Sunday, July 30, 2017

Mr. Jones

Pala Casino Tries to Keep Up with the Joneses with $170 Million Expansion to Southern California Resort

JULY 30, 2017 BY KEVIN HORRIDGE

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Gambling Sunny in California

The Pala Casino announcement is just the latest in a laundry list of resort overhauls in Southern California.

Pechanga’s current renovation is costing the tribal group $285 million. Construction is also taking place at the Barona Casino & Resort, Sycuan Casino, and Viejas Casino & Resort, all properties which are located in the San Diego area. Those tribes, however, aren’t revealing how much money they’re spending.

The Pala Band of Mission Indians says it needed to update its property to adapt to customer demand. Speaking to the pool area, which will be transformed to resemble a space typically found at major resorts in Las Vegas and to include bars, fire pits, and cabanas, Pala CEO Bill Bembenek explained that visitors are looking for a more luxurious experience.
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Slow Rollout

Pala Interactive, the tribe’s internet gaming division, has been operating in New Jersey through a partnership with Borgata since the fall of 2014. PalaCasino.com has been one of four live websites under the land-based resort, the others being BorgataCasino.com, BorgataPoker.com, and NJ.PartyPoker.com.

The New Jersey PalaPoker.com rollout was delayed for several years, while waiting for the arrival of PokerStars. But since the company’s poker site launch last month, traffic has been slow-to-nonexistent: according to PokerScout, PalaPoker is averaging just two players a week on average.
While New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement doesn’t break down internet gaming revenues by site, Borgata’s partners have generated $23.48 million in year-to-date income. Only the Golden Nugget ($33 million) has made more from iGaming.
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45 comments:

Anonymous said...

I think this is good news for us at Pala. It's about time we beef up to be more of a Las Vegas resort and compete with Harrahs and lame Pechanga who copied Harrahs and try's to offer more hotel rooms with 15 more hahaha. Also I wonder how much smith and nieto will get from this construction? Don't expect percap or bonuses to go up cause smith and nieto will have some excuse about having to pay off the debt for construction or their favorite excuse we broke even cause people just aren't gambling anymore and business has been down.How can they keep saying that when they are approving and huge casino expansion..umm duh. But like always the members sit there and take it cause they don't know want smiths evil eye focused on them and then be punished for asking questions. Like Kilma said rob prefers secrecy,intimidation and control.

Anonymous said...

Wait until the next big economy collapse....and it will happen. These expansions are going to bankrupt the tribes. They are getting too big for their britches. Unless there is a giveaway, the Casinos are slow. All those pools at Pechanga are going to cost them a fortune to keep up. What are they going for the "family" vacations? That's what broke Las Vegas.

Anonymous said...

What would happen if Smith and Nieto get caught before the project gets started ?,

Anonymous said...

Has anyone heard the outcome from the appeals court. I thought we should hear by now on the listing of the true tribe in Pala.

Anonymous said...

To 3:49pm

I herd from a source that it didn't go well. Thats too bad but I hope they don't give up.

Anonymous said...

1:59pm

YOU ARE A DUMB ASS. THERE IS NO SOURCE TO COURT INFORMATION UNTIL IT IS RELEASED. STOP STIRRING THINGS UP. THIS IS RIDICULOUS. WHEN THEY WANT TO SHARE THE DECISION THEY WILL.

LEAVE IT ALONE.

Anonymous said...

SEASON MARIE BROWN IS A LICENSED "MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST." LICENSE: #95901. ADDRESS: 43400 CORTE BENAVENTE, TEMECULA, CA., 92592.
TO FILE A COMPLAINT, GO HERE:

https://www.breeze.ca.gov/datamart/complaint.do?applicationId=2


SELECT "BOARD OF BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES"
SELECT "LICENSED MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST"
ENTER THE DATE OF INCIDENT

DESCRIBE COMPLAINT IN 4000 LETTERS OR LESS
ANSWER QUESTIONS, CLICK SUBMIT

IT TAKES ABOUT 20 MINUTES
TELL THEM ABOUT HOW SHE IS TEARING UP THE COMMUNITY FROM A POSITION OF TRUST


PLEASE SHARE WITH CONCERNED PALA COMMUNITY MEMBERS

Anonymous said...

