STOP GRATON CASINO

"I love the irony that Indians are making money off of white man's greed. They gave us alcohol that tore families apart, and we're giving them another addiction--gambling." 
Greg Sarris, Chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria,
The San Francisco Chronicle, May 15, 2000

“We’ve always had prostitution...There’s more now because of the casino, I definitely think.” Rohnert Park Chief of Police Brian Masterson, November 16, 2014, commenting on the one year anniversary of the opening of the Graton Casino in the Press Democrat.

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CASINO WATCH:  

 - From a resident of the Graton Casino area:  "I asked my gardener to stop by and give me an estimate to trim my Palm tree. I also mentioned to him that he has a different guy taking care of my yard now. He said that the one doing my yard was, after more than 20 years, no longer employed by him. He is now living out of his truck and spends most of his time at the (Graton) casino.  I know that he started working fewer days over the last year or so and there were weeks when my yard got skipped but had no idea the casino was the reason. I just thought I'd pass this along as another casualty of the casino." 

GOT A STORY TO TELL ABOUT HOW THE CASINO HAS IMPACTED YOUR LIFE OR THE LIFE OF SOMEONE YOU KNOW?  Email us! 

 

 

 

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SUPREME COURT DENIES PETITION, THIS SITE WILL CONTINUE:  We have just learned that the United States Supreme Court has denied our Petition. This marks the end of our legal challenge to the Graton Casino. The Petition would have had more weight had it been brought by the State of California, but as we know, the state doesn’t care.

We did achieve one very notable legal end, that being the recognition by the State Appeals Court that jurisdiction must be transferred before California land is eligible for gambling operations conducted by a Native American tribe. What is now very muddied is how that jurisdiction is transferred.

Pastor Chip Worthington, our wonderful legal team and I would like to thank the people of Sonoma County who have supported Stop the Casino 101 Coalition/Stop Graton Casino for the past twelve years. Our original web site, www.stopthecasino101.com will continue online with important updates and relevant information on the ongoing impact of the Graton Casino on our community. However, our Facebook page will be discontinued.  Thank you all for your unwavering support!

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 webassets/dOUBLEDIGITCRIMEINCREASE.jpg   NEW! DOUBLE DIGIT CRIME INCREASES MARK GRATON CASINO'S FIRST ANNIVERSARY! Read about it HERE
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
RESEARCH BY A PROFESSIONAL GENEALOGIST PROVES GREG SARRIS IS NOT AN INDIAN THROUGH REINETTE STEWART!  READ MORE HERE!   

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GREG SARRIS CANNOT BE AN INDIAN THROUGH REINETTE STEWART, AND WE CAN PROVE IT!  DNA DOESN'T LIE!

READ THE FACTS BEHIND THE GRATON RANCHERIA!  Discover the history of the Graton Rancheria and review actual historical documents dating back almost 100 years! 

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