murder! He is on parole for life. I hope he goes back for violation of parole. He deserves to finish his life term.

Anonymous said...

The wyatt did not start the tribe that is a lie that nancy and the wyatts tell to try and make themselves sound important. The ramirez family has always disagreed with the councils not one both, they don't support nancy, she is as evil as the rest. They have been fighting for the tribe to fix things. They unfortunately don't have the government funds to make their fight as public. Rather than spread lies and rumors or take part in violence they do not support either council.

Anonymous said...

Lesser of two evils; is the choice. If I had to choose I would select the individuals that did not pull guns, Tase, beat, kidnapp, hold hostage by individuals posing as retired police for a chief of police who states he is military veteran; which he is not; lies. Everyone is upset about 13 million. What about 22 million cashed out by Tex and his council, 400,000k in Vernon Kings personnel bank account, 600,000k paid to tex's Chief of Police for supplies, plus his 2 year contract paid in full before services was rendered. Ohh.. almost forgot ... those cars the Chief of police is driving, they belong to every tribal member because he paid for them with more money TEX gave him and put the vehicles in Trust in his name. I say go get your ride chuks. if you don't you'll just be robbed again ... this time by a white man .. cause he no indian of mine....

Anonymous said...

The person above is stupid, u want the lesser of two evils because the Lewis side has been taking money for years and let us not forget about chukchansi Inc., so u choose their side because the McDonald side came in with tasers? You are stupid...the 22million wasn't cashed out moron...
I can't comment on someone bank account because I know people had jobs before coming to cancel, maybe if you ask nicely he can give you a loan Lmao

Anonymous said...

The person above is stupid, u want the lesser of two evils because the Lewis side has been taking money for years and let us not forget about chukchansi Inc., so u choose their side because the McDonald side came in with tasers? You are stupid...the 22million wasn't cashed out moron...
I can't comment on someone bank account because I know people had jobs before coming to cancel, maybe if you ask nicely he can give you a loan Lmao

StanRogers said...

I have read the comments in this forum. And I felt sad to notice that nobody was talking of the 100 odd people who lost their jobs, because the big guys could not agree. The tribes have always suffered and the elders have been pout to shame. Instead of looking for a solution every body is busy pointing fingers.