COARSEGOLD - Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino employees have been advised they can pick up personal belongings left behind when the Casino abruptly shut down on Oct. 9, following an armed conflict between rival factions of the tribe.
A notice appeared on the Casino's social media today, captioned, "Attention Chukchansi Gold Team Members."
The hearing follows an armed confrontation on Thursday, Oct. 9, that prompted the shutdown of the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino in Coarsegold.
The crew at Station 10 will be welcoming four new firefighters, and recognizing some of the old guard for their service, including the Firefighter of the Year Award.
After what has been described as an armed takeover of the casino on Thursday, Oct. 9, by the Tex McDonald faction, the hotel and casino were shut down pending a hearing scheduled for Oct. 15.
The Attorney General's Office filed a complaint for injunctive relief in U.S. District Court in Fresno last night, and the judge issued a temporary restraining order, closing the hotel/casino until a hearing on Oct. 15.
Restaurants, the gaming room and the bar are all closed, and General Manager Giffan Tan has directed his employees not to come to work, according to the Madera County Sheriff's Office.