HER LICENCE NUMBER: 95901

Anonymous said...

Wilma your a dip shit and now you just buried your self dumb fucker...I told you were a educated stupid child like adult...dumb fuck..mybrother is gonna hang your ass now dips hit ...and willy pink Wilma just threw your ass under the bus to he is the one who wrote this letter and tagged my brother s name to it ..this Wilma has known to cut and paste trying to hide his guilt well he knows I am a investigator...we found out who is involved here be ready for some more drama Wilma...your ass is cooked now...

Anonymous said...

KILMA wrote this post about season there now your exposed you lill basturd boy...fuck you don't know how to stop do you ..you just keep the shit stirring well we will vote you out off the Rez you have caused enough trouble making ..KILMA LATTIN WROTE THIS STATEMENT ABOUT OUR worker..KILMA CUTS AND PASTES SHIT ALL THE TIME don't trust this little trouble maker and he wants to be a tribal leader ....fuck that dumb fucker...who does shit like this ..KILMA IS WHO...Willy pink and tukamut KILMA set your asses up..

Anonymous said...

KILMA YOUR NEVER GONNA BE A LEADER HERE FOR MY TRIBE I don't care what you spew out your mouth about personal shit ..Its when you try to destroy my only home I know and cause so much bullshit its tribal kids like me who stand up to your nonsense bullshit..and call you out on it..go back to your little corner of your world and stay there ..you have proved to be a trouble maker and shit stirrer ..you can't even practice to be who you say you were a real Indian you are not..I see you as a little retarded white boy...we now will destroy you ...your attempt to run for council has just been revoked..your member ship is also terminated you don't not belong to my family...you lil piss ant..

Anonymous said...

to Kilma ...I know you tried to use military knowledge to poison me with cancer when I stayed at your home..I can not prove this but you did give me skin cancer on my foot..well I had it cured thats why I still have my foot as I know you were expecting my foot one day to be chopped off..and then I know you poisoned Leroy and had his brain chemistry unbalanced due to your rambunctious childlike behavior when it comes to politics...you have shown me you are very dangerous and unstable..like you did say you will fuck people up..well I am fully aware of your knowledge and capabilities now...all eyes on you from now on because you do fly and use germ warfare to poison your adversaries...we won't let you fly anymore with in our air space I will report your tail numbers if you violate our air space have your license revoked if ya don't be fooling around here...that would just set you off im sure...your so imbalanced in the head your making all the wrong choices sign of a mental disorder coming on eh....!!!!

Anonymous said...

WTF

Anonymous said...

@ 12:07 PM
You should go back to smoking a 1/2 ounce of meth a day because it clearly show here that that an ounce a day is way to much for you little pea brain to handle.
It sounds like you are flying high in some other no fly zone....
I understand you do not need a pilot lic. to fly in your zone.

Anonymous said...

this is to R&R

I apologize for being absent for so long and I hope you read this.

I understand your recent endeavors for your new tribe and I wish you the best. The Mother will guide you.

What has happened to this blog. It has turned to filth and hate. Mother would want this to tell the truth.

As I have said many times I walk the halls of the US government and they only look for that one leader to say it is me who will speak for the many.

Is that you, I believe it could be.

Seminole

Reinstatement_Restitution said...

The stress of all the evil is really showing. My heart weeps for all those harmed by this relentless pursuit of destruction. Heaping blame upon the innocent is truly senseless. Take your hatred and direct it at those who are responsible for the problems in Pala. Those who are murdering and thieving, evicting and banishing, making and selling the drugs, and turning the young generation into violent degenerates are the ones to blame.

I tell you that it is not Kilma or Willie that is wreaking havoc on the reservation. It is not the disenrollees, or Escondido gangs, or Mexican cartels. The people in Pala need to look in the mirror and see the truth about themselves, and then look to the leaders that have led them to this path.

Therein lies the problem and the solution.

Anonymous said...

