CAN the CHUKCHANSI tribe AFFORD to pay jackpots? If they will cheat their OWN people, cheat their landlord...won't they cheat their customers?
Doesn't anyone ELSE wonder WHERE IS THE MONEY? at the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians? We know there is $49 million or so missing from their coffers, money that should be going to programs for the tribe.
NOW, Marc Benjamin of the Fresno Bee has the story of them being stingy with the RENT.
A lawsuit, filed Oct. 28, said the tribe hasn’t paid $749,699 in late rent and interest dating back to April 2014 under its lease with River Palm Partners, owners of the River Bluff office park at 8080 N. Palm Ave. that overlooks the San Joaquin River bluffs.
Reggie Lewis' faction signed the lease AND a waiver of sovereign immunity: