20th Annual Giving Season Raises Over $33,000 for Local Charities

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Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort is proud to announce that it raised $33,066 for local charity organizations during the 20th Annual Giving Season promotion. 

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Jackson Rancheria Donates $15,000 To Local Event

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The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians is pleased to announce the donation of $15,000 in matching funds towards this year’s Amador Giving Tuesday event sponsored by the Amador Community Foundation to benefit local nonprofit organizations throughout the community. 

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Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians Supports Holiday Toy Drive with $20,000 Donation

The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians is proud to support this year’s Matt Scott Racing/Amador County Sheriff’s Department Holiday Toy Drive with a $20,0000 donation to help families in need in Amador County. 

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Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Voted Best of Amador in 11 Catagories

The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians is proud to announce that Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort has been awarded Best Casino, Best Hotel, Best Business and Best Community Oriented Business in Jackson and Countywide as part of the 2020 Best of Amador awards coordinated by the Ledger Dispatch.

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Chef Richie Lemos Announced as New Lone Wolf Chef

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Congratulates to Richie Lemos who was recently promoted to Restaurant Chef at Lone Wolf Restaurant! Richie began his pursuit of the culinary arts at the Art Institute in Sacramento. He started with Jackson Rancheria in 2016 when he was hired to be a line cook. Soon after, he advanced through the ranks of Lone Wolf which seemed to come naturally. After 2 years of hard work, long hours and late nights he was promoted to Sous Chef and, another 2 years later, we are proud to announce his new title, Restaurant Chef. As the Restaurant Chef he will train, inspire, and support our cooks but, and most importantly, he will continue to focus on crafting quality cuisine in one of the best restaurants in Amador County.

Jackson Rancheria Donates to American Red Cross California Wildfire Relief Fund

Join us in supporting the American Red Cross.

Jackson Rancheria has joined KCRA and the American Red Cross to help our community impacted by wildfires. You can help too! Donations can be HERE or by calling 855-337-GIVE. Your support enables the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from these disasters. Your gift will not only help with immediate needs like food and shelter, it will also put people on the road to recovery. Thank you for standing with us!

Covid-19 Updates and FAQs

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We're getting back in the game at Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort! You can expect the same fun and excitement with a few new rules to help keep us all safe: 

  • You must be 21+ years of age to enter.
  • Handicap Drop Off is available. However, there is no Valet service to aid in disembarking from your car.
  • Wheelchairs are no longer available.
  • Non-smoking areas have been expanded across the Casino floor from Rancheria Buffet to the Bus Loop Entrance and Poker Room areas.

There are also health & safety precautionary measures in place:

  • Facemasks are required at all times while on property.
  • Social Distancing is in affect - 6 feet apart.
  • Smoking is NOT allowed at any Table Games and facemasks continue to be required while playing.
  • Lone Wolf Lounge bar service is temporarily unavailable. Alcoholic beverages are available while dining.
  • The Hotel and RV Park pools and spas remain temporarily closed. 
  • Rancheria Buffet, Margaret’s Cafe, Concerts & Events venue, as well as the Arcade will remain temporarily closed at this time. 

We ask that you save your visit for another time if you are experiencing any Covid-19 symptoms. 

Now, let's get back in the game, Rancheria Style®.


Frequently Asked Questions

What hours is Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort open? 
We are open 24 hours, 7 days a week.

What preventative health & safety measures can I expect?
While we are eager to welcome all guests and employees back, the health and safety of all remains our top priority. You will be asked to:

  • Self-assess your own health before you enter the casino and that you do no enter if you are experiencing Covid-19 symptoms.
  • Wear a facemask upon entry and throughout the duration of your visit.
  • Social distance at least 6 feet apart from others at all times. 

Can I take off my facemask after I have entered the casino?
Facemasks are an important part of helping to prevent the spread of Covid-19. As such, we are requiring facemasks be worn at all times while moving throughout the property. Facemasks must be worn to completely cover your mouth and nose.

Can I take off my facemask if I am sitting at a slot machine?
Facemasks are required to be worn while seated at a slot machine. You may temporarily remove your facemask to take a drink, eat or smoke; however, when not engaged in these activities, the facemask must be worn.

Can I take off my facemask if I am sitting at a table game?
Facemasks are required to be worn while playing at the Table Games. Smoking is not permitted at the Table Games. You may remove your facemask briefly to take a drink of a beverage and place the facemask back on.

Can I take off my facemask while in a restaurant?
You may remove your facemask once you are seated in a restaurant for the duration of your dining experience. When moving through the restaurant or while in line, you are required to wear your facemask for your safety and the safety of others.

Do you have a Non-Smoking Area?
In addition to our Non-Smoking Room, we have increased the Non-Smoking Areas on the casino floor. You may find these areas towards the back of the casino, spanning from the Rancheria Buffet to the Bus Lobby and Poker Room. Designated signs have been installed.

Are children allowed?
The minimum age to enter the casino is 21 years. However, children of all ages are welcome at the Hotel and RV Park and must also wear a facemask. NOTE: Children under the age of three are exempt from wearing a facemask.


Jackson Rancheria Hotel Voted Best Mountain Hotel by 209 Magazine

Best of 209 by 209 Magazine
August/September 2020

Thank you 209 Magazine and readers for voting for Jackson Rancheria Hotel as Best Mountain Hotel in the 209 area code.
Thank you also for voting us as the bronze winner of Best Casino.

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Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Voted Best Casino By San Joaquin Magazine

Best Local Casino (Within 100 Miles)

Article by San Joaquin Magazine
August 2020 - Page 92

"When you're looking to hit the jackpot, residents are in agreeance that Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort i sthe place to go for playing slots and table games. The casino boasts gaming 24/7, a line-up of entertainment (pre-COVID), and dining."

Thank you to San Joaquin Magazine and their reader for voting Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Best Casino in the Central Valley!

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Experience Winning at Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort by Sacramento Magazine

Article by Sacramento Magazine
July 2020 - Page 83

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Experience winning at Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort! This best-kept-secret is located in the Mother Lode of Amador County and boasts more MegaJackpot® winners than any casino in Northern California. One step inside and you’ll already feel like a winner.

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Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort: Tenacity and Tradition, Rancheria Style®

Article by HerLife Magazine
Written by Kimberly Mullen
Photography by Rudy Meyers

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What began as one woman’s dream of self-sufficiency for the Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians has grown into a full-scale casino, hotel and resort with 900 employees and millions of dollars donated back into the local community. The tenacity of Margaret L. Dalton paved the way as the endeavor grew from a bingo hall in 1985 to the successful business it is today. With a history that started with a strong woman, it is no surprise that eight months ago, Crystal Jack was named CEO of the Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians.

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Meet Crystal Jack - Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort's New CEO by Sacramento Magazine

Article by Sacramento Magazine
April 2020 - Page 23
Photography by Rudy Meyers

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Crystal Jack knows what it takes to rise through the ranks from an entry level position to her newly appointed role as Chief Executive Officer for the Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians and Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort.

Crystal first joined the Jackson Rancheria team in 2006 as a Compensation Analyst and was quickly promoted to Compensation Manager and once more to Human Resources Manager in late 2007. She was named Executive Director of Human Resources in 2010, a leadership role she excelled in for nearly a decade.

“Crystal is a proven leader who has played an instrumental role in Jackson Rancheria’s growth over the last 14 years,” said Adam Dalton, Tribal Chairman of the Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians. “We are honored to have Crystal as our CEO and look forward to working closely with her as we drive our business forward and achieve the many goals of our expanding portfolio.”

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Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort: The Result of Margaret Dalton's Persistence

Article by HerLife Magazine
Written by Nicole Stracek

Margaret Dalton, leader of the Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians, and her husband, Earl Dalton Senior, had a dream. Through her hard work, dedication and perseverance, the Tribe’s fate was solidified by her leadership, and her dedication never wavered through her 30 years as Tribal Chairperson.

“Her vision for the Tribe was that it become self-reliant. She didn’t want future generations to have to depend on government handouts, and she was determined to find a way to do it,” said Chief Executive Officer Rich Hoffman, who oversees Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort for the Tribe. Through her devotion, Margaret was able to bring independence to the Tribe, and today Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort thrives as their commitment to the community continues.

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Lone Wolf Restaurant & Lounge: A Central Valley Escape

Article by HerLife Magazine
Written and Photography by Dee Yates

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Leaving the Valley on a warm summer afternoon to escape the hustle and bustle of the town grind, you can slip up Highway 88 to the Sierra Nevada foothills and in less than an hour you will find yourself in a fresh change of scenery. It’s not often your first thought for a fine dining experience, but the Lone Wolf Restaurant & Lounge at Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort has just what you need for a sweet journey out of the norm with your sweetie.

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