Fuck you Robert Smith fuck you Theressa Nieto fuck you Robert Smith fuck you some of us will never forget never your both pieces of shit and you will get what you deserve. Your whole life will not be pleasant and friendly. Your both low life walking pieces of shit for what you do tho Pala tribal members and you will get yours.

Anonymous said...

Will Robert ever do the right thing and reinstate the illegally disenrolled Pala members and raise the Margarita Britten descendants blood degree back up? Or will everyone just have to wait until he dies? Or steps down from which I don't see happening unless he finds a replacement to transfer power to and to continue hiding his misappropriation of tribal funds by him and T. Nieto. It could be sooner if the tribe organized and stepped up and took back control of the tribe and demanded answers but that will not happen anytime soon from what I see. I hear all day long all over the Rez people saying they hate him and talking about the worst kept secret that he is stealing from us but they are all afraid to go against him and be punished. We need just a few young and ready members with some elders to start this, secretly gathering support and numbers and information. Once they have spoken with and got the support of the majority of members living on and around Pala they need to make a plan to act. March on the Admin one normal ordinary day and take control. As tribal members we are entitled to the Admin also, it is a tribal building, not Roberts building. Have a sit in and then call a meeting with the members to show up and let there be an open forum for ALL TO SPEAK and BE HEARD. name your grievances and what we want the EC to answer for. Let the people know what's going on and let them speak and that after hiring someone to audit and go through what's records there still are have another meeting and report findings to the tribe and then smith and nieto are done!

Anonymous said...

The word is out in Pala that there is a reward for the person or persons that take smith and nieto for good.

Anonymous said...

The people would celebrate and nobody saw anything. Problem is everyone is just waiting for someone else to act and take them out, of office I mean. Then Pala can start to rebuild as a tribe a whole where anyone can put items on the agenda to be discussed, where 2 people do not control the whole Rez and all it's finances. One thing is we have learned a lot from smith and nieto and will not make these same mistakes in the future. We will have to make new laws to give the power back to the people and first and foremost an audit and find out exactly how much money the tribe does have and how much has been unaccounted or misspent. If we do things right after the smith/ nieto regime is over we will all prosper not just the few.

Anonymous said...

Just another thing that the tribe pays for so a select few can benefit from it.

Anonymous said...

I'm tired or hearing uninformed people talking about stuff they don't know and only heard. King Freeman did not change or white out Margarita Brittains paperwork or blood degree to raise it just to enroll his family. It was being changed back from someone who crossed off her 4/4 blood degree with a pen and wrote 1/2 and that's what the tribe was going by. After King and other MB descendants filed with the BIA and interior to look into MB blood degree and history they found the document in the Riverside office of a typed document that was changed with a pen by someone in the 60's-70's. There is documents out there from the BIA and Dept of Interior that state this and that after years of extensive research we conclude MB to be FULLBLOOD CUPENO and her children to be 1/2 Cupeno. LOOK IT UP!! Don't just talk and spread rumors when you don't know what your talking about. These same documents with the Assistant Secretary of the Interior's "Final" decision for all purposes concluding MB to be FULLBLOOD and a probate of Merced Nolasquez about MB's father and who he was were sent to everyone on the EC so they know the truth, if Robert allowed the others to see the packet that was sent. So stop talking and spreading lies that the disenrollments were legit because king changed things when he was chairman to enroll his kids. If anything he changed things back which was the BIA/Interior final decision. King was not even Chairman when MB descendants were enrolled I believe it was Roberts mom or Pat Nelson and they didn't fight it they approved it with the tribe and enrolled the rest of MB descendants. I also know it is true that if King kept his mouth shut and stopped pissing off robert there would have been no disenrollments. Then king had to keep on going and robert disenrolled some more. I mean king as a tribal member should be able to speak his mind and ask questions in a normal democratic tribe but Pala is not a democratic tribe it is a dictatorship and he should have known to keep his mouth shut and MB's descendants would still be enrolled. I know that's not the only reason it's also about getting rid of king and Willy's votes against Robert and Robert needed the minors accounts and save some money from not paying out percap too 164 people.

Anonymous said...

That sums it up correctly.

Anonymous said...

