It was in November 2013 that the Graton Resort and Casino was opened by the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria and now the tribe is celebrating two years of successful operations. Located in the northern California Bay Area, the casino had a cost of $825 million to construct and is a Class III gaming facility.
The tribe now has plans to expand the gaming facility with the addition of a hotel with a $175 million price tag. The goal of the hotel is to open by the fall of next year. General Manager of the property, Joe Hasson, stated the Graton Resort & Casino is rolling out the red carpet for guests. Giveaways will be taking place throughout the month of November and will include mementos, cash prizes and even Jeeps!
The casino was the first to open in the Bay Area with the style of a Las Vegas casino. Hasson stated that the tribe is fulfilling the dimension of their name by extended the reach of the casino resort to include a hotel which was always part of the original vision of the property. The hotel will include 200 guest rooms as well as convention and meeting space.