Okay Tribal Members there you it, the truth and only the truth about what Robert Smith did to hurt the MB descendants because of hate for King and Willy.
So now the question is, WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT ?.
Are you going to side with Robert Smith or are you going to stand up for the truth and make this right with the people that are being hurt by the evilness of Smith and Nieto ????????????????????????

Anonymous said...

People have always thought of Indians as hot-headed, take no shit, family oriented, people. AKA, people who have GRIT! People who have survived despite attempts to make us obsolete. Where is that GRIT, Pala? Why do you lay down and submit to Robert's maliciousness? Where is that hot-headed, take no shit, family oriented passion? People are so quick to call each other out on this blog - threatening to beat their asses, even to kill people. That's not GRIT! That's being a shit-talker. All words and no action. I'm NOT advocating violence by any means! Please do not take it as such. I mean talk the talk and walk the walk! Bark AND bite! Several people have layed out good, solid ways to approach the EC. The best way is as a FAMILY. I'm not talking "last name family", I'm talking a Pala family. Several of you have your "Pala" tattoos, seeming to be proud of your tribe and family. But yet you won't step up...have some GRIT!

Anonymous said...

The real problem is that maybe 20 Pala members actually read this blog. Not enough to fight for change.

Anonymous said...

everyone knows about the corruption in pala. Wether they read this blog or not. But we do need to talk to more members if we want change. I think everyone wants change, they just don't know how to do it with rigged elections

Anonymous said...

I know of at least 154 people that read this blog

Anonymous said...

I think that if all the voting members of Pala would take the time to read this blog and do a little research they would feel different than what they feel now.
However some of them would rather listen to the lies and corruption
of the EC.
Half of the Members could not even began to tell anyone the truth about why things are the way they are in Pala.
All they care about is their monthly check and for that reason they don't want to get involved as to what the real truth is.
But if they don't wake up from that dream real soon they will be left scratching their heads and wondering what happened to all of the things that were once important to them.
Like their family and friends, their bank accounts, their nice homes and their new automobiles.
They will be left standing on bare empty ground watching as the repo man takes their cars and trucks, and the furniture company's come and take their furniture and appliances from their homes.
And all the while Smith and Nieto and a few chosen ones will be living high and mighty in some other country where no one can touch them for the crimes that they committed against the once happy people of Pala.
And if you think that tis could not happen to you, you are beyond crazy. It is happening to you everyday while you go about you daily life.
Little by little the good life is slipping away and nobody gives a shit.

Anonymous said...


Can anyone confirm that 3 more people have died in or near Pala?
!- Jesse Arreola aka Chewy Alvarez. Pala
3- James Britten, Pala
3- Myra Calac, Rincon. Thank you.

Anonymous said...

What I don't understand here is why Robert Smith took away the rights of people that are related to King and Willy.
What gives him the right to play God with so many innocent Members just because King spoke the truth about Roberts mother being a thief
and stealing money that did not belong to her.
The disenrolled had nothing to do with that and by Robert taking this kind of action against these innocent Members is wrong and should be fixed ASAP.
These Members are suffering for something that they did not cause or were a party to the actions of King and Willy.
And for the General Membership to remain silent on this issue is just as bad, if not worse than Robert Smiths and Theresa Nieto's actions.
If anything Theresa Nieto should be investigated and suspended from her job until cleared of all claims against her.
The power has taken over her and she is no better than anyone else.
In fact she is nothing but a liar and a fraud and she knows it.
She even tries to buy her way by working at the old Pala Mission.
What a disgrace of a human being she is.
But her time is coming soon and she will not be missed by many.

Anonymous said...

Your right the general cancel shouldn't stand for this, some of them had their blood degree lowered illegally by smith & nieto against the BIA or dept of Interior or several other tribes that enroll their members using Margarita Britten's blood as 4/4. The question of disenrollments should be brought up at EVERY meeting no matter what's on or not on Roberts agenda. Bring copies of documents to contradict everything smith tries to say about MB and her ancestry or blood degree or who her father is. I sent him several documents recently stating who her father was, the dept of interior FINAL decision after years of research to CONCLUDE MB to be FULLBLOOD and for Pala to use this info for all purposes of enrollment. All smith had to say and will say to anyone of us at the meetings will be "the MB decision has been made" and "we are no longer looking into this" He knows the truth, I have wrote him several times asking for a reason or to give me something a document and file something to show me how and why you came to your decision to lower MB blood degree. Did he ever send me anything NOPE, NO, NOT A CHANCE! He sent a copie of the part in the constitution that says the EC has the right to look at enrollment from time to time and copies of disenrollment letters. Anything and everything except proof or facts. I even told smith you can end all this hate and animosity by just showing your proof to me and to everyone and get them to shit up and stop attacking you. But did he NOPE and we ask ourselves why if it would be that easy to shut the disenrolled down and stop people from talking about illegally disenrolling all he had to do was show a piece of paper a document something. Then why won't he?? Anyone with half a brain has to ask themselves this. The only answer we can come up with is that he has nothing to show, no proof no documents that would hold up and not be disproved right away. He only has rumors,lies and his personal feelings and those are not strong enough reasons to change something so huge for the tribe. Like Kilma said something this huge should be brought before the tribe and have both sides provide evidence but smith knows how that would have turned out. READ THIS AND ASK YOURSELF, WHY WILL SMITH STILL NOT SHOW HIS PROOF AND SHUT THE DISENROLLMENT CRITICS DOWN?? Because he has nothing to show! Plain and simple. Not what is the tribe gonna do about it?? We are stronger together 2 people smith/nieto do not deserve All the power.

Anonymous said...

This sounds like there is evil in the leaders that run the Pala Tribe
and no one is willing to get the answers to these questions given to the Pala EC.
Robert Smith and Theresa Nieto should be taken out of the EC and banished for what they have do and gotten away with against true TRIBAL MEMBERS.
And you enrolled members are the only ones that can make this happen
by standing up to the EC as a group and staying strong.
Why do you allow these people to control your every move ? Is this what your Ancestors fought and died for?
If these two evil bastards are not stopped they will destroy Pala to where nothing will be able to save it.
So if you are willing to risk all that you have today it's on you.
But don't act surprised when this happens because that's exactly where you are headed.

Very Unhappy Parent said...

If Pala can afford a 171 million dollar remodel I
m sure that they could affords to and install air conditioning at the Vivian Banks school.
The lunch room where the kids eat was at 90 degrees today.
This is like child abuse making them sit in such a hot area for lunch.
Also the classrooms don't have A/C either, only in the principles office.
I am going to pull my kids out of this hell hole unless they fix the problem. Kids do not need to suffer through this heat wave like prisoners in a concentration camp.

Anonymous said...

Kilma did not resign, his term expired. He would run for office to expose things like this: the PALA TRIBAL JUDGE who is licensed in DC. Mr. Edward Richard Roybal II was hired as "Judge" for the Pala Indian Tribe. However, Judges are normally elected and not hired by HR and collecting a paycheck by a boss (Robert Smith). EMPLOYEE ROYBAL (not a Judge) has increased his employee paycheck by concurrently becoming the Pala tribe's "in-house legal counsel", and also the policy adviser. So, Mr. Roybal II writes the law, argues the law, and then decides the law of the Pala tribe. As a judge, we believe he is knowingly taking advantage of the situation. The Tribe did not hire him, he was hired via HR by the tribal Chairman. He is currently serving at the whim of the Tribal Chairman. The Social Worker of Pala is equally corrupt and it's rumored she was sleeping with him. Edward Richard Roybal II, is picking and choosing based on what the Chairman of the Tribe tells him to do. The Chairman, The "Judge" and the Social Worker (with no accredited certificate in Social Work) have too much power over the people.

Anonymous said...

Bring it up at the next meeting even if the EC opposes it.
If it can't be discussed just boycott the meeting and have your family and friends ready to walk out of the meeting.
This so called Chairman needs a little attitude adjustment.
End the meeting on that note and follow up with complaints to the proper agencies.
Tour Chairman is acting just like the asshole running North Korea.
In fact they even look a like.

Anonymous said...

I wonder if Robert and Theresa will ever do the right thing. They know Margarita Brittain is fullblood. I wonder what they're so afraid of? If I ever see Theresa at church I'm gonna walk up and call her and evil b---- in front of everybody. I hate them both with a passion for knowing the truth and still doing this to everybody. If Margarita Brittain really was half native I would be upset but I wouldn't be so hateful to them for doing this to everybody and lowering our blood. I mean you can't hate on the truth but you can hate on people who do evil and go against the truth for their own personal reasons and I hope they pay for it. I will never forget even when they are both out of office and everyone is reinstated I will still never forget and if they're gone I will take it out on their families like they took it out on ours. The only way I could start to forgive is if they make this right and reinstate the disenrolled. They don't have to admit they disenrolled on purpose just that there was a mistake made and Margarita is fullblood and they are reinstating everyone. Until that day my hate for both of them grow stronger and stronger.

Anonymous said...

I wonder if Robert and Theresa will ever do the right thing. They know Margarita Brittain is fullblood. I wonder what they're so afraid of? If I ever see Theresa at church I'm gonna walk up and call her and evil b---- in front of everybody. I hate them both with a passion for knowing the truth and still doing this to everybody. If Margarita Brittain really was half native I would be upset but I wouldn't be so hateful to them for doing this to everybody and lowering our blood. I mean you can't hate on the truth but you can hate on people who do evil and go against the truth for their own personal reasons and I hope they pay for it. I will never forget even when they are both out of office and everyone is reinstated I will still never forget and if they're gone I will take it out on their families like they took it out on ours. The only way I could start to forgive is if they make this right and reinstate the disenrolled. They don't have to admit they disenrolled on purpose just that there was a mistake made and Margarita is fullblood and they are reinstating everyone. Until that day my hate for both of them grow stronger and stronger.

Anonymous said...

I'm an outsider who follows this blog and it's true!

According to AVVO.com, Mr. Edward ROYBAL II is just a lawyer who is registered in DC. Apparently he was hired as an employee and then HANDED the title of "Judge" and paid by a boss? Wow. That is the exact definition of, "buying off the judge." truly North Korea, as someone said earlier.

You know, it is very sad to be an outsider of Pala, looking in. #Prayers for the kids, but they probably have bad attitudes also?

A friend of mine told me to check out this blog because it's like seeing rats trapped in a sinking bag. Murder, suicide, drugs, bankruptcy, corruption, family feuds.

Very sad. But entertaining!

Anonymous said...

It's true Robert doesn't care what position or qualifications you are in or have as long as you support him and vote his way and do what he says then you're perfect for the job . He is the definition of a dictator. Too bad for you Pala things won't change until he's gone.

Anonymous said...

Robert has totally divided our Rez. He is a hateful person with a hole in his heart that no amount of money can ever fill. He should reinstate the MB descendants. What's the worse that can happen? Everyone would be happy and there would be no more divide. They truly do belong.

Anonymous said...

I think that jail is way to good for this motherfucker.
File a complaint against the Judge and the social worker with the
FBI and get them arrested and they will tell everything to avoid a long prison term.
The time is very near for this little north Korean look a like asshole to go to hell so don't wait to long and give him more time to steal from your people.

Anonymous said...

You would think out of everyone on the EC there would be at least one or two honest ones that aren't afraid to do the right thing or ask the right questions instead of ignoring everything and enjoying the perks. You see the natives are no better than the white man they like to judge because they sell out their own people as well. The sad thing is they sell them out for something they can't even take with them when they pass on so I hope it's worth it.

Anonymous said...

FUCK ROBERT SMITH AND HIS FAIRY TALE WIFE THERESA NIETO.
THESE TWO ARE SO EVIL THAT THEY MAKE SATIN LOOK LIKE AN ANGEL.

Anonymous said...

As much money as the Tribe donates to the Bonsall School District you would think that the school on the Reservation would have everything to make the students comfortable.
Maybe Smith feel that there is no one to impress on the Vivian Banks School Board so he gives the Tribes money where he can get the most glory for himself.
Maybe we can all get together and have a fund raiser to start the ball rolling to get enough funds together to help our children with the things that would help them.